to anger

O‘STRICH, 8. a large bird

PERNI'CIOUS, a. destructive ; baneful O'THERWISE, ad. in a different manner; by other PERPENDI'CULAR, a, a straight line up and down causes; in other respects

PERPE'TUAL, a. never-ceasing ; continual OU'TLET, s. passage outward

PERPLE'x, v. a. disturb; distract; tease; plague

; OU'TSET, 8. setting out; departure

PERPLE'XITY, 8. anxiety ; entanglement OU'TWARD, a. external ; opposed to inward

PE'RSECUTE, V. a. to harass or pursue with malignity OVERFLO'w, v. a. deluge; drown; overrun; fill PERSEVE'RANCE, S. persistence in any design or atbeyond the brim

tempt; constancy in progress OVERTA'KE, v. a. catch anything by pursuit; come PERTINA'CITY, s. obstinacy; stubbornness; conup to something going before

stancy OVERTHRO'w, v. a. turn upside down ; throw down ;

PERTURBA'TION, S. restlessness; disturbance ruin; defeat; destroy OVERWHE’LM, v. a. crush underneath something PETI'TION, S. request; entreaty ; single branch or

PERD'SAL, s. the act of reading violent and weighty; overlook gloomily

article of prayer PACI'FIC, a. mild; gentle ; appeasing

PHA'LANX, s. a troop of men closely embodied PA'LACE, 8. a royal house

PHENOMENON, S. appearance PA'LTRY, a. worthless; contemptible ; mean

PuiLO'SOPHER, s. a man deep in knowledge PA'RADISE, s. the blissful region in which the first

PAILOSO'PHICAL, a. belonging to philosophy pair were placed ; any place of felicity

PHILO'SOPHY, s. moral or natural knowledge PARALLEL, a. extending in the same direction ; PAY'sical, a. relating to nature or to natural philohaving the same tendency

sophy; medicinal; relating to health PARALLE'LOGRAM, 8. in geometry, a right-lined PICTO'RIAL, a. produced by a painter

four-sided figure, whose opposite sides are parallel PIC'TURESQUE, a. beantiful ; magnificent and equal

PI'LCHARD, s. a kind of fish PAʻRAPET, 8. a wall breast high

PI'LGRIMAGE, S. a long journey PA'RCEL, S. a small bundle; a part of a whole

Pilous, a. careful of the duties owed by created PA'RDON, s. forgiveness

beings to God; godly; religious PAROCAIAL, a. belonging to a parish

PI'RATE, s. a sea robber PanO'TIDA-SA'LIVARY, a. glands so named because Pista'chio, s. a dry fruit of an oblong figure near the ear

PI'TIABLE, a. that which deserves pity PA'RTICLE, S. any small quantity of a greater sub

PLA'CABLE, a. willing or able to be appeased stance; a word unvaried by inflection PARTICULAR, 8. a single instance; a minute de

PLA'INTIVE, a. complaining; lamenting ; expres

sive of sorrow tail of things singly enumerated. IN PARTICULAR, peculiarly; distinctly

PLA'NETARY, a. pertaining to the planets; proPARTICULARLY, ad. in an extraordinary degree;

duced by the planets distinctly

PLANTA'TION, s. a place planted; a colony PA'SSAGE, S. act of passing; road; way; entrance PLAU'SIBLY, ad. with fair show or exit; part of a book

PLEA'SANT, a. delightful; cheerful; merry PASSENGER, 8. traveller; & wayfarer; one who PLEA'BANTRY, s. merriment; lively talk bires in any vehicle the liberty of travelling

PLEA'SURE, S. delight
PA'SSIONATE, a. moved by passion ; easily moved PLE'NTIFUL, a. copious; fruitful; abundant

PLI'ABLE, a. flexible ; easy to be bent; easy to be PA'SSIVE, a. unresisting ; suffering ; not acting

persuaded ; capable of being plied PA'STORAL, a. rural; rustic ; imitating shepherds Pli'ant, a. bending; flexible; easy to take a form PATHE'TIC, a. affecting the passions; moving PLU'MAGE, s. feathers; suit of feathers PA'Thos, s. passion ; warmth ; affection of the mind

PNY'x, s. a place where assemblies of the people PATHWAY, 3. a road; a narrow way to be passed on were held foot.

