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Search phrase: dissolve

Plays

 9 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
Antony and CleopatraAC III.xiii.162Dissolve my life! The next Caesarion smite,Dissolue my life, the next Casarian smile,
Antony and CleopatraAC V.ii.298Dissolve, thick cloud, and rain, that I may sayDissolue thicke clowd, & Raine, that I may say
King LearKL IV.iv.19Lest his ungoverned rage dissolve the lifeLeast his vngouern'd rage, dissolue the life
King LearKL V.iii.201For I am almost ready to dissolve,For I am almost ready to dissolue,
Richard IIR2 II.ii.71Who gently would dissolve the bands of lifeWho gently would dissolue the bands of life,
Richard IIR2 V.i.9That you in pity may dissolve to dewThat you in pittie may dissolue to dew,
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW V.v.216Are now so sure that nothing can dissolve us.Are now so sure that nothing can dissolue vs:
The TempestTem IV.i.154Yea, all which it inherit, shall dissolve,Yea, all which it inherit, shall dissolue,
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK III.ii.29Dissolve, my life; let not my sense unsettle,Dissolue my life, Let not my sence unsettle

Poems

 1 result(s).
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Venus and AdonisVen.144 Would in thy palm dissolve, or seem to melt. Would in thy palme dissolue, or seeme to melt.

Glossary

 14 result(s).
determinecome to an end, dissolve, melt
discandydissolve, liquefy, melt away
dispensegain exemption from, set aside, dissolve
dissolvemelt into tears, break down in grief
dissolveloosen, release, set free
dissolveseparate, part, break up
dissolvelose influence, reduce to nothing
dissolvemelt, liquefy
dissolveddestroyed, ruined; also: annulled
dissolvedmalapropism for ‘resolved’
distilmelt, reduce, dissolve
resolvemelt, dissolve, transform
thawdissolve, soften, melt
uncandiedthawed, dissolved, melted

Thesaurus

 7 result(s).
dissolveresolve
dissolvedispense
dissolvedistil
dissolvediscandy
dissolvedetermine
dissolvethaw
dissolveduncandied

Words Families

 5 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
DISSOLVEBASICdissolution n, dissolve v, dissolved adj
DISSOLVENOTindissoluble adj
INDISSOLUBLEBASICsee DISSOLVE
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