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Search phrase: cleave

Plays

 11 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
Antony and CleopatraAC III.iv.31As if the world should cleave, and that slain menAs if the world should cleaue, and that slaine men
Antony and CleopatraAC IV.xiv.39The battery from my heart. O, cleave, my sides!The battery from my heart. Oh cleaue my sides.
CoriolanusCor III.ii.28.1Cleave in the midst and perish.Cleaue in the midd'st, and perish.
HamletHam II.ii.560And cleave the general ear with horrid speech,And cleaue the generall eare with horrid speech:
MacbethMac I.iii.145Like our strange garments, cleave not to their mouldLike our strange Garments, cleaue not to their mould,
MacbethMac II.i.25If you shall cleave to my consent when 'tis,If you shall cleaue to my consent, / When 'tis,
Measure for MeasureMM III.i.66.1To cleave a heart in twain.To cleaue a heart in twaine:
Richard IIR2 V.iii.30My tongue cleave to my roof within my mouth,My tongue cleaue to my roofe within my mouth,
The TempestTem IV.i.165.1Thy thoughts I cleave to. What's thy pleasure?Thy thoughts I cleaue to, what's thy pleasure?
Timon of AthensTim III.iv.91Knock me down with 'em; cleave me to the girdle.Knocke me downe with 'em, cleaue mee to the Girdle.
Titus AndronicusTit V.ii.136And cleave to no revenge but Lucius.And cleaue to no reuenge but Lucius.

Glossary

 7 result(s).
cleavestick, adhere
cleave the pin[archery] split the peg in the middle of a target
cleave tocling to, adhere to, obey
partcleave, break, tear
riftsplit, cleave, rend apart
rivesplit, rend, cleave
wedgecleave, split [as with a wedge]

Thesaurus

 4 result(s).
cleaverift
cleavewedge
cleavepart
cleaverive

Words Families

 6 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
CLEAVEBASICcleave v, cleft adj, clefture n, cloven adj
CLEAVESTRONGoak-cleaving adj
CLOVENBASICsee CLEAVE
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