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FRAUD, n. Deceit ; a trick ; artifice.

FRAUD'FUL, a. Treacherous ; artful.

frIud'u-lence, n. Deceit ; fraud.

fraud'u-lent, a. Deceitful ; tirickish.

FRAUGHT(frawt),p.from/rei^/t^ Laden.

FRAY, 71. A battle ; a quarrel ; a riot.

FRAY, V. a. To fright ; to terrify :— torub.

freak, 71. A sudden fancy ; a whim.

freak'ish, a. Capricious ; whimsicaL

FREC'KLE (frek'kl),7i. Spot on the skin.

frec'kled (frek'kld), a. Spotted.

frec'kly, a. Full of freckles ; spotted.

FREE, a. Being at liberty ; open ; frank ;
liberal ; lax ; guiltless ; clear ; exempt.

FREE , v.a. To set at liberty ; to rescue.

FjJiIe'b66t-er, 71. A robber; pillager.

free'born, a. Inheriting liberty.

fRee'cost, n. Freedom from expense.

freed'mAn, 71. A slave manumitted.

FREe'dqm, 71. Liberty ; independence.

free'hold, 71. An estate held by a
free tenure. [freehold.

free'hold-er, n. One who has a

free'ly, ad. With freedom ; frankly.

free'man, 71. One who enjoys liber-
ty j^one possessed of civil rights. [ness.

FREE'ness, n. The being free ; open-

FREE'-sJEHOOLjTi. A school free to all.

free'st5ne, n. Stone easily wrought.

free'think-er, 71. An unbeliever.

free'think-ing, 71. Unbelief.

FREE-WILL', n. The power of direct-
ing one's own actions ; voluntariness.

FREEZE, V. a. &, n. \i. froze ; p. frozen.]
To congeal, or be congealed, by cold.

freight (frat), V. a. To load a ship,&c.

freight (frat), 71. The lading of a ship.

freight'er, n. One who freights.

fb£nch, n. The language of France. —
pi. The people of France.

FRENCH, a. Belonging to France.

fr£nch'-hobn, n. A musical instru-

fre-n£t'ic, a. Distracted. [ment.

Heb;mIen,sirjd6,nor,s6n,bull,bur,rCle. 9,9^,50/i:; 0,&,hard; § as z; :§: as gz.




FREn'zy, 71. Distraction of mind.

FRE'QUEN-CY, 71. The being frequent.

FRE'QUENT, a. Often occurring ; usual.

FRE-QUENT', V. a. To visit often, [tion.

FRf -QUENT'A-TIVE, a. Noting repeti-

FRE'QUENT-£y, arf. Often; commonly.

FREs'co, 71. Painting on fresh plaster.

FRfisH, a. Cool ; not salt ; new ; florid.

FRESH, n. ; pi. fresh'e§. a flood, or
rise of water ; a freshet. [fresh,

FRESh'en (fresh'shn), v. a. To make

FRESh'et, n. A sudden rise of water.

FRESh'ly, ad. Coolly; newly; recently.

fresh'man, 71. A novice ; a student
in the lowest class in a college.

fresii'ness, 71. State of being fresh.

FRET, 71. Agitation of liquors :— agita-
tion of the mind ; irritation.

FRET, V. a. To irritate :— to corrode.

FRET, V. n. To be agitated or angry.

FRET'Fi)L,a. Petulant; ill humored.

FREt'fue-ly, ad. In a fretful manner.

FREt'ful-ness, n. The being fretful.

FRI-a-bil'i-ty, ) n. The quality of

FRI'A-BLE-NESS, \ being friable.

fri'a-BLE, a. Easily pulverized.

FRi'AR, 71. A monk of some order.

fri'a-ry, n. A monastery of friars.

frib'ble, a. Frivolous ; trifling ; silly.

FRiB'BLiE, V. n. To trifle : — to totter.

FRIB'BLE, or FRIB'BLER, n. A trifler.

FR1c-AS-see', n. A dish of chickens,
&c., dressed with strong sauce.

FRIC-AS-see', v. a. To dress in fricassee.

FrTc'tion,71. Act of rubbing ; attrition.

FRI'DAY, 71. The sixth day of the week.

