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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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37560

o
O is the fifteenth letter, and the fourth vowel in the English Alphabet. The shape of this letter ...

37561

oaf
OAF, n. [said to be a corruption of ouph or elf, a fairy or demon, and to denote a foolish child ...

37562

oafish
OAFISH, a. Stupid; dull; doltish. [Little used.]

37563

oafishness
OAFISHNESS, n. Stupidity; dullness; folly. [Little used.]

37564

oak
OAK, n. [It is probably that the first syllable, oak, was originally an adjective expressing some ...

37565

oak-apple
OAK-APPLE, n. A kind of spungy excrescence on oak leaves or tender branches, &c. produced in ...

37566

oaken
OAKEN, a. o'kn.1. Made of oak or consisting of oak; as an oaken plank or bench; an oaken bower.2. ...

37567

oakenpin
OAKENPIN, n. An apple; so called from its hardness.

37568

oakling
OAKLING, n. A young oak.

37569

oakum
OAKUM, n. The substance of old ropes untwisted and pulled into loose hemp; used for caulking the ...

37570

oaky
OAKY, a. [from oak.] Hard; firm; strong.

37571

oar
OAR, n. An instrument for rowing boats, being a piece of timber round or square at one end, and ...

37572

oary
OARY, a. Having the form or use of an oar; as the swan's oary feet.

37573

oast
OAST,

37574

oat
OAT, n. A plant of the genus Avena, and more usually, the seed of the plant. The word is commonly ...

37575

oat-thistle
OAT-THISTLE, n. A plant. [Not used.]

37576

oatcake
OATCAKE, n. A cake made of the meal of oats.

37577

oaten
OATEN, a. o'tn. 1. Made of oatmeal; as oaten cakes.2. Consisting of an oat straw or stem; as an ...

37578

oath
OATH, n. A solemn affirmation or declaration, made with an appeal to God for the truth of what is ...

37579

oathable
OATHABLE, a. Capable of having an oath administered to. [Not used.]

37580

oathbreaking
OATHBREAKING, n. The violation of an oath; perjury.

37581

oatmalt
OATMALT, n. Malt made of oats.

37582

oatmeal
OATMEAL, n. 1. Meal of oats produced by grinding or pounding.2. A plant. [Not used.]

37583

ob
OB, a Latin preposition, signifies primarily, in front, before, and hence against, towards; as in ...

37584

obambulate
OBAM'BULATE, v.i. [L. obambulo.] To walk about. [Not used.]

37585

obambulation
OBAMBULA'TION, n. A walking about. [Not used.]

37586

obbligato
OBBLIGA'TO, an. A term in music, signifying on purpose for the instrument named.

37587

obcordate
OBCORD'ATE, a. [L. from ob and cor, the heart.]In botany, shaped like a heart, with the apex ...

37588

obdormition
OBDORMI'TION, n. [L. obdormio, to sleep.] Sleep; sound sleep. [Little used.]

37589

obduce
OBDU'CE, v.t. [L. obduco; ob and duco, to lead.] To draw over, as a covering. [Little used.]

37590

obduct
OBDUCT', v.t. [L. obduco.] To draw over; to cover. [Not in use.]

37591

obduction
OBDUC'TION, n. [L. obductio.] The act of drawing over, as a covering; the act of laying over. ...

37592

obduracy
OB'DURACY, n. [See Obdurate.] Invincible hardness of heart; impenitence that cannot be subdued; ...

37593

obdurate
OB'DURATE, a. [L. obduro, to harden; ob and duro.]1. Hardened in heart; inflexibly hard; ...

37594

obdurately
OB'DURATELY, adv. Stubbornly; inflexibly; with obstinate impenitence.

37595

obdurateness
OB'DURATENESS, n. Stubbornness; inflexible persistence in sin.

37596

obduration
OBDURA'TION, n. The hardening of the heart; hardness of heart; stubbornness.

37597

obdure
OBDU'RE, v.t. [L. obduro.] 1. To harden; to render obstinate in sin. [Little used.]2. To ...

37598

obdured
OBDU'RED, pp. or a. Hardened; inflexible; impenitent.

37599

obduredness
OBDU'REDNESS, n. Hardness of heart; stubbornness. [Little used.]

37600

obedience
OBE'DIENCE, n. [L. obedientia. See Obey.]Compliance with a command, prohibition or known law and ...

37601

obedient
OBE'DIENT, a. [L. obediens.] Submissive to authority; yielding compliance with commands, orders ...

37602

obediential
OBEDIEN'TIAL, a. According to the rule of obedience; in compliance with commands; as obediential ...

37603

obediently
OBE'DIENTLY, adv. With obedience; with due submission to commands; with submission or compliance ...

37604

obeisance
OBE'ISANCE, n. [L. obedio.]A bow or courtesy; an act of reverence made by an inclination of the ...

37605

obeliscal
OBELIS'CAL, a. In the form of an obelisk.

37606

obelisk
OB'ELISK, n. [L. obeliscus; Gr. a spit.]1. A truncated, quadrangular and slender pyramid ...

37607

obequitate
OBEQ'UITATE, v.i. [L. obequito; ob and equito, to ride; equus, a horse.] To ride about. [Not ...

37608

obequitation
OBEQUITA'TION, n. The act of riding about. [Not used.]

37609

oberration
OBERRA'TION, n. [L. oberro; ob and erro, to wander.] The act of wandering about. [Little used.]

37610

obese
OBE'SE, a. [L. obesus.] Fat; fleshy. [Little used.]

37611

obeseness
OBE'SENESS,

37612

obesity
OBES'ITY, n. [L. obesitas.] Fatness; fleshiness; incumbrance of flesh.

37613

obey
OBEY, v.t. [L. obedio; Gr.]1. To comply with the commands, orders or instructions of a superior, ...

37614

obeyed
OBEYED, pp. Complied with; performed; as a command; yielded to.

37615

obeyer
OBEYER, n. One who yields obedience.

37616

obeying
OBEYING, ppr. Complying with commands; submitting to.

37617

obfirm
OBFIRM, obferm',

37618

obfirmate
OBFIRMATE, obferm'ate. v.t. To make firm; to harden in resolution. [Not used.]

37619

obfuscate
OBFUS'CATE, v.t. [L. ob and fusco, to obscure.] To darken; to obscure.

37620

obfuscated
OBFUS'CATED, pp. Darkened in color.

37621

obfuscation
OBFUS'CATION, n. The act of darkening or rendering obscure; a clouding.Obfuscations of the cornea.

37622

obit
OB'IT, n. [L. obiit, obivit; ob and eo, to go.] Properly, death; decease; hence, funeral ...

37623

obitual
OBIT'UAL, a. [L. obeo, to die; obitus, death.] Pertaining to obits, or the days when funeral ...

37624

obituary
OBIT'UARY, n. 1. A list of the dead, or a register of obitual anniversary days, when service is ...

37625

object
OB'JECT, n. [L. objectum, objectus. See the Verb.]1. That about which any power or faculty is ...

37626

object-glass
OB'JECT-GLASS, n. In a telescope or microscope, the glass placed at the end of a tube next the ...

37627

objectable
OBJECT'ABLE, a. That may be opposed.

37628

objection
OBJEC'TION, n. [L. objectio.]1. The act of objecting.2. That which is presented in opposition; ...

37629

objectionable
OBJEC'TIONABLE, a. Justly liable to objections; such as may be objected against.

37630

objective
OBJECT'IVE, a. 1. Belonging to the object; contained in the object.Objective certainty, is when ...

37631

objectively
OBJECT'IVELY, adv. 1. In the manner of an object; as a determinate idea objectively in the ...

37632

objectiveness
OBJECT'IVENESS, n. The state of being an object.Is there such a motion or objectiveness of ...

37633

objector
OBJECT'OR, n. One that objects; one that offers arguments or reasons in opposition to a ...

37634

objurgate
OBJUR'GATE, v.t. [L. objurgo; ob and jurgo, to chide.] To chide; to reprove. [Not used.]

37635

objurgation
OBJURGA'TION, n. [L. objurgatio.] The act of chiding by way of censure; reproof; reprehension. ...

37636

objurgatory
OBJUR'GATORY, a. Containing censure or reproof; culpatory. [Little used.]

37637

oblada
OBLA'DA, n. A fish of the sparus kind, variegated with longitudinal lines, and having a large ...

37638

oblate
OBLA'TE, a. [L. oblatur, offero; ob and fero, to bear.]Flattened or depressed at the poles; as an ...

37639

oblateness
OBLA'TENESS, n. The quality or state of being oblate.

37640

oblation
OBLA'TION, n. [L. oblatio, from offero; ob and fero, to bear or bring.]Any thing offered or ...

37641

oblectate
OBLEC'TATE, v.t. [L. oblecto.] To delight; to please highly. [Not used.]

37642

oblectation
OBLECTA'TION, n. The act of pleasing highly; delight.

37643

obligate
OB'LIGATE, v.t. [L. obligo; ob and ligo, to bind.]To bind, as one's self, in a moral and legal ...

37644

obligated
OB'LIGATED, pp. Bound by contract or promise.

37645

obligating
OB'LIGATING, ppr. Bound by covenant, contract, promise or bond.

37646

obligation
OBLIGA'TION, n. [L. obligatio.]1. The binding power of a vow, promise, oath or contract, or of ...

37647

obligato
OBLIGATO. [See Obbligato.]

37648

obligatory
OB'LIGATORY, a. Binding in law or conscience; imposing duty; requiring performance or forbearance ...

37649

oblige
OBLI'GE, v.t. pronounced as written, not oblege. [L. obligo; ob and ligo, to bind.]1. To ...

37650

obliged
OBLI'GED, pp. Bound in duty or in law; compelled; constrained; favored; indebted.

37651

obligee
OBLIGEE', n. The person to whom another is bound, or the person to whom a bond is given.

37652

obligement
OBLI'GEMENT, n. Obligation. [Little used.]

37653

obliger
OBLI'GER, n. One that obliges.

37654

obliging
OBLI'GING, ppr.1. Binding in law or conscience; compelling; constraining.2. Doing a favor to.No ...

37655

obligingly
OBLI'GINGLY, adv. With civility; kindly; complaisantly.

37656

obligingness
OBLI'GINGNESS, n.1. Obligation. [Little used.]2. Civility; complaisance; disposition to exercise ...

37657

obligor
OBLIGOR', n. The person who binds himself or gives his bond to another.

37658

oblike
OBLI'KE, a. obli'ke. [L. obliquus;.]1. Deviating from a right line; not direct; not ...

37659

obliquation
OBLIQUA'TION, n. [L. obliquo, from obliquus, oblique.]1. Declination from a strait line or ...

37660

oblique
OBLI'QUE,

37661

obliquely
OBLI'QUELY, adv. 1. In a line deviating from a right line; not directly; not ...

37662

obliqueness
OBLI'QUENESS, n. Obliquity.

37663

obliquity
OBLIQ'UITY, n. [L. obliquitas.]1. Deviation from a right line; deviation from parallelism or ...

37664

obliterate
OBLIT'ERATE, v.t. [L. oblitero; ob and litera, letter.]1. To efface; to erase or blot out any ...

37665

obliterated
OBLIT'ERATED, pp. Effaced; erased; worn out; destroyed.

37666

obliterating
OBLIT'ERATING, ppr. Effacing; wearing out; destroying.

37667

obliteration
OBLITERA'TION, n. The act of effacing; effacement; a blotting out or wearing out; extinction.

37668

oblivion
OBLIV'ION, n. [L. oblivio.]1. Forgetfulness; cessation of remembrance.Among our crimes oblivion ...

37669

oblivious
OBLIV'IOUS, a. [L. obliviosus.]1. Causing forgetfulness.The oblivious calm of indifference.Behold ...

37670

oblocutor
OB'LOCUTOR, n. A gainsayer. [Not in use.]

37671

oblong
OB'LONG, a. [L. oblongus.] Longer than broad.OB'LONG, n. A figure or solid which is longer than ...

37672

oblong-ovate
OBLONG-OVATE, a. In botany, between oblong and ovate, but inclined to the latter.

37673

oblongish
OB'LONGISH, a. Somewhat oblong.

37674

oblongly
OB'LONGLY, a. In an oblong form.

37675

oblongness
OB'LONGNESS, n. The state of being longer than broad.

37676

obloquious
OBLO'QUIOUS, a. [See Obloquy.] Containing obloquy; reproachful. [Little used.]

37677

obloquy
OB'LOQUY, n. [L. obloquor; ob and loquor, to speak.]1. Censorious speech; reproachful language; ...

37678

obluctation
OBLUCTA'TION, n. [L. obluctor; ob and luctor, to struggle.]A struggling or striving against; ...

37679

obmutescence
OBMUTES'CENCE, n. [L. obmutesco, to be silent.]1. Loss of speech; silence,2. A keeping silence.

37680

obnoxious
OBNOX'IOUS, a. [L. obnoxius; ob and noxius, hurtful, from noceo.]1. Subject; answerable.The ...

37681

obnoxiously
OBNOX'IOUSLY, adv. 1. In a state of subjection or liability.2. Reprehensibly; odiously; ...

37682

obnoxiousness
OBNOX'IOUSNESS, n.1. Subjection or liableness to punishment.2. Odiousness; offensiveness. The ...

37683

obnubilate
OBNU'BILATE, v.t. [L. obnubilor; ob and nubilo; nubes, mist, cloud.] To cloud; to obscure.

37684

obnubilation
OBNUBILA'TION, n. The act or operation of making dark or obscure.

37685

obole
OB'OLE, n. [L. obolus.] In pharmacy, the weight of ten grains or half a scruple.

37686

obolus
OB'OLUS, n. [L. from G.] A small silver coin of Athens, the sixth part of a drachma, about two ...

37687

obovate
OBO'VATE, a. In botany, inversely ovate; having the narrow end downward; as an obovate leaf.

37688

obreption
OBREP'TION, n. [L. obrepo; ob and repo, to creep.]The act of creeping on with secrecy or by ...

37689

obreptitious
OBREPTI'TIOUS, a. [supra.] Done or obtained by surprise; with secrecy or by concealment of the ...

37690

obscene
OBSCE'NE, a. [L. obscaenus.]1. Offensive to chastity and delicacy; impure; expressing or ...

37691

obscenely
OBSCE'NELY, adv. In a manner offensive to chastity or purity; impurely; unchastely.

37692

obsceneness
OBSCE'NENESS,

37693

obscenity
OBSCEN'ITY, n. [L. obscaenitas.]1. Impurity in expression or representation; that quality in ...

37694

obscuration
OBSCURA'TION, n. [L. obscuratio.] 1. The act of darkening.2. The state of being darkened or ...

37695

obscure
OBSCU'RE, a. [L. obscurus.]1. Dark; destitute of light.Whoso curseth his father or mother, his ...

37696

obscurely
OBSCU'RELY, adv.1. Darkly; not clearly; imperfectly; as an object obscurely seen; obscurely ...

37697

obscureness
OBSCU'RENESS,

37698

obscurity
OBSCU'RITY, n. [L. obscuritas.]1. Darkness; want of light.We wait for light, but behold ...

37699

obsecrate
OB'SECRATE, v.t. [L. obsecro.] To beseech; to intreat; to supplicate; to pray earnestly.

37700

obsecration
OBSECRA'TION, n.1. Intreaty; supplication.2. A figure of rhetoric, in which the orator implores ...

37701

obsequent
OB'SEQUENT, a. [L. obsequens.] Obedient; submissive to. [Little used.]

37702

obsequies
OB'SEQUIES, n. plu. [L. obsequium, complaisance, from obsequor, to follow.]Funeral rites and ...

37703

obsequious
OBSE'QUIOUS, a. [from L. obsequium, complaisance, from obsequor, to follow; ob and sequor.]1. ...

37704

obsequiously
OBSE'QUIOUSLY, adv. 1. With ready obedience; with prompt compliance.They rise and with respectful ...

37705

obsequiousness
OBSE'QUIOUSNESS, n. 1. Ready obedience; prompt compliance with the orders of a superior.2. ...

37706

observable
OBSERV'ABLE, a. s as z. [See Observe.]1. That may be observed or noticed.2. Worthy of ...

37707

observably
OBSERV'ABLY, adv. s as z. In a manner worthy of note.

37708

observance
OBSERV'ANCE, n. s as z.1. The act of observing; the act of keeping or adhering to in practice; ...

37709

observanda
OBSERVAND'A, n. plu. s as z. [L.] Things to be observed.

37710

observant
OBSERV'ANT, a. s as z.1. Taking notice; attentively viewing or noticing; as an observant spectator ...

37711

observation
OBSERVA'TION, n. s as z. [L. observatio. See Observe.]1. The act of observing or taking notice; ...

37712

observator
OBSERVA'TOR, n. s as z.1. One that observes or takes notice.2. A remarker.

37713

observatory
OBSERV'ATORY, n s as z.A place or building for making observations on the heavenly bodies; as the ...

37714

observe
OBSERVE, v.t. obzerv'. [L. observo; ob and servo, to keep or hold. The sense is to hold in view, ...

37715

observed
OBSERV'ED, pp. s as z. 1. Noticed by the eye or the mind.2. Kept religiously; celebrated; ...

37716

observer
OBSERV'ER, n. s as z.1. One who observes; one that takes notice; particularly, one who looks to ...

37717

observing
OBSERV'ING, ppr. s as z.1. Taking notice by the eye or the intellect.2. Remarking.3. Keeping; ...

37718

observingly
OBSERV'INGLY, adv. s as z. Attentively; carefully; with close observation.

37719

obsess
OBSESS', v.t. [L. obsideo, obsessus; ob and sedeo, to sit.] To besiege. [Not used.]

37720

obsession
OBSESS'ION, n. [L. obsessio.] The act of besieging; the first attack of Satan antecedent to ...

37721

obsidian
OBSID'IAN, n. A mineral of two kinds, translucent and transparent. The translucent has a velvet ...

37722

obsidional
OBSID'IONAL, a. [L. obsidionalis; ob and sedeo, to sit.] Pertaining to a siege.

37723

obsignate
OB'SIGNATE, v.t. [L. obsigno; ob and signo, to seal.] To seal up; to ratify. [Little used.]

37724

obsignation
OBSIGNA'TION, n. The act of sealing; ratification by sealing; confirmation.

37725

obsignatory
OBSIG'NATORY, a. Ratifying; confirming by sealing.

37726

obsolescent
OBSOLES'CENT, a. [L. obsolesco, to go out of use.]Going out of use; passing into desuetude.All the ...

37727

obsolete
OBSOLE'TE, a. [L. obsoletus.]1. Gone into disuse; disused; neglected; as an obsolete word; an ...

37728

obsoleteness
OBSOLE'TENESS, n. 1. The state of being neglected in use; a state of desuetude.2. In botany, ...

37729

obstacle
OB'STACLE, n. [L. obsto, to withstand; ob and sto.]That which opposes; any thing that stands in ...

37730

obstancy
OB'STANCY, n. [L. obstantia; ob and sto.] Opposition; impediment; obstruction. [Not used.]

37731

obstetric
OBSTET'RIC, a. [L. obstetrix, a midwife; ob and sto, to stand before.]Pertaining to midwifery, or ...

37732

obstetricate
OBSTET'RICATE, v.i. [See Obstetric.] To perform the office of a midwife. [Little ...

37733

obstetrication
OBSTETRICA'TION, n. 1. The act of assisting as a midwife.2. The office of a midwife.

37734

obstetrician
OBSTETRI'CIAN, n. One skilled in the art of assisting women in parturition.

37735

obstetrics
OBSTET'RICS, n. The art of assisting women in parturition; midwifery.

37736

obstinacy
OB'STINACY, n. [L. obstinatio, from obsto, to stand against, to oppose; ob and sto.]1. A ...

37737

obstinate
OB'STINATE, a. [L. obstinatus.] 1. Stubborn; pertinaciously adhering to an opinion or purpose; ...

37738

obstinately
OB'STINATELY, adv. Stubbornly; pertinaciously; with fixedness of purpose not to be shaken, or not ...

