Obfirmate
Obfirm Ob*firm", Obfirmate Ob*firm"ate, v. t. [L. obfirmatus, p. p. of obfirmare to make steadfast. See {Ob-}, and {Firm}, v. t.] To make firm; to harden in resolution. [Obs.] --Bp. Hall. --Sheldon. [1913 Webster]

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  • obfirmate — transitive verb see obfirm …   Useful english dictionary

  • obfirm — transitive verb also obfirmate ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: obfirm from Latin obfirmare, offirmare, from ob , of to, against, over + firmare to make firm; obfirmate from Latin obfirmatus, offirmatus, past participle of obfirmare, offirmare to make… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Obfirm — Ob*firm , Obfirmate Ob*firm ate, v. t. [L. obfirmatus, p. p. of obfirmare to make steadfast. See {Ob }, and {Firm}, v. t.] To make firm; to harden in resolution. [Obs.] Bp. Hall. Sheldon. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • obstinéement — Obstinéement, adverb. penac. Obfirmate, Obstinate, Perfracte, Pertinaciter …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

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