Glossary

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la
label
labour
laboured
labouring
laboursome
lace
lack
lackey
lack-linen
lack-lustre
lad
ladder-tackle
lade
lading
lady
lady-smock
lag
lagging
lakin
lam-damn
lame
lamely
lamentable
lamentably
lamp
lampass
lance
lanch
land
land-damn
landed
land-fish
landman
land-service
lane
languish
languishment
languor
lank
lank-lean
lantern
lanthorn
lap
lapse
lapsing
lapwing
lard
larder
large
large-handed
largely
largess
lark's-heels
larum
larum-bell
lash
lass-lorn
last
lasting
lastly
latch
late
lated
lately
late-sacked
latest
late-walking
lath
latten
latter
latter day
latter-born
lattice
laud
laughter
launch
laund
launder
laundry
laurel
laus
lave
lavish
lavishly
lavolt
law
lawful
lawn
lay
lay a
layer-up
laying on
lazar
lazar-like
lea
lead
leaden
leading
leaf
league
leaguer
leak
leaked
leaking
lean
lean a
lean-looked
leap
leaping-house
learn
learned
learning
lease, out by
leash
leasing
least
leather-coat
leathern
leathern-jerkin
leave
leave a
leaven
leavened
leavening
leavy
lecher
lecture
lee
leech
leer
lees
leese
leet
leg
legate
legatine
lege
legend
legerity
legion
legitimation
leisure
leman
lend
lending
length
lengthened
lenity
lenten
l'envoy
leperous
lesson
lest
let
let a
lethargy
lethe
Lethe'd
letter
lettered
level
levelled
leviathan
levied
levity
levy
lewd
lewdly
lewdness
lewdster
lewd-tongued
liable
libbard
libel
liberal
liberal arts
liberal-conceited
libertine
liberty
licence
lictor
lid
lie
lie a
lie b
lief
liege
liegeman
lieger
lieu
lieutenantry
life
lifelings
life-rendering
lifter
lifting up
liggens
light
lighten
light-foot
lightless
lightly
lightness
like
like a
likelihood
likely
likeness
liking
lily
lily-tincture
limb
limbeck
limber
limb-meal
limbo
limbo patrum
lime
limed
limekiln
lime-twig
limit
limitation
limited
limiter
limn
limned
line
line a
lineal
lineament
lined
line-grove
linen
ling
linger
lingering
lining
link
linsey-woolsey
linstock
lip
Lipsbury
liquor
liquorish
lisp
list
listen
lither
litigious
litter
little
little-seeming
live
liveless
livelihood
lively
liver
livery
living
lo
loach
load
loaden
loathly
loathness
lob
lobby
lock
lockram
locust
lodestar
lodge
lodged
lodging
loggats
loggerhead
logger-headed
loiterer
loll
loneliness
lonely
long
longing
long-ingraffed
longly
long-staff
long-tongued
loo
loof
look
loon
loop
looped
loose
loose a
loose-bodied
loosely
loose-wived
lop
lord
lording
lordship
lose
losel
losing
loss
lost
lot
lottery
loud
lour
louring
louse
lousy
lout
love
love-book
love-day
love-feat
love-lay
lovely
love-prate
lover
lovered
loveshaft
love-shaked
love-springs
love-suit
loving
low
low country
low-crooked
lower
lowering
lowliness
lowly
lown
lowness
low-spirited
loyal
lozel
lubber
lubberly
luce
lucky
lucre
luggage
lugged
lull
lumpish
lunatic
lune
lurch
lure
lurk
lust
lust-breathed
lust-dieted
lustful
lustihood
lustily
lustique
lustre
lusty
lux
luxurious
luxuriously
luxury
lym
like (adj.) 1same, similar, alike, equal
like (adv.) 1likely, probable / probably
like (adv.) 2alike, in the same way, identically
like (adv.) 3equally, similarly, also
like (adv.) 4nearly, almost
like (n.)  identity, equivalent, counterpart
like (v.) 1please, suit
like (v.) 2love
like (v.) 3find, think of
like (v.) 4resemble, look like, take after
like (v.) 5liken, make like, make resemble
like (v.) 6thrive, look, do
like (v.) 7be impressed [by], make a choice
like as (conj.) 1as if
like to / unto (conj./prep.)  similar to, comparable with
like, great  very likely
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Politeness
AYL V.iv.213 [Rosalind as Epilogue] as many of you as had ... complexions that liked me
Cym II.iii.53 [Messenger to Cymbeline] So like you, sir, ambassadors from Rome
Ham II.ii.80 [Claudius to Voltemand, of his report] It likes us well
Ham V.ii.259 [Hamlet to all, of his foil] This likes me well
1H4 II.iv.411 [Prince Hal to Falstaff as King Henry] What manner of man, an it like your Majesty?
H5 III.Chorus.32 [Chorus, of the French King's offer] The offer likes not
2H6 II.i.9 [Suffolk to King] No marvel, an it like your majesty, / My Lord Protector's hawks do tower so well
2H6 .V.i.72 [Iden to King, of whether he was the one who had killed Cade] I was, an't like your majesty
H8 I.i.100 [Norfolk to Buckingham] Like it your grace, / The state takes notice of the private difference / Betwixt you and the Cardinal
H8 IV.ii.100 [Messenger to Katherine] An't like your grace--
H8 V.iii.148 [Lord Chancellor to King Henry] may it like your grace / To let my tongue excuse all
KJ II.i.533 [King Philip to King John, of the proposal] It likes us well
KL I.i.200 [Lear to Burgundy, of Burgundy taking Cordelia] If aught ... may fitly like your grace
KL II.ii.88 [disguised Kent to Cornwall, of Oswald] His countenance likes me not
MM II.i.33 [Provost to Angelo, responding to him] Here, if it like your honour
MM II.i.154 [Elbow to Escalus] First, an it like you, the house is a respected house
MM V.i.74.2 [Lucio to Duke, identifying himself] That's I, an't like your grace
R3 III.iv.49 [Hastings to all, of Richard] There's some conceit or other likes him well
TC V.ii.105 [Troilus as if to Diomedes] that that likes not you / Pleases me best
Tem IV.i.239 [Trinculo to Stephano] We steal by line and level, an't like your grace [i.e. if it pleases you]
TG II.vii.52 [Julia to Lucetta, of wearing some clothes] e'en what fashion thou best likes
TG IV.ii.54 [Host to disguised Julia] The music likes you not
TS IV.iv.56 [Tranio as Lucentio to Baptista] at my lodging, an it like you. / There doth my father lie
TS IV.iv.62 [Baptista to Tranio as Lucentio, of the arrangement] It likes me well
WT IV.iv.711 [Shepherd to Autolycus, of where he is going] To th'palace, an it like your worship
WT IV.iv.724 [Shepherd to Autolycus] Are you a courtier, an't like you, sir? [riposte in 725] [and throughout the scene]
WT V.ii.151 [Autolycus to Clown, of amending his life] Ay, an it like your good worship
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