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1. 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)…

2. remissiǒun n.

41 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) Release from duty or obligation; freeing of captives; Bibl. dai of remissioun, a holiday from work; yer of remissioun, a Jubilee year; also, a Sabbatical year; don (maken) remissioun, to grant…

3. spirit n.

342 quotations in 17 senses
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(a) Life, the principle of life; vital breath, a vital breath; also, the principle of animation, soul; also, a giver of life [quot. a1425(a1400)]; spirit of lif (quiknesse); (b) a living, rational…

4. temperaunce n.

45 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) Restraint, forbearance, moderation, temperateness;— also pl.; a habit or practice of proper restraint or moderation [quot. c1475(c1450)]; (b) temperance as one of the cardinal virtues; also person

5. vā̆pǒur n.

35 quotations in 6 senses
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(a) A moist substance arising from matter that has been heated; steam (b) water vapor drawn up naturally from the earth by the heat of the sun, forming mist, clouds, or precipitation; also, one of…

6. vertū n.

468 quotations in 20 senses
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Physical strength, power; force, energy; also, vigor; also, stamina; vertu of bering (child-beringe), the strength to give birth.

7. vessel n.

203 quotations in 6 senses
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(a) A small, portable container, esp. one for storage or serving of food or drink; a flask, pitcher, jug, cup, dish, pot, etc.; a piece of household tableware, a kitchen utensil, etc.; also, an…

8. voluntārī(e adj.

Additional spellings: voluntarie
21 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) Proceeding from, subject to, or determined by the will; arising from willfulness, arbitrary; of the mind, heart, etc.: capable of unconstrained working, directed by volition; phil. not…