Romeo and Juliet, Act III Vocabulary

Affliction Something that causes pain or suffering
Calamity An event causing great and often sudden damage or distress; a disaster
Mangle Severely mutilate, disfigure, or damage by cutting, tearing, or crushing
Piteous Deserving or arousing pity
Denote Be a sign of; indicate
Sullen Bad-tempered and sulky; gloomy
Lamentation The passionate expression of grief or sorrow; weeping
Sojourn A temporary stay
Woe Great sorrow or distress
Ado Trouble or difficulty
Jocund Cheerful and lighthearted
Loathed Feel intense dislike or disgust for
Fickle Changing frequently, esp. as regard one’s loyalties, interests, or affections
Procures 1. Obtain something, esp. with care or effort2. Persuade or cause someone to do something
Wreak Cause a large amount of damage or harm