Glossary

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rabbit-sucker
rabble
rabblement
race
rack
racker
racking
raddock
rag
rage
ragged
raging
rail
railer
railing
raiment
raise
raising
raisins of the sun
rake up
ram
ramp
rampallian
ramping
rampired
rancour
random, at
range
ranged
ranger
rank
ranked
rankle
rankly
rankness
rank-scented
ransack-constraining
ransacked
ransom
ranting
rap
rape
rapier
rapine
rapt
rapture
rare
rarely
rareness
rariety
rarity
rascal
rase
rased
rash
rash-levied
rate
rated
ratify
rational
Ratolorum
ratsbane
raught
ravel
ravelled
raven
ravenous
ravin
ravined
ravish
ravished
raw
rawly
rawness
ray
raze
razed
razorable
razure
reach
reaching
read
ready
reaped
rear
rearward
reason
reasonable
reave
rebate
rebato
rebel
rebellion
rebellious
rebound
rebuke
rebuse
recall
recanter
recanting
receipt
receive
received
receiving
receptacle
recheat
reck
reckless
reckon
reckoning
reclaim
reclusive
recognizance
recoil
recollect
recollected
recomforture
recommend
recompense
recompt
reconciled
reconcilement
record
recordation
recountment
recourse
recover
recovery
recreant
recreate
recreation
rectifier
rector
rectorship
recure
rede
redeem
redeliver
redemption
redime
red-lattice
redoubted
redound
redress
reduce
reechy
reed
re-edify
reek
reeking
reeky
reel
refel
refer
reference
refigure
refined
reflect
reflection
reflex
reform
reformation
refractory
refrain
reft
refuge
refuse
regard
regardfully
regenerate
regent
regiment
region
register
regreet
regress
reguerdon
regular
rehearsal
rehearse
reign
rein
reinforce
reinforcement
rejoice
rejoicer
rejoicingly
rejoindure
rejourn
relapse
relation
relative
release
relent
relenting
relic
relief
relier
relieve
religion
religious
religiously
relinquish (v.)
reliques
relish
reliver
relume
remain
remainder
remand
remarkable
remediate
remedy
remember
remembrance
remembrancer
remiss
remission
remissness
remit
remonstrance
remorse
remorseful
remotion
remove
removed
removedness
rend
render
rendezvous
renegado
renege
renew
renouncement
renown
rent
repair
repairing
repast
repasture
repeal
repealing
repeat
repeated
repetition
repine
repining
replenished
repletion
replication
report
reportingly
reposal
repose
reprehend
reprisal
reproach
reprobance
reproof
reprovable
reprove
repugn
repugnancy
repugnant
repulse
reputation
repute
reputed
request
requicken
require
requiring
requital
requite
reremouse
re-salute
rescue
resemblance
reservation
reserve
reserved
residence
resist
resolute
resolution
resolve
resolved
resolvedly
resort
resorter
resound
respect
respected
respecting
respective
respectively
respice
respite
responsive
rest
re-stem
restful
resting
restitution
restorative
restore
restrain
restrained
restraint
resty
resty-stiff
resume
retail
retain
retention
retentive
retire
retired
retirement
retort
retreat
retrograde
return
revel
revengement
revengingly
revenue
reverb
reverberate
reverence
reverend
reverent
reverently
reverse
reversion
revert
reverted
review
revive
revokement
revolt
revolted
revolting
revolution
revolve
reword
rhapsody
Rhenish
rhetoric
rheum
rheumatic
rheumy
rhymer
rib
ribald
riband
ribaudred
rich
rich-left
richly
rid
riddle-like
riddling
ride
ridge
ridiculous
riding
riding-rod
rifle
rift
rig
riggish
right
right-drawn
righteously
rigol
rigorously
rigour
rim
ring
ring-carrier
ringlet
riot
riotous
ripe
ripely
riping
rise
rivage
rival
rivality
rive
rivelled
rivet
rivo
road
roadway
roan
roarer
roast, rule the
robustious
rod
rogue
roguing
roguish
roisting
rolled
rolling
romage
Roman
Romish
rondure
ronyon
rood
rook
rooky
room
root
rootedly
rope
ropery
rope-trick
roping
rose over
rosed
rote
rotten
rough
rough-hew
round
roundel
roundly
roundure
rouse
rout
rover
row
rowel
rowel-head
royal
royal merchant
royalize
royalty
roynish
rub
rubbing
rubbish
rubies
rubious
ruddock
rude
rude-growing
rudely
rudeness
rudesby
rudiment
rue
ruff
ruffian
ruffle
ruffling
rugged
rug-headed
ruin
ruinate
ruinous
rule
rumour
run
runagate
runaway
running
running banquet
rush
rush-candle
rushling
russel
russet
russet-pated
rustically
rustle
ruth
ruthful
ruthless
rut-time
rutting
ruttish
rye-straw
rare (adj.) 1marvellous, splendid, excellent
rare (adj.) 2unusual, striking, exceptional
rare (adj.) 3profound, special, exquisite
rare (adj.) 4infrequent, uncommon, few in number
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AC V.i.31 [Agrippa to all, of Antony] A rarer spirit never / Did steer humanity
Cym I.vii.16 [Iachimo to himself, of Innogen] If she be furnished with a mind so rare
Cym III.v.78 [Cloten alone, of Innogen's preference for Posthumus] slanders so her judgement / That what's else rare is choked
Cym IV.ii.208 [Belarius as if to disguised Innogen] Thou diedst a most rare boy
Cym V.iv.133 [Posthumus alone, of his book] O rare one
Cym V.v.160 [Iachimo to Cymbeline, of Posthumus] the best of all / Amongst the rar'st of good ones
Cym V.v.382 [Cymbeline to Cornelius] O rare instinct!
1H4 I.ii.205 [Prince Hal alone] nothing pleaseth but rare accidents
KL I.iv.260 [Lear to Gonerill] My train are men of choice and rarest parts
Mac V.vi.64 [Macduff to Macbeth] We'll have thee, as our rarer monsters are, / Painted upon a pole
Per III.ii.105 [First Gentleman to all, of Thaisa's recovery] Most rare
Per IV.Chorus.37 [Gower alone] Cleon's wife, with envy rare
Sonn 21.7 []With April's first-born flowers and all things rare, / That heaven's air in this huge rondure hems
Sonn 130.13 [] I think my love as rare / As any she belied with false compare
Tem IV.i.123 [Ferdinand to Prospero] So rare a wondered father and a wise
Tem V.i.27 [Prospero to Ariel] The rarer action is / In virtue than in vengeance
TNK I.iii.63 [Emilia to Hippolyta] elements / That ... effect / Rare issues by their operance
WT I.ii.367 [Camillo to Polixenes, responding to 'What is the news i'th'court?'] None rare, my lord
WT IV.ii.42 [Camillo to Polixenes, of the Shepherd] who hath a daughter of most rare note
WT IV.iv.32 [Florizel to Perdita, of the gods] Their transformations / Were never for a piece of beauty rarer
WT V.ii.95 [Third Gentleman to all, of Hermione's status] newly performed by that rare Italian master, Julio Romano
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