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Search phrase: constrained

Plays

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Antony and CleopatraAC III.vi.56To come thus was I not constrained, but did itTo come thus was I not constrain'd, but did it
Antony and CleopatraAC III.xiii.59Does pity, as constrained blemishes,Does pitty, as constrained blemishes,
CymbelineCym III.v.47Whereto constrained by her infirmity,Whereto constrain'd by her infirmitie,
CymbelineCym V.iv.15Desired more than constrained: to satisfy,Desir'd, more then constrain'd, to satisfie
CymbelineCym V.v.141I am glad to be constrained to utter thatI am glad to be constrain'd to vtter that
Henry IV Part 22H4 I.i.196And they did fight with queasiness, constrained,And they did fight with queasinesse, constrain'd
Henry VI Part 11H6 II.i.7Constrained to watch in darkness, rain, and cold.Constrain'd to watch in darknesse, raine, and cold.
King Edward IIIE3 I.i.102Is to surrender ere he be constrained.Is to surrender ere he be constraynd.
MacbethMac V.iv.13And none serve with him but constrained thingsAnd none serue with him, but constrained things,
Titus AndronicusTit V.ii.176Inhuman traitors, you constrained and forced.Iuhumaine Traytors, you constrain'd and for'st.
Twelfth NightTN II.iii.64constrained in't to call thee knave, knight.constrain'd in't, to call thee knaue, Knight.
Twelfth NightTN II.iii.65'Tis not the first time I have constrained'Tis not the first time I haue constrained

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The Rape of LucreceLuc.1703 Being constrained with dreadful circumstance? Being constrayn'd with dreadfull circumstance?

Glossary

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affinedconstrained, bound, obliged
compelledconstrained, forced, of necessity
debtconstrained by necessity, under an obligation
enforcedforced, constrained, affected
forcedenforced, imposed, constrained
necessityinevitability, constrained outcome

Thesaurus

 7 result(s).
constrainedaffined
constrainedenforced
constrainedcompelled
constrainedforced
constrained outcomenecessity
necessity, constrained bydebt
outcome, constrainednecessity
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