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1. abak adv.

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(a) Of motion: to the rear, backward, back; away; gon bak, stirten abak, throuen abak, fallen abak; drauen abak, withdraw; (b) of direction: back; loken abak; speken abak, reply; (c) of position…

2. abakward adv.

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(a) Backward; drauen or ten abakward, pull back; retreat; loken abakward, look back; turnen abakward, reverse; (b) toward a worse state; gon abakward, degenerate.

3. abandǒun adv.

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(a) Under control, at one's will; (b) at will, unchecked; (c) freely, fully.

4. abās adv.

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Down, low; maken abas melodie, to stop singing.

5. abbater phrase or adv.

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?Down on the ground.

6. abedde adv.

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In bed, to bed: (a) with ref. to sleep or rest; laien, bringen abedde, put to bed; (b) with ref. to amorous affairs.

7. abeggeþ, -ed adv.

Additional spellings: abegged
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gon abeggeþ, go begging.

8. abelef adv.

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Obliquely, slantwise.

9. ābellī(che adv.

Additional spellings: abelliche
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(a) In an able manner, competently, effectively; (b) fittingly, suitably, appropriately.

10. abenche adv.

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On a bench; at table, in court.

11. abēre adv.

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bringen abere, bring to the bier, cause to die.

12. abhomināblī, -āble adv.

Additional spellings: abhominable
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(a) In an abominable manner, disgustingly; (b) disgustingly, extremely.

13. abjectlī adv.

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With extreme humility, abjectly.

14. ablive adv.

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15. 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.

16. abōrd adv. & prep.

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(a) At or upon the side of a ship; (b) alongside another ship; (c) onto or aboard a ship; (d) fallen abord with, to become associated with (sb.), agree with.

17. abǒundauntlī adv.

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(a) In abundance, copiously; generously, liberally; sufficiently, more than sufficiently, profusely; (b) to a great extent or degree; greatly, much; to aboundauntli, excessively.

18. abǒundinglī adv.

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(a) In abundance, copiously, liberally; (b) fully, completely.

19. abǒute-fō̆rth adv.

Additional spellings: abouteforth
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On all sides, round about.

20. abǒute(n adv.

Additional spellings: abouten
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(a) So as to be on all sides, so as to encircle or surround; putten aboute to, to place around (sth.), ?to pierce with (sth.); (b) so as to wrap or cover; (c) on the circumference or outer edge, on…

21. 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…

22. abǒutes adv.

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(a) In all directions, around; (b) bringen aboutes, to bring (sth.) about.

23. abǒve-fō̆rth adv. (also as adj.)

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

24. abǒve(n adv.

Additional spellings: aboven
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Directly over (but without touching or resting upon), overhead; in heaven; also fig. [quot. a1225].

25. abǒve(n adv. as n.

Additional spellings: aboven
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(a) A higher place; from (fro) above, from heaven; also, from the sky; (b) the upper part of the body or of a bodily organ.

26. 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…

27. abrē̆st adv.

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Side-by-side, abreast; on abrest.

28. abrībeþ, abrībed adv.

Additional spellings: abribed
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Obtaining food without working; begging, thievery; gon abribeþ, to go vagabonding.

29. abrōche adv.

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(a) setten abroche, to tap or broach (a cask), let (liquor) flow; fig. to shed (blood); (b) set abroche, opened up, begun.

30. abrōd(e adv.(1)

Additional spellings: abrode
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(a) So as to cover a wide space; out, wide, open; drawen abrod, maken abrod, spreden abrod, etc., to spread (sth.) out, stretch out, extend; holden abrod, hold (sth.) open or wide; spreden (waxen)

31. abrọ̄d(e adv.(2)

Additional spellings: abrode
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In the act of brooding, for hatching eggs; setten abrod, sitten abrod.

32. absolute adv.

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33. absō̆lūtlī adv.

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(a) Without compulsion, freely; (b) without reference to anything else, not relatively, absolutely; (c) without reservation or limitation, unconditionally, completely.

34. abstractlī adv.

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(a) Withdrawn from the world and worldly interests; (b) by itself, in the abstract, absolutely.

35. aburhʒes ?adv.

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From inhabited places.

36. a-caterwawed adv.

Additional spellings: acaterwawed, a caterwawed
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Yowling as a cat in rut; gon a-caterwawed.

37. acaunt-wīse adv.

Additional spellings: acauntwise, a-caunt-wise
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In a zigzag course.

38. accessō̆rilī adv.

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In a supplementary manner, additionally.

39. accidentāllī adv.

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(a) On account of superficial or temporary circumstances, not essentially and permanently, incidentally; for minor or temporary reasons, not inevitably; (b) phys. not in the normal course of nature…

40. accidentlī adv.

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(a) By chance; (b) impermanently, temporarily; (c) phys. not in the course of nature, abnormally, unnaturally.

41. accō̆rdauntlī adv.

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(a) In conformity or accordance (with reason); according (to), with respect (to); (b) harmoniously; in a friendly way; (c) properly.

42. accō̆rdinglī adv.

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(a) In agreement (with sb. or sth.); in conformity or accordance (with); accordingly; ?also, approvingly; (b) properly; adequately.

43. accustǒmāblī adv.

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Customarily, usually.

44. acerblī adv.

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Harshly.

45. aclive adv.

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46. aclokke adv.

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O'clock.

47. acǒlor adv.

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On pretext, pretending.

48. acǒmpas adv.

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In a circle.

49. acōst adv.

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(a) Along or at the side, alongside, nearby; (b) in on acost, side-by-side.

50. acrois phrase& adv.

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(a) In the shape of a cross, i.e. with arms extended; (b) in a crossed position; (c) from one side to the other, across the length of something.

51. acrọ̄k(e adv.

