||DESCRIPTIV,E, a. Containing description; tending to describe; having the quality of representing; ...
||EACH, a. Every one of any number separately considered or treated.To all of them he gave each man ...
||E'ACHWHERE, adv. Every where.
||EAD,ED, in names, is a Saxon word signifying happy, fortunate; as in Edward, happy preserver; ...
||E'ADISH, n. The latter pasture or grass that comes after mowing or reaping; called also eagrass, ...
||E'AGER, a. [L. acer, fierce, brisk, sharp, sour; acus, Eng.edge.]1. Excited by ardent desire in ...
||E'AGERLY, adv. With great ardor of desire; ardently; earnestly; warmly; with prompt zeal; as, he ...
||E'AGERNESS, n. Ardent desire to do, pursue or obtain any thing; animated zeal; vehement longing; ...
||E'AGLE-EYED, a. Sharpsighted as an eagle; having an acute sight.1. Discerning; having acute ...
||E'AGLE-SIGHTED, a. Having acute sight.
||E'AGLE-SPEED,n. Swiftness like that of an eagle.
||E'AGLE-STONE, n. Etite, a variety of argillaceous oxyd of iron, occurring in masses varying from ...
||E'AGLE-WINGED, a. Having the wings of an eagle; swift as an eagle.
||E'AGLE, n. [L. aquila.]1. A rapacious fowl of the genus Falco. The beak is crooked and furnished ...
||E'AGLESS, n. A female or hen eagle.
||E'AGLET, n. A young eagle or a diminutive eagle.
||EA'GRE, n. A tide swelling above another tide, as in the Severn.
||EALDERMAN. [See Aldlerman.]
||EAME, n. Uncle.
||EAN, v.t. or i. To yean. [See Yean.]
||E'ANLING, n. A lamb just brought forth. [Not used.]
||E'AR-BORED, a. Having the ear perforated.
||E'AR-DEAFENING, a. Stunning the ear with noise.
||EAR-ERECT'ING, a. Setting up the ears.
||E'AR-PIERCING, a. Piercing the ear, as a shrill or sharp sound.
||E'AR-WITNESS, n. One who is able to give testimony to a fact from his own hearing.
||E'AR, n. [L. auris, whence auricula; audio.]1. The organ of hearing; the organ by which sound is ...
||E'ARABLE, a. Used to be tilled.
||E'ARACHE, n. [See Ache.] Pain in the ear.
||E'ARAL, a. Receiving by the ear. [Not used.]
||E'ARED, pp. Having ears; having spikes formed, as corn.
||E'ARING, n. In seamen's language, a small rope employed to fasten the upper corner of a sail to ...
||EARL-M`ARSHAL, n. An officer in Great Britain, who has the superintendence of military ...
||EARL, n. erl.A British title of nobility, or a nobleman, the third in rank, being next below a ...
||E'ARLAP, n. The tip of the ear.
||EARLDOM, n. erl'dom. The seignory, jurisdiction or dignity of an earl.
||EARLES-PENNY, n. Money given in part payment. [L. arrha.] [Not in use.]
||E'ARLESS, a. Destitute of ears; disinclined to hear or listen.
||EARLINESS, n. er'liness. [See Early and Ere.]A state of advance or forwardness; a state of being ...
||E'ARLOCK, n. A lock or curl of hair,near the ear.
||EARLY, a. er'ly. [Eng.ere.]1. In advance of something else; prior in time; forward; as early ...
||E'ARMARK, n. A mark on the ear, by which a sheep is known.E'ARMARK, v.t. To mark, as sheep by ...
||EARN, v.t. ern.1. To merit or deserve by labor, or by any performance; to do that which entitles ...
||EARNED, pp. ern'ed. Merited by labor or performance; gained.
||EARNEST, a. ern'est.1. Ardent in the pursuit of an object; eager to obtain; having a longing ...
||EARNESTLY, adv. ern'estly. Warmly; zealously; importunately; eagerly; with real desire.Being in an ...
||EARNESTNESS, n. ern'estness. Ardor or zeal in the pursuit of any thing; eagerness; animated ...
||EARNFUL, a. ern'ful. Full of anxiety. [Not used.]
||EARNING, ppr. ern'ing. Meriting by services; gaining by labor or performance.EARNING, n. ...
||E'ARPICK, n. An instrument for cleansing the ear.
||E'ARRING, n. A pendant; an ornament, sometimes set with diamonds, pearls or other jewels, worn at ...
||EARSH, n. [See Ear, to plow.] A plowed field. [Not in use.]
||E'ARSHOT, n. Reach of the ear; the distance at which words may be heard.
||EARTH-CREA'TED, a. Formed of earth.
||EARTH, n. erth.1. Earth, in its primary sense, signifies the particles which compose the mass of ...
||EARTH'BAG, n. A bag filled with earth, used for defense in war.
||EARTH'BANK, n. A bank or mound of earth.
||EARTH'BOARD, n. The board of a plow that turns over the earth; the mold-board.
||EARTH'BORN, a. Born of the earth; terrigenous; springing originally from the earth; as the fabled ...
||EARTH'BOUND, a. Fastened by the pressure of the earth.
||EARTH'BRED, a. Low; abject; groveling.
||EARTH'EN, a. erth'n. Made of earth; made of clay; as an earthen vessel; earthen ware.
||EARTH'FED, a. Low; abject.
||EARTH'FLAX, n. Amianth; a fibrous, flexile, elastic mineral substance, consisting of short ...
||EARTH'INESS, n. The quality of being earthy, or of containing earth; grossness.
||EARTH'LINESS, n. [from earthly.] The quality of being earthly; grossness.1. Worldliness; strong ...
||EARTH'LING, n. An inhabitant of the earth; a mortal; a frail creature.
||EARTHLY-MINDED, a. Having a mind devoted to earthly things.
||EARTHLY-MINDEDNESS, n. Grossness; sensuality; extreme devotedness to earthly objects.
||EARTH'LY, a. Pertaining to the earth, or to this world.Our earthly house of this tabernacle. 2 ...
||EARTH'NUT, n. The groundnut, or root of the Arachis; a small round bulb or knob, like a nut. This ...
||EARTH'QUAKE, n. A shaking, trembling or concussion of the earth; sometimes a slight tremor; at ...
||EARTH'SHAKING, a. Shaking the earth; having power to shake the earth.
||EARTH'WORM, n. The dew worm, a species of Lumbricus; a worm that lives under ground.1. A mean ...
||EARTH'Y, a. Consisting of earth; as earthy matter.1. Resembling earth; as an earthy taste or ...
||E'ARWAX, n. The cerumen; a thick viscous substance, secreted by the glands of the ear into the ...
||E'ARWIG, n. A genus of insects of the order of Coleopters. The antennae are bristly; the elytra ...
||EASE, n. s as z. [L. otium.]1. Rest; an undisturbed state. Applied to the body, freedom from ...
||E'ASEFUL, a. Quiet; peaceful; fit for rest.
||E'ASEFULLY, adv. With ease or quiet.
||E'ASEL, n. The frame on which painters place their canvas.Easel-pieces, among painters, are the ...
||E'ASEMENT, n. Convenience; accommodation; that which gives ease, relief or assistance.He has the ...
||E'ASILY, adv. [from easy.] Without difficulty or great labor; without great exertion, or sacrifice ...
||E'ASINESS, n. Freedom from difficulty; ease.Easiness and difficulty are relative terms.1. ...
||EAST, n. [L. oriens, this word may belong to the root of hoise,hoist.]1. The point in the ...
||E'ASTER, n. A festival of the christian church observed in commemoration of our Savior's ...
||E'ASTERLING, n. A native of some country eastward of another.1. A species of waterfowl.
||E'ASTERLY, a. Coming from the eastward; as an easterly wind.1. Situated towards the east; as the ...
||E'ASTERN, a. Oriental; being or dwelling in the east; as eastern kings; eastern countries; eastern ...
||E'ASTWARD, adv. [east and ward.] Toward the east; in the direction of east from some point or ...
||E'ASY, a. s as z. [See Ease.] Quiet;being at rest; free from pain, disturbance or annoyance. The ...
||EAT, v.t. pret. ate; pp. eat or eaten. [L. edo, esse, esum.]1. To bite or chew and swallow, as ...
||E'ATABLE, a. That may be eaten; fit to be eaten; proper for food; esculent.E'ATABLE, n. Any thing ...
||E'ATEN, pp. ee'tn. Chewed and swallowed; consumed; corroded.
||E'ATER, n. One who eats; that which eats or corrodes; a corrosive.
||EATH, a. easy, and adv. easily.
||E'ATING-HOUSE, n. A house where provisions are sold ready dressed.
||E'ATING, ppr. Chewing and swallowing; consuming; corroding.
||E'AVES-DROP, v.i. [eaves and drop.] To stand under the eaves or near the windows of a house, to ...
||E'AVES-DROPPER, n. One who stands under the eaves or near the window or door of a house, to listen ...
||EAVES, n. plu. [In English the word has a plural ending.]The edge or lower border of the roof of a ...
||EBB, n. The reflux of the tide; the return of tidewater towards the sea; opposed to flood or ...
||EBB'ING, ppr. Flowing back; declining; decaying.EBB'ING, n. The reflux of the tide.
||EBB'TIDE, n. The reflux of tide-water; the retiring tide.
||EB'IONITE,n. The ebionites were heretics who denied the divinity of Christ and rejected many parts ...
||EB'ON, a. [See Ebony.] Consisting of ebony; like ebony; black.
||EB'ONIZE, v.t. [See Ebony.] To make black or tawny; to tinge with the color of ebony; as, to ...
||EB'ONY-TREE, n. The Ebenus, a small tree constituting a genus, growing in Crete and other isles of ...
||EB'ONY, n. [L. ebenus.] A species of hard,heavy and durable wood, which admits of a fine polish ...
||EBRAC'TEATE, a. [e priv. and bractea.] In botany,without a bractea or floral leaf.
||EBRI'ETY, n. [L. ebrietas, from ebrius, intoxicated.]Drunkenness; intoxication by spirituous ...
||EBRIL'LADE, n. A check given to a horse, by a sudden jerk of one rein, when he refuses to turn.
||EBRIOS'ITY, n. [L. ebriositas.] Habitual drunkenness.
||EBUL'LIENCY, n. [See Ebullition.] A boiling over.
||EBUL'LIENT, a. Boiling over, as a liquor.
||EBULLI'TION, n. [L. ebullitio, from ebullio, bullio; Eng. to boil,which see.]1. The operation of ...
||ECAU'DATE, a. [ e priv. and L. cauda, a tail.] In botany, without a tail or spur.
||ECCEN'TRICAL, a. [L. eccentricus; ex, from , and centrum, center.]1. Deviating or departing from ...
||ECCENTRIC'ITY, n. Deviation from a center.1. The state of having a center different from that of ...
||ECCHYM'OSIS, n. In medicine, an appearance of livid spots on the skin, occasioned by extravasated ...
||ECCLESIAS'TES, n. [Gr.] a canonical book of the old testament.
||ECCLESIAS'TICAL, . [L; Gr.an assembly or meeting, whence a church; to call forth or convoke; to ...
||ECCLESIAS'TICUS, n. A book of the aprocrypha.
||ECCOPROT'IC, a. [Gr. out or from, and stercus.] Having the quality of promoting alvine ...
||ECHELON', n. In military tactics,the position of an army in the form of steps,or with one division ...
||ECH'INATED, a. [L. echinum, a hedgehog.] Set with prickles, prickly, like a hedgehog; having ...
||ECH'INITE, n. [See Echinus.] A fossil found in chalk pits, called centronia; a petrified shell ...
||ECH'INUS, n. [L. from Gr.] A hedgehog.1. A shell-fish set with prickles or spines. The Echinus, ...
||ECH'O, n. [L. echo; Gr.sound, to sound.]1. A sound reflected or reverberated from a solid body; ...
||ECH'OED, pp. Reverberated, as sound.
||ECH'OING, ppr. Sending back sound; as echoing hills.
||ECHOM'ETER, n. [Gr. sound, and measure.] Among musicians, a scale or rule, with several lines ...
||ECHOM'ETRY, n. The art or act of measuring the duration of sounds.The art of constructing vaults ...
||ECLA'IRCISE, v.t. To make clear; to explain; to clear up what is not understood or misunderstood.
||ECLA'IRCISSEMENT, n. Explanation; the clearing up of any thing not before understood.
||ECLAMP'SY, n. [Gr. a shining, to shine.] A flashing of light, a symptom of epilepsy. Hence, ...
||ECLAT, n. ecla.1. Primarily, a burst of applause; acclamation. Hence, applause; approbation; ...
||ECLEC'TIC, a. [Gr. to choose.] Selecting; choosing; an epithet given to certain philosophers of ...
||ECLEC'TICALLY, adv. By way of choosing or selecting; in the manner of the eclectical philosophers.
||ECLEGM', n. [Gr.] A medicine made by the incorporation of oils with syrups.
||ECLIPSE, n. eclips'. [L. eclipsis; Gr. defect, to fail, to leave.]1. Literally, a defect or ...
||ECLIPS'ED, pp. Concealed; darkened; obscured; disgraced.
||ECLIPS'ING, ppr. Concealing; obscuring; darkening; clouding.
||ECLIP'TIC, n. [Gr. to fail or be defective; L. eclipticus, linea ecliptica, the ecliptic line, or ...
||EC'LOGUE, n. ec'log. [Gr. choice, to select.] Literally, a select piece. Hence, in poetry, a ...
||ECONOM'ICAL, a. [See Economy.] Pertaining to the regulation of household concerns; as the ...
||ECONOM'ICALLY, adv. With economy; with frugality.
||ECON'OMIST, n. One who manages domestic or other concerns with frugality; one who expends money, ...
||ECON'OMIZE, v.i. To manage pecuniary concerns with frugality; to make a prudent use of money, or ...
||ECON'OMIZED, pp. Used with frugality.
||ECONOMIZING, ppr. Using with frugality.
||ECON'OMY, n. [L. oeconomia; Gr. house, and law, rule.]1. Primarily, the management, regulation ...
||ECPHRAC'TIC, a. [Gr.] In medicine, deobstruent; attenuating.ECPHRAC'TIC, n. A medicine which ...
||EC'STASIED, a. [See Ecstasy.] Enraptured; ravished; transported; delighted.
||EC'STASY, n. [Gr. to stand.]1. Primarily, a fixed state; a trance; a state in which the mind is ...
||ECSTAT'ICAL, a. Arresting the mind; suspending the senses; entrancing.In pensive trance, and ...
||EC'TYPAL, a. [infra.] Taken from the original.
||EC'TYPE, a. [Gr.] A copy. ]Not used.]
||ECUMEN'ICAL, a. [Gr. the habitable world.] General; universal; as an ecumenical council.
||EC'URIE, n. A stable; a covered place for horses.
||EAD,ED, in names, is a Saxon word signifying happy, fortunate; as in Edward, happy preserver; ...
||EDA'CIOUS, a. [L. edax, from edo, to eat.] Eating; given to eating; greedy; voracious.
||EDAC'ITY, n. [L. edacitas, from edax, edo, to eat.] Greediness; voracity; ravenousness; rapacity.
||ED'DER, n. In husbandry, such wood as is worked into the top of hedge-stakes to bind them ...
||ED'DERS, n. A name given to a variety of the Arum esculentum, an esculent root.
||ED'DY-WATER, n. Among seamen, the water which falls back on the rudder of a ship under sail, called ...
||ED'DY-WIND, n. The wind returned or beat back from a sail, a mountain or any thing that hinders ...
||ED'DY, n. [I find this word in no other language. It is usually considered as a compound of ...
||ED'ELITE, n. A siliceous stone of a light gray color.
||EDEM'ATOUS, a. [Gr. a tumor; to swell.] Swelling with a serous humor; dropsical. An edematous ...
||E'DEN, n. [Heb. pleasure, delight.] The country and garden in which Adam and Eve were placed by ...
||E'DENIZED, a. Admitted into paradise.
||EDEN'TATED, a. [L. edentatus, e and dens.] Destitute or deprived of teeth.
||EDGE, n. [L. acies, acus.]1. In a general sense, the extreme border or point of any thing; as the ...
||EDG'ED, pp. Furnished with an edge or border.1. Incited; instigated.2. a. Sharp; keen.
||EDGELESS, a. Not sharp; blunt; obtuse; unfit to cut or penetrate; as an edgeless sword or weapon.
||EDGETOOL, n. An instrument having a sharp edge.
||EDGEWISE, adv. [edge and wise.] With the edge turned forward, or towards a particular point; in ...
||EDG'ING, ppr. Giving an edge; furnishing with an edge.1. Inciting; urging on; goading; ...
||ED'IBLE, a. [from L. edo, to eat.] Eatable; fit to be eaten as food; esculent. Some flesh is not ...
||E'DICT, n. [L. edictum, from edico, to utter or proclaim; e and dico, to speak.]That which is ...
||ED'IFICANT, a. [infra.] Building. [Little used.]
||EDIFICA'TION, n. [L. oedificatio. See Edify.]1. A building up, in a moral and religious sense; ...
||ED'IFICATORY, a. Tending to edification.
||ED'IFICE, n. [L. oedificium. See Edify.] A building; a structure; a fabric; but appropriately, ...
||EDIFI'CIAL, a. Pertaining to edifices or to structure.
||ED'IFIED, pp. Instructed; improved in literary, moral or religious knowledge.
||ED'IFIER, n. One that improves another by instructing him.
||ED'IFY, v.t. [L. oedifico; oedes, a house, and facio, to make.]1. To build, in a literal sense. ...
||ED'IFYING, ppr. Building up in christian knowledge; instructing; improving the mind.
||ED'IFYINGLY, adv. In an edifying manner.
||E'DILE, n. [L. oedilis, from oedes, a building.] A Roman magistrate whose chief business was to ...
||E'DILESHIP, n. The office of Edile in ancient Rome.
||ED'IT, v.t. [from L. edo, to publish; e and do, to give.]1. Properly, to publish; more usually, to ...
||ED'ITED, pp. Published; corrected; prepared and published.
||ED'ITING, ppr. Publishing; preparing for publication.
||EDI'TION, n. [L. editio, from edo, to publish.]1. The publication of any book or writing; as the ...
||ED'ITOR, n. [L. from edo, to publish.] A publisher; particularly, a person who superintends an ...
||EDITO'RIAL, a. Pertaining to an editor, as editorial labors; written by an editor, as editorial ...
||ED'ITORSHIP, n. The business of an editor; the care and superintendence of a publication.
||EDIT'UATE, v.t. [Low L. oedituor, from oedes, a temple or house.]To defend or govern the house or ...
||ED'UCATE, v.t. [L. educo, educare; e and duco, to lead.]To bring up, as a child; to instruct; to ...
||ED'UCATED, pp. Brought up; instructed; furnished with knowledge or principles; trained, ...
||ED'UCATING, ppr. Instructing; enlightening the understanding, and forming the manners.
||EDUCA'TION, n. [L. educatio.] The bringing up, as of a child, instruction; formation of manners. ...
||EDUCA'TIONAL, a. Pertaining to education; derived from education; as educational habits.
||ED'UCATOR, n. One who educates.
||EDU'CE, v.t. [L. educo, eduxi; e and duco, to lead.]To bring or draw out; to extract; to produce ...
||EDU'CED, pp. Drawn forth, extracted; produced.
||EDU'CING, ppr. Drawing forth; producing.
||E'DUCT, n. [L. eductum, from educo.] Extracted matter; that which is educed; that which is ...
||EDUC'TION, n. The act of drawing out or bringing into view.
||EDUCT'OR, n. That which brings forth, elicits or extracts.Stimulus must be called an eductor of ...
||EDUL'CORATE, v.t. [Low L. edulco, from dulcis, sweet.]1. To purify; to sweeten. In chimistry, to ...
||EDUL'CORATED, pp. Sweetened; purified from acid or saline substances, and rendered more mild.
||EDUL'CORATING, ppr. Sweetening; rendering more mild.
||EDULCORA'TION, n. The act of sweetening or rendering more mild, by freeing from acid or saline ...
||EDUL'CORATIVE, a. Having the quality of sweetening.
||EEK. [See Eke.]
||EE'L-FISHING, n. The act or art of catching eels.
||EEL, n. A species of Muraena, a genus of fishes belonging to the order of apodes. The head is ...
||EE'LPOT, n. A kind of basket used for catching eels.
||EE'LPOUT,n. A species of Gadus, somewhat resembling an eel, but shorter in proportion, seldom ...
||EE'LSKIN, n. The skin of an eel.
||EE'LSPEAR, n. A forked instrument used for stabbing eels.
||E'EN, contracted from even, which see.I have e'en done with you.
||EFF, n. A lizard.
||EF'FABLE, a. [L. effabilis, from effor; ex and for, to speak.]Utterable; that may be uttered or ...
||EFFA'CE, v.t. [L. ex and facio or facies.]1. To destroy a figure on the surface of any thing, ...
||EFFA'CED, pp. Rubbed or worn out; destroyed, as a figure or impression.
||EFFA'CING, ppr. Destroying a figure, character or impression on any thing.
