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Search phrase: meek

Plays

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Antony and CleopatraAC V.ii.162To one so meek, that mine own servant shouldTo one so meeke, that mine owne Seruant should
The Comedy of ErrorsCE II.i.33They can be meek that have no other cause.They can be meeke, that haue no other cause: 
Henry VI Part 33H6 II.ii.160Hadst thou been meek, our title still had slept;Had'st thou bene meeke, our Title still had slept,
Henry VIIIH8 II.iv.107T' oppose your cunning. You're meek and humble-mouthed;T' oppose your cunning. Y'are meek, & humble-mouth'd
Julius CaesarJC III.i.255That I am meek and gentle with these butchers.That I am meeke and gentle with these Butchers.
MacbethMac I.vii.17Hath borne his faculties so meek, hath beenHath borne his Faculties so meeke; hath bin
Timon of AthensTim III.vi.95Courteous destroyers, affable wolves, meek bears,Curteous Destroyers, affable Wolues, meeke Beares:

Poems

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The Rape of LucreceLuc.710 Feeble Desire, all recreant, poor, and meek, Feeble desire all recreant, poore and meeke,

Glossary

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tendermeek, submissive, spineless

Thesaurus

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meektender

Words Families

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Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
MEEKBASICmeek adj, meekly adv, meekness n
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