Cymbeline
This is an alphabetical listing of all the glossary items that appear in this play. We have left in repeated instances, so that is it possible to see how often a particular item appears in a play.
Alphabetical headword definitions for Cymbeline
abate (v.)lessen, lower, diminish
abatement (n.)means remaining, reduced amount [of money]
abhor (v.)loathe, abominate, regard with disgust
abide (v.)endure, undergo, face
abode (n.)dwelling-place, lodging, residence
abridgement (n.)summary, outline, synopsis
abroad (adv.)in the outside world, freely at large, elsewhere, everywhere
abroad (adv.)in the outside world, freely at large, elsewhere, everywhere
abroad (adv.)around, about, on the move
abroad (adv.)around, about, on the move
absolute (adj.)perfect, complete, incomparable
absolute (adj.)certain, definite, positive
abuse (v.)deceive, mislead, fool, cheat
abuse (v.)deceive, mislead, fool, cheat
abuse (v.)deceive, mislead, fool, cheat
abuse (v.)misuse, maltreat, treat badly, wrong
accident (n.)chance, fortune, fate
accident (n.)chance, fortune, fate
accident (n.)occurrence, event, happening
accident (n.)occurrence, event, happening
accommodate (v.)aid, help, give an advantage
account, accompt (v.)reckon, judge, consider
ace (n.)one [lowest score on a dice]
acquittance (n.)acquittal, exoneration, excusing
act (n.)action (upon a person), effect
act (n.)activity, action, performance
act (n.)activity, action, performance
action (n.)law-suit, legal proceeding, litigation
adjourn (v.)postpone, defer, put off
admirable (adv.)wonderfully
admiration (n.)amazement, astonishment, wonder
admiration (n.)amazement, astonishment, wonder
admiration (n.)amazement, astonishment, wonder
admired (adj.)wonderful, amazing, remarkable
advantage (n.)right moment, favourable opportunity
adventure (n.)venture, enterprise, issue, hazard
adventure (v.)venture, dare, chance, risk
adventure (v.)venture, dare, chance, risk
advice (n.)consideration, reflection, deliberation
Aeneas (n.)[pron: e'neeas] Trojan hero, son of Anchises and Aphrodite; in Roman legend, the ancestor of the Romans
afeard (adj.)afraid, frightened, scared
affect (v.)cultivate, aim at, seek out
affiance (n.)marriage contract, solemn promise to each other
affront (n.)assault, attack, onslaught
affront (v.)come face to face with, meet, confront
Afric (n.)Africa, often thought of as a desert place
after-eye (v.)gaze after, follow with the eye
after-inquiry (n.)divine interrogation after death, last judgement
air (n.)melody, tune, strain
air (v.)exercise, take the air, provide with fresh air
air (v.)bring into public view, expose, show
Ajax (n.)[pron: 'ayjaks, OP also a'jayks] son of Telemon, king of Salamis (also called Ajax Telemonius); fought against Troy; proverbial for his size and strength
allayment (n.)modifying agent, countermeasure, mitigation
allow (v.)acknowledge, grant, admit
allure (v.)entice, attract, tempt
allure (v.)entice, attract, tempt
all-worthy (adj.)wholly excellent
amazed (adj.)dumbfounded, stunned, thunderstruck, overwhelmed
amend (v.)cure, heal, improve
amend (v.)make better, ameliorate, lessen the evil of
amplify (v.)augment, increase, extend
ancient, aunchient (adj.)aged, very old, venerable
ancient, aunchient (adj.)time-worn, experienced, renowned
andiron (n.)ornamental iron support in a fireplace
anchor (v.)concentrate, fix attention, home in
annoy (v.)harm, molest, hurt, injure
anon (adv.)soon, shortly, presently
anon (adv.)soon, shortly, presently
answer (n.)retaliation, armed response
answer (n.)retaliation, armed response
answer (n.)recompense, requital, response
answer (v.)go along with, belong with
answer (v.)live up to, correspond to, be equal to
answer (v.)satisfy, discharge, requite
answer (v.)answer back, make a rejoinder
answer (v.)act along with, sustain, respond to
answer (v.)account for, justify, defend
answer (v.)fulfil, meet, satisfy
ape (n.)fool, idiot, jackass
ape (n.)mimic, imitator, impersonator
apparel (n.)clothes, clothing, dress
appear (v.)reveal, disclose, show
appetite (n.)sexual desire, passion
apprehend (v.)view, see, look
apprehension (n.)conception, grasping by the mind, awareness
approach (v.)arrive, come, turn up
approbation (n.)proof, confirmation, attestation
approbation (n.)expression of approval, pleasurable confirmation, ready sanctioning
approve (v.)prove, confirm, corroborate, substantiate
approve (v.)prove, confirm, corroborate, substantiate
approver (n.)tester, someone who subjects others to the proof
apt (adj.)natural, predictable, plausible, to be expected
Arabian birdphoenix [mythical bird, of which only one existed at any time]
arbitrament, arbitrement (n.)deciding of a dispute, determination, settlement
arm (v.)take into one's arms, lift up
arras (n.)tapestry hanging
arrearage (n.)arrears, overdue payment, outstanding amount
art (n.)artifice, artificial conduct; or: wile, trick
art (n.)accomplishment, achievement, skill
article (n.)clause, term, provision
assail (v.)approach with offers of love, woo with vigour, attempt to seduce
assume (v.)attain, achieve, reach
assured (adj.)betrothed, engaged
astronomer (n.)astrologer
atone (v.)unite, join, reconcile
attempt (n.)exploit, undertaking, enterprise
attempt (v.)endeavour, venture, strive [for]
attemptable (adj.)capable of being seduced
attend (v.)serve at court, wait on royalty
attend (v.)serve at court, wait on royalty
attend (v.)accompany, follow closely, go with
attend (v.)accompany, follow closely, go with
attend (v.)accompany, follow closely, go with
attend (v.)listen [to], pay attention [to]
attend (v.)await, wait for, expect
attend (v.)see to, look after, apply oneself to
attend (v.)serve, follow, wait [on/upon]
attend (v.)serve, follow, wait [on/upon]
attend (v.)serve, follow, wait [on/upon]
attend (v.)be present [at], be found [at]
attend (v.)be present [at], be found [at]
audit (n.)account, reckoning [especially: in the face of God]
aught (n.)anything, [with negative word] nothing
aver (v.)provide, furnish, affirm
aye (adv.)always, ever, for eternity
azure, azured (adj.)coloured blue, bright blue [as of an uncloudy sky]
azure, azured (adj.)coloured blue, bright blue [as of an uncloudy sky]
back (v.)ride, mount, sit on
backside (n.)back streets, lesser-used thoroughfares
bait (n.)temptation, lure, enticement
ballasting (n.)weight [in rank], balance, sway
band (n.)body of men, troop
bane (n.)ruin, woe, destruction
bar (v.)prevent, obstruct, block
base (adj.)poor, wretched, of low quality
base (adj.)dishonourable, low, unworthy
base (adj.)dishonourable, low, unworthy
base (adj.)dishonourable, low, unworthy
base (adj.)low-born, lowly, plebeian, of lower rank
base (adj.)low-born, lowly, plebeian, of lower rank
base (adj.)low-born, lowly, plebeian, of lower rank
base (adj.)low-born, lowly, plebeian, of lower rank
baseness (n.)cowardice, degenerateness, degradation
basilisk (n.)mythical serpent which killed with its look
bate (v.)abate, modify, lessen
battery (n.)assault, bombardment, blitz
bauble (n.)toy, plaything
bauble (n.)piece of rubbish, worthless trifle
bay (v.)bark at, howl at
bear (v.), past forms bore, bornecarry on, manage, conduct [an affair]
bear in handprofess, pretend, purport
beastly (adj.)beast-like, brutish, abominable
beastly (adj.)beast-like, brutish, abominable
beastly (adv.)like an animal, in a beastly manner
become (v.)grace, honour, dignify
become (v.)grace, honour, dignify
become (v.)put a good front on, give a pleasing appearance to
become (v.)put a good front on, give a pleasing appearance to
become (v.)be fitting, befit, be appropriate to
become (v.)be fitting, befit, be appropriate to
become (v.)be fitting, befit, be appropriate to
befall (v.), past forms befallen, befellhappen to, come to
before (adv.)just now, a little while ago
beget (v.), past form begotproduce, engender, give rise to
beget (v.), past form begotgive birth to, father, conceive
beggary (n.)beggarliness, niggardliness, meanness
behest (n.)command, bidding, decree
behind (adv.)in the back
being (n.)physical existence, life
being (n.)lodging, dwelling-place
belch (v.)give vent to, discharge, emit
belie (v.)slander, tell lies about
belie (v.)fill with lies, deceive, delude
bend (v.)change, alter, turn in a new direction
benediction (n.)blessing, happiness, prosperity
benefit (n.)agency, help, means
bent (n.)direction, turning, inclination
beseeming (n.)appearance, look
beshrew, 'shrew (v.)curse, devil take, evil befall
besides (prep.)beside, beyond
bestride (v.)mount, ride, sit upon
betide (v.)happen (to), befall, come (to)
betimes (adv.)at once, forthwith, right now
bide (v.)abide, dwell, live
big (adj.)pregnant [with], swollen
blazon (v.)proclaim, display [as in a coat of arms]
blood (n.)disposition, temper, mood
board (n.)table
boiled (adj.)receiving a sweating treatment [for venereal disease]
bold (adj.)confident, certain, sure
bolt (n.)[short and thick, crossbow] arrow
bolt (n.)fetter, shackle, iron fastening
bolt (n.)fetter, shackle, iron fastening
bond (n.)shackle, chain, fetter
bond (n.)duty, commitment, obligation
bond (n.)deed, contract, pledge
bondage (n.)binding power, obligatory force
bondage (n.)binding up, tying up, wrapping up
boon (n.)petition, entreaty, request
boon (n.)petition, entreaty, request
boot, toin addition, as well
boot, toin addition, as well
boot, toin addition, as well
bore (n.)cavity, aperture, hole
bottom (n.)depths
bottom (v.)reach a lower level than, probe more deeply than
bound (adj.)obliged, indebted, under an obligation
bound (adj.)obliged, indebted, under an obligation
brace (n.)group of two, couple, pair
brag (n.)boast, bragging claim
brag (v.)talk with pride [about], sound off [about]
brain (v.)understand, comprehend, grasp
bran (n.)husk, inedible part of grain
brand (n.)ornamental flaming torch [associated with Cupid]
branch (n.)division, section, part [of an argument]
brave (adj.)noble, worthy, excellent
brave (adj.)noble, worthy, excellent
bravely (adv.)splendidly, worthily, excellently
bravely (adv.)splendidly, worthily, excellently
bravery (n.)defiant character, threatening appearance
brawn (n.)muscle, fleshy part of the body
breathing (n.)blowing, exhalation, blast
breed (n.)lineage, inheritance, stock
breed (v.), past form bredraise, bring up, support
breed (v.), past form bredraise, bring up, support
breeding (n.)education, proper training
breeding (n.)ancestry, parentage, noble lineage
briefly (adv.)quickly, soon, in a moment
Britany (n.)early form of the name Britain
brogue (n.)poor person's roughly made shoe
