clear (adj.) Old form(s): cleare , cleere , cleerest
pure, spotless, faultless
KL IV.vi.73[disguised Edgar to Gloucester] the clearest gods ... have preserved thee
Luc.11[of Lucrece's face] the clear unmatched red and white
Luc.382[] Collatine ... / In his clear bed might have reposed still
Mac I.vii.18[Macbeth alone] this Duncan ... hath been / So clear in his great office
MV II.ix.42[Arragon to himself] O that ... clear honour / Were purchased by the merit of the wearer!
Tem III.iii.83[Ariel to Alonso, Sebastian, and Antonio] heart's sorrow, / And a clear life ensuing
TNK I.i.31[Third Queen to Emilia] for the sake / Of clear virginity
TNK V.iv.13[Palamon to his knights] we are more clear spirits
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