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1. dēfens(e n.

Additional spellings: defense
122 quotations in 9 senses
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(a) Act of defending oneself (or sb. else) by fighting, defense; comen to defens, to come to someone's defense; don defens, maken defens, stonden at defens, to defend oneself; also, to fight; for (in)

2. entenciǒun n.

66 quotations in 7 senses
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(a) Purpose, intention, or design; aim or object; final entencioun, ultimate purpose or goal; (b) of entencioun, on purpose, intentionally; of on entencioun, with fixed purpose; unanimously.

3. mortificāciǒun n.

17 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) Death; (b) renunciation of self and the world; mortificacioun of the flesh (bodi), mortificacioun of sinne, penitential asceticism.

4. prē̆cept(e n.

Additional spellings: precepte
43 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) A commandment regulating human conduct, precept; esp. a divine command or injunction; one of the Ten Commandments; a precept as distinguished from a counsel [cp. counseil 5. (e)]; a rule of…

5. prō̆vocāciǒun n.

12 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) Incitement, urging; (b) prayer for forgiveness, supplication; (c) med. & surg. the inducing of a bodily function; stimulation of the hemorrhoidal veins; (d) law an appeal, esp. to a higher court…

6. prō̆vō̆ken v.

58 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) To seek forgiveness of (God), supplicate; ppl. provoking, seeking or eliciting forgiveness; (b) law to appeal (a case to a higher authority).

7. reule n.

251 quotations in 10 senses
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(a) A general principle governing morals and conduct; also, fig. of Christ: a model or norm for morality; (b) a particular rule of conduct, a moral precept; reule of largesse (prudence); (c) a set of…

8. 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…