Joseph E. (Joseph Emerson) Worcester.

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Ev'er-green, n. a plant green all the

Ev-er-last'ing, a. having no end.

Ev-er-more', ad. always ; eternally.

Jg-veit', V. a. to destroy 5 to overthrow.

Ev'er-y, a. each one.

Ev'er-y-where, ad. in all places.

^-vict', V. a. to take away by legal

^-vTc'tion, TO. dispossession, [process

Ev'i-deiice, TO. testimony ; proof.

Ev'i-dence, v. a. to prove ; to evince.

Ev'i-d^nt, a. plain ; apparent; obvious

Ev'i-dent-ly, ad. apparently ; certainly

E'vil, (e'yl) a. not good ; wicked ; bad

E'vil, (e'V-1) 71. wickedness ; injurj'.

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E'vil, (5'vl) ad. not well ; Injuriously.

g-vince', V, a. to prove ; to manifest.

jg-vin'cj-ble, a. capable of proof.

E-vIn'cive, a. tending to prove.

$-vis'cer-ate, v. a. to take out entrails.

Ev'i-t5i-b]e,a. capable of being shunned.

Ev-o-ca'tion, n. the act of calling out.

Ig-voke', V. a. to call forth ; to call from.

Ev-o-lu'tion, n. act of unfolding.

^-volve', V. a. 8c n. to unfold ; to open.

]g-vul'sion, n. act of plucking out.

Evye, (yu) n. a female sheep.

EWer, (yu'er) n. a pitcher for water.

^J^-a^'er-bate, v. a. to exasperate.

jpj-a^-er-ba'tion, n. heightof a disease.

5:j-act', a. accurate ; correct ; precise.

P:^-act', V. a. to require ; to demand.!

]^^-ac'tion, n. extortion ; demand.

5^-act'ly, ad. accurately ; correctly.

5^-act'or, n. one who exacts.

5J^-a|'|;er-ate, v. a. to heighten; to over-
state, [ment ; hyperbole.

5?-a^^^er-a'tion, n. too high a state-', V. a. to raise ; to elevate.

Ej-al-ta'tion, n. act of exalting.

JEx-alt'ed, p. a. raised high ; elevated.

J5|-am'in-a-ble, a. capable of being ex-
amined, [scrutiny.

]^3f-am-i-na'tion, n. act of examining ;

^Ijf-am'ine, (egz-am'in) v. a. to try ; to
search into ; to scrutinize ; to sift.

5j-'am'i-ner, n. one who examines.

!]p j-im'ple, n. something to be imitated^
pattern ; model ; instance.

55-an-i-ma'tion, n. deprivation of life.

Ex-an-them'a-toiis, a. eruptive.

Ex'arch, n. a viceroy ; a prefect.

Ex'ar^chate, re. the office of an exarch.

5j-as'per-ate, v. a. to enrage, irritate.

jpj-as-per-a'tion, n. irritation ; anger.
%Ex-can-des'cence, n. a white heat.

Ex-can-des'cent, a. white with heat.

Ex'ca-vate, v. a. to make hollow.

Ex-ca-va'tion, n. act of excavating.

^x-cCed',?;. a. to excel, surpass, outdo.

J^x-ceed', V. n. to go far; to pass bounds.

JEx-ceed'ing, p. a. great; surpassing.

jpx-ce5d'ing-ly, ad. to a great degree.

jgx-cel', V. a. to outdo in excellence.

J^x-cel', V. n. to have good qualities.

Ex'cel-lence, n. superiority ; goodness.

Ex'cel-len-cy, re. a title of honor.

Ex'cel-lent, a. very good ; eminent.

|lx-cept', V. a. to leave out ; to reject.

Jgx-cept', V, n. to make objections.

]p\'-cept', prep, exclusively of.

Ex-cept'jng, prep, with exception of.

px-cep'tion, re. exclusion 3 objection.

5x-cSp'tion-?-ble, a. liable to objection

5x-cep'tor, n. one who excepts.

JEx-cern', v. a. to strain out; to excrete.

