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PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
Antony and CleopatraAC IV.viii.36With brazen din blast you the city's ear;With brazen dinne blast you the Citties eare,
CoriolanusCor II.ii.113When by and by the din of war 'gan pierceWhen by and by the dinne of Warre gan pierce
CoriolanusCor III.iii.20Let them not cease, but with a din confusedLet them not cease, but with a dinne confus'd
CymbelineCym V.iv.111And so away: no farther with your dinAnd so away: no farther with your dinne
PericlesPer Chorus.III.2No din but snores about the house,No din but snores about the house,
PericlesPer V.ii.7What minstrelsy, and pretty dinWhat minstrelsie, and prettie din,
The Taming of the ShrewTS I.i.170That mortal ears might hardly endure the din?That mortal eares might hardly indure the din.
The Taming of the ShrewTS I.ii.197Think you a little din can daunt mine ears?Thinke you, a little dinne can daunt mine eares?
The TempestTem I.ii.371.1That beasts shall tremble at thy din.That beasts shall tremble at thy dyn.
The TempestTem II.i.319O, 'twas a din to fright a monster's ear,O, 'twas a din to fright a Monsters eare;

Glossary

 623 result(s).
abjectlycontemptibly, in a degrading way, with a low opinion
abodementforeboding, omen, premonition
accordingaccordingly
accordingagreeing, assenting
according asaccording to
accordinglycorrespondingly, suitably, properly
actionlaw-suit, legal proceeding, litigation
admirablewondrous, marvellous, extraordinary
advantageousproviding advantage, opportune, timely
advertisingattending, attentive, mindful
advocationadvocacy, pleading, entreating
afteraccording to
after-debtunpaid bill after goods have been received, outstanding debt
after-dinnerperiod following dinner, afternoon
all-endingbringing an end to everything, doom-laden
Amurath[pron: 'amurahth, 'amurat] 16th-c Turkish sultan, Murad III, who killed all his brothers on ascending the throne; as did his successor
anchoringriding at anchor
ancient, aunchientlong-established, long-standing
answerablecorresponding, commensurate, proportionate
apprehensionpowers of comprehension, understanding
aptyielding, compliant, submissive
arbitrament, arbitrementdeciding of a dispute, determination, settlement
arrayreadiness for combat, warlike state
arrearagearrears, overdue payment, outstanding amount
arrivancearriving, landing
assistantin attendance, standing by, available
baldric, baldrickleather shoulder belt, strap [for holding a bugle, sword, etc]
banningcursing, chiding
bate-breedingmischief-making, discord-raising
bawdrybawdiness, lewdness, obscenity
beauty-waningof fading looks, of diminishing beauty
beckingbeckoning, calling, nodding [to action]
behestcommand, bidding, decree
beholdingsight
beholdingbeholden, obliged, indebted
beholdingregard, attention, contemplation
bellmanbell-ringer who announces an impending death [as of a condemned prisoner]
bell-wetherleading sheep of a flock [wearing a bell]; cuckold [of a ram, because horned]
bemaddingmaking mad, maddening
bendmovement, bending motion, posture
bendingoverhanging, jutting, curved
bendingbowing, reverential, respectful
bestleading citizens
best-bodingmost favourable, most promising
bidingplace to stay, dwelling
bidingplace of rest, dwelling-place
birdinghunting small birds
bissonblinding, dazzling
bladedmany-bladed, abounding in shoots
bleedingbloodshed; blood-letting [in medicine]
bleedingunhealed, uncured, undecided
bleedingbloody, blood-soaked, bloodstained
bloodblood-letting, bleeding
bloodnobility, breeding, gentility, good parentage
bloodyportending bloodshed; or: blood-red, scarlet
bodingominous, full of foreboding
bombast, bumbastwool padding, stuffing; also: high-flown language, empty words
bondtie, binding, obligation
bondagebinding power, obligatory force
bondagebinding up, tying up, wrapping up
bootriding-boot
borespritbowsprit; boom extending from the bow to which the lower edge of the front sail is fastened
boundinglimiting, containing, confining
bracestate of readiness, defence, preparation
breachdisregarding, breaking
breedexhaust through breeding, become degenerate
breedingraising, upbringing
breedingeducation, proper training
breedingancestry, parentage, noble lineage
bridalwedding, marriage
bridehousehouse where a wedding is held
bringing upupbringing, breeding
brood, onbrooding, moping
brooded[unclear meaning] full of brooding
bruitnews, rumour, tidings
buildingposition, fixed place, location
buildingbuild, construction
buildingedifice, construction
bulkprojecting part of a building, structure for displaying goods at the front of a shop
bumbastwool padding; also: high-flown language
byaccording to
cadentfalling, dropping, descending
candle-wasterburner of midnight oil, someone who wastes candles by reading late at night
capacityintelligence, understanding, capability
cardinallymalapropism for ‘carnally’
carriageloop attached to a belt for holding a sword
casefit state, state of readiness
casingencasing, surrounding, enveloping
castcasting, founding
ceasecessation, ending, decease
censormagistrate responsible for the census and guarding public morals
Cerberus['sairberus] three-headed dog guarding the entrance to the Underworld, originally 50-headed; charmed to sleep by Orpheus during his quest to rescue Euridice
cereclothwaxed winding-sheet, shroud
cerementswaxed shroud, grave-clothes, winding sheet
cesscessation, ending, decease
charmedbewitching, spellbinding, enchanting
cheverelflexible, yielding, pliant
chidingtelling-off, scolding, rebuke
chidingbarking, brawling, angry noise
chidingnoisy, brawling, tumultuous
childingfertile, fruitful, teeming
chop[various readings possible] pounce upon; seize; exchange
chosenchoice, outstanding, special
Christianordinary person, normal human being
churlishstiff, hard, unyielding
