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Search phrase: actor

Plays

 12 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND III.i.73An actor too, perhaps, if I see cause.An Actor too perhaps, if I see cause.
All's Well That Ends WellAW II.iii.23A showing of a heavenly effect in an earthly actor.A shewing of a heauenly effect in an earthly Actor.
Antony and CleopatraAC II.v.9The actor may plead pardon. I'll none now.The Actor may pleade pardon. Ile none now,
As You Like ItAYL III.iv.54I'll prove a busy actor in their play.Ile proue a busie actor in their play.
CoriolanusCor V.iii.40.2 Like a dull actor nowLike a dull Actor now,
HamletHam II.ii.390was an actor in Rome – an Actor in Rome---
HamletHam II.ii.394Then came each actor on his ass – Then can each Actor on his Asse---
HamletHam III.ii.110good actor.good Actor.
King Edward IIIE3 II.i.430To be an actor in his graceless lust.To be an actor in his gracelesse lust,
Measure for MeasureMM II.ii.37Condemn the fault, and not the actor of it?Condemne the fault, and not the actor of it,
Measure for MeasureMM II.ii.41.1And let go by the actor.And let goe by the Actor:
Richard IIR2 V.ii.24After a well-graced actor leaves the stage,After a well grac'd Actor leaues the Stage,

Poems

 2 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
SonnetsSonn.23.1 As an unperfect actor on the stage, AS an vnperfect actor on the stage,
The Rape of LucreceLuc.a31 revealed the actor and whole manner of his dealing, and withal reuealed the Actor, and whole maner of his dealing, and withall

Glossary

 29 result(s).
actordoer, performer
answerexplain, excuse, answer satisfactorily
benefactormalapropism for ‘malefactor
boyrepresent by a boy, reduce to a boy-actor level [boys played the female parts in Shakespeare's time]
comedianactor, stage player
confectionarysweetmeat factory, sweet-shop, candy-store
controllerdetractor, censorious critic, slanderer
dietfeed to a satisfactory level, condition by feeding
ennactorperformance, fulfilment, execution
factoragent, representative, broker
fitbe fit, be in satisfactory condition
furnishingdecoration, surface factor, window-dressing
holding-anchor[nautical] largest anchor; most stabilizing factor
lameunsatisfactory, mediocre, faulty
mean(plural) obstacles, intervening factors
mimicburlesque actor, performer, thespian
mummeractor in a dumb-show
muteactor with no words to say, silent spectator
refractoryrebellious, obstinate, umanageable
regardconsideration, respect, factor
respectconsideration, factor, circumstance
Roscius[pron: 'rosius] most famous actor of ancient Rome, 2nd-c BC
substractordetractor, slanderer, calumniator
successionfuture [occupation as actors]
thrivingsuccessful, satisfactory, auspicious
toothdrawertooth-extractor, dentist
touchfactor, reason, motive
tragedianactor, strolling player [not only of tragedy]
wellfine, all right, satisfactory

Thesaurus

 27 result(s).
actorRoscius
actortragedian
actorcomedian
actor in a dumb-showmummer
actor with no words to saymute
actor, burlesquemimic
answer satisfactorilyanswer
boy-actor level, reduce to aboy
burlesque actormimic
detractorsubstractor
detractorcontroller
dumb-show actormummer
factortouch
factorrespect
factorregard
factory, sweetmeatconfectionary
feed to a satisfactory leveldiet
intervening factorsmean
satisfactorythriving
satisfactorywell
satisfactory answeranswer
satisfactory condition, be infit
stabilizing factor, most [nautical]holding-anchor
surface factorfurnishing
sweetmeat factoryconfectionary
tooth-extractortoothdrawer
unsatisfactorylame

Themes and Topics

 3 result(s).
Exclamations...on the context, as interpreted by the actor , sometimes permitting a wide range of p...
... buzz ham ii.ii.392 [polonius] the actor s are come hither, my lord. [hamlet] buz...
Politeness...pressions depends partly on context and actor interpretation. for example, most uses ...
Historical figures... roscius ham ii.ii.389 most famous actor of ancient rome, 2nd-c bc semiram...

Words Families

 1 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
ACTPEOPLEactor n
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