Shakespeare Abhor-Withal

Created by newegg1 

Upgrade to
remove ads

Abhor (vt)

to regard with extreme repugnance, loathe

Appease (vt)

to pacify, conciliate, to calm

Assailable (adj)

not defended or capable of being defended, vulnerable

Avaricious (adj)

greedy of gain, excessively acquisitive especially in seeking to hoard riches

Beguile (vt)

to influence by trickery, deception, hoodwink

Benediction (noun)

blessings or good wishes

Blaspheming (adj)

to speak irrevelently about God

Carping (adj)

inclined to querulous and often perverse criticism

Censure (n)

condemining opinion, judgement

Chary (adj)

cautious or careful, shy

Chastise (vt)

to reprimand, inflict punishment

Cistern

an artificial reservoir for storing liquids

Clamorous

conspicuously and offensively loud

Cloistered

providing privacy or seclusion

Compunction

anxiety arising from awareness of guilt

Consummation

the act of bringing to completion or fruition

Contumely

harsh language or treatment arising from haughtiness and contempt

Covert

a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something

Cozening

to deceive, win over, or induce to do something by artful coaxing and wheedling or shrewd trickery

Credulous

ready to believe especially on slight or uncertain evidence

Dilatory

tending to delay or procrastinate

Dimunitive

small

Disparage

to lower in rank or grade, to degrade

Dissemble

to hide under a false appearance

Dotard

foolish old man

Egregiously

horrifically terrible, shockingly bad.

Enigmatical

not clear to the understanding

Ere

before

Exasperate

to irritate, annoy, or anger

Extant

still in existence

Furbished

to brighten by cleaning, to restore

Gild

decorate with, or as if with, gold leaf or liquid gold

Harbinger

an indication of the approach of something or someone

Heretic

a person who holds religious beliefs in conflict with the dogma of the Roman Catholic Church

Imperious

characteristic of one of eminent rank or attainments, commanding, dominant

Implore

beg

Incense

make furious, to arouse passionate emotion or anger

Indissoluble

permanent; impossible to dissolve or disintegrate

Infamy

evil fame or public reputation

Insolent

insultingly contemptuous in speech or conduct, overbearing

Interim

the time between one event, process, or period and another

Jocund

full of or showing high-spirited merriment

Knave

a deceitful and unreliable scoundrel

Largesse

generosity in giving; lavish or bountiful contributions

Laudable

worthy of high praise

Lechery

unrestrained indulgence in sexual activity

Libertine

unrestrained by convention or morality

Malevolent

wishing or appearing to wish evil to others

Mettle

the courage to carry on

Missive

a written message addressed to a person or organization

Multitudinous

too numerous to be counted

Nonpareil

model of excellence or perfection of a kind

Obsequious

fawning and servile

Oracle

a prophecy (usually obscure or allegorical) revealed by a priest or priestess

Ostentatious

showy, pretentious

Parricide

murder of your own parents

Pate

the top of the head

Peevish

easily irritated or annoyed

Penitent

feeling or expressing remorse for misdeeds

Pernicious

exceedingly harmful

Perusal

reading carefully with intent to remember

Perturbation

the act of causing disorder, disturbance or agitation

Preferment

promotion, advancement

Pristine

immaculately clean and unused

Prowess

superior skill or ability

Recoil

spring back

Recompense

to make amends, compensate

Requite

to make suitable repayment, to make retaliation

Ruminate

to meditate, think about at length; to chew the cud

Sacrilegious

grossly irreverent toward what is held to be sacred

Sanctity

the quality of being holy

Scabbard

a sheath for a sword or dagger or bayonet

Semblance

an outward or token appearance or form that is deliberately misleading

Shrift

confession

Shrewdly

wisely; in a clever way

Strumpet

a woman adulterer

Sundry

various; miscellaneous

Surfeit

excessive amount

Surmise

a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence

Termagant

a scolding nagging bad-tempered woman

Trammel

a restraint that confines or restricts freedom

Troth

a solemn pledge of fidelity

Undaunted

unshaken in purpose

Unsanctified

unholy

Usurer

someone who lends money at excessive rates of interest

Usurper

one who wrongfully seizes and holds office or position

Vehement

intense, forceful, powerful

Veritable

actual, true, real

Wanton

behave extremely cruelly and brutally

Withal

in addition,furthermore, besides

Please allow access to your computer’s microphone to use Voice Recording.

Having trouble? Click here for help.

We can’t access your microphone!

Click the icon above to update your browser permissions above and try again

Example:

Reload the page to try again!

Reload

Press Cmd-0 to reset your zoom

Press Ctrl-0 to reset your zoom

It looks like your browser might be zoomed in or out. Your browser needs to be zoomed to a normal size to record audio.

Please upgrade Flash or install Chrome
to use Voice Recording.

For more help, see our troubleshooting page.

Your microphone is muted

For help fixing this issue, see this FAQ.

Star this term

You can study starred terms together

NEW! Voice Recording

Create Set