closetenclosure surrounding the heart, pericardium
coals, carrysubmit to insult, show cowardice; also: do degrading work
cocksmall ship's boat, dinghy
coddinglecherous, lustful, lascivious
coigncorner of a building, quoin
collateralindirect, subordinate, accessory
comma[subordinate part of a sentence] detail, jot
commandauthority, commanding power
commendationrecommendation, commending, praise
commixion, commixtioncommixture, make-up, physical blending
commonof ordinary people, of the masses
commonaverage, usual, general, ordinary
commoncommon people, ordinary citizens
commoncommonplace, ordinary, average
commoncommon people, ordinary citizens
competent, computentto be reckoned with, needing to be settled
concealedhidden, secret, offering a hiding-place
conceitunderstanding, intelligence, apprehension
conceitimagining, brooding, fanciful thought
conditionallyon condition, providing
confoundingdestructive, ruinous, causing total confusion
consciencereal knowledge, inner conviction, true understanding
consideringconsideration, reflection, brooding
constructioninterpretation, reading, explanation
contendingstruggling, antagonistic, opposed
controversystruggle, contending, competitive dispute
corresponsivecorresponding, equivalent, analogous
countenanceposition, standing, authority
counterfeitingpretending, feigning, acting
counterfeitingrole-playing, pretending
coursecourse of action, way of proceeding
courtcare, custody, minding
covertshelter, hiding-place, concealed spot
crafty-sickpretending sickness
crankwinding path, twisting street, sidestreet
crankwinding passage, meandering duct
craresmall trading boat
creditreputation, name, standing, honour
creekwinding path, narrow lane
crest-woundingharming family honour
criticcensorious, carping, fault-finding
criticalcensorious, judgemental, fault-finding
cruelterribly, extremely, exceedingly
curvet[horse-riding] type of high leap
custard-coffincrust surrounding a custard tart
customedcustomary, ordinary, usual
cyme[debated reading] plant-top, head of a plant; drug which induces vomiting
deadly-standingdeath-dealing
death-bodingfull of forebodings about death, deadly ominous
decaydestruction, downfall, ending
deceptiousdeceptive, misleading, deceiving
decisionway of deciding, resolution, trial [by combat]
decliningfalling, sinking, descending
deeploud, resounding; low-pitched
deeplyloudly, sonorously, resoundingly
defensibledefendable, capable of providing a defence
degreerank, station, standing
dependantF alternative to 'depending'
derivativething proceeding, heritage, inheritance
descendingdescent, family, lineage
desperatedisregarding, careless, reckless
desperatelyrecklessly, disregarding all risks
detentionfailure to pay, withholding payment
determinationending, termination, endpoint
dietfeed to a satisfactory level, condition by feeding
digressingtransgressing, offending, wrong-doing
dinehave lunch
dintstroke, blow, attack
dintimpression, force, mark
directionway of proceeding, course of action
discourserationality, faculty of understanding
dispatch, despatchsending off, going, departure
dizzy-eyedblinding, dazzling
doomfinal destiny, deciding fate, death and destruction
double-fatalyielding two kinds of death
downrightplain, ordinary, straightforward
dragon's tail[astrology] intersection of the orbit of the descending moon and that of the sun [associated with lechery]
drybarren, arid, yielding no result
dyingfading, dying away
effusionspilling, shedding
egregioussignificant, extraordinary, exceptional
enchantingbewitching, captivating, holding under a spell
enddeath, ending [of life]
endscrap, fragment, tag, ending
endingdying, near one's end
endlessnever-ending, impossible, unattainable
enfoldingsgarments, clothes
engenderingbegetting, breeding, multiplying
est2nd peron singular ending after 'thou'
estatehigh rank, standing, status
exceedingvery great, huge, exceptional
exceedingexceedingly, extremely, very
expenseextravagance, expenditure, spending
expensespending, using up, laying out
expenseloss, using up, expending
extent[of politeness] extending, showing, exercise of behaviour
eye-offendingwhich hurts the eyes
fabricbuilding, edifice
fadingnonsense refrain in a ballad [with allusion to sexual energy]
fairest-bodingmost favourable, most encouraging
fallen-offmutinous, rebellious, insubordinate
false-bodingwrongly prophesying
fatalominous, full of foreboding, doom-laden
fataldeath-dealing, death-boding
feast-findingsearching out feasts [at which to entertain the company]
feedinggrazing-ground, pasturage
feelingsensibility, intuition, understanding
fieryspreading like fire
filerank, status, standing
fineending, termination
fitnessinclination, readiness
fitnessstate of readiness, being properly prepared
fixedgritted, grinding, grated
flexibleyielding, pliable, easily moved
flexurebending [the knee or head], bowing
footinglanding, disembarking, setting foot on shore
forregarding, as for
forehandleading power, mainstay, linchpin
foreheadcommanding countenance, assurance, audacity
formalpunctilious, stiff, standing on ceremony
forwardprepared, at an advanced stage of readiness
forwardchief, foremost, leading
forwardinsistent, demanding, eager
forwardnessstate of readiness, preparedness, zeal
fretridge for guiding the fingers on the neck of a lute [or similar instrument]
friendingfriendliness, friendship, affection
fullvery, exceedingly, extremely
gaberdinecloak, cape, loose upper garment
gaitproceedings, course, doings, steps
galloglassaxe-wielding Irish soldier
Galloway nagsmall strong riding horse [from Galloway, Scotland]; prostitute
garden-housesmall building in a garden [often used for lovers' assignations]
geldingcastrated horse; horse that is placid in temperament
generalordinary people, general public, populace
gentlenessnobility, good breeding, courtesy
gentlewomanwoman of good breeding, well-born lady
