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Search phrase: agent

Plays

 10 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
CymbelineCym I.vi.76Not to be shaked: the agent for his master,Not to be shak'd: the Agent for his Master,
Henry VI Part 22H6 III.ii.115The agent of thy foul inconstancy – (The agent of thy foule inconstancie)
Henry VIIIH8 III.ii.59Is posted as the agent of our CardinalIs posted as the Agent of our Cardinall,
King JohnKJ II.i.87Whiles we, God's wrathful agent, do correctWhiles we Gods wrathfull agent doe correct
MacbethMac I.vii.80Each corporal agent to this terrible feat.Each corporall Agent to this terrible Feat.
Measure for MeasureMM III.ii.164ungenitured agent will unpeople the province withvngenitur'd Agent will vn-people the Prouince with
Much Ado About NothingMA II.i.164And trust no agent; for beauty is a witchAnd trust no Agent: for beautie is a witch,
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG I.iii.46Here is her hand, the agent of her heart;Here is her hand, the agent of her heart;
The Winter's TaleWT I.ii.114And well become the agent – 't may, I grant.And well become the Agent: 't may; I graunt:
Troilus and CressidaTC V.x.36O world, world, world! Thus is the poor agent despised!oh world, world, world! thus is the poore agent dispisde:

Glossary

 19 result(s).
agentsense, organ, faculty
allaymentmodifying agent, countermeasure, mitigation
attorneysubstitute, deputy, agent
balsambalm, soothing ointment, healing agent
broker, broker-betweengo-between, intermediary, agent
executoragent, doer, performer
factoragent, representative, broker
instrumentagent, servant, retainer
instrumentagent, means, method
intelligencersecret agent, spy, operative
managent, representative
meanmeans, agent, cause
ministermessenger, agent, servant
motiveinstrument, agent, moving organ
organagent, instrument, means
procuratordeputy, agent, proxy
secondarydeputy, agent, second-in-command
speculationobserver, watcher, agent
surveyorsuperintendent, land agent, estate supervisor

Thesaurus

 20 result(s).
agent [means]organ
agent [means]mean
agent [means]instrument
agent [person]instrument
agent [person]broker, broker-between
agent [person]factor
agent [person]attorney
agent [person]secondary
agent [person]speculation
agent [person]procurator
agent [person]man
agent [person]motive
agent [person]minister
agent [person]executor
agent, landsurveyor
agent, secretintelligencer
healing agentbalsam
land agentsurveyor
modifying agentallayment
secret agentintelligencer

Words Families

 1 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
AGENTBASICagent n
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