Glossary

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ice
ides
idiot
idle
idle-headed
idleness
idly
if
ignis
ignobly
ignomy
ignorance
ignorant
ild
ill
ill-annexed
ill-beseeming
ill-boding
ill-breeding
ill-composed
ill-dispersing
ill-disposed
ill-divining
ill-erected
ill-favoured
ill-favouredly
ill-inhabited
ill-left
illness
ill-nurtured
ill-roasted
ill-rooted
ill-seeming
ill-sheathed
ill-sorted
ill-spirited
ill-ta'en
ill-tempered
ill-tuned
illume
illusion
illustrate
illustrous
ill-uttering
ill-weaved
ill-well
ill-wresting
image
imagery
imaginary
imagination
imagine
imagined
imbar
imbecility
imbrue
imitation
immanity
immask
immaterial
immediacy
immediate
immediately
imminence
immodest
immoment
immure
immured
imp
impaint
impair
impale
impall
impannel
impart
impartial
impartment
impasted
impatience
impatient
impawn
impeach
impeachment
impediment
imperator
imperceiverant
imperfect
imperial
imperious
imperiously
imperseverant
impertinency
impertinent
impetticoat
impious
impiteous
impleached
implement
implorator
imply
import
importance
importancy
important
importantly
importing
importless
importment
importunacy
importunate
importune
importuned
importunity
impose
imposition
impossible
imposthume
imposture
impotence
impotent
imprese
impress
impressed
impression
impressure
imprimis
improper
improve
improvident
impudency
impudent
impugn
imputation
impute
in
in a
in b
in c
in capite
in hac
in terram
in via
in-a-door
inaidible
incaged
incapable
incardinate
incarnadine
incarnation
incense
incensed
incensement
incensing
incertain
incertainty
incessantly
inch
incharitable
inch-meal
incidency
incident
incision
incite
incivil
inclination
incline
inclining
inclip
include
inclusive
income
incomprehensible
inconsiderate
incontinence
incontinency
incontinent
incontinently
inconvenience
inconvenient
incony
incorporal
incorporate
incorpsed
incorrect
increase
increaseful
incredulous
Ind
indent
indented
indenture
index
Indian
indict
indictment
indifferency
indifferent
indifferently
indigest
indigested
indign
indirect
indirection
indirectly
indiscretion
indisposition
indistinguishable
indistinguished
indite
individable
indrenched
indubitate
induce
inducement
induction
indue
indued
indurance
indurate
industrious
industriously
industry
inequality
inevitable
inexecrable
inexorable
infallible
infallibly
infamonize
infamy
infant
infect
infected
infection
infer
infest
infinite
infinitive
infirmity
infix
infixed
inflame
inflamed
inflammation
inflict
infliction
infold
inform
informal
information
infortunate
infuse
infusion
ingaged
ingener
ingenious
ingeniously
inglorious
ingot
ingraft
ingrafted
ingrate
ingrateful
ingratitude
ingredience
inhabit
inhabitable
inhearse
inhearsed
inherent
inherit
inheritance
inheritor
inheritrix
inhibited
inhibition
inhooped
iniquity
initiate
injoint
injunction
injurious
injury
inkhorn
inkle
inland
inlay
inly
innocency
innocent
innovation
innovator
innumerable
inobled
inoculate
inordinate
inquire
inquisition
inquisitive
insane
insanie
insatiate
insconce
inscroll
insculp
insculpture
inseemed
insense
insensible
inseparate
insert again
inshell
inship
insinewed
insinuate
insinuating
insinuation
insisture
insociable
insolence
insolent
insomuch
inspiration
inspired
instalment
instance
instant
instantly
instate
insteeped
instinct
institute
institution
instruction
instrument
insubstantial
insufficience
insult
insulter
insulting
insultment
insuppressive
inteemable
integer
integrity
intellect
intellectual
intelligence
intelligencer
intelligencing
intelligent
intemperance
intemperate
intemperature
intenable
intend
intended
intendment
intent
intention
intentively
intercept
intercession
interchange
interchangeably
interchangement
interdict
interdiction
interess
interest
interim
interjoin
interlace
interlude
intermission
intermissive
intermit
interpret
interpretation
interpreter
interrogatory
interruption
intertangled
intertissued
intervallum
interview
intestate
intestine
intil
intimate
intimation
intitle
intitule
into
intolerable
intrate
intreasured
intreat
intrench
intrenchant
intrinse
intrinsicate
intrusion
inundation
inure
inurn
invectively
invent
invention
inventorially
inventory
invest
investments
inveterate
invised
invisible
inviting
invitis
invocate
invocation
inward
inwardness
ipso facto
ira
ireful
irk
irksome
iron
iron-witted
irreconciled
irrecoverable
irregular
irregulous
irremovable
irresolute
issue
issueless
itching palm
item
iterance
iteration
ivory
iwis
ill (adj.) 1bad, adverse, unfavourable
ill (adj.) 2evil, wicked, immoral
ill (adj.) 3poor, inadequate, miserable
ill (adj.) 4sick, indisposed, unwell
ill (adj.) 5annoyed, cross, vexed
ill (adj.) 6unskilful, inexpert, unskilled
ill (adv.) 1badly, adversely, unfavourably
ill (adv.) 2imperfectly, poorly, to ill effect
ill (n.) 1wrong, injury, harm, evil
ill (n.) 2trouble, affliction, misfortune
ill (n.) 3illness, malady, affliction
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AC I.ii.130 [Antony alone] Ten thousand harms, more than the ills I know / My idleness doth hatch
Cor III.i.161 [Coriolanus to Brutus, of the state] th'ill which doth control't
Ham V.i.47 [First Clown to Second Clown The gallows does well. But how does it well? It does well to those that do ill.
