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abase

abase
(a.) To lower or depress; to throw or cast down; as, to abase the eye.
(a.) To cast down or reduce low or lower, as in rank, office, condition in life, or estimation of worthiness; to depress; to humble; to degrade.

abate

abate
(n.) Abatement.
(v. t.) To beat down; to overthrow.
(v. t.) To bring down or reduce from a higher to a lower state, number, or degree; to lessen; to diminish; to contract; to moderate; to cut short; as, to abate a demand; to abate pride, zeal, hope.
(v. t.) To deduct; to omit; as, to abate something from a price.
(v. t.) To blunt.
(v. t.) To reduce in estimation; to deprive.
(v. t.) To bring entirely down or put an end to; to do away with; as, to abate a nuisance, to abate a writ.
(v. t.) To diminish; to reduce. Legacies are liable to be abated entirely or in proportion, upon a deficiency of assets.
(v. t.) To decrease, or become less in strength or violence; as, pain abates, a storm abates.
(v. t.) To be defeated, or come to naught; to fall through; to fail; as, a writ abates.

abele

abele
(n.) The white poplar (Populus alba).

abide

abide
(v. i.) To wait; to pause; to delay.
(v. i.) To stay; to continue in a place; to have one's abode; to dwell; to sojourn; -- with with before a person, and commonly with at or in before a place.
(v. i.) To remain stable or fixed in some state or condition; to continue; to remain.
(v. t.) To wait for; to be prepared for; to await; to watch for; as, I abide my time.
(v. t.) To endure; to sustain; to submit to.
(v. t.) To bear patiently; to tolerate; to put up with.
(v. t.) To stand the consequences of; to answer for; to suffer for.

abime

abime
(n.) Alt. of Abyme

abode

abode
Pret. of Abide.
(imp. & p. p.) of Abide
(n.) Act of waiting; delay.
(n.) Stay or continuance in a place; sojourn.
(n.) Place of continuance, or where one dwells; abiding place; residence; a dwelling; a habitation.
(v. i.) To be ominous.
(v. t.) An omen.
(v. t.) To bode; to foreshow.

above

above
(adv.) In a higher place; overhead; into or from heaven; as, the clouds above.
(adv.) Earlier in order; higher in the same page; hence, in a foregoing page.
(adv.) Higher in rank or power; as, he appealed to the court above.
(adv.) More than; as, above five hundred were present.
(prep.) In or to a higher place; higher than; on or over the upper surface; over; -- opposed to below or beneath.
(prep.) Figuratively, higher than; superior to in any respect; surpassing; beyond; higher in measure or degree than; as, things above comprehension; above mean actions; conduct above reproach.
(prep.) Surpassing in number or quantity; more than; as, above a hundred. (Passing into the adverbial sense. See Above, adv., 4.)

abuse

abuse
(v. t.) To put to a wrong use; to misapply; to misuse; to put to a bad use; to use for a wrong purpose or end; to pervert; as, to abuse inherited gold; to make an excessive use of; as, to abuse one's authority.
(v. t.) To use ill; to maltreat; to act injuriously to; to punish or to tax excessively; to hurt; as, to abuse prisoners, to abuse one's powers, one's patience.
(v. t.) To revile; to reproach coarsely; to disparage.
(v. t.) To dishonor.
(v. t.) To violate; to ravish.
(v. t.) To deceive; to impose on.
(v. t.) Improper treatment or use; application to a wrong or bad purpose; misuse; as, an abuse of our natural powers; an abuse of civil rights, or of privileges or advantages; an abuse of language.
(v. t.) Physical ill treatment; injury.
(v. t.) A corrupt practice or custom; offense; crime; fault; as, the abuses in the civil service.
(v. t.) Vituperative words; coarse, insulting speech; abusive language; virulent condemnation; reviling.
(v. t.) Violation; rape; as, abuse of a female child.

obese

obese
(a.) Excessively corpulent; fat; fleshy.

obole

obole
(n.) A weight of twelve grains; or, according to some, of ten grains, or half a scruple.