King Lear Vocabulary

Constant – steadfast in purpose or devotion or affection
Opulent – rich and superior in quality
Propinquity – the property of being close together
Wrath – intense anger, usually on an epic scale
Folly – foolish or senseless behavior
Dominion – a region marked off for administrative or other purposes
Infirmity – the state of being weak in health or body
Beseech – ask for or request earnestly
Benison – a spoken blessing
Rash – marked by defiant disregard for danger or consequences
Unruly – unwilling to submit to authority
Choleric – easily moved to anger
Discord – strife resulting from a lack of agreement
Malediction – the act of calling down a curse that invokes evil
Dissipation – breaking up and scattering by dispersion
Breach – a failure to perform some promised act or obligation
Upbraid – express criticism towards
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