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Search phrase: asp

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 3 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
Antony and CleopatraAC V.ii.302Which is my heaven to have. (To an asp) Come, thou mortal wretch,Which is my heauen to haue. Come thou mortal wretch,
Antony and CleopatraAC V.ii.312She applies another asp to her arm
Antony and CleopatraAC V.ii.321.1She applies an asp to herself

Glossary

 72 result(s).
apprehendperceive the significance, discern, grasp the matter [of]
apprehensionconception, grasping by the mind, awareness
aspect[astrology] influential phase, direction of alignment
aspect[of a human face] look, appearance, expression
aspect[of objects] sight, appearance
aspectgaze, look
aspersionsprinkling, shower, spray
aspictype of venomous snake, asp
aspiciousmalapropism for ‘suspicious’ [or ‘auspicious’]
aspirerise up, tower, be tall
aspireascend, rise up, climb [to]
aspreyosprey
behalfrespect, aspect, consideration
blasphemeslander, defame, defile
brainunderstand, comprehend, grasp
browappearance, aspect, countenance
catchgrasp, gather, infer
chancepossibility, prospect, aspect
clap[of two people's hands] strike together, clasp [to seal a bargain]
claspcling, hold tight, hang on
cleapembrace, clasp, hug
clipembrace, clasp, hug
clipembrace, clasp, hug
closejoin, clasp
come[expressing impatience, incredulity, exasperation] come on, come off it
countenanceappearance, aspect, look
deviceresourcefulness, aspiration, cast of mind
embracementembrace, clasping, hug
embrasureembrace, clasping
entwistclasp with a twist, entwine, wreathe around
exasperateenraged, incensed, angered
favourappearance, look, aspect
finddetect, perceive, grasp
glancepick on, snipe at, cast aspersions on
graspembrace, clasp in the arms
graspembrace, clasp
gripeclutch, grasp, seize
gripegrip, hold, grasp
gripingvoracious, grasping, devouring
haughtyhigh-minded, aspiring, lofty
haveunderstand, grasp, comprehend
hentclutch, grasp
hentgrasp, take hold of
high-pitchedhigh-aspiring
hold-fastfirmly grasping
imageappearance, aspect, countenance
labouringaspiring, striving, showing endeavour
large-handedgrasping, rapacious, avaricious
madmadden, exasperate, infuriate
mountingambitious, aspiring, rising
movemove to anger, provoke, exasperate
movedin a bad temper, angered, exasperated
movedaroused, provoked, exasperated
palliamentrobe, gown [of someone aspiring to Roman consulship]
pitchheight, elevation, high aspiration
pluckcome down [in level of aspiration], look lower
profaneblasphemous, irreverent, foul-mouthed
queenact as a queen, aspire to being a queen
sacredaccursed, blasphemous
seemingappearance, look, aspect
seizuregrasping of hands, clasp, hold
shakeseize, grasp, move
shapeappearance, aspect, visible form
Tantalusking of Sipylos in Lydia, punished in the Underworld for his crimes; he sits in a pool which recedes when he bends to drink, and the grapes over his head elude his grasp
thriveraspiring person, striver, wannabe
trytry for, aim at, aspire to
unclaspreveal, display, divulge
vicegrip, grasp
visageoutward appearance, aspect, air
waspish-headedpeevish, irascible, spiteful
whittleclasp-knife, carving knife
windgasp for breath, lose one's breath

Thesaurus

 62 result(s).
arms, clasp in thegrasp
aspaspic
aspectfavour
aspectshape
aspectseeming
aspectvisage
aspectimage
aspectchance
aspectcountenance
aspectbrow
aspersions, castglance
aspirationdevice
aspiration, highpitch
aspire totry
aspiringlabouring
aspiringhaughty
aspiringmounting
aspiring personthriver
blasphemoussacred
blasphemousprofane
breath, lose/gasp forwind
claspgrasp
claspseizure
claspclose
claspcleap
claspclip
claspclip
clasp [to seal a bargain]clap
clasp in the armsgrasp
clasp with a twistentwist
claspingembrasure
claspingembracement
clasp-knifewhittle
come down [in level of aspiration]pluck
exasperatemove
exasperatemad
exasperatedmoved
exasperatedmoved
exasperation [expression of]come
firmly graspinghold-fast
gasp for breathwind
graspvice
graspcatch
graspbrain
graspfind
grasphent
grasphent
grasphave
graspgripe
graspgripe
graspshake
grasp a matterapprehend
graspinglarge-handed
graspinggriping
grasping by the mindapprehension
grasping of handsseizure
grasping, firmlyhold-fast
hands, grasping ofseizure
high-aspiringhigh-pitched
mind, grasping by theapprehension
queen, aspire to beingqueen
twist, clasp with aentwist

Words Families

 12 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
ASPBASICasp n, aspic n
ASPECTBASICaspect n
ASPENBASICaspen adj
ASPERSIONBASICaspersion n
ASPICIOUSBASICsee AUSPICIOUSsee
ASPIREBASICaspiration n, aspire v, aspiring adj
AUSPICIOUSBASICaspicious adj [malapropism]
SUSPICIONBASICaspicious adj [malapropism]
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