Much Ado About Nothing


 
 
 
 
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Act I
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Act IV
Act V
This is an alphabetical listing of all the glossary items that appear in this play.
We have left in repeated instances, so that is it possible to see how often a particular item appears in a play.

Alphabetical headword definitions for Much Ado About Nothing

abuse (v.) 1 deceive, mislead, fool, cheat
accident (n.) 1 occurrence, event, happening
accordant (adj.) sympathetic, ready to agree, responsive
action (n.) 1 campaign, military action, strategy
action (n.) 1 campaign, military action, strategy
ado (n.) fuss, business, to-do
advertisement (n.) 1 advice, warning, instruction
afeard (adj.) afraid, frightened, scared
affect (v.) 2 love, like, be fond of
affection (n.) 2 emotion, feeling
affection (n.) 2 emotion, feeling
afterward (adv.) afterwards
agate (n.) dwarf, midget [as of a tiny figure carved in an agate-seal]
aim at (v.) judge, consider, rate
all is one; that's / it's all one it makes no difference, it's one and the same, it doesn't matter
alliance (n.) 2 marriage
alms (n.) charity, good deed, meritorious act
amiable (adj.) 1 amorous, loving, tender
amiable (adj.) 2 beloved, desirable, lovable
amorous (adj.) expressing love
ancient, aunchient (adj.) 3 time-worn, experienced, renowned
ancientry (n.) 1 decorum, old-fashioned formality, ancient dignity
answer (v.) 10 live up to, correspond to, be equal to
answer (v.) 12 fulfil, meet, satisfy
antic, antick(e), antique (n.) 1 grotesque figure, grinning jester, buffoon
anticly, antiquely (adv.) grotesquely, like a buffoon, in an antic manner
ape (n.) 2 fool, idiot, jackass
apparel (n.) clothes, clothing, dress
apparel (n.) clothes, clothing, dress
apparel (n.) clothes, clothing, dress
apparel (n.) clothes, clothing, dress
apparel (v.) 1 clothe, dress up, trick out
apprehend (v.) 5 perceive the significance, discern, grasp the matter [of]
apprehension (n.) 3 sharpness of mind, quickness of uptake
approve (v.) 1 prove, confirm, corroborate, substantiate
approved (adj.) tested, tried, established, proven
approved (adj.) tested, tried, established, proven
apt (adj.) 1 fit, ready, prepared
argument (n.) 1 subject of conversation, subject-matter, topic
argument (n.) 3 subject, point, theme, target
argument (n.) 4 discussion, debate, dialogue
argument (n.) 6 proof, evidence, demonstration
argument (n.) 9 power of reasoning, keenness in debate
arrant (adj.) downright, absolute, unmitigated
arrant (adj.) downright, absolute, unmitigated
arras (n.) tapestry hanging
aspicious (adj.) malapropism for ‘suspicious’ [or ‘auspicious’]
assault (n.) attack, temptation, snare
assurance (n.) 1 security, certainty, confidence
attend (v.) 2 serve, follow, wait [on/upon]
attire (n.) head-dress
attired (adj.) wrapped, clothed, swathed
aught (n.) anything, [with negative word] nothing
bachelor (n.) 1 unmarried person [man or woman]
baldric, baldrick (n.) leather shoulder belt, strap [for holding a bugle, sword, etc]
band (n.) 1 bond, obligation, tie
banquet, banket (n.) 1 refreshments, light meal, dessert
bar (n.) 1 obstruction, barrier, obstacle
barn, barne (n.) child, baby
base (adj.) 3 poor, wretched, of low quality
baste (v.) sew loosely, tack together, stitch up
bate (v.) 1 abate, modify, lessen
bear (v.), past forms bore, borne 2 carry on, manage, conduct [an affair]
bear (v.), past forms bore, borne 7 keep, present, show
bear in hand 1 abuse, take advantage of, delude, deceive
bearherd, bear-herd, bearard, bearward, berrord (n.) bear-keeper, bear-handler [for dancing or baiting]
become (v.) 1 be fitting, befit, be appropriate to
become (v.) 1 be fitting, befit, be appropriate to
being that (conj.) since, seeing that
belie (v.) 1 slander, tell lies about
belie (v.) 1 slander, tell lies about
belie (v.) 1 slander, tell lies about
belong (v.) be the duty of, pertain to
bent (n.) 2 disposition, constitution, temperament
bent (n.) 3 degree, capacity, extent [to which a bow can be bent]
beshrew, 'shrew (v.) 1 curse, devil take, evil befall
bethink (v.), past form bethought 2 remember, recollect
bill (n.) 1 [applied to various kinds of long-handled spear-like weapon] halberd; bill-hook
bill (n.) 1 [applied to various kinds of long-handled spear-like weapon] halberd; bill-hook
bill (n.) 2 notice, label, proclamation, placard
bird-bolt, burbolt (n.) short blunt-headed arrow for shooting birds
birth (n.) 1 royal birth, noble ancestry
black (adj.) 1 dark-complexioned, swarthy
blazon (n.) 2 description, representation, delineation
bless (v.) 1 guard, protect, safeguard
blithe (adj.) merry, happy, joyful
block (n.) 2 [of hats] style, fashion, shape, mould
blood (n.) 1 passion, feeling, strong emotion [especially sexual]
blood (n.) 1 passion, feeling, strong emotion [especially sexual]
blood (n.) 1 passion, feeling, strong emotion [especially sexual]
blood (n.) 3 man of fire, hot-blooded fellow, spirited youth
blood (n.) 5 disposition, temper, mood
blood (n.) 5 disposition, temper, mood
blood (n.) 12 colouring, healthy complexion, blushing
blood (n.) 12 colouring, healthy complexion, blushing
blown (adj.) 1 in full flower, in its bloom
board (v.) 1 accost, address, approach, tackle
bode (v.) 1 forebode, portend, predict, augur
bode (v.) 1 forebode, portend, predict, augur
bold, be / make presume, venture, take the liberty
bonny (adj.) 2 fine, beautiful, splendid
book (n.) 1 book-learning, scholarship, erudition
book (n.) 6 (plural) good books, favour, regard
bosom, in one's privately, intimately
bottle (n.) 2 wicker basket
bout (n.) 2 round, turn of the floor, division of a dance
brain (n.) (plural) witticisms, clever remarks