POʻETRY, s. sublime thought expressed in sublime PATIENCE, s. the power of suffering ; perseverance language PA'TIENTLY, ad. with steadfast resignation ; with Poi'GNANCY, S. power of irritation ; sharpness hopeful confidence

Poilson, s. that which taken into the body destroys PATRIARCH, s. one who governs by paternal right; or injures life; anything infectious or malignant the father and ruler of a family

POLI'TE, a. glossy; smooth; elegant of manners PA'TKIMONY, s. an estate possessed by inheritance POLI'TICAL, a. that which relates to politics; that PA'TRIOT, s. one who loves his country

wbich relates to public affairs; also cunning, skilful PATRON, s. one who countenances, supports, or pro- PO'PULAR, a. vulgar ; familiar; well known tects; defender

POPULA'RITY, s. state of being favoured by the PEA CEABLE, a. not quarrelsome; not turbulent people; representation suited to vulgar conception PE'CTORAL, a. belonging to the breast

POFULA'TION, s. the state of a country with rePecu'Liar, a. appropriate; not common to other spect to numbers of people things; particular

PO'RTABLE, a. manageable by the hand ; support. PECULIA'RITY, s. particularity; something found

able only in one

PO'RTION, S. a part; an allotment PE'DESTAL, s. the lower member of a pillar ; the PORTMA'NTEAU, s. a chest, or bag, in which clothes basis of a statue

are carried PE'DIMENT, 8. an ornament that finishes the fronts Posi'tion, s. state of being placed ; situation

of buildings, and serves as a decoration over gates Poʻsitive, a. absolute; particular; real ; certain PE'NANCE, s. infliction, either public or private, suf- Posse'ss, v. a. have as an owner; be master of; fered as an expression of repentance 1or sin

seize ; obtain PE'NDULOUS, a. hanging

Posse'ssION, s. property ; the thing possessed PE'NETRATE, v. a. enter beyond the surface; make

PO'SSIBLE, a. having the power to be or to be done; way into a body; affect the mind

not contrary to the nature of things PENI'NSULA, s. land almost surrounded by water

PostE'RITY, s. succeeding generations PE'NORY, S. poverty ; indigence

POʻTENTATE, s. monarch ; prince ; sovereign PE'OPLE, 8. a nation; the vulgar

PO'WER, s. command; authority; ability; strength; PERCEI'VE, v. a. discover by some sensible effects; faculty of the mind know; observe

PRACTICABLE, a. capable of being practised PERCE'PTIBLE, a. such as may be known or observed

PRACTICAL, a. relating to action; not merely :specuPERFE'CTION, S. the state of being perfect

lative PERFO'RM, v. a. execute ; do; accomplish

PRÆ'TOR, 8. a functionary among the ancient RoPE'RFORATE, v. a. pierce with a tool ; bore PERHA'Ps, ad. peradventure; may be

PRAI'RIE, 8. a meadow PE'RIL, s. danger; hazard ; jeopardy

PRECAU'TION, s. preservative caution; preventive PE'RIOD, s. length of duration; a complete sentence from one full stop to another; the end or conclusion

PRECE'PTOR, 8. a teacher; an instructor PE'RISH, v. n. die ; be destroyed; be lost; come to PRECINCT, s. outward limit; boundary nothing

PRECI'PITOUS, a. headlong ; steep PEʻRMANENT, a. durable ; unchanged; of long con- PREDECESSOR, s. one who was in any state or place tinuance

before another; ancestor




PREDO'MINANCE, S. prevalence; ascendancy PYTHAGORE'ANS, s. followers of Pythagoras
PREDOʻMINANT, a. prevalent ; ascendant; supreme

QUA'LIFICATION, s. accomplishment; that which PREDOʻMINATE, v. n. prevail; be supreme in influ- makes any person or thing fit for anything

QOA'NTITY, S. any indeterminate weight or mea. PREFI'x, v. a. appoint beforehand; settle; esta

sure; bulk or weight; a portion; a part blish; put before another thing

QUA'RRY, s. game flown at by a hawk; & stone PRELI'MINARY, a. previous ; introductory

mine PREʻJUDICE, s. prepossession ; judgment formed beforehand; mischief; injury

RA'DIANT, a. shining ; emitting rays PREPABA'TION, s. anything made by process of

RAMIFICATION, $. division or separation into operation; previous measures

branches; small branches ; branching out PRERO'GATIVE, S. an exclusive or peculiar privilege

RA'NCID, Q. strong-scented PREʻSCIENT, S. foreknowing ; prophetic

RAPA'cious, a. given to plunder ; seizing by vioPRE'SENT, a. not past; not future; ready at hand; lence not absent; being face to face; being now in view

RAPIDITY, S. celerity ; velocity; swiftness PRESE'NT, v.a. offer; exhibit

RA'PTURE, S. transport ; haste PRESEÄRVE, v. a. save; keep; defend from destruc

RA'TTLE, S. 3. quick noise nimbly repeated; empty tion or any evil

and loud talk; a plant PRESU'MPTION, S. arrogance; blind confidence

RA'TTLESNAKE, S. a kind of serpent, which has a PREVE'NT, v. a. hinder; obviate; obstruct

rattle at the end of its tail PRI'NCIPAL, a. chief; capital ; essential; import- REA'CTION, s. the reciprocation of any impulse or ant; considerable

force impressed, made by the body on which such an imPRI'NCIPLE, S. constituent part ; original cause pression is made PROBABLE, a. likely

