Words that Shakespeare Created

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

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