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cause to lose balance.
6'v§r-bS,l-ance, n. Excess of weight.
6-ver-bear' (o-ver-bar'), v. n. To over-
come by weight or force ; to overpower.
O-ver-beJir'jng, p. a. Haughty ; domineer-
_ ing. [the water.

6'v§r-hoard, ad. Over the side of a ship ; in
O-ver-biir'den (-biir'dn), v. a. To overload.
S-v^r-cSst', V. a. To cloud ; to darken : — to

take loose stitches on the edge of a seam.

— 2, a. Cloudy ; obscured.
6-v§r-charf e', v. a. To charge too much.
O'ver-charf e, n. Too great a charge.
6'ver-coat, n. Outside coat ; great-coat.
6-ver-c8me', v. a. [i. & p. overcome.] To

conquer ; to surmount.
6-vfr-d8', V. To carry too far : — to overtax.
6'v§r-dose, n. Excessive dose.
O-v^r-drSw', v. a. To exaggerate : — to draw

beyond one's credit.
6-ver-diie', a. Past the time of payment,

or of arrival.
0-v§r-Ss'ti-mate, n. Excessive estimate.
6-ver-es'ti-mate, v. a. To estimate too

6-v§r-fied', V. To feed too much.
6-v^r-fl5w' (o-vgr-flo'), w. To run over:

— to inundate : — to overwhelm.

6'ver-flow, n. Act of overflowing ; that

which overflows : — outlet.
O-ver-grow', v. To cover with growth : — to

grow beyond, or excessively.
6'ver-gTowth, n. Exuberant or excessive

O-ver-hangr', v. To jut over : — to impend.
o'ver-hang:, n. Overhanging or projecting

part ; degree of projection.
O-ver-heiul', v. a. To overtake : — to examine.
O-ver-head', ad. Aloft ; above.
6-ver-hear', v. a. To hear by chance or

6-ver-heat', v. a. To heat too much.
6-ver-jby', v. a. To transport with excessive
_ joy.
6'v§r-land, a. Carried on by land ; across

5-v§r-lay', v. a. To spread over ; to cover :

— to smother.
6-ver-leap', v. a. To pass by a jump : — to

leap too far.
6-ver-load', v. a. To burden too much.
O-ver-look' (o-ver-lfik'), v. a. To look down

upon : — to supervise : — to inspect : — to ex-
cuse : — to pass over carelessly.
6'ver-lbrd, n. Legal superior ; master.
O-ver-mSs'ter, v. a. To conquer ; to govern.
O-ver-miich', a. & ad. Too much.
6-v^r-night' (o-ver-nif), ad. Through the

night ; since the evening before.
6'ver-pliis, n. What remains ; surplus.
6-ver-pb'^'er, v. a. To exceed in power j

to overwhelm.
O-ver-pb-^'er-ing, a. Irresistible. [tion.
6'ver-pro-duc'tion, n. Excessive produc-
6-ver-rate', v. a. To estimate too highly.
6-ver-reach', v. a. To reach too far : — to

cheat by cunning.
6-ver-ride', v. a. To ride over ; to trample

down : — to supersede.
6-ver-rul§', v. a. To control : — to set aside;

to reject.
6-ver-run', v. a. To spread over ; to invade

and occupy : — to go beyond. [vise.

6-ver-see', v. a. To superintend ; to super-
O-ver-se'er, n. Superintendent ; foreman.
O-ver-set', v. To turn bottom upward : — to

6-ver-shad'bw, v. a. To obscure, as with a

shadow : — to shelter ; to protect.
6'ver-sh8e, n. Water-proof shoe, worn over

6-v§r-sh86t', v. To shoot beyond or too far ;

to exceed.
6'T§r-sight (o'ver-sit), n. Superintend-
ence : — inadvertent neglect or omission.
6-v§r-sleep', v. To sleep too long.
O-ver-aprSad', v. a. To spread over.
6-ver-state', v. a. To state too strongly ; to

6-ver-stay', v. To stay longer than, or toe

long. [ceed.

O-v^r-step', V. a. To step beyond ; to ex-
6-vf r-st8ck', v. a. To fill too full ; to crowd,
O-T^r-strain', v. To strain too far.




