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Satisfaction, 1) gratification: “nor gives it s. to our blood, that we must curb it upon others' proof,” Compl. 162. “have you received no promise of s. at her hands?” Wiv. II, 2, 217. Meas. III, 1, 156. Meas. III, 1, 156 Wint. I, 2, 31. Rom. II, 2, 126. Oth. I, 3, 265.
2) payment; “make present s.” Err. IV, 1, 5. “a good conscience will make any possible s.” H4B V, 5, 137. cf. Oth IV, 2, 203.
3) amends, atonement: Merch. III, 1, 98. Tw. III, 4, 261. H5 III, 6, 141. H6A II, 3, 77. Troil. II, 3, 4. Hml. IV, 5, 209. Oth. IV, 2, 203. “to give s.” Err. V, 252. Cymb. II, 1, 16. “to make s.” Err. V, 399. H5 IV, 8, 48. H6C V, 5, 14. Tit. V, 1, 8.
4) full information, release from uncertainty and suspense, conviction: “we may soon our s. have touching that point,” Meas. I, 1, 83. “for my better s. let me have Claudio's head sent me,” IV, 2, 125. “she ceased in heavy s.” All's V, 3, 100 (sadly acquiescing in what she acknowledged to be necessary). “King Lewis his s.” H5 I, 2, 88. “for the s. cf my mind,” III, 2, 106. “for your private s.” Caes. II, 2, 73. “and by an auricular assurance have your s.” Lr. I, 2, 99. “for a s. of my thought,” Oth. III, 3, 97. “where's s.?” Oth. III, 3, 97 “will give you s.” Oth. III, 3, 97 “pretending the s. of her knowledge only,” Cymb. V, 5, 251.
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