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Search phrase: tickle

Plays

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PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
CymbelineCym I.ii.16Can tickle where she wounds! My dearest husband,Can tickle where she wounds? My deerest Husband,
HamletHam II.ii.324are tickle o'th' sere; and the lady shall say her mindare tickled a'th' sere: and the Lady shall say her minde
Henry IV Part 11H4 II.iv.302Yea, and to tickle our noses with spear-grass,Yea, and to tickle our Noses with Spear-grasse,
Henry IV Part 11H4 II.iv.433Nay, I'll tickle ye for a young prince, i'faith.Nay, Ile tickle ye for a young Prince.
Henry IV Part 22H4 II.i.58I'll tickle your catastrophe!Ile tucke your Catastrophe.
Henry VI Part 22H6 I.i.214Stands on a tickle point now they are gone.Stands on a tickle point, now they are gone:
Measure for MeasureMM I.ii.171I warrant it is, an thy head stands so tickle on thyI warrant it is: And thy head stands so tickle on thy
The Merchant of VeniceMV III.i.59bleed? If you tickle us, do we not laugh? If you poisonbleede? if you tickle vs, doe we not laugh? if you poison
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND IV.i.25I am such a tender ass, if my hair do but tickle me, II am such a tender asse, if my haire do but tickle me, I
Romeo and JulietRJ I.iv.36Tickle the senseless rushes with their heels.Tickle the sencelesse rushes with their heeles:
Troilus and CressidaTC V.ii.180He'll tickle it for his concupy.Heele tickle it for his concupie.
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK IV.i.137As twenty to dispatch; he'll tickle it upAs twenty to dispatch, hee'l tickl't up

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Glossary

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ticklemove easily, affect readily
ticklebeat, flog, rain blows on
ticklegratify, give pleasure, arouse
tickleflatter, gratify, please
tickleinsecure, precarious, unstable
tickleinsecurely, precariously, unstably
tickle[catch phrase] make your bottom tingle
tickletingle, run in a thrilling way

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Words Families

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Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
TICKLEBASICtickle adj, tickle v, ticklng adj, tickling n
TICKLEPEOPLEtickle-brain n

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