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: ague

Plays

 9 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
Henry VIIIH8 I.i.4.2An untimely agueAn vntimely Ague
Julius CaesarJC II.ii.113As that same ague which hath made you lean.As that same Ague which hath made you leane.
MacbethMac V.v.4Till famine and the ague eat them up.Till Famine and the Ague eate them vp:
Richard IIR2 III.ii.190This ague-fit of fear is overblown.This ague fit of feare is ouer-blowne,
The Merchant of VeniceMV I.i.23Would blow me to an ague when I thoughtWould blow me to an Ague, when I thought
The TempestTem II.ii.65legs, who hath got, as I take it, an ague. Where the devillegs; who hath got (as I take it) an Ague: where the diuell
The TempestTem II.ii.92I will help his ague. Come! (Caliban drinks) Amen! II will helpe his Ague: Come: Amen, I
The TempestTem II.ii.133How does thine ague?how do's thine Ague?
Troilus and CressidaTC III.iii.232And danger, like an ague, subtly taintsAnd danger like an ague subtly taints

Glossary

 37 result(s).
aguefever, sickness, shaking [as caused by a fever]
aguedshivering, shaking [as with a fever]
ague-fitfeverish fit, fit of shaking
ague-proofimmune to fevers, resistant to sickness
bandyband together, make a league, fight
coleaguedjoined, supported, in league
colleagued, coleaguedjoined, supported, in league
combinationalliance, league, treaty
compactallied, in league, in collusion
competitorpartner, associate, colleague
confederateally, enter into a league, conspire
confederateacting as an ally, in league
consortedconspiring, associated, in league together
crossafflict, plague, go against
fellowfellow-servant, colleague
grindtorment, afflict, plague
inflictafflict, trouble, plague
leaguecompact, alliance, treaty, bond of friendship
league[measure of distance] c.3 miles [c.5 km]
leaguejoin, link, intertwine
leaguebind together, ally, confederate
leaguermilitary camp
murrainplague, pestilence
murrioninfected with plague [murrain], diseased
packedin league, acting as an accomplice
pesteredafflicted, troubled, plagued
pestilenceplague, epidemic, fatal disease
plaguecalamity, affliction, scourge
plaguetorment, vex, trouble
poxvenereal disease; also: plague, or any other disease displaying skin pustules
punishafflict, plague, torment
southsouth wind [believed to bring storms, and plague-carrying mists]
still-vexedalways beset, perpetually plagued
sweatsweating-sickness [type of plague]
torturetorment, afflict, plague
vengeancefie on, a plague on
wanion, with awith a vengeance, with a plague

Thesaurus

 27 result(s).
colleaguefellow
colleaguecompetitor
infected with plaguemurrion
leaguecombination
league, enter into aconfederate
league, inconfederate
league, incolleagued, coleagued
league, inconsorted
league, inpacked
league, incompact
league, make abandy
perpetually plaguedstill-vexed
plaguesweat
plaguegrind
plaguepestilence
plaguepunish
plaguemurrain
plaguetorture
plagueinflict
plaguecross
plaguepox
plague on, avengeance
plague, infected withmurrion
plague, with a wanion, with a
plaguedpestered
plagued, perpetuallystill-vexed
together, in leagueconsorted

Words Families

 7 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
AGUEBASICague n, agued adj
AGUEEVENTague-fit n
AGUEPEOPLEAgueface n
AGUESTATEague-proof adj
FIT [seizure]TYPEague-fit n
PROOFDISEASEague-proof adj
SHAKESPEARE'S WORDS © 2020 DAVID CRYSTAL & BEN CRYSTAL