Shakespeare Vocabulary Activity
Directions: Please fill in the blanks with the following Word Bank
: abstinence, ambitious, bard,cauldron, comedies, conscience, drama, histories, imagination, inconstant, infinite, mercy, outrageous,
playwright, resolution, revenge, Shakespeare’s soliloquy, sonnet, symbolism, tragedies.
The king showed no ___________________ for the traitor and ordered his immediateexecution.2.
Soldiers obeyed orders for __________________ from ales until they destroyed theencampment of the enemy.3.
The royal family encouraged the vivid ____________________ of eight-year old Mary becauseher stories were so amusing.4.
Young knights needed to rely on the ______________________ wisdom of their sovereign ruler.5.
The _____________________ queen would employ all means to secure a powerful position forher daughter.6.
The young noble delivered an eloquent ___________________ _, desperate to impress the loveof his life.7.
A minister conferred with the king to provide a __________________ to the conflict amongpeasants.8.
Due to the _____________________ opinions the noble displayed at court, rivals usurped hisposition.9.
Angry beyond reason, the king planned _______________________ against the conspirator.10.
Two cooks stirred ingredients into a black _____________________ in preparation for theevening supper.11.
Due his ___________________ conduct, the king banished the duke from the territories of hisrealm.12.
Blessed with an honest disposition and a ______________________ , the young prince refusedto accept ill-gotten gains.