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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Cor I.ix.4 [Cominius to Martius] Where great patricians shall attend and shrug
Cym I.vii.142 [Innogen to Iachimo] I do condemn mine ears, that have / So long attended thee
E3 IV.v.10 [Charles to King John] Our men ... / Look on each other, as they did attend / Each other's words
Ham IV.v.99 [Claudius to Guards] Attend. Where is my Switzers?
1H4 I.iii.232 [Worcester to Hotspur] I'll talk to you / When you are better tempered to attend
1H4 III.i.220 [Glendower to Mortimer] Sit, and attend
3H6 II.i.167 [Warwick to Richard and Edward] Attend me, lords
H8 I.i.158 [Buckingham to Norfolk, of Wolsey] Attend: this holy fox ... suggests the King our master / To this last costly treaty
KJ V.ii.163 [Lewis the Dauphin to and of Cardinal Pandulph and Bastard] We will attend to neither
LC 3 [] My spirits t'attend this double voice accorded
LC 78 [] too early I attended / A youthful suit it was to gain my grace
LLL V.i.139 [Armado to Holofernes] Shall I tell you a thing? Holofernes: We attend
Luc 1682 [Lucrece to Collatine] For she that was thy Lucrece, now attend me
MM III.i.161 [Isabella to disguised Duke] My stay must be stolen out of other affairs, but I will attend you a while
MND IV.i.92 [Puck to Oberon] Fairy king, attend, and mark
MV V.i.103 [Portia to Nerissa] The crow doth sing as sweetly as the lark / When neither is attended
Per I.ii.70 [Pericles to Helicanus] Attend me then
Per II.iii.59 [Simonides to Thaisa] O, attend, my daughter
R3 III.i.13 [Richard to Prince Edward, of the latter's uncles] Your grace attended to their sugared words
RJ I.Prologue.13 [to audience] if you with patient ears attend
RJ V.iii.77 [Romeo to himself] What said my man when my betossed soul / Did not attend him as we rode?
Tem I.ii.78 [Prospero to Miranda] Dost thou attend me?
Tem I.ii.87 [Prospero to Miranda] Thou attend'st not!
Tem I.ii.454 [Prospero to Ferdinand] I charge thee / That thou attend me
Tit V.iii.78 [Marcus to all] if my frosty signs and chaps of age ... / Cannot induce you to attend my words
Tit V.iii.91 [Marcus to all] floods of tears will drown my oratory / And break my utt'rance even in the time / When it should move ye to attend me most
TN I.iv.27 [Orsino to Viola as Cesario, of his suit to Olivia] She will attend it better in thy youth / Than in a nuncio's of more grave aspect
Ven 809 [Adonis to Venus] Mine ears that to your wanton talk attended / Do burn themselves