brave (adj.) 1 fine, excellent, splendid, impressive
break (v.) 1 speak, exchange
break (v.) 2 broach a matter, speak
break (v.) 2 broach a matter, speak
break (v.) 2 broach a matter, speak
break (v.) 2 broach a matter, speak
break (v.) 2 broach a matter, speak
break (v.) 2 broach a matter, speak
break up (v.) 3 [of jokes] crack, make
breath (n.) 1 utterance, speech, voice
breathing (n.) 2 delay, interval, pause
bring (v.) 1 accompany, conduct, escort
brother, sworn companion-in-arms, devoted friend
brow (n.) 1 appearance, aspect, countenance
brow (n.) 4 forehead [often plural, referring to the two prominences of the forehead]
buckler (n.) small round shield
burden, burthen (n.) 2 bass accompaniment [in a song]
but (conj.) 3 that
candle-waster (n.) burner of midnight oil, someone who wastes candles by reading late at night
canker (n./adj.) 3 wild-rose, dog-rose [that grows wildly]
capon (n.) 1 chicken, castrated cockerel [bred for eating]
career (n.) 1 [of a horse in a combat] charge, gallop, course
career (n.) 4 rapid course, height, full swing
carpet-monger (n.) frequenter of [carpeted] boudoirs, ladies' man
carriage (n.) 1 bearing, demeanour, manner of behaviour
carry (v.) 5 carry out, manage, conduct
carry (v.) 5 carry out, manage, conduct
carve (v.) 6 design, make up, shape artistically
case (n.) 9 holder, covering, receptacle
catch (v.) 1 seize, get hold of, capture
censure (v.) 1 judge, think of, give an opinion of [not involving blame]
chance (n.) 8 misfortune, mischance, mishap
change (n.) 6 exchange, replacement [for]
change (v.) 4 change countenance, turn pale
charge (n.) 4 commission, responsibility, official duty
charge (n.) 4 commission, responsibility, official duty
charge (n.) 7 expense, cost, outlay
charge (v.) 5 attack, assail, storm
cheapen (v.) bargain for, bid for, settle the price of
cheer (n.) 6 cheerfulness, mirth, joy
chide (v.), past form chid 1 scold, rebuke, reprove
cinquepace (n.) five-step capering dance
circumstance (n.) 1 detail(s), particular(s), specifics
civet (n.) type of musky perfume [obtained form the civet cat]
civil (adj.) 2 seemly, decent, well-behaved
clap into (v.) 1 strike up with, enter briskly into
claw (v.) 2 flatter, fawn upon, butter up
clerk (n.) 3 parish clerk, prayer-leader
clog (n.) 1 wooden block, heavy piece of wood
close (adv.) 1 closely, staying near
close (adv.) 1 closely, staying near
codpiece, cod-piece (n.) 1 cloth case or pocket worn by a man at the front of breeches or hose; also: what it contains
cog (v.) 2 cheat, swindle, hoodwink, wheedle
coil (n.) turmoil, disturbance, fuss
coil (n.) turmoil, disturbance, fuss
coldly (adv.) 1 calmly, coolly, objectively, rationally
come over (v.) 2 exceed, surpass
comfect (n.) sweetmeat, sugar-plum, comfit
commend (v.) 1 convey greetings, present kind regards
comparison (n.) 2 jibing allusion, scoffing analogy
compartner (n.) associate, partner
complexion (n.) 1 appearance, look, colouring
compliment, complement (n.) 2 ceremony, etiquette, protocol
comprehend (v.) 2 malapropism for ‘apprehend’
comprehend (v.) 2 malapropism for ‘apprehend’
conceit (n.) 5 notion, idea, thought
condition (n.) 2 quality, behaviour, attribute, habit
conference (n.) 1 conversation, talk, discourse
conference (n.) 1 conversation, talk, discourse
confidence (n.) 3 malapropism for ‘conference’
confirmed (adj.) resolute, determined, purposeful
confirmed (adj.) resolute, determined, purposeful
conjecture (n.) 3 suspicion, misgiving, evil doubt
conjure (v.) 6 expel evil spirits from, exorcise
constable (n.) 2 leader of the Watch, chief officer
consumption (n.) 1 wasting disease, venereal disease
contemptible (adj.) 2 scornful, disdainful, full of contempt
content (adj.) 2 contented, patient, accepting, undisturbed
content (v.) 2 calm [down], settle, relax
continuer (n.) someone with staying-power, person who keeps going
controlment (n.) control, restraint, check
convert (v.) change, transform, alter
convert (v.) change, transform, alter
conveyance (n.) 4 skill, dexterity, facility
cost (n.) 1 outlay, expense, expenditure
counsel (n.) 3 resolution, intention, purpose
counsel (n.) 7 secret, inmost thought, confidence
counterfeit (n.) 3 likeness, portrait, image
counterfeit (v.) 1 copy, imitate, simulate
counterfeit (v.) 2 pretend, feign, make believe
counterpoise (v.) 1 equal, match, rival
county (n.) 1 [title of rank] count
county (n.) 1 [title of rank] count
course (n.) 1 course of action, way of proceeding
course (n.) 1 course of action, way of proceeding
course (n.) 1 course of action, way of proceeding
courtesy, cur'sy, curtsy (n.) 2 curtsy, bow, gesture of respect
covertly (adv.) secretly, stealthily, surreptitiously
coverture (n.) 2 shelter, canopied bower, covered retreat
coxcomb (n.) 2 fool's head, fool, simpleton
coy (adj.) 2 unresponsive, distant, standoffish, disdainful
cozen (v.) cheat, dupe, trick, deceive
crafty (adj.) 2 skilfully made, cleverly designed
cross (adv.) across, in the middle
cross (n.) 2 hindrance, obstacle, stumbling block
cross (v.) 1 prevent, thwart, forestall
cross (v.) 3 afflict, plague, go against
crotchet (n.) strange notion, perverse idea, whimsical fancy
cuckold (n.) [mocking name] man with an unfaithful wife
cunning (adj.) 1 knowledgeable, skilful, clever
cunning (adj.) 1 knowledgeable, skilful, clever
curiously (adv.) 1 skilfully, carefully, proficiently
curst (adj.) 1 bad-tempered, quarrelsome, shrewish, cross
curtsy, curtsey (n.) 2 courtly ceremony, mannered politeness
cut (n.) 1 ornamental gap in a dress to show the colour underneath
daff (v.), past form daft 2 put off, deflect, sidetrack
daff (v.), past form daft 3 put to one side, thrust aside
