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The act or practice of enticing, of alluring or tempting; as, the enticements of evil companions.
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  1. The act or practice of enticing, of alluring or tempting; as, the enticements of evil companions.
  2. That which entices, or incites to evil; means of allurement; an alluring object; as, an enticement to sin.
The act or an instance of exhorting.
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  1. The act or an instance of exhorting.
  2. A plea, sermon, etc. that exhorts
  3. A speech or discourse that encourages, incites, or earnestly advises.
The act of seducing or the state of being seduced
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  1. The act of seducing or the state of being seduced
  2. The condition of being seduced.
  3. Something that seduces or has the qualities to seduce; an enticement.
The act of inveigling, or the state of being inveigled; enticement; seduction.
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  1. The act of inveigling, or the state of being inveigled; enticement; seduction.
  2. Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
The action of the verb allure.
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  1. The action of the verb allure.
The act of one who wheedles.
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  1. The act of one who wheedles.
The act of one who cajoles.
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  1. The act of one who cajoles.
A system of belief, principles, or opinions:
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  1. A system of belief, principles, or opinions:
  2. A specific statement of this kind, accepted by a church
  3. A brief statement of religious belief; confession of faith
A principle, doctrine, or belief held as a truth, as by some group
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  1. A principle, doctrine, or belief held as a truth, as by some group
  2. A doctrine, principle, or position held as part of a philosophy, religion, or field of endeavor.
Any specific system of belief and worship, often involving a code of ethics and a philosophy
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  1. Any specific system of belief and worship, often involving a code of ethics and a philosophy
  2. A cause, principle, or activity pursued with zeal or conscientious devotion:
  3. The belief in and reverence for a supernatural power or powers, regarded as creating and governing the universe:
A fixed or strong belief.
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  1. A fixed or strong belief.
  2. The act or process by which a judge or jury finds someone guilty of an offense. See also judgment.
  3. The state or appearance of being convinced, as of the truth of a belief
Anything believed or accepted as true; esp., a creed, doctrine, or tenet
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  1. Anything believed or accepted as true; esp., a creed, doctrine, or tenet
  2. The mental act, condition, or habit of placing trust or confidence in another:
  3. Something believed or accepted as true, especially a particular tenet or a body of tenets accepted by a group of persons.
The state of being found or proved guilty:
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  1. The state of being found or proved guilty:
  2. The state or appearance of being convinced:
  3. The act or process by which a judge or jury finds someone guilty of an offense. See also judgment.
The emotions thought to be conveyed or intended by a work of art:
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  1. The emotions thought to be conveyed or intended by a work of art:
  2. The sense of touch:
  3. Appreciative regard or understanding:
(Philos.) According to Plato, any of the unchanging, eternal, intelligible models or archetypes of which all material things are only imperfect imitations and from which their existence derives: in modern philosophy, used variously to mean the immediate object of thought, absolute truth, etc.
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  1. (Philos.) According to Plato, any of the unchanging, eternal, intelligible models or archetypes of which all material things are only imperfect imitations and from which their existence derives: in modern philosophy, used variously to mean the immediate object of thought, absolute truth, etc.
  2. A plan, purpose, or goal:
  3. A sense that something can happen; a notion or expectation:
The part or faculty of a person by which one feels, perceives, thinks, remembers, desires, and imagines:
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  1. The part or faculty of a person by which one feels, perceives, thinks, remembers, desires, and imagines:
  2. Focus of thought; attention:
  3. The thought processes characteristic of a person or group; psychological makeup:
A mental image; an idea or conception:
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  1. A mental image; an idea or conception:
  2. A belief; opinion; view
  3. A mental image; general idea
The court’s statement of its decision, usually written by a single judge, citing the facts, points of law, rationale, and decision or verdict. See also decision, judgment and verdict. The court’s statement of its decision, usually written by a single judge, citing the facts, points of law, rationale, and decision or verdict. See also decision, judgment and verdict.
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  1. The court’s statement of its decision, usually written by a single judge, citing the facts, points of law, rationale, and decision or verdict. See also decision, judgment and verdict. The court’s statement of its decision, usually written by a single judge, citing the facts, points of law, rationale, and decision or verdict. See also decision, judgment and verdict.