37739

obstinateness
OB'STINATENESS, n. Stubbornness; pertinacity in opinion or purpose; fixed determination.

37740

obstipation
OBSTIPA'TION, n. [L. obstipo; ob and stipo, to crowd.]1. The act of stopping up; as a passage.2. ...

37741

obstreperous
OBSTREP'EROUS, a. [L. obstreperus, from obstrepo, to roar; ob and strepo.]Loud; noisy; clamorous; ...

37742

obstreperously
OBSTREP'EROUSLY, adv. Loudly; clamorously; with tumultuous noise.

37743

obstreperousness
OBSTREP'EROUSNESS, n. Loudness; clamor; noisy turbulence.

37744

obstriction
OBSTRIC'TION, n. [L. obstrictus, obstringo; ob and stringo, to strain.]Obligation; bond.

37745

obstruct
OBSTRUCT', v.t. [L. obstruo; ob and struo, to set.]1. To block up; to stop up or close; as a way ...

37746

obstructed
OBSTRUCT'ED, pp.1. Blocked up; stopped; as a passage.2. Hindered; impeded; as progress.3. ...

37747

obstructer
OBSTRUCT'ER, n. One that obstructs or hinders.

37748

obstructing
OBSTRUCT'ING, ppr. Blocking up; stopping; impeding; interrupting.

37749

obstruction
OBSTRUC'TION, n. [L. obstructio.]1. The act of obstructing.2. Obstacle; impediment; any thing ...

37750

obstructive
OBSTRUCT'IVE, a. Presenting obstacles; hindering; causing impediment.OBSTRUCT'IVE, n. Obstacle; ...

37751

obstruent
OB'STRUENT, a. [L. obstruens.] Blocking up; hindering.OB'STRUENT, n. Any thing that obstructs ...

37752

obstupefaction
OBSTUPEFAC'TION, n. [L. obstupefacio.] The act of making stupid or insensible. [See ...

37753

obstupefactive
OBSTUPEFAC'TIVE, a. [L. obstupefacio.] Stupefying; rendering insensible, torpid or inert. ...

37754

obtain
OBTA'IN, v.t. [L. obtineo; ob and teneo, to hold.]1. To get; to gain; to procure; in a general ...

37755

obtainable
OBTA'INABLE, a. That may be obtained; that may be procured or gained.

37756

obtained
OBTA'INED, pp. Gained; procured; acquired.

37757

obtainer
OBTA'INER, n. One who obtains.

37758

obtaining
OBTA'INING, ppr. Gaining; procuring; acquiring.

37759

obtainment
OBTA'INMENT, n. The act of obtaining.

37760

obtend
OBTEND', v.t. [L. obtendo; ob and tendo; literally, to stretch against or before.]1. To oppose; ...

37761

obtenebration
OBTENEBRA'TION, n. [from L. ob and tenebrae, darkness.]A darkening; act of darkening; darkness.In ...

37762

obtension
OBTEN'SION, n. The act of obtending. [Not used.]

37763

obtest
OBTEST', v.t. [L. obtestor; ob and testor, to witness. To beseech; to supplicate. Obtest his ...

37764

obtestation
OBTESTA'TION, n.1. Supplication; entreaty.2. Solemn injunction.

37765

obtesting
OBTEST'ING, ppr. Beseeching; supplicating.

37766

obtrectation
OBTRECTA'TION, n. [L. obtrectatio, from obtrecto; ob and tracto.]Slander; detraction; calumny. ...

37767

obtrude
OBTRU'DE, v.t. [L. obltrudo; ob and trudo, Eng. to thrust.]1. To thrust in or on; to throw, crowd ...

37768

obtruded
OBTRU'DED, pp. Thrust in by force or unsolicited.

37769

obtruder
OBTRU'DER, n. One who obtrudes.

37770

obtruding
OBTRU'DING, ppr. Thrusting in or on; entering uninvited.

37771

obtruncate
OBTRUN'CATE, v.t. [L. obtrunco; ob and trunco, to cut off.]To deprive of a limb; to lop. [Little ...

37772

obtruncation
OBTRUNCA'TION, n. The act of lopping or cutting off. [Little used.]

37773

obtrusion
OBTRU'SION, n. s as z. [L. obtrudo, obtrusus.]The act of obtruding; a thrusting upon others by ...

37774

obtrusive
OBTRU'SIVE, a. Disposed to obtrude any thing upon others; inclined to intrude or thrust one's self ...

37775

obtrusively
OBTRU'SIVELY, adv. By way of obtrusion or thrusting upon others, or entering unsolicited.

37776

obtund
OBTUND', v.t. [L. obtundo; ob and tundo, to beat.]To dull; to blunt; to quell; to deaden; to ...

37777

obturation
OBTURA'TION, n. [L. obturatus, from obturo, to stop up.]The act of stopping by spreading over or ...

37778

obturator
OB'TURATOR, n. In anatomy, the obturators are muscles which rise from the outer and inner side of ...

37779

obtusangular
OBTUSANG'ULAR, a. [obtuse and angular.]Having angles that are obtuse, or larger than right angles.

37780

obtuse
OBTU'SE, a. [L. obtusus, from obtundo, to beat against.]1. Blunt; not pointed or acute. Applied ...

37781

obtusely
OBTU'SELY, adv. 1. Without a sharp point.2. Dully; stupidly.

37782

obtuseness
OBTU'SENESS, n.1. Bluntness; as the obtuseness of an edge or a point.2. Dullness; want of quick ...

37783

obtusion
OBTU'SION, n. s as z. 1. The act of making blunt.2. The state of being dulled or blunted; as the ...

37784

obumbrate
OBUM'BRATE, v.t. [L. obumbro; ob and umbra, a shade.]To shade; to darken; to cloud. [Little ...

37785

obumbration
OBUMBRA'TION, n. The act of darkening or obscuring.

37786

obvention
OBVEN'TION, n. [L. obvenio, ob and venio, to come.]Something occasional; that which happens not ...

37787

obversant
OBVERS'ANT, a. [L. obversans, obversor; ob and versor, to turn.]Conversant; familiar. [Not used.]

37788

obverse
OBVERSE, a. obvers'. In botany, having the base narrower than the top; as a leaf.

37789

obvert
OBVERT', v.t. [L. obverto; ob and verto, to turn.] To turn towards.

37790

obverted
OBVERT'ED, pp. Turned towards.

37791

obverting
OBVERT'ING, ppr. Turning towards.

37792

obviate
OB'VIATE, v.t. [L. obvius; ob and via, way.]Properly, to meet in the way; to oppose; hence, to ...

37793

obviated
OB'VIATED, pp. Removed, as objections or difficulties.

37794

obviating
OB'VIATING, ppr. Removing, as objections in reasoning or planning.

37795

obvious
OB'VIOUS, a. [L. obvus. See the Verb.]1. Meeting; opposed in front.I to the evil turn my obvious ...

37796

obviously
OB'VIOUSLY, adv. 1. Evidently; plainly; apparently; manifestly. Men do not always pursue what is ...

37797

obviousness
OB'VIOUSNESS, n. State of being plain or evident to the eye or the mind.

37798

obvolute
OB'VOLUTE,

37799

obvoluted
OB'VOLUTED, a. [L. obvolutus, obvolvo; ob and volvo, to roll.] In botany, obvolute foliation is ...

37800

occasion
OCCA'SION, n. s as z. [L. occasio, from oceido, to fall; ob and cado.]1. Properly, a falling, ...

37801

occasionable
OCCA'SIONABLE, a. s as z. That may be caused or occasioned. [Little used.]

37802

occasional
OCCA'SIONAL, a. s as z.1. Incidental; casual; occurring at times, but not regular or systematic; ...

37803

occasionally
OCCA'SIONALLY, adv. s as z. According to incidental exigence; at times, as convenience requires ...

37804

occasioned
OCCA'SIONED, pp. s as z. Caused incidentally; caused; produced.

37805

occasioner
OCCA'SIONER, n. s as z. One that causes or produces, either incidentally or otherwise.He was the ...

37806

occasioning
OCCA'SIONING, ppr. s as z. Causing incidentally or otherwise.

37807

occasive
OCCA'SIVE, a. Falling; descending; western; pertaining to the setting sun.Amplitude is ortive or ...

37808

occecation
OCCECA'TION, n. [L. occaecatio; ob and caeco, to blind.]The act of making blind. [Little used.]

37809

occident
OC'CIDENT, n. [L. occidens, occido, to fall; ob and cade.]The west; the western quarter of the ...

37810

occidental
OCCIDENT'AL, a. [L. occidentalis.] Western; opposed to oriental; pertaining to the western ...

37811

occiduous
OCCID'UOUS, a. [L. occido, occiduus.] Western. [Little used.]

37812

occipital
OCCIP'ITAL, a. [from L. occiput, the back part of the heat; ob and caput.]Pertaining to the back ...

37813

occiput
OC'CIPUT, n. [L. ob and caput, head.] The hinder part of the head, or that part of the skull ...

37814

occision
OCCIS'ION, n. s as z. [L. occisio, from occido, to kill; ob and caedo.]A killing; the act of ...

37815

occlude
OCCLU'DE, v.t. [L. occludo; ob and cludo, claudo, to shut.]To shut up; to close. [Little used.]

37816

occluse
OCCLU'SE, a. [L. occlusus.] Shut; closed. [Little used.]

37817

occlusion
OCCLU'SION, n. s as z. [L. occlusio.] a shutting up; a closing.[This is an elegant word, though ...

37818

occult
OCCULT', a. [L. occultus, occulo; ob and celo, to conceal.]Hidden from the eye or understanding; ...

37819

occultation
OCCULTA'TION, n. [L. occultatio.]1. a hiding; also, the time a star or planet is hid from our ...

37820

occulted
OCCULT'ED, a. Hid; secret. [Not used.]

37821

occultness
OCCULT'NESS, n. the state of being concealed from view; secretness.

37822

occupancy
OC'CUPANCY, n. [L. occupo, to take or seize; ob and capio, to seize.]1. The act of taking ...

37823

occupant
OC'CUPANT, n.1. He that occupies or takes possession; he that has possession.2. In law, one that ...

37824

occupate
OC'CUPATE, v.t. [L. occupo.] To hold; to possess; to take up. [Not used.]

37825

occupation
OCCUPA'TION, n. [L. occupatio.] 1. The act of taking possession.2. Possession; a holding or ...

37826

occupier
OC'CUPIER, n.1. One that occupies or takes possession.2. One who holds possession.3. One who ...

37827

occupy
OC'CUPY, v.t. [L. occupo; ob and capio, to seize or take.]1. To take possession. The person who ...

37828

occupying
OC'CUPYING, ppr. Taking or keeping possession; employing.

37829

occur
OCCUR', v.i. [L. occurro; ob and curro, to run.]1. Primarily, to meet; to strike against; to ...

37830

occurrence
OCCUR'RENCE, n. 1. Literally, a coming or happening; hence, any incident or accidental event; ...

37831

occurrent
OCCUR'RENT, n. Incident; any thing that happens. Obs.

37832

occursion
OCCUR'SION, n. [L. occursio, from occurro, to meet.] A meeting of bodies; a clash.

37833

ocean
OCEAN, n. o'shun. [L. oceanus; Gr.; Heb. to encompass, whence a circle. This is probably an ...

37834

oceanic
OCEANIC, a. oshean'ic. Pertaining to the ocean.

37835

ocellated
O'CELLATED, a. [L. ocellatus, from ocellus, a little eye.]1. Resembling an eye.2. Formed with ...

37836

ocelot
O'CELOT, n. the Mexican panther.

37837

ocher
O'CHER, n. [L. ochra; Gr. from pale.]A variety of clay deeply colored by the oxyd of iron. Its ...

37838

ocherous
O'CHEROUS, a. 1. Consisting of ocher; as ocherous matter.2. Resembling ocher; as an ocherous ...

37839

ochimy
OCH'IMY, n. [corrupted from alchimy.] A mixed base metal.

37840

ochlocracy
OCHLOC'RACY, n. [Gr. the people or a multitude, and to govern.]A form of government in which the ...

37841

ochrey
O'CHREY, a. Partaking of ocher. [Not used.]

37842

ochroits
OCH'ROITS, n. Cerite.

37843

ocra
O'CRA, n. A viscous vegetable substance in the West Indies, used in soups, &c.It is obtained by ...

37844

octachord
OC'TACHORD, n. an instrument or system of eight sounds.

37845

octagon
OC'TAGON, n. [Gr. eight and angle.]1. In geometry, a figure of eight sides and eight angles. ...

37846

octagonal
OCTAG'ONAL, a. Having eight sides and eight angles.

37847

octahedral
OCTAHE'DRAL, a. [See octahedron.] Having eight equal sides.

37848

octahedrite
OCTAHE'DRITE, n. Pyramidical ore of titanium.

37849

octahedron
OCTAHE'DRON, n. [Gr. eight and a base.]In geometry, a solid contained by eight equal and ...

37850

octander
OCTAN'DER, n. [Gr. eight, and a male.] In botany, a plant having eight stamens.

37851

octandrian
OCTAN'DRIAN, n. Having eight stamens.

37852

octangular
OCTAN'GULAR, a. [L. octo, eight, and angular.] Having eight angles.

37853

octant
OC'TANT, n. [L. octans, an eighth part, from octo, eight.]In astronomy, that aspect of two planets ...

37854

octave
OC'TAVE, a. [infra.] Denoting eight.OC'TAVE, n. [L. octavus, eighth.]1. The eighth day after a ...

37855

octavo
OCTA'VO, n. [L. octavus, eighth.] A book in which a sheet is folded into eight leaves. The word ...

37856

octennial
OCTEN'NIAL, a. [L. octo, eight, and annus, year.]1. Happening every eighth year.2. Lasting eight ...

37857

octile
OC'TILE, n. The same as octant, supra.

37858

october
OCTO'BER, n. [L. from octo, eighth; the eighth month of the primitive Roman year which began in ...

37859

octodecimal
OCTODEC'IMAL, a. [L. octo, eight, and decem, ten.]In crystallography, designating a crystal whose ...

37860

octodentate
OCTODEN'TATE, a. [L. octo, eight, and dentatus, toothed.] Having eight teeth.

37861

octofid
OC'TOFID, a. [L. octo, eight, and findo, to cleave.]In botany, cleft or separated into eight ...

37862

octogenary
OC'TOGENARY, a. [L. octogenarius, from octogeni, eighty.] Of eighty years of age.OC'TOGENARY, n. ...

37863

octolocular
OCTOLOC'ULAR, a. [L. octo, eight, and locus, place.] In botany, having eight cells for seeds.

37864

octonary
OC'TONARY, a. [L. octonarius.] Belonging to the number eight.

37865

octonocular
OCTONOC'ULAR, a. [L. octo, eight, and oculus, eye.] Having eight eyes.

37866

octopetalous
OCTOPET'ALOUS, a. [Gr. eight and a petal.] Having eight petals or flower-leaves.

37867

octoradiated
OCTORA'DIATED, a. [L. octo, eight, and radius, ray.] Having eight rays.

37868

octospermous
OCTOSPERM'OUS, a. [Gr. eight, and seed.] Containing eight seeds.

37869

octostyle
OC'TOSTYLE, n. [Gr. eight, and style.] In ancient architecture, the face of an edifice adorned ...

37870

octosyllable
OCTOSYL'LABLE, a. [L. octo, eight, and syllaba, syllable.] Consisting of eight syllables.

37871

octuple
OC'TUPLE, a. [L. octuplus; octo, eight, and plico, to fold.] Eight-fold.

37872

ocular
OC'ULAR, a. [L. ocularius, from oculus, eye.]Depending on the eye; known by the eye; received by ...

37873

ocularly
OC'ULARLY, adv. By the eye, sight or actual view.

37874

oculate
OC'ULATE, a. [L. oculatus.] Furnished with eyes; knowing by the eye.

37875

oculiform
OC'ULIFORM, a. [L. oculus, eye, and forma, form.]In the form of an eye; resembling the eye in ...

37876

oculist
OC'ULIST, n. [from L. oculus, the eye.] One skilled in diseases of the eyes, or one who professes ...

37877

odd
ODD, a. 1. Not even; not divisible into equal numbers; as one, three, five, seven, &c.Good luck ...

37878

oddity
ODD'ITY, n.1. Singularity; strangeness; as the oddity of dress, manners or shape; oddity of ...

37879

oddly
ODD'LY, adv.1. Not evenly. [Little used.]2. Strangely; unusually; irregularly; singularly; ...

37880

oddness
ODD'NESS, n.1. The state of being not even.2. Singularity; strangeness; particularity; ...

37881

odds
ODDS, n. s as z. [It is used both in the singular and plural.]1. Inequality; excess of either ...

37882

ode
ODE, n. [L. ode; Gr.] A short poem or song; a poetical composition proper to be set to music or ...

37883

odious
O'DIOUS, a. [L. odiosus, from odi, I hated, Eng. hate.]1. Hateful; deserving hatred. It ...

37884

odiously
O'DIOUSLY, adv.1. Hatefully; in a manner to deserve or excite hatred.2. Invidiously; so as to ...

37885

odiousness
O'DIOUSNESS, n.1. Hatefulness; the quality that deserves or may excite hatred; as the odiousness ...

37886

odium
O'DIUM, n. [L.]1. Hatred; dislike. This measure brought a general odium on his government.2. ...

37887

odontalgic
ODONTAL'GIC, a. [Gr. a tooth, and pain.] Pertaining to the tooth-ache.ODONTAL'GIC, n. A remedy ...

37888

odontalgy
ODONTAL'GY, n. Tooth-ache.

37889

odor
O'DOR, n. [L.] Smell; scent; fragrance; a sweet or an offensive smell; perfume.

37890

odorament
O'DORAMENT, n. [L. odoramentum.] A perfume; a strong scent.

37891

odorate
O'DORATE, a. [L. odoratus.] Scented; having a strong scent, fetid or fragrant.

37892

odorating
O'DORATING, a. Diffusing odor or scent; fragrant.

37893

odoriferous
ODORIF'EROUS, a. [L. odoriferus; odor and fero, to bear.]1. Giving scent; diffusing fragrance; ...

37894

odoriferousness
ODORIF'EROUSNESS, n. The quality of diffusing scent; fragrance; sweetness of scent.

37895

odorous
O'DOROUS, a. Sweet of scent; fragrant.

37896

odorousness
O'DOROUSNESS, n. Fragrance; the quality of diffusing scent, or of exciting the sensation of smell.

37897

oeconomical
OECONOMICAL, OECONOMY, OEDEMATOUS, OESOPHAGUS. [See Economical, Economy, Edematous, Esophagus.]

37898

oeconomy
OECONOMICAL, OECONOMY, OEDEMATOUS, OESOPHAGUS. [See Economical, Economy, Edematous, Esophagus.]

37899

oedematous
OECONOMICAL, OECONOMY, OEDEMATOUS, OESOPHAGUS. [See Economical, Economy, Edematous, Esophagus.]

37900

oeiliad
OEILIAD, n. A glance; a wink.

37901

oer
O'ER, contracted from over, which see.

37902

oesophagus
OECONOMICAL, OECONOMY, OEDEMATOUS, OESOPHAGUS. [See Economical, Economy, Edematous, Esophagus.]

37903

of
OF, prep. ov. [Gr.]1. From or out of; proceeding from, as the cause, source, means, author or ...

37904

off
OFF, a. auf. Most distant; as the off horse in a team.

37905

offal
OF'FAL, n.1. Waste meat; the parts of an animal butchered which are unfit for use or rejected.2. ...

37906

offend
OFFEND', v.t. [L. offendo; of and fendo, obs. to strike, hit, meet, or thrust against. We use the ...

37907

offended
OFFEND'ED, pp. Displeased.

37908

offender
OFFEND'ER, n. One that offends; one that violates any law, divine or human; a criminal; a ...

37909

offending
OFFEND'ING, ppr. Displeasing; making angry; causing to stumble; committing sin.

37910

offendress
OFFEND'RESS, n. A female that offends.

37911

offense
OFFENSE, n. offens'. [L. offensus, offensa.]1. Displeasure; anger, or moderate anger. He gave ...

