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Con'scious, (kon'shus) a. knowing;
knowing by mental perception.

Con'scious-ness, n. the perception of
what passes in one's own mind.

Con'script, a. registered ; enrolled.

Con'script, 7j. an enrolled soldier.

Con-scrip'tion, n. act of enrolling.

Con'se-crate, v. a. to dedicate, devote.

Con'se-crate, a. consecrated ; sacred.

Con'se-crat-ed, p. a. made sacred.

Con-se-cra'tion, 7i. act of consecrating.

Con'se-cra-tor, n. one who consecrates.

Cpn-sec'u-tive, a. following in order.

Con-sec'u-tive-ly, ad. successively.

Con-sent', n. agreement ; conipliance.

Con-sent', v. n. to yield ; to agree.

Con-sen-ta'ne-ous, a. agreeable to.

Con-sent'er, 71. one who consents.

Con-sen'tient, a. agreeing.

Con'se-quence, ti. the efliect of a cause j
an inference ; event ; importance.

Con'se-quent, a. following naturally.

Con-se-quen'tial, c. following as the
effect ; consequent : — important.

Con'se-quent-ly, ad. by consequence.

Con-ser'vant, a. that preserves.

Con-ser-va'tion, n. act of preserving.

Con-serv'a-tive, a. tending to preserve.

Con'ser-va-tor, n. a preserver.

Con-ser'va-to-ry, 71. a place for preserv-
ing plants, &c.

Con-ser'va-to-ry, a, preservative, [dy

Con-serve', v. a. to preserve ; to can-

Con'serve, n. preserved fmit.

Con-serv'er, n. one who conserves.

Con-sid'er, v. a. to think upon.

Con-sid'er, v. n. to reflect, deliberate.

Con-sid'er-a-ble, a. deserving notice.

Con-sid'er-a-bly, ad. in a degree.

Con-sid'er-ate, rt. thoughtful ; prudent

Con-sid'er-ate-ly, ad. prudently.

Con-sid-er-a'tion, n. act of consider
ing; contemplation; importance.

C9n-sid'er-er, 71. one who considers.

Con-sid'er-ing, pre;j. having regard to.

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C^n-sign', (kon-sin') v. a. to give in
trust, [whom goods are consigned.

Con-sign-ee', (kon-se-ne') n. he to

Con-sign'er, n. one who consigns.

Cgn-slgn'ment, (kon-sln'ment) n. act
of consigning ; thing consigned.

Con-sign-br', (kon-se-nor') n. one who
consigns. [posed.

Con-sist', V. n. to subsist ; to be coin-

Con-sist'ence, i n. state of being con-

Con-sist'en-cy, \ sistent ; fixed state.

Con-sist'ent, a. accordant ; agreeing.

Con-sist'ent-l}', ad. agreeably, [tory.

Con-sis-to'ri-al, a. relating to a consis-

Con'sis-to-ry, or Con-sis'tg-ry, n. a
spiritual court ; an assembly.

Con-s5'ci-^te, (kon-so'she-at) ?i. an as-
sociate, [associate.

Con-so'ci-ate, (kon-so'she-at) v. a. to

Con-s5'ci-ate, r. n. to coalesce.

Con-so-cj-a'tion, (kon-so-she-a'shun)
n. alliance ; an ecclesiastical body.

Con-sol'a-ble, a. that may be consoled.

Con-so-la'tion, K. comfort; solace.

Cgn-sol'a-to-ry, a. giving comfort.

Con-sole', v. a. to comfort ; to cheer.

Cgn-sol'er, n. one who consoles.

Con-sol'i-date, v. a. to make solid.

Con-sol'i-date, v. n, to grow solid.

Cpn-sol-i-da'tion, n. solidification.

Con-soI§', or Con'sol§, n. pi. a sort of
transferable stocks.

Con'so-nance, n. accord of sound.

Con'so-nant, a. agreeable ; consistent.

Con'so-nant, n. a letter not sounded
by itself.

