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Search phrase: activity

Plays

 3 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
Henry VH5 III.vii.96Doing is activity, and he will still be doing.Doing is actiuitie, and he will still be doing.
Timon of AthensTim IV.iii.164That your activity may defeat and quellThat your Actiuity may defeate and quell
Troilus and CressidaTC III.ii.56activity in question. What, billing again? Here's ‘ Inactiuity in question: what billing againe? here's in

Glossary

 23 result(s).
actactivity, action, performance
actualactive, involving specific activity
agitationmovement, motion, activity [physical, not mental]
basenesslowly activity, contemptible work
craftskilful activity, cunning plan
dalliancefrivolity, idleness, wasteful activity
doingaction, performance, activity
dullblunt, reduce the activity of
engrossmentstockpiling, accumulation, collecting activity
exercisehabitual activity, usual occupation, employment
functionactivity, action, performance
hurrycommotion, excitement, activity
night-rulenight-time activity, nocturnal diversion
operanceoperation, action, activity
self-mettleone's own vigorous activity
setset an activity to be followed
stirevent, happening, activity
stiracting, stirring, activity
termany of four periods of activity within the legal year [Michaelmas, Hilary, Easter, Trinity]
useactivity, practice, enterprise
vaingloryshowy event, ostentatious activity
villainyshaming practice, discrediting activity
workingoperation, action, activity

Thesaurus

 27 result(s).
activityact
activitystir
activityworking
activityoperance
activityuse
activitydoing
activitystir
activityfunction
activityhurry
activityagitation
activity to be followed, set an set
activity, night-timenight-rule
activity, ostentatiousvainglory
activity, reducedull
activity, skilfulcraft
activity, specificactual
collecting activityengrossment
discrediting activityvillainy
habitual activityexercise
lowly activitybaseness
night-time activitynight-rule
ostentatious activityvainglory
reduce activitydull
set an activity to be followedset
skilful activitycraft
vigorous activity, one's ownself-mettle
wasteful activitydalliance

Themes and Topics

 1 result(s).
a- as a particle...re ‘to be engaged in the time-consuming activity of feasting’ (mw ii iii 80) the meaning...
...a sense of routine or ordinariness to an activity thereby conveying a demeaning effect wh...
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