Word Study #3 From Act III of Romeo and Juliet

1.dexterity                            skillfulness, cleverness
2.   lamentation          weeping, crying
3.  calamity                         disaster, tragedy
4. predicament           dilemna, a "mess"
5.  digress                            to stray, wander, go off the point 6. perjury                            lying under oath, false swearing 7. impulsive                   hasty, without thought, reckless
8. monologue                a long speech told by one with
                                      others listening

9.   aside                when a character talks to the audience 10.  dramatic irony          when the audience knows what the
                                    characters don't