C6n'so-nant-ly, atZ. agreeably, [panion.

Con'sbrt, n. a husband or wife ; com-

Con-sbrt', v. n. to associate.

Con-sort', v. a, to join ; to mix.

Con-spic'u-oiis, a. obvious to the sight.

Con-spir'a-cy, v. a plot ; combination.

Con-splr'ant, a. conspiring ; plotting.

Con-spir'a-tor, n. a plotter of evil. »

Con-spire', v. n. to concert ; to plot.

Con-spir'er, 71. one who conspires.

Con'sta-ble, n. a peace officer.

Con'stan-cy, n. firmness ; stability.

Con'stant, a. firm ; fixed ; perpetual.

Con'st?int-Iy, ad. perpetually ; firmly.

Con-stel-la'tion, n. a cluster of stars.

Con-ster-na'tion, n. astonishment.

Con'sti-pate, v. a. to make costive.

Con-sti-pa'tipn, n. costiveness. [uents.

Cpn-stit'u-en-cy, n. a bodj' of constit-

Con-stTt'u-ent, a. constituting.

Cgn-stit'u-ent, n. one wlio deputes.

Con'sti-tute, v. a. to make ; to appoint.

Con'sti-tut-er, n. one who constitutes.
C6n-stj-tu'tion, n. the frame of body

or mind ; Ibrm of government.'
Con-sti-tu'tion-al, a. consistent with

the constitution ; legal.
Con-sti-tu'tion-Fil-ist, n. an adherent to

a constitution.
Con-sti-tu-tion-al'i-ty, n. agreement

with the constitution.
Con'sti-tu-tive, a. that constitutes.
Con-strain', v. a. to compel ; to force.
Con-strain'a-ble, a. liable to constraint.
Con-strain'er, n. one who constrains.
Con-straint', n. force ; confinement.
Con-strict', v. a. to bind ; to contract.
Con-stric'tign, n. contraction.
Cgn-strin^e',?;. a. to bind ; to contract.
Cgn-strin'gent, a. binding.
Cgn-striict', v. a. to build ; to form.
Cgn-struct'er, 71. one who forms.
Con-struc'iign, 71. act of building; fab-
rication ; form ; meaning.
Cgn-struc'tion-ist, n. an adherent to

construction. [tion.

Cgn-striic'tive, a. formed by construc-
Con'strtie, v. a. to translate ; to explain.
Con-stu-pra'tign, 71. violation.
Con-sub-slst', V. n. to exist together.
Con-sub-stan'tial, a. being of the same

Con-sub-stan-ti-a'tign, (-she-a'shun) ?i.

union of the body of Christ with the

sacramental elements.
Con'sul, 71. a Roman magistrate : — an

agent for commerce.
Con'su-lar, a. relating to a consul.
Con'su-late, 71. state or office of consul.
Con'sul-ship, 71. the office of consul.
Cgn-sult', V. 71. to take counsel together.
Cgn-siilt', v. a. to ask advice of.
Con-sul-ta'tign, n. act of consulting.
Cgn-sult'er, ??. one who consults.
Cgn-sum'a-ble,a.that maybeconsumed,
Cgn-sume', v. a. to waste ; to spend.
Cgn-sume', v. n. to waste away.
Cgn-siim'er, 7;. one who consumes.
Cgn-siim'mate, v. a. to complete.
Cgn-sum'mate, a. complete ; perfect.
Con-sum-ma'tign, 7). completion.
Cgn-siimp'tign, (kgn-suni'sliun) ?i. act

of consuming; a disease.
Cgn-sump'tive, a. wasting ; declining
Con'tact, 7). touch ; close union.
Cgn-tii'^ign, 71. propagation of disease

by contact ; infection.
Cgn-ta'gions, a. communicated by con-
tact, as a disease ; infectious.
Con-tain', v. a. to hold ; to comprise.

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Uon-tain', r. n. to live in continence.

Con-tain'a-ble, a. that may be con-
tained, [lute.

