Illapse
Illapse Il*lapse", n. [L. illapsus. See {Illapse}, v. i.] A gliding in; an immisson or entrance of one thing into another; also, a sudden descent or attack. --Akenside. [1913 Webster]

They sit silent . . . waiting for an illapse of the spirit. --Jeffrey. [1913 Webster]


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  • Illapse — Il*lapse , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Illapsed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Illapsing}.] [L. illapsus, p. p. of illabi; pref. il in + labi to fall, slide.] To fall or glide; to pass; usually followed by into. Cheyne. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • illapse — index entrance Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • illapse — I. ə̇ˈlaps noun ( s) Etymology: Latin illapsus infusion, influx, from illapsus, past participle of illabi to fall into, flow into, from in in (II) + labi to fall, slide more at sleep : influx …   Useful english dictionary

  • illapse — il·lapse …   English syllables

  • Illapsed — Illapse Il*lapse , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Illapsed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Illapsing}.] [L. illapsus, p. p. of illabi; pref. il in + labi to fall, slide.] To fall or glide; to pass; usually followed by into. Cheyne. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Illapsing — Illapse Il*lapse , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Illapsed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Illapsing}.] [L. illapsus, p. p. of illabi; pref. il in + labi to fall, slide.] To fall or glide; to pass; usually followed by into. Cheyne. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Conversion — (Roget s Thesaurus) >Gradual change to something different. < N PARAG:Conversion >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 conversion conversion reduction transmutation resolution assimilation Sgm: N 1 evolution evolution sea change Sgm: N 1 change of state… …   English dictionary for students

  • Ingress — (Roget s Thesaurus) >Motion into. < N PARAG:Ingress >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 ingress ingress Sgm: N 1 entrance entrance entry Sgm: N 1 introgression introgression Sgm: N 1 influx influx intrusion inroad inc …   English dictionary for students

  • aggression — I noun aggressiveness, antagonism, assault, attack, beleaguerment, bellicosity, belligerence, belligerency, besiegement, combativeness, contentiousness, drive, enterprise, fight, foray, hostility, hustle, illapse, incursion, infringement,… …   Law dictionary

  • entrance — I noun access, adit, aditus, admission, anteroom, approach, door, entry, entryway, foyer, gangway, gate, gateway, illapse, infiltration, influx, ingress, inlet, inroad, insertion, introgression, introitus, invasion, lobby, means of access, means… …   Law dictionary

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