Jpx-cerpt', n. a passage extracted.

?x-cess',»t. superfluity ; extravagance.

5x-ces'sive, a. beyond due bounds.

Ex-ces'sive-ly, ad. exceedingly.

jjlx-chan^e', v. a. to give one thing for
another ; to commute ; to change.

5x-chan|e', n. act of exchanging ; bar-
ter: — a place where merchants meet.

5x-chan|e'Ei-ble, a. admitting of ex-

?x-cheq'uer, (eks-chek'er) n. an Eng-
lish court which has charge of the
public revenue.

5x-cl§'a-ble, a. liable to excise.

5x-cl^e', n. a tax upon commodities.

Jgx-cl^e', V. a. to levy a tax, [goods

5x-ci^e'man, n. an inspector of excised

]px-ci"?ion, (ek-sizh'un) 7t. extirpation.

|;x-ci-ta-bil'i-ty, n. capability of being

^x-cl'ta-ble, a. easy to be excited, [ing.

Ex-ci-ta'tion, re. act of exciting or rong-

^x-cite', V. a. to rouse ; to stir up.

Jpx-cite'ment, n. sensation ; agitation.

Jpx-cit'jng, p. a, tending to excite.

jpx-claim', v. n. to cry out ; to call.

Ex-cla-ma'tion, n. loud outcry ; clam ^r:
— a mark [!] indicating wonder.

^x-clam'a-to-ry, a. using exclamation.

5x-clude', V. a. to shut out ; to prohibit.

]px-clu'?ion, (-zhun) re. a shutting out.

5x-clu'^ion-ist, re. one who excludes.

Jx-clu'sive, a. excluding ; excepting.

Jx-clu'sive-ly, ad. with exclusion.

^x-co^'i-tate, v. to invent ; to cogitate

Ex-com-mu'ni-cate, v. a. to exclude
from communion ; to expel.

Ex-com-mu-ni-ca'tion, n. exclusion
from the fellowship of the church.

]px-c5'ri-ate, v. a. to strip off the skin.

]^x-c6-ri-a'tion, n act of flaying.

Ex'cre-ment, re. alvine discharges.

j^x-cres'cence, re. a protuberance.

^x-cres'cent, a. growing out.

Jx-crete', v. a. to eject by excretion.

^x-cre'tion, re. ejection ; discharge.

Ex'cre-tive, a. separating; ejecting.

Ex'cre-t9-ry, n. excreting ; excretive.

j^x-cru'ci-ate, (eks-kiu'she-at) v. a. to
afflict with great pain ; to torture.

5x-cru'ci-at-ing, p. a. very painful.

^Ix-crii-ci-a'tiori, re. torment ; torture.

Jx-cul'pate, V. a. to clear from fault.

Ex-cul-pa'tion, n. vindication ; excuse.

5x-cul'pa-to-ry, a. clearing from fault.

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5x-cur'sion, n. a ramble ; journey.

gx-cur'sive, a. rambling ; wandering.

$x-cii5'a-ble, a. admitting excuse.

5x-cu§e', V. a. to extenuate ; to pardon.

$x-cuse', n. plea; apology; pardon.

Ex'e-cra-ble, a. hateful ; detestable.

Ex'e-crate,t). a. to curse ; to abominate.

Ex-e-cra'tion, n. curse ; malediction.

Ex'e-cute, v. a. to perform ; to carry
into effect ; to do ; to put to death.

£x'e-cut-er, n. one who executes.

Ex-e-cu'ti9n, n. act of executing: —
death inflicted by forms of law.

Ex-e-cu'tion-er, n. one who puts to
death condemned criminals.

ip^-ec'u-tive, a. having the power to
execute ; putting the laws in force.

l^I^-ec'u-tive, n. the person or power
that administers the government.

!]pj-ec'u-tor, n. one who executes the
will of a person deceased.

]p3f-ec'u-tor-ship, n. office of executor.

5^-ec'ii-to-ry, a. relating to execution.

