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Search phrase: whet

Plays

 9 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
HamletHam III.iv.112Is but to whet thy almost blunted purpose.Is but to whet thy almost blunted purpose.
Henry VI Part 22H6 II.i.33Good Queen, and whet not on these furious peers;good Queene, / And whet not on these furious Peeres,
Henry VI Part 33H6 I.ii.37And whet on Warwick to this enterprise.And whet on Warwick to this Enterprise.
Henry VIIIH8 III.ii.92.1Does whet his anger to him.Does whet his Anger to him.
Julius CaesarJC II.i.61Since Cassius first did whet me against Caesar,Since Cassius first did whet me against Casar,
King JohnKJ III.iv.181For England, go! I will whet on the King.For England go; I will whet on the King.
The Merchant of VeniceMV IV.i.121Why dost thou whet thy knife so earnestly?Why dost thou whet thy knife so earnestly?
Richard IIIR3 I.iii.331Now they believe it, and withal whet meNow they beleeue it, and withall whet me
Twelfth NightTN III.i.102Madam, I come to whet your gentle thoughtsMadam, I come to whet your gentle thoughts

Poems

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Venus and AdonisVen.1113 Who did not whet his teeth at him again, Who did not whet his teeth at him againe,

Glossary

 2 result(s).
grindwhet, sharpen, stimulate
whetencourage, incite, egg on

Thesaurus

 1 result(s).
whetgrind

Words Families

 2 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
WHETBASICwhet v
WHETOBJECTwhetstone n
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