Words that Shakespeare Created

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

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