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1. alteraciǒun n.

15 quotations in 2 senses
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Phil., physiol., med., alch.: (a) Change, transformation, transmutation; (b) change for the worse, deterioration; evel alteracioun; ill effect or result; (c) change for the better, amelioration…

2. alterāten v.

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

3. 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…

4. arēren, arẹ̄ren v.

130 quotations in 15 senses
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(a) To raise (sth.) to a vertical position; to set upright; areren up; (b) of a horse: to rear.

5. bī̆nden v.

370 quotations in 19 senses
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(a) To tie (sth.) up, as with a cord; bind (sheaves); gather or hold together, as with a girdle; tie (a bag, purse) shut; tie off, as with a tourniquet; (b) to tie or fasten (sth. to sth. else), tie…

6. chaufen v.

67 quotations in 6 senses
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(a) To make (sth. or sb.) warm, heat; chaufen the bath, warm the bath water; (b) to warm (oneself); (c) to grow warm or hot.

7. constreinen v.

105 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…

8. dēfīen v.(2)

59 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) To digest (food, drink); carry on digestive processes; defien with teth, masticate; defiing, promoting digestion, digestible; (b) to be digested; (c) to make (sb., the stomach) digest; (d) of…

9. dēfīing ger.(2)

14 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) The digestive process; act of digesting (food, etc.); defiing of stomak, the ability of the stomach to digest; (b) being digested, digestion.

10. dīǧesten v.

29 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) To digest (food, drink); carry on digestive processes; (b) to make (one's stomach) digest; (c) of wine: to cause (food) to be digested; (d) of plants: to transform and assimilate (fluids).

11. dīǧestī̆f adj. & n.

9 quotations in 2 senses
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As adj.: (a) med. able to break down pathological matter, humors, etc.; medecin digestif, a digestive medicine, a drug that prepares pathological matter for evacuation; (b) physiol. having to do with…

12. dīǧestiǒun n.

40 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) The digestion of food and drink; first digestioun, the digestive process carried on principally in the stomach and intestines; (b) the capacity for digesting food or drink; (c) digestibleness; of

13. dissolven v.

61 quotations in 9 senses
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(a) To break up or dissolve (a solid); dissolven to (into), reduce (a solid) to (a liquid), liquify; (b) of a solid: to break up or melt; of dew: evaporate; of a cloud: to break up, vanish; -- also…

14. distemperen v.

33 quotations in 6 senses
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Physiol. To upset the proper balance of the humors or qualities.

15. drauing(e ger.

Additional spellings: drauinge
66 quotations in 7 senses
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(a) The action of pulling; pulling a plow, towing a ship, hauling with a cart; drauing bi her, tearing the hair; drauing up anker, weighing anchor; (b) drawing a sword; drawing the string of a bow…

16. drīen v.(1)

99 quotations in 7 senses
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(a) To make (sth.) dry; dry (oneself, one's clothes); evaporate the moisture from (sth.); (b) to dry (sth.) by wiping, wipe dry; wipe away (tears); dry (one's eyes); (c) to make (moisture) evaporate…

17. eie n.(1)

486 quotations in 19 senses
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(a) The organ of vision, the eye; (b) bodili (erthli, fleshes, fleshli, outer) eie.

18. enǧendren v.

59 quotations in 9 senses
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Of progenitors: to beget or have (offspring); of offspring: to be begotten, born, or descended.

19. grẹ̄ne adj.

206 quotations in 6 senses
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(a) Green, of the colour of grass; (b) of the skin or complexion: green; also, pale, colorless, livid; gul and grene, pale and grene; (c) as symbolic of inconstancy or envy; (d) grene cloth, the…

20. harden v.

50 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) To make (sth.) physically hard or rigid, harden; provide (sth.) with a hard edge or point; harden into, change (sth.) into (sth. else) by hardening; (b) to make (sth.) encrusted or hardened (on to…

21. istoppen v.

30 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) To obstruct (a doorway with a physical barrier), block; also, block (someone's way); -- used in fig. context; (b) to block (a stream, river, etc.), dam up; prevent (water) from flowing or finding…

22. līf n.

