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Search phrase: compromise

Plays

 3 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
Henry VI Part 11H6 V.iv.149And, now the matter grows to compromise,And now the matter growes to compremize,
King JohnKJ V.i.67Send fair-play orders and make compromise,Send fayre-play-orders, and make comprimise,
Richard IIR2 II.i.253But basely yielded upon compromiseBut basely yeelded vpon comprimize,

Glossary

 6 result(s).
closeagree, come to terms, compromise
comprimisevariant form of ‘compromise
compromisesettlement, solution, amicable arrangement
compromisereach agreement, come to terms
temporizecompromise, conform, become amenable
temporizenegotiate, come to terms, effect a compromise

Thesaurus

 3 result(s).
compromiseclose
compromisetemporize
compromise, effect atemporize

Words Families

 2 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
COMPROMISEBASICcompromise n, compromise v
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