gentrycourtesy, gentlemanliness, good breeding
gentrysocial rank, breeding, level in society
gettingbegetting, procreation, breeding
giddinessrashness, foolishness, madness
gladdingdelighting, making joyful
globyglobular, bulging, protruding
goreddeeply wounded, bleeding
greedinesseagerness, keenness, enthusiasm
grim-lookedgrim-looking, forbidding
groundlingsaudience standing in a theatre courtyard
halberdlong-handled weapon ending in a combination of axe-blade and spearhead
half-cheeked[horse-riding] with broken side-rings [cheeks]; or: halfway up the cheeks
halterrope, noose [for leading a beast]
hardinessboldness, daring, audacity, courage
hardnessdifficulty of understanding
hawthorn-budyoung dandy, budding courtier
haytype of winding country dance
headcategory, topic, heading
headingbeheading
heart-offendingheart-damaging
hildinggood-for-nothing, worthless individual
hildinggood-for-nothing, worthless
hodge-puddingstuffing made of many ingredients
holdingrefrain, chorus
holdingability to maintain, power of sustaining
holdinglogic, maintaining, consistency
holdingleasehold, tenure, grant of occupation
holding-anchor[nautical] largest anchor; most stabilizing factor
homelyplain, simple, ordinary
horribleextremely, exceedingly, terribly
hospitableoffering hospitality, affording welcome
howsomeverhowever, howsoever, in whatever way [+ subordinate clause]
Hymen[pron: 'hiymen] Greek god who led a wedding procession; associated with a torch, crown of flowers, and flute
ignorancenegligence, obtuseness, lack of understanding
ill-bodinginauspicious, predicting evil, prophesying doom
ill-breedingmischief-making, discontented
ill-dispersingevil-scattering, spreading wickedness
ill-tunedharsh-sounding, unmelodious
ill-utteringspeaking displeasing news, reporting bad tidings
immediacyposition closest to the sovereign, being next in standing
imminenceimpending evil, approaching peril
immodestimproper, immoderate, inordinate
imperialcommanding, authoritative, unquestioned
imperiouslymajestically, with a commanding manner
importanturgent, pressing, demanding, importunate
importingconcerning, regarding, relating to
importunedbeseeching, pleading, imploring
incapableinsensible, unconscious, incomprehending
incardinatemalapropism for ‘incarnate’
incarnadineredden, turn blood-red
incertainuncertain, needing guidance, in a doubtful state
indifferencyordinariness, average character
indifferentaverage, ordinary, typical
indifferentequally, alike, correspondingly
injuriouscausing injury, harmful, offending, unjust
inordinateimmoderate, intemperate, excessive
instantimminent, impending, close at hand
intemperateexcessive, immoderate, inordinate
interdictionprohibition, debarring, forbidding
intolerableexcessive, exorbitant, exceedingly great
intolerableexcessively, exceedingly, extremely
inveteratelong-standing, deep-rooted
issueaction, deed, proceeding
jointresswoman holding a property right from her deceased husband, dowager
judgementknowledge, understanding, wisdom
judiciousjudicial, according to the law
juttyprojection, protrusion [of a building]
kamcrooked, misleading, perverse
kerseyplain, simple, ordinary
kneebending of a knee, right to be knelt before
knowingknowledge, awareness, understanding
ladingcargo, freight, merchandise
largegrandiose, impressive sounding
lawin court, with legal proceedings
leadingleadership, command, generalship
legbending of a knee, genuflection, obeisance
lending(plural) advance of money to soldiers [in lieu of regular pay]
lending(plural) something lent, borrowing
libertyplays not written according to traditional rules of drama; also: district not subject to a sheriff's legal order [i.e. more suitable for theatres]
lieutenantryuse of subordinates, office of lieutenants
lightlessdark, hidden, yielding no light
linstockstick holding a lit match for firing a cannon
litheryielding, submissive, compliant
litteranimal straw, rushes, bedding
lodestarguiding star, beacon
lonelyisolated, secluded, standing apart
lordingyoung lord, young gentleman
lording(plural) my lords, gentlemen
loudheard everywhere, resounding
low-crookedlow-bending, profound
Lumbert StreetLombard Street, a trading street for merchants, near Monument, London
lym[doubtful reading] bloodhound
maddingmaddening, incensing, provocation
maddingbecoming mad, frenzied
maddingdriving one mad, provoking madness
mainleading, chief, pre-eminent
mansionryplace of habitation; or: building place
marketpurchase, spending opportunity, outlay
markingnoting, notice, attending [to]
martbargaining, buying and selling, trading
marvellousvery, extremely, exceedingly
mastership[ironic use] senior citizen, leading light
meandercrooked path, winding way
meddlinginterfering, intruding
meetnessfitness, readiness
meritgood works [yielding reward from God]
messdining company, banqueting table
metaphysicalsupernatural, transcending the laws of nature
mightyinfluential, important, leading
minstrelsynoisy playing and singing, musical rowdiness
misconstructionmisunderstanding, misinterpretation
misprisingdespising, slighting, holding in contempt
misprisionmistake, error, misunderstanding, misconception
mistreadingmisdeed, transgression, faulty step
modernordinary, trite, commonplace, everyday
modestdecorous, seemly, not offending modesty
monopolyexclusive trading right granted by the sovereign
monstrousexceedingly, wonderfully, extraordinarily
monstruositymonstrosity, extraordinary nature
monumentalserving as a monument, providing a memorial
mouth-friendfriend in word only; or: friend won by feeding
moy[misunderstanding of French ‘moi’] type of coin; measure of goods
multitudinousbelonging to the multitude
multitudinousmyriad, innumerable; or: containing multitudes [of creatures]
mural[disputed reading: mure all] wall
muset[of a hare] hiding-place, lair
