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faith
[.] FAITH, n. [L. fides, fido, to trust; Gr. to persuade, to draw towards any thing, to conciliate; to believe, to obey. In the Greek Lexicon of Hederic it is said, the primitive signification of the verb is to bind and draw or lead, as signifies a rope or cable. But ...

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faith-breach
[.] FA'ITH-BREACH, n. Breach of fidelity; disloyalty; perfidy.

21206

faithed
[.] FA'ITHED, a. Honest; sincere. [Not used.]

21207

faithful
[.] FA'ITHFUL, a. [.] 1. Firm in adherence to the truth and to the duties of religion. [.] Be thou faithful unto death, and I will give thee a crown of life. Rev. 2. [.] 2. Firmly adhering to duty; of true fidelity; loyal; true to allegiance; as a faithful subject. [.] 3. ...

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faithfully
[.] FA'ITHFULLY, adv. [.] 1. In a faithful manner; with good faith. [.] 2. With strict adherence to allegiance and duty; applied to subjects. [.] 3. With strict observance of promises, vows, covenants or duties; without failure of performance; honestly; exactly. ...

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faithfulness
[.] FA'ITHFULNESS, n. [.] 1. Fidelity; loyalty; firm adherence to allegiance and duty; as the faithfulness of a subject. [.] 2. Truth; veracity; as the faithfulness of God. [.] 3. Strict adherence to injunctions, and to the duties of a station; as the faithfulness ...

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faithless
[.] FA'ITHLESS, a. [.] 1. Without belief in the revealed truths of religion; unbelieving. [.] O faithless generation. Math 18. [.] 2. Not believing; not giving credit to. [.] 3. Not adhering to allegiance or duty; disloyal; perfidious; treacherous; as a faithless ...

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faithlessness
[.] FA'ITHLESSNESS, n. [.] 1. Unbelief, as to revealed religion. [.] 2. Perfidy; treachery; disloyalty; as in subjects. [.] 3. Violation of promises or covenants; inconstancy; as of husband or wife.

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unfaithful
[.] UNFA'ITHFUL, a. [.] 1. Not observant of promises, vows, allegiance or duty; violating trust or confidence; treacherous; perfidious; as an unfaithful subject; an unfaithful husband or wife; an unfaithful servant; an unfaithful bailee or agent. [.] 2. Not performing ...

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unfaithfully
[.] UNFA'ITHFULLY, adv. [.] 1. In violation of promises, vows or duty; treacherously; perfidiously. [.] 2. Negligently; imperfectly; as work unfaithfully done.

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unfaithfulness
[.] UNFA'ITHFULNESS, n. Neglect or violation of vows, promises, allegiance or other duty; breach of confidence or trust reposed; perfidiousness; treachery; as the unfaithfulness of a subject to his prince or the state; the unfaithfulness of a husband to his wife, or of ...

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perfection

PERFEC'TION, n. [L. perfectio.] The state of being perfect or complete, so that nothing requisite is wanting; as perfection in an art or science; perfection in a system of morals.

1. Physical perfection, is when a natural object has all its powers, faculties or qualities entire and in full vigor, and all its parts in due proportion.

2. Metaphysical or transcendental perfection, is the possession of all the essential attributes or all the parts necessary to the integrity of a substance. This is absolute,where all defect is precluded, such as the perfection of God; or according to its kind, as in created things.

3. Moral perfection, is the complete possession of all moral excellence, as in the Supreme Being; or the possession of such moral qualities and virtues as a thing is capable of.

4. A quality, endowment or acquirement completely excellent, or of great worth.

In this sense, the word has a plural.

What tongue can her perfections tell?

5. An inherent or essential attribute of supreme or infinite excellence; or one perfect in its kind; as the perfections of God. The infinite power, holiness,justice, benevolence and wisdom of God are denominated his perfections.

6. Exactness; as, to imitate a model to perfection.

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competently

COMPETENTLY, adv. Sufficiently; adequately; suitably; reasonably; as, the fact has been competently proved; a church is competently endowed.

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