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Search phrase: stiff

Plays

 13 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
Antony and CleopatraAC I.ii.101This is stiff news – hath with his Parthian force(this is stiffe-newes) / Hath with his Parthian Force
The Comedy of ErrorsCE I.ii.15For with long travel I am stiff and weary.For with long trauaile I am stiffe and wearie.
CoriolanusCor I.i.159But make you ready your stiff bats and clubs.But make you ready your stiffe bats and clubs,
CoriolanusCor I.i.239.1What, art thou stiff? Stand'st out?What art thou stiffe? Stand'st out?
CymbelineCym III.iii.32With your stiff age; but unto us it isWith your stiffe Age; but vnto vs, it is
Henry IV Part 11H4 V.iii.40Many a nobleman lies stark and stiffMany a Nobleman lies starke and stiffe
Henry VI Part 11H6 I.ii.42Their arms are set like clocks, stiff to strike on;Their Armes are set, like Clocks, still to strike on;
Henry VI Part 22H6 III.i.16And passeth by with stiff unbowed knee,And passeth by with stiffe vnbowed Knee,
Henry VIIIH8 IV.i.72As the shrouds make at sea in a stiff tempest,As the shrowdes make at Sea, in a stiffe Tempest,
King LearKL IV.vi.278The King is mad; how stiff is my vile sense,The King is mad: / How stiffe is my vilde sense
Richard IIR2 III.ii.115In stiff unwieldy arms against thy crown.In stiffe vnwieldie Armes: against thy Crowne
Romeo and JulietRJ IV.i.103Shall, stiff and stark and cold, appear like death.Shall stiffe and starke, and cold appeare like death,
Romeo and JulietRJ IV.v.26Her blood is settled, and her joints are stiff.Her blood is setled and her ioynts are stiffe:

Glossary

 13 result(s).
buckram, buckromstiff, starched, stuck-up
churlishstiff, hard, unyielding
formalpunctilious, stiff, standing on ceremony
rebatostiff ornamental collar, ruff
resty-stiffstiff because too rested, sluggish
rufffrill of stiff folded linen, worn around the neck
starkrigid, stiff [as in death]
stiffgrave, formidable, weighty
stiffstout, strong, tough
stiffdisabled, incapacitated, unable to join in
stiffunresponsive, unbending, stubborn
stiffunsupple, unathletic; or: lethargic, sluggish
stubbornstiff, intractable, unyielding

Thesaurus

 9 result(s).
collar, stiff ornamentalrebato
frill of stiff folded linenruff
rested, stiff because too resty-stiff
stiffstubborn
stiffchurlish
stiffbuckram, buckrom
stiffformal
stiffstark
stiff because too restedresty-stiff

Themes and Topics

 1 result(s).
Clothing... 2h4 ii iv 130 m f frill of stiff folded linen worn around the neck ...

Words Families

 6 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
STIFFBASICstiff adj, stiffen v, stiffly adv
STIFFSTATEstiff-borne adj, stiff-grown adj, resty-stiff adj
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