musit[of a hare] hiding place, lair
mynheer[variant reading] [Dutch] gentleman
necessaryproviding a useful service, indispensable
needfulfull of need, needing reinforcements
niggardinghoarding, begrudging, acting in a mean manner
nobleof good breeding, high-born
notereputation, distinction, standing
notionunderstanding, awareness, intellect
observedone demanding respect, deserving of honour
obstinateunyielding, inflexible, hard-hearted
onlyoutstanding, peerless, pre-eminent
open[hunting] bark at finding a scent
orderrebellious, insubordinate, disobedient
orderlyaccording to the rules, properly, in the prescribed way
ordinancecannon, artillery
ordinancerank, position, standing [in the state]
ordinancedecree, divine rule, injunction
ordinanceprovidence, divine will, what is ordained
ordinanceusage, practice, course
ordinanceappointed place in nature
ordinantprovidential, directing, in control
ordinaryroutine, norm, usual procedure
ordinaryregular meal, standard fare, mealtime
ordinaryeveryday, commonplace, regularly experienced
ordinateF alternative to 'ordinant'
overriddenridden too hard, exhausted after too much riding
overwhelmingoverhanging, bulging, protruding
palfreyhorse for everyday riding
parcellingdividing up, itemizing, listing
parlouslyastoundingly, amazingly, exceedingly
parrotnonsense, rubbish, without understanding
parti-eyed[unclear meaning] with eyes of mixed colours; bleeding
partitionwall, dividing structure; also: section of a learned book
passstanding, reputation, estimation
passagepassing on, extending, line of descent
passingvery, exceedingly, extremely
passportdocument providing details
pausehesitating, not proceeding, pausing
peckcircular vessel capable of holding a peck [quarter bushel] of goods
periodfull stop, end, ending, conclusion
periodrhetorical pause, sentence ending, termination
Perseusson of Zeus and Danae; advised by Athene to look at the reflection in his shield when cutting off Medusa's head, thereby avoiding being turned to stone; associated with the winged horse released by her death
persuasionbelief, impression, understanding
pesterobstructing, crowding, clogging
pettyminor, subordinate, inferior
pikeweapon with a long handle ending in a spearhead
placepresent, attending, at hand
pointin readiness, prepared, armed
pointedending in a point, coming to a peak
pole[unclear meaning] polestar, guiding star
porringerpudding basin, pot [for puddings, soup, etc]
porringerhat shaped like a pudding basin or soup-bowl
portentousominous, threatening, full of foreboding
possessionactual holding, real ownership, immediate possession
postingswift, speeding, hurrying
pouncet-boxsmall box with a perforated lid for holding snuff or perfume
practicedoings, proceedings, dealings
precurseforerunner, precursor, heralding
prejudicialdamaging to one's rights, tending to invalidate a claim
pre-ordinancepre-ordained law, previously established ordinance
preparationexpedition, military proceeding
preparepreparation, readiness
prepareprepare, put in readiness
presageforeboding, presentiment, misgiving
presagingportending, discerning, insightful
presentimminent, impending, approaching
principalperson chiefly responsible, leading practitioner
privateordinary person, someone not holding high position
probableplausible, believable, likely sounding
proceeding(plural) line of descent, pedigree
proceeding(plural) conduct, behaviour, actions
proceedingcourse of action, measures
proceedingcareer, advancement, onward course
processproceedings, dealings
proclamationreputation, favourable account, public standing
prosecutionpursuit, chase, hounding
prosperousprofitable, beneficial, leading to a successful outcome
pudderhubbub, din, uproar
puddingstuffing
puddingtype of large savoury dish; dumpling, pasty
pursuivant-at-armsjunior officer attending a herald
Pyramus lover of Thisbe; kept apart by their parents, they talked through a crack in their dividing wall; arriving at a rendezvous, Pyramus found Thisbe’s cloak stained with blood from a lion’s prey; thinking she had been killed by a lion
qualityrank, standing, position
quernhand-mill for grinding corn
rarelyexceptionally, outstandingly, unbelievably
Readins['redinz] Reading; former county town of Berkshire
recordationcommitting to memory, solemn recording
regionrank, sphere, social standing
remarkablewonderful, extraordinary, exceptional
requiringdemanding, requesting as a right
resoundresounding noise, reverberation
responsivesuited, corresponding, matched
retentionlimit, restriction, holding back
retiredretreating, receded, subsiding
reverberatereverberating, resounding, echoing
revoltedrebellious, insurgent, insubordinate
riddle-likein the manner of a riddle, hiding the truth of a situation
ridinghorse-racing
riding-rodcane used in riding, switch
rightoutright, ordinary, out-and-out
ringcircle surrounding the sovereign's head [on a coin]; ringing [of the voice]
ripingripening, coming to readiness
robelong loose outer garment extending from neck to ankles
rude-growingspreading rough and wild
rumourtumult, din, confusion
safeguardsafeguarding, defence, protection
sayspeak the words as an ordinary utterance
scaffoldagetheatre scaffolding, stage platform
scarre[unclear reading] scare, alarm
schoolpublic building, institution
scoldingclamouring, brawling, chiding
scoringcharging to an account; also: cutting, wounding
sealing dayday for confirming a contract, wedding-day
searchingpiercing, wounding, sharp
searchingfinding out weak spots, penetrating, stirring
searecloathwaxed winding-sheet, shroud
seeingappearance, observing, beholding
senseless-obstinateunreasonably stubborn, irrationally unyielding
serpigotype of spreading skin disease
servilesubordinate, controlled [by]
shadowingforeshadowing, ill-boding, darkening
sheepcotebuilding where sheep shelter
sheetedshrouded, wrapped in a winding-sheet
