All's Well That Ends Well Glossary

All's Well That Ends Well Glossary

Subjection

Subjugation, Domination, Oppression (Noun).

Abundance

Plenty, Amplitude, Opulence.

Amendment

Revision, Adjustment, Correction, Rectification, Alternation (Noun).

Languish

Decay, Decline, Deteriorate (Verb).

Bequeathed

Entrusted, Consigned (Adjective).

Commendations

Congratulations, Appreciations, Accolades (Noun).

Idolatrous

Related to idolatry or idol-worshiping. In Shakespeare’s time, in a predominantly Christian Europe, this adjective was similar to ‘barbaric’.

Sanctify

Canonize, Beatify, Consecrate (Verb).

Adoptious

Adopted (Obsolete usage).

Ascribe

Attribute, Assign (Verb).

Prejudicate

Preconceived, Decided Beforehand (Obsolete usage).

Credence

Acceptance, Reliance, Faith (Noun).

Haggish

An ugly old woman, A sorceress (Noun).

Epitaph

Elegy, Commemoration, A memoir inscribed on someone’s tombstone (Noun).

Knavery

Mischievousness (Noun).

Sithence

Since, Subsequently (Obsolete usage).

Tottering

Staggering, Stumbling, Faltering (Adjective).

Obstinacy

Stubbornness, Obduracy, Inflexibility (Noun).

Appeach'd

Accused (Adjective, Obsolete usage).

Presumptuous

Overconfident, Arrogant, Audacious (Adjective).

Doctrine

Creed, Dogma, Belief, Conviction (Noun).

Malady

Illness, Sickness, Disease (Noun).

Questant

A questioning person (Obsolete usage).

Lustrous

Shining, Glossy, Polished, Sophisticated (Adjective).

Cicatrice

The scar of a healed wound (Noun, Obsolete usage).

Infirmity

Frailty, Weakness, Feebleness (Noun).

Deliverance

Release, Liberation, Rescue (Noun).

Credulous

Gullible, Naïve, Dupable (Adjective).

Entreating

Imploring, Beseeching (Adjective).

Equivocal

Ambiguous, Indeterminate, Vague (Adjective).

Strumpet

Prostitute (Archaic).

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