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jlJV- TIP- To'srs [5n-tip to'sis, S. TV. Ja. K. Sm. C. ;
^n-iip'to-sis,' P. lVb.],n. [Gr.J {Gram.) A figure
by which one case is put for another.

Xn-ti-pu-tres'cent, a. Preventing putrefac-
tion.

Xn-ti-qua'RI-an, a. Relating to antiquity.

In-ti-qua'ri-an, n. An antiquary. Milton.

XN-TJ-QUA'ai-AN-isM, 7t. Tlie study of antiquities.

An'ti-qua-rv, n. One who is versed in the knowl-
edge of antiquity, or is studious of antiquities.

Xn'ti-quate, v. a. To nialte old or obsolete.

Xn'ti-quat-ed, p. a. Grown old or out of use.

Xn'ti-quat-ed-ness, 7i. State of being antiquated.

An-tIque' (an-tek', 17), a. Relating to antiquity ;
ancient; very old ; of old fashion.

An-tique' (ftn-tek'), 7i. A piece of ancient art.

An-tIque'njess (an-tek'nes), »i. duality of being
ancient ; appearance of antiquity.

An-tiq'ui-tv (an-tik'we-te), n. Old times: —
the people of old times : — the remains of old times.

^iv-Ti"sci-T (a.n-tish'e-i), n. pi. [L.] The peo-
' pie who, living on different sides of the equator,
have their shadows projected opposite ways at
noon : — Anglicized j3nticians.

Xn-ti-scor-bO'tic, I a. Efficacious against

Xn-ti-scor-bO'ti-cal, i the scurvy.

Xn-tJ-sep'tic, a. Counteracting putrefaction.

Xn-ti-sep'tic, re. Medicine resisting putrefaction.

Xn-tJ-slav'er-y, a. Hostile to slavery.

Xn-ti-so'cial (an-te-s6'shal),a. Averse tosociety.

^iV-T/s'p^-A/s, n. [Gr.J Revulsion of a humor.

Xn-ti-spa^-mod'ic, a. Good against spasms.

Xn-ti-spas'tics, re. p/. (Med.) Medicines which
cause a revulsion of the humors.

Xn-ti-splen'e-tic fan-te-splen'e-tik) 'S- ^- J-
Ja. ; an-te-sple-net'jK, P. fVb.], a. Efficacious
in diseases of tlie spleen.

JlN-Tis' TRO-PHE, re. [Gr.] A stanza opposed
to the strophe.

Xn-ti-stroph'ic, a. Relating to antistrophe.

An-tTth'e-sis, v. ; pi. aiv-Tith'e-se§. (Rhet.)
A figure by which contraries are opposed to con-
traries ; opposition of words, sentences, or senti-
ments ; contrast.

Xn-ti-thet'ic, ) o. Relating to, or containing,

Xn-ti-thet'i-cal, ( antithesis ; placed in con-
traist.

XN-Ti-TRfN-i-TA'Ri-AN, n. One who denies the
doctrine of the trinity.

Xn-ti-tri'n-i-ta'ri-an-Tsm, re. The doctrine which
denies that there are tliree persons in the God-
head, f

Xn'ti-type, re. The original, or that of which the
type is the representation ; the person in whom

__ any prophetic type is fulfilled.

Xn-ti-ty'p'i-cal, a. Relating to an antitype.

Xn-ti-ve-ne're-al, a. Resisting venereal poison.

Xnt'ler, re. The branch of a stag's horn.

Xnt'lered (ant'lerd), a. Having antlers.

^.v-TCE'c/ (an-t6'sT), 71. p/. [L.] Those inhabit-
ants of the earth who live under the same longi-

^ tude and latijude, but in different hemispheres.

AJV-to-NO-ma' l^ll-A (an-to-no-ma'zhe-a), re. [L.]
(Rhet.) A form of speech, in which the name of
some term or title is used instead of the proper
name ; as " Stagirite," for Aristotle.

iXti'TRE (an'ter), 7i. A cavern ; a den.

AN'vjL,, n. Tlie iron block which smiths use.

