Glossary

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s
sa
sable
sack
sackbut
sacred
sacrificing
sacring
sad
sad-eyed, sad-faced
sadly
sadness
safe
safeguard
safety
saffron
sage
said
sail
sain
saint
Saint Martin's summer
sainted
sake
salary
sale-work
Salic, Salique
sallet
sally
salt
salt-butter
saltier
saltness
saltpetre
salt-wayed
salute
salvage
salve
samingo
sampire, samphire
sample
sampler
sancta
sanctified
sanctimonious
sanctimony
sanctity
sanctuarize
sanctuary
sand
sand-blind
sanded
sanguine
sans
sap
sapego
sapient
sapless
sarcenet, sarsenet
sate
satiate
satiety
satire
satirical
satis
satisfaction
satisfy
sauce
saucily
sauciness
saucy
savage
savagery
save
saving
saving reverence
savour
saw
sawpit
say
saying
sblood
scab
scaffold
scaffoldage
scald, scall, scauld
scale
scaled, scaling
scalion
scall
scaly
scamble
scambling
scamel
scan
scandal
scandalized
scandalled
scandalous
scant
scanted
scantle
scantling
scantly
scape
scar
scarce
scarce-bearded
scarce-cold
scarf
scarfed
scarre
scath, scathe
scatheful
scattered
scattering
scauld
scene
schedule
scholar
school
school-doing
schooling
science
scion
scoff
scold
scolding
sconce
scope
scorch
score
score a
scoring
scorn
scornful
scot
scot and lot
scotch
scour
scourge
scouring
scout
screech-owl
screen
screw
scrimer
scrip
scrippage
scripture
scrivener
scroyle
scrubbed
scruple
scrupulous
scud
scul
scullion
scurril
scurrility
scurrilous
scurvy
scurvy-valiant
scuse
scut
scutcheon
sdeath
se
sea
sea-bank
sea-boy
sea-coal
sea-gown
seal
sealed
sea-like
sealing day
seam
sea-maid
sea-marge
sea-margent
sea-mark
sear up
search
searcher
searching
searecloath
seared
sea-room
seasick
season
sea-son
seasoned
seat
seated
sea-wing
second
secondary
secret
secret-false
sect
sectary
secure
securely
security
sedge
sedged
sedgy
seditious
see
seed
seeded
seedness
seeing
seek
seek through
seeking
seel
seeling
seely
seem
seemer
seeming
seen, well
seethe
segregation
seigniory
seised, seized
seize (upon)
seizure
seld
seldom
seld-shown
select
self
self instant
self-abuse
self-admission
self-affected
self-assumption
self-born
self-borne
self-bounty
self-covered
self-danger
self-drawing
self-endeared
self-explication
self-figured
self-gracious
self-mettle
self-sovereignty
self-subdued
self-substantial
self-unable
sell
semblable
semblably
semblance
semblative
semper
sempster
senator
seniory
senna
sennet
sennight, se'nnight, seven-night
sense
senseless
senseless-obstinate
sensible
sensibly
sentence
sententious
sentinel
separable
sepulchre
sequel
sequence
sequent
sequester
sequestered
sequestration
sere
serge
sergeant
serious
serpigo
servant
serve
service
serviceable
servile
servility
serving
serving-creature
servingman
servitor
sessa, sesey, sese
session, sessions
set
setter
setting
setting-down
settle
settled
seven-night
several
severally
severed
severity
sewer
sfoot
shade
shadow
shadowed
shadowing
shadowy
shaft
shag
shag-eared
shag-haired
shake
shale
shallow
shallowly
shalt
shambles
shame
shame-faced, shamefast
shank
shape
shapeless
shaping
shard
shard-borne
sharded
share
shark up
sharp
sharp-looking
sharp-provided
she
shealed
shearman
sheathing
sheaved
shed
sheed
sheen
sheep
sheep-biter
sheep-biting
sheepcote
sheep-hook
sheepskin
sheer
sheeted
shelf
shelled, shealed
shelly
sheltered
shelving
shelvy
she-Mercury
shend
shent
sherris-sack, sherris
shew
shield
shift
shifting
shine
shining
shiny
ship
shipboard, to
shipping
ship-tire
ship-wracked, wrackt
shipwracking
shive
shiver
shivered
shivering
shock
shoeing-horn
shog (off)
shoon
shoot
shop
shore
short
shorten
shortness
shot
shot-free
shotten
shough
shoulder
shoulder-clapper
shouldering
shoulder-piece
shoulder-shotten
shout forth
shove by
shove-groat
shovel-board
show
showing
showplace
shrew
shrewd
shrewdly
shrewishly
shrieve
shrift
shrike
shrill-gorged
shrink
shrinking
shrive
shriver
shriving
shroud
