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Search phrase: aunt

Plays

 28 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND I.i.157I have a widow aunt, a dowager,I haue a Widdow Aunt, a dowager,
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND II.i.51The wisest aunt telling the saddest taleThe wisest Aunt telling the saddest tale,
HamletHam II.ii.375and aunt-mother are deceived.and Aunt Mother are deceiu'd.
Henry IV Part 11H4 III.i.190Good father, tell her that she and my aunt PercyGood Father tell her, that she and my Aunt Percy
Henry VI Part 22H6 I.iii.141Sweet aunt, be quiet; 'twas against her will.Sweet Aunt be quiet, 'twas against her will.
Henry VI Part 33H6 II.i.145From your kind aunt, Duchess of Burgundy,From your kinde Aunt Dutchesse of Burgundie,
Henry VIIIH8 I.i.177Under pretence to see the Queen his auntVnder pretence to see the Queene his Aunt,
King Edward IIIE3 I.ii.82How fares my aunt? We are not Scots.How fares my Aunt? we are not Scots,
King Edward IIIE3 I.ii.87Dear aunt, descend, and gratulate his highness.Deare Aunt discend and gratulate his highnes.
Richard IIR2 V.iii.75A woman, and thy aunt, great King. 'Tis I.A woman, and thine Aunt (great King) 'tis I.
Richard IIR2 V.iii.91.1Rise up, good aunt!Rise vp good Aunt.
Richard IIR2 V.iii.110.1Good aunt, stand up!Good Aunt stand vp.
Richard IIR2 V.iii.128.1Good aunt, stand up.Good Aunt, stand vp.
Richard IIIR3 II.ii.62Ah, aunt, You wept not for our father's death.Ah Aunt! you wept not for our Fathers death:
Richard IIIR3 IV.i.2Led in the hand of her kind aunt of Gloucester?Led in the hand of her kind Aunt of Gloster?
Richard IIIR3 IV.i.23Their aunt I am in law, in love their mother;Their Aunt I am in law, in loue their Mother:
Richard IIIR3 IV.iv.283Mad'st quick conveyance with her good aunt Anne!Mad'st quicke conueyance with her good Aunt Anne.
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW IV.ii.70My maid's aunt, the fat woman ofMy Maids Aunt the fat woman of
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW IV.ii.160Why, it is my maid's aunt of Brainford.Why it is my maids Aunt of Brainford.
Titus AndronicusTit III.ii.47Make my aunt merry with some pleasing tale.Make my Aunt merry, with some pleasing tale.
Titus AndronicusTit IV.i.1Help, grandsire, help! My aunt LaviniaHelpe Grandsier helpe, my Aunt Lauinia,
Titus AndronicusTit IV.i.4Alas, sweet aunt, I know not what you mean.Alas sweet Aunt, I know not what you meane.
Titus AndronicusTit IV.i.5Stand by me, Lucius; do not fear thine aunt.Stand by me Lucius, doe not feare thy Aunt.
Titus AndronicusTit IV.i.22Although, my lord, I know my noble auntAlthough my Lord, I know my noble Aunt,
Titus AndronicusTit IV.i.26Causeless perhaps. But pardon me, sweet aunt,Causles perhaps, but pardon me sweet Aunt,
Troilus and CressidaTC II.ii.78And for an old aunt whom the Greeks held captiveAnd for an old Aunt whom the Greekes held Captiue,
Troilus and CressidaTC II.ii.81Why keep we her? – The Grecians keep our aunt:Why keepe we her? the Grecians keepe our Aunt:
Troilus and CressidaTC IV.v.134My sacred aunt, should by my mortal swordMy sacred Aunt, should by my mortall Sword

