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Search phrase: size

Plays

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All's Well That Ends WellAW II.ii.31It must be an answer of most monstrous sizeIt must be an answere of most monstrous size,
Antony and CleopatraAC IV.xv.4But comforts we despise. Our size of sorrow,But comforts we dispise; our size of sorrow
Antony and CleopatraAC V.ii.97It's past the size of dreaming. Nature wants stuffIt's past the size of dreaming: Nature wants stuffe
As You Like ItAYL III.ii.219'tis a word too great for any mouth of this age's size.'tis a Word too great for any mouth of this Ages size,
CoriolanusCor V.ii.18Of whom he's chief – with all the size that verity(Of whom hee's cheefe) with all the size that verity
Henry VI Part 33H6 III.ii.159To shape my legs of an unequal size;To shape my Legges of an vnequall size,
Henry VIIIH8 V.i.135Of as great size. Ween you of better luck,Of as great Size. Weene you of better lucke,
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW III.v.11by my size that I have a kind of alacrity in sinking. If theby my size, that I haue a kinde of alacrity in sinking: if the
Timon of AthensTim V.i.64With any size of words.With any size of words.
Titus AndronicusTit IV.iii.47No big-boned men framed of the Cyclops' size,No big-bon'd-men, fram'd of the Cyclops size,
Troilus and CressidaTC IV.v.162Shall find him by his large and portly size.Shall finde him by his large and portly size.

Poems

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A Lover's ComplaintLC.21 In clamours of all size both high and low. In clamours of all size both high and low.

Glossary

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Ajax[pron: 'ayjaks, OP also a'jayks] son of Telemon, king of Salamis (also called Ajax Telemonius); fought against Troy; proverbial for his size and strength
batelose weight, diminish in size
bignesslarge size, good bulk
borecalibre, size [of a gun]
flight[of arrows] power of flight, size and weight
masssize, numbers, large amount
measureextent, size, amount, quantity, mass
oversizepaint over, smear [i.e. cover with a substance resembling size]
proportionsize, bulk
sizequantify, measure [for size]
sizeallowance, ration, quota
sizekind, type, length
sizebounds, limit, confine
takehumble, lower, cut down to size

Thesaurus

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cut down to sizetake
diminish in sizebate
large sizebigness
sizesized
sizemass
sizemeasure
sizeproportion
size [of a gun]bore
size, cut down totake
size, diminish inbate
size, largebigness

Themes and Topics

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Numbers
Classical mythology... fought against troy proverbial for his size and strength when the armour of the dea...
Britain [outside London]...d the great bed of ware famous for its size is now in the victoria and albert museu...

Words Families

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Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
OVERSIZEBASICsee SIZE
SIZEBASICsize n
SIZESTATEblood-sized adj, great-sized adj, o'ersize v
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