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1. auk(e adj.

Additional spellings: auke
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(a) From the left; of a stroke with the sword: from left to right, backhanded; (b) perverse, wrong; (c) strange, marvelous.

2. avelō̆ng adj.

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Oblong, elongated; of a round vessel: out of shape.

3. bain adj.

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(a) Willing, inclined, eager; -- often with inf. phrase; (b) prepared, ready.

4. baisk adj.

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(a) Harsh, bitter, sour (to the taste); (b) bitter (tears), grievous (sin), etc.

5. biglī adj.

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(a) Comfortable, stately (mansion); (b) perfect (happiness).

6. bleik adj.

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(a) Of complexion: pallid, sallow, pale; (b) whitish, white.

7. blō adj.

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(a) Of the body: dark, discolored, black-and-blue, livid; fig. livid with anger; blo stroke, a bruise; (b) as blo as (eni) led, as livid as lead; blak and blo, blo and wan, black-and-blue, livid; blo

8. blōt adj.(1)

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(a) Swollen; bloated, plump; (b) softened, made pliable and moist; blot fish, bloatfish.

9. bǒun adj.

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(a) Of persons: ready, prepared; also, armed; boun in, clothed in (sth.); expert in (astronomy); of things: in readiness, prepared; of a weapon: drawn; of parts of buildings: made, built; of wages or…

10. bred-ful adj.

Additional spellings: bredful
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(a) Of a container: filled to the brim, brimful; (b) of an area: completely covered; (c) completely filled, chock-full.

11. brōked adj.

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Variegated, spotted.

12. brōth adj. & n.

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Sudden, hasty; of a person: quick, eager (to do sth.).

13. cai adj.

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Left; cai fot, left foot.

14. camp adj.

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Shaggy (eyebrows).

15. cang adj. & n.

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(a) Foolish; also, lewd, worthless, ?wicked; cang eien, lustful eyes; (b) a fool.

16. clagged adj.

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?Besmeared, bedaubed, covered.

17. crask adj.

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(a) Vigorous, strong, stout, lusty; ?also, fat, plump; (b) a surname.

18. dank adj. & n.

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Wet, damp; dampness, moisture.

19. derf adj.

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(a) Bold, daring, courageous; valiant, doughty, noble (knight, king); (b) audacious, forward; impudent, wicked.

20. drī(e adj.(2)

Additional spellings: drie
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(a) Great, large, tall; of blows: hard, heavy; of a warrior: strong, valorous; driest del, greater part; (b) lasting, long; of a way or path: long, tedious; dri fro, distant from.

21. drūp adj.

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Sad, wretched.

22. gaȝhenlǣs adj.

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Of no avail, profitless.

23. gein adj.

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(a) Of a way, path: direct, short, quick; (b) at the geinest, by the shortest path; in the quickest way or manner, as rapidly as possible, at once; (c) near, nearby; (d) ?in place name [see Smith PNEl

24. geld adj.

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(a) Of a woman: sterile, barren; -- also as noun; (b) of a man: impotent, castrated; (c) of beasts: geld hors, a gelding; geld gris, geld hogge, a barrow; geld ram, geld shep, a wether; geld soue, ?a…

25. glā̆th(e adj.

Additional spellings: glathe
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Pleased, glad.

26. gleg adj.

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Only in phr.: gleg of eie, clear of sight, sharp-sighted.

27. gọ̄līke adj.

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Gay, joyful.

28. grei adj. & n.

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(a) Ash-colored, flint-colored, dull, gray; of cloth: gray, drab; of a man: gray-haired; grei hered, grei hore, grei hored, gray-haired, hoary; grei her, an old man; grei tauier, one who taws pelts…

29. greith adj.

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(a) Of people: ready; of things: ready, available; (b) skilled, competent, informed; maken greith, to tell (sb.), instruct; (c) wealthy, powerful; (d) willing.

30. greithlī adj.

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Good, pleasant, noble, splendid.

31. grindel adj.

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Fierce, angry.

32. grō adj. & n.

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(a) ?Angry, ?sorrowful; (b) as noun: a malicious spirit, a devil.

33. grū̆f(fe n. & adj. & adv.

Additional spellings: gruffe
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(a) As noun: a gruf, on (the) gruf, o gruf, face downward, on the face, prone; (b) as adj.: face downward; lien gruf; with face gruf, face downward; (c) as adv.: fallen (turnen) gruf, to fall (turn)…

34. gul adj.

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Yellow, pale; gul and grene, yellow and green, very sick looking.

35. hāk adj.

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Unsparing; hak on, ruthless toward (sb.), rough on (sb.).

36. happen adj.

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Fortunate, blessed.

37. harsk adj.

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(a) Rough-textured, coarse; (b) harsh-tasting, sour, astringent.

38. hāthelī adj.

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Scornful.

39. hauer adj.

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(a) Of persons: skillful; hauer of wille, ?willing, ready; (b) of jewels:?seemly, tasteful.

40. heil adj.

