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STED, STEDFAST. [See Stead.]


steddily

STEADILY, STEDDILY, adv.

1. With firmness of standing or position; without tottering, shaking or leaning. He kept his arm steddily directed to the object.

2. Without wavering, inconstancy or irregularity; without deviating. He steddily pursues his studies.

steddiness

STEADINESS, STEDDINESS, n.

1. Firmness of standing or position; a state of being not tottering or easily moved or shaken. A man stands with steddiness; he walks with steddiness.

2. Firmness of mind or purpose; constancy; resolution. We say, a man has steddiness of mind, steddiness in opinion, steddiness in the pursuit of objects.

3. Consistent uniform conduct.

Steddiness is a point of prudence as well as of courage.

steddy

STEADY, STEDDY, a.

1. Firm in standing or position; fixed; not tottering or shaking; applicable to any object.

2. Constant in mind, purpose or pursuit; not fickle, changeable or wavering; not easily moved or persuaded to alter a purpose; as a man steddy in his principles, steddy in his purpose, steddy in the pursuit of an object, steddy in his application to business.

3. Regular; constant; undeviating; uniform; as the steddy course of the sun. Steer the ship a steddy course. A large river runs with a steddy stream.

4. Regular; not fluctuating; as a steddy breeze of wind.

STEADY, STEDDY, v.t. To hold or keep from shaking, reeling or falling; to support; to make or keep firm. Steddy my hand.


stedfast

STEADFAST, STEDFAST, a. [stead and fast.]

1. Fast fixed; firm; firmly fixed or established; as the stedfast globe of earth.

2. Constant; firm; resolute; not fickle or wavering.

Abide stedfast to thy neighbor in the time of his trouble.

Him resist, sted fast in the faith. 1 Peter 5.

3. Steady; as stedfast sight.

stedfastly

STEADFASTLY, STEDFASTLY, adv. Firmly; with constancy or steadiness of mind.

Steadfastly believe that whatever God has revealed is infallibly true.

stedfastness

STEADFASTNESS, STEDFASTNESS, n.

1. Firmness of standing; fixedness in place.

2. Firmness of mind or purpose; fixedness in principle; constancy; resolution; as the stedfastness of faith. He adhered to his opinions with steadfastness.

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blind

BLIND, a.

1. Destitute of the sense of seeing, either by natural defect, or by deprivation;not having sight.

2. Not having the faculty of discernment; destitute of intellectual light; unable to understand or judge; ignorant; as authors are blind to their own defects.

Blind should be followed by to; but it is followed by of, in the phrase,blind of an eye.

3. Unseen;; out of public view; private; dark; sometimes implying contempt or censure; as a blind corner.

4. Dark; obscure; not easy to be found; not easily discernible; as a blind path.

5. Heedless; inconsiderate; undeliberating.

This plan is recommended neither to blind approbation or blind reprobation.

6. In scripture, blind implies not only want of discernment, but moral depravity.

BLIND, v.t. To make blind; to deprive of sight.

1. To darken; to obscure to the eye.

Such darkness blinds the sky.

2. To darken the understanding; as, to blind the mind.

3. To darken or obscure to the understanding.

He endeavored to blind and confound the controversy.

4. To eclipse.

BLIND, or BLINDE, See Blend, an ore.

BLIND, n. Something to hinder the sight.

Civility casts a blind over the duty.

1. Something to mislead the eye or the understanding; as, one thing serves as a blind for another.

2. A screen; a cover; as a blind for a window, or for a horse.

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yielded

YIELDED, pp. Produced; afforded; conceded; allowed; resigned; surrendered.

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Noah Webster, the Father of American Christian education, wrote the first American dictionary and established a system of rules to govern spelling, grammar, and reading. This master linguist understood the power of words, their definitions, and the need for precise word usage in communication to maintain independence. Webster used the Bible as the foundation for his definitions.

This standard reference tool will greatly assist students of all ages in their studies.

No other dictionary compares with the Webster's 1828 dictionary. The English language has changed again and again and in many instances has become corrupt. The American Dictionary of the English Language is based upon God's written word, for Noah Webster used the Bible as the foundation for his definitions. This standard reference tool will greatly assist students of all ages in their studies. From American History to literature, from science to the Word of God, this dictionary is a necessity. For homeschoolers as well as avid Bible students it is easy, fast, and sophisticated.


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