shrow, shrowd, shrowdly
shrug
shuffle
shuffling
shun
shunless
shut up
shy
sib
sibyl
sic et vos
sic fas
sic spectanda
sick
sickleman
sickly
sick-thoughted
sicle
side
side-piercing
side-sleeve
siege
sien
sieve
sift
sight
sight-hole
sightless
sightly
sign
signal
signet
significant
signify
signor
signory
silence
silent
silly
silly-ducking
silver
silverly
simile
simony
simple
simple-answered
simpleness
simple-time
simplicity
simply
simular
simulation
since
sinew
sinewed
sinewy
sinfully
sing
singing-man
single
singleness
single-soled
singly
singular
singularity
singule
sinister
sink
sink-apace, sinke-a-pace
sinking-ripe
sinner
sinow
sip
sir
sire
sirrah
sir-reverence
sister
sistering
sit
sith
sithence
sitting
sixpenny
size
sized
skains-mate
skiff
skilfully
skill
skill-contending
skillet
skill-less, skilless
skimble-skamble
skin
skin-coat
skip
skipper
skipping
skirmish
skirr
skirt
skirted
skittish
skyey
skyish
sky-planted
slab
slack
slake
slander
slanderous
slaughterman, slaughter-man
slave
sleave
sleave-silk
sledded
sleded, sleided
sleek
sleep upon
sleepy
sleevehand, sleeve-hand
sleeveless
sleided
sleight
slender
slenderly
slickly
slid
sliding
slight
slightly
slightness
slime
slip
slipper
slippery
slipshod, slip-shod
sliver
slobbery
slop, slops
slough
slovenly
slovenry
slow
slow-gaited
slubber
slug
slug-abed
sluggardized
sluice
slumbery
sluttery
sly
slyly
smack
small
smallness
smart
smatch
smatter
smile
smilet
smilingly
smirch
smirched
smite
smock
smoke
smoking
smooth
smooth-faced
smoothing
smooth-pate, smoothy-pate
smote
smother
smug
smutch
snaffle
snaily
snaky
snatch
snatcher
sneak-up
sneap
sneaped
sneaping
sneck up
snip
snipe
snipped-taffeta, snipt-taffeta
snort
snorting
snow-broth
snuff
so
soaking
soar
sob
sober
sober-blooded
sober-suited
sociable
society
sod
sodden
sodden-witted
so-forth
soft
soft-conscienced
softly
softly-sprighted
soho, so-ho
soil
soiled
soilure
sojourn
sojourner
sol
sola
solace
sold
solder
soldier
soldieress
soldiership
sole
solely
solemn
solemnity
solemnly
sol-fa
solicit
soliciting
solicitor
solicity
solidare
solidity
solus
some
something
sometime
sometimes
somewhat
somewhither
son
sonance
song
song of good life
sonnet
sonneting
sonties
soon
soon-speeding
soopstake
sooth
soothe
soother
soothing
soothsay
soothsayer
sop
sophister
sophisticated
sore
sore-betrayed
sorel
sorely
sorrow
sorrowed
sorrow-wreathen
sorry
sort
sortance
sot
sotted
sottish
soul
soul-fearing
sound
sounding
soundless
soundly
sour
souse
soused
south
south-fog
sovereign
sovereignly
sovereignty
sow
sowl
Sowter
space
span
span-counter
spangle
spaniel
spaniel-like
spare
sparing
sparingly
spark
sparkle
spavin
speak
special
specialty
speciously
spectacle
spectacles
spectatorship
speculation
speculative
speech
speed
speeding
speken
spell backward
spelling
spell-stopped
spend
sphere
sphered
spherical
sphery
spice
spicery
spigot
spill
spilth
spin
spinner
spinster
spirit
spiritualty
spirt up
spit
spital
spital-house
spite
spitting
splay
spleen
spleenative
spleenful
spleeny
spleet
splenitive, spleenative
splinter
split
splitted
splitting
spoil
spoiling
spongy
spoon
spoonmeat, spoon-meat
sport
sportful
sporting-place
sportive
spot
spotted
spousal
spout
sprag
sprawl
spray
spread
spright
sprightful
sprightfully
sprighting
sprightly
spring
springe
springhalt
springing
sprite
spruce
spungy
spur
spurn
spurring
spy
squadron
squander
squandering
square
squarer
squash
squeny, squiny
squier
squiny
squire
squire-like
squirility
st
stable
stableness
stablish
stablishment
staff
stage
stagger
staggers
staid
stain
stained
staining
stair
stake
stale
stalk
stalking-horse
stall
stalling
stallion
stammer
stamp
stamped
stanch
stanchless, staunchless
stand
standard
stander
stander-by
standing
standing-bowl
staniel
stanze
stanzo
staple
star
star-blasting
Star-chamber
star-crossed
stare
star-gazer
staring
stark
starkly
starred
start