broken (adj.)bankrupt, ruined, insolvent
brow (n.)forehead [often plural, referring to the two prominences of the forehead]
browse (v.)feed upon, nibble at, eat [as animals]
bug (n.)object of terror, terrifying force
business (n.)important matter, serious concern
by-dependance (n.)side-issue, incidental point
by-peep (v.)peep sideways, look aside
calves'-guts (n.)violin strings
Cambria (n.)medieval name for Wales
Cambria (n.)medieval name for Wales
can (v.)be skilled [in], have ability [in]
canopy (v.)curtain, veil, cover [as if by a canopy]
cap (n.)[raising of a cap] salute, respect, approval
Capitol (n.)geographical and ceremonial centre of ancient Rome, the seat of government
capon (n.)castrated cockerel; so: fool, dolt [as term of abuse]
captain (n.)commander, chief, leader
captain (n.)commander, chief, leader
car (n.)carriage, cart, chariot [often of the sun god]
carbuncle (n.)fiery red precious stone
care (n.)responsibility, duty, matter of concern
care (n.)sorrow, grief, trouble
care (n.)sorrow, grief, trouble
care (n.)anxiety, worry, solicitude [about]
carl, carle (n.)[disparaging] churl, peasant, low fellow
carriage (n.)carrying, conveyance, removal
case (n.)question, issue, subject
case (v.)cover, protect, enclose
casement (n.)window [on hinges and able to be opened]
Cassibelan (n.)[pron: ka'sibelan] British king in 1st-c
Cassibelan (n.)[pron: ka'sibelan] British king in 1st-c
cast (v.)exclude, bar, proscribe
casual (adj.)accidental, subject to mischance
casually (adv.)accidentally, by mischance
cave (v.)live in caves
cave-keeper (n.)cave-dweller
cease (v.)stop, halt, end
censure (n.)condemnation, blame, stricture
century (n.)hundred
certainty (n.)inevitability, inescapable fact
cinque-spotted (adj.)having five spots
circumstance (n.)detail(s), particular(s), specifics
circumstantial (adj.)full of circumstances, rich in detail
citizen (adj.)city-bred, city-mannered
civil (adj.)civilized, cultured, refined
clean (adv.)totally, absolutely, utterly
clement (adj.)merciful, lenient, compassionate
Cleopatra (n.)Egyptian queen in 1st-c BC
clip (v.)embrace, clasp, hug
clip about (v.)embrace, clasp, hug
cloak-bag (n.)bag for carrying clothes [such as a cloak], portmanteau
clock and clock, 'twixtfrom hour to hour, without ceasing
close (adj.)secretive, tight-lipped, uncommunicative
close (adj.)private, secluded, sequestered
close (adj.)secret, concealed, hidden
closet (n.)private chamber, study, own room
cloth (n.)clothing, dress, outfit
clotpoll, clotpole, clatpole (n.)head, pate, noddle
clouted (adj.)metal-studded, hobnailed
cloy (v.)scratch with claws
cloyed (adj.)clogged, crammed, stuffed
cloyed (adj.)bored, overfilled, sated
cognizance (n.)badge, sign, token
coin (v.)create, make [as in minting a coin]
cold (adj.)unruffled, impassive, unimpassioned
cold (adj.)gloomy, depressed, dispirited
cold (adj.)hopeless, apathetic, miserable
cold (adj.)chaste, modest, lacking sensual passion
collection (n.)deduction, inference, gathering of meaning
colour (n.)pretext, pretence
colour (n.)good ground, convincing reason, excuse
colour (v.)dye, stain a new colour
colours (n.)battle-flags, ensigns, standards, banners
colt (v.)have sexual intercourse
come (v.)become, grow, come to be
come off (v.)come away, leave
comfort (n.)clemency, benevolence, mercy
comfort (n.)recovery, relief, cure
command (v.)entrust, authorize, delegate
command (v.)demand [from], order to be given [from]
commend (v.)present, introduce, bring [for favourable acceptance]
commend (v.)present, introduce, bring [for favourable acceptance]
commend (v.)commit, entrust, hand over
commendation (n.)introduction, approval, endorsement
commission (n.)warrant, authority [to act]
commix (v.)mix together, mingle, combine
common-kissing (adj.)touching everyone
companion (n.)rogue, rascal, fellow
company (n.)group of followers, band of retainers
company (n.)group of followers, band of retainers
company (n.)group of followers, band of retainers
company (v.)accompany, keep company with
comparative (adj.)as a means of comparison
complaining (n.)lamentation, sorrowing, mourning
compounded (adj.)blended, mingled, combined, made up
conceive (v.)think, hold an opinion
conceiving (n.)imagination, insight, mental creativity
conclusion (n.)experiment, investigation
condition (n.)disposition, temper, mood, character
conduct (n.)leadership, command
conduct (n.)escort, attendant, guide
confection (n.)medicinal preparation, mixture of drugs
confection (n.)medicinal preparation, mixture of drugs
confine (v.)enclose, retain, contain
confiner (n.)inhabitant, dweller, resident
confound (v.)destroy, overthrow, ruin
confusion (n.)destruction, overthrow, ruin
confusion (n.)destruction, overthrow, ruin
conscience (n.)internal reflection, inner voice, inmost thought
conscience (n.)internal reflection, inner voice, inmost thought
consequence (n.)importance, weighty matter
consider (v.)reflect, think carefully, ponder, contemplate
consider (v.)reward, recompense, requite
consign to (v.)comply in the same way as, submit to the same condition as
constant (adj.)faithful, steadfast, true
constantly (adv.)resolutely, steadfastly, steadily
constrain (v.)force, compel, oblige
constrain (v.)force, compel, oblige
construction (n.)interpretation, reading, explanation
construction (n.)interpretation, reading, explanation
consummation (n.)fitting end, crowning fulfilment [of life]
containing (n.)contents, tenor, matter
contemn (v.)despise, scorn, treat with contempt
content (adj.)satisfied, calm, easy in mind
content (n.)pleasure, satisfaction, happiness
content (v.)calm [down], settle, relax
contention (n.)quarrel, dispute, strife
conversation (n.)social interaction, society, dealings
convey (v.)carry off, make away with, take by force
convince (v.)defeat, overcome, overpower
cord (n.)hangman's rope
cord (n.)hangman's rope
cordial (adj.)reviving, invigorating, restorative
cordial (adj.)reviving, invigorating, restorative
cordial (n.)restorative, stimulant, tonic
corner (n.)quarter, corner of the earth [as on a map showing winds]
corse (n.)corpse, dead body
counsel (n.)secrecy, confidence, privacy
counter, compter (n.)round piece of metal used for counting
counterfeit (n.)false imitation, spurious image
counterchange (n.)reciprocation, mutual regard
country baserural boys' chasing game involving running between bases (safe homes)
courage (n.)young man of bravado, man of spirit
course (n.)habit, custom, practise, normal procedure
course (n.)habit, custom, practise, normal procedure
course (n.)course of action, way of proceeding
course (n.)course of action, way of proceeding
course (n.)course of action, way of proceeding
court (n.)assembly, court occasion
courtesan, courtezan (n.)prostitute, strumpet
covenant (n.)contract, legal agreement, compact
covenant (n.)contract, legal agreement, compact
covenant (n.)contract, legal agreement, compact
crack (n.)broken voice quality
crack (v.)boast, trumpet, crow [about]
cracked (adj.)broken, crushed, fractured
cracked (adj.)deteriorated, decayed, flawed
cradle (n.)birth, infancy
crare (n.)small trading boat
crave (v.)need, demand, require
craven (v.)make cowardly, make timorous
credit (n.)trust, faith, belief
creditor (n.)credit [column in an account book]
creep (v.)steal into, worm one's way into
crescent (adj.)growing, developing, increasing
crooked (adj.)curling, twisting
cross (v.)afflict, plague, go against
cross (v.)prevent, thwart, forestall
crystal (adj.)clear, bright, transparent
crystalline (adj.)transparent as crystal, translucent
cuckold (n.)[mocking name] man with an unfaithful wife
Cupid (n.)[pron: 'kyoopid] Roman god of love, son of Venus and Mercury; a winged, blindfolded boy with curved bow and arrows
Cupid (n.)[pron: 'kyoopid] Roman god of love, son of Venus and Mercury; a winged, blindfolded boy with curved bow and arrows
curb (v.)restrain, inhibit, hold back
curious (adj.)anxious, concerned, apprehensive
curious (adj.)finely made, skilfully wrought, elaborate
custom (n.)habit, usual practice, customary usage
cutter (n.)carver, sculptor, engraver
Cydnus (n.)river in Cilicia, S Turkey; meeting place of Cleopatra and Antony, 41 BC
Cymbeline (n.)[pron: 'simbeleen] Celtic king in 1st-c Britain, usually named as Cunobelinus
Cytherea (n.)Roman goddess of beauty and love
Dalmatians (n.)people from ancient Dalmatia, bordering the Adriatic Sea, modern SW Croatia
Dalmatians (n.)people from ancient Dalmatia, bordering the Adriatic Sea, modern SW Croatia
dark (adj.)undivulged, secret, unrevealed
dart (n.)arrow; or: light spear
dart (v.)hurl like an arrow
dead (adj.)condemned to death, to be put to death
dead (adj.)death-like, lifeless, spiritless
dear (adj.)of great worth, valuable, precious
dearly (adv.)grievously, at great cost
dearly (adv.)beautifully, exquisitely, wonderfully
dearly (adv.)keenly, deeply, intensely
debitor (n.)debtor [debt column in an account book]
decay (v.)be destroyed, become ruined, fail
deem (v.)judge, estimate, appraise
deep (adj.)solemn, weighty, important
defunct (n.)dead person, deceased
delicate (adj.)cunning, ingenious, skilful
delighted (adj.)endowed with delight
deliverance (n.)delivery, giving birth
demand (v.)request to tell, question, ask [about]
demand (v.)request to tell, question, ask [about]
demand (v.)request to tell, question, ask [about]
demesne (n.)(plural) territories, lands, dominions
deny (v.)refuse, rebuff, reject
depart (v.)separate, part company, take leave of one another
depend (v.)lean, rest, recline
depend (v.)persist, continue, remain hanging
dependency, dependancy (n.)body of dependants
depender (n.)dependant, one who relies
derogate (v.)act in an undignified way, disparage one's rank
derogation (n.)loss of dignity, disparagement, detraction
desert, desart (n.)deserving, due recompense, right
deserve (v.)earn, win, receive
design (n.)undertaking, purpose, enterprise
design (n.)scheme, plan, plot
design (n.)scheme, plan, plot
desolation (n.)barren emptiness, dreary absence
desperate (adj.)despairing, hopeless, without hope
despite (n.)contempt, scorn, disdain
despite, inin spite of [one], as opposed to [one]
device (n.)design, ingenuity, work
Diana, Dian (n.)Roman goddess associated with the Moon, chastity, and hunting
Diana, Dian (n.)Roman goddess associated with the Moon, chastity, and hunting
Diana, Dian (n.)Roman goddess associated with the Moon, chastity, and hunting
Diana, Dian (n.)Roman goddess associated with the Moon, chastity, and hunting
diet (v.)feed, be given food, fatten
