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Search phrase: preposterous

Plays

 7 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
Henry VI Part 33H6 V.vi.5And both preposterous; therefore, not ‘ good lord.’And both preposterous: therefore, not Good Lord.
Love's Labour's LostLLL I.i.236encounter that obscene and most preposterous event thatencounter that obscene and most preposterous euent that
OthelloOth I.iii.326preposterous conclusions. But we have reason to coolprepostrous Conclusions. But we haue Reason to coole
Richard IIIR3 II.iv.63Blood to blood, self against self. O preposterousBlood to blood, selfe against selfe: O prepostorous
The Taming of the ShrewTS III.i.9Preposterous ass, that never read so farPreposterous Asse that neuer read so farre,
Troilus and CressidaTC V.i.20the like, take and take again such preposterousthe like, take and take againe, such prepostrous
The Winter's TaleWT V.ii.144preposterous estate as we are.preposterous estate as we are.

Glossary

 4 result(s).
impossibleincredible, inconceivable, preposterous
preposterousmalapropism for ‘prosperous’
preposterouscontrary to the natural order, monstrous, perverted
preposteroustotally out of place, extremely improper

Thesaurus

 1 result(s).
preposterousimpossible

Words Families

 2 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
PREPOSTEROUSBASICpreposterous adj, preposterously adv
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