AN)j[-i'E-TV (fing-zi'e-te), re. Trouble of mind
about some future event ; concern ; solicitude ;
uneasiness ; anxious care.

XNx'[Oi;s{angk'slius), a. Full of anxiety ; uneasy;
very solicitous ; concerned.

SNX'ioys-LV (angk'shus-le), ad. With anxiety.

X\x'ioi;s-nEss (angk'sh»s-nes), re. Anxiety.

An'v (en'e), a. Every; whoever; whatsoever: —
used in composition ; as, anyinkcre, &c.

A-o'ni-an, a. Relating to Aonia in Parnassus,
or to the Muses.

a'o-RIST, n. (Orerk rrram.) An indefinite tense.

A-or'TA, a. [I,.J (Anal.) The great artery or



vessel which rises immediately out of the left

ventricle of the heart.
A-or'tal )
A-6r'tic ' 1 '^^ I^^'^ting to the great artery or aorta.

A-pace', ad. Gluickly ; hastily ; with speed.

AP'A-eo-pE, n. [Gr.] (Logic.) A kind of dem-
onstration : — the same as reductio ad absurdum.

ap-a-g6(^'!-cae, a. Sliowing the absurdity of de-
nying what is affirmed.

Ar-A-MJTH'ME-sis, n. [Gr.] (Rhet.) Enumer-
ation.

A-PART', ad. Separately ; at a distance.

A-part'ment, re. A room in a house or other
building ; lodgings.

Xp-A-TiiJsT'ic, a. Having no feeling ; insensible.

AP'A-THIST, re. A person without feeling.

Xp-a-this'ti-cal, a. Indifferent ; unfeeling.

ap'a-thy, re. Want of feeling ; insensibility.

APE, re. A kind of monkey : — an imitator.

ape, v. a. To imitate ; to mimic.

A-PEAK', ad. In a posture to pierce ; on the point.

AP'^P-SY, re. Want of digestion.

A-pe'ri-ent, a. Gently purgative ; laxative.

A-PER'i-TiVE, a. Tending to open ; aperient.

fA-PERT', a. Open ; evident.

ap'er-ture [ap'er-tur, S. P. J. F. Ja. Sm. ; ap'er-

_ chur, W.], re. An opening ; a passage ; a hole.

Ap'e-ry, n. The act of aping ; affected imitation.

A-pet'a-loOs, a. Without petals or flower-leaves.

A'PEX,n. [LJ L. pL ;iP'/-C£^'; Eng. A'pex-
E§ or Xp'i-ce§. The tip or angular point ; the
top. See Apices.

Ji-PH^R'E-sIs (a-fer'e-sTs), re. [L.] (Rhet.) The
taking of a letter or syllable from the beginning of
a word.

4-PHE'LT~bN, n. ; pi. a-PHe'li-a. [Gr.] (j3» -
tron.) The point of a planet's orbit that is far-
thest from the sun, and opposite to the perihelion.

APH-i-LAN'THRp-PY,re. Want of love to mankind.

a' PHIS, n. ; pi. APH'l-DE^. [Gr.] Plant-louse.

Xph'p-ny, n. (Med.) A loss of' voice or speech.

APH'o-Ri§M, re. A short, pithy sentence ; a maxim ;
a laconic precept. See Axiom.

Xph'o-rIst, 77. A writer of aphorisms.

APH-p-Ri's'Tic, ) a. Relating to, or having

APH-o-Ris'Ti-CAL, \ the form of, aphorism.

XPH-p-Ris'Ti-CAL-LY, ad. With aphorisms.

Xph-ro-dTs'i-ac, i T. ••• II-

XPH-Rp-Di-V'A-CAL, i "• Exciting sexual desire.

Xph'thong, n. A letter or combination of letters
having no sound.

Xph'yl-loCs, a. Destitute of leaves.

a'pi-a-ry, re. A place where bees are kept.

AP'l-CE^ [ap'e-sez, Sm. Jiinsworth, Leverett, jS.'^h;
?-pi'sez, Ja. Johnson; a'pe-sez, F. IVb.], it.pl.
Tips ; points ; tufts. See ArEx.

A-PIECE' (fi-pes'), <7<^- To the part or share of each.