dieter (n.)dietician, nutritionist, feeder
difference (n.)cause of argument, nature of disagreement
dignified (adj.)raised in status, invested with dignity
dignity (n.)worth, nobleness, excellence
diligence (n.)attentiveness, assiduity, careful service
directly (adv.)straightforwardly, rightly, without evasion
directly (adv.)plainly, clearly, evidently
dirty (adj.)repulsive, hateful, abominable
discourse (n.)conversation, talk, chat
discourse (v.)talk, chat, converse
discover (v.)reveal, show, make known
discover (v.)reveal, show, make known
discover (v.)reveal, show, make known
discover (v.)spy, spot, make out
disedge (v.)take the edge off, have appetite satisfied
dishonestly (adv.)treacherously
discharge (n.)payment, settlement, release from all liability
dismission (n.)rejection, dismissal, repudiation
dispatch, despatch (n.)sending off, going, departure
dispatch, despatch (v.)deal with promptly, settle, get [something] done quickly
dispatch, despatch (v.)kill, put to death, make away with, finish off
dispatch, despatch (v.)hurry up, be quick
dissembling (adj.)deceitful, hypocritical, false
distaff (n.)device for weaving, spindle
distemper (n.)malady, illness, derangement
distinction (n.)act of distinguishing, discrimination, differentiation
distressed (adj.)afflicted with hardships, troubled with difficulties
divineness (n.)divinity, perfection, supreme excellence
dolour (n.)sorrow, grief, lamentation
dominion (n.)land, territory, province
donation (n.)giving, bestowal, imparting
doom (v.)decree, decide, adjudge
door, out of (adv.)outwardly, on the outside
dotard (n.)old fool, senile idiot
doubletman's close-fitting jacket with short skirt
doubt (n.)danger, risk, fear
doubt (v.)fear, be afraid [for], feel anxious [for]
down-pillow (n.)pillow made of soft feathers
dram (n.)tiny amount, small quantity
dram (n.)tiny amount, small quantity
dram (n.)[small dose of] poison
draw (v.)empty, drain, exhaust
draw (v.)draw a sword
draw on (v.)bring on, produce
draw to headbring to full strength, deploy, mobilize
dread (v.)fear, anticipate in fear, be anxious about
dress (v.)prepare, make ready
drug-damned (adj.)damnable for its use of poisons, potion-cursed
ducat (n.)gold (sometimes silver) coin used in several European countries
due (n.)appropriate ritual, propriety
dull (adv.)heavily, deeply
dullard (n.)dimwit, dunce, ignoramus
duteous (adj.)dutiful, obedient, of allegiance
duteous (adj.)dutiful, obedient, of allegiance
earnest (n.)pledge, instalment, deposit, payment in advance
earth-vexing (adj.)tormenting earthly life, life-afflicting
effect (n.)drift, tenor, import
eglantine (n.)sweet briar
egregious (adj.)shocking, outrageous, flagrant
elder (n.)later one, more advanced one
elected (adj.)chosen, selected, picked out
election (n.)choice, preference
election (n.)choice, preference
election (n.)choice, preference
Elysiummythological location of heaven
embrace (v.)welcome, joyfully accept
embracement (n.)embrace, clasping, hug
empery (n.)empire, emperor's domain
employment (n.)task, service, commission
end (n.)outcome, result, issue
end (n.)purpose, aim, design
end (n.)purpose, aim, design
end (n.)purpose, aim, design
end (n.)purpose, aim, design
end (n.)purpose, aim, design
enforce (v.)rape, violate, ravish
enchafe (v.)heat, excite, anger
enjoy (v.)possess, have, own
enlargement (n.)freedom of action, privilege of choice
ensign (n.)standard, banner, flag
entertain (v.)hire, employ, maintain, take into service
entertainment (n.)pleasant reception, favourable welcome
envy (n.)admiration, desire [to be like], jealousy
estate (n.)high rank, standing, status
estate (n.)state, situation, circumstances
esteem (n.)value, estimation, worth
estimation (n.)valued object, treasure
even (v.)[unclear meaning] keep pace with; or: sort out, reach agreement over
event (n.)outcome, issue, consequence
evident (adj.)certain, conclusive, definite
exceeding (adv.)exceedingly, extremely, very
excite (v.)incite, stir up, move
exhibition (n.)allowance, pension, maintenance
exorciser (n.)spirit-raiser, one who conjures spirits
exquisite (adj.)special, excellent, particularly valuable
extend (v.)stretch, push so far, give scope to
extend (v.)exaggerate, magnify, blow up
extend (v.)exaggerate, magnify, blow up
extremity (n.)utmost severity, extreme intensity, hardship
eye (v.)look at, stare at, regard
eye (v.)look at, stare at, regard
eye-strings (n.)muscles of the eye [thought to break at the point when a dear sight is lost]
fact (n.)evil deed, wicked act, crime
factor (n.)agent, representative, broker
fail (n.)failure, fault, wrong
fair (adv.)well, nobly, beautifully
fairness (n.)beauty, loveliness, comeliness
fairy (n.)malignant spirit [as well as its modern sense]
fall (v.)sin, trespass, commit wrong
fallen-off (adj.)mutinous, rebellious, insubordinate
false (adj.)disloyal, faithless, inconstant, unfaithful
false (adj.)disloyal, faithless, inconstant, unfaithful
false (adj.)disloyal, faithless, inconstant, unfaithful
false (adj.)disloyal, faithless, inconstant, unfaithful
false (adj.)disloyal, faithless, inconstant, unfaithful
false (adj.)disloyal, faithless, inconstant, unfaithful
false (adj.)disloyal, faithless, inconstant, unfaithful
false (adj.)sham, spurious, not genuine, artificial
false (adj.)sham, spurious, not genuine, artificial
false (adj.)treacherous, traitorous, perfidious
false (adj.)treacherous, traitorous, perfidious
false (adj.)treacherous, traitorous, perfidious
false (adj.)treacherous, traitorous, perfidious
false (adj.)treacherous, traitorous, perfidious
false (adj.)treacherous, traitorous, perfidious
false (adj.)treacherous, traitorous, perfidious
false (adj.)treacherous, traitorous, perfidious
false (adj.)treacherous, traitorous, perfidious
false (adj.)treacherous, traitorous, perfidious
false (adj.)treacherous, traitorous, perfidious
false (adj.)wrong, mistaken
false (adj.)wrong, mistaken
false (adv.)slanderously, faithlessly, with such calumny
false (v.)make false, betray, corrupt
fan (v.)winnow, blow upon [to separate good from bad]
fane (n.)oracle, temple-voice
fangled (adj.)fashion-conscious, novelty-obsessed, trendy
far (adv.)to great lengths, very highly
far (adv.)to great lengths, very highly
fare (v.)get on, manage, do, cope
fare (v.)get on, manage, do, cope
fare ... well (int.)goodbye [to an individual]
fare ... well (int.)goodbye [to an individual]
fast (adj.)constant, firm, steadfast
fatherly (adv.)in a paternal manner, with a father's love
favour (n.)[facial] appearance, countenance, features, looks
favour (n.)[facial] appearance, countenance, features, looks
favour (n.)[facial] appearance, countenance, features, looks
favour (n.)charm, attractiveness, gracefulness
fealty (n.)[feudal obligation of obedience] duty of loyalty, allegiance, fidelity
fear (n.)frightfulness, terrifying appearance
feared (adj.)infused with fear, full of fear, frightened
fearful (adj.)causing fear, awe-inspiring, terrifying, alarming
feat (adj.)adept, deft, graceful
feat (v.)show a model of behaviour
feature (n.)physical appearance, bodily shape, looks
feel (v.)experience, live through [something]
feeling (n.)experience, sensibility, sense of awareness [of the consequences]
feigned (adj.)deceptive, contrived in order to deceive
fell (adj.)cruel, fierce, savage
fellow (n.)counterpart, match, equal
feodory (n.)accomplice, confederate, accessory
fetch (v.)take, perform, make
field (n.)field of battle, battleground, field of combat
field (n.)field of battle, battleground, field of combat
field (n.)field of battle, battleground, field of combat
fierce (adj.)drastic, severe, extreme
figure (n.)role, part, character
figure (n.)copy, image, likeness
file (n.)rank of soldiers, formation
find (v.)search through, sift, probe
finish (v.)die, come to an end
finish (v.)die, come to an end
fire (v.)set on fire, ignite, inflame
first, atat once, immediately, from the start
fit (adj.)ready, prepared, made suitable
fit (adj.)suited, fitting, appropriate
fit (n.)conflict, beating, turmoil
fit (v.)supply [with what is fit], satisfy
fit (v.)suit, befit, be suitable [for]
fit (v.)adapt, conform, accommodate
fit (v.)adapt, conform, accommodate
fitment (n.)preparation, appropriate state
fitness (n.)inclination, readiness
flat (n.)low-lying land, plain, swampy ground
fleet (v.)[of souls] leave, pass away, fly off
flint (n.)type of hard stone, flintstone
foil (v.)dishonour, demean, degrade
fond (adj.)infatuated, doting, passionate
fond (adj.)eager [for], desirous [of]
foot (v.)kick, boot
foot (v.)seize with talons, clutch with claws
forbear (v.)control oneself, have patience [for]
forbear (v.)stop, cease, desist
forbear (v.)stop, cease, desist
forbear (v.)leave alone, avoid, stay away [from]
forbear (v.)leave alone, avoid, stay away [from]
forbear (v.)withdraw, leave, give way
forbearance (n.)patience, restraint, moderation
forbearance (n.)patience, restraint, moderation
fore-end (n.)early part, initial period
foresay (v.)predict, foretell
forespent (adj.)previously shown, earlier displayed
forestall (v.)deprive, bar, deny
forethink (v.)anticipate, foresee, predict
forfeiter (n.)defaulter, person guilty of breaking an agreement
forfend (v.)forbid
forget (v.)neglect, disregard, give no thought to
forlorn (adj.)wretched, abandoned, destitute
Fortune (n.)Roman goddess, shown as a woman at a spinning wheel, or controlling a rudder, and as blind
fortune (n.)good fortune, success
forward (adj.)prepared, at an advanced stage of readiness
forwardness (n.)state of readiness, preparedness, zeal
foundation (n.)charitable institution
fragment (n.)scrap of food, left-over
frame (v.)adapt, adjust, shape, accommodate
frame (v.)adapt, adjust, shape, accommodate
franchise (n.)free exercise, freedom to implement
franklin (n.)landowner ranking below the gentry, rich freeholder, yeoman
fraught (v.)burden, weigh down, encumber
free (adj.)open, unobstructed, unimpeded
free (adj.)liberal, lavish, generous
free (v.)remove, get rid of, relieve
freeness (n.)generosity, liberality, benevolence
fret (v.)adorn elaborately, decorate ornately [as a carved ceiling]
friend (n.)lover, sweetheart, suitor
friend (v.)befriend, sustain, assist
friend (v.)befriend, become intimate
fright (v.), past form frightedfrighten, scare, terrify
frown (n.)fierce look, severe face
fruitful (adj.)promising, full of potential, talented
full (adj.)whole, entire, complete
full (adv.)very, exceedingly, extremely
full-acorned (adj.)fed full of acorns
full-hearted (adj.)full of courage, totally confident