595 quotations in 10 senses
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(a) Animate existence, vitality, life; also, the vegetable and animal life effected in a human being by the natural or vital spirit [cp. ld.]; also personified; lif and deth, the entire fate (of sb.)…

23. norishen v.

256 quotations in 12 senses
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(a) To supply (sb.) with food or drink, feed; provide (an organism) with nutriment, nourish; also fig.; refl. take nourishment, feed oneself; (b) to provide nutrients, afford nourishment; ppl. norishi

24. 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…

25. ō̆vertū̆r(e n.

Additional spellings: overture
13 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) An opening, aperture; (b) med. & physiol. an opening made in an aposteme to promote healing; also, an internal passage of the body [last quot.].

26. pẹ̄rcen v.

260 quotations in 10 senses
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(a) To thrust a weapon, a horn, a needle, etc., through or into (sb. or sth., part of the body, armor, etc.); cut into (skin or flesh); shoot missiles into (sth.); percen of, pierce (sth.); percen

27. 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)…

28. putten v.

1278 quotations in 42 senses
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(a) To push, shove, thrust; strike a blow, smite; putten with fet, trample, kick; putten with fet and hondes, thrust with feet and hands; putten ayen, push against (sb.); stumble against (sb.); putten

29. putting(e ger.

Additional spellings: puttinge
76 quotations in 10 senses
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(a) The action of striking or thrusting; (b) the action of pushing or shoving; the action of poking [quot.: Palladius]; putting of hete, pressure of heat; o peine of putting oute of eien, on pain of…

30. quā̆litẹ̄ n.

113 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

31. 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.

32. replēte adj. & ppl.

52 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) Filled (with sth.), full; filled (with men); covered (with water, gems); (b) of persons: filled with food or drink, sated, satisfied; also, provided (with delicacies); also, spiritually satisfied…

33. resolven v.

89 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…

34. resolving(e ger.

Additional spellings: resolvinge
9 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) The process of reducing (a doctrine, etc.) to its fundamental principles, mental analysis; (b) med. & physiol. the process of softening or dissolving a humor, matter, etc., dissipation of…

35. respirāciǒun n.

11 quotations in 1 sense
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Med. & physiol.: (a) The act or process of breathing, inhalation and exhalation of air by the lungs; also, pl. acts or instances of breathing; (b) peripheral or insensible respiration, believed to be…

36. rọ̄ten v.(3)

95 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) To put forth roots, take root; also fig.; (b) ben roted, to put forth roots, be rooted, be established; ppl. roted as adj., of a tree: established; (c) ben roted, to be filled or covered with…

37. sā̆d adj.

312 quotations in 12 senses
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(a) Sated, surfeited; satisfied; ben sad of, to be weary or tired of (sb. or sth.); (b) as noun: satiety, weariness.

38. shō̆t n.

100 quotations in 7 senses
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(a) A missile, such as an arrow, a dart, spear, cannon projectile, etc.; also fig.; -- often coll.; shot of honde, darts, javelins, etc.; casting shot, a missile; sheten (oute) shot; (b) coll. weapons…

39. stifnes(se n.

Additional spellings: stifnesse
10 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) Rigidity, inflexibility; hardness; (b) med. & physiol. inelasticity or lack of suppleness in the body or its parts; pathological difficulty in moving; (c) strength; also, strength of character…

40. stō̆nden v.(1)

1461 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

41. stoppen v.

235 quotations in 12 senses
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(a) To obstruct (a street, lane, passage, an entrance, etc.) with a physical barrier, block; close (a port), prevent access to; blockade (the sea), close to traffic; block (someone's way); also fig.

42. stopping(e ger.

Additional spellings: stoppinge
35 quotations in 7 senses
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(a) The act or fact of obstructing a road or lane; also, prohibiting access to a lane; the act or fact of obstructing the flow of water, blocking or damming a river or ditch; maken stopping, to make…

43. tāken v.

