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In my view, the Christian religion is the most important and one of the first things in which all children, under a free government ought to be instructed... No truth is more evident to my mind than that the Christian religion must be the basis of any government intended to secure the rights and privileges of a free people.
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1828 Noah Webster Dictionary
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ID Word Definition

1706

all-constraining
[.] ALL-CONSTRA'INING, a. Constraining all

12206

constrain
[.] CONSTRAIN, v.t. [L., to strain, to bind. See Strain.] In a general sense, to strain; to press; to urge; to drive; to exert force, physical or moral, either in urging to action or in restraining it. Hence, [.] 1. To compel or force; to urge with irresistible power, ...

12207

constrainable
[.] CONSTRAINABLE, a. That may be constrained, forced, or repressed; liable to constraint, or to restraint.

12208

constrained
[.] CONSTRAINED, pp. Urged irresistibly or powerfully; compelled; forced; restrained; confined; bound; imprisoned; necessitated.

12209

constrainedly
[.] CONSTRAINEDLY, adv. By constraint; by compulsion.

12210

constrainer
[.] CONSTRAINER, n. One who constrains.

12211

constraining
[.] CONSTRAINING, ppr. Urging with irresistible or powerful force; compelling; forcing; repressing; confining; holding by force; pressing; binding.

12212

constraint
[.] CONSTRAINT, n. Irresistible force, or its effect; any force, or power, physical or moral, which compels to act or to forbear action, or which urges so strongly as to produce its effect upon the body or mind; compulsion; restraint; confinement. [.] [.] Not by constraint, ...

12213

constraintive
[.] CONSTRAINTIVE, a. Having power to compel.

12417

contraindicant
[.] CONTRAINDICANT, n. A symptom that forbids to treat a disorder in the usual way.

12418

contraindicate
[.] CONTRAINDICATE, v.t. [contra and indicate.] In medicine, to indicate some method of cure, contrary to that which the general tenor of the disease requires; or to forbid that to be done which the main scope of the malady points out.

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contraindication
[.] CONTRAINDICATION, n. An indication, from some peculiar symptom or fact, that forbids the method of cure which the main symptoms or nature of the disease requires.

17179

distrain
[.] DISTRAIN, v.t. [L. Dis and stringo. See Strain. Blackstone writes distrein.] [.] 1. To seize for debt; to take a personal chatel from the possession of a wrong-doer into the possession of the injured party, to satisfy a demand, or compel the performance of a duty; ...

17180

distrainable
[.] DISTRAINABLE, a. That is liable to be taken for distress.

17181

distrained
[.] DISTRAINED, pp. Seized for debt or to compel the performance of duty.

17182

distraining
[.] DISTRAINING, ppr. Seizing for debt, or for neglect of suit and service.

17183

distrainor
[.] DISTRAINOR, n. He who seizes goods for debt or service.

25712

half-strained
[.] H`ALF-STRAINED, a. Half-bred; imperfect.

35639

mistrain
[.] MISTRA'IN, v.t. To train or educate amiss.

38979

overstrain
[.] OVERSTRA'IN, v.i. To strain to excess; to make too violent efforts. [.] OVERSTRA'IN, v.t. To stretch too far.

44156

quatrain
[.] QUAT'RAIN, n. [L. quatror, four.] [.] A stanza of four lines rhyming alternately.

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restrain
[.] RESTRA'IN, v.t. [L. restringo; re and stringo, to strain. The letter g appears from the participle to be casual; stringo, for strigo. Hence strictus, strict, stricture. If the two letters st are removed, the word rigo coincides exactly, in primary sense, with L. ...

46529

restrainable
[.] RESTRA'INABLE, a. Capable of being restrained.

46530

restrained
[.] RESTRA'INED, pp. Held back from advancing or wandering; withheld; repressed; suppressed; abridged; confined.

46531

restrainedly
[.] RESTRA'INEDLY, adv. With restraint; with limitation.

46532

restrainer
[.] RESTRA'INER, n. He or that which restrains.

46533

restraining
[.] RESTRA'INING, ppr. [.] 1. Holding back from proceeding; checking; repressing; hindering from motion or action; suppressing. [.] 2. a. Abridging; limiting; as a restraining statute.

46534

restraint
[.] RESTRA'INT, n. [.] 1. The act or operation of holding back or hindering from motion, in any manner; hinderance of the will, or of any action, physical, moral or mental. [.] 2. Abridgment of liberty; as the restraint of a man by imprisonment or by duress. [.] 3. ...

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self-restrained
[.] SELF-RESTRA'INED, a. [self an restrain.] Restrained by itself, or by one's own power or will; not controlled by external force or authority.

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self-restraining
[.] SELF-RESTRA'INING, a. Restraining or controlling itself.

52560

strain
[.] STRAIN, v.t. [L. This word retains its original signification, to stretch.] [.] 1. To stretch; to draw with force; to extend with great effort; as, to strain a rope; to strain the shrouds of a ship; to strain the chords of an instrument. [.] 2. To cause to draw ...

52561

strainable
[.] STRAINABLE, a. Capable of being strained [Not in use.]

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strained
[.] STRAINED, pp. Stretched; violently exerted; filtered.

52563

strainer
[.] STRAINER, n. That through which any liquid passes for purification; an instrument for filtration. [.] [.] The lacteals of animal bodies are the strainers to separate the pure emulsion from its feces. [This doctrine is now questioned.]