fulness (n.)prosperity, affluence, situation of plenty
fume (n.)harmful vapour [rising from the stomach to the brain]
furious (adj.)passionate, uproarious, excitable
furnace (v.)send out as if from a furnace
furnish (v.)endow, equip, have qualities
furnish (v.)endow, equip, have qualities
gain (v.)restore, regain, improve
gall (n.)bitter substance exuded by oak-trees
Gallia (n.)old name for France [Gaul]
Gallia (n.)old name for France [Gaul]
Gallia (n.)old name for France [Gaul]
Gallia (n.)old name for France [Gaul]
Gallia (n.)old name for France [Gaul]
Gallia (n.)old name for France [Gaul]
Gallia (n.)old name for France [Gaul]
game (n.)quarry, object of the chase
gamesome (adj.)sportive, merry, playful
gate (n.)entrance, doorway, portal
geck (n.)dupe, sucker, fool
general (adj.)common, of everyone, public
gentle (adj.)well-born, honourable, noble
gentle (adj.)well-born, honourable, noble
gentle (adj.)well-born, honourable, noble
gentle (adj.)well-born, honourable, noble
gentle (adj.)well-born, honourable, noble
gibe (n.)scoff, taunt, jeer
giglot (adj.)whore-like, fickle, giddy
gild (v.), past forms gilt, gildedbring colour to, brighten, illuminate
gilded (adj.)glittering, gold-coloured, tinged with gold
gin, 'gin (v.), past form gan, 'ganbegin [to]
give (v.)deal out, make, carry out
give out (v.)report, assert, make known
give over (v.)cease, finish, leave off
give up (v.)give in, yield, succumb
glass (n.)mirror, looking-glass
glass (n.)mirror, looking-glass
glorious (adj.)seeking glory, eager for renown
go (v.)walk, travel on foot
go before (v.)surpass, outdo, be superior to
go evenagree, give assent [to]
good-conceited (adj.)cleverly devised, ingeniously composed
Gordian knotapparently unsolvable problem, extreme difficulty
government (n.)control, charge, management
grace (n.)personal duty, sense of propriety
grace (n.)means of salvation, divine favour
grace (n.)honour, favour, recognition, respect
gracious (adj.)blessed, happy, joyful
grant (v.)acknowledge, confess, affirm
granted (adj.)acknowledged, admitted, recognized
gratify (v.)reward, repay, show gratitude for
great (adj.)high, full
grief (n.)grievance, complaint, hurt, injury
gripe (n.)grip, hold, grasp
gripe (n.)grip, hold, grasp
groom (n.)bridegroom
ground (n.)advantage, upper hand, edge
grow unto (v.)cling to, stick to, be one with
guise (n.)way, custom, practice
gyve (n.)(plural) fetters, shackles
habit (n.)dress, clothing, costume
habit (n.)dress, clothing, costume
half-worker (n.)co-worker, co-operator, collaborator
halting (n.)hesitation, wavering, faltering
handfast, hand-fast (n.)marriage contract, betrothal
hand-in-hand (adj.)claiming equality, equally balanced
haply (adv.)perhaps, maybe, by chance, with luck
haply (adv.)perhaps, maybe, by chance, with luck
haply (adv.)perhaps, maybe, by chance, with luck
haply (adv.)perhaps, maybe, by chance, with luck
haply (adv.)perhaps, maybe, by chance, with luck
happy (adj.)accomplished, favoured, proficient
hard (adj.)painful, harrowing, tough
hard (adv.)earnestly, vigorously, energetically
hardiment (n.)display of valour, daring deed
hardiness (n.)boldness, daring, audacity, courage
hardly (adv.)severely, harshly, badly
hardness (n.)hardship, adversity, harsh situation
hardness (n.)difficulty of understanding
hart (n.)male deer
hart (n.)male deer
hasty (adj.)rash, impetuous, impulsive
haven (n.)harbour, port
haven (n.)harbour, port
haviour (n.)behaviour, manner, demeanour
hazard (n.)risk, peril, danger
head (n.)fighting force, army, body of troops
hearing (n.)news, report, spectacle
heart (n.)[term of endearment] sweetheart, beloved, love
heave (v.)raise, lift up
heavy (adj.)weary, exhausted, worn out
heavy (adj.)sorrowful, sad, gloomy
heavy (adj.)sorrowful, sad, gloomy
heavy (adj.)grave, serious, weighty
heavy (adj.)difficult, hard, laborious
Hecuba (n.)wife of Priam, King of Troy, and mother of 18 children; after the Greeks took Troy, she saw her sons and her husband killed, and was sent into slavery.
help (v.)restore, succour, cure
hence-going (n.)departure, leaving
herblet (n.)little herb
Hercules (n.)[Roman form of Heracles] proverbial for his mythical physical strength and miraculous achievements
Hercules (n.)[Roman form of Heracles] proverbial for his mythical physical strength and miraculous achievements
hie (v.)hasten, hurry, speed
hilding (n.)good-for-nothing, worthless individual
hind (n.)boor, fellow, rustic, peasant
hint (n.)opportunity, moment, chance
hire (n.)wages, payment, earnings
hold (n.)shelter, refuge, sanctuary
hold (n.)shelter, refuge, sanctuary
hold (v.)consider, regard, esteem, value [as]
hold (v.)consider, regard, esteem, value [as]
hold (v.)consider, regard, esteem, value [as]
hold (v.)keep, maintain, observe
holy (adj.)virtuous, upright, of great excellence
home (adv.)fully, thoroughly, unsparingly
home (adv.)fully, thoroughly, unsparingly
homely (adj.)plain, simple, ordinary
honest (adj.)honourable, respectable, upright
honesty (n.)honour, integrity, uprightness
honour (n.)fame, renown, glory
hoodwinked (adj.)blindfolded, made unable to see
hook (n.)bait, lure, temptation
hope (v.)expect, anticipate, envisage
hopeless (adj.)despairing, without hope
horrid (adj.)horrifying, frightful, terrifying
horse-hairs (n.)bow-strings
hose (n.)[pair of] breeches
host (n.)army, armed multitude
hot (adj.)fast, hasty
hot (adj.)lecherous, lustful, hot-blooded
hot (adj.)lecherous, lustful, hot-blooded
hourly (adj.)continual, constant, regular
humour (n.)mood, disposition, frame of mind, temperament [as determined by bodily fluids]
hunt (n.)game, quarry that has been killed
chaffless (adj.)free from chaff, uncontaminated, unsullied
chaliced (adj.)with cup-shaped blossom
chance (n.)opportunity, prospect; or: risk
chance (n.)event, occurrence, situation [especially, bad]
chance (n.)event, occurrence, situation [especially, bad]
change (n.)variety, assortment, range
change (v.)change countenance, turn pale
character (n.)letter, letter-shape, graphic symbol
character (n.)handwriting, style of writing, lettering
charge (v.)overload, overburden, weigh down
charm (v.)persuade, convince, win over
charm (v.)overcome, subdue, take over [as if by a charm]
charm (v.)produce, bring, cause [as by magic]
charm (v.)work magic [on], bewitch, enchant
charming (adj.)acting as charms, protecting from evil
chaser (n.)pursuer, hunter
check (n.)reprimand, reproof, rebuke
cheer (n.)entertainment, fare, food and drink
cherubin (n.)cherub, angel; or: cherubim, angels
chide (v.), past form chidquarrel, wrangle, fight
chimney (n.)fireplace, hearth
choir, quire (n.)part of a church where the choir sings
choke (v.)smother, suffocate, stifle
churl (n.)peasant, serf, rustic
ill (adj.)bad, adverse, unfavourable
ill (adj.)bad, adverse, unfavourable
ill (adj.)evil, wicked, immoral
ill (adv.)badly, adversely, unfavourably
ill (n.)trouble, affliction, misfortune
illustrous (adj.)lack-lustre, dull, dim
impart (v.)tell, make known, communicate
imperceiverant (adj.)[unclear meaning] unperceptive, undiscerning
imperious, emperious (adj.)imperial, majestic, sovereign
imperseverant (adj.)[unclear meaning] stubborn, obstinate
impious (adj.)lacking reverence towards God, wicked, irreligious
importance (n.)import, subject-matter
importantly (adv.)with matters of importance
importune (v.)beg [for], ask persistently [for]
incite (v.)urge, prompt, summon
incivil (adj.)uncivil, unmannerly, discourteous
incontinency (n.)lack of sexual restraint, sexual indulgence, infidelity
incontinency (n.)lack of sexual restraint, sexual indulgence, infidelity
industry (n.)diligence, earnestness, steady application
industry (n.)toil, labour, exertion
infirmity (n.)indisposition, illness, malady
inform (v.)invest with, inspire in, impart to
ingenious (adj.)skilfully constructed, cleverly invented
injurious (adj.)causing injury, harmful, offending, unjust
injurious (adj.)insulting, slanderous, offensive
inlay (v.)furnish, provide, take one's place in
instruction (n.)advice, good direction, counsel
insultment (n.)insult, contempt, derision
intelligence (n.)information, news, communication
intelligence (n.)information, news, communication
interest (n.)valid claim [on], rights of possession [to]
interest (n.)valid claim [on], rights of possession [to]
interrogatory (n.)interrogation, questioning, inquisition
irregulous (adj.)unruly, lawless, uncontrollable
issue (n.)action, deed, proceeding
issue (n.)outcome, result, consequence(s)
issue (n.)child(ren), offspring, family, descendant
issue (n.)child(ren), offspring, family, descendant
issue (n.)child(ren), offspring, family, descendant
item (n.)entry, detail, point
jackanapes, jackanape, jack'nape (n.)upstart, buffoon, monkey
Jack-slave (n.)knavish slave, villainous fellow
jay (n.)[bird of bright plumage] showy woman, whore
jealousy (n.)suspicion, mistrust, apprehension
jet (v.)strut, swagger, parade
join (v.)ally, unite, associate
joint (v.)unite, combine, join together
jolly (adj.)amorous, lustful, licentious
journal (adj.)daily, diurnal, routine
Jove (n.)[pron: johv] alternative name for Jupiter, the Roman supreme god
Jove (n.)[pron: johv] alternative name for Jupiter, the Roman supreme god
Jove (n.)[pron: johv] alternative name for Jupiter, the Roman supreme god
Jove (n.)[pron: johv] alternative name for Jupiter, the Roman supreme god
jovial (adj.)majestic, like Jove [Jupiter]
jovial (adj.)majestic, like Jove [Jupiter]
joy (v.)feel joy, be happy, rejoice
joyed (adj.)overjoyed, delighted, full of rejoicing
judgement (n.)knowledge, understanding, wisdom
Julius Caesar[pron: 'seezer] Roman politician and general, 1st-c BC
Julius Caesar[pron: 'seezer] Roman politician and general, 1st-c BC
jump (v.)risk, hazard, imperil
Juno (n.)Roman supreme goddess, wife of Jupiter, associated with the Moon, childbirth, marriage, and female identity
Juno (n.)Roman supreme goddess, wife of Jupiter, associated with the Moon, childbirth, marriage, and female identity
Juno (n.)Roman supreme goddess, wife of Jupiter, associated with the Moon, childbirth, marriage, and female identity
Jupiter, Jove (n.)Roman supreme god; associated with the heavens and the weather, especially thunder and lightning; husband of Juno
Jupiter, Jove (n.)Roman supreme god; associated with the heavens and the weather, especially thunder and lightning; husband of Juno
Jupiter, Jove (n.)Roman supreme god; associated with the heavens and the weather, especially thunder and lightning; husband of Juno