5' vert, «. Open ; manifest ; public.

O-ver-take', v. a. To catch up \dth : — to

O-ver-tSsk', v. a. To task too much.

6-ver-thr5w' (-thro'), v. a. To overturn : —
to defeat ; to demolish.

o'ver-throw, «. Act of overthrowing ; ruin ;
defeat ; destruction.

6-ver-took' (o-vgr-t<ik'), i. from overtake.

o'v§r-tdre, n. Advance ; proposal : — musi-
cal introduction or prelude. [to destroy.

6-ver-tiim', v. a. To overset : — to conquer ;

6'ver-tiirn, w. Act of overturning ; state
of being overturned ; ruin.

O-ver-val'ie, v. a. To rate too high.

O-ver-ween'ingr, a. Conceited ; arrogant.

6-ver-weigh' (-wa'), v. a. To outweigh.

6-ver-whSlm', v. a. To cover completely ;
to submerge : — ^to crush.

6-ver-whelm'ing', p. a. Overflowing ; sub-
merging : — overpowering ; crushing.

O-ver-work' (-wtirk'), v. a. To work in ex-
cess of one's strength.

O-ver-wrought' (-rawt'),p. a. Overworked:
— <)verdone : — excited : — worked or deco-
rated all over.

6 Vi-fdrm, a. Shaped like an egg.

6-vip'?i-rous, a. Producing young by

O'void, a. Shaped like an
egg. — 2, M. Body shaped
like an egg.

Owe (o), V. a. To be in-
debted for : — to be under
obligation for.

Ow'ing,jp. a. Due ; that has
to be paid to : — ascribable ;
in consequence of.

6^1, n. Carnivorous bird

night, noted for its harsh voice.

that flies by

b^Vtt, n. Small owl.

b^M'ish, a. Resembling an owl.

Own (on), a. Belonging to, or held in pos-
session — as, my ovm. — 2, v. a. To possese
by right : — to acknowledge.

6wn'§r (on'gr), n. One that owns ; posses-

Own'^r-shJp, n. State or right of an owner,

6x, n. ; pi. Ox' en (fik'sn). Male of cattle.

5x'a-lis, n. Plant with an acid leaf.

5x'-bow, n. Bow for yoking oxen.

5x'eye (6ks'i), n. Kind of daisy, having
yellow flowers with brown centres.

Sx'-heart, n. Large variety of cherry.

dx-i-da'tion, n. Act of oxidizing ; stat« of
being oxidized. [gen.

5x'ide, «. Substance combined with oxy-

6x'id-ize, v. To combine with oxygen ; to
turn into an oxide.

Ox'x-l'Sn, n. Colorless, tasteless gaseous
element which forms the vital part of com-
mon air.

6'yer, n. Legal hearing. — A court of oyer
and termi-


Well-known edible bivalve

Oys'ter, n,

5ys'ter-pl&nt, w. Esculent vegetable, some-
what similar to the oj'ster when cooked.

o'zone, «. Form of oxygen, caused by elec-
tric discharges in the air.


Pace, n. Step : — ^length of a step ; measure
of 23^ feet : — manner of walking : —
gait of a horse, both legs on one side
being moved forward at once. — 2, v. n.
To move on slowly : — to go : — to move
with a pace, as a horse. — 3, v. a. To
measure by steps : — to walk.

P?i-5hS.', n. Turkish governor.

Pa-cha'lic, n. Jurisdiction of a pacha.

Piph'x-derm, n. Thick-skinned quadruped,
as the elephant, horse, and hog.

PSph-jj-der'ma-toGs, a. Thick-skinned.

Pa-cif ic, a. Peaceable ; gentle ; mild.

Pap-i-fi-ca'tion, n. Act of pacifying ; rec-
onciliation ; adjustment.

Paj-i-fi-ca'tpr (or pa-sif'p-ka-tur), n. One
who pacifies ; peace-maker.

PSc'i-^, V. a. To conciliate : — to calm.

Pick, n. Bundle ; burden : — set of playing-
cards : — number of bounds, or of persons.

