belligerence aroused by a real or supposed wrong (personified as one of the deadly sins)
Take heed the queen come not within his sight;
For Oberon is passing fell and
marked by skill in deception
Either I mistake your shape and making quite,
Or else you are that shrewd and
Call'd Robin Goodfellow: are not you he
That frights the maidens of the villagery;
attract; cause to be enamored
I jest to Oberon and make him smile
When I a fat and bean-fed horse
Neighing in likeness of a filly foal:
lewd or lascivious woman
wanton: am not I thy lord?
force (someone) to have sex against their will
Didst thou not lead him through the glimmering night
From Perigenia, whom he
the immediate descendants of a person
And this same
progeny of evils comes
From our debate, from our dissension;
We are their parents and original.
avoid and stay away from deliberately; stay clear of
If you will patiently dance in our round
And see our moonlight revels, go with us;
shun me, and I will spare your haunts.
censure severely or angrily
chide downright, if I longer stay.
extremely pleasant in a gentle way
Since once I sat upon a promontory,
And heard a mermaid on a dolphin's back
dulcet and harmonious breath
abstaining from unlawful sexual intercourse
But I might see young Cupid's fiery shaft
Quench'd in the
chaste beams of the watery moon
very hard native crystalline carbon valued as a gem
You draw me, you hard-hearted
But yet you draw not iron, for my heart
Is true as steel
provoke someone to do something through (often false or exaggerated) promises or persuasion
entice you? do I speak you fair?
reject with contempt
Use me but as your spaniel,
spurn me, strike me,
Neglect me, lose me; only give me leave,
Unworthy as I am, to follow you.
challenge the honesty or veracity of
impeach your modesty too much,
To leave the city and commit yourself
Into the hands of one that loves you not
make amorous advances towards
We cannot fight for love, as men may do;
We should be
wooed and were not made to
expressing extreme contempt
A sweet Athenian lady is in love
conspicuously and offensively loud; given to vehement outcry
and some keep back
clamorous owl that nightly hoots and wonders
At our quaint spirits.
remote in manner
aloof stand sentinel.
lose vigor, health, or flesh, as through grief
What thou seest when thou dost wake,
Do it for thy true-love take,
languish for his sake
Be it ounce, or cat, or bear,
Pard, or boar with bristled hair,
In thy eye that shall appear
When thou wakest, it is thy dear:
Wake when some
vile thing is near.
pretending with intention to deceive
What wicked and
dissembling glass of mine
Made me compare with Hermia's sphery eyne?
pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life
Where is Demetrius? O, how fit a word
Is that vile name to
perish on my sword!
so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness
Content with Hermia! No; I do repent
tedious minutes I with her have spent.
laugh at with contempt and derision
Is't not enough, is't not enough, young man,
That I did never, no, nor never can,
Deserve a sweet look from Demetrius' eye,
But you must
flout my insufficiency?
the state of being more than full
For as a
surfeit of the sweetest things
The deepest loathing to the stomach brings,
Or as tie heresies that men do leave
Are hated most of those they did deceive,
So thou, my
surfeit and my heresy,
Of all be hated, but the most of me!