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See ABOVE (more info) & G. wurm, Icel. ormr, Sw. & Dan. orm, Goth. waúrms, L. vermis, Gr. 1. A creeping or a crawling animal of any kind or size, as a serpent, caterpillar, snail, or the like. There came

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See ABOVE (more info) & G. wurm, Icel. ormr, Sw. & Dan. orm, Goth. waúrms, L. vermis, Gr. 1. A creeping or a crawling animal of any kind or size, as a serpent, caterpillar, snail, or the like. There came a viper out of the heat, and leapt on his hand. When the men of the country saw the worm hang on his hand, they said, This man must needs be a murderer. Tyndale . 'T is slander, Whose edge is sharper than the sword, whose tongue Outvenoms all the worms of Nile. Shak. When Cerberus perceived us, the great worm, His mouth he opened and displayed his tusks. Longfellow. 2. Any small creeping animal or reptile, either entirely without feet, or with very short ones, including a great variety of animals; as, an earthworm; the blindworm. Specifically: Any helminth; an entozoön. Any annelid. An insect larva. pl.

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    The act of eliciting. Abp. Bramhall.
    The involute of a curve. See Involute, and Evolute.
    One who suggests. Beau. & Fl.
    To cause to disappear from an equation; as, to eliminate an unknown quantity. 3. To set aside as unimportant in a process of inductive inquiry; to leave out of consideration. Eliminate errors that have been gathering and accumulating. Lowth. 4.
    1. To introduce indirectly to the thoughts; to cause to be thought of, usually by the agency of other objects. Some ideas . . . are suggested to the mind by all the ways of sensation and reflection. Locke. 2. To propose with difference or modesty;
    corresponding to the compar. interior cf. F. intime. The form 1. Innermost; inward; internal; deep-seated; hearty. "I knew from intimate impulse." Milton. 2. Near; close; direct; thorough; complete. He was honored with an intimate and immediate
    A woman who suggests. "The suggestress of suicides." De Quincey.
    Information without oath; an entry of a material fact or circumstance on the record for the information of the court, at the death or insolvency of a party. (more info) 1. The act of suggesting; presentation of an idea. 2. That which is suggested;
    Capable of being extracted.
    To set within something; to put or thrust in; to introduce; to cause to enter, or be included, or contained; as, to insert a scion in a stock; to insert a letter, word, or passage in a composition; to insert an advertisement in a newspaper. These
    The act of expressing; expression; utterance; representation. An operation more divine Than breath or pen can give expressure to. Shak.
    In an intimate manner.
    One who, or that which, infuses.
    Formerly, a railroad train run expressly for the occasion; a special train; now, a train run at express or special speed and making few stops.
    1. Serving to express, utter, or represent; indicative; communicative; -- followed by of; as, words expressive of his gratitude. Each verse so swells expressive of her woes. Tickell. 2. Full of expression; vividly representing the meaning
    1. To draw out or forth; to pull out; to remove forcibly from a fixed position, as by traction or suction, etc.; as, to extract a tooth from its socket, a stump from the earth, a splinter from the finger. The bee Sits on the bloom extracting liquid
    1. A setting in. 2. Something inserted or set in, as lace, etc., in garments.
    The state or quality of being express; definiteness. Hammond.
    Suggestion. They fancy that every thought must needs have an immediate outward suggestment. Hare.
    One who revokes.
    1. The act of seducing. 2. The means employed to seduce, as flattery, promises, deception, etc.; arts of enticing or corrupting. Pope.
    Reduction. Milton.
    To insert again.
    Made very happy. I am alone felicitate In your dear highness' love. Shak.
    One who, or that which, seduces; specifically, one who prevails over the chastity of a woman by enticements and persuasions. He whose firm faith no reason could remove, Will melt before that soft seducer, love. Dryden.
    To bring to the metallic state by separating from impurities; hence, in general, to remove oxygen from; to deoxidize; to combine with, or to subject to the action of, hydrogen; as, ferric iron is reduced to ferrous iron; or metals are reduced from
    The act or process of devolving;; devolution.
    In an inexpressible manner or degree; unspeakably; unutterably. Spectator.
    The act or state of revolving; revolution. Its own revolvency upholds the world. Cowper.


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