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objurgatory

OBJUR'GATORY, a. Containing censure or reproof; culpatory. [Little used.]




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OBJUR'GATORY, a. Containing censure or reproof; culpatory. [Little used.]


OB-JUR'GA-TO-RY, a.

Containing censure or reproof; culpatory. [Little used.] Howell.


Ob*jur"ga*to*ry
  1. Designed to objurgate or chide; containing or expressing reproof; culpatory.

    Bancroft.

    The objurgatory question of the Pharisees. Paley.

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Objurgatory

OBJUR'GATORY, adjective Containing censure or reproof; culpatory. [Little used.]

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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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acquire

ACQUI'RE, v.t. [L. acquiro, ad and quaero to seek, that is to follow, to press, to urge; acquiro signifies to pursue to the end or object; Heb. to seek, to make towards, to follow. The L. quaesivi, unless contracted, is probably from a different root. See class Gr. and Gs.]

To gain, by any means, something which is in a degree permanent, or which becomes vested or inherent in the possessor; as, to acquire a title, estate, learning, habits, skill, dominion, &c. Plants acquire a green color from the solar rays. a mere temporary possession is not expressed by acquire, but by gain, obtain, procure, as to obtain [not acquire] a book on loan.

Descent is the title whereby a man, on the death of his ancestor, acquires his estate, by right of representation, as his heir at law.

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