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1. actūā̆l, -ē̆l adj.

Additional spellings: actuel
22 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) Of things, conditions, emotions, qualities: existing in fact, real; of actions: really done; (b) surg. real (as opposed to potential); actual cauterie, a cauterizing operation involving the…

2. callǒus adj.

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Surg. Of flesh, skin, etc.: hardened, pathologically hard.

3. decorātī̆f adj.

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

4. dē̆fensī̆f adj.

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(a) Of weapons, armor: defensive; (b) med. & surg. of a bandage: preventing the spread of pus or other fluids; of a medicine or ointments: preventing the growth or spread of disease, preventive…

5. fervent adj.

90 quotations in 5 senses
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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).

6. grōs adj.

40 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) Large; gros glot (spiking), a kind of large nail or spike; (b) anat. of bodily parts, organs, structures: large, thick.

7. hūmectā̆tī̆f adj.

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(a) Med. Of food: increasing moisture in the body, diluent; (b) surg. of medicines: moistening, increasing moisture.

8. hūmorā̆l adj.

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Med. & surg. Consisting of humors or of pus; filled with humors or with pus.

9. imā̆ǧinātī̆f adj. & n.

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Phil. (a) Employing mental images; vertu imaginatif, the ability to form and retain images formed from data supplied from the senses or the communis sensus; also, the faculty of combining images into…

10. malīgne adj.

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(a) Wicked, sinful; (b) of a planet: having a harmful influence; (c) surg. infected, ?gangrenous.

11. mē̆chanī̆c adj.

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(a) Of a craft or skill: having do with tools, mechanical; also, manual; craftes mechanic; (b) surg. instrument mechanic, a manually devised instrument.

12. metallīne adj. & n.

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(a) Metallic; (b) surg. of medicines: containing metal or a metal compound; as noun: metalline medicines.

13. mī̆tigātī̆f adj. & n.

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

14. mordificātī̆ve adj.

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Med. & surg. (a) Distressing, tormenting; (b) corrosive; as noun: a caustic or corrosive medicine.

15. mundificātī̆f adj.

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Med. & surg. Cleansing.

16. plain(e adj.

Additional spellings: plaine
265 quotations in 6 senses
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(a) Flat, level, even; of geographic areas: low in elevation, lowland; broad, flat; also, of an engraving: worked in low relief; plain contre (ground, place, thing), a plain, plateau, or lowland…

17. potenciāl(e adj. Also plural (as n.)

Additional spellings: potenciale
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(a) Latent, potential; (b) surg. of a cautery or cauterizing agent: being a caustic or escharotic medicine used as an alternative to a hot iron; potencial cauterie, cauterie potencial.

18. prēservātī̆f adj.

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(a) Med. & surg. Of a treatment, regimen, etc.: serving to prevent or protect against a disease or morbid condition; preventive, prophylactic; also fig.; preservatif of; (b) of a treatment: tending to…

19. 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.

20. prǒud adj.

228 quotations in 8 senses
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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

21. remollī̆tī̆f adj.

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Surg. Of a medicine: softening.

22. 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…