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necessitous

NECESSITOUS, a.

1.Very needy or indigent; pressed with poverty.

There are multitudes of necessitous heirs and penurious parents.

2. Narrow; destitute; pinching; as necessitous circumstances.



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NECESSITOUS, a.

1.Very needy or indigent; pressed with poverty.

There are multitudes of necessitous heirs and penurious parents.

2. Narrow; destitute; pinching; as necessitous circumstances.

NE-CES'SIT-OUS, a.

  1. Very needy or indigent; pressed with poverty. There are multitudes of necessitous heirs and penurious parents. Arbuthnot.
  2. Narrow; destitute; pinching; as, necessitous circumstances.

Ne*ces"si*tous
  1. Very needy or indigent; pressed with poverty.

    Necessitous heirs and penurious parents. Arbuthnot.

  2. Narrow; destitute; pinching; pinched; as, necessitous circumstances.

    -- Ne*ces"si*tous*ly, adv. -- Ne*ces"si*tous*ness, n.

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Necessitous

NECESSITOUS, adjective

1.Very needy or indigent; pressed with poverty.

There are multitudes of necessitous heirs and penurious parents.

2. Narrow; destitute; pinching; as necessitous circumstances.

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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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wipe

WIPE, v.t.

1. To rub something soft for cleaning; to clean by rubbing; as, to wipe the hands or face with a towel. Luke 7.

2. To strike off gently.

Some natral tears they droppd, but wipd them soon.

3. To cleanse from evil practices or abuses; to overturn and destroy what is foul and hateful.

I will wipe Jerusalem as a man wipeth a dish. 2 Kings 21.

4. To cheat; to defraud.

To wipe away, to cleanse by rubbing or tersion; as, to wipe away a stain or reproach.

To wipe off, to clear away. Wipe off this foul stain; wipe off the dust.

To wipe out, to efface; to obliterate. Wipe out the blot.

WIPE, n.

1. The act of rubbing for the purpose of cleaning.

2. A blow; a stroke.

3. A gibe; a jeer; a severe sarcasm.

4. A bird.

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