FRIEND (frend), n. One joined to an-
other by affection ; a confidant.

friend'less, a. Destitute of friends.

FRi£nd'li-ness, n. Kindness, {cable.

friend'ly, a. Kind ; favorable ; ami-

FRIEND'ship, 71. Intimacy united with
affection; personal kindness.

frieze (frez),7i. Coarse woollen cloth.

frig'ate, n. A ship of war, carrying
from twenty to fifty guns.

FRIGHT (frit), 75. a. To terrify, frighten.

FRIGHT (frit), 77. Sudden terror ; alarm.

FRIGHT 'en (fri'tn), V. a. To terrify.

FRIGHT 'FtJL., a. Terrible ; dreadful.

fright'ful-ly, ad. Dreadfully.

FRii^'lD, a. Cold : — dull ; lifeless.

FRi-^^iu'l-TY, n. State of being frigid.

FrIll, 71. An edging ; a ruffle, [edge.

FRIN^^E, 77. Ornamental trimming;

FR'in(^e, v. a. To adorn with fringes.

frin^^'y, a. Adorned with fringes.

FRlP'PER, 71. A dealer in old things.

FRiP'PER-Y, 71. Old clothes :— trifles.

FRISK, V. n. To leap ; to skip ; to dance.
FRISK, 7i. A frolic ; a fit of gayety.
frisk'et, n. A frame to confine paper
frisk'i-ness, n. Gayety. [in printing.
frIsk'y, a. Gay ; frolicsome , wanton.
FRIT, 77. Materials for making glass.
FRITH, n.A strait of the sea ; an estuary.
FRIT'TER, n. A pancake : — a fragment.
frit'ter, v. a. To break into pieces.
fri-v6l'i-ty, 77. Triflingness ; frivo-

lousness ; folly ; vanity. [ petty.

FRiv'O-LotJs, a. Slight ; trifling , vain ;
FRiv'p-Lous-NESS, 7i. Tiiflingness ;
FRIZZ, V. a. To curl ; to frizzle. [vanity.
FRiz'ZLE,w. a. To curl in short curls.
FRiz'ZLE, 77. A lock of hair crisped.
FRO, ad. From : — contraction of/ro7n.
FROCK, 77. A loose garment ; a coat ; a

gown for young children.
FROG, 77. A small amphibious animal.
froe'ic, a. Gay ; full of levity ; playful.
FROL'ic, n. A prank ; a scene of mirth.
FR6E'ic,73. 7?. [i. & j). frolicked.] To

play wild pranks ; to be merry, [ful.
FROL'ic-soMEja. Full of gayety ; play-
FROM, 'prep. Noting source ; out of.
FRpN-DES'cENCE,7i. The time or the

act of putting forth leaves.
FRONT (triint), ?7. The forehead ; face : —

fore part of any thing. [counter.

FRONT, V. a. To oppose directly ; to en-
FRONT, V. 11. To stand foremost.
front'a^e, 77. Fore part ; the front.
FRONT' AL, a. Relating to the front.
fr6nt'ajl.,7i.A little pediment; frontlet.
fron'tier, 77. Utmost verge ; border.
FR6N'TlER,a.Bordering; conterminous.
fron'tis-piece, 77. An ornamental

page of a book : — face of a building.
FRONT'LESSja. Unblushing ; impudent.
front'let, 77. A band on the forehead.
IIFROST (frost or friust), 7i. The act of

freezing : — frozen dew ; rime.
IIFROST' Y, a. Cold ; hoary ; like frost.
||FR 6th (froth or frauth), 7?. Spume;

foam : — empty or senseless show.
JIFROTH'Y, a. Full of froth : — empty.
FROUNCE, 77. A wrinkle ; a curl ; fringe.
FRoOnce, v. a. To curl ; to wrinkle.
fr5'ward, a. Peevish ; perverse, [ly.
FRO'WARD-liY, ad. Peevishly.; perverse-
FRO'WARD-NESS, 77. Perverseness.
FROWN, V. 77. To look stern or angry.
FROWN, V. a. To drive ofi'by stern looks.
FRO'WfN, n. A stern or angry look.
FROZE, i. from freeze, [gealed by cold.
FRO'ZEN (fr6'zn),;>. from/?-eeze. Con-
FRUC-TES'CENCE,?7. Ripening of fruit.
frvc-tif'er-ous, a. Bearing fruit.

