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Search phrase: approaching

Plays

 7 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
Antony and CleopatraAC III.vii.52Beat th' approaching Caesar. But if we fail,Beate th'approaching Casar. But if we faile,
King Edward IIIE3 III.iii.139That, night approaching, they might escape unfought.That night approching, they might escape vnfought.
King JohnKJ IV.i.62Approaching near these eyes, would drink my tearsApproaching neere these eyes, would drinke my teares,
Measure for MeasureMM V.i.397For this new-married man approaching here,For this new-maried man, approaching here,
The Merchant of VeniceMV II.ix.88To signify th' approaching of his lord,To signifie th' approaching of his Lord,
The TempestTem V.i.80Begins to swell, and the approaching tideBegins to swell, and the approching tide
The Winter's TaleWT I.ii.86 (approaching)

Glossary

 3 result(s).
imminenceimpending evil, approaching peril
presentimminent, impending, approaching
towardsat hand, approaching, imminent

Thesaurus

 4 result(s).
approachingpresent
approachingtowards
approaching perilimminence
peril, approachingimminence

Words Families

 1 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
APPROACHBASICapproaching adj
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