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vitals

VI'TALS, n. plu.

1. Parts of animal bodies essential to life, such as the viscera.

2. The part essential to life, or to a sound state. Corruption of manners preys upon the vitals of a state.



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VI'TALS, n. plu.

1. Parts of animal bodies essential to life, such as the viscera.

2. The part essential to life, or to a sound state. Corruption of manners preys upon the vitals of a state.

VI'TALS, n. [plur.]

  1. Parts of animal bodies essential to life, such as the viscera dependent upon the great sympathetic nerve . – Prior.
  2. The part essential to life, or to a sound state. Corruption of manners preys upon the vitals of a state.

Vi"tals
  1. Organs that are necessary for life; more especially, the heart, lungs, and brain.
  2. Fig.: The part essential to the life or health of anything; as, the vitals of a state.

    "The vitals of the public body." Glanvill.
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Vitals

VI'TALS, noun plural

1. Parts of animal bodies essential to life, such as the viscera.

2. The part essential to life, or to a sound state. Corruption of manners preys upon the vitals of a state.

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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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fortress

FOR'TRESS, n.

1. Any fortified place; a fort; a castle; a strong hold; a place of defense or security. The English have a strong fortress on the rock of Gibraltar, or that rock is a fortress.

2. Defense; safety; security;

The Lord is my rock, and my fortress. Ps. 18.

FOR'TRESS, v.t. To furnish with fortresses; to guard; to fortify.

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