shrill-gorgedshrill-sounding, with high-pitched voice
sickailing, needing cure
side-piercingheartrending, heartbreaking, harrowing
siegerank, status, standing
simonytrading in ecclesiastical appointments
simplecommon, ordinary, average, humble
singularunmatched, pre-eminent, outstanding
sirrahsir [commanding, insulting, or familiar, depending on context]
sisteringacting like a sister; matching, corresponding
skill-contendingof competitive debating
slidingsinfulness, lapse, moral fall
smokingsteaming hot, sending up spray
snakytwisting, winding, sinuous; also: deceitful
soon-speedingquick-acting, rapidly working
soundingplaying, making music
soundingsounding out, gauging depth, investigation
sovereignleading, principal, outstanding
sovereignlysupremely, outstandingly, superlatively
spareavoid offending, refrain from causing distress to
speedinglot, fortune
speedingsuccess, good fortune
speedingeffective, rapidly working, successful
squareaffairs, proceedings
st2nd person singular ending; also: short form of some auxiliary verbs such as 'must', 'shallst'
staggersunsteadiness, reeling, giddiness
staleancient, long-standing, antiquated
stand[hunting] standing-place, hiding-place
standstop, pause, standing still
standingstagnant, not flowing
standingcontinuing existence, duration
standingstanding on end, upright, upended
standingnot ebbing or flowing
standingstatus, position, stature
standing-bowlbowl standing on a pedestal
starpole-star, lodestar, guiding star
startingbounding, eager, energetic
staystay in hiding, remain hidden
stealingstealthily moving, gliding quietly by
sternguiding position, centre of control
stiffunresponsive, unbending, stubborn
still-breedingalways reproducing, perpetually generating
stockdowry, wedding endowment
stopstaunch, close up, prevent from bleeding
strangediffident, pretending, coy
strayingwinding, twisting, rambling
stubborndifficult, demanding, exacting
stubbornuncompromising, unyielding, obstinate
stubbornstiff, intractable, unyielding
subjectsubordinate, junior, underling
subornationaiding and abetting, inducement to do wrong, instigation
substitutesubordinate, deputy, underling
succeedingconsequence, result, outcome
successivenext in descent, legitimate, succeeding
superscriptaddress, heading, opening
superviseperusal, reading, sight
surfeitingfeeding to excess, over-indulgence
swaycontrolling influence, guiding power, direction
swift-startingquick-spreading, rapidly moving
sympathizedin which all have shared, consisting of corresponding elements
sympathyequivalence of rank, corresponding status
tabledinner table, dinner party
tangring out, utter resoundingly
tardinessreserve, reticence, hesitancy
tarriancewaiting, abiding
temperingsoftening, moulding
tendingattendance, attention, care
tenementland held by a tenant, landholding
tenure[legal] condition for holding property
terminationexpression, utterance, sentence ending
th3rd person singular ending
thereafter asaccording as, depending on
tiringexhausted, worn out from riding hard
toaccording to
torch-staffstaff holding a torch
towardimpending, forthcoming, in preparation
tradertrading ship, merchant vessel
traffickertrading ship, merchant vessel
tray-triptype of dicing game [depending on the throw of a three]
trencher-knighthero of the dinner-table, valiant eater
trenchingcutting, wounding, scarring
trimreadiness to sail, full preparedness
truehonest, upright, law-abiding
turnwinding path, twisting street, sidestreet
twanglingtwanging, resounding, jingling
unaptnessinaptitude, unreadiness, unwillingness
uncurrentexceptional, aberrant, out of the ordinary
understandcome to an understanding, arrive at agreement
understandingintellect, intelligence, brain
understandingknowledge, awareness
undintedunmarked by blows, without dents
unfoldingexposition, proposal, proposition
unfoldingrising, morning [telling the shepherd that it is time to release his sheep from the fold]
ungenerative[variant reading] lacking the power of generation, impotent
unordinate[Q variant] inordinate, excessive, intemperate
unproportionedimmoderate, inordinate, inappropriate
unraisedordinary, humdrum, unimaginative
unstatestrip position from, deprive of standing, dispossess
untenderungentle, unkind; or: unyielding
untenderedunpaid, not offered, outstanding
uprearedstanding on end
up-staringstanding on end
urinalmedical vessel for holding urine
utisclamour, din; or: festivity, jollification
vassalsubmissive, abject, yielding
vassalsubject, servile, subordinate
venerablecommanding esteem, deserving of great respect
vengeanceexceedingly, intensely, tremendously
vilddegrading, ignominious, worthless
viledegrading, ignominious, worthless
visitatingvisiting, attending, observing
voiding lobbyantechamber, waiting-room
vulgarfamiliar, ordinary, everyday
vulgarcommon people, ordinary folk
walletprotruding lump, bulging growth
warrenhunting park, land used for breeding game
wastelavish spending, extra expenditure
waterishabounding in water; also: wishy-washy, watered down
water-standingflooded with tears
wedding-dowerdowry, property or wealth given with a wife
wheelrunning smoothly, providing an easy life
willed[debated reading] self-willed, deliberate, premeditated
windprepare for action, set in readiness
winding-sheetburial cloth, shroud
windringwinding, wandering
withalnevertheless, notwithstanding
wonderfulamazing, astonishing, extraordinary
wondrouswonderfully, extraordinarily, marvellously
workydayordinary, commonplace, everyday
worthrank, standing, dignity
writplays written according to traditional rules of drama; also: a district of the city subject to a sheriff's legal order [i.e. less suitable for theatres]
yeomanman who owns property but is not a gentleman; land-holding farmer
yieldingconsent, compliance, agreement
yokingembracing, enfolding, enclosing

Thesaurus

 584 result(s).
