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[.] ATTEND'ER, n. One who attends; a companion; an associate. [Little used.]


[.] CONTENDER, n. One who contends; a combatant; a champion.


[.] ENTEN'DER, v.t. To treat with tenderness or kindness.


[.] EXTEND'ER, n. He or that which extends or stretches.


[.] INTEND'ER, pp. One who intends.


[.] PRETEND'ER, n. One who makes a show of something not real; one who lays claim to any thing. [.] 1. In English history, the heir of the royal family of Stuart, who lays claim to the crown of Great Britain, but is excluded by law.


[.] PRETEND'ERSHIP, n. The right or claim of the Pretender.


...th provisions and other stores, or to convey intelligence and the like. [.] 2. In law, an offer, either of money to pay a debt, or of service to be performed, in order to save a penalty or forfeiture which would be incurred by non-payment or non-performance; as the tender ...


[.] TEN'DER-HE`ARTED, a. [tender and heart.] [.] 1. Having great sensibility; susceptible of impressions or influence. [.] [.] --When Rehoboam was young and tenderhearted, and could not withstand them. 2 Chron. 13. [.] 2. Very susceptible of the softer passions ...


[.] TENDER-HE`ARTEDNESS, n. Susceptibility of the softer passions.


[.] TEND'ERED, pp. Offered for acceptance.


[.] TEND'ERING, ppr. Offering for acceptance.


[.] TEN'DERLING, n. A fondling; one made tender by too much kindness. [.] 1. The first horns of a deer.


[.] TEN'DERLOIN, n. A tender part of flesh in the hind quarter of beef.


[.] TEN'DERLY, adv. With tenderness; mildly; gently; softly; in a manner not to injure or give pain. [.] [.] Brutus tenderly reproves. [.] 1. Kindly; with pity or affection.


[.] TEN'DERNESS, n. The state of being tender or easily broken, bruised or injured; softness; brittleness; as the tenderness of a thread; the tenderness of flesh. [.] 1. The state of being easily hurt; soreness; as the tenderness of flesh when bruised or inflamed. [.] 2. ...


[.] UNTEN'DER, a. [.] 1. Not tender; not soft. [.] 2. Wanting sensibility or affection.


[.] UNTEND'ERED, a. Not tendered; not offered; as untendered money or tribute.

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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.

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

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EXCEPT', v.t. [L. excipio; ex and capio, to take. See Caption, Capture.]

1. To take or leave out of any number specified; to exclude; as, of the thirty persons present and concerned in a riot, we must except two.

2. To take or leave out any particular or particulars, from a general description.

When he saith, all things are put under him, it is manifest that he is excepted who did put all things under him. 1 Cor.14.

EXCEPT', v.i. To object; to make an objection or objections; usually followed by to; sometimes by against. I except to a witness, or to his testimony, on account of his interest or partiality.

EXCEPT', pp. Contracted from excepted. Taken out; not included. All were involved in this affair, except one; that is, one excepted, the case absolute or independent clause. Except ye repent, ye shall all likewise perish; that is, except this fact, that ye repent, or this fact being excepted, removed, taken away, ye shall all likewise perish. Or except may be considered as the imperative mode. Except, thou or ye, this fact, ye shall all likewise perish. Hence except is equivalent to without, unless, and denotes exclusion.

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