RE' ALISE, v. a. bring into being or act; convert PROBABLY, ad. very likely

money into land PROBA'TION, S. proof; trial ; noviciate

REA'SON, s. the power by which man deduces one PROCEE'D, v. n. pass from one thing or place to

proposition from another; cause ; ground or principle; another; go forward; issue; arize; carry on; act;

motive; moderation transact

REA'SONABLENESS, s. the faculty of reason PRO'CESS, s. course of law; course

REA'SONING, S. an argument PROCE'SSION, s. a train marching in ceremonious

REBEÖLLION, s. insurrection against lawful authority solemnity

RECE'DE, v. n. fall back ; retreat; desist PRODI'GIOUS, a. enormous; amazing ; monstrous RECEI'VE, v. a. obtain; admit; entertain as a guest PBO'DOCE, s. amount; profit; that which anything RE'CENT, a. new; late; fresh yields or brings

RECEʻPTACLE, s. a vessel or place into which any. PRODO'CE, v. a. offer to the view or notice; bear;

thing is received cause ; effect

RECOGNITION, S. review ; renovation of knowledge ; PRODU'CTION, s. the act of producing; fruit; pro- acknowledgment; memorial duct; composition

RECOLLECTION, $. recovery of notion; revival in PROFEʻSSION, S. vocation; known employment

the memory PROFU'SE, a. lavish ; too liberal

RECOMME'ND, 0. a. make acceptable; praise anoPROFU'SION, 8. extravagance; abundance

ther; commit with prayers PROGRESS, S. course; advancement; motion forward RECOMMENDATION, s. the act of recommending ; PROHIBIT, v.a. forbid; debar; hinder

that which secures to one a kind reception from another PROJECT, v. a. throw out; scheme ; contrive; form

RE'COMPENSE, s. reward; compensation in the mind

RE'COMPENSE, 0. a. repay ; reward ; redeem PRO'PAGATE, v. a. extend ; widen; promote RE'CORD, S. register; authentic memorial PRO'PER, a. fit; exact; peculiar

RECREA'TION, s. relief after toil or pain; amusePRO'PHECY, S. a declaration of something to come ment; diversion PROPHEʼTIC, a. foreseeing or foretelling future events

RE'CTIFY, v. a. to make right PROPO'RTION, s. symmetry; form ; size; ratio

RE'CTITUDE, s. straightness; rightness; uprightness PROPOSITION, s. one of the three parts of a regu

REDEÓMPTION, s. ransom ; relief; purchase of God's lar argument, in which anything is affirmed or denied;

favour by the death of Christ proposal

REDU'CE, v. a. bring back ; subdue ; degrade PROPRI'ETOR, 6. possessor in his own right

REFLE'CTION, s. that which is reflected; thought " PROPRI'ETY, S. accuracy; justness

thrown back upon the past; attentive consideration PBOSA'ic, a. belonging to or resembling prose

REFLE'CTOR, s. considerer PROTE'CTOR, S. defender ; supporter ; guardian

REFRA'CT, v. n. break the natural course of rays PROTRU'DE, v. a. thrust forward

REFU'LGENT, a. bright; splendid *PROVI'DE, v.a. procure; furnish ; supply; stipulate

REGA'LIA, s. ensigns of Royalty PROVIDE'NTIAL, a. effected by Providence; refer

REGA'RD, v. a. observe; remark; pay attention to rible to provideuce

RE'GIMENT, S. a body of soldiers under one colonel PRO'VINCE, S. & conquered conntry; a region REGION, s. tract of land; country PROVI'NCIAL, a. that which relates to provinces RE'GULAR, a: methodical ; orderly PROVI'SION, s. the act of providing beforehand; REINFO'RCE, v. a. strengthen again

measures taken beforehand; stock collected; victuals REJE'CT, v. a. cast off ; refuse; throw aside PROVOCA'TION, s. an act or cause by which anger is RE'LATIVE, 8. a near friend ; a relation ; a kinsman raised ; an appeal to a judge

RE'LATIVE, a. having relation PROXI'MITY, S. nearness

RELAXA'TION, S. the act of loosening PTA'RMIGAN, s. (pronounced tár-mi-gan) a bird of RELA'XED, a. slackened ; loosened ; let loose ; dithe grouse species

verted; eased; refreshed PU'BLIC, s. the people; general view ; open view

RELEA'SE, v. a. quit; let go, slacken; free from PU'LLEY, S. a small wheel turning on a pivot, with

RELE'NT, 0. n. slacken ; remit; soften ; melt

; a furrow on its outside, in which a rope runs PU'NISH,0. a. to chastise ; to afflict with penalties or RELIE've, v. a. ease pain or sorrow; succour by

RE'LIC, s. that which remains death for some crime PU'NISHED, a chastised

assistance; support; assist PU'PIL, 8. a scholar; one under the care of a tutor

RELI'GION, S. a system of divine faith and worship

RELU'CTANT, a. unwilling; acting with repugnance PO'RCHASE, 0. a. acquire; buy for a price