Jupiter, Jove (n.)Roman supreme god; associated with the heavens and the weather, especially thunder and lightning; husband of Juno
Jupiter, Jove (n.)Roman supreme god; associated with the heavens and the weather, especially thunder and lightning; husband of Juno
Jupiter, Jove (n.)Roman supreme god; associated with the heavens and the weather, especially thunder and lightning; husband of Juno
Jupiter, Jove (n.)Roman supreme god; associated with the heavens and the weather, especially thunder and lightning; husband of Juno
justicer (n.)judge
justify (v.)prove, confirm, demonstrate
keep (v.)stay within, remain inside
keep (v.)stay within, remain inside
keep (v.)stay on, remain on
keep (v.)look after, watch over, maintain
ken (n.)range of sight, view, visible distance
kitchen-trullkitchen-maid, serving-girl
knave (n.)scoundrel, rascal, rogue
knight of the battleone whose knighthood was conferred after prowess on the battlefield
know (v.)be acquainted, meet before
knowing (n.)knowledge of the world, experience, savoir-faire
knowing (n.)knowledge of the world, experience, savoir-faire
knowingly (adv.)with knowledge, with worldly experience
knowledge (n.)carnal knowledge, intimate acquaintance
label (n.)document, sheet of writing
laboursome (adj.)laborious, assiduous, hard-working
lame (v.)give the appearance of lameness to, make deficient [by comparison]
lane (n.)path, passage, way
lane (n.)path, passage, way
lane (n.)path, passage, way
languish (v.)pass [time] in languishing, waste
lap (v.)wrap, swathe, enfold, clad
lapse (v.)do wrong, sin, transgress
late, ofrecently, a little while ago
laud (v.)praise, honour, give homage to
lay (n.)wager, stake, bet
lay (v.)wager, stake, bet
lay (v.)wager, stake, bet
lay (v.)bring down, inflict
lay by (v.)lay aside, set aside, disregard
lay out (v.)expend, spend, use up
league (v.)join, link, intertwine
lean (v.)need support, incline towards a fall
lean unto (v.)accept, be well-disposed towards
learn (v.)teach, instruct [not a regional dialect usage as in modern English]
learning (n.)field of education, domain of instruction
leave (v.)cease, stop, give up
leaven (n.)[baking] fermenting element, infusing mixture, adulteration
lend (v.)give, grant, bestow [on]
lengthened (adj.)prolonged, lasting throughout life
let bloodslaughter, kill, massacre
levy (n.)recruitment of soldiers, conscription of men
liege (n.)lord, sovereign
liege (n.)lord, sovereign
liege (n.)lord, sovereign
lieger, leiger (n.)resident ambassador, representative, envoy
life (n.)means of life, way of survival
light (adj.)[of counterfeit coins] of less weight, worthless, cheap
light (adj.)joyful, merry, light-hearted
light (n.)(plural) eyes
like (adj.)same, similar, alike, equal
like (adj.)same, similar, alike, equal
like (adv.)likely, probable / probably
like (adv.)likely, probable / probably
like (adv.)likely, probable / probably
like (adv.)likely, probable / probably
like (adv.)likely, probable / probably
like (adv.)equally, similarly, also
like (n.)identity, equivalent, counterpart
like (v.)please, suit
limb-meal (adv.)limb from limb, to pieces
line (n.)lineament, distinctive feature
liver (n.)living creature, inhabitant, being
livery (n.)uniform, costume, special clothing
lock (n.)shackle, hobble, fetter
loll (v.)hang down loosely, thrust out
look (v.)change one's state through one's looks
look (v.)face, turn towards
look (v.)face, turn towards
look for (v.)expect, hope for, anticipate
loss (n.)ruin, detriment, deprivation [of honour]
loud (n.)loudness, volume
Lucina (n.)[lu'seena] Roman goddess of childbirth
lucre (n.)profit, financial gain
Lud's townold name for London
Lud's townold name for London
madded (adj.)maddened
madding (n.)maddening, incensing, provocation
mainport (n.)[unclear meaning] tribute, offering
main-top (n.)top of a ship's mainmast
make (v.)make out, discern, detect
make (v.)eat, finish, complete
make goodhold, secure, make sure of
man (n.)manhood, maturity, adulthood
mannerly (adv.)politely, courteously, with good manners
mannish (adj.)of a man, adult, mature
mantle (n.)loose sleeveless cloak
mark (v.)note, pay attention [to], take notice [of]
marry (int.)[exclamation] by Mary
marry (int.)[exclamation] by Mary
Mars (n.)Roman god of war
mart (v.)do business, bargain, make a deal
marvel (n.)astonishment, amazement, surprise
Mary-bud (n.)marigold bud
material (adj.)relevant, pertinent, germane
match (n.)bargain, contract, agreement
matron (n.)married woman
matter (n.)affair(s), business, real issue
matter (n.)subject-matter, content, substance
meal (n.)flour, edible part of grain
mean (adj.)unworthy, insignificant, unimportant
mean (adj.)lowly, humble, poor
mean (adj.)lowly, humble, poor
mean (adj.)lowly, humble, poor
mean (adj.)of low rank, inferior in position, less important
mean (n.)mediation, intercession, intervention
meanly (adv.)humbly, in a lowly manner
meat (n.)food, nourishment
medicinable (adj.)curable, able to be healed
medicine (v.)cure, heal, relieve
meed (n.)reward, prize, recompense
meet (adj.)fit, suitable, right, proper
meet (v.)fight with, meet in battle
mend (v.)amend, improve, make better, put right
mend (v.)amend, save [in emphatic expressions]
mended (adj.)improved, made better
mere (adj.)complete, total, absolute, utter
merely (adv.)purely, for no other reason than
methinks(t), methought(s) (v.)it seems / seemed to me
methinks(t), methought(s) (v.)it seems / seemed to me
methinks(t), methought(s) (v.)it seems / seemed to me
mind (n.)intention, purpose, intent
mind (n.)inclination, desire, wish
mineral (n.)substance, poison, toxin
Minerva (n.)Roman goddess of wisdom, the arts, and trades
minion (n.)darling, favourite, select one
minister (n.)messenger, agent, servant
minute, by theminute by minute, continually
miracle (v.)make a wonder of, show miraculous
missing (n.)absence, disappearance, non-attendance [at court]
mo, moe (adj.)more [in number]
mo, moe (adj.)more [in number]
mock (n.)act of mockery, mocking remark, derisive action, scornful irony
mockery (n.)subject of ridicule, object of derision
moiety (n.)half, equal share
mollis...soft air
moment (n.)importance, weight, consequence
monument (n.)effigy, carved figure, statue
morn (n.)morning, dawn
morn (n.)morning, dawn
morn (n.)morning, dawn
morrow (n.)morning
morrow (n.)morning
mortal (adj.)fatal, deadly, lethal
mortal (adj.)fatal, deadly, lethal
mortal (adj.)fatal, deadly, lethal
mortal (adj.)fatal, deadly, lethal
mortality (n.)mortal nature, human life
motion (n.)cause, prompting, provocation
mountaineer (n.)[often contemptuous] mountain-dweller, native of the mountains
mountaineer (n.)[often contemptuous] mountain-dweller, native of the mountains
mountaineer (n.)[often contemptuous] mountain-dweller, native of the mountains
mountaineer (n.)[often contemptuous] mountain-dweller, native of the mountains
movable, moveable (n.)(plural) personal possessions, private effects, pieces of property
move (v.)arouse, affect, stir [by emotion]
move (v.)encourage, instigate, prompt
move (v.)encourage, instigate, prompt
mow (n.)derisive grimace, pout, mocking expression
Mulmutius (n.)[pron: mul'mootius] early king of the Britons
muster (v.)recruit, enlist, enroll
mutability (n.)fickleness, inconstancy, caprice
mutation (n.)changeableness, instability, vacillation
naked (adj.)defenceless, undefended, unarmed
natural (adj.)personal, formed by nature
natural (adj.)personal, formed by nature
nature (n.)natural powers, normal state [of mind and body]
nature (n.)natural powers, normal state [of mind and body]
nature (n.)mortal life, natural life
nature (n.)mortal life, natural life
nature (n.)human nature
naught, nought (adj.)bad, wicked, sinful
near (adv.)to the point, to the purpose
neat (adj.)dainty, elegant, tasty
neat-herd (n.)cowherd, cattleman
need (n.)time of necessity, needy situation, emergency
needful (adj.)necessary, needed, indispensable
ne'er-offence (n.)[unclear meaning] non-offence
NeptuneRoman water-god, chiefly associated with the sea and sea-weather
nerve (n.)sinew, ligament, muscle
nice (adj.)lustful, lecherous, lascivious, wanton
nicely (adv.)carefully, skilfully, ingeniously
niceness (n.)coyness, fastidiousness, excessive scruple
nigh (adj.)near, close
noisome (adj.)noxious, harmful, evil
nonpareil (n.)person without equal, unique one, paragon
north (n.)north wind
note (n.)characteristic, trait, distinctive feature
note (n.)observation, record, description
note (n.)reputation, distinction, standing
note (n.)reputation, distinction, standing
note (n.)reputation, distinction, standing
note (n.)reputation, distinction, standing
note (n.)instruction, indication, direction
note (n.)melody, tune, music, song
note (n.)melody, tune, music, song
note (n.)attention, notice, regard
note (n.)attention, notice, regard
note (n.)attention, notice, regard
not-fearing (adj.)fearless, unafraid, courageous
nothing (adv.)not at all, in any / no way
nothing (adv.)not at all, in any / no way
nothing-gift (n.)gift of no value
numbered (adj.)enumerated, counted
obsequy (n.)funeral rite, burial ceremony
occasion (n.)ground, reason, cause, matter
occasion (n.)need, want, requirement
occident (n.)west
odds (n. plural)probability, likelihood, odds-on
office (n.)role, position, place, function
office (n.)task, service, duty, responsibility
office (n.)task, service, duty, responsibility
office (n.)task, service, duty, responsibility
officer (n.)executioner, hangman, gaoler
oft (adv.)often
oft (adv.)often
oft (adv.)often
oft (adv.)often
oft (adv.)often
oft (adv.)often
oft (adv.)often
oft-times (adv.)often, frequently, on many occasions
ope (v.)open
ope (v.)open
open (v.)reveal, uncover, disclose
open (v.)announce, communicate, divulge
opposition (n.)presenting for combat, contesting, encounter
oppress (v.)trouble, distress, worry
orb (n.)sphere, planet, star, heavenly body
orb (n.)sphere, orbit, circle
ordered (adj.)organized, prepared, ready
ordinance (n.)providence, divine will, what is ordained
orison (n.)prayer, plea
out-crafty (v.)artfully outwit, surpass in cunning
outgo (v.)outdo, outstrip, surpass
outpeer (v.)surpass, outrival, exceed
outsell (v.)exceed in value, surpass
outsell (v.)exceed in value, surpass
outstand (v.)outstay, remain beyond
outsweeten (v.)exceed in sweetness
outvenom (v.)be more poisonous than, exceeds in venom
outward (adj.)external, surface, superficial
outward (n.)outward show, external appearance, demeanor
overbear (v.)overwhelm, overcome, overpower
overbuy (v.)exceed in worth, pay too much for
overgrown (adj.)covered with growth [i.e. hair]