3085 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…

44. temperāt(e adj.

Additional spellings: temperate
98 quotations in 6 senses
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(a) Of a person, a person's disposition or nature, an attribute, etc.: mild, gentle; restrained, self-controlled, prudent; (b) of a person, a person's eating, physical activity, etc.: mod erate…

45. tempre adj.

19 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) Of a person: restrained in conduct; of a person's behavior: temperate, moderate; (b) of sleep, diet: moderate; of a bath: of moderate warmth; of the quality of heat in food, drink, or a bodily…

46. thing n.

699 quotations in 17 senses
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That which exists by itself, a substance; a kind of substance.

47. tọ̄̆shēden v.

28 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) To separate (persons); (b) to part (hair), ?comb; (c) to cause (vapor) to precipitate (into rain, hail, etc.); precipitate (vapor) out of the air.

48. trǒublī adj.

31 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) Turbid, murky; also, full of impurities, thickened, gross; of moving water: turbulent, churning; also fig. and in fig. context; (b) physiol. & med. of the brain: dense, not subtle; also, impaired…

49. underputten v.

51 quotations in 7 senses
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(a) To place (fire, fuel) at the base of something; underputten to, put (sb., sth., oneself) under (sth., an animal, oneself);—also without obj. [1st quot.]; underputten here nekkes, fig. put their…

50. unkīnd(e adj.

Additional spellings: unkinde
196 quotations in 7 senses
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(a) Not in accord with the regular course of nature, unnatural, bizarre; of weather: unseasonable, unusual; of an act: against human nature; of an animal’s behavior or actions: uncharacteristic…

51. unkīndelī adj.

49 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) Not in accord with the regular course of nature, unnatural, extraordinary; of medical treatment: unusual, unorthodox; in unkindeli time, prematurely (b) of a plant: developing, as by suckers, in…

52. unstoppen v.

14 quotations in 5 senses
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Ppl. unstopped, of the entrance to a reservoir: not closed, left open;—used in fig. context.

53. vertū n.

467 quotations in 20 senses
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Physical strength, power; force, energy; also, vigor; also, stamina; vertu of bering (child-beringe), the strength to give birth.

54. walming(e ger.

Additional spellings: walminge
3 quotations in 1 sense
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Med. & physiol. The churning or roiling of fluids in the body; walming abouten herte, walming of the stomak, a sensation of queasiness, nausea; ?heartburn.

55. warm adj.

93 quotations in 6 senses
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(a) Of the sun, a fire: radiating a considerable degree of heat (b) of weather, wind: characterized by pleasantly warm temperatures, mild, balmy; ?also, hot, scorching [last quot.]; (c) of a day,…

56. wē̆t adj.

150 quotations in 8 senses
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(a) Consisting of moisture, flowing, fluid, wet, liquid;—freq. used pleonastically of liquid substances: wet se (teres), reines (teres, wateres, etc.) wet (b) full of moisture; of cheese: ?fresh;…

57. wil(le n.

Additional spellings: wille
440 quotations in 15 senses
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(a) The appetitive and volitional faculty of the soul;—often as contrasted with reason, imagination, etc.; also in fig. context; also person.; volition; also, the soul in its appetitive operations…

58. withdrawing(e ger.

Additional spellings: withdrawinge
53 quotations in 8 senses
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(a) The act of retreating from battle or combat (b) hesitation, reluctance to act or to undergo some experience; (c) refl. the act of staying away from or shunning a person or thing; (d) withdrawing

59. wọ̄d(e adj.

Additional spellings: wode
298 quotations in 8 senses
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(a) Of persons or other sentient beings: insane, mentally deranged, of unsound mind, out of one’s mind; wod man, a madman; wod sik [OE wōd-sēoc], insane, mad; brain wod, out of one’s mind; waxen wod

60. yēven v.

1369 quotations in 35 senses
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(a) To give alms, gifts, etc., give something voluntarily, make a gift; give generously (to sb.); give alms, gifts, etc. (to sb.) in response to a request; also, in partitive construction: yeven of