Henry VI Part 3


 
 
 
 
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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 Henry VI Part 3

a (part.) particle used in front of a proper name, as a supportive war-cry
abide (v.) 1 endure, undergo, face
abide (v.) 1 endure, undergo, face
abide (v.) 2 wait for, await, look out for
abode (v.) predict, forebode, portend
abodement (n.) foreboding, omen, premonition
abroad (adv.) 1 in the outside world, freely at large, elsewhere, everywhere
abroad (adv.) 1 in the outside world, freely at large, elsewhere, everywhere
abroad (adv.) 3 away from home, out of the house
abuse (n.) 2 offence, wrong, insult, transgression
abuse (n.) 2 offence, wrong, insult, transgression
accomplish (v.) 2 get possession of, gain, obtain
adage (n.) proverb, saying, maxim
adjudge (v.) 2 award, grant, bestow
admired (adj.) 2 regarded with admiration, wondered at
adventure (n.) 1 venture, enterprise, issue, hazard
advertise, advertize (v.) 1 make aware, inform, notify; warn
advertise, advertize (v.) 1 make aware, inform, notify; warn
advertise, advertize (v.) 1 make aware, inform, notify; warn
affright (v.) frighten, terrify, scare
aim (v.) guess, conjecture, surmise
allay (v.) 1 subside, abate, diminish, quell
alms-deed (n.) almsgiving, act of charity
aloof (adv.) a short distance away, to one side
aloof (adv.) a short distance away, to one side
alway (adv.) always
amain (adv.) 1 in all haste, at full speed
amain (adv.) 1 in all haste, at full speed
amain (adv.) 1 in all haste, at full speed
amain (adv.) 1 in all haste, at full speed
amain (adv.) 1 in all haste, at full speed
amain (adv.) 1 in all haste, at full speed
Amazonian (adj.) 1 resembling a female warrior [of the mythical Amazonian race]; warlike
annoy (n.) 1 trouble, vexation, distress
anon (adv.) 1 soon, shortly, presently
answer (v.) 8 give in return, repay, requite
answer (v.) 10 live up to, correspond to, be equal to
apparent (n.) heir-apparent, closest in line
appoint (v.) 1 arm, equip, furnish
apprehend (v.) 1 seize, arrest, lay hold of
apprehension (n.) 6 arrest, seizure, laying hold
arch (adj.) chief, principal, pre-eminent
argosy (n.) large merchant ship
argue (v.) 1 indicate, betoken, be evidence of
armed (adj.) 2 provided, ready, prepared [for]
arrive (v.) reach, arrive at
article (n.) 1 clause, term, provision
article (n.) 1 clause, term, provision
artificial (adj.) 2 hypocritical, feigned, phony
as (conj.) 7 that [following ‘s’ or ‘such’]
assail (v.) 1 attack, assault, address
assay (v.) 1 attempt, try, venture
assurance (n.) 2 confirmation, pledge, guarantee
attend (v.) 2 serve, follow, wait [on/upon]
attend (v.) 4 accompany, follow closely, go with
attend (v.) 4 accompany, follow closely, go with
attend (v.) 4 accompany, follow closely, go with
attend (v.) 7 listen [to], pay attention [to]
author (n.) 1 creator, originator, instigator
Ave-Marie (n.) [of a rosary] Hail Mary
awful (adj.) 1 awe-inspiring, worthy of respect
back (v.) 1 support, help, back up
back (v.) 1 support, help, back up
back (v.) 1 support, help, back up
backing (n.) backing up, being in support
bad (adj.) worthless, lowly, of no value
baleful (adj.) deadly, mortal, malignant
balm (n.) 1 fragrant oil used for anointing, consecrated oil
band (n.) 5 bond, shackle, chain
bandy (v.) 1 exchange, swap, send to and fro
bark, barque (n.) ship, vessel
base (adj.) 1 dishonourable, low, unworthy
base-born (adj.) of low birth, lowborn, plebeian
bashful (adj.) easily intimidated, readily daunted
basilisk (n.) 1 mythical serpent which killed with its look
battery (n.) 2 breach, entry
battle (n.) 1 army, fighting force, battalion
battle (n.) 1 army, fighting force, battalion
battle (n.) 1 army, fighting force, battalion
battle (n.) 1 army, fighting force, battalion
battle (n.) 2 battle array, war formation, ranks of soldiers
bead (n.) 3 [plural] rosary beads
bear (v.), past forms bore, borne 1 behave, look, conduct [oneself]
bechance (v.) happen to, befall
beck (n.) 1 beckoning, command, call
become (v.) 1 be fitting, befit, be appropriate to
become (v.) 5 come to (be), to be found, reach
become (v.) 5 come to (be), to be found, reach
befall (v.), past forms befallen, befell 1 happen, occur, take place, turn out
befall (v.), past forms befallen, befell 2 happen to, come to
befall (v.), past forms befallen, befell 2 happen to, come to
befall (v.), past forms befallen, befell 2 happen to, come to
befall (v.), past forms befallen, befell 2 happen to, come to
beget (v.), past form begot 2 produce, engender, give rise to
behalf (n.), especially: in behalf (of) 1 advantage, interest, benefit
belike (adv.) probably, presumably, perhaps, so it seems
belike (adv.) probably, presumably, perhaps, so it seems
belike (adv.) probably, presumably, perhaps, so it seems
belike (adv.) probably, presumably, perhaps, so it seems
belike (adv.) probably, presumably, perhaps, so it seems
belike (adv.) probably, presumably, perhaps, so it seems
belike (adv.) probably, presumably, perhaps, so it seems
bend (v.) 1 aim, direct, level, turn
bend (v.) 1 aim, direct, level, turn
bend (v.) 4 [of brows] knit, wrinkle, frown
bereave (v.) 1 take away [from], deprive, deny, rob
bereave (v.) 1 take away [from], deprive, deny, rob
bereave (v.) 1 take away [from], deprive, deny, rob
beseem (v.) befit, be fitting [for], be seemly [for]
beseem (v.) befit, be fitting [for], be seemly [for]
beshrew, 'shrew (v.) 1 curse, devil take, evil befall
beside (adv.) 3 besides, in addition
best (n.) 1 victory, triumph, success
best, at the 1 as well as one can, in the best possible way
bethink (v.), past form bethought 1 call to mind, think about, consider, reflect
bethink (v.), past form bethought 2 remember, recollect
bethink (v.), past form bethought 4 devise, plan, think up
betide (v.) 2 happen, take place, befall
betimes (adv.) 4 at once, forthwith, right now
betimes (adv.) 4 at once, forthwith, right now
bewray (v.) 1 betray, reveal, expose
bewray (v.) 1 betray, reveal, expose
bid (v.), past form bade 4 offer, challenge
bid (v.), past form bade 4 offer, challenge
bide (v.) 2 face, await, undergo
bird (n.) 1 young bird, fledgeling, nestling
bite one's tongue stay silent, repress speech
blast (v.) 1 blight, wither, destroy
blast (v.) 1 blight, wither, destroy
bloody-minded (adj.) bloodthirsty, ready to shed someone's blood
blot out (v.) cross out, erase, obliterate
blow (n.) [fencing] stab, firm stroke
blow (v.) 5 breathe hot breath [on]
blunt (adj.) 2 plain-spoken, unceremonious, forthright
blunt (adj.) 3 rough, unrefined, uncivilized
blunt (adj.) 4 rough, harsh, unsparing
bode (v.) 1 forebode, portend, predict, augur
boisterous (adj.) 1 violent, fierce, savage
boon (n.) petition, entreaty, request
boot (v.) 1 help, serve, benefit, be useful [to]
boot (v.) 1 help, serve, benefit, be useful [to]
bootless (adj.) useless, worthless, fruitless, unavailing
bootless (adj.) useless, worthless, fruitless, unavailing
bootless (adj.) useless, worthless, fruitless, unavailing
bootless (adj.) useless, worthless, fruitless, unavailing
bound (adj.) 1 obliged, indebted, under an obligation
brace (n.) 1 group of two, couple, pair
brake (n.) 1 bush, thicket
brat (n.) child [not always with contemptuous connotation]
brat (n.) child [not always with contemptuous connotation]
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.) 2 noble, worthy, excellent
brave (adj.) 2 noble, worthy, excellent
brave (adj.) 2 noble, worthy, excellent
