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Plays

 38 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
All's Well That Ends WellAW III.iv.5Ambitious love hath so in me offendedAmbitious loue hath so in me offended,
As You Like ItAYL II.vii.43I am ambitious for a motley coat.I am ambitious for a motley coat.
As You Like ItAYL IV.i.13ambitious; nor the lawyer's, which is politic; nor theambitious: nor the Lawiers, which is politick: nor the
CoriolanusCor II.i.64thing. You are ambitious for poor knaves' caps and legs.thing: you are ambitious, for poore knaues cappes and legges:
CoriolanusCor IV.v.115As ever in ambitious strength I didAs euer in Ambitious strength, I did
CoriolanusCor IV.vi.31O'ercome with pride, ambitious past all thinking,O'recome with Pride, Ambitious, past all thinking
HamletHam I.i.61When he the ambitious Norway combated.When th'Ambitious Norwey combatted:
HamletHam II.ii.257For the very substance of the ambitious is merely thefor the very substance of the Ambitious, is meerely the
HamletHam III.i.125ambitious, with more offences at my beck than IAmbitious, with more offences at my becke, then I
Henry VI Part 11H6 I.iii.29How now, ambitious Humphrey, what means this?How now ambitious Vmpheir, what meanes this?
Henry VI Part 11H6 II.iv.114Have with thee, Pole. Farewell, ambitious Richard.Haue with thee Poole: Farwell ambitious Richard.
Henry VI Part 11H6 III.i.29If I were covetous, ambitious, or perverse,If I were couetous, ambitious, or peruerse,
Henry VI Part 22H6 I.ii.18Banish the canker of ambitious thoughts!Banish the Canker of ambitious thoughts:
Henry VI Part 22H6 I.iii.107Ambitious Warwick, let thy betters speak.Ambitious Warwicke, let thy betters speake.
Henry VI Part 22H6 II.i.177Ambitious churchman, leave to afflict my heart.Ambitious Church-man, leaue to afflict my heart:
Henry VI Part 22H6 IV.i.84And, like ambitious Sylla, overgorgedAnd like ambitious Sylla ouer-gorg'd,
Henry VI Part 22H6 V.i.132Ay, Clifford; a bedlam and ambitious humourI Clifford, a Bedlem and ambitious humor
Henry VI Part 33H6 II.ii.19Ambitious York did level at thy crown,Ambitious Yorke, did leuell at thy Crowne,
Henry VI Part 33H6 III.iii.27While proud ambitious Edward Duke of YorkWhile prowd ambitious Edward, Duke of Yorke,
Henry VI Part 33H6 V.v.17Speak like a subject, proud ambitious York!Speake like a Subiect, prowd ambitious Yorke.
Henry VIIIH8 I.i.53From his ambitious finger. What had heFrom his Ambitious finger. What had he
Julius CaesarJC I.iii.7Th' ambitious ocean swell and rage and foam,Th'ambitious Ocean swell, and rage, and foame,
Julius CaesarJC III.ii.26honour him; but, as he was ambitious, I slew him.honour him: But, as he was Ambitious, I slew him.
Julius CaesarJC III.ii.79Hath told you Caesar was ambitious.Hath told you Casar was Ambitious:
Julius CaesarJC III.ii.87But Brutus says he was ambitious,But Brutus sayes, he was Ambitious,
Julius CaesarJC III.ii.91Did this in Caesar seem ambitious?Did this in Casar seeme Ambitious?
Julius CaesarJC III.ii.94Yet Brutus says he was ambitious,Yet Brutus sayes, he was Ambitious:
Julius CaesarJC III.ii.99Yet Brutus says he was ambitious,Yet Brutus sayes, he was Ambitious:
Julius CaesarJC III.ii.114Therefore 'tis certain he was not ambitious.Therefore 'tis certaine, he was not Ambitious.
King JohnKJ I.i.32How that ambitious Constance would not ceaseHow that ambitious Constance would not cease
King JohnKJ II.i.430If love ambitious sought a match of birth,If loue ambitious, sought a match of birth,
Love's Labour's LostLLL V.i.11eye ambitious, his gait majestical, and his generaleye ambitious, his gate maiesticall, and his generall
Richard IIR2 I.iii.130Of sky-aspiring and ambitious thoughts
The Merchant of VeniceMV II.vii.44The watery kingdom, whose ambitious headThe waterie Kingdome, whose ambitious head
The Merchant of VeniceMV III.ii.151I would not be ambitious in my wishI would not be ambitious in my wish,
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK prologue.23And too ambitious, to aspire to him.And too ambitious to aspire to him;
Titus AndronicusTit I.i.135Oppose not Scythia to ambitious Rome.Oppose me Scythia to ambitious Rome,
Titus AndronicusTit I.i.205Proud and ambitious tribune, canst thou tell?Proud and ambitious Tribune can'st thou tell?

Poems

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The Rape of LucreceLuc.150 And this ambitious foul infirmity And this ambitious foule infirmitie,

Glossary

 7 result(s).
emulateambitious, full of jealous rivalry, emulous
emulationambitious rivalry, contention, conflict
highlyambitiously, to be in a high position
mountingambitious, aspiring, rising
overmountingmounting too high, over-ambitious
overtoppinggetting above oneself, becoming too ambitious
overweeningarrogant, overambitious, high and mighty

Thesaurus

 8 result(s).
ambitiousmounting
ambitiousemulate
ambitious rivalryemulation
ambitious, becoming tooovertopping
ambitiouslyhighly
overambitiousoverweening
over-ambitiousovermounting
rivalry, ambitiousemulation

Words Families

 2 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
AMBITIONBASICambitious adj, ambitiously adv
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