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Search phrase: stretch

Plays

 19 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
All's Well That Ends WellAW II.i.4The gift doth stretch itself as 'tis received,The guift doth stretch it selfe as 'tis receiu'd,
Antony and CleopatraAC I.i.46There's not a minute of our lives should stretchThere's not a minute of our liues should stretch
As You Like ItAYL II.i.37That their discharge did stretch his leathern coatThat their discharge did stretch his leatherne coat
CoriolanusCor II.ii.49Than we to stretch it out. (To the Tribunes) Masters o'th' people,Then we to stretch it out. Masters a'th' People,
CoriolanusCor III.ii.4That the precipitation might down stretchThat the precipitation might downe stretch
CymbelineCym III.i.50Which swelled so much that it did almost stretchWhich swell'd so much, that it did almost stretch
Henry IV Part 11H4 I.ii.55stretch, and where it would not I have used my credit.stretch, and where it would not, I haue vs'd my credit.
Henry VH5 II.ii.55Shall not be winked at, how shall we stretch our eyeShall not be wink'd at, how shall we stretch our eye
Henry VH5 III.i.15Now set the teeth, and stretch the nostril wide,Now set the Teeth, and stretch the Nosthrill wide,
Henry VIIIH8 II.iii.33.1If you might please to stretch it.If you might please to stretch it.
Julius CaesarJC II.i.159If he improve them, may well stretch so farIf he improue them, may well stretch so farre
King LearKL II.ii.102That stretch their duties nicely.That stretch their duties nicely.
King LearKL IV.ii.23Would stretch thy spirits up into the air.Would stretch thy Spirits vp into the ayre:
King LearKL V.iii.313.1Stretch him out longer.Stretch him out longer.
MacbethMac IV.i.116What, will the line stretch out to the crack of doom?What will the Line stretch out to'th' cracke of Doome?
Measure for MeasureMM V.i.312Dare no more stretch this finger of mine than heNo more stretch this finger of mine, then he
Romeo and JulietRJ II.iv.84I stretch it out for that word ‘ broad ’, which, addedI stretch it out for that word, broad, which added
Troilus and CressidaTC IV.v.10Come, stretch thy chest, and let thy eyes spout blood;Come, stretch thy chest, and let thy eyes spout bloud:
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK III.i.87When you shall stretch yourself, and say but ‘ Arcite,When you shall stretch your selfe, and say but Arcite

Glossary

 9 result(s).
extendstretch, push so far, give scope to
outstretchstretch out to the end, strain beyond the limit
rackstretch on the rack
rackstretch, strain, extend
strainoverstate, exaggerate, stretch the meaning
strainstretch, make extra effort
stretchstrain to the utmost, maximally exert
stretchstand upright, draw oneself up to full height
stretchopen wide, extend

Thesaurus

 9 result(s).
end, stretch out to the outstretch
meaning, stretch astrain
rack, stretch on the rack
stretchextend
stretchrack
stretchstrain
stretch a meaningstrain
stretch on the rackrack
stretch out to the endoutstretch

Words Families

 9 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
OUTSTRETCHBASICsee STRETCH
STRETCHBASICstretch v, stretched adj, stretching n
STRETCHACTIONoutstretch v
STRETCHAPPEARANCEoutstretched adj, stretch-mouthed adj
STRETCHSTATEwide-stretched adj
STRETCHTIMEstretched-out adj
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