37912

offenseful
OFFENSEFUL, a. offens'ful. Giving displeasure; injurious. [Not used.]

37913

offenseless
OFFENSELESS, a. offens'less. Unoffending; innocent; inoffensive.

37914

offensive
OFFENS'IVE, a. 1. Causing displeasure or some degree of anger; displeasing. All sin is offensive ...

37915

offensively
OFFENS'IVELY, adv.1. In a manner to give displeasure; as language offensively harsh or ...

37916

offensiveness
OFFENS'IVENESS, n. 1. The quality that offends or displeases; as the offensiveness of rude ...

37917

offer
OF'FER, v.t. [L. offero; ob and fero, to bring.]1. Literally, to bring to or before; hence, to ...

37918

offerable
OF'FERABLE, a. That may be offered.

37919

offered
OF'FERED, pp. Presented for acceptance or rejection; presented in worship or devotion; immolated; ...

37920

offerer
OF'FERER, n. One that offers; one that sacrifices or dedicates in worship.

37921

offering
OF'FERING, ppr. Presenting; proposing; sacrificing; bidding; presenting to the eye or ...

37922

offertory
OF'FERTORY, n. The act of offering, or the thing offered. [Little used.]1. Offertory was ...

37923

offerture
OF'FERTURE, n. Offer; proposal. [Not used.]

37924

office
OF'FICE, n. [L. officium; ob and facio, to make or do.]1. A particular duty, charge or trust ...

37925

officer
OF'FICER, n. A person commissioned or authorized to perform any public duty. Officers are civil, ...

37926

officered
OF'FICERED, pp. Furnished with officers.

37927

official
OFFI'CIAL, a. 1. Pertaining to an office or public trust. The secretary is engaged in official ...

37928

officially
OFFI'CIALLY, adv. By the proper officer; by virtue of the proper authority; in pursuance of the ...

37929

officialty
OFFI'CIALTY, n. The charge or office of an official.

37930

officiate
OFFI'CIATE, v.t.1. To act as an officer in his office; to transact the appropriate business of an ...

37931

officiating
OFFI'CIATING, ppr. Performing the appropriate duties of an office; performing the office of ...

37932

officinal
OFFIC'INAL, a. [L. officina, a shop.]Used in a shop or belonging to it. Officinal drugs, ...

37933

officious
OFFI'CIOUS, a. [L. officiosus.] 1. Kind; obliging; doing kind offices.Yet not to earth are those ...

37934

officiously
OFFI'CIOUSLY, adv.1. Kindly; with solicitous care.Let thy goats officiously be nurs'd.2. With ...

37935

officiousness
OFFI'CIOUSNESS, n. 1. Eagerness to serve; usually, an excess of zeal to serve others, or improper ...

37936

offing
OFF'ING, n. [from off.] That part of the sea which is at a good distance from the shore, or at a ...

37937

offscouring
OFF'SCOURING, n. [off and scour.] That which is scoured off; hence, refuse; rejected matter; that ...

37938

offset
OFF'SET, n. [off and set.]1. A shoot; a sprout from the roots of a plant.2. In surveying, a ...

37939

offspring
OFF'SPRING, n. [off and spring. 1. A child or children; a descendant or descendants, however ...

37940

offuscate
OFFUSCATE, OFFUSCATION. [See Obfuscate, Obfuscation.]

37941

offuscation
OFFUSCATE, OFFUSCATION. [See Obfuscate, Obfuscation.]

37942

offward
OFF'WARD, adv. [off and ward.] Leaning off, as a ship on shore.

37943

oft
OFT, adv. Often; frequently; not rarely. It was formerly used in prose and may be so used still; ...

37944

often
OFTEN, adv. of'n. comp. oftener; superl. oftenset. Frequently; many times; not seldom.OFTEN, a. ...

37945

oftenness
OFTENNESS, n. of'nness. Frequency. [Not used.]

37946

oftentimes
OFTENTIMES, adv. of'ntimes. [often and times.] Frequently; often; many times.

37947

ofttimes
OFT'TIMES, adv. [oft and times.] Frequently; often.

37948

og
OG. [See Ogee.]

37949

ogdoastich
OGDOAS'TICH, n. [Gr. eighth, and a verse.] A poem of eight lines. [Little used.]

37950

ogee
OGEE', n. 1. In architecture, a molding consisting of two members, the one concave, the other ...

37951

ogganition
OGGANI'TION, n. [L. obgannio, ogganio, to growl.]The murmuring of a dog; a grumbling or snarling. ...

37952

ogham
O'GHAM, n. A particular kind of stenography or writing in cipher practiced by the Irish.

37953

ogive
OGIVE, n. o'jiv. In architecture, an arch or branch of the Gothic vault, which passing diagonally ...

37954

ogle
O'GLE, v.t. [L. oculus. See Eye.]To view with side glances, as in fondness or with design to ...

37955

ogler
O'GLER, n. One that ogles.

37956

ogling
O'GLING, ppr. Viewing with side glances.O'GLING, n. The act of viewing with side glances.

37957

oglio
OGLIO, now written olio, which see.

37958

ogre
O'GRE,

37959

ogress
O'GRESS, n. An imaginary monster of the East.O'GRESS, n. In heraldry, a cannon ball of a black ...

37960

oh
OH, exclam. Denoting surprise, pain, sorrow or anxiety.

37961

oil
OIL, n. It seems to be named from its inflammability, for aelan, is to kindle, and to oil; hence ...

37962

oil-nut
OIL'-NUT, n. The butternut of North America.OIL'-NUT,

37963

oiled
OIL'ED, pp. Smeared or anointed with oil.

37964

oiler
OIL'ER, n. One who deals in oils and pickles.

37965

oiliness
OIL'INESS, n. The quality of being oily; unctuousness; greasiness; a quality approaching that of ...

37966

oiling
OIL'ING, ppr. Smearing or anointing with oil.

37967

oilman
OIL'MAN, n. One who deals in oils and pickles.

37968

oily
OIL'Y, a. 1. Consisting of oil; containing oil; having the qualities of oil; as oily matter or ...

37969

oily-grain
OILY-GRAIN, n. A plant.

37970

oily-palm
OILY-PALM, n. A tree.

37971

oint
OINT, v.t. [L. ungo, like joindre from jungo.]To anoint; to smear with an unctuous substance.They ...

37972

ointed
OINT'ED, pp. Anointed; smeared with an oily or greasy matter.

37973

ointing
OINT'ING, ppr. Anointing.

37974

ointment
OINT'MENT, n. Unguent; any soft, unctuous substance or compound, used for smearing, particularly ...

37975

oisanite
OIS'ANITE, n. Pyramidical ore of titanium.

37976

oke
OKE, n. An Egyptian and Turkish weight, equal to about two pounds and three quarters, English ...

37977

oker
OKER. [See Ocher.]

37978

olate
OLATE, v.t. [L. To lay waste, alone.]1. To deprive of inhabitants; to make desert. The earth was ...

37979

old
OLD, a.1. Advanced far in years or life; having lived beyond the middle period, or rather towards ...

37980

old-fashioned
OLD-FASH'IONED, a. formed according to obsolete fashion or custom; as an old-fashioned ...

37981

old-wife
OLD-WIFE, n. 1. A contemptuous name for an old prating woman. 1Tim. 4.2. A fish of the genus ...

37982

olden
OLDEN, a. Old; ancient. [Used in poetry.]

37983

oldness
OLDNESS, n.1. Old age; an advanced state of life or existence; as the oldness of a man, of an ...

37984

oleaginous
OLEAG'INOUS, a. [L. oleaginus, from oleum, oil.] Having the qualities of oil; oily; unctuous.

37985

oleaginousness
OLEAG'INOUSNESS, n. Oiliness.

37986

oleander
OLEAN'DER, n. a plant of the genus Nerium the rose-bay or South sea rose; a beautiful shrub with ...

37987

oleaster
OLEAS'TER, n. [L. from olea, the olive tree.]A plant of the genus Elaeagnus; the wild olive.

37988

oleate
O'LEATE, n. A compound of oleic acid with a salifiable base.

37989

olefiant
OLEF'IANT, a. [L. oleo, olfacio.] Olefiant gas is a compound of one prime of carbon and one of ...

37990

oleic
O'LEIC, a. [from oil.] The oleic acid is obtained from a soap made by digesting hog's lard in ...

37991

oleosaccharum
OLEOSAC'CHARUM, n. A mixture of oil and sugar.

37992

oleose
O'LEOSE,

37993

oleous
O'LEOUS, a. [L. olcosus.] Oily. [Little used.]

37994

oleraceous
OLERA'CEOUS, a. [L. oleracceus, from olus, oleris, pot-herbs.]Pertaining to pot-herbs; of the ...

37995

olfact
OLFACT', v.t. [L. olfacto, olfacio; oleo, to smell, and facio, to make.]To smell; used in ...

37996

olfactory
OLFACT'ORY, a. [L. olfacio, supra.] Pertaining to smelling; having the sense of smelling; as ...

37997

oliban
OL'IBAN,

37998

olibanum
OLIBA'NUM, n. [The word signifies then frankincense, and it is so named from its whiteness.]A ...

37999

olid
OL'ID,

38000

olidous
OL'IDOUS, a. [L. olidus, from oleo, to smell.] Fetid; having a strong disagreeable smell. ...

38001

oligarchal
OLIGARCH'AL,

38002

oligarchical
OLIGARCH'ICAL, a. [See Oligrachy.] Pertaining to oligrachy, or government by a few.

38003

oligist
OL'IGIST,'IC, a. [Gr. least.] Oligist iron, so called, is a crystallized tritoxyd of iron.

38004

oligrachy
OL'IGRACHY, n. [Gr. few, and rule.]A form of government in which the supreme power is placed in a ...

38005

olio
O'LIO, n. [L. olla, a pot.]1. A mixture; a medley.2. A miscellany; a collection of various ...

38006

olitory
OL'ITORY, a. [L. olitor, a gardener, from olus, pot-herbs.]Belonging to a kitchen garden; as ...

38007

olivaceous
OLIVA'CEOUS, a. [from L. oliva, olive.] Of the color of the olive.

38008

olivaster
OLIVAS'TER, n. [L. oliva, olive.] Of the color of the olive, tawny.

38009

olive
OL'IVE, n. [L. oliva, from olea, an olive tree; Gr. See Oil]A plant or tree of the genus Olea. ...

38010

olive-yard
OL'IVE-YARD, n. An inclosure or piece of ground in which olives are cultivated. Ex.23.

38011

olived
OL'IVED, a. Decorated with olive trees.

38012

olivenite
OL'IVENITE, n. An ore of copper.

38013

olivin
OL'IVIN,

38014

olivine
OL'IVINE, n. [from olive.] A subspecies of prismatic chrysolite of a brownish green, often ...

38015

olympean
OLYM'PEAN, a. Pertaining to Olympus; or to Olympis, a town in Greece.Olympic games, or Olympics, ...

38016

olympiad
OLYM'PIAD, n. [L. Olympias; Gr. from Olympus, a mountain of Macedonia.]A period of four years ...

38017

omber
OM'BER,

38018

ombre
OM'BRE, n. [L. homo.]A game at cards, borrowed from the Spaniards, usually played by three ...

38019

ombrometer
OMBROM'ETER, n. [Gr. rain, and measure.]A machine or instrument to measure the quantity of rain ...

38020

omega
OME'GA, n. [Gr. great O.] The name of the last letter of the Greek alphabet, as Alpha, A, is the ...

38021

omelet
OM'ELET, n. A kind of pancake or fritter made with eggs and other ingredients.

38022

omen
O'MEN, n. [L. omen; Heb. an augur.]A sign or indication of some future event; a prognostic. ...

38023

omened
O'MENED, a. Containing an omen or prognostic.

38024

omentum
OMENT'UM, n. [L.] In anatomy, the caul or epiploon; a membranaceous covering of the bowels, being ...

38025

omer
OMER

38026

ominate
OM'INATE, v.t. [L. ominor, from omen.] To presage; to foreshow; to foretoken. [Little ...

38027

omination
OMINA'TION, n. A foreboding; a presaging; prognostic. [Little used.]

38028

ominous
OM'INOUS, a. [L. ominosus.]1. Foreboding or presaging evil; indicating a future evil event; ...

38029

ominously
OM'INOUSLY, adv. With good or bad omens.

38030

ominousness
OM'INOUSNESS, n. The quality of being ominous.

38031

omissible
OMIS'SIBLE, a. [L. omissus. See Omit.] That may be omitted.

38032

omission
OMIS'SION, n. [L. omissio, from omitto, omissus.]1. Neglect or failure to do something which a ...

38033

omissive
OMIS'SIVE, a. Leaving out.

38034

omit
OMIT', v.t. [L. omitto; ob and mitto, to send.]1. To leave, pass by or neglect; to fail or ...

38035

omittance
OMIT'TANCE, n. Forbearance; neglect. [Not used.]

38036

omitted
OMIT'TED, pp. Neglected; passed by; left out.

38037

omitting
OMIT'TING, ppr. Neglecting or failing to do or use; passing by; leaving out.

38038

omnifarious
OMNIFA'RIOUS, a. [Low L. omnifarius.] Of all varieties, forms or kinds.

38039

omniferous
OMNIF'EROUS, a. [L. omnifer; omnis, all, and fero, to bear.] All-bearing; producing all kinds.

38040

omnific
OMNIF'IC, a. [L. omnis, all, and facio, to make.] All-creating.Thou deep, peace! said then th' ...

38041

omniform
OM'NIFORM, a. [L. omnis, all, and forma, form.] Having every form or shape.

38042

omniformity
OMNIFORM'ITY, n. The quality of having every form.

38043

omnigenous
OMNIG'ENOUS, a. [L. omnigenus; omnis, all, every, and genus, kind.] Consisting of all kinds.

38044

omniparity
OMNIPAR'ITY, n. [L. omnis, all, and par, equal.] General equality.

38045

omnipercipience
OMNIPERCIP'IENCE, n. [L. omnis, and percipiens, perceiving.] Perception of every thing.

38046

omnipercipient
OMNIPERCIP'IENT, a. Perceiving every thing.

38047

omnipotence
OMNIP'OTENCE,'OTENCY, n. [L. omnipotens; omnis, all, and potens, powerful.]1. Almighty power; ...

38048

omnipotent
OMNIP'OTENT, a. [supra.] 1. Almighty; possessing unlimited power; all powerful. The being that ...

38049

omnipotently
OMNIP'OTENTLY, adv. With almighty power.

38050

omnipresence
OMNIPRES'ENCE, n. s as z. [L. omnis, and presens, present.]Presence in every place at the same ...

38051

omnipresent
OMNIPRES'ENT, a. Present in all places at the same time; ubiquitary; as the omnipresent Jehovah.

38052

omnipresential
OMNIPRESEN'TIAL, a. Implying universal presence.

38053

omniscience
OMNIS'CIENCE,

38054

omnisciency
OMNIS'CIENCY, n. [L. omnis, all, and scientia, knowledge.]The quality of knowing all things at ...

38055

omniscient
OMNIS'CIENT, a. Having universal knowledge or knowledge of all things; infinitely knowing; ...

38056

omniscious
OMNIS'CIOUS, a. [L. omnis, all, and scio, to know.] All-knowing. [Not used.]

38057

omnium
OM'NIUM, n. [L. omnis, all.] The aggregate of certain portions of different stocks in the public ...

38058

omnivorous
OMNIV'OROUS, a. [L. omnivorus; omnis, all, and voro, to eat.]All-devouring; eating every thing ...

38059

omoplate
OM'OPLATE, n. [Gr. shoulder, and broad.] The shoulder blade or scapula.

38060

omphacine
OM'PHACINE, a. [Gr. from unripe fruit.]Pertaining to or expressed from unripe fruit. Omphacine ...

38061

omphacite
OM'PHACITE, n. A mineral of a pale leek green color, massive or disseminated, and in narrow ...

38062

omphalic
OM'PHALIC, n. [Gr. the navel.] Pertaining to the navel.

38063

omphalocele
OMPHAL'OCELE, n. [L. navel, and tumor.] A rupture at the navel.

38064

omphalopter
OM'PHALOPTER,

38065

omphaloptic
OMPHALOP'TIC, n. [Gr. navel, and optic.]An optical glass that is convex on both sides; commonly ...

38066

omphalotomy
OMPHALOT'OMY, n. [Gr. the navel, and to cut.]The operation of dividing the navel string.

38067

omy
O'MY, a. Mellow; as land.

38068

on
ON, pre. [L. in; Gr. Hence they denote nearness, closeness or contiguity, and from meeting the ...

38069

onager
ON'AGER, n. [L.] The wild ass.

38070

onanism
O'NANISM, n. [from Onan, in Scripture.] The crime of self-pollution.

38071

once
ONCE, adv. wuns. [from one.]1. One time.Trees that bear mast are fruitful but once in two ...

38072

one
ONE, a. wun. [L. unus; Gr.]1. Single in number; individual; as one man; one book. There is one ...

38073

one-berry
ONE-BERRY, n. wun'-berry. A plant of the genus Paris; true love.

38074

one-eyed
ONE-EYED, a wun'-eyed. Having one eye only.

38075

oneirocritic
ONEIROCRIT'IC, n. [Gr. a dream, and discerning.]An interpreter of dreams; one who judges what is ...

38076

oneirocritical
ONEIROCRIT'ICAL,

38077

oneiromancy
ONEIROM'ANCY, n. [Gr. a dream, and divination.] Divination by dreams.

38078

onement
ONEMENT, n. wun'ment. State of being one. [Not in use.]

38079

oneness
ONENESS, n. wun'ness. [from one.] Singleness in number; individuality; unity; the quality of ...

38080

onerary
ON'ERARY, a. [L. onerarius, from onus, a load; onero, to load.]Fitted or intended for the carriage ...

38081

onerate
ON'ERATE, v.t. [L. onero, from onus, a burden.] To load; to burden.

38082

oneration
ONERA'TION, n. The act of loading.

38083

onerous
ON'EROUS, a. [L. onerosus, from onus, a load.1. Burdensome; oppressive.2. In Scots law, being ...

38084

onion
ONION, n. un'yun. A plant of the genus Allium; and particularly, its bulbous root, much used as an ...

38085

onirocritic
ONIROCRIT'IC, a. Having the power of interpreting dreams or pretending to judge of future events ...

38086

onkotomy
ONKOT'OMY, n. [Gr. tumor, and to cut.]In surgery, the opening of a tumor or abscess.

38087

only
ONLY, a. 1. Single; one along; as, John was the only man present.2. This and no other. This is ...

38088

onomancy
ON'OMANCY, n. [Gr. name, and divination.] Divination by the letters of a name.Destinies were ...

38089

onomantic
ONOMAN'TIC,

38090

onomantical
ONOMAN'TICAL, a. Predicting by names, or the letters composing names.

38091

onomatope
ON'OMATOPE,

38092

onomatopy
ON'OMATOPY, n. [Gr. name, and to make.]1. In grammar and rhetoric, a figure in which words are ...

38093

onset
ON'SET, n. [on and set.]1. A rushing or setting upon; a violent attack; assault; a storming; ...

38094

onslaught
ONSLAUGHT, n. on'slaut. [on and slay.] Attack; storm; onset. [Not used.]

38095

ontologic
ONTOLOG'IC

38096

ontological
ONTOLOG'ICAL, a. [See Ontology.] Pertaining to the science of being in general and its ...

38097

ontologist
ONTOL'OGIST, n. One who treats of or considers the nature and qualities of being in general.

38098

ontology
ONTOL'OGY, n. [Gr. from and discourse.]That part of the science of metaphysics which investigates ...

38099

onward
ON'WARD, adv. [L. versus.]1. Toward the point before or in front; forward; progressively; in ...

38100

onycha
ON'YCHA, n. [from Gr.] Supposed to be the odoriferous shell of the onyxfish, or the onyx. Ex. ...

38101

onyx
ON'YX, n. [Gr. a nail. L. onyx.] A semi-pellucid gem with variously colored zones or veins, a ...