  2. An evaluation, impression, or estimation of the quality or worth of a person or thing
  3. A belief not based on absolute certainty or positive knowledge but on what seems true, valid, or probable to one's own mind; judgment
The manner in which a person or thing is placed or posed, or the manner in which parts are arranged [a dog in a sitting position]; specif., any of various customary postures assumed by an individual [the lotus position] or a couple [the missionary position]
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  1. The manner in which a person or thing is placed or posed, or the manner in which parts are arranged [a dog in a sitting position]; specif., any of various customary postures assumed by an individual [the lotus position] or a couple [the missionary position]
  2. The way in which something is placed:
  3. A point of view or attitude on a certain question:
The thought or meaning behind something said, done, or given, as distinct from the literal statement, act, etc.
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  1. The thought or meaning behind something said, done, or given, as distinct from the literal statement, act, etc.
  2. A thought, view, or attitude, especially one based mainly on emotion instead of reason:
  3. A thought, opinion, judgment, or attitude, usually the result of careful consideration, but often colored with emotion
A way of showing or seeing something, as from a particular position or angle:
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  1. A way of showing or seeing something, as from a particular position or angle:
  2. An examination using the eyes; a look:
  3. An individual and personal perception, judgment, or interpretation; an opinion:
In some Christian churches, the sacrament of Penance.
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  1. In some Christian churches, the sacrament of Penance.
  2. A statement of religious beliefs, esp. as held by a Christian church, usually longer than a creed
  3. An avowal of belief in the doctrines of a particular faith; a creed.
A system of belief, principles, or opinions:
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  1. A system of belief, principles, or opinions:
  2. A specific statement of this kind, accepted by a church
  3. A brief statement of religious belief; confession of faith
A large group of religious congregations united under a common faith and name, usually organized under a single administrative and legal hierarchy.
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  1. A large group of religious congregations united under a common faith and name, usually organized under a single administrative and legal hierarchy.
  2. One of a series of kinds, values, or sizes, as in a system of currency or weights:
  3. A particular religious body, with a specific name, organization, etc.
Unquestioning belief in God, religious tenets, etc.
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  1. Unquestioning belief in God, religious tenets, etc.
  2. A set of religious doctrines; a body of dogma:
  3. A religion or a system of religious beliefs
A cause, principle, or activity pursued with zeal or conscientious devotion:
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  1. A cause, principle, or activity pursued with zeal or conscientious devotion:
  2. Any specific system of belief and worship, often involving a code of ethics and a philosophy
  3. The belief in and reverence for a supernatural power or powers, regarded as creating and governing the universe:
A religious body, especially one that has separated from a larger denomination.
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  1. A religious body, especially one that has separated from a larger denomination.
  2. Any group of people having a common leadership, set of opinions, philosophical doctrine, political principles, etc., specif. a faction of a larger group
  3. A religious body or denomination, esp. a small group that has broken away from an established church
A building for public, especially Christian worship.
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  1. A building for public, especially Christian worship.
  2. The clerical profession; clergy.
  3. A specified Christian denomination:
A body of Christians with a common religious faith who practice the same rites; a denomination.
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  1. A body of Christians with a common religious faith who practice the same rites; a denomination.
  2. A sharing in, or celebrating of, the Eucharist, or Holy Communion
  3. A group of Christians professing the same faith and practicing the same rites; denomination
The act of denominating
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  1. The act of denominating
  2. A large group of religious congregations united under a common faith and name, usually organized under a single administrative and legal hierarchy.
  3. A particular religious body, with a specific name, organization, etc.
Loyalty to a person or thing; allegiance:
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  1. Loyalty to a person or thing; allegiance:
  2. A religion or a system of religious beliefs
  3. A set of religious doctrines; a body of dogma:
A religious body, especially one that has separated from a larger denomination.
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  1. A religious body, especially one that has separated from a larger denomination.
  2. Any group of people having a common leadership, set of opinions, philosophical doctrine, political principles, etc., specif. a faction of a larger group
  3. A religious body or denomination, esp. a small group that has broken away from an established church
A kind; a sort:
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  1. A kind; a sort:
  2. A kind; sort; type
  3. A group of organisms having common ancestors and certain distinguishable characteristics, especially a group within a species developed by artificial selection and maintained by controlled propagation.