starting
starting-hole
startingly
start-up
starve
starved
starveling
state
state-statue
station
statist
statua
statue
stature
statute
statute-cap
staunch
stave
stay
stead
steal
stealers
stealing
stealth
steel
steeled
steely
steep
steep-down
steep-up
steepy
stell
stelled
stem
step
stepdame, step-dame
sterling
stern
sternage
stew
steward
stewed
stewed prune
stick
sticking place
stickler-like
stiff
stiff-borne
stiffly
stigmatic
stigmatical
still
still-breeding
still-closing
still-discordant
stillitory
stillness
still-piecing (adj.)
still-pining
still-soliciting
still-stand
still-vexed
stilly
sting
stint
stir
stirring
stitchery
stithy
stoccado, stoccata
stock
stockfish
stockish
stock-punished
stoic
stolen
stomach
stomacher
stomaching
stomach-qualmed
stone
stone of sulphur
stone-bow
stonish
stony
stool
stool-ball
stoop
stooping
stop
stople
store
stored
story
stoup
stout
stoutness
stover
stow
straggler
straight
straight-pight
straightway
strain
strained
strait
straited
straitly
straitness
strand, strond
strange
strange-achieved
strange-disposed
strangely
strangeness
stranger
strangle
strappado
stratagem
straw
strawy
stray
straying
stream
streamer
strength
strengthless
stretch
stretched
stretched-out
stretch-mouthed
strew
strewing
strewment
strict
stricture
stride
strife
strike
striker
string
stripe
strive
stroke
strong
strongly
strook
strossers
strow
stroy
struck
strumpet
stubborn
stuck
stuck-in
stud
studied
studious
study
stuff
stuffed
stupefied
sturdy
sty
style
stythe
sub-contracted
subdue
subdued
subduement
subject
subjection
submission
submissive
suborn
subornation
suborned
subscribe
subscription
subsidy
subsist
substance
substantial
substitute
substractor
subtle
subtle-covetous
subtle-potent
subtlety
subtle-witted
subtly
suburbs
subversion
subvert
succeed
succeeding
success
successantly
successfully
succession
successive
successively
succour
suck
sucked
sucking
sudden
sudden-bold
suddenly
sue
sued-for
suffer
sufferance
suffered
suffering
suffice
sufficiency
sufficient
sufficing
suffigance
suffrage
sugared
suggest
suggestion
suing
suit
suit a
suited
suitor
sullen
sullied
sully
sulphur
sum
sumless
summer
summer-leaping
summer-seeming
summon
summoner
sumpter
sun
sunburnt
sunder
sundered
sundry
sun-expelling
sup
super-dainty
superficial
superfinical
superfluity
superfluous
superflux
supernal
superscript
superscription
super-serviceable
superstitious
superstitiously
super-subtle
supervise
supervisor
supping
supplant
suppliance
suppliant
supplication
supply
supplyant
supplyment
support
supportable
supportance
supposal
suppose
supposed
supposing
supposition
supreme
sur-addition
surance
surcease
sure
surely
surety
surety-like
surfeit
surfeited
surfeiter
surfeiting
surfeit-swelled
surfeit-taking
surge
surgeon
surly
surmise
surmised
surmount
surprise
sur-reined
surrender
survey
surveyor
suspect
suspected
suspense
suspicion
suspiration
suspire
sustain
sustaining
sutler
suum
swabber
swaddling clouts
swag-bellied
swagger
swaggerer
swaggering
swain
swart
swart-complexioned
swarth
swasher
swashing
swath
swathing-clothes
sway
swayed
swear
swearing
sweat
sweep
sweet
sweet-faced
sweetheart
sweeting
sweetly
sweetness
sweet-seasoned
sweet-suggesting
swell
swelling
sweltered
swerve
swerving
swift
swift-starting
swill
swim
swine
swine-drunk
swing
swinge
swinge-buckler
swinish
switch
swits and spurs
Switzer
swoln
swoon
swoond
swooning
swoopstake
sword
sworder
sworn
swort
swound
swounds
swown
sycamore
sympathize
sympathized
sympathy
synod
sad (adj.) 1serious, grave, solemn
sad (adj.) 2dismal, morose, sullen
sad (adj.) 3downcast, distressed, mournful, gloomy
sad (adj.) 4dark-coloured, sober-hued
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AC I.iii.3 [Cleopatra to Charmian, of Antony] If you find him sad, / Say I am dancing
AC I.v.50 [Cleopatra to Alexas, of Antony] What was he, sad or merry?
