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CHAMBERER,


CHAM'BER-ER, n.

One who intrigues, or indulges in wantonness. – Shak.


Cham"ber*er
  1. One who attends in a chamber; a chambermaid.

    [Obs.] Chaucer.
  2. A civilian; a carpetmonger.

    [Obs.]
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CHAMBERER,

CHAMBERER, noun One who intrigues, or indulges in wantonness.

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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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reward

REWARD', v.t. a as aw. [[L. re, denoting return.]

To give in return, either good or evil.

Thou hast rewarded me good, whereas I have rewarded thee evil. 1Sam. 24.

Hence, when good is returned for good, reward signifies to repay, to recompense, to compensate. When evil or suffering is return for injury or wickedness, reward signifies to punish with just retribution, to take vengeance on, according to the nature of the case.

I will render vengeance to my enemies; and will reward them that hate me. Deut. 32.

The Son of man shall come in the glory of his Father, with his angels, and then he shall reward every man according to his works. Matt. 16.

In the latter passage, reward signifies to render with good and evil.

REWARD', n.

1. Recompense, or equivalent return for good done, for kindness, for services and the like. Rewards may consist of money, goods or any return of kindness or happiness.

The laborer is worthy of his reward. 1Tim. 5.

Great is your reward in heaven. Matt. 5.

Rewards and punishments presuppose moral agency, and something voluntarily done, well or ill; without which respect, though we may receive good, it is only a benefit and not a reward.

2. The fruit of men's labor or works.

The dead know not any thing, neither have they any more a reward. Eccles. 9.

3. A bribe; a gift to pervert justice. Deut. 27.

4. A sum of money offered for taking or detecting a criminal, or for recovery of any thing lost.

5. Punishment; a just return of evil or suffering for wickedness.

Only with thine eyes shalt thou behold and see the reward of the wicked. Ps. 91.

6. Return in human applause. Matt. 6.

7. Return in joy and comfort. Ps. 19.

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