sure (adv.)
surely, assuredly, certainly
1H6 V.iii.85[Margaret to and of Suffolk] Sure the man is mad
2H6 V.i.13[York to himself, of Buckingham] The King hath sent him, sure
AYL III.v.11[Phebe to Silvius] 'Tis pretty, sure, and very probable, / That eyes ... / Should be called tyrants
AYL V.iv.35[Jaques to all] There is sure another flood toward
Cor III.i.271.2[Plebeians to Sicinius, of Coriolanus] He shall, sure on't
Cym V.v.260.2[Guiderius to Belarius and Arviragus, of disguised Innogen] This is sure Fidele
Ham II.ii.47[Polonius to Claudius] or else this brain of mine / Hunts not the trail of policy so sure / As it hath used to do
KL I.i.218[France to Lear, of Cordelia] Sure her offence / Must be of such unnatural degree
Tem II.i.320[Antonio to Alonso] Sure it was the roar / Of a whole herd of lions
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