AP'ISH, a. Like an ape ; foppish ; silly.

ap'ish-ness, re. Mimicry ; foppery.

A-p6c'a-lypse, n. The book of Revelation : —
disclosure.

A-p6c-a-l\p'tic, j a. Relating to the Apoca-

A-poc-a-lyp'ti-cal, \ lypse, or Revelation.

Ji-Pbc' o-PE,n. [Gr.] (Gram.) The abscission
or cutting ofTof the last letter or syllabic of a word.

A-Poc'p-PiiTE, 75. a. To cut off the last letter or
syllable of a word.

Xp-P-crDs'tjc, a. Repelling; astringent.

A-p6c'RV-piia, n. pi. Books of which the authors
are unknown, appended to the Old Testament.

A-Poc'RY-PHAL, a. Not caiumical ; uncertain.

AP'ODE, 77. An animal without feet.

AP-p-Dic'Tl-CAL, a. Demonstrative; self-evident.

^p-o-dKx' t.s,n. [L.] Evident demonstration.

.^-pod' o-s/s,n. [Gr.] Application of a siiiiilitudo.

Xp-o-pje' UM,n. [L.J Paiiie as a/)»(rfc

Xp'p-fjiiJE, re. (Ajtron^ The point in the appar-
ent orbit of the sun and moon, in which they are
at the greatest distance from the earth. It is op-
posed to perigee.

AP'p-Gii/<PJi, n. A copy, not an autograjjh.



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;\-P0L-p-9et'ic, la. Of tlienatureofanapol-
iK-poL-o-c^ET'j-cAL, ( ogy ; containing excuses.
A-POL-p-QiET'jcs, 11. pi. A systematic delence.
A-PoL.'o-(J^jST, n. One wlio makes an apology.
A-p6l'q-<^ize,k. n. To make an apology or excuse.
Ap'p-l,6CtUE (ap'o-log), n. A fable conveying
I moral instruction; a fabulous story.
A-POL'o-(^Y, 11. A pleaded defence ; an excuse.
Sijn. — He made a satisfactory apology for his

conduct, and a good ezcuse for his absence ; his

vindicatii'ii was sufficient.
AP-o-ME-coM'E-TRV, n. The art of measuring

things at a distance.
Xp-o-jve u-r6' HIS, n. [Gr.] Extension of a nerve.
ji-POPH'A-sTs, n. ; pi. a-poph' a-seI}. [Gr.]
" (R/tet.) A figure by which the orator seems to

waive what lie would plainly insinuate.
AP-o-PEiLE&-MAT'!C, a. Drawing away phlegm.
AP'pPH-THEGM (ap'o-them), 7i. "A maxim; apho-
rism: — now commonly written apotkegm. See

Apothegm and Axiom.
%S-p6ph' Y-GE, n. [Gr.] The spring of a column.
AP-o-PLEC'Tic, ) a. Relating to apoplexy;
Xp-P-plec'ti-cal, \ taking away sensation.
AP'o-PLEX-v, n. A disorder which suddenly takes

away all sensation and motion.
A-Pd' Ri-A, 11. [Gr.] A doubting where to begin.
Xp-ijR-RHCE'A{3.\)-ox-x&'a.),n. [ L.] An effluvium.
A-p6s'ta-sy, n. A departure from the principles

wliich one lias professed ; dereliction.
A-Pos'TATE,n. One who renounces his principles.
A-p6s'tate, a. False ; traitorous.
ap-os-tat'i-cal, a. Like an apostate.
A-p6s'ta-tIze, u. n. To renounce one's principles,

profession, or party.
.\-p6s'te-i"viate, v. a. To become an aposteme.
A-pos-TE-Ma'tiqn, n. Formation of an aposteme.
Ap-qs-tem'a-toDs, «. Relating to an aposteme.
AP'o-STEME, 11. An abscess ; imposthume.
Apua-te-ri-o'rl, [L.] {Logic.) From the latter:

— from the effect to the cause.

^-Pos'TLE (a-p6s'sl), 7i. A person sent: — one of
the Twelve Apostles of Christ.