REMAI'N, v. n. continue ; endure; be left PU'BITY, s. cleanness; freedom from foulness or

REMAI'NDER, 8. the part left dirt; freedom from guilt; innocence PU'RPOSE, s. intention; design; instance

REMA'RKABLE, a. observable; worthy of note PU'TRIFY, 0, n. to rot

RE'MEDY, s. à medicine by which any illness is PUZZLE, v. a. perplex ; confound ; tease ; entangle REMEMBER, v. a. bear in mind ; not to forget

cured; that which counteracts any evil; reparation PY'RAMID, S. a solid figure, whose base is a polygon REMOʻNSTRÁNCE, 8. strong

representation and whose sides are plain triangles, their several points meeting in one

REMO'RSELESS, a. without remorse PITHA'GOBA8, s. the originator of the present system RE'NDER, v. a. restore ; give back; represent; exuniverse

hibit; give

REPEA'T, 0. a. use again ; do again ; speak again SCIENTI'FIČ, a. producing demonstrative knowledge REPOʻRT, s. rumour; popular fame; sound; loud SCREECH, s. cry of horror and anguish; harsh cry noise

SCRI'PTURE, s. sacred writing; the Bible RE'PRESENT, v. a. exhibit; describe; personate; SCRU'BBY, a. mean; vile; dirty; worthless

exhibit to show REPRESENTA'TION, 8. image ; likeness ; public ex

SCU'LPTURE, s. carved work hibition

SE'AMAN, S. a sailor REPAIE'VE, S. respite after sentence of death SE'ASON, s. one of the four parts of the year; a fit REPRI'SAL, s. something seized by way of retalia

time tion for robbery or injury

SE'CRET, S. something studiously hidden; privacy; REPTILE, S. an animal that creeps on many feet

solitude; a thing unknown REPO'BLIC, s. commonwealth; a government with

SECRE'TE, v. a. pnt aside ; hide out a King or other hereditary head

SECU'RITY, s. protection ; safety; certainty REPOʻGNANT, a. disobedient; contrary; opposite

E'MING, s. appearance; show; opinion REPU'LSE, v. a. beat back; drive off

SELE'CT, v. a.choose in preference to others rejected REPUTA'TION, s. character of good or bad; credit

SELE'CTION, s. the act of choosing; choice REPUTE, s. character; reputation

SE'MI-GLO'BULAR, a. half circular REQUE'ST, S. petition ; entreaty; demand

SE'MINARY, s. place of education RE'QUIEM, s. a hymn, ia which they ask for the SE'NATOR, S. a public counsellor dead, requiem or rest

SENSA'TION, s. perception by means of the senses RE'QUISITE, a. necessary

SENSIBI'LITY, s. qnickness of sensation; delicacy RE'SCUE, v. a. set free from any violence, confine- SENSORIO'LA, s. plur. little sensoriums ment, or danger

SENSOʻRIOM, s. the seat of sense ; organ of sensation RESE'MBLE, v. a. to be like ; to compare; to repre- SE'NTINEL, S. one who watches or keeps guard, to sent as like something else

prevent surprise RESE'NTMENT, S. anger ; deep sense of injury SEPARATION, s. the act of separating; disunion RE'SERVOIR, s. & receiver ; a large basin which re- SE'QUEL, S. conclusion; consequence ; event ceives water

SEQUE'STER, V. a. separate from others for the sake RE'SIDENCE, S. dwelling; place of abode

of privacy ; remove; withdraw RESOU'RCE, S. resort; expedient

SERE'NITY, s. calmness; mild temperature; peace; RESPE'CTIVE, a. particular; relating to particular coolness mind persons or things

Se'RIES, s. sequence; order ; succession; course RESPIRA'TION, s. the act of breathing; relief from toil SERRA'TED, a, formed with jags or indentures, like RESPLE'NDENT, a. bright; shining; having a beau- the edge of a saw tiful lustre

SE'BVANT, s. one who attends another, and acts at RESPO'NSIBLE, a. answerable ; accountable

his command RESTRAI'NT, S. abridgment of liberty; prohibition ; SE'RVICEABLE, a. active ; diligent; officious; use

; restriction

ful; beneficial RETALIA'TION, s. requital; return of like for like SE'VERAL, a. different; divers; many RETA'RD, v. a. hinder; delay

SBA'NTY, S. & temporary wooden building RE'TINUE, S. a number attending upon a principal SHE’LTER, S. cover; protection person; train

Si'GNAL, S. & notice given by a sign; a sign that RETROSPE'CTION, S. act or faculty of looking back- gives notice ward

SIGNIFY, v. a. to declare; to make known; to deRETO'RN, s. the act of coming back to the same clare by some token or sign; to express; to mean place; act of restoring or giving back

