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Search phrase: keen

Plays

 20 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND II.ii.129Wherefore was I to this keen mockery born?Wherefore was I to this keene mockery borne?
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND III.ii.323O, when she is angry she is keen and shrewd.O when she's angry, she is keene and shrewd,
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND V.i.54That is some satire keen and critical,The. That is some Satire keene and criticall,
As You Like ItAYL II.vii.178Thy tooth is not so keen,Thy tooth is not so keene,
As You Like ItAYL III.v.31.1That love's keen arrows make.That Loues keene arrows make.
HamletHam III.ii.257You are keen, my lord, you are keen.You are keene my Lord, you are keene.
Henry IV Part 11H4 IV.ii.79Fits a dull fighter and a keen guest.fits a dull fighter, and a keene Guest.
King JohnKJ III.i.182To my keen curses; for without my wrongTo my keene curses; for without my wrong
Love's Labour's LostLLL I.i.6That honour which shall bate his scythe's keen edge,That honour which shall bate his sythes keene edge,
Love's Labour's LostLLL V.ii.256The tongues of mocking wenches are as keenThe tongues of mocking wenches are as keen
Love's Labour's LostLLL V.ii.399Cut me to pieces with thy keen conceit,Cut me to peeces with thy keene conceit:
MacbethMac I.v.50That my keen knife see not the wound it makes,That my keene Knife see not the Wound it makes,
MacbethMac V.vi.49With thy keen sword impress as make me bleed.With thy keene Sword impresse, as make me bleed:
Measure for MeasureMM II.i.5Let us be keen and rather cut a littleLet vs be keene, and rather cut a little
Measure for MeasureMM II.iv.101Th' impression of keen whips I'd wear as rubies,Th' impression of keene whips, I'ld weare as Rubies,
PericlesPer epilogue.V.iii.4Although assailed with fortune fierce and keen,Although assayl'de with Fortune fierce and keene.
Richard IIIR3 I.ii.115To leave this keen encounter of our witsTo leaue this keene encounter of our wittes,
The Merchant of VeniceMV II.vi.9With that keen appetite that he sits down?With that keene appetite that he sits downe?
The Merchant of VeniceMV III.ii.276So keen and greedy to confound a man.So keene and greedy to confound a man.
The Merchant of VeniceMV IV.i.124Thou mak'st thy knife keen; but no metal can,Thou mak'st thy knife keene: but no mettall can,

Poems

 4 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
A Lover's ComplaintLC.161 By blunting us to make our wits more keen. By blunting vs to make our wits more keene.
SonnetsSonn.19.3 Pluck the keen teeth from the fierce tiger's jaws, Plucke the keene teeth from the fierce Tygers yawes,
SonnetsSonn.118.1 Like as to make our appetites more keen LIke as to make our appetites more keene
The Rape of LucreceLuc.9 This bateless edge on his keen appetite, This batelesse edge on his keene appetite:

Glossary

 16 result(s).
argumentpower of reasoning, keenness in debate
bittersharp, shrewd, keen
dearsorely, keenly, bitterly
dearlykeenly, deeply, intensely
dulldim, not sharp, lacking keenness
eagerkeen, biting
edgeardour, keen desire
edgekeen delight, special enjoyment
edgesharpness, keenness
greedinesseagerness, keenness, enthusiasm
hotenthusiastic, ardent, eager, keen
keensharp, cutting, severe
keenperceptive, sensitive, shrewd
quicksharp, keen, alert
sharpardent, keen, fervent
trenchantsharp, cutting, keen-edged

Thesaurus

 16 result(s).
debate, keenness inargument
delight, keenedge
desire, keenedge
keensharp
keenquick
keeneager
keenbitter
keenhot
keen desireedge
keen-edgedtrenchant
keenlydear
keenlydearly
keennessgreediness
keennessedge
keenness in debateargument
keenness, lackingdull

Words Families

 4 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
EDGESTATEkeen-edged adj
KEENBASICkeen adj, keenness n
KEENSTATEkeen-edged adj
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