fell (adj.)
mighty, terrible
2H4 IV.v.206[King Henry IV to Prince Henry, of his supporters] By whose fell working I was first advanced
Cor IV.iv.18[Coriolanus alone] fellest foes ... shall grow dear friends
Ham V.ii.330[Hamlet to all] this fell sergeant, Death, / Is strict in his arrest
Mac I.v.44[Lady Macbeth alone] Stop up the access and passage to remorse, / That no compunctious visitings of nature / Shake my fell purpose
Mac IV.ii.71[Messenger to Macduff's wife, of his warning] To fright you thus methinks I am too savage; / To do worse to you were fell cruelty
Sonn.74.1[] be contented when that fell arrest ... shall carry me away
Tit II.iii.290[Titus to Saturninus] this fell fault of my accursed sons
Tit V.iii.99[Lucius to all, of Chiron and Demetrius] For their fell faults our brothers were beheaded
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