Glossary

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eager
ean
eaning
eanling
ear
ear-bussing
earing
ear-kissing
earl
early
earn
earnest
earnest-gaping
earnestly
earth
earth-delving
earthly
earth-vexing
earthy
ease
easeful
easily
easiness
easy
easy-held
easy-melting
ebbed
ebon
Ebrew
ecce
ech
eche
ecstasy
eddy
edge
edged
edgeless
edict
edify
education
ee
e'en
effect
effectless
effectual
effectually
effeminate
effigy
effuse
effusion
eftest
eftsoons
egal, egall
egally
eggshell
eglantine
egma
ego
egregious
egress and regress
eisel, eisell, esile, eysell
eke
elbow
eld
elder
elder-gun
eldest
elect
elected
election
elegancy
elegy
element
eleven and twenty long
elf
elf-lock
elf-skin
eliad
ell
else
elvish-marked
emballing
embark
embarquement
embassade
embassador
embassage, ambassage
embassy
embattailed
embattle
embayed
ember-eve
emblaze
emblem
embody
embolden
emboss
embossed
embound
embowel
embowelled
embrace
embraced
embracement
embrasure
embrue
eminence
emmet
emmew
empale
empannel
emperal
emperial
emperious
empery
emphasis
empierce
empire
empiric
empiricutic
empleached, impleached
employ
employment
empoison
emportment
empty
emulate
emulation
emulator
emulous
emure
enact
enacture
enamelled
enamoured [on]
encaged, incaged
encamp
encave
enchafe
enchafed
enchant
enchanting
enchantingly
enchased
enclog
enclose
encloud
encompass
encompassed
encompassment
encouch
encounter
encounterer
encrimsoned
encumbered
end
endamage
endamagement
endart
endeared
endeavour
ending
endite
endless
endow
endowment
endue
endued
endurance
endure
enew
enfeoff
enfettered
enfoldings
enforce
enforced
enforcedly
enforcement
enfranched
enfranchise
enfranchisement
enfreed
enfreedom
engage
engaged
engaol
engender
engendered
engendering
engild
engine
engineer
engirt
englut
engraff
engraffed
engross
engrossing
engrossment
enguard
enigmatical
enjoined
enjoy
enjoyer
enjoying
enlard
enlarge
enlargement
enlighten
enlink
ennactor
enormity
enormous
enow
enpatron
enpearce
enraged
enrank
enrapt
enridged
enring
enrobe
enrol
enrolled
enrooted
enround
enscarped
enschedule
ensconce
enseamed
ensear
ensheltered
enshield
ensign
ensinewed
enskied
enstate
ensteeped
ensue
enswathe
entail
entame
enter
entered
enterlude
entertain
entertainer
entertainment
enthralled
enticing
entire
entirely
entitle, intitle
entitule, intitule
entomb
entrails
entrance
entranced
entreasured
entreat
entreatment
entrench, intrench
entwist
enure, inure
enurn
envenom
envenomed (adj.)
envious
enviously
envire
environ
envoy
envy
enwheel
enwomb
enwrap
Ephesian
epicure
Epicurean
epicurism
epithet
epitheton
epitome
equal
equally
equalness
equinoctial
equinox
equipage
equity
equivocal
equivocation
equivocator
ere
erection
erewhile
ergo
eriall
eringo
err
errand
errant
erring
erroneous
error
erst
eruption
escape
eschew
escote
esile
esperance
espial
espouse
espy
esquire
essay
essence
essentially
est
estate
esteem
estimable
estimate
estimation
estridge
et bonum
et opus
et tu
etcetera
eternal
eterne
eternity
eternize
Ethiop
Ethiopian
even
even-Christian
evenly
even-pleached
event
ever
ever among
ever and anon
ever-bibbing
ever-during
everlasting
evermore
everywhere
evidence
evident
evil
evitate
ewer
exact
exaction
exactly
exalt
examination
example
exampled
exasperate
exceed
exceeding
excellency
excellent
except
exception
exceptless
excess
exchange
excite
excitement
exclaim
exclamation
excrement
excursion
excuse
execration
execute
execution
executor
exempt
exequies
exercise
exeunt
exhalation
exhale
exhaled
exhaust
exhibit
exhibiter
exhibition
exigent
exion
exorciser
exorcism
exorcist
expect
expectance
expectancy
expectation
expecter
expedience
expedient
expediently
expedition
expeditious
expend
expense
experience
experiment
experimental
expert
expiate