||EFFECT', n. [L. effectus, from efficio; ex and facio, to make.]1. That which is produced by an ...
||EFFECT'ED, pp. Done; performed; accomplished.
||EFFECT'IBLE, a. That may be done or achieved; practicable; feasible.
||EFFECT'ING, ppr. Producing; performing; accomplishing.
||EFFECT'IVE, a. Having the power to cause or produce; efficacious.They are not effective of any ...
||EFFECT'IVELY, adv. With effect; powerfully; with real operation.This effectively resists the ...
||EFFECT'LESS, a. Without effect; without advantage; useless.
||EFFECT'OR, n. One who effects; one who produces or causes; a maker or creator.
||EFFECT'UAL, a. Producing an effect, or the effect desired or intended; or having adequate power or ...
||EFFECT'UALLY, adv. With effect; efficaciously; in a manner to produce the intended effect; ...
||EFFECT'UATE, v.t. To bring to pass; to achieve; to accomplish; to fulfil; as, to effectuate a ...
||EFFECT'UATED, pp. Accomplished.
||EFFECT'UATING, ppr. Achieving; performing to effect.
||EFFEM'INACY, n. [from effeminate.] The softness, delicacy and weakness in men, which are ...
||EFFEM'INATE, a. [L. effoeminatus, from effoeminor, to grow or make womanish, from foemina, a ...
||EFFEM'INATELY, adv. In a womanish manner; weakly; softly.1. By means of a woman; as effeminately ...
||EFFEM'INATENESS, n. Unmanlike softness.
||EFFEMINA'TION, n. The state of one grown womanish; the state of being weak or unmanly. [Little ...
||EFFERVESCE, v.i. efferves'. [L. effervesco, from ferveo, to be hot, to rage.See Fervent.] To be ...
||EFFERVES'CENCE, n. A kind ofnatural ebullition; that commotion of a fluid,which takes place, when ...
||EFFERVES'CENT, a. Gently boiling or bubbling by means of the disengagement of an elastic fluid.
||EFFERVES'CIBLE, a. That has the quality of effervescing; capable of producing effervescence. A ...
||EFFERVES'CING, ppr. Boiling;bubbling, by means of an elastic fluid extricated in the dissolution of ...
||EFFE'TE, a. [L. effoetus, effetus; ex and foetus, embryo.]1. Barren; not capable of producing ...
||EFFICA'CIOUS, a. [L. efficax, from efficio. See Effect.]Effectual; productive of effects; ...
||EFFICA'CIOUSLY, adv. Effectually; in such a manner as to produce the effect desired. We say, a ...
||EFFICA'CIOUSNESS, n. The quality of being efficacious.
||EF'FICACY, n. [L. efficax.] Power to produce effects;production to the effect intended; as the ...
||EFFI'CIENCY, n. [L. efficiens, from efficio. See Effect.]1. The act of producing effects; a ...
||EFFI'CIENT, a. Causing effects; producing; that causes any thing to be what is is. The efficient ...
||EFFI'CIENTLY, adv. With effect; effectively.
||EFFIERCE, v.t. effers'. To make fierce or furious. [Not used.]
||EF'FIGY, n. [L. effigies, from effingo, to fashion; ex and fingo, to form or devise.]1. The image ...
||EFFLA'TE, v.t. [L. efflo.] To fill with breath or air. [Little used.]
||EFFLORESCE, v.t. efflores'. [L. effloresco, from floresco, floreo, to blossom, flos, a flower. ...
||EFFLORES'CENCE, n. In botany,the time of flowering; the season when a plant shows its first ...
||EFFLORES'CENT, a. Shooting into white threads or spiculae; forming a white dust on the surface.
||EF'FLUENCE, n. [L. effluens, effluo; ex and fluo, to flow. See Flow.] A flowing out; that which ...
||EFFLU'VIUM, n. plu. effluvia. [L. from effluo, to flow out. See Flow.] The minute and often ...
||EF'FLUX, n. [L. effluxus, from effluo, to flow out.]1. The act of flowing out, or issuing in a ...
||EFFLUX'ION, n. [L. effluxum, from effluo.]1. The act of flowing out.2. That which flows out; ...
||EFFO'RCE, v.t.1. To force; to break through by violence.2. To force; to ravish.3. To strain; to ...
||EFFORM', v.t. [from form.] To fashion; to shape.[For this we now use form.]
||EFFORMA'TION, n. The act of giving shape or form.[We now use formation.]
||EF'FORT, n. [L. fortis. See Force.] A straining; an exertion of strength; endeavor; strenuous ...
||EFFOS'SION, n. [L. effossus, from effodio, to dig out.] The act of digging out of the earth; as ...
||EFFRA'Y, v.t. To frighten. [Not in use.]
||EFFRA'YABLE, a. Frightful; dreadful. [Not in use.
||EFFRENA'TION, n. [L. effroenatio, from froenum, a rein.]Unbridled rashness or license; unruliness. ...
||EFFRONT'ERY, n. Impudence; assurance; shameless boldness; sauciness; boldness transgressing the ...
||EFFULGE, v.i. effulj'. [L. effulgeo; ex and fulgeo, to shine.]To send forth a flood of light; to ...
||EFFUL'GENCE, n. A flood of light; great luster or brightness; splendor; as the effulgence of divine ...
||EFFUL'GENT, a. Shining; bright; splendid; diffusing a flood of light; as the effulgent sun.
||EFFUL'GING, ppr. Sending out a flood of light.
||EFFUMABIL'ITY, n. The quality of flying off in fumes or vapor.
||EFFU'ME, v.t. To breathe out. [Not used.]
||EFFU'SE, v.t. effu'ze. [L. effusus, from effundo; ex and fundo, to pour.] To pour out as a ...
||EFFU'SED, pp. effu'zed. Poured out; shed.
||EFFU'SING, ppr. effu'zing. Pouring out; shedding.
||EFFU'SION, n. effu'zhon. The act of pouring out as a liquid.1. The act of pouring out; a ...
||EFFU'SIVE, a. Pouring out; that pours forth largely.Th' effusive south.
||EFT, n. A newt; an evet; the common lizard.EFT, adv. After; again; soon; quickly.
||EFTSOONS', adv. Soon afterwards; in a short time.
||EGAD', exclam. A lucky star, good fortune, as we say, my stars!
||E'GER, or E'AGARE, n. An impetuous flood; an irregular tide.
||E'GERAN, n. [from Eger, in bohemia.] A subspecies of pyramidical garnet, of a reddish brown ...
||EGERM'INATE. [Not used. See Germinate.]
||EGEST', v.t. [L.egestum, from egero.] To cast or throw out; to void, as excrement.
||EGES'TION, n. [L. egestio.] The act of voiding digested matter at the natural vent.
||EGG, n. [L. ovum, by a change of g into v.] A body formed in the females of fowls and certain ...
||EGG'BIRD, n. A fowl, a species of tern.
||EGILOP'ICAL, a. Affected with the egilops.
||E'GILOPS, n. Goat's eye; an abscess in the inner canthus of the eye; fistula lachrymalis.
||EGLAND'ULOUS, a. [e neg. and glandulous. See Gland.]Destitute of glands.
||EG'LANTINE, n. A species of rose; the sweet brier; a plant bearing an odoriferous flower.
||E'GOIST, n. [from L. ego.] A name given to certain followers of Des Cartes, who held the opinion ...
||EGO'ITY, n. Personality. [Not authorized.]
||E'GOTISM, n. [L. ego.] Primarily, the practice of too frequently using the word I. Hence, a ...
||E'GOTIST, n. One who repeats the word I very often in conversation or writing; one who speaks much ...
||EGOTIST'IC, a. Addicted to egotism.1. Containing egotism.
||E'GOTIZE, v.t. To talk or write much of one's self; to make pretension to self-importance.
||EGRE'GIOUS, a. [L. egregius, supposed to be from e or ex grege, from or out of or beyond the herd, ...
||EGRE'GIOUSLY, adv. Greatly; enormously; shamefully; usually in a bad sense; as, he is egregiously ...
||EGRE'GIOUSNESS, n. The state of being great or extraordinary.
||E'GRESS, n. [L. egressus, from egredior; e and gradior, to step.]The act of going or issuing out, ...
||EGRES'SION, n. [L. egressio.] The act of going out from any inclosure or place of confinement.
||E'GRET, n. The lesser white heron, a fowl of the genus Ardea; an elegant fowl with a white body ...
||E'GRIOT, n. A kind of sour cherry.
||EGYP'TIAN, a. Pertaining to Egypt in Africa.EGYP'TIAN, n. A native of Egypt; also, a gypsy.
||EIGH, exclam. An expression of sudden delight.
||EIGHT, a. [L. octo.] Twice four; expressing the number twice four. Four and four make eight.
||EIGHTEEN, a 'ateen. Eight and ten united.
||EIGHTEENTH, a. 'ateenth. The next in order after the seventeenth.
||EIGHTFOLD, a. 'atefold. Eight times the number or quantity.
||EIGHTH, a. aitth. Noting the number eight; the number next after seven; the ordinal of eight.
||EIGHTHLY, adv. aithly. In the eighth place.
||EIGHTIETH, a. 'atieth. [from eighty.] The next in order to the seventy ninth; the eighth tenth.
||EIGHTS-CORE, a. or n. 'atescore. [eight and score; score is a notch noting twenty.] Eight times ...
||EIGHTY, a. 'aty. Eight times ten; four score.
||EIGNE, a. Eldest; an epithet, used in law to denote the eldest son; as bastard eigne.1. ...
||E'ISEL, n. Vinegar. [Not in use.]
||EI'SENRAHM, n. The red and brown eisenrahm, the scaly red and brown hematite.
||E'ITHER, a. or pron. 1. One or another of any number. Here are ten oranges; take either orange of ...
||EJAC'ULATE, v.t. [L. ejaculor, from jaculor, to throw or dart, jaculum, a dart, from jacio, to ...
||EJACULA'TION, n. The act of throwing or darting out with a sudden force and rapid flight; as the ...
||EJAC'ULATORY, a. Suddenly darted out; uttered in short sentences; as an ejaculatory prayer or ...
||EJECT', v.t. [L. ejicio, ejectum; e and jacio, to throw; jacto.]1. To throw out; to cast forth; ...
||EJECT'ED, pp. Thrown out; thrust out; discharged; evacuated; expelled; dismissed; dispossessed; ...
||EJECT'ING, ppr. Casting out; discharging; evacuating; expelling; dispossessing; rejecting.
||EJEC'TION, n. [L. ejectio.] The act of casting out; expulsion.1. Dismission from office.2. ...
||EJECT'MENT, n. Literally, a casting out; a dispossession.1. In law, a writ or action which lies ...
||EJECT'OR, n. One who ejects or dispossesses another of his land.
||EJULA'TION, n. [L. ejulatio, from ejulo, to cry, to yell, to wail.]Outcry; a wailing; a loud cry ...
||EKE, v.t. [L. augeo.]1. To increase; to enlarge; as, to eke a store of provisions. 2. To add to; ...
||E'KED, pp. Increased; lengthened.
||EKERBERG'ITE, n. [from Ekeberg.] A mineral, supposed to be a variety of scapolite.
||E'KING, ppr. Increasing; augmenting; lengthening.E'KING,n. Increase or addition.
||ELAB'ORATE, v.t. [L. elaboro, from laboro, labor. See Labor.]1. To produce with labor.They in ...
||ELAB'ORATED, pp. Produced with labor or study; improved.
||ELAB'ORATELY, adv. With great labor or study; with nice regard to exactness.
||ELAB'ORATENESS, n. The quality of being elaborate or wrought with great labor.
||ELAB'ORATING, ppr. Producing with labor; improving; refining by successive operations.
||ELABORA'TION, n. Improvement or refinement by successive operations.
||ELA'IN, n. [Gr. oily.] The oily or liquid principle of oils and fats.
||ELAMP'ING, a. [See Lamp.] Shining. [Not in use.]
||EL'ANCE, v.t. To throw or shoot; to hurl; to dart.While thy unerring hand elanced--a dart.
||E'LAND, n. A species of heavy, clumsy antelope in Africa.
||ELA'OLITE, n. [Gr. olive.] A mineral, called also fettstein [fat-stone.] from its greasy ...
||ELAPSE, v.i. elaps'. [L. elapsus, from elabor,labor, to slide.]To slide away; to slip or glide ...
||ELAPS'ED, pp. Slid or passed away, as time.
||ELAPS'ING, ppr. Sliding away; gliding or passing away silently, as time.
||ELAS'TICAL, a. [from the Gr. to impel, to drive.] Springing back; having the power of returning ...
||ELAS'TICALLY, adv. In an elastic manner; by an elastic power; with a spring.
||ELASTIC'ITY, n. The inherent property in bodies by which they recover their former figure or ...
||ELA'TE, a. [L. elatus.] Raised; elevated in mind; flushed, as with success. Whence, lofty; ...
||ELA'TED, pp. Elevated in mind or spirits; puffed up, as with honor, success or prosperity. We ...
||ELA'TEDLY, adv. With elation.
||ELATE'RIUM, n. A substance deposited from the very acrid juice of the Momordica elaterium, wild ...
||EL'ATERY, n. Acting force or elasticity; as the elatery of the air. [Unusual.]
||EL'ATIN, n. The active principle of the elaterium, from which the latter is supposed to derive its ...
||ELA'TION, n. An inflation or elevation of mind proceeding from self-approbation; self-esteem, ...
||EL'BOW-CHAIR, n. A chair with arms to support the elbows; an arm-chair.
||EL'BOW-ROOM, n. Room to extend the elbows on each side; hence, in its usual acceptation, perfect ...
||EL'BOW, n.1. The outer angle made by the bend of the arm.The wings that waft our riches out of ...
||ELD, n. Old age; decrepitude.1. Old people; persons worn out with age.[This word is entirely ...
||EL'DER-DOWN, n. Down or soft feathers of the eider duck.
||EL'DER, n. A species of duck.
||ELD'ERLY, a. Somewhat old; advanced beyond middle age; bordering on old age; as elderly people
||ELD'ERSHIP, n. Seniority; the state of being older.1. The office of an elder.2. Presbytery; ...
||ELD'EST, a. Oldest; most advanced in age; that was born before others; as the eldest son or ...
||ELD'ING, n. Fuel. [Local.]
||ELEAT'IC, a. An epithet given to a certain sect of philosophers, so called from Elea, or Velia, a ...
||ELECAMPA'NE, n. [L. helenium, from Gr. which signifies this plant and a feast in honor of Helen. ...
||ELECT', v.t. [L. electus, from eligo; e or ex and lego; Gr. to choose.]1. Properly, to pick out; ...
||ELECT'ED, pp. Chosen; preferred; designated to office by some act of the constituents, as by vote; ...
||ELECT'ING, ppr. Choosing; selecting from a number; preferring; designating to office by choice or ...
||ELEC'TION, n. [L. electio.] The act of choosing; choice; the act of selecting one or more from ...
||ELECTIONEE'R, v.i. To make interest for a candidate at an election; to use arts for securing the ...
||ELECTIONEE'RING, ppr. Using influence to procure the election of a person.ELECTIONEE'RING, n. The ...
||ELECT'IVE, a. Dependent on choice, as an elective monarchy, in which the king is raised to the ...
||ELECT'IVELY, adv. By choice; with preference of one to another.
||ELECT'OR, n. One who elects, or one who has the right of choice; a person who has,by law or ...
||ELECT'ORAL, a. Pertaining to election or electors. The electoral college in Germany consisted of ...
||ELECTORAL'ITY, for electorate, is not used.
||ELECT'ORATE, n. The dignity of an elector in the German empire.1. The territory of an elector in ...
||ELEC'TRE, n. [L. electrum.] Amber. [Bacon used this word for a compound or mixed metal. But the ...
||ELECT'RESS, n. The wife or widow of an elector in the German empire.
||ELEC'TRIC, n. Any body or substance capable of exhibiting electricity by means of friction or ...
||ELEC'TRICALLY, adv. In the manner of electricity, or by means of it.
||ELECTRI'CIAN, n. A person who studies electricity, and investigates its properties,by observation ...
||ELECTRIC'ITY, n. The operations of a very subtil fluid, which appears to be diffused through most ...
||ELEC'TRIC'TRICAL, a. [Gr. amber.]1. Containing electricity, or capable of exhibiting it when ...
||ELEC'TRIFIABLE, a. [from electrify.] Capable of receiving electricity, or of being charged with ...
||ELECTRIFICA'TION, n. The act of electrifying, or state of being charged with electricity.
||ELEC'TRIFIED, ppr. Charged with electricity.
||ELEC'TRIFY, v.t. To communicate electricity to; to charge with electricity.1. To cause ...
||ELECTRIFYING, ppr. Charging with electricity; affecting with electricity; giving a sudden shock.
||ELECTRIZA'TION, n. The act of electrizing.
||ELEC'TRIZE, v.t. To electrify; a word in popular use.
||ELECTRO-CHIM'ISTRY, n. That science which treats of the agency of electricity and galvanism in ...
||ELECTRO-MAGNET'IC, a. Designating what pertains to magnetism, as connected with electricity, or ...
||ELECTRO-MAG'NETISM, n. That science which treats of the agency ofelectricity and galvanism in ...
||ELECTRO-MO'TION, n. The motion of electricity or galvanism, or the passing of it from one metal to ...
||ELECTRO-MO'TIVE, a. Producing electro-motion; as electro-motive power.
||ELECTRO-NEG'ATIVE, a. Repelled by bodies negatively electrified, and attracted by those positively ...
||ELECTRO-POS'ITIVE, a. Attracted by bodies negatively electrified, or by the negative pole of the ...
||ELECTROM'ETER, n. [L. electrum; Gr. amber, and to measure.]An instrument for measuring the ...
||ELECTROMET'RICAL, a. Pertaining to an electrometer; made by an electrometer; as an electrometrical ...
||ELEC'TROMOTOR, n. [electrum and motor.] A mover of the electric fluid; an instrument or apparatus ...
||ELEC'TRON, n. Amber; also, a mixture of gold with a fifth part of silver.
||ELECTROPH'ORUS, n. [electrum, and to bear.] An instrument for preserving electricity a long time.
||ELEC'TRUM, n. [L. amber.] In mineralogy, an argentiferous gold ore, or native alloy, of a pale ...
||ELEC'TUARY, n. [Low L. electarium, electuarium; Gr. to lick.]In pharmacy, a form of medicine ...
||ELEEMOS'YNARY, a. [Gr. alms, to pity, compassion.]1. Given in charity; given or appropriated to ...
||EL'EGANCY, n. [L. elegantia, eligo, to choose, though irregularly formed.]In its primary sense, ...
||EL'EGANT, a. [L. elegans.] Polished; polite; refined; graceful; pleasing to good taste; as ...
||EL'EGANTLY, adv. In a manner to please; with elegance; with beauty; with pleasing propriety; as a ...
||ELE'GIAC, a. [Low L. elegiacus. See Elegy.] Belonging to elegy; plaintive; expressing sorrow or ...
||EL'EGIST, n. A writer of elegies.
||ELE'GIT, n. [L. eligo, elegi, to choose.] A writ of execution, by which a defendant's goods are ...
||EL'EGY, n. [L. elegia; Gr. to speak or utter.; L. lugeo. The verbs may have a common origin, for ...
||EL'EMENT, n. [L. elementus.]1. The first or constituent principle or minutest part or any thing; ...
||ELEMENT'AL, a. Pertaining to elements.1. Produced by some of the four supposed elements; as ...
||ELEMENTAL'ITY, n. Composition of principles or ingredients.
||ELEMENT'ALLY, adv. According to elements; literally; as the words, "Take, eat; this is my body," ...
||ELEMENT'ARINESS, n. The state of being elementary; the simplicity of nature; uncompounded state.
||ELEMENT'ARY, a. Primary; simple; uncompounded; uncombined; having only one principle or ...
||EL'EMI, n. The gum elemi, so called; but said to be a resinous substance, the produce of the ...
||ELENCH', n. [L. elenchus; Gr. to argue, to refute.]1. A vicious or fallacious argument, which is ...
||ELENCH'ICAL, a. Pertaining to an elench.
||ELENCH'ICALLY, adv. By means of an elench. [Not in use.]
||ELENCH'IZE, v.i. To dispute. [Not in use.]
||EL'EPHANT-BEETLE, n. A large species of Scarabaeus, or beetle, found in South America. It is of a ...
||EL'EPHANT, n. [L. elephas, elephantus; probably from the Heb. a leader or chief, the chief or ...
||ELEPHANTI'ASIS, n. [L.and Gr. from elephant.]A species of leprosy, so called from covering the ...
||ELEPHANT'INE, a. Pertaining to the elephant; huge; resembling an elephant; or perhaps white, like ...
||ELEPHANT'S-FOOT, n. A plant, the Elephantopus.
||ELEUSIN'IAN, a. Relating to Eleusis in Greece; as Eleusinian mysteries or festivals, the festivals ...
||EL'EVATE, v.t. [L. elevo; e and levo, to raise; Eng. to lift. See Lift.]1. To raise, in a ...
