Words that Shakespeare Created

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

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