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Search phrase: artificial

Plays

 8 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
Henry VI Part 33H6 III.ii.184And wet my cheeks with artificial tears,And wet my Cheekes with artificiall Teares,
King Edward IIIE3 III.iii.81And with a strumpet's artificial lineAnd with a strumpets artifitiall line,
MacbethMac III.v.27Shall raise such artificial spritesShall raise such Artificiall Sprights,
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND III.ii.203We, Hermia, like two artificial godsWe Hermia, like two Artificiall gods,
PericlesPer V.i.71If that thy prosperous and artificial featIf that thy prosperous and artificiall fate,
Romeo and JulietRJ I.i.140And makes himself an artificial night.And makes himselfe an artificiall night:
Timon of AthensTim I.i.38It tutors nature. Artificial strifeIt Tutors Nature, Artificiall strife
Timon of AthensTim II.ii.114stones more than's artificial one. He is very often like astones moe then's artificiall one. Hee is verie often like a

Glossary

 13 result(s).
affectassume, display, put on, practise in an artificial way
artartifice, artificial conduct; or: wile, trick
artificialshowing creative artistry, artistically skilful
artificialhypocritical, feigned, phony
artificialskilful, accomplished, capable
artificialproduced by the black arts
dildononsense refrain in a ballad; also: artificial penis
falsesham, spurious, not genuine, artificial
infectedaffected, artificial, put on
paintedunreal, artificial, superficial
pedanticalpedantic, exaggerated, artificial
recollectedstudied, artificial, refined
strainedforced, artificial, feigned

Thesaurus

 11 result(s).
artificialinfected
artificialrecollected
artificialpainted
artificialpedantical
artificialfalse
artificialstrained
artificial conductart
artificial practiceaffect
beauty, artificialfine
conduct, artificialart
practise in an artificial wayaffect

Themes and Topics

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Archaisms
Plants...wort used by beggars and others to make artificial wounds thistle h5 v ii 52 ...

Words Families

 1 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
ARTIFICIALBASICartificial adj
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