Apos'tle-ship, n. The office of an apostle.

A-Pos'TO-LATE, 74. The office of an apostle.

Ap-os-tol'ic, ) a. Relating to, or taught by,

Xp ps-TOL'i-cAL, i the apostles.

Ap-os-tol'i-cal-ness, 71. Apostolic quality.

A-Pos-Tp-Li^'i-Tv, 74. State of being apostolic.

^-Pus' TRO-p'HE,n. [Gr.] (Rhet.) A digressive
address o( a speaker, to a person or thing, present
or absent. — (Oram.) The mark (') showing that
a word is contracted, or the sign of the possessive
case.

Xp-os-troph'ic, a. Denoting an apostrophe.

A-Pos'TRO-PHiZE, 7). a. To address by apostrophe.

XP'ps-TUME, 74. See Aposteme.

A-p6th'e-ca-ry, 74. One who dispenses medi-
cines or keeps a medicine-shop ; a compounder of
medicines. In England, an apothecary has a
license to practise medicine. See Physician.

Xp'p-TUEGM (ap'o-them), 74. A remarkable say-
ing ; a maxim ; an aphorism. See Axiom.

AP-p-THE«-MAT'!-CAL, a. Containing apothegms.

AP o-theg'ma-tTst, n. One who uses apothegms.

ap-p-theg'ma-tTze, v. n. To utter apothegms.

ap-o-the' o-s/a, 11. [Gr.] Deification.

ap-p-the'p-size, 73. a. To deify.

^-poth'e-sTs, n. [Gr.] A place for books, vest-

' nients, &.C. in an ancient church. — (Med.) The
placing of a fractured limb in its right position.

A-PvT' o-ME,n. [Gr.] (Math.) The remainder

' or difference of two incommensurable quantities.

— (Mus.) The part remaining of a tone major

^ after deducting from it a great tone.

AP'p-ZEM, n. A decoction from herbs.

Ap-pAll', v. a. To fright ; to terrify ; to depress.

Ap-PAL'MENT, 74. Impression of fear. Bacon.

AP'PA-NAf^E, 74. {Law.) Lands set apart by prin-
ces for their younger children.

Ap-Pj^-ra'tijs, 74. [L.] PZ. ap-pa-ra'ti;s or Xp-



PA-RA'Tfjs-E§. Tools, furniture, or necessary

instruments for any trade nr art ; equipage.
Ap-pAr'el, 74. Dress ; clothing ; vesture.

Syn. — Common apparel ; elegant dress ; gay

attire, gesture and raiment are used on serious

subjects ; clothing., clothes, apparel, and dress, on

common occasions.
Ap-pAr'el, v. a. To dress ; to clothe ; to adorn.
Ap-PAR'ENT, a. Plain ; indubitable ; seeming ;

visible ; open ; evident ; certain. ilpparent time,

true time, or the time or hour as indicated liy the

sun's passage over the meridian; — opposed to

mean time.
Ap-par'ent-ly, ad. Evidently ; seemingly.
Ap-par'ent-ness, 74. Quality of being apparent.
AP-PA-Rl'"TipN (ap-pa-rish'un), n. Appearance : —

a preternatural appearance ; a spectre.

Syn. — An apparition to the senses ; vision to

the imagination ; an airy phantom ; a frightful

spectre ; a pale ghost.
Ap-par'i-tpr, n. A messenger in a spiritual court,
f Ap-peach',?;. a. To accuse ; to censure. Spenser.
Ap-peal', v. 74. To refer to another tribunal.
Ap-peal', 74. {Law.) Application for justice to a

superior tribunal : — accusation ; recourse.
Ap-p2al'a-ble, a. That may be appealed.
Ap-pear', v. 11. To be in sight ; to be evident.

Syn. ippear to sight ; seem to the mind.

