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avail

avail
(n.) Profit; advantage toward success; benefit; value; as, labor, without economy, is of little avail.
(n.) Proceeds; as, the avails of a sale by auction.
(v. i.) To be of use or advantage; to answer the purpose; to have strength, force, or efficacy sufficient to accomplish the object; as, the plea in bar must avail, that is, be sufficient to defeat the suit; this scheme will not avail; medicines will not avail to check the disease.
(v. t.) To turn to the advantage of; to be of service to; to profit; to benefit; to help; as, artifices will not avail the sinner in the day of judgment.
(v. t.) To promote; to assist.
(v. t. & i.) See Avale, v.

avale

avale
(v. t. & i.) To cause to descend; to lower; to let fall; to doff.
(v. t. & i.) To bring low; to abase.
(v. t. & i.) To descend; to fall; to dismount.

avant

avant
(n.) The front of an army. [Obs.] See Van.

avast

avast
(a.) Cease; stop; stay.

evade

evade
(v. t.) To get away from by artifice; to avoid by dexterity, subterfuge, address, or ingenuity; to elude; to escape from cleverly; as, to evade a blow, a pursuer, a punishment; to evade the force of an argument.
(v. t.) To escape; to slip away; -- sometimes with from.
(v. t.) To attempt to escape; to practice artifice or sophistry, for the purpose of eluding.

evans

evans
British archaeologist who excavated the palace of Knossos in Crete to find what he called Minoan civilization (1851-1941)
United States anatomist who identified four pituitary hormones and discovered vitamin E (1882-1971)

kvass

kvass
Fermented beverage resembling beer but made from rye or barley

ovals

ovals
A closed plane curve resulting from the intersection of a circular cone and a plane cutting completely through it; "the sums of the distances from the foci to any point on an ellipse is constant"

ovary

ovary
(n.) That part of the pistil which contains the seed, and in most flowering plants develops into the fruit. See Illust. of Flower.
(n.) The essential female reproductive organ in which the ova are produced. See Illust. of Discophora.

ovate

ovate
(a.) Shaped like an egg, with the lower extremity broadest.
(a.) Having the shape of an egg, or of the longitudinal sectior of an egg, with the broader end basal.

uvate

uvate
(n.) A conserve made of grapes.