Macbeth Vocabulary: Act IV. 1. abjure: (v) disregard; renounce; to reject solemnly 2. appease: (v) calm; soothe 3. avaricious: (adj.) greedy; acquisitive (especially for wealth) 4. credulous (over-credulous): (adj.) naïve; gullible 5. desolate: (adj.) lonely; abandoned 6. detraction: (n) backbiting; belittling 7. diminutive: (adj.) tiny; miniature 8. impediments: (n) obstacles; obstructions 9. interdiction: (n) ban; taboo; prohibition 10. judicious: (adj.) thoughtful; sage 11. laudable: (adj.) praiseworthy; commendable 12. reconcile: (v) to restore to friendship or harmony; settle or resolve differences 13. redress: (v) make up for; atone; remedy or set right 14. voluptuousness: (n) desire for pleasure or indulgence 15. apparition: (n) an unusual or unexpected sight; a ghostly figure Directions: Write a sentence for each of the 15 vocabulary words. Remember: 1. Use the first four lines of paper for your 4-line header. 2. Title your sentences with enough information to specifically identify the assignment. 3. Write your last name and the page number in the upper right-hand corner of the page. 4. Number your sentences and identify the vocabulary word at the beginning of each sentence. 5. Underline or highlight the vocabulary word within the actual sentence. 6. You may only use “The” to start three sentences; four or more occurrences will equal -1 point.