Disacre ="Able Ness. n. 4. [from disagreeable.] 1. Uusuitableness; contrariety. a. Unpleasantness; offensiveness. A father will hug and embrace his beloved son, for all the dirt and foodness of his cloaths; the dearness of the person easily apologizing for the disas recalleness of the habit. South. Disac REEMENT. n. 4. [from disagree.] 1. Difference; dissimilitude; diversity ; not identity; not likeness. These carry such plain and evident notes and characters, either of disagreement craffinity with one another, that the several kinds cf them are easily distinguished. 2. Difference of opinion; contrariety of sentiments. They seemed one to cross another, as touching their several coinions about the necessity of socraments, whereas in truth their di:...greezert is not great. H.&#er. To Dis allow. v. a. s.sis and allow.] 1. To deny authority to any. When, said she, Were those first councils follow'd by me? Or where did I at sure tradition strike, Provided still it were apostolic? Dryden. 2. To confider as unlawful; not to permit. * . Their usual kind of disputing sheweth, that they do not disaslow only these Romish ceremonies which are unprofitable, but count all unprofitable which are Romish. coker. 3. To censure by some posterior ačt. It was known that the most eminent of those who professed his own principles, publickly disallotted his proceedings. : 4. To censure; not to justify. There is a secret, inward foreboding fear, that some evil or other will follow the doing of that which a man's own conscience disallows him in. - South. To Disallow. v. n. To refuse permission; not to grant; not to make or suppose lawful. God doth in converts, being roarried, allow continuance with infidels, aud yet disallow that

the faithful, when they are free, should enter .

into bonds of wedlock with such. Hoc. r. Disallow ABLE. aaj. [from disallow.] Not allowable; not to be suffered. Disallo wance. n.s.. [from disallow.] Prohibition. God accepts of a thing suitable for him to receive, and for us to give, where he does not declare his refusal and disallozrance of it. South. To Disa's cho R. v. a. [from dis and anthor.] To drive a ship from its anchor. To Disa's IMATE. v. a. [dis and animate.] 1. To deprive of life. 2. To discourage; to deject; to depress. The presence of a king engenders love amongst his subjects and his loyal friends, as it daniwoo, his enemies. Soofed re.

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To Disan Nu’l. v. a. [dis and annul. This word is formed, contrarily to analogy, by those who, not knowing the meaning of the word annul, iutended to form a negative sense by the needless use of the negative particle. It ought therefore to be rejected, as ungrammatical and barbarous.] To annul 5 to deprive of authority; to vacate; to make null ; to make void; to mnllify. The Jews ordinances for us to resume, were to check our Lord himself, which hath dilannulled them. Hezfer. That gave him power of disarrolling of laws, and disposing of men's fortunes and ectates, and the like points of absolute power, being in them." selves harsh and odious. Bacon. To be in both worlds full, is more than God was, who was hungry here: Wouldst thou his laws of fasting disangul : - Herbert. Wilt thou my judgments disingul? Defame My equal rule, to clear thyself of blame? Sandys. Dis's su’l MENT. n. . [from disannul.] The act of making void. To Disap PE(AR. v. m. [disparoitre, Fr.] To be lost to view; to vanish out of figot; to fly; to go away. She #:afteård, and left me dark! I wak'd To find her, or for ever to deplore. Milton. When the night and winter disappear, The purple morning, rising with the year, Salutes the spring. Dryden. The pictures drawn in our minds are laid in fading colours, and, if not sometimes refreshed, vanian and disappear. Locłe. Criticks I saw that others names deface, And fix their own with labour in their place; Their own, like others, soon their place resign'd, . Or disappear'd, and left the first behind. Pope. To D15 AP Po'INT. v.a. [dis and appoint.] 1. To defeat of expectation; to balk; to hinder from something expected. The superior Being can defeat all his designs, and disappoint all his hopes. ilotsen. Whilst the champion, with redoubled might, Strikes home the jawlin, his retiring foe Shrinks from the wound, and disappoint: the There' o lik ising th Addison. cre's nothing Ilke surprising the rogucs: how will they be jo, .. ão. that thou hast prevented their revenge! Arbuth. We are not only tortured by the reproaches which are offered us, but are disappointed by the silence of men when it is unexpected, and humbled even by their praises. Addison. 2. It has of before the thing lost by disappointment. The Janizaries, disappointed by the bassas of the spoil, received of the bounty of Solyman a great largess. (nvites. Disappoi'NTMENT, n. . [from disapfoint.] Defeat of hopes; miscarriage of expectations. It is impossible for us to know what are calamities, and what are ble sings. How many accidents have passed for misfortunes, which have turned to the welfare and proof-ority of the persons in whose let they have idea How many di, is faintinent, have, in their cois-quences, saved a non from ruin! Spectator. If we hors for things, of which we É: not thoroughly considered the value, or oppointwront will be greater than our piezsole in the fruition of them. 4.disco. D1s APP Rob A^T 10 N. m. s. [dis and approbation.] Censure ; condemnation ; expression of dislike.