brave (adj.) 2 noble, worthy, excellent
brave (adj.) 2 noble, worthy, excellent
brave (adj.) 2 noble, worthy, excellent
brave (adj.) 3 audacious, daring, bold
brazen (adj.) 1 everlasting, imperishable, impenetrable
brazen (adj.) 1 everlasting, imperishable, impenetrable
break off (v.) 1 bring to an end, relieve
breathe (v.) 2 catch breath, pause, rest
breathe (v.) 2 catch breath, pause, rest
breathe (v.) 2 catch breath, pause, rest
breathe (v.) 2 catch breath, pause, rest
breathe (v.) 2 catch breath, pause, rest
breathe out (v.) speak, utter
breech (n.) 1 breeches, trousers [representing the authority of the husband]
breeder (n.) 1 father, source, originator, author
breeder (n.) 2 child-bearer, female
bridle (v.) curb, restrain, keep control of
bring about (v.) complete, bring the end to [a period of time]
brinish (adj.) salt, bitter
broach (v.) 1 start, bring out, open up
broach (v.) 3 draw out, set flowing, cause to spurt out [by piercing]
broil (n.) 1 turmoil, confused fighting, battle
broker, broker-between (n.) go-between, intermediary, agent
brook (v.) 1 endure, tolerate, put up with
brook (v.) 1 endure, tolerate, put up with
brook (v.) 1 endure, tolerate, put up with
brook (v.) 1 endure, tolerate, put up with
brow (n.) 3 eyebrow
brow (n.) 3 eyebrow
brow (n.) 3 eyebrow
brow (n.) 4 forehead [often plural, referring to the two prominences of the forehead]
bruit (n.) news, rumour, tidings
buckler (v.) 1 exchange, grapple, couple; catch or ward off [blows]
buckler (v.) 2 shield, protect, defend
budge, bodge (v.) 2 give way, retreat
bug (n.) 1 bogey, bugbear, imaginary terror
bury (v.) 1 abandon forever, consign to oblivion, eliminate
bury (v.) 1 abandon forever, consign to oblivion, eliminate
but (adv.) 1 merely, only
butcherly (adv.) brutally, cruelly, savagely
butt (n.) 1 goal, aim, target [as in archery]
buy (v.) pay for, suffer the consequences of
buzz (v.) 1 spread, move about, send
buzz (v.) 2 spread false rumours
by (prep.) 3 as a result of, because of
by-word (n.) object of scorn, model of cowardice
callet, callot (n.) 1 slut, drab, harlot
captain (n.) commander, chief, leader
captivate (v.) make captive, capture, imprison
car (n.) carriage, cart, chariot [often of the sun god]
car (n.) carriage, cart, chariot [often of the sun god]
carelessly (adv.) 3 in a negligent manner, without taking proper military precautions
case (n.) 1 state, plight, situation, circumstance
case (n.) 1 state, plight, situation, circumstance
case (n.) 2 question, issue, subject
catch (v.) 1 seize, get hold of, capture
cavil (v.) dispute over details, raise pointless objections
cavil (v.) dispute over details, raise pointless objections
chafed (adj.) enraged, irritated, angered
chair (n.) 1 throne
chair (n.) 1 throne
chair (n.) 1 throne
chair (n.) 1 throne
chair (n.) 1 throne
chair (n.) 2 ducal seat
challenge (v.) 1 demand as a right, claim, call for, insist on
challenge (v.) 1 demand as a right, claim, call for, insist on
challenge (v.) 1 demand as a right, claim, call for, insist on
challenge (v.) 1 demand as a right, claim, call for, insist on
champion (n.) warrior, fighter, man of valour
chance (n.) 1 event, occurrence, situation [especially, bad]
change (v.) 3 change sides
channel (n.) 2 open drain, gutter
chaos (n.) piece of shapeless matter, amorphous mass
charge (n.) 3 task, responsibility, duty
charge (n.) 4 commission, responsibility, official duty
charge (v.) 1 order, command, enjoin
charm (v.) 4 overcome, subdue, take over [as if by a charm]
chase (n.) 2 prey, game, victim, quarry
check (v.) 1 rebuke, scold, reprimand
check (v.) 2 restrain, stop, hold back
check (v.) 3 take the reins of, control, manage
cheer (v.) encourage, urge on, galvanize
cheer (v.) encourage, urge on, galvanize
cheer (v.) encourage, urge on, galvanize
cheerly (adv.) 1 cheerfully, brightly, animatedly
cherish (v.) 2 nourish, cause to grow
chide (v.), past form chid 1 scold, rebuke, reprove
chide (v.), past form chid 1 scold, rebuke, reprove
chide (v.), past form chid 1 scold, rebuke, reprove
chide (v.), past form chid 4 brusquely command, drive [away] with harsh words
chief (n.) main person
chivalry (n.) 1 knightly prowess, warlike distinction
circuit (n.) 1 enclosed space, ambit, compass
cite (v.) 1 urge, call on, arouse, summon
clangor, clangour (n.) clanging, ringing, reverberation
clear (adj.) 2 innocent, blameless, free from fault, not guilty
cleave (v.) stick, adhere
close (adj.) 1 secret, concealed, hidden
cold (adj.) 7 hopeless, apathetic, miserable
cold (adj.) 9 bad, unwelcome, disagreeable
coldness (n.) indifference, apathy, passionless quality
colour (n.) 1 pretext, pretence
colours (n.) 1 battle-flags, ensigns, standards, banners
colours (n.) 1 battle-flags, ensigns, standards, banners
colours (n.) 1 battle-flags, ensigns, standards, banners
colours (n.) 1 battle-flags, ensigns, standards, banners
colours (n.) 1 battle-flags, ensigns, standards, banners
colours (n.) 2 colour-ensigns, standard-bearers
come (v.) 2 come to pass, happen, turn out
command (v.) 1 force, control, drive
command (v.) 1 force, control, drive
commend (v.) 1 convey greetings, present kind regards
commit (v.) 4 give in charge, consign, send in confinement
commixture (n.) 1 composition, compound, union
compass (n.) 1 range, reach, limit, scope
complice (n.) accomplice, confederate, associate
conceive (v.) 5 begin to feel, take into the mind
conditionally (adv.) on condition, providing
conference (n.) 1 conversation, talk, discourse
conference (n.) 1 conversation, talk, discourse
congeal (v.) coagulate, curdle, clot
conscience (n.) 2 real knowledge, internal conviction, true understanding
consent (n.) 1 agreement, accord, unanimity, compact
contemplate (v.) pray, meditate, engage in contemplation
contend (v.) 1 fight, engage in combat, struggle
contend (v.) 2 compete, vie, rival
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.) 2 contented, patient, accepting, undisturbed
content (n.) 2 contentment, peace of mind
content (v.) 2 calm [down], settle, relax
contented (adj.) 1 willing, ready, agreeable
contention (n.) quarrel, dispute, strife
convey (v.) 1 carry off, make away with, take by force
conveyance (n.) 5 trickery, cunning, artifice
cony (n.) rabbit
coop (v.) 1 shut in, enclose, confine
cope, cope with (v.) 1 encounter, face, have to do [with], come into contact [with]
cost (v.) involve the loss of, deprive one of
counterfeit (v.) 2 pretend, feign, make believe
counterfeiting (n.) 2 role-playing, pretending
counterpoise (v.) 1 equal, match, rival
country (n.) district, region, quarter
courage (n.) 1 spirit, disposition, nature
course (n.) 1 course of action, way of proceeding
course (n.) 1 course of action, way of proceeding
courser (n.) swift horse, sprinter, charger
coverture (n.) 1 protective darkness, cover, concealing shade
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
crave (v.) 1 beg, entreat, request
credit (n.) 3 reputation, name, standing, honour
crook-back (adj.) hunchbacked
crook-back (n.) hunchback
cross (v.) 1 prevent, thwart, forestall
cull (v.) select, pick out, choose
curd (n.) type of foodstuff derived from milk
cureless (adj.) incurable, fatal, without remedy
curious (adj.) 1 finely made, skilfully wrought, elaborate
currish (adj.) mean-spirited, snarling, quarrelsome
cut off (v.) 3 put to death, bring to an untimely end
dam (n.) mother
dangerous (adv.) dangerously, mortally, seriously
darraign (v.) array, set in order, prepare
dash (v.) 2 overturn, rescind, frustrate
