a commitment to do something
having left quickly or run away
to make difficult to do something
A male individual who is not royalty or aristocracy
miserable, poor, unhappy, guilt-ridden, and otherwise unable to experience happiness
induce a person to turn from his or her duty; the word is used ironically by a man who has usurped the throne and who seeks to keep his guards from following the rightful heir
(noun) A medieval instrument of torture that works by stretching a victim until his or her joints are dislocated, (verb) to torture someone, especially on a rack
leave out, skip, overlook, or otherwise fail to acknowledge or include
alliance or agreement of mutual cooperation and aid
named (archaic term from Middle English that was obsolete at the time the play was written)
to bounce on one's knee, as with a small child
Archaic version of the second person singular of the verb "to dare"
A mythical tribe of female warriors described by ancient Greek historians
personality and emotional predisposition
frustrated and unsatisfied (the term is borrowed from a falconry analogy)
attempt (a term taken from the sport of hunting on horseback, from the French verb "courir" meaning "to run")
fancy dress and elaborate costumes containing masks that disguise the people who wear them
odious; worthy of being hated or despised
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