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sceptic
[.] SCEP'TIC, n. [Gr. from to look about, to consider, to speculate. See Show.] [.] 1. One who doubts the truth and reality of any principle or system of principles or doctrines. In philosophy, a Pyrrhonist or follower of Pyrrho, the founder of a sect of sceptical ...

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sceptical
[.] SCEP'TICAL, a. [.] 1. Doubting; hesitating to admit the certainty of doctrines or principles; doubting of every thing. [.] 2. Doubting or denying the truth of revelation. [.] The sceptical system subverts the whole foundation of morals.

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sceptically
[.] SCEP'TICALLY, adv. With doubt; in a doubting manner.

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scepticism
[.] SCEP'TICISM, n. [.] 1. The doctrines and opinions of the Pyrrhonists or sceptical philosophers; universal doubt; the scheme of philosophy which denies the certainty of any knowledge respecting the phenomena of nature. [.] 2. In theology, a doubting of the truth ...

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scepticize
[.] SCEP'TICIZE, v.i. To doubt; to pretend to doubt of every thing. [Little used.]

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importance

IMPORT'ANCE, n.

1. Weight; consequence; a bearing on some interest; that quality of any thing by which it may affect a measure, interest or result. The education of youth is of great importance to a free government. A religious education is of infinite importance to every human being.

2. Weight or consequence in the scale of being.

Thy own importance know.

Nor bound thy narrow views to things below.

3. Weight or consequence in self-estimation.

He believes himself a man of importance.

4. Thing implied; matter; subject; importunity. [In these senses, obsolete.]

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tithing

TI'THING, ppr. Levying a tax on, to the amount of a tenth.

TI'THING, n. A decennary; a number or company of ten householders, who dwelling near each other, were sureties or free- pledges to the king for the good behavior of each other. The institution of tithings in England is ascribed to Alfred.

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