dastard (n.) coward, sissy, runaway, traitor
day (n.) 1 day of battle, contest
dazzle (v.) grow dim, become unable to see properly
deadly (adv.) 1 extremely, implacably, to the death
dear (adj.) 3 of great worth, valuable, precious
deathsman (n.) executioner
debate (v.) 1 discuss, argue over, dispute about
debate (v.) 1 discuss, argue over, dispute about
deceive (v.) 1 delude, mislead, take in
deck (v.) cover, adorn, decorate
deck (v.) cover, adorn, decorate
degree (n.) 3 step, stage, rung
deign (v.) 2 be willing, think fit
delicate (n.) delicacy, luxury, delight
deliverance (n.) 1 delivery, utterance, reporting
demand (n.) 1 question, enquiry, request
demean (v.) behave, conduct, comport [oneself]
deny (v.) 3 disallow, forbid, refuse permission [for]
deny (v.) 3 disallow, forbid, refuse permission [for]
deny (v.) 3 disallow, forbid, refuse permission [for]
deny (v.) 3 disallow, forbid, refuse permission [for]
deny (v.) 3 disallow, forbid, refuse permission [for]
depart (n.) 1 departure, departing, leave-taking
depart (n.) 2 death, passing away
departing (n.) separation, parting, division
depose (v.) 1 swear, take an oath [from]
derive (v.) 1 descend
desert, desart (n.) 1 deserving, due recompense, right
desert, desart (n.) 3 worthy deed, meritorious action
despite (n.) 1 contempt, scorn, disdain
despite (n.) 1 contempt, scorn, disdain
detect (v.) 2 reveal, betray, show
device (n.) 1 plot, stratagem, trick
di... may the gods cause your action to be that which makes you best known
diadem (n.) crown, sovereign power
diadem (n.) crown, sovereign power
diadem (n.) crown, sovereign power
diadem (n.) crown, sovereign power
dial (n.) watch, timepiece, pocket sundial
disannul (v.) 2 make null and void, bring to nothing
discharge (v.) 6 release from service, let go, dismiss
disdain (n.) vexation, frustration, wounded feeling
dislike (n.) 1 displeasure, disapproval, antipathy
dismal (adj.) 2 sinister, ominous, malign
dismal (adj.) 2 sinister, ominous, malign
dismal (adj.) 2 sinister, ominous, malign
dispatch, despatch (v.) 3 kill, put to death, make away with, finish off
disport (v.) entertain, amuse, divert
dissembling (n.) pretence, deceit, dissimulation
divining (adj.) prophesying, foreseeing, foretelling
done (adj.) finished with, put off
doom (n.) 1 judgement, sentence, decision
doom (n.) 1 judgement, sentence, decision
doom, day of last day of life, death-day
doubt (n.) 2 danger, risk, fear
doubt (v.) 1 fear, be afraid [for], feel anxious [for]
doubtful (adj.) 3 worrisome, disquieting; or: of uncertain outcome
dower (n.) dowry, property or wealth given with a wife
down (v.) fall, go down, be overthrown
down (v.) fall, go down, be overthrown
down (v.) fall, go down, be overthrown
downfall, down-fall (n.) later stages, declining, passing away
downright (adj.) 2 directed straight down, coming from above
downright (adj.) 2 directed straight down, coming from above
draw (v.) 12 withdraw, revoke
draw in (v.) hold back, keep in
draw on (v.) 1 draw down, bring about
dread (adj.) 1 revered, deeply honoured, held in awe
dread (v.) fear, anticipate in fear, be anxious about
drift (n.) 1 plan, intention, aim
duty (n.) 1 act of loyalty, expression of homage
eager (adj.) 2 sharp, cutting
eager (adj.) 5 impetuous, fierce, impassioned
ean (v.) bring forth lambs
earthly (adj.) 1 within the earth, existing in the ground
ease (n.) 1 comfort, relief, solace
ease, at one's in comfort, free from cares
easeful (adj.) comfortable, relaxing, soothing
easy-melting (adj.) pliable, manipulatable, easily persuaded
effuse (n.) effusion, outflow, pouring out
embassade (n.) embassy, mission [as an ambassador]
embrace (v.) 1 welcome, joyfully accept
empty (adj.) 1 famished, hungry, having an empty stomach
encaged, incaged (adj.) encaged, caged up
encompass (v.) 1 surround, encircle, enclose
encompass (v.) 1 surround, encircle, enclose
encounter (v.) 5 oppose, thwart, defeat
encounter with (v.) 2 contest, dispute, confront
end (n.) 1 purpose, aim, design
engender (v.) produce, develop, generate
enjoy (v.) 4 possess in love, sleep with
enlargement (n.) 1 release, liberation, freeing
enrol (v.) record, register, legally enter
entail to (v.) 2 appoint as heir
entreat, intreat (v.) 4 treat, handle, deal with
envious (adj.) malicious, spiteful, vindictive, full of enmity
envious (adj.) malicious, spiteful, vindictive, full of enmity
environ (v.) surround, envelop, encircle, engulf
environ (v.) surround, envelop, encircle, engulf
environ (v.) surround, envelop, encircle, engulf
envy (n.) 1 malice, ill-will, enmity
equal (v.) be compared with, be likened to
err (v.) go astray from duty, turn away
erroneous (adj.) 2 criminal, wicked, evil
estate (n.) 1 state, situation, circumstances
estate (n.) 2 high rank, standing, status
eternal (adj.) immortal, everlasting
exception (n.) 1 (often plural) objection, dislike, disapproval
execution (n.) 2 exercising, putting into operation
exempt (adj.) removed, cut off, excluded, debarred
exercise (n.) 2 manly sport, martial practice
expostulate (v.) 1 expound, debate, discourse
extraught (adj.) descended, derived, extracted
extreme (n.) 2 highest degree, largest kind
factious (adj.) 3 rebellious, seditious
fain (v.) be glad, be delighted, rejoice
faint (adj.) 2 faint-hearted, timorous, fearful
faint (adj.) 2 faint-hearted, timorous, fearful
faint (adj.) 3 weak, fatigued, lacking in strength
faint (adj.) 3 weak, fatigued, lacking in strength
faint (v.) 1 lose courage, show fear, lose heart, take fright
faint (v.) 1 lose courage, show fear, lose heart, take fright
faint (v.) 1 lose courage, show fear, lose heart, take fright
fair (adv.) 1 kindly, encouragingly, courteously
fair (adv.) 1 kindly, encouragingly, courteously
falchion (n.) curved broadsword
fall from (v.) desert, forsake, renounce
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
falsehood (n.) 1 disloyalty, treachery, faithlessness
fame (n.) 1 reputation, renown, character
fame (n.) 2 report, account, description
famed (adj.) reputed, celebrated, renowned
fare (n.) 2 happening, state of things, cheer
fare (v.) 1 get on, manage, do, cope
fare (v.) 1 get on, manage, do, cope
fare (v.) 1 get on, manage, do, cope
fare (v.) 2 go, happen, turn out
fare ... well
fast (adj.) 1 constant, firm, steadfast
fast (adj.) 1 constant, firm, steadfast
fast (adj.) 4 locked up, firmly bolted
fatal (adj.) 1 ominous, full of foreboding, doom-laden
fatal (adj.) 1 ominous, full of foreboding, doom-laden
fatal (adj.) 1 ominous, full of foreboding, doom-laden
fatal (adj.) 3 death-dealing, death-boding
fatal (adj.) 3 death-dealing, death-boding
fault (n.) 1 sin, offence, crime
fault (n.) 1 sin, offence, crime
fault (n.) 1 sin, offence, crime
fault (n.) 1 sin, offence, crime
fault (n.) 1 sin, offence, crime
fault (n.) 1 sin, offence, crime
fault (n.) 2 mistake, error, blunder
fault (n.) 2 mistake, error, blunder
favourite (n.) follower, supporter, ally
fear (n.) 2 apprehension, dread
fear (n.) 4 formidableness, ability to inspire fear
fear (v.) 1 frighten, scare, terrify, daunt
fear (v.) 1 frighten, scare, terrify, daunt
fear (v.) 2 fear for, worry about, be anxious about
fear (v.) 3 doubt, mistrust
fearful (adj.) 1 timid, timorous, frightened, full of fear
fearful (adj.) 1 timid, timorous, frightened, full of fear
fearful (adj.) 1 timid, timorous, frightened, full of fear
fearful (adj.) 1 timid, timorous, frightened, full of fear
fearful (adj.) 1 timid, timorous, frightened, full of fear
