Collection 4: Duty

As you read Pamela Rafael Berkman's "Duty," learn this word list. Here are links to lists for texts in Grade 9's Collection 4: Love's Vocabulary, elements of Shakespearean drama, Romeo and Juliet, Act 1, Romeo and Juliet, Act 2, Romeo and Juliet, Act 3, Romeo and Juliet, Act 4, Romeo and Juliet, Act 5, Pyramus and Thisbe, Duty
15 words 310 learners

Learn words with Flashcards and other activities

Full list of words from this list:

  1. maw
    the mouth, jaws, or throat
  2. savior
    a person who rescues you from harm or danger
  3. bier
    a stand to support a corpse or a coffin prior to burial
  4. bereaved
    sorrowful through loss or deprivation
  5. afflict
    cause physical pain or suffering in
  6. tallow
    a hard substance used for making soap and candles
  7. rivulet
    a small stream
  8. orb
    the ball-shaped capsule containing the vertebrate eye
  9. succumb
    give in or consent reluctantly
  10. cantankerous
    stubbornly obstructive and unwilling to cooperate
  11. delude
    be dishonest with
  12. milksop
    a timid man or boy considered childish or unassertive
  13. eunuch
    a man who has been castrated and is unable to reproduce
  14. repulse
    cause aversion in
  15. anguish
    extreme distress of body or mind
Created on July 14, 2014 (updated July 24, 2014)

Sign up now (it’s free!)

Whether you’re a teacher or a learner, can put you or your class on the path to systematic vocabulary improvement.