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1. accidence n.

8 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) Phil. A non-essential or incidental characteristic, a temporary and variable property of a thing; bi accidence, through a secondary means, indirectly; of accidence, without affecting or involving…

2. accident n.

52 quotations in 4 senses
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Something that happens or occurs; a fortuitous happening.

3. affirmatī̆f, -ī̆ve adj. as n.

Additional spellings: affirmative
5 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) Phil. An affirmative proposition, a positive statement or inference; (b) the positive form or aspect of something; in affirmatives, in positive functions (as opposed to failure to function); wil

4. alteraciǒun n.

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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…

5. antimber n.

2 quotations in 1 sense
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Phil. Substance.

6. ap(p)etīt n.

Additional spellings: appetit
85 quotations in 5 senses
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Physiol. & psych. An inherent urge or drive attributed to the various organs of the body (such as the genitals, the stomach, the senses), to the mental 'faculties', or to the organism as a whole…

7. ark(e n.

Additional spellings: arke
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(a) A chest or box; a large box or bin for storing meal or grain; a coffer for money or valuables, treasure chest; a coffin; (b) ark keper, a treasurer; ark maker, ark wright, a maker of chests or…

8. ed-wist n.

Additional spellings: edwist
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Phil. Substance, being.

9. effect n.

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(a) Execution or completion (of an act); attainment or consummation (of a desire, an aim); fulfillment or realization (of a wish, a prayer, a dream); (b) comen to effect, achieve or attain to; produce…

10. ensaumplēre n.

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Phil. (a) The divine exemplar (in the Platonic sense); the prototype of the universe, existing in the mind of God and embodied in the phenomena of the material universe; (b) an individual copy of a…

11. entelechia n.

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Phil. Entelechy, the form or essence of a living thing.

12. essencia, -ie n.

Additional spellings: essencie, ensencie
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(a) Phil. Substance, or true being, as distinguished from accidental qualities; (b) theol. divine essence or being; that in respect of which the three persons of the Trinity are one.

13. estimāciǒun n.

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(a) bi estimacioun, for estimacioun, according to an appraisal or estimate, at an estimate; (b) above(n estimacioun, withouten estimacioun, beyond estimate or calculation, immeasurable, innumerable…

14. exaumplārie n.

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(a) A model of conduct to be imitated, a pattern of virtue; taken exaumplarie of, to imitate; (b) the pattern or model according to which something is to be constructed (c) a textual exemplar, a copy…

15. exaumple n.

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(a) An instance typical of a class, an illustration of a general truth; (b) used absol.: for example; exaumple of grace, exaumple as thus; (c) a sample of a commodity.

16. exaumplē̆re n.

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A specific instance illustrating a general truth.

17. expērience n.

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Phil. The method or process of acquiring knowledge or understanding by observation, esp. through sensory perception, as opposed to gaining knowledge through logical inference or speculation; inductive…

18. figūre n.

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Shape, form, appearance: (a) visible or tangible shape or form; general appearance; bodili figure, figure of this world; of the face: expression; (b) of a living being: bodily form, appearance (often…

19. fō̆rme n.

249 quotations in 17 senses
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(a) The physical shape of something, contour, outline; the figure or shape (of a person), body; also fig.; (b) forme and shape, shape or forme, forme and shafte, etc.

20. idea n.

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Phil. & theol. The archetype of a thing as existing in the mind of God, the Platonic 'idea' [cp. forme n. 14a. & exaumple 5.].

21. imā̆ǧināciǒun n.

87 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) Phil. The faculty of forming mental images from sense data and of retaining them either immediately or when recalled from memory; (b) more narrowly: the faculty of receiving images from the…

22. imā̆ǧinātī̆f adj. & n.

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Phil. (a) Employing mental images; vertu imaginatif, the ability to form and retain images formed from data supplied from the senses or the communis sensus; also, the faculty of combining images into…

23. īrascī̆ble adj. as n.

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Phil. One of the three powers of the soul, the power to hate and reject evil.

24. nōte n.(3)

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(a) A song, melody; also, tune, the setting of a song; kinges note [see king 1b. (h)]; (b) music; vocal or instrumental music, singing or playing; (c) the song of a bird, bird song; the characteristic…

25. stǒund(e n.

Additional spellings: stounde
226 quotations in 10 senses
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(a) A relatively short space or length of time, a while; daies stound, the duration of the day; within a (litel) stound; (b) in (a) stound, in (a) litel (lite) stound, in a stound while, in a feue

26. subǧet n.

124 quotations in 6 senses
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(a) One who is obedient to another or to the wishes of another; a servant; a lover; also fig.; also, something which may be put to the service of man; (b) one who is absolutely under the control of or…

27. subsistence n.

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Phil. That which makes a substance a self-subsistent being.

28. substanciāl n.

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(a) Phil. That which pertains to the very nature of a thing; also, a fundamental part of something; (b) ?the essential nature of something, or its being; ?error for substancial adj. 1.(a); (c) a…

29. Topikes n. plural

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Phil. The title of Aristotle's treatise on the use of commonplaces in dialectical argument.

30. turn(e n.

Additional spellings: turne
85 quotations in 12 senses
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A turn, rotation, or revolution about an axis or center; welkenes turn, the turning of the heavens.

31. ūniversā̆litẹ̄ n.

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Phil. Abstract knowledge of a class, derived from generalizing about knowledge of its members; also, the ability to make such generalizations.

32. unshā̆pnesse n.

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Phil. Formlessness.