uniquepov (uniquepov) wrote in 1word1day,

Shakespearean Imagination

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It's Wednesday again, which means another installment of Shakespearean Imagination!

Today’s word is:

undress : un•dress / ˌənˈdres / (noun) (verb) :

- The state of being naked or only partially clothed.
- (as military) Ordinary clothing or uniform, as opposed to that worn on ceremonial occasions.

- Take off one's clothes.

Synonyms as a noun: nude – naked – disrobed
Synonyms as a verb: strip – disrobe – peel

First seen in Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew (written 1593 - 1594). The full text of the play may be found here.
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