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Search phrase: coy

Plays

 7 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND IV.i.2While I thy amiable cheeks do coy,While I thy amiable cheekes doe coy,
Much Ado About NothingMA III.i.35I know her spirits are as coy and wildI know her spirits are as coy and wilde,
The Taming of the ShrewTS II.i.237'Twas told me you were rough, and coy, and sullen,'Twas told me you were rough, and coy, and sullen,
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG I.i.30Coy looks, with heart-sore sighs; one fading moment's mirth,Coy looks, with hart-sore sighes: one fading moments mirth,
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG III.i.82Whom I affect; but she is nice, and coy,Whom I affect: but she is nice, and coy,
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK IV.ii.11The coy denials of young maids, yet doubtlessThe coy denialls of yong Maydes, yet doubtles,
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK V.ii.61But he is like his master, coy and scornful.But he is like his master coy and scornefull.

Poems

 3 result(s).
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The Rape of LucreceLuc.669 Instead of love's coy touch shall rudely tear thee. In steed of loues coy tutch shall rudelie teare thee.
Venus and AdonisVen.96 'Tis but a kiss I beg; why art thou coy? Tis but a kisse I begge, why art thou coy?
Venus and AdonisVen.112 Yet was he servile to my coy disdain. Yet was he seruile to my coy disdaine,

Glossary

 5 result(s).
coyunresponsive, distant, standoffish, disdainful
coyshow reluctance, be loath
coycaress, stroke, pet
coygentle, considerate, solicitous
strangediffident, pretending, coy

Thesaurus

 1 result(s).
coystrange

Themes and Topics

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Functional shift

Words Families

 2 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
COYBASICcoy adj, coy v
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