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Search phrase: ability

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PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
All's Well That Ends WellAW I.iii.11lack not folly to commit them, and have ability enoughlacke not folly to commit them, & haue abilitie enough
HamletHam V.ii.367Had it th' ability of life to thank you.Had it th'abilitie of life to thanke you:
Henry IV Part 22H4 I.iii.45Which if we find outweighs ability,Which if we finde out-weighes Ability,
Much Ado About NothingMA IV.i.197Ability in means and choice of friendsAbility in meanes, and choise of friends,
OthelloOth III.iii.245For sure he fills it up with great ability,For sure he filles it vp with great Ability;
Troilus and CressidaTC III.ii.83than they are able, and yet reserve an ability that theythen they are able, and yet reserue an ability that they
Twelfth NightTN III.iv.334Out of my lean and low ability,Out of my leane and low ability
The Winter's TaleWT II.iii.163That my ability may undergo,That my abilitie may vndergoe,
The Winter's TaleWT V.i.142His wished ability, he had himselfHis wish'd Abilitie, he had himselfe

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Glossary

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abilityaction one is capable of
abilitystrength, bodily power
abilitymeans, resources, funds
allto the best of my ability
bestas far as I can, to the best of my ability
bewitchmentmagical appeal, ability to charm
canbe skilled [in], have ability [in]
choiceability to choose, skill in choosing
craftskill, art, ability
cunningskill, ability, expertise
fathomcalibre, ability, depth
fearformidableness, ability to inspire fear
fencefencing ability, skill at swordplay
functionability to exercise the faculties, natural powers
gallspirit of anger, venom, ability to be angry
handability, skill [with the hand]
holdingability to maintain, power of sustaining
ingenious[unclear meaning] lacking all ability, stupid
iterationability to quote scripture
leasingskill in lying, ability to lie
letpower to interfere, ability to hinder
lightability to see clearly, power of vision
possibilitycapability, ability, competence
powerfaculty, function, ability
professionavowal of skilled knowledge, declaration of ability to carry out a task
Proteus['prohtius] old man of the sea, shepherd of Poseidon's flock, with the ability to change his shape
qualityaccomplishment, capacity, ability
repairingwith power of recovery, with ability to revive
senseability to respond to sensation, physical perception
soundlessbeyond the ability to sound, unfathomable
spurringability to use spurs
stupefiedlacking the ability to feel, grown insensible
sufficiencycompetence, ability, capability
thoughtimagination, conception, ability to comprehend
virtuequality, accomplishment, ability
witintelligence, wisdom, good sense, mental ability

Thesaurus

 48 result(s).
abilitypower
abilitypossibility
abilityvirtue
abilitycunning
abilitycraft
abilityquality
abilityfathom
abilitysufficient
abilitysufficiency
abilityhand
ability to actpowers
ability to be angrygall
ability to carry out a taskprofession
ability to charmbewitchment
ability to choosechoice
ability to comprehendthought
ability to exercise the facultiesfunction
ability to hinderlet
ability to lieleasing
ability to maintainholding
ability to quote scriptureiteration
ability to respond to sensationsense
ability to revive, withrepairing
ability to see clearlylight
ability to use spursspurring
ability, havecan
ability, lacking allingenious
ability, to the best of mybest
ability, to the best of myall
best of my ability, to theall
charm, ability tobewitchment
choose, ability to choice
comprehend, ability tothought
declaration of ability to carry out a taskprofession
fear, ability to inspirefear
feel, lacking the ability tostupefied
fencing abilityfence
hinder, ability tolet
lie, ability toleasing
maintain, ability toholding
mental abilitywit
quote scripture, ability toiteration
respond to sensation, ability tosense
revive, with ability to repairing
scripture, ability to quoteiteration
see clearly, ability tolight
sound, beyond the ability tosoundless
spurs, ability to usespurring

Themes and Topics

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Classical mythology...herd of poseidon' s flock he had the ability to change his shape pygmalion ...

Words Families

 8 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
ABILITYBASICability n, able adj
ABILITYNOTdisable v, disability n, disabling n, unable adj
DISABLEBASICsee ABILITY
UNABLEBASICsee ABILITY

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