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Search phrase: runaway

Plays

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PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
The Merchant of VeniceMV II.vi.47For the close night doth play the runaway,For the close night doth play the run-away,
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND III.ii.405Thou runaway, thou coward – art thou fled?Thou runaway, thou coward, art thou fled?

Glossary

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dastardcoward, sissy, runaway, traitor
revoltedrunaway, truant, delinquent
runagaterunaway, vagabond, fugitive
runawaydeserter, coward, renegade
skippingrunaway, fugitive; or: lightly armed

Thesaurus

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runawayskipping
runawayrunagate
runawayrevolted
runawaydastard
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