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1. alteren v.

26 quotations in 2 senses
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Phil., physiol., med., alch., astrol. (a) To change, modify, transform; alteren to (sth.); (b) to change for the worse; affect adversely; deteriorate; (c) to change for the better; affect…

2. aspect n.

23 quotations in 4 senses
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Astrol. The relative position, described in angular distance, of one planet or sign to another at a certain time; such a position, or a series of such positions, held to be good or evil in influencing…

3. cǒmforten v.

132 quotations in 9 senses
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To strengthen (sb.) spiritually, inspire with fortitude or courage; comforten herte; also, assure, reassure (sb.).

4. dēpressen v.

24 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) To force (sth.) down, drive (sb.) downward; push down, crush; (b) med. to condense (sth.); thicken (the skin), reduce (a swelling); (c) p.ppl. depresse, drooping..

5. effect n.

115 quotations in 12 senses
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(a) Execution or completion (of an act); attainment or consummation (of a desire, an aim); fulfillment or realization (of a wish, a prayer, a dream); (b) comen to effect, achieve or attain to; produce…

6. enemī n.

83 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) One who, as an individual, hates or seeks to injure (someone); dedli enemi, mortal enemi, bodili enemi; (b) an adversary of God, an unbeliever or heathen; one who is opposed to (or fails to…

7. joinen v.(1)

241 quotations in 11 senses
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(a) To join (things) into a whole, unite, combine; joinen togederes; (b) joinen to (unto, with), to fasten (sth.) to (sth.) to form a whole; -- also refl.; (c) to combine (colors, parts of a word).

8. lōrdship(e n.

Additional spellings: lordshipe
222 quotations in 10 senses
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(a) The household of a lord; (b) the control or power of a master over his servants; also fig.; (c) ownership (of lands, wealth, etc.), possession; (d) pl. & coll. property, possessions; (e) pl.

9. mọ̄n(e n.(1)

Additional spellings: mone
240 quotations in 8 senses
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(a) The moon as a luminous heavenly body; the seventh 'planet' of Ptolemaic astronomy, the planet of the sphere nearest the earth; (b) the moon as the cosmological divider between the earth and the…

10. obeien v.

117 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) To carry out the commands of (sb.); obey (sb. or sth., a command, law, rule); comply with (a judgment, request, someone's desires); be subject to (sb. or sth.), be ruled by; also fig.; obeien

11. operāciǒun n.

71 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) Work, deed(s, action(s; a military operation; also fig.; don operacioun(es, to perform (one's) deed(s, conduct (oneself), behave; (b) spiritual labor(s; (c) a scientific, alchemical, or magical…

12. oppō̆siciǒun n.

20 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) A location or placement opposite something; (b) a contradiction, contrary opinion or purpose; a reply to a deposition; (c) a formal oral examination; (d) an antidote or remedy; (e) astron. & astro

13. purpōs n.

186 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) One's intention, plan, or design; one's object, aim, or goal; also, the proper function or purpose for which something exists [quot.: a1398]; (b) purpos and ende (entente), purpos or entencioun

14. repareilen v.

56 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) To repair (sth.), restore; also fig.; (b) to rebuild (a city, temple), renew (part of a city); (c) to maintain (property, etc.), keep in repair.

15. rīsing(e ger.

Additional spellings: risinge
89 quotations in 10 senses
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(a) The act of rising to one's feet, standing up; (b) the act of rising from sleep, getting out of bed; also, the act of awakening; rising shetes, ?bedsheets; (c) the act or fact of arising from the…

16. rọ̄te n.(4)

260 quotations in 9 senses
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(a) A root of a tree or other plant; the underground stock of a plant from which new shoots or leaves are periodically produced, a rhyzome, tuber; rote ne braunch; dokke rote [see also dokke n.1.(d)]…

17. sī̆gne n.

285 quotations in 12 senses
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(a) An indication; proof, evidence; a characteristic, mark; (b) in signe of, as a token of (sth.), as an indication of (sth.); also, as a testimony to (sth.), as a memento of (sth.); in signe that, to…

18. stō̆nden v.(1)

1462 quotations in 46 senses
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(a) To assume or maintain a standing position, stand upright; stand in a place; -- also used of an idol [quot. a1480]; also, be on foot (as opposed to on horseback); (b) stonden afote, stonden on fot

19. tāken v.

3092 quotations in 85 senses
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(a) To grip, take hold; taken to, clutch at (sb.), hold tight to; also, grasp [transl. of L adprehendere]; (b) to take hold of (sb. or sth.), grasp with the hand(s, grab; pick (sb. or sth.) up, lift…

20. tāking(e ger.

Additional spellings: takinge
149 quotations in 26 senses
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(a) The act of picking up or taking hold of something with the fingers; also, the act of taking (sth. in one's arms), embracing [quot. c1440]; (b) the act of touching someone; also, the sense of touch…

21. tē̆rme n.

244 quotations in 9 senses
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(a) A limit of space or capacity; withouten ani terme, limitless, bottomless;—used fig.; (b) a temporal limit, limit of a span of time; med. the limit of a period of time in which a morbid condition…

22. tōken n.

274 quotations in 12 senses
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(a) A physical object that by virtue of a physical or conceptual similarity is used to represent an action, a concept, state, or superior thing, a symbol; also, a property, esp. color, conventionally…

23. twein num.

176 quotations in 6 senses
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Cardinal number as adj.: (a) two; (b) in generalizing phrases: twein or thre, two or three (persons or things), a few (persons or things); also, in adv. usage: for two or three (days) [quot. a1400]…

24. unmẹ̄vāble adj.

42 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) Incapable of motion, fixed in place, immobilized; also, without movement, motionless; of a lion’s neck: ?rigid, inflexible (b) astron. & astrol. of a sign: not characterized by a change of…

25. werken v.(1)

617 quotations in 19 senses
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(a) To act, behave, proceed; act (in a specified way), proceed (on the basis of sth., according to sth.), act (so as to do sth.), do (as one should, as sb. enjoins, according to sth., etc.); werken

26. werst(e n.

Additional spellings: werste
53 quotations in 5 senses
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That which is most evil, most morally reprehensible, most wicked; the worst sin.