||EL'EVATED, pp. Raised; exalted; dignified; elated; excited; made more acute or more loud, as ...
||EL'EVATING, ppr. Raising; exalting; dignifying; elating; cheering.
||ELEVA'TION, n. [L. elevatio.] The act of raising or conveying from a lower or deeper place to a ...
||EL'EVATOR, n. One who raises, lifts or exalts.1. In anatomy, a muscle which serves to raise a ...
||EL'EVATORY, n. An instrument used in trepanning, for raising a depressed or fractured part of the ...
||ELE'VE, n. One brought up or protected by another.
||ELEV'EN, a. elev'n. Ten and one added; as eleven men.
||ELEV'ENTH, a. The next in order to the tenth; as the eleventh chapter.
||ELF'-ARROW, n. A name given to flints in the shape of arrow-heads, vulgarly supposed to be shot by ...
||ELF'-LOCK, n. A knot of hair twisted by elves.
||ELF, n. plu. elves.1. A wandering spirit; a fairy; a hobgoblin; an imaginary being which our rude ...
||ELF'IN, a. Relating or pertaining to elves.ELF'IN, n. A little urchin.
||ELF'ISH, a. Resembling elves; clad in disguise.
||ELIC'IT, v.t. [L. elicio; e or ex and lacio, to allure.]1. To draw out; to bring to light; to ...
||ELICITA'TION, n. The act of eliciting; the act of drawing out.
||ELIC'ITED, pp. Brought or drawn out; struck out.
||ELIC'ITING, ppr. Drawing out; bringing to light; striking out.
||ELI'DE, v.t. [L. elido; e and loedo.] To break or dash in pieces; to crush. [Not used.]1. To ...
||ELIGIBIL'ITY, n. [from eligible] Worthiness or fitness to be chosen; the state or quality of a ...
||EL'IGIBLE, a. [L. eligo, to choose or select; e and lego.]1. Fit to be chosen; worthy of choice, ...
||EL'IGIBLENESS, n. Fitness to be chosen in preference to another; suitableness; desirableness.
||EL'IGIBLY, adv. In a manner to be worthy of choice; suitably.
||ELIM'INATE, v.t. [L. elimino; e or ex and limen, threshhold.]1. To thrust out of doors.2. To ...
||ELIM'INATED, pp. Expelled; thrown off; discharged.
||ELIM'INATING, ppr. Expelling; discharging; throwing off.
||ELIMINA'TION, n. The act of expelling or throwing off; the act of discharging,or secreting by the ...
||ELIQUA'TION, n. [L. eliquo, to melt; e and liquo.]In chimistry, the operation by which a more ...
||ELI'SION, n. s as z. [L. elisio, from elido, to strike off; e and loedo.]1. In grammar, the ...
||ELI'SOR, n. s as z. In law, a sheriff's substitute for returning a jury. When the sheriff is not ...
||ELIX'ATE, v.t. [L. elixo.] To extract by boiling.
||ELIXA'TION, n. [L. elixus, from elixio, to boil, to moisten or macerate, from lixo, lix.]1. The ...
||ELIX'IR, n.1. In medicine, a compound tincture, extracted from two or more ingredients. A ...
||ELK-NUT, n. A plant, the Hamiltonia, called also oil-nut.
||ELK, n. [L. alce, alces.] A quadruped of the Cervine genus, with palmated horns, and a fleshy ...
||ELL, n. [L. ulna.] A measure of different lengths in different countries, used chiefly for ...
||ELLIPSE, n. ellips'. An ellipsis.
||ELLIP'SIS, n. [Gr. an omission or defect, to leave or pass by.]1. In geometry, an oval figure ...
||ELLIPS'OID, n. [ellipsis and Gr. form.] In conics, a solid or figure formed by the revolution of ...
||ELLIPSOID'AL, a. Pertaining to an ellipsoid; having the form of an ellipsoid.
||ELLIP'TICAL, a. Pertaining to an ellipsis; having the form of an ellipse; oval.The plants move in ...
||ELLIPTICALLY, adv. According to the figure called an ellipsis.1. Defectively.
||ELM, n. [L. ulmus.] A tree of the genus Ulmus. The common elm is one of the largest and most ...
||ELM'Y, a. Abounding with elms.
||ELOCA'TION, n. [L. eloco.] A removal from the usual place of residence.1. Departure from the ...
||ELOCU'TION, n. [L. elocutio, from eloquor; e and loquor, to speak.]1. Pronunciation; the ...
||ELOCU'TIVE, a. Having the power of eloquent speaking.
||EL'OGIST, n. An eulogist. [Not used.]
||ELO'GIUM, n. [L. elogium. See Eulogy.]The praise bestowed on a person or thing; panegyric. [But ...
||ELOIN', v.t.1. To separate and remove to a distance.2. To convey to a distance, and withhold from ...
||ELOIN'ATE, v.t. To remove.
||ELOIN'ED, pp. Removed to a distance; carried far off.
||ELOIN'ING, ppr. Removing to a distance from another, or to a place unknown.
||ELOIN'MENT, n. Removal to a distance; distance.
||ELONG', v.t. [Low L. elongo.] To put far off; to retard.
||ELON'GATE, v.t. [Low L. elongo, from longus. See Long.]1. To lengthen; to extend.2. To remove ...
||ELON'GATED, pp. Lengthened; removed to a distance.
||ELON'GATING, ppr. Lengthening; extending.1. Receding to a greater distance, particularly as a ...
||ELONGA'TION, n. The act of stretching or lengthening; as the elongation of a fiber.1. The state ...
||ELO'PE, v.i. [Eng. to leap.]1. To run away; to depart from one's proper place or station ...
||ELO'PEMENT, n. Private or unlicensed departure from the place or station to which one is assigned ...
||ELO'PING, ppr. Running away; departing privately,or without permission, from a husband, father or ...
||E'LOPS, n. A fish, inhabiting the seas of America and the West Indies,with a long body, smooth ...
||EL'OQUENCE, n. [L. eloquentia, from eloquor, loquor, to speak; Gr. to crack, to sound, to speak. ...
||EL'OQUENT, a. Having the power of oratory; speaking with fluency, propriety, elegance and ...
||EL'OQUENTLY, adv. With eloquence; in an eloquent manner; in a manner to please, affect and ...
||ELSE, a. or pron. els. [L. alius, alias. See Alien.]Other; one or something beside. Who else is ...
||ELSEWHERE, adv. In any other place; as, these trees are not to be found elsewhere.1. In some ...
||ELU'CIDATE, v.t [Low L. elucido, from eluceo,luceo, to shine, or from lucidus, clear, bright. See ...
||ELU'CIDATED, pp. Explained; made plain, clear or intelligible.
||ELU'CIDATING, ppr. Explaining; making clear or intelligible.
||ELUCIDA'TION, n. The act of explaining or throwing light on any obscure subject; explanation; ...
||ELU'CIDATOR, n. One who explains; an expositor.
||ELU'DE, v.t. [L. eludo; e and ludo, to play. The Latinverb forms lusi, lusum; and this may be the ...
||ELU'DIBLE, a. That may be eluded or escaped.
||ELU'SION, n. s as z. [L. elusio. See Elude.] An escape by artifice or deception; evasion.
||ELU'SIVE, a. Practicing elusion; using arts to escape.Elusive of the bridal day, she givesFond ...
||ELU'SORINESS, n. The state of being elusory.
||ELU'SORY, a. Tending to elude; tending to deceive; evasive; fraudulent; fallacious; deceitful.
||ELU'TE, v.t. [L. eluo, elutum; qu. e and lavo. See Elutriate.] To wash off; to cleanse.
||ELU'TRIATE, v.t. [L. elutrio.] To purify by washing; to cleanse by separating foul matter,and ...
||ELU'TRIATED, pp. Cleansed by washing and decantation.
||ELU'TRIATING, ppr. Purifying by washing and decanting.
||ELUTRIA'TION, n. The operation of pulverizing a solid substance, mixing it with water, and pouring ...
||ELUX'ATE, v.t. [L. eluxatus.] To dislocate. [See Luxate.]
||ELUXA'TION, n. The dislocation of a bone. [See Luxation.]
||ELVELOCKS. [See Elf-lock.]
||ELV'ERS, n. Young eels; young congers or sea-eels.
||ELVES, plu. of elf.
||ELV'ISH, a. More properly elfish, which see.
||ELYS'IAN, a. elyzh'un. [L. elysius.] Pertaining to elysium or the seat of delight; yielding the ...
||ELYS'IUM, n. elyzh'um. [L. elysium.] In ancient mythology, a place assigned to happy souls after ...
||'EM, A contraction of them.They took 'em.
||EMAC'ERATE, v.t. To make lean. [Not in use.]
||EMA'CIATE, v.i. [L. emacio, from maceo, or macer, lean; Gr. small; Eng. meager, meek.] To lose ...
||EMA'CIATED, pp. Reduced to leanness by a gradual loss of flesh; thin; lean.
||EMA'CIATING, ppr. Wasting the flesh gradually; making lean.
||EMACIA'TION, n. The act of making lean or thin in flesh; or a becoming lean by a gradual waste of ...
||EMAC'ULATE, v.t. [infra.] To take spots from. [Little used.]
||EMACULA'TION, n. [L. emaculo, from e and macula, a spot.]The act or operation of freeing from ...
||EM'ANANT, a. [L. emanans. See Emanate.] Issuing or flowing from.
||EM'ANATE, v.i. [L. emanano; e and mano, to flow.1. To issue from a source; to flow from; applied ...
||EM'ANATING, ppr. Issuing or flowing from a fountain.
||EMANA'TION,n. The act of flowing or proceeding from a fountain-head or origin.1. That which ...
||EM'ANATIVE, a. Issuing from another.
||EMAN'CIIPATE, a. Set at liberty.
||EMAN'CIPATE, v.t. [L. emancipo, from e and mancipium, a slave; manus,hand,and capio, to take, as ...
||EMAN'CIPATED, pp. Set free from bondage,slavery, servitude, subjection, or dependence;liberated.
||EMAN'CIPATING, ppr. Setting free from bondage, servitude or dependence; liberating.
||EMANCIPA'TION, n. The act of setting free from slavery, servitude, subjection or dependence; ...
||EMAN'CIPATOR, n. One who emancipates or liberates from bondage or restraint.
||EMA'NE, v.i. [L. emano.] To issue or flow from.But this is not an elegant word. [See Emanate.]
||EM`ARGINATED, a. [L. margo, whence emargino.]1. In botany, notched at the end; applied to the ...
||EM`ARGINATELY, adv. In the form of notches.
||EM`ASCULATE, v.t. [Low L. emasculo, from e and masculus, a male. See Male.]1. To castrate; to ...
||EM`ASCULATED, pp. Castrated; weakened.
||EM`ASCULATING, ppr. Castrating; felding; depriving of vigor.
||EMASCULA'TION, n. The act of depriving a male of the parts which characterize the sex; ...
||EMBA'LE, v.t.1. To make up into a bundle, bale or package; to pack.2. To bind; to inclose.
||EMB'ALM, v.t. emb'am.1. To open a dead body, take out the intestines,and fill their place with ...
||EMB`ALMED, pp. Filled with aromatic plants for preservation; preserved from loss or destruction.
||EMB`ALMER, n. One who embalms bodies for preservation.
||EMB`ALMING, ppr. Filling a dead body with spices for preservation; preserving with care from loss, ...
||EMB`AR, v.t. [en and bar.] To shut, close or fasten with a bar; to make fast.1. To inclose so as ...
||EMBARCA'TION, n. Embarkation, which see.
||EMB`ARGO, n. In commerce, a restraint on ships, or prohibition of sailing, either out of port, or ...
||EMB`ARGOED, pp. Stopped; hindered from sailing; hindered by public authority, as ships or ...
||EMB`ARGOING, ppr. Restraining from sailing by public authority; hindering.
||EMB`ARK, v.t. 1. To put or cause to enter on board a ship or other vessel or boat. The general ...
||EMBARKA'TION, n. The act of putting on board of a ship or other vessel, or the act of going ...
||EMB`ARKED, pp. Put on shipboard; engaged in any affair.
||EMB`ARKING, ppr. Putting on board of a ship or boat; going on shipboard.
||EMBAR'RASS, v.t.1. To perplex; to render intricate; to entangle. We say, public affairs are ...
||EMBAR'RASSED, pp. Perplexed; rendered intricate; confused; confounded.
||EMBAR'RASSING, ppr. Perplexing; entangling; confusing; confounding; abashing.
||EMBAR'RASSMENT, n. Perplexity; intricacy; entanglement.1. Confusion of mind.2. Perplexity ...
||EMBA'SE, v.t. [en and base.] To lower in value; to vitiate; to deprave; to impair.The virtue--of ...
||EMBA'SEMENT, n. Act of depraving; depravation; deterioration.
||EM'BASSADE, n. An embassy.
||EMBAS'SADOR, n. 1. A minister of the highest rank employed by one prince or state, at the court ...
||EMBAS'SADRESS, n. The consort of an embassador.1. A woman sent on a public message.
||EM'BASSAGE, an embassy,is not used.
||EM'BASSY, n.1. The message or public function of an embassador; the charge or employment of a ...
||EMBAT'TLE, v.t. [en and battle.] To arrange in order of battle; to array troops for battle.On ...
||EMBAT'TLED, pp. Arrayed in order of battle.1. Furnished with battlements; and in heraldry,having ...
||EMBAT'TLING, ppr. Ranging in battle array.
||EMBA'Y, v.t. [en, in, and bay.] To inclose in a bay or inlet; to land-lock; to inclose between ...
||EMBA'YED, pp. Inclosed in a bay, or between points of land, as a ship.
||EMBED', v.t. [en, in, and bed.] To lay as in a bed; to lay in surrounding matter; as, to embed a ...
||EMBED'DED, pp. Laid as in a bed; deposited or inclosed in surrounding matter; as ore embedded in ...
||EMBED'DING, ppr. Laying, depositing or forming, as in a bed.
||EMBEL'LISH, v.t. [L. bellus, pretty.]1. To adorn; to beautify; to decorate; to make beautiful or ...
||EMBEL'LISHED, pp. Adorned; decorated; beautified.
||EMBEL'LISHING, ppr. Adorning; decorating; adding grace, ornament or elegance to a person or thing.
||EMBEL'LISHMENT, n. The act of adorning.1. Ornament; decoration; any thing that adds beauty or ...
||EM'BER-GOOSE, n. A fowl of the genus Colymbus and order of ansers. It is larger than the common ...
||EMBER-WEEK, [See Ember, supra.]
||EMBER, in ember-days, ember-weeks, is the Saxon emb-ren, or ymb-ryne, a circle, circuit or ...
||EM'BERING, n. The ember-days, supra.
||EM'BERS, n. plu.Small coals of fire with ashes; the residuum of wood, coal or other combustibles ...
||EMBEZ'ZLE, v.t. [Heb. signifies to plunder.]1. To appropriate fraudulently to one's own use what ...
||EMBEZ'ZLED, pp. Appropriated wrongfully to one's own use.
||EMBEZ'ZLEMENT, n. The act of fraudulently appropriating to one's own use, the money or goods ...
||EMBEZ'ZLER, n. One who embezzles.
||EMBEZ'ZLING, ppr. Fraudulently applying to one's own use what is entrusted to one's care and ...
||EMBLA'ZE, v.t.1. To adorn with glittering embellishments.No weeping orphan saw his father's ...
||EMBLA'ZED, pp. Adorned with shining ornaments, or with figures armorial.
||EMBLA'ZING, ppr. Embellishing with glittering ornaments, or with figures armorial.
||EMBLA'ZON, v.t. embla'zn. 1. To adorn with figures of heraldry or ensigns armorial.2. To deck ...
||EMBLA'ZONED, pp. Adorned with figures or ensigns armorial; set out pompously.
||EMBLA'ZONER, n. A blazoner; one that emblazons; a herald.1. One that publishes and displays with ...
||EMBLA'ZONING, ppr. Adorning with ensigns or figures armorial; displaying with pomp.
||EMBLA'ZONMENT, n. An emblazoning.
||EMBLA'ZONRY, n. Pictures on shields; display of figures.
||EM'BLEM, n. [Gr. to cast in, to insert.]1. Properly, inlay; inlayed or mosaic work; something ...
||EMBLEMAT'ICAL, a. Pertaining to or comprising an emblem.1. Representing by some allusion or ...
||EMBLEMAT'ICALLY, adv. By way or means of emblems; in the manner of emblems; by way of allusive ...
||EMBLEM'ATIST, n. A writer or inventor of emblems.
||EM'BLEMENT, n. used mostly in the plural.The produce or fruits of land sown or planted. This word ...
||EM'BLEMIZE, v.t. To represent by an emblem.
||EM'BLEMIZED, pp. Represented by an emblem.
||EM'BLEMIZING, ppr. Representing by an emblem.
||EMBLOOM', v.t. To cover or enrich with bloom.
||EMBOD'IED, pp. [See Embody.] Collected or formed into a body.
||EMBOD'Y, v.t. [en,in, and body.] To form or collect into a body or united mass; to collect into a ...
||EMBOD'YING, ppr. Collecting or forming into a body.
||EMBO'GUING, n. The mouth of a river or place where its waters are discharged into the sea. [An ...
||EMBOLDEN, v.t. [en and bold.] To give boldness or courage; to encourage. l Cor.8.
||EMBOLDENED, pp. Encouraged.
||EMBOLDENING, ppr. Giving courage or boldness.
||EM'BOLISM, n. [Gr. to throw in, to insert.]1. Intercalation; the insertion of days,months or ...
||EMBOLIS'MAL, a. Pertaining to intercalation; intercalated; inserted.The embolismal months are ...
||EMBOLIS'MIC, a. Intercalated; inserted.Twelve lunations form a common year; and thirteen, the ...
||EM'BOLUS, n. [Gr. to thrust in.] Something inserted or acting in another; that which thrusts or ...
||EMBOR'DER, v.t. To adorn with a border.
||EMBOSS', v.t. [en, in, and boss.] In architecture and sculpture, to form bosses or protuberances; ...
||EMBOSS'ED, pp. Formed with bosses or raised figures.
||EMBOSS'ING, ppr. Forming with figures in relievo.
||EMBOSS'MENT, n. A prominence, like a boss; a jut.1. Relief; figures in relievo; raised work.
||EMBOT'TLE, v.t. [en, in, and bottle.] To put in a bottle; to bottle; to include or confine in a ...
||EMBOT'TLED, pp. Put in or included in bottles.
||EMBOW, v.t. To form like a bow; to arch; to vault.
||EMBOW'EL, v.t. [en, in, and bowel.] To take out the entrails of an animal body; to eviscerate.1. ...
||EMBOW'ELED, pp. Deprived of intestines; eviscerated; buried.
||EMBOW'ELER, n. One that takes out the bowels.
||EMBOW'ELING, ppr. Depriving of entrails; eviscerating; burying.
||EMBOW'ER, v.i. [from bower.] To lodge or rest in a bower.
||EMBRA'CE, v.t.1. To take, clasp or inclose in the arms; to press to the bosom, in token of ...
||EMBRA'CED, pp. Inclosed in the arms; clasped to the bosom; seized; laid hold on; received; ...
||EMBRA'CEMENT, n. A clasp in the arms; a hug; embrace.1. Hostile hug; grapple. [Little used.]2. ...
||EMBRA'CER, n. The person who embraces.1. One who attempts to influence a jury corruptly.
||EMBRA'CERY, n. In law, an attempt to influence a jury corruptly to one side,by ...
||EMBRA'CING, ppr. Clasping in the arms; pressing to the bosom; seizing and holding; comprehending; ...
||EMBRA'ID, v.t. To upbraid.
||EMBRASU'RE, n. s as z.1. An opening in a wall or parapet,through which cannon are pointed and ...
||EMBRA'VE, v.t. [See Brave.] To embellish; to make showy.1. To inspire with bravery; to make ...
||EM'BROCATE, v.t. [Gr. to moisten, to rain.]In surgery and medicine, to moisten and rub a diseased ...
||EM'BROCATED, pp. Moistened and rubbed with a wet cloth or spunge.
||EM'BROCATING, ppr. Moistening and rubbing a diseased part with a wet cloth or spunge.
||EMBROCA'TION, n. The act of moistening and rubbing a diseased part, with a cloth or spunge, dipped ...
||EMBROID'ER, v.t. To border with ornamental needle-work, or figures; to adorn with raised figures ...
||EMBROID'ERED, pp. Adorned with figures of needle-work.
||EMBROID'ERER, n. One who embroiders.
||EMBROID'ERING, ppr. Ornamenting with figured needle-work.
||EMBROID'ERY, n. Work in gold, silver or silk thread, formed by the needle on cloth, stuffs and ...
||EMBROIL', v.t.1. To perplex or entangle; to intermix in confusion.The christian antiquities at ...
||EMBROIL'ED, pp. Perplexed; entangled; intermixed and confused; involved in trouble.
||EMBROIL'ING, ppr. Perplexing; entangling; involving in trouble.
||EMBROIL'MENT, n. Confusion; disturbance.
||EMBROTH'EL, v.t. [See Brothel.] To inclose in a brothel.
