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Wrong, vb. 1) to do injustice to: “I w. him to call him poor,” Wiv. II, 2, 282. I should w. it (your desert) “to lock it in the wards of covert bosom,” Meas. V, 9. “you gave me none; you w. me much to say so,” Err. IV, 1, 66. Err. IV, 1, 66 “if they speak but truth of her, these hands shall tear her; if they w. her honour, the proudest of them shall well hear of it,” Ado IV, 1, 193. Ado IV, 1, 193 Meas. V, 119. Merch. I, 3, 171. III, 2, 127. Shr. II, 46. Tw. IV, 2, 32. V, 310. H4B II, 4, 353. H6C III, 2, 75. H8 III, 1, 81. H8 III, 1, 81 Rom. I, 5, 99. IV, 1, 32. Caes. III, 2, 156. IV, 2, 38. IV, 2, 38 IV, 3, 55. Ant. I, 4, 40. Cymb. I, 6, 145 etc.
2) to do harm, to injure in any manner: “how Tarquin --ed me,” Lucr. 819. “to w. the wronger till he render right,” Lucr. 819 “the --ed Duke of Milan,” Tp. V, 107. “to w. my friend, I shall be much forsworn,” Gent. II, 6, 3. IV, 2, 112. IV, 4, 146. Wiv. I, 1, 105. Wiv. I, 1, 105 Wiv. I, 1, 105 II, 1, 133. Meas. II, 3, 24. Meas. II, 3, 24 III, 1, 206. III, 1, 206 V, 21. V, 21 Err. V, 330. Ado V, 1, 52. Ado V, 1, 52 LLL II, 155. Mids. III, 2, 308. Merch. III, 1, 69. Merch. III, 1, 69 Merch. III, 1, 69 Shr. II, 27. All's IV, 4, 1 (almost == to deceive). Wint. III, 3, 62. H6A II, 5, 109. H6C III, 2, 74. R3 IV, 4, 421. Rom. IV, 1, 32. Lr. I, 3, 3. Oth. II, 3, 224. Ant. III, 6, 65. Per. I, 2, 112. II, 4, 25. 26 etc. Peculiar expression: “w. not that wrong with a more contempt,” Err. II, 2, 174 (== make it not worse. cf. “what ruins are in me . . . by him not ruined?” II, 1, 96. “the want that you have wanted,” Lr. I, 1, 282. “love, which, left unshown, is often left unloved,” Ant. III, 6, 52).
== to give offence, to affront: “you w. me, sir, thus still to haunt my house,” Wiv. III, 4, 73. Wiv. III, 4, 73 “till that time I do receive your offered love like love and will not w. it,” Hml. V, 2, 263. Hml. V, 2, 263 Hml. V, 2, 263 “you w. this presence; therefore speak no more,” Ant. II, 2, 111. Caes. IV, 3, 1.
== to disgrace: “thou --est his honour, woundest his princely name,” Lucr. 599. “be contented; you w. yourself too much,” Wiv. III, 3, 178. IV, 2, 161. “is any woman --ed by this lewd fellow?” Meas. V, 515. Meas. V, 515 Shr. II, 1. H6A II, 1, 16. IV, 7, 50. R3 IV, 4, 211. H8 III, 1, 168. Tit. I, 8. Caes. IV, 3, 6 etc.
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