apt (adj.)
fit, ready, prepared
2H4 I.i.69[Northumberland to Morton] the whiteness in thy cheek / Is apter than thy tongue to tell thy errand
H5 II.ii.86[King Henry to all, of Cambridge] You know how apt our love was to accord / To furnish him with all appertinents
Ham I.v.31.2[Ghost to Hamlet] I find thee apt
Ham III.ii.264[Third Player as Lucianus] hands apt
JC III.i.160[Antony to all] Live a thousand years, / I shall not find myself so apt to die
KJ IV.ii.226[King John to Hubert] Finding thee ... / Apt, liable to be employed in danger
KL IV.ii.65[Albany to Gonerill, of his hands] They are apt enough to dislocate and tear / Thy flesh and bones
LLL IV.iii.112[Dumaine reading his verses to Katharine] Youth so apt to pluck a sweet
MA I.i.271[Don Pedro to Claudio, of his love] thou shalt see how apt it is to learn / Any hard lesson that may do thee good
MM V.i.495[Duke to all] I find an apt remission in myself [i.e. a readiness to pardon]
PP.16.14[] Vow, alack! for youth unmeet, / Youth, so apt to pluck a sweet
RJ III.i.30[Benvolio to Mercutio] An I were so apt to quarrel as thou art
RJ III.i.40[Tybalt to Mercutio, of fighting] You shall find me apt enough to that, sir, an you will give me occasion
TC V.ii.134[Troilus to Ulysses] do not give advantage / To stubborn critics, apt, without a theme / For depravation, to square the general sex / By Cressid's rule
TN I.iv.35[Orsino to Viola as Cesario, of approaching Olivia] I know thy constellation is right apt / For this affair
TN V.i.130[Viola as Cesario to Orsino] I, most jocund, apt, and willingly / To do you rest, a thousand deaths would die
TN V.i.317[Orsino to Olivia] I am most apt t'embrace your offer
TS II.i.165[Baptista to Hortensio as Licio, of teaching the lute to Bianca] She's apt to learn
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