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Search phrase: imperfect

Plays

 6 result(s). alternate result(s)
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
CoriolanusCor II.i.46Tiber in't; said to be something imperfect in favouringTiber in't: Said, to be something imperfect in fauouring
King LearKL IV.iii.3Something he left imperfect in the state,
King LearKL IV.vi.5Why then your other senses grow imperfectWhy then your other Senses grow imperfect
MacbethMac I.iii.69Stay, you imperfect speakers! Tell me more!Stay you imperfect Speakers, tell me more:
OthelloOth I.iii.99It is a judgement maimed and most imperfectIt is a iudgement main'd, and most imperfect.
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK I.iv.12Our haste does leave imperfect. So adieu,Our hast does leave imperfect; So adiew

Poems

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SonnetsSonn.43.11 When in dead night thy fair imperfect shade When in dead night their faire imperfect shade,

Glossary

 8 result(s).
dividedincomplete, imperfect, defective
half-facedimperfect, incomplete, defective
half-faced[of a coin] showing a monarch's profile; also: clipped, imperfect
imperfectfaulty, lacking in character
imperfectunfinished, incomplete
imperfectunclear, equivocal, inexplicit
roughimperfect, unpolished, untidy
unperfectimperfect; not word perfect, unskilled

Thesaurus

 5 result(s).
imperfecthalf-faced
imperfectdivided
imperfectunperfect
imperfectrough
imperfecthalf-faced

Themes and Topics

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Words Families

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Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
IMPERFECTBASICsee PERFECT

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