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In my view, the Christian religion is the most important and one of the first things in which all children, under a free government ought to be instructed... No truth is more evident to my mind than that the Christian religion must be the basis of any government intended to secure the rights and privileges of a free people.
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18193 e DESCRIPTIV,E, a. Containing description; tending to describe; having the quality of representing; ...
18194 each EACH, a. Every one of any number separately considered or treated.To all of them he gave each man ...
18195 eachwhere E'ACHWHERE, adv. Every where.
18196 ead EAD,ED, in names, is a Saxon word signifying happy, fortunate; as in Edward, happy preserver; ...
18197 eadish E'ADISH, n. The latter pasture or grass that comes after mowing or reaping; called also eagrass, ...
18198 eager E'AGER, a. [L. acer, fierce, brisk, sharp, sour; acus, Eng.edge.]1. Excited by ardent desire in ...
18199 eagerly E'AGERLY, adv. With great ardor of desire; ardently; earnestly; warmly; with prompt zeal; as, he ...
18200 eagerness E'AGERNESS, n. Ardent desire to do, pursue or obtain any thing; animated zeal; vehement longing; ...
18202 eagle-eyed E'AGLE-EYED, a. Sharpsighted as an eagle; having an acute sight.1. Discerning; having acute ...
18203 eagle-sighted E'AGLE-SIGHTED, a. Having acute sight.
18204 eagle-speed E'AGLE-SPEED,n. Swiftness like that of an eagle.
18205 eagle-stone E'AGLE-STONE, n. Etite, a variety of argillaceous oxyd of iron, occurring in masses varying from ...
18206 eagle-winged E'AGLE-WINGED, a. Having the wings of an eagle; swift as an eagle.
18201 eagle E'AGLE, n. [L. aquila.]1. A rapacious fowl of the genus Falco. The beak is crooked and furnished ...
18207 eagless E'AGLESS, n. A female or hen eagle.
18208 eaglet E'AGLET, n. A young eagle or a diminutive eagle.
18209 eagre EA'GRE, n. A tide swelling above another tide, as in the Severn.
18210 ealderman EALDERMAN. [See Aldlerman.]
18211 eame EAME, n. Uncle.
18212 ean EAN, v.t. or i. To yean. [See Yean.]
18213 eanling E'ANLING, n. A lamb just brought forth. [Not used.]
18215 ear-bored E'AR-BORED, a. Having the ear perforated.
18216 ear-deafening E'AR-DEAFENING, a. Stunning the ear with noise.
18217 ear-erecting EAR-ERECT'ING, a. Setting up the ears.
18218 ear-piercing E'AR-PIERCING, a. Piercing the ear, as a shrill or sharp sound.
18219 ear-witness E'AR-WITNESS, n. One who is able to give testimony to a fact from his own hearing.
18214 ear E'AR, n. [L. auris, whence auricula; audio.]1. The organ of hearing; the organ by which sound is ...
18220 earable E'ARABLE, a. Used to be tilled.
18221 earache E'ARACHE, n. [See Ache.] Pain in the ear.
18222 earal E'ARAL, a. Receiving by the ear. [Not used.]
18223 eared E'ARED, pp. Having ears; having spikes formed, as corn.
18224 earing E'ARING, n. In seamen's language, a small rope employed to fasten the upper corner of a sail to ...
18226 earl-marshal EARL-M`ARSHAL, n. An officer in Great Britain, who has the superintendence of military ...
18225 earl EARL, n. erl.A British title of nobility, or a nobleman, the third in rank, being next below a ...
18227 earlap E'ARLAP, n. The tip of the ear.
18228 earldom EARLDOM, n. erl'dom. The seignory, jurisdiction or dignity of an earl.
18229 earles-penny EARLES-PENNY, n. Money given in part payment. [L. arrha.] [Not in use.]
18230 earless E'ARLESS, a. Destitute of ears; disinclined to hear or listen.
18231 earliness EARLINESS, n. er'liness. [See Early and Ere.]A state of advance or forwardness; a state of being ...
18232 earlock E'ARLOCK, n. A lock or curl of hair,near the ear.
18233 early EARLY, a. er'ly. [Eng.ere.]1. In advance of something else; prior in time; forward; as early ...
18234 earmark E'ARMARK, n. A mark on the ear, by which a sheep is known.E'ARMARK, v.t. To mark, as sheep by ...
18235 earn EARN, v.t. ern.1. To merit or deserve by labor, or by any performance; to do that which entitles ...
18236 earned EARNED, pp. ern'ed. Merited by labor or performance; gained.
18237 earnest EARNEST, a. ern'est.1. Ardent in the pursuit of an object; eager to obtain; having a longing ...
18238 earnestly EARNESTLY, adv. ern'estly. Warmly; zealously; importunately; eagerly; with real desire.Being in an ...
18239 earnestness EARNESTNESS, n. ern'estness. Ardor or zeal in the pursuit of any thing; eagerness; animated ...
18240 earnful EARNFUL, a. ern'ful. Full of anxiety. [Not used.]
18241 earning EARNING, ppr. ern'ing. Meriting by services; gaining by labor or performance.EARNING, n. ...
18242 earpick E'ARPICK, n. An instrument for cleansing the ear.
18243 earring E'ARRING, n. A pendant; an ornament, sometimes set with diamonds, pearls or other jewels, worn at ...
18244 earsh EARSH, n. [See Ear, to plow.] A plowed field. [Not in use.]
18245 earshot E'ARSHOT, n. Reach of the ear; the distance at which words may be heard.
18247 earth-created EARTH-CREA'TED, a. Formed of earth.
18246 earth EARTH, n. erth.1. Earth, in its primary sense, signifies the particles which compose the mass of ...
18248 earthbag EARTH'BAG, n. A bag filled with earth, used for defense in war.
18249 earthbank EARTH'BANK, n. A bank or mound of earth.
18250 earthboard EARTH'BOARD, n. The board of a plow that turns over the earth; the mold-board.
18251 earthborn EARTH'BORN, a. Born of the earth; terrigenous; springing originally from the earth; as the fabled ...
18252 earthbound EARTH'BOUND, a. Fastened by the pressure of the earth.
18253 earthbred EARTH'BRED, a. Low; abject; groveling.
18254 earthen EARTH'EN, a. erth'n. Made of earth; made of clay; as an earthen vessel; earthen ware.
18255 earthfed EARTH'FED, a. Low; abject.
18256 earthflax EARTH'FLAX, n. Amianth; a fibrous, flexile, elastic mineral substance, consisting of short ...
18257 earthiness EARTH'INESS, n. The quality of being earthy, or of containing earth; grossness.
18258 earthliness EARTH'LINESS, n. [from earthly.] The quality of being earthly; grossness.1. Worldliness; strong ...
18259 earthling EARTH'LING, n. An inhabitant of the earth; a mortal; a frail creature.
18261 earthly-minded EARTHLY-MINDED, a. Having a mind devoted to earthly things.
18262 earthly-mindedness EARTHLY-MINDEDNESS, n. Grossness; sensuality; extreme devotedness to earthly objects.
18260 earthly EARTH'LY, a. Pertaining to the earth, or to this world.Our earthly house of this tabernacle. 2 ...
18263 earthnut EARTH'NUT, n. The groundnut, or root of the Arachis; a small round bulb or knob, like a nut. This ...
18264 earthquake EARTH'QUAKE, n. A shaking, trembling or concussion of the earth; sometimes a slight tremor; at ...
18265 earthshaking EARTH'SHAKING, a. Shaking the earth; having power to shake the earth.
18266 earthworm EARTH'WORM, n. The dew worm, a species of Lumbricus; a worm that lives under ground.1. A mean ...
18267 earthy EARTH'Y, a. Consisting of earth; as earthy matter.1. Resembling earth; as an earthy taste or ...
18268 earwax E'ARWAX, n. The cerumen; a thick viscous substance, secreted by the glands of the ear into the ...
18269 earwig E'ARWIG, n. A genus of insects of the order of Coleopters. The antennae are bristly; the elytra ...
18270 ease EASE, n. s as z. [L. otium.]1. Rest; an undisturbed state. Applied to the body, freedom from ...
18271 easeful E'ASEFUL, a. Quiet; peaceful; fit for rest.
18272 easefully E'ASEFULLY, adv. With ease or quiet.
18273 easel E'ASEL, n. The frame on which painters place their canvas.Easel-pieces, among painters, are the ...
18274 easement E'ASEMENT, n. Convenience; accommodation; that which gives ease, relief or assistance.He has the ...
18275 easily E'ASILY, adv. [from easy.] Without difficulty or great labor; without great exertion, or sacrifice ...
18276 easiness E'ASINESS, n. Freedom from difficulty; ease.Easiness and difficulty are relative terms.1. ...
18277 east EAST, n. [L. oriens, this word may belong to the root of hoise,hoist.]1. The point in the ...
18278 easter E'ASTER, n. A festival of the christian church observed in commemoration of our Savior's ...
18279 easterling E'ASTERLING, n. A native of some country eastward of another.1. A species of waterfowl.
18280 easterly E'ASTERLY, a. Coming from the eastward; as an easterly wind.1. Situated towards the east; as the ...
18281 eastern E'ASTERN, a. Oriental; being or dwelling in the east; as eastern kings; eastern countries; eastern ...
18282 eastward E'ASTWARD, adv. [east and ward.] Toward the east; in the direction of east from some point or ...
18283 easy E'ASY, a. s as z. [See Ease.] Quiet;being at rest; free from pain, disturbance or annoyance. The ...
18284 eat EAT, v.t. pret. ate; pp. eat or eaten. [L. edo, esse, esum.]1. To bite or chew and swallow, as ...
18285 eatable E'ATABLE, a. That may be eaten; fit to be eaten; proper for food; esculent.E'ATABLE, n. Any thing ...
18286 eaten E'ATEN, pp. ee'tn. Chewed and swallowed; consumed; corroded.
18287 eater E'ATER, n. One who eats; that which eats or corrodes; a corrosive.
18288 eath EATH, a. easy, and adv. easily.
18290 eating-house E'ATING-HOUSE, n. A house where provisions are sold ready dressed.
18289 eating E'ATING, ppr. Chewing and swallowing; consuming; corroding.
18292 eaves-drop E'AVES-DROP, v.i. [eaves and drop.] To stand under the eaves or near the windows of a house, to ...
18293 eaves-dropper E'AVES-DROPPER, n. One who stands under the eaves or near the window or door of a house, to listen ...
18291 eaves EAVES, n. plu. [In English the word has a plural ending.]The edge or lower border of the roof of a ...
18294 ebb EBB, n. The reflux of the tide; the return of tidewater towards the sea; opposed to flood or ...
18295 ebbing EBB'ING, ppr. Flowing back; declining; decaying.EBB'ING, n. The reflux of the tide.
18296 ebbtide EBB'TIDE, n. The reflux of tide-water; the retiring tide.
18297 ebionite EB'IONITE,n. The ebionites were heretics who denied the divinity of Christ and rejected many parts ...
18298 ebon EB'ON, a. [See Ebony.] Consisting of ebony; like ebony; black.
18299 ebonize EB'ONIZE, v.t. [See Ebony.] To make black or tawny; to tinge with the color of ebony; as, to ...
18301 ebony-tree EB'ONY-TREE, n. The Ebenus, a small tree constituting a genus, growing in Crete and other isles of ...
18300 ebony EB'ONY, n. [L. ebenus.] A species of hard,heavy and durable wood, which admits of a fine polish ...
18302 ebracteate EBRAC'TEATE, a. [e priv. and bractea.] In botany,without a bractea or floral leaf.
18303 ebriety EBRI'ETY, n. [L. ebrietas, from ebrius, intoxicated.]Drunkenness; intoxication by spirituous ...
18304 ebrillade EBRIL'LADE, n. A check given to a horse, by a sudden jerk of one rein, when he refuses to turn.
18305 ebriosity EBRIOS'ITY, n. [L. ebriositas.] Habitual drunkenness.
18306 ebulliency EBUL'LIENCY, n. [See Ebullition.] A boiling over.
18307 ebullient EBUL'LIENT, a. Boiling over, as a liquor.
18308 ebullition EBULLI'TION, n. [L. ebullitio, from ebullio, bullio; Eng. to boil,which see.]1. The operation of ...
18309 ecaudate ECAU'DATE, a. [ e priv. and L. cauda, a tail.] In botany, without a tail or spur.
18310 eccentric ECCEN'TRIC,
18311 eccentrical ECCEN'TRICAL, a. [L. eccentricus; ex, from , and centrum, center.]1. Deviating or departing from ...
18312 eccentricity ECCENTRIC'ITY, n. Deviation from a center.1. The state of having a center different from that of ...
18313 ecchymosis ECCHYM'OSIS, n. In medicine, an appearance of livid spots on the skin, occasioned by extravasated ...
18314 ecclesiastes ECCLESIAS'TES, n. [Gr.] a canonical book of the old testament.
18315 ecclesiastic ECCLESIAS'TIC,
18316 ecclesiastical ECCLESIAS'TICAL, . [L; Gr.an assembly or meeting, whence a church; to call forth or convoke; to ...
18317 ecclesiasticus ECCLESIAS'TICUS, n. A book of the aprocrypha.
18318 eccoprotic ECCOPROT'IC, a. [Gr. out or from, and stercus.] Having the quality of promoting alvine ...
18319 echelon ECHELON', n. In military tactics,the position of an army in the form of steps,or with one division ...
18320 echinate ECH'INATE
18321 echinated ECH'INATED, a. [L. echinum, a hedgehog.] Set with prickles, prickly, like a hedgehog; having ...
18322 echinite ECH'INITE, n. [See Echinus.] A fossil found in chalk pits, called centronia; a petrified shell ...
18323 echinus ECH'INUS, n. [L. from Gr.] A hedgehog.1. A shell-fish set with prickles or spines. The Echinus, ...
18324 echo ECH'O, n. [L. echo; Gr.sound, to sound.]1. A sound reflected or reverberated from a solid body; ...
18325 echoed ECH'OED, pp. Reverberated, as sound.
18326 echoing ECH'OING, ppr. Sending back sound; as echoing hills.
18327 echometer ECHOM'ETER, n. [Gr. sound, and measure.] Among musicians, a scale or rule, with several lines ...
18328 echometry ECHOM'ETRY, n. The art or act of measuring the duration of sounds.The art of constructing vaults ...
18329 eclaircise ECLA'IRCISE, v.t. To make clear; to explain; to clear up what is not understood or misunderstood.
18330 eclaircissement ECLA'IRCISSEMENT, n. Explanation; the clearing up of any thing not before understood.
18331 eclampsy ECLAMP'SY, n. [Gr. a shining, to shine.] A flashing of light, a symptom of epilepsy. Hence, ...
18332 eclat ECLAT, n. ecla.1. Primarily, a burst of applause; acclamation. Hence, applause; approbation; ...
18333 eclectic ECLEC'TIC, a. [Gr. to choose.] Selecting; choosing; an epithet given to certain philosophers of ...
18334 eclectically ECLEC'TICALLY, adv. By way of choosing or selecting; in the manner of the eclectical philosophers.
18335 eclegm ECLEGM', n. [Gr.] A medicine made by the incorporation of oils with syrups.
18336 eclipse ECLIPSE, n. eclips'. [L. eclipsis; Gr. defect, to fail, to leave.]1. Literally, a defect or ...
18337 eclipsed ECLIPS'ED, pp. Concealed; darkened; obscured; disgraced.
18338 eclipsing ECLIPS'ING, ppr. Concealing; obscuring; darkening; clouding.
18339 ecliptic ECLIP'TIC, n. [Gr. to fail or be defective; L. eclipticus, linea ecliptica, the ecliptic line, or ...
18340 eclogue EC'LOGUE, n. ec'log. [Gr. choice, to select.] Literally, a select piece. Hence, in poetry, a ...
18341 economic ECONOM'IC
18342 economical ECONOM'ICAL, a. [See Economy.] Pertaining to the regulation of household concerns; as the ...
18343 economically ECONOM'ICALLY, adv. With economy; with frugality.
18344 economist ECON'OMIST, n. One who manages domestic or other concerns with frugality; one who expends money, ...
18345 economize ECON'OMIZE, v.i. To manage pecuniary concerns with frugality; to make a prudent use of money, or ...
18346 economized ECON'OMIZED, pp. Used with frugality.
18347 economizing ECONOMIZING, ppr. Using with frugality.
18348 economy ECON'OMY, n. [L. oeconomia; Gr. house, and law, rule.]1. Primarily, the management, regulation ...
18349 ecphractic ECPHRAC'TIC, a. [Gr.] In medicine, deobstruent; attenuating.ECPHRAC'TIC, n. A medicine which ...
18350 ecstasied EC'STASIED, a. [See Ecstasy.] Enraptured; ravished; transported; delighted.
18351 ecstasy EC'STASY, n. [Gr. to stand.]1. Primarily, a fixed state; a trance; a state in which the mind is ...
18352 ecstatic ECSTAT'IC
18353 ecstatical ECSTAT'ICAL, a. Arresting the mind; suspending the senses; entrancing.In pensive trance, and ...
18354 ectypal EC'TYPAL, a. [infra.] Taken from the original.
18355 ectype EC'TYPE, a. [Gr.] A copy. ]Not used.]
18356 ecumenic ECUMEN'IC
18357 ecumenical ECUMEN'ICAL, a. [Gr. the habitable world.] General; universal; as an ecumenical council.
18358 ecurie EC'URIE, n. A stable; a covered place for horses.
18359 ed EAD,ED, in names, is a Saxon word signifying happy, fortunate; as in Edward, happy preserver; ...
18360 edacious EDA'CIOUS, a. [L. edax, from edo, to eat.] Eating; given to eating; greedy; voracious.
18361 edacity EDAC'ITY, n. [L. edacitas, from edax, edo, to eat.] Greediness; voracity; ravenousness; rapacity.
18362 edder ED'DER, n. In husbandry, such wood as is worked into the top of hedge-stakes to bind them ...
18363 edders ED'DERS, n. A name given to a variety of the Arum esculentum, an esculent root.
18364 eddish ED'DISH
18365 eddoes ED'DOES
18367 eddy-water ED'DY-WATER, n. Among seamen, the water which falls back on the rudder of a ship under sail, called ...
18368 eddy-wind ED'DY-WIND, n. The wind returned or beat back from a sail, a mountain or any thing that hinders ...
18366 eddy ED'DY, n. [I find this word in no other language. It is usually considered as a compound of ...
18369 edelite ED'ELITE, n. A siliceous stone of a light gray color.
18370 edematous EDEM'ATOUS, a. [Gr. a tumor; to swell.] Swelling with a serous humor; dropsical. An edematous ...
18371 eden E'DEN, n. [Heb. pleasure, delight.] The country and garden in which Adam and Eve were placed by ...
18372 edenized E'DENIZED, a. Admitted into paradise.
18373 edentated EDEN'TATED, a. [L. edentatus, e and dens.] Destitute or deprived of teeth.
18374 edge EDGE, n. [L. acies, acus.]1. In a general sense, the extreme border or point of any thing; as the ...
18375 edged EDG'ED, pp. Furnished with an edge or border.1. Incited; instigated.2. a. Sharp; keen.
18376 edgeless EDGELESS, a. Not sharp; blunt; obtuse; unfit to cut or penetrate; as an edgeless sword or weapon.
18377 edgetool EDGETOOL, n. An instrument having a sharp edge.
18378 edgewise EDGEWISE, adv. [edge and wise.] With the edge turned forward, or towards a particular point; in ...
18379 edging EDG'ING, ppr. Giving an edge; furnishing with an edge.1. Inciting; urging on; goading; ...
18380 edible ED'IBLE, a. [from L. edo, to eat.] Eatable; fit to be eaten as food; esculent. Some flesh is not ...
18381 edict E'DICT, n. [L. edictum, from edico, to utter or proclaim; e and dico, to speak.]That which is ...
18382 edificant ED'IFICANT, a. [infra.] Building. [Little used.]
18383 edification EDIFICA'TION, n. [L. oedificatio. See Edify.]1. A building up, in a moral and religious sense; ...
18384 edificatory ED'IFICATORY, a. Tending to edification.
18385 edifice ED'IFICE, n. [L. oedificium. See Edify.] A building; a structure; a fabric; but appropriately, ...
18386 edificial EDIFI'CIAL, a. Pertaining to edifices or to structure.
18387 edified ED'IFIED, pp. Instructed; improved in literary, moral or religious knowledge.
18388 edifier ED'IFIER, n. One that improves another by instructing him.
18389 edify ED'IFY, v.t. [L. oedifico; oedes, a house, and facio, to make.]1. To build, in a literal sense. ...
18390 edifying ED'IFYING, ppr. Building up in christian knowledge; instructing; improving the mind.
18391 edifyingly ED'IFYINGLY, adv. In an edifying manner.
18392 edile E'DILE, n. [L. oedilis, from oedes, a building.] A Roman magistrate whose chief business was to ...
18393 edileship E'DILESHIP, n. The office of Edile in ancient Rome.
18394 edit ED'IT, v.t. [from L. edo, to publish; e and do, to give.]1. Properly, to publish; more usually, to ...
18395 edited ED'ITED, pp. Published; corrected; prepared and published.
18396 editing ED'ITING, ppr. Publishing; preparing for publication.
18397 edition EDI'TION, n. [L. editio, from edo, to publish.]1. The publication of any book or writing; as the ...
18398 editor ED'ITOR, n. [L. from edo, to publish.] A publisher; particularly, a person who superintends an ...
18399 editorial EDITO'RIAL, a. Pertaining to an editor, as editorial labors; written by an editor, as editorial ...
18400 editorship ED'ITORSHIP, n. The business of an editor; the care and superintendence of a publication.
18401 edituate EDIT'UATE, v.t. [Low L. oedituor, from oedes, a temple or house.]To defend or govern the house or ...
18402 educate ED'UCATE, v.t. [L. educo, educare; e and duco, to lead.]To bring up, as a child; to instruct; to ...
18403 educated ED'UCATED, pp. Brought up; instructed; furnished with knowledge or principles; trained, ...
18404 educating ED'UCATING, ppr. Instructing; enlightening the understanding, and forming the manners.
18405 education EDUCA'TION, n. [L. educatio.] The bringing up, as of a child, instruction; formation of manners. ...
18406 educational EDUCA'TIONAL, a. Pertaining to education; derived from education; as educational habits.
18407 educator ED'UCATOR, n. One who educates.
18408 educe EDU'CE, v.t. [L. educo, eduxi; e and duco, to lead.]To bring or draw out; to extract; to produce ...
18409 educed EDU'CED, pp. Drawn forth, extracted; produced.
18410 educing EDU'CING, ppr. Drawing forth; producing.
18411 educt E'DUCT, n. [L. eductum, from educo.] Extracted matter; that which is educed; that which is ...
18412 eduction EDUC'TION, n. The act of drawing out or bringing into view.
18413 eductor EDUCT'OR, n. That which brings forth, elicits or extracts.Stimulus must be called an eductor of ...
18414 edulcorate EDUL'CORATE, v.t. [Low L. edulco, from dulcis, sweet.]1. To purify; to sweeten. In chimistry, to ...
18415 edulcorated EDUL'CORATED, pp. Sweetened; purified from acid or saline substances, and rendered more mild.
18416 edulcorating EDUL'CORATING, ppr. Sweetening; rendering more mild.
18417 edulcoration EDULCORA'TION, n. The act of sweetening or rendering more mild, by freeing from acid or saline ...
18418 edulcorative EDUL'CORATIVE, a. Having the quality of sweetening.
18419 eek EEK. [See Eke.]
18421 eel-fishing EE'L-FISHING, n. The act or art of catching eels.
18420 eel EEL, n. A species of Muraena, a genus of fishes belonging to the order of apodes. The head is ...
18422 eelpot EE'LPOT, n. A kind of basket used for catching eels.
18423 eelpout EE'LPOUT,n. A species of Gadus, somewhat resembling an eel, but shorter in proportion, seldom ...
18424 eelskin EE'LSKIN, n. The skin of an eel.
18425 eelspear EE'LSPEAR, n. A forked instrument used for stabbing eels.
18426 een E'EN, contracted from even, which see.I have e'en done with you.
18427 eff EFF, n. A lizard.
18428 effable EF'FABLE, a. [L. effabilis, from effor; ex and for, to speak.]Utterable; that may be uttered or ...
