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1. hūmectāciǒun n.

6 quotations in 2 senses
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Med. & surg. (a) Watering of the eyes; (b) the moistening of bodily tissues, production of moisture in tissues.

2. hūmiditẹ̄ n.

22 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) Moistness, dampness; (b) anat. & med. the primary quality of moistness.

3. levain n.

22 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) A raising agent in the making of bread; leaven, sourdough; also, bread dough; levain bred, leavened bread; (b) med. & surg. a fermenting substance used in applications to encourage suppuration…

4. menstrūe n.

14 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) Med. & surg. The menstrual flow, menstruation; -- also used in pl.; time of menstrue, a menstrual period; (b) alch. one of three subtle substances used in various alchemical processes.

5. mortifīen v.

51 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) To kill (sb.); mortifien and quikenen, of God: take and give life; also fig. destroy (sth.); render (the heart) insensible; (b) of courage: to die out; (c) ?fig.; ?meaning influenced by mortisen

6. sē̆parāciǒun n.

17 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) A severing, cutting apart, detaching; the act of cutting apart [2nd quot.]; avoidance [quot.: c1460]; also, physical circumcision [1st quot.]; maken separacioun, to make a separation; (b) med. a…

7. solūciǒun n.

25 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) An explanation, answer; also, a reason [quot.: ?a1425]; also, the act of answering a question [last quot.]; (b) an interpretation of a dream.