SILT, s. mud; slime; consisting of mud REVELA'TION, s. discovery ; communication ; apo- Si'MILAR, a. like ; having resemblance calypse; the prophecy of St. John, revealing future

SIMPLI'CITY, s. plainness; not cunning; silliness things REVE'NUE, s. income; annual profits received from

SIMULTANEOUS, a. acting together; existing at the lands or other funds

same time RE'VERENCE, s. veneration; respect; title of the

SINCE'RITY, s. honesty of intention clergy

SI'NGER, 8. one that sings; one whose profession or

business is to sing REVE'RSE, v. a. turn upside down ; overturn RHINO'CEROS, s. a large animal with a horn on its

SI'NGULAR, a. single; particular

SI'TUATE, part. a. placed with respect to anything RHODODE'NDRON, s. the rose-bay

else; consisting RI'BALDRY, s. mean, lewd, brutal language

SRE'LETON, s. the bones of the body preserved to

gether, as much as can be, in their natural situation RI'DICULE, s. contemptive mockery

SKIRMISH, s. slight fight; contest RI'VET, v. a. fasten strongly

SLA'TY, a. having the nature of slate Ri'VULET, S. a small river; streamlet ; brook

SLEIGHT, S. artful trick; dexterous practice ROMA'NTIC, a. wild ; fanciful

SLU'GGISH, a, slow; slothful; lazy, inactive RooʻKERY, S. & nursery of rooks

SOBRI'ETY, 8. soberness; calmness; gravity ROYAʼLIST, s. adherent to a King

SOCI'ETY, s. company ; community RU'By, s. a precious stone of a red colour

So‘CKET, S. a hollow pipe; the receptacle of the eye RU'DIMENT, s. the first principle

SO'LDIER, S. a fighting man; a warrior
RU'GGED, a. rough; uneven ; rude
Ru'stic, a. rough; rude; pertaining to the country SOLE'MNITY, S. gravity ; religious ceremony

SoʻLEMN, a. religiously grave; awful; grave RUSTI'CITY, s. rural appearance ; simplicity

SOLI'CITOUS, a. anxious ; careful; concerned SA'CRAMENT, s. an oath; an outward and visible

SOLI'CITUDE, S. anxiety ; carefulness sign of an inward and spiritual grace

SO'LID, a. not liquid; not fluid ; not hollow; com

pact ; strong; firm; sound; true; profound ; grave SACRED, a. immediately relating to God; holy SACRIFICE, v. a. offer to heaven; destroy or give SOLILOQUI, S. a discourse made by one in solitude

to himself up for the sake of something else; destroy; kill

SO'LITARY, a. living alone; not having company SAGA'CITY, s. quickness of scent; acuteness of dis

SO'LITUDE, s. loneliness; a lonely place covery SA'LINE, a. consisting of salt; constituting salt

SO'RBOW, s. grief ; pain for something past; sadness SA'NCTITY, s. holiness; goodness; purity

Sou'THERN, a. belonging to the south SA'NGUINARY, a. cruel; bloody; murderous

SO'VEREIGN, s. supreme lord SA'PPHIRE, S. a precious stone, of a blue colour SPA'NGLE, S. any little thing sparkling and shining SAO'RIAN s. a reptile belonging to the order of

SPA'NIEL, 8. a dog used for sport in the field, remarkSauria or lizards

able for sagacity and obedience SAVA'NNA, S. an open meadow without wood

SPEA'KER, S. one that ; the prolocutor of

the Commons SCA'BBARD, s. the sheath of a sword or dagger SCENERY, S. the appearances of places or things ; SPECIMEN, S. sample ; a part of anything exhibited,

SPECIES, s. a sort ; class of nature; show the disposition of the scenes of a play SCE'PTRE, 8. the ensign of royalty borne in the hand

that the rest may be known SCI'ENCE, 8. knowledge; certainty grounded on

SPE'CTACLE, s. a show ; sight demonstration

SPECTA'TOR, S. a looker-on; a beholder



SPECULATION, s. examination by the eye; view; spy S'URPLUS, S. overplus; what remains when use is SPHE'RICAL, a. round; globular

satisfied SPI'CULA, 8. plur. little spikes

SURROU'ND, 0.a. environ ; encompass; enclose on SPI'cy, a. producing spice; aromatic

all sides SPI'DER, s. the animal that spins a web for flies

SURVE'Y, v. Q. view as examining ; measure and

estimate land; overlook SPI'RAL, a. curved; winding; circularly involved SPI'RIT, s. breath; soulof man; apparition ; temper

SUSCE'PTIBLE, a. capable of anything

SUSPI'CION, s. the act of suspecting ; imagination of SPI'RITUAL, a. that which regards divinity; that

something ill without proof which regards the soul; not temporal SPLE'NDID, a. showy ; magnificent; pompons

