Coriolanus


 
 
 
 
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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 Coriolanus

a (prep.) 2 variant form of ‘by’
abated (adj.) humbled, abject, subdued
abhor (v.) 1 loathe, abominate, regard with disgust
abhorring (n.) 1 abhorrence, disgust, loathing
abram (adj.) dark brown, golden brown [from ‘auburn’]
absolute (adj.) 1 perfect, complete, incomparable
absolute (adj.) 5 unrestricted, unconditional, without restraint
absolute (adj.) 6 inflexible, uncompromising, intransigent
abuse (v.) 1 deceive, mislead, fool, cheat
achieve (v.) 1 gain, obtain, procure
achieve (v.) 2 accomplish an intention, perform successfully
action (n.) 1 campaign, military action, strategy
action (n.) 1 campaign, military action, strategy
action (n.) 1 campaign, military action, strategy
addition (n.) 1 title, name
addition (n.) 2 attribute, mark of honour, distinction [as if added to a coat of arms]
admire (v.) 1 marvel, wonder, be astonished [at]
admit (v.) 1 permit, allow, grant
advance (v.) 1 raise, lift up, upraise
advanced (adj.) raised up, held high, uplifted
advantage (n.) 1 right moment, favourable opportunity
affect (v.) 1 incline to, like, favour, be drawn to
affect (v.) 3 assume, display, put on, practise in an artificial way
affect (v.) 5 cultivate, aim at, seek out
affect (v.) 5 cultivate, aim at, seek out
affect (v.) 5 cultivate, aim at, seek out
affection (n.) 1 fancy, inclination, desire
affection (n.) 1 fancy, inclination, desire
affection (n.) 2 emotion, feeling
affright (v.) frighten, terrify, scare
Afric (n.) Africa
after-meeting (n.) follow-up meeting
against, 'gainst (prep.) 2 exposed to
age (n.) 1 whole life, lifetime, days
age (n.) 1 whole life, lifetime, days
agued (adj.) shivering, shaking [as with a fever]
alarm, alarum, 'larm, 'larum (n.) 1 call to arms, call to battle, signal to begin fighting
alarm, alarum, 'larm, 'larum (n.) 1 call to arms, call to battle, signal to begin fighting
allaying (adj.) diluting, watering down
all-hail (n.) acclamation, salutation, praise
allow (v.) 1 acknowledge, commend, receive [with praise]
allowance (n.) 1 acknowledgement, admission, confirmation
alone (adv.) only, solely, uniquely
along (adv.) at full length, stretched out, prostrate
along / 'long of (prep.) on account of
Amazonian (adj.) 2 Amazon-like; beardless, hairless
ancient, aunchient (adj.) 1 long-established, long-standing
ancient, aunchient (adj.) 1 long-established, long-standing
ancient, aunchient (adj.) 1 long-established, long-standing
ancient, aunchient (adj.) 2 former, earlier, past
an-hungry (adj.) hungry
anon (adv.) 1 soon, shortly, presently
anon (adv.) 1 soon, shortly, presently
anon (adv.) 1 soon, shortly, presently
answer (n.) 2 interrogation, cross-examination, appearance in court, trial
answer (v.) 4 suffer the consequences [for], be accountable [for]
answer (v.) 5 cope with, face, encounter
answer (v.) 6 engage with, encounter, meet [in fight]
answer (v.) 8 give in return, repay, requite
answer (v.) 11 act along with, sustain, respond to
antic, antick(e), antique (adj.) 2 ancient, olden, former
apoplexy (n.) paralysis, torpor, total breakdown
apparel (n.) clothes, clothing, dress
appear (v.) 1 be plain, become apparent
appear (v.) 1 be plain, become apparent
apprehension (n.) 1 powers of comprehension, understanding
approbation (n.) 1 expression of approval, pleasurable confirmation, ready sanctioning
approbation (n.) 1 expression of approval, pleasurable confirmation, ready sanctioning
approbation (n.) 1 expression of approval, pleasurable confirmation, ready sanctioning
approve (v.) 1 prove, confirm, corroborate, substantiate
apron-man (n.) aproned worker, tradesman
apt (adj.) 5 yielding, compliant, submissive
arithmetic (n.) calculation, computation, reckoning
arrive (v.) reach, arrive at
article (n.) 3 condition, stipulation, requirement
articulate (v.) 1 negotiate, deal, come to terms
ash (n.) spear, lance [made of ash]
aspect (n.) 1 [of a human face] look, appearance, expression
asprey (n.) osprey
assist (v.) accompany, attend, escort
assistance (n.) associates, partners, aides
associate (v.) accompany, escort, join with
atone (v.) 1 unite, join, reconcile
attach (v.) 1 arrest, seize, apprehend
attempt (v.) 1 endeavour, venture, strive [for]
attend (v.) 1 await, wait for, expect
attend (v.) 1 await, wait for, expect
attend (v.) 1 await, wait for, expect
attend (v.) 1 await, wait for, expect
attend (v.) 1 await, wait for, expect
attend (v.) 2 serve, follow, wait [on/upon]
attend (v.) 4 accompany, follow closely, go with
attend (v.) 7 listen [to], pay attention [to]
audience (n.) 1 hearing, attention, reception
audience (n.) 1 hearing, attention, reception
aught (n.) anything, [with negative word] nothing
aught (n.) anything, [with negative word] nothing
aught (n.) anything, [with negative word] nothing
augurer (n.) Roman religious official who intepreted and foretold events
austerity (n.) severity, harshness, strictness
authority (n.) 4 those in authority, the ruling class
avoid (v.) 2 leave, quit, clear out [of]
avoid (v.) 2 leave, quit, clear out [of]
baby (n.) doll
bait (v.) 1 harass, persecute, torment
bald (adj.) 1 trivial, foolish, witless
bald (adj.) 2 bare-headed [as a sign of respect]
bale (n.) sorrow, pain, misfortune
band (n.) 3 body of men, troop
band (n.) 3 body of men, troop
bar (v.) 1 prevent, obstruct, block
bare (adj.) 3 worthless, wretched; or: barefaced, shameless
base (adj.) 1 dishonourable, low, unworthy
base (adj.) 1 dishonourable, low, unworthy
base (adj.) 2 low-born, lowly, plebeian, of lower rank
base (adj.) 2 low-born, lowly, plebeian, of lower rank
base (adj.) 3 poor, wretched, of low quality
baseness (n.) 3 cowardice, degenerateness, degradation
bat (n.) cudgel, staff, stick
bat (n.) cudgel, staff, stick
bate (v.) 4 omit, lose, leave out
batten (v.) glut oneself, grow fat on
battery (n.) 1 assault, bombardment, blitz
battle (n.) 2 battle array, war formation, ranks of soldiers
be (v.) 4 represent, speak for
be off (v.) doff the hat
beam (n.) 6 reach, range, line [of the eye, thought of as emitting beams of light]
bear (v.), past forms bore, borne 2 carry on, manage, conduct [an affair]
bear (v.), past forms bore, borne 2 carry on, manage, conduct [an affair]
become (v.) 1 be fitting, befit, be appropriate to
become (v.) 1 be fitting, befit, be appropriate to
become (v.) 2 grace, honour, dignify
become (v.) 2 grace, honour, dignify
become (v.) 2 grace, honour, dignify
bedward, to showing the way towards bed
before-time (adv.) formerly, previously, earlier
begnaw (v.) gnaw away, eat away, chew
beholding (n.) 2 sight
belonging (n.) 2 equipment, trappings
bemock (v.) mock at, taunt, flout
bench (n.) governing body, court of justice
bench (n.) governing body, court of justice
bencher (n.) jurist, magistrate, statesman
bend (v.) 1 aim, direct, level, turn
best (n.) 4 leading citizens
bestow (v.) 1 give, provide, grant
bestow (v.) 1 give, provide, grant
bestride (v.) 3 stride across, step across
bewitchment (n.) magical appeal, ability to charm
bewray (v.) 1 betray, reveal, expose
billet (v.) enrol, enter in a list
bisson (adj.) 1 blear-eyed, half-blind
bleared (adj.) blear-eyed, tear-dimmed
bleeding (adj.) 2 unhealed, uncured, undecided
bless (v.) 1 guard, protect, safeguard
blessed, blest (adj.) 1 lucky, fortunate, happy
blessed, blest (adj.) 2 happy, glad, joyful
blind (adj.) 1 sheer, utter, downright
block (n.) 1 blockhead
blood, in [hunting] full of life, in fine condition
blood, in [hunting] full of life, in fine condition
bloody (adj.) 4 portending bloodshed; or: blood-red, scarlet
blown (adj.) 2 swollen; or: wind-driven
body (n.) 2 corporate body, collective mass [of people]
bolt (n.) 3 thunderbolt
bolted (adj.) refined, carefully sifted, polished
bond (n.) 3 tie, binding, obligation
bonnet (n.) hat, cap
bonnet (v.) take off the hat, remove the bonnet [in respect or flattery]
bore (n.) 2 bore-hole, auger hole
bosom (n.) 5 stomach, gut; or: being, person
botcher (n.) mender of old clothes, tailor who does repairs, patcher-up
bottom (n.) 1 essence, gist, main point
bow (v.) 1 make to bend, cause to bend
bower (n.) arbour, leafy glade; or: lady's chamber, boudoir
boy (n.) 1 fellow, rogue, wretch
brace (n.) 1 group of two, couple, pair
brace (n.) 1 group of two, couple, pair
bragged (adj.) bragging, boastful, vaunting
brand (n.) 2 mark of infamy, stigma, disgrace
brave (adj.) 1 fine, excellent, splendid, impressive
brave (adj.) 1 fine, excellent, splendid, impressive
brave (adj.) 1 fine, excellent, splendid, impressive
brave (adj.) 1 fine, excellent, splendid, impressive
brave (adj.) 2 noble, worthy, excellent
brave (adj.) 2 noble, worthy, excellent
brave (adj.) 2 noble, worthy, excellent
brave (adj.) 4 defiant, insolent, impudent
bravely (adv.) 1 splendidly, worthily, excellently
brawn (n.) 2 muscular arm, sturdy limb
break (v.) 6 break one's promise, not keep one's word
breathe (v.) 2 catch breath, pause, rest
briefly (adv.) 2 a little while ago, a short time past