— 2, V. a. To bind or press together, or in
tight order : — to put a pack upon : — to
assort or select for an unjust purpose : — to
send in haste. — 3, v. n. To pack goods : —
to remove in haste.

Pack'af e, n. Bale ; goods packed.

Pack'ft, n. Small pack ; parcel : — mail of
letters : — vessel for letters and passengers.

Pack'-hbrse, n. Horse of burden.

Pack'ing, «. Act of one who packs : — ma-
terial to pack or stuff" with, or to make a
joint tight against steam, air, &c.

Pack'-sad-dle, n. Saddle to carry burdens.

P5ct, or PSc'tipn, n. Bargain ; agreement.

P5d, n. Path ; road : — easy-paced horse : —
highwayman : — flat cushion or saddle : —
floating leaf of an aquatic plant. — 2, r. n.
To travel or rob on foot. — 3, v. a. To
stuff or furnish with a pad or padding.

Pid'dine:, n. Matter to fill up space.




Pad'dle, v. To row :— to play in the water.
— 2, n. Short, broad oar: — stick with a
broad, flat end : — flipper or swimming-
organ, [adjoining a stable.

Fad'dock, n. Toad : — small enclosed pasture

Pad'dj, n. Rice in the husk.

Pad'lSck, n. Pendent or hanging lock.

Pse'an, n. Song of triumph or praise.

Pa'gan, «. Worshipper of idols or false
god's.— 2, a. Heathenish ; gentile ; idola-

Pa'gan-i§m, «. Religion of pagans, [trous.

Pafe, w. One side of a leaf, and its contents :
—boy in attendance.— 2, v. a. To number
the pages of.

Pat'eant, \ n. Showy exhibition ; si>ectacle :

Pa'^eant, j —fleeting show. [play.

Pa^'eant-rx, n. Splendid or pompous dis-

Pa-go'd^,M. East-Indian
temple containing an idol.

Pah, inter). Exclamation of

Paid, i. & p.from pay.

Pail (pal), n. Bucket with a
handle : — capacity or con-
tents of a pail.

Pail' ful, n. ; p?. Pail' faig. As
much as a pail will hold. ±^agoaa.

Pain, n. Distress of body or mind : — punish-
ment. — 2, V. a. To afflict with pain ; to

Pain'ffil, a. Full of pain ; distressing.

Pain'less, a. Free from pain or trouble.

Pain§, n. Labor; care; trouble.

Pain§ tak-ing', a. Laborious ; industrious ;
careful. — 2, n. Great care or industry.

Paint (pant), v. a. To cover over with
color : — to represent by a colored picture :
— to describe in words. — 2, v. n. To prac-
tise painting: — to color the face. — 3, n.
Coloring substance ; pigment.

Paint' er, n. One who practises painting : —
rope to fasten a boat.

Paint'ing, n. Art or work of a painter;
picture : — vivid description.

Piir (par), n. Two things equal, or used
together : — set of like things : — husband
and wife. — 2, v. To join or be joined in
pairs : — to fit or be suited.

Pa-jam'a§, 1 n. pi. Loose drawers or trou-

Pai-jam'a§, J sere tied around the waist.

Pal' ace, n. Royal or splendid house.

Pal-an-qufn' (pal-an-keu'), n. Eastern cov-
ered carriage, borne on men's shoulders.

Pal'a-ta-ble, a. Pleasing to the taste.

Pal'a-tal, n. Letter pronounced chiefly by
the palate. — 2, a. Relating to the palate.

Pal'ate, n. Roof of the mouth ; uvula : —
organ or sense of taste: — mental relish.

Pa-la' tial (pa-la'shal), a. Pertaining to, or
befitting, a palace ; magnificent.

Pa-la'ver, n. Idle or flattering talk. — 2, v.
To flatter ; to talk idly.

Pale, a. Wan ; pallid : — dim ; sombre. — 2,
n. Pointed stake : — enclosure : — ^jurisdic-
tion. — 3, V. a. To enclose, as with poles :
— to make pale. — 4, v. n. To become paJe.


Pa-le-on-t51'o-i's, n. Science of fossil re-
mains ; treatise on the science.

PSl'ette (pal'et), n. Painters' board or
tablet for holding and mix-
ing colors.