Con-tam'i-nate, v. a. to defile ; to pol-

Con-tam'i-nate, a. polluted.

Con-tam-i-na'tion, n. defilement.

Con-temn', (kon-tem') v. a. to despise.

Con-tein*ner, 71. one who contemns.

Con-tem'per, v. a. to moderate.

Con-tein'per-a-ment, 71. temperament.

C9n-tem' plate, v. a. to consider atten-
tively ; to study ; to meditate.

Con-tem'plate, v. n. to meditate.

Con-tem-pIa'ti9n, n. meditation.

Con-tem'pla-tive, a. thoughtful.

Con-tem'pla-tor, 7i. one who contem-
plates, [same time ; contemporary.

Con-tem po-ra'ne-ous, a. living at the

Con-tem'po-ra-ry, a. living at the same
time ; contemporaneous.

Con-tem'po-ra-ry, 71. one who liv«s at
the same time with another.'

Con-tempt', (kon-temt') n. act of despis-
ing ; scorn ; disdain ; disgrace.

Con-tempt'i-ble, a. despicable; vile.

Con-tempt'i-bly, ad. despicably.

Con-tempt'u-ous, a. scornful.

Con-tend', v. n. to strive : to struggle.

Con-tend'er, iu one who contends.

Con-tent', a. contented ; quiet ; easy.

Con-tent', v. a. to satisfy ; to please.

Con-tent', n. satisfaction ; capacity.

Con-tent'ed, p. a. satisfied ; content.

Con-tent'ed-ly, ad. in a quiet manner.

Con-ten'tion, 7z. strife ; contest; zeal.

C'on-ten'iious, a. q\iarrelsome.

Con-tent'ment, n. satisfaction ; quiet.

Con-tents', or Con'tents, n. pi. index ;
that which is contained.

Con-ter'nij-na-ble, a. of the same

Con-ter' mi-nous, a. having the same
bounds ; bordering upon.

Con-test', V. a. to dispute ; to debate.

Con-test', V. n. to strive ; to contend.

Con'test, 71. a dispute ; a debate.

Con-tesl'a-ble, a. disputable.

Con'text, 71. the series of a discourse.

Con-text'ure, (kon-text'jur) n. compo-
sition of parts ; texture ; system.

Con-ti-gu'j-ty, n. actual contact.

Con-tig'u-ous, a. touching ; close.

Con-tig'u-ous-ly, ad. in contict.

Con'ti-nence, /;. restraint; forbearance
of pleasure ; chastity.

Con'tj-nent, a. chaste ; abstemious.
Con'ti-neiit, 71. a great extent of land.
C5n-ti-nen'tftl,a. relatin 2 to a continent.

Con-tin'|ence, } n. a contingent event}

Con-tTn'|en-cy, J casualty.

Con-tIn'*ent, a. happening by chance.

Con-tin'*ent, 71. chance ; proportion.

Con-tin 'gent-ly, ad. accidentally.

Con-tin'u-al, a. incessar.t ; constant.

Con-tTn'u-al-ly, ad. without cessation.

Con-tin'u-ance, n. duration ; abode.

Con-tin-u-a'tion, 71. act of continuing;
continued succession.

Con-tin 'u-a-tor, 71. one who continues.

Con-tin'ue, v. n. to remain ; to last.

Con-tin'ue, v., a. to protract ; to extend

Con-ti-nu'i-ty,7i. uninterrupted connec-

Con-tin'u-otis, a. closely joined, [tion.

Con-tort', V. a. to twist ; to writhe.

Con-tbr'tion, n. state of being twisted.

Con-tour', 71. the outline of a figure.

Con'tr^, a Latin preposition which
signities against.

Con'tra-band, a. prohibited ; illegal.

Con'tra-band, n. illegal traffic.

Con-tract', v. a. to draw together : — to
bargain for ; to betroth : — to abridge.

Con-tract', i?.72. to shrink : — to bargain.

