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used in King Lear

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restricted; or lacking spontaneity
  • This is some fellow Who, having been prais'd for bluntness, doth affect A saucy roughness, and constrains the garb Quite from his nature: he cannot flatter, he,— An honest mind and plain,—he must speak truth!
    2.2 — Act 2 Scene 2 — Before Gloster's Castle (54% in)

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