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1. ascenden v.

47 quotations in 8 senses
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(a) To move or proceed upward; ascend, climb, mount, soar; ascenden up(ward); board (a ship); light (upon sb.); (b) to ascend (a hill); rise to (the heavens); also, lift up, raise [quot. a1450]…

2. conjuncciǒun n.

31 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) The act or process of joining, combining, or uniting two or more things; the fact of being joined or united, a union; (b) sexual union or intercourse; (c) a juncture or joint.

3. derk adj.

137 quotations in 6 senses
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(a) Of a room, the underworld, the grave, etc.: lacking illumination; dark, dusky, dismal; also fig.; (b) of the atmosphere, the weather, etc.: dark (night); lowering, threatening (clouds, weather)…

4. ēlongāciǒun n.

7 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) Astron. Angular distance; (b) physiol. extension, spreading; (c) ?longing.

5. mēne adj.(2)

124 quotations in 6 senses
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(a) In a middle state between two extremes; (b) phys. & physiol. of color, temperament, food, etc.: of a mixed quality or character; (c) moderate in size or quantity; mene assise [see assise n. 6]…

6. 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…

7. quā̆litẹ̄ n.

114 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

8. skī(e n.

Additional spellings: skie
47 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) The sky, heavens, firmament; -- often pl.; also fig.; ski of night, darkness, night; al the wateres under the ski, all the rivers, etc. in the world; bi o side of the ski, in the same quadrant of…

9. stē̆de n.(1)

440 quotations in 14 senses
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(a) A particular part of space, of definite location though often of unspecified extent; a specific place on land, in the sea, or in the air; an area, a region; a spot, locality; also fig.; (b) a…

10. 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…

11. 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…

12. wā̆ter n.

710 quotations in 19 senses
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(a) Water as a naturally occurring element or substance; water as opposed to the other elements;—also pl.; wateres froren, the ice thought to surround the earth [quot. a1325] (b) precipitation;…

13. 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;…