curst (adj.)
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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