H5 IV.i.181 [Williams to disguised King Henry] every man that dies ill, the ill upon his own head [second instance]
1H6 II.v.129 [Richard alone] make my ill th'advantage of my good [F: will]
1H6 III.iii.65 [Pucelle to Burgundy] When Talbot ... fashioned thee that instrument of ill
2H6 I.ii.19 [Gloucester to Duchess] when I imagine ill / Against my king and nephew
KJ III.i.272 [Cardinal Pandulph to King Philip] being not done, where doing tends to ill, / The truth is then most done not doing it
LC 156 [] who ever shunned by precedent, / The destined ill she must herself assay
LLL II.i.58 [Katharine to Princess, of Dumaine] Most power to do most harm, least knowing ill
LLL IV.i.35 [Princess to all] I for praise alone now seek to spill / The poor deer's blood, that my heart means no ill
LLL IV.iii.122 [Dumaine to himself] Ill, to example ill, / Would from my forehead wipe a perjured note
Luc 91 [of Tarquin] Whose inward ill no outward harm expressed
Luc 304 [of doors opened by Tarquin] they all rate his ill
Luc 380 [of Tarquin's eyes] had they in that darksome prison died, / Then had they seen the period of their ill!
Luc 476 [of Lucrece talking to Tarquin] she ... urgeth still / Under what colour he commits this ill
Luc 996 [Lucrece as if totime] Teach me to curse him that thou taught'st this ill
Luc 1207 [] My blood shall wash the slander of mine ill
Luc 1244 [of the oppressed] call them not the authors of their ill
MA II.i.139 [Beatrice to Benedick, of following the leaders in a dance] if they lead to any ill, I will leave them at the next turning
MV II.v.17 [Shylock to Launcelot] There is some ill a-brewing towards my rest
MW IV.i.60 [Mistress Quickly to Evans, of some Latin words] You do ill to teach the child such words
Oth IV.iii.102 [Emilia to Desdemona, of husbands] The ills we do, their ills instruct us so
Per I.i.78 [Pericles to himself, of Antiochus' daughter] I loved you, and could still, / Were not this glorious casket stored with ill
Per I.i.105 [Pericles to Antiochus] if Jove stray, who dares say Jove doth ill?
R2 I.i.86 [King Richard to Bolingbroke, of an accusation against Mowbray] It must be great that can inherit us / So much as of a thought of ill in him
R2 I.iii.189 [King Richard to Bolingbroke and Mowbray] never ... plot, contrive, or complot any ill / 'Gainst us
RJ IV.v.94 [Friar to all] The heavens do lour upon you for some ill
Sonn 40.13 [] Lascivious grace, in whom all ill well shows
Sonn 57.14 [] So true a fool is love, that in your will, / Though you do any thing, he thinks no ill
Sonn 66.12 [] captive good attending captain ill
Sonn 70.13 [] If some suspect of ill masked not thy show, / Then thou alone kingdoms of hearts shouldst owe
Sonn 119.9 [] O benefit of ill, now I find true / That better is, by evil still made better
Tem I.ii.353 [Miranda to and of Caliban] Being capable of all ill
Tim III.v.38 [First Senator to Alcibiades] What folly 'tis to hazard life for ill!
Tit V.i.127 [Aaron to all] Few come within the compass of my curse - / Wherein I did not some notorious ill