fearful (adj.) 2 causing fear, awe-inspiring, terrifying, alarming
fee (v.) 1 pay, recompense
feign (v.) 1 depict, imagine, conjure up
fell (adj.) 1 cruel, fierce, savage
fell (adj.) 1 cruel, fierce, savage
fell (adj.) 1 cruel, fierce, savage
fell (adj.) 1 cruel, fierce, savage
fell (adj.) 1 cruel, fierce, savage
fellow (n.) 1 companion, associate
fence (n.) 2 defence, barrier, protection
fence (n.) 3 protect, shield, defend
fence (n.) 3 protect, shield, defend
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 (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
figure (v.) 3 foretell, reveal, disclose
find out (v.) 1 discover, find, come upon
flatter (v.) 2 deceive, beguile
flexible (adj.) yielding, pliable, easily moved
flood (n.) 1 sea, deep, waves, rushing water
foil (v.) 1 defeat, overcome; throw [in wrestling]
fondly (adv.) foolishly, stupidly, madly
fool (n.) 1 [term of endearment or pity] dear, darling, innocent creature
forbear (v.) 1 stop, cease, desist
forbear (v.) 1 stop, cease, desist
forbear (v.) 1 stop, cease, desist
forbear (v.) 3 control oneself, have patience [for]
forecast (n.) forethought, prudence, foresight
foretell (v.), past form foretold 2 forewarn, alert, give notice
forfend (v.) forbid
forfend (v.) forbid
forgery (n.) 2 deceit, deception, lying
forlorn (n.) outcast, refugee, forsaken person
forslow (v.) be slow, delay, put off
forspent (adj.) exhausted, worn out
forswear (v), past forms forsworn, forswore 1 swear falsely, perjure [oneself], break one's word
forswear (v), past forms forsworn, forswore 1 swear falsely, perjure [oneself], break one's word
forswear (v), past forms forsworn, forswore 2 abandon, renounce, reject, give up
fortunate (adj.) 2 favoured by fortune, successful
fortune (n.) 3 chance, fate, [one's ] lot
fortune (n.) 3 chance, fate, [one's ] lot
forward (adj.) 1 ready, eager, inclined
forward (adj.) 7 promising, early-maturing, precocious
forward (adj.) 7 promising, early-maturing, precocious
forward (v.) go forward, advance, set out on foot
forwardness (n.) state of readiness, preparedness, zeal
forwardness (n.) state of readiness, preparedness, zeal
frame (v.) 2 adapt, adjust, shape, accommodate
fraud (n.) 2 trickery, stratagem, artifice
free (adj.) 10 freely given, willing, unconstrained
fretting (adj.) intermittently blowing, squalling
frivolous (adj.) 2 groundless, insufficient, paltry
froward (adj.) 1 perverse, obstinate, wilful, ungovernable
frustrate (v.) annul, make null and void, render ineffectual
gainsay (v.) 1 contradict, say the contrary, forbid
gainsay (v.) 2 deny, refuse
game (n.) 1 hunting practice, sporting routine
game (n.) 2 quarry, object of the chase
game (n.) 2 quarry, object of the chase
gentle (adj.) 1 well-born, honourable, noble
gentle (adj.) 1 well-born, honourable, noble
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.) 6 soft, tender, kind
gentle (adj.) 6 soft, tender, kind
gentle-hearted (adj.) noble-hearted
gently (adv.) 1 like a gentleman, honourably, with dignity
get (v.) 1 beget, conceive, breed
get (v.) 2 win, gain, obtain victory in
ghostly (adj.) spiritual, holy
giddy (adj.) 1 frivolous, flighty, fickle, irresponsible
gin (n.) snare, trap
gird in (v.) encircle, surround, ring
give in charge give orders, command, direct
glad (v.) 1 gladden, brighten, cause to rejoice
glue (v.) attach, join, bring together
go forward (v.) 1 go ahead, take place, come to pass
good, do one 1 make prosper, enable to succeed
goodly (adj.) 2 good-looking, handsome, attractive, comely
government (n.) 2 self-control, self-discipline, moral conduct
gown (n.) 1 loose upper garment worn by men
grace (n.) 2 virtue, good quality
grace (v.) 1 favour, add merit to, do honour to
grace (v.) 1 favour, add merit to, do honour to
gracious (adj.) 4 in favour, enjoying grace, esteemed
grant (n.) 1 consent, permission, approval
grant (v.) 2 submit, yield, assent
grief (n.) 1 grievance, complaint, hurt, injury
grin (v.) bare the teeth, grimace, snarl
gripe (v.) clutch, grasp, seize
grumbling (adj.) querulous, discontented, carping
guerdon (v.) reward, recompense
guess (v.) 2 recall, remember, bring to mind
gulf (n.) 1 whirlpool
ha' (v.) contracted form of ‘have’
hand, out of 1 at once, immediately, straight away
hap (n.) 1 fortune, lot, fate
hap (n.) 1 fortune, lot, fate
hap (v.) happen, take place, come to pass
hapless (adj.) luckless, unfortunate, unlucky
hapless (adj.) luckless, unfortunate, unlucky
haply (adv.) perhaps, maybe, by chance, with luck
happy (adj.) 1 fortunate, lucky, favoured
happy (adj.) 1 fortunate, lucky, favoured
happy (adj.) 1 fortunate, lucky, favoured
happy (adj.) 2 opportune, appropriate, propitious, favourable
harbour (v.) lodge, stay, shelter
hard (adj.) 1 strong, tough, powerful
hard (adv.) 1 close, near
hard-favoured (adj.) ugly, unattractive, unsightly, hideous
harm (n.) 2 misfortune, affliction, trouble
harmless (adj.) innocent, causing no harm
hasty (adj.) rash, impetuous, impulsive
hasty (adj.) rash, impetuous, impulsive
haught (adj.) haughty, arrogant, high-and-mighty
have (v.) 2 be given
hay (n.) 1 hay-making, harvest
he (n.) man, person
he (n.) man, person
head (n.) 1 fighting force, army, body of troops
head (n.) 2 power, strength, scope
heated (adj.) angry, inflamed, enraged, aroused
heavy (adj.) 1 sorrowful, sad, gloomy
heavy (adj.) 1 sorrowful, sad, gloomy
heavy (adj.) 1 sorrowful, sad, gloomy
heavy (adj.) 1 sorrowful, sad, gloomy
heavy (adj.) 1 sorrowful, sad, gloomy
heedful (adj.) 2 attentive, receptive, alert
high (adj.) 1 very great, extreme
high (adj.) 3 noble, dignified, aristocratic
history (n.) 1 story, tale, narrative
hold (n.) 1 stronghold, castle, fortress
hold (v.) 8 stop, cease, hold on
hold (v.) 8 stop, cease, hold on
hold (v.) 8 stop, cease, hold on
hold (v.) 10 consider, regard, esteem, value [as]
hold (v.) 10 consider, regard, esteem, value [as]
hold out (v.) sustain, maintain, keep up
hold up (v.) 2 support, uphold, sustain
holding-anchor (n.) [nautical] largest anchor; most stabilizing factor
hollow (adj.) 1 empty, false, insincere
homely (adj.) 1 plain, simple, ordinary
honesty (n.) 1 virtue, chastity
hopeless (adj.) 1 despairing, without hope
host (n.) 1 army, armed multitude
household (adj.) 1 throughout the house
ill (adv.) 1 badly, adversely, unfavourably
ill (adv.) 1 badly, adversely, unfavourably
ill-beseeming (adj.) unseemly, inappropriate, unbecoming
ill-boding (adj.) inauspicious, predicting evil, prophesying doom
image (n.) 3 personal likeness, semblance
impale, empale (v.) encircle, enclose, ring
impale, empale (v.) encircle, enclose, ring
impeach (n.) 2 disparagement, reproach [to], detraction [from]
impression (n.) 1 shape, resemblance, appearance
inclination (n.) character, temperament, disposition
increase (n.) 1 produce, growth, yield, crop
indigested (adj.) improperly formed, uncompleted
indurate (adj.) callous, hardened, obstinate
industry (n.) 1 toil, labour, exertion
inexorable (adj.) merciless, relentlessly severe
infer (v.) 1 adduce, bring up, put forward
infer (v.) 1 adduce, bring up, put forward
injurious (adj.) 1 causing injury, harmful, offending, unjust
injurious (adj.) 2 insulting, slanderous, offensive
injury (n.) 2 insult, affront, slight
inly (adj.) inward, internal, heartfelt
instrument (n.) 1 agent, means, method
insult (v.) be insolent, show scorn, triumph scornfully
insulting (adj.) scornfully boasting, contemptuously exulting
insulting (adj.) scornfully boasting, contemptuously exulting
intend (v.) 6 plan to go, direct one's course
