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Search phrase: apprehend

Plays

 18 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND V.i.5Such shaping fantasies, that apprehendSuch shaping phantasies, that apprehend
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND V.i.19That if it would but apprehend some joy,That if it would but apprehend some ioy,
CymbelineCym III.iii.17But being so allowed. To apprehend thus,But being so allowed. To apprehend thus,
Henry VH5 IV.vii.154apprehend him, an thou dost me love.apprehend him, and thou do'st me loue.
Henry VH5 IV.viii.17majesty's name, apprehend him: he's a friend of theMaiesties Name apprehend him, he's a friend of the
Henry VI Part 33H6 III.i.71Will apprehend you as his enemy.Will apprehend you, as his Enemie.
King Edward IIIE3 II.i.132Which apprehend such violent extremesWhich apprehend such violent extremes,
King Edward IIIE3 IV.iv.64And we have one. Then apprehend no odds,And we haue one, then apprehend no ods,
King LearKL I.ii.79apprehend him. Abominable villain! Where is he?apprehend him. Abhominable Villaine, where is he?
King LearKL II.i.107This hurt you see, striving to apprehend him.This hurt you see, striuing to apprehend him.
Much Ado About NothingMA II.i.72Cousin, you apprehend passing shrewdly.Cosin you apprehend passing shrewdly.
OthelloOth I.i.178Where we may apprehend her and the Moor?Where we may apprehend her, and the Moore?
OthelloOth I.ii.77I therefore apprehend, and do attach theeI therefore apprehend and do attach thee,
Romeo and JulietRJ V.iii.53To the dead bodies. I will apprehend him.To the dead bodies: I will apprehend him.
Romeo and JulietRJ V.iii.56Condemned villain, I do apprehend thee.Condemned vallaine, I do apprehend thee.
Romeo and JulietRJ V.iii.69And apprehend thee for a felon here.And apprehend thee for a Fellon here.
Troilus and CressidaTC III.ii.72O, let my lady apprehend no fear; in allOh let my Lady apprehend no feare, / In all
Twelfth NightTN V.i.62In private brabble did we apprehend him.In priuate brabble did we apprehend him.

Glossary

 11 result(s).
apprehendbe apprehensive about, fear
apprehendseize upon, snatch at, lay hold of
apprehendimagine, conceive, invent
apprehendseize, arrest, lay hold of
apprehendview, see, look
apprehendperceive the significance, discern, grasp the matter [of]
attacharrest, seize, apprehend
comprehendmalapropism for ‘apprehend
lapseapprehend, seize, detain
mistrustsuspect the existence of, apprehend, anticipate
takearrest, seize, apprehend

Thesaurus

 4 result(s).
apprehendmistrust
apprehendtake
apprehendattach
apprehendlapse

Words Families

 3 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
APPREHENDBASICapprehend v, apprehension n, apprehensive adj
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