Words that Shakespeare Created

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

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