38102

oolite
O'OLITE, n. [Gr. an egg, and stone, from its resemblance to the roes of fish.]Egg-stone, a variety ...

38103

ooze
OOZE, v.i. ooz. [The origin of this word is not easily ascertained. Heb. See Issue.]To flow ...

38104

oozing
OOZ'ING, ppr. Flowing gently; percolating.

38105

oozy
OOZ'Y, a. Miry; containing soft mud; resembling ooze; as the oozy bed of a river.

38106

opacate
O'PACATE, v.t. [L. opaco.] To shade; to darken; to obscure; to cloud. [Not used.]

38107

opacity
OPAC'ITY, n. [L. opacitas.] 1. Opakeness; the quality of a body which renders it impervious to ...

38108

opacous
OPA'COUS, a. [L. opacus.]1. Not pervious to the rays of light; not transparent.2. Dark; obscure. ...

38109

opacousness
OPA'COUSNESS, n. Imperviousness to light.

38110

opah
O'PAH, n. A fish of a large kind with a smooth skin found on the coast of Guinea.

38111

opake
OPA'KE, a. [L. opacus.] 1. Impervious to the rays of light; not transparent. [This is the word ...

38112

opakeness
OPA'KENESS, n. The quality of being impervious to light; want of transparency; opacity.

38113

opal
O'PAL, n. [L. opalus or opalum.] A stone of the silicious genus, and of several varieties. It is ...

38114

opalescence
OPALES'CENCE, n. A colored shining luster reflected from a single spot in a mineral. It is ...

38115

opalescent
OPALES'CENT, a. Resembling opal; reflecting a colored luster from a single spot.

38116

opaline
O'PALINE, a. Pertaining to or like opal.

38117

opalize
O'PALIZE, v.t. To make to resemble opal; as opalized wood.

38118

opaque
OPAQUE. [See Opake.]

38119

opaqueness
OPAQUENESS. [See Opakeness.]

38120

ope
OPE, a. Open. Obs.OPE, v.t. To open; used only in poetry, and probably a contracted word.

38121

open
OPEN, a o'pn.1. Unclosed; not shut; as, the gate is open; an open door or window; an open book; ...

38122

opened
OPENED, pp. o'pned. Unclosed; unbarred; unsealed; uncovered; revealed; disclosed; made plain; ...

38123

opener
OPENER, n. o'pner.1. One that opens or removed any fastening or covering.2. One that explains; ...

38124

openeyed
OPENEYED, a. o'pneyed. Watchful; vigilant.

38125

openhanded
OPENHANDED, a. o'pnhanded. Generous; liberal; munificent.

38126

openhearted
OPENHE'ARTED, a. o'pnharted. Candid; frank; generous.

38127

openheartedly
OPENHE'ARTEDLY, adv. With frankness; without reserve.

38128

openheartedness
OPENHE'ARTEDNESS, n. Frankness; candor; sincerity; munificence; generosity.

38129

opening
OPENING, ppr. o'pning. Unclosing; unsealing; uncovering; revealing; interpreting.OPENING, n. ...

38130

openly
OPENLY, adv. o'pnly.1. Publicly; not in private; without secrecy; as, to avow our sins and follies ...

38131

openmouthed
OPENMOUTHED, a. o'pnmouthed. Greedy; ravenous; clamorous; as an open-mouthed lion.

38132

openness
OPENNESS, n. o'pnness.1. Freedom from covering or obstruction; as the openness of a country.2. ...

38133

opera
OP'ERA, n. [L. opera, work, labor.]A dramatic composition set to music and sung on the stage, ...

38134

operable
OP'ERABLE, a. Practicable. [Not used.]

38135

operant
OP'ERANT, a. [See Operate.] Having power to produce an effect. [Not used. We now use ...

38136

operate
OP'ERATE, v.i. [L. operor; Heb. signifies to be strong, to prevail.]1. To act; to exert power or ...

38137

operatical
OPERAT'ICAL, a. Pertaining to the opera; a word used by musicians.

38138

operating
OP'ERATING, ppr. Acting; exerting agency or power; performing some manual act in surgery.

38139

operation
OPERA'TION, n. [L. operatio.]1. The act or process of operating; agency; the exertion of power, ...

38140

operative
OP'ERATIVE, a. 1. Having the power of acting; exerting force, physical or moral; having or ...

38141

operator
OP'ERATOR, n.1. He or that which operates; he or that which produces an effect.2. In surgery, the ...

38142

operculate
OPER'CULATE,

38143

operculated
OPER'CULATED, a. [L. operculatur, from operio, to cover.] In botany, having a lid or cover, as a ...

38144

operculiform
OPER'CULIFORM, a. [L. operculum, a lid, and form.] Having the form of a lid or cover.

38145

operose
OPERO'SE, a. [L. operosus, from opera, operor.]Laborious; attended with labor; tedious.

38146

operoseness
OPERO'SENESS, n. the state of being laborious.

38147

opetide
O'PETIDE, n. [ope and tide.] The ancient time of marriage, from Epiphany to Ash Wednesday.

38148

ophidian
OPHID'IAN, a. [Gr. a serpent.] Pertaining to serpents; designating an order of vertebral animals ...

38149

ophidion
OPHID'ION, n. [Gr. a serpent.] a fish of the anguilliform kind, resembling the common eel, but ...

38150

ophiologic
OPHIOLOG'IC,

38151

ophiological
OPHIOLOG'ICAL, a. Pertaining to ophiology.

38152

ophiologist
OPHIOL'OGIST, n. One versed in the natural history of serpents.

38153

ophiology
OPHIOL'OGY, n. [Gr. serpent, and discourse.]That part of natural history which treats of serpents, ...

38154

ophiomancy
OPHIOM'ANCY, n. [Gr. a serpent, and divination.]In antiquity, the art of divining or predicting ...

38155

ophiomorphous
OPHIOMORPH'OUS, a. [Gr. form.] Having the form of a serpent.

38156

ophiophagous
OPHIOPH'AGOUS, a. [Gr. a serpent, to eat.] Eating or feeding on serpents.

38157

ophite
O'PHITE, n. [Gr. a serpent.] Pertaining to a serpent.O'PHITE, a. [Gr. a serpent, whence a stone ...

38158

ophithalmic
OPHITHAL'MIC, a. [See Ophthalmy.] Pertaining to the eye.

38159

ophiuchus
OPHIU'CHUS, n. [Gr. a serpent, and to have.]A constellation in the northern hemisphere.

38160

ophthalmoscopy
OPHTHALMOS'COPY, n. [Gr. the eye, and to view.]A branch of physiognomy which deduces the knowledge ...

38161

ophthalmy
OPH'THALMY, n. [Gr. from the eye.]A disease of the eyes; an inflammation of the membranes which ...

38162

opiate
O'PIATE, n. [from opium.]1. Primarily, a medicine of a thicker consistence than syrup, prepared ...

38163

opifcicer
OPIFC'ICER, n. [L. opifex; opus, work, and facio, to do.]One who performs any work. [Not used.]

38164

opinable
OPI'NABLE, a. [L. opinor.] That may be thought. [Not used.]

38165

opination
OPINA'TION, n. Act of thinking; opinion. [Not used.]

38166

opinative
OPIN'ATIVE, a. Stiff in opinion. [Not used.]

38167

opinator
OPINA'TOR, n. One fond of his own opinions; one who holds an opinion. [Not in use.]

38168

opine
OPI'NE, v.i. [L. opinor.] To think; to suppose. Obs.

38169

opined
OPI'NED, pp. Thought; conceived. obs.

38170

opiner
OPI'NER, n. One who thinks or holds an opinion. Obs.

38171

opiniaster
OPINIAS'TER,

38172

opiniastrous
OPINIAS'TROUS,

38173

opiniate
OPIN'IATE, v.t. To maintain one's opinion with obstinacy. Obs.

38174

opiniated
OPIN'IATED, a. Unduly attached to one's own opinions.

38175

opiniater
OPINIA'TER, a. Stiff in opinion; obstinate. Obs.

38176

opiniative
OPIN'IATIVE, a. 1. Very stiff in adherence to preconceived notions.2. Imagined; not proved.

38177

opiniativeness
OPIN'IATIVENESS, n. Undue stiffness in opinion.

38178

opiniator
OPINIA'TOR, n. One unduly attached to his own opinion. Obs.

38179

opiniatre
OPINIA'TRE, a. Unduly attached to one's own opinion, or stiff in adhering to it. Obs.

38180

opiniatry
OPIN'IATRY, n. Unreasonable attachment to one's own notions; obstinacy in opinions. Obs.

38181

opining
OPI'NING, ppr. Thinking. Obs.OPI'NING, n. Opinion; notion. Obs.

38182

opinion
OPINION, n. opin'yon. [L. opinio, from opinor, to thing, Gr., L. suppono.]1. The judgment which ...

38183

opinionate
OPIN'IONATE,

38184

opinionated
OPIN'IONATED, a. Stiff in opinion; firmly or unduly adhering to one's own opinion; obstinate in ...

38185

opinionately
OPIN'IONATELY, adv. Obstinately; conceitedly.

38186

opinionative
OPIN'IONATIVE, a. Fond of preconceived notions; unduly attached to one's own opinions.

38187

opinionatively
OPIN'IONATIVELY, adv. With undue fondness for one's own opinions; stubbornly.

38188

opinionativeness
OPIN'IONATIVENESS, n. Excessive attachment to one's own opinions; obstinacy in opinion.

38189

opinioned
OPIN'IONED, a. Attached to particular opinions; conceited.

38190

opinionist
OPIN'IONIST, n. One fond of his own notions, or one unduly attached to his own opinions.

38191

opisthodome
OPIS'THODOME, n. [Gr. that is behind, and house.]In Greece, a part or place in the back part of a ...

38192

opium
O'PIUM, n. [L. opium; Gr. from juice.]Opium is the inspissated juice of the capsules of the ...

38193

ople-tree
O'PLE-TREE, n. [L. opulus.] The witch-hazel. Obs.

38194

opobalsam
OPOBAL'SAM, n. [L. Gr. juice, and balsamum.]The balm or balsam of Gilead. It has a yellowish or ...

38195

opodeldoc
OPODEL'DOC, n.1. The name of a plaster, said to have been invented by Mindererus; but in modern ...

38196

opopanax
OPO'PANAX, n. [L.; Gr. juice, and a plant.]A gum-resin of a tolerably firm texture, brought in ...

38197

opossum
OPOS'SUM, n. A quadruped of the genus Didelphis. It has a prehensile tail, like some of the ...

38198

oppidan
OP'PIDAN, n. [L. oppidanus, from oppidum a city or town.]1. An inhabitant of a town. [Not ...

38199

oppignerate
OPPIG'NERATE, v.t. [L. oppignero; ob and pignero, to pledge, from pignus, pledge.] To pledge; to ...

38200

oppilate
OP'PILATE, v.t. [L. oppilo; ob and pilo, to drive.]To crown together; to fill with obstructions.

38201

oppilation
OPPILA'TION, n. The act of filling or crowding together; a stopping by redundant matter; ...

38202

oppilative
OP'PILATIVE, a. Obstructive.

38203

oppleted
OPPLE'TED, a. [L. oppletus.] Filled; crowded. [Not in use.]

38204

oppone
OPPO'NE, v.t. [L. oppono; ob and pono, to put.] To oppose. [Not used.]

38205

opponency
OPPO'NENCY, n. [See Opponent.] The opening of an academical disputation; the proposition of ...

38206

opponent
OPPO'NENT, a. [L. opponens, oppono; ob and pono, to set, put or lay, that is, to thrust against; ...

38207

opportune
OPPORTU'NE, a. [L. opportunus; ob and porto, to bear or bring; probably from the root of fero or ...

38208

opportunely
OPPORTU'NELY, adv. Seasonably; at a time favorable for the purpose. It has been applied to place, ...

38209

opportunity
OPPORTU'NITY, n. [L. opportunitas.]1. Fit or convenient time; a time favorable for the purpose; ...

38210

opposal
OPPO'SAL, n. s as z. Opposition. [Not used.]

38211

oppose
OPPO'SE, v.t. s as z. [L. oppono, opposui. The change of n into s is unusual. Two different ...

38212

opposed
OPPO'SED, pp. s as z.1. To act adversely; with against; as, a servant opposed against the act. ...

38213

opposeless
OPPO'SELESS, a. Not to be opposed; irresistible. [Not in use.]

38214

opposer
OPPO'SER, n.1. One that opposes; an opponent in party, in principle, in controversy or argument. ...

38215

opposite
OP'POSITE, a. [L. oppositus.]1. Standing or situated in front; facing; as an edifice opposite to ...

38216

oppositely
OP'POSITELY, adv.1. In front; in a situation to face each other.2. Adversely; against each ...

38217

oppositeness
OP'POSITENESS, n. The state of being opposite or contrary.

38218

oppositifolious
OPPOSITIFO'LIOUS, a. [L. oppositus and folium, a leaf.]In botany, opposite to the leaf; as an ...

38219

opposition
OPPOSI'TION, n. [L. oppositio.] 1. Situation so as to front something else; a standing over ...

38220

oppositionist
OPPOSI'TIONIST, n. One that belongs to the party opposing the administration.

38221

oppositive
OPPOS'ITIVE, a. that may be put in opposition.

38222

oppress
OPPRESS', v.t. [L. appressus, from opprimo; ob and premo, to press.]1. To load or burden with ...

38223

oppressed
OPPRESS'ED, pp. burdened with unreasonable impositions; overpowered; overburdened; depressed.

38224

oppressing
OPPRESS'ING, ppr. Overburdening.

38225

oppression
OPPRES'SION, n.1. The act of oppressing; the imposition of unreasonable burdens, either in taxes ...

38226

oppressive
OPPRESS'IVE, a.1. Unreasonably burdensome; unjustly severe; as oppressive taxes; oppressive ...

38227

oppressively
OPPRESS'IVELY, adv. In a manner to oppress; with unreasonable severity.

38228

oppressiveness
OPPRESS'IVENESS, n. The quality of being oppressive.

38229

oppressor
OPPRESS'OR, n. One that oppresses; one that imposes unjust burdens on others; one that harasses ...

38230

opprobrious
OPPRO'BRIOUS, a. [See Opprobrium.]1. Reproachful and contemptuous; scurrilous; as opprobrious ...

38231

opprobriously
OPPRO'BRIOUSLY, adv. With reproach mingled with contempt; scurrilously.

38232

opprobriousness
OPPRO'BRIOUSNESS, n. Reproachfulness mingled with contempt; scurrility.

38233

opprobrium
OPPRO'BRIUM, n. [L. ob and probrum, disgrace.]Reproach mingled with contempt or disdain.

38234

oppugn
OPPUGN, v.t oppu'ne. [L. oppugno; ob and pugno, to fight, from pugnus, the fist.]To attack; to ...

38235

oppugnancy
OPPUG'NANCY, n. Opposition; resistance.

38236

oppugnation
OPPUGNA'TION, n. Opposition; resistance.

38237

oppugned
OPPUGNED, pp. oppu'ned. Opposed; resisted.

38238

oppugner
OPPUGNER, n. oppu'ner. One who opposes or attacks; that which opposes.

38239

oppugning
OPPUGNING, ppr. oppu'ning. Attacking; opposing.

38240

opsimathy
OPSIM'ATHY, n. [Gr. late and to learn.] Late education; education late in life. [Little used.]

38241

opsonation
OPSONA'TION, n. [L. obsono, to cater.] A catering; a buying of provisions. [Not used.]

38242

optable
OP'TABLE, a. [L. optabilis, from opto, to desire.] Desirable. [Not used.]

38243

optation
OPTA'TION, n. [L. optatio.] A desiring; the expression of a wish.

38244

optative
OP'TATIVE, a. [L. optativus, from opto, to desire or wish.]Expressing desire or wish. The ...

38245

optic
OP'TIC,'TICAL, a. [Gr. from to see, the eye.]1. Relating or pertaining to vision or sight.2. ...

38246

optician
OPTI'CIAN, n.1. A person skilled in the science of optics.2. One who makes or sells optic glasses ...

38247

optics
OP'TICS, n. The science which treats of light and the phenomena of vision.

38248

optimacy
OP'TIMACY, n. [L. optimates, grandees, from optimus, best.] The body of nobles; the nobility.

38249

optimism
OP'TIMISM, n. [L. optimus, best.] The opinion or doctrine that every thing in nature is ordered ...

38250

optimity
OPTIM'ITY, n. The state of being best.

38251

option
OP'TION, n. [L. optio, from opto, to wish or desire.]1. The power of choosing; the right of ...

38252

optional
OP'TIONAL, a.1. Left to one's wish or choice; depending on choice or preference. It is optional ...

38253

opulence
OP'ULENCE, n. [L. opulentia, from opes, wealth.] Wealth; riches; affluence. [Opulency is little ...

38254

opulent
OP'ULENT, a. [L. opulentus.] Wealthy; rich; affluent; having a large estate or property.

38255

opulently
OP'ULENTLY, adv. Richly; with abundance or splendor.

38256

opuscule
OPUS'CULE, n. [L. opusculum.] A small work.

38257

or
OR, a termination of Latin nouns, is a contraction of vir, a man, or from the same radix. The same ...

38258

orach
OR'ACH,

38259

oracle
OR'ACLE, n. [L. oraculum, from oro, to utter.]1. Among pagans, the answer of a god or some person ...

38260

oracular
ORAC'ULAR,

38261

oracularly
ORAC'ULARLY,

38262

oraculous
ORAC'ULOUS, a. 1. Uttering oracles; as an oracular tongue.The oraculous seer.2. Grace; ...

38263

oraculously
ORAC'ULOUSLY,adv.1. In the manner of an oracle.2. Authoritatively; positively.

38264

oraculousness
ORAC'ULOUSNESS, n. The state of being oracular.

38265

oraison
OR'AISON, n. [L. oratio.] Prayer; verbal supplication or oral worship; now written orison.

38266

oral
O'RAL, a. [L. os, oris, the mouth.] Uttered by the mouth or in words; spoken, not written; as ...

38267

orally
O'RALLY, adv. By mouth; in words, without writing; as traditions derived orally from ancestors.

38268

orang-outang
ORANG-OU'TANG, n. The satyr or great ape (Simia satyrus,) an animal with a flat face and deformed ...

38269

orange
OR'ANGE, n. [L. aurantium; so named from aurum, gold, which the orange resembles in color.]The ...

38270

orange-musk
OR'ANGE-MUSK, n. A species of pear.

38271

orange-peel
OR'ANGE-PEEL, n. The rind of an orange separated from the fruit.

38272

orange-tawny
OR'ANGE-TAWNY, a. Of the color of an orange.

38273

orange-wife
OR'ANGE-WIFE, n. A woman that sells oranges.

38274

orangery
OR'ANGERY, n. A plantation of orange trees.

38275

oration
ORA'TION, n. [L. oratio, from oro, to pray, to utter.]1. A speech or discourse composed according ...

38276

orator
OR'ATOR, n. [L.]1. A public speaker. In ancient Rome, orators were advocates for clients in the ...

38277

oratorial
ORATO'RIAL,

38278

oratorially
ORATO'RIALLY,

38279

oratorical
ORATOR'ICAL, a. Pertaining to an orator or to oratory; rhetorical; becoming an orator. We say, a ...

38280

oratorically
ORATOR'ICALLY, adv. In a rhetorical manner.

38281

oratorio
ORATO'RIO, n. 1. In Italian music, a sacred drama of dialogues, containing recitatives, duets, ...

38282

oratory
OR'ATORY, n. [Low L. oratoria, from orator.]1. The art of speaking well, or of speaking according ...

38283

oratress
OR'ATRESS,

38284

oratrix
OR'ATRIX, n. A female orator.

38285

orb
ORB, n. [L. orbis.]1. A spherical body; as the celestial orbs.2. In astronomy, a hollow globe or ...

38286

orbate
ORB'ATE, a. [L. orbatus.] Bereaved; fatherless; childless.

38287

orbation
ORBA'TION, n. [L. orbatio, from orbo, to bereave.]Privation of parents or children, or privation ...

