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1. dēd adj.

290 quotations in 16 senses
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(a) Of persons, animals, bodies, parts of bodies: dead, no longer alive; also fig.; ben ded, to be dead; (b) of trees, flowers, etc.: dead.

2. dēfending ger.

23 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) The act of defending; defense against physical harm, protection; the defending, defense of yourself, self-defense; (b) a means of defense; a covering; a fortification.

3. dēfens(e n.

Additional spellings: defense
122 quotations in 9 senses
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(a) Act of defending oneself (or sb. else) by fighting, defense; comen to defens, to come to someone's defense; don defens, maken defens, stonden at defens, to defend oneself; also, to fight; for (in)

4. entenciǒun n.

66 quotations in 7 senses
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(a) Purpose, intention, or design; aim or object; final entencioun, ultimate purpose or goal; (b) of entencioun, on purpose, intentionally; of on entencioun, with fixed purpose; unanimously.

5. liften v.

169 quotations in 8 senses
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(a) To raise (sb. or sth.) from the ground or other surface, pick (sth.) up; help (sb. on to a horse, to his feet); also fig. restore (a sinner) -- also without obj.; refl. of the sea: rise in waves…

6. mortificāciǒun n.

17 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) Death; (b) renunciation of self and the world; mortificacioun of the flesh (bodi), mortificacioun of sinne, penitential asceticism.

7. mǒuth n.

390 quotations in 11 senses
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(a) The human mouth; rof of the mouth, the palate; also fig.; (b) the mouth as a facial feature and the part of the face with or on which kisses are given.

8. prē̆cept(e n.

Additional spellings: precepte
43 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) A commandment regulating human conduct, precept; esp. a divine command or injunction; one of the Ten Commandments; a precept as distinguished from a counsel [cp. counseil 5. (e)]; a rule of…

9. prō̆vocāciǒun n.

12 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) Incitement, urging; (b) prayer for forgiveness, supplication; (c) med. & surg. the inducing of a bodily function; stimulation of the hemorrhoidal veins; (d) law an appeal, esp. to a higher court…

10. 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).

11. reule n.

251 quotations in 10 senses
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(a) A general principle governing morals and conduct; also, fig. of Christ: a model or norm for morality; (b) a particular rule of conduct, a moral precept; reule of largesse (prudence); (c) a set of…

12. 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…

13. 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…

14. voiden v.

354 quotations in 16 senses
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(a) To empty (sth.) of its contents; clear (a house, country, etc.); also, rid (a land of a belief or sentiment); also fig. and in fig. context; ppl. voidede, emptied, cleared; of a river: drained…