broil (n.) 1 turmoil, confused fighting, battle
broil (n.) 1 turmoil, confused fighting, battle
brook (v.) 1 endure, tolerate, put up with
brother, sworn companion-in-arms, devoted friend
brow (n.) 3 eyebrow
brow (n.) 4 forehead [often plural, referring to the two prominences of the forehead]
brow (n.) 4 forehead [often plural, referring to the two prominences of the forehead]
brow (n.) 4 forehead [often plural, referring to the two prominences of the forehead]
brow-bind (v.) wreathe around the brow
brunt (n.) shock, violence, ferocity
budge, bodge (v.) 1 flinch, shrink, move away
budger (n.) flincher, shrinker, mover away
building (n.) 3 edifice, construction
bulk (n.) 3 projecting part of a building, structure for displaying goods at the front of a shop
buss (v.) kiss wantonly, smack against
by and by (adv.) 1 immediately, straightaway, directly
call up (v.) arouse, prompt, bring to mind
calve (v.) [of humans compared to animals] bring forth
cambric (n.) fine linen from Cambray, Flanders
cankered (adj.) 2 corrupted, rotten to the core
cannibally (adv.) in the manner of a cannibal
canon (n.) 1 law, decree, rule
canon, from the out of order, improper, inappropriate
canopy (n.) 1 sky, firmament
cap (n.) 1 removal of a cap, respectful salutation
caparison (n.) 1 trappings, adornments, trimmings
capital (adj.) 3 worthy of the death penalty, punishable by death
capital (adj.) 3 worthy of the death penalty, punishable by death
capitulate (v.) 1 bargain, parley, treat
carbonado, carbinado (n.) grilled piece of meat
carbuncle (n.) 1 fiery red precious stone
care (n.) 4 anxiety, worry, solicitude [about]
carelessness (n.) indifference, inattention, unconcern [about public opinion]
carry (v.) 1 secure, obtain, gain
carry (v.) 1 secure, obtain, gain
carry (v.) 1 secure, obtain, gain
carry (v.) 1 secure, obtain, gain
casque, caske (n.) helmet
cause (n.) 3 occasion, circumstance
cause (n.) 3 occasion, circumstance
cause (n.) 3 occasion, circumstance
cause (n.) 5 court case, legal action, matter before the court
cause (n.) 5 court case, legal action, matter before the court
cause (n.) 8 disease, illness, sickness
cautelous (adj.) 1 crafty, deceitful, wily
censure (n.) 1 assessment, opinion, judgement, criticism
censure (n.) 1 assessment, opinion, judgement, criticism
censure (n.) 3 judgement, sentencing
censure (v.) 1 judge, think of, give an opinion of [not involving blame]
century (n.) 2 army company of 100 soldiers
certain (n.) number of people, particular members
chair (n.) 3 place of authority
changeling (n./adj.) 4 waverer, turncoat, fickle thing
character (n.) 2 personality sketch, personal description
character (n.) 2 personality sketch, personal description
charge (n.) 2 company, command
charge (n.) 7 expense, cost, outlay
charge (v.) 2 entreat, exhort, enjoin
charm (n.) 1 magic spell, enchantment
charter (n.) 1 right, privilege, prerogative
chat (v.) go on about, gossip about, talk of
chide (v.), past form chid 1 scold, rebuke, reprove
choir, quire (v.) 1 sing in tune, make music
choler (n.) anger, rage, wrath
choler (n.) anger, rage, wrath
choler (n.) anger, rage, wrath
choose, cannot have no alternative, cannot do otherwise
cicatrice (n.) scar, scar-like mark
circumvention (n.) 1 warning to avoid, chance to outwit
clap to (v.) shut tight, slam shut
clean (adv.) totally, absolutely, utterly
clip (v.) 1 embrace, clasp, hug
clip (v.) 1 embrace, clasp, hug
cloven (adj.) 2 broken apart, split in pieces
cluster (n.) crowd, mob, throng
cluster (n.) crowd, mob, throng
coal (n.) 2 cinder, piece of charcoal
cobbled (adj.) roughly mended, patched, botched
cockle (n.) 1 variety of weed, darnel
cog (v.) 1 flatter, fawn, sweet-talk
coign (n.) 1 corner of a building, quoin
colours (n.) 2 colour-ensigns, standard-bearers
colours (n.) 2 colour-ensigns, standard-bearers
come off (v.) 3 leave the field of combat, disengage
comely (adj.) graceful, becoming, decent
comfortable (adj.) 1 cheerful, cheery, light-hearted
command (n.) 4 troop, body of men, force
command (v.) 3 entrust, authorize, delegate
commend (v.) 1 convey greetings, present kind regards
commend (v.) 2 commit, entrust, hand over
commend (v.) 3 present, introduce, bring [for favourable acceptance]
commend (v.) 3 present, introduce, bring [for favourable acceptance]
commission (n.) 2 command, authority, power
commission (n.) 2 command, authority, power
common (adj.) 4 cheap, vulgar, promiscuous
common (n.) 2 state, people, community
common (n.) 3 common people, ordinary citizens
common (n.) 4 commonplace, ordinary, average
commonalty (n.) common people, community
companion (n.) 1 rogue, rascal, fellow
companion (n.) 1 rogue, rascal, fellow
competency (n.) 1 means of life, sufficiency
complaining (n.) 1 grievance, complaint, gripe
complexion (n.) 2 constitution, physical make-up, outward appearance
composition (n.) 3 settlement, truce, coming to terms
compound (n.) 1 union, combination, association
compound (v.) 1 agree, settle
con (v.) 1 learn by heart, commit to memory
conclude (v.) 2 come to a decision, make an agreement
condemned (adj.) damned, confounded, blameworthy
condition (n.) 1 disposition, temper, mood, character
condition (n.) 2 quality, behaviour, attribute, habit
condition (n.) 3 nature, state, circumstances
condition (n.) 6 settlement, terms, pact
conduit (n.) 2 channel, pipe, aqueduct
confirmed (adj.) resolute, determined, purposeful
confound (v.) 8 [of time] waste, consume, squander
confusion (n.) 1 destruction, overthrow, ruin
consent (n.) 1 agreement, accord, unanimity, compact
conspectuity (n.) faculty of sight, insight, vision
constant (adj.) 1 faithful, steadfast, true
constant (adj.) 1 faithful, steadfast, true
construction (n.) 1 interpretation, reading, explanation
contagion (n.) 1 contagious quality, infecting influence
contemn (v.) despise, scorn, treat with contempt
contemn (v.) despise, scorn, treat with contempt
contend (v.) 1 fight, engage in combat, struggle
content (adj.) 1 agreeable, willing, ready
content (adj.) 1 agreeable, willing, ready
content (adj.) 1 agreeable, willing, ready
content (adj.) 2 contented, patient, accepting, undisturbed
content (adj.) 3 satisfied, calm, easy in mind
content (adj.) 3 satisfied, calm, easy in mind
contradiction (n.) answering back, speaking in opposition
contrariety (n.) 1 oppositeness, contrariness, antagonism
control (v.) 2 overwhelm, overpower
convenient (adj.) fitting, suitable, appropriate
convent (v.) 1 bring together, assemble, convene
conversation (n.) 2 social interaction, society, dealings
converse (v.) associate, keep company
conveyance (n.) 1 channel, conduit, medium
cony (n.) rabbit
cormorant (adj.) greedy, insatiable, all-devouring
corrected (adj.) chastised, rebuked, reprimanded
corse (n.) corpse, dead body
counsel (n.) 1 advice, guidance, direction
counsel (n.) 1 advice, guidance, direction
counsel (n.) 2 opinion, judgement
counsel (n.) 4 plan, purpose, design
countenance (n.) 1 demeanour, bearing, manner
countenance (n.) 2 expression, look, face
countenance (n.) 6 favour, patronage, approval
counterfeit (v.) 1 copy, imitate, simulate
counterfeitly (adv.) feignedly, in a pretended manner
counterpoise (v.) 1 equal, match, rival
counterpoise (v.) 1 equal, match, rival
counter-seal (v.) provide with an additional seal, countersign
courage (n.) 1 spirit, disposition, nature
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
course (n.) 3 bout, engagement, encounter
coverture (n.) 3 covering, garment
coxcomb (n.) 2 fool's head, fool, simpleton
coy (v.) 2 show reluctance, be loath
crab-tree (n./adj.) crab-apple tree
crack (n.) 3 young rascal, little rogue
craft (v.) carry out a craft; also: act craftily
crank (n.) 1 winding passage, meandering duct
crave (v.) 1 beg, entreat, request
crave (v.) 1 beg, entreat, request
crave (v.) 1 beg, entreat, request
crave (v.) 1 beg, entreat, request
crave (v.) 1 beg, entreat, request
crest (n.) 2 [on an animal head or neck] ridge of feathers, ridge of hairs; hackles
crooked (adj.) 3 curling, twisting
cross (v.) 2 contradict, challenge, go against
crossing (n.) thwarting, opposing, challenging, contradiction
cry (n.) 1 company, pack [as of hounds]
cry (n.) 1 company, pack [as of hounds]
cry (v.) 3 protest, rebel, cry out
cuckold (n.) [mocking name] man with an unfaithful wife
cunning (n.) 1 skill, ability, expertise
cupboard (v.) stow away, keep in, hoard
curb (n.) controlling chain or strap passed under a horse's jaw; check, restraint
curdy (v.) congeal, solidify
cushion (n.) seat of office, judgement seat
cushion (n.) seat of office, judgement seat
dam (n.) mother
damask (adj./n.) light-red, pink [colour of the damask rose]
dance (v.) set dancing, excite, rouse
darken (v.) obscure, eclipse, deprive of fame
darken (v.) obscure, eclipse, deprive of fame
dart (n.) arrow; or: light spear
dastard (adj.) dastardly, cowardly, despicable
daw (n.) 1 jackdaw [as noted for its stupidity]; dolt, fool
deadly (adv.) 1 extremely, implacably, to the death
dear (adj.) 4 expensive, costly