38288

orbed
ORB'ED, a. 1. Round; circular; orbicular.2. Formed into a circle or round shape.3. Rounded or ...

38289

orbic
ORB'IC, a. Spherical.

38290

orbicular
ORBIC'ULAR, a. [L. orbiculus.] Spherical; circular; in the form of an orb.

38291

orbicularly
ORBIC'ULARLY, adv. Spherically.

38292

orbicularness
ORBIC'ULARNESS, n. Sphericity; the state of being orbicular.

38293

orbiculate
ORBIC'ULATE,

38294

orbiculated
ORBIC'ULATED, a. [L. orbiculatus.] Made or being in the form of an orb. In botany, an orbiculate ...

38295

orbiculation
ORBICULA'TION, n. The state of being made in the form of an orb.

38296

orbis
ORB'IS,

38297

orbit
ORB'IT, n. [L. orbita, a trace or track, from orbis, a wheel.]1. In astronomy, the path of a ...

38298

orbital
ORB'ITAL,

38299

orbitual
ORBIT'UAL, a. Pertaining to the orbit. [Orbital is the preferable word.]

38300

orbitude
ORB'ITUDE,

38301

orbity
ORB'ITY, n. [L. orbitas.] Bereavement by loss of parents or children. [Little used.]

38302

orby
ORB'Y, a. [from orb.] Resembling an orb.

38303

orc
ORC, n. [L. orea; Gr.] A sea-fish, a species of whale.The Delphinus orca is the grampus.

38304

orchal
ORCHAL,

38305

orchanet
OR'CHANET, n. A plant, [Anchusa tinctoria.]

38306

orchard
OR'CHARD, n. [See Yard.]An inclosure for fruit trees. In Great Britain, a department of the ...

38307

orcharding
OR'CHARDING, n. 1. The cultivation of orchards.2. Orchards in general.

38308

orchardist
OR'CHARDIST, n. One that cultivates orchards.

38309

orchel
ORCHEL,

38310

orchester
OR'CHESTER,

38311

orchestra
OR'CHESTRA, n. [L. orchestra; Gr. a dancer, to dance; originally, the place for the chorus of ...

38312

orchestral
OR'CHESTRAL, a. [supra.] Pertaining to an orchester; suitable for or performed in the orchester.

38313

orchil
ORCHIL, [See Archil.]

38314

orchis
OR'CHIS, n. [L. orchis; Gr.] A genus of plants, called fool-stones.

38315

ord
ORD, n. An edge or point; as in ordhelm.Ord signifies beginning; as in ords and ends.

38316

ordain
ORDA'IN, v.t. [L. ordino, from ordo, order.]1. Properly, to set; to establish in a particular ...

38317

ordainabale
ORDA'INABALE, a. That may be appointed.

38318

ordained
ORDA'INED, pp. Appointed; instituted; established; invested with ministerial or pastoral ...

38319

ordainer
ORDA'INER, n. One who ordains, appoints or invests with sacerdotal powers.

38320

ordaining
ORDA'INING, ppr. Appointing; establishing; investing with sacerdotal or pastoral functions.

38321

ordeal
OR'DEAL, n. [The last syllable is deal, to divide or distribute. The sense of the prefix is less ...

38322

order
OR'DER, n. [L. ordo.]1. Regular disposition or methodical arrangement of things; a word of ...

38323

ordered
OR'DERED, pp. Regulated; methodized; disposed; commanded; managed.

38324

orderer
OR'DERER, n. 1. One that gives orders.2. One that methodizes or regulates.

38325

ordering
OR'DERING, ppr. Regulating; systemizing; commanding; disposing.OR'DERING, n. Disposition; ...

38326

orderless
OR'DERLESS, a. Without regularity; disorderly; out of rule.

38327

orderliness
OR'DERLINESS, n. [from orderly.]1. Regularity; a state of being methodical.2. The state of being ...

38328

orderly
OR'DERLY, a.1. Methodical; regular2. Observant of order or method.3. Well regulated; performed ...

38329

ordinability
ORDINABIL'ITY, n. Capability of being appointed. [Not used.]

38330

ordinable
OR'DINABLE, a. Such as may be appointed. [Not used.]

38331

ordinal
OR'DINAL, a. [L. ordinalis.] Noting order; as the ordinal numbers, first, second, third, ...

38332

ordinance
OR'DINANCE, n. 1. A rule established by authority; a permanent rule of action. An ordinance may ...

38333

ordinant
OR'DINANT, a. [L. ordinans.] Ordaining; decreeing. [Not used.]

38334

ordinarily
OR'DINARILY, adv. Primarily, according to established rules or settled method; hence, commonly; ...

38335

ordinary
OR'DINARY, a. [L. ordinarius.]1. According to established order; methodical; regular; customary; ...

38336

ordinate
OR'DINATE, v.t. To appoint. [Not used.]OR'DINATE, a. [L. ordinatus.] Regular; methodical. An ...

38337

ordinately
OR'DINATELY, adv. In a regular methodical manner.

38338

ordination
ORDINA'TION, n. [L. ordinatio.]1. The state of being ordained or appointed; established order or ...

38339

ordinative
OR'DINATIVE, a. Directing; giving order.

38340

ordnance
ORD'NANCE, n. [from ordinance.] Cannon or great guns, mortars and howitzers; artillery.

38341

ordonnance
OR'DONNANCE, n. In painting, the disposition of the parts of a picture, either in regard to the ...

38342

ordure
OR'DURE, n. Dung; excrements.

38343

ore
ORE, n. [L. as, aris, brass.1. The compound of a metal and some other substance, as oxygen, ...

38344

ore-weed
OR'E-WEED,

38345

ore-wood
OR'E-WOOD, n. Sea Weed. [Not used.]

38346

oread
O'READ, n. [from Gr. mountain.] A mountain nymph.

38347

orfgild
ORF'GILD, n.The restitution of goods or money stolen, if taken in the day time.

38348

orfrays
OR'FRAYS, n. Fringe of gold; gold embroidery.

38349

orgal
OR'GAL, n. Argal; lees of wine dried; tartar.

38350

organ
OR'GAN, n. [L. organum; Gr.]1. A natural instrument of action or operation, or by which some ...

38351

organ-builder
OR'GAN-BUILDER, n. An artist whose occupation is to construct organs.

38352

organ-loft
OR'GAN-LOFT, n. The loft where an organ stands.

38353

organ-pipe
OR'GAN-PIPE, n. The pipe of a musical organ.

38354

organ-stop
OR'GAN-STOP, n. The stop of an organ, or any collection of pipes under one general name.

38355

organic
ORGAN'IC,

38356

organical
ORGAN'ICAL, a. [l. organicus.] 1. Pertaining to an organ or to organs; consisting of organs or ...

38357

organically
ORGAN'ICALLY, adv. 1. With organs; with organical structure or disposition of parts. The bodies ...

38358

organicalness
ORGAN'ICALNESS, n. The state of being organical.

38359

organism
OR'GANISM, n. Organical structure; as the organism of bodies.

38360

organist
OR'GANIST, n. 1. One who plays on the organ.2. One who sung in parts; an old musical use of the ...

38361

organization
ORGANIZA'TION, n.1. The act or process of forming organs or instruments of action.2. The act of ...

38362

organize
OR'GANIZE, v.t. 1. To form with suitable organs; to construct so that one part may cooperate with ...

38363

organized
OR'GANIZED, pp. Formed with organs; constructed organically; systemized; reduced to a form in ...

38364

organizing
OR'GANIZING, ppr. Constructing with suitable organs; reducing to system in order to produce united ...

38365

organographic
ORGANOGRAPH'IC,

38366

organographical
ORGANOGRAPH'ICAL, a. Pertaining to organography.

38367

organography
ORGANOG'RAPHY, n. [Gr.]In botany, a description of the organs of plants, or of the names and kinds ...

38368

organy
ORGANY. [See origan.]

38369

organzine
ORGAN'ZINE, n. Silk twisted into threads; thrown silk.

38370

orgasm
OR'GASM, n. [Gr. to swell; to irritate.]Immoderate excitement or action; as the orgasm of the ...

38371

orgeat
OR'GEAT, n. A liquor extracted from barley and sweet almonds.

38372

orgeis
OR'GEIS, n. A fish, called also organ-ling; supposed to be from Orkneys, on the coast of which it ...

38373

orgies
OR'GIES, n. plu. [Gr. to swell; fury; L. orgia.]Frantic revels at the feast in honor of Bacchus, ...

38374

orgillous
ORGIL'LOUS, a. [Gr. to swell.] Proud; haughty. [Not used.]

38375

orgues
OR'GUES, n.1. In the military art, long thick pieces of timber, pointed and shod with iron and ...

38376

orichalch
OR'ICHALCH,

38377

orichalcum
ORICHAL'CUM, n. [L. orichalcum, mountain brass; Gr. aurichalcum, gold-brass.]A metallic substance ...

38378

oriel
O'RIEL,

38379

oriency
O'RIENCY, n. [See Orient.] Brightness or strength of color. [Little used.]

38380

orient
O'RIENT, a. [L. oriens, from orior, to arise.]1. Rising, as the sun.- Moon, that now meet'st the ...

38381

oriental
ORIENT'AL, a. 1. Eastern; situated in the east; as oriental seas or countries.2. Proceeding from ...

38382

orientalism
ORIENT'ALISM, n. An eastern mode of speech; an idiom of the eastern languages.

38383

orientalist
ORIENT'ALIST,n.1. An inhabitant of the eastern parts of the world.2. One versed in the eastern ...

38384

orientality
ORIENTAL'ITY, n. The state of being oriental or eastern. [Not used.]

38385

orifice
OR'IFICE, n. [L. orificium; os, oris, mouth, and facio, to make.]The mouth or aperture of a tube, ...

38386

oriflamb
OR'IFLAMB, n. The ancient royal standard of France.

38387

origan
OR'IGAN,

38388

origanum
ORIGA'NUM, n. [L. from Gr.] Marjoram, a genus of plants. One species of this genus is a rich ...

38389

origenism
OR'IGENISM, n. The doctrines or tenets of Origen, who united Platonism with christianity.

38390

origenist
OR'IGENIST, n. A follower of Origen of Alexandria, a celebrated christian father. The Origenists ...

38391

origin
OR'IGIN, n. [L. origo.]1. The first existence or beginning of any thing; as the origin of Rome. ...

38392

original
ORIG'INAL, n. 1. Origin. [See Origin, with which it accords in signification.]2. Fountain; ...

38393

originality
ORIGINAL'ITY, n.1. The quality or state of being original.2. The power of originating or ...

38394

originally
ORIG'INALLY, adv. 1. Primarily; from the beginning or origin.God is originally holy in himself.2. ...

38395

originalness
ORIG'INALNESS, n. The quality or state of being original.

38396

originary
ORIG'INARY, a.1. Productive; causing existence.The production of animals in the originary way, ...

38397

originate
ORIG'INATE, v.t. To cause to be; to bring into existence; to produce what is new.The change is to ...

38398

originated
ORIG'INATED, pp. Brought into existence.

38399

originating
ORIG'INATING, ppr. Bringing into existence.

38400

origination
ORIGINA'TION, n.1 The act of bringing or coming into existence; first production.Descartes first ...

38401

orillon
ORIL'LON, n. In fortification, a rounding of earth, faced with a wall, raised on the shoulder of ...

38402

oriol
O'RIOL, n. A small apartment next a hall, where particular persons dine; a sort of recess. Obs.

38403

oriole
O'RIOLE, n. A genus of birds of the order of picae.

38404

orion
ORI'ON, n. [Gr. unfortunately accented by the poets on the second syllable.]A constellation in the ...

38405

orison
OR'ISON, n. [L. oratio, from, oro.]A prayer of supplication.Lowly they bowed adoring, and began ...

38406

ork
ORK, n. [L. orca.] A fish.

38407

orle
ORLE, n. [infra.] In heraldry, an ordinary in the form of a fillet, round the shield.

38408

orlet
OR'LET,

38409

orlo
OR'LO, n. [Heb.] In architecture, a fillet under the ovolo of a capital.

38410

orlop
OR'LOP, n. In a ship of war, a platform of planks laid over the beams in the hold, on which the ...

38411

ornament
OR'NAMENT, n. [L. ornamentum, from orno, to adorn. Varro informs us that this was primitively ...

38412

ornamental
ORNAMENT'AL, a. Serving to decorate; giving additional beauty; embellishing.Some think it most ...

38413

ornamentally
ORNAMENT'ALLY, adv. In such a manner as to add embellishment.

38414

ornamented
OR'NAMENTED, pp. Decorated; embellished; beautified.

38415

ornamenting
OR'NAMENTING, ppr. Decorating; embellishing.

38416

ornate
OR'NATE, a. [L. ornatus.] Adorned; decorated; beautiful.

38417

ornately
OR'NATELY, adv. With decoration.

38418

ornateness
OR'NATENESS, n. State of being adorned.

38419

ornature
OR'NATURE, n. Decoration. [Little used.]

38420

orniscopics
ORNISCOP'ICS, n. Divination by the observation of fowls.

38421

orniscopist
ORNIS'COPIST, n. [Gr. a bird, and to view.]One who views the flight of fowls in order to foretell ...

38422

ornitholite
ORNITH'OLITE, n. A petrified bird.

38423

ornithological
ORNITHOLOG'ICAL, a. Pertaining to ornithology.

38424

ornithologist
ORNITHOL'OGIST, n. [See Ornithology.] A person who is skilled in the natural history of fowls, ...

38425

ornithology
ORNITHOL'OGY, n. [Gr. a fowl, and discourse.]The science of fowls, which comprises a knowledge of ...

38426

ornithomancy
ORNITH'OMANCY, n. [Gr. a fowl, and divination.]Augury, a species of divination by means of fowls, ...

38427

orohaned
OR'OHANED, a. Bereft of parents or friends.

38428

orological
OROLOG'ICAL, a. [See Orology.] Pertaining to a description of mountains.

38429

orologist
OROL'OGIST, n. A describer of mountains.

38430

orology
OROL'OGY, n. [Gr. a mountain, and discourse.] The science or description of mountains.

38431

orphan
OR'PHAN, n. [Gr.]A child who is bereaved of father or mother or of both.OR'PHAN, a. Bereaved of ...

38432

orphanage
OR'PHANAGE,

38433

orphanism
OR'PHANISM, n. The state of an orphan.

38434

orphanotrophy
ORPHANOT'ROPHY, n. [Gr. orphan, and food.] A hospital for orphans.

38435

orphean
OR'PHEAN,

38436

orpheus
OR'PHEUS, n. A fish found in the Mediterranean, broad, flat and thick, and sometimes weighing ...

38437

orphic
OR'PHIC, a. Pertaining to Orpheus, the poet and musician; as Orphic hymns.

38438

orpiment
OR'PIMENT, n. [L. auripigmentum; aurum, gold, and pigmentum.]Sulphuret of arsenic, found native ...

38439

orpine
OR'PINE, n. A plant of the genus Sedum, lesser houseleek or live-long. The bastard orpine is of ...

38440

orrach
OR'RACH, n. A plant of the genus Atriplex, used as a substitute for spinage.Wild orach is of the ...

38441

orrery
OR'RERY, n. A machine so constructed as to represent by the movements of its parts, the motions ...

38442

orris
OR'RIS, n.1. The plant iris, of which orris seems to be a corruption; fleur de lis or ...

38443

ort
ORT, n. A fragment; refuse.

38444

ortalon
OR'TALON, n. A small bird of the genus Alauda.

38445

orthite
OR'THITE, n. [Gr. straight.] A mineral occurring in straight layers in felspath rock with albite, ...

38446

orthoceratite
ORTHOCER'ATITE, n. [Gr. straight, and a horn.]The name of certain fossil univalve shells, straight ...

38447

orthodox
OR'THODOX, a. [See Orthodoxy.]1. Sound in the christian faith; believing the genuine doctrines ...

38448

orthodoxly
OR'THODOXLY, adv. With soundness of faith.

38449

orthodoxness
OR'THODOXNESS, n. The state of being sound in the faith, or of according with the doctrines of ...

38450

orthodoxy
OR'THODOXY, n. [Gr. right, true, and opinion, from to think.]1. Soundness of faith; a belief in ...

38451

orthodromic
ORTHODROM'IC, a. [See orthodromy.] Pertaining to orthodromy.

38452

orthodromics
ORTHODROM'ICS, n. The art of sailing in the arc of a great circle, which is the shortest distance ...

38453

orthodromy
OR'THODROMY, n. [Gr. right, and course.] The sailing in a straight course.

38454

orthoepist
OR'THOEPIST, n. [See Orthoepy.] One who pronounces words correctly, or who is well skilled in ...

38455

orthoepy
OR'THOEPY, n. [Gr. right, and word, or to speak.]The art of uttering words with propriety; a ...

38456

orthogon
OR'THOGON, n. [Gr. right, and angle.] A rectangular figure.

38457

orthogonal
ORTHOG'ONAL, a. Right angled; rectangular.

38458

orthographer
ORTHOG'RAPHER, n. [See Orthography.] One that spells words correctly, according to common usage.

38459

orthographic
ORTHOGRAPH'IC,

38460

orthographical
ORTHOGRAPH'ICAL, a. 1. Correctly spelled; written with the proper letters.2. Pertaining to the ...

38461

orthographically
ORTHOGRAPH'ICALLY, adv.1. According to the rules of proper spelling.2. In the manner of ...

38462

orthography
ORTHOG'RAPHY, n. [Gr. right, and writing.]1. The art of writing words with the proper letters, ...

38463

orthology
ORTHOL'OGY, n. [Gr. right, and discourse.] The right description of things.

38464

orthometry
ORTHOM'ETRY, n. [Gr. right, and measure.]The art or practice of constructing verse correctly; the ...

38465

orthopny
ORTHOP'NY, n. [Gr. right, erect, and breath; to breathe.]1. A species of asthma in which ...

38466

ortive
OR'TIVE, a. [L. ortivus, from ortus, orior, to rise.]Rising, or eastern. The ortive amplitude of ...

38467

ortolan
OR'TOLAN, n. [L. hortulanus, from hortus, a garden.]A bird of the genus Emberiza, about the size ...

38468

orts
ORTS, n. Fragments; pieces; refuse.

38469

orval
OR'VAL, n. The herb clary.

38470

orvietan
ORVIE'TAN, n. An antidote or counter poison. [Not used.]

38471

oryctognostic
ORYCTOGNOS'TIC, a. Pertaining to oryctognosy.

38472

oryctognosy
ORYCTOG'NOSY, n. [Gr. fossil, and knowledge.]That branch of mineralogy which has for its object ...

38473

oryctography
ORYCTOG'RAPHY, n. [Gr. fossil, and to describe.]That part of natural history in which fossils are ...

38474

oryctology
ORYCTOL'OGY, n. [Gr. fossil, and discourse.] That part of physics which treats of fossils.

38475

oscheocele
OS'CHEOCELE, n. [Gr. the scrotum, and a tumor.] A rupture in the scrotum; scrotal hernia.

38476

oscillate
OS'CILLATE, v.i. [L. oscillo, from ant. cillo, Gr. to move.]To swing; to move backward and ...

38477

oscillation
OSCILLA'TION, n. [L. oscillatio.] Vibration; a moving backward and forward, or swinging like a ...

38478

oscillatory
OS'CILLATORY, a. Moving backward and forward like a pendulum; swinging; as an oscillatory motion.

38479

oscitancy
OS'CITANCY, n. [L. oscito, to yawn, from os, the mouth.]1. The act of gaping or yawning.2. ...

38480

oscitant
OS'CITANT, a.1. Yawning; gaping.2. Sleepy; drowsy; dull; sluggish.

38481

oscitantly
OS'CITANTLY, adv. Carelessly.

38482

oscitation
OSCITA'TION, n. The act of yawning or gaping from sleepiness.

38483

osculation
OSCULA'TION, n. [L. osculatio, a kissing.] In geometry, the contract between any given curve and ...

38484

osculatory
OS'CULATORY, a. An osculatory circle, in geometry, is a circle having the same curvature with any ...