Con'ti-act, 77. a covenant ; a bargain.

Cgn-tract'ed, a. selfish. [tion.

Con-tract'i-ble, a. capable of contrac-

Con-trac'tjle, a. causing contraction.

Cbn-trac-til'i-ty, n. power of contract-

Con-trac'tipu, n. a shrinking. [ing.

Con-trac'tor, n. one who contracts.

Con'tra-dince', 71. a countrj' -dance.

Con-tra-dict', v. a. to oppose ; to deny.

Con-tra-dic'tion,7i. opposition ; denial.

Con-tra-dic'tious, a. contradicting.

Con-tra-dic'to-ry, a. contrary.

Con-tra-dis-tinc'lion, n. distinction by
opposite qualities.

Con-tr^i-dis-tinc'tive, a. opposite.

Con-tra-dis-tin'guish, v. a. to distin-
guish by opposite qualities.

Con-tra-raure', 71. an outer wall.

Con'trji-riei, 7?. pi. propositions which
destroy each other.

Con-tra-rl'e-ty, n. inconsistency.

Con'trfi-ri-wi§e, ad. conversely.

Con'tra-ry, a. opposite ; inconsistent.

Con'trSst, 7i. exhibition of difterences.

Con-trSst',7J. a. to place or exhibit in op-
position ; to show the diflferences o£

Con-tra-ten'or, n. countertenor.

Con-tra-val-la'tion, 71. a fortification.

Con-tra-vene', v. a. to oppose, hinder.

Con-tra-ven'tion, 7!. obstruction.

Con-tra-ver'sion, n. a turning against.

Con-trlb'ute,t'. a. to give to ; to bestow

Con-trib'iitc, v. v. to bear a part.

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C6n-tri-bu'tion, n. act of contributing.

Con-trib'u-tive, a. that contributes.

Con-trib'u-tor, 71. one wlio contributes,

Con-trib'u-to-ry, a. contributing to.

Con'trlte, a, humble ; penitent.

Con-tri"tion, (kon-trish'un) n. peni-
tence ; sorrow for sin ; repentance.

Con-tri'vaince, n. scheme ; device.

Contrive', v. a. to plan out ; to devise.

Con-trlve', v. n. to form or design.

Con-triv'er, n. an inventor ; schemer.

Con-trol', 71. a check ; restraint.

C9n-tr61', v. a. to govern ; to restrain.

Con-trol'la-ble, a. governable.

Con-trol'ler, n. one who controls.

Con-trol'ler-shap, n. office of controller.

Con-tro-ver'sial,a.relating to controver-

Con-tro-ver'sial-ist, n. a disputant, [sy.

Con'tro-ver-sy, n. a dispute ; debate.

Con'tro-vert, v. a. to debate, dispute.

Con-tro-ve'rt'j-ble, a. that may be con-

CSn'tro-vert-ist, n. a disputant.

Con-tu-ma'cious, (kon-tu-ma'shus) a.
obstinate ; perverse.

Con-tu-ma'cious-ly, ad. obstinately.

Con'tu-ma-cy, n. obstinacy.

Oon-tu-me'H-ous, a. reproachful ; rude.

Con'tu-me-ly, n. rudeness ; insolence.

Con-tii§e', v. a. to beat ; to bruise.

Con-tu'sion, (kon-tii'zhun) n. a bruise.

Co-niin'drum, n. a sort of riddle.

Con-va-les'cence, n. recovery of health.

Con-va-les'cent, a. recovering health.

Con-vene', v. n. to come together.

Con-vene', v. a. to call togetlier.

Con-ven'ience, ) n, fitnesss; propriety^

Con-ven'ien-cy, \ accommodation.

Con-ven'ient, a. fit ; commodious.

Con-ven'ient-ly, ad. commodiously.

Con'vent, ?i. a house of monks or nuns.

Con-ven'ti-cle, n. an assembly for
schismatical worship; a meeting.

Cgn-veu'tion, n. assembly ; contract.

