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1. avoiden v.

96 quotations in 6 senses
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(a) To empty (a place), clear (of people); to empty (sb.); fig. to rid (the heart of sadness); avoiden of; (b) med. to cleanse (the body of rotten humors, etc.); avoiden fro, avoiden of; to evacuate…

2. dēfīen v.(2)

61 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) To digest (food, drink); carry on digestive processes; defien with teth, masticate; god to defien, beneficial to digestion; ppl. defiing, promoting digestion, digestible; (b) to be digested; (c)…

3. frēten v.(1)

138 quotations in 6 senses
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(a) To devour (something), to eat up; (b) to eat (something); esp., to eat hungrily or greedily; freten fil, to eat (one's) fill; freten of, to partake of, eat of; freten up, to eat up, devour; (c) to…

4. 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

5. pẹ̄rcen v.

267 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

6. 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…

7. purseuen v.

193 quotations in 9 senses
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(a) To follow, go behind; go in pursuit in order to overtake; purseuen after, follow in pursuit; -- also, with prep. phr.: purseuen after, follow after (sb.); purseuen upon, follow upon (someone's…

8. relēsen v.(1)

122 quotations in 5 senses
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To revoke (a decree, an interdict, agreement, etc.), cancel, lift; commute (a penalty), remit; override (a law) [quot.: a1402].

9. sparplen v.

59 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) Of people, sheep: to go in different directions, scatter, disperse; sparplen wide (abrode); sparplen from, go away or retreat from (God's face); ppl. sparplinge as adj.: straying; (b) to disperse…

10. sustẹ̄nen v.

279 quotations in 13 senses
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(a) To support (sb. or sth.) physically, hold upright; bear the weight of (sb. or sth.); prevent (sb. or sth.) from falling; also fig. & in fig. context; anat. support (a part of the body), provide a…

11. trespassen v.

93 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) To violate or fail to observe civil law, a set of regulations, code of conduct, etc.; commit a criminal offense, an infraction, an unlawful or impermissible act, etc.; engage in illicit activity…

12. trēten v.

135 quotations in 9 senses
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(a) To engage in negotiations, seek a settlement of differences; also, act as a mediator [quot. 1411]; discuss terms (of a peace, an alliance, a marriage, etc.);—also in fig. context; treten of

13. 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.…

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…