38485

osier
OSIER, n. o'sher. A willow or water willow, or the twig of the willow, used in making baskets.

38486

osmazome
OS'MAZOME, n. [Gr. odor, and juice.]A substance of an aromatic flavor, obtained from the flesh of ...

38487

osmium
OS'MIUM, n. [Gr. odor.] A metal recently discovered, and contained in the ore of platinum. A ...

38488

osmund
OS'MUND, n. A plant, or a genus of plants, osmunda, moonwort. The most remarkable species is the ...

38489

osnaburg
OSNABURG, n. oz'nburg. A species of coarse linen imported from Osnaburg, in Germany.

38490

ospray
OS'PRAY, n. [L. ossifraga; as, a bone, and frango, to break; the bone-breaker.]The sea-eagle, a ...

38491

osselet
OS'SELET, n. [L. os, osis, a bone.]A hard substance growing on the inside of a horse's knee, among ...

38492

osseous
OS'SEOUS, a. [L. osseus, from os, a bone.] Bony; resembling bone.

38493

ossicle
OS'SICLE, n. [L. ossiculum.] A small bone.

38494

ossiferous
OSSIF'EROUS, a. [L. os, a bone, and fero, to produce.] Producing or furnishing bones.

38495

ossific
OSSIF'IC, a. [L. os, a bone, and facio, to make.]Having power to ossify or change carneous and ...

38496

ossification
OSSIFICA'TION, n. [from ossify.] 1. The change or process of changing from flesh or other matter ...

38497

ossified
OS'SIFIED, pp. Converted into bone, or a hard substance like bone.

38498

ossifrage
OS'SIFRAGE, n. [L. ossifraga. See Ospray.]The ospray or sea-eagle. In Leviticus 11:13, it ...

38499

ossify
OS'SIFY, v.t. [L. os, bone, anf facio, to form.]To form bone; to change from a soft animal ...

38500

ossivorous
OSSIV'OROUS, a. [L. os, bone, and voro, to eat.]Feeding on bones; eating bones; as ossivorous ...

38501

ossuary
OS'SUARY, n. [L. ossuarium.] A charnel house; a place where the bones of the dead are deposited.

38502

ost
OST,

38503

ostensibility
OSTENSIBIL'ITY, n. [See Ostensible.] The quality or state of appearing or being shown.

38504

ostensible
OSTEN'SIBLE, a. [L. ostendo, to show.]1. That may be shown; proper or intended to be shown.2. ...

38505

ostensibly
OSTEN'SIBLY, adv. In appearance; in a manner that is declared or pretended.An embargo and ...

38506

ostensive
OSTEN'SIVE, a. [L. ostendo.] Showing; exhibiting. Ostensive demonstration, is one which plainly ...

38507

ostent
OS'TENT, n. [L. ostentum, from ostendo.]1. Appearance; air; manner; mien. [Little used.]2. ...

38508

ostentate
OS'TENTATE, v.t. [L. ostento.] To make an ambitious display of; to show or exhibit boastingly. ...

38509

ostentation
OSTENTA'TION, n. [L. ostentatio.]1. Outward show or appearance.2. Ambitious display; vain show; ...

38510

ostentatious
OSTENTA'TIOUS, a. 1. Making a display from vanity; boastful; fond of presenting one's endowments ...

38511

ostentatiously
OSTENTA'TIOUSLY, adv. With vain display; boastfully.

38512

ostentatiousness
OSTENTA'TIOUSNESS, n. Vain display; vanity; boastfulness.

38513

ostentator
OSTENTA'TOR, n. [L.] One who makes a vain show; a boaster. [Little used.]

38514

ostentous
OSTENT'OUS, a. Fond of making a show. [Little used.]

38515

osteocol
OS'TEOCOL,

38516

osteocolla
OSTEOCOL'LA, n. [Gr. a bone, and glue.] A carbonate of lime, a fossil formed by incrustation on ...

38517

osteocope
OS'TEOCOPE, n. [Gr. a bone, and labor, uneasiness.]Pain in the bones; a violent fixed pain in any ...

38518

osteologer
OSTEOL'OGER,

38519

osteologic
OSTEOLOG'IC,

38520

osteological
OSTEOLOG'ICAL, a. Pertaining to a description of the bones.

38521

osteologically
OSTEOLOG'ICALLY, adv. According to osteology.

38522

osteologist
OSTEOL'OGIST, n. [See Osteology.] One who describes the bones of animals.

38523

osteology
OSTEOL'OGY, n. [Gr. a bone, and discourse.]1. A description of the bones; that part of anatomy ...

38524

ostiary
OS'TIARY, n. [L. ostium, mouth.] The mouth or opening by which a river discharges its waters into ...

38525

ostler
OSTLER. [See Hostler.]

38526

ostlery
OSTLERY. [See Hostlery.]

38527

ostmen
OST'MEN, n. plu. East men; Danish settlers in Ireland, so called.

38528

ostracism
OSTRACISM, n. [Gr. from a shell, or potter's ware.]1. In Grecian antiquity, banishment by the ...

38529

ostracite
OS'TRACITE, n. [Gr. from a shell.]An oyster shell in its fossil state, or a stone formed in the ...

38530

ostracize
OS'TRACIZE, v.t. [See Ostracism.] To banish by the popular voice, particularly a person eminent ...

38531

ostrich
OS'TRICH, n. [L. struthio-camelus; Gr. a sparrow, and an ostrich. The meaning of the name is not ...

38532

otacoustic
OTACOUS'TIC, a. [Gr. ears, and to hear.] Assisting the sense of hearing; as an otacoustic ...

38533

otency
OMNIP'OTENCE,'OTENCY, n. [L. omnipotens; omnis, all, and potens, powerful.]1. Almighty power; ...

38534

other
OTH'ER, a. [Heb.]1. Not the same; different; not this or these.Then the other company which is ...

38535

othergates
OTH'ERGATES, adv. [other and gate, for way, manner.] Of another manner. Obs.

38536

otherguise
OTH'ERGUISE, adv. [other and guise, manner.] Of another kind. [corruptly pronounced otherguess.]

38537

otherwhere
OTH'ERWHERE, adv. [other and where.] In some other place; or in other places.

38538

otherwhile
OTH'ERWHILE,

38539

otherwhiles
OTH'ERWHILES, adv. [other and while.] At other times.

38540

otherwise
OTH'ERWISE, adv. [other and wise, manner.] 1. In a different manner.Thy father was a worthy ...

38541

otomo
OT'OMO, n. A fowl of the Lagopus kind, about the size of a tame pigeon, a native of Germany, and ...

38542

otter
OT'TER,

38543

ottoman
OT'TOMAN, a. Designating something that pertains to the Turks or to their government; as the ...

38544

ouch
OUCH, n. 1. A bezil or socket in which a precious stone or seal is set. Ex. 39.2. The blow given ...

38545

ought
OUGHT. [See Aught, the true orthography.]

38546

ounce
OUNCE, n. ouns. [L. uncia, the twelfth part of any thing; Gr; but the Greek is from Latin. Inch ...

38547

ounded
OUND'ED,

38548

ounding
OUND'ING, a. Waving. [L. unda. Not used.]

38549

ouphe
OUPHE, n. oof'y. A fairy; a goblin; an elf. Obs.

38550

ouphen
OUPHEN, n. oof'en. Elfish. Obs.

38551

our
OUR, a. 1. Pertaining or belonging to us; as our country; our rights; our troops.2. Ours, which ...

38552

ouranography
OURANOG'RAPHY, n. [Gr. heaven, and to describe.] A description of the heavens.

38553

ourself
OURSELF', pron. reciprocal. [our and self.] This is added after we and us, and sometimes is used ...

38554

ourselves
OURSELVES, plu. of ourself. We or us, not others; added to we, by way of emphasis or opposition.We ...

38555

ouse
OUSE, n. ooz. [from ooze.] Tanner's bark.

38556

ousel
OUSEL, n. oo'zl. The blackbird, a species of the genus Turdus.

38557

oust
OUST, n. [L. ustus.] A kiln to dry hops or malt.

38558

ousted
OUST'ED, pp. Taken away; removed; ejected.

38559

ouster
OUST'ER, n. Amotion of possession; disseizin; dispossession; ejection.Ouster of the freehold is ...

38560

ousting
OUST'ING, ppr. Taking away; removing; ejecting.

38561

out
OUT, adv. 1. Without; on the outside; not within; on the exterior or beyond the limits of any ...

38562

outact
OUTACT', v.t. To do beyond; to exceed in act.He has made me heir to treasures, would make me ...

38563

outbalance
OUTBAL'ANCE, v.t. To out weigh; to exceed in weight or effect.Let dull Ajax bear away my right, ...

38564

outbar
OUTB'AR, v.t. To shut out by bars or fortification.These to outbar with painful pionings.

38565

outbid
OUTBID', v.t. To bid more than another; to offer a higher price.For Indian spices, for Peruvian ...

38566

outbidden
OUTBID'DEN, pp. Exceeded in the price offered.

38567

outbidder
OUTBID'DER, n. One that outbids.

38568

outbidding
OUTBID'DING, ppr. Bidding a price beyond another.

38569

outblown
OUTBLOWN, pp. Inflated; swelled with wind.

38570

outblush
OUTBLUSH', v.t. To exceed in rosy color.

38571

outborn
OUT'BORN, a. Foreign; not native. [Little used.]

38572

outbound
OUT'BOUND, a. Destined or proceeding from a country or harbor to a distant country or port; as an ...

38573

outbrave
OUTBRA'VE, v.t.1. To bear down by more daring or insolent conduct.I would outstare the sternest ...

38574

outbrazen
OUTBRA'ZEN, v.t. To bear down with a brazen face or impudence.

38575

outbreak
OUT'BREAK, n. A bursting forth; eruption.The flash and outbreak of a fiery mind.

38576

outbreaking
OUT'BREAKING, n. That which bursts forth.

38577

outbreathe
OUTBRE'ATHE, v.t. 1. To weary by having better breath.2. To expire.

38578

outbud
OUTBUD', v.i. To sprout forth.

38579

outbuild
OUTBUILD, v.t. outbild'. To exceed in building, or in durability of building.

38580

outcant
OUTCANT', v.t. To surpass in canting.

38581

outcast
OUT'CAST, pp. or a. Cast out; thrown away; rejected as useless.OUT'CAST, n. One who is cast out ...

38582

outcept
OUTCEPT, for except, is not in use.

38583

outclimb
OUTCLIMB, v.t. To climb beyond.

38584

outcompass
OUTCOM'PASS, v.t. To exceed due bounds.

38585

outcraft
OUTCR'AFT, v.t. To exceed in cunning.

38586

outcry
OUT'CRY, n.1. A vehement or loud cry; cry of distress.2. Clamor; noisy opposition or ...

38587

outdare
OUTDA'RE, v.t. To dare or venture beyond.

38588

outdate
OUTDA'TE, v.t. To antiquate; as outdated ceremonies. [Not used.]

38589

outdo
OUTDO, v.t. pret. outdid; pp. outdone. [See Do.]To excel; to surpass; to perform beyond another.An ...

38590

outdoing
OUTDOING, ppr. Excelling; surpassing in performance.OUTDOING, n. Excess in performance.

38591

outdone
OUTDONE, pp. Of outdo.

38592

outdrink
OUTDRINK', v.t. [See Drink.] To exceed in drinking.

38593

outdwell
OUTDWELL', v.t. To dwell or stay beyond.

38594

outer
OUT'ER, a. [comp. of out.] Being on the outside; external; opposed to inner; as the outer wall; ...

38595

outerly
OUT'ERLY, adv. Towards the outside.

38596

outermost
OUT'ERMOST, a. [superl. from outer.] Being on the extreme external part; remotest from the midst; ...

38597

outface
OUTFA'CE, v.t. To brave; to bear down with an imposing front or with impudence; to stare down.

38598

outfall
OUT'FALL, n. A fall of water; a canal.

38599

outfawn
OUT'FAWN, v.t. To exceed in fawning or adulation.

38600

outfeast
OUTFE'AST, v.t. To exceed in feasting.

38601

outfit
OUT'FIT, n. A fitting out, as of a ship for a voyage; usually in the plural, outfits, the expenses ...

38602

outflank
OUTFLANK', v.t. To extend the flank of one army beyond that of another.

38603

outfly
OUTFLY, v.t. To fly faster than another; to advance before in flight or progress.

38604

outfool
OUTFOOL', v.t. To exceed in folly.

38605

outform
OUT'FORM, n. External appearance.

38606

outfrown
OUTFROWN', v.t. To frown down; to overbear by frowning.

38607

outgate
OUT'GATE, n. An outlet; a passage outward.

38608

outgeneral
OUTGEN'ERAL, v.t. To exceed in generalship; to gain advantage over by superior military skill.

38609

outgive
OUTGIVE, v.t. outgiv'. To surpass in giving.

38610

outgo
OUTGO', v.t. [See Go.]1. To go beyond; to advance before in going; to go faster.2. To surpass; ...

38611

outgoing
OUTGO'ING, ppr. Going beyond.

38612

outgrin
OUTGRIN', v.t. To surpass in grinning.

38613

outgrow
OUTGROW, v.t.1. To surpass in growth.2. To grow too great or too old for any thing. Children ...

38614

outgrown
OUTGROWN, pp. Of outgrow.

38615

outguard
OUT'GUARD, n. A guard at a distance from the main body of an army; or a guard at the farthest ...

38616

outherod
OUTHER'OD, v.t. To surpass in enormity, absurdity or cruelty.

38617

outhouse
OUT'HOUSE, n. A small house or building at a little distance from the main house.

38618

outjest
OUTJEST', v.t. To overpower by jesting.

38619

outjuggle
OUTJUG'GLE, v.t. To surpass in juggling.

38620

outknave
OUTKNAVE, v.t. outna've. To surpass in knavery.

38621

outland
OUT'LAND, a. Foreign. Obs.

38622

outlander
OUT'LANDER, n. A foreigner; not a native. Obs.

38623

outlandish
OUTLAND'ISH, a.1. Foreign; not native.Nevertheless, even him did outlandish women cause to ...

38624

outlast
OUTL'AST, v.t. To last longer than something else; to exceed in duration. Candles laid in bran ...

38625

outlaw
OUT'LAW, n. A person excluded from the benefit of the law, or deprived of its protection. ...

38626

outlawed
OUT'LAWED, pp. Excluded from the benefit of law.

38627

outlawing
OUT'LAWING, ppr. Depriving of the benefit of law.

38628

outlawry
OUT'LAWRY, n. The putting a man out of the protection of law, or the process by which a man is ...

38629

outlay
OUT'LAY, n. A laying out or expending; expenditure.

38630

outleap
OUTLE'AP, v.t. To leap beyond; to pass by leaping.

38631

outlet
OUT'LET, n. Passage outward; the place or the means by which any thing escapes or is discharged. ...

38632

outlicker
OUT'LICKER, n. In ships, a small piece of timber fastened to the top of the poop.

38633

outlie
OUTLI'E, v.t. To exceed in lying.

38634

outlier
OUT'LIER, n. One who does not reside in the place with which his office or duty connects him.

38635

outline
OUT'LINE, n. Contour; the line by which a figure is defined; the exterior line.OUT'LINE, v.t. To ...

38636

outlive
OUTLIVE, v.t. outliv'. 1. To live beyond; to survive; to live after something has ceased; as, a ...

38637

outliver
OUTLIV'ER, n. A survivor.

38638

outlook
OUTLOOK', v.t.1. To face down; to browbeat.2. To select. [Not in use.]

38639

outlope
OUT'LOPE, n. [See Lope and Leap.] An excursion. [Not used.]

38640

outluster
OUTLUS'TER,

38641

outlustre
OUTLUS'TRE, v.t. To excel in brightness.

38642

outlying
OUTLY'ING, a.1. Lying or being at a distance from the main body or design.2. Being on the ...

38643

outmarch
OUTM'ARCH, v.t. To march faster than; to march so as to leave behind.The horse outmarched the ...

38644

outmeasure
OUTMEASURE, v.t. outmezh'ur. To exceed in measure or extent.

38645

outmost
OUT'MOST, a. Farthest outward; most remote from the middle.

38646

outnumber
OUTNUM'BER, v.t. To exceed in number. The troops outnumbered those of the enemy.

38647

outpace
OUTPA'CE, v.t. To outgo; to leave behind.

38648

outparamour
OUTPAR'AMOUR, v.t. [See Paramour.] To exceed in keeping mistresses.

38649

outparish
OUT'PARISH, n. A parish lying without the walls, or on the border.

38650

outpart
OUT'PART, n. A part remote from the center or main part.

38651

outpass
OUTP'ASS, v.t. To pass beyond; to exceed in progress.

38652

outpoise
OUTPOISE, v.t. outpoiz'. To outweigh.

38653

outporch
OUT'PORCH, n. An entrance.

38654

outpost
OUT'POST, n.1. A post or station without the limits of a camp, or at a distance from the main body ...

38655

outpour
OUTPOUR, v.t.1. To pour out; to send forth in a stream.2. To effuse.

38656

outpouring
OUT'POURING, n. A pouring out; effusion.

38657

outpray
OUTPRA'Y, v.t. To exceed in prayer or in earnestness of entreaty.

38658

outpreach
OUTPRE'ACH, v.t. To surpass in preaching; to produce more effect in inculcating lessons or ...

38659

outprize
OUTPRI'ZE, v.t. To exceed in value or estimated worth.

38660

outrage
OUT'RAGE, v.t. [L. ultra, beyond.]To treat with violence and wrong; to abuse by rude or insolent ...

38661

outrageous
OUTRA'GEOUS, a.1. Violent; furious; exorbitant; exceeding all bounds of moderation; as outrageous ...

38662

outrageously
OUTRA'GEOUSLY, adv. With great violence; furiously; excessively.

38663

outrageousness
OUTRA'GEOUSNESS, n. Fury; violence; enormity.

38664

outraze
OUTRA'ZE, v.t. To raze to extermination.

38665

outre
OUTRE, a. ootra'y. Being out of the common course or limits; extravagant.

38666

outreach
OUTRE'ACH, v.t. To go or extend beyond.

38667

outreason
OUTRE'ASON, v.t. To excel or surpass in reasoning.

38668

outreckon
OUTRECK'ON, v.t. To exceed in assumed computation.

38669

outreign
OUTREIGN, v.t. To reign through the whole of.

38670

outride
OUTRI'DE, v.t. To pass by riding; to ride faster than.OUTRI'DE, v.i. To travel about on ...

38671

outrider
OUT'RIDER, n. 1. A summoner whose office is to cite men before the sheriff. [Not used.]2. One ...

38672

outrigger
OUT'RIGGER, n. In seamen's language, a strong beam fixed on the side of a ship and projecting from ...

38673

outright
OUT'RIGHT, adv. 1. Immediately; without delay; at once.2. Completely.

38674

outrival
OUTRI'VAL, v.t. To surpass in excellence.

38675

outroar
OUTROAR, v.t. To exceed in roaring.

38676

outrode
OUT'RODE, n. An excursion.

38677

outroot
OUTROOT', v.t. To eradicate; to extirpate.

38678

outrun
OUTRUN', v.t1. To exceed in running; to leave behind in running.2. To exceed; as, to outrun one's ...

38679

outsail
OUTSA'IL, v.t. To sail faster than; to leave behind in sailing.

38680

outscape
OUTSCA'PE, n. Power of escaping. [Not used.]

38681

outscorn
OUTSCORN', v.t. To bear down or confront by contempt; to despise.

38682

outscourings
OUTSCOUR'INGS, n. [out and scour.] Substances washed or scoured out.

38683

outsell
OUTSELL', v.t.1. To exceed in amount of sales.2. To exceed in the prices of things sold.3. To ...

38684

outset
OUT'SET, n. Beginning; first entrance on any business.Every thing almost depends upon giving a ...

38685

outshine
OUTSHI'NE, v.t.1. To send forth brightness or luster.2. To excel in luster or excellence; as ...

38686

outshoot
OUTSHOOT', v.t.1. To exceed in shooting.2. To shoot beyond.