AEIOUY, long ; AElotJ^, short ,• AEioyy, oSsoire.— fare, fXRjFAsTjFAll ; ntm.




FRUC-ti-fi-ca'tion, n. Fecundation.

FrOc'ti-fy, v. To make or be fruitful.

FRiT'GAL, ffl. Thrift}-; economical.

FRU-eiL'i-TY, n. Tlie state of being
frugal ; thrift ; frugal economy.

frCgal-lv, ad. Economically ; thrift-

FRU-^fF'ER-OtJs, a. Bearing fruit, [ily.

FRV-^iv'o-ROUS, a. Feeding on fruit.

FR^IT (friit), n. Product of the earth,
trees, and plants ; profit : — offspring.

FrOit'a<^e (friit'fij), n. Fruit collec-
tively, [fruit.

FRtJlT'ER-ER, n. One who trades in

frCit'er-¥, 71. A -repository for fruit.

FRtJiT'FUL, ffl. Productiv^e ; prolific.

FRtJiT'FULi-NESS, 71. Productiveness.

FRV-i"tiqn (fru-Ish'un), 7i. Act of en-
joying ; enjoyment ; possession ; use.

FrOit'less, a. Barren; unprofitable.

FRiJlT'-TREE, n. A tree that produces
fruit, as an apple-tree, &c.

FRt^-MEN-TA'cEoys (-shus), a. Made
or composed of grain. [in milk.

frO'men-ty, 7t. Food of wheat boiled

FRIJMP'ISH, a. Testy ; snappish.

FRUSH, n. The frog or tender horn in
the middle of the sole of a horse's foot.

FrDs'trate, T. a. To defeat; to dis-
appoint ; to foil. [defeat.

FRUS-tra'tion, 71. Disappointment;

FRtJs'TUM, n. ; pi. frOs'ta. The part
of a solid between two parallel planes.

FRY, n. A swarm of fishes : — dish fried.

FRY, V. To cook in a frying-pan.

FRflNG-PAN, 71. A pan used for frying.

fud'dle, v. To make or get drunk. "

FU'EL, 71. Wood, coal, &c., for fire.

FU-GA'cious (-shys),a. Volatile ; flying.

Fy-GA^'l-TYjW-Act of flying ; volatility.

f0'9^i-tive, a. Flying; short-lived.

Fu'9-i-TlVE, 71. A deserter ; a renegade.

FUj&ije (fdg), n. A succession or repeti-
tion of parts in music. [lever.

FUl'crum, 71. A prop ; a support for a

FUL-FIL', r. a. To accomplisli , to effect.

fOl-fil'ment, 71. Performance.

FUL't^EK-CY, 7i. Splendor , effulgence.

fDl'^ent, a. Shining ; very bright.

F&l'gor, 71. Splendor ; brightness.

F^Lli, a. Replete ; without vacuity ; sat-
urated ; complete; strong; perfect.

Ftlut,, n. Complete measure ; the whole.

FUEL., ad. duite ; exactly. [cloth.

fOle, v. a. To thicken and cleanse, as

fOle'er, 71. One who fulls cloth.

full-fed', p. «. Abuudantly fed.

fGll-length', a. Embracing the
whole length. [feet.

FUL'LY, ad. Completely ; without de-

ful'mi-nate,«.To thunder; to explode.

FiJL-Mi-?f a'tion, 71. An explosion.

ful'ness, 7?. The state of being full.

ful'some, ffl. Nauseous; offensive.

FiJM'BLE, V. To manage awkwardly.

f03I'bler,7i. One who acts awkward-

FUJIE, ?i. Smoke; vapor: — rage. [ly.

FUME, r. '/. To smoke : — to be in a rage.

fu'mi-gate, v. a. To smoke, cleanse.

FU-MJ-GA'TIQN, n. Act of fumigating.

fu'my, ffl. Filled with fumes ; smoky.

FUN, 71. Sport ; high merriment ; frolic.

FU-NAM'BU-LisT, 71. A rope-dancer.