SWALLOW, v. n. take down the throat; take in

SY'CAMORE, S. a tree STABI'LITY, S. steadiness; strength to stand

SY'COPHANT, s. tale-bearer STA'GNANT, a. motionless; still

SY'NMETRY, S. adaptation of parts to each other; STA'GNATE, v. a. lie motionless; have no stream

proportion; harmony STA'NDARD, S. an ensign in war; a settled rate

SY'MPHONY, s. harmony of mingled sounds STA'RLING, S. a bird that may be taught to whistle,

SY'NAGOGUE, S. a Jewish place of worship and articulate words STA'TESMAN, S. a politician :one employed in pub

SY'STEM, S. any combination of many things acting

together lic affairs STATION, 4. a. place in a certain post or place

SYSTEMA'TIC, a. methodical ; written or formed

with regular subordination of one part to another STA'TUE, 3. an image ; solid representation of any

living being STA'TURE, S. the height of any animal

TA'BLET, S. & small level surface; a surface written

on or painted STE'RIL, a. barren ; unfruitful

TA'BULAR, a. set in the form of tables or synopses Sto'ic, s. an ancient philosopher of a particnlar TACTICS, S. the art of ranging men on the field of sect, that met under the Stoa or portico of the temple

battle STOʻICAL, a. pertaining to the Stoics

TA'FFETA, S. a thin silk STRA'TAGEM, s. an artifice in war; a trick by TA'NKARD, 8. a large vessel with a cover for strong which some advantage is gained

drink STRU'CTURE, s. building; form

TA'PER, V. n. grow gradually smaller STRU'GGLE, 0. n. labour; strive ; contend

TA'TTOO, u. a. mark by staining on the skin STU'DENT, 8. a bookish man; a scholar STUPE'NDOUS, a. wonderful; amazing; astonishing TAXATION, s. the act of loading with taxes ; ac

TA'WDRY, a, meanly showy; showy without elegance STU'PIFY, v. a. make stupid ; deprive of sensibility cusation SUB-DIVI'DE, V. a. to divide a part into more parts TE'CHNICAL, a. belonging to the arts; not in comSUBDIVI'SION, s. the act of subdividing; the parts mop or popular use distinguished by a second division

TE'LESCOPE, S. a long glass by which distant objects SUBDU'E, v. a. crush ; oppress ; conquer; tame are viewed SU'BJECT, s. one who lives under the dominion of TEA'CHER, S. one who teaches ; an instructor

another; that on which any operation is performed TE'MPERANCE, 8. moderation in meat and drink ; SUBME'RGE, v. a. to put under water; to drown freeness from ardent passiou. SUBMI'SSIVE, a. bumble

TE'MPERATE, a. moderate in meat and drink ; free SU'BSEQUENT, a. following in train

from ardent passion; not excessive

deSUBSI'STENCE, s. competence ; means of supporting TE'MPERATURE, s. constitution of nature; life; inherence in something else

gree of any qualities ; moderation SU'BSTANCE, s. something real, not imaginary ;

TE'MPLE, 8. a place appropriated to acts of religion ; wealth; means of life

the upper part of the sides of the head S'UBSTITUTE, s. one placed by another to act with TE'MPORAL, a. measured by time secular ; not delegated power

spiritual SUBTERRA'NEOUS, a. lying under the earth

TEMPTA'TION, s. the act of tempting SUBVE'RSION, 8. overthrow; ruin

TENA'CITY, s. adhesion of one part to another SU'CCEED, v. a. follow; prosper

TE'NDENCY, s. direction or course toward any SUCCE'SSFUL, a. prosperous; happy; fortunate

place, object, inference, or result SUCCEÄSSION, s. a series of persons or things follow

TE'NDER, A. soft ; sensible; delicate ; gentle; mild; ing one another; a lineage

young; weak, as tender age SU'CCOUR, s. aid'; assistance; help in distress

TE'NDRIL, S. the clasp of a vine or other climbing

plant Su'CCULENT, a. juicy; moist

TE'NEMENT, S. anything held by a tenant
SU'DDEN, a. coming unexpectedly ; hasty ; violent

TENU'ITY, s. thinness; smallness ; poverty
SU'FFER, 0. a. bear; undergo; endure; permit
SUFFI'CE, v. n. be enough ; be sufficient; be equal TERMINATION, s. the end

TE'RMINATE, 0. n. have an end ; be limited; end

; to the end, or purpose SUFFI'CE, v. a. afford ; supply ; satisfy

TERRE'STRIAL, a. earthly SUFFI'CIENT, a. equal to any end or purpose

TE'RRIBLE, a. dreadful; formidable ; causing fear

; SU'LLY, O. a. spoil; tarnish ; dirty ; spot

TE'RRIER, 8. a kind of dog SU'LTRY, a. hot and close

TERRITORY, s. land; country SO'MMON, v. a call up ; raise; admonish to appear

TE'RROR, s. fear communicated ; fear received;

the cause of fear SO'MPTUOUS, a. costly; expensive ; splendid

TE'XTURE, s. the act of weaving; a web; a thing SUPE'RB, a grand; pompous; lofty ; magnificent woven; combination of parts SUPERINCU'MBENT, a. lying on the top of something THEREFORE, ad. for this reason ; consequently else