Jp^-ec'ii-trlx, ?i. a female executor,

Ex-e-*e'sis, n, interpretation.

Ex-e-*et'i-cal, a. explanatory.

5:j-em'plar, n. a pattern ; an example.

E^'em-pla-ry, a. worthy of imitation ;
serving for a pattern ; correct.

]E^-em-pli-fi-ca'tion, n. illustration.

JEj-em'pli-f i-er, n. one who exempli-
fies, [ample ; to copy.

E^-em'pli-fy, v. a. to illustrate by ex-

5j-empt', (egz-emf) v. a. to privilege ;
to free from ; to excuse. [ble.

E^f-empt', (egz-emt') a. free ; not lia-

JE^-empt', 7^ a person exempted.

^jf-emp'tion, (egz-em'shun) n. state
of being exempted ; immunity.

Ex'e-quief, n. pi. funeral ceremonies.

Ex'er-ci^e, n. practice ; performance.

Ex'er-cl^e, v. a. to train ; to practise.

Ex'er-ci^e, v. n. to use exercise.

^x-er-cj-ta'tion, n. exercise ; practice.

5^-ergue', (egz-erg') n. a space on a
medal for the date, &c.

5x-ert', V. n. to use with effort.

^^-er'tion, n. act of exerting ; effort.

Ex-fo'ii-ate, v. n. to shell, or peel off.

Ex-fo-lj-a'tion, n. act of shelling off.

E^-hai'a-ble, a. that may l)e exhaled.

E^-ha la'tion, 7). e\aporation ; vapor.

E^-hale', v. a. to send out in vapors.

gjf-hale'ment, n. exhalation.

JE^-haust', V a. to drain ; to draw out.

E^-hS-Ust'i-ble, n. fl)at may be exhaust-
ed, [of exhausting ; emptiness.

P$-haus'tion, (egz-hawst'yun) n. act

$^-hS.ust'lesg, a. that cannot be ex.

5>'-hlb'it, V. a. to offer to view, show.

jp.^-hlb'it, 71 a paper exhibited.

Jp^-hib'jt-er, 7i. one who exhibits.

E.x-hi-bi"tion, (eks-he-blsh'un) lu act
of exhibiting; public show.

E3^-hib'i-tc?-ry, a. setting forth.

Jp^-hil'a-rate, v. a. to make cheerful.

5^-hil-a-ra'tion, n. act of exhilaratirig.

]p:^-hbrt', v. a. to advise ; to persuade.

Ex-hor-ta'ti9n, ii. incitement to good.

^^-hbr'ta-to-ry, a. tending to exhort.

^:j-hort'er, n. one who exhorts.

t.x-hu-ma'tion, n. act of unburying.

Jp^-hume', V. a. to dig out of the earth.

Ex'i-gence, ) n. demand ; necessity ;

Ex'i-|en-cy, ) sudden occasion, [ed.

Ex'ile, n. banishment; person banish-

E^-ile', V. a. to banish ; to drive away.

Ej^-ist', V. n. to have existence ; to be.

E^-ist'ence, n. state of being ; life.

E^-ist'ent,a. having existence oi' being.

Ex'it, n. departure ; a going out.

Ex'ode, 71. an interlude at the end of
a play. [of Moses.

Ex'o-dus, n. a departure ; the 2d book

E^-on'er-ate, v. a. to unload ; to clear.

^x-on-er-a'tion, 7i. act of discharging.

Ex'o-ra-bie, a. that may be entreated.

E^-or'bi-tance, n. excess ; enormity.

E^-br'bj-tant, a. enormous ; excessive.

Ex'or-ci^e, v, a. to expel, as evil spir-
its ; to conjure. [its.

Ex'or-ci^m, n. expulsion of evil spir-

Ex'or-clst, n. one who exorcises.

Jg^-br'di-al, a. introductory ; prefatory

Ex br'di-um, 7). an introduction.

5^-ot'ic, a. foreign ; not native.

E^-ot'ic, (egz-ot'ik) //. a foreign plant.

Ex-pand', v. a. to spread ; to open.

