Glossary

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O
oaf
oak
oar
oath
oathable
ob
obdurate
obedience
obedient
obeisance
obey
object
objected
objection
oblation
obligation
obliged
oblique
obliquy
oblivion
obloquy
obscene
obscenely
obscure
obscured
obsequious
obsequiously
obsequy
observance
observancy
observant
observation
observe
observed
observing
observingly
obsque
obstacle
obstinate
obstruct
obstruction
occasion
occident
occidental
occulted
occupation
occupy
occurrent
od
odd
odd a
odd-conceited
odd-even
oddly
odds
odoriferous
odour
oeillade
o'er
of
off
offal
off-cap
offence
offenceful
offenceless
offend
offendress
offer
offering
office
office-badge
officed
officer
officious
oft
often
oftentimes
oft-subdued
oft-times
oil
oily
old
olive
Olympian
omen
ominous
omit
omne
on
once
one
oneyer
onixe
only
onset
onyer, oneyer
ope
open
open-arse
opener
operance
operant
operation
operative
opinion
opinioned
oppose
opposed
opposeless
opposing
opposite
opposition
oppress
oppressed
oppression
oppugnancy
opulency
or
orange-tawny
orange-wife
oration
orator
oratory
orb
orbed
orchard
ordain
order
ordered
ordering
orderly
ordinance
ordinant
ordinary
ordinate
ordnance
ordure
ore
organ
orgulous
orient
oriental
orifex
original
orison
ornament
ort
orthography
osier
ostent
ostentation
other
othergates
otherwhere
otherwhiles
ouch
ought
oui away
ounce
ouph
ousel
out
outbrag
outbrave
outbreast
outbreathed
outburn
outcrafty
outdare
outdared
outdure
outdwell
outface
outgo
out-jest
outlive
outlook
outnight
outparamour
outpeer
outrage
outrageous
outrun
outscorn
outsell
outside
outsleep
outspeak
outsport
outstand
outstorm
outstretch
outstretched
outstrike
outswear
outsweeten
out-tongue
outvenom
outvie
outwall
outward
outwear
outwork
outworth
ovator
over
over and over
overbear
overblow
overboots
overbulk
overbuy
overcharged
overcloyed
overcome
overcount
overcover
overcrow
overdo
overdusted
overdyed
overeaten
over-eye
over-far
overflourish
overflow
overfly
overfraught
overgalled
overglance
overgo
overgone
overgorged
overgreat
overgreen
overgrown
overhear
overhold
overjoy
overlaboured
overleap
overleather
overleaven
overlive
overlook
overlooking
over-lusty
overmaster
overmatched
overmatching
overmount
over-mounting
overname
overnight
overoffice
overparted
overpass
overpast
overpeer
overperch
overpicture
overplus
overpost
overpressed
over-prize
overproud
overrank
overraught
overreach
overreaching
overread
over-red
overridden
over-ride
overrule
overrun
overscutched
oversee
overseen
overset
overshade
overshine
overshoes
overshoot
oversize
overskip
overslip
oversnow
overspent
overstain
overstare
overstink
overstrawed
oversway
overswear
overswell
overtake
overteemed
overthrow
overthrown
overtop
over-topping
overtrip
overture
overvalue
overwalk
overwatch
overwatched
overweathered
overween
overweening
overweigh
overwhelming
overworn
overwrested
overwrestle
owe
owlet, howlet
ox
O-yea
oyes, oyez
opinion (n.) 1public opinion, popular judgement
opinion (n.) 2reputation, character, honour
opinion (n.) 3gossip, suspicion, malicious rumour
opinion (n.) 4judgement, conviction, belief
opinion (n.) 5arrogance, self-conceit, hubris
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1H4 IV.i.77 [Hotspur to Worcester, of Northumberland's absence] It lends a lustre and more great opinion ... to our great enterprise
1H4 V.iv.47 [King Henry to Prince Hal] Thou hast redeemed thy lost opinion
2H4 IV.v.188 [King Henry IV to Prince Henry, of the crown] To thee it shall descend with better quiet, / Better opinion, better confirmation
1H6 II.iv.53 [Vernon to Somerset] Opinion shall be surgeon to my hurt [cf. use in 52 at sense 4]
H8 Prologue.20 [of the company] the opinion that we bring / To make that only true we now intend [i.e. our reputation for truthful portrayal]
JC I.ii.315 [Cassius alone, of letters about Brutus] all tending to the great opinion / That Rome holds of his name
JC II.i.145 [Metellus to all, of Cicero] his silver hairs / Will purchase us a good opinion
Oth II.iii.189 [Othello to Montano] you ... spend your rich opinion for the name / Of a night-brawler
TC I.iii.336 [Nestor to Ulysses, of Hector's challenge] Though't be a sportful combat, / Yet in this trial much opinion dwells
TC I.iii.373 [Ulysses to Nestor, of Achilles] If he were foiled, / Why then we did our main opinion crush / In taint of our best man
TC IV.iv.102 [Troilus to Cressida] Whiles others fish with craft for great opinion, / I with great truth catch mere simplicity
TC V.iv.17 [Thersites alone] policy grows into an ill opinion
Tit I.i.419 [Bassianus to Saturninus, of Titus] Is in opinion and in honour wronged
TNK III.vi.240 [Emilia to Theseus, of Palamon and Arcite] how their lives / Might breed the ruin of my name, opinion [i.e. the ruin of my name and reputation] [see sense 3 for another reading]
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