Oedipus Vocabulary

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High School Equivalency Certificate English 1 Flashcards on Oedipus Vocabulary, created by vanillalove on 12/16/2015.

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supplication a humble request, prayer, or petition
lament to express sorrow
atone to make amends for; to give something in compensation for loss, suffering, or damage
solicitude the act of showing care and concern for others
exeunt used as stage direction to specify that a group of actors are to leave the stage
indictment a formal written statement charging someone with a crime
beseech to beg earnestly
impunity an exemption or freedom from punishment
reproach to express disappointment in or displeasure with
contemptuously feeling or expressing scorn; treating as unworthy
calamitous causing or accompanied by disaster
despot a ruler exercising power abusively or oppressively
defile to corrupt the purity of; debase; besmirch
lineage a group of persons tracing descent from a common ancestor
impious lacking in reverence or proper respect
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