Ex-panse', n, wide extent; the firma-
ment, [sion.

Px-pan-si-bll'i-ty, n. capacity of exten-

Ex-pan'si-ble,a. that may be expanded.

Ex-pan'sion, n. act of expanding.

Ex-pan'sive, a. spreading; wide.

Ex-pa'tj-ate, (eks-pa'she-at) v. n. to
range at large ; to enlarge upon.

Jg.x-pa'tri-ate, v. a. to banish or remove
from one's country.

Ex-pa-tri-a'tion, 7?. banishment.

Ex-pect', V. a. to look for ; to wait for.

Ex-pec'tan-cy, n. expectation.

I^x-pec'tant, a. waiting in expectation.

Ex-pec'tant, n. one who expects.

Ex-pec-ta'tion, n. act of expecting ;
hope ; trust ; prospect of good.

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Igx-pec'to-rant, a. causing expectora-

i^x-iiec'to-rant, n. an expectorative
medicine. [breast or lungs.

px-pec'to-rate, v. a. to eject from the

j^x-pec-to-ra'tion, ??. act of expectorat-
ing ; discharge. [ration.

JJx-pec'to-ra-tive, a. causing expecto-

px-p5'di-ence, ) n. fitness ; propriety ;

Ex-pe'di-en-cy, \ suitableness.

jpx-pe'di-ent, a. proper; fit; useful.

i^x-pe'dj-ent, n. means to an end.

Ex'pe-dite, v. a. to hasten ; to quicken.

Ex'pe-dite, a. quick ; hasty; active.

Ex-pe-di"tion, n, haste ; an enterprise.

E;x-pe-di"tious, a. quick; nimble. [biy.

Ex-pe-di"tious-ly, ad. speedily; nim-

Ex-pel', V. a. to drive out ; to banish.

gx-pel'ier, n. he or that which expels.

Ex-pend', V. a. to lay out ; to spend.

Ex-pen'di-ture, n. sum expended ; cost.

$x-p«iise', n. cost; money expended.

Ex-pen'sive, a. given to expense.

|ix-pe'ri-ence, n. knowledge gained
by practice; proof; test; trial.

gx-pe'ri-ence, v. a. to try ; to prove,

^x-p5'ri-enced, (eks-pS're-enst) -p. a.
having had experience ; versed.

Ex-per'i-nient, 71. a trial ; test ; essay.

$x-per'i-ment, v. n. to make trial.

]px-per-i-men'tal, a. founded on exper-
iments, [iments.

]px-per'i-ment-er, re. a maker of exper-

5x-pert', a. skilful ; ready ; dexterous.

fx-pert'ness, n. skill ; dexterity, [ed.

Kx'pj-a-ble, a. capable of being expiat-

Ex'pi-ate, v. a. to atone for ; to appease.

Ex-pi-a'tion, v. act of expiating.

Ex'pj-a-to-rj', a. relating to expiation.

Ex-pj-ra'tion, n. act of expiring; end.

^jK-pire' ,v. a. to breathe out ; to exhale.

Ex-plre', V. n. to emit breath ; to die.

^x-plain', V. a. to expound, illustrate.

Ex-plain'a-ble, a. that may be ex-

^ phiined. [note.

Ex-pla-na'tion, ?i. act of explaining ; a

!gx-pian'H-to-ry, a. tending to explain.

Ex'[)!e-tive, a. used to fill up a space.

Ex'ple-tive, n. a word to fill a space.

Ex'pli-ca-ble, a. that may be explained.

Ex'pli-cate, v. a. to unfold ; to explain.

Ex-pli-ca'tion, n. explanation.

Ex'pli-ca-tjve, a. tending to expifiin.

jgx-plTc'it, a. plain ; direct ; express.

gx-pli^'it-ly, a I. plainly ; expressly.

]Ex-plode', V. a. to drive out ; to reject.

gx-plode', V. n. to make an explosion.

^ix-plbit', n. a great action ; a feat.

Ex-plo-ra'tion, n. act of exploring.

Ex'plo-ra-tor, n. one who explores.

