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Search phrase: ceremonious

Plays

 7 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
King LearKL I.iv.58with that ceremonious affection as you were wont.with that Ceremonious affection as you were wont,
Richard IIR2 I.iii.50Then let us take a ceremonious leaveThen let vs take a ceremonious leaue
Richard IIR2 III.ii.173Tradition, form, and ceremonious duty;Tradition, Forme, and Ceremonious dutie,
Richard IIIR3 III.i.45Too ceremonious and traditional.Too ceremonious, and traditionall.
Richard IIIR3 V.iii.99Cuts off the ceremonious vows of loveCuts off the ceremonious Vowes of Loue,
Troilus and CressidaTC I.iii.234Are ceremonious courtiers.Are ceremonious Courtiers.
The Winter's TaleWT III.i.7How ceremonious, solemn, and unearthlyHow ceremonious, solemne, and vn-earthly

Glossary

 4 result(s).
ceremoniousscrupulous over formalities, punctilious about ritual
congeetake ceremonious leave of, pay formal respects upon departure
pompousfull of pomp, ceremonious, grand
solemnformal, ceremonious, stately

Thesaurus

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ceremonioussolemn
ceremoniouspompous
ceremonious leave, takecongee
leave, take ceremoniouscongee

Words Families

 1 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
CEREMONYBASICceremonious
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