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This is a great look at some of the words Shakespeare invented (or popularized) in his plays.

Category: Literature

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Where would tabloids be without addictions? Addiction was first used by Shakespeare in Henry V and Othello.

Domain: Literature; Category: Shakespeare

Alligator was a word in other languages, but Shakespeare took it and made it his own by changing the spelling and bringing it to English.

Domain: Animals; Category: Reptiles

While new-fangled may seem like a modern word, it was actually first used by Shakespeare in Love's Labour's Lost and As You Like It.

Domain: Literature; Category: General literature

This is a compound word invented by Shakespeare and seen in King John and Henry V.

Domain: Literature; Category: General literature

Shudder had been used as a verb, but he made it acceptable as a noun in Timon of Athens.

Domain: Literature; Category: General literature

We have always known of things to be real, but until Shakespeare made it negative we had no way of expressing the, "unreal"

Domain: Literature; Category: General literature

Gossip used to be a small group of your closest friends, but Shakespeare made it a verb in Comedy of Errors!

Domain: Literature; Category: General literature

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