Dan, Don (n.) [don, short form of Latin ‘dominus’] master, sir
dangerous (adj.) threatening, severe, menacing
daw (n.) 1 jackdaw [as noted for its stupidity]; dolt, fool
deadly (adv.) 1 extremely, implacably, to the death
deal (v.) 1 proceed, behave, conduct oneself
dear (adj.) 3 of great worth, valuable, precious
dearness (n.) affection, fondness, warmth
decern (v.) malapropism for ‘concern’
decree (v.) arrange, decide, resolve
defeat (n.) act of destruction, ruin
defend (v.) forbid, prohibit
defend (v.) forbid, prohibit
delicate (adj.) 5 pleasure-seeking, voluptuous, self-indulgent
deprave (v.) defame, disparage, deride
derive (v.) 1 descend
desartless (adj.) underserving, lacking in merit [malapropism for ‘deserving’]
deserve (v.) 2 be worthy, be entitled to honour
despite (n.) 1 contempt, scorn, disdain
despite (v.) spite, anger, wreak malice on
despite of, in (prep.) in spite of
die (v.) 2 suffer pain, go through agony
difference (n.) 9 [heraldry] variation, distinguishing mark [on a coat-of-arms]
discover (v.) 1 reveal, show, make known
discover (v.) 1 reveal, show, make known
discover (v.) 1 reveal, show, make known
discover (v.) 1 reveal, show, make known
discover (v.) 1 reveal, show, make known
discover (v.) 3 expose, uncover, give away
disloyal (adj.) unfaithful, adulterous, two-timing
dissembler (n.) hypocrite, deceiver, charlatan
dissembly (n.) malapropism for ‘assembly’
do (v.) 5 perform, play one's part, act
doctor (n.) 1 scholar, model of intelligence
dotage (n.) 1 doting, infatuation, excessive affection
dotage (n.) 1 doting, infatuation, excessive affection
dotard (n.) old fool, senile idiot
doubt (v.) 1 fear, be afraid [for], feel anxious [for]
drovier (n.) drover, cattle-dealer
dry (adj.) 2 dried, withered, shrivelled
dull (adj.) 3 gloomy, melancholic, sullen
dump (n.) 1 plaintive melody, mournful song
earnest (n.) pledge, instalment, deposit, payment in advance
ecstasy (n.) 1 fit, bout of madness, frenzied behaviour
effect (n.) 3 sign, mark, token, manifestation
eftest (adj.) [unclear malapropism] quickest, most convenient
element (n.) 4 substance, raw material, physical matter
embassage, ambassage (n.) message, errand, business, mission
embassage, ambassage (n.) message, errand, business, mission
embrace (v.) 2 accept, avail oneself of
empoison (v.) 1 poison, corrupt, destroy
encounter (n.) 4 liaison, intercourse, amorous affair
encounter (v.) 2 approach, go to, move towards
end (n.) 5 scrap, fragment, tag, ending
enfranchise (v.) set free, liberate
enigmatical (adj.) enigmatic, mysterious, puzzling
enraged (adj.) 1 passionate, ardent, furiously aroused
entertain (v.) 5 hire, employ, maintain, take into service
entirely (adv.) sincerely, heartily
epithet (n.) turn of phrase, expression
equally (adv.) 1 to an equal degree, justly
estimation (n.) 1 esteem, respect, reputation
Ethiop, Ethiope (adj./n.) Ethiopian, African, person with a dark countenance
even (adj.) 1 straightforward, forthright, direct
evenly (adv.) 2 in an even direction, along the same lines
event (n.) outcome, issue, consequence
event (n.) outcome, issue, consequence
evidence (n.) 1 witness, testimony, avowal
examination (n.) 2 malapropism for ‘examine’
exceed (v.) outdo, surpass, excel, be superior
excellency (n.) excellence, accomplishment, talent
exclamation (n.) 2 malapropism for ‘acclamation’; complaint, outcry
exhibition (n.) 3 malapropism for ‘commission’
experimental (adj.) on the basis of experience, often observed
extenuate (v.) mitigate, lessen, tone down
fain (adv.) gladly, willingly
fain (adv.) gladly, willingly
fain (adv.) gladly, willingly
faith (n.) 2 constancy, fidelity, loyalty
faith (n.) 2 constancy, fidelity, loyalty
false (adj.) 1 treacherous, traitorous, perfidious
false (adj.) 1 treacherous, traitorous, perfidious
false (adj.) 1 treacherous, traitorous, perfidious
false (adj.) 3 sham, spurious, not genuine, artificial
false (adj.) 3 sham, spurious, not genuine, artificial
false (adj.) 3 sham, spurious, not genuine, artificial
false (adj.) 3 sham, spurious, not genuine, artificial
false (adj.) 4 wrong, mistaken
false (adj.) 4 wrong, mistaken
false (adv.) 3 wrongly, erroneously, in error
fancy (n.) 1 love, amorousness, infatuation
fancy (n.) 1 love, amorousness, infatuation
fancy (n.) 4 imagination, mind, mental state
fancy (n.) 7 whim, inclination, caprice
fancy (n.) 7 whim, inclination, caprice
fantastical (adj.) 1 fanciful, imaginative, full of wild ideas
fantastical (adj.) 1 fanciful, imaginative, full of wild ideas
fare (v.) 2 go, happen, turn out
fare ... well
fare ... well
fare ... well
fare ... well
fare ... well
fare ... well
fare ... well
fashion (v.) 1 form, shape, make [into]
fashion (v.) 3 arrange, contrive, manage
fashion-monging (adj.) fashion-following, dealing in fashions, dandified
father (v.) 1 show one's paternal origin, resemble one's father
favour (n.) 1 [facial] appearance, countenance, features, looks
favour (n.) 1 [facial] appearance, countenance, features, looks
fence (n.) 1 fencing ability, skill at swordplay
fence (n.) 2 defence, barrier, protection
festival (adj.) light-hearted, befitting a holiday
fetch in (v.) 3 lead on, take in, trick into a confession
fetter (v.) restrain, overcome, suppress
fine (adj.) 2 finely clothed, smartly dressed
fine (n.) 1 outcome, final result, conclusion
fit (v.) 1 suit, befit, be suitable [for]
fit (v.) 4 supply [with what is fit], satisfy
fit (v.) 4 supply [with what is fit], satisfy
flat (adj.) 1 downright, plain, basic
fleer (v.) jeer, grin scornfully, laugh mockingly
fleet (n.) dancing company, group, assembly
flight (n.) 2 archery contest, flight-shooting
flout (v.) insult, abuse, mock
flout (v.) insult, abuse, mock