FUNC'TiON, 71. Employment; ofiice".

FiJNC'TlON-AL, a. Relating to some
office. [office.

FUNC'TION-A-RY, 71. One who has an

FiJND, 77. Stock; capital; money.

FUND, V. ffl. To place in the funds.

fun'da-ment, 71. The seat of the body.

fun-da-m£nt'al, a. Serving for the
foundation ; essential ; important.

fun-da-ment'al-ly, ad. Essentially.

FU'NER-AL, 77. Burial ; interment.

fu'n^r-al, ffl. Relating to burial.

fu-ne're-al, ffl. Suiting a funeral.

fun-g6s'x-T¥, 77. A soft excrescence.

FUN'Goys, a. Like a fungus; excres-
cent ; spongy. [cence.

fOn'gus, 77. A mushroom : — an excres-

fu'ni-cle, 11. A small cord ; a fibre.

FU-Nfc'u-LAR, ffl. Consisting of cord
or fibre. [shaft : — iron chimney.

FUN'nel, n. A pipe or passage :— a

fun'ny, ffl. Comical ; droll. [hair.

FUR, n. Soft hair: — a skin with soft

FUR, V. a._ To line or cover with fur.

fur'be-low, 77. A puckered flounce
for a woman's dress.

FiJR'BE-LOW, V. ffl. To adorn or trim
with furbelows.

fur'bish, v. a. To burnish ; to polish.

FUR'CATE, FiJR'CAT-ED, ffl. Forked.

FU'Ri-ous, ffl. Mad ; frantic ; raging.

fu'ri-ous-ly, ad. In a furious manner.

FiJRL, V. ffl. To draw up, assails.

ftjr'long, 7t. The eighth part of a. mile,

fur'lough (fur'lo), n. A temporary
leave of absence from military service.

FUr'nace, 77. An enclosed fireplace;
a place for melting metals, &c.

FiJK'NiSH, V. ffl. To supply ; to equip.

fur'n|sh-ER, 77. One who furnishes.

FiJR'Ni-TURE, 71. Goods in a house for
use or ornament ; movables ; equipage.

fur'r^er, n. A dealer in furs.

fur'row, 77. A long trench or hollow.

fur'row (ftir'ro), 7;. a. To cut in fur-
rows ; to hollow.

HER;MiEN,siR;D6,NOR,s6N, bull,bur,kOle. <;^,q,soft; 0,&,kardi §as z;'^asgz.




FUR'RY, a. Covered with fur.
Fur'ther, a. More remote ; farther.
Fur'ther, ad. To a greater distance.
FUR'ther, v. a. To forward, promote.
FiiR'THER-ANCE, 71. Promotion; aid.
fur'ther-er, n. A promoter, [sides.
FiJR'THER-MORE, ad. Moreover ; be-
Fur'thest, fur'ther-most, a. Most
FiJR'TiVE,a.Stolen : — thievisli. [distant.
Fu'RYJ 11. Madness ; rage ; frenzy.
FURZE, K. An evergreen shrub ; gorse.
FiiR'zy, a. Overgrown witli furze.
FU§E, V. a. To melt ; to liquefy by heat.
FU§E, V. n. To be melted ; to melt.
FU-siiE', n. Fart of a watch; a musket.
FU-§i-BiL,'l-Ty, 74. State of being fusible.
FU'§i-BLE, a. That may be melted.
Fu'§iL,, a. Capable of being melted.
Fu'^IL (fu'zil or fu-ze'), 'i. A fusee.
FU-§i-LEER',n. A kind of soldier.

Fu'§iQN(-zhun), 71. Act of melting.

FUSS, n. A tumult ; bustle ; noise.

fOst, n. The shaft of a column.

FUST'iAN(fust'yan),7i. A kind of cloth.

FiJST'iAN,a. Madeof fustian ; pompous.

fus'tic, n, A wood used in dyeing.

fust'y, a. lil-smelling; mouldy.

fO'tile, a. Trifling ; worthless ; vain.

FU-TlL'i-Ty, 71. State of being futile.

FtJT'TOCKS, 74. pi. The timbers in a
ship between the floor-timbers and the
top ones. [hereafter.

