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Samuel Johnson's Dictionary of the English
1756 – online edition

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English long s

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V. Has two powers, expreſſed in
modern Engliſh by two charac-
ters, V conſonant and U vowel.
U, the vowel, has two ſounds ; one clear, expreſſed at other times by eu,
as obtuſe ; the other cloſe, and approaching
to the Italian u, or Engliſh oo, as obtund.
V, the conſonant, has a ſound in Engliſh,
uniform. It is never mute.

VA'CANCY. ʃ. [Srom vacant.]
1. Empty ſpace vacuity. Shakſp.
2. Chaſm ; ſpace unfilled. Watts.
3. State of a poſt or employment when it
is unſupplied. Ayliffe.
4. Relaxation; intermiſſion ; time unengaged. Watts.
5. LifiklThefi ; emptineſs of thought.

VA'CANT. a. [I'acant, Fr. vacans, Lat.]
1. Empty ; unfilled; void. Boyle.
2. Free ; unencumbered; uncrotided.
1. Not filled by an incumbent, or pofieffor. Swift.
4. Being at leiſure ; diſengaged. Ciar,

c, Thoughtleſs ; empty of thought ; ron
lufv. ^ Wotton.

To VA'CATE. v. a. fvaco, Latin ]
1. To anssul ; to make void; to make
of no authority.
2. To make vacant ; to quit pofiefiloh of.
:. To defyit ; to put an end to. Dryden.

VACA'TION. ʃ. x-jacatio, Lat.]
1. Interuiiſſion of juridical proceedinji,
or any other ſtated employ^nents ; receſs of
courts or fenatcs. Ccivc',
2. Leifure ; freedom from trouble or perplexity.

VA'CCARY. ʃ. [vacca, Latin.] A cowhouſe.

VACI'LLANCY. ʃ. [vaciltans, Lat.] A
ſtate of wavering ; ſt.ud:uation ; inconftancy. More.

VACILLA'TION. ʃ. [vacilktio, Lat.] The
act or ſtate of reeling or ſtaggering. Denham.

VA'CUIST. ʃ. [hem facuum.] A philofopher
that liolds a vacuum. Boyle.

VACUxV'TION. ʃ. [yacousy Latin.] The
act of emptying. Dici.

VaCUTTY. ʃ. [^xotn'-jacous, Latin.]
1. EmpV
1. Emptineſs ; ſtate of being unfilled.
2. Space unfilled ; ſpace unoccupied. Hammond, Milton, Berkley, Rogers.
5. Inanity ; wantof reality. Glunv.

VA'CUOUS. a. [I'aeum, Lat. njact^e, Fr.]
Empty ; unfilled. Milton.

VACUUM. ʃ. [Latin.] Space unoccupied
by matter. Watts.

To VADE. v. n. To vaniſh; to paſs away.

VA'GABOND. a. [^vagabond, Fr.]
1. Wandering without any ſettled habitation
; wanting a home.
2. Wandering ; vagrant. Shakſp.

VA'GABOND. ʃ. [from the adjective.]'
1. A vagrant ; a wanderer, commonly in
a ſenſe of reproach. Raleigh, Addiſon.
2. One that wanders illegally, without a
ſettled habitation. Watts.

VA'GARY. ʃ. [from njagus, Latin.] A
wild freak, ; a capricious froJick. Milton, Locke.

VAGINOPE'kNOUS. ʃ. ['vagina and pennay
Latin.] Sheath-winged ; having the
wings covered with hard cafes.

VAGO'US. a. [aiagus, Latin ; vague, ^r..
Wandering ; unſettled. Ayliffn.

VA'GRANCY. ʃ. [from 'vagrant.] A ffate
of wandering ; unſettled condition.

VA'GRANT. a. Wandering ; unſettled ; vagabond. Prior.

VA'GRANT. ʃ. Vagabond ; man unſettled
in habitation. Prior, Atterbury.

VAGUE. a. [/vague, Fr. vagus, Lat.]
1. Wandering ; vagrant ; vagabond.
2. Unfixed ; unſettled ; undetermined. Locke.

VAIL. ʃ. [voile, French.]
1. A curtain ; a rover thrown over any
thing to be concealed. M^'ifdom.
2. A part of female dreſs, by which the
face is concealed.
3. Money given to fervants. See Vale.

To VAIL. v. a. To cover.

To VA^IL. v. a.'. [avallcry French.] to delceni
Carew. Fairfax.
2. To let fall in token of reſpect. Knolles.
3. To fall ; to let ſink in fear, or for any
other intereſt. Shakſp.

To VAIL. v. n. To yield ; to give place. South.

VAIN. a. [vain, Fr. -panus, Latin.]
1. Fruitleſs ; ineſtedlual. Dryden.
2. Empty ; unreal ; fliadowy. Dryden.
3. Meanly proud ; proud of petty things. Dryden, Swift, Pope. .
4. Shewy ; oftentatious. Pope. .
5. Idle ; worthleſs; unimportant. Denham.

