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1. constreinen v.

106 quotations in 8 senses
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Of a person: (a) to compel or force (sb. to do sth.), make (sb. do sth.); also, oblige, induce; (b) constreinen herte, constreinen wil, to exert pressure or compulsion on (someone's) heart or will…

2. purgāciǒun n.

56 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) Cleansing; also, the scouring or refinement of metal; also, the purification of the philosopher's stone; (b) a disposal site, a garbage dump; (c) maken a purgacioun of, to dispose of (filth)…

3. remissiǒun n.

41 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) Release from duty or obligation; freeing of captives; Bibl. dai of remissioun, a holiday from work; yer of remissioun, a Jubilee year; also, a Sabbatical year; don (maken) remissioun, to grant…

4. sē̆questren v.

22 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) To remove (sth.); also, quarantine (sb.), isolate; sequestren to, put (sth.) aside for the use of (sb.); (b) sequestren from, to keep (sth.) apart from (sb.); distinguish (sth.) from (sth.)…

5. voluntārī(e adj.

Additional spellings: voluntarie
21 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) Proceeding from, subject to, or determined by the will; arising from willfulness, arbitrary; of the mind, heart, etc.: capable of unconstrained working, directed by volition; phil. not…