PSl'fr^y, \ w. Saddle-horse,

Pal'frey, J especially for
ladies' use. [pales.

Pal'ingr, n. Fence made of

Pal-i-sade', n. Defence of
stakes driven into the
ground. — 2, v. a. To en-
dose or defend with a pali- Palette,

Pall, n. Cloak or mantle : — cover thrown
over a corpse or coffin : — pawl. — 2, v. To
make or become vapid or insipid.

P3.11'-be4r-er, n. One who attends or carries
the coffin at a funeral.

PSl'let, n. Small bed : — palette : — part of
the escapement of a clock or watch.

PSl'li-ate, V. a. To extenuate ; to allay.

Pal-li-a'tion, n. Extenuation ;

P51'li-a-tive, a. Extenuating ;
easing. — 2, n. That which
palliates. [bright.

Pal'lid, a. Pale ; wan ; not

Pil'lSr, «. Paleness ; wan ap-

Palm ( pam ) , n. Tree of many
kinds, as the date-palm and
cocoa-palm: — inner part of
thehand: — victory; triumph.
— 2, V. «. To conceal in the *3^
palm : — to impose by fraud palm
or trick.

Pal'mate, \ a. Shaped like a palm : —

Pai'mat-ed, J having the feet webbed.

Piilm'er (pam'er), n. Pilgrim bearing a
palni, as evidence of bis visit to the Holy

Pal-mSt'to, «. Species of palm-tree.

PJl'mi-ped, a. Web-footed ; fin-footed.

Pal'mis-trx, n. Fortune-telling by the
palni of the hand.

Palm-'dil', n. Oil from an African palm-tree.

Palm'-Sun-day, n. Sunday next before
Easter. [perous.

Palm's (pa'me), a. Bearing palms : — pros-
Palp, n. Feeler on the lower jaw of insects,
crustaceans, &c.

Pal'pa-ble, a. That may be felt ; plain ;
obvious. — Pal-pa-bil'i-tx, «•

Pal'pi-tate, v. a. To beat or flutter unnat-
urally, as the heart.

Pal-pi-ta'tion, w. Act of palpitating;
throbbing or quick beating of the heart.

P£l'§ied (pal'zjd), a. Diseased with the

Pal' §3:, M. Loss of motion ; paralysis. — 2,
V. a! To strike with palsy ; to paralyze.

Pai'ter, V. n. To use trickery or deception,
to prevaricate.

PSl'trj;, a. Sorry ; worthless ; despicable.

Pam'pa§, n. pi. Plains of South America.

P&m'p^r, V. a. To glut ; to feed luxuriouelj.




PSm'phl^t, n. Small stitched book.

Pam-phl^t-eer', w. Writer of pamphlets.

Pan, n. Vessel broad and shallow : — hard
stratum of earth under the soil : — part of
the skull containing the brain.

Pan-a-ce'a, n. Remedy for all ills.

Pa-na'da, ) w. Pulp of bread boiled in

Pa-nade', [-water, and sweetened and fla-

Pa-na'do,j vored.

Pin'cake, n. Thin cake baked or fried in a
pan or on a griddle.

Pan'cre-as, n. Gland of the abdomen, edi-
ble in some animals.

P5n-cre-at'ic, a. Of, or pertaining to, the
pancreas. '

Pan-de-mo'ni-um, n. Noisy and disorderly
assembly ; loud tumultuous noise.

Pan'der, v. To serve the evil designs or pas-
sions of others.

Pane, n. Square or plate of glass.

Pan-e-l'yr'ic, «• Eulogy ; encomium.

Pan-e-gyr'ic, \a- Containing praise;

Pan-e-lyr'i-c^l, J eulogistic.

Pan-e-gyr'ist, n. One who eulogizes.

Pan' el, n. ' Compartment of a wall, door,
&c.\ with a raised margin : — thin board on
which a picture is painted : — list of those
to serve as jurors. — 2, v. a. To form with
panels : — to enrol.

Panpr, n. Extreme pain ; anguish.

Pan ic, n. Sudden fright : — sort of grass. —
2, a. Violent and sudden — applied to fear.

