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1. accident n.

52 quotations in 4 senses
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Something that happens or occurs; a fortuitous happening.

2. 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…

3. advocacīe, advō̆cātie n.

Additional spellings: advocatie
4 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) Theol. Power to intercede, intercession; (b) law a charge or accusation.

4. akennen v.(2)

19 quotations in 2 senses
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Produce, give rise to (sth.); pass. develop, arise.

5. āliē̆n n.

31 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) A member of a foreign nation or country, a foreigner; (b) a foreign resident or merchant, an alien; an alien born; (c) theol. a stranger or transient.

6. āliēn, ālien adj.

36 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…

7. aliēnen v.

33 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).

8. alighten v.(1)

62 quotations in 6 senses
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To descend from a position: (a) get off, dismount; alighten (doun) of; descend (from the cross, from heaven); (b) of light or lightning: descend, issue (from the sky); (c) of the sea: alighten lou

9. alleǧǧen, allēgen v.(1)

Additional spellings: allegen
61 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…

10. allegorīe n.

13 quotations in 2 senses
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Theol. One of the four methods or levels in the interpretation of Holy Writ [i.e. the literal (temporal), spiritual (allegorical), moralizing (tropological), and mystical (anagogical)]: spiritual…

11. amendāble adj.

2 quotations in 1 sense
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Theol. (a) Susceptible to betterment or salvation; (b) capable of inducing betterment or salvation.

12. amend(e)ment n.

Additional spellings: amendement
52 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…

13. 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.

14. 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…

15. amendinge ger.

32 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) Correction; righting (of a wrong); med. rectification (of a condition); emendation (of a text); (b) repairing, mending.

16. angin n.

12 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) Of a period of time: the beginning; (b) the onset (of a disease); (c) activity, behavior.

17. an(n)unciāciǒun n.

Additional spellings: annunciacioun
15 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

18. answēre n.

59 quotations in 5 senses
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A reply to an inquiry or request; maken answere, yeven answere (ayain), to reply, give an explanation; quethen to answere, say in reply; final answere, definite answer or decision.

19. answēren, -ien v.

Additional spellings: answerien
119 quotations in 10 senses
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(a) Intransitive To give a reply; answeren ayain, reply; answeren and sain (quethen); (b) transitive with the reply as direct object: to reply (sth.); -- with obj. or obj. clause; (c) intransitive

20. aredden v.

16 quotations in 2 senses
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To deliver or save (a person, a country, etc., as from bondage, captivity, a siege, an enemy); liberate, set free, relieve; -- also without obj.; often with of (with) phrase.