Glossary

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naked
name
nameless
nap
napkin
napless
narrow
narrowly
narrow-prying
native
nativity
natural
natural fool
naturalize
nature
naught
naughtily
naughty
nave
navel
navigation
nay
nayward
nayword
ne
neaf
Neapolitan bone-ache
near
near-legged
nearly
nearness
neat
neat-herd
neb
necessaries
necessary
necessitied
necessity
neck
need
needful
needless
needly
needs
needy
neele
ne'er-offence
neeze
negation
negative
neglect
neglected
neglectingly
neglection
negligence
negligent
neighbour
neighbourhood
neither
nephew
nerve
nervy
nether
nether-stock
neuter
never-daunted
never-surfeited
new
new-added
new-apparelled
new-begot
new-conceived
new-dated
new-delivered
new-devised
new-enkindled
new-fallen
new-fangled
new-fire
new-fired
new-found
new-replenished
new-store
new-ta'en
new-trimmed
new-trothed
new-tuned
next
next morning
nice
nicely
niceness
nicety
nick
nickname
niece
niggard
niggarding
niggardly
nigh
night
night-bird
nighted
nightgown
nightly
night-oblations
night-rule
night-walking
nill
nimble
nimble-pinioned
nimble-set
nimbly
nine-fold
ninny
nip
nit
Nob
noble
nobleness
noblesse
nod
noddy
noise
noise a
noiseless
noisome
nole
nominate
nomination
non
nonage
nonce, for the
non-come
none
none of you, will
nonny
nonpareil
non-regardance
non-suit
nook-shotten
nor
north
northern star
Norweyan
nose
nose-herb
notable
notary
note
noted
notedly
not-fearing
nothing
nothing-gift
notice
notify
notion
notorious
not-pated
nourish
nourished
no-verb
novi
novice
novum
now
noyance
nullity
numb
number
numbered
numbering
nuncio
nuncle
nurse
nurser
nursery
nurture
nuthook
nuzzle up
nyas
nymph
nature (n.) 1natural feelings, natural affection
nature (n.) 2natural powers, normal state [of mind and body]
nature (n.) 3human nature
nature (n.) 4mortal life, natural life
nature (n.) 5personality, innate disposition, character
nature (n.) 6natural order, ungoverned state, way of the world [often personified]
nature (n.) 7function, capacity, role
nature (n.) 8 
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AW III.i.17 [First Lord to Duke] the younger of our nature
AW V.iii.207 [Bertram to King, of Parolles] Whose nature sickens but to speak a truth
Cor IV.vii.41 [Aufidius to Lieutenant, of Coriolanus] nature, / Not to be other than one thing
Ham III.iv.169 [Hamlet to Gertrude] For use almost can change the stamp of nature
JC IV.iii.193 [Cassius to Brutus, of fortitude in the face of death] I have as much of this in art as you, / But yet my nature could not bear it so
KL II.i.114 [Cornwall to Edmund] Natures of such deep trust we shall much need
Mac III.i.49 [Macbeth alone, of Banquo] in his royalty of nature / Reigns that which would be feared
Mac III.iv.29 [Macbeth to First Murderer, of Fleance] The worm that's fled / Hath nature that in time will venom breed
MM III.i.166 [disguised Duke aside to Claudio, of Angelo and Isabella] he hath made an assay of her virtue to practise his judgement with the disposition of natures
Tim I.i.68 [Poet to Painter, of Fortune's hill] The base o'th' mount / Is ranked with all deserts, all kind of natures
Tim IV.iii.203 [Apemantus to Timon, of his way of behaving] This is in thee a nature but infected
Tim V.i.223 [First Senator to Second Senator, of Timon] His discontents are unremovably / Coupled to nature
WT I.ii.226 [Leontes to Camillo, of Hermione persuading Polixenes to stay] Not noted, is't, / But of the finer natures?
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