The act of casting; a throw; also, a way of casting or distance thrown
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  1. The act of casting; a throw; also, a way of casting or distance thrown
  2. Outward form or look; appearance:
  3. The form in which something is made or constructed; arrangement:
A statement or an account describing something:
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  1. A statement or an account describing something:
  2. Sort, kind, or variety
  3. The act, process, art, or technique of describing or picturing in words
Kind; sort; class
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  1. Kind; sort; class
  2. The same. Used following a name to indicate that the one named resides in an area bearing the same name:
  3. A type, race or category; a group of entities that have common characteristics such that they may be grouped together.
A doubtful or borderline member of a given category:
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  1. A doubtful or borderline member of a given category:
  2. The natural order or course of things; nature.
  3. A type, race or category; a group of entities that have common characteristics such that they may be grouped together.
A piece of land used for a given purpose:
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  1. A piece of land used for a given purpose:
  2. A number of associated people or things:
  3. An individual of a particular kind or type:
The prevailing customs, social conduct, and norms of a specific society, period, or group, especially as the subject of a literary work:
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  1. The prevailing customs, social conduct, and norms of a specific society, period, or group, especially as the subject of a literary work:
  2. Kind; sort:
  3. A way or method in which something is done or happens; mode or fashion of procedure
A pattern, hollow form, or matrix for giving a certain shape to something in a plastic or molten state
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  1. A pattern, hollow form, or matrix for giving a certain shape to something in a plastic or molten state
  2. Distinctive character or type:
  3. Any of various fungi that often form a fuzzy growth (called a mycelium ) on the surface of organic matter. Some molds cause food to spoil, but others are beneficial, such as those used to make certain cheeses and those from which antibiotics like penicillin are developed. The molds do not form a distinct phylogenetic grouping but belong to various phyla including the ascomycetes and the zygomycetes.
A kind or sort:
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  1. A kind or sort:
  2. Inborn character; innate disposition; inherent tendencies of a person
  3. Kind; sort; type
A condition of methodical or prescribed arrangement among component parts such that proper functioning or appearance is achieved:
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  1. A condition of methodical or prescribed arrangement among component parts such that proper functioning or appearance is achieved:
  2. A sequence or arrangement of successive things:
  3. (Biol.) A major category in the classification of animals, plants, etc., ranking above a family and below a class: it can include one family or many similar families: the Latinized order names are capitalized but not italicized (Ex.: Fabales, legumes)
Character or nature:
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  1. Character or nature:
  2. (Printing) Any of the kinds of characters in a font of type
  3. A group of persons or things of the same general character; a kind.
(Logic) A class of individuals or objects having certain distinguishing attributes in common, given a common name, and comprised with other similar classes in a more comprehensive grouping called a genus
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  1. (Logic) A class of individuals or objects having certain distinguishing attributes in common, given a common name, and comprised with other similar classes in a more comprehensive grouping called a genus
  2. A group of organisms having many characteristics in common and ranking below a genus. Organisms that reproduce sexually and belong to the same species interbreed and produce fertile offspring. Species names are usually written lower case and in italics, as rex in Tyrannosaurus rex.
  3. A kind, variety, or type:
Characteristic nature or quality:
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  1. Characteristic nature or quality:
  2. A small piece of paper, distinctively imprinted on the face and usually gummed on the back, issued by a government for a specified price and required to be affixed to a letter, parcel, document, commodity subject to duty, etc. as evidence that the prescribed fee, as for carrying mail, has been paid
  3. Character; kind; class; type
A strip of cloth or braid worn on a uniform to indicate rank, awards received, or length of service; a chevron.
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  1. A strip of cloth or braid worn on a uniform to indicate rank, awards received, or length of service; a chevron.
  2. A long narrow band distinguished, as by color or texture, from the surrounding material or surface.
  3. A distinctive type, kind, or sort
A size or style of printed or typewritten characters; a typeface:
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  1. A size or style of printed or typewritten characters; a typeface:
  2. The type specimen, type species, or type genus, which serves as the basis for the name of a species, genus, or family.
  3. A number of people or things having in common traits or characteristics that distinguish them as a group or class:
The quality or condition of being various or varied; diversity:
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  1. The quality or condition of being various or varied; diversity:
  2. Something that is distinguished from others of the same kind by a specific characteristic or set of characteristics:
  3. A number or collection of varied things, especially of a particular group; an assortment:
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