Words that Shakespeare Created

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Part of SpeechWordDefinition
Verbto speak or declaim extravagantly or violently; talk in a wild or vehement way; rave
Nouna rough, confused struggle or fight
Nounan indirect, covert, or helpful suggestion; clue
Nounthe act of revelation
Nounthe highest point or part, as of a hill, a line of travel, or any object; top; apex.
Nounremarkable brilliance; warm, cheerful brightness
Adjectivedone deliberately; planned in advance
Nouna climber, esp. for sport.
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 become smaller and smaller; shrink; waste away
Nouna sudden, strong blast of wind
Nouna room furnished and used for sleeping.
Adjectivefree from commotion or tumult; peaceful; quiet; calm
Nounthe physical location of a person's origin.
Verbto imitate or copy in action, speech, etc., often playfully or derisively.
Verbto retard in movement or progress by means of obstacles or hindrances; obstruct; hinder
Adjectiveoffensive to morality or decency; indecent; depraved
Nounthe physical part of the human anatomy used for the sense of sight
Adjectiveincapable of being wounded, hurt, or damaged.
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
Adjective of lofty dignity or imposing aspect; stately; grand
Nounthe first appearance of daylight in the morning
Adjectiveof no use, importance, or value; good-for-nothing
Nouna pleasantly aroused and/or emotional state or condition.
Adjectivefree from or not exposed to danger or harm; safe.
Verbto provide food, service, etc., as for a party or wedding
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 put or sink below the surface of water or any other enveloping medium
Nouna lyric poem typically of elaborate or irregular metrical form and expressive of exalted or enthusiastic emotion; or a poem intended to be sung
Adjectivedulled or satiated by overindulgence
Nounoverwhelming surprise or astonishment.
Adjectiveeconomical in use or expenditure; prudently saving or sparing; not wasteful
Verbthe act of inflicting excruciating pain, as punishment or revenge, as a means of getting a confession or information, or for sheer cruelty.
Verbto take the clothes off (a person); disrobe.
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.
Adjectiveexceptionally great, as in quantity, quality, extent, or degree; massive or imposing
Nounostentatious display of arrogance and conceit.
Adjectivenot biased; fair; just
Verbto deal or bargain with another or others, as in the preparation of a treaty or contract or in preliminaries to a business deal.
Adjectivedark or dim; deeply shaded
Adjectivehaving visible or apparent imperfections
Part of SpeechWordDefinition
Nouna slip of paper, cloth, or other material, marked or inscribed, for attachment to something to indicate its manufacturer, nature, ownership, destination, etc.
Nouna large, rectangular piece of soft fabric, often with bound edges, used esp. for warmth as a bed covering.
Adjectiveludicrously or whimsically comical; clownish.
Adjectiveimaginary; fanciful; illusory; delusory; fantastic.
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 come more or less violently in contact with; collide with; strike
Nouna robber, esp. a member of a gang or marauding band.
Nounsuitcases, trunks, etc.; baggage.
Nouna killing that is sudden and/or secretive, esp. a politically prominent person
Adjectiveaffected with, characterized by, or causing a depressing feeling of being alone
Adjectiveobservant of or conforming to the rules of style and taste; stylish
Nounthe wooing of one person by another, or the period in which said wooing takes place
Noun/Verba wager/to wager
Adjectiveliberal in giving or sharing; unselfish
Nounthe bend or joint of the human arm between upper arm and forearm.
Adjectivecapable of being sold
Nouna sudden and active manifestation
Nouna person who judges, evaluates, or criticizes
Nouna person who has defeated all opponents in a competition or series of competitions, so as to hold first place

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