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  • 161Abused — Abuse A*buse , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Abused}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Abusing}.] [F. abuser; L. abusus, p. p. of abuti to abuse, misuse; ab + uti to use. See {Use}.] 1. To put to a wrong use; to misapply; to misuse; to put to a bad use; to use for a… …

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  • 162Abusing — Abuse A*buse , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Abused}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Abusing}.] [F. abuser; L. abusus, p. p. of abuti to abuse, misuse; ab + uti to use. See {Use}.] 1. To put to a wrong use; to misapply; to misuse; to put to a bad use; to use for a… …

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  • 163Blame — (bl[=a]m), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Blamed} (bl[=a]md); p. pr. & vb. n. {Blaming}.] [OE. blamen, F. bl[^a]mer, OF. blasmer, fr. L. blasphemare to blaspheme, LL. also to blame, fr. Gr. blasfhmei^n to speak ill, to slander, to blaspheme, fr. bla sfhmos …

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  • 164Blamed — Blame Blame (bl[=a]m), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Blamed} (bl[=a]md); p. pr. & vb. n. {Blaming}.] [OE. blamen, F. bl[^a]mer, OF. blasmer, fr. L. blasphemare to blaspheme, LL. also to blame, fr. Gr. blasfhmei^n to speak ill, to slander, to blaspheme, fr …

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  • 165Blaming — Blame Blame (bl[=a]m), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Blamed} (bl[=a]md); p. pr. & vb. n. {Blaming}.] [OE. blamen, F. bl[^a]mer, OF. blasmer, fr. L. blasphemare to blaspheme, LL. also to blame, fr. Gr. blasfhmei^n to speak ill, to slander, to blaspheme, fr …

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  • 166Crescent spot — Spot Spot (sp[o^]t), n. [Cf. Scot. & D. spat, Dan. spette, Sw. spott spittle, slaver; from the root of E. spit. See {Spit} to eject from the mouth, and cf. {Spatter}.] 1. A mark on a substance or body made by foreign matter; a blot; a place… …

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  • 167Disgrace — Dis*grace (?; 277), n. [F. disgr[^a]ce; pref. dis (L. dis ) + gr[^a]ce. See {Grace}.] 1. The condition of being out of favor; loss of favor, regard, or respect. [1913 Webster] Macduff lives in disgrace. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. The state of being… …

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  • 168Dishonor — Dis*hon or (d[i^]s*[o^]n [ e]r or d[i^]z*[o^]n [ e]r), n. [OE. deshonour, dishonour, OF. deshonor, deshonur, F. d[ e]shonneur; pref. des (L. dis ) + honor, honur, F. honneur, fr. L. honor. See {Honor}.] [Written also {dishonour}.] [1913 Webster]… …

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  • 169dishonour — Dishonor Dis*hon or (d[i^]s*[o^]n [ e]r or d[i^]z*[o^]n [ e]r), n. [OE. deshonour, dishonour, OF. deshonor, deshonur, F. d[ e]shonneur; pref. des (L. dis ) + honor, honur, F. honneur, fr. L. honor. See {Honor}.] [Written also {dishonour}.] [1913… …

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  • 170Disparagement — Dis*par age*ment, n. [Cf. OF. desparagement.] 1. Matching any one in marriage under his or her degree; injurious union with something of inferior excellence; a lowering in rank or estimation. [Eng.] [1913 Webster] And thought that match a foul… …

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  • 171For shame — Shame Shame, n. [OE. shame, schame, AS. scamu, sceamu; akin to OS. & OHG. scama, G. scham, Icel. sk[ o]mm, shkamm, Sw. & Dan. skam, D. & G. schande, Goth. skanda shame, skaman sik to be ashamed; perhaps from a root skam meaning to cover, and akin …

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  • 172goody — Spot Spot (sp[o^]t), n. [Cf. Scot. & D. spat, Dan. spette, Sw. spott spittle, slaver; from the root of E. spit. See {Spit} to eject from the mouth, and cf. {Spatter}.] 1. A mark on a substance or body made by foreign matter; a blot; a place… …

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  • 173Ignominies — Ignominy Ig no*min*y, n.; pl. {Ignominies}. [L. ignominia ignominy (i.e., a deprivation of one s good name); in not + nomen name: cf. F. ignominie. See {In } not, and {Name}.] 1. Public disgrace or dishonor; reproach; infamy. [1913 Webster] Their …

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  • 174Ignominy — Ig no*min*y, n.; pl. {Ignominies}. [L. ignominia ignominy (i.e., a deprivation of one s good name); in not + nomen name: cf. F. ignominie. See {In } not, and {Name}.] 1. Public disgrace or dishonor; reproach; infamy. [1913 Webster] Their generals …

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  • 175Irreproachable — Ir re*proach a*ble, a. [Pref. ir not + reproachable: cf. F. irr[ e]prochable.] Not reproachable; above reproach; not deserving reproach; blameless. [1913 Webster] He [Berkely] erred, and who is free from error? but his intentions were… …

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  • 176Lafayette — Spot Spot (sp[o^]t), n. [Cf. Scot. & D. spat, Dan. spette, Sw. spott spittle, slaver; from the root of E. spit. See {Spit} to eject from the mouth, and cf. {Spatter}.] 1. A mark on a substance or body made by foreign matter; a blot; a place… …

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  • 177Lampoon — Lam*poon , n. [F. lampon a drinking song, fr. lampons let us drink, the burden of such a song, fr. lamper to guzzle, to drink much and greedily; of German origin, and akin to E. lap to drink. Prob. so called because drinking songs often contain… …

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  • 178Limosa haemastica — Spot Spot (sp[o^]t), n. [Cf. Scot. & D. spat, Dan. spette, Sw. spott spittle, slaver; from the root of E. spit. See {Spit} to eject from the mouth, and cf. {Spatter}.] 1. A mark on a substance or body made by foreign matter; a blot; a place… …

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  • 179Liostomus xanthurus — Spot Spot (sp[o^]t), n. [Cf. Scot. & D. spat, Dan. spette, Sw. spott spittle, slaver; from the root of E. spit. See {Spit} to eject from the mouth, and cf. {Spatter}.] 1. A mark on a substance or body made by foreign matter; a blot; a place… …

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  • 180masooka — Spot Spot (sp[o^]t), n. [Cf. Scot. & D. spat, Dan. spette, Sw. spott spittle, slaver; from the root of E. spit. See {Spit} to eject from the mouth, and cf. {Spatter}.] 1. A mark on a substance or body made by foreign matter; a blot; a place… …

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