Words that Shakespeare Created

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

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