18429 efface EFFA'CE, v.t. [L. ex and facio or facies.]1. To destroy a figure on the surface of any thing, ...
18430 effaced EFFA'CED, pp. Rubbed or worn out; destroyed, as a figure or impression.
18431 effacing EFFA'CING, ppr. Destroying a figure, character or impression on any thing.
18432 effect EFFECT', n. [L. effectus, from efficio; ex and facio, to make.]1. That which is produced by an ...
18433 effected EFFECT'ED, pp. Done; performed; accomplished.
18434 effectible EFFECT'IBLE, a. That may be done or achieved; practicable; feasible.
18435 effecting EFFECT'ING, ppr. Producing; performing; accomplishing.
18436 effective EFFECT'IVE, a. Having the power to cause or produce; efficacious.They are not effective of any ...
18437 effectively EFFECT'IVELY, adv. With effect; powerfully; with real operation.This effectively resists the ...
18438 effectless EFFECT'LESS, a. Without effect; without advantage; useless.
18439 effector EFFECT'OR, n. One who effects; one who produces or causes; a maker or creator.
18440 effectual EFFECT'UAL, a. Producing an effect, or the effect desired or intended; or having adequate power or ...
18441 effectually EFFECT'UALLY, adv. With effect; efficaciously; in a manner to produce the intended effect; ...
18442 effectuate EFFECT'UATE, v.t. To bring to pass; to achieve; to accomplish; to fulfil; as, to effectuate a ...
18443 effectuated EFFECT'UATED, pp. Accomplished.
18444 effectuating EFFECT'UATING, ppr. Achieving; performing to effect.
18445 effeminacy EFFEM'INACY, n. [from effeminate.] The softness, delicacy and weakness in men, which are ...
18446 effeminate EFFEM'INATE, a. [L. effoeminatus, from effoeminor, to grow or make womanish, from foemina, a ...
18447 effeminately EFFEM'INATELY, adv. In a womanish manner; weakly; softly.1. By means of a woman; as effeminately ...
18448 effeminateness EFFEM'INATENESS, n. Unmanlike softness.
18449 effemination EFFEMINA'TION, n. The state of one grown womanish; the state of being weak or unmanly. [Little ...
18450 effervesce EFFERVESCE, v.i. efferves'. [L. effervesco, from ferveo, to be hot, to rage.See Fervent.] To be ...
18451 effervescence EFFERVES'CENCE, n. A kind ofnatural ebullition; that commotion of a fluid,which takes place, when ...
18452 effervescent EFFERVES'CENT, a. Gently boiling or bubbling by means of the disengagement of an elastic fluid.
18453 effervescible EFFERVES'CIBLE, a. That has the quality of effervescing; capable of producing effervescence. A ...
18454 effervescing EFFERVES'CING, ppr. Boiling;bubbling, by means of an elastic fluid extricated in the dissolution of ...
18455 effete EFFE'TE, a. [L. effoetus, effetus; ex and foetus, embryo.]1. Barren; not capable of producing ...
18456 efficacious EFFICA'CIOUS, a. [L. efficax, from efficio. See Effect.]Effectual; productive of effects; ...
18457 efficaciously EFFICA'CIOUSLY, adv. Effectually; in such a manner as to produce the effect desired. We say, a ...
18458 efficaciousness EFFICA'CIOUSNESS, n. The quality of being efficacious.
18459 efficacy EF'FICACY, n. [L. efficax.] Power to produce effects;production to the effect intended; as the ...
18460 efficience EFFI'CIENCE
18461 efficiency EFFI'CIENCY, n. [L. efficiens, from efficio. See Effect.]1. The act of producing effects; a ...
18462 efficient EFFI'CIENT, a. Causing effects; producing; that causes any thing to be what is is. The efficient ...
18463 efficiently EFFI'CIENTLY, adv. With effect; effectively.
18464 effierce EFFIERCE, v.t. effers'. To make fierce or furious. [Not used.]
18465 effigy EF'FIGY, n. [L. effigies, from effingo, to fashion; ex and fingo, to form or devise.]1. The image ...
18466 efflate EFFLA'TE, v.t. [L. efflo.] To fill with breath or air. [Little used.]
18467 effloresce EFFLORESCE, v.t. efflores'. [L. effloresco, from floresco, floreo, to blossom, flos, a flower. ...
18468 efflorescence EFFLORES'CENCE, n. In botany,the time of flowering; the season when a plant shows its first ...
18469 efflorescent EFFLORES'CENT, a. Shooting into white threads or spiculae; forming a white dust on the surface.
18470 effluence EF'FLUENCE, n. [L. effluens, effluo; ex and fluo, to flow. See Flow.] A flowing out; that which ...
18471 effluvium EFFLU'VIUM, n. plu. effluvia. [L. from effluo, to flow out. See Flow.] The minute and often ...
18472 efflux EF'FLUX, n. [L. effluxus, from effluo, to flow out.]1. The act of flowing out, or issuing in a ...
18473 effluxion EFFLUX'ION, n. [L. effluxum, from effluo.]1. The act of flowing out.2. That which flows out; ...
18474 efforce EFFO'RCE, v.t.1. To force; to break through by violence.2. To force; to ravish.3. To strain; to ...
18475 efform EFFORM', v.t. [from form.] To fashion; to shape.[For this we now use form.]
18476 efformation EFFORMA'TION, n. The act of giving shape or form.[We now use formation.]
18477 effort EF'FORT, n. [L. fortis. See Force.] A straining; an exertion of strength; endeavor; strenuous ...
18478 effossion EFFOS'SION, n. [L. effossus, from effodio, to dig out.] The act of digging out of the earth; as ...
18479 effray EFFRA'Y, v.t. To frighten. [Not in use.]
18480 effrayable EFFRA'YABLE, a. Frightful; dreadful. [Not in use.
18481 effrenation EFFRENA'TION, n. [L. effroenatio, from froenum, a rein.]Unbridled rashness or license; unruliness. ...
18482 effrontery EFFRONT'ERY, n. Impudence; assurance; shameless boldness; sauciness; boldness transgressing the ...
18483 effulge EFFULGE, v.i. effulj'. [L. effulgeo; ex and fulgeo, to shine.]To send forth a flood of light; to ...
18484 effulgence EFFUL'GENCE, n. A flood of light; great luster or brightness; splendor; as the effulgence of divine ...
18485 effulgent EFFUL'GENT, a. Shining; bright; splendid; diffusing a flood of light; as the effulgent sun.
18486 effulging EFFUL'GING, ppr. Sending out a flood of light.
18487 effumability EFFUMABIL'ITY, n. The quality of flying off in fumes or vapor.
18488 effume EFFU'ME, v.t. To breathe out. [Not used.]
18489 effuse EFFU'SE, v.t. effu'ze. [L. effusus, from effundo; ex and fundo, to pour.] To pour out as a ...
18490 effused EFFU'SED, pp. effu'zed. Poured out; shed.
18491 effusing EFFU'SING, ppr. effu'zing. Pouring out; shedding.
18492 effusion EFFU'SION, n. effu'zhon. The act of pouring out as a liquid.1. The act of pouring out; a ...
18493 effusive EFFU'SIVE, a. Pouring out; that pours forth largely.Th' effusive south.
18494 eft EFT, n. A newt; an evet; the common lizard.EFT, adv. After; again; soon; quickly.
18495 eftsoons EFTSOONS', adv. Soon afterwards; in a short time.
18496 egad EGAD', exclam. A lucky star, good fortune, as we say, my stars!
18497 eger E'GER, or E'AGARE, n. An impetuous flood; an irregular tide.
18498 egeran E'GERAN, n. [from Eger, in bohemia.] A subspecies of pyramidical garnet, of a reddish brown ...
18499 egerminate EGERM'INATE. [Not used. See Germinate.]
18500 egest EGEST', v.t. [L.egestum, from egero.] To cast or throw out; to void, as excrement.
18501 egestion EGES'TION, n. [L. egestio.] The act of voiding digested matter at the natural vent.
18502 egg EGG, n. [L. ovum, by a change of g into v.] A body formed in the females of fowls and certain ...
18503 eggbird EGG'BIRD, n. A fowl, a species of tern.
18504 egilopical EGILOP'ICAL, a. Affected with the egilops.
18505 egilops E'GILOPS, n. Goat's eye; an abscess in the inner canthus of the eye; fistula lachrymalis.
18506 eglandulous EGLAND'ULOUS, a. [e neg. and glandulous. See Gland.]Destitute of glands.
18507 eglantine EG'LANTINE, n. A species of rose; the sweet brier; a plant bearing an odoriferous flower.
18508 egoist E'GOIST, n. [from L. ego.] A name given to certain followers of Des Cartes, who held the opinion ...
18509 egoity EGO'ITY, n. Personality. [Not authorized.]
18510 egotism E'GOTISM, n. [L. ego.] Primarily, the practice of too frequently using the word I. Hence, a ...
18511 egotist E'GOTIST, n. One who repeats the word I very often in conversation or writing; one who speaks much ...
18512 egotistic EGOTIST'IC, a. Addicted to egotism.1. Containing egotism.
18513 egotize E'GOTIZE, v.t. To talk or write much of one's self; to make pretension to self-importance.
18514 egregious EGRE'GIOUS, a. [L. egregius, supposed to be from e or ex grege, from or out of or beyond the herd, ...
18515 egregiously EGRE'GIOUSLY, adv. Greatly; enormously; shamefully; usually in a bad sense; as, he is egregiously ...
18516 egregiousness EGRE'GIOUSNESS, n. The state of being great or extraordinary.
18517 egress E'GRESS, n. [L. egressus, from egredior; e and gradior, to step.]The act of going or issuing out, ...
18518 egression EGRES'SION, n. [L. egressio.] The act of going out from any inclosure or place of confinement.
18519 egret E'GRET, n. The lesser white heron, a fowl of the genus Ardea; an elegant fowl with a white body ...
18520 egriot E'GRIOT, n. A kind of sour cherry.
18521 egyptian EGYP'TIAN, a. Pertaining to Egypt in Africa.EGYP'TIAN, n. A native of Egypt; also, a gypsy.
18522 eigh EIGH, exclam. An expression of sudden delight.
18523 eight EIGHT, a. [L. octo.] Twice four; expressing the number twice four. Four and four make eight.
18524 eighteen EIGHTEEN, a 'ateen. Eight and ten united.
18525 eighteenth EIGHTEENTH, a. 'ateenth. The next in order after the seventeenth.
18526 eightfold EIGHTFOLD, a. 'atefold. Eight times the number or quantity.
18527 eighth EIGHTH, a. aitth. Noting the number eight; the number next after seven; the ordinal of eight.
18528 eighthly EIGHTHLY, adv. aithly. In the eighth place.
18529 eightieth EIGHTIETH, a. 'atieth. [from eighty.] The next in order to the seventy ninth; the eighth tenth.
18530 eights-core EIGHTS-CORE, a. or n. 'atescore. [eight and score; score is a notch noting twenty.] Eight times ...
18531 eighty EIGHTY, a. 'aty. Eight times ten; four score.
18532 eigne EIGNE, a. Eldest; an epithet, used in law to denote the eldest son; as bastard eigne.1. ...
18533 eisel E'ISEL, n. Vinegar. [Not in use.]
18534 eisenrahm EI'SENRAHM, n. The red and brown eisenrahm, the scaly red and brown hematite.
18535 either E'ITHER, a. or pron. 1. One or another of any number. Here are ten oranges; take either orange of ...
18536 ejaculate EJAC'ULATE, v.t. [L. ejaculor, from jaculor, to throw or dart, jaculum, a dart, from jacio, to ...
18537 ejaculation EJACULA'TION, n. The act of throwing or darting out with a sudden force and rapid flight; as the ...
18538 ejaculatory EJAC'ULATORY, a. Suddenly darted out; uttered in short sentences; as an ejaculatory prayer or ...
18539 eject EJECT', v.t. [L. ejicio, ejectum; e and jacio, to throw; jacto.]1. To throw out; to cast forth; ...
18540 ejected EJECT'ED, pp. Thrown out; thrust out; discharged; evacuated; expelled; dismissed; dispossessed; ...
18541 ejecting EJECT'ING, ppr. Casting out; discharging; evacuating; expelling; dispossessing; rejecting.
18542 ejection EJEC'TION, n. [L. ejectio.] The act of casting out; expulsion.1. Dismission from office.2. ...
18543 ejectment EJECT'MENT, n. Literally, a casting out; a dispossession.1. In law, a writ or action which lies ...
18544 ejector EJECT'OR, n. One who ejects or dispossesses another of his land.
18545 ejulation EJULA'TION, n. [L. ejulatio, from ejulo, to cry, to yell, to wail.]Outcry; a wailing; a loud cry ...
18546 eke EKE, v.t. [L. augeo.]1. To increase; to enlarge; as, to eke a store of provisions. 2. To add to; ...
18547 eked E'KED, pp. Increased; lengthened.
18548 ekerbergite EKERBERG'ITE, n. [from Ekeberg.] A mineral, supposed to be a variety of scapolite.
18549 eking E'KING, ppr. Increasing; augmenting; lengthening.E'KING,n. Increase or addition.
18550 elaborate ELAB'ORATE, v.t. [L. elaboro, from laboro, labor. See Labor.]1. To produce with labor.They in ...
18551 elaborated ELAB'ORATED, pp. Produced with labor or study; improved.
18552 elaborately ELAB'ORATELY, adv. With great labor or study; with nice regard to exactness.
18553 elaborateness ELAB'ORATENESS, n. The quality of being elaborate or wrought with great labor.
18554 elaborating ELAB'ORATING, ppr. Producing with labor; improving; refining by successive operations.
18555 elaboration ELABORA'TION, n. Improvement or refinement by successive operations.
18556 elain ELA'IN, n. [Gr. oily.] The oily or liquid principle of oils and fats.
18557 elamping ELAMP'ING, a. [See Lamp.] Shining. [Not in use.]
18558 elance EL'ANCE, v.t. To throw or shoot; to hurl; to dart.While thy unerring hand elanced--a dart.
18559 eland E'LAND, n. A species of heavy, clumsy antelope in Africa.
18560 elaolite ELA'OLITE, n. [Gr. olive.] A mineral, called also fettstein [fat-stone.] from its greasy ...
18561 elapse ELAPSE, v.i. elaps'. [L. elapsus, from elabor,labor, to slide.]To slide away; to slip or glide ...
18562 elapsed ELAPS'ED, pp. Slid or passed away, as time.
18563 elapsing ELAPS'ING, ppr. Sliding away; gliding or passing away silently, as time.
18564 elastic ELAS'TIC
18565 elastical ELAS'TICAL, a. [from the Gr. to impel, to drive.] Springing back; having the power of returning ...
18566 elastically ELAS'TICALLY, adv. In an elastic manner; by an elastic power; with a spring.
18567 elasticity ELASTIC'ITY, n. The inherent property in bodies by which they recover their former figure or ...
18568 elate ELA'TE, a. [L. elatus.] Raised; elevated in mind; flushed, as with success. Whence, lofty; ...
18569 elated ELA'TED, pp. Elevated in mind or spirits; puffed up, as with honor, success or prosperity. We ...
18570 elatedly ELA'TEDLY, adv. With elation.
18571 elaterium ELATE'RIUM, n. A substance deposited from the very acrid juice of the Momordica elaterium, wild ...
18572 elatery EL'ATERY, n. Acting force or elasticity; as the elatery of the air. [Unusual.]
18573 elatin EL'ATIN, n. The active principle of the elaterium, from which the latter is supposed to derive its ...
18574 elation ELA'TION, n. An inflation or elevation of mind proceeding from self-approbation; self-esteem, ...
18576 elbow-chair EL'BOW-CHAIR, n. A chair with arms to support the elbows; an arm-chair.
18577 elbow-room EL'BOW-ROOM, n. Room to extend the elbows on each side; hence, in its usual acceptation, perfect ...
18575 elbow EL'BOW, n.1. The outer angle made by the bend of the arm.The wings that waft our riches out of ...
18578 eld ELD, n. Old age; decrepitude.1. Old people; persons worn out with age.[This word is entirely ...
18580 elder-down EL'DER-DOWN, n. Down or soft feathers of the eider duck.
18579 elder EL'DER, n. A species of duck.
18581 elderly ELD'ERLY, a. Somewhat old; advanced beyond middle age; bordering on old age; as elderly people
18582 eldership ELD'ERSHIP, n. Seniority; the state of being older.1. The office of an elder.2. Presbytery; ...
18583 eldest ELD'EST, a. Oldest; most advanced in age; that was born before others; as the eldest son or ...
18584 elding ELD'ING, n. Fuel. [Local.]
18585 eleatic ELEAT'IC, a. An epithet given to a certain sect of philosophers, so called from Elea, or Velia, a ...
18586 elecampane ELECAMPA'NE, n. [L. helenium, from Gr. which signifies this plant and a feast in honor of Helen. ...
18587 elect ELECT', v.t. [L. electus, from eligo; e or ex and lego; Gr. to choose.]1. Properly, to pick out; ...
18588 elected ELECT'ED, pp. Chosen; preferred; designated to office by some act of the constituents, as by vote; ...
18589 electing ELECT'ING, ppr. Choosing; selecting from a number; preferring; designating to office by choice or ...
18590 election ELEC'TION, n. [L. electio.] The act of choosing; choice; the act of selecting one or more from ...
18591 electioneer ELECTIONEE'R, v.i. To make interest for a candidate at an election; to use arts for securing the ...
18592 electioneering ELECTIONEE'RING, ppr. Using influence to procure the election of a person.ELECTIONEE'RING, n. The ...
18593 elective ELECT'IVE, a. Dependent on choice, as an elective monarchy, in which the king is raised to the ...
18594 electively ELECT'IVELY, adv. By choice; with preference of one to another.
18595 elector ELECT'OR, n. One who elects, or one who has the right of choice; a person who has,by law or ...
18596 electoral ELECT'ORAL, a. Pertaining to election or electors. The electoral college in Germany consisted of ...
18597 electorality ELECTORAL'ITY, for electorate, is not used.
18598 electorate ELECT'ORATE, n. The dignity of an elector in the German empire.1. The territory of an elector in ...
18599 electre ELEC'TRE, n. [L. electrum.] Amber. [Bacon used this word for a compound or mixed metal. But the ...
18600 electress ELECT'RESS, n. The wife or widow of an elector in the German empire.
18601 electric ELEC'TRIC, n. Any body or substance capable of exhibiting electricity by means of friction or ...
18602 electrically ELEC'TRICALLY, adv. In the manner of electricity, or by means of it.
18603 electrician ELECTRI'CIAN, n. A person who studies electricity, and investigates its properties,by observation ...
18604 electricity ELECTRIC'ITY, n. The operations of a very subtil fluid, which appears to be diffused through most ...
18605 electrictrical ELEC'TRIC'TRICAL, a. [Gr. amber.]1. Containing electricity, or capable of exhibiting it when ...
18606 electrifiable ELEC'TRIFIABLE, a. [from electrify.] Capable of receiving electricity, or of being charged with ...
18607 electrification ELECTRIFICA'TION, n. The act of electrifying, or state of being charged with electricity.
18608 electrified ELEC'TRIFIED, ppr. Charged with electricity.
18609 electrify ELEC'TRIFY, v.t. To communicate electricity to; to charge with electricity.1. To cause ...
18610 electrifying ELECTRIFYING, ppr. Charging with electricity; affecting with electricity; giving a sudden shock.
18611 electrization ELECTRIZA'TION, n. The act of electrizing.
18612 electrize ELEC'TRIZE, v.t. To electrify; a word in popular use.
18613 electro-chimistry ELECTRO-CHIM'ISTRY, n. That science which treats of the agency of electricity and galvanism in ...
18614 electro-magnetic ELECTRO-MAGNET'IC, a. Designating what pertains to magnetism, as connected with electricity, or ...
18615 electro-magnetism ELECTRO-MAG'NETISM, n. That science which treats of the agency ofelectricity and galvanism in ...
18616 electro-motion ELECTRO-MO'TION, n. The motion of electricity or galvanism, or the passing of it from one metal to ...
18617 electro-motive ELECTRO-MO'TIVE, a. Producing electro-motion; as electro-motive power.
18618 electro-negative ELECTRO-NEG'ATIVE, a. Repelled by bodies negatively electrified, and attracted by those positively ...
18619 electro-positive ELECTRO-POS'ITIVE, a. Attracted by bodies negatively electrified, or by the negative pole of the ...
18620 electrometer ELECTROM'ETER, n. [L. electrum; Gr. amber, and to measure.]An instrument for measuring the ...
18621 electrometrical ELECTROMET'RICAL, a. Pertaining to an electrometer; made by an electrometer; as an electrometrical ...
18622 electromotor ELEC'TROMOTOR, n. [electrum and motor.] A mover of the electric fluid; an instrument or apparatus ...
18623 electron ELEC'TRON, n. Amber; also, a mixture of gold with a fifth part of silver.
18624 electrophor ELEC'TROPHOR
18625 electrophorus ELECTROPH'ORUS, n. [electrum, and to bear.] An instrument for preserving electricity a long time.
18626 electrum ELEC'TRUM, n. [L. amber.] In mineralogy, an argentiferous gold ore, or native alloy, of a pale ...
18627 electuary ELEC'TUARY, n. [Low L. electarium, electuarium; Gr. to lick.]In pharmacy, a form of medicine ...
18628 eleemosynary ELEEMOS'YNARY, a. [Gr. alms, to pity, compassion.]1. Given in charity; given or appropriated to ...
18629 elegance EL'EGANCE
18630 elegancy EL'EGANCY, n. [L. elegantia, eligo, to choose, though irregularly formed.]In its primary sense, ...
18631 elegant EL'EGANT, a. [L. elegans.] Polished; polite; refined; graceful; pleasing to good taste; as ...
18632 elegantly EL'EGANTLY, adv. In a manner to please; with elegance; with beauty; with pleasing propriety; as a ...
18633 elegiac ELE'GIAC, a. [Low L. elegiacus. See Elegy.] Belonging to elegy; plaintive; expressing sorrow or ...
18634 elegist EL'EGIST, n. A writer of elegies.
18635 elegit ELE'GIT, n. [L. eligo, elegi, to choose.] A writ of execution, by which a defendant's goods are ...
18636 elegy EL'EGY, n. [L. elegia; Gr. to speak or utter.; L. lugeo. The verbs may have a common origin, for ...
18637 element EL'EMENT, n. [L. elementus.]1. The first or constituent principle or minutest part or any thing; ...
18638 elemental ELEMENT'AL, a. Pertaining to elements.1. Produced by some of the four supposed elements; as ...
18639 elementality ELEMENTAL'ITY, n. Composition of principles or ingredients.
18640 elementally ELEMENT'ALLY, adv. According to elements; literally; as the words, "Take, eat; this is my body," ...
18641 elementariness ELEMENT'ARINESS, n. The state of being elementary; the simplicity of nature; uncompounded state.
18642 elementarity ELEMENTAR'ITY
18643 elementary ELEMENT'ARY, a. Primary; simple; uncompounded; uncombined; having only one principle or ...
18644 elemi EL'EMI, n. The gum elemi, so called; but said to be a resinous substance, the produce of the ...
18645 elench ELENCH', n. [L. elenchus; Gr. to argue, to refute.]1. A vicious or fallacious argument, which is ...
18646 elenchical ELENCH'ICAL, a. Pertaining to an elench.
18647 elenchically ELENCH'ICALLY, adv. By means of an elench. [Not in use.]
18648 elenchize ELENCH'IZE, v.i. To dispute. [Not in use.]
18650 elephant-beetle EL'EPHANT-BEETLE, n. A large species of Scarabaeus, or beetle, found in South America. It is of a ...
18649 elephant EL'EPHANT, n. [L. elephas, elephantus; probably from the Heb. a leader or chief, the chief or ...
18651 elephantiasis ELEPHANTI'ASIS, n. [L.and Gr. from elephant.]A species of leprosy, so called from covering the ...
18652 elephantine ELEPHANT'INE, a. Pertaining to the elephant; huge; resembling an elephant; or perhaps white, like ...
18653 elephants-foot ELEPHANT'S-FOOT, n. A plant, the Elephantopus.
18654 eleusinian ELEUSIN'IAN, a. Relating to Eleusis in Greece; as Eleusinian mysteries or festivals, the festivals ...