38687

outshut
OUTSHUT', v.t. To shut out or exclude.

38688

outside
OUTSI'DE, n.1. The external part of a thing; the part, end or side which forms the surface or ...

38689

outsit
OUTSIT', v.t. To sit beyond the time of any thing.

38690

outskip
OUTSKIP', v.t. To avoid by flight.

38691

outskirt
OUT'SKIRT, n. Border; outpost; suburb.

38692

outsleep
OUTSLEE'P, v.t. To sleep beyond.

38693

outsoar
OUTSOAR, v.t. To soar beyond.

38694

outsound
OUTSOUND', v.t. To surpass in sound.

38695

outspeak
OUTSPE'AK, v.t. To speak something beyond; to exceed.

38696

outsport
OUTSPORT, v.t. To sport beyond; to outdo in sporting.

38697

outspread
OUTSPREAD', v.t To extend; to spread; to diffuse.

38698

outstand
OUTSTAND', v.t. 1. To resist effectually; to withstand; to sustain without yielding. [Little ...

38699

outstanding
OUTSTAND'ING, ppr. 1. Resisting effectually. [Little used.]2. Projecting outward.3. Not ...

38700

outstare
OUTSTA'RE, v.t. To face down; to browbeat; to outface with effrontery; as we say, to stare out of ...

38701

outstep
OUTSTEP', v.t. To step or go beyond; to exceed.

38702

outstorm
OUTSTORM', v.t. To overbear by storming.Insults the tempest and outstorms the skies.

38703

outstreet
OUT'STREET, n. A street in the extremities of a town.

38704

outstretch
OUTSTRETCH', v.t. To extend; to stretch or spread out; to expand.

38705

outstride
OUTSTRI'DE, v.t. To surpass in striding.

38706

outstrip
OUTSTRIP', v.t. To outgo; to outrun; to advance beyond.

38707

outswear
OUTSWEAR, v.t. To exceed in swearing; to overpower by swearing.

38708

outsweeten
OUTSWEE'TEN, v.t. To exceed in sweetness.

38709

outswell
OUTSWELL', v.t. To overflow; to exceed in swelling.

38710

outtalk
OUTTALK, v.t. outtauk'. To overpower by talking; to exceed in talking.

38711

outthrow
OUTTHROW, v.t. To throw out or beyond.

38712

outtongue
OUTTONGUE, v.t. outtung'. To bear down by talk, clamor or noise.

38713

outtop
OUTTOP', v.t. To overtop. [Not used.]

38714

outvalue
OUTVAL'UE, v.t. To exceed in price or value.

38715

outvenom
OUTVEN'OM, v.t. To exceed in poison.

38716

outvie
OUTVI'E, v.t. To exceed; to surpass.

38717

outvillain
OUTVIL'LAIN, v.t. To exceed in villainy.

38718

outvoice
OUTVOICE, v.t. outvois'. To exceed in roaring or clamor. [Not used.]

38719

outvote
OUTVO'TE, v.t. To exceed in the number of votes given; to defeat by plurality of suffrages.

38720

outwalk
OUTWALK, v.t. outwauk'.1. To walk faster than; to leave behind in walking.2. To exceed the ...

38721

outwall
OUT'WALL, n. 1. The exterior wall of a building or fortress.2. Superficial appearance. ...

38722

outward
OUT'WARD, a. [L. versus.]1. External; exterior; forming the superficial part; as the outward coat ...

38723

outward-bound
OUTWARD-BOUND', a. Proceeding from a port or country.

38724

outwardly
OUT'WARDLY, adv.1. Externally; opposed to inwardly; as outwardly content, but inwardly uneasy.2. ...

38725

outwards
OUT'WARDS, adv. 1. To the outer parts; tending or directed towards the exterior.The light falling ...

38726

outwash
OUTWASH', v.t. To wash out; to cleanse from. [Little used.]

38727

outwatch
OUTWATCH', v.t. To surpass in watching.

38728

outwear
OUTWEAR, v.t.1. To wear out. [Not used.]2. To pass tediously to the end.By the stream, if I the ...

38729

outweed
OUTWEE'D, v.t. To weed out; to extirpate, as a weed.

38730

outweep
OUTWEE'P, v.t. To exceed in weeping.

38731

outweigh
OUTWEIGH, v.t. outwa'y. [See Weigh.]1. To exceed in weight.2. To exceed in value, influence or ...

38732

outwell
OUTWELL', v.t. or i. To pour out. [Not used.]

38733

outwent
OUTWENT', pret. of outgo.

38734

outwhore
OUTWHO'RE, v.t. To exceed in lewdness.

38735

outwin
OUTWIN', v.t. To get out of. [Not used.]

38736

outwind
OUTWIND, v.t. To extricate by winding; to unloose.

38737

outwing
OUTWING', v.t. To move faster on the wing; to outstrip.

38738

outwit
OUTWIT', v.t. To surpass in design or stratagem; to overreach; to defeat or frustrate by superior ...

38739

outwork
OUT'WORK, n. The part of a fortification most remote from the main fortress or citadel.

38740

outworn
OUTWORN, pp. [See Wear.] Worn out; consumed by use.

38741

outworth
OUTWORTH, v.t. To exceed in value.

38742

outwrest
OUTWREST, v.t. outrest'. To extort; to draw from or forth by violence.

38743

outwrite
OUTWRITE, v.t. outri'te. To surpass in writing.

38744

outwrought
OUTWROUGHT, pp. outraut'. [See Work.] Outdone; exceeded in act or efficacy.

38745

outzany
OUTZA'NY, v.t. [See Zany.] To exceed in buffoonery.

38746

oval
O'VAL, a. [L. ovum, an egg.]1. Of the shape or figure of an egg; oblong; curvilinear; resembling ...

38747

ovarious
OVA'RIOUS, a. Consisting of eggs; as ovarious food.

38748

ovary
O'VARY, n. [L. ovarium, from ovum, an egg.]The part of a female animal in which the eggs are ...

38749

ovate
O'VATE,

38750

ovate-lanceolate
OVATE-LAN'CEOLATE, a. Having something of the form of an egg and a lance, inclining to the latter.

38751

ovate-subulate
OVATE-SUB'ULATE, a. Having something of the form of an egg and an awl, but most tending to the ...

38752

ovated
O'VATED, a. [L. ovatus, from ovum, an egg.] Egg-shaped; as an ovate leaf.

38753

ovation
OVA'TION, n. [L. ovatio.] In Roman antiquity, a lesser triumph allowed to commanders who had ...

38754

ovato-oblong
OVATO-OB'LONG, a. Oblong in the shape of an egg, or with the end lengthened.

38755

oven
OVEN, n. uv'n.An arch of brick or stone work, for baking bread and other things for food. Ovens ...

38756

over
O'VER, prep. [L. super., Gr.]1. Across; from side to side; implying a passing or moving either ...

38757

overabound
OVERABOUND', v.i. To abound more than enough; to be superabundant.

38758

overact
OVERACT', v.t. To act or perform to excess; as, he overacted his part.OVERACT', v.i. To act more ...

38759

overagitate
OVERAG'ITATE, v.t. To agitate or discuss beyond what is expedient.

38760

overalls
O'VERALLS, n. A kind of trousers.

38761

overanxious
OVERANX'IOUS, a. Anxious to excess.

38762

overarch
OVER'ARCH, v.t. To arch over; to cover with an arch.Brown with o'erarching shades.

38763

overawe
OVERAWE, v.t. overaw'. To restrain by awe, fear or superior influence.The kind was present in ...

38764

overbalance
OVERBAL'ANCE, v.t. To weigh down; to exceed in weight, value or importance. The evils which ...

38765

overbattle
OVERBAT'TLE, a. Too fruitful; exuberant. [Not used.]

38766

overbear
OVERBEAR, v.t. [See Bear.] To bear down; to repress; to subdue.The point of reputation, when the ...

38767

overbearing
OVERBEARING, ppr.1. Bearing down; repressing.2. a. Haughty and dogmatical; disposed or tending ...

38768

overbend
OVERBEND', v.t. To bend or stretch to excess.

38769

overbid
OVERBID', v.t. 1. To bid or offer beyond.2. To bid or offer more than an equivalent.

38770

overblow
OVERBLOW, v.i. 1. To blow with too much violence; a seaman's phrase.2. To blow over, or be past ...

38771

overblown
OVERBLOWN, pp. Blown by and gone; blown away; driven by; past.And when this cloud of sorrow's ...

38772

overboard
OVERBOARD, adv. Literally, over the side of a ship; hence, out of a ship or from on board; as, to ...

38773

overbrow
OVERBROW', v.t. To hang over.

38774

overbuilt
OVERBUILT, pp. overbilt'. Built over.

38775

overbulk
OVERBULK', v.t. To oppress by bulk. [Not used.]

38776

overburden
OVERBUR'DEN, v.t. To load with too great weight.

38777

overburdened
OVERBUR'DENED, pp. Overloaded.

38778

overburn
OVERBURN', v.t. To burn too much.

38779

overbusy
OVERBUSY, a. overbiz'zy. Too busy; officious.

38780

overbuy
OVERBUY', v.t. To buy at too dear a rate.

38781

overcanopy
OVERCAN'OPY, v.t. To cover as with a canopy.

38782

overcare
OVERCA'RE, n. Excessive care or anxiety.

38783

overcareful
OVERCA'REFUL, a. Careful to excess.

38784

overcarry
OVERCAR'RY, v.t. To carry too far; to carry or urge beyond the proper point.

38785

overcast
OVERC'AST, v.t. 1. To cloud; to darken; to cover with gloom.The clouds that overcast our morn ...

38786

overcautious
OVERCAU'TIOUS, a. Cautious or prudent to excess.

38787

overcharge
OVERCH'ARGE, v.t.1. To charge or load to excess; to cloy; to oppress.The heavy load of abundance ...

38788

overclimb
OVERCLIMB, v.t. To climb over.

38789

overcloud
OVERCLOUD', v.t. To cover or overspread with clouds.

38790

overcloy
OVERCLOY', v.t. To fill beyond satiety.

38791

overcold
OVERCOLD, a. Cold to excess.

38792

overcome
OVERCOME, v.t. [See Come.]1. To conquer; to vanquish; to subdue; as, to overcome enemies in ...

38793

overcomer
OVERCOMER, n. One who vanquishes or surmounts.

38794

overcomingly
OVERCOMINGLY, adv. With superiority.

38795

overconfidence
OVERCON'FIDENCE, n. Excessive confidence.

38796

overcorn
OVERCORN', v.t. To corn to excess.

38797

overcount
OVERCOUNT', v.t. To rate above the true value.

38798

overcover
OVERCOV'ER, v.t. To cover completely.

38799

overcredulous
OVERCRED'ULOUS, a. Too apt to believe.

38800

overcrow
OVERCROW, v.t. To crow as in triumph. [Not used.]

38801

overcurious
OVERCU'RIOUS, a. Curious or nice to excess.

38802

overdate
OVERDA'TE, v.t. To date beyond the proper period.

38803

overdight
OVERDI'GHT, a. Covered over. Obs.

38804

overdiligent
OVERDIL'IGENT, a. Diligent to excess.

38805

overdo
OVERDO, v.t. 1. To do or perform too much.2. To harass; to fatigue; to oppress by too much ...

38806

overdone
OVERDONE, pp.1. Overacted; acted to excess.2. Wearied or oppressed by too much labor.3. Boiled, ...

38807

overdose
OVERDOSE, n. Too great a dose.

38808

overdress
OVERDRESS', v.t. To dress to excess; to adorn too much.

38809

overdrink
OVERDRINK', v.t. To drink to excess.

38810

overdrive
OVERDRI'VE, v.t. To drive too hard, or beyond strength. Gen. 33.

38811

overdry
OVERDRY', v.t. To dry too much.

38812

overeager
OVERE'AGER, a. Too eager; too vehement in desire.

38813

overeagerly
OVERE'AGERLY, adv. With excessive eagerness.

38814

overeagerness
OVERE'AGERNESS, n. Excess of earnestness.

38815

overeat
OVERE'AT, v.t. To eat to excess.

38816

overelegant
OVEREL'EGANT, a. Elegant to excess.

38817

overempty
OVEREMP'TY, v.t. To make too empty.

38818

overeye
OVEREYE, v.t. 1. To superintend; to inspect. [Little used.]2. To observe to remark.

38819

overfall
O'VERFALL, n. A cataract; the fall of a river.

38820

overfatigue
OVERFATIGUE, n. overfatee'g. To fatigue to excess.OVERFATIGUE, v.t. overfatee'g. To fatigue to ...

38821

overfeed
OVERFEE'D, v.t. To feed to excess.

38822

overfill
OVERFILL', v.t. To fill to excess; to surcharge.

38823

overfloat
OVERFLOAT, v.t. To overflow; to inundate.

38824

overflourish
OVERFLOURISH, v.t. overflur'ish. To make excessive display or flourish.

38825

overflow
OVERFLOW, v.t.1. To spread over, as water; to inundate; to cover with water or other fluid.2. To ...

38826

overflowing
OVERFLOWING, ppr. Spreading over, as a fluid; inundating; running over the brim or ...

38827

overflowingly
OVERFLOWINGLY, adv. Exuberantly; in great abundance.

38828

overflush
OVERFLUSH', v.t. To flush to excess.

38829

overflushed
OVERFLUSH'ED, pp.1. Flushed to excess; reddened to excess.2. Elated to excess.

38830

overfly
OVERFLY', v.t. To pass over or cross by flight.

38831

overforward
OVERFOR'WARD, a. Forward to excess.

38832

overforwardness
OVERFOR'WARDNESS, a. Too great forwardness or readiness; officiousness.

38833

overfreight
OVERFREIGHT, v.t. overfra'te. [See Freight.]To load too heavily; to fill with too great quantity ...

38834

overfruitful
OVERFRU'ITFUL, a. Too rich; producing superabundant crops.

38835

overget
OVERGET', v.t. To reach; to overtake. [Not used.]

38836

overgild
OVERGILD', v.t. To gild over; to varnish.

38837

overgird
OVERGIRD', v.t. To gird or bind too closely.

38838

overglance
OVERGL'ANCE, v.t. To glance over; to run over with the eye.

38839

overgo
OVERGO', v.t.1. To exceed; to surpass.2. To cover. [Not used.]

38840

overgone
OVERGONE, pp. overgawn'. Injured; ruined.

38841

overgorge
OVERGORGE, v.t. overgorj'. To gorge to excess.

38842

overgrassed
OVERGR'ASSED, pp. Overstocked with grass; overgrown with grass.

38843

overgreat
OVERGREAT, a. Too great.

38844

overgrow
OVERGROW, v.t.1. To cover with growth or herbage.2. To grow beyond; to rise above.OVERGROW, v.i. ...

38845

overgrowth
OVERGROWTH, n. Exuberant or excessive growth.

38846

overhale
OVERHALE. [See Overhaul.]

38847

overhandle
OVERHAND'LE, v.t. To handle too much; to mention too often.

38848

overhang
OVERHANG', v.t.1. To impend or hang over.2. To jut or project over.OVERHANG', v.i. To jut over.

38849

overharden
OVERH'ARDEN, v.t. To harden too much; to make too hard.

38850

overhastily
OVERHASTILY, adv. In too much haste.

38851

overhastiness
OVERHASTINESS, n. Too much haste; percipitation.

38852

overhasty
OVERHASTY, a. Too hasty; precipitate.

38853

overhaul
OVERHAUL', v.t. 1. To spread over.2. To turn over for examination; to separate and inspect.3. ...

38854

overhead
OVERHEAD, adv. overhed'. Aloft; above; in the zenith or ceiling.

38855

overhear
OVERHE'AR, v.t. To hear by accident; to hear what is not addressed to the hearer, or not intended ...

38856

overheard
OVERHE'ARD, pp. Heard by accident.

38857

overheat
OVERHE'AT, v.t. To heat to excess.

38858

overhele
OVERHE'LE, v.t. To cover over. [Not used.]

38859

overhend
OVERHEND', v.t. To overtake. [Not used.]

38860

overjoy
OVERJOY', v.t. To give great joy to; to transport with gladness.

38861

overlabor
OVERLA'BOR, v.t.1. To harass with toil.2. To execute with too much care.

38862

overlade
OVERLA'DE, v.t. To load with too great a cargo or other burden.

38863

overladen
OVERLA'DEN, pp. Overburdened; loaded to excess.

38864

overlaid
OVERLA'ID, pp. [See Overlay.] Oppressed with weight; smothered; covered over.

38865

overlarge
OVERL'ARGE, a. Too large; too great.

38866

overlargeness
OVERL'ARGENESS, n. Excess of size.

38867

overlash
OVERLASH', v.i. 1. To exaggerate. [Little used.]2. To proceed to excess. [Little used.]

38868

overlay
OVERLA'Y, v.t.1. To lay too much upon; to oppress with incumbent weight; as a country overlaid ...

38869

overlaying
OVERLA'YING, n. A superficial covering. Ex. 38.

38870

overleap
OVERLE'AP, v.t. To leap over; to pass or move from side to side by leaping; as, to overleap a ...

38871

overleather
O'VERLEATHER,

38872

overleaven
OVERLEAVEN, v.t. overlev'n.1. To leaven too much; to cause to rise and swell too much.2. To mix ...

38873

overlether
O'VERLETHER, n. The leather which forms or is intended to form the upper part of a shoe; that ...

38874

overliberal
OVERLIB'ERAL, a. Too liberal; too free; abundant to excess; as overliberal diet.

38875

overlight
OVERLIGHT, n. Too strong a light.

38876

overlive
OVERLIVE, v.t. overliv'. To outlive; to live longer than another; to survive. [We generally use ...

38877

overliver
OVERLIV'ER, n. One that lives longest; a survivor.

38878

overload
OVERLOAD, v.t. To load with too heavy a burden or cargo; to fill to excess; as, to overload the ...

38879

overlong
OVERLONG', a. Too long.

38880

overlook
OVERLOOK', v.t.1. To view from a higher place; applied to persons; as, to stand on a hill and ...

38881

overlooker
OVERLOOK'ER, n. One that overlooks.

38882

overloop
OVERLOOP, now written orlop, which see.

38883

overlove
OVERLOVE, v.t. To love to excess; to prize or value too much.

38884

overly
O'VERLY, a. Careless; negligent; inattentive. [Not used.]

38885

overmast
OVERM'AST, v.t. To furnish with a mast or with masts that are too long or too heavy for the weight ...

38886

overmasted
OVERM'ASTED, pp. Having masts too long or too heavy for the ship.

38887

overmaster
OVERM'ASTER, v.t. To overpower; to subdue; to vanquish; to govern.

38888

overmatch
OVERMATCH', v.t. To be too powerful for; to conquer; to subdue; to oppress by superior ...

38889

overmeasure
OVERMEASURE, v.t. overmezh'ur. To measure or estimate too largely.OVERMEASURE, n. overmezh'ur. ...

38890

overmix
OVERMIX', v.t. To mix with too much.

38891

overmodest
OVERMOD'EST, a. Modest to excess; bashful.

38892

overmost
O'VERMOST, a. Highest; over the rest in authority.

38893

overmuch
OVERMUCH', a. Too much; exceeding what is necessary or proper.OVERMUCH', adv. In too great a ...

38894

overmuchness
OVERMUCH'NESS, n. Superabundance. [Not used and barbarous.]

38895

overmultitude
OVERMUL'TITUDE, v.t. To exceed in number. [Not used.]

38896

overname
OVERNA'ME, v.t. To name over or in a series. [Not used.]

38897

overneat
OVERNE'AT, a. Excessively neat.

38898

overnight
OVERNIGHT, n. Night before bed-time. [See Over, prep.]

38899

overnoise
OVERNOISE, v.t. overnoiz'. To overpower by noise.

38900

overoffended
OVEROFFEND'ED, a. Offended to excess.

38901

overoffice
OVEROF'FICE, v.t. To lord by virtue of an office. [Not used.]

38902

overofficious
OVEROFFI'CIOUS, a. Too busy; too ready to intermeddle; too importunate.