Ex-plor'a-to-ry, a. searching.

Ex-pl6re', v. a. to search ; to examine.

JEx-plo'ijiion, (eks-pl5'zhun) n. act ol
exploding; a sudden, loud discharge.

Ex-plo'sive, a. causing explosion.

Ex-p6'nent, n. an index of a power.

]|x-port', V. a. to carry out of a country.

Ex'port, n. that which is exported.

Ex-port'a-ble, a. that may be exported.

Ex-por-ta'tion, n. act of exporting.

Ex-port'er, n. one who exports.

|lx-po§e', 13. a. to lay open ; to disclose.

Ex-po-^e', (eks-po-za') n. exposition.


Ex-po§'i-tor, n, explainer; interpreter.

Ex-post'u-late, v. n. to remonstrate.

^x-p6st-u-la'tion, n. act of expostulat-
ing; remonstrance.

Ex-post'u-la-to-iy, a. remonstrating.

Ex-po§'ure, (eks-po'zhur) n. act of ex-
posing ; manifestation ; danger.

Expound', V. a. to explain ; to clear.

Ex-pbund'er, ?i. one who expounds.

Ex-press', v. a. to represent : to utter;
to declare ; to signify ; to press out.

Ex-press', a. plain ; manifest; direct.

5x-press', n. a messenger or message.

]px-pres'si-ble,a.that may be expressed.

$x-pres'sion, (eks-presh'un) re. act o(
expressing ; phrase ; mode of speech.

5x-pres'sive, a. serving to express, [ly.

Ex-press'iy, ad. in direct terms ; plain-

?x^ro'brate, v. a. to upbraid.

5x-pr6-pri-a'tion, n. act of discarding.

]Ex-pQgn', (eks-pun') v. a. to conquer.

Ex-piig'na-ble, a. that may be w'on.

Ex-piii'sion, re. act of expelling; exile.

Ex-piil'sive, a. causinj; expulsion.

Ex-piinc'tion, n. act of expunging.

Ex-pun*e', v. a. to blot out ; to efface.

^x-pur'gate, v. a to expunge, cleanse.

Ex-pur-ga'tion, n. act of cleansing.

Ex-piir'ga-tg-r3',a.cleansing ; purifying.

Ex'qui-§ite, a. excellent ; select ; fine.

Ex'qui-§ite-ly, ad. consummately.

JEx-scind', (eks-sind') v. a. to cut off.

Ex-sic'cant, a. having power to dry.

^x-sic'cate, v. a. to dr\-,

Ex-sic-ca'tion, n. the act of drying.

Ex'tan-cy, re. state of being extant.

Ex'tant, a. existing ; now in being.

^x-tem-pg-ra'ne-ous, a. unpremeditat-
ed ; sudden. [premeditation.

Ex-tem'po-ra ry, a. uttered without

|ix-tSm'po-re, ad. without premedita-

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Px-tem'po-rlze, v. n. to speak extem-

^x-tend' ,v.a. to stretch out ; to expand.

5x-tend', V. v. to reach. [teiisible.

$x-ten-si-bil'i-ty, n. state of being ex-

^xten'si-ble, a. that may be extended.

5x-ten'sion, n. act of extending.

]px-ten's}ve, a. of great extent ; wide.

fx-ten'sive-ly, ad. widely ; largely.

$x-tent', 71. space ; bulk ; compass.

px-ten'u-ate, v. a. to lessen ; to palli-

5x-ten-u-a'tion, n. palliation. [ate.

5x-te'rj-or, a. outward ; external.

px-te'ri-or, n, outward surface.

$x-ter'mi-nate, v. a. to destroy.

gx-ter-mi-na'tion, n. destruction.

?x-tern', a. external ; exterior.

^x-ter'nal, a. outward ; exterior.

5x-ter'nal§,7i.pZ, things on the outside.

fx-tinct', a. extinguished ; dead.

JEx-tinc'tion, n. act of quenching.

|lx-tin'guish, (ek-sting'gwish) v. a. to
put out ; to quench ; to destroy.