abidingtarriance
abounding in shootsbladed
abounding in waterwaterish
advanced stage of readinessforward
advantage, providingadvantageous
aiding and abettingsubornation
amount outstandingarrearage
anchor, riding atanchoring
apart, standinglonely
astoundinglyparlously
attendingadvertising
attendingmarking
attendingvisitating
attendingplace
avoid offendingspare
axe-wielding Irish soldiergalloglass
bad tidings, reportingill-uttering
bark at finding a scentopen
basin, puddingporringer
bawdinessbawdry
beddinglitter
beheadingheading
beholdingseeing
bell-ringer who announces an impending deathbellman
bending [the knee or head]flexure
bending motionbend
bending of a kneeknee
bending of a kneeleg
biddingbehest
bindingbond
binding powerbondage
binding upbondage
bleedingparti-eyed
bleedingblood
bleedinggored
bleeding, prevent fromstop
blending, physicalcommixion, commixtion
blindingbisson
blindingdizzy-eyed
bloodshed, portendingbloody
boundingstarting
bowl standing on a pedestalstanding-bowl
box for holding snuff or perfumepouncet-box
breedingengendering
breedinggentry
breedingblood
breedingbringing up
breedinggetting
breeding, exhaust throughbreed
breeding, goodgentry
breeding, goodgentleness
breeding, of goodnoble
breeding, woman of good gentlewoman
broken side-rings, with [in horse-riding]half-cheeked
broodingconceit
broodingconsidering
broodingbrood, on
brooding, full ofbrooded
budding courtierhawthorn-bud
buildingfabric
building in a garden, small garden-house
building placemansionry
building where sheep sheltersheepcote
building, corner of acoign
building, projecting part of abulk
building, publicschool
candle-light, reading bycandle-waster
cane used in ridingriding-rod
ceremony, standing onformal
cheeks, halfway up the [in horse-riding]half-cheeked
chidingscolding
chidingbanning
citizens, leadingbest
combat, readiness forarray
commandingimperial
commanding manner, with aimperiously
commanding powercommand
commendingcommendation
company, diningmess
condition by feedingdiet
condition for holding propertytenure
contempt, holding inmisprising
contendingcontroversy
corn, hand-mill for grindingquern
corner of a buildingcoign
correspondinganswerable
correspondingresponsive
correspondingcorresponsive
correspondingsistering
corresponding elements, consisting ofsympathized
corresponding, statussympathy
correspondinglyaccordingly
correspondinglyindifferent
countenance, commandingforehead
courtier, buddinghawthorn-bud
crowdingpester
crust surrounding a custard tartcustard-coffin
cure, needingsick
death, full of forebodings aboutdeath-boding
death, yielding two kinds of double-fatal
death-bodingfatal
debt, outstandingafter-debt
deciding of a disputearbitrament, arbitrement
deciding, way ofdecision
degradingvile
degrading way, in aabjectly
degrading work, do coals, carry
demandingstubborn
demandingrequiring
demandingimportant
demandingforward
deprive of standingunstate
descendingdeclining
descendingcadent
detail, document providingpassport
difficulty of understandinghardness
dinpudder
dinrumour
dinutis
dinghycock
dining companymess
dinner partytable
dinner tabletable
dinner, period followingafter-dinner
dinner-table, hero of thetrencher-knight
dispute, deciding of aarbitrament, arbitrement
disregardingdesperate
disregardingbreach
disregarding all risksdesperately
dividing structurepartition
dividing upparcelling
document providing detailpassport
easy life, providing anwheel
ecclesiastical appointments, trading in simony
end, standing on upreared
end, standing on up-staring
end, standing on standing
endingcease
endingend
endingfine
endingdecay
endingend
endingcess
endingdetermination
endingperiod
ending, sentencetermination
ending, sentenceperiod
endowment, weddingstock
enfoldingyoking
esteem, commandingvenerable
evil, impendingimminence
exceedinglypassing
exceedinglycruel
exceedinglymarvellous
exceedinglyvengeance
exceedinglyparlously
exceedinglyintolerable
exceedinglyhorrible
exceedinglymonstrous
exceedinglyexceeding
exceedinglyfull
excess, feeding tosurfeiting
exhaust through breedingbreed
exhausted after too much ridingoverridden
expendingexpense
extending [of descent]passage
extending [of politeness]extent
extraordinarilywondrous
extraordinarilymonstrous
extraordinaryadmirable
extraordinaryegregious
extraordinaryremarkable
extraordinarywonderful
extraordinary naturemonstruosity
fadingdying
fading looks, ofbeauty-waning
farmer, land-holdingyeoman
fate, decidingdoom
fault-findingcritical
fault-findingcritic
feeding to excesssurfeiting
feeding, friend won bymouth-friend
finding out weak spotssearching
fire, spreading likefiery
forbiddinginterdiction
forbiddinggrim-looked
forebodingabodement
forebodingpresage
foreboding, full ofboding
foreboding, full ofportentous
foreboding, full offatal
forebodings about death, full ofdeath-boding
foundingcast
friend won by feedingmouth-friend
game, land used for breedingwarren
garden, small building in a garden-house
giddinessstaggers
gliding quietly bystealing
good breeding, ofnoble
great, exceedinglyintolerable
grindingfixed
