Hell; one of the rivers in Hades.
A ghost or ghostlike image of a person or animal.
To foresee or predict the future.
To scold or criticize angrily.
Feeling of guilt or moral scruple that follows a crime or sin.
A division or contrast between two things that have polar or opposite qualities (e.g. good and bad, fair and foul).
A type of irony, in which the significance of a character's words or actions are clear to the audience but unknown to the character.
Ill humor; a deep resentment; a state of intense indignation.
As a verb: to bring about or cause something to happen. (Compare with affect: to have an influence on or to make a difference to someone or something.)
To say one thing while meaning something different; to use ambiguous language so as to conceal the truth or to avoid categorical statements.
To improvise; to perform or produce something such as a speech or piece of music on the spot.
Strength or power; resource(s).
The site outside Jerusalem at which Jesus was crucified.
Resourcefulness; shrewd and spirited initiative.
Thriftiness of the conservation of resources. Also the cultivation and breeding of crops and animals.
Of or pertaining to Hyrcania, an ancient provice of Asia southeast of the Caspian Sea.
Crimson or pinkish-red color.
Underling or servant of an important person.
The killing of a parent or near relative.
Showing intelligence or abilities at a younger age than usual (said of children, such as Macduff's son).
Bitter, especially longstanding resentfulness.
Compensation for loss or harm done; also a reward for efforts or work performed.
The rhythm of a line of verse; the act of scanning a line to determine its rhythm.
A shallow area in a body of water, often posing a navigational hazard. Also a large number of fish.
Of various kinds, usually not important enough to be enumerated.
To displace the beats in music or speech, so as to reverse the order of strong and weak beats.
A fatal flaw in one's character, usually leading to the downfall of the hero or heroine. Also known by the Greek term hamartia.
A guard; usually a prison guard.
A crossbar or crosspiece that joins two animals in farming; often used as a symbol of oppression or bonding.