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Othello
Act II vocabulary
alacrity
 N. cheerful readiness or willingness
beguile
 V. to influence by trickery; to mislead
circumspection
 N. caution; thoughtfulness
citadel
 N. a fortress that commands a city and is
used to control the inhabitants
contention
 N. an opposition, competition, contest
counterfeit
 Adj./N. make in imitation; an imitation or
copy
To identify a counterfeit
$100 bill, look at the
nose.
discord
 N. disagreement; difference of opinion
egregious
 Adj. extraordinary in some bad way
facile
 Adj. easily done or performed
forbear
 V. to refrain or abstain from
homage
 N. something done or given in
acknowledgment or consideration of the
worth of another
importune
 V. to demand with urgency; to beg
insolent
 Adj. boldly rude or disrespectful
satiety
 N. the state of being satiated or full to
excess
voluble
 Adj. characterized by a ready and
continuous flow of words; talkative