Glossary

 62 result(s).
arm-gaunt[unclear meaning] in fine condition; with gaunt limbs; with armoured trappings
askant, askauntaslant, across
auntold woman, gossip
auntmistress, whore, prostitute
avauntbe gone, go away, be off
avauntorder to be gone, farewell
awedawestruck, daunted, intimidated
baregaunt, lean, needy
barenessgauntness, leanness, thin condition
bashfuleasily intimidated, readily daunted
bemockmock at, taunt, flout
bigger-lookedof more daunting appearance
bobjest, jibe, taunt
braggedbragging, boastful, vaunting
dashcast down, daunt, dishearten
dreadfulinspiring dread, causing fear, daunting
fearfrighten, scare, terrify, daunt
flauntfinery, ostentatious clothing, trappings
flingdig, gibe, taunt
floutinsult, jibe, taunt
gagepledge, challenge [usually, a glove or gauntlet thrown down]
gauntletarmoured glove protecting the hand and wrist
ghosthaunt, appear as a ghost
gibescoff, taunt, jeer
gibingscoffing, taunting, jeering
gibinglysarcastically, tauntingly, in a mocking manner
girdmock, taunt, laugh [at]
girdtaunt, gibe, dig
gleektaunt, gibe, insult
hauntpublic places, society, company
hauntfrequent resort, regular visit
hauntfrequent, visit habitually
hauntpursue, afflict, beset
high-vauntingboastful, bragging, loud-mouthed
injurytaunting, injuring, injuriousness
Jack-a-Lent[jocular; male figure used as an Aunt Sally during Lent] puppet, poppet, doll
jauncejaunt, fatiguing journey
jauncejaunt, trudge about, run around
jauntjaunt
lank-leangaunt, haggard, wasted
lean-lookedlean-looking, gaunt
meagrelean, gaunt, emaciated
never-dauntednever dispirited, never overcome with fear
pair-taunt-likelike a winning hand in the card game ‘post and pair’
quaildaunt, dishearten, intimidate
quipretort, taunt, gibe
roistingroistering, swaggering, vaunting
scofftaunt, scorn, mockery
scornmockery, taunt, insult, act of derision
sparelean, thin, gaunt
spritetorment, haunt [as if by a spirit]
taintingly[probable error for] tauntingly
twittaunt, upbraid, reproach
vauntboast, brag, crow
vauntboast, bragging claim
vauntbeginning, outset, first part
vauntexult, rejoice, revel
vauntshow off, display proudly
vaunt-currierforerunner, announcer, herald
vaunterboaster, braggart, show-off
vauntingboastful, bragging, loud-mouthed
vauntingboasting, bragging

Thesaurus

 39 result(s).
appearance, of more dauntingbigger-looked
dauntquail
dauntdash
dauntfear
dauntedawed
daunted, readilybashful
dauntingdreadful
daunting appearance, of morebigger-looked
gauntlank-lean
gauntlean-looked
gauntspare
gauntmeagre
gauntbare
gaunt limbs, witharm-gaunt
gauntletgage
gauntnessbareness
hauntsprite
hauntghost
jauntjaunt
jauntjaunce
jauntjaunce
limbs, with gauntarm-gaunt
taunttwit
tauntbob
tauntscorn
tauntquip
tauntbemock
tauntflout
tauntfling
tauntgird
tauntgibe
tauntgird
tauntgleek
tauntscoff
tauntinggibing
tauntinginjury
tauntinglygibingly
vauntingroisting
vauntingbragged

Themes and Topics

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Frequently Encountered Words (FEW)...ou respect not aught your servant dothavaunt (int.)begone, go away, be off2h4 i.ii.8...
... i.ii.89 [falstaff to servant] hence! avaunt !kl iii.vi.63 [edgar as poor tom, to ima...
...edgar as poor tom, to imaginary dogs] avaunt , you curs!mac iii.iv.92 [macbeth to ban...
....92 [macbeth to banquo’s ghost] avaunt , and quit my sight!aye (adv.)always,eve...
...[king richard to all, as if to john of gaunt ] let them die that age and sullens have...
...vereign's wishr2 ii.i.129 [john of gaunt to richard] my brother gloucester ... /...
...pledge, challenge [usually, a glove or gaunt let thrown down]h5 iv.i.203 [king henry ...
...iana] didst not her kitchen-maid rail, taunt , and scorn me?h5 ii.ii.41 [king henry t...
...]mnd ii.i.51 [puck to fairy] the wisest aunt telling the saddest tale / sometime for...

Words Families

 3 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
AUNTBASICaunt n
AUNTRELATIVEaunt-mother n
MOTHERRELATIVESaunt-mother n
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