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  • 181Reverence — Rev er*ence, n. [F. r[ e]v[ e]rence, L. reverentia. See {Reverent}.] 1. Profound respect and esteem mingled with fear and affection, as for a holy being or place; the disposition to revere; veneration. [1913 Webster] If thou be poor, farewell thy …

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  • 182Save your reverence — Reverence Rev er*ence, n. [F. r[ e]v[ e]rence, L. reverentia. See {Reverent}.] 1. Profound respect and esteem mingled with fear and affection, as for a holy being or place; the disposition to revere; veneration. [1913 Webster] If thou be poor,… …

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  • 183Save your reverence — Reverence Rev er*ence, n. [F. r[ e]v[ e]rence, L. reverentia. See {Reverent}.] 1. Profound respect and esteem mingled with fear and affection, as for a holy being or place; the disposition to revere; veneration. [1913 Webster] If thou be poor,… …

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  • 184Saving your reverence — Reverence Rev er*ence, n. [F. r[ e]v[ e]rence, L. reverentia. See {Reverent}.] 1. Profound respect and esteem mingled with fear and affection, as for a holy being or place; the disposition to revere; veneration. [1913 Webster] If thou be poor,… …

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  • 185Seemless — Seem less, a. Unseemly. [Obs.] Spenser. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 186Sir reverence — Reverence Rev er*ence, n. [F. r[ e]v[ e]rence, L. reverentia. See {Reverent}.] 1. Profound respect and esteem mingled with fear and affection, as for a holy being or place; the disposition to revere; veneration. [1913 Webster] If thou be poor,… …

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  • 187Squabble — Squab ble (skw[o^]b b l), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Squabbled} ( b ld); p. pr. & vb. n. {Squabbling} ( bl[i^]ng).] [Cf. dial. Sw. skvabbel a dispute, skvappa to chide.] 1. To contend for superiority in an unseemly manner; to scuffle; to struggle; to… …

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  • 188Squabbled — Squabble Squab ble (skw[o^]b b l), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Squabbled} ( b ld); p. pr. & vb. n. {Squabbling} ( bl[i^]ng).] [Cf. dial. Sw. skvabbel a dispute, skvappa to chide.] 1. To contend for superiority in an unseemly manner; to scuffle; to… …

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  • 189Squabbling — Squabble Squab ble (skw[o^]b b l), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Squabbled} ( b ld); p. pr. & vb. n. {Squabbling} ( bl[i^]ng).] [Cf. dial. Sw. skvabbel a dispute, skvappa to chide.] 1. To contend for superiority in an unseemly manner; to scuffle; to… …

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  • 190To do reverence — Reverence Rev er*ence, n. [F. r[ e]v[ e]rence, L. reverentia. See {Reverent}.] 1. Profound respect and esteem mingled with fear and affection, as for a holy being or place; the disposition to revere; veneration. [1913 Webster] If thou be poor,… …

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  • 191Unbehovely — Un be*hove ly, a. Not behooving or becoming; unseemly. [Obs. & R.] Gower. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 192Unseemliness — Un*seem li*ness, n. The quality or state of being unseemly; unbecomingness. Udall. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 193aecium — noun (plural aecia) Etymology: New Latin, from Greek aikia outrage, assault, from aikēs, aeikēs unseemly, from a + eikēs, from eikenai to seem Date: 1905 the fruiting body of a rust fungus in which the first binucleate spores are usually produced …

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  • 194indecent — adjective Etymology: Middle French or Latin; Middle French indécent, from Latin indecent , indecens, from in + decent , decens decent Date: circa 1587 not decent: as a. grossly improper or offensive < indecent language > b. unseemly,&#8230; …

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  • 195levity — noun Etymology: Latin levitat , levitas, from levis light in weight more at light Date: 1564 1. excessive or unseemly frivolity 2. lack of steadiness ; changeableness …

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  • 196unhandsome — adjective Date: 1530 not handsome: as a. not beautiful ; homely b. unbecoming, unseemly c. lacking in courtesy or taste ; rude • unhandsomely adverb …

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  • 197quality — I. noun (plural ties) Etymology: Middle English qualite, from Anglo French qualité, from Latin qualitat , qualitas, from qualis of what kind; akin to Latin qui who more at who Date: 14th century 1. a. peculiar and essential character ; nature …

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  • 198quarrel — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French, square block of stone, bolt, from Vulgar Latin *quadrellum, diminutive of Latin quadrum square more at quadrate Date: 13th century a square headed bolt or arrow especially for a crossbow II.&#8230; …

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  • 199scandal — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Late Latin scandalum stumbling block, offense, from Greek skandalon trap, stumbling block, offense; akin to Latin scandere to climb Date: 13th century 1. a. discredit brought upon religion by unseemly&#8230; …

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  • 200unseemliness — noun see unseemly I …

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