flout (v.) insult, abuse, mock
flout (v.) insult, abuse, mock
flout at (v.) mock, jeer, scoff
flouting (adj.) mocking, scoffing, scornful
foil (n.) 1 sword, rapier
foining (n./adj.) [fencing] thrusting, lunging
forehand, fore-hand (adj.) 1 beforehand, previously committed
forsooth (adv.) in truth, certainly, truly, indeed
forswear (v), past forms forsworn, forswore 1 swear falsely, perjure [oneself], break one's word
forswear (v), past forms forsworn, forswore 3 deny, repudiate, refuse to admit
forward (adj.) 7 promising, early-maturing, precocious
foundation (n.) charitable institution
frame (n.) 2 plan, established order, scheme of things
frame (n.) 4 framing, plotting, contriving
frame (v.) 1 fashion, make, form, create
frame (v.) 3 arrange, organize, plan
friend (n.) 1 lover, sweetheart, suitor
fright (v.), past form frighted frighten, scare, terrify
full (adv.) 1 fully, completely, properly
furnish (v.) 3 dress, clothe, equip, fit out
gallant (n.) 1 fine gentleman, man of fashion
gallant (n.) 1 fine gentleman, man of fashion
gentle (adj.) 4 peaceful, calm, free from violence
gentle (adj.) 6 soft, tender, kind
getting (n.) 1 begetting, procreation, breeding
giddily (adv.) 2 madly, foolishly, insanely
girdle, turn one's find an outlet for anger, put up with it
give out (v.) 1 report, assert, make known
go (v.) 7 join, follow, be in tune
go about (v.) 1 endeavour, set to work, start trying
go about with (v.) get the better of, set to work on
good, do one 1 make prosper, enable to succeed
goodly (adj.) 1 splendid, excellent, fine
good-year / goodyear, what the [expression of impatience] what the deuce
gossip-like (adj.) gossiping, tattling, chattering
gracious (adj.) 9 delightful, lovely, charming
grant (n.) 2 granting, gift, reason for agreeing to a request
grief (n.) 2 pain, torment, distress
grieved (adj.) aggrieved, wronged, ill-used
guard (n.) 5 trimming, trapping, adornment
guarded (adj.) ornamented, trimmed, tricked out
guerdon (n.) [pron: 'gerdn] reward, recompense
gull (n.) 2 trick, hoax, deception
habit (n.) 1 dress, clothing, costume
haggard (n.) [falconry] wild hawk
hale (v.) 1 drag, pull, haul
half-pence (n.) fragment, tiny piece, bit
halt (v.) limp, proceed lamely
halting (adj.) 1 hesitating, limping, faltering
handsome (adj.) 2 proper, fitting, appropriate
hangman (n.) rascal, rogue, reprobate
hap (n.) 2 luck, chance, accident
happiness (n.) 1 good luck, success, good fortune
happiness (n.) 3 pleasing demeanour, felicitous manner
happy (adj.) 2 opportune, appropriate, propitious, favourable
harpy (n.) mythical rapacious bird, half woman, half vulture [symbolizing divine retribution]
head, to one's to one's face, frankly, openly
headborough (n.) parish officer, town constable
hearken after (v.) 1 inquire into, find out about
heavy (adj.) 1 sorrowful, sad, gloomy
heavy (adj.) 1 sorrowful, sad, gloomy
heavy (adj.) 1 sorrowful, sad, gloomy
heavy (adj.) 10 brutal, oppressive, wicked
hem (int.) 2 make a noise like ‘hmm’
high-proof (adj.) tested to the highest level, of proven strength
hobby-horse (n.) 2 buffoon, clown, joker
hold (v.) 2 keep, preserve, conserve
hold (v.) 10 consider, regard, esteem, value [as]
hold up (v.) 1 continue, keep going, carry on
honest (adj.) 3 genuine, real, true
honest (adj.) 4 innocent, well-intentioned, innocuous
honesty (n.) 2 honour, integrity, uprightness
horn (n.) 3 type of wind instrument
horn-mad (adj.) [as of horned beasts] furious, enraged, raving mad
hour (n.) 1 time, moment
hour (n.) 1 time, moment
humour (n.) 1 mood, disposition, frame of mind, temperament [as determined by bodily fluids]
humour (n.) 1 mood, disposition, frame of mind, temperament [as determined by bodily fluids]
humour (n.) 1 mood, disposition, frame of mind, temperament [as determined by bodily fluids]
humour (n.) 1 mood, disposition, frame of mind, temperament [as determined by bodily fluids]
humour (n.) 3 style, method, way, fashion
humour (n.) 5 secretion, fluid, juice
ill (adj.) 1 bad, adverse, unfavourable
ill (adj.) 1 bad, adverse, unfavourable
ill (adj.) 1 bad, adverse, unfavourable
ill (adj.) 1 bad, adverse, unfavourable
ill (adj.) 3 poor, inadequate, miserable
ill (adj.) 4 sick, indisposed, unwell
ill (adv.) 1 badly, adversely, unfavourably
ill (adv.) 1 badly, adversely, unfavourably
ill (n.) 1 wrong, injury, harm, evil
ill-well (adv.) wickedly well, cruelly accurately
image (n.) 2 effigy, statue, sculpture
imagination (n.) 2 thought, soul-searching, introspection
important (adj.) urgent, pressing, demanding, importunate
impose (v.) subject, put
impossible (adj.) incredible, inconceivable, preposterous
impossible (adj.) incredible, inconceivable, preposterous
incense (v.) incite, urge, set on
infinite (n.) 1 infinity, infinite quantity, eternity
innocent (adj.) silly, half-witted, foolish
instance (n.) 1 sign, evidence, proof
intend (v.) 1 pretend, convey, purport, profess
intent (n.) intention, purpose, aim
invention (n.) 1 inventiveness, imagination, creative faculty
invention (n.) 1 inventiveness, imagination, creative faculty
invention (n.) 1 inventiveness, imagination, creative faculty
inward (adj.) 2 secret, private, undisclosed
inwardness (n.) attachment, intimacy, close friendship
issue (n.) 1 child(ren), offspring, family, descendant
issue (n.) 2 outcome, result, consequence(s)
issue (n.) 2 outcome, result, consequence(s)
issue (n.) 2 outcome, result, consequence(s)
issue (n.) 2 outcome, result, consequence(s)
Jack (n.) 1 Jack-in-office, ill-mannered fellow, lout, knave
Jack (n.) 1 Jack-in-office, ill-mannered fellow, lout, knave
jade (n.) 1 worn-out horse, hack, worthless nag
jealousy (n.) 1 suspicion, mistrust, apprehension
jig (n.) lively song; frivolous dance