over-laboured (adj.)overworked, overburdened, exhausted by work
overvalue (v.)exceed in value
owe (v.)own, possess, have
pack (v.)plot, scheme, intrigue
pain (n.)effort, endeavour, exertion, labour
painting (n.)cosmetics, paint [for the face], beautifying
pale in (v.)fence in, hem in, enclose
pander, pandar (n.)pimp, procurer, go-between
pander, pandar (n.)pimp, procurer, go-between
pang (v.)afflict with pangs, torture, torment
Pannonians (n.)people from ancient Pannonia (in and around modern Hungary)
Pannonians (n.)people from ancient Pannonia (in and around modern Hungary)
pantler (n.)servant in charge of the bread, pantryman
part (n.)side, camp, party
part (n.)side, camp, party
part (n.)quality, attribute, gift, accomplishment [of mind or body]
part (v.)depart [from], leave, quit
Parthian (adj.)from Parthia, ancient kingdom of W Asia; known for skilled horsemen and archery
partisan (n.)weapon with a long handle and a broad head, sometimes with a projection at the side
partition (n.)separation, distinction
partly (adv.)slightly, in some measure, a little
partner (v.)associate, equate, match
pass (n.)passage, crossing, thoroughfare
passable (adj.)veritable, real, tolerable
passage (n.)incident, occurrence, event, happening
pate (n.)head, skull
peculiar (adj.)particular, private, personal
peevish (adj.)fretful, irritable, ill-tempered
penetrate (v.)pierce the feelings, touch the heart [also: sexual innuendo]
penitent (adj.)of penance, of repentance
penny (adj.)cheap
perfect (adj.)certain, definite, positive
perfect (adj.)certain, definite, positive
perforce (adv.)of necessity, with no choice in the matter
perchance (adv.)perhaps, maybe
perchance (adv.)perhaps, maybe
perishing (adj.)deadly, destructive, malignant
perplexed (adj.)troubled, disturbed, worried
perplexed (adj.)troubled, disturbed, worried
personate (v.)stand for, represent, symbolize
persuasion (n.)conviction, principle, opinion
pervert (v.)divert, turn aside, redirect
petty (adj.)small, weak, inadequate, insignificant
Phoebus (n.)[pron: 'feebus] Latin name for Apollo as the sun-god; also called Phoebus Apollo
Phoebus (n.)[pron: 'feebus] Latin name for Apollo as the sun-god; also called Phoebus Apollo
physic (n.)knowledge of the human body, medical science
physic (v.)keep in good health, minister to
picture (v.)depict, represent, portray
piece (n.)coin, piece of money
pike, pick (n.)weapon with a long handle ending in a spearhead
pike, pick (n.)weapon with a long handle ending in a spearhead
pinch (n.)pain, pang, torment
pinching (adj.)bitingly cold; or: narrowly restricting
pittikins (n.)dear pity
place (n.)position, post, office, rank
place (n.)position, post, office, rank
place (n.)position, post, office, rank
pleasure (n.)gratification, whim, caprice
plight one's troth, plight trothmake marriage vows
point forth (v.)indicate, suggest, allude to
point, atjust about, on the point [of]
point, at / at ain readiness, prepared, armed
portend (v.)mean, signify, import
portend (v.)mean, signify, import
post (v.)carry rapidly, convey swiftly
post (v.)hasten, speed, ride fast
post (v.)hasten, speed, ride fast
posting (adj.)swift, speeding, hurrying
posture (n.)bearing, demeanour, presence
power (n.)exercise of power, authoritative action
power (n.)exercise of power, authoritative action
power (n.)control, influence, sway
power (n.)(usually plural) god, deity, divinity
power (n.)(usually plural) god, deity, divinity
power (n.)faculty, function, ability
power (n.)force, strength, might
power (n.)armed force, troops, host, army
power (n.)armed force, troops, host, army
pox (n.)venereal disease; also: plague, or any other disease displaying skin pustules
practice (n.)trickery, treachery
precious (adj.)out-and-out, worthless, good-for-nothing
prefer (v.)promote, advance, recommend
prefer (v.)promote, advance, recommend
prefer (v.)promote, advance, recommend
prefer (v.)promote, advance, recommend
prefer (v.)promote, advance, recommend
prefer (v.)promote, advance, recommend
preferment (n.)advancement, promotion
preferment (n.)advancement, promotion
preferment (n.)advancement, promotion
preferment (n.)advancement, promotion
pregnant (adj.)obvious, clear, evident
preparation (n.)equipped military force, force ready for war
present (n.)present time, immediate moment, matter in hand
presently (adv.)after a short time, soon, before long
presently (adv.)after a short time, soon, before long
presently (adv.)immediately, instantly, at once
pretend (v.)claim, avow, profess
pretend (v.)claim, avow, profess
pretty (adj.)nice, proper, apt
price (n.)value, worth, importance
pride (n.)sexual desire, lustful excess
priest (n.)priestess
prince (v.)behave like a prince, act royally
prize (n.)value, worth, esteem
probable (adj.)provable, demonstrable, attestable
probation (n.)proof, demonstration
proceed (v.)result, arise, come from
profane (adj.)blasphemous, irreverent, foul-mouthed
prone (adj.)eager, ready
proof (n.)result, outcome, upshot
proof (n.)tested strength, proven power of resistance, impenetrability
proof (n.)experience, actual practice, tried knowledge
proof (n.)experience, actual practice, tried knowledge
proper (adj.)very, own
proper (adj.)honest, honourable, worthy
protract (v.)delay, defer, put off, defer
prove (v.)test, try out, make trial [of]
prune (v.)[of birds] trim feathers with the beak, preen
publish (v.)announce, make public, make generally known
pudency (n.)modesty, bashfulness, shyness
purpose (n.)outcome, result, end
purpose (n.)point at issue, matter in hand
purpose (n.)point at issue, matter in hand
purpose (n.)point at issue, matter in hand
purpose (n.)intention, aim, plan
purpose (n.)intention, aim, plan
purpose (n.)intention, aim, plan
purpose (n.)intention, aim, plan
purpose (n.)intention, aim, plan
purpose (n.)intention, aim, plan
purpose (n.)intention, aim, plan
purpose (n.)intention, aim, plan
purpose (n.)intention, aim, plan
purpose (v.)intend, plan
purpose (v.)intend, plan
purpose (v.)intend, plan
purpose (v.)intend, plan
purse (n.)resources, funds, available money
put (v.)cause, encourage, provoke
put on (v.)instigate, provoke, incite
put to (v.)set before, make available to
put together (v.)set against each other, oppose in combat
puttock (n.)kite; greedy scavenger
qualified (adj.)endowed with good qualities, accomplished
quality (n.)accomplishment, capacity, ability
quality (n.)rank, standing, position
quality (n.)rank, standing, position
quarrelous (adj.)quarrelsome, argumentative, cantankerous
quartered (adj.)belonging to quarters, of an encampment
quench (v.)cool down, settle down
question (n.)consideration, contention
question (v.)dispute, quarrel [over], call in question
quick-answered (adj.)ready with sharp answers
quit (v.)acquit, absolve, clear
race (n.)family, house, dynasty
rail (v.)rant, rave, be abusive [about]
ramp (n.)whore, brazen woman
ranger (n.)gamekeeper, forester
rank (adj.)lascivious, lustful, lewd
rap (v.)transport, move with rapture
rare (adj.)profound, special, exquisite
rare (adj.)marvellous, splendid, excellent
rare (adj.)marvellous, splendid, excellent
rare (adj.)unusual, striking, exceptional
rare (adj.)unusual, striking, exceptional
rare (adj.)unusual, striking, exceptional
rare (adj.)unusual, striking, exceptional
rare (adj.)unusual, striking, exceptional
rare (adj.)unusual, striking, exceptional
rarely (adv.)splendidly, beautifully, excellently
rate (v.)berate, reproach, rebuke, scold
raven (v.)feed ravenously on, devour voraciously
raze, raze outerase, obliterate, wipe out
read (v.)interpret, discern, make something of
ready (adj.)dressed, clothed
reason (v.)argue rationally [about], debate the pros and cons [of]
reave (v.), past form reftrob, deprive
receive (v.)take in, admit, recruit
reck (v.)regard, heed, care [for]
reckoning (n.)[of personal qualities] rendering of account, settlement of debts
recoil (v.)fall away, degenerate, give way
reek (v.)steam, smoke, give off vapour
refer (v.)assign, give, bestow
region (n.)rank, sphere, social standing
reign (v.)have power, exercise influence
reinforce (v.)obtain reinforcements
rejoicingly (adv.)in an exulting manner, with delight
relation (n.)report, account, narration
relief (n.)assistance, help, aid
relieve (v.)aid, assist, rescue
religion (n.)religious belief; or: fear, superstition
relish (v.)have a flavour [of], taste, savour
remain (n.)remainder, rest
remain (v.)dwell, live, reside
remainder (n.)rest, remaining people
remembrance (n.)memory, bringing to mind, recollection
remembrance (n.)memory, bringing to mind, recollection
remembrance (n.)memory, bringing to mind, recollection
remembrance (n.)memory, bringing to mind, recollection
remembrance (n.)memory, bringing to mind, recollection
remembrancer (n.)official reminder, aide-memoire
render (n.)rendering up, surrender, account
render (n.)account, declaration, admission
render (v.)declare, state, give an account
render (v.)declare, state, give an account
render (v.)describe, represent, depict [as]
renown (n.)reputation, good name, honour
repair (n.)restoration, renewal, recovery
repair (v.)restore, renew, revive
repair (v.)restore, renew, revive
repeated (adj.)renewed, reiterated, enumerated
report (n.)reputation, fame, renown
report (v.)give an account [of], describe in words
respect (n.)regard, admiration, favour, opinion
respect (n.)regard, admiration, favour, opinion
respect (v.)pay attention to, heed
restraint (n.)captivity, imprisonment, confinement
resty (adj.)lazy, sluggish
retire (n.)retreat, withdrawal
retired (adj.)withdrawn, secluded, cloistered
revengingly (adv.)by way of revenge, in retaliation
reverence (n.)profound respect, esteem
revolt (n.)rebel, revolutionary, malcontent
revolt (n.)betrayal, change of heart, faithlessness
revolt (n.)revulsion of appetite, distaste, disgust
revolve (v.)consider, ponder, meditate
rib (v.)enclose [as if with ribs]
rid (v.)cover, accomplish, get through
riding (adj.)horse-racing
right (adv.)very, altogether, properly
rich-left (adj.)richly endowed, left well-off
richly (adv.)nobly, mightily, in a powerful way
ripely (adv.)immediately, quickly; or: with full development
Romish (adj.)Roman
rouse (v.)[hunting] startle from a lair, draw out
rowel (n.)small sharp wheel at the end of a spur
royalty (n.)regal quality, majestic character, lordliness
rubies (n.)lips [red as rubies]
ruddock (n.)robin, redbreast
rude (adj.)uncivilized, uncultivated, unrefined
rude (adj.)[of wind or water] stormy, turbulent, harsh
rudeness (n.)roughness, coarse state
runagate (n.)runaway, vagabond, fugitive
