sick (adj.) Old form(s): sicke
envious, resentful, malicious
H8 I.ii.82[Wolsey to King Henry] What we oft do best, / By sick interpreters, once weak ones, is / Not ours, or not allowed
TC I.iii.132[Ulysses to all] every step, / Exampled by the first pace that is sick / Of his superior, grows to an envious fever
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