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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...
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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...
Same as Nacre.
A kind of kettledrum.
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...
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That which recommends; a recommendation.
A genus of thin papery bright green seaweeds including the kinds called sea lettuce.
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The state of being dusky.
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Pertaining to, or troubled with, colic; as, a colicky disorder.
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.