or use Advanced Search
if you are searching for a compound word, note that it might appear in any of three ways, reflecting varied editorial practice: spaced ('house keeper'), solid ('housekeeper'), or hyphenated ('house-keeper')

Search results

Search phrase: preposterously

Plays

 4 result(s). alternate result(s)
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
Henry VH5 II.ii.112That wrought upon thee so preposterouslyThat wrought vpon thee so preposterously,
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW II.ii.231Methinks you prescribe to yourself very preposterously.Methinkes you prescribe to your selfe very preposterously.
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND III.ii.121That befall preposterously.That befall preposterously.
OthelloOth I.iii.62For nature so preposterously to err,For Nature, so prepostrously to erre,

Poems

 1 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
SonnetsSonn.109.11 That it could so preposterously be stained, That it could so preposterouslie be stain'd,

Glossary

 1 result(s).
preposterouslyout of the normal course of events, unnaturally, perversely

Thesaurus

 0 result(s).

Themes and Topics

 0 result(s).

Words Families

 0 result(s).

Snippets

 0 result(s).
SHAKESPEARE'S WORDS © 2022 DAVID CRYSTAL & BEN CRYSTAL