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1. a adj.

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2. abbāciāl adj.

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Pertaining to an abbey or an abbess.

3. abhomināble adj.

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Of a thing, a sight, a disease, an action, etc.: physically loathsome, disgusting, repulsive; abhominable to the stomak, nauseating.

4. abhor(r)āble adj.

Additional spellings: abhorrable
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Abhorrent, detestable.

5. abīdinglī adj.

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Over a long period of time; continually, unceasingly; with perseverence, steadfastly.

6. ablā̆tī̆f, -ī̆ve adj. & n.

Additional spellings: ablative
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(a) The ablative (case) of Latin; a noun or adjective in the ablative case; (b) in a pun (with ref. to L ablātiō a taking away & ablāt-um taken away, stolen): carried off, stolen; ablatif cas, the…

7. āble adj.

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(a) Of persons: capable of doing something, expert in an art or science, qualified to practice a trade or profession, skilful, competent; able maister, able werkman; of a woman: old enough to marry…

8. ablọ̄d(e adv. & predicate adj.

Additional spellings: ablode
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(a) With blood, in blood, bloodily; (b) covered or flowing with blood, bloody.

9. ablute adj.

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10. ablūtī̆f adj.

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Cleansing.

11. abortī̆f, -īve adj. & n.

Additional spellings: abortive
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(a) Born prematurely or dead; (b) as noun: a child born prematurely or dead, a stillbirth; also fig.; (c) one who is born deformed, a monster.

12. abouewise adj.

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13. abǒund adj.

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(a) Existing in great quantity, overflowing; (b) possessing in quantity, rich (in gold, etc.); -- with of; (c) full (of mercy, blossoms, etc.); -- with of or with; (d) bountiful, generous.

14. abǒundāble adj.

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Ample, sufficient.

15. abǒundaunt adj.

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(a) Present or existing in great number or quantity, many, much, abounding; also, overabundant, excessive; of shot: thick, fast; of waters: overflowing; (b) of fruitfulness, gifts, grace, mercy…

16. abǒute(n adv. as adj.

Additional spellings: abouten
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(a) Nearby, neighboring, surrounding; the countre aboute, the neighborhood; (b) placed or set in various parts of something; (c) all, entire; al the world aboute, the entire world, the whole earth…

17. abǒut(e)-wā̆rd adj.

Additional spellings: aboutward, aboute-ward, abouteward
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Busy or diligent in (doing sth.), ready or trying (to do sth.); ben about-ward.

18. abǒve-fō̆rth adv. (also as adj.)

Additional spellings: aboveforth
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At or from the top; above, from above.

19. abǒve(n adv. as adj.

Additional spellings: aboven
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(a) Being directly over (but not touching or resting upon), above, overhead; God above, heven above, etc.: (b) being upon something, lying or resting above; (c) being at a higher level; (d) higher in…

20. abovesubstancial adj.

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21. absent adj. (& n.)

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(a) Not in a particular place, not present, absent; -- often with fro, from; (b) of things, qualities, etc.: absent, lacking, non-existent.

22. abstersīve adj.

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Of medicines: able to remove pus or other impurities from a wound or sore; cleansing, detergent.

23. abstinent adj.

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Self-denying, abstemious in eating and drinking; sexually continent; also, a self-denying person, an abstainer.

24. abstractī̆f adj.

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Gram. Of nouns: abstract (as opposed to concrete).

25. acāle adj.

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Chilled, cold; also fig.

26. accept ppl. & adj.

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(a) Pleasing, agreeable, acceptable; accept to (of), pleasing to; accept time, appropriate or suitable time; accept in (someone's) sight; (b) received, obtained; accept of, taken from; (c) received…

27. acceptāble adj.

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(a) Of things, actions, ideas, etc.: agreeable, pleasing -- often with to, tofore, unto; acceptable in the sight of, pleasing in the sight of, agreeable to (sb.); (b) appropriate, suitable; time

28. accessī̆ble adj.

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Capable of being approached, accessible.

