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1. availen v.

103 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) To help (sb.), assist; do good to (sb.), benefit, be profitable to; (b) refl. to help oneself, succeed; (c) impers. or with delayed subject: availeth, it availeth, it avails (sb.), it profits, it…

2. mẹ̄ven v.

465 quotations in 14 senses
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(a) To move (sb. or sth.), shift; remove (sth.), dislodge; move (sth.) about, shake, disturb; stir (a liquid); apply (sth.); also fig.; meven hat ne hod, remove hat nor hood, uncover the head; meven

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. replicāciǒun n.

23 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) Answering, an answer, a verbal response, rejoinder; an argument, a protest; an argumentative statement in a debate; maken (a) replicacioun, to answer, argue; (b) law an answer to a suit; a reply…

5. reversiǒun n.

23 quotations in 4 senses
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Law: (a) The return of an estate to the grantor or his heir upon the expiration of the grant; interesse (right, etc.) of reversioun; (b) an estate created by reversion, a reversionary interest; also…

6. reverten v.

28 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) To return, turn back or around; return to a former state; reverten ayen, return (to sb., Christ); (b) to cause (sb.) to return (to Christ, a former state); return (a soul to its body); (c) to…

7. serven v.(1)

614 quotations in 21 senses
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(a) To be of service, be employed, work; labor (to do sth.); have a responsibility (to do sth.); serven at the barre, practice law; serven for, serve in order to get (sth., a wife); also, work (to do…

8. stāt n.

346 quotations in 21 senses
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(a) A moral or spiritual state or condition; stat of dampnacioun (grace, right, etc.); stat of penaunce (teres), a state of repentance; (b) a mental state, frame of mind; (c) the physical state or…

9. submissiǒun n.

16 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) Obedience, humility, submissiveness; also, self-abasement [quot. c1449]; (b) chiefly law submitting to the authority of another in providing a ruling; also, an agreement to abide by the ruling of…

10. submitten v.

58 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) To become submissive, abase oneself; yield, surrender; -- usu. refl.; also, allow (sth.) to sink to a low state [1st quot.]; (b) to yield control of (sb. or sth. to sb. or sth.); make (sb. or…

11. sufficient adj.

113 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) Adequate for a purpose, enough, sufficient; of adequate number, size, strength, etc. for a certain purpose; also, appropriate [quots. 1st & ?c1425]; (b) sufficient to, adequate for (sb. or sth.)…

12. suǧǧestiǒun n.

45 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) The action of prompting or urging; incitement; also, a proposal, suggestion; also [quot. c1390], a reason, motive; -- with prob. allusion to the phrase fals suggestioun in sense 2.(a); maken

13. transgressiǒun n.

28 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) Disobedience to God's law, sin; wickedness, sinfulness; a breach of divine precepts, a sin; also, Adam's sin, the Fall; also, a straying [quots. a1475(?a1430); cp. sense (d)]; (b) disobedience to…

14. translāciǒun n.

52 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) A movement from one place to another; the transplanting of a sapling; a transmigration of a soul; (b) the transfer of a bishop to a different see; also, the relocation of a see; (c) the…

15. ūse n.(1)

193 quotations in 11 senses
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(a) The act of using or employing something; the fact of being used or employed; use, employment; also, the right to the use (of sth.) [last quot.]; the capacity for use (of reason) [quot. ?a1475]…

16. valǒur n.

43 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) Worthiness in terms of the chivalric virtues, nobility of character or breeding; also, spiritual worth [quot. ?a1475]; also, courtliness, refinement [quot. a1500(?a1400)]; of valour (b) bravery,…

17. vexāciǒun n.

28 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) Physical suffering or affliction; also, a disturbance in a part of the body [1st quot.] (b) the act of inflicting trouble on others; trouble, tribulation; ?also, weariness [quot. a1500(?a1450)];…

18. viciǒus adj.

52 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) Unwholesome, impure; also, corrupting, insalubrious; also in fig. context [last quot.] (b) of a text: erroneous or corrupt; (c) pernicious, harmful; (d) law ?improperly executed, invalid;…

19. vigǒur n.

26 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) Vitality, energy, strength; also, vital essence (b) physical strength; energy in an activity; also, military force; martial prowess; energy or zeal in battle;—also pl.; (c) determination,…

20. vī̆sī̆ten v.

118 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) To go to see (sb.), pay a call on; also, seek out (sb., sheep) (b) to visit (a sick person, prisoner, etc.) for the purpose of bestowing comfort or assistance, minister to; also fig. [quot.…