bepaint

bepaint

(bɪˈpeɪnt)
vb (tr)
to dye; paint over
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40) This last play features a further reprise upon Romeo and Juliet, for the Lascivious' Queen Mother's 'Would I were covered with the vail of night, / You might not see red shame sit on my cheek' rather improbably echoes Juliet's 'Thou knowest the mask of night is on my face, / Else would a maiden blush bepaint my cheek'.
Thou know'st the mask of night is on my face Else would a maiden blush bepaint my cheek.
She brings endearing charms to this childlike Juliet, most notably in the balcony scene where her speech beginning "Thou knowest the mask of night is on my face; / Else would a maiden blush bepaint my cheek," was so familiarly delivered in the painfully self-conscious tones of a modern teenager that the audience laughed in recognition.