Ap-pear'ance, 74. The act of coming into sight ;

semblance, not reality ; show ; probability.
Ap-pear'er, 74. One who appears.
Ap-pea^'a-ble (ap-po'z^-bl), a. Reconcilable.
Ap-pe:^§'a-BLE-NESS, n. Reconcilableness.
Ap-pea§e', v. a. To quiet ; to pacify ; to still ; to

calm ; to allay ; to satisfy ; to reconcile.
Ap-pea§e'ment, 7!. Act of appeasing.
Ap-pea:^'er, n. One who appeases or pacifies.
Ap-peas'ive, a. Having a mitigating quality.
Ap-pel'lant, 74. One who appeals,
Ap-pel'lant, a. Appealing.
Ap-pel'late, a. Relating to appeals.
Ap-PEL-LA'TipN, 74. A name ; title; style; term.
Ap-pel'la-tive, 74. A title: — a common name

or noun, opposed to a proper name or noun.
Ap-pel'la-tive, a. Noting a common noun.
Ap-pel'la-tive-ly, ad. In an appellative manner.
Ap-pel'la-tp-ry, a. Containing an appeal.
ap-pel-lee', 74. {Law.) One who is appealed

against.
Xp-pel-lor', n. (Law.) One who makes an appeal.
Ap-pend', v. a. To hang or join to ; to add to.
Ap-pen'da(^e, 71. Something added or annexed.
Ap-pen'dance, 74. Appendage. Bp. Hall. [iS.J
Ap-PiiN'DANT, a. Hanging to; annexed to.
Ap-pen'dant, 74. An adventitious part.
Ap-pen'den-cy, 74. That which is annexed, [i?.]
fAP-Pi3N-Dl-CA'TipN, 74. The act of appending.
AP-PEN'Dlic, 74. [L.] PL AP-PEN'DI-CE§ or AP-

pen'dix-e§. Something appended: — a supple-
ment to a book.

AP-PER-CEP'TipN, 71. Consciousness. Reid.

Xp-per-tain', v. 74. To belong to ; to depend upon.

Ap-PER'TE-NANCE, 74. See Appurtenance.

AP'PE-TENCEJ ) 74. Carnal desire ; sensual desire ;

Xp'pe-ten-cy, ) appetite ; desire.

Xp'pe-tent, a. Very desirous ; desiring.

fXp'PE-Tl-BLE (ap'pe-te-bl), a. Desirable.

Ap'pe-tite,74. Desire; desire of sensual pleasure:
— relish for food ; keenness of stomach ; hunger.

Ap-plaud', v. a. To praise by acclamation ; to
extol ; to laud ; to commend highly.

Ap-plaud'er, 74. One who applauds.

Ap-plau§e', 74. Approbation loudly expressed.
Syn. — He was received with acclamation, and
his speech met with unbounded applause.

Ap-plau'sive, a. Applauding; laudat>>ry.

ap'ple rap'pl), 74. A fruit: — pupil of the eye.

AP'PLE-TREii, 74. The tree producing apples.

Ap-plT'a-ble, a. Capable of being applied.

AP-PLi'ANCE, 74. Act of applying; application.

Xp-PLI-ca-BIL'I-TY, n. State of being applicable.



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Xp'PLI-C^-BI-.iE, a. That may be applied ; suitable.
Xp'pli-ca-bI/E-nEss, n. Applicability.
XP'PLi-CA-Bl.y, ad. Fitly ; so as to be applied.
Xp'PLi-CANT, n. One who applies.
Xp'PL.i-CATE, n. (Conies.) A right line drawn

across a curve, so as to bisect the diameter.
Xp-pli-ca'tiqn, n. Act of applying ; state of being

applied: — address; entreaty: — attention; assi-
duity ; intense study.
Xp'pli-ca-tive, a. Relating to application.
Sp'pli-ca-to-ry, a. Including application.
Xp'pli-ca-to-ry, n. That which applies.
Ap-ply', «. a. To put to ; to suit to : to devote ; to

addict^: to address to ; to busy.
Ap-PLy', v. n. To suit ; to have recourse to.
AP-p"jfi-lii-A-Tu' RA, n. [It.] (Mils.) A note

of embellishment or expression.
^P-POINT', r). a. To fix; to establish; to order;

to direct; to ordain.

