Words that Shakespeare Created

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

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