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1. carbuncle n.

59 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) A precious stone, any of the gems called carbuncles; esp., that carbuncle which shines in the dark; (b) a decorative material made of (or resembling) carbuncles; (c) something excellent or…

2. cūre n.(1)

158 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) Attention, heed; nimen cure, to pay attention; taken cure, pay attention (to sth.), be interested (in sth.); I do no cure, I do not care, I am indifferent; (b) fondness, liking, partiality…

3. declināciǒun n.

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(a) A hanging downward; (b) deterioration, degeneration.

4. decorātī̆f adj.

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Med. & surg. Designed to remove or cover up blemishes, beautifying.

5. 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.

6. fervent adj.

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(a) Hot, burning, fiery; fervent hete, burning heat; (b) fervent oil, hot oil; fervent water, scalding water; (c) fervent ground (lond).

7. hūmectāciǒun n.

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

8. imbeuen v.

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(a) To initiate (sb. in the Christian faith), teach; imbeuen with; (b) med. & surg. to keep (sores) wet with humors or pus; ppl. imbeued, of a substance: soaked, saturated; of a liquid: having soaked…

9. inscī̆siǒun n.

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Surg. (a) The act of cutting into a bodily part; (b) a surgical operation; (c) a slash, cut; also, a cut made in surgery; (d) that which is cut off in circumcision, the prepuce.

10. menstrūe n.

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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.

11. mī̆tigātī̆f adj. & n.

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Med. & surg. (a) Soothing, lenitive; (b) as noun: a soothing preparation, palliative.

12. mordicāciǒun n.

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Med. & surg. (a) Stinging, irritation, distress; (b) corrosiveness, causticity.

13. operāciǒun n.

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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…

14. opīlāciǒun n.

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Med. and surg. Obstruction or blockage in a wound, the gall bladder, etc.; an obstruction or obstructed condition of a nerve, etc.; opilacioun superficiale, an external obstruction.

15. parbrāken v.(1)

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(a) To break into or through (a fortification); (b) to dash oneself to pieces; (c) med. and surg. to fracture (limbs or other parts of the body); break open (a wound).

16. prē̆cept(e n.

Additional spellings: precepte
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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…

17. prēparāciǒun n.

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(a) A preliminary act or operation, a previous setting in order; also, a precautionary measure; (b) med. & surg. the action or process of preparing a wound, an injury, etc., for treatment; the action…

18. prī̆mitī̆f adj.

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In phrases: (a) primitif chirche, chirche primitif, the early Christian church; primitif chirche of engelond; (b) med. & surg. cause primitif, a non-corporeal cause of a disease.

19. prǒud adj.

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(a) Guilty of the sin of Pride; haughty, arrogant; also, obstinate, rebellious; (b) proudest of pride, supremely proud; proud as lucifer; proud herte, proud heart; -- also as surname or epithet; maken

20. prō̆vocāciǒun n.

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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…

21. prō̆vō̆ken v.

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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).

22. remedī(e n.

Additional spellings: remedie
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(a) Relief from distress, trouble, pain, etc., help, alleviation; a remedy for a situation, means of relief; means of evading a difficulty, solution, recourse; alternative; bi remedi of, by means of…

23. ruptūre n.

24 quotations in 3 senses
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Med. & surg.: (a) The breaking of a bodily swelling or bliser; (b) rupture of a vein, the cornea, etc.; (c) hernia, rupture; rupturedindimal (inguinale), hernia in the groin region; (d) a bone…

24. sē̆parāciǒun n.

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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…

25. significāciǒun n.

61 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) A symbol; in significacioun, as a symbol, symbolizing; (b) symbolic meaning; also, interpretation [quots.: Lydg.Pilgr.]; (c) symbolization, representation; a gret significacioun, an important…

26. solūciǒun n.

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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.

27. superflū(e adj.

Additional spellings: superflue
36 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) Exceeding what is necessary or normal; (b) useless, worthless, vain; also, immoderate, excessive; ?foolish [quot. a1450 St.Kath.(3)]; (c) of a person: extravagant; also, of a house: ?extravagantly…