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6. Falfe ; not true.
7. In Vain, [en vain, Fr. invano, Ital.]
To no purpoſe ; to no end ; ineſtedually. Milton, Locke, Addiſon. Weſt.

VAINGLO'RIOUS. a. [vanus and gloriofus,
Latin ; vanagloriofo, Italian.] Boaſting
without performances ; proud in diſproportion
to deſert. Milton.

VAINGLO'RY. ʃ. [vana gloria, Latin.]
Pride above merit ; empty pride. Taylor.

VAl'NLY. ad. [from vain.]
1. Without effect
; to no purpoſe ; in
vain. ^ Dryden.
2. Proudly ; an-ogantly, Delany,
3. Idly; fooliſhiy. Grew.

VAINNESS. ʃ. [from vain.] The ſtate
of being vain. Shakſp.

VA'IVODE. ʃ. [zvaiivod, a governor, Sclavonian.]
A prince of the Dacian provinces.

VA'LANCE. ʃ. [from Valencia, Skinner.]
I'he fringes or drapery hanging round the
teſter and ſtead of a bed. Swift.

To VALA'NCE. v. a. To decorate with
drapery. Shakſp.

VALE. ʃ. [val, Fr.]
1. A low ground ; a valley. Spenſer, Dryden.
2. [Yxom. avail, profit ; or -z/a^, farewel.]
Money given to fervants. Dryden.

VALEDl'CTION. ʃ; [valedico, Latin.] A
farevvel. Donne.

VALEDI'CTORY. a. [from 'y^MVo, Lat.]
Bidding farewel.

VA'LENTINE. ʃ. A ſweetheart, chofen
on Valentine's day. Wotton.

VALE'RIAi^J'. ſ. [Valeriana, Lat. valeriany
Fr.] A plant.

VA'LET. ʃ. [French.] A waiting fervant. Addiʃon.

VALETUDINA'RIAN. v. a. [valetudi-

VaLETU'DINARY. S ''''-'^> Fr. valetudo,
Lat.] Weakly ; ſickly ; infirm of
health. Brown. Der^ar,:.

VA'LIANCE. ʃ. [vaillance, Fr.] Valour ; perſonal puilTance ; feravefy. Spenſer.

VA'LIANT. a. [vaillant, French.] Stout ;
perſonally puifiant ; brave. I Sam.

VA'LIANTLY. ad. [from valiant.] Stoutly
; with perſonal ſtrength. Knolles.

VA'LIANTNESS. ʃ. [from valiant.] Valour ; ^^perſonal bravery ;
puiſtance. Knolles.

VA'LID. a. [valide, Fr. validus, Latin.]
1. Strong; powerful; efficacious; prevalent. Milton.
2. Having force ; weighty; concluſive. Stephens.

VALI'DITY. ʃ. [validite, Fr. from valid.]
1. Force to convince ; certainty. Pope. .
2. Value. Shakſp.


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VA'LLANCY. ʃ. A large wig that ſhadea
the face. Dryden.

VA'LLEY. ʃ. ['vallee, Fr. valih, Latin.]
A low ground between hills. Raleigh, Milton.

VA'LOROUS. a. [valorefo, Italian; from
ijaiour.] Brave ; ſtout ; valiant. Spenſer.

VA'LOUR. ʃ. [valeur, Fr. valor, Latin.]
Perſonal bravery ; ſtrength ; proweſs ; puiſtance ; ſtoutneſs. Hcivel. Temple.

VA'LUABLE. a. [valable, Fr.]
1. Precious; being of great price.
2. Worthy ; deferving regard. Atterb.

VALUA'TION. ʃ. [from i;fl/«e.]
1. Value ſet upon any thing. Bacon.
2. The act of fetting a value; appraiſernent. Ray.

VALUATOR. ʃ. [from 'valuc.] An ap-
praiſer ; one who fets upon any thing its
price. Swift.

VA'LUE. ʃ. [njalue, Fr. valor, Lat.]
1. Price; worth. yob.
2. High rrte. Addiſon.
3. Rate ; price equal to the worth of the
thing bought. Dryden.

To VA'LUE. v. a. [valoir, Fr.]
1. To rate at a certain price. i>penf. Milton.
2. To rate highly ; to have in high eſteem. Atterbury, Pope. .
3. To appraiſe; to eſtimate. Lev.
4. To be worth ; to be equal in worth to. Shakſp.
5. To take account of. Bacon.
6. To reckon at. Shakſp.
7. To conſider with reſpect to importance
; to hold important. Clarenden.
8. To equal in value ; to countervail. Job.
9. To raiſeto eſtimation. Temple.
Valueless, a. [from value.] Being of
no value. Shakſp.

VA'LUER. ʃ. [from value.] He that values.
valve. ſ. [valvay Latin.]
1. A folding door. Pope. .
2. Any thing that opens over the mouth
of a veſſel. Boyle.
3. [In anatomy.] A kind of membrane,
which opens in certain veilcls to admit
the blood, and ſhuts to prevent its regreſs. Arbuthnot.