AC V.i.26 [Caesar to all] Look you, sad friends
AYL III.ii.144 [Celia as Aliena reading] Sad Lucretia's modesty
AYL III.ii.207 [Rosalind to Celia] speak sad brow and true maid [i.e. in seriousness and sincerity]
AYL IV.i.8 [Jaques to Rosalind as Ganymede] 'tis good to be sad and say nothing
AYL IV.i.20 [Rosalind as Ganymede to Jaques] you have great reason to be sad
AYL IV.i.24 [Rosalind as Ganymede to Jaques] your experience makes you sad
CE III.i.19 [Antipholus of Ephesus to Balthasar] You're sad
CE V.i.45 [Adriana to Abbess, of Antipholus] This week he hath been heavy, sour, sad
Cym I.vii.63 [Iachimo to Innogen, of Posthumus] I never saw him sad
1H4 V.ii.12 [Worcester to Vernon] Look how we can or sad or merrily, / Interpretation will misquote our looks
2H4 II.ii.38 [Prince Henry to Poins] it is not meet that I should be sad now my father is sick
2H4 V.i.76 [Falstaff alone] it is much that ... a jest with a sad brow, will do with a fellow that never had the ache in his shoulders!
H5 IV.i.294 [King Henry alone, praying] I have built / Two chantries where the sad and solemn priests / Sing still for Richard's soul
1H6 I.i.58 [First Messenger to all] Sad tidings bring I to you out of France
1H6 I.ii.48 [Bastard to all] Methinks your looks are sad
3H6 II.i.8 [Edward to Richard] How fares my brother? Why is he so sad?
H8 prologue.3 [Speaker to audience] Things now / That bear a weighty and a serious brow, / Sad, high, and working
H8 prologue.25 [Speaker to audience] Be sad, as we would make ye
H8 II.i.135 [Buckingham to all] And when you would say something that is sad, / Speak how I fell [or: sense 2]
H8 II.ii.14 [Lord Chamberlain to Suffolk, of King Henry] I left him private, / Full of sad thoughts and troubles
H8 II.ii.56 [Norfolk to Suffolk and Lord Chamberlain] Let's in, / And with some other business put the King / From these sad thoughts that work too much upon him
H8 II.ii.61 [Suffolk to Norfolk, of King Henry] How sad he looks; sure he is much afflicted [or: sense 2]
H8 IV.ii.78 [Katherine to Griffith] Cause the musicians play me that sad note / I named my knell
H8 IV.ii.81 [stage direction] Sad and solemn music
JC I.ii.216 [Brutus to Casca] tell us what hath chanced today / That Caesar looks so sad [or: sense 2]
JC I.ii.273 [Brutus to Casca, of Caesar] he came thus sad, away? [or: sense 2]
JC II.i.308 [Brutus to Portia] All my engagements I will construe to thee, / All the charactery of my sad brows [or: sense 3]
KJ III.i.24 [Constance to Salisbury, of his behaviour] Be these sad signs confirmers of thy words? [or: sense 2]
KJ V.i.46 [Bastard to King John] Let not the world see fear and sad distrust / Govern the motion of a kingly eye
LLL I.ii.3 [Mote to Armado, of a man growing melancholy] he will look sad
LLL V.ii.14 [Katharine to Rosaline, of Cupid killing her sister] He made her melancholy, sad, and heavy
LC 325 [of the man] O that sad breath his spongy lungs bestowed
Luc 277 [] Sad pause and deep regard beseems the sage
Luc 1081 [] solemn night with slow sad gait descended / To ugly hell
Luc 1110 [] Sad souls are slain in merry company
Luc 1147 [Lucrece] we will unfold / To creatures stern sad tunes to change their kinds
Luc 1610 [] Collatine and his consorted lords / With sad attention long to hear her words
MA I.i.171 [Benedick to Claudio] speak you this with a sad brow?
