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1828 Noah Webster Dictionary
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anticonstitutional
[.] ANTICONSTITU'TIONALIST, n. One opposed to the constitution.

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anticonstitutional
[.] ANTICONSTITU'TIONALIST, n. One opposed to the constitution.

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constitution
[.] CONSTITUTION, n. [.] 1. The act of constituting, enacting, establishing, or appointing. [.] 2. The state of being; that form of being or peculiar structure and connection of parts which makes or characterizes a system or body. Hence the particular frame or temperament ...

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constitutional
[.] CONSTITUTIONAL, a. [.] 1. Bred or inherent in the constitution, or in the natural frame of body or mind; as a constitutional infirmity; constitutional ardor or dulness. [.] 2. Consistent with the constitution; authorized by the constitution or fundamental rules ...

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constitutionalist
[.] CONSTITUTIONALIST, n. [.] 1. An adherent to the constitution of government. [.] 2. An innovator of the old constitution, or a framer or friend of the new constitution in France.

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constitutionality
[.] CONSTITUTIONALITY, n. [.] 1. The state of being constitutional; the state of being inherent in the natural frame; as the constitutionality of disease. [.] 2. The state of being consistent with the constitution or frame of government, or of being authorized by its ...

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constitutionally
[.] CONSTITUTIONALLY, adv. In consistency with the constitution or frame of government.

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constitutionist
[.] CONSTITUTIONIST, n. One who adheres to the constitution of the country.

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unconstitutional
[.] UNCONSTITU'TIONAL, a. Not agreeable to the constitution; not authorized by the constitution; contrary to the principles of the constitution. It is not unconstitutional for the king of Great Britain to declare war without the consent of parliament; but for the president ...

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unconstitutionalit
[.] UNCONSTITUTIONAL'ITY, n. The quality of being unauthorized by the constitution, or contrary to its provisions or principles. The supreme court has power to decide upon the unconstitutionality of a law.

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unconstitutionally
[.] UNCONSTITU'TIONALLY, adv. In a manner not warranted by or contrary to the constitution.

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pure

PURE, a. [L. purus.]

1. Separate from all heterogeneous or extraneous matter; clear; free from mixture; as pure water; pure clay; pure sand; pure air; pure silver of gold. Pure wine is very scare.

2. Free from moral defilement; without spot; not sullied or tarnished; incorrupt; undebased by moral turpitude; holy.

Thou art of purer eyes than to behold evil. Hab.1. Prov.20.

3. Genuine; real; true; incorrupt; unadulterated; as pure religion. James 1.

4. Unmixed; separate from any other subject or from every thing foreign; as pure mathematics.

5. Free from guilt; guiltless; innocent.

No hand of strife is pure, but that which wins.

6. Not vitiated with improper or corrupt words or phrases; as a pure style of discourse or composition.

7. Disinterested; as pure benevolence.

8. Chaste; as a pure virgin.

9. Free from vice or moral turpitude. Tit.1.

10. Ceremonially clean; unpolluted. Ezra 6.

11. Free from any thing improper; as, his motives are pure.

12. Mere; absolute; that and that only; unconnected with any thing else; as a pure villain. He did that from pure compassion, or pure good nature.

PURE, v.t. To purify; to cleanse. [Not in use.]

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offer

OF'FER, v.t. [L. offero; ob and fero, to bring.]

1. Literally, to bring to or before; hence, to present for acceptance or rejection; to exhibit something that may be taken or received or not. He offered me a sum of money. He offered me his umbrella to defend me from the rain.

The heathen women under the Mogul, offer themselves to the flames at the death of their husbands.

2. To present in words; to proffer; to make a proposal to.

I offer thee three things. 2Sam. 24.

3. To present, as an act of worship; to immolate; to sacrifice; often with up.

Thou shalt offer every day a bullock as a sin-offering for atonement. Ex. 29.

The one lamb shalt thou offer in the morning.

A holy priesthood to offer up spiritual sacrifices.

1Peter 2.

4. To present in prayer or devotion.

Offer to God thanksgiving. Ps. 1.

5. To bid, as a price, reward or wages; as, to offer ten eagles for a ring; to offer a hundred dollars a year for a laborer; to offer a salary.

6. To present to the view or to the mind; as ideas which sense or reflection offers to the mind.

To offer violence, to assault; to attack or commence attack.

OF'FER, v.i.

1. To present itself; to be at hand.

Th' occasion offers and the youth complies.

2. To present verbally; to declare a willingness. He offered to accompany his brother.

3. To make an attempt.

We came close to the shore and offered to land.

Formerly with at.

I will not offer at that I cannot master. Obs.

OF'FER, n.

1. A proposal to be accepted or rejected; presentation to choice. The prince made liberal offers, but they were rejected.

When offers are disdained, and love deny'd.

2. First advance.

Force compels this offer.

3. The act of bidding a price, or the sum bid. By an offer we manifest a desire to buy. When the seller declines accepting, he manifests that he thinks the offer not sufficient.

4. Attempt; endeavor; essay.

It is the power of every one to make some essay, some offer and attempt. [Nearly obsolete.]

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