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Crossword Puzzle Answers for: ???ENT

absent

absent
(a.) Being away from a place; withdrawn from a place; not present.
(a.) Not existing; lacking; as, the part was rudimental or absent.
(a.) Inattentive to what is passing; absent-minded; preoccupied; as, an absent air.
(v. t.) To take or withdraw (one's self) to such a distance as to prevent intercourse; -- used with the reflexive pronoun.
(v. t.) To withhold from being present.

accent

accent
(n.) A superior force of voice or of articulative effort upon some particular syllable of a word or a phrase, distinguishing it from the others.
(n.) A mark or character used in writing, and serving to regulate the pronunciation; esp.: (a) a mark to indicate the nature and place of the spoken accent; (b) a mark to indicate the quality of sound of the vowel marked; as, the French accents.
(n.) Modulation of the voice in speaking; manner of speaking or pronouncing; peculiar or characteristic modification of the voice; tone; as, a foreign accent; a French or a German accent.
(n.) A word; a significant tone
(n.) expressions in general; speech.
(n.) Stress laid on certain syllables of a verse.
(n.) A regularly recurring stress upon the tone to mark the beginning, and, more feebly, the third part of the measure.
(n.) A special emphasis of a tone, even in the weaker part of the measure.
(n.) The rhythmical accent, which marks phrases and sections of a period.
(n.) The expressive emphasis and shading of a passage.
(n.) A mark placed at the right hand of a letter, and a little above it, to distinguish magnitudes of a similar kind expressed by the same letter, but differing in value, as y', y''.
(n.) A mark at the right hand of a number, indicating minutes of a degree, seconds, etc.; as, 12'27'', i. e., twelve minutes twenty seven seconds.
(n.) A mark used to denote feet and inches; as, 6' 10'' is six feet ten inches.
(v. t.) To express the accent of (either by the voice or by a mark); to utter or to mark with accent.
(v. t.) To mark emphatically; to emphasize.

advent

advent
(n.) The period including the four Sundays before Christmas.
(n.) The first or the expected second coming of Christ.
(n.) Coming; any important arrival; approach.

ardent

ardent
(a.) Hot or burning; causing a sensation of burning; fiery; as, ardent spirits, that is, distilled liquors; an ardent fever.
(a.) Having the appearance or quality of fire; fierce; glowing; shining; as, ardent eyes.
(a.) Warm, applied to the passions and affections; passionate; fervent; zealous; vehement; as, ardent love, feelings, zeal, hope, temper.

argent

argent
(a.) Made of silver; of a silvery color; white; shining.
(n.) Silver, or money.
(n.) Whiteness; anything that is white.
(n.) The white color in coats of arms, intended to represent silver, or, figuratively, purity, innocence, beauty, or gentleness; -- represented in engraving by a plain white surface.

ascent

ascent
The act of rising; motion upward; rise; a mounting upward; as, he made a tedious ascent; the ascent of vapors from the earth.
The way or means by which one ascends.
An eminence, hill, or high place.
The degree of elevation of an object, or the angle it makes with a horizontal line; inclination; rising grade; as, a road has an ascent of five degrees.

assent

assent
(v.) The act of assenting; the act of the mind in admitting or agreeing to anything; concurrence with approval; consent; agreement; acquiescence.
(v. t.) To admit a thing as true; to express one's agreement, acquiescence, concurrence, or concession.

attent

attent
(n.) Attention; heed.
(v. t.) Attentive; heedful.

bident

bident
(n.) An instrument or weapon with two prongs.

cement

cement
(n.) Any substance used for making bodies adhere to each other, as mortar, glue, etc.
(n.) A kind of calcined limestone, or a calcined mixture of clay and lime, for making mortar which will harden under water.
(n.) The powder used in cementation. See Cementation, n., 2.
(n.) Bond of union; that which unites firmly, as persons in friendship, or men in society.
(n.) The layer of bone investing the root and neck of a tooth; -- called also cementum.
(n.) To unite or cause to adhere by means of a cement.
(n.) To unite firmly or closely.
(n.) To overlay or coat with cement; as, to cement a cellar bottom.
(v. i.) To become cemented or firmly united; to cohere.

client

client
(n.) A citizen who put himself under the protection of a man of distinction and influence, who was called his patron.
(n.) A dependent; one under the protection of another.
(n.) One who consults a legal adviser, or submits his cause to his management.

cogent

cogent
(p. a.) Compelling, in a physical sense; powerful.
(p. a.) Having the power to compel conviction or move the will; constraining; conclusive; forcible; powerful; not easily reasisted.

covent

covent
(n.) A convent or monastery.

decent

decent
(a.) Suitable in words, behavior, dress, or ceremony; becoming; fit; decorous; proper; seemly; as, decent conduct; decent language.
(a.) Free from immodesty or obscenity; modest.
(a.) Comely; shapely; well-formed.
(a.) Moderate, but competent; sufficient; hence, respectable; fairly good; reasonably comfortable or satisfying; as, a decent fortune; a decent person.

dement

dement
(a.) Demented; dementate.
(v. t.) To deprive of reason; to make mad.

detent

detent
(n.) That which locks or unlocks a movement; a catch, pawl, or dog; especially, in clockwork, the catch which locks and unlocks the wheelwork in striking.

docent

docent
(a.) Serving to instruct; teaching.

extent

extent
(a.) Extended.
(n.) Space or degree to which a thing is extended; hence, superficies; compass; bulk; size; length; as, an extent of country or of line; extent of information or of charity.
(n.) Degree; measure; proportion.
(n.) A peculiar species of execution upon debts due to the crown, under which the lands and goods of the debtor may be seized to secure payment.
(n.) A process of execution by which the lands and goods of a debtor are valued and delivered to the creditor.

fluent

fluent
(a.) Flowing or capable of flowing; liquid; glodding; easily moving.
(a.) Ready in the use of words; voluble; copious; having words at command; and uttering them with facility and smoothness; as, a fluent speaker; hence, flowing; voluble; smooth; -- said of language; as, fluent speech.
(n.) A current of water; a stream.
(n.) A variable quantity, considered as increasing or diminishing; -- called, in the modern calculus, the function or integral.

foment

foment
(v. t.) To apply a warm lotion to; to bathe with a cloth or sponge wet with warm water or medicated liquid.
(v. t.) To cherish with heat; to foster.
(v. t.) To nurse to life or activity; to cherish and promote by excitements; to encourage; to abet; to instigate; -- used often in a bad sense; as, to foment ill humors.
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