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1. 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…

2. sacrifīce n.

81 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) The act of offering a life (animal or human) to a deity as an act of propitiation or homage, a ritual slaughter, often followed by immolation of the victim; the formal offering up of produce, a…

3. 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…

4. spiritū̆āl adj.

119 quotations in 8 senses
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(a) Immaterial; consisting solely of intellect, purely intellectual; (b) having the properties of the immaterial: of virtues: unbounded, infinite; of torment: intangible; (c) phil. & theol. of form…

5. subǧet n.

124 quotations in 6 senses
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(a) One who is obedient to another or to the wishes of another; a servant; a lover; also fig.; also, something which may be put to the service of man; (b) one who is absolutely under the control of or…

6. substaunce n.

215 quotations in 8 senses
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(a) A type or kind of thing; a thing; also, a material thing; up substaunce, above material things, spiritual, transcendent; (b) an entity possessing physical properties; -- used of the incarnate…

7. sufficient adj.

113 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) Adequate for a purpose, enough, sufficient; of adequate number, size, strength, etc. for a certain purpose; also, appropriate [quots. 1st & ?c1425]; (b) sufficient to, adequate for (sb. or sth.)…

8. 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.

9. wīn(e n.(2)

Additional spellings: wine
141 quotations in 6 senses
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(a) An alcoholic drink, usu. made from crushed whole grapes or from grape juice; also fig. and in fig. context; couchen win, to place a stock of wine in storage; fillen the win, give (sb.) the wine…