dearth (n.) 1 scarcity, shortage, lack [of food], famine
dearth (n.) 1 scarcity, shortage, lack [of food], famine
dearth (n.) 1 scarcity, shortage, lack [of food], famine
debile (adj.) feeble, weak, puny
decay (n.) 1 destruction, downfall, ending
decline (v.) 2 fall, descend, come down
decline (v.) 2 fall, descend, come down
deed-achieving (adj.) achieved by deeds, won by actions
degree (n.) 3 step, stage, rung
deliver (v.) 1 report [to], communicate [to], tell, describe
deliver (v.) 1 report [to], communicate [to], tell, describe
deliver (v.) 5 present, show, display
deliver (v.) 5 present, show, display
demerit (n.) (plural) merits, deserts, deserving
deserved (adj.) deserving, meritorious, praiseworthy
designment (n.) undertaking, enterprise, design
despite (n.) 1 contempt, scorn, disdain
despite (n.) 1 contempt, scorn, disdain
determine (v.) 1 make a decision [about], reach a conclusion [about]
determine (v.) 3 be decided, be concluded, make an end
determine (v.) 3 be decided, be concluded, make an end
devise (v.) 1 ponder, deliberate, think
devise (v.) 4 give, assign, confer on
dew (n.) dewfall, dampness, moisture
die by oneself die by one's own hand, commit suicide
diet (v.) 1 feed, be given food, fatten
diet (v.) 2 feed to a satisfactory level, condition by feeding
difference (n.) 1 quarrel, disagreement, dispute
difference (n.) 1 quarrel, disagreement, dispute
differency (n.) difference, dissimilarity
digest, disgest (v.) 4 understand, interpret, comprehend
digest, disgest (v.) 4 understand, interpret, comprehend
directitude (n.) [humorous nonsense word; unclear meaning] discredit
directly (adv.) 2 straightforwardly, rightly, without evasion
disbench (v.) unseat, make rise
discharge (v.) 2 play, perform, execute
discipline (v.) 1 thrash, trounce, beat
discover (v.) 1 reveal, show, make known
discover (v.) 2 recognize, distinguish, discern
discovery (n.) 1 disclosure, admission, revelation
discreet (adj.) discerning, judicious, prudent
disease (v.) spoil, trouble, disturb
disgrace (n.) 1 misfortune, calamity, injury
dishonoured (adj.) dishonourable, dishonouring, shameful
dislodge (v.) withdraw, retreat, pull back
dispatch, despatch (n.) 1 settlement of business, sorting out of affairs
dispatch, despatch (n.) 5 dismissal, leave to go
dispatch, despatch (v.) 1 deal with promptly, settle, get [something] done quickly
dispatch, despatch (v.) 3 kill, put to death, make away with, finish off
disposing (n.) disposal, management, control
disposition (n.) 2 natural temperament, normal state of mind
disposition (n.) 3 inclination, mood, frame of mind
disposition (n.) 3 inclination, mood, frame of mind
disposition (n.) 3 inclination, mood, frame of mind
disposition (n.) 3 inclination, mood, frame of mind
disproperty (v.) dispossess, deprive, strip [someone of]
dissemble (v.) 2 deceive, disguise the truth, pretend
dissension (n.) dispute, squabble, quarrel [over]
dissentious (adj.) quarrelsome, argumentative, fractious
dissolve (v.) 2 separate, part, break up
distinctly (adv.) 1 individually, separately, personally
distinctly (adv.) 2 clearly, without confusion
divide (v.) 2 share, participate, have a portion
divine (n.) 1 clergyman, priest, parson
dog (n.) 2 ruthless enemy, merciless beast
doing (n.) action, performance, activity
doing (n.) action, performance, activity
doit (n.) [small Dutch coin = half an English farthing] trivial sum, worthless amount, trifle
doit (n.) [small Dutch coin = half an English farthing] trivial sum, worthless amount, trifle
doit (n.) [small Dutch coin = half an English farthing] trivial sum, worthless amount, trifle
doom (v.) 2 condemn, pronounce judgement against
dotant (n.) dotard, dullard, one whose mind is impaired by age
double (adj.) 3 divided, twofold, dual
doubled (adj.) redoubled in strength, twice as strong as previously
doubt (v.) 1 fear, be afraid [for], feel anxious [for]
draw (v.) 1 bring together, draw in, gather
draw out (v.) 1 choose, select, find
dull (adj.) 6 obtuse, stupid
ears, by the at odds, fighting like beasts
easy (adj.) 1 slight, petty, insignificant
easy (adj.) 1 slight, petty, insignificant
edge (n.) 6 sword, weapon
effect (v.) 3 carry out, accomplish
element (n.) 3 (plural) forces of nature, atmospheric powers
embarquement (n.) embargo, impediment, prohibition
embracement (n.) embrace, clasping, hug
empiricutic (n./adj.) quackery, imposture; quackish, fraudulent
empoison (v.) 2 give poison, destroy by poison
emulation (n.) 2 triumph, success, accomplishment
end (n.) 1 purpose, aim, design
end (n.) 1 purpose, aim, design
end (v.) 1 provide an end for, give purpose to
end (v.) 3 [harvesting] gather in, bring in
enforce (v.) 1 emphasize, urge, lay stress upon
enforce (v.) 1 emphasize, urge, lay stress upon
engine (n.) 2 weapon, instrument of warfare
enormity (n.) vice, wickedness, transgression
enter in (v.) be acquainted with, be aware of
entertainment (n.) 2 pleasant reception, favourable welcome
entertainment (n.) 4 treatment, attitude, disposition
entertainment (n.) 7 payroll, service, employment
envy (n.) 1 malice, ill-will, enmity
envy (n.) 1 malice, ill-will, enmity
envy (n.) 1 malice, ill-will, enmity
envy (n.) 2 admiration, desire [to be like], jealousy
envy, envy at (v.) 1 show malice [towards], hate, regard with ill will
envy, envy at (v.) 1 show malice [towards], hate, regard with ill will
epitome (n.) miniature, abridgement, abstract
equal (adj.) 1 fair, equitable, evenhanded
errand (n.) message, report, news
estate (n.) 6 endowment, bestowal
estimate (n.) 2 reputation, honour, respectability
estimation (n.) 1 esteem, respect, reputation
estimation (n.) 1 esteem, respect, reputation
estimation (n.) 1 esteem, respect, reputation
even, e'en (adv.) 4 equably, evenly, steadily
even, e'en (adv.) 5 quite, fully, simply
event (n.) outcome, issue, consequence
evident (adj.) 2 inevitable, certain, inescapable
evident (adj.) 2 inevitable, certain, inescapable
evil (n.) 2 malady, illness, disease
excuse (n.) pardon, dispensation, exoneration
execute (v.) 1 carry out, fulfil, perform
execution (n.) 1 action, performance, doing
exposture (n.) exposure, laying open
extremity (n.) 4 extreme urgency, absolute necessity, crisis
extremity (n.) 4 extreme urgency, absolute necessity, crisis
fabric (n.) building, edifice
factionary (n.) activist, partisan, champion
fail (v.) 1 fall short, let down, disappoint
faint (adj.) 1 feeble, half-hearted
faintly (adv.) 2 timidly, half-heartedly, without conviction
fair (adj.) 4 fine, pleasing, splendid, excellent
fair (adj.) 12 clean, unsoiled, not dirty
fairness (n.) 2 honesty, uprightness, fair dealing
false (adj.) 1 treacherous, traitorous, perfidious
false (adj.) 1 treacherous, traitorous, perfidious
false (adj.) 4 wrong, mistaken
false-faced (adj.) hypocritical, sanctimonious
falsely (adv.) treacherously, deceitfully, dishonestly
famously (adv.) gloriously, with renown
fancy (n.) 5 imagining, flight of fancy, fanciful thought
fane (n.) 1 temple
fare ... well
fare ... well
fare ... well
fare ... well
fashion (v.) 1 form, shape, make [into]
fatigate (adj.) fatigued, weary, tired
faucet-seller (n.) seller of taps for wine-barrels
favour (n.) 1 [facial] appearance, countenance, features, looks
feeble (v.) make feeble, weaken
feel (v.) 2 experience, live through [something]
fell (adj.) 1 cruel, fierce, savage
fell (adj.) 2 mighty, terrible
fellow (n.) 5 fellow-servant, colleague
fen (n.) marshland, swamp
fester (v.) corrupt, putrify, rot
fetch off (v.) 1 rescue, get back, retrieve
fidiuse (v.) [jocular form of ‘Aufidius’] treated as Aufidius was treated
field (n.) 1 field of battle, battleground, field of combat
field (n.) 1 field of battle, battleground, field of combat
field (n.) 1 field of battle, battleground, field of combat
field (n.) 1 field of battle, battleground, field of combat
field (n.) 1 field of battle, battleground, field of combat
field (n.) 1 field of battle, battleground, field of combat
field, in the engaged in military operations, in military array
fielded (adj.) in the battle-field, engaged in battle
file (n.) 1 rank of soldiers, formation
file (n.) 1 rank of soldiers, formation
file (n.) 1 rank of soldiers, formation
fillip, fillop (v.) strike smartly against, tap against, touch
find (v.) 3 discover, perceive, discern
fine (n.) 3 punishment, penalty, retribution
fit (adj.) 1 suited, fitting, appropriate
fit (adj.) 3 in a proper state, in the right circumstances
fit (n.) 1 fever, attack, seizure
fit (v.) 1 suit, befit, be suitable [for]
fit (v.) 3 adapt, conform, accommodate
fitly (adv.) 1 justly, fittingly, aptly
fitly (adv.) 1 justly, fittingly, aptly
fix (v.) make firm, secure
flag, set up the bloody declare war, engage in battle
flamen (n.) priest serving a particular deity
flaw (n.) 1 gust, squall, blast
flour (n.) fine essence, best part
fly (v.) 1 leave, run away [from], flee
fob off (v.) put off with a trick, get rid of, dispose of
foil (v.) 1 defeat, overcome; throw [in wrestling]
fold in (v.) enfold, envelop, encompass