||EM'BRYON, n. [L. embryon; Gr. to shoot, bud, germinate. The Greek word is contracted, and if so, ...
||EMBRYOT'OMY, n. [embryo and Gr. a cutting, to cut.]A cutting or forcible separation of the fetus ...
||EMBUSY, v.t. To employ. [Not used.]
||EMEND', v.t. To amend. [Not used.]
||EMEND'ABLE, a. [L. emendabilis, from emendo,to correct; e and menda, a spot or blemish.] Capable ...
||EMENDA'TION, n. [L. emendatio.] The act of altering for the better, or correcting what is ...
||EMENDA'TOR, n. A corrector of errors or faults in writings; one who corrects or improves.
||EMEND'ATORY, a. Contributing to emendation or correction.
||EM'ERALD, n. [L. smaragdus.] A mineral and a precious stone, whose colors are a pure, lively ...
||EMERGE, v.i. emerj'. [L. emergo; e, ex, and mergo, to plunge.]1. To rise out of a fluid or other ...
||EMERG'ENCY, n. The act of rising out of a fluid or other covering or surrounding matter.1. The ...
||EMERG'ENT, a. Rising out of a fluid or any thing that covers or surrounds.The mountains huge appear ...
||EMER'ITED, a. [L. emeritus.] Allowed to have done public service.
||EM'ERODS, n. With a plural termination. [Corrupted from hemorrhoids, Gr. to labor under a flowing ...
||EMER'SION, n. [from L. emergo. See Emerge.]1. The act of rising out of a fluid or other covering ...
||EM'ERY, n. [Gr. and L. smiris.] A mineral, said to be a compact variety of corundum, being equal ...
||EMET'IC, a. [Gr. to vomit.] Inducing to vomit; exciting the stomach to discharge its contents by ...
||EMET'ICALLY, adv. In such a manner as to excite vomiting.
||EM'ETIN, n. [See Emetic.] A substance obtained from the root of ipecacuana, half a grain of which ...
||E'MEW, n. A name of the Cassowary.
||EMICA'TION, n. [L. emicatio, emico, from e and mico, to sparkle, that is, to dart.]A sparkling; a ...
||EMIC'TION, n. [L. mingo, mictum.] The discharging of urine; urine; what is voided by the urinary ...
||EM'IGRANT, a. [See Emigrate.] Removing from one place or country to another distant place with a ...
||EM'IGRATE, v.i. [L. emigro; e and migro, to migrate.]To quit one country, state or region and ...
||EM'IGRATING, ppr. Removing from one country or state to another for residence.
||EMIGRA'TION, n. Removal of inhabitants from one country or state to another, for the purpose of ...
||EM'INENCY, n. [L. eminentia, from eminens, emineo, to stand or show itself above; e and minor, to ...
||EM'INENT, a. [L. eminens, from emineo.]1. High; lofty; as an eminent place. Ezek.16.2. Exalted ...
||EM'INENTLY, adv. In a high degree; in a degree to attract observation; in a degree to be ...
||E'MIR, n. [Heb. to speak.] A title of dignity among the Turks, denoting a prince; a title at ...
||EM'ISSARY, n. [L. emissarius, from emitto; e and mitto, to send.]A person sent on a mission; a ...
||EMIS'SION, n. [L. emissio, from emitto, to send out.] The act of sending or throwing out; as the ...
||EMIT', v.t. [L. emitto; e and mitto, to send.]1. To send forth; to throw or give out; as, fire ...
||EMMEN'AGOGUE, n. [Gr. menstruous, in month, and to lead.]A medicine that promotes the menstrual ...
||EM'MET, n. An ant or pismire.
||EMMEW', v.t. [See Mew.] To mew; to coop up; to confine in a coop or cage.
||EMMOVE, v.t. To move; to rouse; to excite. [Not used.]
||EMOLLES'CENCE, n. [L. emollescens, softening. See Emolliate.]In metallurgy, that degree of ...
||EMOL'LIATE, v.t. [L. emollio, mollio, to soften; mollis, soft; Eng. mellow, mild.] To soften; to ...
||EMOL'LIATED, pp. Softened; rendered effeminate.
||EMOL'LIATING, pr. Softening; rendering effeminate.
||EMOL'LIENT, a. Softening; making supple; relaxing the solids.Barley is emollient.EMOL'LIENT, n. A ...
||EMOLLI'TION, n. The act of softening or relaxing.
||EMOL'UMENT, n. [L. emolumentum, from emolo, molo, to grind. Originally, toll taken for grinding. ...
||EMOLUMENT'AL, a. Producing profit; useful; profitable; advantageous.Emongst, for among, in ...
||EMO'TION, n. [L. emotio; emoveo, to move from.]1. Literally, a moving of the mind or soul; ...
||EMPA'IR, v.t. To impair. [See Impair.]
||EMPA'LE, v.t. [L. palus.]1. To fence or fortify with stakes; to set a line of stakes or posts for ...
||EMPA'LED, pp. Fenced or fortified with stakes; inclosed; shut in; fixed on a state.
||EMPA'LEMENT, n. A fencing, fortifying or inclosing with stakes; a putting to death by thrusting a ...
||EMPA'LING, ppr. Fortifying with pales or stakes; inclosing; putting to death on a stake.
||EMPAN'NEL, n. [Eng. pane, a square. See Pane and Pannel.]A list of jurors; a small piece of paper ...
||EMP`ARK, v.t. [in and park.] To inclose as with a fence.
||EMPAR'LANCE, n. [See Imparlance.]
||EMPASM, n. empazm'. [Gr. to sprinkle.] A powder used to prevent the bad scent of the body.
||EMPAS'SION, v.t. To move with passion; to affect strongly. [See Impassion.]
||EMPEACH, [See Impeach.]
||EMPE'OPLE, v.t. empee'pl. To form into a people or community. [Little used.]
||EM'PERESS. [See Empress.]
||EMPER'ISHED, a. [See Perish.] Decayed. [Not in use.]
||EM'PEROR, n. [L. imperator, from impero, to command.]Literally, the commander of an army. In ...
||EM'PERY, n. Empire.
||EM'PHASIS, n. In rhetoric, a particular stress of utterance, or force of voice, given to the words ...
||EMPHASIZE, v.t. To utter or pronounce with a particular or more forcible stress of voice; as, to ...
||EMPHAT'ICAL, a. Forcible; strong; impressive; as an emphatic voice, tone or pronunciation; ...
||EMPHAT'ICALLY, adv. With emphasis; strongly; forcibly; in a striking manner.1. According to ...
||EM'PHYSEM, n. [Gr. to inflate.] In surgery, a puffy tumor, easily yielding to pressure, but ...
||EMPHYSEM'ATOUS, a. Pertaining to emphysema; swelled,bloated, but yielding easily to pressure.
||EMPHYTEU'TIC, c. [Gr. a planting, to plant.]Taken on hire; that for which rent is to be paid; as ...
||EMPIERCE, v.t. empers' [em, in, and pierce.] To pierce into; to penetrate. [Not used.]
||EMPIGHT, a. [from pight, to fix.] Fixed.
||EM'PIRE, n. [L. imperium; See Emperor.]1. Supreme power in governing; supreme dominion; ...
||EM'PIRIC, n. [Gr. to attempt; L. empiricus.]Literally, one who makes experiments. Hence its ...
||EMPIR'ICAL, a. Pertaining to experiments or experience.1. Versed in experiments; as an empiric ...
||EMPIR'ICALLY, adv. By experiment; according to experience; without science; in the manner of ...
||EMPIR'ICISM, n. Dependence of a physician on his experience in practice,without the aid of a ...
||EMPL`ASTER, n. [Gr. a plaster.] [See Plaster, which is not used.]
||EMPL`ASTIC, a. [Gr.] See Plaster, Plastic.] Viscous; glutinous; adhesive; fit to be applied as a ...
||EMPLE'AD, v.t. [em and plead.] To charge with a crime; to accuse. but it is now written implead, ...
||EMPLOY', v.t. [L. plico.]1. To occupy the time, attention and labor of; to keep busy, or at work; ...
||EMPLOY'ABLE, a. That may be employed; capable of being used; fit or proper for use.
||EMPLOY'ED, pp. Occupied; fixed or engaged; applied in business; used in agency.
||EMPLOY'ER, n. One who employs; one who uses; one who engages or keeps in service.
||EMPLOY'ING, ppr. Occupying; using; keeping busy.
||EMPLOY'MENT, n. The act of employing or using.1. Occupation; business; that which engages the ...
||EMPLUNGE, [See Plunge.]
||EMPOIS'ON, v.t. s as z.1. To poison; to administer poison to; to destroy or endanger life by ...
||EMPOIS'ONED, pp. Poisoned; tainted with venom; embittered.
||EMPOIS'ONER, n. One who poisons; one who administers a deleterious drug; he or that which ...
||EMPOIS'ONING, ppr. Poisoning; embittering.
||EMPOIS'ONMENT, n. The act of administering poison, or causing it to be taken; the act of ...
||EMPO'RIUM, n. [L. from the Gr. to buy; to pass or go.]1. A place of merchandize; a town or city ...
||EMPOV'ERISH, [See Impoverish.]
||EMPOW'ER, v.t. [from en or in and power.]1. To give legal or moral power or authority to; to ...
||EMPOW'ERED, pp. Authorized; having legal or moral right.
||EMPOW'ERING, ppr. Authorizing; giving power.
||EM'PRESS, n. [Contracted from emperess. See Emperor.] The consort or spouse of an emperor.1. A ...
||EMPRI'SE, n. s as z. [Norm; em, en, and prise, from prendre, to take.] An undertaking; an ...
||EMP'TIER, n. One that empties or exhausts.
||EMP'TINESS, n. [from empty.] A state of being empty; a state of containing nothing except air; ...
||EMP'TION, n. [L. emptio, from emo, to buy.] The act of buying; a purchasing. [Not much used.]
||EMP'TY, a.1. Containing nothing, or nothing but air; as an empty chest; empty space; an empty ...
||EMP'TYING, ppr. Pouring out the contents; making void.
||EMP'TYINGS, n. The lees of beer, cider, &c.
||EMPUR'PLE, v.t. [from purple.] To tinge or dye of a purple color; to discolor with purpleThe deep ...
||EMPUR'PLED, pp. Stained with a purple color.
||EMPUR'PLING, ppr. Tinging or dyeing of a purple color.
||EMPU'SE, n. A phantom or specter. [Not used.]
||EMPUZ'ZLE. [See Puzzle.]
||EMPYR'EAL, a. [L. empyroeus; from Gr. fire.]1. Formed of pure fire or light; refined beyond ...
||EMPYRE'AN, a. Empyreal.EMPYRE'AN, n. [See Empyreal.] The highest heaven, where the pure element ...
||EMPYREU'MA, n. [Gr. fire.] In chimistry, a disagreeable smell produced from burnt oils, in ...
||EMPYREUMAT'ICAL, a. Having the taste or smell of burnt oil, or of burning animal and vegetable ...
||EMPYR'ICAL, a. Containing the combustible principle of coal.
||EMPYRO'SIS, n. [Gr. to burn.] a general fire; a conflagration. [Little used.]
||EMRODS. [See Emerods.]
||E'MU, n. A large fowl of S. America, with wings unfit for flight.This name properly belongs to the ...
||EM'ULATE, v.t. [L. oemulor; Gr. strife, contest.]1. To strive to equal or excel, in qualities or ...
||EM'ULATED, pp. Rivaled; imitated.
||EM'ULATING, ppr. Rivaling; attempting to equal or excel; imitating; resembling.
||EMULA'TION, n. The act of attempting to equal or excel in qualities or actions; rivalry; desire of ...
||EM'ULATIVE, a. Inclined to emulation; rivaling; disposed to competition.
||EM'ULATOR, , n. One who emulates; a rival; a competitor.
||EM'ULATRESS, n. A female who emulates another.
||EMU'LE, v.t. To emulate. [Not used.]
||EMULG'ENT, a. [L. emulgeo; e and mulgeo, to milk out.]Milking or draining out. In anatomy, the ...
||EM'ULOUS, a. [L. oemulus.] Desirous or eager to imitate, equal or excel another; desirous of like ...
||EM'ULOUSLY, adv. With desire of equaling or excelling another.
||EMUL'SION, n. [L. emulsus, emulgeo, to milk out.]A soft liquid remedy of a color and consistence ...
||EMUL'SIVE, a. Softening; milk-like.1. Producing or yielding a milk-like substance; as emulsive ...
||EMUNC'TORY, n. [L. emunctorium, from emunctus, emungo, to wipe, to cleanse.] In anatomy, any part ...
||EMUSCA'TION, n. [L. emuscor.] A freeing from moss. [Not much used.]
||EN, a prefix to many English words, chiefly borrowed from the French. In coincides with the Latin, ...
||ENABLE, v.t. [Norm. enhabler; en and hable, able. See Able.]1. To make able; to supply with ...
||ENA'BLED, pp. Supplied with sufficient power, physical, moral or legal.
||ENA'BLEMENT, n. The act of enabling; ability.
||ENA'BLING, ppr. Giving power to; supplying with sufficient power, ability or means; authorizing.
||ENACT', v.t. [en and act.] To make, as a law; to pass, as a bill into a law; to perform the last ...
||ENACT'ED, pp. Passed into a law; sanctioned as a law, by legislative authority.
||ENACT'ING, ppr. Passing into a law; giving legislative sanction to a bill, and establishing it as ...
||ENACT'MENT, n. The passing of a bill into a law; the act of voting, decreeing and giving validity ...
||ENACT'OR, n. One who enacts or passes a law; one who decrees or establishes, as a law.1. One who ...
||ENAC'TURE, n. Purpose. [Not in use.]
||ENAL'LAGE, n. enal'lajy. [Gr. change.]A figure, in grammar, by which some change is made in the ...
||ENAM'BUSH, v.t. [en and ambush.] To hide in ambush.1. To ambush.
||ENAM'BUSHED, pp. Concealed in ambush, or with hostile intention; ambushed.
||ENAM'EL, n. 1. In mineralogy, a substance imperfectly vitrified, or matter in which the granular ...
||ENAM'ELAR, a. Consisting of enamel; resembling enamel; smooth; glossy.
||ENAM'ELED, pp. Overlaid with enamel; adorned with any thing resembling enamel.
||ENAM'ELER, n. One who enamels; one whose occupation is to lay enamels, or inlay colors.
||ENAM'ELING, ppr. Laying enamel.ENAM'ELING, n. The act or art of laying enamels.
||ENAM'OR, v.t. [L. amor, love.] To inflame with love; to charm; to captivate; with of before the ...
||ENAMORA'DO, n. One deeply in love.
||ENAM'ORED, pp. Inflamed with love; charmed; delighted.
||ENAM'ORING, ppr. Inflaming with love; charming; captivating.
||EN`ARMED, a. In heraldry, having arms, that is, horns, hoofs, &c. of a different color from that ...
||ENARRA'TION, n. [L. enarro,narro, to relate.] Recital; relation; account; exposition. [Little ...
||ENARTHRO'SIS, n. [Gr. a joint.] In anatomy, that species of articulation which consists in the ...
||ENA'TE, a. [L. enatus.] Growing out.
||ENAUN'TER, adv. Lest that.
||ENCA'GE, v.t. [from cage.] To shut up or confine in a cage; to coop.
||ENCA'GED, pp. Shut up or confined in a cage.
||ENCA'GING, ppr. Cooping; confining in a cage.
||ENCAMP', v.i. [from camp.] To pitch tents or form huts, as an army; to halt on a march, spread ...
||ENCAMP'ED, pp. Settled in tents or huts for lodging or temporary habitation.
||ENCAMP'ING, ppr. Pitching tents or forming huts, for a temporary lodging or rest.
||ENCAMP'MENT, n. The act of pitching tents or forming huts, as an army or traveling company, for ...
||ENCANK'ER, v.t. To corrode; to canker.
||ENCA'SE, v.t. To inclose or confine in a case or cover.
||ENCAUS'TIC, a. [Gr. caustic, to burn.] Pertaining to the art of enameling, and to painting in ...
||ENCA'VE, v.t. [from cave.] To hide in a cave or recess.
||ENCE'INT, n. [L. cingo, to gird.] In fortification, inclosure; the wall or rampart which ...
||ENCHA'FE, v.t. [en and chafe.] To chafe or fret; to provoke; to enrage; to irritate. [See Chafe.]
||ENCHA'FED, pp. Chafed; irritated; enraged.
||ENCHA'FING, ppr. Chafing; fretting; enraging.
||ENCHA'IN, v.t.1. To fasten with a chain; to bind or hold in chains; to hold in bondage.2. To hold ...
||ENCHA'INED, pp. Fastened with a chain; held in bondage; held fast; restrained; confined.
||ENCHA'INING, ppr. Making fast with a chain; binding; holding in chains; confining.
||ENCH`ANT, v.t. [L. incanto; in and canto, to sing. See Chant and Cant.]1. To practice sorcery or ...
||ENCH`ANTED, pp. Affected by sorcery; fascinated; subdued by charms; delighted beyond measure.1. ...
||ENCH`ANTER, n. One who enchants; a sorcerer or magician; one who has spirits or demons at his ...
||ENCH`ANTING, ppr. Affecting with sorcery, charms or spells.1. Delighting highly; ravishing with ...
||ENCH`ANTINGLY, adv. With the power of enchantment; in a manner to delight or charm; as, the lady ...
||ENCH`ANTMENT, n. The act of producing certain wonderful effects by the invocation or aid of ...
||ENCH`ANTRESS, n. A sorceress; a woman who pretends to effect wonderful things by the aid of demons; ...
||ENCH`ARGE, v.t. To give in charge or trust. [Not in use.]
||ENCHA'SE, v.t. [Eng. a case.]1. To infix or inclose in another body so as to be held fast, but ...
||ENCHA'SED, pp. Enclosed as in a frame or in another body; adorned with embossed work.
||ENCHA'SING, ppr. Inclosing in another body; adorning with embossed work.
||ENCHE'ASON, n. Cause; occasion.
||ENCHIRID'ION, n. [Gr. the hand.] A manual; a book to be carried in the hand. [Not used.]
||ENCIN'DERED, a. Burnt to cinders.
||ENCIR'CLE, v.t. ensur'cl. [from circle.]1. To inclose or surround with a circle or ring, or with ...
||ENCIR'CLED, ppr. Surrounded with a circle; encompassed; environed; embraced.
||ENCIR'CLET, n. A circle; a ring.
||ENCIR'CLING, ppr. Surrounding with a circle or ring; encompassing; embracing.
||ENCLIT'IC, a. [Gr. inclined; to incline.]1. Leaning; inclining, or inclined. In grammar, an ...
||ENCLIT'ICALLY, adv. In an enclitic manner; by throwing the accent back.
||ENCLIT'ICS, a. In grammar, the art of declining and conjugating words.
||ENCLOSE. [See Inclose.]
||ENCLOUD'ED, a. [from cloud.] Covered with clouds.
||ENCOACH, v.t. To carry in a coach..
||ENCOF'FIN, v.t. To put in a coffin.
||ENCOF'FINED, pp. Inclosed in a coffin.
||ENCOM'BER, [See Encumber.]
||ENCOM'BERMENT, n. Molestation. [Not used.]
||ENCO'MIAST, n. One who praises another; a panegyrist; one who utters or writes commendations.
||ENCOMIAS'TICAL, a. Bestowing praise; praising; commending; laudatory; as an encomiastic address or ...
||ENCO'MIUM, n. plu. encomiums. Praise; panegyric; commendation. Men are quite as willing to ...
||ENCOM'PASS, v.t. [from compass.] To encircle; to surround; as, a ring encompasses the finger.1. ...
||ENCOM'PASSED, pp. Encircled; surrounded; inclosed; shut in.
||ENCOM'PASSING, ppr. Encircling; surrounding; confining.
||ENCOM'PASSMENT, n. A surrounding.1. A going round; circumlocution in speaking.
||ENCO'RE, a. French word, pronounced nearly ongkore,and signifying, again, once more; used by the ...
||ENCOUNT'ER, n. [L. contra, against,or rather rencontre.]1. A meeting, particularly a sudden or ...
||ENCOUNT'ERED, pp. Met face to face; met in opposition or hostility; opposed.
||ENCOUNT'ERER, n. One who encounters; an opponent; an antagonist.
||ENCOUNT'ERING, ppr. Meeting; meeting in opposition, or in battle; opposing; resisting.
||ENCOUR'AGE, v.t. enkur'rage. To give courage to; to give or increase confidence of success; to ...
||ENCOUR'AGED, pp. Emboldened; inspirited; animated; incited.
||ENCOUR'AGEMENT, n. The act of giving courage, or confidence of success; incitement to action or to ...
||ENCOUR'AGER, n. One who encourages,incites or stimulates to action; one who supplies incitements, ...
||ENCOUR'AGING, ppr. Inspiring with hope and confidence; exciting courage.1. Furnishing ground to ...
||ENCOUR'AGINGLY, adv. In a manner to give courage, or hope of success.
||ENCRA'DLE, v.t. [en and cradle.] To lay in a cradle.
