curst (adj.) 1
bad-tempered, quarrelsome, shrewish, cross
1H4 II.iii.48 [Lady Percy to Hotspur] Why hast thou ... given my treasures and my rights of thee / To thick-eyed musing, and curst melancholy?
LLL IV.i.36 [Boyet to Princess] Do not curst wives hold that self-sovereignty / Only for praise' sake, when they strive to be / Lords o'er their lords
MA II.i.18 [Antonio to Leonato, of Beatrice] she's too curst
MND III.ii.300 [Helena to Demetrius and Lysander] I was never curst
MND III.ii.341 [Helena to Hermia] I will not trust you, I, / Nor longer stay in your curst company
MND III.ii.439 [Puck to himself, of Hermia] Here she comes, curst and sad
R3 I.ii.49 [Richard to Anne] be not so curst
TG III.i.333 [Speed reading from Launce's paper, of his love's vices] She is curst
TN III.ii.40 [Sir Toby to Sir Andrew] Be curst and brief
TS I.i.177 [Tranio to Lucentio, of Bianca] Her elder sister is so curst and shrewd
TS I.ii.126 [Hortensio to Petruchio, of Bianca being kept at home] Till Katherine the curst have got a husband
TS I.ii.181 [Hortensio to Gremio, of Petruchio] Will undertake to woo curst Katherine
TS I.ii.69 [Petruchio to Hortensio, of a rich wife] Be she ... as curst and shrewd / As Socrates' Xanthippe
TS I.ii.88 [Hortensio to Petruchio, of Katherina] she is intolerable curst
TS II.i.186 [Petruchio to Katherina, of descriptions of her] sometimes Kate the curst
TS II.i.285 [Petruchio to Baptista, of Katherina] If she be curst, it is for policy
TS II.i.298 [Petruchio to all, of Katherina] 'Tis bargained ... / That she shall still be curst in company
TS II.i.306 [Petruchio to all] A meacock wretch can make the curstest shrew
TS III.ii.153 [Tranio as Lucentio to Gremio, of Petruchio and Katherina] Curster than she?
TS V.ii.187 [Hortensio to departed Petruchio] Now go thy ways, thou hast tamed a curst shrew

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