fond (adj.) 1 foolish, stupid, mad
fond (adj.) 5 eager [for], desirous [of]
force (n.) 3 opposition, resistance, strength
force (v.) 4 urge, press, enforce
'fore (prep.) 2 in the face of
fore-advise (v.) previously advise, instruct earlier
forenoon (n.) part of the day before noon
form (n.) 5 way of behaving, behaviour, code of conduct
form (n.) 7 position, rank, status
forsooth (adv.) in truth, certainly, truly, indeed
forswear (v), past forms forsworn, forswore 2 abandon, renounce, reject, give up
forswear (v), past forms forsworn, forswore 3 deny, repudiate, refuse to admit
forsworn (adj.) perjured, falsely swearing
fortune (n.) 1 good fortune, success
fortune (n.) 4 lucky chance, good luck
foxship (n.) [quality of a fox] low cunning, slyness, ingratitude
frame (v.) 2 adapt, adjust, shape, accommodate
frame (v.) 2 adapt, adjust, shape, accommodate
franchise (n.) 1 right, liberty, freedom
frank (adj.) 1 generous, liberal, bounteous
free (adj.) 9 frank, undisguised, open
free (adj.) 9 frank, undisguised, open
free (adj.) 9 frank, undisguised, open
free (v.) 1 absolve, acquit, clear
fright (v.), past form frighted frighten, scare, terrify
fright (v.), past form frighted frighten, scare, terrify
front (v.) 1 confront, face, meet
function (n.) 3 office, occupation, calling
function (n.) 3 office, occupation, calling
fusty (adj.) musty, mouldy, stale-smelling
gall (v.) 1 vex, annoy, irritate
garb (n.) manner, style, fashion
garland (n.) 2 pride, glory, hero
gawded (adj.) made-up, prepared with cosmetics, adorned
general (adj.) 1 common, of everyone, public
general (adj.) 1 common, of everyone, public
generosity (n.) nobility, aristocracy
gentle (adj.) 1 well-born, honourable, noble
gentle (adj.) 1 well-born, honourable, noble
gentle (adj.) 2 courteous, friendly, kind
gentle (adj.) 2 courteous, friendly, kind
gentle (adj.) 2 courteous, friendly, kind
gentle (adj.) 6 soft, tender, kind
gentry (n.) 3 position of gentleman, high rank
get (v.) 1 beget, conceive, breed
getter (n.) begetter
giber (n.) joker, wit, comedian
gibingly (adv.) sarcastically, tauntingly, in a mocking manner
giddy (adj.) 1 frivolous, flighty, fickle, irresponsible
gin, 'gin (v.) begin [to]
gird (v.) 2 mock, taunt, laugh [at]
give (v.) 1 grant, allow, bestow
give (v.) 3 dispose, mind, incline
give (v.) 5 suggest, prompt, intimate
give (v.) 6 portray, report, represent
gladly (adv.) willingly, happily, pleasureably
glass (n.) 4 eye-ball
god (v.) make a god of, idolize
gold (n.) 2 golden state, object made of gold
good (adj.) 5 honest, virtuous, honourable
good (adj.) 10 rich, wealthy, substantial
good (n.) 3 interest, advantage, benefit
gosling (n.) beginner, greenhorn, novice
grace (n.) 5 favour, good will
grace (v.) 1 favour, add merit to, do honour to
gracious (adj.) 9 delightful, lovely, charming
grained (adj.) 1 straight-grained, tough, strong
gratify (v.) 1 reward, repay, show gratitude for
gratis (adv.) for nothing, without payment
gratis (adv.) for nothing, without payment
gratis (adv.) for nothing, without payment
grave (adj.) 2 important, dignified, serious
grief-shot (adj.) grief-stricken, inconsolable
ground (n.) 6 green, surface, lawn
guard (n.) 1 protection, keeping, custody
guardant (n.) guard, protector, keeper
guess (v.) 1 assume, surmise, suppose
guider (n.) guide, scout
gulf (n.) 2 abyss, chasm, pit
gulf (n.) 2 abyss, chasm, pit
gust (n.) 2 rush of wind
hale (v.) 1 drag, pull, haul
hallow, holloa, hollow (v.) 2 follow with shouts, call after
hand (n.) 4 handiwork, job, work
handkercher (n.) handkerchief
hap (v.) happen, take place, come to pass
haply (adv.) perhaps, maybe, by chance, with luck
happy (adj.) 1 fortunate, lucky, favoured
hard (adj.) 1 strong, tough, powerful
hardly (adv.) 1 with great difficulty, only with difficulty
harlot (n.) prostitute, whore
harm (n.) 1 injury, hurt, pain
haver (n.) possessor, holder, displayer
havoc (n.) [in fighting and hunting: calling for] total slaughter, general devastation
hazard, in in peril, at risk
head (n.) 1 fighting force, army, body of troops
head (n.) 1 fighting force, army, body of troops
heart (n.) 1 courage, spirit, valour
heart (n.) 1 courage, spirit, valour
heart (n.) 2 spirit, soul, essence
heat (n.) 1 anger, rage, passion
heavy (adj.) 1 sorrowful, sad, gloomy
heavy (adj.) 1 sorrowful, sad, gloomy
heavy (adj.) 2 grave, serious, weighty
heed (n.) 1 consideration, care, attention
heightened (adj.) exalted, elevated, raised up
helm (n.) 1 helmet
helm (n.) 2 helmsman, guide, pilot
hie (v.) hasten, hurry, speed
hire (n.) wages, payment, earnings
Hob and Dick every Tom, Dick, and Harry
hold (v.) 4 bear, tolerate, endure
home (adv.) 1 fully, thoroughly, unsparingly
home (adv.) 1 fully, thoroughly, unsparingly
home (adv.) 1 fully, thoroughly, unsparingly
home (adv.) 2 into the heart of the enemy, to the target
home (adv.) 4 bluntly, to the point, forthrightly
honest (adj.) 2 honourable, respectable, upright
honour (n.) 3 noble rank, position of dignity, title of renown
honoured (adj.) honourable, dignified, virtuous
horn (n.) 3 type of wind instrument
horse (v.) 1 sit astride [as on a horse], straddle
horse-drench (n.) dose of horse medicine
hospitable (adj.) offering hospitality, affording welcome
hostler (n.) ostler, stableman, groom
housekeeper, house-keeper (n.) 3 stay-at-home
howbeit (adv.) nevertheless, however
hum (v.) 2 say ‘hum’ [as a sign of displeasure, dissatisfaction, impatience, etc]
hum (v.) 2 say ‘hum’ [as a sign of displeasure, dissatisfaction, impatience, etc]
humanely (adv.) out of fellow feeling, as fellow human beings
humorous (adj.) 1 capricious, moody, temperamental
hungry (adj.) barren, sterile, unfertile
husbandry (n.) 1 thrift, good economy, careful management
ignorance (n.) 1 negligence, obtuseness, lack of understanding
ignorance (n.) 1 negligence, obtuseness, lack of understanding
ignorance (n.) 1 negligence, obtuseness, lack of understanding
ignorance (n.) 1 negligence, obtuseness, lack of understanding
ignorant (adj.) 1 dull, unwitting, simple-minded
ignorant (adj.) 1 dull, unwitting, simple-minded
ill (adj.) 1 bad, adverse, unfavourable
ill (adv.) 1 badly, adversely, unfavourably
ill (adv.) 2 imperfectly, poorly, to ill effect
ill (n.) 1 wrong, injury, harm, evil
impatience (n.) 1 anger, rage, fury
impediment (n.) obstruction, hindrance, obstacle
impediment (n.) obstruction, hindrance, obstacle
imperfect (adj.) 2 faulty, lacking in character
impression (n.) 2 indentation, depth of presence
in (prep.) 4 of
inches, by very gradually, bit by bit, by small degrees
incorporate (adj.) united in one body, combined in one entity
increase (n.) 2 offspring, descendants, procreation
indifferently (adv.) 1 impartially, equally, alike
induce (v.) move, persuade, prevail upon
indue, endue (v.) 1 endow, furnish, provide
infect (v.) affect, influence, stir
inform (v.) 1 report, relate, tell
information (n.) 2 source of knowledge, informant
ingrate (adj.) ungrateful, unthankful, unappreciative
ingrateful (adj.) 1 ungrateful, unappreciative
ingrateful (adj.) 2 unacceptable, displeasing, disagreeable
inherent (adj.) fixed, irremovable, permanent
inherit (v.) 3 realize, come to fruition
inheritance (n.) acquiring, obtaining, winning
injurious (adj.) 2 insulting, slanderous, offensive
injury (n.) 1 grievance, wrong, complaint
innovator (n.) revolutionary, radical, rebel
inshell (v.) draw in, withdraw within a shell
instant (adj.) 4 immediately raisable, quickly mobilized
instruction (n.) 3 precept, prompting, conviction
instruction (n.) 5 lesson, education, direction
instrument (n.) 3 organ, faculty, functioning part
insult (v.) be insolent, show scorn, triumph scornfully
integrity (n.) 1 unity, wholeness, oneness
intent (n.) intention, purpose, aim
intent (n.) intention, purpose, aim
interims, by at intervals, from time to time
interjoin (v.) unite, join with one another
interpretation (n.) rendering, treatment, execution
invention (n.) 7 concoction, trumped-up charge
inventory (n.) detailed list, itemization
iron (n.) 1 iron weapon, steel, sword
issue (n.) 1 child(ren), offspring, family, descendant
issue (n.) 1 child(ren), offspring, family, descendant
issue (v.) 2 come forth, sally out
Jack (n.) 1 Jack-in-office, ill-mannered fellow, lout, knave
judgement (n.) 3 reason, discernment, good sense
judicious (adj.) 1 judicial, according to the law
jump (v.) 2 risk, hazard, imperil
kam (adj.) crooked, misleading, perverse
kick at (v.) spurn, scorn, reject with contempt
knave (n.) 1 scoundrel, rascal, rogue
knave (n.) 1 scoundrel, rascal, rogue
knave (n.) 3 boy, lad, fellow
knee (v.) 1 go on one's knees, kneel
knell (n.) 1 death-knell, omen of death
lack (v.) miss, be no longer here
lapsing (n.) slipping, collapsing, failing
late, of recently, a little while ago
latest (adj.) last, final
lead (n.) 3 (plural) lead-covered flat roofs
lead (n.) 3 (plural) lead-covered flat roofs
learned (adj.) wise, erudite, sagacious
leasing (n.) 1 lie, falsehood, untruth
leave (v.) 1 cease, stop, give up
