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UNCLO'SING, ppr. Opening; breaking the seal of.

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UNCLO'SING, ppr. Opening; breaking the seal of.


Opening; breaking the seal of.

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UNCLO'SING, participle present tense Opening; breaking the seal of.

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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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HELP, v.t. A regular verb; the old past tense and participle holp and holpen being obsolete.

1. To aid; to assist; to lend strength or means towards effecting a purpose; as, to help a man in his work; to help another in raising a building; to help one to pay his debts; to help the memory or the understanding.

2. To assist; to succor; to lend means of deliverance; as, to help one in distress; to help one out of prison.

3. To relieve; to cure, or to mitigate pain or disease.

Help and ease them, but by no means bemoan them.

The true calamus helps a cough.

Sometimes with of; as, to help one of blindness.

4. To remedy; to change for the better.

Cease to lament for what thou cans't not help.

5. To prevent; to hinder. The evil approached, and who can help it?

6. To forbear; to avoid.

I cannot help remarking the resemblance between him and our author--

To help forward, to advance by assistance.

To help on, to forward; to promote by aid.

To help out, to aid in delivering from difficulty, or to aid in completing a design.

The god of learning and of light,

Would want a god himself to help him out.

To help over, to enable to surmount; as, to help one over a difficulty.

To help off, to remove by help; as, to help off time. [Unusual.]

To help to, to supply with; to furnish with.

Whom they would help to a kingdom. 1 Maccabees.

Also, to present to at table; as, to help one to a glass of wine.

HELP, v.i. To lend aid; to contribute strength or means.

A generous present helps to persuade, as well as an agreeable person.

To help out, to lend aid; to bring a supply.

HELP, n. Aid; assistance; strength or means furnished towards promoting an object, or deliverance from difficulty or distress.

Give us help from trouble; for vain is the help of man. Ps.60.

1. That which gives assistance; he or that which contributes to advance a purpose.

Virtue is a friend and a help to nature.

God is a very present help in time of trouble. Ps.46.

2. Remedy; relief. The evil is done; there is no help for it. There is no help for the man; his disease is incurable.

3. A hired man or woman; a servant.

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