runagate (n.)runaway, vagabond, fugitive
running (adj.)running out, emptying
rush (n.)reed
sad (adj.)serious, grave, solemn
sadness (n.)seriousness, gravity
safe (adj.)sound, sensible, level-headed
sample (n.)example, exemplar, model
sand (n.)grain of sand
sanguine (adj.)blood-red, deep red
satiate (adj.)satiated, glutted, gorged
satisfy (v.)atone, do penance, make amends
satisfy (v.)provide with information, reassure, convince
Saturn (n.)Roman god of seed time and harvest
sauce (v.)spice, season, flavour
saucy (adj.)insolent, impudent, presumptuous, defiant
saucy (adj.)insolent, impudent, presumptuous, defiant
saucy (adj.)insolent, impudent, presumptuous, defiant
save (v.)prevent, avoid, avert
save (v.)spare, allow to live
saving reverencebegging pardon for, with apologies for
scandal (v.)discredit, disgrace, bring into ill repute
scarce (adv.)scarcely, hardly, barely, only just
scarce (adv.)scarcely, hardly, barely, only just
scarce (adv.)scarcely, hardly, barely, only just
scarce-cold (adj.)only just over, recently ended
scorn, thinkdisdain, despise, consider it beneath one's dignity
scripture (n.)letter, writing, composition
scruple (n.)objection, difficulty, doubt
seal (v.)confirm, ratify, approve
sear up (v.)wrap up in a shroud, seal up
search (v.)seek, seek out, look for
season (n.)age [duration of life]
season (n.)while, short period of time
season (n.)time, due time, occasion
season (n.)time, due time, occasion
season (v.)fortify, temper, strengthen
seat (n.)estate
seat (n.)resting place, region, abode
second (n.)(plural) reinforcements, reserves, back-up
second (v.)support, assist, reinforce
secure (v.)keep safe, protect, guard
see (v.)meet, see each other
seek through (v.)try, test, put to trial
seeming (n.)appearance, look, aspect
seeming (n.)appearance, look, aspect
seeming (n.)appearance, look, aspect
seeming (n.)plausibility, likelihood, credibility
self (adj.)same, selfsame, identical, exact
self-danger (n.)endangering oneself, putting oneself in jeopardy
self-explication (n.)being able to explain it to oneself
self-figured (adj.)self-made, formed by oneself
semblance (n.)appearance, outward show
sense (n.)feeling, sensibility, capacity to feel
sense (n.)feeling, sensibility, capacity to feel
sense (n.)feeling, sensibility, capacity to feel
sense (n.)senses, sensation, organs of sense
sense (n.)ability to respond to sensation, physical perception
sense (n.)mind, power of reason, wits
senseless (adj.)lacking human sensation, incapable of feeling
senseless (adj.)lacking human sensation, incapable of feeling
senseless (adj.)lacking in sense, stupid, foolish
senseless (adj.)unconscious, insensible, oblivious
senseless (adj.)unconscious, insensible, oblivious
serve (v.)suit, allow, afford
serve (v.)be of use, render service, be an advantage [to]
service (n.)action, performance
service (n.)employment, situation as a servant
serviceable (adj.)diligent, subservient, ready to do anything
serving (n.)means, agency, assistance
set forward (v.)go forward, set out, go forth
set off (v.)enhance, show to advantage, display by contrast
set off (v.)enhance, show to advantage, display by contrast
set on (v.)encourage, urge, incite
set on (v.)go forward, advance, proceed
several (adj.)various, sundry, respective, individual
several (adj.)separate, different, distinct
severally (adv.)separately, individually
Severn (n.)English river flowing south into the Bristol Channel
shade (n.)covered place, sheltered spot
shadow (n.)spirit, phantom, spectre, ghost
shame (n.)modesty, decorum, seemliness
shank (n.)leg
shape (v.)be suitable, fit, accord
sharded (adj.)living in dung; or: with scales
she (n.)lady, woman, girl
she (n.)lady, woman, girl
shift (v.)change [clothes]
short (v.)break, fail to keep, fall short of
shot (n.)darting, shooting; or: wound, pain
shot (n.)tavern bill, reckoning
show (n.)pretence, fabrication, deception
show (n.)vision, apparition, manifestation
shrinking (adj.)shivering, shuddering, wincing with cold
shuffle (v.)shift, shamble along
shun (v.)refuse, avoid, refrain from
side (n.)frame, compass, limit
sign (n.)outward appearance, external demeanour
silly (adj.)simple, lowly, humble
simular (adj.)simulated, pretended, fake; or: plausible
single (adj.)individual, particular
singular (adj.)unmatched, preeminent, outstanding
Sinon (n.)[pron: 'siynon] spy who alerted the Greeks inside the Trojan horse after it had been taken into the citadel of Troy
sir (n.)man, person, individual
sir (n.)man, person, individual
sirrah (n.)sir [commanding, insulting, or familiar, depending on context]
sirrah (n.)sir [commanding, insulting, or familiar, depending on context]
sky-planted (adj.)from a heavenly location, positioned in the skies
slander (v.)misuse, disgrace, bring into disrepute
slaughterman, slaughter-man (n.)executioner, slayer, murderer
slave (n.)fellow, rascal, rogue, villain
slight (adj.)worthless, insignificant, good-for-nothing
slight (adj.)weak, foolish, unwise
slip (v.)let go of, allow to leave, unleash
sluttery (n.)slut, hussy
smart (n.)suffering, grief, sorrow
snatch (n.)catch, hesitation, jerkiness
snuff (n.)smouldering candle-end, burnt-out wick
society (n.)groups of people, companions
society (n.)companionship, fellowship, association
soft (int.)[used as a command] not so fast, wait a moment, be quiet
soft (int.)[used as a command] not so fast, wait a moment, be quiet
soft (int.)[used as a command] not so fast, wait a moment, be quiet
soft (int.)[used as a command] not so fast, wait a moment, be quiet
sojourn (v.)pause, reside, stay for a while
solace (v.)take comfort, be happy, cheer [oneself]
soldier (n.)dedicated person, committed individual
solicit (n.)entreaty, solicitation, wooing
something (adv.)somewhat, rather
something (adv.)somewhat, rather
something (adv.)somewhat, rather
something (adv.)somewhat, rather
sometime (adv.)formerly, at one time, once
soothsayer (n.)foreteller of events, prophet
sore (adj.)serious, grievous, grave
sore (adj.)severe, harsh, heavy
sore (adv.)seriously, greatly, very much
sorrow (adj.)sorry
sot (n.)blockhead, idiot, dolt
sound (v.)find out, ascertain, sound out
south-fog (n.)contagion brought by the south wind
sovereignty (n.)royal dignity, kingly authority
spare (v.)omit, avoid, refrain [from]
spectacles (n.)instruments of vision, eyes
speed (n.)fate, lot, fortune
speed (v.)fare, manage, get on
spend (v.)expend, express, give vent to
spend (v.)use up, wear out, exhaust, bring to an end
spend (v.)use up, wear out, exhaust, bring to an end
spongy, spungy (adj.)rainy, damp, soggy, moisture-filled
sport (n.)exercise, athletic pastime
sport (n.)subject of sport
sport (n.)recreation, amusement, entertainment
sprightly, spritely (adj.)ghostly, spectral, supernatural
sprightly, spritely (adj.)cheerful, light-hearted, bright
spring (n.)closing device, locking mechanism
sprite, spright (v.)torment, haunt [as if by a spirit]
spur (n.)root of a tree, main root
spurn (v.)kick, strike, stamp [on], dash
spurn (v.)reject, scorn, despise, treat with contempt
squire (n.)[contemptuous] servant, follower, attendant
staggers (n.)unsteadiness, reeling, giddiness
staid (adj.)balanced, settled, calm
stale (adj.)worn out, past the prime of life
stamp (n.)coin, impression [of the monarch's head] made on a coin
stamp (n.)impression, mark, imprint
stamp (v.)make an impression of, mint, conceive
stand (n.)[hunting] standing-place, hiding-place
stand (n.)[hunting] standing-place, hiding-place
stand (v.)make a stand [against], fight, resist
stand (v.)make a stand [against], fight, resist
stand (v.)make a stand [against], fight, resist
stand (v.)stop, halt
stand for (v.)defend, uphold, protect, support
stark (adj.)rigid, stiff [as in death]
starting (n.)removal, displacement, breaking away
starve (v.)die, perish
state (n.)splendour, magnificence, stateliness, dignity
state (n.)persons of rank, nobility, court, council of state
state (n.)status, rank, position
statist (n.)statesman, politician, man of affairs
stepdame, step-dame (n.)stepmother
stepdame, step-dame (n.)stepmother
stew (n.)brothel, house of ill-repute
stiff (adj.)unsupple, unathletic; or: lethargic, sluggish
still (adj.)quiet, calm, subdued
still (adj.)at rest, in repose
still (adv.)ever, now [as before]
still (adv.)ever, now [as before]
still (adv.)ever, now [as before]
still (adv.)constantly, always, continually
still (adv.)constantly, always, continually
still (adv.)constantly, always, continually
still (adv.)constantly, always, continually
still (adv.)constantly, always, continually
still (adv.)constantly, always, continually
still (adv.)constantly, always, continually
still (adv.)constantly, always, continually
still (adv.)constantly, always, continually
stir (n.)movement, motion, agitation
stir (v.)move, rouse, excite
stock (n.)tree, family-tree, ancestry
stock (n.)stem, trunk, tree
stomach (n.)appetite, desire [for food]
stomacher (n.)piece of clothing used by women under their bodice to help cover the chest
stomach-qualmed (adj.)taken sick, fallen ill
stone (n.)precious stone, gem
stone of sulphurthunderbolt
stoop (v.)[falconry] swoop, descend swiftly
stoop (v.)[falconry] swoop, descend swiftly
stop (n.)[in managing a horse] pulling-up, sudden checking of a career
store (n.)abundance, plenty, surplus, quantity
story (n.)narrative shown in the arras tapestry
story (v.)give an account of, portray
straight (adj.)strong, muscular, strapping
straight-pight (adj.)with a tall figure,with erect bearing
strain (n.)quality, character, disposition
strait (adj.)narrow, cramped, confined
strait (adj.)narrow, cramped, confined
strange (adj.)foreign, alien, from abroad
strange (adj.)foreign, alien, from abroad
strange (adj.)remarkable, startling, abnormal, unnatural
strangely (adv.)unaccountably, surprisingly, unusually
stranger (n.)foreigner, alien, outsider
stranger (n.)foreigner, alien, outsider
strewing (n.)(plural) things to be scattered
stride (v.)go beyond, step over
strive (v.)compete, contend, vie
stroke (n.)first blow, initial action
strow (v.)strew, scatter
strumpet (n.)harlot, prostitute, whore
stuff (n.)rubbish, nonsense
stuff (n.)people, rabble
stuff (n.)substance, composition, quality, essence
stuff (n.)substance, composition, quality, essence
stuff (n.)substance, composition, quality, essence
subjection (n.)duty as a subject, obedience
succession (n.)successors, heirs
succession (n.)successors, heirs
suffer (v.)allow, permit, let
suffer (v.)allow, permit, let
suffer (v.)allow, permit, let