lecture (n.) 1 lesson, instructive example
leg (n.) 1 bending of a knee, genuflection, obeisance
lenity (n.) mildness, gentleness, mercifulness
lesson (v.) 1 instruct, teach, advise
levy (n.) recruitment of soldiers, conscription of men
liberty (n.) 3 (plural) rights, prerogatives, privileges
lie (v.) 1 live, dwell, reside, lodge
lie (v.) 6 be obligatory, be incumbent
lief, had as should like just as much
life, to the convincingly, in a faithful manner
light (adj.) 2 joyful, merry, light-hearted
lightly (adv.) 3 slightly, in small degree
like (adj.) 1 same, similar, alike, equal
like (adj.) 1 same, similar, alike, equal
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 (adv.) 1 likely, probable / probably
like (adv.) 1 likely, probable / probably
like (adv.) 1 likely, probable / probably
like to / unto (conj./prep.) similar to, comparable with
like to / unto (conj./prep.) similar to, comparable with
like to / unto (conj./prep.) similar to, comparable with
like, the the same
like, the the same
limitation (n.) allotted time, appointed period
lip, bite one's make an angry facial gesture
lip, make a curl a lip, mock, sneer
list (v.) 1 wish, like, please
list (v.) 3 listen to, pay attention to
litter (v.) [comparing humans to animals] bring forth, be born
little (n.) small achievement, slight accomplishments
lockram (n.) type of Breton linen fabric
look (v.) 4 look likely, promise, tend
lose (v.) 2 waste, throw away, give unprofitably
lots to blanks [in a lottery] drawing of a winning ticket rather than a blank ticket
lover (n.) companion, comrade, dear friend
lurch (v.) rob, cheat
mad (adj.) 1 wild, uncontrollable, excitable, high-spirited
maim (n.) wound, injury, mutilation
make (v.) 2 do, perform, carry out
make good 3 hold, secure, make sure of
make on (v.) 2 make much of
malice (n.) hostility, hatred, ill-will, enmity
malice (n.) hostility, hatred, ill-will, enmity
malkin (n.) wench, drab, slut
mammock (v.) tear to shreds, rip to pieces
man-entered (adj.) entered into manhood
manifest (adj.) clear, evident, obvious
mankind (n.) man-like woman, virago; or: mad, furious, infuriated
mark (n.) 2 reach, aim, range
mark (n.) 5 (plural) insignia, regalia
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]
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]
mark (v.) 1 note, pay attention [to], take notice [of]
marvellous (adv.) very, extremely, exceedingly
match (n.) 1 bargain, contract, agreement
matron (n.) married woman
matter (n.) 1 subject-matter, content, substance
matter (n.) 5 reason, cause, ground
matter (n.) 5 reason, cause, ground
mature (adj.) ready, ripe, set
may, you go on, carry on
mean (adj.) 1 of low rank, inferior in position, less important
mean (adj.) 2 lowly, humble, poor
mean (v.) 1 intend, purpose, mean to act
measles (n.) scabs; or: lepers
measure (n.) 1 extent, size, amount, quantity, mass
measure (n.) 1 extent, size, amount, quantity, mass
measure, with liberally, abundantly, lavishly
mechanic (n.) workman, handicraftsman
meed (n.) 1 reward, prize, recompense
meet (adj.) 1 fit, suitable, right, proper
meet (v.) 1 fight with, meet in battle
meiny (n.) 1 multitude, crowd, throng
memory (n.) 1 memorial, remembrance
memory (n.) 1 memorial, remembrance
memory (n.) 1 memorial, remembrance
mend (v.) 3 do better, pull oneself together
mere (adj.) 1 complete, total, absolute, utter
merely (adv.) 1 completely, totally, entirely
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
methinks(t), methought(s) (v.) it seems /seemed to me
methinks(t), methought(s) (v.) it seems /seemed to me
microcosm (n.) little world
minnow (n.) [variety of fish] insignificant object
miscarry (v.) 3 go wrong, fail, be unsuccessful
misery (n.) complete poverty, destitution, beggary
miss (v.) 1 forgo, do without, go without
mo, moe (adj.) more [in number]
modest (adj.) 1 moderate, reasonable, mild, limited
monster (v.) 2 describe as something wonderful, make into an unnatural marvel
mood (n.) 1 anger, fury, frenzy, fit of temper
more (adj.) 1 greater
morrow (n.) morning
mortal (adj.) 1 fatal, deadly, lethal
mortal (adj.) 1 fatal, deadly, lethal
mortal (adv.) fatally, lethally, destructively
motion (n.) 4 cause, prompting, provocation
motion (n.) 5 urging, prompting, encouragement
mountebank (v.) win over by plausible trickery
move (v.) 2 move to anger, provoke, exasperate
mover (n.) active fellow, operator
mulled (adj.) stupefied, dull, numb
multiplied (adj.) many-headed, myriad, multiple
multitudinous (adj.) 2 belonging to the multitude
mummer (n.) actor in a dumb-show
muniment (n.) support, furnishing, provision
murrain (n.) plague, pestilence
muse (v.) 1 wonder, be surprised
naked (adj.) 1 defenceless, undefended, unarmed
naked (adj.) 4 exposed to view
name (n.) 2 honour, credit, glory
name (n.) 3 famous name, luminary, celebrity
name (n.) 4 title of rank, formal appellation
napless (adj.) threadbare, worn, frayed
native (n.) origin, source, root
nature (n.) 5 personality, innate disposition, character
nature (n.) 6 natural order, ungoverned state, way of the world [often personified]
naught, nought (adj.) 4 lost, ruined, brought to nothing
navel (n.) very heart, nerve centre
necessary (adj.) 2 providing a useful service, indispensable
needless (adj.) 1 unnecessary, pointless, superfluous
nerve (n.) 1 sinew, ligament, muscle
nervy (adj.) muscular, sinewy, vigorous
nicely (adv.) 3 carefully, skilfully, ingeniously
noble (n.) 1 nobility
nose (v.) smell
note (n.) 1 attention, notice, regard
notion (n.) understanding, awareness, intellect
oak (n.) crown of oak leaves [awarded to a victorious soldier]
object (n.) 1 spectacle, sight, object of attention
obstinate (adj.) unyielding, inflexible, hard-hearted
occasion (n.) 1 circumstance, opportunity
occupation (n.) 1 handicraft, trade, employment
occupation (n.) 1 handicraft, trade, employment
of (prep.) 8 in the form of
off (adj.) beside the point, irrelevant
offence (n.) 3 offensive matter, object of annoyance
offer (v.) 1 attempt, start, try, make a move
offer (v.) 1 attempt, start, try, make a move
office (n.) 2 role, position, place, function
office (n.) 2 role, position, place, function
office (n.) 2 role, position, place, function
office (n.) 2 role, position, place, function
office (n.) 8 (plural) servants' quarters, service rooms
office (v.) 1 officiously withhold, use petty authority to block
officious (adj.) 1 meddlesome, interfering, overzealous
oft (adv.) often
oft (adv.) often
omit (v.) neglect, disregard, forget about
on (prep.) 8 onto
once (adv.) 1 once and for all, in a word
only (adj.) 2 sole, exclusive
ope (v.) open
ope (v.) open
ope (v.) open
opinion (n.) 1 public opinion, popular judgement
opposite (n.) 1 opponent, adversary, anatagonist
orange-wife (n.) woman who sells oranges
ordinance (n.) 5 rank, position, standing [in the state]
ostentation (n.) 1 public show, display, exhibition
out (adv.) 2 at a loss, put out, nonplussed; unable to remember one's lines
out (adv.) 7 fully, completely, outright, totally
outdare (v.) 2 exceed in daring, dare more than
outward (adj.) 1 external, surface, superficial
ovator (n.) one who receives an ovation
over and over head over heels
overbear (v.) 1 overwhelm, overcome, overpower
overbear (v.) 1 overwhelm, overcome, overpower
overbear (v.) 1 overwhelm, overcome, overpower
overleap (v.) 1 pass over, pass by , skip
overpeer (v.) 2 rise above, tower over
overpressed (adj.) overpowered, overwhelmed, overcome
overtake (v.) 3 surpass, outdo, rival
overture (n.) 2 opening, aperture
owe (v.) 1 own, possess, have
owe (v.) 1 own, possess, have
owe (v.) 2 repay, compensate, pay back
owe (v.) 3 have in store for, hold towards
painful (adj.) 1 painstaking, diligent, laborious
palate (v.) 2 present a flavour to, savour of
palm (n.) 1 palm leaf as a symbol of victory
paltering (n.) evasiveness, equivocation, trickery
parcel (n.) 1 part, piece, portion, bit
parcel (n.) 1 part, piece, portion, bit
parle, parley (n.) 1 negotiation, meeting [between enemies under a truce, to discuss terms]
part (n.) 2 side, camp, party
particular (adj.) 1 personal, special, private
particular (n.) 2 individual person, self
particular (n.) 4 intimacy, personal relationship
particular, for your as far as you are concerned, in your case
particularize (v.) give details of, itemize
particularly (adv.) 1 in person, individually
party (n.) 1 side, faction, camp
party (n.) 1 side, faction, camp
party (n.) 1 side, faction, camp
party (n.) 1 side, faction, camp
party (n.) 2 litigant, disputant, side
party (n.) 4 participant, accessory, supporter
pass (v.) 3 be approved [by], be ratified [by]
pass (v.) 11 let pass, omit, avoid
passing (adv.) very, exceedingly, extremely
pate (n.) head, skull
patient (adj.) calm, serene, of quiet mind
pent (adj.) imprisoned, closely confined
peradventure (adv.) perhaps, maybe, very likely
peremptory (adj.) 1 determined, resolved, absolutely decided
person (n.) 1 fine figure, personality
pester (v.) obstructing, crowding, clogging
petitionary (adj.) imploring, suppliant, entreating
