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Search phrase: avail

Plays

 5 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
All's Well That Ends WellAW I.iii.179As heaven shall work in me for thine avail,As heauen shall worke in me for thine auaile
Henry VI Part 11H6 I.i.47Since arms avail not, now that Henry's dead.Since Armes auayle not, now that Henry's dead,
Henry VI Part 11H6 III.i.181Now will it best avail your majestyNow will it best auaile your Maiestie,
King Edward IIIE3 IV.iv.119And therefore knows no prayers for my avail.and therefore knowes no praiers for my auaile,
Measure for MeasureMM III.i.235it will let this man live! But how out of this can she avail?it will let this man liue? But how out of this can shee auaile?

Glossary

 6 result(s).
availadvantage, benefit, aid
availbenefit, profit, prosper
availbe of use to, help, advantage
embraceaccept, avail oneself of
holdavail, profit, benefit
makeprove effective, be of avail

Thesaurus

 3 result(s).
availhold
avail oneself ofembrace
avail, be ofmake

Words Families

 2 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
AVAILBASICavail n, avail v
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