He was obliged to publish his letters, to shew

his disapprobation of the publishing of *; of e. To Disapprove. v. a. [desapprouver, French. 1. To dislike ; to censure. I reason'd much, alas! but more I lov’d; Sent and recall'd, ordain’d and disapprov’d. Prior. Without good breeding truth is †"; That only makes superior sense belov’d. Pope. 2. To reject as disliked; not to confirm by concurrence. * A project for a treaty of barrier with the States was transmitted hither from Holland, and was disapproved of by our courts. Swift. D1's ARD. m. s. (Siri, boro, Saxon, a fool, Skinner; diseur, French, junius.] A rattler; a boasting talker. This word is inserted both by Skinner and junius; but I do not remember it. To D1s A. R.M. v. a. [desarmer, French.j 1. To spoil or divest of arms; to deprive of arms. An order was made by both houses, for dirarming all the papists in England. Clarendon. I am still the same, By different ways still moving to one fame; And by disarming you I now do more To save the town, than arming you before. Dryden. 2. It has of before the arms taken away. They would be immediately disarmed of their great magazine of artillery. ocke. To DisaRRA’Y. v. a. [dis and array.] To undress any one; to divest of clothes. So, as she bad, the witch they disarray'd. Fairy Queen. Now night is come, now soon her disarray, And in her bed her lay. Speiser. DIs ARRA’Y. m. s. [from the verb.] 1. Disorder; confusion; loss of the regular order of battle. He returned towards the river, to prevent such danger as the diarray, occasioned by the narrowness of the bridge, might cast upon them. - Hoyo. Disarray and shameful rout ensue, And force is added to the fainting crew. Dryden. 2. Undress. Disassidu'ity. m. s. Absence of care or attention. The Cecilians kept him back; as very well knowing that, upon every little absence or disassiduity, he should be subject to take cold at his back. otton. DISA'STER. m. s. [desastre, Fr.] 1. The blast or stroke of an unfavourable planet. Stars shone with trains of fire, dews of blood

* JDisasters veil'd the sun; and the moist star, Upon whose influence Neptune's empire stands, as sick almost to doomsday with eclipse. Shakspeare. 2. Misfortune; grief; mishap; misery; calamity. This day black omens threat the brightest fair That e'er deserv'd a watchful spirit's care;

Some dire direiter, or by force or slight; But what, or where,the fates have wript in night. Pope. To Dis a stER. v. a. [from the noun.] 1. To blast by the stroke of an unfavourable star. Ah, chaste bed of mine, said she, which never heretofore couldst accuse me of one defiled thought, how canst thou now receive that disartered changeling. Sidney. 2. To afiiict ; to mischief. These are the holes where eyes should be, which pitifully disaster the cheeks. Shahpeare. In his own fields, the swain Disaster'd stands. Thomson. DISA strous. adj. [from disaster.] 1. Unlucky; not fortunate. That seemeth a most disgstrous day to the Scots, not only in regard of this overthrow, but for that upon the same day they were defeated by the IEnglish at Floodenfield. Hayward. 2. Gloomy; threatening misfortune, The moon, In dim eclipse, disastrous twilight sheds On half the nations. Milton.

3. Unhappy j calamitous ; miserable; struck with affliction. Then Juno, pitying her disastrous fate, Sends Iris down, her pangs to mitigate. Denbam, Immediately after his return from this very expedition, such disastrous calamities befel his family, that he burnt two of his children himself. South. Fly the pursuit of my disastrous love; From my unhappy neighbourhood remove. Dryden. DIs A's TRously, adv, [from disastrous.] In a dismal manner. DISA’s TRous Ness. m. s. [from disartrous...] Unluckiness; unfortunateness. Dirf. To Disavou"ch. v. a. [dis and avouch.] To retract profession; to disown. Thereupon they flatly disavourb To yield him more obedience or support. Daniel. To Disavow. v. a. [dis and avow.] To disown; to deny knowledge of ; to deny concurrence in anything, or with any person. The heirs and posterity of them which yielded the same, are . ignorant thereof, or do wilfully deny, or stedfastly disavow it. Spenter. The English did believe his name was therein - abused; which he manifested to be true, by disavowing it openly afterwards. Hayward. To §. in person is good, when a man's face breedeth regard, and generally when a man will rescrye to himself liberty either to disavow or to expound. - Bacon. A man that acts below his rank, doth but disavow fortune, and seemeth to be conscious of his own want in worth, and doth but teach others to envy him. Bacon. He only does his conquest disavow, And thinks too little what they found too much. rvalen. We are reminded by the ceremony of tikin an oath, that it is a part of that obedience whic we learn from the gospel, expressly to disavow all evasions and mental reservations whatsoever. Addison's Freeholder. Disavowal. n. 4. [from disavow.) Denial.

