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To render handsome.
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A bag or sac in animals, which serves as the receptacle of some fluid; as, the urinary bladder; the gall bladder; -- applied especially to the urinary bladder, either within the animal, or when taken out and inflated with air. Any vesicle...
One who puns, or is skilled in, or given to, punning; a quibbler; a low wit.
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The form of anything; shape; outline; appearance. The representation of any form, as by drawing, painting, modeling, carving, embroidering, etc.; especially, a representation of the human body; as, a figure in bronze; a figure cut in...
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Same as Nacre.
A kind of kettledrum.
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An affectation of excessive elegance and refinement of language; high-flown diction.
Under rule; subject; tributary.
A subject; a tributary.
Consisting of one letter only; as, a uniliteral word or sign.
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A float to a fishing line.
The doctrine of the probabiliorists.
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Not apt or fit; unfit; not convenient; inappropriate; unsuitable; as, inhabile matter. Unskilled; unready; awkward; incompetent; unqualified; -- said of person.
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To bring together; to collect into a mass or sum. "The aggregated soil." To add or unite, as, a person, to an association. To amount in the aggregate to; as, ten loads, aggregating five hundred bushels. Formed by a...
That which recommends; a recommendation.
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A genus of thin papery bright green seaweeds including the kinds called sea lettuce.
The state of being dusky.
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Pertaining to, or troubled with, colic; as, a colicky disorder.
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A maker of ropes.
One who ropes goods; a packer.
One fit to be hanged.
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A brownish zoospore, characteristic of an order (Phaeosporeae) of dark green or olive-colored algae.
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A breathing hole; a vent or ventiduct. A spring of water passing under ground toward a cistern or conduit.
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A class or order; sort; kind. An ecclesiastical body or judicatory in certain churches, as the Reformed Dutch. It is intermediate between the consistory and the synod, and corresponds to the presbytery in the Presbyterian church.