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  • 81Indefectible — In de*fect i*ble, a. [Pref. in not + defectible: cf. F. ind[ e]fectible.] Not defectible; unfailing; not liable to defect, failure, or decay. [1913 Webster] An indefectible treasure in the heavens. Barrow. [1913 Webster] A state of indefectible… …

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  • 82Inexhaustible — In ex*haust i*ble, a. Incapable of being exhausted, emptied, or used up; unfailing; not to be wasted or spent; as, inexhaustible stores of provisions; an inexhaustible stock of elegant words. Dryden. [1913 Webster] An inexhaustible store of… …

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  • 83Inexhaustibleness — Inexhaustible In ex*haust i*ble, a. Incapable of being exhausted, emptied, or used up; unfailing; not to be wasted or spent; as, inexhaustible stores of provisions; an inexhaustible stock of elegant words. Dryden. [1913 Webster] An inexhaustible… …

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  • 84Inexhaustibly — Inexhaustible In ex*haust i*ble, a. Incapable of being exhausted, emptied, or used up; unfailing; not to be wasted or spent; as, inexhaustible stores of provisions; an inexhaustible stock of elegant words. Dryden. [1913 Webster] An inexhaustible… …

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  • 85Of a certain — Certain Cer tain, a. [F. certain, fr. (assumed) LL. certanus, fr. L. certus determined, fixed, certain, orig. p. p. of cernere to perceive, decide, determine; akin to Gr. ? to decide, separate, and to E. concern, critic, crime, riddle a sieve,… …

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  • 86Of no effect — Effect Ef*fect , n. [L. effectus, fr. efficere, effectum, to effect; ex + facere to make: cf. F. effet, formerly also spelled effect. See {Fact}.] 1. Execution; performance; realization; operation; as, the law goes into effect in May. [1913… …

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  • 87Of none effect — Effect Ef*fect , n. [L. effectus, fr. efficere, effectum, to effect; ex + facere to make: cf. F. effet, formerly also spelled effect. See {Fact}.] 1. Execution; performance; realization; operation; as, the law goes into effect in May. [1913… …

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  • 88Perpetual — Per*pet u*al, a. [OE. perpetuel, F. perp[ e]tuel, fr. L. perpetualis, fr. perpetuus continuing throughout, continuous, fr. perpes, etis, lasting throughout.] Neverceasing; continuing forever or for an unlimited time; unfailing; everlasting;… …

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  • 89Perpetual calendar — Perpetual Per*pet u*al, a. [OE. perpetuel, F. perp[ e]tuel, fr. L. perpetualis, fr. perpetuus continuing throughout, continuous, fr. perpes, etis, lasting throughout.] Neverceasing; continuing forever or for an unlimited time; unfailing;… …

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  • 90Perpetual curacy — Perpetual Per*pet u*al, a. [OE. perpetuel, F. perp[ e]tuel, fr. L. perpetualis, fr. perpetuus continuing throughout, continuous, fr. perpes, etis, lasting throughout.] Neverceasing; continuing forever or for an unlimited time; unfailing;… …

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  • 91Perpetual motion — Perpetual Per*pet u*al, a. [OE. perpetuel, F. perp[ e]tuel, fr. L. perpetualis, fr. perpetuus continuing throughout, continuous, fr. perpes, etis, lasting throughout.] Neverceasing; continuing forever or for an unlimited time; unfailing;… …

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  • 92Perpetual screw — Perpetual Per*pet u*al, a. [OE. perpetuel, F. perp[ e]tuel, fr. L. perpetualis, fr. perpetuus continuing throughout, continuous, fr. perpes, etis, lasting throughout.] Neverceasing; continuing forever or for an unlimited time; unfailing;… …

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  • 93To give effect to — Effect Ef*fect , n. [L. effectus, fr. efficere, effectum, to effect; ex + facere to make: cf. F. effet, formerly also spelled effect. See {Fact}.] 1. Execution; performance; realization; operation; as, the law goes into effect in May. [1913… …

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  • 94To no effect — Effect Ef*fect , n. [L. effectus, fr. efficere, effectum, to effect; ex + facere to make: cf. F. effet, formerly also spelled effect. See {Fact}.] 1. Execution; performance; realization; operation; as, the law goes into effect in May. [1913… …

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  • 95To take effect — Effect Ef*fect , n. [L. effectus, fr. efficere, effectum, to effect; ex + facere to make: cf. F. effet, formerly also spelled effect. See {Fact}.] 1. Execution; performance; realization; operation; as, the law goes into effect in May. [1913… …

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  • 96Unerring — Un*err ing, a. Committing no mistake; incapable or error or failure certain; sure; unfailing; as, the unerring wisdom of God. [1913 Webster] Hissing in air the unerring weapon flew. Dryden. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 97Without effect — Effect Ef*fect , n. [L. effectus, fr. efficere, effectum, to effect; ex + facere to make: cf. F. effet, formerly also spelled effect. See {Fact}.] 1. Execution; performance; realization; operation; as, the law goes into effect in May. [1913… …

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  • 98behave — verb (behaved; behaving) Etymology: Middle English behaven, from be + haven to have, hold Date: 15th century transitive verb 1. to manage the actions of (oneself) in a particular way 2. to conduct (oneself) in a proper manner …

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  • 99continual — adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French continuel, from Latin continuus continuous Date: 14th century 1. continuing indefinitely in time without interruption < continual fear > 2. recurring in steady …

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  • 100unerring — adjective Date: 1621 committing no error ; faultless, unfailing < unerring accuracy > • unerringly adverb …

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