||ENCRIM'SON, v.t. s as z. To cover with a crimson color.
||ENCRIM'SONED, pp. Covered with a crimson color.
||EN'CRINITE, n. [Gr. a lily.] Stone-lily; a fossil zoophyte, formed of many joints, all perforated ...
||ENCRISP'ED, a. [from crisp] Curled; formed in curls.
||ENCROACH, v.i. [Eng. crook.] Primarily, to catch as with a hook. Hence,1. To enter on the ...
||ENCROACHER, n. One who enters on and takes possession of what is not his own, by gradual steps.1. ...
||ENCROACHING, ppr. Entering on and taking possession of what belongs to another.ENCROACHING, a. ...
||ENCROACHINGLY, adv. By way of encroachment.
||ENCROACHMENT, n. The entering gradually on the rights or possessions of another, and taking ...
||ENCRUST', v.t. To cover with a crust. It is written also incrust.
||ENCUM'BER, v.t.1. To load; to clog; to impede motion with a load, burden or any thing inconvenient ...
||ENCUM'BERED, pp. Loaded; impeded in motion or operation, by a burden or difficulties; loaded with ...
||ENCUM'BERING, ppr. Loading; clogging; rendering motion or operation difficult; loading with debts.
||ENCUM'BRANCE, n. A load; any thing that impedes motion, or renders it difficult and laborious; ...
||ENCYC'LICAL, a. [Gr. a circle.] Circular; sent to many persons or places; intended for many, or ...
||ENCYCLOPE'DIAN, a. Embracing the whole circle of learning.
||ENCYCLOPE'DIST, n. The compiler of an Encyclopedia, or one who assists in such compilation.
||ENCYCLOPE'DY, n. [Gr. in, a circle, and instruction; instruction in a circle, or circle of ...
||ENCYST'ED, a. [from cyst.] Inclosed in a bag, bladder or vesicle; as an encysted tumor.
||END, n. 1. The extreme point of a line, or of anything that has more length than breadth; as the ...
||ENDAM'AGE, v.t. [from damage.] To bring loss or damage to; to harm; to injure; to mischief; to ...
||ENDAM'AGED, pp. Harmed; injured.
||ENDAM'AGEMENT, n. Damage; loss; injury.
||ENDAM'AGING, ppr. Harming; injuring.
||ENDANGER, v.t. [from danger.] To put in hazard; to bring into danger or peril; to expose to loss ...
||ENDANGERED, pp. Exposed to loss or injury.
||ENDANGERING, ppr. Putting in hazard; exposing to loss or injury.ENDANGERING, n. Injury; damage.
||ENDANGERMENT, n. Hazard; danger.
||ENDE'AR, v.t. [from dear.] To make dear; to make more beloved. The distress of a friend endears ...
||ENDE'ARED, pp. Rendered dear, beloved, or more beloved.
||ENDE'ARING, ppr. Making dear or more beloved.
||ENDE'ARMENT, n. The cause of love; that which excites or increases affection, particularly that ...
||ENDEAV'OR, n. endev'or. An effort; an essay; an attempt; an exertion of physical strength, or the ...
||ENDEAV'ORED, pp. Essayed; attempted.
||ENDEAV'ORER, n. One who makes an effort or attempt.
||ENDEAV'ORING, ppr. Making an effort or efforts; striving; essaying; attempting.
||ENDEC'AGON, n. A plain figure of eleven sides and angles.
||ENDEI'CTIC, a. [Gr. to show.] Showing; exhibiting. An endeictic dialogue, in the Platonic ...
||ENDE'MIAL, a. [Gr. people.] Peculiar to a people or nation. An endemic disease, is one to which ...
||ENDEN'IZE, v.t. To make free; to naturalize; to admit to the privileges of a denizen. [Little ...
||ENDEN'IZEN, v.t. [from denizen.] To naturalize.
||ENDICT,ENDICTMENT. [See Indict, Indictment.]
||ENDICT,ENDICTMENT. [See Indict, Indictment.]
||END'ING, ppr. [from end.] Terminating; closing; concluding.END'ING, n. Termination; ...
||ENDITE. [See Indite.]
||EN'DIVE, n. [L. intybum.] A species of plant, of the genus Cichorium or succory; used as a salad.
||END'LESS, a. [See End.] Without end; having no end or conclusion; applied to length, and to ...
||END'LESSLY, adv. Without end or termination; as, to extend a line endlessly.1. Incessantly; ...
||END'LESSNESS, n. Extension without end or limit.1. Perpetuity; endless duration.
||END'LONG, adv. In a line; with the end forward. [Little used.]
||ENDOC'TRINE, v.t. To teach; to indoctrinate. [See the latter word.]
||ENDORSE, ENDORSEMENT. [See Indorse, Indorsement.]
||ENDORSE, ENDORSEMENT. [See Indorse, Indorsement.]
||ENDOSS', v.t. To engrave or carve.
||ENDOW', v.t. [L. dos, doto, or a different Celtic root.]1. To furnish with a portion of goods or ...
||ENDOW'ED, pp. Furnished with a portion of estate;having dower settled on; supplied with a ...
||ENDOW'ING, ppr. Settling a dower on; furnishing with a permanent fund; inducing.
||ENDOW'MENT, n. The act of settling dower on a woman, or of settling a fund or permanent provision ...
||ENDRUDGE, v.t. endruj'. To make a drudge or slave. [Not used.]
||ENDU'E, v.t. [L. induo.] To indue, which see.
||ENDU'RABLE, a. That can be borne or suffered.
||ENDU'RANCE, n. [See Endure.] Continuance; a state of lasting or duration; lastingness.1. A ...
||ENDU'RE, v.t. [L. durus, duro.]1. To last; to continue in the same state without perishing; to ...
||ENDU'RED, pp. Borne; suffered; sustained.
||ENDU'RER, n. One who bears, suffers or sustains.1. He or that which continues long.
||ENDU'RING, ppr. Lasting; continuing without perishing; bearing; sustaining; supporting with ...
||END'WISE, adv. On the end; erectly; in an upright position.1. With the end forward.
||EN'ECATE, v.t. [L. eneco.] To kill. [Not in use.]
||E'NEID, n. [L. Eneis.] A heroic poem, written by Virgil, in which Eneas is the hero.
||EN'EMY, n. [L. inimicus.]1. A foe; an adversary. A private enemy is one who hates another and ...
||ENERGET'ICAL, a. [Gr. work. See Energy.]1. Operating with force, vigor and effect; forcible; ...
||ENERGET'ICALLY, adv. With force and vigor; with energy and effect.
||EN'ERGIZE, v.i. [from energy.] To act with force; to operate with vigor; to act in producing an ...
||EN'ERGIZED, pp. Invigorated.
||EN'ERGIZER, n. He or that which gives energy; he or that which acts in producing an effect.
||EN'ERGIZING, ppr. Giving energy, force or vigor; acting with force.
||EN'ERGY, n. [Gr. work.]1. Internal or inherent power; the power of operating, whether exerted or ...
||ENERV'ATE, a. [infra.] Weakened; weak; without strength or force.1. To deprive of nerve, force or ...
||EN'ERVATED, pp. Weakened; enfeebled; emasculated.
||EN'ERVATING, ppr. Depriving of strength, force or vigor; weakening; enfeebling.
||ENERVA'TION, n. The act of weakening, or reducing strength.1. The state of being weakened; ...
||ENERVE, v.t. everv'. To weaken; the same as enervate.
||ENFAM'ISH, v.t. To famish. [See Famish.]
||ENFEE'BLE, v.t. [from feeble.] To deprive of strength; to reduce the strength or force of; to ...
||ENFEE'BLED, pp. Weakened; deprived of strength or vigor.
||ENFEE'BLEMENT, n. The act of weakening; enervation.
||ENFEE'BLING, ppr. Weakening; debilitating; enervating.
||ENFEL'ONED, a. [See Felon.] Fierce; cruel.
||ENFEOFF, v.t. enfeff'. [Law L. feaffo, feoffare, from fief, which see.]1. To give one a feud; ...
||ENFEOFF'ED, pp. Invested with the fee of any corporeal hereditament.
||ENFEOFF'ING, ppr. Giving to one the fee simple of any corporeal hereditament.
||ENFEOFF'MENT, n. The act of giving the fee simple of an estate.1. The instrument or deed by which ...
||ENFET'TER, v.t. To fetter; to bind in fetters.
||ENFE'VER, v.t. To excite fever in.
||ENFIERCE, v.t. enfers'. To make fierce. [Not in use.]
||ENFILA'DE, n. [L. filum.] A line or straight passage; or the situation of a place which may be ...
||ENFILA'DED, pp. Pierced or raked in a line.
||ENFILA'DING, ppr. Piercing or sweeping in a line.
||ENFI'RE, v.t. To inflame; to set on fire. [Not used.]
||ENFO'RCE, v.t.1. To give strength to; to strengthen; to invigorate. [See Def.5.]2. To make or ...
||ENFO'RCEABLE, a. That may be enforced.
||ENFO'RCED, pp. Strengthened; gained by force; driven; compelled; urged; carried into effect.
||ENFO'RCEDLY, adv. By violence; not by choice.
||ENFO'RCEMENT, n. The act of enforcing; compulsion; force applied.1. That which gives energy or ...
||ENFO'RCER, n. One who compels, constrains or urges; one who effects by violence; one who carries ...
||ENFO'RCING, ppr. Giving force or strength; compelling; urging; constraining; putting in execution.
||ENFORM', v.t. To form; to fashion. [See Form.]
||ENFOUL'DERED, a. Mixed with lightning. [Not in use.]1. To make free of a city, corporation or ...
||ENFRAN'CHISED, pp. Set free; released from bondage.1. Admitted to the rights and privileges of ...
||ENFRAN'CHISEMENT, n. Release from slavery or custody.1. The admission of persons to the freedom ...
||ENFRAN'CHISER, n. One who enfranchises.
||ENFRAN'CHISING, ppr. Setting free from slavery or custody; admitting to the rights and privileges ...
||ENFRO'WARD, v.t. To make froward or perverse. [Not used.]
||ENFRO'ZEN, a. Frozen; congealed. [Not used.]
||ENGA'GE, v.t. 1. To make liable for a debt to a creditor; to bind one's self as surety.2. To ...
||ENGA'GED, pp. or a. Pledged; promised; enlisted; gained and attached; attracted and fixed; ...
||ENGA'GEDLY, adv. With earnestness; with attachment.
||ENGA'GEDNESS, n. The state of being seriously and earnestly occupied; zeal; animation.
||ENGA'GEMENT, n. The act of pawning, pledging or making liable for debt.1. Obligation by agreement ...
||ENGA'GER, n. One that enters into an engagement or agreement.
||ENGA'GING, ppr. Pawning; making liable for debt; enlisting; bringing into a party or cause; ...
||ENGA'GINGLY, adv. In a manner to win the affections.
||ENGAL'LANT, v.t. To make a gallant of. [Not used.]
||ENGAOL, v.t. enja'le. To imprison. [not used.]
||ENG`ARBOIL, v.t. To disorder. [Not in used.]
||ENG`ARLAND, v.t. To encircle with a garland.
||ENGAR'RISON, v.t. To furnish with a garrison; to defend or protect by a garrison.
||ENGAS'TRIMUTH, n. A ventriloquist.
||ENGEN'DER, v.t. [L. gener, genero, geno, gigno. See Generate.]1. To beget between the different ...
||ENGEN'DERED, pp. Begotten; caused; produced.
||ENGEN'DERER, n. He or that which engenders.
||ENGEN'DERING, ppr. Begetting; causing to be; producing.
||ENGILD', v.t. To gild; to brighten.
||EN'GINE, n. [L. ingenium.]1. In mechanics, a compound machine, or artificial instrument, composed ...
||ENGINEE'R, n. In the military art, a person skilled in mathematics and mechanics, who forms plans ...
||EN'GINERY, n. en'ginry. The act of managing engines or artillery.1. Engines in general; ...
||ENGIRD', v.t. [See Gird.] To surround; to encircle; to encompass.
||ENGIRD'ING, ppr. Encircling; surrounding.
||ENGIRT', pp. Surrounded; encompassed.
||ENGLAD', v.t. To make glad; to cause to rejoice.
||ENGLA'IMED, a. Furred; clammy. [Not used.]
||ENGLAND, n. [See English.]
||ENGLISH, a. ing'glish. [L. ango, from the sense of pressing, depression, laying, which gives the ...
||ENGLISHED, pp. Rendered into English.
||ENGLISHRY, n. The state or privilege of being an Englishman. [Not used.]
||ENGLUT', v.t. [L. glutio.]1. To swallow.2. To fill; to glut. [This word is little used. See ...
||ENGO'RE, v.t. To pierce; to gore. [See Gore.]
||ENGORGE, v.t. engorj'. To swallow;; to devour; to gorge; properly, to swallow with greediness, or ...
||ENGORG'ED, pp. Swallowed with greediness, or in large draughts.
||ENGORGEMENT, n. engorj'ment. the act of swallowing greedily; a devouring with voracity.
||ENGORG'ING, ppr. Swallowing with voracity.
||ENGR`AFT, v.t. To ingraft, which see.
||ENGRA'IL, v.t. In heraldry, to variegate; to spot as with hail; to indent or make ragged at the ...
||ENGRA'ILED, pp. Variegated; spotted.
||ENGRA'IN, v.t. [from grain.] To dye in grain, or in the raw material to dye deep.
||ENGRA'INED, pp. Dyed in the grain; as engrained carpets.
||ENGRA'INING, ppr. Dyeing in the grain.
||ENGRAP'PLE, v.t. [from grapple. To grapple; to seize and hold; to close in and hold fast. [See ...
||ENGR`ASP, v.t. [from grasp.] To seize with a clasping hold; to hold fast by inclosing or ...
||ENGRA'VE, v.t. pret. engraved; pp. engraved or engraven.Literally, to scratch or scrape. Hence,1. ...
||ENGRA'VEMENT, n. Engraved work; act of engraving.
||ENGRA'VEN, pp. Cut or marked,as with a chisel or graver; imprinted; deeply impressed.
||ENGRA'VER, n. One who engraves; a cutter of letters, figures or devices, on stone, metal or wood; ...
||ENGRA'VERY, n. The work of an engraver. [Little used.]
||ENGRA'VING, ppr. Cutting or marking stones or metals, with a chisel or graver; ...
||ENGRIE'VE, v.t. To grieve; to pain. [See Grieve.]
||ENGRO'SS, v.t.1. Primarily, to make thick or gross; to thicken. [Not now used.]2. To make ...
||ENGRO'SSED, pp. Made thick; taken in the whole; purchased in large quantities for sale; written in ...
||ENGRO'SSER, n. He or that which takes the whole; a person who purchases the whole or such ...
||ENGRO'SSING, ppr. Taking the whole; buying commodities in such quantities as to raise the price in ...
||ENGRO'SSMENT, n. The act of engrossing; the act of taking the whole.1. The appropriation of ...
||ENGU`ARD, v.t. [See Guard.] To guard; to defend.
||ENGULF', v.t. To throw or to absorb in a gulf.
||ENGULF'ED, pp. Absorbed in a whirlpool, or in a deep abyss or gulf.
||ENGULF'MENT, n. An absorption in a gulf, or deep cavern, or vortex.
||ENH`ANCE, v.t. enh`ans.1. To raise; to lift; applied to material things by Spenser, but this ...
||ENH`ANCED, pp. Raised; advanced; highthened; increased.
||ENH`ANCEMENT, n. Rise; increase; augmentation; as the enhancement of value,price, enjoyment, ...
||ENH`ANCER, n. One who enhances; he or that which raises price, &c.
||ENH`ANCING, ppr. Raising; increasing; augmenting; aggravating.
||ENH`ARBOR, v.i. To dwell in or inhabit.
||ENH`ARDEN, v.t. To harden; to encourage.
||ENHARMON'IC, a. [from harmonic, harmony.] In music, an epithet applied to such species of ...
||ENIG'MA, n. [L. oenigma; Gr. to hint.] A dark saying, in which some known thing is concealed ...
||ENIGMAT'ICAL, a. Relating to or containing a riddle; obscure; darkly expressed; ambiguous.1. ...
||ENIGMAT'ICALLY, adv. In an obscure manner; in a sense different from that which the words in ...
||ENIG'MATIST, n. A maker or dealer in enigmas and riddles.
||ENIG'MATIZE, v.i. To utter or form enigmas; to deal in riddles.
||ENIGMATOL'OGY, n. The art of making riddles; or the art of solving them.
||ENJOIN', v.t. [L. injungo. See Join. We observe that the primary sense of join is to set, extend ...
||ENJOIN'ED, pp. Ordered; directed; admonished with authority; commanded.
||ENJOIN'ER, n. One who enjoins.
||ENJOIN'ING, ppr. Ordering; directing.
||ENJOIN'MENT, n. Direction; command; authoritative admonition.
||ENJOY', v.t.1. To feel or perceive with pleasure; to take pleasure or satisfaction in the ...
||ENJOY'ABLE, a. Capable of being enjoyed.
||ENJOY'ED, pp. Perceived with pleasure or satisfaction; possessed or used with pleasure; occupied ...
||ENJOY'ER, n. One who enjoys.
||ENJOY'ING, ppr. Feeling with pleasure; possessing with satisfaction.
||ENJOY'MENT, n. Pleasure; satisfaction; agreeable sensations; fruition.1. Possession with ...
||ENKIN'DLE, v.t. [from kindle.] To kindle; to set on fire; to inflame; as, to enkindle sparks into ...
||ENKIN'DLED, pp. Set on fire; inflamed; roused into action; excited.
||ENKIN'DLING, ppr. Setting on fire; inflaming; rousing; exciting.
||ENL`ARD, v.t. To cover with lard or grease; to baste.
||ENL`ARGE, v.t. enlarj. [from large.] To make greater in quantity or dimensions; to extend in ...
||ENL`ARGED, pp. Increased in bulk; extended in dimension; expanded; dilated; augmented; released ...
||ENL`ARGEDLY, adv. With enlargement.
||ENL`ARGEMENT, n. Increase of size or bulk, real or apparent; extension of dimensions or limits; ...
||ENL`ARGER, n. He or that which enlarges, increases, extends or expands; an amplifier.
||ENL`ARGING, ppr. Increasing in bulk; extending in dimension; expanding; making free or liberal; ...
||ENLI'GHT, v.t. enli'te. To illuminate; to enlighten.[See Enlighten. Enlight is rarely used.]
||ENLI'GHTEN, v.t. enli'tn. [from light.]1. To make light; to shed light on; to supply with light; ...
||ENLI'GHTENED, pp. Rendered light; illuminated; instructed; informed; furnished with clear views.
||ENLI'GHTENER, n. One who illuminates; he or that which communicates light to the eye, or clear ...
||ENLI'GHTENING, ppr. Illuminating; giving light to; instructing.
||ENLINK', v.t. [from link.] To chain to; to connect.
||ENLIST', v.t. [See List.] To enroll; to register; to enter a name on a list.1. To engage in ...
||ENLIST'MENT, n. The act of enlisting; the writing by which a soldier is bound.
||ENLI'VEN, v.t. enli'vn. [from life, live.] Literally, to give life. Hence,1. To give action or ...
||ENLI'VENED, pp. Made more active; excited; animated; made cheerful or gay.
||ENLI'VENER, n. He or that which enlivens or animates; he or that which invigorates.
||ENLI'VENING, ppr. Giving life, spirit or animation; inspiriting; invigorating; making vivacious, ...
||ENLU'MINE, v.t. To illumine; to enlighten. [See the latter words.]
||ENMAR'BLE, v.t. To make hard as marble; to harden.
||ENMESH', v.t. [from mesh.] To net; to entangle to entrap.
||EN'MITY, n.1. The quality of being an enemy; the opposite of friendship; ill will; hatred; ...
||ENNEACONTAHE'DRAL, a. Having ninety faces.
||EN'NEAGON, n. [Gr. nine, an angle.] In geometry, a polygon or figure with nine sides or nine ...
||ENNEAN'DER, n. [Gr. nine, a male.] In botany, a plant having nine stamens.
||ENNEAN'DRIAN, a. Having nine stamens.
||ENNEAPET'ALOUS, a. [Gr. nine, a leaf.] Having nine petals or flower-leaves.
||ENNEAT'ICAL, a. [Gr. nine.] Enneatical days, are every ninth day of a disease. Enneatical years, ...
||ENNEW' v.t. To make new. [Not in use.]
||ENNO'BLE, v.t.1. To make noble; to raise to nobility; as, to ennoble a commoner.2. To dignify; to ...
||ENNO'BLED, pp. Raised to the rank of nobility; dignified; exalted in rank, excellence or value.
||ENNO'BLEMENT, n. The act of advancing to nobility.1. Exaltation; elevation in degree or ...
||ENNO'BLING, ppr. Advancing to the rank of a nobleman; exalting; dignifying.
||ENNUI, n. Weariness; heaviness; lassitude of fastidiousness.
||ENODA'TION, n. [L. enodatio, from enodo, to clear from knots; e and nodus, a knot.]1. The act or ...