18655 elevate EL'EVATE, v.t. [L. elevo; e and levo, to raise; Eng. to lift. See Lift.]1. To raise, in a ...
18656 elevated EL'EVATED, pp. Raised; exalted; dignified; elated; excited; made more acute or more loud, as ...
18657 elevating EL'EVATING, ppr. Raising; exalting; dignifying; elating; cheering.
18658 elevation ELEVA'TION, n. [L. elevatio.] The act of raising or conveying from a lower or deeper place to a ...
18659 elevator EL'EVATOR, n. One who raises, lifts or exalts.1. In anatomy, a muscle which serves to raise a ...
18660 elevatory EL'EVATORY, n. An instrument used in trepanning, for raising a depressed or fractured part of the ...
18661 eleve ELE'VE, n. One brought up or protected by another.
18662 eleven ELEV'EN, a. elev'n. Ten and one added; as eleven men.
18663 eleventh ELEV'ENTH, a. The next in order to the tenth; as the eleventh chapter.
18665 elf-arrow ELF'-ARROW, n. A name given to flints in the shape of arrow-heads, vulgarly supposed to be shot by ...
18666 elf-lock ELF'-LOCK, n. A knot of hair twisted by elves.
18664 elf ELF, n. plu. elves.1. A wandering spirit; a fairy; a hobgoblin; an imaginary being which our rude ...
18667 elfin ELF'IN, a. Relating or pertaining to elves.ELF'IN, n. A little urchin.
18668 elfish ELF'ISH, a. Resembling elves; clad in disguise.
18669 elicit ELIC'IT, v.t. [L. elicio; e or ex and lacio, to allure.]1. To draw out; to bring to light; to ...
18670 elicitation ELICITA'TION, n. The act of eliciting; the act of drawing out.
18671 elicited ELIC'ITED, pp. Brought or drawn out; struck out.
18672 eliciting ELIC'ITING, ppr. Drawing out; bringing to light; striking out.
18673 elide ELI'DE, v.t. [L. elido; e and loedo.] To break or dash in pieces; to crush. [Not used.]1. To ...
18674 eligibility ELIGIBIL'ITY, n. [from eligible] Worthiness or fitness to be chosen; the state or quality of a ...
18675 eligible EL'IGIBLE, a. [L. eligo, to choose or select; e and lego.]1. Fit to be chosen; worthy of choice, ...
18676 eligibleness EL'IGIBLENESS, n. Fitness to be chosen in preference to another; suitableness; desirableness.
18677 eligibly EL'IGIBLY, adv. In a manner to be worthy of choice; suitably.
18678 eliminate ELIM'INATE, v.t. [L. elimino; e or ex and limen, threshhold.]1. To thrust out of doors.2. To ...
18679 eliminated ELIM'INATED, pp. Expelled; thrown off; discharged.
18680 eliminating ELIM'INATING, ppr. Expelling; discharging; throwing off.
18681 elimination ELIMINA'TION, n. The act of expelling or throwing off; the act of discharging,or secreting by the ...
18682 eliquation ELIQUA'TION, n. [L. eliquo, to melt; e and liquo.]In chimistry, the operation by which a more ...
18683 elision ELI'SION, n. s as z. [L. elisio, from elido, to strike off; e and loedo.]1. In grammar, the ...
18684 elisor ELI'SOR, n. s as z. In law, a sheriff's substitute for returning a jury. When the sheriff is not ...
18685 elixate ELIX'ATE, v.t. [L. elixo.] To extract by boiling.
18686 elixation ELIXA'TION, n. [L. elixus, from elixio, to boil, to moisten or macerate, from lixo, lix.]1. The ...
18687 elixir ELIX'IR, n.1. In medicine, a compound tincture, extracted from two or more ingredients. A ...
18689 elk-nut ELK-NUT, n. A plant, the Hamiltonia, called also oil-nut.
18688 elk ELK, n. [L. alce, alces.] A quadruped of the Cervine genus, with palmated horns, and a fleshy ...
18690 ell ELL, n. [L. ulna.] A measure of different lengths in different countries, used chiefly for ...
18691 ellipse ELLIPSE, n. ellips'. An ellipsis.
18692 ellipsis ELLIP'SIS, n. [Gr. an omission or defect, to leave or pass by.]1. In geometry, an oval figure ...
18693 ellipsoid ELLIPS'OID, n. [ellipsis and Gr. form.] In conics, a solid or figure formed by the revolution of ...
18694 ellipsoidal ELLIPSOID'AL, a. Pertaining to an ellipsoid; having the form of an ellipsoid.
18695 elliptic ELLIP'TIC
18696 elliptical ELLIP'TICAL, a. Pertaining to an ellipsis; having the form of an ellipse; oval.The plants move in ...
18697 elliptically ELLIPTICALLY, adv. According to the figure called an ellipsis.1. Defectively.
18698 elm ELM, n. [L. ulmus.] A tree of the genus Ulmus. The common elm is one of the largest and most ...
18699 elmy ELM'Y, a. Abounding with elms.
18700 elocation ELOCA'TION, n. [L. eloco.] A removal from the usual place of residence.1. Departure from the ...
18701 elocution ELOCU'TION, n. [L. elocutio, from eloquor; e and loquor, to speak.]1. Pronunciation; the ...
18702 elocutive ELOCU'TIVE, a. Having the power of eloquent speaking.
18703 elogist EL'OGIST, n. An eulogist. [Not used.]
18704 elogium ELO'GIUM, n. [L. elogium. See Eulogy.]The praise bestowed on a person or thing; panegyric. [But ...
18705 elogy EL'OGY
18706 eloin ELOIN', v.t.1. To separate and remove to a distance.2. To convey to a distance, and withhold from ...
18707 eloinate ELOIN'ATE, v.t. To remove.
18708 eloined ELOIN'ED, pp. Removed to a distance; carried far off.
18709 eloining ELOIN'ING, ppr. Removing to a distance from another, or to a place unknown.
18710 eloinment ELOIN'MENT, n. Removal to a distance; distance.
18711 elong ELONG', v.t. [Low L. elongo.] To put far off; to retard.
18712 elongate ELON'GATE, v.t. [Low L. elongo, from longus. See Long.]1. To lengthen; to extend.2. To remove ...
18713 elongated ELON'GATED, pp. Lengthened; removed to a distance.
18714 elongating ELON'GATING, ppr. Lengthening; extending.1. Receding to a greater distance, particularly as a ...
18715 elongation ELONGA'TION, n. The act of stretching or lengthening; as the elongation of a fiber.1. The state ...
18716 elope ELO'PE, v.i. [Eng. to leap.]1. To run away; to depart from one's proper place or station ...
18717 elopement ELO'PEMENT, n. Private or unlicensed departure from the place or station to which one is assigned ...
18718 eloping ELO'PING, ppr. Running away; departing privately,or without permission, from a husband, father or ...
18719 elops E'LOPS, n. A fish, inhabiting the seas of America and the West Indies,with a long body, smooth ...
18720 eloquence EL'OQUENCE, n. [L. eloquentia, from eloquor, loquor, to speak; Gr. to crack, to sound, to speak. ...
18721 eloquent EL'OQUENT, a. Having the power of oratory; speaking with fluency, propriety, elegance and ...
18722 eloquently EL'OQUENTLY, adv. With eloquence; in an eloquent manner; in a manner to please, affect and ...
18723 else ELSE, a. or pron. els. [L. alius, alias. See Alien.]Other; one or something beside. Who else is ...
18724 elsewhere ELSEWHERE, adv. In any other place; as, these trees are not to be found elsewhere.1. In some ...
18725 elucidate ELU'CIDATE, v.t [Low L. elucido, from eluceo,luceo, to shine, or from lucidus, clear, bright. See ...
18726 elucidated ELU'CIDATED, pp. Explained; made plain, clear or intelligible.
18727 elucidating ELU'CIDATING, ppr. Explaining; making clear or intelligible.
18728 elucidation ELUCIDA'TION, n. The act of explaining or throwing light on any obscure subject; explanation; ...
18729 elucidator ELU'CIDATOR, n. One who explains; an expositor.
18730 elude ELU'DE, v.t. [L. eludo; e and ludo, to play. The Latinverb forms lusi, lusum; and this may be the ...
18731 eludible ELU'DIBLE, a. That may be eluded or escaped.
18732 elusion ELU'SION, n. s as z. [L. elusio. See Elude.] An escape by artifice or deception; evasion.
18733 elusive ELU'SIVE, a. Practicing elusion; using arts to escape.Elusive of the bridal day, she givesFond ...
18734 elusoriness ELU'SORINESS, n. The state of being elusory.
18735 elusory ELU'SORY, a. Tending to elude; tending to deceive; evasive; fraudulent; fallacious; deceitful.
18736 elute ELU'TE, v.t. [L. eluo, elutum; qu. e and lavo. See Elutriate.] To wash off; to cleanse.
18737 elutriate ELU'TRIATE, v.t. [L. elutrio.] To purify by washing; to cleanse by separating foul matter,and ...
18738 elutriated ELU'TRIATED, pp. Cleansed by washing and decantation.
18739 elutriating ELU'TRIATING, ppr. Purifying by washing and decanting.
18740 elutriation ELUTRIA'TION, n. The operation of pulverizing a solid substance, mixing it with water, and pouring ...
18741 eluxate ELUX'ATE, v.t. [L. eluxatus.] To dislocate. [See Luxate.]
18742 eluxation ELUXA'TION, n. The dislocation of a bone. [See Luxation.]
18743 elvelocks ELVELOCKS. [See Elf-lock.]
18744 elvers ELV'ERS, n. Young eels; young congers or sea-eels.
18745 elves ELVES, plu. of elf.
18746 elvish ELV'ISH, a. More properly elfish, which see.
18747 elysian ELYS'IAN, a. elyzh'un. [L. elysius.] Pertaining to elysium or the seat of delight; yielding the ...
18748 elysium ELYS'IUM, n. elyzh'um. [L. elysium.] In ancient mythology, a place assigned to happy souls after ...
18749 em 'EM, A contraction of them.They took 'em.
18750 emacerate EMAC'ERATE, v.t. To make lean. [Not in use.]
18751 emaciate EMA'CIATE, v.i. [L. emacio, from maceo, or macer, lean; Gr. small; Eng. meager, meek.] To lose ...
18752 emaciated EMA'CIATED, pp. Reduced to leanness by a gradual loss of flesh; thin; lean.
18753 emaciating EMA'CIATING, ppr. Wasting the flesh gradually; making lean.
18754 emaciation EMACIA'TION, n. The act of making lean or thin in flesh; or a becoming lean by a gradual waste of ...
18755 emaculate EMAC'ULATE, v.t. [infra.] To take spots from. [Little used.]
18756 emaculation EMACULA'TION, n. [L. emaculo, from e and macula, a spot.]The act or operation of freeing from ...
18757 emanant EM'ANANT, a. [L. emanans. See Emanate.] Issuing or flowing from.
18758 emanate EM'ANATE, v.i. [L. emanano; e and mano, to flow.1. To issue from a source; to flow from; applied ...
18759 emanating EM'ANATING, ppr. Issuing or flowing from a fountain.
18760 emanation EMANA'TION,n. The act of flowing or proceeding from a fountain-head or origin.1. That which ...
18761 emanative EM'ANATIVE, a. Issuing from another.
18762 emanciipate EMAN'CIIPATE, a. Set at liberty.
18763 emancipate EMAN'CIPATE, v.t. [L. emancipo, from e and mancipium, a slave; manus,hand,and capio, to take, as ...
18764 emancipated EMAN'CIPATED, pp. Set free from bondage,slavery, servitude, subjection, or dependence;liberated.
18765 emancipating EMAN'CIPATING, ppr. Setting free from bondage, servitude or dependence; liberating.
18766 emancipation EMANCIPA'TION, n. The act of setting free from slavery, servitude, subjection or dependence; ...
18767 emancipator EMAN'CIPATOR, n. One who emancipates or liberates from bondage or restraint.
18768 emane EMA'NE, v.i. [L. emano.] To issue or flow from.But this is not an elegant word. [See Emanate.]
18769 emarginate EM`ARGINATE
18770 emarginated EM`ARGINATED, a. [L. margo, whence emargino.]1. In botany, notched at the end; applied to the ...
18771 emarginately EM`ARGINATELY, adv. In the form of notches.
18772 emasculate EM`ASCULATE, v.t. [Low L. emasculo, from e and masculus, a male. See Male.]1. To castrate; to ...
18773 emasculated EM`ASCULATED, pp. Castrated; weakened.
18774 emasculating EM`ASCULATING, ppr. Castrating; felding; depriving of vigor.
18775 emasculation EMASCULA'TION, n. The act of depriving a male of the parts which characterize the sex; ...
18776 embale EMBA'LE, v.t.1. To make up into a bundle, bale or package; to pack.2. To bind; to inclose.
18777 embalm EMB'ALM, v.t. emb'am.1. To open a dead body, take out the intestines,and fill their place with ...
18778 embalmed EMB`ALMED, pp. Filled with aromatic plants for preservation; preserved from loss or destruction.
18779 embalmer EMB`ALMER, n. One who embalms bodies for preservation.
18780 embalming EMB`ALMING, ppr. Filling a dead body with spices for preservation; preserving with care from loss, ...
18781 embar EMB`AR, v.t. [en and bar.] To shut, close or fasten with a bar; to make fast.1. To inclose so as ...
18782 embarcation EMBARCA'TION, n. Embarkation, which see.
18783 embargo EMB`ARGO, n. In commerce, a restraint on ships, or prohibition of sailing, either out of port, or ...
18784 embargoed EMB`ARGOED, pp. Stopped; hindered from sailing; hindered by public authority, as ships or ...
18785 embargoing EMB`ARGOING, ppr. Restraining from sailing by public authority; hindering.
18786 embark EMB`ARK, v.t. 1. To put or cause to enter on board a ship or other vessel or boat. The general ...
18787 embarkation EMBARKA'TION, n. The act of putting on board of a ship or other vessel, or the act of going ...
18788 embarked EMB`ARKED, pp. Put on shipboard; engaged in any affair.
18789 embarking EMB`ARKING, ppr. Putting on board of a ship or boat; going on shipboard.
18790 embarrass EMBAR'RASS, v.t.1. To perplex; to render intricate; to entangle. We say, public affairs are ...
18791 embarrassed EMBAR'RASSED, pp. Perplexed; rendered intricate; confused; confounded.
18792 embarrassing EMBAR'RASSING, ppr. Perplexing; entangling; confusing; confounding; abashing.
18793 embarrassment EMBAR'RASSMENT, n. Perplexity; intricacy; entanglement.1. Confusion of mind.2. Perplexity ...
18794 embase EMBA'SE, v.t. [en and base.] To lower in value; to vitiate; to deprave; to impair.The virtue--of ...
18795 embasement EMBA'SEMENT, n. Act of depraving; depravation; deterioration.
18796 embassade EM'BASSADE, n. An embassy.
18797 embassador EMBAS'SADOR, n. 1. A minister of the highest rank employed by one prince or state, at the court ...
18798 embassadress EMBAS'SADRESS, n. The consort of an embassador.1. A woman sent on a public message.
18799 embassage EM'BASSAGE, an embassy,is not used.
18800 embassy EM'BASSY, n.1. The message or public function of an embassador; the charge or employment of a ...
18801 embattle EMBAT'TLE, v.t. [en and battle.] To arrange in order of battle; to array troops for battle.On ...
18802 embattled EMBAT'TLED, pp. Arrayed in order of battle.1. Furnished with battlements; and in heraldry,having ...
18803 embattling EMBAT'TLING, ppr. Ranging in battle array.
18804 embay EMBA'Y, v.t. [en, in, and bay.] To inclose in a bay or inlet; to land-lock; to inclose between ...
18805 embayed EMBA'YED, pp. Inclosed in a bay, or between points of land, as a ship.
18806 embed EMBED', v.t. [en, in, and bed.] To lay as in a bed; to lay in surrounding matter; as, to embed a ...
18807 embedded EMBED'DED, pp. Laid as in a bed; deposited or inclosed in surrounding matter; as ore embedded in ...
18808 embedding EMBED'DING, ppr. Laying, depositing or forming, as in a bed.
18809 embellish EMBEL'LISH, v.t. [L. bellus, pretty.]1. To adorn; to beautify; to decorate; to make beautiful or ...
18810 embellished EMBEL'LISHED, pp. Adorned; decorated; beautified.
18811 embellishing EMBEL'LISHING, ppr. Adorning; decorating; adding grace, ornament or elegance to a person or thing.
18812 embellishment EMBEL'LISHMENT, n. The act of adorning.1. Ornament; decoration; any thing that adds beauty or ...
18814 ember-goose EM'BER-GOOSE, n. A fowl of the genus Colymbus and order of ansers. It is larger than the common ...
18815 ember-week EMBER-WEEK, [See Ember, supra.]
18813 ember EMBER, in ember-days, ember-weeks, is the Saxon emb-ren, or ymb-ryne, a circle, circuit or ...
18816 embering EM'BERING, n. The ember-days, supra.
18817 embers EM'BERS, n. plu.Small coals of fire with ashes; the residuum of wood, coal or other combustibles ...
18818 embezzle EMBEZ'ZLE, v.t. [Heb. signifies to plunder.]1. To appropriate fraudulently to one's own use what ...
18819 embezzled EMBEZ'ZLED, pp. Appropriated wrongfully to one's own use.
18820 embezzlement EMBEZ'ZLEMENT, n. The act of fraudulently appropriating to one's own use, the money or goods ...
18821 embezzler EMBEZ'ZLER, n. One who embezzles.
18822 embezzling EMBEZ'ZLING, ppr. Fraudulently applying to one's own use what is entrusted to one's care and ...
18823 emblaze EMBLA'ZE, v.t.1. To adorn with glittering embellishments.No weeping orphan saw his father's ...
18824 emblazed EMBLA'ZED, pp. Adorned with shining ornaments, or with figures armorial.
18825 emblazing EMBLA'ZING, ppr. Embellishing with glittering ornaments, or with figures armorial.
18826 emblazon EMBLA'ZON, v.t. embla'zn. 1. To adorn with figures of heraldry or ensigns armorial.2. To deck ...
18827 emblazoned EMBLA'ZONED, pp. Adorned with figures or ensigns armorial; set out pompously.
18828 emblazoner EMBLA'ZONER, n. A blazoner; one that emblazons; a herald.1. One that publishes and displays with ...
18829 emblazoning EMBLA'ZONING, ppr. Adorning with ensigns or figures armorial; displaying with pomp.
18830 emblazonment EMBLA'ZONMENT, n. An emblazoning.
18831 emblazonry EMBLA'ZONRY, n. Pictures on shields; display of figures.
18832 emblem EM'BLEM, n. [Gr. to cast in, to insert.]1. Properly, inlay; inlayed or mosaic work; something ...
18833 emblematic EMBLEMAT'IC
18834 emblematical EMBLEMAT'ICAL, a. Pertaining to or comprising an emblem.1. Representing by some allusion or ...
18835 emblematically EMBLEMAT'ICALLY, adv. By way or means of emblems; in the manner of emblems; by way of allusive ...
18836 emblematist EMBLEM'ATIST, n. A writer or inventor of emblems.
18837 emblement EM'BLEMENT, n. used mostly in the plural.The produce or fruits of land sown or planted. This word ...
18838 emblemize EM'BLEMIZE, v.t. To represent by an emblem.
18839 emblemized EM'BLEMIZED, pp. Represented by an emblem.
18840 emblemizing EM'BLEMIZING, ppr. Representing by an emblem.
18841 embloom EMBLOOM', v.t. To cover or enrich with bloom.
18842 embodied EMBOD'IED, pp. [See Embody.] Collected or formed into a body.
18843 embody EMBOD'Y, v.t. [en,in, and body.] To form or collect into a body or united mass; to collect into a ...
18844 embodying EMBOD'YING, ppr. Collecting or forming into a body.
18845 emboguing EMBO'GUING, n. The mouth of a river or place where its waters are discharged into the sea. [An ...
18846 embolden EMBOLDEN, v.t. [en and bold.] To give boldness or courage; to encourage. l Cor.8.
18847 emboldened EMBOLDENED, pp. Encouraged.
18848 emboldening EMBOLDENING, ppr. Giving courage or boldness.
18849 embolism EM'BOLISM, n. [Gr. to throw in, to insert.]1. Intercalation; the insertion of days,months or ...
18850 embolismal EMBOLIS'MAL, a. Pertaining to intercalation; intercalated; inserted.The embolismal months are ...
18851 embolismic EMBOLIS'MIC, a. Intercalated; inserted.Twelve lunations form a common year; and thirteen, the ...
18852 embolus EM'BOLUS, n. [Gr. to thrust in.] Something inserted or acting in another; that which thrusts or ...
18853 emborder EMBOR'DER, v.t. To adorn with a border.
18854 emboss EMBOSS', v.t. [en, in, and boss.] In architecture and sculpture, to form bosses or protuberances; ...
18855 embossed EMBOSS'ED, pp. Formed with bosses or raised figures.
18856 embossing EMBOSS'ING, ppr. Forming with figures in relievo.
18857 embossment EMBOSS'MENT, n. A prominence, like a boss; a jut.1. Relief; figures in relievo; raised work.
18858 embottle EMBOT'TLE, v.t. [en, in, and bottle.] To put in a bottle; to bottle; to include or confine in a ...
18859 embottled EMBOT'TLED, pp. Put in or included in bottles.
18860 embow EMBOW, v.t. To form like a bow; to arch; to vault.
18861 embowel EMBOW'EL, v.t. [en, in, and bowel.] To take out the entrails of an animal body; to eviscerate.1. ...
18862 emboweled EMBOW'ELED, pp. Deprived of intestines; eviscerated; buried.
18863 emboweler EMBOW'ELER, n. One that takes out the bowels.
18864 emboweling EMBOW'ELING, ppr. Depriving of entrails; eviscerating; burying.
18865 embower EMBOW'ER, v.i. [from bower.] To lodge or rest in a bower.
18866 embrace EMBRA'CE, v.t.1. To take, clasp or inclose in the arms; to press to the bosom, in token of ...
18867 embraced EMBRA'CED, pp. Inclosed in the arms; clasped to the bosom; seized; laid hold on; received; ...
18868 embracement EMBRA'CEMENT, n. A clasp in the arms; a hug; embrace.1. Hostile hug; grapple. [Little used.]2. ...
18869 embracer EMBRA'CER, n. The person who embraces.1. One who attempts to influence a jury corruptly.
18870 embracery EMBRA'CERY, n. In law, an attempt to influence a jury corruptly to one side,by ...
18871 embracing EMBRA'CING, ppr. Clasping in the arms; pressing to the bosom; seizing and holding; comprehending; ...
18872 embraid EMBRA'ID, v.t. To upbraid.
18873 embrasure EMBRASU'RE, n. s as z.1. An opening in a wall or parapet,through which cannon are pointed and ...
18874 embrave EMBRA'VE, v.t. [See Brave.] To embellish; to make showy.1. To inspire with bravery; to make ...
18875 embrocate EM'BROCATE, v.t. [Gr. to moisten, to rain.]In surgery and medicine, to moisten and rub a diseased ...
18876 embrocated EM'BROCATED, pp. Moistened and rubbed with a wet cloth or spunge.
18877 embrocating EM'BROCATING, ppr. Moistening and rubbing a diseased part with a wet cloth or spunge.
18878 embrocation EMBROCA'TION, n. The act of moistening and rubbing a diseased part, with a cloth or spunge, dipped ...
18879 embroider EMBROID'ER, v.t. To border with ornamental needle-work, or figures; to adorn with raised figures ...
18880 embroidered EMBROID'ERED, pp. Adorned with figures of needle-work.
18881 embroiderer EMBROID'ERER, n. One who embroiders.
18882 embroidering EMBROID'ERING, ppr. Ornamenting with figured needle-work.
18883 embroidery EMBROID'ERY, n. Work in gold, silver or silk thread, formed by the needle on cloth, stuffs and ...
18884 embroil EMBROIL', v.t.1. To perplex or entangle; to intermix in confusion.The christian antiquities at ...
18885 embroiled EMBROIL'ED, pp. Perplexed; entangled; intermixed and confused; involved in trouble.
18886 embroiling EMBROIL'ING, ppr. Perplexing; entangling; involving in trouble.
18887 embroilment EMBROIL'MENT, n. Confusion; disturbance.