grinding corn, hand-mill forquern
guidance, needingincertain
guiding positionstern
guiding powersway
guiding starpole
guiding starstar
guiding starlodestar
halfway up the cheeks [in horse-riding]half-cheeked
hand-mill for grinding cornquern
harsh-soundingill-tuned
hat shaped like a pudding basin or soup-bowlporringer
headinghead
headingsuperscript
heart, enclosure surrounding thecloset
heartrendingside-piercing
herald, junior officer attending apursuivant-at-arms
heraldingprecurse
hero of the dinner-tabletrencher-knight
hiding the truth of a situationriddle-like
hiding, stay instay
hiding-placecovert
hiding-placestand
hiding-place [of a hare]muset
hiding-place, offering aconcealed
high position, someone not holdingprivate
hoardingniggarding
holding backretention
holding on, difficultslippery
holding, actualpossession
horse for everyday ridingpalfrey
horse, small strong ridingGalloway nag
houndingprosecution
house where a wedding is heldbridehouse
ill-bodingshadowing
impendingpresent
impendingtoward
impendinginstant
impending evilimminence
impressive soundinglarge
incomprehendingincapable
inordinateintemperate
inordinateimmodest
inordinateunproportioned
inordinateunordinate
insubordinaterevolted
insubordinateorder
insubordinatefallen-off
intrudingmeddling
irrationally unyieldingsenseless-obstinate
junior officer attending a heraldpursuivant-at-arms
knee, bendingknee
knee, bendingleg
land used for breeding gamewarren
landholdingtenement
landingarrivance
landingfooting
lavish spendingwaste
law, according to thejudicious
law-abidingtrue
leadingmain
leadingmighty
leadingforward
leadingsovereign
leading citizensbest
leading lightmastership
leading powerforehand
leading practitionerprincipal
leap [in horse-riding]curvet
legal proceedingaction
legal proceedings, withlaw
life, providing an easywheel
light, yielding nolightless
likely soundingprobable
long-standinginveterate
long-standingancient, aunchient
long-standingstale
looks, of fadingbeauty-waning
loop for holding a swordcarriage
low-bendinglow-crooked
lump, protrudingwallet
lute, ridge for guiding the fingersfret
memorial, providing amonumental
military proceedingpreparation
mindingcourt
misleadingkam
misleadingdeceptious
misunderstandingmisprision
misunderstandingmisconstruction
modesty, not offendingmodest
mouldingtempering
musical rowdinessminstrelsy
nature, extraordinarymonstruosity
nature, transcending the laws of metaphysical
needing reinforcementsneedful
needing to be settledcompetent, computent
never-endingendless
nodding [to action]becking
noise, resoundingresound
notwithstandingwithal
offendinginjurious
offendingdigressing
offending, avoidspare
opportunity, spendingmarket
ordinance, previously establishedpre-ordinance
ordinarinessindifferency
ordinarycommon
ordinaryworkyday
ordinarydownright
ordinarymodern
ordinarykersey
ordinarycommon
ordinaryhomely
ordinarycustomed
ordinarysimple
ordinaryindifferent
ordinaryunraised
ordinaryvulgar
ordinaryright
ordinary citizenscommon
ordinary folkvulgar
ordinary peoplegeneral
ordinary people, ofcommon
ordinary personprivate
ordinary personChristian
ordinary, out of theuncurrent
outcome, leading to a successfulprosperous
outstandinguntendered
outstandingsingular
outstandingonly
outstandingchosen
outstandingsovereign
outstanding amountarrearage
outstanding debtafter-debt
outstandinglyrarely
outstandinglysovereignly
padding, woolbombast, bumbast
passage, windingcrank
path, windingcreek
path, windingcrank
path, windingturn
people, of ordinarycommon
perfume, box for holdingpouncet-box
period following dinnerafter-dinner
person, ordinaryChristian
plays not written according to traditional rules of dramaliberty
plays written according to traditional rules of dramawrit
pleadingadvocation
pleadingimportuned
point, ending in apointed
portendingpresaging
position, guidingstern
position, someone not holding highprivate
pot [for puddings]porringer
power, bindingbondage
power, commandingcommand
power, guidingsway
power, leadingforehand
practitioner, leadingprincipal
present [attending]place
pretendingstrange
pretendingcounterfeiting
pretendingcounterfeiting
pretending sicknesscrafty-sick
prevent from bleedingstop
previously established ordinancepre-ordinance
proceedingissue
proceeding, legalaction
proceeding, notpause
proceeding, thingderivative
proceeding, way ofcourse
proceeding, way ofdirection
proceedingspractice
proceedingsgait
proceedingsprocess
proceedingssquare
projecting part of a buildingbulk
property, condition for holdingtenure
protrudingoverwhelming
protrudinggloby
protruding lumpwallet
protrusion [of a building]jutty
providingconditionally
public buildingschool
public standingproclamation
pudding basinporringer
quick-spreadingswift-starting
quietly by, glidingstealing
readinessmeetness
readinessfitness
readinessprepare
readiness for combatarray
readiness to sailtrim
readiness, advanced stage offorward
readiness, coming toriping
readiness, inpoint
readiness, put inprepare
readiness, set inwind
readiness, state offitness
readiness, state ofcase