VA'LVULE. ʃ. [yalvulc, Fr.] A ſmall
VaMP. ſ. The upper leather of a ſhos.

To VAMP. v. a. To piece an old thing
with ſome new part. Bcntky.

VA'MPER. ʃ. [from vamp.] One who
pieces out aa old thing with ſomething

VAN. ʃ. [from <zi;a«.., Fr. or van^ardz.]
Is The front of an a:my ; the firſt Une. Dryden.

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2. [Var.ra>t, Latin.] Any thing ſpread
wide by which a wind is raiſed ; a fan.
3. A wing with which the wind is beaten.

T.IU!'. Dryd.':.

VA'NCOURIER. ʃ. [^avantcouritr, Fr.] A
harbinger ; a prccurfor.
Vane. ʃ. [yai:nc, Dutch.] A plate hung
on a pin to turn with th.: wind. Shakſp.

VA'NGUARD. ʃ. [avant garde, Yr.] The
front, or fiift line of the army. Milton.

VANI'LLA. ʃ. [varalle,Yxtnzh.] A plant.
The fruit of thoſe plants is uſed to ſcent
chocolate. Miller.

To VA'NISH. v. n. [yanefco, Latin.]
1. To loie perceptible exiltence. Sidney.
2. To paſs away from the fight ; to di'fappear. Shakſp, Pope. .
3. To paſs away ; to be loft. Atterb.

VA'NITY. ʃ. [vanitas, Lat.]
1. Emptineſs ; uncertainty; inanity.
2. Fruitleſs deſire ; fruitleſs endeavour. Sidney.
3. Triſing labour,Raleigh.
4. Falſhood ; untruth. Davies.
5. Empty pleaſure ; vain purſuit.; idle
Aew. Hooker, Pope. .
6. Oftentation ; arrogance. Raleigh.'
7. Petty pride; pride exerted upon flight
grounds. Swift.

To VAN. v. a. [from vannus,L3it. vanr.cry
Fr.] To fan ; to winnow. Bacon.

To VANQUISH. v. a. [va/mv, Fr.]
1. To conquer ; to overcome. Clarendon.
2. To confute. Attsrbury.

VA'NQUISHER. ʃ. [^rom van^viſh. .
Conqueror ; ſubduer. Shakſp.

VA'NTAGE. ʃ. [from advantage.]
1. Gain ; profit. Sidney.
2. Superiority, So:it.b.
^. Opportunity; convenience. Shakſp.

To VA'NTAGE. v. a. [from advant.tgc]
To profit. Spenſer.

VA'NTBRASS. ʃ. [avar.t bras, Vx.] Armour
for the arm. Milton.

VAPID. a. [vapidui, hzt.] Dead; having
the ſpirit evaporated ; ſpiritlefe. Arbuthnot.

VA'PIDNESS. ʃ. [from vapid.] The ſtate
of being ſpiritleſs or maukiſh.

VAPORA'TION. ʃ. [vaporatio,'LzX.] The
act of efcaping in vapours.

VA'PORER. ʃ. [from vapour.] Aboafter; a braggart.
Severn, of the Tongue.

VA'PORISH. a. [from vapour.] Vaporous ;
ſplenetick ; huniourſome. Swift.

VA'POUROUS. a. [vapcre:.x, Fr.]
1. Full of vapours or exhalati-oni ; furry.
t. Windy; flatulent. Arbuth.

VAPOUR. ʃ. [vap<.>, Lat.]
i» Any thing exhoUble ; any thine that
fe N nuaglca

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mingles with the air. Milton.
2. Wind ; fltitiilence. Bacou.
-i,. Futne ; ſteami Ntivtoti.
i], Mejital fume ; vain imagination.
5v diſeaſes cauſed by flatulence, or by
diſeaſed nerves ; melancholy ; ſplcen.

To VA'POUR. v. n. [-uapcro^ Lat.]
1. To pal's in a vapour or fume ; to emit
fumes ; to fly oft in evaporations. Donne.
2. To bully; to brag. Glanville.

To VA'POUR. v. a. To effuſe, or ſcatter
in fumes or vapour. Donne.

VA'RIABLE. a. [vgriabk, Fr. variabilis,
Lat.] Changeable ; mu,table ; inconſtant. Shakſp, Milton.

VA'RIABLENESS. ʃ. [h-om variable.]
1. Changeableneſs; mutability. j^dd,
1. Levity; inconftancy.

VA'RIABLY. «i. [from imnable.] Changeably
3. mutably; inconſtantly ; uncertainly.

VA'RIANCE. ʃ. [from vary.] Difcord ; diſasireement ; diffcntien. Sprat,

VARIA'TION. ʃ. [variatio, Lat.]
1. Change ; mutation ; difference from
itſelf. Berkley.
2. Difference ; change from one to another. Woodward.
3. Succeffive change. Shakſp.
4. [In grammar.] Change of termination
©f jiouns. Watts.
5. Change in natural phenomenons.

