if you are searching for a compound word, note that it might appear in any of three ways, reflecting varied editorial practice: spaced ('house keeper'), solid ('housekeeper'), or hyphenated ('house-keeper')
or use Advanced Search

Search results

Search phrase: adultery

Plays

 7 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
CymbelineCym III.ii.1How? Of adultery? Wherefore write you notHow? of Adultery? Wherefore write you not
CymbelineCym V.v.186By hers and mine adultery: he, true knight,By hers, and mine Adultery: he (true Knight)
Henry VH5 II.i.35see wilful adultery and murder committed.see wilful adultery and murther committed.
King LearKL IV.vi.110Adultery?Adultery?
King LearKL IV.vi.111Thou shalt not die. Die for adultery? No.thou shalt not dye: dye for Adultery? No,
Measure for MeasureMM II.i.78fornication, adultery, and all uncleanliness there.fornication, adultery, and all vncleanlinesse there.
The Winter's TaleWT III.ii.14treason, in committing adultery with Polixenes, King ofTreason, in committing Adultery with Polixenes King of

Glossary

 4 result(s).
actcommit adultery, be promiscuous
adulteratecommit adultery, fornicate
commitcommit adultery, offend, fornicate
monstercuckold, victim of adultery

Thesaurus

 5 result(s).
adultery, commitact
adultery, commitcommit
adultery, commitadulterate
adultery, victim ofmonster
victim of adulterymonster

Words Families

 4 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
ADULTERYBASICadulterous adj, adultery n
ADULTERYPEOPLEadulterer n, adulteress n
SHAKESPEARE'S WORDS © 2020 DAVID CRYSTAL & BEN CRYSTAL