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Search phrase: prescribe

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King LearKL I.i.276.1Prescribe not us our duty.Prescribe not vs our dutie.
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW II.ii.231Methinks you prescribe to yourself very preposterously.Methinkes you prescribe to your selfe very preposterously.
Richard IIR2 I.i.154This we prescribe, though no physician;This we prescribe, though no Physition,
Timon of AthensTim V.iv.84Prescribe to other, as each other's leech.Prescribe to other, as each others Leach.

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prescribelimit, restrict, confine

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Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
PRESCRIBEBASICprescribe v, prescript adj, prescript n, prescription n

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