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thus
used in Romeo and Juliet

2 meanings, 9 uses
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1  —3 uses as in:
Thus it was necessary.
Definition
therefore (for that reason; or what follows is so because of what was just said)
  •   Thou detestable maw, thou womb of death,
      Gorg'd with the dearest morsel of the earth,
      Thus I enforce thy rotten jaws to open,
      And, in despite, I'll cram thee with more food!
    5.3 — Act 5 Scene 3 — A churchyard; in it a Monument.... (16% in)
thus = for that reason
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • Thus, then, in brief;— The valiant Paris seeks you for his love.
    1.3 — Act 1 Scene 3 — Room in Capulet's House (69% in)
  • thus = for the reasons just stated
  • O true apothecary!
    Thy drugs are quick. Thus with a kiss I die.
    5.3 — Act 5 Scene 3 — A churchyard; in it a Monument.... (38% in)
thus = so
There are no more uses of "thus" flagged with this meaning in Romeo and Juliet.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
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2  —6 uses as in:
betrayed her thus
Definition
in the way mentioned or shown
  • What devil art thou, that dost torment me thus?
    3.2 — Act 3 Scene 2 — A Room in Capulet's House (31% in)
thus = in that way
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  •   Drums in his ear, at which he starts and wakes;
      And, being thus frighted, swears a prayer or two,
      And sleeps again.
    1.4 — Act 1 Scene 4 — A Street (77% in)
  • thus = in that way
  •   Then move not while my prayer's effect I take.
      Thus from my lips, by thine my sin is purg'd.
      [Kissing her.]
    1.5 — Act 1 Scene 5 — A Hall in Capulet's House (67% in)
  • thus = in that way
  • What man art thou that, thus bescreen'd in night,
    2.2 — Act 2 Scene 2 — Capulet's Garden (26% in)
  • thus = in that way

    (editor's note:  In this context, bescreen'd means hidden.)
  • Why, is not this a lamentable thing, grandsire, that we should be thus afflicted with these strange flies, these fashion-mongers, these pardonnez-moi's, who stand so much on the new form that they cannot sit at ease on the old bench?
    2.4 — Act 2 Scene 4 — A Street (16% in)
  • thus = in that way
  •   Is it more sin to wish me thus forsworn,
      Or to dispraise my lord with that same tongue
      Which she hath prais'd him with above compare
      So many thousand times?
    3.5 — Act 3 Scene 5 — An open Gallery to Juliet's Chamber....Garden (98% in)
thus = in that way
There are no more uses of "thus" flagged with this meaning in Romeo and Juliet.

Typical Usage  (best examples)