Con-veri'tion-al, a. agreed on.

Con-vent'u-al, a. relating to a convent.

Con-ver|e', v. n. to tend to one point.

CQn-ver'*ence, 71. act of converging.

Con-ver'fent, ) a. tending to one point

Con-ver'|ing, \ from different places.

Con-ver'sa-ble, a. inclined to converse.

Con'ver-sant, a. versed in ; familiar.

Con-ver-sa'tion, n. familiar discourse.

Con-ver-sa'tion-?il, a. colloquial.

Con-verse', v. n. to discourse ; to talk.

Con'verse, n. conversation: — an op-
posite, reciprocal proposition.

Con'verse, a. reciprocally opposite.

Con'vfe'rse-ly, ad. by change of order.
Con-ver'sion, n. act of converting ;

state of being converted ; change.
Con-vert', v. a. to change from one

course to another; to tui'n.
Con'vert, 7t. a person converted.
Cgn-vert'er, n. one who converts.
Con-vert-}-bil'j-ty, n. state of being

Con-vert'i-ble, a. susceptible of change.
Con 'vex, a. spherical ; not concave.
Con 'vex, n. a convex or spherical body.
Con-vexed', (kon-veksf) p. a. formed

Con-vex'i-ty, 71. a spherical form.
Con-vex'ness, n. state of being convex.
Con-vey', (kon-va') v. a. to carry ; to

transfer. [means of conveying.

Con-vey'ance, (kon-va'ans) n. act or
Con-vey'an-cer, (kon-va'an-ser) n. a

lawyer who draws deeds, &c.
Con-vey 'an(j-ing, (kon-va'ans -ing) n.

the business of a conveyancer.
CoM-vey'er,(-va'-)7^. one who conveys.
Cgn-vict', V. a. to prove guilty.
Con'vict, 71. one legally proved guilty.
Con-vic'tion, 71. detection of guilt.
Con-vic'tive, a. tending to convict.
Con-vince', v. a. to satisfy by proof.
Con-vin'ci-ble, a. to be convinced.
Con-viv'i-al, fl. festive; social; gay.
Con-viv-i-al'i-ty, 71, convivial practice.
Con' vo-cate, v. a. to convoke, [sembly.
Con-vo-ca'tion, 71. an ecclesiastical as-
Con-voke', v. a. to call together.
Con'vo-]ut-ed,j9. a. rolled upon itself.
C6n-vo-lu'tion, ?i. a rolling together.
Con-volve', v. a. to roll together.
Con-vby', v. a. to attend for defence.
Con'vdy, 71. an attendance for defence.
Cgn-viilse', v. a. to shake ; to disturb.
Con-vul'sion, n. tumult ; spasm.
Con-vul'sive, a. producing convulsion.
Con'y, or Co'ny, n. a rabbit.
C66, V. n. to cry as a dove or pigeon.
Coo'ing, n. the note of the dove.
Cook, (kuk) 71. a dresser of victuals.
Cook, (kiik) V. a. to dress or prepare

Cook'er-y, (kuk'-) ?i. art of cooking.
Cook'y, (kuk'e) 71. a sweet cake.
Cool, a. somewhat cold ; not warm.
Cool, n. a moderate state of cold.
Cool, V. a. to make cool ; to quiet.
Cool, 7;. n. to lose heat or warmth.
Cool'er, 71. he or that which cools.
Cool'ish, a, somewhat cool, [affection.
Cool'ness, n. gentle cold ; want oi

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L'oSm, n. soot ; dirty grease, [bushels.

Coomb, (kom) tu a measure of four

Coop, 71. a barrel ; a cage ; a pen.

Coop, V. a. to shut up ; to confine.

Coop'er, 71. a maker of barrels, &c.

Coop'er-age, n. the work of a cooper.

Co-op'er-ate, v. n. to labor jointly for
the same end ; to work together.

C5-op-er-a.'tion, n. joint operation.