29. accident adj.

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(a) Non-essential, incidental; (b) out of the normal course of nature, pathological.

30. accidentāl adj.

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(a) Phil. Not a natural or essential part of a thing, non-essential, incidental, secondary; (b) not inherent in a thing, induced from without;(c) ?growing out of something else, ?outward, external.

31. accīdiǒus adj.

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Slothful.

32. acciduel adj.

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33. acciǒunāl adj.

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Pertaining to legal actions or lawsuits.

34. accō̆rdāble adj.

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Consonant, harmonious, conforming; fitting, proper.

35. accō̆rdaunt adj.

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(a) Conforming (to sth.); in accordance or in agreement (with sth.); -- with to; (b) compatible; harmonious; (c) mus. harmonious; hence, pleasing; (d) similar (to sth.); alike.

36. accō̆rdiāl adj.

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Of a medicine: appropriate; hence, effective.

37. accǒuntāble adj.

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Charged with a duty or responsibility; responsible (for sth.), answerable (to sb.).

38. accǒunta(u)nt adj. & n.

Additional spellings: accountaunt
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(a) Liable to render account; (b) charged with accounting; officer accountant; (c) as noun: an accounting officer.

39. ac(c)ūsatīf adj. & n.

Additional spellings: accusatif
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(a) Accusing, self-accusing [note the play on the word cas in GRom.]; (b) gram. accustif (cas).

40. ac(c)ūsatōrie adj. & n.

Additional spellings: accusatorie
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(a) Self-accusing; (b) a confessional.

41. accustǒmāble adj.

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Usual, familiar.

42. acetọ̄se adj. as n.

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Sorrel (Rumex acetosa).

43. acētǒus adj.

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(a) Sour to the taste or smell, acid; (b) milk acetous, soured milk; sirup acetous, a decoction of honey or sugar and vinegar; water acetous, water mixed with vinegar; (c) physiol. sour.

44. acōld adj.

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Chilled, cold, numbed with cold; ivel acold, sor acold.

45. acǒmbrǒus adj.

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Cp. encombrous. Vexatious, troublesome.

46. acre adj.

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Sharp, stinging.

47. actī̆f, -ī̆ve adj. as n.

Additional spellings: active
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A person who is active in a cause.

48. actī̆f, -ī̆ve adj.

Additional spellings: active
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Of human actions: done (as opposed to suffered), voluntary; actif cursing, self-excommunication.

49. actūā̆l, -ē̆l adj.

Additional spellings: actuel
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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…

50. acū adj.

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Acute (fever).

51. acuale adj.

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52. ācumendlīce adj. (plural) as n.

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Possible things or events; what can exist or occur.

53. acūte adj.

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(a) Of a fever, a disease: having a sudden onset and short duration, acute (as opposed to chronic); (b) of a humor: sharp, irritating.

54. acūtīves adj. (plural) as n.

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Medicines for sharpening or improving (the hearing).

55. adama(u)ntīn adj.

Additional spellings: adamauntin
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Of adamant, adamantine; -- ?also as noun [quot.HMaid].

56. adel(e adj.

Additional spellings: adele
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(a) Of an egg: rotten, addled; (b) of brains: muddled.

57. adicial adj.

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58. adjācent adj.

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(a) Adjoining, bordering (on sth.); nearby; adjacent ner, neighboring; besiden adjacent, lying nearby; (b) adjacent aboute, bordering on; of a boundary: surrounding.

59. adject adj.

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Adjacent.

60. adjectī̆f, -ī̆ve adj. & n.

Additional spellings: adjective
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Gram. (a) Adjectival; noun adjectif, an adjective; verb adjectif, a verbal noun or adjective; (b) as noun: adjective.

61. adjūtōrī adj.

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Aiding, helpful.

62. ādlig adj.

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Listless, ill.

63. adminiculātī̆f, -ī̆ve adj. & n.

Additional spellings: adminiculative
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(a) Supplementary; (b) a supplement.

64. admīrāble adj.

