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Search phrase: adopt

Plays

 4 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
CoriolanusCor III.ii.48You adopt your policy, how is it less or worseYou adopt your policy: How is it lesse or worse
Henry VI Part 33H6 I.i.135Tell me, may not a king adopt an heir?Tell me, may not a King adopt an Heire?
OthelloOth I.iii.189I had rather to adopt a child than get it.I had rather to adopt a Child, then get it.
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK V.iv.124Whom I adopt my friends. A day or twoWhom I adopt my Frinds. A day or two

Glossary

 7 result(s).
adoptedlythrough adoption
adoptionassociation, relationship
adoptiousadopted, appropriated, taken up
assumeacquire, adopt, take on
receivedfashionable, accepted as a norm, generally adopted
smoothadopt a flattering manner, make a plausible show, conciliate
usurpassume, take on, adopt

Thesaurus

 7 result(s).
adoptusurp
adoptassume
adoptedadoptious
adopted, generallyreceived
adoption, throughadoptedly
flattering manner, adopt asmooth
generally adoptedreceived

Words Families

 5 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
ADOPTBASICadopt v, adopted adj, adoptedly adv, adoption n, adoptious adj
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