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1. frọ̄vre n.

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(a) Comfort, consolation, solace; aid, remedy; (b) hali (gastes) frovre, the comfort of the Holy Ghost.

2. gastleue adj.

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Terrifying, ghastly.

3. gastful adj.

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(a) Causing or inspiring fear; terrible, terrifying; (b) full of fear; afraid, timid.

4. gastnes(se n.

Additional spellings: gastnesse
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(a) A cause of fear, something terrifying; terrifying manner or behavior; a threat, warning; (b) the emotion of fear, terror; -- also pl.

5. gōst n.

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(a) A spiritual being; angel, devil, spirit; godes gost, one of God's angels; (b) the Holy Ghost; godes gost [see also Holi gost]; (c) the evil spirit possessing a lunatic; (d) a familiar spirit…

6. ofgast adj.

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Frightened, afraid.

7. gastlī adj.

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Inspiring fear or terror, terrifying; horrible, hideous.

8. igast adj.

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?Carried away by the spirit, spiritualized.

9. Hōlī̆ Gōst n.

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(a) The third person of the Trinity, the Holy Ghost; (b) in creeds and formulas; (c) in phrases: Holi Gost of sothnesse, the Holy Spirit of Truth, the Holy Ghost; holi gostes welle, the baptismal…

10. igastlīche adv.

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Fearfully, terribly.

11. gestening(e ger.

Additional spellings: gesteninge
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(a) A feast, banquet; aleth gestening, an ale feast; cold gestening, a cheerless banquet, a feast without food; (b) the Last Supper; also fig. heaven.

12. wā̆st(e n.(1)

Additional spellings: waste
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Uncultivated or uninhabited land; wilderness, desert; also, a tract of uncultivated, barren, or desolate land; ?also, a parcel of land left fallow or untended [quot. a1467].