6. Deviation. Dryden.
7. Variation of the compaſs ; deviation of
the magnetick needle from parallel with
the meridian.

VA'RICOUS. a. [varicofiis, Lat.] diſeaſed
with dilation. Sharpe.

To VA'RIEGATE. v. a. [varicgatus,^ ſchooi
Latin.] To diverſify; to ſtam with different
colours. Woodward.

VARIEGA'TION. ʃ. [from variegate.]
Diverfity of colours. -Evelyn.

VARIETY. ʃ. [varietas, Latt.]
1. Change ; ſucceſſion of one thing to
another ; intermixture. Ntivto'n.
0. One thing of many by which variety is
made. Raleigh.
3. Difference ; diſhmilitude. Atterb.
4. Variation ; deviation; change from'
a former ſtate. Hale.

VA'RIOUS. a. [varius, Lat.]
1. Different ; ſeveral ; manifold.
2. Changeable; uncertain; unfixed. Locke.
2. Unlike each other. Dryden.
4. Variegated ; diverſiiied. Milton.

VA'RIOUSLY. ad. [from varhm.] In a
various manner. Bacon.

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VA'RIX. [Lat. varice, Fr.] A dilatatlotf
of the vein. Sharpe.

VA'RLET. ʃ. [varlet, oldFr.]
1. Anciently a fervant or footman. Spenſ.
2. Afcoundrel; a rafcal. Dryden.

VA'RLETRY. ʃ. [from varkt.] Rabble ;
croud ; populace. Shakſp.

VA'RNISH. ʃ. [jvcrnis, Fr. vrrnix, Lat.]
2. A matter laid upon wood, metal, or
other bodies, to make them ſhine. Bacon. To pSt
2. Cover; palliation.

To VA'RNISH. v. a. [vemijfer, Fr.]
1. To cover with ſomething ſhining.Shakʃpeare.
2. To cover; to conceal with ſomething
ornamental. Dryden.
3. To paUiate ; to hide with colour of
rhetorick. Denham.

VA'RNISHER. ʃ. [from tarniſh.]
1. One whoſe trade is to varniſh. Boyle.
2. A diſguiſer ; an adorner. Pope. .

VA'RVELS. ʃ. [wrW/fj, Fr.] Silver riogs
about the leg of a hawk.

To VA'RY. -J. a. [vario, Lat.]
1. To change ; to make unlike itſelf. Milton.
2. To change to ſomething elſe. Waller.
3. To make of different kinds. Brown.
4. To diverſify ; to variegate, Milton.

To VA'RY. v.n.
1. To be changeable ; to appear in diffe.
rent forms. Milton.
2. To be unlike each other. Collier.
3. To alter ; to become unUke itſelf. Pope.
4» To deviate ; to depart. Locke.
5. To ſucceed each other. Addiſon.
6. To diſagree ; to be at variance, Davies.
7. To ſhift colours. Pope. .

VARY. ʃ. [from the verb.] Change ; alteration. Shakſpeare.

VA'SCULAR. a. [from vafculum, Latin.]
Confifung of veffek ; full of ve/leſs. Arbuthnot.

VASCULI'FEROUS. a. [vafculum and /fro,
Lat.] Such plants as have, beſides the
common calyx, a peculiar veſſel to contain
the feed, Quincy.

VA'SE. ʃ. [vafe, Fr. vafa^ Lat.] A veſſel. Pope.

VA'SSAL. ʃ. ['vafal, Fr. vafallo^ Italian.]
1. One who holds by the will of a ſuperiour
lord. Addiſon.
2. A ſubject ; a dependent. Hooker, Davies, Raleigh.
3. A fervant ; one who acts by the wfll
of another, Shakʃpeare.
4. A ſlave; a low wretch. Shakſp.

VA'SSALLAGE. ʃ. [vaſelage, Fr.] The
ſtate of a vaffal ; tenure at will ; ſervitude
; ſlavery, Raleigh, Dryden.

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VAST. a. [vafte, Fr. I'aps, Lat.]
1. Large ; great. Clarouion.
2. Viciouſly great ; cnormouny extenfive. Ben. Johnson. MUtcv.

VAST. ʃ. [yajlum, Latin.] An empty
waſte. Milton.

VASTA'TION. ʃ. [vaJJatio, Lat.] Wafte ;
depopulation. Dfcay of Piety.

VASTI'DITY. ʃ. [vajlitas, Lat.] Wideneſs
; immenfity. Shakſp.

VASTLY. rw/. [from i-aji.] Greatly ; to
a great degree. South.

VA'STNESS. ʃ. [from f^/] Immenfity ;
enormous greatneſs.

VA'STY. a. [from 'vaji.] Large. Shakſp.

VAT. f. [vat, Dutch; pat, Saxon.] a
vefl'el in which liquors are kept in the
immature ſtate. Philips.

VA'TICIDE. ʃ. [vatei and cado, Latin.]
A murderer of poets. Pope. .

