express (v.) Old form(s): expresse , exprest
show, reveal, display
2H6 I.i.18[King to Queen] I can express no kinder sign of love / Than this kind kiss
Ham I.iii.71[Polonius to Laertes] Costly thy habit as thy purse can buy, / But not expressed in fancy
KL IV.iii.17[Gentleman to disguised Kent, of Cordelia] patience and sorrow strove / Who should express her goodliest
MM II.iv.136[Angelo to Isabella] If you be one [a woman], as you are well expressed / By all external warrants
TN II.i.13[Sebastian to Antonio, of Antonio's courtesy] it charges me in manners the rather to express myself
TS II.i.77[Gremio to Baptista, of Baptista's gift] To express the like kindness
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