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abstruse
.... abstrusus, from abstrudo, to thrust away, to conceal; abs and trudo; Eng. to thrust.] Hid; concealed; hence, remote from apprehension; difficult to be comprehended or understood; opposed to what is obvious. [Not used of material objects.] [.] Metaphysics is an abstruse ...

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abstrusely
[.] ABSTRU'SELY, adv. In a concealed; hence, remote from apprehension; difficult to be comprehended or understood; opposed to what is obvious. [Not used of material objects.]

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abtruseness
[.] ABTRU'SENESS, n. Obscurity of meaning; the state of quality of being difficult to be understood.

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ceruse
[.] CERUSE, n. White-lead; a carbonate of lead, produced by exposing the metal in thin plates to the vapor of vinegar. Lead is sometimes found native in the form of ceruse. [.] Ceruse of antimony is a white oxyd of antimony, which separates from the water in which diaphoretic ...

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cerused
[.] CERUSED, a. Washed with a preparation of white lead.

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cruse
[.] CRUSE, n. [See crucible.] A small cup. [.] [.] Take with thee a cruse of honey. 1 Kings 14. [.] In New England, it is used chiefly or wholly for a small bottle or vial for vinegar, called a vinegar-cruse.

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cruset
[.] CRUSET, n. [See Crucible.] A goldsmiths crucible or melting pot.

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druse
[.] DRUSE, n. [G., a gland, glanders.] Among miners, a cavity in a rock having its interior surface studded with crystals, or filled with water.

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peruse
[.] PERU'SE, v.t. s as z. [Some of the senses of this word would lead to the inference that it is from the Latin perviso. If not, I know not its origin.] [.] 1. To read, or to read with attention. [.] 2. To observe; to examine with careful survey. [.] [.] I have ...

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perused
[.] PERU'SED, pp. Read; observed; examined.

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peruser
[.] PERU'SER, n. One that reads or examines.

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ruse
[.] RUSE, n. Artifice; trick; stratagem; wile; fraud; deceit. [Not English.]

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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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wiped

WIPED, pp. Rubbed for cleaning; cleaned by rubbing; cleared away; effaced.

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