just (adj.) 1 accurate, exact, precise
just (adv.) 2 quite so, correct
keep below stairs remain a servant
kid-fox (n.) crafty young cub
kind (adj.) 1 showing natural feeling, acting by nature
kind (n.) 2 manner, way, state
kind (n.) 2 manner, way, state
kindly (adj.) 1 natural, proper
knave (n.) 1 scoundrel, rascal, rogue
knave (n.) 1 scoundrel, rascal, rogue
knave (n.) 1 scoundrel, rascal, rogue
knave (n.) 1 scoundrel, rascal, rogue
knave (n.) 1 scoundrel, rascal, rogue
knave (n.) 1 scoundrel, rascal, rogue
knight (n.) devotee, servant, follower [male or female]
know (v.) 7 have sexual knowledge of, have intercourse with
lapwing (n.) type of plover [bird with wily methods of escaping the notice of predators; associated with amorous intrigue]
large (adj.) 4 licentious, coarse
large (adj.) 4 licentious, coarse
largely (adv.) 1 fully, at length
lay down (v.) 2 formulate, work out, estimate
learn (v.) 1 teach, instruct [not a regional dialect usage as in modern English]
level (v.) aim, direct, target
lewd (adj.) 2 wicked, vile, evil
liberal (adj.) 2 coarse, licentious, promiscuous
libertine (n.) 1 debaucher, reprobate, dissolute
lie low be killed, find oneself dead
lie under (v.) be subject to, suffer the consequence of
lief, had as should like just as much
life (n.) 1 living being, person
light (adj.) 1 promiscuous, licentious, immoral, wanton
like (adj.) 1 same, similar, alike, equal
like (adv.) 1 likely, probable / probably
like (adv.) 1 likely, probable / probably
like (adv.) 1 likely, probable / probably
like (adv.) 1 likely, probable / probably
like, the the same
lime (v.) 1 trap, snare, catch [as if by using birdlime]
lineament (n.) 1 line, feature, characteristic, attribute
list (v.) 1 wish, like, please
liver (n.) 1 part of the body thought to be at the seat of the passions [especially sexual desire]
look what (conj.) whatever
low (adj.) 2 short, small
lucky (adj.) fortunate, successful, prosperous
lustihood (n.) lustiness, youthful vigour, robustness
luxurious (adj.) lustful, lecherous, lascivious
March-chick (n.) precocious youth, presumptuous youngster
mark (n.) 1 target, goal, aim
mark (v.) 1 note, pay attention [to], take notice [of]
mark (v.) 1 note, pay attention [to], take notice [of]
mark (v.) 1 note, pay attention [to], take notice [of]
mark (v.) 1 note, pay attention [to], take notice [of]
marl (n.) clay, earth, loam
marvellous (adv.) very, extremely, exceedingly
massy (adj.) massive, heavy, colossal
match (v.) 1 join in marriage, make a match
matter (n.) 1 subject-matter, content, substance
matter (n.) 1 subject-matter, content, substance
matter (n.) 1 subject-matter, content, substance
matter (n.) 6 means, capacity, wherewithal
measure (n.) 2 limit, moderation, extent not to be exceeded
measure (n.) 2 limit, moderation, extent not to be exceeded
measure (n.) 2 limit, moderation, extent not to be exceeded
measure (n.) 8 slow stately dance, graceful movement
meddle or make interfere, butt in
medicinable (adj.) 1 medicinal, healing, curative, restorative
meet (adj.) 1 fit, suitable, right, proper
meet (adj.) 1 fit, suitable, right, proper
meet (adj.) 2 even, quits, revenged [on]
merely (adv.) 1 completely, totally, entirely
metal (n.) substance, material, fabric
methinks(t), methought(s) (v.) it seems /seemed to me
methinks(t), methought(s) (v.) it seems /seemed to me
methinks(t), methought(s) (v.) it seems /seemed to me
mischief (n.) 4 disease, ailment, misfortune
misgovernment (n.) misconduct, wicked behaviour
misprision (n.) 1 mistake, error, misunderstanding, misconception
misprize (v.) despise, undervalue, scorn
misuse (v.) 1 disgrace, deride, abuse
misuse (v.) 2 deceive, delude, fool
mo, moe (adj.) more [in number]
mock (n.) 1 act of mockery, mocking remark, derisive action, scornful irony
model (n.) 4 design, blueprint, ground-plan
modest (adj.) 1 moderate, reasonable, mild, limited
modest (adj.) 3 decorous, seemly, not offending modesty
modest (adj.) 3 decorous, seemly, not offending modesty
monument (n.) 1 memory, memorial, remembrance
moral (n.) 1 hidden meaning, import, significance
morrow (n.) morning
morrow (n.) morning
morrow (n.) morning
mortifying (adj.) killing, deadly, lethal
mountanto (n.) [directional thrust in fencing] fencer, duellist
much (adj.) 1 great, flagrant, brazen
mum (int.) be quiet, shush
name (n.) 1 reputation, fame, renown
narrowly (adv.) carefully, with close attention
nature (n.) 6 natural order, ungoverned state, way of the world [often personified]
naughty (adj.) 1 wicked, evil, vile
naughty (adj.) 1 wicked, evil, vile
new-trothed (adj.) recently engaged
nice (adj.) 8 adept, skilful, dexterous
nightgown, night-gown (n.) dressing-gown
noisome (adj.) noxious, harmful, evil
non-come (n.) malapropism for ‘nonplus’ [= state of perplexity]
note (v.) 1 observe, pay attention [to], take special note [of]
office (n.) 1 task, service, duty, responsibility
office (n.) 1 task, service, duty, responsibility
office (n.) 1 task, service, duty, responsibility
office (n.) 1 task, service, duty, responsibility
office (n.) 1 task, service, duty, responsibility
office (n.) 2 role, position, place, function
office (n.) 4 performance, business, intrigue
oft (adv.) often
old (adj.) 4 plenty of, abundant, more than enough
once (adv.) 1 once and for all, in a word
once (adv.) 1 once and for all, in a word
ope (v.) open
opinioned (adj.) malapropism for ‘pinioned’
orchard (n.) garden
organ (n.) 2 feature, trait, facet
orthography (n.) 1 speaker of high-flown phrases, stylistically polished person
ostentation (n.) 1 public show, display, exhibition
overbear (v.) 1 overwhelm, overcome, overpower
owe (v.) 2 repay, compensate, pay back
owe (v.) 2 repay, compensate, pay back
