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1. accidence n.

8 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) Phil. A non-essential or incidental characteristic, a temporary and variable property of a thing; bi accidence, through a secondary means, indirectly; of accidence, without affecting or involving…

2. antecēdent adj. & n.

19 quotations in 3 senses
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Logic & ethics A prior assumption or principle, a premise; antecedent trouth; antecedent ded, a preceding act as causing a later act.

3. cā̆s n.

263 quotations in 11 senses
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(a) State of affairs, circumstances, situation; predicament; hard cas; the fortunes (of a person), lot, destiny; (b) senden cas, yeven cas, to grant fortune, rule destiny; grant (a certain kind of)…

4. declināciǒun n.

14 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) A hanging downward; (b) deterioration, degeneration.

5. dēgrẹ̄ n.

260 quotations in 12 senses
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(a) An elevated place, a step, platform, tier; a step in a flight of stairs; a tier of seats; a rung of a ladder; song of degres, one of the fifteen gradual Psalms; (b) bi degres, by steps or stairs…

6. 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).

7. passī̆f adj.

19 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) Of matter or a quality of matter: capable of being acted upon, passive as opposed to active; (b) of one's relation to an attitude or judgment: receptive, passive; passif cursing, the suffering of…

8. prō̆pre adj.

165 quotations in 6 senses
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(a) Belonging or pertaining to oneself, a person, or a thing; privately owned; private, personal, individual; intrinsic; (b) propre in, inherent in (a position of honor); propre to, belonging to…

9. quā̆litẹ̄ n.

114 quotations in 8 senses
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(a) Character, nature, state, or condition; an inherent attribute; innere qualite, ?inner state; [quot.: Barth., last, may belong with sense 3.(a)]; outre qualite, outer state; qualite of the colour

10. resolven v.

93 quotations in 5 senses
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To alter; alter (sth.) in form or nature by the application of some physical process or force such as heat, moisture, etc.: (a) to diminish, dissolve, lose substance; break (sth.) down into its…

11. rē̆sǒun n.(2)

416 quotations in 12 senses
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(a) The intellectual faculty, intellectual power or capacity, reason; -- also pl.; light of resoun; (b) the exercise of the intellectual faculty, act or process of reasoning; mental processes…

12. significāciǒun n.

61 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) A symbol; in significacioun, as a symbol, symbolizing; (b) symbolic meaning; also, interpretation [quots.: Lydg.Pilgr.]; (c) symbolization, representation; a gret significacioun, an important…

13. simple adj.

217 quotations in 12 senses
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(a) Blameless, innocent; upright; guileless, artless; (b) of the eyes:?innocent, not sinful; ?sound, healthy; -- used fig.

14. 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…

15. tīme n.(2)

847 quotations in 22 senses
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(a) Temporal duration; the duration of the world;—also pl.; worldes time; fulnesse (ful-filling, plente) of time, the full measure of time, appointed time; thinges of time, temporal things; under the