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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
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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
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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
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iteration
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intent (n.)  intention, purpose, aim
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AC II.ii.45 [Caesar to Antony] You may be pleased to catch at mine intent / By what did here befall me
AC V.i.54 [Egyptian to Caesar] The Queen ... / Of thy intents desires instruction
AC V.ii.126 [Caesar to Cleopatra] If you apply yourself to our intents
AC V.ii.226 [Cleopatra to Iras, of the Romans] that's the way ... to conquer / Their most absurd intents
AW I.i.225 [Helena alone] my intents are fixed, and will not leave me
AW I.iii.213 [Countess to Helena] Had you not lately an intent ... To go to Paris?
AW III.iv.21 [Countess to Steward, of Helena] I could have well diverted her intents
AW IV.iii.26 [First Lord to Second Lord] Is it not meant damnable in us to be trumpeters of our unlawful intents?
AW IV.iv.4 [Helena to Widow and Diana] Ere I can perfect mine intents
Cor II.ii.154 [Sicinius to Brutus, of the people and Coriolanus] May they perceive's intent!
Cor V.vi.13 [Second Conspirator to Aufidius] If you do hold the same intent wherein / You wished us parties, we'll deliver you / Of your great danger
Ham I.ii.112 [Claudius to Hamlet] your intent / In going back to school in Wittenberg
Ham I.iv.42 [Hamlet to Ghost] Be thy intents wicked or charitable [Q1,Q2; F euents]
Ham III.iii.40 [Claudius alone] My stronger guilt defeats my strong intent
1H4 V.ii.88 [Hotspur to all] the arms are fair / When the intent of bearing them is just
2H4 V.ii.120 [King Henry V to Lord Chief Justice] I will stoop and humble my intents
2H4 V.ii.143 [King Henry V to all] God consigning to my good intents
2H4 V.v.101 [Prince John to Lord Chief Justice, of King Henry V] He hath intent his wonted followers / Shall all be very well provided for
H5 II.iv.114 [French King to Exeter] Tomorrow shall you bear our full intent / Back to our brother of England
1H6 IV.i.102 [Vernon to King, of Basset] he seem with forged quaint conceit / To set a gloss upon his bold intent
1H6 V.i.3 [Gloucester to King, of various letters] their intent is this
1H6 V.v.20 [Suffolk to King, of Margaret] She is content to be at your command-- / Command, I mean, of virtuous chaste intents
2H6 III.i.355 [York alone, of creating rebellion] for a minister of my intent
2H6 III.ii.251 [Salisbury to King, of the commons] Free from a stubborn opposite intent
3H6 I.ii.39 [York to Richard, of Norfolk] Thou ... shalt ... tell him privily of our intent
3H6 II.i.116 [Warwick to Edward and Richard, of the Queen] she was coming with a full intent / To dash our late decree in parliament
KJ II.i.580 [Bastard alone, of the world] this commodity, / Makes it take head ... / From all direction, purpose, course, intent
KJ IV.i.95 [Arthur to Hubert] Your vile intent must needs seem horrible
KL I.i.38 [Lear to all] 'tis our fast intent / To shake all cares and business from our age
KL I.ii.82 [Edmund to Gloucester] If it shall please you you to suspend your indignation against my brother till can derive from him better testimony of his intent, you should run a certain course
KL I.iv.2 [Kent alone] my good intent / May carry through itself to that full issue
KL II.i.63 [Edmund to Gloucester, of Edgar] I dissuaded him from his intent
KL IV.vii.9 [Kent to Cordelia] Yet to be known shortens my made intent
KL V.iii.294 [Albany to all] know our intent
LLL V.ii.138 [Princess to Katharine, of the King's party] The effect of my intent is to cross theirs
LLL V.ii.467 [Berowne to all, of Boyet] Told our intents before
LLL V.ii.753 [Berowne to all] fashioning our humours / Even to the opposed end of our intents
Luc 46 [of Tarquin] with swift intent he goes
Luc 218 [Tarquin] If Collatinus dream of my intent, / Will he not wake
MA I.i.181 [Benedick to Claudio] I hope you have no intent to turn husband, have you?
Mac I.vii.26 [Macbeth to Lady Macbeth] I have no spur / To prick the sides of my intent
MM V.i.124 [Duke to Isabella] Who knew of your intent and coming hither?
MM V.i.448 [Isabella to Duke, of Angelo] His act did not o'ertake his bad intent
MM V.i.451 [Isabella to Duke] Thoughts are no subjects, / Intents but merely thoughts
MND IV.i.132 [Theseus to Egeus] No doubt they rose up early to observe / The rite of May, and hearing our intent / Came here in grace of our solemnity
MND V.i.80 [Philostrate to Theseus, of not seeing the rustics' play] Unless you can find sport in their intents ... / To do you service
MND V.i.114 [Quince as Prologue] minding to content you, / Our true intent is
MV IV.i.244 [Portia as Balthasar to all] the intent and purpose of the law / Hath full relation to the penalty
MW II.i.162 [Page to Ford, of Nym and Pistol] these that accuse him [Falstaff] in his intent towards our wives are a yoke of his discarded men
Oth I.ii.56 [Iago to Othello, of Brabantio] He comes to bad intent
Per Chorus.II.24 [Gower alone, of Pericles] Thaliard came full bent with sin / And hid intent to murder him
Per IV.vi.107 [Lysimachus to Marina] be you thoughten / That I came with no ill intent
Per V.i.257 [Pericles to Lysimachus] Shall we refresh us... / And give you gold for such provision / As our intents will need?
R2 IV.i.328 [Abbot of Westminster to Aumerle] You shall ... take the Sacrament / To bury mine intents [i.e. so that you will not divulge my plans]
R3 I.i.49 [Richard to Clarence] his majesty hath some intent / That you should be new-christened
R3 I.i.149 [Richard alone] if I fail not in my deep intent
R3 I.i.158 [Richard alone] another secret close intent
R3 III.v.68 [Buckingham to Lord Mayor] since you come too late of our intent, / Yet witness what you hear we did intend [F; Q intents]
RJ V.iii.37 [Romeo to Balthasar] The time and my intents are savage-wild
RJ V.iii.44 [Balthasar to himself, of Romeo] His looks I fear, and his intents I doubt
RJ V.iii.134 [Balthasar to Friar Laurence, of Romeo] [he] did menace me with death / If I did stay to look on his intents
RJ V.iii.154 [Friar Laurence to Juliet] A greater power than we can contradict / Hath thwarted our intents
Sonn 115.7 [] reckoning time, whose millioned accidents ... blunt the sharp'st intents
TC I.iii.306 [Agamemnon to Aeneas] Achilles shall have word of this intent
TC V.iii.8 [Andromache to Cassandra] Here, sister; armed, and bloody in intent
Tim V.i.20 [Poet to Painter, of Timon] I must ... tell him of an intent that's coming toward him
Tit IV.ii.150 [Aaron to Chiron and Demetrius] be it known to you my full intent
TN I.ii.56 [Viola to Captain] be my aid / For such disguise as haply shall become / The form of my intent
TN II.iv.76 [Feste to Orsino] I would have men of such constancy put to sea, that their business might be everything, and their intent everywhere
TS I.ii.196 [Petruchio to Gremio and Hortensio, of wooing Katherina] Why came I hither but to that intent?
Ven 469 [he] all amazed brake off his late intent
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