C6-6p'er-a-tive, a. promoting the same

Co-op'er-a-tor, n. a joint operator, [end.

Co-or'di-nate, a. having the same rank.

Co-or'dj-nate-ly, ad. in the same rank.

Coot, n. a small black water-fowl.

Co'pail, 7t. a resin used in varnish.

Co-piir'ce-na-ry, 7?. joint inheritance.

Co-par 'ce-ner, n. a joint heir.

Co-part'ner, n. a joint partner ; sharer.

Co-part'ner-ship, 71. joint partnership.

Cope, n. a priest's cloak : — a coping.

C5pe, V. a. to cover, as with a cope.

Cope, V. n. to contend ; to struggle.

Cop'j-er, n. one who copies ; a copyist.

Cop'ing, n. the top or cover of a wall.

Co'pi-ous, a. plentiful ; abundanL

C6'pi-oiis-ly, ad. plentifully.

Co'pl-ous-ness, n. plenty ; abundance.

Cop'per, n. a metal : — a large boiler.

Cop' per, V. a. to cover with copper.

C6p'per-as, n. sulphate of iron.

Cop'per-plate, n. an engraved- plate ;
an impression from the plate.

Cop'per-y, a. containing or like copper.

Cop'pjce, n. a copse.

Copse, (kops) 71. a wood of small trees.

Cop'u-late,o.a.& n. to unite ; to conjoin.

Cop-u-la'tion, n. act of copulating.

Cop'u-la-tive, a. tending to connect.

Cop'y, n. a manuscript ; imitation ; a
pattern to write after ; a transcript.

Cop'y, V. a. to transcribe ; to imitate.

Cop'y-h5ld, n. a kind of tenure.

Cop'y-ist, 71. one who copies ; a copier.

Cop'y-rlght, n. sole right to^rint a

Co-quet',(ko-ket')r.a-to deceive, [book-

Co-quet', (ko kef) v. n. to trifle in love.

Co-quet'ry, (ko-ket're) n. deceit in love.

Co-quette', (ko-ket') n. a gay, jilting

Co-quet'tish, a. like a coquette, [girl.

Cor'a-cle, n. a boat used by^shers.

Cor'al, 71. a calcareous substance, grow-
ing in the sea ; a child's toy.

Cor'cil-line, a. consisting of coral.

Cbrb, 71. an ornament : — a basket.

Cbr^ban, n. an alms-basket: — a gift.

Cord, 11. a rope ; a band : — a measure
of wood containing 128 cubic feet.

Cord, V. a. to fasten : — to pile in cords.

C(Jrd'?|e, n. ropes.

Cbr'date, a. having the form of a heart

Cor-de-lier', n. a Franciscan friar.

llCord'ial, (kbrd'yal or kbr'de-^) n an
exhilarating drink.
Cord'ial, a. reviving ; sincere ; kind.
Cord-i-al'i-ty, n. warm affection.
Cbrd'ial-ly, ad. sincerely ; heartily.

Cbr'don, n. a line of military posts.

Cor'du-rby, n. a ribbed, cotton stuff.

Cbrd'wain-er, n. a shoemaker.

C5re, 71. the heart ; the inner part.

Co-re'|ent, n. a joint regent.

Co-re-op'sis, n. a perennial plant.

Corf, n. a coal measure of 3 bushels.

Co-rj-a'ceous, (ko-re-a'shus) a. consist-
ing of leather ; resembling leather.

Co-ri-an'der, 71. a hot, spicy seed.

Co-rin'thi-an, a. relating to Corintb,
or to an order of architecture.

Cork, TU a tree and its bark ; a stop-
ple : — a steel point on a horsesUoe.

Cork, V. a. to stop with corks, [corks.

Cbrk'screw, (-skru) n. a screw to draw

Cdrk'y, a. resembling cork.

Cbr'mo-rant, n. a water-raven.

Cbm,7t.grain, wheat, rye, &c. ; maize :
— an excrescence on the feet.

Corn, V. a. to sprinkle with salt.