intent (n.) intention, purpose, aim
intent (n.) intention, purpose, aim
interchange (v.) swap, exchange, substitute
invention (n.) 5 plan, scheme, stratagem
ireful (adj.) wrathful, angry, furious
ireful (adj.) wrathful, angry, furious
issue (n.) 1 child(ren), offspring, family, descendant
issue (n.) 1 child(ren), offspring, family, descendant
join (v.) 1 encounter, come together, meet in conflict
join (v.) 1 encounter, come together, meet in conflict
join (v.) 2 link up, unite, combine
jointure (n.) marriage settlement, part of a husband's estate due to his widow
joy (v.) 1 feel joy, be happy, rejoice
joy (v.) 1 feel joy, be happy, rejoice
keep (v.) 1 lodge, live, dwell
keep (v.) 2 stay within, remain inside
keep (v.) 9 protect, defend, preserve
keep back (v.) prevent, restrain, forcibly hold back
keeper (n.) 1 gaoler, warden, custodian
know (v.) 2 recognize
lade (v.) drain, bail, empty
lane (n.) path, passage, way
late (adj.) 1 recent, not long past
late (adj.) 1 recent, not long past
late (adj.) 1 recent, not long past
late (adv.) recently, a little while ago / before
late (adv.) recently, a little while ago / before
latest (adj.) last, final
latest (adj.) last, final
latter (adj.) 1 last, dying, final
laund (n.) clearing [in a wood], glade, grassy space
lay (v.) 8 flatten, bring down, lay low
lead (v.) 2 govern, dominate, direct
leave (v.) 1 cease, stop, give up
lenity (n.) mildness, gentleness, mercifulness
lenity (n.) mildness, gentleness, mercifulness
level at (v.) 1 aim for, have as a target
liberal (adj.) 5 noble, tasteful, refined
lie (v.) 4 sleep, go to bed
lightness (n.) 1 irresponsibility, levity, frivolity, fickleness
like (adj.) 1 same, similar, alike, equal
like (adj.) 1 same, similar, alike, equal
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 (v.) 4 resemble, look like, take after
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 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
lime (v.) 1 trap, snare, catch [as if by using birdlime]
lime (v.) 1 trap, snare, catch [as if by using birdlime]
lime (v.) 3 cement, bind, fuse
lodge (v.) 1 sleep, lie, remain
lodge (v.) 1 sleep, lie, remain
long-tongued (adj.) chattering, prattling
look (v.) 5 be prepared, expect, count on
look on (v.) 1 respect, hold in esteem, regard highly
look upon (v.) 2 look on, act like a spectator
lost (adj.) 2 prevented, missed, forestalled
love (n.) 1 mistress, lover, paramour
love (n.) 1 mistress, lover, paramour
loving (adj.) friendly, loyal, staunch
low (adv.) humbly, in a lowly manner
lurk (v.) 2 idle, loiter, loaf
lusty (adj.) 1 vigorous, strong, robust, eager
mad (adj.) 3 angry, furious, beside oneself
magnanimity (n.) greatness of spirit, nobleness of heart
make (v.) 4 prove effective, be of avail
make (v.) 6 come, proceed, approach
malapert (adj.) impudent, saucy, impertinent
malcontent (adj.) discontented, disaffected, dissatisfied
malcontent (adj.) discontented, disaffected, dissatisfied
male (n.) father, parent, begetter
man at arms, man-at-arms (n.) fully equipped soldier, heavily armed warrior
mark (v.) 1 note, pay attention [to], take notice [of]
mark (v.) 2 destine, brand, designate
mark (v.) 2 destine, brand, designate
match (v.) 1 join in marriage, make a match
match (v.) 1 join in marriage, make a match
mate (n.) 1 companion, associate, comrade
matter (n.) 4 affair(s), business, real issue
mean (adj.) 1 of low rank, inferior in position, less important
mean (adj.) 1 of low rank, inferior in position, less important
mean (adj.) 3 unworthy, insignificant, unimportant
mean (n.) 9 (plural) obstacles, intervening factors
meaning (n.) design, intention, purpose
measure (n.) 1 extent, size, amount, quantity, mass
measure (n.) 1 extent, size, amount, quantity, mass
measure (n.) 3 due proportion, appropriate degree, full quantity
meed (n.) 2 merit, worth, excellence
meed (n.) 2 merit, worth, excellence
meet (adj.) 1 fit, suitable, right, proper
mellowed (adj.) mature, advancing
melting (adj.) 2 soft-hearted, tender-hearted, pitying
merry (adj.) 1 facetious, droll, jocular
mess (n.) 1 company, group, gang of four
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
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
methinks(t), methought(s) (v.) it seems /seemed to me
mind (v.) 1 intend, have a mind
mind (v.) 1 intend, have a mind
mind (v.) 1 intend, have a mind
minion (n.) 1 darling, favourite, select one
mirror (n.) supreme example, paragon, model of excellence
mischance (n.) misfortune, calamity, mishap
mischance (n.) misfortune, calamity, mishap
mischance (n.) misfortune, calamity, mishap
mischance (n.) misfortune, calamity, mishap
misdoubt (v.) 1 distrust, suspect, have misgivings about
misgive (v.) 1 make one feel uneasy, cause one to be apprehensive
mislike (n.) dislike, distaste, displeasure
misproud (adj.) wrongly proud, arrogant, high and mighty
misthink (v.) think ill of, have a bad opinion about
mistrust (v.) suspect the existence of, apprehend, anticipate
mo, moe (adj.) more [in number]
moan (n.) 1 grief, lamentation, sorrow, complaint
moment (n.) 1 importance, weight, consequence
monstrous (adj.) unnatural, outlandish, aberrant
moody (adj.) 2 melancholy, sombre, gloomy
mortal (adj.) 1 fatal, deadly, lethal
mortal (adj.) 1 fatal, deadly, lethal
motion (n.) 6 proposal, proposition, suggestion, offer
mouth (n.) 2 mouthpiece, spokesman
muse (v.) 3 wonder, speculate, ponder
mutiny (n.) 2 rebellion, revolt, quarrel
naked (adj.) 1 defenceless, undefended, unarmed
napkin (n.) 1 handkerchief
napkin (n.) 1 handkerchief
native (adj.) 3 by reason of birth
nativity (n.) 2 conjunction of stars at birth, horoscope
natural (adj.) 3 legitimate, by birthright, rightful
neat (n.) ox, cow, cattle
need (v.) be necessary, be needful
need, for a if necessary, if need be, at a pinch
needful (adj.) 2 full of need, needing reinforcements
nice (adj.) 2 fine, precise, particular, subtle
nigh (adj.) near, close
nigh (adj.) near, close
object (n.) 1 spectacle, sight, object of attention
object (v.) urge, adduce, bring up
obsequious (adj.) 1 dutiful [without suggesting servility]; appropriate after a death
obsequy (n.) funeral rite, burial ceremony
occasion (n.) 1 circumstance, opportunity
occasion (n.) 2 ground, reason, cause, matter
odds (n. plural) 2 inequalities, unfavourable circumstances
offer (v.) 1 attempt, start, try, make a move
office (n.) 1 task, service, duty, responsibility
office (n.) 1 task, service, duty, responsibility
oft (adv.) often
oft (adv.) often
oft (adv.) often
oft (adv.) often
once, at (adv.) all together, jointly, collectively
only (adj.) 2 sole, exclusive
ope (v.) open
ope (v.) open
ope (v.) open
orison (n.) prayer, plea
outrun (v.) escape, avoid, elude
overbear (v.) 2 overrule, overcome, put down
overcharged (adj.) 1 overburdened, overtaxed, overwrought
overgone (adj.) worn out, overcome, exhausted
overmatched (adj.) outnumbered, faced with superior strength
overmatching (adj.) overwhelming, of superior power
overpeer (v.) 1 look down on, look out over, overlook
overrun (v.) 1 review, go over, make an overview of
overshade (v.) overshadow, cast a gloom over
overshine, over-shine (v.) 2 shine upon, light up, illuminate
overween (v.) 1 presume too much, go too far
pale (v.) 1 enclose, surround, encompass
parcel (n.) 1 part, piece, portion, bit
parch (v.) dry up, shrivel up
pardon (n.) permission, consent, approval
pardon (v.) excuse, give permission to
park (n.) hunting ground
park (n.) hunting ground