An earnest disavowal of fear often proceeds frem fear. Clarissa. DIs A vo" was ENT. n.s.. [from disavow.] Denial. As touching the Tridentine history, his holiness will not press you to any disavowment thereof. Wotton. To D1s Authorize. v. a. [dis and authorize.] To deprive of credit or authority. The obtrusion of such particular instances as these, are insufficient to disauthorise a note grounded upon the final intention of nature. Wotton. To D1s BA’ND. v. a. [dis and band.] 1. To dismiss from military service; to break up an army; to dismiss soldiers from their colours. They disbanded themselves, and returned every man to his own dwelling. Knolles' History. Pythagoras bids usin our station stand, Tū’God, our general, shall us . Benham. I am content to lead a private life; Disland my army to secure the state. Dryden. Bid him disband his legions. Addison's Coto. 2. To spread abroad ; to scatter. Some imagine that a quantity of water, suffieient to make such a desuge, was created upon that occasion; and, when the business was done, all disbanded again, and annihilated. Woodward. To D1s BA’ND. v. n. 1. To retire from military service; to separate; to break up. Our navy was upon the point of disbanding, and many of our men come ashore. Bacon. The rang'd pow'rs Iliband, and wand'ring, each his several wa Pursues. Milton. The common soldiers, and inferior officers, should be fully paid upon their disbanding. Clarendon. Were it not for some small remainders of piety and virtue, which are yet left scattered among mankind, human society would in a short space disband and run into confusion, and the earth would grow wild and become aforest. Tillotson. 2. To be dissolved. While rocks stand, And rivers stir, thou canst not shrink or quail; Yea, "..., both rocks and all things shall dis

Then shalt thou be my rock and tower. Pierbert. To DisbA'RK. v. a. [debarquer, French.] To land from a ship; to put on shore. To: sail'd they, fraught with all the tnings To •on. by land that might belong, And, when occasion serv'd, disbarked them. Fairfox. The ship we moor on these obscure abodes; Disbar, the sheep, an offering to the gods. Pope's Odyssey. DisBE LI'EF. m. 1. [from disbelieve..] Refusal of credit ; denial of belief. Our belief or disbelief of a thing does not alter the nature of the thing. Tillotson. “To Disbell'ev E. v. a. [dir and believe.] Not to credit ; not to hold true.

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Such who profess to disbelieve a future state, are not always equally satisfied with their own reasonings. Atterbury. From a fondness to some vices, which the doctrine of futurity rendered uneasy, they brought themselves to doubt of religion; or, out of a vain affectation of seeing farther than other men, pretended to disbelieve it. Kogers. DIs Bell'ev ER. m. f. [from disbelieve.] One who refuses belief; one who denies any position to be true. An humble soul is frighted into sentiments, because a man of great name pronounces heresy upon the contrary sentiments, and casts the disbeliever out of the church. Wat To Disbe' Nich. v. a. [dis and to; To drive from a seat. Sir, I hope My words disbench'd you not? —No, sir; yet oft, When blows have made me stay, I fled from words. Słakspeare. To DIS BRA’nch. v. a. [dir and branch. To separate, or break off, as a branc from a tree. She that herself will sliver and disbranck From her maternal sap, perforce must wither, And come to deadly use. Shakop. King Lear. Such as are newly planted nečd not be disbranched till the sap begins to stir, that so the wound may be healed without the scar. Fore/yn's Kalendar. To Disnu'p. v. a. [With goj To take away the branches or sprigs newly put forth, that are ill placed. Dict. To D1s bu'RD f N. v. a. [dis and burden.] 1. To ease of a burden; to unload. The river, with ten branches or streams, dirburdens himself within the Persian sea. Peacham on Drawing. Disburden'd heav'n rejoic'd. Milton, 2. To disencumber, discharge, or clear. They removed either by casualty and tempest, or by intention and design; either out of lucre of gold, or for the disburdening of the countries surcharged with multitudes of inhabitants. Hale's Origin of Mankind. We shall disburden the piece of those hard shadowings, which are always ungraceful. Dryden's Dufresnoy. 3. To throw off a burden. Better do Ilive, that thoughby my thoughts I be plunged Into my life's bondage, I yet may disburden a passion. Sidney. Lucia, disburden all thy cares on me, And let me share thy most retir'd distress. - Addison's Cafe. To Drs bu'RDEN. v. m. To ease the mind. To DISBU'RSE. v. a. [debourser, Fr.] To spend or lay out money.