packed (adj.) in league, acting as an accomplice
paint out (v.) display, depict fully, portray
pander, pandar (n.) pimp, procurer, go-between
pardon (v.) excuse, give permission to
parrot-teacher (n.) chatterer, babbler, empty talker
part (n.) 1 quality, attribute, gift, accomplishment [of mind or body]
passing (adv.) very, exceedingly, extremely
passion (n.) 5 passionate outburst, emotional passage
patch (v.) 2 patch over, cover up
pennyworth, penn'orth (n.) 2 money's worth, bargain, good value
penthouse, pent-house (n.) covered way, sloping porch, overhanging roof
peradventure (adv.) perhaps, maybe, very likely
peradventure (adv.) perhaps, maybe, very likely
perfumer (n.) someone employed to make rooms smell sweetly
pike (n.) 2 central spike in a buckler
place (n.) 1 position, post, office, rank
pleached (adj.) 2 with hedges made of interlaced branches
pleasant (adj.) 1 facetious, joking, droll
pluck up (v.) take hold, get in control
policy (n.) 1 statecraft, statesmanship, diplomacy
politic (adj.) 2 crafty, wily, self-serving
poniard (n.) dagger
possess (v.) 1 notify, inform, acquaint
possess (v.) 1 notify, inform, acquaint
possess (v.) 1 notify, inform, acquaint
post (n.) 1 express messenger, courier
power (n.) 3 authority, government
power (n.) 7 control, influence, sway
practice (n.) 2 trickery, treachery
practice (n.) 3 carrying out, performance, execution [of a plot]
practise on / upon (v.) 2 work upon, act craftily with, make to operate
preceptial (adj.) consisting of precepts, full of wise instructions
predestinate (adj.) fated, predestined, predictable
present (v.) 1 symbolize, represent, suggest
presently (adv.) 1 immediately, instantly, at once
presently (adv.) 1 immediately, instantly, at once
presently (adv.) 1 immediately, instantly, at once
presently (adv.) 1 immediately, instantly, at once
presently (adv.) 1 immediately, instantly, at once
presently (adv.) 1 immediately, instantly, at once
presently (adv.) 1 immediately, instantly, at once
presently (adv.) 1 immediately, instantly, at once
presently (adv.) 2 after a short time, soon, before long
print (n.) imprint, image, stamped impression
prize (v.) 1 esteem, value, hold
profess (v.) 3 practise, pursue, claim knowledge of
project (n.) 1 conception, idea, notion
prolong (v.) postpone, put off, delay
prompt (v.) remind, put in mind, make reflect
proof (n.) 3 test, trial
proof (n.) 4 evidence, demonstration, testimony
proper (adj.) 1 good-looking, handsome, comely
proper (adj.) 1 good-looking, handsome, comely
proper (adj.) 3 thorough, absolute, complete
proper (adj.) 3 thorough, absolute, complete
propose (n.) conversation, discourse, purposes
propose (v.) 1 converse, discourse, hold forth
protest (v.) 1 make protestation, avow, affirm, proclaim
protest (v.) 1 make protestation, avow, affirm, proclaim
prove (v.) 1 test, try out, make trial [of]
purchase (v.) 2 deserve, earn, merit
purpose (n.) 1 intention, aim, plan
purpose (n.) 2 point at issue, matter in hand
purpose (v.) 1 intend, plan
push (n.) 2 attack, assault, thrust
qualify (v.) 1 moderate, weaken, diminish
qualm (n.) 1 sudden sickness, feeling of nausea, fainting attack
queasy (adj.) 2 easily upset, delicate, fastidious
question (n.) 5 questioning, interrogation, examination
question, in on trial, under examination
quirk (n.) 2 quip, wisecrack, witticism
quit (v.) 6 avenge, requite, take vengeance [on]
quondam (adj.) former, erstwhile, previous
rack (v.) 3 exaggerate, inflate, increase
rail (v.) rant, rave, be abusive [about]
rail (v.) rant, rave, be abusive [about]
rare (adj.) 1 marvellous, splendid, excellent
rare (adj.) 1 marvellous, splendid, excellent
rare (adj.) 1 marvellous, splendid, excellent
rarely (adv.) 1 splendidly, beautifully, excellently
rarely (adv.) 1 splendidly, beautifully, excellently
ravish (v.) 1 entrance, enrapture, carry away with joy
rearward of, on the (prep.) following, immediately after
reason (n.) 3 reasonable view, sensible judgement, right opinion
reason (n.) 3 reasonable view, sensible judgement, right opinion
reave (v.), past form reft rob, deprive
rebato (n.) stiff ornamental collar, ruff
recheat (n.) horn call for bringing hounds together
reclusive (adj.) secluded, cloistered, withdrawn from society
recompense (n.) 2 repayment, return, compensation
reechy (adj.) 2 begrimed by smoke, discoloured, filthy
reform (v.) malapropism for ‘inform’
refuse (v.) spurn, disown, cast off
refuse (v.) spurn, disown, cast off
remember (v.) 3 commemorate, acknowledge, reward, recognize
remorse (n.) 1 pity, regret, sorrow
repair (v.) 1 come, go, make one's way
report (n.) 1 reputation, fame, renown
reportingly (adv.) by hearsay, by report
reprove (v.) disprove, rebut, refute, deny
requite (v.), past forms requit, requited 1 reward, repay, recompense
requite (v.), past forms requit, requited 1 reward, repay, recompense
respect (n.) 1 consideration, factor, circumstance
reverence (n.) 1 respected state, venerable condition
reverence (n.) 1 respected state, venerable condition
rheum (n.) 1 tears
right (adj.) 3 veritable, true, good
right, do one 1 give one satisfaction
sad (adj.) 1 serious, grave, solemn
sad (adj.) 1 serious, grave, solemn
sad (adj.) 1 serious, grave, solemn
sad (adj.) 1 serious, grave, solemn
sad (adj.) 1 serious, grave, solemn
sad (adj.) 1 serious, grave, solemn
sad (adj.) 1 serious, grave, solemn
sad (adj.) 3 downcast, distressed, mournful, gloomy
sad (adj.) 3 downcast, distressed, mournful, gloomy
sad (adj.) 3 downcast, distressed, mournful, gloomy
sad (adj.) 3 downcast, distressed, mournful, gloomy
sadly (adv.) 1 seriously, gravely, solemnly
salve (v.) 2 make more acceptable, soften down, account for
