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Search phrase: spreading

Plays

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Henry VI Part 11H6 I.ii.135Till by broad spreading it disperse to naught.Till by broad spreading, it disperse to naught.
Henry VI Part 33H6 V.ii.14Whose top branch overpeered Jove's spreading treeWhose top-branch ouer-peer'd Ioues spreading Tree,

Poems

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A Lover's ComplaintLC.75 I might as yet have been a spreading flower I might as yet haue bene a spreading flower

Glossary

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fieryspreading like fire
ill-dispersingevil-scattering, spreading wickedness
rude-growingspreading rough and wild
serpigotype of spreading skin disease

Thesaurus

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fire, spreading likefiery
rough and wild, spreading rude-growing
spreading like firefiery
spreading rough and wildrude-growing
spreading wickednessill-dispersing
wickedness, spreadingill-dispersing
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