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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. dēfenden v.

188 quotations in 12 senses
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(a) To fight in defense of (sth.), defend (sb.) by fighting; fight defensively; defenden from, defend against (sb.); (b) refl. to defend oneself; also, put up a fight; defenden ayen, defenden fro

3. 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

4. prō̆vō̆ken v.

58 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) To seek forgiveness of (God), supplicate; ppl. provoking, seeking or eliciting forgiveness; (b) law to appeal (a case to a higher authority).

5. purǧen v.(1)

157 quotations in 6 senses
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(a) To purify or cleanse (sth.), make clean or pure; rid (the Church, the Temple, a town) of objectionable persons or things; (b) to purify (metal) by fire, refine; also fig.; scour (metal), remove…

6. repellen v.

16 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) To repel (sb. or sth.), repulse; resist (fate); drive away (evil, a vice); also, quench (thirst); repellen of, drive off (darkness); (b) to refuse (a request); reject (an argument); reject…

7. sāven v.

335 quotations in 12 senses
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(a) To afford or bring about safety; also, bring victory [1st quot.]; (b) to deliver (sb., a city, people, etc.) from some danger; rescue (sb. or sth.), bring to safety; -- also refl.; recover (a…

8. 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.…