^x-tTn'guish-Ei-ble, a. that may be

px-tin'guish-ment, n. extinction.

Jpx-tir'pate, v. a. to root out ; eradicate.

Ex-tir-pa.'tion,7i. eradication ; destruc-

Ex-tir' pa-tor, n. a destroyer. [tion.

lEx-tol', V. a. to praise ; to magnify.

JEx-tbr'sive, a. serving to extort.

JEx-tbrt', V. a. to force away ; to exact.

]Ex-tbrt', V. n. to practise oppression.

Jpx-tbr'tion, n. illegal exaction, [tion.

Ex-tbr'tion-a-ry, a. partaking of extor-

jx-tbr'tion-er, n. an oppressor.

$x-tract', V. a. to draw out ; select.

Ex'tract, n. substance extracted ; a
(potation. [lineage.

5x-trac'tion, n. act of drawing out ;

5x-trac'tor,7i.he or that which extracts.

Ex-tra-ju-di"cial, a. being out of the
regular course of law.

fix-tra mun'dane, ff. beyond the world.

5i-tra'ne-ou3, a. foreign ; different.

jjgx-trabr'di-na-rj^, a. uncommon 5 re-
markable ; unusual.

]gx-tfiLv''a-gance, n. prodigality ; waste.

^x-trav'a-gant, a. irregular ; wasteful
Jpx-trav'a-sate, v. a. to force out of tha

proper vessels. [of the vessels.

5x-trav-a-sa'tion, n. act of forcing out
|}x treme', a. greatest; utmost; lastj

rigorous ; strict ; severe.
Ex-treme', n. utmost point ; end.
Ex-treme'ly, ad. in the utmost degree.
Ex-trem'i-ty, 72. utmost point or part;

necessity ; rigor ; distress ; end. [ed.
Ex'tri-ca-ble, a. that may be extricat-
Ex'tri-cate, v. a. to release ; to set free.
Ex-tri-ca'tion, n. act of extricating.
]px-trin'sic, a. external ; outward.
Jx-trude', v. a. to thrust off, drive off.
5x-tru'§ion, n. act of driving out. [out.
^x-tu'ber-ant, a. swelled ; standing
5x-u'ber-ance, v. abundance. [ous.
|}^-u'ber-ant, a. abundant ; very copi-
|l^-u'ber-ant-ly, ad. abundantly.
Ex-u-da't;on,7i. act of exuding ; sweat.
5x-ude', force out ; to discharge,
^x-ude',';;. n. to sweat out ; to issue out.
E^-Slt', V. n. to rejoice ; to triumph.
E^-ult'ant, a. rejoicing; exulting.
E^-ul-ta'tJon, n. act of joj^ ; triumph.
Eye, (_i) 71. the organ of vision ; sights
Eye, (i) v. a. to watch ; to observe.
Eye'ball, (I'biwl) n. apple of the eye.
Eye'brbw, n. the hair over the eye.
Eye'-glciss, n. a glass to assist the sight,
Eye'lash, n. hair that edges the eyelid.
Eye'let, v. a hole for the light.
Eye'lid, n. a membrane over the eye.
Eye'salve, (i'sav) n. ointment for the

eyes. [ly under inspection.

Eye'ser-vice, Ji. service performed on-
Eye'sight, (I'sit) n. the sight of the eye.
Ej e'sore, (I'sor) n. something offensive

to the sight.
Eye'tooth, (i'toth) 71. the tooth on the

upper jaw next to the grinders.
Eye'wsL-ter, (i'wa-ter) n. a collyrium.
Eye'wit-ness^Ti. one who sees a thing

with his own eyes. [ces.

Eyre, (ir) #: court of itinerant justi-
Eyr'y, (Ar'e) n. place where I «ds oi

prey build their nests.


FA-BA'CEOyS, (fsi-ba'shys) a. like
a bean. ' [tious.

Fa'bi an,^a. relating to Fabius : cau-
Fa'bie, 71. a feigned story ; a fiction.

