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Search phrase: abject

Plays

 12 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
Henry IV Part 22H4 IV.i.33Came like itself, in base and abject routs,Came like it selfe, in base and abiect Routs,
Henry VI Part 11H6 V.v.49That he should be so abject, base, and poorThat he should be so abiect, base, and poore,
Henry VI Part 22H6 II.iv.11The abject people gazing on thy faceThe abiect People, gazing on thy face,
Henry VI Part 22H6 IV.i.105Upon these paltry, servile, abject drudges.Vpon these paltry, seruile, abiect Drudges:
Henry VI Part 22H6 V.i.25I am so angry at these abject terms;I am so angry at these abiect tearmes.
Henry VIIIH8 I.i.127Me as his abject object. At this instantMe as his abiect obiect, at this instant
King Edward IIIE3 IV.vi.22The fear-possessed abject soul to fly.The feare possessed abiect soule to flie,
The Comedy of ErrorsCE IV.iv.101To make a loathsome abject scorn of me.To make a loathsome abiect scorne of me:
The Merchant of VeniceMV IV.i.92You use in abject and in slavish parts,You vse in abiect and in slauish parts,
The Taming of the ShrewTS induction.2.31And banish hence these abject lowly dreams.And banish hence these abiect lowlie dreames:
Troilus and CressidaTC III.iii.128Most abject in regard, and dear in use!Most abiect in regard, and deare in vse.
Troilus and CressidaTC III.iii.162Lie there for pavement to the abject rear,Lye there for pauement to the abiect, neere

Glossary

 10 result(s).
abatedhumbled, abject, subdued
abjectmean-spirited, despicable, contemptible
abjectservile subject, low-placed reject
abjectlycontemptibly, in a degrading way, with a low opinion
broker-lackeyabject go-between, pander [sic]
lackeyservile, menial, abject
low-spiritedignoble, abject, cowardly
poorlyabjectly, humbly, miserably
raggedbeggarly, shabby, abject
vassalsubmissive, abject, yielding

Thesaurus

 8 result(s).
abjectabated
abjectragged
abjectvassal
abjectlow-spirited
abjectlackey
abject go-betweenbroker-lackey
abjectlypoorly
go-between, abjectbroker-lackey

Themes and Topics

 1 result(s).
Frequently Encountered Words (FEW)...not so your king / that he should be so abject , base, and poor / to choose for wealth2...

Words Families

 3 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
ABJECTBASICabject n, abject adj, abjectly adv
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