FUT'ure (fut'yur), a. That will be

fut'vre (fut'yur), ti. Time to come.

fu-tu'ri-tv, 71. Future time.

FUZZ, 73.71. To fly out in small particles.

FUZZ'BALli, n. A fungus ; a puff-ball.

FUZ'ZY, a. Rough and shaggy.

FY, or FIE, interj. A word of blame.

FYKE, 71. A sort of net.


GXb, n. Idle talk ; loquacity ; prate:
— the mouth. [ Fulgar.]
GAB-AR-Di NE ' , 7?. A loose coat or frock

worn over the other garments.
GAB'BLE, V. n. To talk idly ; to prate.
gab'ble, 71. Loud, idle talk; prate.
ga'bIiE, n. Triangular end of a house.
GAD, n. An ingot of steel : — a graver.
gad, v. n. To ramble about ; to rove.
gad'fly, v. a fly that stings cattle.
gXff, 74. A harpoon or hook : — a spar.
gaf'fle, 74. A spur put upon a cock.
gag, v. a. To stop the mouth ; to shut.
GlG, 74. Something to stop the mouth.
GA^^E, 74. A pledge; a pawn: — a rule.
G A9E, V. a. To engage : — to measure.
GAIN, 74. Profit ; advantage ; interest.
GAIN, 7;. a. To obtain ; to win ; to get.
GAIN, V. 71." To grow rich ; to advance.
GAiN'FUii, a. Profitable; lucrative.
gain'l^ss, a. Unprofitable; useless.
gain-say', t'. a. To contradict ; to deny.
gain-say'er, 7i. A contradicter.
gair'ish, a. Gaudy ; gay ; showy.
GAIT, 74. Walk ; manner of walking.
gait'ER, n. A covering for the ankle.
GA'LA, 74. A festival ; a show ; mirth.
gal'ax-Y, 74. The milky way.
GALE, n, A strong wind; a gust; a

blast : — a plant growing in bogs.
ga-l,e'na, 74. A sulphuret of lead.
GALrL, 74. The bile : — rancor ; bitterness.

GS.LL, V. a. To rub off" skin : — to tease.

GXL'liANT, a. Brave ; intrepid ; daring.

GAL-LANT',a.Polite ; attentive to ladies.

gal-lant'j n. A polite man ; a wooer.

gal-lXnt', v. a. To wait on, as ladies.

gal-lAnt'ly, ad. Like a gallant,

GAii'LANT-LY, ffl<Z. Bravely; generously.

gal'lant-ry, 74. Q,uality of being gal-
lant ; bravery ; generosity : — courtship.

GAL'ler-y, 74. A covered passage: —
a balcony round or in a building.

GAL'iiEY, 77, A flat-built vessel :-;-a
frame which receives the types from
the printer's composing-stick.

gal'lic, or gXIi'li-can, a. Relating
to Gaul or France ; French.

gAle'ic, a. Relating to the gall-nut.

gal'lJ-cism, 74. A French idiom.

GAii-L, i-GAs'KlN§, 74. pi. Large hose.

GAL-LI-NA'CEOUS (-na'shus), a. Denot-
ing, or pertaining to, barnyard fowls.

gal'li-pot, 74, A small glazed pot,

GliiL'-NUT, 77. An excrescence on a
species of oak, used in making ink.

gal'lqn, 74. A measure of four quarts.

gal.-l66n', n. A lace for binding.

GALi'iipP, V. n. To move with leaps.

gaLi'lop, 74, Swiftest motion of a horse.

gal'lqws (gal'lus), 74. An erection or
contrivance for hanging criminals.

G4-L0911E' (ga-Iosh'),74. A shoe worn
over another shoe or a boot.

AEIOUY, long ; AMovf, short ; AE19VY, oftscwre.— FARE,FiiR,FAST,FALIi ; Hf:iK,




gal-v5n'ic, a. Relating to galvanism.

G5L,'VAN-i§ai,7?. A branch of electricity.

gal'van-ize, v. a. To affect or influ-
ence with galvanism.

GAM'BlT,m. A movement in chess.

gam'ble, u. 71. To play for money.

gam'bler, n. One given to gambling.

gam-bo^^e', 71. A gum-resin. [Frolic.

gXm'bol., v. II. To skip ; to leap ; to

Gam'boi., n. A skip ; a hop ; a leap.