THOU'SAND, a. or s. the number of ten hundred SUPERINDU'CE, v. a. bring in as an addition to

TIDE, s. time; alternate ebb and flow of the sea something else SUPERINTE'NDENCE, s. superior care; the act of TI'MID, a. fearful; wanting courage overseeing with authority

TE'MOROUS, a. fearful; terrified; susceptible of SUPERINTE'NDENT, s. one who overlooks others fear; capable of being frightened authoritatively

TI'TLE, s. a general bead comprising particulars; SUPE'RIOR, a. higher; greater in dignity or excel

an appellation of honour; claim of right; the first page Jence ; preferable; upper

of a book, telling its name, and generally its subject SUPERIOʻRITY, 3. pre-eminence; the quality of TOʻRPID, a. motionless ; sluggish

To'csin, S. an alarm-bell being greater or higher than another SUPERSE'DE. V a. make void by superior power

TO'RTUBE, s. torments judicially inflicted; pain SUPERSTI'TIOUS, a. full of idle fancies or scruples ToʻRTURE, 1. a. panish with tortures; torment

by which guilt is punished, or confession extorted with regard to religion SUPPLI', 0. n. fill up a deficiency; yield ; afford; | TOUR, s. (pronounced toor) a journey for pleasure accommodate; furnish

Tou'RIST, s. one who travels for pleasure SUPPLY', s. relief of want; cure of deficiencies TO'WARD, prep. in a direction to; near to SUPPO'RT, s. act or power of sustaining; prop Tow'ER, s. high building; fortress ; an elevation SOPPO'RT, 0. a. sustain ; prop; endure

TRADITIONAL, a. delivered by tradition SUPPO'SE, v. a admit without proof; imagine TRA'GEDY, S. any mournful or dreadful event SU'RFACE, s. superficies; outside

TRA'GIC, a. mournful, calamitous


TRA'GI-CO'MEDY, S. a drama compounded of merry | UNRETA'LIATED, part. unreturned, applied to inand serious things

juries TRAIN, v. a. draw along; entice; educate

UNSA'Y, v. a. retract; deny what has been said TRA'NQUIL, a. quiet ; peaceful

UNSUCCESSFUL, a. not having the wished event TRANQOI'LLITY, s. quietness; peace; freedom from UNSWA'THE, v. a. unbandage

trouble or annoyance TRANSA'CT, v.a. manage; negotiate; perform

UNVI'TIATED, part. pure ; not defiled TRANSA'CTION, s. negotiation; management

UNWIE'LDY, Q. unmanageable ; not easily moving,

or moved TRA'NSIENT, a. short; momentary

URGE, v. a. press ; incite; provoke; solicit TRANSI'TION, S. removal; passage from one to an- U'SHER, S. an under-teacher ; one whose business it other ; change

is to introduce strangers, or walk before a person of high TRANSMI'T, v. a. send from one place to another rank TRANSPARENT, a. clear; translucent

UTE'NSIL, s. an instrument for any use, such as the TRA'VEL, S. journey ; labour; toil

vessels of the kitchen, or tools of a trade TRAVEL, v. n. make travels; move ; go TRA'VERSE, V. a. to cross; to lay athwart; to cross

VALERIAN, s. a plant by way of opposition; to wander over

VALLEY, s. low ground; a hollow between two hills TREA'CHEROUS, a. faithless; guilty of deserting or VA'LUABLE, a. precious; worthy betraying

VA'LUE, S. price; worth ; rate TREA'CHERY, S. perfidy; breach of faith

VAN, s. the front of an army; the first line TREA'SURER, S. one who has the care of money; one VANI'LLA, 8. a plant, the fruit of which is used to who has the charge of treasure

scent chocolate TRE'LLIS, s. a structure of iron, wood, or osier, VA'NISH, v. n. lose perceptible existence ; disapthe parts crossing each other like a lattice

pear; be lost; pass away TREME'NDOOS, a. dreadful; horrible

VARIANCE, s. discord; disagreement TRE'MOUR, s. the state of trembling or quivering VA'RIEGATE, v. a. diversify ; stain with different TRE'MULOUS, a. trembling; fearful ; quivering colours TREPIDA'TION, s. fear; terror; hurry; confused VA'RIOUS, a. different; several ; diversified haste; terrified flight

VA'RY, v. a. change; change to something else TRI'ANGLE, S. a figure of three angles TRIBU'NAL, s. the seat of a judge;

a court of justice VEGETA'TION, s. the power of producing the growth

VATICAN, S. the palace of the Pope at Rome TBI'BUTE, S. payment in acknowledgment ; sub- of plants jection

