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CONFORMING, ppr. Reducing to a likeness; adapting; complying with.




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CONFORMING, ppr. Reducing to a likeness; adapting; complying with.


CON-FORM'ING, ppr.

Reducing to a likeness; adapting; complying with.

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Conforming

CONFORMING, participle present tense Reducing to a likeness; adapting; complying with.

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Word of the Day

earthly

EARTH'LY, a. Pertaining to the earth, or to this world.

Our earthly house of this tabernacle. 2 Cor.5.

1. Not heavenly; vile; mean,

This earthly load

Of death called life.

2. Belonging to our present state; as earthly objects; earthly residence.

3. Belonging to the earth or world; carnal; vile; as opposed to spiritual or heavenly.

Whose glory is in their shame, who mind earthly things. Phil.3.

4. Corporeal; not mental.

Random Word

gem

GEM, n. [L. gemma.]

1. A bud. In botany, the bud or compendium of a plant, covered with scales to protect the rudiments from the cold of winter and other injuries; called the hybernacle or winter quarters of a plant.

2. A precious stone of any kind, as the ruby, topaz, emerald, &c.

GEM, v.t. To adorn with gems, jewels or precious stones.

1. To bespangle; as foliage gemmed with dew drops.

2. To embellish with detached beauties.

England is studded and gemmed with castles and palaces.

GEM, v.i. To bud; to germinate.

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