18888 embrothel EMBROTH'EL, v.t. [See Brothel.] To inclose in a brothel.
18889 embryo EM'BRYO
18890 embryon EM'BRYON, n. [L. embryon; Gr. to shoot, bud, germinate. The Greek word is contracted, and if so, ...
18891 embryotomy EMBRYOT'OMY, n. [embryo and Gr. a cutting, to cut.]A cutting or forcible separation of the fetus ...
18892 embusy EMBUSY, v.t. To employ. [Not used.]
18893 emend EMEND', v.t. To amend. [Not used.]
18894 emendable EMEND'ABLE, a. [L. emendabilis, from emendo,to correct; e and menda, a spot or blemish.] Capable ...
18895 emendation EMENDA'TION, n. [L. emendatio.] The act of altering for the better, or correcting what is ...
18896 emendator EMENDA'TOR, n. A corrector of errors or faults in writings; one who corrects or improves.
18897 emendatory EMEND'ATORY, a. Contributing to emendation or correction.
18898 emerald EM'ERALD, n. [L. smaragdus.] A mineral and a precious stone, whose colors are a pure, lively ...
18899 emerge EMERGE, v.i. emerj'. [L. emergo; e, ex, and mergo, to plunge.]1. To rise out of a fluid or other ...
18900 emergence EMERG'ENCE
18901 emergency EMERG'ENCY, n. The act of rising out of a fluid or other covering or surrounding matter.1. The ...
18902 emergent EMERG'ENT, a. Rising out of a fluid or any thing that covers or surrounds.The mountains huge appear ...
18903 emerited EMER'ITED, a. [L. emeritus.] Allowed to have done public service.
18904 emerods EM'ERODS, n. With a plural termination. [Corrupted from hemorrhoids, Gr. to labor under a flowing ...
18905 emersion EMER'SION, n. [from L. emergo. See Emerge.]1. The act of rising out of a fluid or other covering ...
18906 emery EM'ERY, n. [Gr. and L. smiris.] A mineral, said to be a compact variety of corundum, being equal ...
18907 emetic EMET'IC, a. [Gr. to vomit.] Inducing to vomit; exciting the stomach to discharge its contents by ...
18908 emetically EMET'ICALLY, adv. In such a manner as to excite vomiting.
18909 emetin EM'ETIN, n. [See Emetic.] A substance obtained from the root of ipecacuana, half a grain of which ...
18910 emew E'MEW, n. A name of the Cassowary.
18911 emication EMICA'TION, n. [L. emicatio, emico, from e and mico, to sparkle, that is, to dart.]A sparkling; a ...
18912 emiction EMIC'TION, n. [L. mingo, mictum.] The discharging of urine; urine; what is voided by the urinary ...
18913 emigrant EM'IGRANT, a. [See Emigrate.] Removing from one place or country to another distant place with a ...
18914 emigrate EM'IGRATE, v.i. [L. emigro; e and migro, to migrate.]To quit one country, state or region and ...
18915 emigrating EM'IGRATING, ppr. Removing from one country or state to another for residence.
18916 emigration EMIGRA'TION, n. Removal of inhabitants from one country or state to another, for the purpose of ...
18917 eminence EM'INENCE
18918 eminency EM'INENCY, n. [L. eminentia, from eminens, emineo, to stand or show itself above; e and minor, to ...
18919 eminent EM'INENT, a. [L. eminens, from emineo.]1. High; lofty; as an eminent place. Ezek.16.2. Exalted ...
18920 eminently EM'INENTLY, adv. In a high degree; in a degree to attract observation; in a degree to be ...
18921 emir E'MIR, n. [Heb. to speak.] A title of dignity among the Turks, denoting a prince; a title at ...
18922 emissary EM'ISSARY, n. [L. emissarius, from emitto; e and mitto, to send.]A person sent on a mission; a ...
18923 emission EMIS'SION, n. [L. emissio, from emitto, to send out.] The act of sending or throwing out; as the ...
18924 emit EMIT', v.t. [L. emitto; e and mitto, to send.]1. To send forth; to throw or give out; as, fire ...
18925 emmenagogue EMMEN'AGOGUE, n. [Gr. menstruous, in month, and to lead.]A medicine that promotes the menstrual ...
18926 emmet EM'MET, n. An ant or pismire.
18927 emmew EMMEW', v.t. [See Mew.] To mew; to coop up; to confine in a coop or cage.
18928 emmove EMMOVE, v.t. To move; to rouse; to excite. [Not used.]
18929 emollescence EMOLLES'CENCE, n. [L. emollescens, softening. See Emolliate.]In metallurgy, that degree of ...
18930 emolliate EMOL'LIATE, v.t. [L. emollio, mollio, to soften; mollis, soft; Eng. mellow, mild.] To soften; to ...
18931 emolliated EMOL'LIATED, pp. Softened; rendered effeminate.
18932 emolliating EMOL'LIATING, pr. Softening; rendering effeminate.
18933 emollient EMOL'LIENT, a. Softening; making supple; relaxing the solids.Barley is emollient.EMOL'LIENT, n. A ...
18934 emollition EMOLLI'TION, n. The act of softening or relaxing.
18935 emolument EMOL'UMENT, n. [L. emolumentum, from emolo, molo, to grind. Originally, toll taken for grinding. ...
18936 emolumental EMOLUMENT'AL, a. Producing profit; useful; profitable; advantageous.Emongst, for among, in ...
18937 emotion EMO'TION, n. [L. emotio; emoveo, to move from.]1. Literally, a moving of the mind or soul; ...
18938 empair EMPA'IR, v.t. To impair. [See Impair.]
18939 empale EMPA'LE, v.t. [L. palus.]1. To fence or fortify with stakes; to set a line of stakes or posts for ...
18940 empaled EMPA'LED, pp. Fenced or fortified with stakes; inclosed; shut in; fixed on a state.
18941 empalement EMPA'LEMENT, n. A fencing, fortifying or inclosing with stakes; a putting to death by thrusting a ...
18942 empaling EMPA'LING, ppr. Fortifying with pales or stakes; inclosing; putting to death on a stake.
18943 empannel EMPAN'NEL, n. [Eng. pane, a square. See Pane and Pannel.]A list of jurors; a small piece of paper ...
18944 empark EMP`ARK, v.t. [in and park.] To inclose as with a fence.
18945 emparlance EMPAR'LANCE, n. [See Imparlance.]
18946 empasm EMPASM, n. empazm'. [Gr. to sprinkle.] A powder used to prevent the bad scent of the body.
18947 empassion EMPAS'SION, v.t. To move with passion; to affect strongly. [See Impassion.]
18948 empeach EMPEACH, [See Impeach.]
18949 empeople EMPE'OPLE, v.t. empee'pl. To form into a people or community. [Little used.]
18950 emperess EM'PERESS. [See Empress.]
18951 emperished EMPER'ISHED, a. [See Perish.] Decayed. [Not in use.]
18952 emperor EM'PEROR, n. [L. imperator, from impero, to command.]Literally, the commander of an army. In ...
18953 empery EM'PERY, n. Empire.
18954 emphasis EM'PHASIS, n. In rhetoric, a particular stress of utterance, or force of voice, given to the words ...
18955 emphasize EMPHASIZE, v.t. To utter or pronounce with a particular or more forcible stress of voice; as, to ...
18956 emphatic EMPHAT'IC
18957 emphatical EMPHAT'ICAL, a. Forcible; strong; impressive; as an emphatic voice, tone or pronunciation; ...
18958 emphatically EMPHAT'ICALLY, adv. With emphasis; strongly; forcibly; in a striking manner.1. According to ...
18959 emphysem EM'PHYSEM, n. [Gr. to inflate.] In surgery, a puffy tumor, easily yielding to pressure, but ...
18960 emphysema EMPHYSE'MA
18961 emphysematous EMPHYSEM'ATOUS, a. Pertaining to emphysema; swelled,bloated, but yielding easily to pressure.
18962 emphyteutic EMPHYTEU'TIC, c. [Gr. a planting, to plant.]Taken on hire; that for which rent is to be paid; as ...
18963 empierce EMPIERCE, v.t. empers' [em, in, and pierce.] To pierce into; to penetrate. [Not used.]
18964 empight EMPIGHT, a. [from pight, to fix.] Fixed.
18965 empire EM'PIRE, n. [L. imperium; See Emperor.]1. Supreme power in governing; supreme dominion; ...
18966 empiric EM'PIRIC, n. [Gr. to attempt; L. empiricus.]Literally, one who makes experiments. Hence its ...
18967 empirical EMPIR'ICAL, a. Pertaining to experiments or experience.1. Versed in experiments; as an empiric ...
18968 empirically EMPIR'ICALLY, adv. By experiment; according to experience; without science; in the manner of ...
18969 empiricism EMPIR'ICISM, n. Dependence of a physician on his experience in practice,without the aid of a ...
18970 emplaster EMPL`ASTER, n. [Gr. a plaster.] [See Plaster, which is not used.]
18971 emplastic EMPL`ASTIC, a. [Gr.] See Plaster, Plastic.] Viscous; glutinous; adhesive; fit to be applied as a ...
18972 emplead EMPLE'AD, v.t. [em and plead.] To charge with a crime; to accuse. but it is now written implead, ...
18973 employ EMPLOY', v.t. [L. plico.]1. To occupy the time, attention and labor of; to keep busy, or at work; ...
18974 employable EMPLOY'ABLE, a. That may be employed; capable of being used; fit or proper for use.
18975 employed EMPLOY'ED, pp. Occupied; fixed or engaged; applied in business; used in agency.
18976 employer EMPLOY'ER, n. One who employs; one who uses; one who engages or keeps in service.
18977 employing EMPLOY'ING, ppr. Occupying; using; keeping busy.
18978 employment EMPLOY'MENT, n. The act of employing or using.1. Occupation; business; that which engages the ...
18979 emplunge EMPLUNGE, [See Plunge.]
18980 empoison EMPOIS'ON, v.t. s as z.1. To poison; to administer poison to; to destroy or endanger life by ...
18981 empoisoned EMPOIS'ONED, pp. Poisoned; tainted with venom; embittered.
18982 empoisoner EMPOIS'ONER, n. One who poisons; one who administers a deleterious drug; he or that which ...
18983 empoisoning EMPOIS'ONING, ppr. Poisoning; embittering.
18984 empoisonment EMPOIS'ONMENT, n. The act of administering poison, or causing it to be taken; the act of ...
18985 emporium EMPO'RIUM, n. [L. from the Gr. to buy; to pass or go.]1. A place of merchandize; a town or city ...
18986 empoverish EMPOV'ERISH, [See Impoverish.]
18987 empower EMPOW'ER, v.t. [from en or in and power.]1. To give legal or moral power or authority to; to ...
18988 empowered EMPOW'ERED, pp. Authorized; having legal or moral right.
18989 empowering EMPOW'ERING, ppr. Authorizing; giving power.
18990 empress EM'PRESS, n. [Contracted from emperess. See Emperor.] The consort or spouse of an emperor.1. A ...
18991 emprise EMPRI'SE, n. s as z. [Norm; em, en, and prise, from prendre, to take.] An undertaking; an ...
18992 emptier EMP'TIER, n. One that empties or exhausts.
18993 emptiness EMP'TINESS, n. [from empty.] A state of being empty; a state of containing nothing except air; ...
18994 emption EMP'TION, n. [L. emptio, from emo, to buy.] The act of buying; a purchasing. [Not much used.]
18995 empty EMP'TY, a.1. Containing nothing, or nothing but air; as an empty chest; empty space; an empty ...
18996 emptying EMP'TYING, ppr. Pouring out the contents; making void.
18997 emptyings EMP'TYINGS, n. The lees of beer, cider, &c.
18998 empurple EMPUR'PLE, v.t. [from purple.] To tinge or dye of a purple color; to discolor with purpleThe deep ...
18999 empurpled EMPUR'PLED, pp. Stained with a purple color.
19000 empurpling EMPUR'PLING, ppr. Tinging or dyeing of a purple color.
19001 empuse EMPU'SE, n. A phantom or specter. [Not used.]
19002 empuzzle EMPUZ'ZLE. [See Puzzle.]
19003 empyreal EMPYR'EAL, a. [L. empyroeus; from Gr. fire.]1. Formed of pure fire or light; refined beyond ...
19004 empyrean EMPYRE'AN, a. Empyreal.EMPYRE'AN, n. [See Empyreal.] The highest heaven, where the pure element ...
19005 empyreuma EMPYREU'MA, n. [Gr. fire.] In chimistry, a disagreeable smell produced from burnt oils, in ...
19006 empyreumatic EMPYREUMAT'IC
19007 empyreumatical EMPYREUMAT'ICAL, a. Having the taste or smell of burnt oil, or of burning animal and vegetable ...
19008 empyrical EMPYR'ICAL, a. Containing the combustible principle of coal.
19009 empyrosis EMPYRO'SIS, n. [Gr. to burn.] a general fire; a conflagration. [Little used.]
19010 emrods EMRODS. [See Emerods.]
19011 emu E'MU, n. A large fowl of S. America, with wings unfit for flight.This name properly belongs to the ...
19012 emulate EM'ULATE, v.t. [L. oemulor; Gr. strife, contest.]1. To strive to equal or excel, in qualities or ...
19013 emulated EM'ULATED, pp. Rivaled; imitated.
19014 emulating EM'ULATING, ppr. Rivaling; attempting to equal or excel; imitating; resembling.
19015 emulation EMULA'TION, n. The act of attempting to equal or excel in qualities or actions; rivalry; desire of ...
19016 emulative EM'ULATIVE, a. Inclined to emulation; rivaling; disposed to competition.
19017 emulator EM'ULATOR, , n. One who emulates; a rival; a competitor.
19018 emulatress EM'ULATRESS, n. A female who emulates another.
19019 emule EMU'LE, v.t. To emulate. [Not used.]
19020 emulgent EMULG'ENT, a. [L. emulgeo; e and mulgeo, to milk out.]Milking or draining out. In anatomy, the ...
19021 emulous EM'ULOUS, a. [L. oemulus.] Desirous or eager to imitate, equal or excel another; desirous of like ...
19022 emulously EM'ULOUSLY, adv. With desire of equaling or excelling another.
19023 emulsion EMUL'SION, n. [L. emulsus, emulgeo, to milk out.]A soft liquid remedy of a color and consistence ...
19024 emulsive EMUL'SIVE, a. Softening; milk-like.1. Producing or yielding a milk-like substance; as emulsive ...
19025 emunctory EMUNC'TORY, n. [L. emunctorium, from emunctus, emungo, to wipe, to cleanse.] In anatomy, any part ...
19026 emuscation EMUSCA'TION, n. [L. emuscor.] A freeing from moss. [Not much used.]
19027 en EN, a prefix to many English words, chiefly borrowed from the French. In coincides with the Latin, ...
19028 enable ENABLE, v.t. [Norm. enhabler; en and hable, able. See Able.]1. To make able; to supply with ...
19029 enabled ENA'BLED, pp. Supplied with sufficient power, physical, moral or legal.
19030 enablement ENA'BLEMENT, n. The act of enabling; ability.
19031 enabling ENA'BLING, ppr. Giving power to; supplying with sufficient power, ability or means; authorizing.
19032 enact ENACT', v.t. [en and act.] To make, as a law; to pass, as a bill into a law; to perform the last ...
19033 enacted ENACT'ED, pp. Passed into a law; sanctioned as a law, by legislative authority.
19034 enacting ENACT'ING, ppr. Passing into a law; giving legislative sanction to a bill, and establishing it as ...
19035 enactment ENACT'MENT, n. The passing of a bill into a law; the act of voting, decreeing and giving validity ...
19036 enactor ENACT'OR, n. One who enacts or passes a law; one who decrees or establishes, as a law.1. One who ...
19037 enacture ENAC'TURE, n. Purpose. [Not in use.]
19038 enallage ENAL'LAGE, n. enal'lajy. [Gr. change.]A figure, in grammar, by which some change is made in the ...
19039 enambush ENAM'BUSH, v.t. [en and ambush.] To hide in ambush.1. To ambush.
19040 enambushed ENAM'BUSHED, pp. Concealed in ambush, or with hostile intention; ambushed.
19041 enamel ENAM'EL, n. 1. In mineralogy, a substance imperfectly vitrified, or matter in which the granular ...
19042 enamelar ENAM'ELAR, a. Consisting of enamel; resembling enamel; smooth; glossy.
19043 enameled ENAM'ELED, pp. Overlaid with enamel; adorned with any thing resembling enamel.
19044 enameler ENAM'ELER, n. One who enamels; one whose occupation is to lay enamels, or inlay colors.
19045 enameling ENAM'ELING, ppr. Laying enamel.ENAM'ELING, n. The act or art of laying enamels.
19046 enamor ENAM'OR, v.t. [L. amor, love.] To inflame with love; to charm; to captivate; with of before the ...
19047 enamorado ENAMORA'DO, n. One deeply in love.
19048 enamored ENAM'ORED, pp. Inflamed with love; charmed; delighted.
19049 enamoring ENAM'ORING, ppr. Inflaming with love; charming; captivating.
19050 enarmed EN`ARMED, a. In heraldry, having arms, that is, horns, hoofs, &c. of a different color from that ...
19051 enarration ENARRA'TION, n. [L. enarro,narro, to relate.] Recital; relation; account; exposition. [Little ...
19052 enarthrosis ENARTHRO'SIS, n. [Gr. a joint.] In anatomy, that species of articulation which consists in the ...
19053 enate ENA'TE, a. [L. enatus.] Growing out.
19054 enaunter ENAUN'TER, adv. Lest that.
19055 encage ENCA'GE, v.t. [from cage.] To shut up or confine in a cage; to coop.
19056 encaged ENCA'GED, pp. Shut up or confined in a cage.
19057 encaging ENCA'GING, ppr. Cooping; confining in a cage.
19058 encamp ENCAMP', v.i. [from camp.] To pitch tents or form huts, as an army; to halt on a march, spread ...
19059 encamped ENCAMP'ED, pp. Settled in tents or huts for lodging or temporary habitation.
19060 encamping ENCAMP'ING, ppr. Pitching tents or forming huts, for a temporary lodging or rest.
19061 encampment ENCAMP'MENT, n. The act of pitching tents or forming huts, as an army or traveling company, for ...
19062 encanker ENCANK'ER, v.t. To corrode; to canker.
19063 encase ENCA'SE, v.t. To inclose or confine in a case or cover.
19064 encaustic ENCAUS'TIC, a. [Gr. caustic, to burn.] Pertaining to the art of enameling, and to painting in ...
19065 encave ENCA'VE, v.t. [from cave.] To hide in a cave or recess.
19066 enceint ENCE'INT, n. [L. cingo, to gird.] In fortification, inclosure; the wall or rampart which ...
19067 enchafe ENCHA'FE, v.t. [en and chafe.] To chafe or fret; to provoke; to enrage; to irritate. [See Chafe.]
19068 enchafed ENCHA'FED, pp. Chafed; irritated; enraged.
19069 enchafing ENCHA'FING, ppr. Chafing; fretting; enraging.
19070 enchain ENCHA'IN, v.t.1. To fasten with a chain; to bind or hold in chains; to hold in bondage.2. To hold ...
19071 enchained ENCHA'INED, pp. Fastened with a chain; held in bondage; held fast; restrained; confined.
19072 enchaining ENCHA'INING, ppr. Making fast with a chain; binding; holding in chains; confining.
19073 enchant ENCH`ANT, v.t. [L. incanto; in and canto, to sing. See Chant and Cant.]1. To practice sorcery or ...
19074 enchanted ENCH`ANTED, pp. Affected by sorcery; fascinated; subdued by charms; delighted beyond measure.1. ...
19075 enchanter ENCH`ANTER, n. One who enchants; a sorcerer or magician; one who has spirits or demons at his ...
19076 enchanting ENCH`ANTING, ppr. Affecting with sorcery, charms or spells.1. Delighting highly; ravishing with ...
19077 enchantingly ENCH`ANTINGLY, adv. With the power of enchantment; in a manner to delight or charm; as, the lady ...
19078 enchantment ENCH`ANTMENT, n. The act of producing certain wonderful effects by the invocation or aid of ...
19079 enchantress ENCH`ANTRESS, n. A sorceress; a woman who pretends to effect wonderful things by the aid of demons; ...
19080 encharge ENCH`ARGE, v.t. To give in charge or trust. [Not in use.]
19081 enchase ENCHA'SE, v.t. [Eng. a case.]1. To infix or inclose in another body so as to be held fast, but ...
19082 enchased ENCHA'SED, pp. Enclosed as in a frame or in another body; adorned with embossed work.
19083 enchasing ENCHA'SING, ppr. Inclosing in another body; adorning with embossed work.
19084 encheason ENCHE'ASON, n. Cause; occasion.
19085 enchiridion ENCHIRID'ION, n. [Gr. the hand.] A manual; a book to be carried in the hand. [Not used.]
19086 encindered ENCIN'DERED, a. Burnt to cinders.
19087 encircle ENCIR'CLE, v.t. ensur'cl. [from circle.]1. To inclose or surround with a circle or ring, or with ...
19088 encircled ENCIR'CLED, ppr. Surrounded with a circle; encompassed; environed; embraced.
19089 encirclet ENCIR'CLET, n. A circle; a ring.
19090 encircling ENCIR'CLING, ppr. Surrounding with a circle or ring; encompassing; embracing.
19091 enclitic ENCLIT'IC, a. [Gr. inclined; to incline.]1. Leaning; inclining, or inclined. In grammar, an ...
19092 enclitically ENCLIT'ICALLY, adv. In an enclitic manner; by throwing the accent back.
19093 enclitics ENCLIT'ICS, a. In grammar, the art of declining and conjugating words.
19094 enclose ENCLOSE. [See Inclose.]
19095 enclouded ENCLOUD'ED, a. [from cloud.] Covered with clouds.
19096 encoach ENCOACH, v.t. To carry in a coach..
19097 encoffin ENCOF'FIN, v.t. To put in a coffin.
19098 encoffined ENCOF'FINED, pp. Inclosed in a coffin.
19099 encomber ENCOM'BER, [See Encumber.]
19100 encomberment ENCOM'BERMENT, n. Molestation. [Not used.]
19101 encomiast ENCO'MIAST, n. One who praises another; a panegyrist; one who utters or writes commendations.
19102 encomiastic ENCOMIAS'TIC
19103 encomiastical ENCOMIAS'TICAL, a. Bestowing praise; praising; commending; laudatory; as an encomiastic address or ...
19104 encomium ENCO'MIUM, n. plu. encomiums. Praise; panegyric; commendation. Men are quite as willing to ...
19105 encompass ENCOM'PASS, v.t. [from compass.] To encircle; to surround; as, a ring encompasses the finger.1. ...
19106 encompassed ENCOM'PASSED, pp. Encircled; surrounded; inclosed; shut in.
19107 encompassing ENCOM'PASSING, ppr. Encircling; surrounding; confining.
19108 encompassment ENCOM'PASSMENT, n. A surrounding.1. A going round; circumlocution in speaking.
19109 encore ENCO'RE, a. French word, pronounced nearly ongkore,and signifying, again, once more; used by the ...
19110 encounter ENCOUNT'ER, n. [L. contra, against,or rather rencontre.]1. A meeting, particularly a sudden or ...
19111 encountered ENCOUNT'ERED, pp. Met face to face; met in opposition or hostility; opposed.
19112 encounterer ENCOUNT'ERER, n. One who encounters; an opponent; an antagonist.
19113 encountering ENCOUNT'ERING, ppr. Meeting; meeting in opposition, or in battle; opposing; resisting.
19114 encourage ENCOUR'AGE, v.t. enkur'rage. To give courage to; to give or increase confidence of success; to ...
19115 encouraged ENCOUR'AGED, pp. Emboldened; inspirited; animated; incited.
19116 encouragement ENCOUR'AGEMENT, n. The act of giving courage, or confidence of success; incitement to action or to ...
19117 encourager ENCOUR'AGER, n. One who encourages,incites or stimulates to action; one who supplies incitements, ...
19118 encouraging ENCOUR'AGING, ppr. Inspiring with hope and confidence; exciting courage.1. Furnishing ground to ...
19119 encouragingly ENCOUR'AGINGLY, adv. In a manner to give courage, or hope of success.
19120 encradle ENCRA'DLE, v.t. [en and cradle.] To lay in a cradle.
