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verminous

VERM'INOUS, a. Tending to breed vermin.

The verminous disposition of the body.



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VERM'INOUS, a. Tending to breed vermin.

The verminous disposition of the body.

VERM'IN-OUS, a.

Tending to breed vermin. The verminous disposition of the body. – Harvey.


Ver"min*ous
  1. Tending to breed vermin; infested by vermin.

    Some . . . verminous disposition of the body. Harvey.

  2. Caused by, or arising from the presence of, vermin; as, verminous disease.
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Verminous

VERM'INOUS, adjective Tending to breed vermin.

The verminous disposition of the body.

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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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meaning

ME'ANING, ppr. Having in mind; intending; signifying.

ME'ANING, n. That which exists in the mind, view or contemplation as a settled aim or purpose, though not directly expressed. We say, this or that is not his meaning.

1. Intention; purpose; aim; with reference to a future act.

I am no honest man, if there by any good meaning towards you.

2. Signification. What is the meaning of all this parade? The meaning of a hieroglyphic is not always obvious.

3. The sense of words or expressions; that which is to be understood; signification; that which the writer or speaker intends to express or communicate. Words have a literal meaning, or a metaphorical meaning, and it is not always easy to ascertain the real meaning.

4. Sense; power of thinking. [Little used.]

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