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Search phrase: ruinous

Plays

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PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
The Comedy of ErrorsCE III.ii.4Shall love in building grow so ruinous?Shall loue in buildings grow so ruinate?
King LearKL I.ii.113treachery, and all ruinous disorders follow us disquietlytreacherie, and all ruinous disorders follow vs disquietly
Timon of AthensTim IV.iii.461Is yond despised and ruinous man my lord?Is yon'd despis'd and ruinous man my Lord?
Titus AndronicusTit V.i.21To gaze upon a ruinous monastery,To gaze vpon a ruinous Monasterie,
Troilus and CressidaTC V.i.25Why no, you ruinous butt, you whoresonWhy no, you ruinous But, you whorson
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG V.iv.9Lest, growing ruinous, the building fallLest growing ruinous, the building fall,

Glossary

 4 result(s).
confoundingdestructive, ruinous, causing total confusion
perniciousdestructive, dangerous, ruinous
ruinousruined, decayed, ravaged
wastefuldestructive, devastating, ruinous

Thesaurus

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ruinousconfounding
ruinouswasteful
ruinouspernicious
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