Syn. — 4/)po«HJ a meeting ; ^r the time. A ruler

appoints to an office ; an officer orders or directs ;

a physician prescribes ; providence ordains.
Ap-point', v. n. To decree.
Ap-point'a-ble, a. That may be appointed.
Ap-point':|d, p. a. Settled ; equipped ; furnished.
Ap-point-be', n. One who is appointed.
Ap-point'er, n. One who appoints.
AP-PoiNT'iviENT, n. Act of appointing: — stipula-
tion; decree; direction ; order : — equipment.
Ap-por'tion, v. a. To divide in just parts ; to

allot^; to assign ; to appropriate.
j^p-p6r'tion-er, n. One who apportions.
Ap-por'tiqn-ment, n. A dividing into portions.
Ap-p6§'er, re. (Law.) An examiner ; an inquirer.
lp'po-§iTE, a. Proper ; fit ; adapted ; well applied.
AP'PO-^iTE-LY, ad. Properly : suitably.
Xp'po-^ite-ness, 71. Fitness; adaptation.
Xp-PO-si"TipN (ap-po-zish'un), n. Addition. —

(Oram.) The putting of two nouns of the same

meaning in the same case.
AP-p6§'!-TivE, a. Applicable. [R.]
Ap-praise', v. a. To set a price upon; to apprize.

— Written both appraise and apprize.
Ap-prai§e'ment, 71. The act of appraising.
Ap-prai§'er, n. One who appraises or sets a price.
■fAP'PRjj-CA-TQ-RY, a. Praying or wishing good.
Ap-PBe'ci-a-ble (ap-pr6'she-a-bl), a. That may

be appreciated or estimated.
AP-PRiL'ci-ATE (ap-prS'she-at), c. a. To estimate

duly ; to value ; to rate properly.
Ap-pbe-ci-a'tion (ap-prS-she-a'shun), n. Act of

appreciating ; estimation.
Xp-pre-hend', v. a. To lay hold on ; to seize : —

to conceive by the mind : — to fear.

Syn. — Apprehend, arrest, or seize a person ac-
cused ; apprehend an unpleasant occurrence ; fear

misfortune.
XP-PRE-HEN'si-BLE,a. That may be apprehended.
Xp-pre-hen'sioiv, n. Act of apprehending: —

faculty of conceiving ideas : — fear ; suspicion ;

dread.
Xp-pre-iien'sive, a. Quick to perceive : — fearful.
XP-PRE-HEff'sivE-LY, ad. With apprehension.
Xp-pre-hen'sive-ness, n. The state of being

ap|)rehensive.
j\p-pren't!ce, n. One who is bound to serve for

a certain term of years, upon condition that the

tradesman shall instruct him in his art.
Ap-prEn'tice, v. a. To put out as an apprentice.
Ap-pren'tJce-ship, n. State or term of service.
Ap-prT^e', v. a. To inform ; to give notice to.
Ap-prJze', v. a. To set a price on ; to appraise.
Ap-prize'ment, v. Appraisement.
kp-PH\yjE.R.n. One who apprizes : appraiser.
Ap-proach' (ap-proch'), ». «. To draw near.
,\p-pr6ach' (ap-proch'), v. a. To draw near to.
Ap-pk6acii', n. Act of drawing near; access.
Ap-proach'a-ble, a. Accessible.
tAP-PROACH'MEivT, 74. Act of coming near.
Xp'prq-bate, ?!. a. To approve; to license to

preach. [ Used in the U. S.]



Xp-pro-ba'tiqn, n. Act of approving; state of

approving ; approval ; support.
Xp'pro-ba-tive [ap'pro-ba-tiv, K. Sm. R. Wb-

Todd; ap-pro'bsi-tiv, ja.], a. Approving.
Xp'PRQ-BA-tp-RY, a. Approving. Todd.
Ap-pro'pri-a-ble, a. That may be appropriated.
Ap-pro'pri-ate, v. a. To set apart ; to annex to :