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- plentiful, as it can spare so great a sum togei. - pa *..., 's Ireland. 2. Sum spent. -DIs Bu'R's ER. a. s. [from disburse.] One that disburses. DISCA LCEATED. adj. [discalceatus, Latin.] Stripped of shoes. DiscAlce A"rio N. m. s. [from discalceated.] The act of pulling off the shoes. The custom of discalceation, or putting off , their shoes, at meals, is conceived to have been done, as by that means keeping their beds clean. - ~ Brown's Pulgar Errours. To DiscA’NDY. v. n. [dis and candy.] To dissolve; to melt. Hammer. The hearts That spaniel'd me at heels, to whom I gave - Their wishes, do discandy, melt their sweets . On blossoming Caesar. Shakspeare. o Disc A R D. v. a. [..dis and card.] x. To throw out of the hand such cards . as are useless. 2. To dismiss or eject employment. These men being certainly jewels to a wise man, considering what wonders they were able to perform, yet were discarded by that unworthy prince, as not worthy the holding. Sidoy. Their captains, if they list, disord whom 'i. lease, and send away such as will perhaps willingly be rid of that into and hard service, Spenser's State of Ireland. Should we own that we have a very imperfect idea of substance, would it not be hard to charge us with discarding substance out of the worlä Locke. Justice discard, party, friendship, kindred, and is always therefore represented as blind. Addison's Guardian. They blame the favourites, and think it nothing extraordinary that the queen should be at an end of her patience, and resolve to discard them.' Swift. I do not conceive why a sunk discarded party, who neither expect nor desire more than a quiet life, should be charged with endeavouring to introduce popery. Swift. Disc A RNATE. adj. [dis and caro, flesh; scarnato, Ital.] Stripped of flesh. 'Tis better to own a judgment, though but with a curta suppellex of coherent notions; than a memory like a sepulchre, furnished with a load of broken and discarnate bones. Glanville. To DiscA’s E. v. a. [dis and case.] To strip; to undress. Fetch me the hat and rapier in my cell: I will discale me, and myself present. Shaksp. To DISCE’RN. v. a. [discerno, Latin.] 1. To descry; to see : to discover. And behold among the simple ones, I dirtermed among the youths a young man void of understanding. Proverbs. 2. To judge; to have knowledge of by comparison.

What doth better become wisdom than to dis-
cern what is worthy the loving. Sidney.
Does any here know me? This is not Lear:
Does Lear walk thus, speak thus? Where are
his eyes?
Either his motion weakens, or his discernings
Are, lethargied. - Shakspeare,
You should be kul’d and led
By some discretion, that discerns your state

