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Search phrase: despairing

Plays

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CymbelineCym V.v.61.1Despairing died.Dispayring, dyed.
Henry VI Part 11H6 II.i.17Despairing of his own arm's fortitude,Dispairing of his owne armes fortitude,
Henry VI Part 33H6 I.i.178Base, fearful, and despairing Henry!Base, fearefull, and despayring Henry.
Richard IIIR3 I.ii.86And by despairing shouldst thou stand excusedAnd by dispairing shalt thou stand excused,
Richard IIIR3 V.iii.173Fainting, despair; despairing, yield thy breath!Fainting dispaire; dispairing yeeld thy breath.
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG III.i.247And manage it against despairing thoughts.And manage it, against despairing thoughts:

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The Rape of LucreceLuc.1447 Till she despairing Hecuba beheld, Till shee dispayring HECVBA beheld,

Glossary

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desperatedespairing, hopeless, without hope
desperatelydespairingly, in a state of hopelessness
hopelessdespairing, without hope

Thesaurus

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despairinghopeless
despairingdesperate
despairinglydesperately

Words Families

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Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
DESPAIRBASICdespairing adj
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