||ENO'DE, a. [L. enodis; e and nodus, knot.] In botany, destitute of knots or joints; knotless.
||ENOM'OTARCH,n. The commander of an enomoty.
||ENOM'OTY, n. [Gr. to swear.] In Lacedaemon, anciently, a body of soldiers, supposed to be thirty ...
||ENORM', a. [Not used. See Enormous.]
||ENOR'MITY, n. [L. enormitas. See Enormous.]1. Literally, the transgression of a rule, or ...
||ENOR'MOUS, a. [L. enormis; e and norma, a rule.]1. Going beyond the usual measure or ...
||ENOR'MOUSENESS, n. The state of being enormous or excessive; greatness beyond measure.
||ENOR'MOUSLY, adv. Excessively; beyond measure; as an opinion enormously absurd.
||ENOUGH', a. enuf'. [Heb. to rest, to be quiet or satisfied.]That satisfies desire, or gives ...
||ENOUNCE, v.t. enouns'. [L. enuncio; e and nuncio, to declare.]To utter; to pronounce; to declare. ...
||ENOUN'CED, pp. Uttered; pronounced.
||ENOUN'CING, ppr. Uttering; pronouncing.
||ENOW, the old plural of enough, is nearly obsolete.
||ENQUICK'EN, v.t. To quicken; to make alive. [Not used.]
||ENQUIRE, usually written inquire, which see and its derivatives.
||ENRA'CE, v.t. To implant. [Not used.]
||ENRA'GE, v.t. To excite rage in; to exasperate; to provoke to fury or madness; to make furious.
||ENRA'GED, pp. Made furious; exasperated; provoked to madness.
||ENRA'GING, ppr. Exasperating; provoking to madness.
||ENRA'NGE, v.t. To put in order; to rove over. [Not in use.]
||ENRANK', v.t. To place in ranks or order.
||ENRAP'TURE, v.t. [from rapture.] To transport with pleasure; to delight beyond measure. Enrapt, ...
||ENRAP'TURED, pp. Transported with pleasure; highly delighted.
||ENRAP'TURING, ppr. Transporting with pleasure; highly delighting.
||ENRAV'ISH, v.t. [from ravish.] To throw into ecstasy; to transport with delight; to enrapture.
||ENRAV'ISHED, pp. Transported with delight or pleasure; enraptured.
||ENRAV'ISHING, ppr. Throwing into ecstasy; highly delighting.
||ENRAV'ISHMENT, n. Ecstasy of delight; rapture.
||ENREG'ISTER, v.t. To register; to enroll or record.
||ENRHEUM, v.i. To have rheum through cold.
||ENRICH', v.t.1. To make rich, wealthy or opulent; to supply with abundant property. Agriculture, ...
||ENRICH'ED, pp. Made rich or wealthy; fertilized; supplied with that which is desirable, useful or ...
||ENRICH'ER, n. One that enriches.
||ENRICH'ING, ppr. Making opulent; fertilizing; supplying with what is splendid, useful or ...
||ENRICH'MENT, n. Augmentation of wealth; amplification; improvement; the addition of fertility or ...
||ENRIDGE, v.t. enrij'. To form into ridges.
||ENRING', v.t. To encircle; to bind.
||ENRI'PEN, v.t. To ripen; to bring to perfection.
||ENRI'VE, v.t. To rive; to cleave.
||ENRO'BE, v.t. [from robe.] To clothe with rich attire; to attire; to invest.
||ENRO'BED, pp. Attired; invested.
||ENRO'BING, ppr. Investing; attiring.
||ENROLL, v.t.1. To write in a roll or register; to insert a name or enter in a list or catalogue; ...
||ENROLLED, pp. Inserted in a roll or register; recorded.
||ENROLLER, n. He that enrolls or registers.
||ENROLLING, ppr. Inserting in a register; recording.
||ENROLLMENT, n. A register; a record; a writing in which any thing is recorded.1. The act of ...
||ENROOT', v.t. [from root.] To fix by the root; to fix fast; to implant deep.
||ENROOT'ED, pp. Fixed by the root; planted or fixed deep.
||ENROOT'ING, ppr. Fixing by the root; planting deep.
||ENROUND', v.t. To environ; to surround; to inclose. [Not used.]
||ENS, n. [L. ens, part. present of esse, to be.]Entity; being; existence. Among the old chimists, ...
||ENSAM'PLE, n. [ L. exemplum.] An example; a pattern or model for imitation.Being ensamples to the ...
||ENSAN'GUINE, v.t. [L. sanguis, blood; Eng. sanguine.]To stain or cover with blood; to smear with ...
||ENSAN'GUINED, pp. Suffused or stained with blood.
||EN'SATE, a. [L. ensis, a sword.] Having sword-shaped leaves.
||ENSCHED'ULE, v.t. To insert in a schedule. [See Schedule.]
||ENSCONCE, v.t. enscons'. [from sconce.]To cover, or shelter, as with a sconce or fort; to ...
||ENSCON'CED, pp. Covered, or sheltered, as by a sconce or fort; protected; secured.
||ENSCON'CING, ppr. covering, or sheltering, as by a fort.
||ENSE'AL, v.t. [from seal.] To seal; to fix a seal on; to impress.
||ENSE'ALED, pp. Impressed with a seal.
||ENSE'ALING, ppr. Sealing; affixing a seal to.ENSE'ALING, n. The act of affixing a seal to.
||ENSE'AM, v.t. [from seam.] To sew up; to inclose by a seam or juncture of needlework.
||ENSE'AMED, a. Greasy. [Not in use.]
||ENSE'AR, v.t. [from sear.] To sear; to cauterize; to close or stop by burning to hardness.
||ENSEARCH', v.i. enserch'. To search for; to try to find. [Not used.]
||ENSEM'BLE, n. One with another; on an average.
||ENSHIE'LD, v.t. [from shield.] To shield; to cover; to protect.
||ENSHRI'NE, v.t. [from shrine.] To inclose in a shrine or chest; to deposit for safe-keeping in a ...
||ENSHRI'NED, pp. Inclosed or preserved in a shrine or chest.1. Inclosed; placed as in a shrine.
||ENSHRI'NING, ppr. Inclosing in a shrine or cabinet.
||ENSIF'EROUS, a. [L. ensis, sword, and fero, to bear.]Bearing or carrying a sword.
||EN'SIFORM, a. [L. ensiformis; ensis, sword, and forma, form.]Having the shape of a sword; as the ...
||EN'SIGN-BEARER, n. He that carries the flag; an ensign.
||EN'SIGN, n. en'sine. [L. insigne, insignia, from signum, a mark impressed, a sign.]1. The flag or ...
||EN'SIGNCY, n. The rank, office or commission of an ensign.
||ENSKI'ED, a. Placed in heaven; made immortal. [Not in use.]
||ENSLA'VE, v.t. [from slave.] To reduce to slavery or bondage; to deprive of liberty and subject ...
||ENSLA'VED, pp. Reduced to slavery or subjection.
||ENSLA'VEMENT, n. The state of being enslaved; slavery; bondage;servitude.
||ENSLA'VER, n. He who reduces another to bondage.
||ENSLA'VING, ppr. Reducing to bondage; depriving of liberty.
||ENSNARE, [See Insnare.]
||ENSO'BER, v.t. [from sober.] To make sober.
||ENSPHE'RE, v.t. [from sphere.] To place in a sphere.1. To make into a sphere.
||ENSTAMP', v.t. [from stamp.] To impress as with a stamp; to impress deeply.God enstamped his ...
||ENSTAMP'ED, pp. Impressed deeply.
||ENSTAMP'ING, ppr. Impressing deeply.
||ENSTY'LE, v.t. To style; to name; to call. [Little used.]
||ENSU'E, v.t. [L. sequor, to follow. See Seek.]To follow; to pursue.Seek peace,and ensue it. l ...
||ENSU'ING, ppr. Following as a consequence; succeeding.
||ENSURE, and its derivatives. [See Insure.]
||ENSWEE'P, v.t To sweep over; to pass over rapidly.
||ENTAB'LEMENT, [L. tabula, a board or table.]In architecture, that part of the order of a column, ...
||ENTACK'LE, v.t. To supply with tackle. [Not used.]
||ENTA'IL, n. 1. An estate or fee entailed, or limited indescent to a particular heir or heirs. ...
||ENTA'ILED, pp. Settled on a man and certain heirs specified.1. Settled on a person and his ...
||ENTA'ILING, ppr. Settling the descent of an estate; giving, as lands and tenements, and ...
||ENTA'ILMENT, n. The act of giving, as an estate, and directing the mode of descent, or of limiting ...
||ENTA'ME, v.t. [from tame.] To tame; to subdue.
||ENTAN'GLE, v.t. [from tangle.] To twist or interweave in such a manner as not to be easily ...
||ENTAN'GLED, pp. or a. Twisted together; interwoven in a confused manner; intricate; perplexed; ...
||ENTAN'GLEMENT, n. Involution; a confused or disordered state; intricacy; perplexity.
||ENTAN'GLER, n. One who entangles.
||ENTAN'GLING, ppr. Involving; interweaving or interlocking in confusion; perplexing; insnaring.
||ENTEN'DER, v.t. To treat with tenderness or kindness.
||EN'TER, v.t. [L. inter, intra, whence intro, to enter. The L. inter seems to be in, with the ...
||EN'TERDEAL, n. Mutual dealing. [Not in use.]
||EN'TERED, pp. Moved in; come in; pierced; penetrated; admitted; introduced; set down in writing.
||EN'TERING, ppr. Coming or going in; flowing in; piercing; penetrating; setting down in writing; ...
||ENTERLACE, [See Interlace.]
||EN'TEROCELE, n. [Gr. intestine, and tumor.] In surgery, intestinal hernia; a rupture of the ...
||ENTEROL'OGY, n. [Gr. intestine, and discourse.] A treatise or discourse on the bowels or internal ...
||ENTEROM'PHALOS, n. [Gr. intestine, and navel.] Navel rupture; umbilical rupture.
||ENTERP`ARLANCE, n. Parley; mutual talk or conversation; conference.
||ENTERPLEAD, [See Interplead.]
||EN'TERPRISE, n. s as z. That which is undertaken, or attempted to be performed; an attempt; a ...
||EN'TERPRISED, pp. Undertaken; attempted; essayed.
||EN'TERPRISER, n. An adventurer; one who undertakes any projected scheme, especially a bold or ...
||EN'TERPRISING, ppr. Undertaking, especially a bold design.1. Bold or forward to undertake; ...
||ENTERTA'IN, v.t. [L. tenco.]1. To receive into the house and treat with hospitality, either at ...
||ENTERTA'INED, pp. Received with hospitality, as a guest; amused; pleased and engaged; kept in the ...
||ENTERTA'INER, n. He who entertains; he who received company with hospitality, or for reward.1. He ...
||ENTERTA'INING, ppr. Receiving with hospitality; receiving and treating with provisions and ...
||ENTERTA'ININGLY, adv. In an amusing manner.
||ENTERTA'INMENT, n. The receiving and accommodating of guests, either with or without reward. The ...
||ENTERTIS'SUED, a. Interwoven; having various colors intermixed.
||ENTHEAS'TIC, a. [Gr. god.] Having the energy of God.
||ENTHEAS'TICALLY, adv. According to deific energy.
||EN'THEAT, a. Enthusiastic. [Not in use.]
||ENTHRALL', v.t. To enslave. [See Inthrall.]
||ENTHRILL', v.t. To pierce. [See Thrill.]
||ENTHRO'NE, v.t. [from throne.] To place on a throne; to exalt to the seat of royalty.Beneath a ...
||ENTHRO'NING, ppr. Seating on a throne; raising to an exalted seat.
||ENTHUN'DER, v.i. To make a loud noise, like thunder.
||ENTHU'SIASM, n. enthuziazm. [Gr. to infuse a divine spirit, inspired, divine; God.]1. A belief ...
||ENTHU'SIAST, n. enthu'ziast.1. One who imagines he has special or supernatural converse with God, ...
||ENTHUSIAS'TICAL, a. Filled with enthusiasm, or the conceit of special intercourse with God or ...
||ENTHUSIAS'TICALLY, adv. With enthusiasm.
||ENTHYMEMAT'ICAL, a. Pertaining to an enthymeme; including an enthymeme.
||EN'THYMEME, n. [Gr. to think or conceive; mind.] In rhetoric, an argument consisting of only two ...
||ENTI'CE, v.t. [L. titio, a firebrand.]1. To incite or instigate, by exciting hope or desire; ...
||ENTI'CED, pp. Incited; instigated to evil; seduced by promises or persuasions; persuaded; allured.
||ENTI'CEMENT, n. The act or practice of inciting to evil; instigation; as the enticements of evil ...
||ENTI'CER, n. One who entices; one who incites or instigates to evil; one who seduces.
||ENTI'CING, ppr. Inciting to evil; urging to sin by motives, flattery or persuasion; alluring.1. ...
||ENTI'CINGLY, adv. Charmingly; in a winning manner.She sings most enticingly.
||ENTI'RE, a. [L. integer, said to be in neg. and tango, to touch.]1. Whole; undivided; unbroken; ...
||ENTI'RELY, adv. Wholly; completely; fully; as, the money is entirely lost.1. In the whole; ...
||ENTI'RENESS, n. Completeness; fullness; totality; unbroken form or state; as the entireness of an ...
||ENTI'RETY, n. Wholeness; completeness; as entirety of interest.1. The whole.
||EN'TITATIVE, a. [from entity.] considered by itself. [This word, and entitatively, rarely or ...
||ENTI'TLE, v.t. [L. titulus, a title.]1. To give a title to; to give or prefix a name or ...
||ENTI'TLED, pp. Dignified or distinguished by a title; having a claim as, every good man is ...
||ENTI'TLING, ppr. Dignifying or distinguishing by a title; giving a title; giving a claim.
||EN'TITY, n. [Low L. entitas.] Being; existence.Fortune is no real entity.1. A real being, or ...
||ENTOIL', v.t. [See Toil.] To take with toils; to ensnare; to entangle.
||ENTOMB, v.t. entoom'. [from tomb.] To deposit in a tomb, as a dead body.1. To bury in a grave; ...
||ENTOMBED, pp. Deposited in a tomb; buried; interred.
||ENTOMBING, ppr. Depositing in a tomb; burying; interring.
||ENTOMBMENT, n. Burial.
||EN'TOMOLITE, n. [Gr. insect, stone.]A fossil substance bearing the figure of an insect, or a ...
||ENTOMOLOG'ICAL, a. Pertaining to the science of insects.
||ENTOMOL'OGIST, n. One versed in the science of insects.
||ENTOMOL'OGY, n. [Gr. insect, to cut, discourse.]That part of zoology which treats of insects; the ...
||ENTORTILA'TION, n. A turning into a circle.
||EN'TRAILS, n. 1. The internal parts of animal bodies; particularly, the guts or intestines; the ...
||ENTRAM'MELED, a. [from trammel.] Curled; frizzed. [Not used.]
||EN'TRANCE, n. [L. intrans, intro.]1. The act of entering into a place; as the entrance of a ...
||ENTR`ANSE, v.t. or i. [L. transeo.]1. To put in a transe; to withdraw the soul, and leave the ...
||ENTR`ANSED, pp. Put in a transe; having the soul withdrawn, and the body left in a state of ...
||ENTR`ANSING, ppr. Carrying away the soul; enrapturing; ravishing.
||ENTRAP', v.t. To catch as in a trap; to insnare; used chiefly or wholly in a figurative sense. To ...
||ENTRAP'PED, pp. Ensnared; entangled.
||ENTRAP'PING, ppr. Ensnaring; involving in difficulties.
||ENTREA'AT, v.t. [L. tracto, to handle, feel,treat, use,manage.]1. To ask earnestly; to beseech; ...
||ENTRE'AT, v.i. To make an earnest petition or request.The Janizaries entreated for them, as ...
||ENTRE'ATANCE, n. Entreaty; solicitation.
||ENTRE'ATED, pp. Earnestly supplicated, besought or solicited; importuned; urgently requested.1. ...
||ENTRE'ATER, n. One that entreats, or asks earnestly.
||ENTRE'ATING, ppr. Earnestly asking; pressing with request or prayer; importuning.1. Treating; ...
||ENTRE'ATIVE, a. Pleading; treating.
||ENTRE'ATY, n. Urgent prayer; earnest petition; pressing solicitation; supplication.The poor useth ...
||ENTREMETS, n. [L. intromissum.] Small plates set between the principal dishes at table, or dainty ...
||ENTREPOT, n. A warehouse, staple or magazine, for the deposit of goods.
||ENTRHO'NED, pp. Seated on a throne; exalted to an elevated place.
||ENTRICK, v.t. [from trick.] To trick; to deceive; to entangle.
||EN'TROCHITE, n. [Gr. a wheel.] A kind of extraneous fossil, usually about an inch in length, and ...
||EN'TRY, n. The passage by which persons enter a house or other building.1. The act of entering; ...
||ENTU'NE, v.t. [from tune.] To tune.
||ENTWINE, v.t. [from twine.] To twine; to twist round.
||ENTWIST', v.t. [from twist.] To twist or wreath round.
||ENU'BILATE, v.t. [L. e and nubila,mist, clouds.]To clear from mist, clouds or obscurity. [Not in ...
||ENU'BILOUS, a. Clear from fog, mist or clouds.
||ENU'CLEATE, v.t. [L. enucleo; e and nucleus, a kernel.] Properly, to take out the kernel. Hence, ...
||ENU'CLEATED, pp. Cleared from knots; disclosed; explained.
||ENU'CLEATING, ppr. Clearing from knots; explaining.
||ENUCLEA'TION, n. The act of clearing from knots; a disentangling.Neither air, nor water, nor food ...
||ENU'MERATE, v.t. [L. enumero; e and numero,numerus,number.]To count or tell, number by number; to ...
||ENU'MERATED, pp. Counted or told, number by number; reckoned or mentioned by distinct particulars.
||ENU'MERATING, ppr. Counting or reckoning any number, by the particulars which compose it.
||ENUMERA'TION, n. [L. enumeratio.] The act of counting or telling a number, by naming each ...
||ENU'MERATIVE, a. Counting; reckoning up.
||ENUN'CIATE, v.t. [L. enuncio; e and nuncio, to tell.]To utter; to declare; to proclaim; to relate.
||ENUN'CIATED, pp. Uttered; declared; pronounced; proclaimed.
||ENUN'CIATING, ppr. Uttering; declaring; pronouncing.
||ENUNCIA'TION, n. The act of uttering or pronouncing; expression; manner of utterance. In a public ...
||ENUN'CIATIVE, a. Declarative; expressive.
||ENUN'CIATIVELY, adv. Declaratively.
||ENUN'CIATORY, a. Containing utterance or sound.
||ENVAS'SAL, v.t. [from vassal.] To reduce to vassalage.1. To make over to another as a slave.
||ENVEL'OP, v.t.1. To cover by wrapping of folding; to inwrap; to invest with a covering. Animal ...
||ENVEL'OPED, pp. Inwrapped; covered on all sides; surrounded on all sides; inclosed.
||ENVEL'OPING, ppr. Inwrapping; folding around; covering or surrounding on all sides, as a case or ...
||ENVEL'OPMENT, n. A wrapping; as inclosing or covering on all sides.
||ENVEN'OM, v.t. [from venom.] To poison; to taint or impregnate with venom, or any substance ...
||ENVEN'OMED, pp. Tainted or impregnated with venom or poison; embittered; exasperated.
||ENVEN'OMING, ppr. Tainting with venom; poisoning; embittering; enraging.
||ENVER'MEIL, v.t. To dye red.
||EN'VIABLE, a. [See Envy.] That may excite envy; capable of awakening ardent desire of possession. ...
||EN'VIED, pp. [See Envy, the verb.] Subjected to envy.
||EN'VIER, n. One who envies another; one who desires what another possesses, and hates him because ...
||EN'VIOUS, a. Feeling or harboring envy; repining or feeling uneasiness, at a view of the ...
||EN'VIOUSLY, adv. With envy; with malignity excited by the excellence or prosperity of another.How ...
||ENVI'RON, v.t. [Eng. to veer.]1. To surround; to encompass; to encircle; as a plain environed ...
||ENVI'RONED, pp. Surrounded; encompassed; besieged; involved; invested.
||ENVI'RONING, ppr. Surrounding; encircling; besieging; inclosing; involving; investing. The ...
||ENVI'RONS, n. plu. The parts or places which surround another place, or lie in its neighborhood, ...
||EN'VOY, n. [L. via; Eng. way, contracted from viag, vag, or wag.]1. A person deputed by a prince ...
||EN'VOYSHIP, n. The office of an envoy.
||EN'VY, v.t. [L. invideo, in and video, to see against, that is, to look with enmity.]1. To feel ...
||EN'VYING, ppr. Feeling uneasiness at the superior condition and happiness of another.EN'VYING, n. ...
||ENWAL'LOWED, a. [from wallow.] Being wallowed or wallowing.
||ENWHEE'L, v.t. [from wheel.] To encircle.
||ENWI'DEN, v.t. [from wide.] To make wider. [Not used.]
