I. noun Etymology: Middle English jus, from Anglo-French, broth, juice, from Latin; akin to Old Norse ostr cheese, Greek zymē leaven, Sanskrit yūṣa broth Date: 14th century 1. the extractable fluid contents of cells or tissues 2. a. plural the natural fluids of an animal body b. the liquid or moisture contained in something 3. a. the inherent quality of a thing ; essence b. strength, vigor, vitality <
pioneers…full of juice and jests — Sinclair Lewis
4. a medium (as electricity or gasoline) that supplies power 5. slang liquor 6. slang exorbitant interest exacted of a borrower under the threat of violence 7. slang influence, clout 8. a motivating, inspiring, or enabling force or factor <
creative juices
juiceless adjective II. transitive verb (juiced; juicing) Date: 1603 1. to add juice to 2. to extract the juice of

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.


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