19121 encrimson ENCRIM'SON, v.t. s as z. To cover with a crimson color.
19122 encrimsoned ENCRIM'SONED, pp. Covered with a crimson color.
19123 encrinite EN'CRINITE, n. [Gr. a lily.] Stone-lily; a fossil zoophyte, formed of many joints, all perforated ...
19124 encrisped ENCRISP'ED, a. [from crisp] Curled; formed in curls.
19125 encroach ENCROACH, v.i. [Eng. crook.] Primarily, to catch as with a hook. Hence,1. To enter on the ...
19126 encroacher ENCROACHER, n. One who enters on and takes possession of what is not his own, by gradual steps.1. ...
19127 encroaching ENCROACHING, ppr. Entering on and taking possession of what belongs to another.ENCROACHING, a. ...
19128 encroachingly ENCROACHINGLY, adv. By way of encroachment.
19129 encroachment ENCROACHMENT, n. The entering gradually on the rights or possessions of another, and taking ...
19130 encrust ENCRUST', v.t. To cover with a crust. It is written also incrust.
19131 encumber ENCUM'BER, v.t.1. To load; to clog; to impede motion with a load, burden or any thing inconvenient ...
19132 encumbered ENCUM'BERED, pp. Loaded; impeded in motion or operation, by a burden or difficulties; loaded with ...
19133 encumbering ENCUM'BERING, ppr. Loading; clogging; rendering motion or operation difficult; loading with debts.
19134 encumbrance ENCUM'BRANCE, n. A load; any thing that impedes motion, or renders it difficult and laborious; ...
19135 encyclical ENCYC'LICAL, a. [Gr. a circle.] Circular; sent to many persons or places; intended for many, or ...
19136 encyclopedia ENCYCLOPE'DIA
19137 encyclopedian ENCYCLOPE'DIAN, a. Embracing the whole circle of learning.
19138 encyclopedist ENCYCLOPE'DIST, n. The compiler of an Encyclopedia, or one who assists in such compilation.
19139 encyclopedy ENCYCLOPE'DY, n. [Gr. in, a circle, and instruction; instruction in a circle, or circle of ...
19140 encysted ENCYST'ED, a. [from cyst.] Inclosed in a bag, bladder or vesicle; as an encysted tumor.
19141 end END, n. 1. The extreme point of a line, or of anything that has more length than breadth; as the ...
19142 endamage ENDAM'AGE, v.t. [from damage.] To bring loss or damage to; to harm; to injure; to mischief; to ...
19143 endamaged ENDAM'AGED, pp. Harmed; injured.
19144 endamagement ENDAM'AGEMENT, n. Damage; loss; injury.
19145 endamaging ENDAM'AGING, ppr. Harming; injuring.
19146 endanger ENDANGER, v.t. [from danger.] To put in hazard; to bring into danger or peril; to expose to loss ...
19147 endangered ENDANGERED, pp. Exposed to loss or injury.
19148 endangering ENDANGERING, ppr. Putting in hazard; exposing to loss or injury.ENDANGERING, n. Injury; damage.
19149 endangerment ENDANGERMENT, n. Hazard; danger.
19150 endear ENDE'AR, v.t. [from dear.] To make dear; to make more beloved. The distress of a friend endears ...
19151 endeared ENDE'ARED, pp. Rendered dear, beloved, or more beloved.
19152 endearing ENDE'ARING, ppr. Making dear or more beloved.
19153 endearment ENDE'ARMENT, n. The cause of love; that which excites or increases affection, particularly that ...
19154 endeavor ENDEAV'OR, n. endev'or. An effort; an essay; an attempt; an exertion of physical strength, or the ...
19155 endeavored ENDEAV'ORED, pp. Essayed; attempted.
19156 endeavorer ENDEAV'ORER, n. One who makes an effort or attempt.
19157 endeavoring ENDEAV'ORING, ppr. Making an effort or efforts; striving; essaying; attempting.
19158 endecagon ENDEC'AGON, n. A plain figure of eleven sides and angles.
19159 endeictic ENDEI'CTIC, a. [Gr. to show.] Showing; exhibiting. An endeictic dialogue, in the Platonic ...
19160 endemial ENDE'MIAL, a. [Gr. people.] Peculiar to a people or nation. An endemic disease, is one to which ...
19161 endemic ENDEM'IC
19162 endemical ENDEM'ICAL
19163 endenize ENDEN'IZE, v.t. To make free; to naturalize; to admit to the privileges of a denizen. [Little ...
19164 endenizen ENDEN'IZEN, v.t. [from denizen.] To naturalize.
19165 endict ENDICT,ENDICTMENT. [See Indict, Indictment.]
19166 endictment ENDICT,ENDICTMENT. [See Indict, Indictment.]
19167 ending END'ING, ppr. [from end.] Terminating; closing; concluding.END'ING, n. Termination; ...
19168 endite ENDITE. [See Indite.]
19169 endive EN'DIVE, n. [L. intybum.] A species of plant, of the genus Cichorium or succory; used as a salad.
19170 endless END'LESS, a. [See End.] Without end; having no end or conclusion; applied to length, and to ...
19171 endlessly END'LESSLY, adv. Without end or termination; as, to extend a line endlessly.1. Incessantly; ...
19172 endlessness END'LESSNESS, n. Extension without end or limit.1. Perpetuity; endless duration.
19173 endlong END'LONG, adv. In a line; with the end forward. [Little used.]
19174 endoctrine ENDOC'TRINE, v.t. To teach; to indoctrinate. [See the latter word.]
19175 endorse ENDORSE, ENDORSEMENT. [See Indorse, Indorsement.]
19176 endorsement ENDORSE, ENDORSEMENT. [See Indorse, Indorsement.]
19177 endoss ENDOSS', v.t. To engrave or carve.
19178 endow ENDOW', v.t. [L. dos, doto, or a different Celtic root.]1. To furnish with a portion of goods or ...
19179 endowed ENDOW'ED, pp. Furnished with a portion of estate;having dower settled on; supplied with a ...
19180 endowing ENDOW'ING, ppr. Settling a dower on; furnishing with a permanent fund; inducing.
19181 endowment ENDOW'MENT, n. The act of settling dower on a woman, or of settling a fund or permanent provision ...
19182 endrudge ENDRUDGE, v.t. endruj'. To make a drudge or slave. [Not used.]
19183 endue ENDU'E, v.t. [L. induo.] To indue, which see.
19184 endurable ENDU'RABLE, a. That can be borne or suffered.
19185 endurance ENDU'RANCE, n. [See Endure.] Continuance; a state of lasting or duration; lastingness.1. A ...
19186 endure ENDU'RE, v.t. [L. durus, duro.]1. To last; to continue in the same state without perishing; to ...
19187 endured ENDU'RED, pp. Borne; suffered; sustained.
19188 endurer ENDU'RER, n. One who bears, suffers or sustains.1. He or that which continues long.
19189 enduring ENDU'RING, ppr. Lasting; continuing without perishing; bearing; sustaining; supporting with ...
19190 endwise END'WISE, adv. On the end; erectly; in an upright position.1. With the end forward.
19191 enecate EN'ECATE, v.t. [L. eneco.] To kill. [Not in use.]
19192 eneid E'NEID, n. [L. Eneis.] A heroic poem, written by Virgil, in which Eneas is the hero.
19193 enemy EN'EMY, n. [L. inimicus.]1. A foe; an adversary. A private enemy is one who hates another and ...
19194 energetic ENERGET'IC
19195 energetical ENERGET'ICAL, a. [Gr. work. See Energy.]1. Operating with force, vigor and effect; forcible; ...
19196 energetically ENERGET'ICALLY, adv. With force and vigor; with energy and effect.
19197 energize EN'ERGIZE, v.i. [from energy.] To act with force; to operate with vigor; to act in producing an ...
19198 energized EN'ERGIZED, pp. Invigorated.
19199 energizer EN'ERGIZER, n. He or that which gives energy; he or that which acts in producing an effect.
19200 energizing EN'ERGIZING, ppr. Giving energy, force or vigor; acting with force.
19201 energy EN'ERGY, n. [Gr. work.]1. Internal or inherent power; the power of operating, whether exerted or ...
19202 enervate ENERV'ATE, a. [infra.] Weakened; weak; without strength or force.1. To deprive of nerve, force or ...
19203 enervated EN'ERVATED, pp. Weakened; enfeebled; emasculated.
19204 enervating EN'ERVATING, ppr. Depriving of strength, force or vigor; weakening; enfeebling.
19205 enervation ENERVA'TION, n. The act of weakening, or reducing strength.1. The state of being weakened; ...
19206 enerve ENERVE, v.t. everv'. To weaken; the same as enervate.
19207 enfamish ENFAM'ISH, v.t. To famish. [See Famish.]
19208 enfeeble ENFEE'BLE, v.t. [from feeble.] To deprive of strength; to reduce the strength or force of; to ...
19209 enfeebled ENFEE'BLED, pp. Weakened; deprived of strength or vigor.
19210 enfeeblement ENFEE'BLEMENT, n. The act of weakening; enervation.
19211 enfeebling ENFEE'BLING, ppr. Weakening; debilitating; enervating.
19212 enfeloned ENFEL'ONED, a. [See Felon.] Fierce; cruel.
19213 enfeoff ENFEOFF, v.t. enfeff'. [Law L. feaffo, feoffare, from fief, which see.]1. To give one a feud; ...
19214 enfeoffed ENFEOFF'ED, pp. Invested with the fee of any corporeal hereditament.
19215 enfeoffing ENFEOFF'ING, ppr. Giving to one the fee simple of any corporeal hereditament.
19216 enfeoffment ENFEOFF'MENT, n. The act of giving the fee simple of an estate.1. The instrument or deed by which ...
19217 enfetter ENFET'TER, v.t. To fetter; to bind in fetters.
19218 enfever ENFE'VER, v.t. To excite fever in.
19219 enfierce ENFIERCE, v.t. enfers'. To make fierce. [Not in use.]
19220 enfilade ENFILA'DE, n. [L. filum.] A line or straight passage; or the situation of a place which may be ...
19221 enfiladed ENFILA'DED, pp. Pierced or raked in a line.
19222 enfilading ENFILA'DING, ppr. Piercing or sweeping in a line.
19223 enfire ENFI'RE, v.t. To inflame; to set on fire. [Not used.]
19224 enforce ENFO'RCE, v.t.1. To give strength to; to strengthen; to invigorate. [See Def.5.]2. To make or ...
19225 enforceable ENFO'RCEABLE, a. That may be enforced.
19226 enforced ENFO'RCED, pp. Strengthened; gained by force; driven; compelled; urged; carried into effect.
19227 enforcedly ENFO'RCEDLY, adv. By violence; not by choice.
19228 enforcement ENFO'RCEMENT, n. The act of enforcing; compulsion; force applied.1. That which gives energy or ...
19229 enforcer ENFO'RCER, n. One who compels, constrains or urges; one who effects by violence; one who carries ...
19230 enforcing ENFO'RCING, ppr. Giving force or strength; compelling; urging; constraining; putting in execution.
19231 enform ENFORM', v.t. To form; to fashion. [See Form.]
19232 enfouldered ENFOUL'DERED, a. Mixed with lightning. [Not in use.]1. To make free of a city, corporation or ...
19233 enfranchised ENFRAN'CHISED, pp. Set free; released from bondage.1. Admitted to the rights and privileges of ...
19234 enfranchisement ENFRAN'CHISEMENT, n. Release from slavery or custody.1. The admission of persons to the freedom ...
19235 enfranchiser ENFRAN'CHISER, n. One who enfranchises.
19236 enfranchising ENFRAN'CHISING, ppr. Setting free from slavery or custody; admitting to the rights and privileges ...
19237 enfroward ENFRO'WARD, v.t. To make froward or perverse. [Not used.]
19238 enfrozen ENFRO'ZEN, a. Frozen; congealed. [Not used.]
19239 engage ENGA'GE, v.t. 1. To make liable for a debt to a creditor; to bind one's self as surety.2. To ...
19240 engaged ENGA'GED, pp. or a. Pledged; promised; enlisted; gained and attached; attracted and fixed; ...
19241 engagedly ENGA'GEDLY, adv. With earnestness; with attachment.
19242 engagedness ENGA'GEDNESS, n. The state of being seriously and earnestly occupied; zeal; animation.
19243 engagement ENGA'GEMENT, n. The act of pawning, pledging or making liable for debt.1. Obligation by agreement ...
19244 engager ENGA'GER, n. One that enters into an engagement or agreement.
19245 engaging ENGA'GING, ppr. Pawning; making liable for debt; enlisting; bringing into a party or cause; ...
19246 engagingly ENGA'GINGLY, adv. In a manner to win the affections.
19247 engallant ENGAL'LANT, v.t. To make a gallant of. [Not used.]
19248 engaol ENGAOL, v.t. enja'le. To imprison. [not used.]
19249 engarboil ENG`ARBOIL, v.t. To disorder. [Not in used.]
19250 engarland ENG`ARLAND, v.t. To encircle with a garland.
19251 engarrison ENGAR'RISON, v.t. To furnish with a garrison; to defend or protect by a garrison.
19252 engastrimuth ENGAS'TRIMUTH, n. A ventriloquist.
19253 engender ENGEN'DER, v.t. [L. gener, genero, geno, gigno. See Generate.]1. To beget between the different ...
19254 engendered ENGEN'DERED, pp. Begotten; caused; produced.
19255 engenderer ENGEN'DERER, n. He or that which engenders.
19256 engendering ENGEN'DERING, ppr. Begetting; causing to be; producing.
19257 engild ENGILD', v.t. To gild; to brighten.
19258 engine EN'GINE, n. [L. ingenium.]1. In mechanics, a compound machine, or artificial instrument, composed ...
19259 engineer ENGINEE'R, n. In the military art, a person skilled in mathematics and mechanics, who forms plans ...
19260 enginery EN'GINERY, n. en'ginry. The act of managing engines or artillery.1. Engines in general; ...
19261 engird ENGIRD', v.t. [See Gird.] To surround; to encircle; to encompass.
19262 engirded ENGIRD'ED
19263 engirding ENGIRD'ING, ppr. Encircling; surrounding.
19264 engirt ENGIRT', pp. Surrounded; encompassed.
19265 englad ENGLAD', v.t. To make glad; to cause to rejoice.
19266 englaimed ENGLA'IMED, a. Furred; clammy. [Not used.]
19267 england ENGLAND, n. [See English.]
19268 english ENGLISH, a. ing'glish. [L. ango, from the sense of pressing, depression, laying, which gives the ...
19269 englished ENGLISHED, pp. Rendered into English.
19270 englishry ENGLISHRY, n. The state or privilege of being an Englishman. [Not used.]
19271 englut ENGLUT', v.t. [L. glutio.]1. To swallow.2. To fill; to glut. [This word is little used. See ...
19272 engore ENGO'RE, v.t. To pierce; to gore. [See Gore.]
19273 engorge ENGORGE, v.t. engorj'. To swallow;; to devour; to gorge; properly, to swallow with greediness, or ...
19274 engorged ENGORG'ED, pp. Swallowed with greediness, or in large draughts.
19275 engorgement ENGORGEMENT, n. engorj'ment. the act of swallowing greedily; a devouring with voracity.
19276 engorging ENGORG'ING, ppr. Swallowing with voracity.
19277 engraft ENGR`AFT, v.t. To ingraft, which see.
19278 engrail ENGRA'IL, v.t. In heraldry, to variegate; to spot as with hail; to indent or make ragged at the ...
19279 engrailed ENGRA'ILED, pp. Variegated; spotted.
19280 engrain ENGRA'IN, v.t. [from grain.] To dye in grain, or in the raw material to dye deep.
19281 engrained ENGRA'INED, pp. Dyed in the grain; as engrained carpets.
19282 engraining ENGRA'INING, ppr. Dyeing in the grain.
19283 engrapple ENGRAP'PLE, v.t. [from grapple. To grapple; to seize and hold; to close in and hold fast. [See ...
19284 engrasp ENGR`ASP, v.t. [from grasp.] To seize with a clasping hold; to hold fast by inclosing or ...
19285 engrave ENGRA'VE, v.t. pret. engraved; pp. engraved or engraven.Literally, to scratch or scrape. Hence,1. ...
19286 engraved ENGRA'VED
19287 engravement ENGRA'VEMENT, n. Engraved work; act of engraving.
19288 engraven ENGRA'VEN, pp. Cut or marked,as with a chisel or graver; imprinted; deeply impressed.
19289 engraver ENGRA'VER, n. One who engraves; a cutter of letters, figures or devices, on stone, metal or wood; ...
19290 engravery ENGRA'VERY, n. The work of an engraver. [Little used.]
19291 engraving ENGRA'VING, ppr. Cutting or marking stones or metals, with a chisel or graver; ...
19292 engrieve ENGRIE'VE, v.t. To grieve; to pain. [See Grieve.]
19293 engross ENGRO'SS, v.t.1. Primarily, to make thick or gross; to thicken. [Not now used.]2. To make ...
19294 engrossed ENGRO'SSED, pp. Made thick; taken in the whole; purchased in large quantities for sale; written in ...
19295 engrosser ENGRO'SSER, n. He or that which takes the whole; a person who purchases the whole or such ...
19296 engrossing ENGRO'SSING, ppr. Taking the whole; buying commodities in such quantities as to raise the price in ...
19297 engrossment ENGRO'SSMENT, n. The act of engrossing; the act of taking the whole.1. The appropriation of ...
19298 enguard ENGU`ARD, v.t. [See Guard.] To guard; to defend.
19299 engulf ENGULF', v.t. To throw or to absorb in a gulf.
19300 engulfed ENGULF'ED, pp. Absorbed in a whirlpool, or in a deep abyss or gulf.
19301 engulfment ENGULF'MENT, n. An absorption in a gulf, or deep cavern, or vortex.
19302 enhance ENH`ANCE, v.t. enh`ans.1. To raise; to lift; applied to material things by Spenser, but this ...
19303 enhanced ENH`ANCED, pp. Raised; advanced; highthened; increased.
19304 enhancement ENH`ANCEMENT, n. Rise; increase; augmentation; as the enhancement of value,price, enjoyment, ...
19305 enhancer ENH`ANCER, n. One who enhances; he or that which raises price, &c.
19306 enhancing ENH`ANCING, ppr. Raising; increasing; augmenting; aggravating.
19307 enharbor ENH`ARBOR, v.i. To dwell in or inhabit.
19308 enharden ENH`ARDEN, v.t. To harden; to encourage.
19309 enharmonic ENHARMON'IC, a. [from harmonic, harmony.] In music, an epithet applied to such species of ...
19310 enigma ENIG'MA, n. [L. oenigma; Gr. to hint.] A dark saying, in which some known thing is concealed ...
19311 enigmatic ENIGMAT'IC
19312 enigmatical ENIGMAT'ICAL, a. Relating to or containing a riddle; obscure; darkly expressed; ambiguous.1. ...
19313 enigmatically ENIGMAT'ICALLY, adv. In an obscure manner; in a sense different from that which the words in ...
19314 enigmatist ENIG'MATIST, n. A maker or dealer in enigmas and riddles.
19315 enigmatize ENIG'MATIZE, v.i. To utter or form enigmas; to deal in riddles.
19316 enigmatography ENIGMATOG'RAPHY
19317 enigmatology ENIGMATOL'OGY, n. The art of making riddles; or the art of solving them.
19318 enjoin ENJOIN', v.t. [L. injungo. See Join. We observe that the primary sense of join is to set, extend ...
19319 enjoined ENJOIN'ED, pp. Ordered; directed; admonished with authority; commanded.
19320 enjoiner ENJOIN'ER, n. One who enjoins.
19321 enjoining ENJOIN'ING, ppr. Ordering; directing.
19322 enjoinment ENJOIN'MENT, n. Direction; command; authoritative admonition.
19323 enjoy ENJOY', v.t.1. To feel or perceive with pleasure; to take pleasure or satisfaction in the ...
19324 enjoyable ENJOY'ABLE, a. Capable of being enjoyed.
19325 enjoyed ENJOY'ED, pp. Perceived with pleasure or satisfaction; possessed or used with pleasure; occupied ...
19326 enjoyer ENJOY'ER, n. One who enjoys.
19327 enjoying ENJOY'ING, ppr. Feeling with pleasure; possessing with satisfaction.
19328 enjoyment ENJOY'MENT, n. Pleasure; satisfaction; agreeable sensations; fruition.1. Possession with ...
19329 enkindle ENKIN'DLE, v.t. [from kindle.] To kindle; to set on fire; to inflame; as, to enkindle sparks into ...
19330 enkindled ENKIN'DLED, pp. Set on fire; inflamed; roused into action; excited.
19331 enkindling ENKIN'DLING, ppr. Setting on fire; inflaming; rousing; exciting.
19332 enlard ENL`ARD, v.t. To cover with lard or grease; to baste.
19333 enlarge ENL`ARGE, v.t. enlarj. [from large.] To make greater in quantity or dimensions; to extend in ...
19334 enlarged ENL`ARGED, pp. Increased in bulk; extended in dimension; expanded; dilated; augmented; released ...
19335 enlargedly ENL`ARGEDLY, adv. With enlargement.
19336 enlargement ENL`ARGEMENT, n. Increase of size or bulk, real or apparent; extension of dimensions or limits; ...
19337 enlarger ENL`ARGER, n. He or that which enlarges, increases, extends or expands; an amplifier.
19338 enlarging ENL`ARGING, ppr. Increasing in bulk; extending in dimension; expanding; making free or liberal; ...
19339 enlight ENLI'GHT, v.t. enli'te. To illuminate; to enlighten.[See Enlighten. Enlight is rarely used.]
19340 enlighten ENLI'GHTEN, v.t. enli'tn. [from light.]1. To make light; to shed light on; to supply with light; ...
19341 enlightened ENLI'GHTENED, pp. Rendered light; illuminated; instructed; informed; furnished with clear views.
19342 enlightener ENLI'GHTENER, n. One who illuminates; he or that which communicates light to the eye, or clear ...
19343 enlightening ENLI'GHTENING, ppr. Illuminating; giving light to; instructing.
19344 enlink ENLINK', v.t. [from link.] To chain to; to connect.
19345 enlist ENLIST', v.t. [See List.] To enroll; to register; to enter a name on a list.1. To engage in ...
19346 enlistment ENLIST'MENT, n. The act of enlisting; the writing by which a soldier is bound.
19347 enliven ENLI'VEN, v.t. enli'vn. [from life, live.] Literally, to give life. Hence,1. To give action or ...
19348 enlivened ENLI'VENED, pp. Made more active; excited; animated; made cheerful or gay.
19349 enlivener ENLI'VENER, n. He or that which enlivens or animates; he or that which invigorates.
19350 enlivening ENLI'VENING, ppr. Giving life, spirit or animation; inspiriting; invigorating; making vivacious, ...
19351 enlumine ENLU'MINE, v.t. To illumine; to enlighten. [See the latter words.]
19352 enmarble ENMAR'BLE, v.t. To make hard as marble; to harden.
19353 enmesh ENMESH', v.t. [from mesh.] To net; to entangle to entrap.
19354 enmity EN'MITY, n.1. The quality of being an enemy; the opposite of friendship; ill will; hatred; ...
19355 enneacontahedral ENNEACONTAHE'DRAL, a. Having ninety faces.
19356 enneagon EN'NEAGON, n. [Gr. nine, an angle.] In geometry, a polygon or figure with nine sides or nine ...
19357 enneander ENNEAN'DER, n. [Gr. nine, a male.] In botany, a plant having nine stamens.
19358 enneandrian ENNEAN'DRIAN, a. Having nine stamens.
19359 enneapetalous ENNEAPET'ALOUS, a. [Gr. nine, a leaf.] Having nine petals or flower-leaves.
19360 enneatical ENNEAT'ICAL, a. [Gr. nine.] Enneatical days, are every ninth day of a disease. Enneatical years, ...
19361 ennew ENNEW' v.t. To make new. [Not in use.]
19362 ennoble ENNO'BLE, v.t.1. To make noble; to raise to nobility; as, to ennoble a commoner.2. To dignify; to ...
19363 ennobled ENNO'BLED, pp. Raised to the rank of nobility; dignified; exalted in rank, excellence or value.
19364 ennoblement ENNO'BLEMENT, n. The act of advancing to nobility.1. Exaltation; elevation in degree or ...