savage (adj.) 2 uncivilized, wild, ungoverned
scambling (adj.) contentious, rough, quarrelsome, turbulent
scape, 'scape (v.) escape, avoid
scarf (n.) 1 military sash, shoulder band
scholar (n.) 1 learned man, erudite person [who knows Latin, the language of exorcism]
scruple (n.) 1 tiny amount, last ounce
seal (n.) 1 authentication, confirmation, attestation
season (n.) 7 seasoning, flavour, preservative
second (v.) 1 support, assist, reinforce
sedge (n.) variety of grassy plant, rush
seeming (n.) 2 deceptive appearance, two-faced behaviour, pretence
seize, seize upon (v.) [legal] take possession of, take hold of
self-endeared (adj.) in love with oneself
semblance (n.) 2 likeness, image, depiction
sennight, se'nnight, seven-night (n.) [seven night] week
sentence (n.) 1 maxim, wise saying, precept
set on (v.) 1 encourage, urge, incite
several (adj.) 2 various, sundry, respective, individual
shape (n.) 1 appearance, aspect, visible form
shift, for a as a makeshift, for lack of a better alternative
shorten (v.) 3 omit, ignore, leave out
shrewd (adj.) 1 harsh, hard, severe
sick (adj.) 5 full of loathing, full of repugnance
sign (n.) 3 mere semblance, token symbol, show
simpleness (n.) 2 integrity, honesty, honour
slander (n.) 2 slanderer, disgraceful rogue
slander (v.) misuse, disgrace, bring into disrepute
slop, slops (n.) large loose breeches, baggy trousers
smirched (adj.) marked, soiled, stained
smirched (adj.) marked, soiled, stained
smock (n.) woman's undergarment, shift, slip, chemise
smoke (v.) 4 perfume, fumigate, deodorize
sober (adj.) 2 serious, sincere, not playful
soft (adv.) 1 [used as a command] not so fast, wait a moment
soft and fair gently, not so fast
soil (n.) 1 blemish, stain, tarnish
sometime (adv.) 2 sometimes, now and then
sort (n.) 1 class, level, social rank
sort (n.) 1 class, level, social rank
sort (v.) 6 turn out, fall out, come about
sort (v.) 6 turn out, fall out, come about
speed (v.) 1 meet with success, prosper, flourish
spell backward misrepresent, distort, conjure up a bad image of
spirit (n.) 5 (plural) vital power, energy, vigour
spit (n.) implement for cooking meat over a fire
sport (n.) 1 recreation, amusement, entertainment
sport (n.) 1 recreation, amusement, entertainment
sport (n.) 1 recreation, amusement, entertainment
sport (n.) 1 recreation, amusement, entertainment
squarer (n.) brawler, swaggerer, quarrelsome person
squire (n.) 3 young lover, beau, gallant
staff (n.) 1 (plural ‘staves’) spear, lance
stale (n.) 3 prostitute, wanton, harlot
stale (n.) 3 prostitute, wanton, harlot
stalk on (v.) move stealthily in concealment [as by using a stalking-horse to catch game]
stamp (v.) 2 authenticate, endorse, validate
stand (v.) 3 stop, halt
stand (v.) 12 accord, agree, hold good, be compatible
stand by (v.) 2 stand aside, draw back
star (n.) 2 pole-star, lodestar, guiding star
start (v.) 6 hurry, rush, hasten
start-up (n.) upstart, opportunist, climber
state (n.) 4 splendour, magnificence, stateliness, dignity
statute (n.) 1 law, decree, regulation
stay (v.) 7 detain, confine, keep
stay (v.) 7 detain, confine, keep
still (adv.) 1 constantly, always, continually
still (adv.) 1 constantly, always, continually
still (adv.) 1 constantly, always, continually
stomach (n.) 4 feelings, temper, state of mind
stop (n.) 4 means of closing a finger-hole in a wind instrument
strain (n.) 1 quality, character, disposition
strain (n.) 4 [unclear meaning] strand; extreme degree; pang, stress
strain (v.) 2 constrain, force, press
strange (adj.) 6 of another person, not one's own
strange (adj.) 8 diffident, pretending, coy
strangely (adv.) 3 unaccountably, surprisingly, unusually
study (n.) 4 reflection, reverie, musing
stuffed (adj.) 1 full, complete, proven, stored up
stuffed (adj.) 3 filled with a head-cold, clogged
subscribe (v.) 5 write one down as, proclaim to be
subscribe for (v.) 1 vouch for, answer on behalf of
success (n.) 4 course of events, process of time
sufferance (n.) 1 distress, suffering, hardship
sufferance (n.) 2 endurance, forbearance, patience
sufficiency (n.) competence, ability, capability
suffigance (adj.) malapropism for ‘sufficient’
suit (n.) 2 wooing, courtship
suit (n.) 2 wooing, courtship
suit (n.) 2 wooing, courtship
suit (n.) 2 wooing, courtship
suit (v.) 2 match, compare, equate
suited (adj.) dressed up, set out, adapted
sunburnt (adj.) of dark complexion, not fair-skinned [and therefore unattractive]
supposition (n.) 1 notion, opinion, belief
sure (adj.) 4 loyal, trustworthy, steadfast
sway (v.) 1 control, rule, direct, govern
tabor (n.) type of small drum, especially used in revelling
take up (v.) 7 arrest, seize, apprehend
tale, in a in agreement, unanimous, in accord
taper (n.) candle
tartly (adv.) sourly, grouchily, with a bitter demeanour
tax (v.) 1 censure, blame, take to task, disparage
tax (v.) 2 order, tell, command
temper (v.) 1 blend, mix, concoct, compound
temple (n.) 1 church
temporize (v.) 1 compromise, conform, become amenable
tender (n.) 1 offer, offering
tenor, tenour (n.) 1 substance, content, matter, drift
termination (n.) expression, utterance, sentence ending
text (v.) engrave, write, inscribe
thick-pleached (adj.) thickly hedged, with hedges made of closely interlaced branches
thief (n.) villain, scoundrel, rogue, wretch
this, by by this time
throughly (adv.) thoroughly, fully, completely
tire (n.) 1 head-dress, ornament for the head, raiment
tongue (n.) 1 speech, expression, language, words, voice
tongue (n.) 2 (plural) foreign language
tonight (adv.) last night, this past night
tooth-picker (n.) tooth-pick
top (n.) 2 head
trace (v.) 3 range over, pass through, traverse
trans-shape (v.) transform, transmute, alter the shape of
