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yelling

YELLING, pp. Uttering hideous outcries; shrieking; as yelling monsters.

YELLING, n. The act of screaming hideously.




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YELLING, pp. Uttering hideous outcries; shrieking; as yelling monsters.

YELLING, n. The act of screaming hideously.


YELL'ING, n.

The act of screaming hideously.


YELL'ING, ppr.

Uttering hideous outcries; shrieking; as, yelling monsters.

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Yelling

YELLING, participle passive Uttering hideous outcries; shrieking; as yelling monsters.

YELLING, noun The act of screaming hideously.

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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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spire

SPIRE, n. [L. spira; from the root of L. spiro, to breathe. The primary sense of the root is to throw, to drive, to send, but it implies a winding motion, like throw, warp, and many others.]

1. A winding line like the threads of a screw; any thing wreathed or contorted; a curl; a twist; a wreath. His neck erect amidst his circling spires. A dragon's fiery form belied the god; sublime on radiant spires he rode.

2. A body that shoots up to a point; a tapering body; a round pyramid or pyramidical body; a steeple. With glist'ring spires and pinnacles adorn'd.

3. A stalk or blade of grass or other plant. How humble ought man to be, who cannot make a single spire or grass.

4. The top or uppermost point of a thing.

SPIRE, v.i.

1. To shoot; to shoot up pyramidically.

2. To breathe. [Not in use.]

3. To sprout, as grain in malting.

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