writing assignemnt 3 othello

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Robert Dutchen Writing Assignment Three Revisited: Othello 1. honest, a. 1. a. Of persons: Held in honour; holding an honourable position; respectable. Obs. b. to make an honest woman ( of ): to marry (a woman) after seduction; also without depreciatory reference, to marry. dial. and colloq. (The sense may have been associated with 3b ‘chaste’.) c. As a vague epithet of appreciation or praise, esp. as used in a patronizing way to an inferior. (Cf. worthy .) 2. Of things, conditions, actions, etc. Obs. a. Worthy of honour, honourable, commendable; bringing honour, creditable. b. Free from disgrace or reproach; respectable, decent, seemly, befitting, becoming. c. Decent or respectable in appearance; without blemish; comely, ‘fair’; neat, tidy. 3. Of persons: Having honourable motives or principles; marked by uprightness or probity. a. In early use in a wide sense: Of good moral character; virtuous, upright, well-disposed. b. spec. Chaste, ‘virtuous’; usually of a woman. arch. c. That deals fairly and uprightly in speech and act; sincere, truthful, candid; that will not lie, cheat, or steal. (The prevailing modern sense, the ‘honest man’
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