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

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