To VATrCINATE. v. n. [vaticinor,
Lat.] To propheſy ; to pra^Sife prediction.

VA'VASOUR. ʃ. [vavajleur, Fr.] One
who himſelf holding of a ſuperior lord,
has others holding under him.

VA'UDEVIL. ʃ. [vaudeville, Fr.] A ſong
common among the vulgar ; a ballad; a trivial ſtfain.

VAULT. ʃ. ['voulte, Fr. <volta, Italian.]
1. A continued arch. Burnet.
2. A cellar. Shakſp.
3. A cave ; a cavern. Sandys.
4. A repofitory for the dead. Shakſp.

To VAULT. v. a. [vouter, Fr.]
1. To arch ; to ſhape as a vault. Shakſp.
2. To cover with an arch. Ralton,

To VAULT. v. n. [v-Jtiger, Fr.]
1. To leap ; to jump. Addiſon.
2. To play the tumbler, orpoſture-mafter.

VAULT. ʃ. [from the verb.] A leap 3 a

VAU'LTAGE. ʃ. [from vault. ] Arched
cellar. Shakſp.

VAULTED. a. [from rW^] Arched; concave. Pope.

VA'ULTER. ʃ. [from vault.] A Icaper ; a jumper; a tumbler.

VA'ULTY. a. [ivLiW vault.] Arched ; concave. Shakſp.

VA UN MURE. ʃ. [avant mur, Fr.] A
falſe wall. Camden, Knolles.

To VAUNT. v.ei. [yanter,l^x.] To boaft ;
to diſplay with oilcntation. Spenſer.

To VAUNT. v. n. To play the braggart
; to talk with oftcr.tntion. Milton.

VAUNT. f. [fri)m the verb.] Brag;boaft ;
vain oftentat ion, Spenih-. Granville.

VAUNT. ʃ. [from nvar.t, Fr.] The firſt
part. Shakſp.

VA'UNTER. ʃ. [vau'.ciir, Yx.] Bcaſter ;
braggait. Dryden.

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VA'UNTFUL. a. [vaunt VLn^full.] Boaftful
; oftentatious. Spenſer-

Va'UNTINGLY. ad. [from vauntiitg.]
Boaftfully ; oftentatiouſly. Shakſp.

VA'WARD. ʃ. Ivan and ward.] Fore
P-rr. Shakʃpeare.

U BERTY. ʃ. [ubertas, Lat.] Abundance ;

UBICA'TION. ʃ. f. [from 7//v, Lat.] Lo-

UBI'ETY. ^ cal relation ; whereneſs. Glanville.

UBI'OyITARY. a. [from ulijuc, Latin.]
Exiſting every where. Hvi-j.

UBI'OyITARY. ʃ. [from ;<%«f, Latin.)
One that exiſts every where. Hall.

UBIQUITY./ [froi^ :/^;y.vf, Lat.] Oniniprefence; exigence at the ſame time in
all places. Hooker, Ben. Johnſon, South.

U'DDER. ʃ. [u'oeji, Saxon ; udcr, Dutch.]
The breact or dugs of a cow, or other
large anin.al. Prior.

VEAL. ʃ. [veel, a calf, old Fr.] The
fieſh of a calf killed for the table. Gay.-

I / [veaio, veaito, Lat.]

VE'CTITATION. [Thit act of carrying,
or beins carrved. Arbuthnot.

VE'CTURE. ʃ. [yeElura, Lat.] Carriage. Bacon.

To VEER. v. n. [yirer, Fr.] To turn about. Roſcommon.

To VEER. v. a.
1. To let out. Ben. JohnſoK.
2. To turn; to change. Brown.

VEGETABI'LITY. ʃ. [from vcgeuibU.-l
Vegetable nature. Brown.

VE'GETABLE. ʃ. [vegetabilis, ſchool Lat.]
Any thing that has growth withour f^nf'.
tion, as plants. Locke. H'atcs.

VE'GETABLE. a. [vrgetabilis, Latin.]
1. Eelo'n-ing to a plant. Prior.
2. Havijig the nature of plants. Milton.

To VE'GETATE. v. n. [vegeto, Latin. ;
To grow as plants ; to ſhoot out ; to grew
without ſenſation. Woodward, Pope. .

VEGETA'TION. ʃ. [from vgeto, Lat.]
1. The power of producing the growth
of plants. WoodZfard.
2. The power of growth without ſenſation.

VEGETATIVE. a. [orgetatif, Fr.]
1. Having the quality of growing without
life. . Raleigh.
2. Hanng the power to produce grow th
in plants. Broome:

VE'GETATIVENESS. ʃ. [from vegetalive.]
The quality of producing growth.

VEGE'TE. a. [-Kigetus, Lat.] Vigorous; ac>ive; ſpritclv. Saitt.

VEGETIVE. a. [from i/rTc.'^, Lat.] Vegctabio.

