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  • 121Encouraged — Encourage En*cour age (?; 48), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Encouraged} (?; 48); p. pr. & vb. n. {Encouraging}.] [F. encourager; pref. en (L. in) + courage courage. See {Courage}.] To give courage to; to inspire with courage, spirit, or hope; to raise,… …

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  • 122Encouraging — Encourage En*cour age (?; 48), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Encouraged} (?; 48); p. pr. & vb. n. {Encouraging}.] [F. encourager; pref. en (L. in) + courage courage. See {Courage}.] To give courage to; to inspire with courage, spirit, or hope; to raise,… …

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  • 123Eschericia coli — Induce In*duce , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Induced}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Inducing}.] [L. inducere, inductum; pref. in in + ducere to lead. See {Duke}, and cf. {Induct}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To lead in; to introduce. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] The poet may be… …

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  • 124Fact — (f[a^]kt), n. [L. factum, fr. facere to make or do. Cf. {Feat}, {Affair}, {Benefit}, {Defect}, {Fashion}, and { fy}.] 1. A doing, making, or preparing. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] A project for the fact and vending Of a new kind of fucus, paint for… …

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  • 125Foment — Fo*ment , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Fomented}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Fomenting}.] [F. fomenter, fr. L. fomentare, fr. fomentum (for fovimentum) a warm application or lotion, fr. fovere to warm or keep warm; perh. akin to Gr. ? to roast, and E. bake.] 1. To …

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  • 126Fomented — Foment Fo*ment , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Fomented}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Fomenting}.] [F. fomenter, fr. L. fomentare, fr. fomentum (for fovimentum) a warm application or lotion, fr. fovere to warm or keep warm; perh. akin to Gr. ? to roast, and E.… …

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  • 127Fomenting — Foment Fo*ment , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Fomented}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Fomenting}.] [F. fomenter, fr. L. fomentare, fr. fomentum (for fovimentum) a warm application or lotion, fr. fovere to warm or keep warm; perh. akin to Gr. ? to roast, and E.… …

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  • 128Goad — Goad, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Goaded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Goading}.] To prick; to drive with a goad; hence, to urge forward, or to rouse by anything pungent, severe, irritating, or inflaming; to stimulate. [1913 Webster] That temptation that doth goad …

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  • 129Goaded — Goad Goad, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Goaded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Goading}.] To prick; to drive with a goad; hence, to urge forward, or to rouse by anything pungent, severe, irritating, or inflaming; to stimulate. [1913 Webster] That temptation that doth …

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  • 130Goading — Goad Goad, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Goaded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Goading}.] To prick; to drive with a goad; hence, to urge forward, or to rouse by anything pungent, severe, irritating, or inflaming; to stimulate. [1913 Webster] That temptation that doth …

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  • 131Impel — Im*pel , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Impelled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Impelling}.] [L. impellere; pref. im in + pellere, pulsum, to drive. See {Pulse} a beat, and cf. {Impulse}.] To drive or urge forward or on; to press on; to incite to action or motion in… …

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  • 132Impelled — Impel Im*pel , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Impelled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Impelling}.] [L. impellere; pref. im in + pellere, pulsum, to drive. See {Pulse} a beat, and cf. {Impulse}.] To drive or urge forward or on; to press on; to incite to action or… …

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  • 133Impelling — Impel Im*pel , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Impelled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Impelling}.] [L. impellere; pref. im in + pellere, pulsum, to drive. See {Pulse} a beat, and cf. {Impulse}.] To drive or urge forward or on; to press on; to incite to action or… …

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  • 134Incense — In*cense , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Incensed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Incensing}.] [L. incensus, p. p. of incendere; pref. in in + root of candere to glow. See {Candle}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To set on fire; to inflame; to kindle; to burn. [Obs.] [1913… …

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  • 135Incensed — Incense In*cense , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Incensed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Incensing}.] [L. incensus, p. p. of incendere; pref. in in + root of candere to glow. See {Candle}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To set on fire; to inflame; to kindle; to burn. [Obs.]… …

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  • 136Incensing — Incense In*cense , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Incensed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Incensing}.] [L. incensus, p. p. of incendere; pref. in in + root of candere to glow. See {Candle}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To set on fire; to inflame; to kindle; to burn. [Obs.]… …

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  • 137Incite — In*cite , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Incited}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Inciting}.] [L. incitare; pref. in in + citare to rouse, stir up: cf. F. inciter. See {Cite}.] To move to action; to stir up; to rouse; to spur or urge on. [1913 Webster] Anthiochus, when… …

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  • 138Incited — Incite In*cite , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Incited}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Inciting}.] [L. incitare; pref. in in + citare to rouse, stir up: cf. F. inciter. See {Cite}.] To move to action; to stir up; to rouse; to spur or urge on. [1913 Webster] Anthiochus …

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  • 139Inciting — Incite In*cite , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Incited}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Inciting}.] [L. incitare; pref. in in + citare to rouse, stir up: cf. F. inciter. See {Cite}.] To move to action; to stir up; to rouse; to spur or urge on. [1913 Webster] Anthiochus …

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  • 140Induce — In*duce , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Induced}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Inducing}.] [L. inducere, inductum; pref. in in + ducere to lead. See {Duke}, and cf. {Induct}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To lead in; to introduce. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] The poet may be seen… …

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