parle, parley (n.) 1 negotiation, meeting [between enemies under a truce, to discuss terms]
parle, parley (n.) 1 negotiation, meeting [between enemies under a truce, to discuss terms]
part (n.) 2 side, camp, party
part (v.) 3 cleave, break, tear
passing (adj.) 1 unsurpassed, extreme, pre-eminent
passion (n.) 5 passionate outburst, emotional passage
passion (n.) 5 passionate outburst, emotional passage
patron (n.) 1 defender, protector, lord and master
pawn (v.) stake, pledge, risk
pawn (v.) stake, pledge, risk
peevish (adj.) 1 silly, foolish; or: headstrong, impulsive
pent-up (adj.) confined without food, ravenous
peremptory (adj.) 2 overbearing, imperious, dictatorial
perforce (adv.) 1 forcibly, by force, violently
perforce (adv.) 1 forcibly, by force, violently
perforce (adv.) 1 forcibly, by force, violently
period (n.) 1 full stop, end, ending, conclusion
person (n.) 2 physical appearance, bodily figure
persuade (v.) 1 urge, entreat, beseech
petticoat (n.) long skirt
pie (n.) magpie
pinch (v.) 2 bite, nip
pitchy (adj.) pitch-dark, black, inky, dark
pitiful (adj.) compassionate, merciful, tender
pitiful (adj.) compassionate, merciful, tender
place (n.) 1 position, post, office, rank
place (n.) 1 position, post, office, rank
place (n.) 1 position, post, office, rank
place, in present, attending, at hand
place, in present, attending, at hand
plain (adv.) honestly, frankly, openly
plaint (n.) lamentation, expression of sorrow
plaint (n.) lamentation, expression of sorrow
plant (v.) 3 install, set up, put in place
plead (v.) 1 make a case for, present an argument for
pleasure (n.) 1 wish, desire, will
ply (v.) keep on at, press, urge
poise (n.) 1 balance of weight, equipoise
policy (n.) 2 stratagem, cunning, intrigue, craft
policy (n.) 2 stratagem, cunning, intrigue, craft
policy (n.) 2 stratagem, cunning, intrigue, craft
poltroon (n.) worthless coward, mean-spirited wretch
poniard (n.) dagger
possess (v.) 3 put in possession, endow
possession (n.) 1 actual holding, real ownership, immediate possession
post (n.) 1 express messenger, courier
post (n.) 1 express messenger, courier
post (n.) 1 express messenger, courier
post (n.) 1 express messenger, courier
post (v.) 1 hasten, speed, ride fast
post (v.) 1 hasten, speed, ride fast
post off (v.) postpone, put off, defer
post, in in haste, at top speed
post, in in haste, at top speed
post, in in haste, at top speed
posthaste, post-haste (adv.) at full speed
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.) 7 control, influence, sway
power (n.) 8 faculty, function, ability
preachment (n.) sermon, discourse, harangue
prejudicial (adj.) damaging to one's rights, tending to invalidate a claim
premeditation (n.) forecast, outlook
prepare (n.) preparation, readiness
preposterous (adj.) 1 contrary to the natural order, monstrous, perverted
presage (v.) 2 predict, forecast
presaging (adj.) portending, discerning, insightful
prescription (n.) legal claim founded on long use
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
press (v.) 1 levy, raise, conscript
press (v.) 1 levy, raise, conscript
press (v.) 2 push forward, thrust, come / go boldly
pretend (v.) 1 claim, avow, profess
prevent (v.) 1 forestall, anticipate
prevent (v.) 1 forestall, anticipate
prick (n.) 5 [on a sundial] mark, point, division
pride (n.) 2 prime, best condition, fullness of growth
privily (adv.) secretly, privately, stealthily
privy 2 informed [of], made aware [of]
prize (n.) 2 advantage, privilege
prize (n.) 2 advantage, privilege
prodigy (n.) 2 monster, abnormal birth, ominous monstrosity
proud (adj.) 2 courageous, valiant, brave
prove (v.) 3 demonstrate, establish, show to be true
puissant (adj.) powerful, mighty, strong
puissant (adj.) powerful, mighty, strong
puissant (adj.) powerful, mighty, strong
purchase (v.) 1 acquire, obtain, win
purge (v.) 2 expel, get rid of, flush out
purple (adj.) bright-red, blood-coloured, bloody
purple (adj.) bright-red, blood-coloured, bloody
purple (adj.) bright-red, blood-coloured, bloody
purpose (n.) 1 intention, aim, plan
put back (v.) repulse, reject, refuse
quaintly (adv.) 2 elaborately, artistically, with skill
quarrel (n.) cause of complaint, reason for hostility, difference, claim
quick (adj.) 6 alive to possibilities, lively, impatient
quietly (adv.) in peace, undisturbed
quit (v.) 1 rid, free, relieve
quondam (adj.) former, erstwhile, previous
quondam (adj.) former, erstwhile, previous
quoth (v.) said
racking (adj.) wind-driven, passing like smoke
ragged (adj.) 2 broken, jagged, fragmented
rail (v.) rant, rave, be abusive [about]
railer (n.) ranter, reviler
raise (v.) 4 elevate in rank, advance, promote
ramping (adj.) rampant, rearing up
rate (n.) 5 cost, expense
rate (v.) 1 berate, reproach, rebuke, scold
reach at (v.) reach out for, strive to attain
rear (v.) 1 raise, lift up
reason (n.) 3 reasonable view, sensible judgement, right opinion
reckless (adj.) negligent, thoughtless, careless
recompt (v.) recount, narrate, report
redress (n.) 1 relief, assistance, help, comfort
redress (v.) repair, remedy, put right
refrain (v.) restrain, hold back, keep under control
remorse (n.) 1 pity, regret, sorrow
remorse (n.) 1 pity, regret, sorrow
rent (v.) rend, tear, pull to pieces
repair (n.) 2 coming, arrival, approach
repair (v.) 1 come, go, make one's way
repair (v.) 2 restore, renew, revive
repose (v.) confidently settle, happily rely
requite (v.), past forms requit, requited 1 reward, repay, recompense
requite (v.), past forms requit, requited 1 reward, repay, recompense
requite (v.), past forms requit, requited 1 reward, repay, recompense
resolve (n.) 2 decision, resolution, conclusion
resolve (v.) 1 answer, respond to
resolve (v.) 2 satisfy, free from doubt
resolve (v.) 4 decide, make up one's mind
resolve (v.) 7 remove, dispel, clear away
resolved (adj.) 2 convinced, satisfied, assured
respect, in in comparison
rest (v.) 1 remain, stay, stand
rest (v.) 1 remain, stay, stand
rest (v.) 2 remain [to be done], be left
rest (v.) 2 remain [to be done], be left
rest (v.) 2 remain [to be done], be left
rest (v.) 2 remain [to be done], be left
retire (n.) retreat, withdrawal
retire (v.) 2 retreat, pull back, withdraw
revel (v.) make merry, riot, hold a party
revel (v.) make merry, riot, hold a party
reverently (adv.) with profound respect, in great esteem
rid (v.) 1 get rid of, destroy, kill
rid (v.) 1 get rid of, destroy, kill
right (n.) 1 just claim, rights, title
right (n.) 1 just claim, rights, title
right (n.) 1 just claim, rights, title
right (n.) 1 just claim, rights, title
right (n.) 1 just claim, rights, title
right (n.) 2 justice, rightfulness, justification
right (n.) 2 justice, rightfulness, justification
right (n.) 2 justice, rightfulness, justification
right (n.) 2 justice, rightfulness, justification
rigour (n.) strength, severity, harshness
rook (v.) crouch, cower, squat
room (n.) 1 place, space
room (n.) 4 position [in line to the throne]
rough (adj.) 1 violent, harsh, cruel
rough (adj.) 1 violent, harsh, cruel
rough (adj.) 1 violent, harsh, cruel
rouse (v.) 1 [hunting] startle from a lair, draw out
ruinate (v.) reduce to ruins, bring to destruction
rule (n.) 3 government, country, state
ruthful (adj.) piteous, lamentable, woeful
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
sadness (n.) seriousness, gravity
safeguard (n.) safeguarding, defence, protection
sanctuary (n.) holy place, church, religious place of safety
satisfaction (n.) 2 recompense, compensation, atonement
