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[.] EXPRESS', v.t. [L. expressum, exprimo; ex and premo, to press. See Press.] [.] 1. To press or squeeze out; to force out by pressure; as, to express the juice of grapes or of apples. [.] 2. To utter; to declare in words; to speak. He expressed his ideas or ...


[.] EXPRESS'ED, pp. Squeezed or forced out, as juice or liquor; uttered in words; set down in writing or letters; declared; represented; shown.


[.] EXPRESS'IBLE, a. That may be expressed; that may be uttered, declared, shown or represented. [.] 1. That may be squeezed out.


[.] EXPRESS'ING, ppr. Forcing out by pressure; uttering; declaring; showing; representing.


[.] EXPRES'SION, n. The act of expressing; the act of forcing out by pressure, as juices and oils from plants. [.] 1. The act of uttering, declaring or representing; utterance; declaration; representation; as an expression of the public will. [.] 2. A phrase, or ...


[.] EXPRESS'IVE, a. Serving to express; serving to utter or represent; followed by of. He sent a letter couched in terms expressive of his gratitude. [.] [.] Each verse so swells expressive of her woes. [.] 1. Representing with force; emphatical. [.] [.] These ...


[.] EXPRESS'IVELY, adv. In an expressive manner; clearly; fully; with a clear representation.


[.] EXPRESS'IVENESS, n. The quality of being expressive; the power of expression or representation by words. [.] 1. The power or force of representation; the quality of presenting a subject strongly to the senses or to the mind; as the expressiveness of the eye, or ...


[.] EXPRESS'LY, adv. In direct terms; plainly.


[.] EXPRESS'URE, n. Expression; utterance; representation; mark; impression. [Little used.]


[.] INEXPRESS'IBLE, a. [in and expressible, from express.] [.] Not to be expressed in words; not to be uttered; unspeakable; unutterable; as inexpressible grief, joy or pleasure.


[.] INEXPRESS'IBLY, adv. In a manner or degree not to be told or expressed in words; unspeakably; unutterably.


[.] INEXPRESS'IVE, a. Not tending to express; not expressing; inexpressible.


[.] UNEXPRESS'ED, a. Not expressed; not mentioned or named; not exhibited.


[.] UNEXPRESS'IBLE, a. That cannot be expressed. [But inexpressible is the word now used.]


[.] UNEXPRESS'IVE, a. [.] 1. Not having the power of expressing. [.] 2. Inexpressible; unutterable.

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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.

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HACK, v.t.

1. To cut irregularly and into small pieces; to notch; to mangle by repeated strokes of a cutting instrument.

2. To speak with stops or catches; to speak with hesitation.

HACK, n. A notch; a cut.

HACK, n. A horse kept for hire; a horse much used in draught, or in hard service; any thing exposed to hire, or used in common. [from hackney.]

1. A coach or other carriage kept for hire. [from hackney.]

2. Hesitating or faltering speech.

3. A rack for feeding cattle.

HACK, a. Hired.

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1. To make an effort to raise phlegm. [See Hawk.]

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