expiation
expire
expired
exploit
exposition
expositor
expostulate
expostulation
exposture
exposure
express
expressure
expulse
exquisite
exsufflicate
extant
extemporal
extemporally
extempore
extend
extended
extent
extenuate
extenuation
exteriorly
extermine
extern
extinct
extincted
extincture
extinguish
extirp
extirpate
extolment
extort
extorted
extracting
extraught
extravagancy
extravagant
extreme
extremity
exufflicate
eyas
eyas-musket
eye
eye-glass
eyeless
eye-offending
eye-strings
eyne
eyrie
eysell
envy (n.) 1malice, ill-will, enmity
envy (n.) 2admiration, desire [to be like], jealousy
envy, envy at (v.) 1show malice [towards], hate, regard with ill will
envy, envy at (v.) 2begrudge, resent, object to
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AC V.ii.164 [Cleopatra to Caesar] mine own servant should / Parcel the sum of my disgraces by / Addition of his envy
Cor III.iii.3 [Brutus to Sicinius, of Coriolanus] Enforce him with his envy to the people
Cor IV.v.77 [Coriolanus to Aufidius] The cruelty and envy of the people
Cor IV.v.106 [Aufidius to Coriolanus] Each word thou hast spoke hath weeded from my heart / A root of ancient envy
E3 III.ii.12 [First Citizen to First Frenchman] is't not time to fly, / When envy and destruction is so nigh?
1H4 I.iii.26 [Northumberland to King Henry, of Hotspur's apparent attitude] envy, therefore, or misprision, / Is guilty of this fault
1H4 V.ii.66 [Vernon to Hotspur, of Prince Hal] If he outlive the envy of this day, / England did never owe so sweet a hope
1H6 IV.i.193 [Exeter alone] when envy breeds unkind division
2H6 IV.x.20 [Iden to himself] I seek not to ... gather wealth I care not with what envy
3H6 III.iii.127 [Warwick to Lewis, of Edward's love for Bona] his love was an eternal plant ... / Exempt from envy
H8 II.i.85 [Buckingham to Lovell] No black envy / Shall mark my grave
H8 II.ii.87 [Wolsey to King Henry, of divorcing Katherine] Who can be angry now? What envy reach you?
H8 III.i.113 [Wolsey to Queen Katherine] You turn the good we offer into envy
JC II.i.164 [Brutus to Cassius] Our course will seem ... / Like wrath in death, and envy afterwards
JC V.v.70 [Antony to all, of Brutus] All the conspirators save only he / Did that they did in envy of great Caesar
MM I.iii.51 [Duke to Friar Thomas] Lord Angelo ... / Stands at a guard with envy [i.e. on his guard against malice]
MM III.ii.133 [disguised Duke to Lucio] this is envy in you, folly, or mistaking
MV IV.i.10 [Antonio to Duke, of Shylock] no lawful means can carry me / Out of his envy's reach
MV IV.i.126 [Gratiano to Shylock, of his knife] no metal can ... bear half the keenness / Of thy sharp envy
Per IV.Chorus.37 [Gower alone] Cleon's wife, with envy rare [also: jealousy]
R2 I.ii.21 [Duchess of Gloucester to John of Gaunt, of Gloucester] hacked down ... / By envy's hand
R2 II.i.49 [John of Gaunt to York] as a moat defensive to a house / Against the envy of less happier lands
R3 IV.i.99 [Queen Elizabeth as if to the Tower] Pity ... those tender babes / Whom envy hath immured within your walls
Tem I.ii.258 [Prospero to Ariel, of Sycorax] who with age and envy / Was grown into a hoop
TN II.i.26 [Sebastian to Antonion, of Viola] she bore a mind that envy could not but call fair
TN V.i.55 [Orsino to Viola as Cesario, of Antonio] very envy and the tongue of loss / Cried fame and honour on him [i.e. those who had most cause to hate him]
TNK II.i.144 [Arcite to Palamon, reflecting on what would happen if they were at liberty] envy of ill men / Crave our acquaintance [? = wicked men would wish to get to know us] [cf. sense 1 for an alternative reading]
TNK V.iii.21 [Emilia to Theseus] There is but envy in that light
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