19365 ennobling ENNO'BLING, ppr. Advancing to the rank of a nobleman; exalting; dignifying.
19366 ennui ENNUI, n. Weariness; heaviness; lassitude of fastidiousness.
19367 enodation ENODA'TION, n. [L. enodatio, from enodo, to clear from knots; e and nodus, a knot.]1. The act or ...
19368 enode ENO'DE, a. [L. enodis; e and nodus, knot.] In botany, destitute of knots or joints; knotless.
19369 enomotarch ENOM'OTARCH,n. The commander of an enomoty.
19370 enomoty ENOM'OTY, n. [Gr. to swear.] In Lacedaemon, anciently, a body of soldiers, supposed to be thirty ...
19371 enorm ENORM', a. [Not used. See Enormous.]
19372 enormity ENOR'MITY, n. [L. enormitas. See Enormous.]1. Literally, the transgression of a rule, or ...
19373 enormous ENOR'MOUS, a. [L. enormis; e and norma, a rule.]1. Going beyond the usual measure or ...
19374 enormouseness ENOR'MOUSENESS, n. The state of being enormous or excessive; greatness beyond measure.
19375 enormously ENOR'MOUSLY, adv. Excessively; beyond measure; as an opinion enormously absurd.
19376 enough ENOUGH', a. enuf'. [Heb. to rest, to be quiet or satisfied.]That satisfies desire, or gives ...
19377 enounce ENOUNCE, v.t. enouns'. [L. enuncio; e and nuncio, to declare.]To utter; to pronounce; to declare. ...
19378 enounced ENOUN'CED, pp. Uttered; pronounced.
19379 enouncing ENOUN'CING, ppr. Uttering; pronouncing.
19380 enow ENOW, the old plural of enough, is nearly obsolete.
19381 enquicken ENQUICK'EN, v.t. To quicken; to make alive. [Not used.]
19382 enquire ENQUIRE, usually written inquire, which see and its derivatives.
19383 enrace ENRA'CE, v.t. To implant. [Not used.]
19384 enrage ENRA'GE, v.t. To excite rage in; to exasperate; to provoke to fury or madness; to make furious.
19385 enraged ENRA'GED, pp. Made furious; exasperated; provoked to madness.
19386 enraging ENRA'GING, ppr. Exasperating; provoking to madness.
19387 enrange ENRA'NGE, v.t. To put in order; to rove over. [Not in use.]
19388 enrank ENRANK', v.t. To place in ranks or order.
19389 enrapture ENRAP'TURE, v.t. [from rapture.] To transport with pleasure; to delight beyond measure. Enrapt, ...
19390 enraptured ENRAP'TURED, pp. Transported with pleasure; highly delighted.
19391 enrapturing ENRAP'TURING, ppr. Transporting with pleasure; highly delighting.
19392 enravish ENRAV'ISH, v.t. [from ravish.] To throw into ecstasy; to transport with delight; to enrapture.
19393 enravished ENRAV'ISHED, pp. Transported with delight or pleasure; enraptured.
19394 enravishing ENRAV'ISHING, ppr. Throwing into ecstasy; highly delighting.
19395 enravishment ENRAV'ISHMENT, n. Ecstasy of delight; rapture.
19396 enregister ENREG'ISTER, v.t. To register; to enroll or record.
19397 enrheum ENRHEUM, v.i. To have rheum through cold.
19398 enrich ENRICH', v.t.1. To make rich, wealthy or opulent; to supply with abundant property. Agriculture, ...
19399 enriched ENRICH'ED, pp. Made rich or wealthy; fertilized; supplied with that which is desirable, useful or ...
19400 enricher ENRICH'ER, n. One that enriches.
19401 enriching ENRICH'ING, ppr. Making opulent; fertilizing; supplying with what is splendid, useful or ...
19402 enrichment ENRICH'MENT, n. Augmentation of wealth; amplification; improvement; the addition of fertility or ...
19403 enridge ENRIDGE, v.t. enrij'. To form into ridges.
19404 enring ENRING', v.t. To encircle; to bind.
19405 enripen ENRI'PEN, v.t. To ripen; to bring to perfection.
19406 enrive ENRI'VE, v.t. To rive; to cleave.
19407 enrobe ENRO'BE, v.t. [from robe.] To clothe with rich attire; to attire; to invest.
19408 enrobed ENRO'BED, pp. Attired; invested.
19409 enrobing ENRO'BING, ppr. Investing; attiring.
19410 enroll ENROLL, v.t.1. To write in a roll or register; to insert a name or enter in a list or catalogue; ...
19411 enrolled ENROLLED, pp. Inserted in a roll or register; recorded.
19412 enroller ENROLLER, n. He that enrolls or registers.
19413 enrolling ENROLLING, ppr. Inserting in a register; recording.
19414 enrollment ENROLLMENT, n. A register; a record; a writing in which any thing is recorded.1. The act of ...
19415 enroot ENROOT', v.t. [from root.] To fix by the root; to fix fast; to implant deep.
19416 enrooted ENROOT'ED, pp. Fixed by the root; planted or fixed deep.
19417 enrooting ENROOT'ING, ppr. Fixing by the root; planting deep.
19418 enround ENROUND', v.t. To environ; to surround; to inclose. [Not used.]
19419 ens ENS, n. [L. ens, part. present of esse, to be.]Entity; being; existence. Among the old chimists, ...
19420 ensample ENSAM'PLE, n. [ L. exemplum.] An example; a pattern or model for imitation.Being ensamples to the ...
19421 ensanguine ENSAN'GUINE, v.t. [L. sanguis, blood; Eng. sanguine.]To stain or cover with blood; to smear with ...
19422 ensanguined ENSAN'GUINED, pp. Suffused or stained with blood.
19423 ensate EN'SATE, a. [L. ensis, a sword.] Having sword-shaped leaves.
19424 enschedule ENSCHED'ULE, v.t. To insert in a schedule. [See Schedule.]
19425 ensconce ENSCONCE, v.t. enscons'. [from sconce.]To cover, or shelter, as with a sconce or fort; to ...
19426 ensconced ENSCON'CED, pp. Covered, or sheltered, as by a sconce or fort; protected; secured.
19427 ensconcing ENSCON'CING, ppr. covering, or sheltering, as by a fort.
19428 enseal ENSE'AL, v.t. [from seal.] To seal; to fix a seal on; to impress.
19429 ensealed ENSE'ALED, pp. Impressed with a seal.
19430 ensealing ENSE'ALING, ppr. Sealing; affixing a seal to.ENSE'ALING, n. The act of affixing a seal to.
19431 enseam ENSE'AM, v.t. [from seam.] To sew up; to inclose by a seam or juncture of needlework.
19432 enseamed ENSE'AMED, a. Greasy. [Not in use.]
19433 ensear ENSE'AR, v.t. [from sear.] To sear; to cauterize; to close or stop by burning to hardness.
19434 ensearch ENSEARCH', v.i. enserch'. To search for; to try to find. [Not used.]
19435 ensemble ENSEM'BLE, n. One with another; on an average.
19436 enshield ENSHIE'LD, v.t. [from shield.] To shield; to cover; to protect.
19437 enshrine ENSHRI'NE, v.t. [from shrine.] To inclose in a shrine or chest; to deposit for safe-keeping in a ...
19438 enshrined ENSHRI'NED, pp. Inclosed or preserved in a shrine or chest.1. Inclosed; placed as in a shrine.
19439 enshrining ENSHRI'NING, ppr. Inclosing in a shrine or cabinet.
19440 ensiferous ENSIF'EROUS, a. [L. ensis, sword, and fero, to bear.]Bearing or carrying a sword.
19441 ensiform EN'SIFORM, a. [L. ensiformis; ensis, sword, and forma, form.]Having the shape of a sword; as the ...
19443 ensign-bearer EN'SIGN-BEARER, n. He that carries the flag; an ensign.
19442 ensign EN'SIGN, n. en'sine. [L. insigne, insignia, from signum, a mark impressed, a sign.]1. The flag or ...
19444 ensigncy EN'SIGNCY, n. The rank, office or commission of an ensign.
19445 enskied ENSKI'ED, a. Placed in heaven; made immortal. [Not in use.]
19446 enslave ENSLA'VE, v.t. [from slave.] To reduce to slavery or bondage; to deprive of liberty and subject ...
19447 enslaved ENSLA'VED, pp. Reduced to slavery or subjection.
19448 enslavement ENSLA'VEMENT, n. The state of being enslaved; slavery; bondage;servitude.
19449 enslaver ENSLA'VER, n. He who reduces another to bondage.
19450 enslaving ENSLA'VING, ppr. Reducing to bondage; depriving of liberty.
19451 ensnare ENSNARE, [See Insnare.]
19452 ensober ENSO'BER, v.t. [from sober.] To make sober.
19453 ensphere ENSPHE'RE, v.t. [from sphere.] To place in a sphere.1. To make into a sphere.
19454 enstamp ENSTAMP', v.t. [from stamp.] To impress as with a stamp; to impress deeply.God enstamped his ...
19455 enstamped ENSTAMP'ED, pp. Impressed deeply.
19456 enstamping ENSTAMP'ING, ppr. Impressing deeply.
19457 enstyle ENSTY'LE, v.t. To style; to name; to call. [Little used.]
19458 ensue ENSU'E, v.t. [L. sequor, to follow. See Seek.]To follow; to pursue.Seek peace,and ensue it. l ...
19459 ensuing ENSU'ING, ppr. Following as a consequence; succeeding.
19460 ensure ENSURE, and its derivatives. [See Insure.]
19461 ensweep ENSWEE'P, v.t To sweep over; to pass over rapidly.
19462 entablature ENTAB'LATURE
19463 entablement ENTAB'LEMENT, [L. tabula, a board or table.]In architecture, that part of the order of a column, ...
19464 entackle ENTACK'LE, v.t. To supply with tackle. [Not used.]
19465 entail ENTA'IL, n. 1. An estate or fee entailed, or limited indescent to a particular heir or heirs. ...
19466 entailed ENTA'ILED, pp. Settled on a man and certain heirs specified.1. Settled on a person and his ...
19467 entailing ENTA'ILING, ppr. Settling the descent of an estate; giving, as lands and tenements, and ...
19468 entailment ENTA'ILMENT, n. The act of giving, as an estate, and directing the mode of descent, or of limiting ...
19469 entame ENTA'ME, v.t. [from tame.] To tame; to subdue.
19470 entangle ENTAN'GLE, v.t. [from tangle.] To twist or interweave in such a manner as not to be easily ...
19471 entangled ENTAN'GLED, pp. or a. Twisted together; interwoven in a confused manner; intricate; perplexed; ...
19472 entanglement ENTAN'GLEMENT, n. Involution; a confused or disordered state; intricacy; perplexity.
19473 entangler ENTAN'GLER, n. One who entangles.
19474 entangling ENTAN'GLING, ppr. Involving; interweaving or interlocking in confusion; perplexing; insnaring.
19475 entender ENTEN'DER, v.t. To treat with tenderness or kindness.
19476 enter EN'TER, v.t. [L. inter, intra, whence intro, to enter. The L. inter seems to be in, with the ...
19477 enterdeal EN'TERDEAL, n. Mutual dealing. [Not in use.]
19478 entered EN'TERED, pp. Moved in; come in; pierced; penetrated; admitted; introduced; set down in writing.
19479 entering EN'TERING, ppr. Coming or going in; flowing in; piercing; penetrating; setting down in writing; ...
19480 enterlace ENTERLACE, [See Interlace.]
19481 enterocele EN'TEROCELE, n. [Gr. intestine, and tumor.] In surgery, intestinal hernia; a rupture of the ...
19482 enterology ENTEROL'OGY, n. [Gr. intestine, and discourse.] A treatise or discourse on the bowels or internal ...
19483 enteromphalos ENTEROM'PHALOS, n. [Gr. intestine, and navel.] Navel rupture; umbilical rupture.
19484 enterparlance ENTERP`ARLANCE, n. Parley; mutual talk or conversation; conference.
19485 enterplead ENTERPLEAD, [See Interplead.]
19486 enterprise EN'TERPRISE, n. s as z. That which is undertaken, or attempted to be performed; an attempt; a ...
19487 enterprised EN'TERPRISED, pp. Undertaken; attempted; essayed.
19488 enterpriser EN'TERPRISER, n. An adventurer; one who undertakes any projected scheme, especially a bold or ...
19489 enterprising EN'TERPRISING, ppr. Undertaking, especially a bold design.1. Bold or forward to undertake; ...
19490 entertain ENTERTA'IN, v.t. [L. tenco.]1. To receive into the house and treat with hospitality, either at ...
19491 entertained ENTERTA'INED, pp. Received with hospitality, as a guest; amused; pleased and engaged; kept in the ...
19492 entertainer ENTERTA'INER, n. He who entertains; he who received company with hospitality, or for reward.1. He ...
19493 entertaining ENTERTA'INING, ppr. Receiving with hospitality; receiving and treating with provisions and ...
19494 entertainingly ENTERTA'ININGLY, adv. In an amusing manner.
19495 entertainment ENTERTA'INMENT, n. The receiving and accommodating of guests, either with or without reward. The ...
19496 entertissued ENTERTIS'SUED, a. Interwoven; having various colors intermixed.
19497 entheastic ENTHEAS'TIC, a. [Gr. god.] Having the energy of God.
19498 entheastically ENTHEAS'TICALLY, adv. According to deific energy.
19499 entheat EN'THEAT, a. Enthusiastic. [Not in use.]
19500 enthrall ENTHRALL', v.t. To enslave. [See Inthrall.]
19501 enthrill ENTHRILL', v.t. To pierce. [See Thrill.]
19502 enthrone ENTHRO'NE, v.t. [from throne.] To place on a throne; to exalt to the seat of royalty.Beneath a ...
19503 enthroning ENTHRO'NING, ppr. Seating on a throne; raising to an exalted seat.
19504 enthunder ENTHUN'DER, v.i. To make a loud noise, like thunder.
19505 enthusiasm ENTHU'SIASM, n. enthuziazm. [Gr. to infuse a divine spirit, inspired, divine; God.]1. A belief ...
19506 enthusiast ENTHU'SIAST, n. enthu'ziast.1. One who imagines he has special or supernatural converse with God, ...
19507 enthusiastic ENTHUSIAS'TIC
19508 enthusiastical ENTHUSIAS'TICAL, a. Filled with enthusiasm, or the conceit of special intercourse with God or ...
19509 enthusiastically ENTHUSIAS'TICALLY, adv. With enthusiasm.
19510 enthymematical ENTHYMEMAT'ICAL, a. Pertaining to an enthymeme; including an enthymeme.
19511 enthymeme EN'THYMEME, n. [Gr. to think or conceive; mind.] In rhetoric, an argument consisting of only two ...
19512 entice ENTI'CE, v.t. [L. titio, a firebrand.]1. To incite or instigate, by exciting hope or desire; ...
19513 enticed ENTI'CED, pp. Incited; instigated to evil; seduced by promises or persuasions; persuaded; allured.
19514 enticement ENTI'CEMENT, n. The act or practice of inciting to evil; instigation; as the enticements of evil ...
19515 enticer ENTI'CER, n. One who entices; one who incites or instigates to evil; one who seduces.
19516 enticing ENTI'CING, ppr. Inciting to evil; urging to sin by motives, flattery or persuasion; alluring.1. ...
19517 enticingly ENTI'CINGLY, adv. Charmingly; in a winning manner.She sings most enticingly.
19518 entire ENTI'RE, a. [L. integer, said to be in neg. and tango, to touch.]1. Whole; undivided; unbroken; ...
19519 entirely ENTI'RELY, adv. Wholly; completely; fully; as, the money is entirely lost.1. In the whole; ...
19520 entireness ENTI'RENESS, n. Completeness; fullness; totality; unbroken form or state; as the entireness of an ...
19521 entirety ENTI'RETY, n. Wholeness; completeness; as entirety of interest.1. The whole.
19522 entitative EN'TITATIVE, a. [from entity.] considered by itself. [This word, and entitatively, rarely or ...
19523 entitle ENTI'TLE, v.t. [L. titulus, a title.]1. To give a title to; to give or prefix a name or ...
19524 entitled ENTI'TLED, pp. Dignified or distinguished by a title; having a claim as, every good man is ...
19525 entitling ENTI'TLING, ppr. Dignifying or distinguishing by a title; giving a title; giving a claim.
19526 entity EN'TITY, n. [Low L. entitas.] Being; existence.Fortune is no real entity.1. A real being, or ...
19527 entoil ENTOIL', v.t. [See Toil.] To take with toils; to ensnare; to entangle.
19528 entomb ENTOMB, v.t. entoom'. [from tomb.] To deposit in a tomb, as a dead body.1. To bury in a grave; ...
19529 entombed ENTOMBED, pp. Deposited in a tomb; buried; interred.
19530 entombing ENTOMBING, ppr. Depositing in a tomb; burying; interring.
19531 entombment ENTOMBMENT, n. Burial.
19532 entomolite EN'TOMOLITE, n. [Gr. insect, stone.]A fossil substance bearing the figure of an insect, or a ...
19533 entomological ENTOMOLOG'ICAL, a. Pertaining to the science of insects.
19534 entomologist ENTOMOL'OGIST, n. One versed in the science of insects.
19535 entomology ENTOMOL'OGY, n. [Gr. insect, to cut, discourse.]That part of zoology which treats of insects; the ...
19536 entortilation ENTORTILA'TION, n. A turning into a circle.
19537 entrail EN'TRAIL
19538 entrails EN'TRAILS, n. 1. The internal parts of animal bodies; particularly, the guts or intestines; the ...
19539 entrammeled ENTRAM'MELED, a. [from trammel.] Curled; frizzed. [Not used.]
19540 entrance EN'TRANCE, n. [L. intrans, intro.]1. The act of entering into a place; as the entrance of a ...
19541 entranse ENTR`ANSE, v.t. or i. [L. transeo.]1. To put in a transe; to withdraw the soul, and leave the ...
19542 entransed ENTR`ANSED, pp. Put in a transe; having the soul withdrawn, and the body left in a state of ...
19543 entransing ENTR`ANSING, ppr. Carrying away the soul; enrapturing; ravishing.
19544 entrap ENTRAP', v.t. To catch as in a trap; to insnare; used chiefly or wholly in a figurative sense. To ...
19545 entrapped ENTRAP'PED, pp. Ensnared; entangled.
19546 entrapping ENTRAP'PING, ppr. Ensnaring; involving in difficulties.
19547 entreaat ENTREA'AT, v.t. [L. tracto, to handle, feel,treat, use,manage.]1. To ask earnestly; to beseech; ...
19548 entreat ENTRE'AT, v.i. To make an earnest petition or request.The Janizaries entreated for them, as ...
19549 entreatance ENTRE'ATANCE, n. Entreaty; solicitation.
19550 entreated ENTRE'ATED, pp. Earnestly supplicated, besought or solicited; importuned; urgently requested.1. ...
19551 entreater ENTRE'ATER, n. One that entreats, or asks earnestly.
19552 entreating ENTRE'ATING, ppr. Earnestly asking; pressing with request or prayer; importuning.1. Treating; ...
19553 entreative ENTRE'ATIVE, a. Pleading; treating.
19554 entreaty ENTRE'ATY, n. Urgent prayer; earnest petition; pressing solicitation; supplication.The poor useth ...
19555 entremets ENTREMETS, n. [L. intromissum.] Small plates set between the principal dishes at table, or dainty ...
19556 entrepot ENTREPOT, n. A warehouse, staple or magazine, for the deposit of goods.
19557 entrhoned ENTRHO'NED, pp. Seated on a throne; exalted to an elevated place.
19558 entrick ENTRICK, v.t. [from trick.] To trick; to deceive; to entangle.
19559 entrochite EN'TROCHITE, n. [Gr. a wheel.] A kind of extraneous fossil, usually about an inch in length, and ...
19560 entry EN'TRY, n. The passage by which persons enter a house or other building.1. The act of entering; ...
19561 entune ENTU'NE, v.t. [from tune.] To tune.
19562 entwine ENTWINE, v.t. [from twine.] To twine; to twist round.
19563 entwist ENTWIST', v.t. [from twist.] To twist or wreath round.
19564 enubilate ENU'BILATE, v.t. [L. e and nubila,mist, clouds.]To clear from mist, clouds or obscurity. [Not in ...
19565 enubilous ENU'BILOUS, a. Clear from fog, mist or clouds.
19566 enucleate ENU'CLEATE, v.t. [L. enucleo; e and nucleus, a kernel.] Properly, to take out the kernel. Hence, ...
19567 enucleated ENU'CLEATED, pp. Cleared from knots; disclosed; explained.
19568 enucleating ENU'CLEATING, ppr. Clearing from knots; explaining.
19569 enucleation ENUCLEA'TION, n. The act of clearing from knots; a disentangling.Neither air, nor water, nor food ...
19570 enumerate ENU'MERATE, v.t. [L. enumero; e and numero,numerus,number.]To count or tell, number by number; to ...
19571 enumerated ENU'MERATED, pp. Counted or told, number by number; reckoned or mentioned by distinct particulars.
19572 enumerating ENU'MERATING, ppr. Counting or reckoning any number, by the particulars which compose it.
19573 enumeration ENUMERA'TION, n. [L. enumeratio.] The act of counting or telling a number, by naming each ...
19574 enumerative ENU'MERATIVE, a. Counting; reckoning up.
19575 enunciate ENUN'CIATE, v.t. [L. enuncio; e and nuncio, to tell.]To utter; to declare; to proclaim; to relate.
19576 enunciated ENUN'CIATED, pp. Uttered; declared; pronounced; proclaimed.
19577 enunciating ENUN'CIATING, ppr. Uttering; declaring; pronouncing.
19578 enunciation ENUNCIA'TION, n. The act of uttering or pronouncing; expression; manner of utterance. In a public ...
19579 enunciative ENUN'CIATIVE, a. Declarative; expressive.
19580 enunciatively ENUN'CIATIVELY, adv. Declaratively.
19581 enunciatory ENUN'CIATORY, a. Containing utterance or sound.
19582 envassal ENVAS'SAL, v.t. [from vassal.] To reduce to vassalage.1. To make over to another as a slave.
19583 envelop ENVEL'OP, v.t.1. To cover by wrapping of folding; to inwrap; to invest with a covering. Animal ...
19584 enveloped ENVEL'OPED, pp. Inwrapped; covered on all sides; surrounded on all sides; inclosed.
19585 enveloping ENVEL'OPING, ppr. Inwrapping; folding around; covering or surrounding on all sides, as a case or ...
19586 envelopment ENVEL'OPMENT, n. A wrapping; as inclosing or covering on all sides.
19587 envenom ENVEN'OM, v.t. [from venom.] To poison; to taint or impregnate with venom, or any substance ...
19588 envenomed ENVEN'OMED, pp. Tainted or impregnated with venom or poison; embittered; exasperated.
19589 envenoming ENVEN'OMING, ppr. Tainting with venom; poisoning; embittering; enraging.
19590 envermeil ENVER'MEIL, v.t. To dye red.
19591 enviable EN'VIABLE, a. [See Envy.] That may excite envy; capable of awakening ardent desire of possession. ...
19592 envied EN'VIED, pp. [See Envy, the verb.] Subjected to envy.
19593 envier EN'VIER, n. One who envies another; one who desires what another possesses, and hates him because ...
19594 envious EN'VIOUS, a. Feeling or harboring envy; repining or feeling uneasiness, at a view of the ...
19595 enviously EN'VIOUSLY, adv. With envy; with malignity excited by the excellence or prosperity of another.How ...
19596 environ ENVI'RON, v.t. [Eng. to veer.]1. To surround; to encompass; to encircle; as a plain environed ...
19597 environed ENVI'RONED, pp. Surrounded; encompassed; besieged; involved; invested.
19598 environing ENVI'RONING, ppr. Surrounding; encircling; besieging; inclosing; involving; investing. The ...
19599 environs ENVI'RONS, n. plu. The parts or places which surround another place, or lie in its neighborhood, ...
19600 envoy EN'VOY, n. [L. via; Eng. way, contracted from viag, vag, or wag.]1. A person deputed by a prince ...
19601 envoyship EN'VOYSHIP, n. The office of an envoy.
19602 envy EN'VY, v.t. [L. invideo, in and video, to see against, that is, to look with enmity.]1. To feel ...
