This week marks the 452nd anniversary of the birth of playwright William Shakespeare. (Lefteris Pitarakis/Associated Press)

Playwright William Shakespeare added more than 1,700 words and phrases to the English language. Here are the 30 (in order) that were tucked into Sunday’s story, plus the plays they came from.

monumental (“Troilus and Cressida”) ●full circle (“King Lear”)

flaming youth (“Hamlet”) ●excitement (“Hamlet”) ●brave new world (“The Tempest”) ●lie low (“Much Ado About Nothing”) ●countless (“Titus Andronicus”) ●bedazzled (“The Taming of the Shrew”) ●be-all and the end-all (“Macbeth”)

critical (“A Midsummer Night’s Dream”) ●laughable (“The Merchant of Venice”)●majestic (“Julius Caesar”) ●mind’s eye (“Hamlet”) ●too much of a good thing (“As You Like It”) ●suspicious (“Henry VI”)

wild-goose chase (“Romeo and Juliet”) ●budge an inch (“The Taming of the Shrew”) ●naked truth (“Love’s Labor’s Lost”) ●melted into thin air (“The Tempest”)

truth will out (“The Merchant of Venice”)

as good luck would have it (“The Merry Wives of Windsor”)

zany (“Love’s Labor’s Lost”) ●gloomy (“Henry VI”) ●faint-hearted (“Henry VI”) ●in such a pickle (“The Tempest”) ●puking (“As You Like It”) ●hint (“Othello”) ●hurry (“Henry VI”) ●for goodness’ sake (“Henry VIII”) ●the game’s afoot (“Henry V”)

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