Pan'nier (pan'yer or pan'ne-er), n. One
of two baskets carried on a horse or ass.

Pan'ni-kin, n. Little pan, cup, or saucer.

Pan'o-ply, n. Complete armor for the body.

Pan-o-ra'ma, «. Large circular painting
representing objects seen from a single
point. [sive.

Pan-o-ram'ic, a. Extensive ; comprehen-

PSn'^y, n. Species of violet with large
blossoms, variously colored.

Pint, V. n. To palpitate :— to breathe hard
and quickly : — to desire. — 2, n. Palpita-
tion : — quick motion or breathing.

Pan-ta-168n', n. Clown ; buffoon.

Pan-ta-lSong', n. pi. Long, close trousers.

Pan'the-i§m, w. Doctrine which identifies
the universe or nature with God.

Pan'the-ist, n. Believer of pantheism.

Pan-the-is'tic, a. Relating to pantheism.

Pan-th§'9n, w. Temple dedicated to all the
9ods : — gods
of a people

P a n't h e r, «.
Spotted' yel-
low animal of
the cat kind,
wild and

PSn'to-mime, n. Actor of dumb show :—
representation in gesture and dumb show.

P5n-t9-mTm'ic, la. Representing by

Pan-t9-mlm'i-cal, j gesture or dumb show.

Pan'trjr, n. Apartment for proviaiona.


P5p, n. Nipple : — soft food for infanta.

pt''^a ' } "• ^^^^^'^ °*™^ *"o'" /«<*«»••

Pa'pa-cy;, «. Popedom ; papal authority.

Pa'pal, a. Of, pertaining to, or proceeding
froiu, the pope.

Pa-pSw', w. Tree of two kinds, and their
edible fruit.

Pa'per, n. Substance in sheets to write or
print on, wrap bundles in, &c. : — written
or printed paper ; newspaper : — essay : —
bill of exchange ; promissory note, &c. ;
paper money : — quantity of things en-
closed in a paper. — 2, a. Made of paper :
— slight or thin. — 3, v. a. To cover or
wrap vnth paper.

Papier-mache (pap'ya-ma'sha), n. Sub-
stance made of paper reduced to pulp.

Pa'pist, n. Roman Catholic.

Pa-^'S'ti-cal } "■' ^°P^^ ; Roman CathoUc.

P^ip-poSse', n. Indian word for a child.

Pa-py'rus, n. Plant or bulrush, formerly
used for paper.

Par, «. State of equality ; equal, full, or
normal value.

Para-. Greek prefix, signifying beside, be-
yotid,wrong — as,p«rable, paralyze, paradox.

Par'a-ble, w. Short tale to illustrate and
enforce moral or religious truth.

Pa-rab'o-la, n. Curve formed by cutting a
cone with a plane parallel to one of ita

Par-a-bol'ic, \ a. Expressed by parable ;

Par-a-bol'i-cal, j figurative : — pertaining to
the parabola.

Par-a-5hiite', n. Sort of large umbrella, to
slacken descent from a balloon.

P^-rade', n. Show ; ostentatious display :
— stately or pompous procession, as of
troops : — place where troops assemble : —
public walk. — 2, v. n. To march, as in
military procession or for show. — 3, v. a.
To show off: — to display in martial order.

P5r'a-digrm (-dim), n. Example; model.

Par'a-dise, n. Place of bliss; heaven.

Par'a-dox, n. Assertion apparently false or
absurd, but not really so. [paradox.

Par-a-dox'i-cal, a. Having the nature of a

Par'af-fin, ?». White, crystalline waxy sub-
stance obtained from petroleum, &c.

Par'a-gon, n. Perfect model ; pattern.

Par'a-graph, n. Distinct part or subdivision
of a discourse : — mark thus [^] .

P5r-a-graph'ic, ) «. Relating to, or con-

Par-a-graph'i-cal, j taiuing, paragraphs.

Par'al-lel, a. ' Extended in the same direc-
tion and preserving the same distance : —
not contrary to : — equal ; similar. — 2, «.
Line equally distant throughout from
another line : — parallel state : — similarity;
likeness: — mate: — line marking the lati-
tude :—p/. mark thus [|1].— 3, v. a. To
make or place parallel, even, or level : —
to correspond to :— to equal ; to resembU:
— to compare.




