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Search phrase: costly


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HamletHam I.iii.70Costly thy habit as thy purse can buy,Costly thy habit as thy purse can buy;
Henry IV Part 22H4 III.i.13Under the canopies of costly state,Vnder the Canopies of costly State,
Henry VI Part 22H6 III.ii.106I took a costly jewel from my neck – I tooke a costly Iewell from my necke,
Henry VIIIH8 I.i.165To this last costly treaty, th' interviewTo this last costly Treaty: Th'enteruiew,
Julius CaesarJC III.i.258Woe to the hand that shed this costly blood!Woe to the hand that shed this costly Blood.
The Merchant of VeniceMV II.ix.94To show how costly summer was at hand,To show how costly Sommer was at hand,
Much Ado About NothingMA II.i.303working-days: your grace is too costly to wear everyworking-daies, your Grace is too costly to weare euerie
The Taming of the ShrewTS induction.1.57Some one be ready with a costly suit,Some one be readie with a costly suite,
The Taming of the ShrewTS II.i.345Costly apparel, tents, and canopies,Costly apparell, tents, and Canopies,
Troilus and CressidaTC IV.i.61With such a costly loss of wealth and friends.With such a costly losse of wealth and friends:
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK I.i.132Will longer last and be more costly thanWill long last, and be more costly then,


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SonnetsSonn.146.4 Painting thy outward walls so costly gay? Painting thy outward walls so costlie gay?


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chargefulcostly, expensive, lavish
costabundance, richness, costly appearance
costexpensive item, costly development
costlybountiful, lavish, rich
dearexpensive, costly
jewelfine ornament, costly adornment
three-pilecostly velvet [with a pile formed from three threads]


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adornment, costlyjewel
appearance, costlycost
costly adornmentjewel
costly appearancecost
costly developmentcost
costly velvetthree-pile
velvet, costlythree-pile