work upon (v.) Old form(s): vp, worke vpon, worke vppon
practise on, work upon, act on
Luc.235[Tarquin to himself, of Collatine] were he not my dear friend, this desire / Might have excuse to work upon his wife
Oth I.iii.106.1[Brabantio to all, of Othello and Desdemona] with some dram conjured ... / He wrought upon her
Tim III.i.60[Flaminius alone, of the food Lucullus has eaten] may diseases only work upon't!

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