suffer (v.)bear, endure, stand
sufferance (n.)endurance, forbearance, patience
suit (n.)formal request, entreaty, petition
suit (n.)clothing, dress, garb
suit (n.)wooing, courtship
suit (n.)wooing, courtship
suit (v.)dress, clothe, equip
summer (adj.)joyful, pleasant, happy
sun to sun, fromfrom sunrise to sunset
sun to sun, fromfrom sunrise to sunset
sup (v.)have supper
supply (n.)reinforcement(s), support, relief
supplyant, suppliant (adj.)ready to supply, making up the deficiency
supplyment (n.)continuing with a supply, ongoing provision
sur-addition (n.)surname, additional title
sure (adj.)loyal, trustworthy, steadfast
sure (adv.)surely, assuredly, certainly
sustain (v.)receive, undergo, experience
swathing-clothes / clouts (n.)swaddling clothes, cloths for wrapping round a new-born baby
sweet (n.)lover, sweetheart
swerve (v.)go astray, err, be wrong
sworn (adj.)bound by an oath of loyalty
synod (n.)assembly, council, gathering
table (n.)writing tablet, memo pad, notebook
table (v.)tabulate, list, itemize
tablet (n.)document presented within special covers
taint (v.)sully, infect, stain
take heeltake to one's heels, run away
take in (v.)conquer, subdue, overcome
take off (v.)kill, remove, put to death
take up (v.)rebuke, scold, reprimand
take upon (v.)profess, pretend, affect [oneself]
take upon (v.)undertake a role, assume a responsibility [for oneself]
talent (n.)[unclear meaning] wealth, treasure, riches
tanling (n.)sun-tanned child
taper (n.)candle
taper (n.)candle
targe (n.)shield
TarquinTarquinius Superbus, seventh king of Rome, 6th-c BC
temper (n.)frame of mind, temperament, disposition
temper (v.)blend, mix, concoct, compound
Tenantius (n.)[pron: te'nantius] British king, father of Cymbeline
Tenantius (n.)[pron: te'nantius] British king, father of Cymbeline
tendance (n.)attention, care, solicitude
tender (adj.)thoughtful, considerate, solicitous
tender (adj.)mild, soft, gentle
tender (adj.)sensitive [to], easily hurt [by]
tender (adj.)meek, submissive, spineless
tender (n.)offer, offering
tender (v.)offer, give, present
tender (v.)offer, give, present
tender (v.)offer, give, present
tender (v.)offer, give, present
tender (v.)offer, give, present
tenor, tenour (n.)substance, content, matter, drift
tenor, tenour (n.)substance, content, matter, drift
tent (n.)probe, insert [for exploring wounds]
thanking (n.)word of thanks, expression of gratitude
thick (adj.)quick, rapid, fast
thick (adj.)quick, rapid, fast
thick (adj.)deep, heavy, profound
thick (adv.)quickly, rapidly, fast
thief (n.)villain, scoundrel, rogue, wretch
thief (n.)villain, scoundrel, rogue, wretch
thing (n.)[contemptuous] being, creature, base thing
thing, whatwhat a thing
threat (v.)threaten
three-foot (adj.)three-legged
thrift (n.)profit, advantage, gain
throe (n.)(plural) labour pains, pangs of childbirth
throughfare (n.)thoroughfare
throughly (adv.)thoroughly, fully, completely
throughly (adv.)thoroughly, fully, completely
thunder-master (n.)lord of thunder; Jove
thunder-stone (n.)thunderbolt
tickle (v.)flatter, gratify, please
tie to (v.)stipulate, specify, confirm
time (n.)use of time, experience, occasion
time (n.)age, years
time (n.)lifetime, life
time (n.)circumstance, particular occasion
time, upon aonce upon a time
timely (adv.)early, in good time
tinct (n.)colour, hue, tint
tire (v.)feed greedily, prey ravenously
tire (v.)exhaust, tire out; or: attire, clothe
Titan (n.)one of the titles of the Roman sun-god, Sol
title (n.)[legal] right, claim, entitlement
token (n.)sign, evidence, mark
tomboy (n.)harlot, prostitute
tongue (n.)speech, expression, language, words, voice
tongue (v.)speak, babble about, utter
tonight (adv.)last night, this past night
too (adv.)anyway, in any case
tool (n.)weapon, sword
top (n.)head
touch (n.)depth of feeling, mental pain, pang
touch (v.)wound, hurt, injure
touch (v.)wound, hurt, injure
touch (v.)wound, hurt, injure
touching (prep.)concerning
toy (n.)whim, caprice, trifling matter
train up (v.)bring up, rear, educate
trial (n.)action of testing, putting to the proof
trice (n.)single pull
trick (n.)practice, custom, current fashion
trick (n.)way, knack, skill
trim (n.)adornment, frill
trip (v.)overthrow, catch out, point out fault in
triumph (n.)public festivity, pageant, display of celebration, tournament
troth (n.)truth, good faith
troth, good troth (n.)exclamations, emphasizing an assertion - truly, indeed
troublesome (adj.)full of affliction, disturbed, crisis-torn
trow (v.)(I) wonder, (I) ask you
true (adj.)honest, upright, law-abiding
true (adj.)true to one's promise, faithful to one's undertaking
true (adj.)loyal, firm, faithful in allegiance
true (adj.)loyal, firm, faithful in allegiance
true (adj.)loyal, firm, faithful in allegiance
true (adj.)loyal, firm, faithful in allegiance
truly (adv.)faithfully, loyally, constantly
truth (n.)loyalty, allegiance, faithfulness
truth (n.)loyalty, allegiance, faithfulness
truth (n.)loyalty, allegiance, faithfulness
try (v.)prove, ascertain, find out
try (v.)prove, ascertain, find out
try (v.)prove, ascertain, find out
tune (n.)sound, tone, voice
twinned (adj.)indistinguishable, identical, closely linked
tyrant (n.)pitiless ruffian, cruel villain
unbent (adj.)[archery] not bent, not prepared to release an arrow
uncrossed (adj.)uncancelled, undeleted, not obliterated
undergo (v.)bear, ensure, suffer
undergo (v.)undertake, carry out, perform
undergo (v.)undertake, carry out, perform
under-peep (v.)peep from under
undertake (v.)take on, fight with, engage in combat with
undone (adj.)ruined, destroyed, brought down
unfold (v.)display, reveal, show
unfold (v.)relate, recount, narrate
unkinglike (adj.)not regal, not befitting a king
unlaid (adj.)not driven out by an exorcist, not prevented from walking
unlike (adj.)unlikely, incredible, unbelievable
unparagoned (adj.)unsurpassable, matchless, not able to be excelled
unparagoned (adj.)unsurpassable, matchless, not able to be excelled
unpaved (adj.)without stones [testicles], castrated
unpeople (v.)empty of people, depopulate
unprizable (adj.)inestimable, beyond price
unspeaking (adj.)unable to speak out, incapable of speech
untaught (adj.)natural, spontaneous
untendered (adj.)unpaid, not offered, outstanding
up (adv.)hidden, concealed, shut up
upcast (n.)[bowls] accident, chance; or: throw, pitch
use (n.)activity, practice, enterprise
use (v.)treat, deal with, manage
usury (n.)way of dealing with money, financial practice
utterance, atto the uttermost, to the very last, at any cost
vainglory, vain-glory (n.)undue vanity, unwarranted pride
valuation (n.)appreciation of merit, estimation of worth
value (n.)worth, estimation, valuation
vantage (n.)advantage, benefit, advancement, profit
vantage (n.)right moment, suitable opportunity
vantage (n.)right moment, suitable opportunity
variable (adj.)varied, diverse, different
varlet (n.)knave, rogue, rascal, ruffian
vassal (n.)servant, slave, subject
venge (v.)avenge, revenge
vent (v.)utter, express, air, proclaim
vent (v.)utter, express, air, proclaim
venture (n.)prostitute
Venus (n.)Roman goddess of beauty and love
verbal (adj.)talkative, verbose, vocal
very (adj.)[intensifying] thorough-going, absolute
very (adj.)[intensifying] thorough-going, absolute
very (adj.)true, real, genuine
very (adj.)mere, alone
viand (n.)(usually plural) food, victuals, foodstuff
vicious (adj.)blameworthy, reprehensible, shameful
victual (n.)(usually plural) provisions, supplies, food and drink
vigour (n.)power, efficacy, effect
villain (adj.)lowly, boorish, base
virtue (n.)power, capability, efficacy, property
voice (n.)support, approval, good word
voucher (n.)piece of evidence, circumstance
vouchsafe (v.)allow, permit, grant
wag (v.)move, stir, rouse
wage (v.)stake, hazard
waggish (adj.)playful, mischievous, impish
wake out (v.)cause to come out through staying awake
want (n.)need, requirement, necessity
want (n.)lack, shortage, dearth
want (n.)lack, shortage, dearth
want (v.)lack, need, be without
want (v.)lack, need, be without
want (v.)fall short [of], be deficient [in]
wanton (n.)spoilt child, pampered baby, weakling
warrant (n.)assurance, pledge, guarantee
warrant (v.)assure, promise, guarantee, confirm
waste (v.)consume, use up
watch (n.)sleepless state, wakefulness
watch (v.)stay awake, keep vigil
watch (v.)stay awake, keep vigil
way (n.)journey, expedition, outing
way, by theon the way, on the journey
wear (v.)possess, enjoy, have
weed (n.)(plural) garments, dress, clothes
wench-like (adj.)girlish, womanish, effeminate
whelp (n.)cub, young
whilst, thein the meantime, meanwhile
whoreson (adj.)[abusive intensifier, serious or jocular] bastard, wretched, vile
whoreson (adj.)[abusive intensifier, serious or jocular] bastard, wretched, vile
wildly (adv.)naturally, without cultivation
wildness (n.)madness, distraction, frenzy
will (n.)desire, wish, liking, inclination
will (n.)lust, sexual desire, passion
win (v.)win over, prevail upon
win (v.)gain advantage [over], get the better [of]
window (n.)(plural) eyelids
wing-led (adj.)[unclear meaning] led on in organized formation
wink (v.)[of the eyes] close, shut
winking (adj.)with closed eyes
winking (adj.)with closed petals
winking (n.)shutting the eyes
winter-ground (v.)[of plants] cover so as to protect from winter harshness
winterly (adj.)harsh, cheerless, unpleasant
wish (v.)hope, desire
wit (n.)intelligence, wisdom, good sense, mental ability
wit (n.)intelligence, wisdom, good sense, mental ability
without (adv.)externally, on the outside
witch (n.)enchanter, magician, wizard
witness (v.)bear witness to, attest, testify to
wiving (n.)marriage, marrying, taking a wife
wont (v.)be accustomed, used [to], be in the habit of
wonted (adj.)accustomed, usual, customary
woodman (n.)hunter, huntsman
word (v.)speak, utter, say
word (v.)represent in words, give a reputation
work (v.), past form wroughtbring about, arrange, effect
work (v.), past form wroughtperform, do, carry out
workman (n.)craftsman, skilled worker
worm (n.)serpent, snake
wrack (n.)destruction, ruin
wring (v.)writhe, struggle, twist [as if in pain]
writ (n.)written authority, formal order, warrant
wry (v.)err, lapse, go wrong
yellow (adj.)sallow, pasty-faced; or: jealous
yield (v.)give back to, return to
yielding (n.)consent, compliance, agreement
yoke (v.)associate, link, join, couple
yoke (v.)associate, link, join, couple
young (adj.)immature, inexperienced, raw
zephyr (n.)mild breeze, gentle wind [especially from the west]
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