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Worthy of admiration.

65. admittīble adj.

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(a) Of reasoning: acceptable, admissible; of an action: permissible; (b) law of persons: allowed, entitled, having the right (to defend a case in a certain manner).

66. adnect adj.

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Adjoining.

67. adoptī̆f adj.

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By adoption; sone adoptif, adopted son.

68. adustī̆f, -ī̆ve adj.

Additional spellings: adustive
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Burning, scorching; of medicines: able to burn up (or destroy with heat) excess humors in the body.

69. adversaire n. & adj.

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(a) An opponent or enemy; (b) opposing, hostile.

70. adversārie adj.

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Opposed, opposing; contrary; hostile, inimical; -- often with to, also ageines, unto; adversarie parti, the enemy.

71. adversatī̆f adj.

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Gram. Of a conjunction: adversative.

72. adversaunt adj.

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(a) Hostile, inimical; (b) harmful, unfavorable; adversaunt thing, mishap, misfortune.

73. adverse adj.

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Contrary, opposing, opposed, hostile; of fortune: unfavorable; adverse part(i, the opposing side in war, a lawsuit, etc.

74. adversiǒus adj.

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Full of adversity.

75. ǣʒ-endlīc adj.

Additional spellings: æʒendlic
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Unending, eternal.

76. æl-fremed adj.

Additional spellings: ælfremed
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Remote, as a stranger or outcast.

77. ǣn-līc adj.

Additional spellings: ænlic
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Of persons: noble.

78. ǣren adj.

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Of brass, brazen.

79. ær-wẹ̄ne adj.

Additional spellings: ærwene
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Thoughtless, heedless, careless.

80. ær-witte adj.

Additional spellings: ærwitte
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Unwise, foolish.

81. ǣð-mọ̄d adj.

Additional spellings: æðmod
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Merciful, gracious.

82. æuez adj.

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Loyal.

83. afestred adj.

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84. affābyl adj.

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Courteous, affable.

85. affectī̆f adj.

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(a) Pertaining to the emotions or to the will; affectif parti; (b) = effectif; affectif cause, efficient cause.

86. affectūǒus adj.

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(a) Eager, earnest; (b) loving, affectionate, well-disposed.

87. affẹ̄raunt adj.

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Suitable, appropriate.

88. affīāble adj. as n.

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Pledged person, one's betrothed.

89. affirmatī̆f, -ī̆ve adj. as n.

Additional spellings: affirmative
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(a) Phil. An affirmative proposition, a positive statement or inference; (b) the positive form or aspect of something; in affirmatives, in positive functions (as opposed to failure to function); wil

90. affirmatī̆f, -ī̆ve adj.

Additional spellings: affirmative
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(a) Positive, affirmative (as opposed to negative); (b) law bringing suit; affirmatif parte, the plaintiff.

91. affrike adj.

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92. afīr(e adv. & predicate adj.

Additional spellings: afire
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(a) On fire, in flames, afire: ben afir, be on fire; (b) fallen afir, worthen afir, catch fire, go up in flames; (c) setten afir, set on fire, put to the torch.

93. aflẹ̄te n.

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?Awash, in flood (see flẹ̄te n., sense 4.)

94. afǒnned adj.

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Cp. fonned. Infatuated.

95. afọ̄te adv. & predicate adj.

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(a) On foot, afoot (i.e. not on horseback); fighten afote, gon afote, etc.; (b) folk afote, men afote, foot soldiers, etc. [cp. fọ̄t-folk, afote man].

96. aftemeste adj.

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Last; bi aftemeste erdede, to the last of his deeds (i. e. for all of his deeds).

97. after adj. (?& adv.)

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(a) Second in time; after dai (night), the second day (night); second in a series; after del, the second part; personal name: ?the Second; (b) next following in time, immediately after, next; (c)…

98. after-seuinge adj.

Additional spellings: afterseuinge
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99. afteward adj.

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on afteward Mai, in the latter part of May.

100. aggregate adj.

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