— to consign to some use : — to make peculiar.
AP-pr6'pbi-ate, a. Peculiar; fit; adapted to.
Syn. — An appropriate remark, adapted to the

case \_ a peculiar opinion ; fit for the occasion.
Ap-pro'pri-ate LY,ad. In an appropriate manner.
Ap-PRO'pri-ate-ness, 71. Fitness.
Ap-pro-pri-a'tion, n. Act of appropriating : —

any thing appropriated ; consignment.
Ap-pro'pri-a-tor, 77. One who appropriates.
Ap-pr6v'a-ble, a. Meriting approbation.
Ap-pr6v'al, 77. Act of approving ; approbation^

commendation.
Ap-pr6ve', v. a. To express a liking to, or appro*

bation of ; to like ; to commend ; to praise.
Ap-pr6v'er, 77. One who approves.
Ap-pb6x'i-mate, a. Near to.
Ap-pr6x'!-mate,7). a. To draw near ; to approach.
Ap-pr6x'i-mate, v. n. To come near.
Ap-prox-i-ma'tiqn, n. Act of approximating j

act of coming near ; approach.
Ap-pr6x'i-ma-tive, a. Approaching.
Xp'pOlse or AP-pDlse' [ap'puls, S. W. J. E. P.

Ja. ; ap-puls',' Sm. R. P. C. JVb.],n. Act of strik-
ing against.
Ap-pul'siqn, 71. Act of striking against ; appulse.
Ap-pur'te-nance, 77. That which appertains;

something belonging ; an adjunct.
AP-pUr'te-nant, a. (Law.) Joined to.
a'pri-cot, 77. A stone fruit resembling a peach.
a'pril, n. The fourth month of the year.
A pri-o'rt, [L.] From the cause to the efl^ect.
a'pron (a'purn) [a'pum, PV. P. J. F. K. ; a'prun,

S. E. Ja.], n. A part of dress : — a cover.
a'pron-Man, 77. A workman; artisan.
Ip-RQ-Pos' (i^-xo-po'),ad. [Fr.J Opportunejy.
AP'srs, 77. [Gr.] PL ap'si-de^ or ap'se^.

(Jistron.) Two points in the orbits of the planets,

at the greatest and least distance from the sun and

the earth.
APT, a. Fit; proper; ready; quick; qualified for.
Xp'te-ral, a. Not having wings or columns.
AP'TE-RoDs, a. Not having wings, as insects.
Xp'tj-tude, w. Fitness; tendency; disposition,
Xpt'ly, ad. Properly ; justly ; readily ; acutely.
Xpt'ness, 77. Fitness; quickness of apprehension.
Xp't5te, 77. (Oram.) A noun without cases.
A'QUA,n. [L.] Water: — used in composition.
a'QVA-For' Tis,n. [L.] Nitric acid. [erald.
a'QUA-Ma-rine', 77. A mineral allied to the em-
a' QUA-Re' Gf-A, n. [L.] Nitro-muriatic acid.
a-qua' MI-US, n. [L.] The water-bearer; the

eleventh sign in tile zodiac.
A-QUXt'ic, )a. Pertaining to water ; inhabit-
A-QuXT'i-CAL, \ ing or growing in the water.
a' qua-TIn' TA,n. [L.] A species of engraving.
a' QUA-Vi'TM,n [L] Brandy.
AQ'UE-DtJCT [ak'we-diikt, IV. J. F. Ja. Sm. R. C;

a'kwe-dukt, S. P.], n. An artificial channel for

water.
a'que-ous (a'kwe-iis), a. Containing water;

watery. Aqueous humor, the fluid which fills

_ the chambers of the eye.
a'que-ous-ness, 77. Waterishness.
A'QUj-FORM, a. Having the form of water.
XQ'in-LlNE 07- Aq'uj-lJne [ak'we-lin, fV. P. Sm.;

ak'we-lin, S. J. F. Ja.], a. Resembling an eagle ;

hooked.
Xr'ab, 77. A native of Arabia.
Xr'a-besque (ar'9-bCsk), a. Relating to ArabR.

architecture and sculpture, or fancy ornament
A-ra'b!-a\, a. Relating to Arabia or Arabs.
Ar'a-bic, a. Relating to Arabia ; Arabian.
Xr'a-bic, 77. The language of Arabia.
Xr'A-bTst, 77. One versed in Arabic literature.



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Xr'A-BLE, a. Fit for the plough or tillage.

