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OR'GASM, n. [Gr. to swell; to irritate.]

Immoderate excitement or action; as the orgasm of the blood or spirits.

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OR'GASM, n. [Gr. to swell; to irritate.]

Immoderate excitement or action; as the orgasm of the blood or spirits.

OR'GASM, n. [Gr. οργασμος, from οργαω, to swell; οργαζω, to irritate.]

Immoderate excitement or action; as, the orgasm of the blood or spirits. Blackmore. Derham.

  1. Eager or immoderate excitement or action; the state of turgescence of any organ; erethism; esp., the height of venereal excitement in sexual intercourse.
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OR'GASM, noun [Gr. to swell; to irritate.]

Immoderate excitement or action; as the orgasm of the blood or spirits.

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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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GRAD'UATE, v.t. [L. gradus, a degree.]

1. To honor with a degree or diploma, in a college or university; to confer a degree on; as, to graduate a master of arts.

2. To mark with degrees, regular intervals, or division; as, to graduate a thermometer.

3. To form shades or nice differences.

4. To raise to a higher place in the scale of metals.

5. To advance by degrees; to improve.

Dyers advance and graduate their colors with salts.

6. To temper; to prepare.

Diseases originating in the atmosphere act exclusively on bodies graduated to receive their impressions.

7. To mark degrees or differences of any kind; as, to graduate punishment.

8. In chimistry, to bring fluids to a certain degree of consistency.

GRAD'UATE, v.i. To receive a degree from a college or university.

1. To pass by degrees; to change gradually. Sandstone which graduates into gneiss, Carnelian sometimes graduates into quartz.

GRAD'UATE, n. One who has received a degree in a college or university, or from some professional incorporated society.

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