Better than you yourself. Shakop. King Lear,

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3. To distinguish. To discern such buds as are fit to produce blossoms, from such as will display themselves but in leaves, is no difficult matter. Boyle. 4. To make the difference between. They follow virtue for reward to-day; To-morrow vice, if she give better pay; We are so good, or bad, just at a price; For nothing else discerns the virtue or vice. Ben jonoa. To Disce’RN. v. n. 1. To make distinction. Great part of the country was abandoned te the spoils of the soldiers, who not troubling themselves to discern between a subject and a rebel, whilst their liberty lasted, made indifferently profit of both. Bayward. The custom of arguing on any side, even against our persuasions, dims the understanding, and makes it by degrees lose the faculty of discerning between truth and falsehood. Locle. . To have judicial cognizance. Not in use. - It discernetk of forces, frauds, crimes various of stellionate, and the incohations :owards crimes capital, not actually perpetrated. Bacon. Disce RNER. n.s.. [from discern.] 1. Discoverer; he that descries. 'Twas said they saw but one; and no dirreror Durst wag his tongue in censure. Shakspeare. 2. Judge ; one that has the power of distinguishing. He was a great observer and discerner of men's natures and humours, and was very dexterous in compliance, where he found it useful. Clarendon. How unequal discerners of truth they are, and easily exposed unto errour, will appear by their unqualified intellectuals. Brown's Poul. Err. Disc E. RNIB L.E. adj. [from discern.] Discoverable; perceptible; distinguishable ; apparent. It is indecd a sin of so gross, so formidable a bulk, that there needs no help of opticks to render it discernible, and therefore I .. not farther expatiate on it. Government of the Tongue. All this is easily discernible by the ordina ... discourses of the understanding. Soutb. Disc E. RNIBLE N Ess. n. 4. [from discermible.] Visibleness. Disc E(RNIBLY. adu. [from discernible.] Perceptibly ; apparently. Consider what doctrines areinfused discerniloy among christians, most apt to obstruct or interrupt the christian life. Ha*mond. Disc E R NING: part, adj. [from diščern.] Judicious; knowing. This hath been maintained not only by warm enthusiasts, but by cooler and more discerning heads. - Atterbury. Disc E R NING LY. adv. [from discerning.] Judiciously; rationally; acutely. These two errours Ovid has most discerningly awoided. Garo. D1sce’RNMENT. m. s. . [from discern.] Judgment; power of distinguishing. A reader that wants discernment, loves and admires the characters and actions of men in a wrong place. Freeholder. To DISCE’RP, v.a. [disceroo, Lat.] To tear in pieces; to break; to destroy by separation of its parts. Dict. DiscE’RPTIBLE, aff, [from discerp..]

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from any load or inconvenience. How rich in humble poverty is he, Who leads a quiet country life; Discourg'à of business, void of strife! 2. To unload; to distmbark. . I will convey them by sea in fioats, unto the place that theti shalt appoint me, and will cause them to be discharged. Kings. 3. To throw off any thing collected or accumulated; to give vent to anything; to let fly. . It is used of any thing violent or sudden. - Mounting his eyes, He did diseñargo a horrible oath. To their deatl o hei o til will discharge their secrets. - Sha&s o MacArth. Nor were those blust'ring brethren left at

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of his duty, there would be no place left for the common offices of society. L'Estrange. When they have taken a degree, and are consequently grown a burden to their friends, who now think themselves fully discharged, they get into orders as soon as they can. . ." ; 9. To clear from an accusation or crime; to absolve : with of. They wanted not reasons to be discharged of all blame, who are confesséd to have no great fault, even by their very word and testimony, in whose eyes no fault of ours hath ever hitherto been esteemed to be small. HookerThey are imprudent enough to dischargethemselves of this blunder, by laying the contradiction at Virgil's door. . Dryden, 10. To perform; to execute. Had I a hundred tongues, a wit so large As could their hundred offices discharge. Dryden's Falles. 11. To put away; to obliterate; to destroy. It is done by little and little, and with many essays; but all this dischargeth not the wonder. Bacon's Natural History. Trial would also be made in herbs poisonous and purgative, whose ill quality perhaps may be discharged, or lo, by setting stronger poisons or purgatives by them. Bacon12. To divest of any office or employment; to dismiss from service; as, he discharged his steward; the soldier was discharged. 13. To dismiss; to release; to send away from any business or appointment. Discharge your pow'rs unto their several counes. Shakspeare. When Casar would have discharged the senate, in regard of a dream of Calphurnia, this man told him, he hoped he would not dismiss the senate till his wife had dreamed a better dream. Bacon.

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The matter being suppurated, I opened an inflamed tubercle in the great angle of the left eye, and discharged a well-concocted matter. Wiseman's Surgery. To Disch A. Roe. ‘w. n. To dismiss itself; to break up. The cloud, if it were oily or fatty, would not discharge. Bacon's Natiral History. Disc H A R G E. m. f. [from the verb.] 1. Vent; explosion; emission. As the heat of all springs is owing to subterraneous fire, so wherever there are any extraordinary discharges of this fire, there also are the neighbouring springs hotter than ordinary. Woodward. 2. Matter vented. The harmorhage being stopped, the next occurrence is a thin serous discharge. Sharp.

Mark the dirharge of the little cloud upon glass or gems, or blades of swords, and you shall see it ever break trp first in the skirts, and last in the middle. Bacon's Natural History. 4. Dismission from an office : as, the governour solicited his dirrharge. 5. Release from an obligation or penalty. He warns Us, haply too secure of our discharge From penalty, because from death releas'd Sor 2 days. . - Afilton. 6. Absolution from a crime. The text oxpresses the seczd 2:tate cf the

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