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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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DECI'DEDLY, adv. In a decided or determined manner; clearly; indisputable; in a manner to preclude doubt.

DECI'DENCE, n. A falling off.

DECI'DER, n. One who determines a cause or contest.

DECI'DING, ppr. Determing; ending; concluding.

DECID'UOUS, a. [L. to fall.] Falling; not perennial or permanent. In botany, a deciduous leaf is one which falls in autumn; a deciduous calyx, is that which falls after the corol opens; distinguished from permanent.

DECID'UOUSNESS, n. The quality of falling once a year.

DEC'IGRAM, n. A French weight of one tenth of a gram.

DE'CIL, n. An aspect or position of two planets, when they are distant from each other a tenth part of the zodiac.

DEC'ILITER, n. A French measure of capacity equal to one tenth of a liter.




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DECI'DEDLY, adv. In a decided or determined manner; clearly; indisputable; in a manner to preclude doubt.

DECI'DENCE, n. A falling off.

DECI'DER, n. One who determines a cause or contest.

DECI'DING, ppr. Determing; ending; concluding.

DECID'UOUS, a. [L. to fall.] Falling; not perennial or permanent. In botany, a deciduous leaf is one which falls in autumn; a deciduous calyx, is that which falls after the corol opens; distinguished from permanent.

DECID'UOUSNESS, n. The quality of falling once a year.

DEC'IGRAM, n. A French weight of one tenth of a gram.

DE'CIL, n. An aspect or position of two planets, when they are distant from each other a tenth part of the zodiac.

DEC'ILITER, n. A French measure of capacity equal to one tenth of a liter.


DE-CID'ED-LY, adv.

In a decided or determined manner; clearly; indisputably; in a manner to preclude doubt.


De*cid"ed*ly
  1. In a decided manner; indisputably; clearly; thoroughly.
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DECI'DEDLY, adverb In a decided or determined manner; clearly; indisputable; in a manner to preclude doubt.

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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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derivation

DERIVATION, n.

1. The act of deriving, drawing or receiving from a source; as the derivation of an estate from ancestors, or of profits from capital, or of truth or facts from antiquity.

2. In grammar, the drawing or tracing of a word from its root or original; as, derivation is from the L. Derivo, and the latter from rivus, a stream.

3. A drawing from, or turning aside from, a natural course or channel; as the derivation of water from its channel by lateral drains.

4. A drawing of humors from one part of the body to another; as the derivation of humors from the eye, by a blister on the neck.

5. The thing derived or deduced.

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