satisfy (v.) 3 appease, content, comfort
savage (adj.) 1 fierce, ferocious, wild
save (v.) 2 prevent, avoid, avert
scandal (n.) 2 disgraceful reputation, scandalous imputation
scape, 'scape (v.) escape, avoid
scape, 'scape (v.) escape, avoid
scape, 'scape (v.) escape, avoid
scattered (adj.) 1 dispersed, defeated, disunited
screech-owl (n.) barn-owl [thought to be a bird of ill omen]
scrupulous (adj.) 2 hesitating, troubled with doubts
seal (v.) 1 confirm, ratify, approve
seal (v.) 1 confirm, ratify, approve
search (v.) 2 perceive, penetrate, discover
seat (n.) 1 throne
seat (n.) 1 throne
seat (n.) 1 throne
seat (n.) 1 throne
seat (n.) 6 position, place, status
secure (adj.) 3 free [from], safe [from], untouched [by]
secure (adv.) safely, free from anxiety
self (adj.) same, selfsame, identical, exact
serve (v.) 3 provide opportunity [to], be favourable [to], favour
serve (v.) 3 provide opportunity [to], be favourable [to], favour
service (n.) 4 respect, duty, esteem
servitor (n.) 1 servant
set down (v.) 3 settle down
shambles (n.) meat-market, slaughter-house
shame (v.) be ashamed, be embarrassed
shame-faced, shamefast (adj.) modest, retiring, shy
shelf (n.) sandbank, shoal
shift (n.) 4 stratagem, tactic, way
shoot (n.) 1 shot, act of shooting
shrift (n.) 2 absolution
shriver (n.) father confessor
shroud (n.) 2 sail-rope
shroud (v.) hide, conceal, shelter
shroud (v.) hide, conceal, shelter
shut up (v.) 1 prevent, bar, close off
silly (adj.) 1 helpless, defenceless, vulnerable
silly (adj.) 1 helpless, defenceless, vulnerable
silly (adj.) 5 trifling, trivial, scanty
simple (adj.) 2 foolish, silly, stupid
simple (adj.) 2 foolish, silly, stupid
simple (adj.) 6 basic, minimal, small
sinew (n.) 1 muscle
sinew (v.) join strongly, knit, bind
single (adj.) 3 poor, feeble, slight, trivial
single (v.) [hunting] single out, pick out
single forth (v.) [hunting] select from a herd, separate from other people
sire (n.) father
sire (n.) father
sith (prep.) since
slake (v.) abate, moderate, decrease
slaughterman, slaughter-man (n.) executioner, slayer, murderer
sleight (n.) cunning, trickery, crafty deceit
slip (v.) 4 leave unasserted, pass over
small (adj.) 2 weak, poor
smoking (adj.) steaming hot, sending up spray
smooth (v.) 1 gloss over, make less noticeable, camouflage
soft (adj.) 3 weak, faint, soft-hearted
something (adv.) 2 a little, to some extent
sometime (adv.) 2 sometimes, now and then
sometime (adv.) 2 sometimes, now and then
soothe (v.) 3 gloss over, smooth over
sort (n.) 1 class, level, social rank
sort (n.) 2 pack, crowd, gang
sort (n.) 3 way, manner
sort (v.) 1 suit, be fitting, be appropriate
sort (v.) 1 suit, be fitting, be appropriate
sort (v.) 2 choose, find, arrange
sour (adj.) bitter, harsh, painful
speak (v.) 2 address, talk to, call upon
speed (v.) 1 meet with success, prosper, flourish
spend (v.) 2 expend, express, give vent to
spirit (n.) 1 disposition, temperament, frame of mind
spite (n.) 1 annoyance, vexation, irritation
spite (n.) 2 malice, ill-will, hatred
spite of spite whatever happens, come what may
spleen (n.) 1 temper, spirit, passion [part of the body seen as the source of both gloomy and mirthful emotions]
split (v.) break up, split in two
spoil (n.) 3 slaughter, destruction, ruination
spoil (v.) 4 seize by force, carry off, take away
sport (n.) 1 recreation, amusement, entertainment
sport (v.) 2 amuse, entertain, divert
sportful (adj.) 2 playful, frolicsome, wanton
sprawl (v.) writhe, struggle, thrash about
spray (n.) branch, limb, offshoot
spring (v.) spring up, rise up, multiply
spurn (v.) 2 kick, strike, stamp [on], dash
spy (v.) perceive, observe, behold
stale (n.) 2 dupe, sap, laughing-stock
stand (n.) 1 [hunting] standing-place, hiding-place
stand (n.) 2 post, position, station
stand (v.) 2 continue, remain, wait, stay put
stand (v.) 2 continue, remain, wait, stay put
stand (v.) 8 waste time, delay, wait
stand (v.) 12 accord, agree, hold good, be compatible
stand to (v.) 2 stand by, side with, support
star (n.) 3 fate, fortune, destiny [as determined by the stars]
state (n.) 2 status, rank, position
state (n.) 2 status, rank, position
state (n.) 2 status, rank, position
state (n.) 2 status, rank, position
state (n.) 2 status, rank, position
state (n.) 6 kingship, majesty, sovereignty
state (n.) 6 kingship, majesty, sovereignty
state (n.) 6 kingship, majesty, sovereignty
stay (n.) 2 support, prop
stay (v.) 2 linger, tarry, delay
stay (v.) 2 linger, tarry, delay
stay (v.) 2 linger, tarry, delay
stay (v.) 2 linger, tarry, delay
stay (v.) 2 linger, tarry, delay
stay (v.) 2 linger, tarry, delay
stay (v.) 2 linger, tarry, delay
stay (v.) 2 linger, tarry, delay
stay (v.) 2 linger, tarry, delay
stay (v.) 2 linger, tarry, delay
stay (v.) 2 linger, tarry, delay
stay (v.) 4 remain, continue, endure
stay (v.) 8 stop, prevent, end
steel (n.) 1 armour
steel (n.) 2 weapon of steel, sword
stem (v.) cut through, make headway against
stern (adj.) 1 cruel, malevolent, harsh
stern (adj.) 1 cruel, malevolent, harsh
stigmatic (n.) misshapen individual, person marked by physical deformity
still (adj.) 1 silent, quiet
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]
still (adv.) 2 ever, now [as before]
still (adv.) 2 ever, now [as before]
still (adv.) 2 ever, now [as before]
still (adv.) 2 ever, now [as before]
stone (n.) 2 precious stone, gem
stoop (v.) 1 kneel, submit, bow down
store (n.) 1 abundance, plenty, surplus, quantity
stout (adj.) 1 brave, valiant, resolute
stout (adj.) 1 brave, valiant, resolute
straight (adv.) straightaway, immediately, at once
straight (adv.) straightaway, immediately, at once
straight (adv.) straightaway, immediately, at once
straight (adv.) straightaway, immediately, at once
stratagem (n.) 3 deed of violence, bloody act
strike (v.), past form stroke 6 [of sails] lower, take down [especially before a mightier vessel]
strike (v.), past form stroke 6 [of sails] lower, take down [especially before a mightier vessel]
study (v.) 2 endeavour, take pains, make an effort
sturdy (adj.) disobedient, defiant, uncompromising
subsidy (n.) special tax assessment
success (n.) 1 result, outcome, issue
success (n.) 1 result, outcome, issue
success (n.) 1 result, outcome, issue
sudden (adj.) 2 hasty, impulsive, impetuous
suddenly (adv.) 1 immediately, at once, without delay
sue (v.) 1 beg, plead, beseech
suffer (v.) 1 allow, permit, let
suffer (v.) 2 put up with, tolerate, do nothing about
sufferance (n.) 3 permission, consent, acquiescence, say-so
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
sunder (v.) 1 separate, split up, part
sunder (v.) 1 separate, split up, part
sunder, in asunder, apart, into pieces
supply (n.) reinforcement(s), support, relief
supply (v.) 1 fill up, take [the place of], occupy, substitute
surprise (v.) 2 take prisoner, capture [especially: suddenly, unexpectedly]
surprise (v.) 2 take prisoner, capture [especially: suddenly, unexpectedly]
suspect (n.) suspicion, mistrust, doubt
suspicion (n.) anxiety, apprehension, trepidation
suspicion (n.) anxiety, apprehension, trepidation
swain (n.) 2 rustic, country person, shepherd
sway (n.) 3 position of authority, powerful office
sway (v.) 1 control, rule, direct, govern
sway (v.) 1 control, rule, direct, govern
sweep (v.) 1 strut, parade, move majestically
swown (v.) variant spelling of ‘swoon’
tackle (n.) 1 [of a ship] rigging and sails
tackling (n.) rigging [of a ship], tackle
tainted (adj.) 4 tinged, unnaturally touched