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(a) Free from disease, infirmity, or injury; healthy, sound, unharmed; heil and hol, heil and quert, heil and sound, etc.; (b) undamaged, unimpaired; heil memori, sound memory; heil wit, sound mind…

41. hēthen adj. & n.

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(a) As adj.: not Christian or Jewish; pagan, heathen; hethen lei, pagan lands or people, heathendom; hethen lond; (b) hethen man, one who is not a Christian or a Jew; (c) as noun: = hethen man; --…

42. họ̄flēs adj.

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Immoderate; unreasonable, senseless; ?as noun: something unreasonable [quot.: HMaid., St.Marg.]; at hofles, excessively.

43. il(le adj.

Additional spellings: ille
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(a) Of men & fiends: wicked, sinful, immoral; il spirit, a fiend; the il aungel, the Devil; (b) of conduct, character, advice, etc.: wicked, vicious, iniquitous; il fame, ill repute; il famed, of bad…

44. ithen adj.

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(a) Assiduous, diligent; (b) constant, permanent.

45. kē̆mpe adj.

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Of hair: coarse, shaggy; of an eel: large, coarse; as noun: a kind of large eel.

46. kēt(e adj.

Additional spellings: kete
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(a) Of warriors, knights: bold, brave; strong; of persons: distinguished, illustrious; of beasts: fierce; (b) of towns: strong; of hills: rugged, ?massive; of wind, storms: violent; of noise: loud; of…

47. kinrīk adj.

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Royal; also, as noun: royalty, a person of royal birth.

48. lastelēs adj.

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(a) Faultless, blameless, guiltless; lasteles lotes, impeccable manners or appearance; (b) physically faultless.

49. laueful adj.

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(a) Permitted by law, lawful, legal; (b) permitted by divine law or church law, moral; (c) rightful, honorable; (d) law; laueful seiing, a judge.

50. lāve adj.

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Of the ears: drooping, dangling.

51. līk adj.

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(a) Similar, alike, analogous; (b) lik to (of, til, unto, with), like (sb. or sth.); lik after, like (sb.); lik toward, like (sth.); (c) of the same level, equal; lik to, equal to (sb. or sth.), lik

52. līklī adj.

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(a) Probable; (b) in prospect (to be or do sth.), likely; (c) ?ready.

53. lọ̄s adj.

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(a) Of persons: free from fetters, imprisonment, captivity, encirclement, or physical constraint; of animals: untied, loose; of insects: moving about, at large; also fig.; (b) unimpeded in action…

54. lōth adj.

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(a) Hateful, displeasing, unpleasant; loth spel, evil tidings; (b) in impers. constructions: hem is loth, hit is hem loth, they do not wish (to do sth., that sth. be done); is me (us) loth, I (we) do…

55. lōthen adj.

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Hairy, shaggy.

56. lōthlī adj.

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(a) Fearsome, horrible, terrifying; (b) hostile, angry, arrogant; (c) of weather: adverse, threatening.

57. loue adj.

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(a) Of a building, wall, gate, hill, piece of furniture, etc.: not projecting upward very much, low; loue sho, a low shoe; maken loue, to lower (sth.), cut off the top of (a hill); (b) short; of…

58. mannish adj.

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Human; mannish kind, human nature; mannish man, human being; mannish mete, food for human beings.

59. mẹ̄k adj.

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(a) Gentle, quiet, unaggressive; of a woman: modest; of eyes: soft; mek and milde, milde and mek; (b) full of loving kindness, benevolent, kind, sweet; mek and milde, milde and mek, mek and minde; (c)…

60. mensk(e adj.

Additional spellings: menske
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(a) Honorable, praiseworthy; (b) beautiful; -- used iron.

61. mid adj. & pref.

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(a) Middle, mid-; mid strem, the middle of the stream; mid theigh (leg), the middle of the thigh (leg); in the mid se (sheld), in the middle of the sea (shield); in the mid side, ?in the middle; to

62. mīlde adj.

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(a) Merciful, forgiving; milde mod, merciful heart or spirit; (b) lenient, soft; (c) as noun: those who are merciful.

63. min(ne adj.

Additional spellings: minne
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Smaller, less, lower; -- in riming tags with more: (a) in adj. phrases, of things: more and min, great and small; of all sizes, of all dimensions; important and trivial, of every degree or kind; more

64. mirk(e adj.

Additional spellings: mirke
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(a) Of things: dark in color; that cannot be seen; also fig.; (b) of places: lacking light, dark, dusky; also fig.; (c) of the day, weather, clouds, mists, etc.: dark, overcast; of darkness: heavy…

65. mọ̄the adj.

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Weary; makede him mothe, showed himself weary, pretended to be weary.

66. muchel adj.

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With reference to amount: of property, treasure, wealth, etc.: much; of food, honey, salt, etc.: in a large amount, much; ben to muchel, of blood: to be an excessive amount; muchel god, many…

67. nais adj.

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Ashamed; ?destitute; -- only in phrases naked and nais, nais and naked.

68. nait adj.

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Useful; of the will: resolute; of strength: great; nait of, noted for.