readiness, state offorwardness
readiness, state ofbrace
readingconstruction
readingsupervise
reading by candle-lightcandle-waster
recording, solemnrecordation
regardingimporting
reinforcements, needingneedful
reporting bad tidingsill-uttering
resoundingdeep
resoundingtwangling
resoundingloud
resoundingreverberate
resounding noiseresound
resoundinglydeeply
resoundingly uttertang
respect, demandingobserved
result, yielding nodry
ridge for guiding the fingers on a musical instrumentfret
riding at anchoranchoring
riding hard, worn out fromtiring
riding too hardoverridden
riding, cane used inriding-rod
riding-bootboot
risks, disregarding alldesperately
rough and wild, spreading rude-growing
rowdiness, musicalminstrelsy
rules, according to theorderly
safeguardingsafeguard
sail, readiness totrim
scaffolding, theatrescaffoldage
scent, finding aopen
scoldingchiding
sending offdispatch, despatch
sending up spraysmoking
sentence endingtermination
sentence endingperiod
service, providing a usefulnecessary
set in readinesswind
settled, needing to becompetent, computent
sheddingeffusion
sheep, building to sheltersheepcote
sheep, leadingbell-wether
sheet, windingcerements
shoots, abounding inbladed
shrill-soundingshrill-gorged
side-rings, with broken [in horse-riding]half-cheeked
snuff, box for holding pouncet-box
social standingregion
sounding likelyprobable
sounding outsounding
speedingposting
spell, holding under aenchanting
spellbindingcharmed
spendingexpense
spendingexpense
spending opportunitymarket
spending, lavishwaste
spray, sending upsmoking
spreading like firefiery
spreading rough and wildrude-growing
spreading wickednessill-dispersing
staff holding a torchtorch-staff
standingsiege
standingfile
standingnote
standingcountenance
standingestate
standingquality
standingworth
standingdegree
standingcredit
standingpass
standing [in the state]ordinance
standing apartlonely
standing byassistant
standing on endupreared
standing on endup-staring
standing on endstanding
standing stillstand
standing, deprive ofunstate
standing, publicproclamation
standing, publicproclamation
standing, socialregion
standing-placestand
star, guidingpole
star, guidingstar
star, guidinglodestar
state of readinesscase
state of readinessbrace
status, correspondingsympathy
stay in hidingstay
still, standingstand
structure, dividingpartition
subordinatevassal
subordinatesubject
subordinatesubstitute
subordinatecollateral
subordinatepetty
subordinateservile
subordinates, use oflieutenantry
subsidingretired
succeedingsuccessive
successful outcome, leading to aprosperous
surroundingcasing
sword, loop for holding acarriage
sword, strap/loop holding ahanger
theatre scaffoldingscaffoldage
tidingsbruit
torch, staff holding a torch-staff
tradingmart
trading in ecclesiastical appointmentssimony
trading right, exclusivemonopoly
trading shiptrafficker
trading shiptrader
transcending the laws of naturemetaphysical
true understandingconscience
truth, hiding theriddle-like
two kinds of death, yielding double-fatal
unbendingstiff
understandingapprehension
understandingfeeling
understandingpersuasion
understandingknowing
understandingjudgement
understandingconceit
understandingcapacity
understandingnotion
understanding, come to anunderstand
understanding, difficulty ofhardness
understanding, faculty ofdiscourse
understanding, lack ofignorance
understanding, trueconscience
understanding, withoutparrot
unreadinessunaptness
unsteadinessstaggers
unyieldingchurlish
unyieldinguntender
unyieldingobstinate
unyieldingstubborn
unyieldingstubborn
unyielding, irrationallysenseless-obstinate
urine, medical vessel for holdingurinal
useful service, providing anecessary
utter resoundinglytang
vessel for holding urineurinal
waste candles through reading at nightcandle-waster
water, abounding inwaterish
way, windingmeander
weak spots, finding outsearching
weddingbridal
wedding endowmentstock
wedding processionHymen
wedding, house for abridehouse
wedding-daysealing day
welcome, affordinghospitable
wickedness, spreadingill-dispersing
windingstraying
windingsnaky
windingwindring
winding passagecrank
winding pathcreek
winding pathcrank
winding pathturn
winding sheetcerements
winding waymeander
winding-sheet, waxedcerecloth
winding-sheet, waxedsearecloath
winding-sheet, wrapped in a sheeted
withholding paymentdetention
woman holding a property right from her deceased husbandjointress
woman of good breedinggentlewoman
wool paddingbombast, bumbast
work, do degrading coals, carry
worn out from riding hardtiring
woundingsearching
woundingtrenching
woundingscoring
wrapped in a winding-sheetsheeted
yieldinglither
yieldingcheverel
yieldingflexible
yieldingapt
yieldingvassal

Words Families

 12 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
CHAMBERTYPEdining-chamber n
DINBASICdin n
DINEBASICdine v, dinner n
DINEPLACEdining-chamber n
DINETIMEafter-dinner n, dinner-time n
DINNERBASICsee DINE
DINTBASICdint n
DINTNOTundinted adj
TIMETIME OF DAYdinner-time n
UNDINTEDBASICsee DINT
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