A-RA'ne-ous, a. Resembling a cobweb.
Sr'ba-list, n. A crossbow. See Arcubalist.

Xr'ba-i.Tst-er, n. A crossbow-man.
AR'Bi-TER, ?!. A judge; an umpire ; an arbitrator.

ar'bi-tra-ble, a. Arbitrary ; determinable.

AR-BiT'RA-Mi3NT, n. Will ; determination ; choice.

ar'BI-tra-ri-L¥, ad. In an arbitrary manner.

ar'bi-tra-ri-ness, n. State of being arbitrary.

Xr'B1-tra-rv, a. Depending on one's own will ;
bound by no law ; despotic ; absolute .- — voluntary.

ar'Bi-trate, v. a. To decide ; to judge of.

Xr'bi-trate, v. n. To give judgment.

Xr-bi-Tra'tion, n. (^Law.) The determination
of a cause by persons mutually agreed on by the
parties. _

Xr'bi-tra-tor, n. An umpire ; judge ; determiner.

Xr'bi-tra-trix, n. A female judge or arbiter.

Ar-Bit're-ment, n. Decision. See Arbitra-
ment.

Xr'bi-tress, n. A female arbiter.

Xr'bor, n. A place covered with branches of
trees ; a bower : — an axis or spindle.

Xr'bo-ral, a. Relating to trees.

Ar-bo're-oDs, a. Belonging to trees.

AR-BO-RiJs'cENCE, n. Growth, as of trees.

AR-BQ-RES'CENT, a. Growing like a tree.

ar'bo-ret, n. A small tree or shrub.

Ar-b6r'!-cal, a. Relating to trees.

Xr-bo-rI-cOlt'ure, n. The cultivation of trees.

Xr'bo-rYst, n. One who makes trees his study.

ar'bo-rize, v. a. To form like a tree or plant.

XR'Bp-RoOs, a. Belonging to a tree.

Xr'bDs-cle (ar'biis-sl), n. Any little shrub.

ar'bute, n. [arbutus, L.] The strawberry-tree.

Xrc, n. A segment of a circle ; an arch.

AR-CADE',n. {Arch.) Aseriesofarclies with a walk
under them : — a small arch within a building.

Ar-cane', a. [arcanus,\j.] Secret. Bp. Berkeley.

^r-ca'NUM, n.; pi. ar-ca'NA. [L.] A secret.

ARCH, n. Part of a circle or ellipse ; an arc: — a
concave, hollow structure ; a vault.

Xrch, v. a. To build or form with arches.

Xrch, a. Waggish; mirtliful: — chief; first.

ARCH, in composition, signifies chief, or of the first
class ; as archangel, archbishop, &c.

XR-jeHjE-o-Lo^'ic (ar-ke-o-lod'jik), ) a. Relating

AR jEh^ p-Lo^-'i-CAL, ' ) to arche-

ology ; ancient.

Xr-eh^-ol'o-^Tst,™. One versed in archseology.

AR-JEH^OL'p-ftV (ar-ke-ol'p-je), n. The science
wliicli treats of antiquities ; antiquities.

Ar-EHA'ic, \a. Old; ancient; gone or going

AR-jCHA'i-CAL, \ out of use ; obsolete.

XR'jeH^-TsM, n. An ancient phrase or idiom.

XReH-AN'(;jEL (ark-an'jel, 69), n. A chief angel.

AR£H-AN-qiEL'!C, a. Belonging to archangels.

arch-bish'op (69), n. The principal of the bishops.

Xrch-bish'op-ric, 77. Office, state, jurisdiction,
or province of an archbishop.

Xrch-disa'con (arch-dS'kn), n. An ecclesiastical
officer in the Church of England, who presides
over an archdeaconrj', and supplies the place of a
bishop. See Clergyman.

Xrch-dea'con-ry, 77. A subdivision of a dio-
cese ; the jurisdiction and office of an archdeacon.

Xrch-dea'con-ship, 77. Same as archdeaconry.

ARCH-Dd'cAL, a. Belonging to an archduke.

Xrch-duch'ess, 77. Tlie wife of an archduke.



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