physic (n.) 1 medicine, healing, treatment
physic (n.) 1 medicine, healing, treatment
physical (adj.) medicinal, therapeutic, restorative
pick (v.) 1 throw, pitch, hurl
piece (n.) 8 coin, piece of money
piece (v.) 1 add to, join to, augment
piercing (adj.) 2 oppressive, severe, distressing
pike (n.) 4 pitchfork, hayfork
place (n.) 1 position, post, office, rank
place (n.) 1 position, post, office, rank
place (n.) 1 position, post, office, rank
place (n.) 1 position, post, office, rank
place (n.) 1 position, post, office, rank
plain (adj.) 3 [bowls] level, flat, even, smooth
plainly (adv.) 1 openly, straightforwardly, without reserve
plot (n.) 4 piece of earth; body
point (n.) 4 decision, conclusion, direction
point, at just about, on the point [of]
policy (n.) 2 stratagem, cunning, intrigue, craft
policy (n.) 2 stratagem, cunning, intrigue, craft
poll (n.) 2 number of persons
poll (n.) 3 voting list, head-count
polled (adj.) 2 shorn, cleared, stripped bare
popular (adj.) 1 plebeian, of the common people
popular (adj.) 2 currying favour with the people
port (n.) 1 portal, entrance, gateway
port (n.) 1 portal, entrance, gateway
portance (n.) behaviour, demeanour, bearing
possess (v.) 1 notify, inform, acquaint
post (n.) 1 express messenger, courier
posture (n.) 1 bearing, demeanour, presence
pot (n.) stew-pot, cooking-pot
potch (v.) poke, thrust, jab
potency (n.) power, authority, command
pother (n.) fuss, uproar, commotion
pound (n.) 1 pound-weight, weight, load
pound (v.) shut up, confine [as animals in a pound]
power (n.) 1 armed force, troops, host, army
power (n.) 1 armed force, troops, host, army
power (n.) 1 armed force, troops, host, army
power (n.) 1 armed force, troops, host, army
power (n.) 1 armed force, troops, host, army
power (n.) 1 armed force, troops, host, army
power (n.) 1 armed force, troops, host, army
power (n.) 1 armed force, troops, host, army
power (n.) 3 authority, government
power (n.) 3 authority, government
power (n.) 3 authority, government
power (n.) 3 authority, government
power (n.) 3 authority, government
power (n.) 3 authority, government
power (n.) 3 authority, government
power (n.) 3 authority, government
power (n.) 4 force, strength, might
power (n.) 5 exercise of power, authoritative action
power (n.) 5 exercise of power, authoritative action
power (n.) 5 exercise of power, authoritative action
power (n.) 5 exercise of power, authoritative action
power (n.) 5 exercise of power, authoritative action
power (n.) 5 exercise of power, authoritative action
power (n.) 5 exercise of power, authoritative action
power (n.) 6 (plural) physical faculties, bodily strength
practice (n.) 1 scheme, plot, stratagem, intrigue
prank (v.) dress up, deck out, adorn
prate (v.) prattle, chatter, blather
prate (v.) prattle, chatter, blather
precipitation (n.) 1 sheer drop, steepness, precipitousness
precipitation (n.) 2 throwing headlong, hurling down
preparation (n.) 1 equipped military force, force ready for war
present (n.) 1 present time, immediate moment, matter in hand
present (n.) 1 present time, immediate moment, matter in hand
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
presently (adv.) 2 after a short time, soon, before long
press (v.) 1 levy, raise, conscript
press (v.) 1 levy, raise, conscript
pretence (n.) 1 plan, design, intention, purpose
pretty (adj.) 2 nice, proper, apt
pretty (adj.) 3 [of men] fine, good-looking
prevail (v.) 1 succeed, win, be victor
prize (v.) 1 esteem, value, hold
probable (adj.) 2 plausible, believable, likely sounding
process (n.) 5 proper legal procedure
profane (v.) 1 misuse, abuse, maltreat
progeny (n.) 1 ancestry, descent, parentage
pronounce (v.) 2 tell, narrate, report
proof (adj.) 1 impenetrable, impervious, sound
proper (adj.) 2 very, own
properly (adv.) privately, personally
prosperity (n.) success, good fortune
prosperity (n.) success, good fortune
prosperous (adj.) 2 favourable, happy, showing success
proud (adj.) 3 high-spirited, high-mettled
provand (n.) provender, provisions, food
prove (v.) 1 test, try out, make trial [of]
prove (v.) 1 test, try out, make trial [of]
prove (v.) 1 test, try out, make trial [of]
psaltery (n.) type of plucked stringed instrument
puling (n./adj.) 1 whimpering, whining, complaining
pupil (adj.) of being a pupil, as an apprentice
purchase (v.) 1 acquire, obtain, win
purpose (n.) 1 intention, aim, plan
purpose (n.) 1 intention, aim, plan
purpose (n.) 1 intention, aim, plan
purpose (n.) 1 intention, aim, plan
purpose (n.) 1 intention, aim, plan
purpose (n.) 2 point at issue, matter in hand
purpose (n.) 2 point at issue, matter in hand
purpose (v.) 1 intend, plan
purpose, to effectively, to any effect
purposed (adj.) 2 planned, premeditated, prearranged
put (v.) 2 force, press, thrust
put forth (v.) 3 make a show, come forward, promise
put on (v.) 1 instigate, provoke, incite
put upon (v.) provoke into doing, encourage into
putting on (n.) instigation, prompting, urging
quake (v.) cause to quake, make tremble, agitate
quarry (n.) [in hunting] heap of dead, pile of bodies
quartered (adj.) 1 cut into four pieces
quit (v.) 5 pay back, repay, reward
quoth (v.) said
raiment (n.) clothing, clothes, dress
raising (n.) rumour-raising, stirring-up, incitement
range (v.) 3 arrange, lay out, array [in order]
rank-scented (adj.) foul-smelling, stinking
rapt (adj.) 2 enraptured, entranced, thrilled
rapture (n.) 2 fit, seizure, convulsion
rare (adj.) 1 marvellous, splendid, excellent
rascal (n.) 1 worthless wretch, good-for-nothing
rascal (n.) 2 young or inferior deer in a herd; one of the common herd
ready (adj.) 3 alert, vigilant, attentive
reason (n.) 4 account, version, explanation
reason (v.) 1 talk, speak, converse
reason (v.) 4 argue for, plead for, support
receipt (n.) 1 what is received, acquisition, gain
recommend (v.) 1 commit, commend, consign
recompense (n.) 1 payment for services, reward
recreant (n.) 2 deserter, renegade, villain
rectorship (n.) rule, government, dominion
reechy (adj.) 1 dirty, filthy, squalid
reek (n.) foggy vapour, steam, fume, smoke
reek (v.) 1 steam, smoke, give off vapour
refuge (n.) resource, last defence, final recourse
regard (v.) 1 take note of, pay heed to, value
regard (v.) 2 esteem, repute, respect
reinforcement (n.) fresh attack, renewal of force
rejourn (v.) put off, postpone, adjourn
relish (n.) 2 liking, taste, inclination
remain (n.) remainder, rest
remember (v.) 3 commemorate, acknowledge, reward, recognize
remembrance (n.) 1 memory, bringing to mind, recollection
remission (n.) 2 power to pardon, inclination to forgive
remove (n.) 4 removal, raising [of a siege]
repair (v.) 1 come, go, make one's way
repair (v.) 1 come, go, make one's way
repair (v.) 1 come, go, make one's way
repeal (n.) recall, return from banishment
repeal (v.) recall, call back [from exile]
repetition (n.) 1 recital, narration, relating
repine (v.) be discontented, complain, feel dissatisfaction
report (n.) 1 reputation, fame, renown
report (v.) give an account [of], describe in words
reproof (n.) 2 rebuff, rebuke, censure
request (n.) demand, state of being sought after
requicken (v.) revive, reanimate, refresh
require (v.) 1 request, ask, beg
requital (n.) recompense, reward, repayment
requite (v.), past forms requit, requited 1 reward, repay, recompense
requite (v.), past forms requit, requited 1 reward, repay, recompense
rescue (n.) 1 [legal] forced removal from custody
reservation (n.) 1 keeping back, leaving aside
respect (n.) 5 courtesy, politeness, consideration
restitution (n.) recovery, restoration, retrieval
restrain (v.) 1 withhold, keep back, hold back
retire (n.) retreat, withdrawal
retire (n.) retreat, withdrawal
retire (v.) 2 retreat, pull back, withdraw
rheum (n.) 1 tears
ridge (n.) roof ridge, rooftop
right (adj.) 2 correct [in opinion], right-minded
ripe (adj.) 2 ready, inclined, well-disposed
rive (v.) 1 split, rend, cleave
road (n.) 3 inroad, raid, incursion
root (n.) 1 bottom [of one's heart]
rote (v.) learn by heart, fix routinely
rotten (adj.) 1 unhealthy, corrupting, unwholesome
rotten (adj.) 3 flawed, erroneous, corrupt
rub (n.) 1 [bowls] obstacle, impediment, hindrance
rudely (adv.) 1 violently, roughly, with great force
rule (v.) control, direct, guide
ruth (n.) pity, compassion, sympathy
sackbut (n.) type of bass trumpet, with a trombone-like slide
sad (adj.) 3 downcast, distressed, mournful, gloomy
safe (adj.) 3 sound, sensible, level-headed
safeguard (n.) safeguarding, defence, protection
safeguard, on under safe-conduct, with guarantee of safe passage
salt (n.) 1 salt tears
salve (v.) 1 heal, remedy, make good
sauce (v.) 1 spice, season, flavour
say (v.) 2 deliver, report, tell
scale (v.) 1 weigh, balance, compare
scandal (v.) 1 revile, scorn, denigrate
scape, 'scape (v.) escape, avoid
scarf (n.) 2 sling
sconce (n.) 1 [jocular] head, pate, bonce
scorn (v.) 1 mock, jeer, express disdain [at]
scorn (v.) 2 refuse with contempt, disdain to offer
scotch (v.) slash, cut, gash
seal (v.) 1 confirm, ratify, approve