52564

straining
[.] STRAINING, ppr. Stretching; exerting with violence; making great efforts; filtering. [.] STRAINING, n. The act of stretching; the act of filtering; filtration.

52565

straint
[.] STRAINT, n. A violent stretching or tension. [Not in use.]

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superstrain
[.] SUPERSTRA'IN, v.t. [super and strain.] To overstrain or stretch. [Little used.]

55954

train
[.] TRAIN, v.t. [L. traho, to draw?] [.] 1. To draw along. [.] [.] In hollow cube he train'd [.] [.] His devilish enginery. [.] 2. Top draw; to entice; to allure. [.] [.] If but twelve French [.] [.] Were there in arms, they would be as a call [.] [.] ...

55955

train-band
[.] TRA'IN-BAND, n. [train and band.] A band or company of militia. Train-bands, in the plural,militia; so called because trained to military exercises.

55956

train-bearer
[.] TRA'IN-BEARER, n. [train and bearer.] One who holds up a train.

55957

train-oil
[.] TRA'IN-OIL, n. [train and oil.] The oil procured from the blubber or fat of whales by boiling.

55958

train-road
[.] TRA'IN-ROAD, n. [train and road.] In mines, a slight rail-way for small wagons.

55959

trainable
[.] TRA'INABLE, a. That may be trained. [Little used.]

55960

trained
[.] TRA'INED, pp. Drawn; allured; educated; formed by instruction.

55961

training
[.] TRA'INING, ppr. Drawing; alluring; educating; teaching and forming by practice. [.] TRA'INING, n. The act or process of drawing or educating; education. In gardening, the operation or art of forming young trees to a wall or espalier, or of causing them to grow ...

55962

trainy
[.] TRA'INY, a. Belonging to train-oil. [Not in use.]

57731

unconstrained
[.] UNCONSTRA'INED, a. [.] 1. Free from constraint; acting voluntarily; voluntary. [.] 2. Not proceeding from constraint; as actions.

57732

unconstrainedly
[.] UNCONSTRA'INEDLY, adv. Without force or constraint; freely; spontaneously; voluntarily.

57733

unconstraint
[.] UNCONSTRA'INT, n. Freedom from constraint; ease.

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unrestrainable
[.] UNRESTRA'INABLE, a. That cannot be restrained.

59410

unrestrained
[.] UNRESTRA'INED, a. [.] 1. Not restrained; not controlled; not confined; not hindered. [.] 2. Licentious; loose. [.] 3. Not limited; as an unrestrained power; unrestrained truth.

59411

unrestraint
[.] UNRESTRA'INT, n. Freedom from restraint.

59725

unstrained
[.] UNSTRA'INED, a. [.] 1. Not strained; as unstrained oil. [.] 2. Easy; not forced; natural; as an unstrained derivation.

59878

untrained
[.] UNTRA'INED, a. [.] 1. Not trained; not disciplined; not skillful. [.] 2. Not educated; not instructed. [.] My wit untrained. [.] 3. Irregular; ungovernable; as untrained hope.

60113

uptrain
[.] UPTRA'IN, v.t. [up and train.] To train up; to educate. [Not in use.]

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last

L'AST, a. [See Late and Let.]

1. That comes after all the others; the latest; applied to time; as the last hour of the day; the last day of the year.

2. That follows all the others; that is behind all the others in place; hindmost; as, this was the last man that entered the church.

3. Beyond which there is no more.

Here, last of Britons, let your names be read.

4. Next before the present; as the last week; the last year.

5. Utmost.

Their last endeavors bend, T' outshine each other.

It is an object of the last importance.

6. Lowest; meanest.

Antilochus takes the lst prize.

At last, at the last, at the end; in the conclusion.

Gad, a troop shall overcome him; but he shall overcome at the last. Gen. 49.

To the last, to the end; till the conclusion.

And blunder on in business to the last.

In the phrases, "you are the last man I should consult" "this is the last place in which I should expect to find you," the word last implies improbability; this is the most improbable place, and therefore I should resort to it last.

L'AST, adv.

1. The last time; the time before the present. I saw him last at New York.

2. In conclusion; finally.

Pleased with his idol, he commends, admires, adores; and last, the thing adored desires.

L'AST, v.i. [See Let.]

1. To continue in time; to endure; to remain in existence. Our government cannot last long unless administered by honest men.

2. To continue unimpaired; not to decay or perish. Select for winter the best apples to last. This color will last.

3. To hold out; to continue unconsumed. The captain knew he had not water on board to last a week.

L'AST, n. [See Load.]

A load; hence, a certain weight or measure. A last of codfish, white herrings, meal, and ashes, is twelve barrels; a last of corn is ten quarters or eighty bushels; of gun powder, twenty four barrels; of red herrings, twenty cades; of hides, twelve dozen; of leather, twenty dickers; of pitch and tar, fourteen barrels; of wool, twelve sacks; of flax or feathers, 1700 pounds.

L'AST, n.

A mold or form of the human foot, made of wood, on which shoes are formed.

The cobbler is not to go beyond his last.

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petal

PE'TAL, n. [Gr. to expand; L. pateo.] In botany, a flower leaf. In flowers of one petal, the corol and petal are the same. In flowers of several petals, the corol is the whole,and the petals are the parts, or the petal is one of the leaves of which the whole corol is composed.

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