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celibate

celibate
(a.) Unmarried; single; as, a celibate state.
(n.) Celibate state; celibacy.
(n.) One who is unmarried, esp. a bachelor, or one bound by vows not to marry.

decimate

decimate
(v. t.) To take the tenth part of; to tithe.
(v. t.) To select by lot and punish with death every tenth man of; as, to decimate a regiment as a punishment for mutiny.
(v. t.) To destroy a considerable part of; as, to decimate an army in battle; to decimate a people by disease.

dedicate

dedicate
(p. a.) Dedicated; set apart; devoted; consecrated.
(v. t.) To set apart and consecrate, as to a divinity, or for sacred uses; to devote formally and solemnly; as, to dedicate vessels, treasures, a temple, or a church, to a religious use.
(v. t.) To devote, set apart, or give up, as one's self, to a duty or service.
(v. t.) To inscribe or address, as to a patron.

defilade

defilade
(v. t.) To raise, as a rampart, so as to shelter interior works commanded from some higher point.

delibate

delibate
(v. t.) To taste; to take a sip of; to dabble in.

delicate

delicate
(a.) Addicted to pleasure; luxurious; voluptuous; alluring.
(a.) Pleasing to the senses; refinedly agreeable; hence, adapted to please a nice or cultivated taste; nice; fine; elegant; as, a delicate dish; delicate flavor.
(a.) Slight and shapely; lovely; graceful; as, "a delicate creature."
(a.) Fine or slender; minute; not coarse; -- said of a thread, or the like; as, delicate cotton.
(a.) Slight or smooth; light and yielding; -- said of texture; as, delicate lace or silk.
(a.) Soft and fair; -- said of the skin or a surface; as, a delicate cheek; a delicate complexion.
(a.) Light, or softly tinted; -- said of a color; as, a delicate blue.
(a.) Refined; gentle; scrupulous not to trespass or offend; considerate; -- said of manners, conduct, or feelings; as, delicate behavior; delicate attentions; delicate thoughtfulness.
(a.) Tender; not able to endure hardship; feeble; frail; effeminate; -- said of constitution, health, etc.; as, a delicate child; delicate health.
(a.) Requiring careful handling; not to be rudely or hastily dealt with; nice; critical; as, a delicate subject or question.
(a.) Of exacting tastes and habits; dainty; fastidious.
(a.) Nicely discriminating or perceptive; refinedly critical; sensitive; exquisite; as, a delicate taste; a delicate ear for music.
(a.) Affected by slight causes; showing slight changes; as, a delicate thermometer.
(n.) A choice dainty; a delicacy.
(n.) A delicate, luxurious, or effeminate person.

deligate

deligate
(v. t.) To bind up; to bandage.

derivate

derivate
(a.) Derived; derivative.
(n.) A thing derived; a derivative.
(v. t.) To derive.

geminate

geminate
(a.) In pairs or twains; two together; binate; twin; as, geminate flowers.
(v. t.) To double.

heritage

heritage
(a.) That which is inherited, or passes from heir to heir; inheritance.
(a.) A possession; the Israelites, as God's chosen people; also, a flock under pastoral charge.

hesitate

hesitate
(v. i.) To stop or pause respecting decision or action; to be in suspense or uncertainty as to a determination; as, he hesitated whether to accept the offer or not; men often hesitate in forming a judgment.
(v. i.) To stammer; to falter in speaking.
(v. t.) To utter with hesitation or to intimate by a reluctant manner.

levigate

levigate
(a.) Made less harsh or burdensome; alleviated.
(a.) Made smooth, as if polished.
(v. t.) To make smooth in various senses
(v. t.) To free from grit; to reduce to an impalpable powder or paste.
(v. t.) To mix thoroughly, as liquids or semiliquids.
(v. t.) To polish.
(v. t.) To make smooth in action.
(v. t.) Technically, to make smooth by rubbing in a moist condition between hard surfaces, as in grinding pigments.

levitate

levitate
(v. i.) To rise, or tend to rise, as if lighter than the surrounding medium; to become buoyant; -- opposed to gravitate.
(v. t.) To make buoyant; to cause to float in the air; as, to levitate a table.

medicare

medicare
Health care for the aged; a federally administered system of health insurance available to persons aged 65 and over

medicate

medicate
(v. t.) To tincture or impregnate with anything medicinal; to drug.
(v. t.) To treat with medicine.

meditate

meditate
(v. i.) To keep the mind in a state of contemplation; to dwell on anything in thought; to think seriously; to muse; to cogitate; to reflect.
(v. t.) To contemplate; to keep the mind fixed upon; to study.
(v. t.) To purpose; to intend; to design; to plan by revolving in the mind; as, to meditate a war.

pedimane

pedimane
(n.) A pedimanous marsupial; an opossum.

retirade

retirade
(n.) A kind of retrenchment, as in the body of a bastion, which may be disputed inch by inch after the defenses are dismantled. It usually consists of two faces which make a reentering angle.

vesicate

vesicate
(v. t.) To raise little bladders or blisters upon; to inflame and separate the cuticle of; to blister.
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