Fa'ble, v. to feign ; to write fiction.
Fiib'rie, 7i. a building ; an edifice.
Fab'ri-cate, v. a. to construct ; to forge,
Fab-ri-ca'tion, n. act of fabricating.

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Fab'r:-ca-t9r, n. one who fabricates.

Fab'u-list, n, a writer of fables.

Fab'u-lous, a. feigned ; full of fables.

Fa-^ade', (fa-sad') w.front of a building.

Face, 71. visage ; countenance ; surface.

Face, V. a. to meet in front ; to cover.

Fa^'et, n. a little face ; a small surface.

Fa-ce'tious, a. lively ; gay ; vritty.

Fa-ce'tious-ness,7i.cheerful wit ; mirth.

Fa'cial, (fa'shal) a. relating to the face.

Fa^'ile, (f as'il)a.easy ; pliant ; flexible.

Fa-cil'i-tate,i'.a. to make easy or easier.

Fa-cil-i-ta'tion, n. act of making easy.

Fa-cil'i-ty, n. easiness ; readiness ;
dexterity ; ease ; affability.

Fa^'jng, n. an ornamental covering.

Fcic-sim'j-le, n. an exact copy.

Fact, 71. a thing done ; reality; deed.

Fac'tign, n. a political party ; junto.

Fac'ti9n-ist, n. a promoter of faction.

Fac'tious,(fak'shus) a. given to faction.

F?c-tI"tious, (fak-tish'us) a. made by
art, not by nature ; artificial.

Fac'tor, 71. a mercantile agent.

Fac't9r-age, n. commission to a factor.

Fac'to-ry, n. a house of a factor; a
body of factors : — a manufactory.

Fac-to'tum, 71. a handy deputy.

Fac'ul-ty, n. ability ; a gift : — the offi-
cers of a college ; a body of physi-

Fad'dle, v. n. to trifle ; to toy ; to play.

Fade, v, n. to lose color ; to wither.

Fffi'ce^, (f e'sez) n. excrement ; lees.

Fag, V. n. to grow weary ; to faint.

Fag, V. a. to compel to drudge ; to beat.

Fag-end', 71. the end of a web ; refuse.

Fag'ot, n. a bundle of sticks ; a twig.

Fail, V. 71. to cease ; to perish ; to de-
cay ; to miss ; — to become insolvent.

Fail, V, a. to desert ; to disappoint.

Fail'ing, ti, deficiency ; fault ; foible.

Fail'ure, (fal'yur) n. deficiency ; ces-
sation ; omission ; bankruptcy.

Fain, a. glad; pleased.- ad. gladly.

Faint, v. n. to decay ; to h»se strength.

Faint, a. languid ; weak ; cowardly.

Faint'ish, a. somewhat faint.

Faint'iy, ad, feebly ; languidly.

Faint'ness, n. state of being faint.

Fkir, a. beautiful; white; clear; not
foul ; favorable ; equal ; just ; open.

Fk'r,n. a stated market: — The fair,
the female sex.

Fiir'ly, ad. with fairness; justly.

FAir'ness, n. state of being fair.

Fiir'y, n. a fabled aerial being or spirit.

Fair'y, a. belonging to fairies.

Faith, n. belief; trust; doctrine be
lieved ; fidelity ; confidence ; sin

Faith'ful, a. firm to the truth ; loyal.

Faith'ful-ly, ad. in a faithful manner.

Faith'less, a. without faith ; perfidious

Fal'cat-ed, a. bent like a reaping-hook.

Fal'chio'n, (fal'chun or fall'shun) n. a
short, crooked sword. [for sport.

Fal'con, (fslw'kn) n. a hawk trained

F^l'con-er, (f^w'kn-er) n. a trainer of
falcons. [ing hawks

Fa.l'con-ry, (faiw'kn-re) n. art of train-
Fall, V. n. [i. fell ; p. fallen ;] to drop ;
to decline ; to happen ; to apostatize.

Fall, 71. act of falling; cadence; cat-
aract : — autumn.