Cbr'nel, n. a plant ; a shrub.

Cbr'ne-ous, a. homy ; like bom.

Cbr'ner, n. an angle ; a secret place.

Cbr'nered, (-nerd) a. having comers.

Cbr'ner-stone, 71. the principal stone.

Cbr'ner-wl|e, ad. from corner to cor-
ner.' [officer of gavalry.

Cbr'net, 71. a musicalinstrument : — aa

Cbr'net-cy, n. the office of a cornet.

Cbr'njce, n. the top of a column.

Cbr'nj-cle, n. a little horn.

Cbrn'-mill, 71. a mill to grind com.

Cbr-nu-co'p|-fi, n. horn of plenty.

Cor-ndt'ed, a. having horns.

Cbrn'y, a. horny ; producing com.

Cor'ol, n. same as corolla.

Co-rol'la, 71. inner covering of a fiower.

Cor'ol-la-ry, n. a consequent truth.

||Co-ro'nal, or Cor'o-nal, n. a crown.

j|Co-ro'n§il, a. relating to the crown.

Cor'o-na-ry, a. relating to a crown.

Cor-o-na'tion,7i.ceremony of crowning,

Cor'o-ner, n. an officer whose duty it
is to inquire how any casual or vio-
lent death was occasioned.

Cor'o-net, n. an inferior crown.

Cbr'po-ral, n. lowest military officer.

Cbr'po-ral, a. relating to the body.

Cbr-po-ral'i-ty, n. embodied state.

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Crdr'p9-ral-ly, ad. bodily ; in the body.

Coi'po-rate, a. united ; incorporated.

Cor-po-ra'tion, n. a corporate body.

Cor'po-ra-tor, n. one of a corporation.

Cor-p6're-ai, a. having a feody.

Cor-po're-al-ist, n. a materialist.

C9r-p5're-al-ly, ad. in a bodily manner.

Cor-po-re'}rty, n. materiality.

Corps, (kor) ?i. a body of troops.

Corpse, n. a dead body ; a carcass.

Cbr'pu-lence, n. fleshiness. [lusty.

Cor'pu-lent, a. fleshy ; fat ; stout ;

Cbr'piis-cle, (kiir'pus-sl) n. a particle.

Cor-pus'cu-lar,a. relating to corpuscles.

Cor-rect', v. a. to free from faults ; to
amend ; to rectify ; to punish. [rate.

Cor-rect', a. free from faults ; accu-

Cpr-rec'tion, n. act of correcting.

Cor-rec'tion-?l, a. tending to correct.

Cor-rec'tjve, a. able to correct.

Cor-rec'tive, n. that which corrects.

Cor-rect'iy, ad. accurately.

Cor-rect'ness, n. state of being correct.

Cor-rect'or, to. one who corrects.

Cor-rel'a-tive, a. reciprocally related.

Cor-rel'a-tive, n. he or- that which
stands in a reciprocal relation.

Cor-re-sp6nd', v. n. to suit ; to answer ;
to agree ; to interchange letters.

Cor-re-spond'ence, n. reciprocal adap-
tation ; epistolary intercourse.

C6r-re-spond'ent, a. suitable ; adapted.

Cor-re-spond'ent, n. one who corre-

Cor-re-spbnd'ing, p. a. suiting, [sponds.

Cor'ri-d5r, n. a gallery.

Cor'ri-lj-ble, a. that may be corrected.

Cor-ri'val, n. a rival ; a competitor.

Cor-rob'o-rant, a. confirming.

Cor-rob'o-rate, v. a. to confirm.

Cor-rbb-o-ra'tion, n. act of confirming.

Cor-rob'o-ra-tive, a. confirming.

Cor-rode', v. a. to eat away, consume.

Cor-ro'dent, a. tending to corrode.

Cor-ro'dent, n. that which eats away.

Cor-ro'di-ble, a. that may be corroded.

Cor-r6'§ion, (kgr-ro'zhun) n. act of cor-
roding, eating, or wearing away.