VE'GETIVE. ʃ. [trom : ? ad'-.ftive.] A

'J X 1 VE II£-

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VE'HEMENCE. ʃ. , r , t . i

VE'HEMENCY. ʃ. /' ['^^^'''«««'''^> ^-^^^^'l
1. Violence ; force. Milton.
2. Ardour ; mental violence ; terrour. Hooker, Clarendon.

VE'HEMENT. a. [vehimnt, Fr, v^betnens,
1. Violent; forcible. Crete.
2. Ardent ; eager ; ſervent. Miltoni

VE'HEMENTLY. ad. [from vehement.]
1. P'orciblv.
4. Pathetically ; urgently. liltotJon.

VE'HICLE. ʃ. [I'ebiculutr. Latin.]
1. That in which any thing is carried. Addiʃon.
2. That part of a medicine which ſerves
to make the principal ingredient potable.
3. That by means of which any thing is

To VEIL. v. a. [veb, Latin.]
1. To cover with a veil, or any thing
which conceals the face. Boyle.
2. To cover ; to invert. Milton.
3. To hide ; to conceal. Pope. .

VEIL. ʃ. [velum, Ladn.]
1. A cover to conceal the face. Waller.
2. A cover ; a diſguiſe. Dryden.

VEIN. ʃ. [vetne, French ; vena, Latin.]
1. The veins are only a continuation of the
extreme capillary arteries reflefted back
again towards the heart, and uniting their
channels as they approach it. tncy.
2. Hollow; cavity. hhivton.
3. Courſe of metal in the mine. Swift.
4. Tendency or turn of the mind or genius. Dryden.
5. Favourable moment, fP'oſton.
6. Humour ; temper. Bacon.
7. Continued diipoſition. Temple.
8. Current ; continued production. Swift.
9. Sirain ; quality. Spenſer.
10. Streak ; variegation.

VEINED. ʃ. r T . 1

VEINY. ʃ. ' [^^^«^> Lat.]
1. Full of veins.
2. Streaked ; variegated. Thomfon.

VELLE'LTY. ʃ. [wheitas, from W^, Lat.]
The lowert degree of deſire. Locke.

To VE'LLICATE. v. a. ['udUco^hzt.] To
twitch ; to pluck ; to act by Simulation. Bacon.

VELLICA'TION. ʃ. [wUicatiOf Latin.]
Twitching; ſtimulation. Pi^'at'.s,

VE'LLUM. ʃ. [velin, French.] The ikm
oF a calf dreſſed for the writer. VFijcraan,

VELO'CITY. ʃ. [yelocitas, Latin.] Sj>et^d
; ſwiftneſs ; quick motion, Berkley.

VE'LVET. ʃ. [Wai, Latin ; <r;f/o.vrJ, Fr.]
Silk with a ſhort fur or pile upon it.

1. Made of velyeta Shakʃpeare.

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2. Soft ; delicate, Shakʃpeare.t

To VE'LVET. v. », To paint velvet.

VE'LURE. ʃ. [velours, French.] Velvet. Shakʃpeare

VE'NAL. a. [venal, Fr. venalisy Latin.]
1. Mercenary ; prollitute. Pepi.
2. Contained in the veins. ^'y-

VENA'LITY. ʃ. [from venal] Mercinarineſs
; proſtitution.

VENA'TICK. a. [yenaticus, Latin.] uſed
in hunting.

VENA'TION. ʃ. [venatto, Latin.] The aa
or pra^^ice of hunting. Brown.

To VEND. v. a. [vendre, Fr. vendo, Lat.]
To ſells ; to offer to ſale. Boyle.

VENDEE'. ʃ. [from vend.] One to whom
any thing is fold. Ayliffe.

VE'NDER. ʃ. [vendeur^ French.] A ſeller.

VE'NDIBLE. a. [vendihilis , Latin.] Saleable
; marketable. Carentf,

VE'NDIBLENESS. ʃ. [from 'vendible.] The
ſtate of being ſaleable.

VENDITA'TION. ʃ. [verditatio^ from
vendito, Latin.] Boaftful diſplay. Ben. Johnſona

VENDITION. ʃ. [ve.ndition, Fr. venduio,
Latin.] Sale ; the adi of ſelling.

To VENE'ER. v. a. To make a kind of
marquetry or inlaid work.

VENEFICE. ʃ. [veneficiu,;!, Latin.] The
priflke of poiſoning.

VENEFI'CIAL. a. [from venefidurn, Ut,]
A6>!ng by poiſon ; bewitching. Brown.

VENEFI'CIOUSLY. ad. [from vemjiaum,
Latin.] By poiſon. Brown.

VE'NEMOUS. a. [from venin, French.]
Poifonotis. A£is,

To VENE'NATE. v. a. [veneno, Latin.]
To poiſon ; to infeſt with poiſon. Woodw»

VENENATION. ʃ. [Uoai venenate,} Poifon
; venom. Brown.