seal (v.) 1 confirm, ratify, approve
sea-mark (n.) prominent landmark used as a guide for sailors, beacon
seasoned (adj.) established, settled, mature
seat (n.) 1 throne
second (n.) 1 supporter, helper, champion
second (n.) 2 supporting action, act of assistance
second (v.) 1 support, assist, reinforce
second (v.) 2 support, confirm, corroborate
seeking (n.) suit, petition
seld-shown (adj.) seldom-seen, rarely in the public eye
sense (n.) 1 senses, sensation, organs of sense
senseless (adj.) 1 lacking human sensation, incapable of feeling
sensible (adj.) 1 sensitive, responsive, capable of feeling
sensibly (adv.) 1 as a feeling person, with a sensitive body
servant (v.) put in service, make submissive
serve (v.) 2 suffice, be enough, do [for]
set (v.) 10 clench
set down (v.) 1 resolve, decide, determine
set down (v.) 5 encamp, lay siege
set on (v.) 1 encourage, urge, incite
set on (v.) 2 go forward, advance, proceed
set up (v.) set spinning
several (adj.) 1 separate, different, distinct
several (adj.) 1 separate, different, distinct
several (adj.) 1 separate, different, distinct
several (adj.) 2 various, sundry, respective, individual
shent (v.) 1 [from obsolete verb ‘shend’] blamed, rebuked, reproached
shop (n.) workshop, workroom
shorten (v.) 1 reduce, diminish, cut back
shout forth (v.) acclaim, hail, welcome with shouts
show (n.) 2 spectacle, display, ceremony
show (v.) appear, look [like], present [as]
shrug (v.) [shrug shoulders to] express disbelief
shun (v.) 2 look to escape, seek safety in flight
shunless (adj.) unavoidable, inescapable, certain
side (v.) take sides with, join
side (v.) take sides with, join
sight (n.) 1 eye
sign (n.) 2 token, witness, attestation
sinew (n.) 1 muscle
single (adj.) 3 poor, feeble, slight, trivial
singly (adv.) 1 by another person, by a single individual
singularity (n.) 1 individuality, distinctiveness, personal qualities
sink (n.) cesspool, waste pit, sewer
sit down (v.) begin a siege, encamp, blockade
sithence (adv.) since, subsequently
slight (adj.) 1 worthless, insignificant, good-for-nothing
slightness (n.) triviality, paltriness, trifling
slip, let let go, allow to leave, unleash
slippery (adj.) 1 fickle, treacherous, uncertain
small (adj.) 3 high-pitched, fluting, thin
smite (v.), past forms smote, smit 1 strike, hit (often, with great force)
smoking (adj.) steaming hot, sending up spray
smother up (v.) conceal, hide, cover up
soft (adj.) 2 tender, compassionate, kind
soft-conscienced (adj.) soft-headed, easy-going, lacking real convictions
solicit (v.) 1 urge, move, incite, prevail upon
solicit (v.) 2 court, chase after, pursue
something (adv.) 1 somewhat, rather
something (adv.) 1 somewhat, rather
something (adv.) 1 somewhat, rather
sometime (adj.) former, previous
sometime (adv.) 1 formerly, at one time, once
sometime (adv.) 1 formerly, at one time, once
sometime (adv.) 1 formerly, at one time, once
soothe (v.) 2 flatter, praise, sweet-talk
soothe (v.) 2 flatter, praise, sweet-talk
soothing (n.) 1 flattery, adulation, sweet-talk
sort (n.) 3 way, manner
sort (n.) 3 way, manner
south (n.) south wind [believed to bring storms, and plague-carrying mists]
sovereign (adj.) 1 excellent, excelling, superlative
sowl (v.) pull, lug, seize roughly
spare (v.) 1 omit, avoid, refrain [from]
speak (v.) 4 declare itself, be announced
speak (v.) 5 find language for, say in words about
speak (v.) 7 encounter, fight, exchange blows
spectacle (v.) fit with spectacles, give glasses
spectatorship (n.) presentation to onlookers, display before spectators
speed (v.) 3 survive, succeed, prosper
spend (v.) 2 expend, express, give vent to
spice (n.) touch, trace, dash
spleen (n.) 1 temper, spirit, passion [part of the body seen as the source of both gloomy and mirthful emotions]
spoil (n.) 1 plundering, pillaging, despoiling
spoil (n.) 2 plunder, booty
spoil (n.) 2 plunder, booty
spoil (n.) 3 slaughter, destruction, ruination
sport (n.) 1 recreation, amusement, entertainment
spot (n.) 4 piece of embroidery
spurn (v.) 1 reject, scorn, despise, treat with contempt
stain (n.) 1 disgrace, shame
stale (v.) 1 make stale, wear out
stall (n.) stand in front of a shop displaying goods for sale
stamp (n.) 1 impression, mark, imprint
stamp (n.) 1 impression, mark, imprint
stamp (v.) 2 authenticate, endorse, validate
stand (v.) 2 continue, remain, wait, stay put
stand (v.) 2 continue, remain, wait, stay put
stand (v.) 3 stop, halt
stand (v.) 4 stand still, stop, cease moving
stand (v.) 9 act as, be, hold good as
stand (v.) 12 accord, agree, hold good, be compatible
stand (v.) 13 make a stand [against], fight, resist
stand (v.) 13 make a stand [against], fight, resist
stand for (v.) 1 defend, uphold, protect, support
stand for (v.) 1 defend, uphold, protect, support
stand for (v.) 2 represent, serve, uphold
stand for (v.) 3 be a candidate for, offer for election
stand out (v.) 1 not take part, not be involved
stand to (v.) 1 maintain, uphold, be steadfast in
stand to (v.) 2 stand by, side with, support
stand to it (v.) 3 be steadfast, stand firm, make a stand
stand up (v.) confront boldly, make a stand
stand upon (v.) 1 make an issue of, insist upon, bother about
state (n.) 8 throne, chair of state
state (n.) 10 government, ruling body, administration
station (n.) 2 place to stand in, spot to see from
station (n.) 2 place to stand in, spot to see from
statute (n.) 1 law, decree, regulation
stay on / upon (v.) wait for, await
stem (n.) prow, bows
stick (v.) 1 be placed, be fixed
stick (v.) 6 shine out, stand out, be prominent
stick (v.) 7 hesitate, linger, think twice
stiff (adj.) 1 stout, strong, tough
stiff (adj.) 3 disabled, incapacitated, unable to join in
still (adv.) 1 constantly, always, continually
still (adv.) 1 constantly, always, continually
still (adv.) 1 constantly, always, continually
still (adv.) 1 constantly, always, continually
still (adv.) 1 constantly, always, continually
still (adv.) 1 constantly, always, continually
still (adv.) 1 constantly, always, continually
still (adv.) 1 constantly, always, continually
still (adv.) 1 constantly, always, continually
still (adv.) 1 constantly, always, continually
still (adv.) 1 constantly, always, continually
still (adv.) 1 constantly, always, continually
still (adv.) 1 constantly, always, continually
still (adv.) 1 constantly, always, continually
still (adv.) 1 constantly, always, continually
still (adv.) 2 ever, now [as before]
stir (v.) 2 rise in revolt, make a disturbance
stitchery (n.) needlework, embroidery
stop (v.) 2 stop up, close (up), shut
stop (v.) 2 stop up, close (up), shut
store (n.) 1 abundance, plenty, surplus, quantity
stored (adj.) well supplied, rich, plentifully provided
stout (adj.) 2 proud, haughty, arrogant
stoutness (n.) obstinacy, stubbornness, intractability
stoutness (n.) obstinacy, stubbornness, intractability
straight (adv.) straightaway, immediately, at once
straight (adv.) straightaway, immediately, at once
straight (adv.) straightaway, immediately, at once
straight (adv.) straightaway, immediately, at once
straight (adv.) straightaway, immediately, at once
strength (n.) 4 recovery, return to full health
stretch (v.) 1 strain to the utmost, maximally exert
stride (v.) 2 bestride, sit astride, straddle
strike (v.), past form stroke 1 fight, engage in fighting
strike (v.), past form stroke 2 beat, sound, strike up
strike (v.), past form stroke 5 have an evil influence, do harm
stroke (n.) 1 blow, attack, assault
stroke (n.) 1 blow, attack, assault
stroke (n.) 1 blow, attack, assault
subdue (v.) 2 control, overcome
subject (n.) 3 object, thing, creature
subsist (v.) continue, remain, stay
subtle, subtile (adj.) 2 tricky, deceptive, treacherous
success (n.) 1 result, outcome, issue
success (n.) 1 result, outcome, issue
success (n.) 2 fortune, destiny
sudden (adj.) 2 hasty, impulsive, impetuous
sudden, of / on / upon a / the 1 suddenly
sudden, of / on / upon a / the 2 soon, at an early date
sued-for (adj.) begged for, entreated, petitioned
sufferance (n.) 1 distress, suffering, hardship
sufferance (n.) 2 endurance, forbearance, patience
suffrage (n.) vote, approval, consent
suggest (v.) 3 [of an idea] insinuate [to], make hints [to]
suggest (v.) 3 [of an idea] insinuate [to], make hints [to]
suit (n.) 1 formal request, entreaty, petition
suit (n.) 1 formal request, entreaty, petition
suit (n.) 1 formal request, entreaty, petition
suit (n.) 1 formal request, entreaty, petition
suit (n.) 1 formal request, entreaty, petition
suit (n.) 1 formal request, entreaty, petition
suitor (n.) petitioner, supplicant, entreater
suitor (n.) petitioner, supplicant, entreater
sulphur (n.) 2 lightning
sup (v.) 1 have supper
surcease (v.) cease, stop, leave off
sure (adj.) 4 loyal, trustworthy, steadfast
sure (adv.) 2 surely, assuredly, certainly
surety (v.) go bail for, act as a guarantor for
surfeit (n.) 1 excess, over-indulgence
surfeit (v.) 1 feed to excess, overindulge, glut
surfeit (v.) 1 feed to excess, overindulge, glut