PSr'g,l-lel-i§m, n. State of being parallel :
— correspondence ; resemblance.

Par-al-lel'o-grram, n. Quadrilateral figure
whose opposite sides are parallel and equal.

Par-al-lel-o-pi'ped, \n. Solid having

Par-al-lel-o-pip'e-don, /six quadrilateral
faces, of which* the opposite ones are par-
allel and equal.

Pa-ral'x-sis, n. Loss of motion and feeling
in a part of the body.

Par-a-lyt'ic, n. One struck by paralysis.

Par-a-lyt'ic, \ a. Affected with paralysis ;

Par-a-lyt'i-cal, J psilsied. [ — to beuumb.

Par'a-lyze, v'. a. To affect with paralysis :

Par'a-mount, a. Superior ; highest ; chief.

Par'a-pet, n. Breastwork or wall.

Par-a-pher-na'li-a, w. pi. Ornaments ;
trappings ; equipage.

Par'a-phra^e, n. Free or amplified trans-
lation, — 2, V. a. To translate or interpret

P5r'a-site, n. Animal, plant, or person
that grows or lives on another.

Par-a-sit'ic, \ a. Living on another ani-

Par-a-sit'i-cal, J mal, plant, or person.

Par'a-sol, 1 n. Small umbrella to shelter

Par'a-sol, J from the sun.

Par'boil, V. a. To boil partially.

Par' eel, n. Small bundle or quantity : —
number or quantity taken separately. — 2,
V. a. To divide into portions.

Parch, V. a. To burn slightly.

Parch'ment, n. Skins dressed for writing on.

Pard, n. Leopard or panther.

Par'don (par'dn), v. a. To forgive ; to re-
mit. — 2, n. Forgiveness ; remission.

Par'don-a-ble (par'dn-a-bl), a. That may
be pardoned.

Pire, V. a. To cut off the surface : — to
lessen by little and little.

Par-e-gror'ic, n. Dilute tincture of opium.

Pir'ent, n. Father or mother : — source.

Pir'ent-af'e, \ n. Extraction ; birth ; de-
Par' ent-ag'e, J scent.

Pa-rSnt'al, a. Of, or pertaining to, parents :
— affectionate ; tender.

Pa-ren'the-sis, w. ; pi. Pa-ren'the-seg.
Clause included in a sentence : — mark
thus [( )] enclosing such a clause.

Par-en-thet'ic, \ a. Pertaining to, or

Par-en-thet'i-cal, J using, parenthesis.

Pa'ri-ah, n. One of very low caste in
southern India ; outcast.

Pir'ingr, n. That which is pared off.

Par'ish, n. Territory or persons under the
care of a priest. — 2, a. Of, or pertaining
to, a parish.

Pa-rish'ion-er, n. Member of a parish.

Par'i-tx, n. Equality ; likeness.

Park, n. Enclosed tract for game or cattle,
or for recreation.

Par'lance, n. Conversation : — phraseology.

Par'ley, v. n. To treat verbally ; to confer ;
to talk. — 2, n. Oral treaty ; conference.

Par'lia-ment (par'le-ment), n. British
legislative assembly of lords and commons.


Par-lia-men'ta-rx, «• Pertaining to, or
done by, Parliament : — according to the
rules of public assemblies.

Par'lor, n. Room for sitting in, conversa-
tion, or receiving visitors.

Pa-r5'phi-9.1, a. Belonging to a parish.

Par'o-djji n. Ludicrous caricature of an-
otlier's words or performance. — 2, v. a.
To copy by parody.

Pa-role', «• Word of honor : — watchword.

Par'o-quet (par'o-ket), n. Small parrot.

Pa-rot id, a. Relating to the parotid gland.
* — 2, n. Salivary gland under the ear.

Par'ox-yjm, n. Fit of acute pain, or of
passion ; convulsion.

Par-ox-y§'mal, a. Of, or pertaining to, a

Par-quet' (par-ka'), n. Part of a theatre
nearest the orchestra.

Par'quet-ry, n. Inlaid wood-work.

Par-ri-ci'dal, a. Relating to parricide.