19603 envying EN'VYING, ppr. Feeling uneasiness at the superior condition and happiness of another.EN'VYING, n. ...
19604 enwallowed ENWAL'LOWED, a. [from wallow.] Being wallowed or wallowing.
19605 enwheel ENWHEE'L, v.t. [from wheel.] To encircle.
19606 enwiden ENWI'DEN, v.t. [from wide.] To make wider. [Not used.]
19607 enwomb ENWOMB, v.t. enwoom'. [from womb.] To make pregnant. [Not used.]1. To bury; to hide as in a ...
19608 enwombed ENWOMBED, pp. Impregnated; buried in a deep gulf or cavern.
19609 enwrap ENWRAP', v.t. enrap'. To envelop. [See Inwrap.]
19610 enwrapment ENWRAP'MENT, n. A covering; a wrapping or wrapper.
19611 eolian EO'LIAN
19612 eolic EOL'IC, a. Pertaining to Aeolia or Aeolis, in Asia Minor, inhabited by Greeks.The Eolic dialect ...
19613 eolipile EOL'IPILE, n. [Aeolus, the deity of the winds, and pila, a ball.]A hollow ball of metal, with a ...
19614 eon E'ON, n. [Gr. age, duration.] In the platonic philosophy, a virtue, attribute or perfection. The ...
19615 ep EP, EPI, [Gr. in composition, usually signifies on.]
19616 epact E'PACT, n. [Gr. adscititious, to adduce or bring; to drive.]In chronology, the excess of the solar ...
19617 eparch EP'ARCH, n. [Gr. dominion.] The governor or prefect of a province.
19618 eparchy EP'ARCHY, n. [Gr. a province; government.] A province, prefecture or territory under the ...
19619 epaulet EP'AULET, n. A shoulder-piece; an ornamental badge worn on the shoulder by military men. ...
19620 epaulment EPAUL'MENT, n. In fortification, a side-work or work to cover sidewise, made of gabions, fascines ...
19621 epenetic EPENET'IC, a. Laudatory; bestowing praise.
19622 epenthesis EPEN'THESIS
19623 epenthesy EPEN'THESY, n. [Gr. to put.] The insertion of a letter or syllable in the middle of a word, as ...
19624 epenthetic EPENTHET'IC, a. Inserted in the middle of a word.
19625 epha E'PHA, n. [Heb. properly a baking.] A Hebrew measure of three pecks and three pints, or according ...
19626 ephemera EPHEM'ERA, n. [L. from Gr. daily; a day.] A fever of one day's continuance only.1. The Day-fly; ...
19627 ephemeric EPHEM'ERIC, a. Diurnal; beginning and ending in a day; continuing or existing one day only.1. ...
19628 ephemeris EPHEM'ERIS, n. plu. ephemer'ides. [Gr.]1. A journal or account of daily transactions; a ...
19629 ephemerist EPHEM'ERIST, n. One who studies the daily motions and positions of the planets; an astrologer.
19630 ephemeron-worm EPHEM'ERON-WORM, n. [See Ephemera.] A worm that lives one day only.
19631 ephereral EPHER'ERAL
19632 ephesian EPHE'SIAN, a. s as z. Pertaining to Ephesus, in Asia Minor. As a noun, a native of Ephesus.
19633 ephialtes EPHIAL'TES, n. [Gr.] The night-mar.
19634 ephipora EPHIP'ORA, n. [Gr. to bear.] The watery eye; a disease in which the tears, from increased ...
19635 ephod EPH'OD, n. [Heb. to bind.] In Jewish antiquity, a part of the sacerdotal habit, being a kind of ...
19636 ephor EPH'OR, n. [Gr. to inspect.]In ancient Sparta, a magistrate chosen by the people. The ephors were ...
19637 ephoralty EPH'ORALTY, n. The office or term of office of an ephor.
19638 epi EP, EPI, [Gr. in composition, usually signifies on.]
19639 epic EP'IC, a. [L. epicus; Gr. a song, or to speak.] Narrative; containing narration; rehearsing. An ...
19640 epicede EP'ICEDE, n. [Gr.] A funeral song or discourse.
19641 epicedian EPICE'DIAN, a. Elegiac; mournful.
19642 epicedium EPICE'DIUM, n. An elegy.
19643 epicene EP'ICENE, a. [Gr. common.] Common to both sexes; of both kinds.
19644 epictetian EPICTE'TIAN, a. Pertaining to Epictetus, the Grecian writer.
19645 epicure EP'ICURE, n. [L. epicurus, a voluptuary, from Epicurus.]Properly, a follower of Epicurus; a man ...
19646 epicurean EPICU'REAN
19647 epicureanism EPICU'REANISM, n. Attachment to the doctrines of Epicurus.
19648 epicurism EP'ICURISM, n. Luxury; sensual enjoyments; indulgence in gross pleasure; voluptuousness.1. The ...
19649 epicurize EP'ICURIZE, v.i. To feed or indulge like an epicure; to riot; to feast.1. To profess the doctrines ...
19650 epicycle EP'ICYCLE, n. [Gr. a circle.] A little circle, whose center is in the circumference of a greater ...
19651 epicycloid EPICYC'LOID, n. [Gr. form.] In geometry, a curve generated by the revolution of the periphery of ...
19652 epicycloidal EPICYCLOID'AL, a. Pertaining to the epicycloid, or having its properties.
19653 epidemic EPIDEM'IC
19654 epidemical EPIDEM'ICAL, a. [Gr. people.] Common to many people. An epidemic disease is one which seizes a ...
19655 epidermic EPIDERM'IC
19656 epidermidal EPIDERM'IDAL, a. Pertaining to the cuticle; covering the skin.The epidermic texture.
19657 epidermis EPIDERM'IS, n. [Gr. skin.] In anatomy, the cuticle or scarf-skin of the body; a thin membrane ...
19658 epidote EP'IDOTE, n. [From Gr.; so named from the apparent enlargement of the base of the prism in one ...
19659 epigastric EPIGAS'TRIC, a. [Gr. belly.] Pertaining to the upper part of the abdomen; as the epigastric ...
19660 epigee EPIGEE or EPIGEUM. [See Perigee.]
19661 epiglot EP'IGLOT
19662 epiglottis EPIGLOT'TIS, n. [Gr. the tongue.] In anatomy, one of the cartilages of the larynx, whose use is to ...
19663 epigram EP'IGRAM, n. [Gr. inscription; a writing.] A short poem treating only of one thing, and ending ...
19664 epigrammatic EPIGRAMMAT'IC
19665 epigrammatical EPIGRAMMAT'ICAL, a. Writing epigrams; dealing in epigrams; as an epigrammatic poet.1. Suitable to ...
19666 epigrammatist EPIGRAM'MATIST, n. One who composes epigrams, or deals in them. Martial was a noted epigrammatist.
19667 epigraph EP'IGRAPH, n. [Gr. to write.] Among antiquaries, an inscription on a building, pointing out the ...
19668 epilepsy EP'ILEPSY, n. [Gr. to seize.] The falling sickness, so called because the patient falls suddenly ...
19669 epileptic EPILEP'TIC, a. Pertaining to the falling sickness; affected with epilepsy; consisting of ...
19670 epilogism EP'ILOGISM, n. Computation; enumeration.
19671 epilogistic EPILOGIS'TIC, a. Pertaining to epilogue; of the nature of an epilogue.
19672 epilogize EP'ILOGIZE , v.i. To pronounce an epilogue.
19673 epilogue EP'ILOGUE, n. ep'ilog. [L. epilogus, from Gr. conclusion; to conclude; to speak.]1. In oratory, ...
19674 epiloguize EP'ILOGUIZE
19675 epinicion EPINI'CION, n. [Gr. to conquer.] A song of triumph. [Not in use.]
19676 epiphany EPIPH'ANY, n. [Gr. appearance; to appear.] A christian festival celebrated on the sixth day of ...
19677 epiphonem EPIPH'ONEM
19678 epiphonema EPIPHONE'MA, [Gr. exclamation, to cry out.] In oratory, an exclamation; an ecphonesis; a vehement ...
19679 epiphyllospermous EPIPHYLLOSPERM'OUS, a. [Gr. a leaf, and seed.] In botany, bearing their seeds on the back of the ...
19680 epiphysis EPIPH'YSIS
19681 epiphysy EPIPH'YSY , n. [Gr. to grow.] Accretion; the growing of one bone to another by simple ...
19682 epiploce EPIP'LOCE
19683 epiplocele EPIP'LOCELE, n. [Gr. the caul, and a tumor.] A rupture of the caul or omentum.
19684 epiplocy EPIP'LOCY, n. [Gr. implication; to fold.] A figure of rhetoric, by which one aggravation, or ...
19685 epiploic EPIP'LOIC, a. [Gr. the caul.] Pertaining to the caul or omentum.
19686 epiploon EPIP'LOON, n. [Gr.] The caul or omentum.
19687 episcopacy EPIS'COPACY, n. [L. episcopatus; Gr. to inspect, to see. See Bishop.]Government of the church by ...
19688 episcopal EPIS'COPAL, a. Belonging to or vested in bishops or prelates; as episcopal jurisdiction; episcopal ...
19689 episcopalian EPISCOPA'LIAN, a. Pertaining to bishops or government by bishops; episcopal.EPISCOPA'LIAN, n. One ...
19690 episcopally EPIS'COPALLY, adv. By episcopal authority; in an episcopal manner.
19691 episcopate EPIS'COPATE, n. A bishopric; the office and dignity of a bishop.1. The order of ...
19692 episcopy EPIS'COPY, n. Survey; superintendence; search.
19693 episode EP'ISODE, n. [From the Gr.] In poetry, a separate incident, story or action, introduced for the ...
19694 episodic EPISOD'IC
19695 episodical EPISOD'ICAL, a. Pertaining to an episode; contained in an episode or digression.
19696 episodically EPISODICALLY, adv. By way of episode.
19697 epispastic EPISPAS'TIC, a. [Gr. to draw.] In medicine, drawing; attracting the humors to the skin; exciting ...
19698 epistilbite EPISTIL'BITE, n. A mineral, said to be the same as the heulandite.
19699 epistle EPIS'TLE, n. epis'l. [L. epistola; Gr. to send to; to send.]A writing, directed or sent, ...
19700 epistler EPIS'TLER, n. A writer of epistles. [Little used.]1. Formerly, one who attended the communion ...
19701 epistolary EPIS'TOLARY, a. Pertaining to epistles or letters; suitable to letters and correspondence; ...
19702 epistolic EPISTOL'IC
19703 epistolical EPISTOL'ICAL, a. Pertaining to letters or epistles.1. Designating the method of representing ...
19704 epistolize EPIS'TOLIZE, v.i. To write epistles or letters.
19705 epistolizer EPIS'TOLIZER, n. A writer of epistles.
19706 epistolographic EPISTOLOGRAPH'IC, a. Pertaining to the writing of letters.
19707 epistolography EPISTOLOG'RAPHY, n. [Gr. a letter, to write.] The art or practice of writing letters.
19708 epistrophe EPIS'TROPHE
19709 epistrophy EPIS'TROPHY, n. [Gr. a return.] A figure, in rhetoric, in which several successive sentences end ...
19710 epistyle EP'ISTYLE, n. [Gr. a column.]In ancient architecture, a term used by the Greeks for what is now ...
19711 epitaph EP'ITAPH, n. [Gr. a sepulcher.]1. An inscription on a monument, in honor or memory of the ...
19712 epitaphian EPITAPH'IAN, a. Pertaining to an epitaph.
19713 epithalamium EPITHALA'MIUM
19714 epithalamy EPITHAL'AMY , n. [Gr. a bed-chamber.] A nuptial song or poem, in praise of the bride and ...
19715 epithem EP'ITHEM, n. [Gr. to place.] In pharmacy, a kind of fomentation or poultice, to be applied ...
19716 epithet EP'ITHET, n. [Gr. a name added; to place.] An adjective expressing some real quality of the thing ...
19717 epithetic EPITHET'IC, a. Pertaining to an epithet or epithets.1. Abounding with epithets. A style or ...
19718 epithumetic EPITHUMET'IC
19719 epithumetical EPITHUMET'ICAL, a. [Gr.] Inclined to lust; pertaining to the animal passion.
19720 epitome EPIT'OME
19721 epitomist EPIT'OMIST, n. An epitomizer.
19722 epitomize EPIT'OMIZE, v.t. To shorten or abridge, as a writing or discourse; to abstract, in a summary, the ...
19723 epitomized EPIT'OMIZED, pp. Abridged; shortened; contracted into a smaller compass, as a book or writing.
19724 epitomizer EPIT'OMIZER, n. One who abridges; a writer of an epitome.
19725 epitomizing EPIT'OMIZING, ppr. Abridging; shortening; making a summary.
19726 epitomy EPIT'OMY, n. [Gr. to cut, a cutting, a section.] An abridgment; a brief summary or abstract of ...
19727 epitrite EP'ITRITE, n. [Gr. third.] In prosody, a foot consisting of three long syllables and one short ...
19728 epitrope EPIT'ROPE
19729 epitropy EPIT'ROPY, n. [Gr. to permit.] In rhetoric, concession; a figure by which one thing is granted, ...
19730 epizootic EPIZOOT'IC, a. [Gr. animal.] In geology, an epithet given to such mountains as contain animal ...
19731 epizooty EPIZO'OTY, n. [supra.] A murrain or pestilence among irrational animals.
19732 epoch E'POCH, n. [L. epocha; Gr. retention, delay, stop, to inhibit; to hold.]1. In chronology, a fixed ...
19733 epode EP'ODE, n. [Gr. ode.] In lyric poetry, the third or last part of the ode; that which follows the ...
19734 epopee EPOPEE', n. [Gr. a song, to make.] An epic poem. More properly, the history, action or fable, ...
19735 epos E'POS, n. [Gr.] An epic poem, or its fable or subject.Epsom salt, the sulphate of magnesia, a ...
19736 epulary EP'ULARY, a. [L. epularis, from epulum, a feast.] Pertaining to a feast or banquet.
19737 epulation EPULA'TION, a. [L. eppulatio, from epulor, to feast.] A feasting or feast.
19738 epulotic EPULOT'IC, a. [Gr. to heal, to cicatrize; a cicatrix, to be sound, whole.] Healing; ...
19739 equability EQUABIL'ITY, n. [See Equable.] Equality in motion; continued equality, at all times, in velocity ...
19740 equable E'QUABLE, a. [L. oequabilis, from oequus, equal, even, oeguo, to equal, to level.]1. Equal and ...
19741 equably E'QUABLY, adv. With an equal or uniform motion; with continued uniformity; evenly; as, bodies ...
19742 equal E'QUAL, a. [L. oegualis, from oequus, equal, even, oeguo, to equal, perhaps Gr. similar.]1. ...
19743 equality EQUAL'ITY, n. [L. oequalitas.] An agreement of things in dimensions, quantity or quality; ...
19744 equalization EQUALIZA'TION, n. The act of equalizing, or state of being equalized.
19745 equalize E'QUALIZE, v.t. To make equal; as, to equalize accounts; to equalize burdens or taxes.
19746 equalized E'QUALIZED, pp. Made equal; reduced to equality.
19747 equalizing E'QUALIZING, ppr. Making equal.
19748 equally E'QUALLY, adv. In the same degree with another; alike; as, to be equally taxed; to be equally ...
19749 equalness E'QUALNESS, n. Equality; a state of being equal.1. Evenness; uniformity; as the equalness of a ...
19750 equangular EQUAN'GULAR, a. [L. oequus and angulus.] Consisting of equal angles. [See Equiangular, which is ...
19751 equanimity EQUANIM'ITY, n. [L. oequanimitas; oequus and animus, an equal mind.] Evenness of mind; that calm ...
19752 equanimous EQUAN'IMOUS, a. Of an even, composed frame of mind; of a steady temper; not easily elated or ...
19753 equation EQUA'TION, n. [L. oequatio, from oequo, to make equal or level.]1. Literally, a making equal, or ...
19754 equator EQUA'TOR, n. [L. from oequo, to make equal.] In astronomy and geography, a great circle of the ...
19755 equatorial EQUATO'RIAL, a. Pertaining to the equator; as equatorial climates. The equatorial diameter of the ...
19756 equery E'QUERY, n. [Low L. scutarius, from scutum, a shield. See Esquire.]1. An officer of princes, who ...
19757 equestrian EQUES'TRIAN, a. [L. equester, equestris, from eques, a horseman, from eqnus, a horse.]1. ...
19758 equiangular EQUIAN'GULAR, a. [L. oequus, equal, and angulus, an angle.]In geometry, consisting of or having ...
19759 equibalance EQUIBAL'ANCE, n. [L. oequus and bilanx.] Equal weight.EQUIBAL'ANCE, v.t. To have equal weight ...
19760 equicrural EQUICRU'RAL, a. [L. oequus, equal and crus, a leg.] Having legs of equal length.1. Having equal ...
19761 equidifferent EQUIDIF'FERENT, a. Having equal differences; arithmetically proportional.In crystalography, having ...
19762 equidistance EQUIDIS'TANCE, n. Equal distance.
19763 equidistant EQUIDIS'TANT, a. [L. oequus, equal, and distans, distant.]Being at an equal distance from some ...
19764 equidistantly EQUIDIS'TANTLY, adv. At the same or an equal distance.
19765 equiformity EQUIFORM'ITY, n. [L. oequus, equal, and forma, form.] Uniform equality.
19766 equilateral EQUILAT'ERAL, a. [L. oequus, equal, and lateralis, from latus, side.]Having all the sides equal; ...
19767 equilibrate EQUILI'BRATE, v.t. [L. oequus and libro, to poise.]To balance equally two scales, sides or ends; ...
19768 equilibrated EQUILI'BRATED, pp. Balanced equally on both sides or ends.
19769 equilibrating EQUILI'BRATING, ppr. Balancing equally on both sides or ends.
19770 equilibration EQUILIBRA'TION, n. Equipoise; the act of keeping the balance even, or the state of being equally ...
19771 equilibrious EQUILIB'RIOUS, a. Equally poised.
19772 equilibriously EQUILIB'RIOUSLY, adv. In equal poise.
19773 equilibrist EQUIL'IBRIST, n. One that balances equally.
19774 equilibrity EQUILIB'RITY, n. [L. oequilibritas.] The state of being equally balanced; equal balance on both ...
19775 equilibrium EQUILIB'RIUM, n. [L.] In mechanics, equipose; equality of weight; the state of the two ends of a ...
19776 equimultiple EQUIMUL'TIPLE, a. [L. oequus and multiplico or multiplex.]Multiplied by the same number or ...
19777 equine E'QUINE, a. [L. equinus, from equus, a horse.] Pertaining to a horse or to the genus.The ...
19778 equinecessary EQUINEC'ESSARY, a. [L. oequus and necessary.]Necessary or needful in the same degree.
19779 equinoctial EQUINOC'TIAL, a. [L. oequus, equal, and nox, night.]1. Pertaining to the equinoxes; designating ...
19780 equinoctially EQUINOC'TIALLY, adv. In the direction of the equinox.
19781 equinox E'QUINOX, n. [L. oequus, equal, and nox, night.]The precise time when the sun enters one of the ...
19782 equinumerant EQUINU'MERANT, a. [L. oequus, equal, and numerus, number.]Having or consisting of the same number. ...
19783 equip EQUIP', v.t. 1. Properly, to dress; to habit. Hence, to furnish with arms, or a complete suit of ...
19784 equipage EQ'UIPAGE, n. The furniture of a military man, particularly arms and their appendages.1. The ...
19785 equipaged EQ'UIPAGED, a. Furnished with equipage; attended with a splendid retinue.
19786 equipendency EQUIPEN'DENCY, n. [L. oequus, equal, and pendeo, to hang.]The act of hanging in equipoise; a being ...
19787 equipment EQUIP'MENT, n. The act of equipping, or fitting for a voyage or expedition.1. Any thing that is ...
19788 equipoise E'QUIPOISE, n. s as z. [L. oequus, equal.] Equality of weight or force; hence, equilibrium; a ...
19789 equipollence EQUIPOL'LENCE
19790 equipollency EQUIPOL'LENCY, n. [L. oequus and pollentia, power, polleo, to be able.]1. Equality of power or ...
19791 equipollent EQUIPOL'LENT, a. [supra.] Having equal power or force; equivalent. In logic, having equivalent ...
19792 equiponderance EQUIPON'DERANCE, n. [L. oequus, equal, and pondus, weight.]Equality of weight; equipoise.
19793 equiponderant EQUIPON'DERANT, a. [supra.] Being of the same weight.
19794 equiponderate EQUIPON'DERATE, v.i. [L. oequus, equal, and pondero, to weigh.]To be equal in weight; to weigh as ...
19795 equipondious EQUIPON'DIOUS, a. Having equal weight on both sides.
19796 equipped EQUIP'PED, pp. Furnished with habiliments, arms, and whatever is necessary for a military ...
19797 equipping EQUIP'PING, ppr. Furnishing with habiliments or warlike apparatus; supplying with things necessary ...
19798 equisonance EQUISO'NANCE, n. An equal sounding; a name by which the Greeks distinguished the consonances of ...
19799 equitable EQ'UITABLE, n. [L. oequitas, from oequus, equal.]1. Equal in regard to the rights of persons; ...
19800 equitableness EQ'UITABLENESS, n. The quality of being just and impartial; as the equitableness of a judge.1. ...
19801 equitably EQ'UITABLY, adv. In an equitable manner; justly; impartially. The laws should be equitably ...
19802 equitant EQ'UITANT, a. [L. equitans, equito, to ride, from eques, a horseman, or equus, a horse.]In botany, ...
19803 equitation EQUITA'TION, n. A riding on horseback.
19804 equity EQ'UITY, n. [L. oequitas, from oequus, equal, even, level.]1. Justice; right. In practice, ...
19805 equivalence EQUIV'ALENCE, n. [L. oequus, equal, and valens, from valeo, to be worth.]1. Equality of value; ...
19806 equivalent EQUIV'ALENT, a. Equal in value or worth. In barter, the goods given are supposed to be equivalent ...
19807 equivalently EQUIV'ALENTLY, adv. In an equal manner.
19808 equivocacy EQUIV'OCACY, n. Equivocalness. [Not used.]
19809 equivocal EQUIV'OCAL, a. [Low L. oequivocus; oequus, equal, and vox, a word. See Vocal.]1. Being of ...
19810 equivocally EQUIV'OCALLY, adv. Ambiguously; in a doubtful sense; in terms susceptible of different senses. He ...
19811 equivocalness EQUIV'OCALNESS, n. Ambiguity; double meaning.
19812 equivocate EQUIV'OCATE, v.i. To use words of a doubtful signification; to express one's opinions in terms ...
19813 equivocating EQUIV'OCATING, ppr. Using ambiguous words or phrases.
19814 equivocation EQUIVOCA'TION, n. Ambiguity of speech; the use of words or expressions that are susceptible of a ...
19815 equivocator EQUIV'OCATOR, n. One who equivocates; one who uses language which is ambiguous and may be ...
19816 equivoke E'QUIVOKE, n. An ambiguous term; a word susceptible of different significations.1. Equivocation.
19817 equivorous EQUIV'OROUS, a. [L. equus, horse, and voro, to eat.]Feeding or subsisting on horse ...
19819 er-seller FEATH'ER-SELLER,'ER-SELLER, n. One who sells fethers for beds.
19818 er ER, the termination of many English words, is the Teutonic form of the Latin or; the one contracted ...
19820 era E'RA, n. [L. oera. The origin of the term is not obvious.]1. In chronology, a fixed point of ...
19821 eradiate ERA'DIATE, v.i. [L. e and radio, to beam.]To shoot as rays of light; to beam.
19822 eradiation ERADIA'TION, n. Emission of rays or beams of light; emission of light or splendor.
19823 eradicate ERAD'ICATE, v.t. [L. eradico, from radix, root.]1. To pull up the roots, or by the roots. Hence, ...
19824 eradicated ERAD'ICATED, pp. Plucked up by the roots; extirpated; destroyed.
19825 eradicating ERAD'ICATING, ppr. Pulling up the roots of any thing; extirpating.
19826 eradication ERADICA'TION, n. The act of plucking up by the roots; extirpation; excision; total destruction.1. ...
19827 eradicative ERAD'ICATIVE, a. That extirpates; that cures or destroys thoroughly.ERAD'ICATIVE, n. A medicine ...
