Glossary

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kind (adj.) 1showing natural feeling, acting by nature
kind (adj.) 2loving, affectionate, fond
kind (adj.) 3friendly, agreeable, pleasant
kind (adj.) 4gracious, full of courtesy
kind (adj.) 5generous, liberal, benevolent
kind (adj.) 6happy, good, favourable
kind (adv.)  kindly, lovingly, with affection
kind (n.) 1nature, reality, character, disposition
kind (n.) 2manner, way, state
kind (n.) 3role, part
kind (n.) 4mode of action, business, matter
kind (n.) 5breed, lineage, stock, family
kind (n.) 6nature, close natural relationship
kind (n.) 7respect, regard, particular
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MND IV.i.118 [Theseus to Hippolyta] My hounds are bred out of the Spartan kind
Per V.i.67 [Lysimachus to Helicanus, of Marina] She's such a one that ... / Came of a gentle kind
R2 IV.i.141 [Bishop of Carlisle to all] tumultuous wars / Shall kin with kin, and kind with kind, confound
TG II.iii.2 [Launce alone, of weeping] all the kind of the Launces have this very fault
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