take on (v.) 1 behave, act; or: rage, rant
target (n.) light round shield
tell (v.) 1 count out, number, itemize
tell (v.) 2 spell out, narrate, recount
tell (v.) 6 disclose, reveal, explain
temper with (v.) conform to, be moulded by
tender (adj.) 1 young
tender (adj.) 3 thoughtful, considerate, solicitous
term (n.) 1 word, expression, utterance
term (n.) 1 word, expression, utterance
thick (adj.) 3 thickset, strong, sturdy
thicket (n.) densely wooded area
this, by by this time
this, by by this time
this, by by this time
thwarting (adj.) malign, adverse, perverse
time (n.) 3 lifetime, life
time (n.) 8 right moment, favourable opportunity
time (n.) 8 right moment, favourable opportunity
timeless (adj.) untimely, premature, ill-timed
tire (v.) 1 feed greedily, prey ravenously
title (n.) 1 [legal] right, claim, entitlement
title (n.) 1 [legal] right, claim, entitlement
title (n.) 1 [legal] right, claim, entitlement
title (n.) 1 [legal] right, claim, entitlement
title (n.) 1 [legal] right, claim, entitlement
title (n.) 1 [legal] right, claim, entitlement
title (n.) 1 [legal] right, claim, entitlement
title (n.) 1 [legal] right, claim, entitlement
top / tops of, in (prep.) at the highest level of, at the peak of, in the forefront of
toss (v.) 2 carry aloft, impale
touch (v.) 1 affect, concern, regard, relate to
touch (v.) 1 affect, concern, regard, relate to
toward (adj.) 2 promising, bold, future
treacherously (adv.) despicably, contemptibly, in a cowardly manner
trespass (n.) wrong, offence, injustice, crime
trimmed (adj.) finely dressed, decked out
triumph (n.) 1 public festivity, pageant, display of celebration, tournament
triumph (v.) exult, gloat, glory
triumph (v.) exult, gloat, glory
triumph (v.) exult, gloat, glory
triumph (v.) exult, gloat, glory
troublous (adj.) troubled, disturbed, confused
trow (v.) 2 think, expect, believe
true (adj.) 1 loyal, firm, faithful in allegiance
true (adj.) 1 loyal, firm, faithful in allegiance
true (adj.) 4 honest, upright, law-abiding
true (adv.) 1 steadily, reliably, surely
trull (n.) drab, trollop, whore
trumpet (n.) 1 trumpeter; herald, announcer
truth (n.) 1 loyalty, allegiance, faithfulness
truth, for truly, honestly
try (v.) 1 prove, ascertain, find out
tug (v.) contend, vie, strive in opposition
turn back (v.) 2 turn tail, retreat, withdraw
turn back (v.) 2 turn tail, retreat, withdraw
type (n.) 3 title, stamp, distinguishing mark
tyrant (n.) 2 usurper
tyrant (n.) 2 usurper
tyrant (n.) 2 usurper
unawares (adv.) without warning, by surprise, unexpectedly
unawares, at unexpectedly
unawares, at unexpectedly
unbid (adj.) unbidden, unwelcome, uninvited
unconstant (adj.) changeable, fickle, unpredictable
undo (v.) 1 ruin, destroy, wipe out
undoubted (adj.) 2 absolute, assured, true
ungentle (adj.) 2 unkind, callous, inconsiderate
unhoped (adj.) unexpected, unforeseen, unanticipated
unjust (adj.) 2 unfaithful, false [to honour]
unlooked-for (adj.) 1 unexpected, unanticipated, unforeseen
unlooked-for (adj.) 2 undesirable, unwelcome, disagreeable
unnatural (adj.) 1 against natural feeling, not in accord with kinship
unnatural (adj.) 1 against natural feeling, not in accord with kinship
unnatural (adj.) 2 abnormal, monstrous, aberrant
unnaturally (adv.) illegitimately, against normal practice
unpeople (v.) empty of people, depopulate
unprovided (adj.) 1 unprepared, unprotected, undefended
unreasonable (adj.) lacking the faculty of reason, irrational
unstanched (adj.) 1 unquenchable, insatiable, unable to be satisfied
untimely (adv.) 1 prematurely, too soon, before due time
untimely (adv.) 1 prematurely, too soon, before due time
untutored (adj.) badly brought up, untaught, inexperienced
unwares (adv.) unawares, unknowingly, unintentionally
urge (v.) 1 press, insist on, state emphatically
usage (n.) treatment, handling, conduct
use (n.) 1 usual practice, habit, custom
use (v.) 2 treat, deal with, manage
use (v.) 2 treat, deal with, manage
use (v.) 2 treat, deal with, manage
use (v.) 6 permit, allow, tolerate
vain (adj.) 2 worthless, idle, useless, empty
value (v.) 2 estimate, reckon, number
vantage (n.) 1 right moment, suitable opportunity
vantage (n.) 1 right moment, suitable opportunity
vapour (n.) 5 empty manifestation, worthless emanation
venge (v.) avenge, revenge
venom (adj.) venomous, poisonous, spiteful
verify (v.) 1 confirm, substantiate, prove correct
very (adj.) 1 [intensifying] thorough-going, absolute
very (adj.) 3 mere, alone
vex (v.) afflict, trouble, torment
via, fia (int.) 2 forward, onward
viand (n.) (usually plural) food, victuals, foodstuff
vizard-like (adj.) like a mask, expressionless
waft (v.) 2 carry, convey, transport [over the sea]
waft (v.) 2 carry, convey, transport [over the sea]
wail (v.) bewail, lament, grieve [for]
wail (v.) bewail, lament, grieve [for]
wait on / upon (v.) 1 accompany, attend
wait on / upon (v.) 1 accompany, attend
walk (n.) 1 garden path, walkway
waned (adj.) faded, diminished [in beauty]
want (n.) 1 lack, shortage, dearth
want (n.) 1 lack, shortage, dearth
want (v.) 1 lack, need, be without
want (v.) 1 lack, need, be without
want (v.) 1 lack, need, be without
wanton (adj.) 6 lascivious, lewd, obscene
wanton (adj.) 6 lascivious, lewd, obscene
warrant (v.) 1 assure, promise, guarantee, confirm
waste (v.) 4 lay waste, ravage, devastate
watch (v.) 1 stay awake, keep vigil
water (n.) 1 tears
water-standing (adj.) flooded with tears
way (n.) 2 journey, expedition, outing
way (n.) 3 path, track, trail
weed (n.) 1 (plural) garments, dress, clothes
weeping-ripe (adj.) ready to weep, on the point of tears
well-minded (adj.) right-minded, well-disposed, loyal
whenas, when as (conj.) 2 whereas
whet on (v.) encourage, incite, egg on
will (v.), past form would 1 desire, wish, want
willow (adj.) made of leaves from the willow tree [a symbol of the grief felt by a deserted or unrequited lover]
wind (n.) 1 breath
wind (n.) 1 breath
wind, keep the stay downwind of a quarry [so as to maintain a scent]
wind-changing (adj.) changing with the direction of the wind, fickle
winding-sheet (n.) burial cloth, shroud
winding-sheet (n.) burial cloth, shroud
winged (adj.) impelled, incited, raised up [as if in flight]
wishful (adj.) longing, yearning, wistful
wit (n.) 1 intelligence, wisdom, good sense, mental ability
wit (n.) 2 mental sharpness, acumen, quickness, ingenuity
wit (n.) 3 reasoning, thinking, deliberation
wit, to [legal] that is to say
witch (v.) bewitch, charm, enchant
with (prep.) 1 against
wittingly (adv.) deliberately, knowingly, intentionally
witty (adj.) 1 clever, quick, intelligent
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
wonted (adj.) accustomed, usual, customary
woodcock (n.) type of game bird, thought to be easily tricked or snared; simpleton
word (n.) 1 remark, speech, utterance
word (n.) 6 (plural) angry exchanges, altercations, recriminations
work (v.), past form wrought 10 work on, manipulate
worship (n.) 4 dignified ease, comfortable dignity
wot (v.) 1 learn, know, be told
wot (v.) 1 learn, know, be told
wot (v.) 1 learn, know, be told
wrack (v.) 1 wreck, shipwreck, lose at sea
wrack (v.) 1 wreck, shipwreck, lose at sea
wrangling (adj.) quarrelsome, disputatious, argumentative
yeoman (n.) 1 man who owns property but is not a gentleman; land-holding farmer
yoke (v.) 1 associate, link, join, couple
yoke (v.) 1 associate, link, join, couple
younker (n.) 1 fashionable young man, fine young gentleman
   
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