Cor-ro'sjve, o. consuming; eating.

Cgr-ro'siye, n. a corrcding substance.

Cor'ru-gate, v. a. to wrinkle.

Cor'ru-gate, a. contracted ; wrinkled

Cor-ru-ga'tion, n. act of coiTugating.

Cgr-riipt', v. a. to infect ; to defile.

Cor-rSpt', V. n, to become vitiated.

Cor-rupt', a. spoiled ; tainted ; putrid.

Cor-rupt'er, n. one who corrupts.

Cor-rupt-j-bil'i-ty, n. possibility to be

Cor-rupt'l-ble, a. susceptible of corrup.
tion. [pravity ; putrescence ; vicew

Cor-riip'tion, n. act of corrupting; de«

Cor-r3p't}ve, a. tending to corrupt.

Cor-rupt'ly, ad. vv'ith corruption.

Cbr'siir, (kbr'sir) ?i. a pirate.

Corse, or Corse, n. a corpse.

Cbrse'let, n. light armor for the body.

Cbr'set, n. bodice ; stays.

Cbr'ti-cal, a. barky ; like bark.

Co-rus'cant, a. glittering ; flashing.

Co-riis'cate, v. n. to glitter ; to flash.'ti9n, n. a vibration of light.

Cor-vette', n. a small vessel of war.

Cbr'vine, a. relating to the crow.

Cor'ymb, n. a species of inflorescence

Co'^ey, a. snug ; warm ; social.

Cof-met'ic, n. a wash for the skin.

Co^-met'jc, a. increasing beauty.

Co|-mog'o-ny, n. the science that treats
of the origin of the world.

Co§-mog'rsi-pher, n. one versed in cos-
mography. " [world.

Co§-mog'ra-phy, TO. a description of the

Co^-m61'9-^ist,?i. one versed in cosmol-
ogy. ' [world.

Co|-mol'o-^y, n. the science of the

Co^-mop'o-lite, n. citizen of the world.

Cof-mo-ra'ma, n. an optical machine.

Cos'set, n. a lamb brought up by hand.

Cos'set, V. a. to make a pet of, fondle.

[[Cost, (kost or kaLwst) n. price paid-,
charge ; expense ; loss.

||Cbst, (kost or k§.wst) v. a. \i. cost ; p.
cost ;] to be had or boHght for.

Cos'tal, a. relating to the ribs or side.

Cos'tive, a. bound in the body ; close.

Cos'tive-ness, to. state of being costive.

[jCost'ly, a. expensive ; of great price.

Cos-tume', n. style or mode of dress.

Cot, n. a cottage ; a dove-cot : — a cov-
er for the finger : — a small bed.

Cote, TO, .a cottage ; a sheep-fold ; a cot.

(Jo-tem*po-va-ry, a. See Contemporary.

C6-te-rie', (ko-te-re') to. a society.

Co-til'lon, (ko-til'yun) to. a lively
dance, performed by eight persons.

Cot'tage, TO. a hut ; a small dwelling.

Cot'ta-^er, n. one living in a cottage.

Cot'ter, or C6t'ti-er, n. a cottager.

Cot'ton, (kot'ln) to. a plant; down ol
the plant ; cotton cloth.

Cot'ton, (kot'tn) a. made of cotton.

Cot'ton-y, (kot'tn-e) a. full of cotton.

Couch, V. 11. to lie down ; to stoop.

Couch, V. a. to lay down ; to hide ; ta
include: — to remove or depress, aa
cataracts from the eye.

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Cbflch, n. a seat of repose ; a bed.

)|Cougli, (kof orkawf ) n. a convulsion
of the lungs. [convulsed.

||Cough, (kof ) V. n, to have the lungs

jlCough, (kof) tj. a. to eject by a cough.

Could, (kud) i. from Can; was able.

Coul'ter, (kol'ter) n. See Colter.

Coun'cil, 71. an assembly for advice.

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