Par'ri-cide, n. Murder, or murderer, of a

Par'rot, n. Family of trop-
ical birds, with a hooked
beak and brilliant parti-
colored plumage, remarka-
ble for their power of imi-
tating human speech and
other sounds.

Par'ry, v. To ward off.

Parse, v. a. To analyze, as
a sentence, by the rules of grammar.

Par-si-mo' ni-ous, a. Sparing ; stingy.

Par'si-mS-njr, n. Stinginess ; avarice.

Pars'iey, n. Edible garden herb.

Pars' nip, n. Garden vegetable or root.

Par' son (par'sn), n. Priest; clergyman.

Par'son-af'e, n. Parson's house, &c.

Part, n. Portion of the whole : — division :
— ingredient : — allotment : — proportional
quantity : — interest : — business : — pi.
powers ; faculties : — regions. — 2, v. a. To
separate ; to apportion. — 3, v. n. To go
away ; to withdraw.

Par-take', v. To participate in.

Par'tial (par'shal), a. Inclined or preju-
diced to one side or party : — not total or
entire. — Par-ti-al'i-ty, n.

Par-tif'i-pant, a. Having share or part. —
2, n. Partaker ; sharer.

Par-ti^'i-pate, v. To share in common with
others ; to partake.

Par-ti5-i-pa'tion, n. Act or state of partici-
pating : — distribution.

Par-ti-cip'i-al, a. Of the nature of a par-

Par'ti-cip-le (-sip-pl), n. Part of a verb,
having the power of an adjective.

Par'ti-cle, n. Minute part ; atom : — inde-
clinable word, as a conjunction, preposi-
tibn, article, or interjection.

Par'ti-cSl'ored (-kul'urd), a. Variegated.

Par-tic'A-lar, a. Not general ; individual ;
specific :— minute : — precise : — fastidi9U&
— Par-tic-A-lar'i-tjr, n.




Par-tic'i-lar-ize, v. a. To mention dis-
tinctly or minutely.

Par-tic'6-lar-li, ael. In a particular man-
ner : — especially.

Part'ingr, n. Division ; separation.

Par'ti-san, n. Adherent to a party.

Par-ti tion (par-tish'un), n. Act of di-
viding ;* separation ; division. — 2, v. a. To
divide into parts.

Par'tj-tive, a. Expressing division or sep-
aration. — 2, n. Distributive word.

Part'ly, ad. In some measure ; in part.

Part'ner, n. Associate in business ; col-

Part'ner-ship, n. Joint interest : — union of
two or more in business : — association.

Par- took' (par-tuk'), i. from partake.

PSr'trid^-e, n. Well-known game-bird.

Par'tx, n. Number of persons united in
support of their opinions ; faction : — select
assembly :^-detaclament : — one of two liti-

P^tj-cSl'ored, a. Same as parti-colored.

Par've-nu'/w. Upstart.

Pas'ptal (pis'kal), a. Relating to Easter,
or to the passover.

Pa-shS', n. Same as pacha.

Pa-shS'lic, w. Same as pachalic.

Pass, V. n. To move in space : — to elapse
— to proceed to another state or condition
— to cease : — to happen : — to be current
— to omit one's turn. — 2, v. a. To cause to
move or go : — to give : — to surpass : — to
exceed : — to go through, over, or along : —
to live through : — to undergo : — to omit : —
to allow ; to sanction : — to enact : — to
thrust : — to impose fraudulently : — to put
into circulation. — 3, n. Narrow entrance
or passage : — permission or license to go or
come: — free ticket: — thrust, as in fencing :
— state ; condition.

PSss'a-ble, a. That may be passed ; toler-
able ; of moderate worth.

Pas'sa^e, n. Act of passing ; journey : —
roadway: — occurrence : — part of a book : —
transit : — enactment by a legislative body.

Passe (pas-sa), a. Faded ; out of use.

Pissed (past), i. & p. from pass.

Pas'sen-f er, n. Traveller ; wayfarer.

Pas'si-ble, a. That may feel or suffer.

Pas'sim, ad. Here and there.

PSss'ingr, p. a. Surpassing. — 2, ad. Very.

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