Fal-la'cious, (fal-la'shus) a. producing
mistake ; deceitful.

Fal'la-cy, n. sophism ; artifice; craft

Fall'en, rfaLl'ln) p. from Fall.

Fal-li-bll'}-ty, n. state of being fallible

Fal'li-ble, a. liable to error ; imperfect.

Fal'lj-bly, ad. in a fallible manner.

Fall'jng-sick'ness, n. the epilepsy.

Fal'low, a. pale red : — not sown.[feit.

False, a. not true ; unreal ; counter^

False'hood, (fals'hud) n. want of truth ;
untruth ; a lie ; a false assertion.

Fal'si-fi-a-ble, a. liable to be falsified.

Fal-si-fi-ca'ti9n, n. act of falsifying.

Fal'si-fl-er, 71. one who falsifies.

Fal'si-f y, v. a. to make or prove false

Fal'si-fy, v. n. to utter falsehoods.

Fal'si-ty, n. contrariety to truth ; eiTor.

Fal'ter, v. n. to hesitate in speech, fail

Fal'ter-ing, n. feebleness ; deficiency.

Fame, n. celebrity ; renown ; report.

Famed, (famd) p. a. renowned. ,.

Fa-mil'iar, (fa-mil'yar) a. affable ; ea-
sy ; intimate ; free ; well known.

Fa-mil'iar, n. an intimate : — a demon,

Fa-mil-i-ar'i-ty, (fn-mil-ye-ar'e-.te) v,
state of being familiar ; intimacy.

Fa-mll'iar-ize, v. a. to make familiar

Fam'i-ly, 71. household ; race ; class.

Fam'jne, 71. great want of Ibod ; dearth.

Fam'jsh, v. to starve ; to die of hunger.

Fam'ish-ment, n. extreme hunger.

Fa'mous, a. renowned ; celebrated.

Fa'mous-ly, ad.\m. famous manner.

Fan, 71. a woman's cooling instru«
ment: — a utensil to winnow grain,

Fan, V. a. to cool with a fan, winnow

Fa-nat'ic, n. a wild enthusiast.

Fa-nat'ic, ) a.filled with fanaticism ,

Fa-nat'i-cal, \ wild ; enthusiastic.

Fa-nat'i-cl§m, n. wild enthusiasm.

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F&Ti'd-fai, a. Imaginative 5 visionary.

FSn'cy, n. imagination ; taste j whim.

Fan'cy, v. to imagine ; to conceive.

Fan'cy, a. fine ; pleasing the fancy.

Fane, n. a temple ; a church : — a vane.

Fan-f§ir-o-nade', n. a bluster ; parade.

Faiig, 71. the tusk of an animal ; a talon.

Fan-tas'tic, ) a. irrational ; whimsi-

F^in-tas'ti-cal, \ cal ; fanciful.

Fac ad. at a distance ; very much.

Far, a. distant ; remote ; alienated.

Farce, n, a short ludicrous drama.

Firce, v. a. to stuff; to swell out,

Far'ci-cjl, a. belonging to a farce.

FAre, v. n. to be well or ill ; to feed.

Fir9, n. price of passage ; food.

Fare-well', or FAre'well, ad. adieu.

Fire'well, n, leave; valediction.

F^i-rl'na, n. flour : — pollen in flowers.

Far-i-na'ceous, (far-e-na'shus)a.mealy.

F'4rm,n. ground cultivated by a farmer.

Farm, v. a. to lease : — to cultivate.

Farm'er, n. one who cultivates land.

Farm'ing, n. the business of a farmer,

FAr'o, n. a game at hazard with cards.

Far-ra'go, n. a confused medley, [tor.

Far'ri-er, 71. shoer of horses ; horse-doc-

Far'ri-er-y, n. business of a farrier,

Far'row, (far'r5) n. a litter of pigs.

Far'row, a. not producing young.

Far'row, v. a. to bring forth pigs.

Far'ttier, ad. more remotely ; further.

Far'ther, a. more remote ; further.

Far'thing, n. fourth part of a penny.

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