Glossary

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a
abandon
abase
abate
abated
abatement
abed
abhominable
abhomination
abhor
abhorred
abhorring
abide
abiliment
ability
abject
abjectly
abjure
able
aboard
abode
abodement
abominable, abhominable
abomination, abhomination
abortive
abound
about
above
abram
abridge
abridgement
abroach
abroad
abrogate
abrook
abruption
absent
Absey book
absolute
abstenious
abstract
absurd
abuse
abused
abuser
abusing
aby
abysm
academe
accent
accept
acceptable
accepted
accessary
accidence
accident
accidental
accite
accommodate
accommodation
accomplement
accomplice
accomplish
accomplishment
accompt
accord
accordant
according
according as
accordingly
accost
accosting
account / accompt
account, accompt
accountant
accouter, accoutre
accoutrement
accoutrements, accoustrements
accuse
accustom
ace
acerb, acerbe
achieve
achievement
acknow on
aconitum
acquaintance
acquit
acquittance
across
act
Actaeon
action
action-taking
actor
actual
acture
ad Apollinem
ad Jovem
ad manes
ad Martem
adage
adamant
addiction
addition
addle
address
adhere
adieu
adjourn
adjudge
adjunct
admirable
admiral
admiration
admire
admired
admiring
admit
admittance
admonish
admonishment
admonition
ado
adoptedly
adoption
adoptious
adoring
adorning
adulterate
advance
advanced
advancement
advantage
advantageable
advantageous
adventure
adventurous
adversary
adverse
adversity
advertise, advertize
advertisement
advertising
advice
advise, avise
advised, avised
advisedly
advocation
aedile
aerial
aerie, aery, eyrie
afar off
afeard
affect
affectation
affected
affectedly
affecting
affection
affectioned
affeered
affiance
affine
affined
affinity
afflict
affliction
afford
affray
affright
affrighted
affront
affy
afield, a-field
afire
afoot
afore
Afric
afront, a-front
after
after-debt
after-dinner
after-eye
after-hours
after-inquiry
after-loss
after-love
after-meeting
after-nourishment
after-supper
after-times
afterward
a-fume
again
against
agate
agazed
age
aged
agent
aggravate
agitation
aglet
aglet-baby
agnize
agone
agony
agood
agot
agree
ague
agued
ague-fit
ague-proof
a-height
a-high
a-hold
aid
aidance
aidant
ail
aim
aio te
air
air-braving
air-drawn
airy
alablaster
alack
a-land
alarm, alarum
alarum
alarum bell
alarumed
alas
albeit
Albion
alchemy, alchymy
alderliefest
ale
ale, small
aleven
ale-wife
aliad
a-life
alike
alive
all
all-abhorred
all-amazed
allay
allaying
allayment
all-cheering
allege
alleged
allegiant
all-ending
all-hail
Allhallond Eve
All-hallown
all-hating
alliance
allicholy, allycholly
allied
alligant
all-licensed
all-obeying
all-oblivious
allot
allottery
allow
allowance
allowed
all-thing
all-too-timeless
allure
allurement
allusion
all-watched
all-worthy
ally
allycholly
Almain
almanac
alms
alms-basket
alms-deed
alms-drink
almsman
aloe
aloft
alone
along
along / 'long of
aloof
alter
altering
altogether
alway
amain
amaze
amazed
amazement
amazing
Amazonian
ambassage, ambassy
amber
amble
ambling
ambuscado
ameer
amend
amendment
amends
amerce
ames-ace
amiable
amiss
among
amorous
amort
ample
amplify
an
anatomize, annothanize
anatomy
anchor
anchorage
anchoring
ancient, aunchient
ancientry
and, an
andiron
angel
angerly
angle
an-heires
an-hungry
a-night
annexion
annexment
annothanize
annoy
annoyance
anon
anon, ever and
anon, still and
anon, till
answer
answerable
anthem
anthropophaginian
antic, antick(e), antique
anticly, antiquely
antiquary
antique Roman
antiquity
antre
apace
apaid
apart
apathaton
ape
ape-bearer
a-pieces
apish
apology
apoplexed
apoplexy
aporne
apostrophus
apothecary, pothecary
appaid, apaid
appal
apparel
apparent
apparently
appeach
appeal
appear
appearance
appearer
appease
appellant
appendix
apperil
appertain
appertaining
appertainings
appertainments
appertinent
appetite
applause
apple
apple-john
appliance
application
apply
appoint
appointment
apprehend
apprehension
apprehensive
apprenticehood
approach
approacher
approbation
approof
appropriation
approve
approved
approver
appurtenance
apricock
apron-man
apt
aptly
aqua-vitae
Aquilon
Arabian bird
araise
arbitrament, arbitrement
arbitrator
arbour
arch
arch-mock
ardently
argal, argo
argentine
argosy
argue
argument
arithmetic
arithmetician
arm
arm a
armado
armed
arm-gaunt
armigero
arming
armipotent
armour
arms
arms' end, at
aroint
a-row
arraign
arraignment
arrant
arras
array
arrearage
arrest
arrivance
arrive
arrogancy
arrouse
art
artere, artire
article
articulate
artificer
artificial
artire
artist
artless
arts-man
as
ascribe
ash
aside
asinico
ask
askance, askaunce
askant, askaunt
aspect
aspersion
aspic
aspicious
aspire
asprey
asquint
assail
assailing
assault
assay
assemblance
assigns
assinico, asinico, assenego
assist
assistance
assistant
associate
assubjugate
assume
assurance
assure
assured
astonish
Astraea
astringer
astronomer
astronomical
astronomy
asunder
at
Ates
athwart
a-tilt
atomy
atone
atonement
attach
attachment
attain
attainder
attaint
attainture
attask, attax
attempt
attemptable
attend
attendance
attent
attest
attire
attired
attirement
attorney