VENE'NE.^ 7 a. [veneneux, Fr.] Poifon-

VENENO'SE. ʃ. ous ; venemous. Harvey. Bay,

VE'NERABLE. a. [venerabilis, Latin.] To
be regarded with awe ; to be treated with
reverence. Hooker, Fairfax, Dryden.

VE'NERABLY. ad. [from venera/,le.] In a
manner that excites reverence. Addiſon.

To VE'NERATE. v. a. [venerfr, Fr. venerc
Latin.] To reverence; to treat with
veneration ; to regard with awe. Herbert.

VENERA'TION. ʃ. [veneration, pr. veneratio,
Latin.] Reverend regard ; awfui reſpect. Addiʃon.

VENERA'TOR. ʃ. [from venerate.] Revercncer. Hale.

VENE'REAL. a. [venereus, Latin.]
1. Relating to love. Addiʃon.
2. Conſiſting of copper, called vetius by
themſelves. Boyle.

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VENE^RTOUS. a. [from venery.] Libidlnnos
; luftful, Denham.

VE'NERY. ʃ. [uencrie, from v;ner, Fr.]
1. The ſport of hunting.
2. The pleaſures of the bed. Grenv,

VE'NEY. ʃ. A bout ; a turn. Shakſp.

VENESECTION. ʃ. [t/.'na and/cfl/o, Lat.]
BIoodletting ; the act of opening a vein ;
phlebotomy. If^tjtman.

To VENGE. v. a. [yenger, Frrnch.] To
avenge ; to puniffi, Shakʃpeare.

VE'NGEABLE. a. [hoVRvinge.] Revengeful
; malicious. Spenſer.

VE NGEANCE. ʃ. [yergearce, French.]
1. Punidiment ; penal retribution ; avengement. King Charles, Dryden, Addiʃon.
2. It is uſed in familiar language. To do
luith a vengeance, is to do zvith vehemence ;
what a vengeance, emphatically what ?

VE'NGEFUL. a. [from vengeance and /«//.]
Vindictive; revengeful. Milton, Prior.

VE'NIABLE. v. a. [veniel, Fr. from vsnia ;

VE'NIAL. ʃ. Latin.]
1. Pardonable; ſuſceptive of pardon ; excufable. Shakʃpeare, Brown, Roſcommon.
1. Permitted ; allowed. Milton.

VE'NIALNESS. ʃ. [from venial'] State of
being excufable.

VENISON. ʃ. [yenaifon, French.] Game ;
fleſh of deer. Shakʃpeare, Dryden.

VE'NOMf. ſ. [venim, Fr.] Poifon, Dryden.

To VENOM. v. a. To infea with venom,

VENOMOUS. a. [from venom.]
1. Poifonous,
2. Malignant ; miſchievous. Addiſon.

VE'NOMOUSLY. ad. [from venomoui.]
Poif:nouſly ; miſchievouſly ; malignantly. Dryden.

VE'NOMOUSNESS. ʃ. [from venomous.]
Poifonouſneſs ; malignity.

VENT. ʃ. [feme, French.]
1. A ſmall aperture ; a hole ; a ſpiracle. Shakʃpeare, Milton.
2. Paflagc out of ſecrecy to publick notice.
3. The act of opening. Philips.
4. ETiiſhon; paſſage. Addiſon.
5. D.fcharge ; means of diſcharge. Milton, Mortimer.
6. Sale. Temple, Pope. .

To VENT. v. a. [venter, French.]
1. To let out at a ſmall aperture,
2. To let out ; to give way to. Denham.
3. To utter ; to report. Stepbins.
4. To emit ; to pour out. Shakʃpeare.
5. To publift. Raleigh.
6. To ſells ; to carry to ſale. Careen.

To VENT. v. n. To fnuff.

VE'NTAIL. ʃ. [from vantjil, Fr.] That
part of the helmet made 10 lift up.

VELA-IA'ANA. ſ. [Spaniſh.] A window. Dryden.

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VE'NTER. ʃ. [Latin.]
1. Any cavity of the body, chiefly applied
to the head, breaſt, and abdomen, which
are called by anatomifts the three venters,
1. Womb ; mother. Hale.

VE NTIDUCT. ʃ. [vcntui and duSlui, Lat.]
A palfuge for the wind. Byie,

To VE'NTILATE. v. a. [v:ntilo, L%K\n.]
1. To f.m with wind. Harvey, Woodw.
2. To winnow ; to fan.
3. To examine ; to Jifcufs.

VE'NTILATION. ʃ. [ventilatio, Lat. from
1. The act of fanning ; the ſtate of being
fanned. Addiſon.
2. Vent ; utterance, Wotton.
3. Refrigeration. Harvty.

VENTILA'TOR. ʃ. [from vrntilate.] An
indrument contrived by Dr. Hale to ſupply
cloſe places with freſh air.

VE'NTRICLE. ʃ. [ventrkule, Fr. ventricu.
lut, Latin.]
1. The ſtomach. Hale.
2. Any ſmall cavity in an animal body,
particularly thoſe of the heart. Donne.

