Romeo & Juliet – Helen Street. (2010). Real Reads Ltd.

Selected Vocabulary and modified synonyms/explanations from p.18 – 53: so as to facilitate smooth reading. The book at time of writing is used for Lower Secondary Literature in Singapore.

  • bid – command
  • fleck – splash
  • Titan – a celestial body circling planet Saturn
  • rancour – animosity
  • naught – nothing
  • mortal – deadly (adjective)
  • banish – exile
  • lament – wail
  • lark – bird species; and a term used to describe a ‘morning person’
  • herald – signal (verb)
  • beseech – implore/beg
  • blest – blessed
  • absolve – pardon
  • misadventure – mishap
  • liege – lord (noun)
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