sway (n.) 2 controlling influence, guiding power, direction
sway (v.) 1 control, rule, direct, govern
sword (n.) soldier, sword-wielder
swound (v.) faint, swoon
swound (v.) faint, swoon
synod (n.) assembly, council, gathering
table (n.) 4 dinner table, dinner party
tabor (n.) type of small drum, especially used in revelling
tabor (n.) type of small drum, especially used in revelling
tackle (n.) 1 [of a ship] rigging and sails
tag (n.) rabble, riffraff, mob
taint (v.) 1 sully, infect, stain
taintingly (adv.) [probable error for] tauntingly
take (v.) 9 make an impression
take (v.) 17 encounter, approach, tackle
take (v.) 20 conquer, overthrow, destroy
take in (v.) conquer, subdue, overcome
take in (v.) conquer, subdue, overcome
take up (v.) 2 take on, handle, cope with
take up (v.) 3 occupy, fill up
target (n.) light round shield
task (v.) 2 set a task [for], employ
teach (v.) 1 give direction to, lecture
tell (v.) 5 say, assert, put it about
tell (v.) 7 rebuke, admonish, reprove
temper (n.) 1 frame of mind, temperament, disposition
temperately (adv.) steadily, calmly, moderately
temperately (adv.) steadily, calmly, moderately
temporize (v.) 1 compromise, conform, become amenable
tent (v.) 1 lodge, encamp, take up residence
tent (v.) 3 treat with a tent [linen for cleansing wounds]; cure, remedy
tent (v.) 3 treat with a tent [linen for cleansing wounds]; cure, remedy
tetter (v.) cover the skin with scabs
th' (det.) shortened form of ‘the’
theme (n.) 1 subject, subject-matter, topic of discourse
think upon (v.) think kindly about, remember well
thread (v.) trace a path through, make a way through
through (prep.) throughout
throw (n.) throwing distance, mark
tickle (v.) 4 flatter, gratify, please
tie (v.) 1 oblige, constrain, force
time (n.) 1 (the) world, (the) age, society
time (n.) 1 (the) world, (the) age, society
time (v.) measure rhythmically, accompany regularly
time, in good 1 at the right moment
time-pleaser (n.) time-server, follower of fashion
tinder-like (adj.) quick-tempered, inflammable, volatile
to it, to't to the test, to death
toge (n.) toga
together (adv.) 1 without a break, whole
together (adv.) 3 against each other
tongue (n.) 1 speech, expression, language, words, voice
top (v.) 1 surpass, exceed, outstrip
touch (n.) 1 trait, quality, feature
touch (v.) 1 affect, concern, regard, relate to
touch (v.) 3 affect, move, stir
touch (v.) 6 test the quality [of], put to the test
touch (v.) 7 threaten, endanger, imperil
traducement (n.) slander, calumny, defamation
translate (v.) 1 transform, change, alter
transport (v.) 1 carry off, move along
transport (v.) 1 carry off, move along
treaty (n.) entreaty, proposal for agreement, proposition
trencher (n.) plate, platter, serving dish
trick (n.) 6 bauble, trifle, whim
trim (adj.) 1 fine, excellent, smart
trim (n.) 2 trappings, equipment, outfit
triumph (v.) exult, gloat, glory
triumphant (adj.) triumphal, glorious, celebrating a great victory
trophy (n.) 2 memorial, monument
true (adj.) 11 true to one's promise, faithful to one's undertaking
trust (v.) 2 depend, be sure, rely
truth (n.) 1 loyalty, allegiance, faithfulness
try (v.) 1 prove, ascertain, find out
tumble (v.) 3 [bowling] overshoot, move too far
tun (n.) 1 barrel, large cask
tune (n.) 1 state of mind, mood
turn (n.) 3 change, inconstancy, vicissitude
turn (v.) 6 send, drive, dispatch
twist (n.) plaited thread, twined fibre
tyranny (n.) cruelty, barbarity, unmerciful violence
unactive (adj.) inactive, slothful, sluggish
unapt (adj.) 1 not inclined, unwilling, not prone
unbarbed (adj.) uncovered, unprotected, bare
unborn (adj.) not existing, without being
unbuild (v.) pull down, demolish, dismantle
unchild (v.) make childless, deprive of children
under fiend (n.) devil from hell, fiend from under the earth
undercrest (v.) bear [as if on a crest], live up to
undo (v.) 1 ruin, destroy, wipe out
undo (v.) 1 ruin, destroy, wipe out
undone (adj.) ruined, destroyed, brought down
undone (adj.) ruined, destroyed, brought down
ungravely (adv.) derisively, displaying ridicule
unheart (v.) dishearten, discourage, dispirit
unknit (v.) untie, undo, unravel
unproperly (adv.) improperly, unfittingly, against all propriety
unscanned (adj.) unthinking, unconsidered, thoughtless
unsevered (adj.) inseparable, intimate, united
unvulnerable (adj.) invulnerable, unassailable
unwholesome (adj.) 1 harmful, damaging, noxious
up (adv.) 2 in a state of forceful action, exerting power
upon (prep.) 5 owing to
urge (v.) 4 bring forward, advocate, represent
use (v.) 1 be accustomed, make a habit [of]
use (v.) 2 treat, deal with, manage
use (v.) 2 treat, deal with, manage
vail (v.) 1 lower, bow down, cast down [as in submission]
vantage (n.) 1 right moment, suitable opportunity
vantage (n.) 1 right moment, suitable opportunity
vantage (n.) 2 advantageous position, place of vantage, superiority
vantage (n.) 3 advantage, benefit, advancement, profit
variable (adj.) varied, diverse, different
varlet (n.) 1 knave, rogue, rascal, ruffian
vassal (n.) 1 servant, slave, subject
vaward (n.) 1 [military] vanguard, foremost division
vengeance (adv.) exceedingly, intensely, tremendously
venomous (adj.) 1 harmful, injurious, hurtful
vent (n.) 4 [of a hunted animal] scent
vent (v.) 1 utter, express, air, proclaim
vent (v.) 1 utter, express, air, proclaim
vent (v.) 2 get rid of, cast out
verdict (n.) 3 unanimous decision, agreed judgement
verify (v.) 2 support, back up, bolster
verily (adv.) in truth, truly, indeed
verity (n.) 1 truth, truthfulness, veracity
vesture (n.) garment, clothing, garb, costume
vexation (n.) 2 torment, affliction, mortification
viand (n.) (usually plural) food, victuals, foodstuff
violent (adj.) 1 extreme, intense, utmost
virgin (v.) remain a virgin, stay chaste
virginal (adj.) 2 of young girls
virtue (n.) 1 quality, accomplishment, ability
virtue (n.) 3 courage, valour, bravery
virtue (n.) 3 courage, valour, bravery
visage (n.) 1 face, countenance
voice (n.) 1 vote, official support
voice (n.) 1 vote, official support
voice (n.) 1 vote, official support
voice (n.) 1 vote, official support
voice (n.) 1 vote, official support
voice (n.) 1 vote, official support
voice (n.) 1 vote, official support
voice (n.) 1 vote, official support
voice (n.) 1 vote, official support
voice (n.) 1 vote, official support
voice (n.) 1 vote, official support
voice (n.) 1 vote, official support
voice (n.) 1 vote, official support
voice (n.) 1 vote, official support
voice (n.) 1 vote, official support
voice (n.) 1 vote, official support
voice (n.) 1 vote, official support
voice (n.) 1 vote, official support
voice (n.) 1 vote, official support
voice (n.) 1 vote, official support
voice (n.) 1 vote, official support
voice (n.) 1 vote, official support
voice (n.) 1 vote, official support
voice (n.) 1 vote, official support
voice (n.) 2 support, approval, good word
voice (n.) 6 voter, person offering support
voice (n.) 6 voter, person offering support
voice (n.) 6 voter, person offering support
voice (v.) 1 vote, elect, appoint
vouch (n.) 3 warrant, guarantee, formal confirmation
vulgar (adj.) 1 public, general, common
vulgar (adj.) 5 familiar, ordinary, everyday
wage (v.) 5 pay, recompense, reward
want (n.) 1 lack, shortage, dearth
wanton (adj.) 3 unrestrained, undisciplined, boisterous, uncontrolled
warrant (n.) 2 licence, sanction, authorization
watch (v.) 2 keep the watch, keep guard, be on the look-out
wave (v.) 1 waver, vacillate, alternate
wave (v.) 2 move up and down, incline
wax (v.) 2 grow, increase, enlarge
way (n.) 7 opportunity, scope
weal 1 state, community, commonwealth
weal 1 state, community, commonwealth
weal 2 welfare, well-being, prosperity
wealsman (n.) public servant, one devoted to the well-being of the state
weed (n.) 1 (plural) garments, dress, clothes
weed (n.) 2 garment, piece of clothing
well-found (adj.) 2 commendable, meritorious, laudable
wholesome (adj.) 2 reasonable, sensible, rational
wholesome (adj.) 4 profitable, valuable, promoting well-being
wholesome (adj.) 4 profitable, valuable, promoting well-being
wholesome (adj.) 5 good, nutritious, fit to eat
whoop, hoop (v.) 2 howl, hoot, jeer
wild (adj.) 2 rash, reckless, careless
will (n.) 4 intent, purpose, design
will (v.), past form would 3 require, demand, need
win upon (v.) prevail over, overcome
wind (v.) 3 insinuate, pursue a devious course
without (conj.) 2 beyond
wondrous (adv.) wonderfully, extraordinarily, marvellously
woollen (adj.) in coarse woollen clothes
word, at a 1 in a word, once and for all, in short
work (v.), past form wrought 1 bring about, arrange, effect
worn (adj.) worn out, exhausted, spent
worship (n.) 3 sovereignty, supremacy
worth (n.) 4 pennyworth, fill
worthy (adj.) 3 estimable, admirable, heroic
wrack (v.) 4 work with disastrous result
wreak (n.) revenge, vengeance, retribution
yawn (v.) open wide, gape
yield (v.) 1 agree [to], consent [to], comply [with]
yoke (v.) 1 associate, link, join, couple
youngly (adv.) in youth, early in life
   
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