VEGETA'TIVE, a. having the power to produce TRI'PLE, a. threefold ; treble

growth in plants TRI'UMPH, s. victory; conquest

VE'HICLE, S. a conveyance TRIU'MPHANT, a. victorious; celebrating a victory VE'NERABLE, a. old; to be treated with reverence TRO'PHY, s. something shown or treasured up in VE'NISON, s. game; the flesh of deer proof of victory

VENTILATION, s. the act of fanning TRO'UBLE, v. n. disturb; affilict; tease; disorder

VENTILATOR, S. an instrument contrived to supply TRU'NCATE, v. a. maim; cut short

close places with fresh air TRU'NNIONS, s. the knobs or bunchings of a gun, VENTURE, V. n. dare; run hazard ; engage in that bear it on the checks of a carriage

VE'RIFY, v. n. justify against the charge of falseTUBE, S. a pipe; a long hollow body

hood; confirm; to prove true TU'BULAR, A. resembling a pipe or trunk

VE'RILY, ad. in truth; certainly TUMU'LTUOUS, a. uproarious; noisy

VE'SSEL, S. any capacity; anything containing; TU'Nic, s. part of the Roman dress, natural cover- the containing parts of an animal body ing; tunicle

VESU'VIUS, s. a burning mountain near Naples TU'NNEL, s. funnel; shaft of a chimney ; passage VICI'NITY, S. nearness; state of being near under ground

VICI'SSITUDE, s. regular change; revolution TU'KBAN, s. the covering worn by the Turks on their

VICTIM, S. sacrifice ; something destroyed heads TU'RPITUDE, S. shamefulness; baseness

VI'CTORY, S. conquest ; triumph TY'RANNY, 8. severity; rigour

VI'GIL, S. watch; a fast kept before a holiday TY'RANT, s. an absolute monarch governing im

VI'GOROUS, a. full of strength and life periously ; a cruel and severe master; an oppressor

VIGOROUSLY, ad. energetically; forcibly; with

force; without weakness U'LTIMATE, a. intended as the last resort

VI'LLAGE, 8. a small collection of houses UNABA'TED, part. not lessened in force or intensity

VI'NDICATE, V. a. justify; clear ; assert; revenge UNACCOU'NTABLE, a. not explicable ; not to be solved VI'NTAGE, s. the produce of the vine for the year; by reason; pot subject

the time in which grapes are gathered UNA'LTERABLE, a. unchangeable; immutable VI'OLATION, s, infringement of a law UNAPPROACHED, a. inaccessible

VIÄOLENT, a. forcible; unseasonably vehement UNAWA'RE, ad. unexpectedly; without thought VI'PER, S. a serpent; anything mischievous UNCE'RTAINTY, S. want of certainty ; inaccuracy

VI'PERINE, a. belonging to a viper UNCHA'NGEABLE, a. not subject to variation VI'RULENT, a. poisonous ; venomous; poisoned in UNCOMFORTABLE, a. affording no comfort; gloomy

the mind; malignant UNCU'LTIVATED, a. not instructed ; uncivilised

Vi'sIBLE, a. perceptible by the eye; apparent UNDAU'NTED, a. unsubdued by fear ; not depressed Vision, s. sight; the faculty of seeing ; the act of

seeing; a supernatural appearance; a spectre; a phan. UNDERGO', v. a. suffer; sustain ; support

tom; a dream; something shown in a dream UNDERMI'NE, v. a. to excavate under

Vi'sual, a. using the power of sight UNDIMI'NISHED, a. not to be lessened ; incapable of VITIATE, v. a. deprave ; spoil; make less pure being lessened

VOLCA'NO, S. a burning mountain UNDISCO'VERED, a. not seen; not found out

VO'TARY, s. one devoted, as by a vow, to any partiUNDISTI'NGUISHABLE, a, not to be distinguished

cular service, worship, study, or state of life UNFORTUNATE, a. unsuccessful; unprosperous VU'LTURE, 8. a large bird of prey U'NIFORM, a. conforming to one rule; similar to itself

WA'NTONLY, ad. sportively; carelessly UNIFOʻRMITY, S. conforming to one pattern

WEA'PON, S. an instrument of offence; something UNINHABITABLE, a. unfit to be inhabited

with which one is armed to hurt another UNINI'TIATED, part. ignorant of; not conversant WI'LDERNESS, s. a desert with

WI'STFUL, a. attentive; earnest ; full of thought UNIVERSAL, S. the whole

WO'NDERFUL, a. admirable; strange ; astonishing U'NIVERSE, S. the general system of things

WO'RSHIP, D. a. adore; honour; venerate
UNJU'STIFIABLE, a. not to be defended
UNMO'ULTED, part. unchanged in feather

ZEST, s. relish
UNPA'LATEABLE, a. nauseous, disgusting

ZOOLO'GICAL, a. that which relates to animals


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