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MANIFEST'O, n. [L. manifestus,manifest.] A public declaration, usually of a prince or sovereign, showing his intentions, or proclaiming his opinions and motives; as a manifesto declaring the purpose of a prince to begin war,and explaining his motives. [Manifesto only is now used.]




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MANIFEST'O, n. [L. manifestus,manifest.] A public declaration, usually of a prince or sovereign, showing his intentions, or proclaiming his opinions and motives; as a manifesto declaring the purpose of a prince to begin war,and explaining his motives. [Manifesto only is now used.]


MAN-I-FEST'O, n. [See MANIFEST.]


Man`i*fes"to
  1. A public declaration, usually of a prince, sovereign, or other person claiming large powers, showing his intentions, or proclaiming his opinions and motives in reference to some act done or contemplated by him] as, a manifesto declaring the purpose of a prince to begin war, and explaining his motives.

    Bouvier.

    it was proposed to draw up a manifesto, setting forth the grounds and motives of our taking arms. Addison.

    Frederick, in a public manifesto, appealed to the Empire against the insolent pretensions of the pope. Milman.

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Manifesto

MANIFEST'O, noun [Latin manifestus, manifest.] A public declaration, usually of a prince or sovereign, showing his intentions, or proclaiming his opinions and motives; as a manifesto declaring the purpose of a prince to begin war, and explaining his motives. [Manifesto only is now used.]

MAN'IFEST, verb transitive [Latin manifesto ] To reveal; to make to appear; to show plainly; to make public; to disclose to the eye or to the understanding.

Nothing is hid, which shall not be manifested. Mark 4:1.

He that loveth me, shall be loved of my Father, and I will love him, and will manifest myself to him. John 4:1.

Thy life did manifest thou lov'dst me not.

1. To display; to exhibit more clearly to the view. The wisdom of God is manifested in the order and harmony of creation.

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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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infame

INFA'ME, v.t. To defame. [Not used.]

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