Additional spellings: acroke
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(a) In a curve, crookedly; (b) at an angle, slantwise; (c) walken acrok, go astray; standen acrok, be awry.

52. actī̆flī, -ī̆velī adv.

Additional spellings: activeli
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(a) Voluntarily, actively (as opposed to passively); (b) vigorously; (c) in the active (as opposed to the contemplative) life, secularly.

53. actūā̆l(l)ī, -ē̆l(l)ī adv.

Additional spellings: actualli, actuelli, actueli
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In fact, in reality, actually, effectively.

54. acursedlīche adv.

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In a wicked manner, damnably.

55. a dai, adai phrase& adv.

Additional spellings: adai
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(a) In the daytime (as opposed to night), by day; ayen eve a dai, toward evening; a dai or anight; (b) each day, daily, in the day; oft a dai, many times each day; (c) on a certain day, one day; (d)…

56. adaies adv.

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(a) In the daytime (as opposed to the night), by day; ?also, each day, daily [quot. PPl.B]; (b) at the present time, nowadays; adaies nou.

57. adaue adv.

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Out of existence; don (bringen, haven) adaue, to put (sb.) to death, do away with.

58. adēth adv.

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To death, in death.

59. a dē̆vel-wei phr. or adv.

Additional spellings: a develwei
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(a) To the Devil, to hell; wend a devel-wei, go away, get out!; (b) as an oath or expletive: the Devil!

60. adieu adv.

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(a) A salutation used in taking leave from persons, or in parting with something: good-bye!; (b) seien, bidden, maken adieu, to say good-bye, to take leave.

61. adīing adv.

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At the point of death, on one's deathbed.

62. adivel adv.

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63. adọ̄ing predicate adv.

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In process, going on.

64. adǒun adv.

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(a) With verbs of motion: from higher to lower, downward; -- often with of; (b) with verbs of bending, looking, etc.: down, downward; (c) in expressions of extending, hanging, etc.: down, downward…

65. adǒun-right adv.

Additional spellings: adounright
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Straight down, directly downward; ?also, directly, immediately.

66. adǒun-rightes adv.

Additional spellings: adounrightes
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Straight down.

67. adǒun-ward adv.

Additional spellings: adounward
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(a) With verbs of motion: from higher to lower, down; (b) with verbs of bending or turning: downward; (c) upward..adoun-ward, up..down, back..forth.

68. adoyle adv.

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Askew, awry.

69. adrīgh adv.

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Only in the phrases: drauen (oneself) adrigh, go away or aside, withdraw (?orig., go to a suitable or safe distance); holden (oneself) adrigh, stay away.

70. adverbiā̆llī adv.

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By means of an adverb.

71. adversārilī adv.

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Adversely, by misfortune.

72. adwōle adv. (or phr.)

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Falsely, erroneously.

73. ætgædere adv.

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Together.

74. ævestlīce adv.

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Hastily, speedily.

75. afaiting adv.

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Begging under false pretenses.

76. afẹ̄ld(e adv.

Additional spellings: afelde
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(a) Of position: in the fields, out-of-doors; abroad; ?on the battlefield [quot.Horn]; (b) of motion: into the fields, to pasture; abroad.

77. afẹ̄ld-ward adv.

Additional spellings: afeldward
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Out into the fields, abroad.

78. afer adv.

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(a) Of position in space: at a distance, far off, afar; also, from afar; (b) of motion in space: to a distance, away; also fig.; (c) with verbs of seeing, smelling: far off, from afar; (d) from a…

79. afēre adv.

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In fear.

80. aferres adv.

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Afar.

81. aferrom adv.

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At or to a distance, afar.

82. affectūallī, -ellī adv.

Additional spellings: affectuelli
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(a) Earnestly, zealously; (b) affectionately.

83. affectūǒuslī adv.

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(a) Earnestly, zealously; (b) lovingly, affectionately; with love or desire.

84. affirmāblī adv.

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In an affirming manner, affirmatively.

85. affirmandlī adv.

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In an affirming manner, affirmatively.

86. affirmatī̆velī adv.

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Phil. So as to affirm; demen, juǧen affirmativeli, to draw an affirmative inference.

87. afīn(e adv.

Additional spellings: afine
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(a) Fully, completely, altogether; very, well; (b) wel afin, right afin, perfectly, thoroughly, completely; very well.

88. 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.

89. afirst adv.(1)

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First, first of all.

90. afirst adv.(2)

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After a time, later; don afirst, to delay, procrastinate, postpone doing (sth.).

91. afisheth adv.

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gon (wenden) afisheth, go fishing.

92. afisshinge adv.

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gon (waden) afisshinge, go fishing; ben afisshinge, be fishing.

93. aflọ̄d adv.

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In a flood, in abundance.

94. aflōte adv.

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Afloat; at anchor.

95. afō̆rce adv.

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By compulsion, of necessity; aforce fin, by sheer force, by main force.

96. afōre adv.

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(a) Forward in space, in front, ahead, in advance; (b) earlier, previously, formerly, before; beforehand; taken afore, anticipate (sth.); faders afore, forefathers; (c) in an earlier part of a book…

97. afōr(e-hō̆nd, -hō̆ndes adv.

Additional spellings: aforhond, afore-hond, aforehond, afor-hondes, aforhondes, afore-hondes, aforehondes
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(a) Formerly, previously; in anticipation, beforehand; (b) at an earlier point in a book.

98. a-fōr(e)nọ̄n adv.

Additional spellings: aforenon, a-fornon, afornon
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In the morning.

99. afōren-on adv.

Additional spellings: aforenon, a-forenon
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In front; face to face (as opponents).

100. a-fōr(e)ship adv.

Additional spellings: aforeship, afore-ship, a-forship, aforship, afor-ship
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In the front of a ship.