GAM'BREL, 71. The hind leg of a horse.

GAME, n. Sport J play; a contest: —
— animals hunted : — a solemn contest,
as the Grecian games. [gamble.

GAME, V. n. To play for money ; to

GAME'sqme (gam'sum), a. Frolicsome.

game'ster, 71. One who games.

GAM'ING, 71. The practice of gamesters.

gam'mon, ?i.*The thigh of a hog salted
and dried : — a play ; backgammon.

gXm'ut, 71. The scale of musical notes.

gan'der, n. The male of the goose.

GANG,7i. A company ; a ship's crew.

gAn'glj-qn, n, A tumor in a tendon.

gan'grene, n. A mortification.

GAN'GRENE, V. a. & 11. To corrupt ;
to mortify. [corrupted:

GlN'GRE-NOtJs,a. Mortified ; putrefied;

GXNGUE^Cgang), 71. Matrix of an oar.

GANG'wAY, n. A passage in a ship.

gAn'net, 71. A large aquatic bird.

gAnt'LET, 71. A military punishment.

^AOL, (jal), n. A prison ; a jail ; — writ-

^aol'er (jal'er),7i. A jailer, [ten jail.

GAP, 7^. Anopening ; a breach.

gXpe or GAPE, V. n. To open the
mouth wide ; to yawn :— to desire.

GARB, 71. Dress ; clothes ; apparel.

GAR'BA^-E, 71. The bowels ; offal,

GAR'BiE,7;. a. To pick out, or select, so
as to corrupt, or mutilate.

Gar'den (-dn or -den), n. An enclosed
space for plants, flowers, or fruits.

gar'den-er, 7t. Cultivator of a garden.

gar'ga-rizEjT). a. To gargle, [of cows.

GAR'j&ET, 71. A disease in the udders

GAR^GLE, V. a. To wash, as the throat
and mouth, with a hquid. [throat, &c.

GAr'gle, 71. A liquor for washing the

^ar'land, 71. A wreath of flowers, &c.

gar'land, v. a. To deck with flowers.

gar'lic, 71. A strong-scented plant.

gar'ment, 71. Covering for the body.

GAR'NER,n,A place for grain ; granary.

GAR'iVER, V. a. To store.

gar'net, 71. A mineral or gem.

gar'nish, v. a. To decorate ; to adorn.


gar'nJsh-ment, 71. Embellishment.

gXr'ni-ture, 71. Embellishment.

gar'ret,7i. Theupperrooraof a house.

GAR'RI-son (gar're-sn), n. Guard of a
fortified place : — a fortified place.

GAR'ri-son (gar're-sn), v. a. To se-
cure by fortresses ; to fortify. [ness.

GAR-Ru'L,l-TY,7i.. Loquacity ; talkative-

gar'ru-LOUS, a. Pra-ttling ; talkative.

gar'ter, 77. a band to fasten a stocking.

gar'ter, v. a. To bind with a garter.

GAS, 11. An elastic, aeriform fluid.

GAS-CON-ADE', 71. A boast ; a bravado.

gAs-con-ade', v. 71. To boast, bluster.

GA§'E-ous, a. Having the form of gas.

gAsh, n. A deep cut -, a gaping wound.

gAsh, v. a. To make a gash in.

gAs'kin§, 71. pi. Wide, open hose.

G.As'-LlGHT (gas'llt), n. Light pro-
duced by the combustion of gas.

GASP, V. 11. To pant for breath : — to long.

gAsp, 71. A catch of breath ; panting.

gAs'tric, a. Belonging to the stomach.

GAS-TRiL'p-QUY, 71. Ventriloquism.

Gis-TRON'p-MY, n. Delight in eating.

GATE, 77._ A large door : — a passage.

gate'way, 71. A way through a gate.

gAth'er, v. a. & 71. To collect ; to pick
up; to assemble ; to contra* t.

gAth'er, 71. A pucker ; a plait ; a fold.

gAth'er-er, 77. One who gathers.

gAu'di-ness, n. Showiness ; finery.

gau'dy, a. Showy ; ostentatiously fine.