38903

overpaint
OVERPA'INT, v.t. To color or describe too strongly.

38904

overpass
OVERP'ASS, v.t. 1. To cross; to go over.2. To overlook; to pass without regard.3. To omit, as in ...

38905

overpassed
OVERP'ASSED,

38906

overpast
OVERP'AST, pp. Passed by; passed away; gone; past.

38907

overpay
OVERPA'Y, v.t1. To pay too much or more than is due.2. To reward beyond the price or merit.

38908

overpeer
OVERPEE'R, v.t. To overlook; to hover over. [Not used.]

38909

overpeople
OVERPE'OPLE, v.t. To overstock with inhabitants.

38910

overperch
OVERPERCH', v.t. To perch over or above; to fly over.

38911

overpersuade
OVERPERSUA'DE, v.t. To persuade or influence against one's inclination or opinion.

38912

overpicture
OVERPIC'TURE, v.t. To exceed the representation or picture.

38913

overplus
O'VERPLUS, n. [over and L. plus, more.]Surplus; that which remains after a supply, or beyond a ...

38914

overply
OVERPLY', v.t. To ply to excess; to exert with too much vigor.

38915

overpoise
OVERPOISE, v.t. overpoiz'. To outweigh.OVERPOISE, n. overpoiz'. Preponderant weight.

38916

overpolish
OVERPOL'ISH, v.t. To polish too much.

38917

overponderous
OVERPON'DEROUS, a. To heavy; too depressing.

38918

overpost
OVERPOST, v.t. To hasten over quickly.

38919

overpower
OVERPOW'ER, v.t.1. To affect with a power or force that cannot be borne; as, the light overpowers ...

38920

overpress
OVERPRESS', v.t. 1. To bear upon with irresistible force; to crush; to overwhelm.2. To overcome ...

38921

overprize
OVERPRI'ZE, v.t. To value or prize at too high a rate.

38922

overprompt
OVERPROMPT', a. Too prompt; too ready or eager.

38923

overpromptness
OVERPROMPT'NESS, n. Excessive promptness; precipitation.

38924

overproportion
OVERPROPO'RTION, v.t. To make of too great proportion.

38925

overquietness
OVERQUI'ETNESS, n. Too much quietness.

38926

overrake
OVERRA'KE, v.t. To break in upon a ship. When the waves break in upon a ship riding at anchor, it ...

38927

overrank
OVERRANK', a. Too rank or luxuriant.

38928

overrate
OVERRA'TE, v.t. To rate at too much; to estimate at a value or amount beyond the truth.

38929

overreach
OVERRE'ACH, v.t.1. To reach beyond in any direction; to rise above; to extend beyond.2. To ...

38930

overreacher
OVERRE'ACHER, n. One that overreaches; one that deceives.

38931

overreaching
OVERRE'ACHING, n. The act of deceiving; a reaching too far.

38932

overread
OVERRE'AD, v.t. To read over; to peruse. [Not used.]

38933

overred
OVERRED', v.t. To smear with a red color. [Not used.]

38934

overrid
OVERRID',

38935

overridden
OVERRID'DEN, pp. Rid to excess.

38936

override
OVERRI'DE, v.t. 1. To ride over. [Not used.]2. To ride too much; to ride beyond the strength of ...

38937

overripen
OVERRI'PEN, v.t. To make too ripe.

38938

overroast
OVERROAST, v.t. To roast too much.

38939

overrule
OVERRU'LE, v.t.1. To influence or control by predominant power; to subject to superior authority. ...

38940

overruler
OVERRU'LER, n. One who controls, directs or governs.

38941

overruling
OVERRU'LING, pp.1. Controlling; subjecting to authority.2. a. Exerting superior and controlling ...

38942

overrun
OVERRUN', v.t. 1. To run or spread over; to grow over; to cover all over. The sluggard's farm is ...

38943

overrunner
OVERRUN'NER, n. One that overruns.

38944

overrunning
OVERRUN'NING, ppr. Spreading over; ravaging; changing the disposition of types.

38945

oversaturate
OVERSAT'URATE, v.t. To saturate to excess.

38946

oversaturated
OVERSAT'URATED, pp. More than saturated.

38947

oversaturating
OVERSAT'URATING, ppr. Saturating to excess.

38948

overscrupulous
OVERSCRU'PULOUS, a. Scrupulous to excess.

38949

oversea
OVERSEA, a. Foreign; from beyond sea.

38950

oversee
OVERSEE', v.t.1. To superintend; to overlook, implying care.2. To pass unheeded; to omit; to ...

38951

overseen
OVERSEE'N, pp.1. Superintended.2. Mistaken; deceived. [Not used.]

38952

overseer
OVERSEE'R, n. 1. One who overlooks; a superintendent; a supervisor.2. An officer who has the ...

38953

overset
OVERSET', v.t1. To turn from the proper position or basis; to turn upon the side, or to turn ...

38954

overshade
OVERSHA'DE, v.t. To cover with shade; to cover with any thing that causes darkness; to render dark ...

38955

overshadow
OVERSHAD'OW, v.t1. To throw a shadow over; to overshade.2. To shelter; to protect; to cover with ...

38956

overshadower
OVERSHAD'OWER, n. One that throws a shade over any thing.

38957

overshadowing
OVERSHAD'OWING, ppr. Throwing a shade over; protecting.

38958

overshoot
OVERSHOOT', v.t. 1. To shoot beyond the mark.2. To pass swiftly over.To overshoot one's self, to ...

38959

overshot
OVERSHOT', pp. Shot beyond.

38960

oversight
O'VERSIGHT, n.1. Superintendence; watchful care. 1Peter 5.2. Mistake; an overlooking; omission; ...

38961

oversize
OVERSI'ZE, v.t.1. To surpass in bulk or size. [Not much used.]2. To cover with viscid matter.

38962

overskip
OVERSKIP', v.t. 1. To skip or leap over; to pass by leaping.2. To pass over.3. To escape.

38963

oversleep
OVERSLEE'P, v.t. To sleep too long; as, to oversleep the usual hour of rising.

38964

overslip
OVERSLIP', v.t. To slip or pass without notice; to pass undone, unnoticed or unused; to omit; to ...

38965

overslow
OVERSLOW, v.t. To render slow; to check; to curb. [Not used.]

38966

oversnow
OVERSNOW, v.t. To cover with snow. [Not much used.]

38967

oversold
OVERSOLD, pp. Sold at too high a price.

38968

oversoon
OVERSOON', adv. Too soon.

38969

oversorrow
OVERSOR'ROW, v.t. To grieve or afflict to excess.

38970

overspan
OVERSPAN', v.t. To reach or extend over.

38971

overspeak
OVERSPE'AK, v.t. To speak too much; to use too many words.

38972

overspent
OVERSPENT', pp. [See Spend.] Harassed or fatigued to an extreme degree.

38973

overspread
OVERSPREAD, v.t. overspred'.1. To spread over; to cover over. The deluge overspread the earth.2. ...

38974

overstand
OVERSTAND', v.t. To stand too much on price or conditions; to lose a sale by holding the price too ...

38975

overstare
OVERSTA'RE, v.t. To stare wildly. [Not used.]

38976

overstep
OVERSTEP', v.t. To step over or beyond; to exceed.

38977

overstock
OVERSTOCK', n. Superabundance; more than is sufficient.OVERSTOCK', v.t. 1. To fill too full; to ...

38978

overstore
OVERSTO'RE, v.t. To store with too much; to supply or fill with superabundance.

38979

overstrain
OVERSTRA'IN, v.i. To strain to excess; to make too violent efforts.OVERSTRA'IN, v.t. To stretch ...

38980

overstrew
OVERSTREW',

38981

overstrike
OVERSTRI'KE, v.t. To strike beyond.

38982

overstrow
OVERSTROW, v.t. To spread or scatter over.

38983

overstrown
OVERSTROWN, pp. Spread or scattered over.

38984

oversupply
OVERSUPPLY', v.t. To furnish more than is sufficient.

38985

oversway
OVERSWA'Y, v.t. To overrule; to bear down; to control.

38986

overswell
OVERSWELL', v.t. To swell or rise above; to overflow.

38987

overt
O'VERT, a. [L. aperio.]Open to view; public; apparent; as overt virtues; an overt essay. But the ...

38988

overtake
OVERTA'KE, v.t.1. To come up with in a course, pursuit, progress or motion; to catch.The enemy ...

38989

overtask
OVERT'ASK, v.t. To impose too heavy a task or injunction on.

38990

overtax
OVERTAX', v.t. To tax too heavily.

38991

overthrow
OVERTHROW, v.t. [See Throw.]1. To turn upside down.His wife overthrew the table.2. To throw ...

38992

overthrower
OVERTHROWER, n. One that overthrows, defeats or destroys.

38993

overthwart
OVERTHWART', a. 1. Opposite; being over the way or street.2. Crossing at right angles.3. Cross; ...

38994

overthwartly
OVERTHWART'LY, adv.1. Across; transversely.2. Perversely.

38995

overthwartness
OVERTHWART'NESS, n. 1. The state of being athwart or lying across.2. Perverseness; pervicacity.

38996

overtire
OVERTI'RE, v.t. To tire to excess; to subdue by fatigue.

38997

overtitle
OVERTI'TLE, v.t. To give too high a title to.

38998

overtly
O'VERTLY, adv. Openly; in open view; publicly.

38999

overtook
OVERTOOK', pret. of overtake.

39000

overtop
OVERTOP', v.t.1. To rise above the top.2. To excel; to surpass.3. To obscure; to make of less ...

39001

overtower
OVERTOW'ER, v.t. To soar too high.

39002

overtrip
OVERTRIP', v.t. To trip over; to walk nimbly over.

39003

overtrust
OVERTRUST', v.t. To trust with too much confidence.

39004

overture
O'VERTURE, n. 1. Opening; disclosure; discovery. [In this literal sense, little used.]2. ...

39005

overturn
OVERTURN', v.t.1. To overset; to turn or throw from a basis or foundation; as, to overturn a ...

39006

overturnable
OVERTURN'ABLE, a. That may be overturned. [Not much used.]

39007

overturned
OVERTURN'ED, pp. Overset; overthrown.

39008

overturner
OVERTURN'ER, n. One that overturns or subverts.

39009

overturning
OVERTURN'ING, ppr. Oversetting; overthrowing; subverting.OVERTURN'ING, n. An oversetting; ...

39010

overvail
OVERVA'IL,

39011

overvalue
OVERVAL'UE, v.t. To rate at too high a price.

39012

overveil
OVERVEIL, v.t. To cover; to spread over.

39013

overvote
OVERVO'TE, v.t. To outvote; to outnumber in votes given.

39014

overwatch
OVERWATCH', v.t. To watch to excess; to subdue by long want of rest.

39015

overwatched
OVERWATCH'ED, a. Tired by too much watching.

39016

overweak
OVERWE'AK, a. Too weak; too feeble.

39017

overweary
OVERWE'ARY, v.t. To subdue with fatigue.

39018

overweather
OVERWEATHER, v.t. overweth'er. [See Weather.] To bruise or batter by violence of weather.

39019

overween
OVERWEE'N, v.i. [seen is obsolete, except in composition. See the word.]1. To think too highly; ...

39020

overweening
OVERWEE'NING, ppr. 1. Thinking too highly or conceitedly.2. a. That thinks too highly, ...

39021

overweeningly
OVERWEE'NINGLY, adv. With too much vanity or conceit.

39022

overweigh
OVERWEIGH, v.t. To exceed in weight; to cause to preponderate; to outweigh; to overbalance.

39023

overweight
OVERWEIGHT, n. Greater weight; preponderance.

39024

overwhelm
OVERWHELM', v.t.1. To overspread or crush beneath something violent and weighty, that covers or ...

39025

overwhelming
OVERWHELM'ING, ppr. Crushing with weight or numbers.

39026

overwhelmingly
OVERWHELM'INGLY, adv. In a manner to overwhelm.

39027

overwing
OVERWING', v.t. To outflank; to extend beyond the wing of an army.

39028

overwise
OVERWI'SE, a. s as z. Wise to affectation.

39029

overwiseness
OVERWI'SENESS, n. Pretended or affected wisdom.

39030

overword
OVERWORD', v.t. To say too much.

39031

overwork
OVERWORK', v.t. To work beyond the strength; to cause to labor too much; to tire.

39032

overworn
OVERWORN, a. 1. Worn out; subdued by toil.2. Spoiled by time.

39033

overwrestle
OVERWRESTLE, v.t. overres'l. To subdue by wrestling.

39034

overwrought
OVERWROUGHT, pp. overraut'. 1. Labored to excess.2. Worked all over; as overwrought with ...

39035

overyeared
OVERYE'ARED, a. Too old. [Not used.]

39036

overzealed
OVERZE'ALED, a. Too much excited with zeal; ruled by too much zeal.

39037

overzealous
OVERZEALOUS, a. overzel'ous. Too zealous; eager to excess.

39038

ovicular
OVIC'ULAR, a. [from L. ovum, an egg.] Pertaining to an egg.

39039

oviduct
O'VIDUCT, n. [L. ovum, an egg, and ductus, a duct.]In animals, a passage for the egg from the ...

39040

oviform
O'VIFORM, a. [L. ovum, egg, and forma, form.] Having the form or figure of an egg.

39041

ovine
O'VINE, a. [L. ovinus, from ovis, sheep.] Pertaining to sheep; consisting of sheep.

39042

oviparous
OVIP'AROUS, a. [L. ovum, egg, and pario, to produce.]Producing eggs, or producing young from eggs. ...

39043

ovoid
O'VOID, a. [L. ovum, egg, and Gr. form.] Having the shape of an egg.

39044

ovolo
O'VOLO, n. In architecture, a round molding, the quarter of a circle; called also the quarter ...

39045

owe
OWE, v.t. o. [Gr., Eng. own.]1. To be indebted; to be obliged or bound to pay. The merchants ...

39046

owing
OWING, ppr. [This is used in a passive form, contrary to analogy, for owen or owed. But the use ...

39047

owl
OWL, n. [L. ulula, ululo.]A fowl of the genus Strix, that flies chiefly in the night.

39048

owler
OWL'ER, n. One that conveys contraband goods.

39049

owlet
OWL'ET, n. An owl, which see.

39050

owling
OWL'ING, n. The offense of transporting wool or sheep out of England, contrary to the ...

39051

own
OWN, a. [See Owe and Ought.]1. Belonging to; possessed; peculiar; usually expressing property ...

39052

owned
OWNED, pp. 1. The legal title being vested in; as, the property is owned by a company.2. ...

39053

owner
OWNER, n. The rightful proprietor; one who has the legal or rightful title, whether he is the ...

39054

ownership
OWNERSHIP, n. Property; exclusive right of possession; legal or just claim or title. The ...

39055

owning
OWNING, ppr.1. Having the legal or just title to.2. Acknowledging; avowing; confessing.

39056

owre
OWRE, n. [L. urus.] A beast. [Not used.]

39057

owse
OWSE, n. Bark of oak beaten or ground to small pieces.

39058

owser
OW'SER, n. Bark and water mixed in a tan-pit.

39059

ox
OX, n. plu. oxen. pron. ox'n.The male of the bovine genus of quadrupeds, castrated and grown to his ...

39060

ox-eye
OX'-EYE, n. [ox and eye.] A plant of the genus Buphthalmum; another of the genus Anthemis; also, ...

39061

ox-eyed
OX'-EYED, a. Having large full eyes, like those of an ox.

39062

oxalate
OX'ALATE, n. [See Oxalic.] In chimistry, a salt formed by a combination of the oxalic acid with a ...

39063

oxalic
OXAL'IC, a. [Gr. sorrel,, acid.]Pertaining to sorrel. The oxalic acid is the acid of sorrel.

39064

oxbane
OX'BANE, n. A plant, buphonos.

39065

oxfly
OX'FLY, n. A fly hatched under the skin of cattle.

39066

oxgang
OX'GANG, n. [ox and gang, going.] In ancient laws, as much land as an ox can plow in a year; said ...

39067

oxheal
OX'HEAL, n. A plant.

39068

oxiodic
OXIOD'IC, a. Pertaining to or consisting of the compound of oxygen and iodine.

39069

oxlike
OX'LIKE, a. [ox and like.] Resembling an ox.

39070

oxlip
OX'LIP, n. A plant, the cowslip.

39071

oxstall
OX'STALL, n. A stall or stand for oxen.

39072

oxtongue
OXTONGUE, n. ox'tung. A plant of the genus Picris.

39073

oxy-iodine
OXY-I'ODINE, n. In chimistry, a compound of the chloriodic and oxiodic acids.

39074

oxycrate
OX'YCRATE, n. [Gr. acid, and to mix.]A mixture of water and vinegar. [Little used.]

39075

oxyd
OX'YD, n. [Gr. acid, sharp, vinegar.] In chimistry, a substance formed by the combination of a ...

39076

oxydability
OXYDABIL'ITY, n. The capacity of being converted into an oxyd.

39077

oxydable
OX'YDABLE, a. Capable of being converted into an oxyd.

39078

oxydate
OX'YDATE, v.t. To convert into an oxyd, as metals and other substances, by combination with ...

39079

oxydated
OX'YDATED, pp. Converted into an oxyd.

39080

oxydating
OX'YDATING, ppr. Converting into an oxyd.

39081

oxydation
OXYDA'TION, n. The operation or process of converting into an oxyd, as metals or other substances, ...

39082

oxydize
OX'YDIZE, v.t. To oxydate, which see.

39083

oxydized
OX'YDIZED, pp. Oxydated.

39084

oxydizement
OX'YDIZEMENT, n. Oxydation.

39085

oxydizing
OX'YDIZING, ppr. Oxydating. [Oxydize and its derivatives are now more generally used than ...

39086

oxygen
OX'YGEN, n. [Gr. acid, and to generate.]In chimistry, oxygen or oxygen gas is an element or ...

39087

oxygenate
OX'YGENATE, v.t. To unite or cause to combine with oxygen, without the evolution of heat or light; ...

39088

oxygenated
OX'YGENATED, pp. United with oxygen.

39089

oxygenating
OX'YGENATING, ppr. Uniting with oxygen.

39090

oxygenation
OXYGENA'TION, n. The act, operation or process of combining with oxygen.

39091

oxygenizable
OX'YGENIZABLE, a. Capable of being oxygenized.

39092

oxygenize
OX'YGENIZE, v.t. To oxygenate, which see.

39093

oxygenized
OX'YGENIZED, pp. United with oxygen.

39094

oxygenizement
OX'YGENIZEMENT, n. Oxygenation.

39095

oxygenizing
OX'YGENIZING, ppr. Oxygenating.

39096

oxygenous
OXYG'ENOUS, a. Pertaining to oxygen, or obtained from it.

39097

oxygon
OX'YGON, n. [Gr. sharp, and an angle.]A triangle having three acute angles.

39098

oxymel
OX'YMEL, n. [Gr. acid, and honey.]A mixture of vinegar and honey.

39099

oxymoron
OXYMO'RON, n. [Gr. a smart saying which at first view appears foolish.]A rhetorical figure, in ...

39100

oxyrrhodine
OXYR'RHODINE, n. [compounded of Gr. acid, and rose.]A mixture of two parts of the oil of roses ...

39101

oxytone
OX'YTONE, a. [Gr. sharp, and tone.]Having an acute sound.OX'YTONE, n. An acute sound.

39102

oyer
OY'ER, n. 1. In law, a hearing or trial of causes. A court of oyer and terminer is constituted by ...

39103

oyes
OYES, This word is used by the sheriff or his substitute in making proclamation in court, ...

39104

oylet-hole
OYLET-HOLE. [See Eyelet-hole.]

39105

oyster
OYS'TER, n. [L. ostrea; Gr. probably connected in origin with bone, and named from its hardness.]A ...

39106

oyster-shell
OYS'TER-SHELL, n. The hard covering or shell of the oyster.

39107

oyster-wench
OYS'TER-WENCH,

39108

oyster-wife
OYS'TER-WIFE,

39109

oyster-woman
OYS'TER-WOMAN, n. A woman whose occupation is to sell oysters; a low woman.

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