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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. advocacīe, advō̆cātie n.

Additional spellings: advocatie
5 quotations in 1 sense
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Law (a) the activity of a professional pleader in courts of law, advocacy; (b) the advocacy performed by a prosecutor, a charge or accusation; (c) theol. intercession or advocacy on behalf of a sinner…

3. āliēn, ālien adj.

37 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) Of nationality, domicile, or provenience: foreign (ruler, merchant, etc.); foreign (country); foreign (goods, ship, etc.); (b) of a religious establishment: granted or subject to a foreign…

4. aliēnen v.

35 quotations in 4 senses
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Law (a) To transfer or surrender one's title to property or rights, alienate (property or a right); alienen awei; alienen in fe simple (taille); (b) to divert (property to a different purpose).

5. alleǧǧen, allēgen v.(1)

Additional spellings: allegen
62 quotations in 4 senses
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Law To make a formal declaration in court, either by way of bringing a charge, in defense against a charge, in support of a right, or in justification of a claim; alleggen matier, present evidence…

6. amend(e)ment n.

Additional spellings: amendement
53 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) Correction or rectification (of a bad situation, a fault, an error, etc.); bringen in amendment, set to rights; stonden upon amendment, be subject to correction; on amendment, ?on pain of a fine…

7. amē̆nden v.

167 quotations in 13 senses
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(a) To remedy (a lack, a fault, a bad situation); correct, rectify, right (a wrong, an injustice, an error); (b) to correct or emend (a text, etc.); used ironically in Wycl.Papa.

8. amē̆nde(s n.

Additional spellings: amendes
36 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) Reparation, retribution, amends (as for an offense or crime, or for harm done); don, maken, paien amende, make amends, compensate; -- often with of phrase; (b) reparation demanded by, or owing to…

9. an(n)unciāciǒun n.

Additional spellings: annunciacioun
16 quotations in 2 senses
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Theol. (a) The announcement of the incarnation of Christ, made by the angel Gabriel to the Virgin; (b) the church festival commemorating that event (March 25); (the feste of) the anunciacioun of our

10. assẹ̄th n.

43 quotations in 3 senses
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Fulfillment, satisfaction, reparation; maken (don) asseth, give satisfaction: (a) fulfillment of a wish, expectation or requirement; (b) fulfilling of a need; (c) satisfactory answer to a question or…

11. assīse n.

166 quotations in 12 senses
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(a) A session of a court charged with the deliberation and disposition of civil actions (esp. actions concerning land tenure and imprisonment); the deliberations of such a court (the gathering of…

12. bidel n.

39 quotations in 3 senses
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One who makes announcements or carries messages and performs other services on the authority of a lord, court, guild, etc.; herald, town crier, summoner; bidel hod, a beadle's hood; bidel land (a…

13. blasfēmen v.

18 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) To utter blasphemy against (God, Christ, etc.); -- with or without obj.; (b) theol. to speak or act in a manner offering insult to God, commit blasphemy.

14. blasfemīe n.

23 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) Uttered insult or irreverence to God, blasphemy (against God or anything holy; also, against heathen gods); a kind or example of blasphemy; (b) theol. any action, belief, or utterance offering…

15. braunch n.

64 quotations in 6 senses
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A branch or twig of a tree, vine, or other plant; a frond of a palm; also fig.; braunch of pes, the olive branch brought by the dove to Noah; braunch gaderer, one who prunes or gathers branches.

16. chaier(e n.

Additional spellings: chaiere
64 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) A comfortable seat, such as a chair, armchair, couch, or lounge; long chaier; (b) a sedan chair or litter; (c) chaier of esement, a stool for relieving oneself; (d) chaier boue, ?the frame of a…

17. commū̆naltẹ̄ n.

61 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) The people of a country, county, city, etc.; a people, nation; a commonwealth, community; (b) theol. communion; communalte of .. seintes.

18. comprehenden v.

81 quotations in 7 senses
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(a) Of an area: to contain or include (sth.); (b) to enclose (sth. in an area).

19. condempnen v.

32 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) To pass adverse judgment upon (sth. or sb.), regard as evil or guilty; condemn, criticize; (b) to bear witness against (sb.), accuse; denounce (one person to another).

20. confūsiǒun n.

53 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) Destruction, ruin; death; bringen to confusioun; (b) a source or cause of ruin; (c) theol. perdition, damnation.