69. nastī adj.

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Unclean, filthy.

70. nẹ̄ghum adj., adv., & prep.

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(a) As adj.: near, nearby; (b) as adv.: nearby; (c) as prep.: close to (a place).

71. nẹ̄̆r(re adj.

Additional spellings: nerre
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(a) Nearer in space or time; ner dai, an earlier date; (b) more closely related by kinship; ner kin (sibbe); (c) in proverbs.

72. nether(e adj.

Additional spellings: nethere
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(a) Low, lower, under; downward; lower part of; lower in the body when standing erect or in a part of the body held in its normal position; nether ende, the lower end of something; (b) nether berd [se…

73. Norenish adj. & n.

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(a) Norse, Norwegian; (b) as noun: Norwegians.

74. odde adj.

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(a) Of a number: odd, not even; of groups of things: odd in number; of a month: ?numbered with an odd number; odde nombre, an odd number; odde fot, an odd number of feet; odde mone, a lunation of 29…

75. ōlme adj.

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Angry, fierce, cruel.

76. orrāth adj.

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Uncertain, perplexed, irresolute.

77. ọ̄th adj.

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(a) Demented, mad; distraught; furious; foolish; grouen oth, to become enraged; (b) as adv.: lepen oth, to leap wildly, speak madly or foolishly.

78. ǒulist adj.

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Lazy, slow, sluggish; ?also, wearisome, tedious.

79. ǒurī adj.

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Shabby, wretched, poor in appearance.

80. 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

81. queisī(e adj.

Additional spellings: queisie
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(a) Of food: unsettling to the stomach, queasy; (b) of humors: ?associated with nausea; (c) of events or the state of affairs: unsettled, uncertain.

82. quert(e adj.

Additional spellings: querte
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(a) Of a person, an animal: healthy, sound; alive; uninjured, safe; (b) of a thing: intact, undamaged; (c) spiritually sound or healthy; quert from, safe from (sin); (d) at ease, untroubled.

83. rad(e adj.(2)

Additional spellings: rade
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(a) Afraid, frightened; maken rad, to frighten (sb.); (b) rad for (of), afraid of (sb. or sth.); rad for, apprehensive for the safety of (sb.) [quot.: c1390]; frightened because of (sth.) [quot…

84. ragged(e adj.

Additional spellings: raggede
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(a) Of clothing, garments: tattered, ragged; also fig.; (b) of persons, bodily parts: wearing tattered clothes, covered with rags; (c) of persons, bodily parts: torn, lacerated.

85. rẹ̄nish(e adj.

Additional spellings: renishe
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(a) Strange, uncouth; (b) of an emperor: stern, awful.

86. rī̆che adj.

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(a) Of persons: rich, wealthy, prosperous; also, having sufficient wealth; for richere for poverer, whether richer or poorer; on riche reue, in a wealthy condition, among wealthy people; (b) riche of

87. rō̆ten adj.

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(a) Of an animal substance: in a state of decomposition or putrefaction; of a corpse or part of a dead body: putrid, rotted; of a hide: in a state of disintegration, rotten; (b) of a vegetable…

88. rothlī adj.

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?Fierce, violent.

89. rugged adj.

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(a) Hairy, shaggy-haired; of hair: shaggy, bristly; (b) of clothing: tattered, ragged; (c) of a metal nail: ?blunt; ?crudely made.

90. ruggī adj.

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(a) Hairy, shaggy, bristly; (b) rugged in form, unshapely.

91. sām(e adj.

Additional spellings: same
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(a) Identical; equal; also, unchanging [quot.: a1450]; the sam; a sam centre, a common center; that sam man, the very man; the sam bok, this book; the sam (..) with, the same (..) as; (b) one and the

92. samtāle adj.

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(a) Reconciled, agreed; (b) joined together.

93. scant adj.

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(a) Limited or insufficient in number or amount; barely sufficient, scarce; (b) limited in space or time; (c) reluctant to give or receive, niggardly, sparing.

94. scarp adj.

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(a) Sharp of point; scarp grounden, of a knife: keen-edged; (b) prickly, thorny; (c) of a whip or scourge: stinging, biting; also, comp. as noun: a more stinging fly; (d) as surname.

95. scā̆thel adj.

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(a) Harmful, destructive; dangerous, wild; (b) fierce or mighty in battle, cruel, not easily subdued; (c) undutiful, disloyal; (d) as noun: an opposing warrior, a wrongdoer.

96. scāthlē̆s adj.

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Unharmed; without harm or misfortune; scapen scathles.

97. scā̆thlī adj.

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?Harmful, hurtful; ?mighty or fierce in battle.

98. scautand adj.

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?Lunging; ?darting, sliding.

99. scūter adj.

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Derisive, taunting.

100. sẹ̄me adj.(2)

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(a) Comely, attractive [for another possible quot. see semen v.(2) 1.(a), quot.Cursor]; (b) ?spiritually fair, good in deeds; (c) ?behaving properly; fitting, appropriate, agreeable; (d) as adv…