GAUCHE (gaj), V. a. To measure with
respect to capacity : — to estimate.

GAU(^E (gaj),7t. A measure ; a standard.

gaU(^'er (ga'jer), 71. One who gauges.

GAUNT (gant), a. Thin ; lean ; meagre.

Gaunt'LiET, n. An iron glove, [linen.

GAUZE, 11. A thin, transparent silk or

GAVE, i. from give. [ — a small mallet.

gAv'el, n. A little pile of reaped grain :

gAwk, 77. A cuckoo : — a gawky.

Gawk'y, 11. An awkward person.

gAwk'Y, a. Awkward ; clownish.

GAY, a. Airy ; merry ; fine ; showy.

GAY'e-ty,77. Cheerfulness; mirth.

gay'ly, ad. Merrily ; cheerfully ; finely.

gaze, v. n. To look intently ; to stare.

GAZE, 71. An intent or eager look.

GA-zelle', 71. A small, beautiful an-

GA-ZETTE', 71. A newspaper, [telope.

ga-zette', v. a. To insert or pubhsh
in a gazette. [tionary.

gAz-et-teer', n. A geographical dic-

GAz'ing-stock, 7j. A person gazed at.

-GEAR, 77, Furniture; dress; harness.

jGiiiiSE (ges), n. The plural of goose.

9EL'A-BL,E,'a. That may be congealed.

<^el'a-tjne, ffl. Viscous; gelatinous.

UER;MiEN,SIR;D6,NOR,s6N; BUIiI.,BiJR,RULE. (^,(f , soft; 0,G, hard j f as z; ^fL as gz.




9^El'A-tIne, 71. An animal substance
of the consistence of jelly.

9E-LAT'l-NOtjs, a. Containing gela-
tine or jelly; viscous; cohesive.

jeELD, V. a. [i. & p. gelded or gelt.] To
castrate ; to emasculate.

j&ELD'iNG, n. A castrated horse.

^•el'id (jel'id), a. Extremely cdd ;

9EL,'i,y, lu See Jelly. [frigid.

j6EL,t, L &C. p. of geld.

9^£m (jem), n. A jewel ; a precious
stone : — a bud.

9-Eivi, V. a. To adorn, as with jewels.

^em'i-ni, 11. pi. The Twins ; a sign.

^-em'ME-ous, a. Pertaining to gems.

^fiM'MY, a. Full of, or like, gems.

^en'der, n. Distinction of sex.

9^en'der, v. a. & n. To beget ; to pro-
duce; to breed ; to engender, [ealogy.

<j^EN-E-A-L,6(^'I-CAii,a. Relating to gen-

9EN-E-AL'o-{^isT, n. One who is
versed in genealogy.

9-EN-E-iL'p-9Y, n. A history of the
descent of families ; pedigree.

(^en'er-a, n. The plural of genus.

9-£n'er-al, a. Relating to the whole ;
public ; extensive ; common.

^JEN'ER-AL,, n. The commander of an
army :— the whole^ [of an army.

9£n-er-al-is'si-mo, 71. Chief officer

9^en-er-Xl,'i-ty? n. Main body; bulk.

<^EN-ER-AL-i-ZA'TION, n. The act of
generalizing. [der general heads.

^EN'ER-AL-IZE, V. a. To arrange un-

9^£n'er-al-ly, ad. In general ; com-
monly ;' usually. [general.

9^en'er-al,-ship, 71. The conduct of a

9^EN'ER-iL-TY, 71. The whole.

(jI^en'er-Ate, v. a. To beget, produce.

9^EN-ER-A'TlON, n. The act of beget-
ting : — a race ; offspring : — an age.

9^£N'ER-^-TXVE,a. Producing; prolific.

9EN'ER-A-TQR, 71. One that begets.

<j}E-n£r'ic, )a. Relating to, or em-

(j^E-NER'i-CAL, \ bracing, the genus.

<^£iy-ER-6s'i-TY, 71. Liberality; bounty.

c^iiN'ER-otJs, a. Liberal; munificent.

(^iiN'ER-oDs-LiY, ad. Liberally; nobly.

q^en'e-sIs, n. First book of Scripture.