travail, travel (n.) 4 suffering, torment, distress
treatise (n.) story, tale, narrative
trencher-man (n.) hearty eater, good feeder, man of appetite
trial (n.) 2 evidence, proof, grounds
trim (adj.) 2 glib, suave, slick
truant (n.) 2 rogue, knave, rascal
true (adj.) 4 honest, upright, law-abiding
try (v.) 1 prove, ascertain, find out
tuition (n.) care, safe-keeping, protection
tune (n.) 1 state of mind, mood
turn (v.) 1 change, transform, alter
turn Turk change completely, become a renegade [as if in religion, from Christian to infidel]
tyrant (n.) 1 pitiless ruffian, cruel villain
unbruised (adj.) 1 unmarked, uncrushed, undamaged
unclasp (v.) reveal, display, divulge
unconfirmed (adj.) inexperienced, uninstructed, ignorant
uncovered (adj.) 2 barefaced, naked, glaring
underborne (adj.) trimmed at the bottom
undergo (v.) 4 fall under, experience, face up to
undo (v.) 1 ruin, destroy, wipe out
undo (v.) 1 ruin, destroy, wipe out
undone (adj.) ruined, destroyed, brought down
unhappiness (n.) 1 misfortune, mishap, bad luck
unmeet (adj.) 1 unfitting, unsuitable, improper
untowardly (adv.) unluckily, unfavourably, wretchedly
up and down (adv.) exactly, completely, in every respect
use (n.) 7 profit, interest, premium
utter (v.) 3 [unclear meaning] commemorate, express, voice
vagrom (adj.) vagrant, vagabond [malapropism of ‘vagrant’]
valiant (adj.) worthy, fine, hearty
verify (v.) 1 confirm, substantiate, prove correct
very (adj.) 2 true, real, genuine
vex (v.) afflict, trouble, torment
vice (n.) 3 screw
victual (n.) (usually plural) provisions, supplies, food and drink
villainy (n.) 1 coarseness, boorishness, discourtesy
visor (n.) mask
visor (n.) mask
visor (n.) mask
vouchsafe (v.) 1 allow, permit, grant
wag (n.) fellow, lad, mischievous boy
wag (v.) 2 talk foolishly, utter silly remarks
wake (v.) 2 urge, arouse; or: trouble, disturb
want (v.) 3 fall short [of], be deficient [in]
wanton (n.) 3 harlot, whore
warrant (n.) 3 token, sign, evidence, proof
warrant (v.) 1 assure, promise, guarantee, confirm
warrant (v.) 1 assure, promise, guarantee, confirm
warrant (v.) 1 assure, promise, guarantee, confirm
warrant (v.) 1 assure, promise, guarantee, confirm
warrant (v.) 1 assure, promise, guarantee, confirm
warrant (v.) 1 assure, promise, guarantee, confirm
warrant (v.) 1 assure, promise, guarantee, confirm
warrant (v.) 1 assure, promise, guarantee, confirm
warrant (v.) 1 assure, promise, guarantee, confirm
warrant (v.) 2 authorize, sanction, license
warrant (v.) 3 act as a pledge for, give an assurance about
warren (n.) hunting park, land used for breeding game
watch (n.) 1 watchmen, officers, street patrol
watching (n.) wakefulness, sleeplessness, vigilance
weak (adj.) 1 of little worth, wanting, deficient
wear (v.) 4 possess, enjoy, have
weed (n.) 1 (plural) garments, dress, clothes
well-favoured (adj.) good-looking, attractive in appearance
whip (v.) 1 dash, hurry, hasten
white and black, under in black-and-white, written down
wide (adv.) 1 in error, mistakenly
win (v.) 1 gain advantage [over], get the better [of]
wind (v.) 2 sound, blow
windy (adj.) windward, situated towards the wind [so that scent will travel away from the follower]
wit (n.) 1 intelligence, wisdom, good sense, mental ability
wit (n.) 1 intelligence, wisdom, good sense, mental ability
wit (n.) 1 intelligence, wisdom, good sense, mental ability
wit (n.) 1 intelligence, wisdom, good sense, mental ability
wit (n.) 1 intelligence, wisdom, good sense, mental ability
wit (n.) 1 intelligence, wisdom, good sense, mental ability
wit (n.) 1 intelligence, wisdom, good sense, mental ability
wit (n.) 1 intelligence, wisdom, good sense, mental ability
wit (n.) 1 intelligence, wisdom, good sense, mental ability
wit (n.) 2 mental sharpness, acumen, quickness, ingenuity
wit (n.) 2 mental sharpness, acumen, quickness, ingenuity
wit (n.) 2 mental sharpness, acumen, quickness, ingenuity
wit (n.) 2 mental sharpness, acumen, quickness, ingenuity
wit (n.) 2 mental sharpness, acumen, quickness, ingenuity
wit (n.) 2 mental sharpness, acumen, quickness, ingenuity
wit (n.) 2 mental sharpness, acumen, quickness, ingenuity
wit (n.) 2 mental sharpness, acumen, quickness, ingenuity
wit (n.) 2 mental sharpness, acumen, quickness, ingenuity
wit (n.) 2 mental sharpness, acumen, quickness, ingenuity
without (conj.) 1 unless
witness (n.) evidence, sign
witness (v.) 1 bear witness to, attest, testify to
wits, also five wits faculties of the mind (common wit, imagination, fantasy, estimation, memory) or body (the five senses)
wits, also five wits faculties of the mind (common wit, imagination, fantasy, estimation, memory) or body (the five senses)
witty (adj.) 3 crafty, cunning, wily
wonder (n.) 1 feeling of wonder, astonishment, marvelling
wonder (n.) 3 surprise, astonishment, amazement
wonder (v.) 1 marvel [at], be astonished [at]
wonder (v.) 1 marvel [at], be astonished [at]
wonder (v.) 1 marvel [at], be astonished [at]
wont (v.) be accustomed, used [to], be in the habit of
wont (v.) be accustomed, used [to], be in the habit of
woodbine (n.) 1 honeysuckle
woodcock (n.) type of game bird, thought to be easily tricked or snared; simpleton
woollen, lie in the sleep in rough blankets
word, at a 1 in a word, once and for all, in short
world, go to the get married
world, it is a it's a marvel, it's a great thing
worm (n.) 2 germ, microbe, bug
worth (n.) 1 worthiness, value, excellence
wrest (v.) 2 twist, pervert, warp
wring (v.) 1 writhe, struggle, twist [as if in pain]
wrong (v.) 2 put in the wrong, do injustice to, injure
yawn (v.) open wide, gape
yesternight (n.) last night
yesternight (n.) last night
   
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