Words that Shakespeare Created

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Part of SpeechWordDefinition
Verbto put or sink below the surface of water or any other enveloping medium
Nounthe physical location of a person's origin.
Nounthe highest point or part, as of a hill, a line of travel, or any object; top; apex.
Verbidle talk or rumor, esp. about the personal or private affairs of others
Nounsuitcases, trunks, etc.; baggage.
Nouna lyric poem typically of elaborate or irregular metrical form and expressive of exalted or enthusiastic emotion; or a poem intended to be sung
Nouna large, rectangular piece of soft fabric, often with bound edges, used esp. for warmth as a bed covering.
Adjectiveoffensive to morality or decency; indecent; depraved
Nouna signaling apparatus similar to an electric bell but without hammer or gong, producing a sound by the vibration of an armature.
Verbto take the clothes off (a person); disrobe.
Nounoverwhelming surprise or astonishment.
Verbto imitate or copy in action, speech, etc., often playfully or derisively.
Nounthe act of revelation
Verbto stir to action or strong response; excite; to stimulate sexually
Nounan indirect, covert, or helpful suggestion; clue
Adjectiveliberal in giving or sharing; unselfish
Nouna settlement of differences by mutual concessions; an agreement reached by adjustment of conflicting or opposing claims, principles, etc., by reciprocal modification of demands.
Adjectiveobservant of or conforming to the rules of style and taste; stylish
Verbto deal or bargain with another or others, as in the preparation of a treaty or contract or in preliminaries to a business deal.
Nouna sudden, strong blast of wind
Part of SpeechWordDefinition
Nounthe first appearance of daylight in the morning
Adjectiveallowing the possibility of several different meanings, as a word or phrase, esp. with intent to deceive or misguide; susceptible of double interpretation; deliberately ambiguou
Verbto retard in movement or progress by means of obstacles or hindrances; obstruct; hinder
Nouna climber, esp. for sport.
Nounostentatious display of arrogance and conceit.
Adjectivedone deliberately; planned in advance
Adjectivehaving visible or apparent imperfections
Nouna slip of paper, cloth, or other material, marked or inscribed, for attachment to something to indicate its manufacturer, nature, ownership, destination, etc.
Adjectivefree from commotion or tumult; peaceful; quiet; calm
Adjectivedulled or satiated by overindulgence
Nouna robber, esp. a member of a gang or marauding band.
Adjectiveimaginary; fanciful; illusory; delusory; fantastic.
Nouna killing that is sudden and/or secretive, esp. a politically prominent person
Adjective of lofty dignity or imposing aspect; stately; grand
Nounthe bend or joint of the human arm between upper arm and forearm.
Nouna rough, confused struggle or fight
Nouna pleasantly aroused and/or emotional state or condition.
Adjectivenot biased; fair; just
Noun/Verba wager/to wager
Nouna sudden and active manifestation
Verbthe act of inflicting excruciating pain, as punishment or revenge, as a means of getting a confession or information, or for sheer cruelty.
Part of SpeechWordDefinition
Adjectivecapable of being sold
Adjectivedark or dim; deeply shaded
Adjectiveeconomical in use or expenditure; prudently saving or sparing; not wasteful
Verbto become smaller and smaller; shrink; waste away
Nounremarkable brilliance; warm, cheerful brightness
Nounthe physical part of the human anatomy used for the sense of sight
Adjectiveaffected with, characterized by, or causing a depressing feeling of being alone
Verbto provide food, service, etc., as for a party or wedding
Adjectiveof no use, importance, or value; good-for-nothing
Nounthe state of being enslaved to a habit or practice or to something that is psychologically or physically habit-forming, as narcotics, to such an extent that its cessation causes severe trauma.
Adjectiveexceptionally great, as in quantity, quality, extent, or degree; massive or imposing
Adjectiveludicrously or whimsically comical; clownish.
Verbto come more or less violently in contact with; collide with; strike
Nouna room furnished and used for sleeping.
Nouna person who has defeated all opponents in a competition or series of competitions, so as to hold first place
Nouna person who judges, evaluates, or criticizes
Nounthe wooing of one person by another, or the period in which said wooing takes place
Adjectivefree from or not exposed to danger or harm; safe.
Verbto speak or declaim extravagantly or violently; talk in a wild or vehement way; rave
Adjectiveincapable of being wounded, hurt, or damaged.

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