Empair
Empair \Em*pair"\, v. t. To impair. [Obs.] --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

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  • empair — empair, ment etc., obs. ff. impair v., etc …   Useful english dictionary

  • empair — Impair Im*pair , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Impaired}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Impairing}.] [Written also {empair}.] [OE. empeiren, enpeiren, OF. empeirier, empirier, F. empirer, LL. impejorare; L. pref. im in + pejorare to make worse, fr. pejor worse. Cf.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Impair — Im*pair , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Impaired}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Impairing}.] [Written also {empair}.] [OE. empeiren, enpeiren, OF. empeirier, empirier, F. empirer, LL. impejorare; L. pref. im in + pejorare to make worse, fr. pejor worse. Cf.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Impaired — Impair Im*pair , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Impaired}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Impairing}.] [Written also {empair}.] [OE. empeiren, enpeiren, OF. empeirier, empirier, F. empirer, LL. impejorare; L. pref. im in + pejorare to make worse, fr. pejor worse. Cf.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Impairing — Impair Im*pair , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Impaired}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Impairing}.] [Written also {empair}.] [OE. empeiren, enpeiren, OF. empeirier, empirier, F. empirer, LL. impejorare; L. pref. im in + pejorare to make worse, fr. pejor worse. Cf.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ralph Camroux Morris — Colonel Ralph Camroux Morris (1894 1977) was a British Army officer and hunter naturalist who was born in India. His father was a Scottish planter, Randolph Camroux Morris [Sukumar (1994) incorrectly names him Randolph Hayton Morris.] who was the …   Wikipedia

  • empire — em|pire [ empaır ] noun count ** 1. ) a number of countries ruled by one person or government: the Ottoman Empire the collapse of the Soviet empire 2. ) a large powerful group of companies ruled by one person or company: his international media… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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