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1. dēceivāble adj.

57 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) Of persons or animals: deceitful, lying, treacherous; -- also as noun; (b) disloyal, seditious.

2. decorātī̆f adj.

2 quotations in 1 sense
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Med. & surg. Designed to remove or cover up blemishes, beautifying.

3. 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.

4. dē̆fensī̆f adj.

5 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) Of weapons, armor: defensive; (b) med. & surg. of a bandage: preventing the spread of pus or other fluids; of a medicine or ointments: preventing the growth or spread of disease, preventive…

5. drīe adj.(1)

207 quotations in 10 senses
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(a) Not humid, moist, or drenched; dry; (b) of land: not flooded or submerged; also, not wet or sodden; comen (driven) to drie lond, to come (drive) ashore; (c) not moistened or soaked; mid (with)

6. fervent adj.

90 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) Hot, burning, fiery; fervent hete, burning heat; (b) fervent oil, hot oil; fervent water, scalding water; (c) fervent ground (lond).

7. fǒul adj.

217 quotations in 9 senses
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(a) Dirty, filthy, soiled; (b) maken foul, to void excrement; (c) foul wei, a muddy road or path; (d) a miry place in a road or street; atte foul, at the muddy place, by the marsh; fair ne foul, for…

8. Frē̆nsh adj.

100 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) Pertaining to France [as constituted at various times], or to Frenchmen; consisting of Frenchmen; associated with France or Frenchmen; Frensh fare, courtly behavior; Frensh flour, the…

9. gīleful adj.

19 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) Deceitful, treacherous, fraudulent, dishonest; (b) of a bow: unreliable; of an operation: uncertain, hazardous; (c) of a gem: not genuine, false; (d) med. & surg. of an ulcer: gangrenous; of…

10. grẹ̄ne adj.

208 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…

11. hūmectā̆tī̆f adj.

4 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) Med. Of food: increasing moisture in the body, diluent; (b) surg. of medicines: moistening, increasing moisture.

12. hūmorā̆l adj.

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Med. & surg. Consisting of humors or of pus; filled with humors or with pus.

13. inscī̆sī̆f adj. & n.

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Med. & surg. (a) Of medicines: having the property of dispersing, diluting, or dissolving viscous, thick, or heavy humor; (b) as noun: a medicine having such a property; (c) slashing, cutting.

14. ivel adj.

300 quotations in 7 senses
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Wicked, depraved, sinful: (a) of persons, the soul; ivel man, etc.; (b) of a spirit; ivel gost, an evil spirit, a devil; the Devil; (c) of an action; ivel dede, ivel werk; (d) of speech; ivel speche,

15. mī̆tigātī̆f adj. & n.

21 quotations in 1 sense
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Med. & surg. (a) Soothing, lenitive; (b) as noun: a soothing preparation, palliative.

16. mordificātī̆ve adj.

4 quotations in 1 sense
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Med. & surg. (a) Distressing, tormenting; (b) corrosive; as noun: a caustic or corrosive medicine.

17. mundificātī̆f adj.

12 quotations in 1 sense
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Med. & surg. Cleansing.

18. ōld(e adj.

Additional spellings: olde
702 quotations in 20 senses
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(a) Of living beings: near the end of the normal span of life, advanced in age; also, of children: of an age late in childhood, pre-adolescent; (b) used disparagingly; (c) old man, a man well-advanced…

19. penetrātī̆f adj.

11 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) Med. & surg. Of medicines, ointments, etc.: penetrative, penetrating; (b) permeating, piercing; pungent, sharp; of the power of prayer: able to pierce.

20. prēservātī̆f adj.

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(a) Med. & surg. Of a treatment, regimen, etc.: serving to prevent or protect against a disease or morbid condition; preventive, prophylactic; also fig.; preservatif of; (b) of a treatment: tending to…

21. prī̆mitī̆f adj.

9 quotations in 1 sense
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In phrases: (a) primitif chirche, chirche primitif, the early Christian church; primitif chirche of engelond; (b) med. & surg. cause primitif, a non-corporeal cause of a disease.

22. prohibitī̆f adj.

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Med. & surg. prohibitif of, preventive against (a morbid or pathological condition).

23. prǒud adj.

228 quotations in 8 senses
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(a) Guilty of the sin of Pride; haughty, arrogant; also, obstinate, rebellious; (b) proudest of pride, supremely proud; proud as lucifer; proud herte, proud heart; -- also as surname or epithet; maken

24. rēdī adj.(3)

361 quotations in 12 senses
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1a. (a) Prepared, ready; (b) prepared or ready (to do sth.); (c) redi to, prepared or ready for (sb. or sth.); also, ready to perform (sth.) [quot.: a1425]; redi for (til, unto), prepared for (sth.)…

25. ruptī̆ve adj.

4 quotations in 1 sense
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Med. & surg. Caustic, escharotic.

26. superflū̆ā̆l adj.

2 quotations in 1 sense
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Med. & surg. In phrase: superflual flesh, proud flesh [cp. superflu(e adj. (f)]; also, a projecting fleshy growth.

27. superflū(e adj.

Additional spellings: superflue
36 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) Exceeding what is necessary or normal; (b) useless, worthless, vain; also, immoderate, excessive; ?foolish [quot. a1450 St.Kath.(3)]; (c) of a person: extravagant; also, of a house: ?extravagantly…