19828 erasable ERA'SABLE, a. That may or can be erased.
19829 erase ERA'SE, v.t. [L. erado, erasi; e and rado, to scrape; Heb. a graving tool.]1. To rub or scrape ...
19830 erased ERA'SED, pp. Rubbed or scratched out; obliterated; effaced.
19831 erasement ERA'SEMENT, n. The act of erasing; a rubbing out; expunction; obliteration; destruction.
19832 erasing ERA'SING, ppr. Rubbing or scraping out; obliterating; destroying.
19833 erasion ERA'SION, n. s as z. The act of erasing; a rubbing out; obliteration.
19834 erastian ERAS'TIAN, n. A follower of one Erastus, the leader of a religious sect, who denied the power of ...
19835 erastianism ERAS'TIANISM, n. The principles of the Erastians.
19836 erasure ERA'SURE, n. era'zhur. The act of erasing; a scratching out; obliteration.1. The place where a ...
19837 ere ERE, adv. Before; sooner than.Ere sails were spread new oceans to explore.The nobleman saith to ...
19838 erebus ER'EBUS, n. [L. erebus.] In mythology, darkness; hence, the region of the dead; a deep and gloomy ...
19839 erect ERECT', a. [L. erectus, from erigo, to set upright; e and rego, to stretch or make straight, ...
19840 erectable ERECT'ABLE, a. That can be erected; as an erectable feather.
19841 erected ERECT'ED, pp. Set in a straight and perpendicular direction; set upright; raised; built; ...
19842 erecter ERECT'ER, n. One that erects; one that raises or builds.
19843 erecting ERECT'ING, ppr. Raising and setting upright; building; founding; establishing; elevating; ...
19844 erection EREC'TION, n. The act of raising and setting perpendicular to the plane of the horizon; a setting ...
19845 erective ERECT'IVE, a. Setting upright; raising.
19846 erectly ERECT'LY, adv. In an erect posture.
19847 erectness ERECT'NESS, n. Uprightness of posture or form.
19848 erector ERECT'OR, n. A muscle that erects; one that raises.
19849 erelong E'RELONG, adv. [ere and long.] Before a long time had elapsed.He mounted the horse, and following ...
19850 eremitage ER'EMITAGE, n. [See Hermitage.]
19851 eremite ER'EMITE, n. [L. eremita; Gr.a desert.] One who lives in a wilderness, or in retirement, secluded ...
19852 eremitical EREMIT'ICAL, a. Living in solitude, or in seclusion from the world.
19853 erenow E'RENOW, adv. [ere and now.] Before this time.
19854 ereption EREP'TION, n. [L. ereptio.] A taking or snatching away by force.
19855 erewhile E'REWHILE
19856 erewhiles E'REWHILES, adv. [ere and while. Some time ago; before a little while.I am as fair now as I was ...
19857 ergat ER'GAT, v.i. [L. ergo.] To infer; to draw conclusions. [Not used.]
19858 ergo ER'GO, adv. [L.] Therefore.
19859 ergot ERGOT, n. In farriery, a stub, like a piece of soft horn, about the bigness of a chestnut, ...
19860 ergotism ER'GOTISM, n. [L. ergo.] A logical inference; a conclusion.
19861 eriach ER'IACH, n. A pecuniary fine.
19862 erigible ER'IGIBLE, a. That may be erected. [Ill formed and not used.]
19863 eringo ERINGO. [See Eryngo.]
19864 eristic ERIST'IC
19865 eristical ERIST'ICAL, a. [Gr. contention; contentious.] Pertaining to disputes; controversial. [Not in ...
19866 erke ERKE, n. Idle; slothful. [Not in use.]
19867 ermelin ERMELIN. [See Ermin.]
19868 ermin ER'MIN
19869 ermine ER'MINE, n.1. An animal of the genus Mustela, an inhabitant of northern climates, in Europe and ...
19870 ermined ER'MINED, a. Clothed with ermin; adorned with the fur of the ermin; as ermined pride; ermined ...
19871 erne ERNE, or AERNE, a Saxon word, signifying a place or receptacle, forms the termination of some ...
19872 erode ERO'DE, v.t. [L. erodo; e and rodo, to gnaw.] To eat in or away; to corrode; as, canker erodes ...
19873 eroded ERO'DED, pp. Eaten; gnawed; corroded.
19874 eroding ERO'DING, ppr. Eating into; eating away; corroding.
19875 erogate ER'OGATE, v.t. [L. erogo.] To lay out; to give; to bestow upon. [Not used.]
19876 erogation EROGA'TION, n. The act of conferring. [Not used.]
19877 erose ERO'SE, a. [L. erosus.] In botany, an erose leaf has small sinuses in the margin, as if gnawed.
19878 erosion ERO'SION, n. s as z. [L. erosio.] The act or operation of eating away.1. The state of being ...
19879 erotic EROT'IC
19880 erotical EROT'ICAL, a. [Gr. love.] Pertaining to love; treating of love.
19881 erpetologist ERPETOL'OGIST, n. [Gr. reptile, discourse.] One who writes on the subject of reptiles, or is ...
19882 erpetology ERPETOL'OGY,n. [supra.] That part of natural history which treats of reptiles.
19883 err ERR, v.i. [L. erro.]1. To wander from the right way; to deviate from the true course or ...
19884 errable ER'RABLE, a. Liable to mistake; fallible. [Little used.]
19885 errableness ER'RABLENESS, n. Liableness to mistake or error.We may infer from the errableness of our nature, ...
19886 errand ER'RAND, n.1. A verbal message; a mandate or order; something to be told or done; a communication ...
19887 errant ER'RANT, a. [L. errans,from erro, to err.]1. Wandering; roving; rambling; applied particularly to ...
19888 errantry ER'RANTRY, n. A wandering; a roving or rambling about.1. The employment of a knight errant.
19889 erratic ERRAT'IC, a. [L. erraticus, from erro, to wander.] Wandering; having no certain course; roving ...
19890 erratically ERRAT'ICALLY, adv. Without rule, order or established method; irregularly.
19891 erration ERRA'TION, n. A wandering. [Not used.]
19892 erratum ERRA'TUM, n. plu. errata. [See Err.] An error or mistake in writing or printing. A list of the ...
19893 errhine ER'RHINE, a. er'rine. [Gr. the nose.] Affecting the nose, or to be snuffed into the nose; ...
19894 erring ER'RING, ppr. Wandering from the truth or the right way; mistaking; irregular.
19895 erroneous ERRO'NEOUS, a. [L. erroneus, from erro, to err.]1. Wandering; roving; unsettled.They ...
19896 erroneously ERRO'NEOUSLY, adv. By mistake; not rightly; falsely.
19897 erroneousness ERRO'NEOUSNESS, n. The state of being erroneous, wrong or false; deviation from right; ...
19898 error ER'ROR, n. [L. error, from erro, to wander.] A wandering or deviation from the truth; a mistake ...
19899 erse ERSE, n. The language of the descendants of the Gaels or Celts, in the highlands of Scotland.
19900 erst ERST, adv. [See Ere.]1. First; at first; at the beginning.2. Once; formerly; long ago.3. Before; ...
19901 erstwhile ERSTWHILE, adv. Till then or now; formerly.
19902 erubescence ERUBES'CENCE, n. [L. erubescens, erubesco, from rubeo, to be red.]A becoming red; redness of the ...
19903 erubescent ERUBES'CENT, a. Red, or reddish; blushing.
19904 eruct ERUCT'
19905 eructate ERUCT'ATE, v.t. [L. eructo, ructor, coinciding in elements with Heb. to spit.]To belch; to eject ...
19906 eructation ERUCTA'TION, n. [L. eructatio.] The act of belching wind from the stomach; a belch.1. A violent ...
19907 erudite ER'UDITE, a. [L. eruditus, from erudio, to instruct.Instructed; taught; learned.
19908 erudition ERUDI'TION, n. Learning; knowledge gained by study, or from books and instruction; particularly, ...
19909 eruginous ERU'GINOUS, a. [L. aeruginosus, from aerugo, rust.]Partaking of the substance or nature of copper ...
19910 erupt ERUPT', v.i. To burst forth. [Not used.]
19911 eruption ERUP'TION, n. [L. eruptio, from erumpo, erupi; e and rumpo, for rupo.1. The act of breaking or ...
19912 eruptive ERUP'TIVE, a. Bursting forth.The sudden glanceAppears far south eruptive through the cloud.1. ...
19913 eryngo ERYN'GO, n. [Gr.] The sea-holly, Eryngium, a genus of plants of several species. The flowers are ...
19914 erysipelas ERYSIP'ELAS, n. [Gr.] A disease called St.Anthony's fire; a diffused inflammation with fever of ...
19915 erysipelatous ERYSIPEL'ATOUS, a. Eruptive; resembling erysipelas, or partaking of its nature.
19916 escalade ESCALA'DE, n. [L. scala, a ladder. See Scale.] In the military art, a furious attack made by ...
19917 escalop ESCAL'OP, n. skal'lup. A family of bivalvular shell-fish, whose shell is regularly indented. In ...
19918 escapade ESCAPA'DE, n. The fling of a horse. In Spanish, flight, escape.
19919 escape ESCA'PE, v.t. [L. capio, with a negative prefix, or from a word of the same family.]1. To flee ...
19920 escapement ESCA'PEMENT, n. That part of a clock or watch, which regulates its movements, and prevents their ...
19921 escaping ESCA'PING, ppr. Fleeing from and avoiding danger or evil; being passed unobserved or unhurt; ...
19922 escargatoire ESC`ARGATOIRE, n. A nursery of snails.
19923 escarp ESC`ARP, v.t. To slope; to form a slope; a military term.
19924 escarpment ESC`ARPMENT, n. A slope; a steep descent or declivity.
19925 eschalot ESCHALOT, n. shallo'te. A species of small onion or garlic, belonging to the genus Allium; the ...
19926 eschar ES'CHAR, n. [Gr.] In surgery, the crust or scab occasioned by burns or caustic applications.1. A ...
19927 escharotic ESCHAROT'IC, a. Caustic; having the power of searing or destroying the flesh.ESCHAROT'IC, n. A ...
19928 escheat ESCHE'AT, n. [L. cado, cadere.]1. Any land or tenements which casually fall or revert to the lord ...
19929 escheatable ESCHE'ATABLE, a. Liable to escheat.
19930 escheatage ESCHE'ATAGE, n. The right of succeeding to an escheat.
19931 escheated ESCHE'ATED, pp. Having fallen to the lord through want of heirs, or to the state for want of an ...
19932 escheating ESCHE'ATING, ppr. Reverting to the lord through failure of heirs, or to the state for want of an ...
19933 escheator ESCHE'ATOR, n. An officer who observes the escheats of the king in the county whereof he is ...
19934 eschew ESCHEW', v.t. To flee from; to shun; to avoid.He who obeys, destruction shall eschew.Job--feared ...
19935 eschewed ESCHEW'ED, pp. Shunned; avoided.
19936 eschewing ESCHEW'ING, ppr. Shunning; avoiding. [This word is nearly obsolete, or at least little used.]
19937 escocheon ESCO'CHEON, n. The shield of the family.
19938 escort ES'CORT, n. A guard; a body of armed men which attends an officer, or baggage; provisions or ...
19939 escorted ESCORT'ED, pp. Attended and guarded by land.
19940 escorting ESCORT'ING, ppr. Attending and guarding by land.
19941 escot ESCOT. [See Scot.]
19942 escouade ESCOUADE. [See Squad.]
19943 escout ESCOUT. [See Scout.]
19944 escritoir ESCRITO'IR, n. [L. scribo; Eng. to scrape.] A box with instruments and conveniences for writing; ...
19945 escrow ES'CROW, n. In law, a deed of lands or tenements delivered to a third person, to hold till some ...
19946 escuage ES'CUAGE, n. [L. scutum, a shield.] In feudal law, service of the shield, called also scutage; a ...
19947 esculapian ESCULA'PIAN, a. [from Aesculapius, the physician.]Medical; pertaining to the healing art.
19948 esculent ES'CULENT, a. [L. esculentus, from esca, food.] Eatable; that is or may be used by man for food; ...
19949 escurial ESCU'RIAL, n. The palace or residence of the King of Spain, about 15 miles North West of Madrid. ...
19950 escutcheon ESCUTCH'EON, n. [L. scutum, a shield.] The shield on which a coat of arms is represented; the ...
19951 escutcheoned ESCUTCH'EONED, a. Having a coat of arms or ensign.
19952 esloin ESLOIN', v.t. To remove. [Not in use.]
19953 esophagotomy ESOPHAGOT'OMY, n. [esophagus and a cutting.] In surgery, the operation of making an incision into ...
19954 esophagus ESOPH'AGUS, n. [Gr.] The gullet; the canal through which food and drink pass to the stomach.
19955 esopian ESO'PIAN, a. [from Aesop.] Pertaining to AEsop; composed by him or in his manner.
19956 esoteric ESOT'ERIC, a. [Gr. interior, from within.] Private; an epithet applied to the private instructions ...
19957 esotery ESOT'ERY, n. Mystery; secrecy. [Little used.]
19958 espalier ESPAL'IER, n. [L. palus, a stake or pole.] A row of trees planted about a garden or in hedges, so ...
19959 espand ESPAND', v.i. To open; to spread. Flowers expand in spring.1. To dilate; to extend in bulk or ...
19960 esparcet ESPAR'CET, n. A kind of sainfoin.
19961 especial ESPE'CIAL, a. [L. specialis, from specio, to see, species, kind.]Principal; chief; particular; as, ...
19962 especially ESPE'CIALLY, adv. Principally; chiefly; particularly; in an uncommon degree; in reference to one ...
19963 especialness ESPE'CIALNESS, n. The state of being especial.
19964 esperance ES'PERANCE, n. [L. spero, to hope.] Hope. [Not English.]
19965 espial ESPI'AL, n. [See Spy.] A spy; the act of espying.
19966 espinel ES'PINEL, n. A kind or ruby. [See Spinel.]
19967 espionage ES'PIONAGE, n. The practice or employment of spies; the practice of watching the words and conduct ...
19968 esplanade ESPLANA'DE, n. [L. planus, plain.]1. In fortification, the glacis of the counter scarp, or the ...
19969 espousal ESPOUS'AL, a. espouz'al. [See Espouse.] Used in or relating to the act of espousing or ...
19970 espousals ESPOUS'ALS, n. plu. The act of contracting or affiancing a man and woman to each other; a ...
19971 espouse ESPOUSE, v.t. espouz'. [L. spondeo, sponsus, the letter n, in the latter, must be casual, or the ...
19972 espoused ESPOUS'ED, pp. Betrothed; affianced; promised in marriage by contract; married; united intimately; ...
19973 espouser ESPOUS'ER,n. One who espouses; one who defends the cause of another.
19974 espousing ESPOUS'ING, ppr. Betrothing; promising in marriage by covenant; marrying; uniting indissolubly; ...
19975 espy ESPY',v.t. [L. specio.]1. To see at a distance; to have the first sight of a thing remove. ...
19976 esquire ESQUI'RE, n. [L. scutum, a shield; Gr. a hide, of which shields were anciently made.], a ...
19977 essay ESSA'Y, v.t. [L. sequor. See Seek. The radical sense is to press, drive, urge, strain, strive.]1. ...
19978 essayed ESSA'YED, pp. Attempted; tried.
19979 essayer ESSA'YER, n. One who writes essays.
19980 essaying ESSA'YING, ppr. Trying; making an effort; attempting.
19981 essayist ESSA'YIST, n. A writer of an essay, or of essays.
19982 essence ES'SENCE, n. [L. essentia, esse, to be.]1. That which constitutes the particular nature of a ...
19983 essenced ES'SENCED, pp. Perfumed; as essenced fops.
19984 essenes ESSE'NES, n. Among the Jews, a sect remarkable for their strictness and abstinence.
19985 essential ESSEN'TIAL, a. [L. essentialis.] Necessary to the constitution or existence of a thing. Piety ...
19986 essentiality ESSENTIAL'ITY, n. The quality of being essential; first or constituent principles.
19987 essentially ESSEN'TIALLY, adv. By the constitution of nature; in essence; as, minerals and plants are ...
19988 essentiate ESSEN'TIATE, v.i. To become of the same essence.ESSEN'TIATE, v.t. To form or constitute the ...
19989 essoin ESSOIN',n. [Law L. exonia, sonium.]1. An excuse; the alleging of an excuse for him who is summoned ...
19990 essoiner ESSOIN'ER, n. An attorney who sufficiently excuses the absence of another.
19991 establish ESTAB'LISH, v.t. [L. stabilio; Heb. to set, fix, establish.]1. To set and fix firmly or ...
19992 established ESTAB'LISHED, pp. Set; fixed firmly; founded; ordained; enacted; ratified; confirmed.
19993 establisher ESTAB'LISHER, n. He who establishes, ordains or confirms.
19994 establishing ESTAB'LISHING, ppr. Fixing; settling permanently; founding; ratifying; confirming; ordaining.
19995 establishment ESTAB'LISHMENT, n. The act of establishing, founding, ratifying or ordaining.1. Settlement;; ...
19996 estafet ESTAFET', n. A military courier. [See Staff.]
19997 estate ESTA'TE,n. [L. status, from sto, to stand. The roots stb, std and stg, have nearly the same ...
19998 estated ESTA'TED, pp. or a. Possessing an estate.
19999 esteem ESTEE'M, v.t. [L. estimo; Gr. to honor or esteem.]1. To set a value on, whether high or low; to ...
20000 esteemable ESTEE'MABLE, a. Worthy of esteem; estimable.
20001 esteemed ESTEE'MED, pp. Valued; estimated; highly valued or prized on account of worth; thought; held in ...
20002 esteemer ESTEE'MER, n. One who esteems; one who sets a high value on any thing.A proud esteemer of his own ...
20003 esteeming ESTEE'MING, ppr. Valuing; estimating; valuing highly; prizing; thinking; deeming.
20004 estimable ES'TIMABLE, a. 1. That is capable of being estimated or valued; as estimable damage.2. Valuable; ...
20005 estimableness ES'TIMABLENESS, n. The quality of deserving esteem or regard.
20006 estimate ES'TIMATE, v.t. [L. oestimo. See Esteem.]1. To judge and form an opinion of the value of; to ...
20007 estimated ES'TIMATED, pp. Valued; rated in opinion or judgment.
20008 estimating ES'TIMATING, ppr. Valuing; rating; forming an opinion or judgment of the value, extent, quantity, ...
20009 estimation ESTIMA'TION, n. [L. oestimatio.] The act of estimating.1. Calculation; computation; an opinion ...
20010 estimative ES'TIMATIVE, a. Having the power of comparing and adjusting the worth or preference. [Little ...
20011 estimator ES'TIMATOR, n. One who estimates or values.
20012 estival ES'TIVAL, a. [L. oestivus, from oestas, summer. See Heat.]Pertaining to summer, or continuing for ...
20013 estivate ES'TIVATE, v.i. To pass the summer.
20014 estivation ESTIVA'TION, n. [L. oestivatio, from oestas, summer, oestivo, to pass the summer.]1. The act of ...
20015 estop ESTOP', v.t. In law, to impede or bar, by one's own act.A man shall always be estopped by his own ...
20016 estopped ESTOP'PED, pp. Hindered; barred; precluded by one's own act.
20017 estoppel ESTOP'PEL, n. In law, a stop; a plea in bar, grounded on a man's own act or deed, which estops or ...
20018 estopping ESTOP'PING, ppr. Impeding; barring by one's own act.
20019 estovers ESTO'VERS, n. In law, necessaries, or supplies; a reasonable allowance out of lands or goods for ...
20020 estrade ESTRA'DE, n. An even or level place.
20021 estrange ESTRANGE, v.t. 1. To keep at a distance; to withdraw; to cease to frequent and be familiar ...
20022 estranged ESTRANGED, pp. Withdrawn; withheld; alienated.
20023 estrangement ESTRANGEMENT, n. Alienation; a keeping at a distance; removal; voluntary abstraction; as an ...
20024 estranging ESTRANGING, ppr. Alienating; withdrawing; keeping at or removing to a distance.
20025 estrapade ESTRAPA'DE, n. The defense of a horse that will not obey, and which, to get rid of his rider, ...
20026 estray ESTRA'Y, v.i. To stray. [See Stray.]ESTRA'Y, n. A tame beast, as a horse, ox or sheep, which is ...
20027 estreat ESTRE'AT, n. [L. extractum, extraho, to draw out.]In law, a true copy or duplicate of an original ...
20028 estreated ESTRE'ATED, pp. Extracted; copied.
20029 estrepement ESTRE'PEMENT, n. [Eng. to strip.] In law, spoil; waste; a stripping of land by a tenant, to the ...
20030 estrich ES'TRICH, n. The ostrich, which see.
20031 estuance ES'TUANCE, n. [L. oestus.] Heat. [Not in use.]
20032 estuary ES'TUARY, n. [L. oestuarium, from oestuo, to boil or foam, oestus, heat, fury, storm.]1. An arm ...
20033 estuate ES'TUATE, v.i. [L. oestuo, to boil.] To boil; to swell and rage; to be agitated.
20034 estuation ESTUA'TION, n. A boiling; agitation; commotion of a fluid.
20035 esture ES'TURE, n. [L. oestuo.] Violence; commotion. [Not used.]
20036 esurient ESU'RIENT, a. [L. esuriens, esurio.] Inclined to eat; hungry.
20037 esurine ES'URINE, a. Eating; corroding. [Little used.]
20038 etch ETCH, v.t. 1. To make prints on copper-plate by means of lines or strokes first drawn, and then ...
20039 etched ETCH'ED, pp. Marked and corroded by nitric acid.
20040 etching ETCH'ING, ppr. Marking or making prints with nitric acid.ETCH'ING, n. The impression taken from ...
20041 eteostic ETEOS'TIC, n. [Gr. true, and a verse.]A chronogrammatical composition.
20042 eter BAROM,'ETER, n. [Gr.weight, and measure.]An instrument for measuring the weight or pressure of the ...
20043 etern ETERN', a. Eternal; perpetual; endless. [Not used.]
20044 eternal ETER'NAL, a. [L. oeternus, composed of oevum and ternus, oeviternus, Varro. The origin of the ...
20045 eternalist ETER'NALIST, n. One who holds the past existence of the world to be infinite.
20046 eternalize ETER'NALIZE, v.t. To make eternal; to give endless duration to. [We now use eternize.]
20047 eternally ETER'NALLY, adv. Without beginning or end of duration, or without end only.1. Unchangeably; ...
20048 eternity ETER'NITY, n. [L. oeternitas.] Duration or continuance without beginning or end.By repeating the ...
20049 eternize ETER'NIZE, v.t. [Low L. oeterno.]1. To make endless.2. To continue the existence or duration of ...
20050 eternized ETER'NIZED, pp. Made endless; immortalized.
20051 eternizing ETER'NIZING, ppr. Giving endless duration to; immortalizing.
20052 etesian ETE'SIAN, a. ete'zhan. [L. etesius; Gr. a year.]Stated; blowing at stated times of the year; ...
20053 ethe ETHE, a. Easy.
20054 ethel E'THEL, a. Noble.
20055 ether E'THER, n. [L. oether; Gr. to burn, to shine; Eng. weather.]1. A thin, subtil matter, much finer ...
20056 ethereal ETHE'REAL, a. Formed of ether; containing or filled with ether; as ethereal space; ethereal ...
20057 ethereous ETHE'REOUS, a. Formed of ether; heavenly.
20058 etherialize ETHERIALIZE, v.t. To convert into ether, or into a very subtil fluid.
20059 etherialized ETHERIALIZED, pp. Converted into ether or a very subtil fluid; as an etherialized and incorporeal ...
20060 etherize E'THERIZE, v.t. To convert into ether.
20061 etherized E'THERIZED, pp. Converted into ether.
20062 etherizing E'THERIZING, ppr. Converting into ether.
20063 ethic ETH'IC
20064 ethical ETH'ICAL, a. [L. ethicus; Gr. manners.]Relating to manners or morals; treating of morality; ...
20065 ethically ETH'ICALLY, adv. According to the doctrines of morality.
20066 ethics ETH'ICS, n. The doctrines of morality or social manners; the science of moral philosophy, which ...
20067 ethmoid ETH'MOID
20068 et