<;^EN'ET, 71. 'A small Spanisli horse.

9^5-N6T'lc,a.Relating to birth or origin.

<j^E'NI-^L, a. Natural : — cheerful ; gay.

9^E'Ni-o, 71. A man possessing a pe-
culiar turn of mind ; a genius.

qjEN'l-TiVE, a. (Oram.) Applied to the
second case of Latin and Greek nouns,
expressing property or possession ;
possessive. [father.

9£n'i-tor, 71. A sire ; a progenitor ; a

^EN'iys, 71. ,• pi. (^en'ius-e§. Nature ;
mental power ; talent. [demon.

9-e'ni-US, n. ; pi. ^e'ni-I. A spirit ; a

9^EN-TEEL',a. Polite; polished ; elegant.

<^EN-TEEL,'liY, ad. Elegantly ; politely.

(ji^EN'TlAN, 71. A plant and its flower.

qjEN'TlLE, 71. A pagan ; a heathen.

^en'tile, a. Belonging to heathen.

9^en-til'i-ty, n. Dignity of birth ;
elegance of behavior ; gracefulness of
mien; politeness; refinement.

(^JEN'TLE, a._ Soft ; mild ; meek ; tame.

^en'tle-foeks (jeu'tl-foks), n. pi.
People well-born or bred ; gentry.

9^en'tee-man, 71. A man well bred.

^EiNr'TLE-MAN-EiKE, ) a. Becoming a

(^en'TjLE-man-ly, ) gentleman.

q^iSN'TLE-NESS, 71. Softness of manners.

^EN'TLY, ad. Softly ; meekly ; kindly.

q^iiN'TRY, 71. People above the vulgar.

(j})i-Ny-FLEc'TiON, 71. A bending of the
knee, as in adoration.

9^en'u-Ine (jen'yu-In), a. Free from
adulteration ; native ; unalloyed; real.

^•e'nus (je'nus), 71. ; pi. ^en'ER-A. A
group comprehending species, [earth.

9^e-q-cen'tric, a. As seen from the

(^E-o&'Q-NY, 71. Geology.

^e-og'ra-pher, n. One who is versed
in geography. [ography.

g^E-o-GRXPH'i-CAL,a. Relating to ge-

<^e-6g'ra-phy,7i. a description of tlibi
earth. [ogy.

9E-Q-L69^'l-CAli, a. Relating to geol-

9E-6L'Q-(jrisT,7i.One versed in geology.

^e-6l'o-9^y, n. The science of the
formation and structure of the earth.

^e-om'e-ter, 71. One skilled in ge-
ometry ; a geometrician.

(^e-o-met'ric, ) a. Pertaining to

^-E-o-MET'Ri-CALi, \ geometry.

9^E-o-MET'Ri-CAL-LY, ad. In a geo-
metrical manner. [geometry.

(^e-6m-e-tri"cian, 71. One versed in

<^e-6m'e-try,7i. The science of mag-
nitude ; measurement of solids, sur-
faces, lines, and angles.

9^E-0-P0N'lc,a. Agricultural, [culture.

9^e-0-p6n'ics, 77.pL Science of agri-

9^eor'9IC, n. A poem on agriculture.

(^e-ra'ni-um, 71. A plant; crane's-bill.

(^JiRivi, 7j. A young bud :— origin.

9^ER'MAN,a. Related by blood ; akin.

9-ER'Mi-NlNT,ffi. Sprouting; branching.

9er'mi-nate,7j. 71. To sprout ; to shoot.

9ii;R-Mi-NA'TipN, n. Act of sprouting.

q-BR'iJNT>,n. A kind of verbal noun.

9^es-ta'tion, 71. The bearing of young.

9ES-Tic'y-LATE, V. To use gestures.

Af.IO\JY,longi AijidO?, short, AEipVY, oiscitre.— fAre, FAR, fAsT, fAeL; Hf:iB,




9ES-Tic-y-i.A'TipN,«. Action; gesture.
^£st'ure (jest'yur), n. Action or pos-
ture expressive of sentiment.

j&ET, v.a. [L &. p. got.] To obtain, win.

£:et, v. n. To arrive at ; to become.

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