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Search phrase: reflect

Plays

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CymbelineCym I.vii.23I am most infinitely tied. Reflect upon him accordingly,I am most infinitely tied. Reflect vpon him accordingly,
Titus AndronicusTit I.i.229Reflect on Rome as Titan's rays on earth,Reflect on Rome as Tytans Rayes on earth,
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK I.i.127That it shall make a counter-reflect 'gainstThat it shall make a counter reflect gainst
The Winter's TaleWT IV.iv.728Receives not thy nose court-odour from me? Reflect I notReceiues not thy Nose Court-Odour from me? Reflect I not

Poems

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Venus and AdonisVen.1130 A thousand times, and now no more reflect, A thousand times, and now no more reflect,

Glossary

 14 result(s).
advise, aviseconsider, take thought, reflect
answerreflect, mirror, correspond to
avise, avisedconsider, take thought, reflect
bethinkcall to mind, think about, consider, reflect
chewconsider, ponder, reflect upon
considerreflect, think carefully, ponder, contemplate
perpendconsider, ponder, reflect
promptremind, put in mind, make reflect
reflectshine, cast a bright light
retortturn back, return, reflect
starveshow hunger, reflect starvation
studydeliberate, meditate, reflect [on]
thinkreflect, meditate, brood
twinklereflect, send, return

Thesaurus

 12 result(s).
reflectanswer
reflecttwinkle
reflectavise, avised
reflectbethink
reflectthink
reflectconsider
reflectperpend
reflectretort
reflectstudy
reflect uponchew
reflect, makeprompt
starvation, reflectstarve

Themes and Topics

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Plurals...ed by the existence of forms which might reflect a personal or regional dialect as well ...
Frequently Encountered Words (FEW)...ht call to mind think about consider reflect mv i iii 29 [shylock to bassanio] that ...

Words Families

 6 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
REFLECTBASICreflect v, reflection n, reflex n, reflex v
REFLECTACTIONcounter-reflect n
REFLEXBASICsee REFLECT

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