MA I.iii.56 [Conrade to Don John] comes me the Prince and Claudio, hand in hand, in sad conference
MA II.i.318 [Leonato to Don Pedro, of Beatrice] she is never sad but when she sleeps
MA III.ii.15 [Leonato to Benedick, responding to ‘I am not as I have been’] methinks you are sadder
MA III.ii.18 [Don Pedro to Claudio, of Benedick] if he be sad, he wants money
MA V.i.197 [Don Pedro to Claudio, as if to himself] pluck up, my heart, and be sad
MA V.i.270 [Leonato to Don Pedro and Claudio] if your love / Can labour aught in sad invention
MND II.i.51 [Puck to Fairy] The wisest aunt telling the saddest tale
MND III.ii.237 [Helena to Hermia] Persever, counterfeit sad looks
MND IV.i.94 [Oberon to Titania] in silence sad, / Trip we after night's shade
MND V.i.281 [Theseus to all, of Bottom's speech] This passion, and the death of a dear friend, would go near to make a man look sad
MV I.i.1 [Antonio to Salerio and Solanio] In sooth I know not why I am so sad
MV I.i.38 [Salerio to Antonio, of a ship lost at sea] such a thing bechanced would make me sad
MV I.i.48 [Solanio to Antonio] let us say you are sad / Because you are not merry
MV I.i.79 [Antonio to Gratiano, of the world] A stage where every man must play a part, / And mine a sad one
MV II.ii.183 [Gratiano to Bassanio, of his future behaviour] Like one well studied in a sad ostent / To please his grandam
Per I.ii.2 [Pericles alone] The sad companion, dull-eyed melancholy
Phoen 3 [] Let the bird of loudest lay ... / Herald sad and trumpet be
RJ II.v.21 [Juliet to Nurse] why lookest thou sad? Though news be sad, yet tell them merrily
Sonn 45.14 [of his friend's greetings] I joy, but then no longer glad, / I send them back again and straight grow sad
Sonn 65.2 [] Since brass, nor stone, nor earth, nor boundless sea, / But sad mortality o'ersways their power
Sonn 107.6 [] the sad augurs mock their own presage
TG I.iii.1 [Antonio to Panthino] what sad talk was that / Wherewith my brother held you in the cloister?
TG II.iv.8 [Silvia to Valentine] you are sad [or: sense 3]
Tit II.iii.10 [Tamora to Aaron] wherefore look'st thou sad, / When everything doth make a gleeful boast?
Tit V.ii.11 [Titus to dsguised Tamora] Is it your trick to make me ope the door, / That so my sad decrees may fly away, / And all my study be to no effect?
TN III.iv.5 [Olivia to Maria, of Malvolio] He is sad and civil, / And suits well for a servant with my fortunes
TN III.iv.15 [Olivia alone] If sad and merry madness equal be
TN III.iv.18 [Olivia to Malvolio] Smil'st thou? I sent for thee upon a sad occasion
TN III.iv.73 [Malvolio alone, of the letter's requirements] a sad face, a reverend carriage
TNK I.v.7 [Song] Come all sad and solemn shows
TNK IV.ii.32 [Emilia alone] Narcissus was a sad boy, but a heavenly
TNK V.iii.52 [Emilia to herself] Palamon's sadness is a kind of mirth, / So mingled as if mirth did make him sad, / And sadness merry
TS Induction.2.58 [Third Servingman to Lord, of a painting of Daphne] And at that sight shall sad Apollo weep
Ven 929 [Venus, of what she has heard] she at these sad signs draws up her breath
WT II.i.23 [Mamillius to Hermione, of his story] Merry or sad shall't be?
WT IV.iii.124 [Autolycus singing] A merry heart goes all the day, / Your sad tires in a mile-a
WT IV.iv.308 [Clown to Autolycus] my father and the gentlemen are in sad talk
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