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Search phrase: descended

Plays

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Antony and CleopatraAC V.ii.326Descended of so many royal kings.Descended of so many Royall Kings.
As You Like ItAYL I.ii.216Hadst thou descended from another house.Hadst thou descended from another house:
CoriolanusCor II.iii.244.2One thus descended,One thus descended,
CymbelineCym I.vii.169He sits 'mongst men like a descended god;He sits 'mongst men, like a defended God;
CymbelineCym V.v.303As well descended as thyself, and hathAs well descended as thy selfe, and hath
Henry VH5 I.ii.66Did, as heir general, being descendedDid as Heire Generall, being descended
Henry VI Part 11H6 V.iv.8I am descended of a gentler blood;I am descended of a gentler blood.
Henry VI Part 22H6 III.ii.163Being all descended to the labouring heart;Being all descended to the labouring heart,
Henry VI Part 22H6 IV.ii.41My wife descended of the Lacys – My wife descended of the Lacies.
Henry VI Part 22H6 IV.iv.29Descended from the Duke of Clarence' house,Descended from the Duke of Clarence house,
King Edward IIIE3 I.i.25Except he be descended of the male;Except he be discended ofthe male,
MacbethMac II.ii.16.4As I descended?As I descended?
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG V.iv.49Descended into perjury, to love me.Descended into periury, to loue me,

Poems

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PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
A Lover's ComplaintLC.31 For some untucked descended her sheaved hat, For some vntuck'd descended her sheu'd hat,
The Rape of LucreceLuc.1081 And solemn night with slow sad gait descended And solemne night with slow sad gate descended

Glossary

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Amazon, Amazonianone of a race of warrior women, said to be descended from Ares, god of war
deriveddescended, in lineage
extraughtdescended, derived, extracted
lineallineally descended, in the direct line, hereditary

Thesaurus

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descendedextraught
descendedderived
descended, lineallylineal
lineally descendedlineal

Themes and Topics

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Non-classical legend, romance, and folklore... of a race of warrior women, said to be descended from ares, god of war anthropopha...

Words Families

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Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
DESCENDBASICdescended adj
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