attorney general
attorneyed
attorneyship
attribute
attribution
attributive
atwain, a twain
auburn
audaciously
audience
audit
auditor
auditory
auger-hole
aught
augmentation
augur, augure
augurer
auguring
augury
auld
aunchient
aunt
auricular
auspicious
austerely
austerity
authentic
author
authority
authorize
avail
avaunt
ave
Ave-Marie
aver
avert
avise, avised
avoid
avoirdupois
avouch
avouchment
await
awake
award
away with
awd
awe
aweary, a-weary
awed
aweless
awful
awhile
awkward
a-work
awry
axletree, axle-tree
ay
aye
ayword
azure, azured
attend (v.) 1await, wait for, expect
attend (v.) 2serve, follow, wait [on/upon]
attend (v.) 3serve at court, wait on royalty
attend (v.) 4accompany, follow closely, go with
attend (v.) 5wait, tarry, postpone
attend (v.) 6regard, consider
attend (v.) 7listen [to], pay attention [to]
attend (v.) 8see to, look after, apply oneself to
attend (v.) 9be present [at], be found [at]
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AC V.ii.362 [Caesar to all, of the burial of Antony and Cleopatra] Our army shall / In solemn show attend this funeral
AW I.i.71 [Lafew to Countess, of Bertram at court] He cannot want the best / That shall attend his love [unclear meaning: ?he will not lack the best experience there if he shows a loving behaviour]
AYL V.i.61 [Touchstone to Audrey] I attend, I attend
Cor III.iii.141 [Sicinius to all] Let a guard / Attend us through the city
Cym II.i.50 [Second Lord to Cloten] I'll attend your lordship
Cym III.iii.77 [Belarius to Guiderius and Arviragus] we will fear no poison, which attends / In place of greater state
Cym II.iii.61 [Cymbeline to Cloten] When you have given good morning to your mistress / Attend the queen and us
Ham III.iii.22 [Rosencrantz to Claudius] Each small annexment ... / Attends the boisterous ruin
H5 II.iv.29 [Dauphin to French King, of England] fear attends her not
2H6 II.iii.38 [Gloucester to King] When I am dead and gone, / May honourable peace attend thy throne
3H6 IV.ii.16 [Warwick to Clarence, of Edward] but attended by a simple guard
3H6 IV.v.7 [Richard to Hastings and Stanley, of Edward] often but attended with weak guard
3H6 IV.vi.82 [Post to Warwick, of Edward] He was conveyed by Richard Duke of Gloucester / And the Lord Hastings, who attended him
H8 I.iv.60 [Wolsey to Lord Chamberlain, of sending him to meet the ambassadors] Some attend him
H8 V.v.27 [Cranmer to all] all the virtues that attend the good
KJ III.iii.35 [King John to Hubert] the proud day, / Attended with the pleasures of the world
KJ IV.ii.56 [Pembroke to King John] your fears, which, as they say, attend / The steps of wrong
KL II.iv.300 [Regan to Cornwall, of Lear] He is attended with a desperate train
Luc 330 [Tarquin to himself] these lets attend the time
Mac I.v.18 [Lady Macbeth alone, as if to Macbeth] Thou wouldst be great, / Art not without ambition, but without / The illness should attend it
Mac III.iv.120 [Lennox to Lady Macbeth] Good night; and better health / Attend his majesty!
MV III.iv.29 [Portia to Lorenzo] I have toward heaven breathed a secret vow / To live in prayer and contemplation, / Only attended by Nerissa here
MV III.iv.41 [Lorenzo to Portia] Fair thoughts and happy hours attend on you!
Oth I.iii.293 [Othello to Iago, of Desdemona] I prithee let thy wife attend on her
Per III.ii.29 [Cerimon to First Gentleman, of virtue and cunning] immortality attends the former, / Making a man a god
R2 IV.i.198 [Richard to Bolingbroke] The cares I give, I have, though given away. / They 'tend the crown, yet still with me they stay
R3 III.vii.231 [Richard to all] if black scandal or foul-faced reproach / Attend the sequel of your imposition
RJ III.iii.49 [Romeo to Friar, of the word ‘banished’] Howlings attends it!
Tem I.ii.423 [Ferdinand to Miranda] Most sure, the goddess / On whom these airs attend!
Tem III.iii.79 [Ariel to Alonso, Sebastian, and Antonio] Lingering perdition ... shall step by step attend / You and your ways
TC II.ii.135 [Paris to all, of abducting Helen] your full consent ... cut off / All fears attending on so dire a project
TC V.vii.2 [Achilles to Myrmidons] Mark what I say. Attend me where I wheel [or: sense 7]
TG II.iv.187 [Proteus to Valentine] I'll presently attend you
TG V.i.10 [Silvia to Eglamour] I fear I am attended by some spies
TN III.i.132 [Viola as Cesario to Olivia] Grace and good disposition attend your ladyship
Tem III.iii.79 [Ariel to Alonso] Lingering perdition ... shall step by step attend / You and your ways
Tem V.i.58 [stage direction] Here enters Ariel before; then Alonso with a frantic gesture, attended by Gonzalo
Tit IV.i.28 [Young Lucius to Lavinia] I will most willingly attend your ladyship
Tit IV.i.125 [Marcus to himself, of Titus] attend him in his ecstasy
Tit IV.iii.28 [Publius to all, of Titus] it highly us concerns / By day and night t'attend him carefully
TNK V.iv.8 [Palamon to his knights] We ... beguile / The gout and rheum, that in lag hours attend / For grey approachers [i.e. are part of growing old]