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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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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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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'CIL, a.

An aspect or position of two planets, when they are distant from each other a tenth part of the zodiac. – Encyc.


Dec"il
  1. An aspect or position of two planets, when they are distant from each other a tenth part of the zodiac, or 36°.
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DE'CIL, noun An aspect or position of two planets, when they are distant from each other a tenth part of the zodiac.

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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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equal

E'QUAL, a. [L. oegualis, from oequus, equal, even, oeguo, to equal, perhaps Gr. similar.]

1. Having the same magnitude or dimensions; being of the same bulk or extent; as an equal quantity of land; a house of equal size; two persons of equal bulk; an equal line or angle.

2. Having the same value; as two commodities of equal price or worth.

3. Having the same qualities or condition; as two men of equal rank or excellence; two bodies of equal hardness or softness.

4. Having the same degree; as two motions of equal velocity.

5. Even; uniform; not variable; as an equal temper or mind.

Ye say, the way of the Lord is not equal. Ezek. 16.

6. Being in just proportion; as, my commendation is not equal to his merit.

7. Impartial; neutral; not biased.

Equal and unconcerned, I look on all.

8. Indifferent; of the same interest or concern. He may receive them or not, it is equal to me.

9. Just; equitable; giving the same or similar rights or advantages. The terms and conditions of the contract are equal.

10. Being on the same terms; enjoying the same or similar benefits.

They made the married, orphans, widows, yea and the aged also, equal in spoils with themselves.

11. Adequate; having competent power, ability or means. The ship is not equal to her antagonist. The army was not equal to the contest. We are not equal to the undertaking.

E'QUAL, n. One not inferior or superior to another; having the same or a similar age, rank, station, office, talents, strength, &c.

Those who were once his equals, envy and defame him.

It was thou, a man my equal, my guide. Ps.55. Gal.1

E'QUAL, v.t. To make equal; to make one thing of the same quantity, dimensions or quality as another.

1. To rise to the same state, rank or estimation with another; to become equal to. Few officers can expect to equal Washington in fame.

2. To be equal to.

One whose all not equals Edward's moiety.

3. To make equivalent to; to recompense fully; to answer in full proportion.

He answer'd all her cares, and equal'd all her love.

4. To be of like excellence or beauty.

The gold and the crystal cannot equal it. Job.28.

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