Glossary

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gaberdine
gad
gage
gain
gaingiving
gainsay
gainsaying
gainst
gait
gale
gall
gallant
gallantry
gallant-springing
galled
gallery
galliard
galliass
gallimaufry
galloglass
gallow
Galloway nag
gallows
gambol
gambold
gamboys
game
gamesome
gamester
gamoth
gamut
gan
gap
gape
gaping
gar
garb
garbage
garboil
garden-house
gardon
garland
garner
garnish
gaskins
gast
gastness
gate
gather
gaud
gaudy
gauntlet
gawded
gay
gaze
gear
geck
geld
gelding
gem
geminy
gender
gender a
general
general-gross
generally
generation
generative
generosity
generous
genius
gennet
gentility
gentle
gentle a
gentle b
gentle-hearted
gentleman
gentleman in arms
gentleman of a company
gentleness
gentlewoman
gently
gentry
George
german
germen
gest
gesture
get
getter
getting
ghastly
ghost
ghostly
giantess
gib
gibbet
gibbet-maker
gibe
giber
gibing
gibingly
giddily
giddiness
giddy
giddy-paced
gift
gig
giglot
gild
gilded
gillyvor
gilt
gimmaled
gimmers
gin
ging
gipe
gird
girded
girdle
girt
girth
give
give a
give b
given
giving out
glad
gladding
glade
gladly
glaive
glance
glanders
glass
glass eyes
glass-faced
glass-gazing
glassy
glaze
glean
gleaned
gleek
glib
glimpse
glister
glistering
globe
globy
glooming
glorify
glorious
glory
glose
gloss
glover
glow
gloze
gloze a
glue
glut
glutton
gnarl
gnarling
go
go a
gobbet
god
goer-between
gog
going
going out
gold
golden
goldenly
gone
good
good deed
good life
good night
good now
good-conceited
good-den
good-faced
goodly
goodman
goodness
good-night
good-presaging
goodwife
good-year
good-years
goose
goose pen
goosequill
gorbellied
Gordian knot
gore-blood
gored
gorge
gorget
gosling
gospelled
goss
gossamer
gossip
gossiping
gossip-like
got
gourd
gout
govern
governess
government
governor
gown
grace
graced
graceful
graceless
gracious
graciously
gradation
graff
graffing
graft
grafter
grain
grained
gramercy
grand
grand guard
grandam
grandjuror
grandsire
grange
grant
granted
grapple
grasp
grass
grate
grateful
gratify
gratillity
gratis
gratulate
grave
grave-beseeming
graved
gravel
gravelled
graven
gravity
grease
greasily
great
great-belly
greatly
greatness
grece
gree
greediness
Greek
Greekish
green
greenly
green-sickness
greet
greeting
greise
grey
gride
grief
grief-shot
grievance
grieve
grieved
grievous
grievously
griffin
grim-looked
grim-visaged
grin
grind
gripe
griping
grise
grisled
grisly
grize
grizzle
grizzled
groan
groaning
groat
groom
gross
grossly
grossness
ground
grounded
groundlings
ground-piece
grovelling
grow
grub
grudge
grudging
grumble
grumbling
guard
guardage
guardant
guarded
gudgeon
guerdon
guess
guessingly
guestwise
guide
guider
guidon
guilder
guile
guiled
guileful
guiltless
guilty
guinea-hen
guise
gules
gulf
gull
gull-catcher
gum
gun-stone
gurnet
gust
guttered
gyve
grace (n.) 1honour, favour, recognition, respect
grace (n.) 2virtue, good quality
grace (n.) 3personal duty, sense of propriety
grace (n.) 4gracefulness, charm, elegance
grace (n.) 5favour, good will
grace (n.) 6pardon, clemency
grace (n.) 7success, favourable outcome, fortune
grace (n.) 8means of salvation, divine favour
grace (n.) 9grace before meals, prayer of thanksgiving
grace (n.) 10procedure, attitude, affectation
grace (n.) 11model of beauty, exquisite being [as one of the Three Graces]
grace (n.) 12herb of grace
grace (v.) 1favour, add merit to, do honour to
grace (v.) 2gain honour, get credit
grace (v.) 3give credit to, lend plausibility to
grace (v.) 4show mercy to, reprieve
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AC II.ii.152 [Antony to Caesar, of the marriage proposal] Further this act of grace
AW V.ii.46 [Parolles to Lafew] bring me in some grace, for you did bring me out
CE II.i.87 [Adriana to Luciana, of her husband] His company must do his minions grace [i.e. reflect well on his minions]
Cym V.v.7 [Cymbeline to all, of the soldier] He shall be happy that can find him, if / Our grace can make him so
Ham I.ii.124 [Claudius to Gertrude, of Hamlet's agreement] in grace whereof / No jocund health that Denmark drinks today / But that the great cannon to the clouds shall tell
Ham II.ii.53 [Claudius to Polonius, of the ambassadors] do grace to them
1H4 III.i.176 [Worcester to Hotspur, of Hotspur's behaviour] Though sometimes it show greatness, courage, blood - / And that's the dearest grace it renders you
1H4 V.iv.156 [Prince Hal aside to Falstaff] if a lie may do thee grace, / I'll gild it with the happiest terms I have
2H4 I.ii.27 [Falstaff to Page, of Prince Henry] He may keep his own grace, but he's almost out of mine [also: title of 'your grace']
2H4 V.ii.30 [Prince John to Lord Chief Justice] Though no man be assured what grace to find, / You stand in coldest expectation
2H4 V.v.6 [Falstaff to Shallow] I will make the King do you grace
H5 II.Chorus.28 [Chorus, of the traitors] by their hands this grace of kings must die [i.e. the king who most graces the name]
1H6 I.iv.7 [Master Gunner to Boy] Something I must do to procure me grace
1H6 V.iii.33 [Richard to Pucelle] A goodly prize, fit for the devil's grace!
H8 II.iv.22 [Queen Katherine to King Henry] thus you should proceed to put me off / And take your good grace from me
JC III.ii.58 [Brutus to all] Do grace to Caesar's corpse
KL I.iv.163 [Fool to Lear] Fools had ne'er less grace in a year
KL V.iii.68 [Gonerill to Regan, of Edmund] In his own grace he doth exalt himself / More than in your addition [i.e. more than the honour you have given him]
MM IV.iii.134 [disguised Duke to Isabella] you shall have ... / Grace of the Duke
MND IV.i.133 [Theseus to Egeus, of the Athenians] they ... / Came here in grace of our solemnity
R2 III.iii.181 [King Richard to Northumberland] In the base-court ... where kings grow base / To come at traitors' calls, and do them grace
RJ II.iii.82 [Romeo to Friar, of Juliet] Her I love now / Doth grace for grace and love for love allow
Tem V.i.70 [Prospero to charmed Gonzalo] I will pay thy graces / Home
TG III.i.146 [Duke reading Valentine's letter to Silvia, of his thoughts being with her] I ... curse the grace that with such grace hath blessed them [second instance: see also grace = 'fortune']
Tim I.i.74 [Poet to Painter, of Fortune and Timon] Whose present grace to present slaves and servants / Translates his rivals
WT II.i.122 [Hermione to her Ladies] This action I now go on / Is for my better grace
WT III.ii.46 [Hermione to Leontes] I appeal / To your own conscience, sir, before Polixenes / Came to your court, how I was in your grace