||ENWOMB, v.t. enwoom'. [from womb.] To make pregnant. [Not used.]1. To bury; to hide as in a ...
||ENWOMBED, pp. Impregnated; buried in a deep gulf or cavern.
||ENWRAP', v.t. enrap'. To envelop. [See Inwrap.]
||ENWRAP'MENT, n. A covering; a wrapping or wrapper.
||EOL'IC, a. Pertaining to Aeolia or Aeolis, in Asia Minor, inhabited by Greeks.The Eolic dialect ...
||EOL'IPILE, n. [Aeolus, the deity of the winds, and pila, a ball.]A hollow ball of metal, with a ...
||E'ON, n. [Gr. age, duration.] In the platonic philosophy, a virtue, attribute or perfection. The ...
||EP, EPI, [Gr. in composition, usually signifies on.]
||E'PACT, n. [Gr. adscititious, to adduce or bring; to drive.]In chronology, the excess of the solar ...
||EP'ARCH, n. [Gr. dominion.] The governor or prefect of a province.
||EP'ARCHY, n. [Gr. a province; government.] A province, prefecture or territory under the ...
||EP'AULET, n. A shoulder-piece; an ornamental badge worn on the shoulder by military men. ...
||EPAUL'MENT, n. In fortification, a side-work or work to cover sidewise, made of gabions, fascines ...
||EPENET'IC, a. Laudatory; bestowing praise.
||EPEN'THESY, n. [Gr. to put.] The insertion of a letter or syllable in the middle of a word, as ...
||EPENTHET'IC, a. Inserted in the middle of a word.
||E'PHA, n. [Heb. properly a baking.] A Hebrew measure of three pecks and three pints, or according ...
||EPHEM'ERA, n. [L. from Gr. daily; a day.] A fever of one day's continuance only.1. The Day-fly; ...
||EPHEM'ERIC, a. Diurnal; beginning and ending in a day; continuing or existing one day only.1. ...
||EPHEM'ERIS, n. plu. ephemer'ides. [Gr.]1. A journal or account of daily transactions; a ...
||EPHEM'ERIST, n. One who studies the daily motions and positions of the planets; an astrologer.
||EPHEM'ERON-WORM, n. [See Ephemera.] A worm that lives one day only.
||EPHE'SIAN, a. s as z. Pertaining to Ephesus, in Asia Minor. As a noun, a native of Ephesus.
||EPHIAL'TES, n. [Gr.] The night-mar.
||EPHIP'ORA, n. [Gr. to bear.] The watery eye; a disease in which the tears, from increased ...
||EPH'OD, n. [Heb. to bind.] In Jewish antiquity, a part of the sacerdotal habit, being a kind of ...
||EPH'OR, n. [Gr. to inspect.]In ancient Sparta, a magistrate chosen by the people. The ephors were ...
||EPH'ORALTY, n. The office or term of office of an ephor.
||EP, EPI, [Gr. in composition, usually signifies on.]
||EP'IC, a. [L. epicus; Gr. a song, or to speak.] Narrative; containing narration; rehearsing. An ...
||EP'ICEDE, n. [Gr.] A funeral song or discourse.
||EPICE'DIAN, a. Elegiac; mournful.
||EPICE'DIUM, n. An elegy.
||EP'ICENE, a. [Gr. common.] Common to both sexes; of both kinds.
||EPICTE'TIAN, a. Pertaining to Epictetus, the Grecian writer.
||EP'ICURE, n. [L. epicurus, a voluptuary, from Epicurus.]Properly, a follower of Epicurus; a man ...
||EPICU'REANISM, n. Attachment to the doctrines of Epicurus.
||EP'ICURISM, n. Luxury; sensual enjoyments; indulgence in gross pleasure; voluptuousness.1. The ...
||EP'ICURIZE, v.i. To feed or indulge like an epicure; to riot; to feast.1. To profess the doctrines ...
||EP'ICYCLE, n. [Gr. a circle.] A little circle, whose center is in the circumference of a greater ...
||EPICYC'LOID, n. [Gr. form.] In geometry, a curve generated by the revolution of the periphery of ...
||EPICYCLOID'AL, a. Pertaining to the epicycloid, or having its properties.
||EPIDEM'ICAL, a. [Gr. people.] Common to many people. An epidemic disease is one which seizes a ...
||EPIDERM'IDAL, a. Pertaining to the cuticle; covering the skin.The epidermic texture.
||EPIDERM'IS, n. [Gr. skin.] In anatomy, the cuticle or scarf-skin of the body; a thin membrane ...
||EP'IDOTE, n. [From Gr.; so named from the apparent enlargement of the base of the prism in one ...
||EPIGAS'TRIC, a. [Gr. belly.] Pertaining to the upper part of the abdomen; as the epigastric ...
||EPIGEE or EPIGEUM. [See Perigee.]
||EPIGLOT'TIS, n. [Gr. the tongue.] In anatomy, one of the cartilages of the larynx, whose use is to ...
||EP'IGRAM, n. [Gr. inscription; a writing.] A short poem treating only of one thing, and ending ...
||EPIGRAMMAT'ICAL, a. Writing epigrams; dealing in epigrams; as an epigrammatic poet.1. Suitable to ...
||EPIGRAM'MATIST, n. One who composes epigrams, or deals in them. Martial was a noted epigrammatist.
||EP'IGRAPH, n. [Gr. to write.] Among antiquaries, an inscription on a building, pointing out the ...
||EP'ILEPSY, n. [Gr. to seize.] The falling sickness, so called because the patient falls suddenly ...
||EPILEP'TIC, a. Pertaining to the falling sickness; affected with epilepsy; consisting of ...
||EP'ILOGISM, n. Computation; enumeration.
||EPILOGIS'TIC, a. Pertaining to epilogue; of the nature of an epilogue.
||EP'ILOGIZE , v.i. To pronounce an epilogue.
||EP'ILOGUE, n. ep'ilog. [L. epilogus, from Gr. conclusion; to conclude; to speak.]1. In oratory, ...
||EPINI'CION, n. [Gr. to conquer.] A song of triumph. [Not in use.]
||EPIPH'ANY, n. [Gr. appearance; to appear.] A christian festival celebrated on the sixth day of ...
||EPIPHONE'MA, [Gr. exclamation, to cry out.] In oratory, an exclamation; an ecphonesis; a vehement ...
||EPIPHYLLOSPERM'OUS, a. [Gr. a leaf, and seed.] In botany, bearing their seeds on the back of the ...
||EPIPH'YSY , n. [Gr. to grow.] Accretion; the growing of one bone to another by simple ...
||EPIP'LOCELE, n. [Gr. the caul, and a tumor.] A rupture of the caul or omentum.
||EPIP'LOCY, n. [Gr. implication; to fold.] A figure of rhetoric, by which one aggravation, or ...
||EPIP'LOIC, a. [Gr. the caul.] Pertaining to the caul or omentum.
||EPIP'LOON, n. [Gr.] The caul or omentum.
||EPIS'COPACY, n. [L. episcopatus; Gr. to inspect, to see. See Bishop.]Government of the church by ...
||EPIS'COPAL, a. Belonging to or vested in bishops or prelates; as episcopal jurisdiction; episcopal ...
||EPISCOPA'LIAN, a. Pertaining to bishops or government by bishops; episcopal.EPISCOPA'LIAN, n. One ...
||EPIS'COPALLY, adv. By episcopal authority; in an episcopal manner.
||EPIS'COPATE, n. A bishopric; the office and dignity of a bishop.1. The order of ...
||EPIS'COPY, n. Survey; superintendence; search.
||EP'ISODE, n. [From the Gr.] In poetry, a separate incident, story or action, introduced for the ...
||EPISOD'ICAL, a. Pertaining to an episode; contained in an episode or digression.
||EPISODICALLY, adv. By way of episode.
||EPISPAS'TIC, a. [Gr. to draw.] In medicine, drawing; attracting the humors to the skin; exciting ...
||EPISTIL'BITE, n. A mineral, said to be the same as the heulandite.
||EPIS'TLE, n. epis'l. [L. epistola; Gr. to send to; to send.]A writing, directed or sent, ...
||EPIS'TLER, n. A writer of epistles. [Little used.]1. Formerly, one who attended the communion ...
||EPIS'TOLARY, a. Pertaining to epistles or letters; suitable to letters and correspondence; ...
||EPISTOL'ICAL, a. Pertaining to letters or epistles.1. Designating the method of representing ...
||EPIS'TOLIZE, v.i. To write epistles or letters.
||EPIS'TOLIZER, n. A writer of epistles.
||EPISTOLOGRAPH'IC, a. Pertaining to the writing of letters.
||EPISTOLOG'RAPHY, n. [Gr. a letter, to write.] The art or practice of writing letters.
||EPIS'TROPHY, n. [Gr. a return.] A figure, in rhetoric, in which several successive sentences end ...
||EP'ISTYLE, n. [Gr. a column.]In ancient architecture, a term used by the Greeks for what is now ...
||EP'ITAPH, n. [Gr. a sepulcher.]1. An inscription on a monument, in honor or memory of the ...
||EPITAPH'IAN, a. Pertaining to an epitaph.
||EPITHAL'AMY , n. [Gr. a bed-chamber.] A nuptial song or poem, in praise of the bride and ...
||EP'ITHEM, n. [Gr. to place.] In pharmacy, a kind of fomentation or poultice, to be applied ...
||EP'ITHET, n. [Gr. a name added; to place.] An adjective expressing some real quality of the thing ...
||EPITHET'IC, a. Pertaining to an epithet or epithets.1. Abounding with epithets. A style or ...
||EPITHUMET'ICAL, a. [Gr.] Inclined to lust; pertaining to the animal passion.
||EPIT'OMIST, n. An epitomizer.
||EPIT'OMIZE, v.t. To shorten or abridge, as a writing or discourse; to abstract, in a summary, the ...
||EPIT'OMIZED, pp. Abridged; shortened; contracted into a smaller compass, as a book or writing.
||EPIT'OMIZER, n. One who abridges; a writer of an epitome.
||EPIT'OMIZING, ppr. Abridging; shortening; making a summary.
||EPIT'OMY, n. [Gr. to cut, a cutting, a section.] An abridgment; a brief summary or abstract of ...
||EP'ITRITE, n. [Gr. third.] In prosody, a foot consisting of three long syllables and one short ...
||EPIT'ROPY, n. [Gr. to permit.] In rhetoric, concession; a figure by which one thing is granted, ...
||EPIZOOT'IC, a. [Gr. animal.] In geology, an epithet given to such mountains as contain animal ...
||EPIZO'OTY, n. [supra.] A murrain or pestilence among irrational animals.
||E'POCH, n. [L. epocha; Gr. retention, delay, stop, to inhibit; to hold.]1. In chronology, a fixed ...
||EP'ODE, n. [Gr. ode.] In lyric poetry, the third or last part of the ode; that which follows the ...
||EPOPEE', n. [Gr. a song, to make.] An epic poem. More properly, the history, action or fable, ...
||E'POS, n. [Gr.] An epic poem, or its fable or subject.Epsom salt, the sulphate of magnesia, a ...
||EP'ULARY, a. [L. epularis, from epulum, a feast.] Pertaining to a feast or banquet.
||EPULA'TION, a. [L. eppulatio, from epulor, to feast.] A feasting or feast.
||EPULOT'IC, a. [Gr. to heal, to cicatrize; a cicatrix, to be sound, whole.] Healing; ...
||EQUABIL'ITY, n. [See Equable.] Equality in motion; continued equality, at all times, in velocity ...
||E'QUABLE, a. [L. oequabilis, from oequus, equal, even, oeguo, to equal, to level.]1. Equal and ...
||E'QUABLY, adv. With an equal or uniform motion; with continued uniformity; evenly; as, bodies ...
||E'QUAL, a. [L. oegualis, from oequus, equal, even, oeguo, to equal, perhaps Gr. similar.]1. ...
||EQUAL'ITY, n. [L. oequalitas.] An agreement of things in dimensions, quantity or quality; ...
||EQUALIZA'TION, n. The act of equalizing, or state of being equalized.
||E'QUALIZE, v.t. To make equal; as, to equalize accounts; to equalize burdens or taxes.
||E'QUALIZED, pp. Made equal; reduced to equality.
||E'QUALIZING, ppr. Making equal.
||E'QUALLY, adv. In the same degree with another; alike; as, to be equally taxed; to be equally ...
||E'QUALNESS, n. Equality; a state of being equal.1. Evenness; uniformity; as the equalness of a ...
||EQUAN'GULAR, a. [L. oequus and angulus.] Consisting of equal angles. [See Equiangular, which is ...
||EQUANIM'ITY, n. [L. oequanimitas; oequus and animus, an equal mind.] Evenness of mind; that calm ...
||EQUAN'IMOUS, a. Of an even, composed frame of mind; of a steady temper; not easily elated or ...
||EQUA'TION, n. [L. oequatio, from oequo, to make equal or level.]1. Literally, a making equal, or ...
||EQUA'TOR, n. [L. from oequo, to make equal.] In astronomy and geography, a great circle of the ...
||EQUATO'RIAL, a. Pertaining to the equator; as equatorial climates. The equatorial diameter of the ...
||E'QUERY, n. [Low L. scutarius, from scutum, a shield. See Esquire.]1. An officer of princes, who ...
||EQUES'TRIAN, a. [L. equester, equestris, from eques, a horseman, from eqnus, a horse.]1. ...
||EQUIAN'GULAR, a. [L. oequus, equal, and angulus, an angle.]In geometry, consisting of or having ...
||EQUIBAL'ANCE, n. [L. oequus and bilanx.] Equal weight.EQUIBAL'ANCE, v.t. To have equal weight ...
||EQUICRU'RAL, a. [L. oequus, equal and crus, a leg.] Having legs of equal length.1. Having equal ...
||EQUIDIF'FERENT, a. Having equal differences; arithmetically proportional.In crystalography, having ...
||EQUIDIS'TANCE, n. Equal distance.
||EQUIDIS'TANT, a. [L. oequus, equal, and distans, distant.]Being at an equal distance from some ...
||EQUIDIS'TANTLY, adv. At the same or an equal distance.
||EQUIFORM'ITY, n. [L. oequus, equal, and forma, form.] Uniform equality.
||EQUILAT'ERAL, a. [L. oequus, equal, and lateralis, from latus, side.]Having all the sides equal; ...
||EQUILI'BRATE, v.t. [L. oequus and libro, to poise.]To balance equally two scales, sides or ends; ...
||EQUILI'BRATED, pp. Balanced equally on both sides or ends.
||EQUILI'BRATING, ppr. Balancing equally on both sides or ends.
||EQUILIBRA'TION, n. Equipoise; the act of keeping the balance even, or the state of being equally ...
||EQUILIB'RIOUS, a. Equally poised.
||EQUILIB'RIOUSLY, adv. In equal poise.
||EQUIL'IBRIST, n. One that balances equally.
||EQUILIB'RITY, n. [L. oequilibritas.] The state of being equally balanced; equal balance on both ...
||EQUILIB'RIUM, n. [L.] In mechanics, equipose; equality of weight; the state of the two ends of a ...
||EQUIMUL'TIPLE, a. [L. oequus and multiplico or multiplex.]Multiplied by the same number or ...
||E'QUINE, a. [L. equinus, from equus, a horse.] Pertaining to a horse or to the genus.The ...
||EQUINEC'ESSARY, a. [L. oequus and necessary.]Necessary or needful in the same degree.
||EQUINOC'TIAL, a. [L. oequus, equal, and nox, night.]1. Pertaining to the equinoxes; designating ...
||EQUINOC'TIALLY, adv. In the direction of the equinox.
||E'QUINOX, n. [L. oequus, equal, and nox, night.]The precise time when the sun enters one of the ...
||EQUINU'MERANT, a. [L. oequus, equal, and numerus, number.]Having or consisting of the same number. ...
||EQUIP', v.t. 1. Properly, to dress; to habit. Hence, to furnish with arms, or a complete suit of ...
||EQ'UIPAGE, n. The furniture of a military man, particularly arms and their appendages.1. The ...
||EQ'UIPAGED, a. Furnished with equipage; attended with a splendid retinue.
||EQUIPEN'DENCY, n. [L. oequus, equal, and pendeo, to hang.]The act of hanging in equipoise; a being ...
||EQUIP'MENT, n. The act of equipping, or fitting for a voyage or expedition.1. Any thing that is ...
||E'QUIPOISE, n. s as z. [L. oequus, equal.] Equality of weight or force; hence, equilibrium; a ...
||EQUIPOL'LENCY, n. [L. oequus and pollentia, power, polleo, to be able.]1. Equality of power or ...
||EQUIPOL'LENT, a. [supra.] Having equal power or force; equivalent. In logic, having equivalent ...
||EQUIPON'DERANCE, n. [L. oequus, equal, and pondus, weight.]Equality of weight; equipoise.
||EQUIPON'DERANT, a. [supra.] Being of the same weight.
||EQUIPON'DERATE, v.i. [L. oequus, equal, and pondero, to weigh.]To be equal in weight; to weigh as ...
||EQUIPON'DIOUS, a. Having equal weight on both sides.
||EQUIP'PED, pp. Furnished with habiliments, arms, and whatever is necessary for a military ...
||EQUIP'PING, ppr. Furnishing with habiliments or warlike apparatus; supplying with things necessary ...
||EQUISO'NANCE, n. An equal sounding; a name by which the Greeks distinguished the consonances of ...
||EQ'UITABLE, n. [L. oequitas, from oequus, equal.]1. Equal in regard to the rights of persons; ...
||EQ'UITABLENESS, n. The quality of being just and impartial; as the equitableness of a judge.1. ...
||EQ'UITABLY, adv. In an equitable manner; justly; impartially. The laws should be equitably ...
||EQ'UITANT, a. [L. equitans, equito, to ride, from eques, a horseman, or equus, a horse.]In botany, ...
||EQUITA'TION, n. A riding on horseback.
||EQ'UITY, n. [L. oequitas, from oequus, equal, even, level.]1. Justice; right. In practice, ...
||EQUIV'ALENCE, n. [L. oequus, equal, and valens, from valeo, to be worth.]1. Equality of value; ...
||EQUIV'ALENT, a. Equal in value or worth. In barter, the goods given are supposed to be equivalent ...
||EQUIV'ALENTLY, adv. In an equal manner.
||EQUIV'OCACY, n. Equivocalness. [Not used.]
||EQUIV'OCAL, a. [Low L. oequivocus; oequus, equal, and vox, a word. See Vocal.]1. Being of ...
||EQUIV'OCALLY, adv. Ambiguously; in a doubtful sense; in terms susceptible of different senses. He ...
||EQUIV'OCALNESS, n. Ambiguity; double meaning.
||EQUIV'OCATE, v.i. To use words of a doubtful signification; to express one's opinions in terms ...
||EQUIV'OCATING, ppr. Using ambiguous words or phrases.
||EQUIVOCA'TION, n. Ambiguity of speech; the use of words or expressions that are susceptible of a ...
||EQUIV'OCATOR, n. One who equivocates; one who uses language which is ambiguous and may be ...
||E'QUIVOKE, n. An ambiguous term; a word susceptible of different significations.1. Equivocation.
||EQUIV'OROUS, a. [L. equus, horse, and voro, to eat.]Feeding or subsisting on horse ...
||FEATH'ER-SELLER,'ER-SELLER, n. One who sells fethers for beds.
||ER, the termination of many English words, is the Teutonic form of the Latin or; the one contracted ...
||E'RA, n. [L. oera. The origin of the term is not obvious.]1. In chronology, a fixed point of ...
||ERA'DIATE, v.i. [L. e and radio, to beam.]To shoot as rays of light; to beam.
||ERADIA'TION, n. Emission of rays or beams of light; emission of light or splendor.
||ERAD'ICATE, v.t. [L. eradico, from radix, root.]1. To pull up the roots, or by the roots. Hence, ...
||ERAD'ICATED, pp. Plucked up by the roots; extirpated; destroyed.
||ERAD'ICATING, ppr. Pulling up the roots of any thing; extirpating.
||ERADICA'TION, n. The act of plucking up by the roots; extirpation; excision; total destruction.1. ...
||ERAD'ICATIVE, a. That extirpates; that cures or destroys thoroughly.ERAD'ICATIVE, n. A medicine ...
||ERA'SABLE, a. That may or can be erased.
||ERA'SE, v.t. [L. erado, erasi; e and rado, to scrape; Heb. a graving tool.]1. To rub or scrape ...
||ERA'SED, pp. Rubbed or scratched out; obliterated; effaced.
||ERA'SEMENT, n. The act of erasing; a rubbing out; expunction; obliteration; destruction.
||ERA'SING, ppr. Rubbing or scraping out; obliterating; destroying.
||ERA'SION, n. s as z. The act of erasing; a rubbing out; obliteration.
||ERAS'TIAN, n. A follower of one Erastus, the leader of a religious sect, who denied the power of ...
||ERAS'TIANISM, n. The principles of the Erastians.
||ERA'SURE, n. era'zhur. The act of erasing; a scratching out; obliteration.1. The place where a ...
||ERE, adv. Before; sooner than.Ere sails were spread new oceans to explore.The nobleman saith to ...
