Words that Shakespeare Created

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

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