||ER'EBUS, n. [L. erebus.] In mythology, darkness; hence, the region of the dead; a deep and gloomy ...
||ERECT', a. [L. erectus, from erigo, to set upright; e and rego, to stretch or make straight, ...
||ERECT'ABLE, a. That can be erected; as an erectable feather.
||ERECT'ED, pp. Set in a straight and perpendicular direction; set upright; raised; built; ...
||ERECT'ER, n. One that erects; one that raises or builds.
||ERECT'ING, ppr. Raising and setting upright; building; founding; establishing; elevating; ...
||EREC'TION, n. The act of raising and setting perpendicular to the plane of the horizon; a setting ...
||ERECT'IVE, a. Setting upright; raising.
||ERECT'LY, adv. In an erect posture.
||ERECT'NESS, n. Uprightness of posture or form.
||ERECT'OR, n. A muscle that erects; one that raises.
||E'RELONG, adv. [ere and long.] Before a long time had elapsed.He mounted the horse, and following ...
||ER'EMITAGE, n. [See Hermitage.]
||ER'EMITE, n. [L. eremita; Gr.a desert.] One who lives in a wilderness, or in retirement, secluded ...
||EREMIT'ICAL, a. Living in solitude, or in seclusion from the world.
||E'RENOW, adv. [ere and now.] Before this time.
||EREP'TION, n. [L. ereptio.] A taking or snatching away by force.
||E'REWHILES, adv. [ere and while. Some time ago; before a little while.I am as fair now as I was ...
||ER'GAT, v.i. [L. ergo.] To infer; to draw conclusions. [Not used.]
||ER'GO, adv. [L.] Therefore.
||ERGOT, n. In farriery, a stub, like a piece of soft horn, about the bigness of a chestnut, ...
||ER'GOTISM, n. [L. ergo.] A logical inference; a conclusion.
||ER'IACH, n. A pecuniary fine.
||ER'IGIBLE, a. That may be erected. [Ill formed and not used.]
||ERINGO. [See Eryngo.]
||ERIST'ICAL, a. [Gr. contention; contentious.] Pertaining to disputes; controversial. [Not in ...
||ERKE, n. Idle; slothful. [Not in use.]
||ERMELIN. [See Ermin.]
||ER'MINE, n.1. An animal of the genus Mustela, an inhabitant of northern climates, in Europe and ...
||ER'MINED, a. Clothed with ermin; adorned with the fur of the ermin; as ermined pride; ermined ...
||ERNE, or AERNE, a Saxon word, signifying a place or receptacle, forms the termination of some ...
||ERO'DE, v.t. [L. erodo; e and rodo, to gnaw.] To eat in or away; to corrode; as, canker erodes ...
||ERO'DED, pp. Eaten; gnawed; corroded.
||ERO'DING, ppr. Eating into; eating away; corroding.
||ER'OGATE, v.t. [L. erogo.] To lay out; to give; to bestow upon. [Not used.]
||EROGA'TION, n. The act of conferring. [Not used.]
||ERO'SE, a. [L. erosus.] In botany, an erose leaf has small sinuses in the margin, as if gnawed.
||ERO'SION, n. s as z. [L. erosio.] The act or operation of eating away.1. The state of being ...
||EROT'ICAL, a. [Gr. love.] Pertaining to love; treating of love.
||ERPETOL'OGIST, n. [Gr. reptile, discourse.] One who writes on the subject of reptiles, or is ...
||ERPETOL'OGY,n. [supra.] That part of natural history which treats of reptiles.
||ERR, v.i. [L. erro.]1. To wander from the right way; to deviate from the true course or ...
||ER'RABLE, a. Liable to mistake; fallible. [Little used.]
||ER'RABLENESS, n. Liableness to mistake or error.We may infer from the errableness of our nature, ...
||ER'RAND, n.1. A verbal message; a mandate or order; something to be told or done; a communication ...
||ER'RANT, a. [L. errans,from erro, to err.]1. Wandering; roving; rambling; applied particularly to ...
||ER'RANTRY, n. A wandering; a roving or rambling about.1. The employment of a knight errant.
||ERRAT'IC, a. [L. erraticus, from erro, to wander.] Wandering; having no certain course; roving ...
||ERRAT'ICALLY, adv. Without rule, order or established method; irregularly.
||ERRA'TION, n. A wandering. [Not used.]
||ERRA'TUM, n. plu. errata. [See Err.] An error or mistake in writing or printing. A list of the ...
||ER'RHINE, a. er'rine. [Gr. the nose.] Affecting the nose, or to be snuffed into the nose; ...
||ER'RING, ppr. Wandering from the truth or the right way; mistaking; irregular.
||ERRO'NEOUS, a. [L. erroneus, from erro, to err.]1. Wandering; roving; unsettled.They ...
||ERRO'NEOUSLY, adv. By mistake; not rightly; falsely.
||ERRO'NEOUSNESS, n. The state of being erroneous, wrong or false; deviation from right; ...
||ER'ROR, n. [L. error, from erro, to wander.] A wandering or deviation from the truth; a mistake ...
||ERSE, n. The language of the descendants of the Gaels or Celts, in the highlands of Scotland.
||ERST, adv. [See Ere.]1. First; at first; at the beginning.2. Once; formerly; long ago.3. Before; ...
||ERSTWHILE, adv. Till then or now; formerly.
||ERUBES'CENCE, n. [L. erubescens, erubesco, from rubeo, to be red.]A becoming red; redness of the ...
||ERUBES'CENT, a. Red, or reddish; blushing.
||ERUCT'ATE, v.t. [L. eructo, ructor, coinciding in elements with Heb. to spit.]To belch; to eject ...
||ERUCTA'TION, n. [L. eructatio.] The act of belching wind from the stomach; a belch.1. A violent ...
||ER'UDITE, a. [L. eruditus, from erudio, to instruct.Instructed; taught; learned.
||ERUDI'TION, n. Learning; knowledge gained by study, or from books and instruction; particularly, ...
||ERU'GINOUS, a. [L. aeruginosus, from aerugo, rust.]Partaking of the substance or nature of copper ...
||ERUPT', v.i. To burst forth. [Not used.]
||ERUP'TION, n. [L. eruptio, from erumpo, erupi; e and rumpo, for rupo.1. The act of breaking or ...
||ERUP'TIVE, a. Bursting forth.The sudden glanceAppears far south eruptive through the cloud.1. ...
||ERYN'GO, n. [Gr.] The sea-holly, Eryngium, a genus of plants of several species. The flowers are ...
||ERYSIP'ELAS, n. [Gr.] A disease called St.Anthony's fire; a diffused inflammation with fever of ...
||ERYSIPEL'ATOUS, a. Eruptive; resembling erysipelas, or partaking of its nature.
||ESCALA'DE, n. [L. scala, a ladder. See Scale.] In the military art, a furious attack made by ...
||ESCAL'OP, n. skal'lup. A family of bivalvular shell-fish, whose shell is regularly indented. In ...
||ESCAPA'DE, n. The fling of a horse. In Spanish, flight, escape.
||ESCA'PE, v.t. [L. capio, with a negative prefix, or from a word of the same family.]1. To flee ...
||ESCA'PEMENT, n. That part of a clock or watch, which regulates its movements, and prevents their ...
||ESCA'PING, ppr. Fleeing from and avoiding danger or evil; being passed unobserved or unhurt; ...
||ESC`ARGATOIRE, n. A nursery of snails.
||ESC`ARP, v.t. To slope; to form a slope; a military term.
||ESC`ARPMENT, n. A slope; a steep descent or declivity.
||ESCHALOT, n. shallo'te. A species of small onion or garlic, belonging to the genus Allium; the ...
||ES'CHAR, n. [Gr.] In surgery, the crust or scab occasioned by burns or caustic applications.1. A ...
||ESCHAROT'IC, a. Caustic; having the power of searing or destroying the flesh.ESCHAROT'IC, n. A ...
||ESCHE'AT, n. [L. cado, cadere.]1. Any land or tenements which casually fall or revert to the lord ...
||ESCHE'ATABLE, a. Liable to escheat.
||ESCHE'ATAGE, n. The right of succeeding to an escheat.
||ESCHE'ATED, pp. Having fallen to the lord through want of heirs, or to the state for want of an ...
||ESCHE'ATING, ppr. Reverting to the lord through failure of heirs, or to the state for want of an ...
||ESCHE'ATOR, n. An officer who observes the escheats of the king in the county whereof he is ...
||ESCHEW', v.t. To flee from; to shun; to avoid.He who obeys, destruction shall eschew.Job--feared ...
||ESCHEW'ED, pp. Shunned; avoided.
||ESCHEW'ING, ppr. Shunning; avoiding. [This word is nearly obsolete, or at least little used.]
||ESCO'CHEON, n. The shield of the family.
||ES'CORT, n. A guard; a body of armed men which attends an officer, or baggage; provisions or ...
||ESCORT'ED, pp. Attended and guarded by land.
||ESCORT'ING, ppr. Attending and guarding by land.
||ESCOT. [See Scot.]
||ESCOUADE. [See Squad.]
||ESCOUT. [See Scout.]
||ESCRITO'IR, n. [L. scribo; Eng. to scrape.] A box with instruments and conveniences for writing; ...
||ES'CROW, n. In law, a deed of lands or tenements delivered to a third person, to hold till some ...
||ES'CUAGE, n. [L. scutum, a shield.] In feudal law, service of the shield, called also scutage; a ...
||ESCULA'PIAN, a. [from Aesculapius, the physician.]Medical; pertaining to the healing art.
||ES'CULENT, a. [L. esculentus, from esca, food.] Eatable; that is or may be used by man for food; ...
||ESCU'RIAL, n. The palace or residence of the King of Spain, about 15 miles North West of Madrid. ...
||ESCUTCH'EON, n. [L. scutum, a shield.] The shield on which a coat of arms is represented; the ...
||ESCUTCH'EONED, a. Having a coat of arms or ensign.
||ESLOIN', v.t. To remove. [Not in use.]
||ESOPHAGOT'OMY, n. [esophagus and a cutting.] In surgery, the operation of making an incision into ...
||ESOPH'AGUS, n. [Gr.] The gullet; the canal through which food and drink pass to the stomach.
||ESO'PIAN, a. [from Aesop.] Pertaining to AEsop; composed by him or in his manner.
||ESOT'ERIC, a. [Gr. interior, from within.] Private; an epithet applied to the private instructions ...
||ESOT'ERY, n. Mystery; secrecy. [Little used.]
||ESPAL'IER, n. [L. palus, a stake or pole.] A row of trees planted about a garden or in hedges, so ...
||ESPAND', v.i. To open; to spread. Flowers expand in spring.1. To dilate; to extend in bulk or ...
||ESPAR'CET, n. A kind of sainfoin.
||ESPE'CIAL, a. [L. specialis, from specio, to see, species, kind.]Principal; chief; particular; as, ...
||ESPE'CIALLY, adv. Principally; chiefly; particularly; in an uncommon degree; in reference to one ...
||ESPE'CIALNESS, n. The state of being especial.
||ES'PERANCE, n. [L. spero, to hope.] Hope. [Not English.]
||ESPI'AL, n. [See Spy.] A spy; the act of espying.
||ES'PINEL, n. A kind or ruby. [See Spinel.]
||ES'PIONAGE, n. The practice or employment of spies; the practice of watching the words and conduct ...
||ESPLANA'DE, n. [L. planus, plain.]1. In fortification, the glacis of the counter scarp, or the ...
||ESPOUS'AL, a. espouz'al. [See Espouse.] Used in or relating to the act of espousing or ...
||ESPOUS'ALS, n. plu. The act of contracting or affiancing a man and woman to each other; a ...
||ESPOUSE, v.t. espouz'. [L. spondeo, sponsus, the letter n, in the latter, must be casual, or the ...
||ESPOUS'ED, pp. Betrothed; affianced; promised in marriage by contract; married; united intimately; ...
||ESPOUS'ER,n. One who espouses; one who defends the cause of another.
||ESPOUS'ING, ppr. Betrothing; promising in marriage by covenant; marrying; uniting indissolubly; ...
||ESPY',v.t. [L. specio.]1. To see at a distance; to have the first sight of a thing remove. ...
||ESQUI'RE, n. [L. scutum, a shield; Gr. a hide, of which shields were anciently made.], a ...
||ESSA'Y, v.t. [L. sequor. See Seek. The radical sense is to press, drive, urge, strain, strive.]1. ...
||ESSA'YED, pp. Attempted; tried.
||ESSA'YER, n. One who writes essays.
||ESSA'YING, ppr. Trying; making an effort; attempting.
||ESSA'YIST, n. A writer of an essay, or of essays.
||ES'SENCE, n. [L. essentia, esse, to be.]1. That which constitutes the particular nature of a ...
||ES'SENCED, pp. Perfumed; as essenced fops.
||ESSE'NES, n. Among the Jews, a sect remarkable for their strictness and abstinence.
||ESSEN'TIAL, a. [L. essentialis.] Necessary to the constitution or existence of a thing. Piety ...
||ESSENTIAL'ITY, n. The quality of being essential; first or constituent principles.
||ESSEN'TIALLY, adv. By the constitution of nature; in essence; as, minerals and plants are ...
||ESSEN'TIATE, v.i. To become of the same essence.ESSEN'TIATE, v.t. To form or constitute the ...
||ESSOIN',n. [Law L. exonia, sonium.]1. An excuse; the alleging of an excuse for him who is summoned ...
||ESSOIN'ER, n. An attorney who sufficiently excuses the absence of another.
||ESTAB'LISH, v.t. [L. stabilio; Heb. to set, fix, establish.]1. To set and fix firmly or ...
||ESTAB'LISHED, pp. Set; fixed firmly; founded; ordained; enacted; ratified; confirmed.
||ESTAB'LISHER, n. He who establishes, ordains or confirms.
||ESTAB'LISHING, ppr. Fixing; settling permanently; founding; ratifying; confirming; ordaining.
||ESTAB'LISHMENT, n. The act of establishing, founding, ratifying or ordaining.1. Settlement;; ...
||ESTAFET', n. A military courier. [See Staff.]
||ESTA'TE,n. [L. status, from sto, to stand. The roots stb, std and stg, have nearly the same ...
||ESTA'TED, pp. or a. Possessing an estate.
||ESTEE'M, v.t. [L. estimo; Gr. to honor or esteem.]1. To set a value on, whether high or low; to ...
||ESTEE'MABLE, a. Worthy of esteem; estimable.
||ESTEE'MED, pp. Valued; estimated; highly valued or prized on account of worth; thought; held in ...
||ESTEE'MER, n. One who esteems; one who sets a high value on any thing.A proud esteemer of his own ...
||ESTEE'MING, ppr. Valuing; estimating; valuing highly; prizing; thinking; deeming.
||ES'TIMABLE, a. 1. That is capable of being estimated or valued; as estimable damage.2. Valuable; ...
||ES'TIMABLENESS, n. The quality of deserving esteem or regard.
||ES'TIMATE, v.t. [L. oestimo. See Esteem.]1. To judge and form an opinion of the value of; to ...
||ES'TIMATED, pp. Valued; rated in opinion or judgment.
||ES'TIMATING, ppr. Valuing; rating; forming an opinion or judgment of the value, extent, quantity, ...
||ESTIMA'TION, n. [L. oestimatio.] The act of estimating.1. Calculation; computation; an opinion ...
||ES'TIMATIVE, a. Having the power of comparing and adjusting the worth or preference. [Little ...
||ES'TIMATOR, n. One who estimates or values.
||ES'TIVAL, a. [L. oestivus, from oestas, summer. See Heat.]Pertaining to summer, or continuing for ...
||ES'TIVATE, v.i. To pass the summer.
||ESTIVA'TION, n. [L. oestivatio, from oestas, summer, oestivo, to pass the summer.]1. The act of ...
||ESTOP', v.t. In law, to impede or bar, by one's own act.A man shall always be estopped by his own ...
||ESTOP'PED, pp. Hindered; barred; precluded by one's own act.
||ESTOP'PEL, n. In law, a stop; a plea in bar, grounded on a man's own act or deed, which estops or ...
||ESTOP'PING, ppr. Impeding; barring by one's own act.
||ESTO'VERS, n. In law, necessaries, or supplies; a reasonable allowance out of lands or goods for ...
||ESTRA'DE, n. An even or level place.
||ESTRANGE, v.t. 1. To keep at a distance; to withdraw; to cease to frequent and be familiar ...
||ESTRANGED, pp. Withdrawn; withheld; alienated.
||ESTRANGEMENT, n. Alienation; a keeping at a distance; removal; voluntary abstraction; as an ...
||ESTRANGING, ppr. Alienating; withdrawing; keeping at or removing to a distance.
||ESTRAPA'DE, n. The defense of a horse that will not obey, and which, to get rid of his rider, ...
||ESTRA'Y, v.i. To stray. [See Stray.]ESTRA'Y, n. A tame beast, as a horse, ox or sheep, which is ...
||ESTRE'AT, n. [L. extractum, extraho, to draw out.]In law, a true copy or duplicate of an original ...
||ESTRE'ATED, pp. Extracted; copied.
||ESTRE'PEMENT, n. [Eng. to strip.] In law, spoil; waste; a stripping of land by a tenant, to the ...
||ES'TRICH, n. The ostrich, which see.
||ES'TUANCE, n. [L. oestus.] Heat. [Not in use.]
||ES'TUARY, n. [L. oestuarium, from oestuo, to boil or foam, oestus, heat, fury, storm.]1. An arm ...
||ES'TUATE, v.i. [L. oestuo, to boil.] To boil; to swell and rage; to be agitated.
||ESTUA'TION, n. A boiling; agitation; commotion of a fluid.
||ES'TURE, n. [L. oestuo.] Violence; commotion. [Not used.]
||ESU'RIENT, a. [L. esuriens, esurio.] Inclined to eat; hungry.
||ES'URINE, a. Eating; corroding. [Little used.]
||ETCH, v.t. 1. To make prints on copper-plate by means of lines or strokes first drawn, and then ...
||ETCH'ED, pp. Marked and corroded by nitric acid.
||ETCH'ING, ppr. Marking or making prints with nitric acid.ETCH'ING, n. The impression taken from ...
||ETEOS'TIC, n. [Gr. true, and a verse.]A chronogrammatical composition.
||BAROM,'ETER, n. [Gr.weight, and measure.]An instrument for measuring the weight or pressure of the ...
||ETERN', a. Eternal; perpetual; endless. [Not used.]
||ETER'NAL, a. [L. oeternus, composed of oevum and ternus, oeviternus, Varro. The origin of the ...
||ETER'NALIST, n. One who holds the past existence of the world to be infinite.
||ETER'NALIZE, v.t. To make eternal; to give endless duration to. [We now use eternize.]
||ETER'NALLY, adv. Without beginning or end of duration, or without end only.1. Unchangeably; ...
||ETER'NITY, n. [L. oeternitas.] Duration or continuance without beginning or end.By repeating the ...
||ETER'NIZE, v.t. [Low L. oeterno.]1. To make endless.2. To continue the existence or duration of ...
||ETER'NIZED, pp. Made endless; immortalized.
||ETER'NIZING, ppr. Giving endless duration to; immortalizing.
||ETE'SIAN, a. ete'zhan. [L. etesius; Gr. a year.]Stated; blowing at stated times of the year; ...
||ETHE, a. Easy.
||E'THEL, a. Noble.
||E'THER, n. [L. oether; Gr. to burn, to shine; Eng. weather.]1. A thin, subtil matter, much finer ...
||ETHE'REAL, a. Formed of ether; containing or filled with ether; as ethereal space; ethereal ...
||ETHE'REOUS, a. Formed of ether; heavenly.
||ETHERIALIZE, v.t. To convert into ether, or into a very subtil fluid.
||ETHERIALIZED, pp. Converted into ether or a very subtil fluid; as an etherialized and incorporeal ...
||E'THERIZE, v.t. To convert into ether.
||E'THERIZED, pp. Converted into ether.
||E'THERIZING, ppr. Converting into ether.
||ETH'ICAL, a. [L. ethicus; Gr. manners.]Relating to manners or morals; treating of morality; ...
||ETH'ICALLY, adv. According to the doctrines of morality.
||ETH'ICS, n. The doctrines of morality or social manners; the science of moral philosophy, which ...
||ETHMOID'AL, a. Gr. a sieve, and form.] Resembling a sieve.
||ETH'NICAL, a. [L. ethnicus; Gr. from nation from the root of G. heide, heath, woods, whence ...
||ETH'NICISM, n. Heathenism; paganism; idolatry.
||ETHNOL'OGY, n. [Gr. nation, and discourse.] A treatise on nations.
||ETHOLOG'ICAL, a. [See Ethology.] Treating of ethics or morality.
||ETHOL'OGIST, n. One who writes on the subject of manners and morality.
||ETHOL'OGY, n. [Gr. manners, morals, and discourse.]A treatise on morality or the science of ...
||E'TIOLATE, v.i. [Gr. to shine.] To become white or whiter; to be whitened by excluding the light ...
||E'TIOLATED, pp. B|