VENTRI'LOQUIST. ʃ. [ventfiloque, Fr.
vi'^fer and Icqw/r, Latin.] One who ſpeaks
in ſuch a manner as that the feund leems
to ilTue ?»om his belly.

VE'NTURE. ʃ. [avcnture, Trench.]
1. A hazard ; an undertaking of chance
and danger. South, Locke.
2. Chance ; hap. Bacon.
3. The thing put to hazard ; a ſtake. Shakʃpeare.Cm
4. .^^ a Venture. At hazard ; without
much conſideration ; without any thing
more than the hope of a lucky chance. Spenſer, Hudibras.

To VE'NTURE. v. n. [from the r.OLin.]
1. To dare. Bacon, Addiſon.
2. To run hazard. Dryden.
3. To Venture jr. 7 To en-

To VENTURE or upon. ^ gage in ; or make attempts without any ſecurity of
fucceſs. Bacon, Atterbury.

To VE'NTURE. v. a.
1. To expole to hazard. Shakʃpeare.
2. To put or ſend on a venture, Carezv,

VE'NTURER. ʃ. [from venture.] He wh»

VENTUROUS. a. [from venture.] Daring,
bold, fearleſs ; ready to run hazards. Bacon, Temple.

VE'NTUROUSLY. ad. [from venturcus.]
Darinely ; fearleſsly ; boldly. Bacon.

VE'NTUROUSNESS. ʃ. [from venturous.]
Boldneſs ; willingneſs to hazard, Boyle.

VE'XUS'. Bacon. '\

VE'NUS' comb, (

VE'NUS' hair. [f.

VE'NUS' locking g'afs, (

VE'NUS' ravel.'uirt. ;


VERA'CITY. ʃ. [^^r«x, Latin.]
1. Moral truth ; honeſty of report
2. Phyfical truth ; conliftency of report
with fUl. Milton.

VERA'CIOUS. a. [verax, Latin.] Obſervant
of truth.

VERB. ʃ. [verbe, Fr. vsrhurtiy Latin.] A
part oſ ſpeech ſignifying exiſtence, or Tome
modification thereoi, as action, paſſion.

VE'RBAL. fl. ['veth'is, Latin.]
1. SpevJcen, not written.
2. Oi ^1 ; uttered by mouth. Shakʃpeare.
3. Confining in mere words. Milton, Glanville, South.
4. Verbofc ; full of words. Shakʃpeare.
5. Minutely exact in words; 6. Literal ; having word anſwering to word. Denham.'
7. A 'verhal noun is a noun derived from
a verb.

VERBA'LITY. ʃ. [from z-fr/W.] Mere bare
words. Bacon.

VE'RBALLY. ad. [from verbal.]
1. In words ; orally. South.
2. Word for word. Dryden.

VERBA'TIM. ad. [Latin.] Word for word. Hale.

To VE'RBERATE. v. a. [wcrVo, Latin.]
To best ; to ſtrike,

VERBERA'TION. ʃ. [from verhn-ate.'.
Elcws ; beating. Arbuthnot.

VERBO'SE. a. [verbofus, Latin.] Exuberant
in words; prolix ; tedious by multiplicity
of words. Prior.

VERBO'SITY. ʃ. [from verboſs.] Exuberance
fef words i much empty talk. Broome.

VE'RDANT. ʃ. ['v-.rldans, Latin.] Green. Milton.

VE'RDERER. ʃ. [t'frJr^rr, Fr.] An officer
in the forel't.

VE'RDICT. ʃ. [vefum dlSum, Latin.]
1. The determination of the jury declared
to the judge. Spenſer.
2. Declaration ; decifipn ; judgment ; opinicn.
Rosktr. South.

VE'RDIGRISE. ʃ. The ruft of braſs. Peacham.

VE'RDITURE. ʃ. The faintefl and paleſt
green. Peachaw,

VERDURE. ʃ. [-uerd.rs, French.] Greep ;
ereen colour, Milton.

VE'RDUROUl. a. [from verdure] Green; covered with green ; decked with green. Milton.

VERECU'ND. a. [verecundus,hi.X.] Modeft
5 baſhiul.

VERGE. ʃ. [lerge, Fr. virga, Latin.]
1. A rod, or ſometh-p.g in form of a rod,
earned as an emblem of 2u;.^ority. The
piace of a dean, Swift.

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4. The brink ; the edge ; the utmoſt borderShakʃpeare.
3. In law, verge is the compaſs about the
king's court, bounding the juriſdiction of
the lord ilcward of the king's houſhold.

To VERGE. v. tj. [vergo, Lat.] To tend ;
to bend downward. Holder, Pope. .

VE'RGER. ʃ. [from wr|-<r.] He that carries
the 9)ace before the dean. Fartjuhar,

VERi'DICAL. a. [veridicut, Lat.] Telling
truth. Dia,

VERIFICA'TION. ʃ. [from wri/y.] Con.
firmation by argumeat or evidence. Boyle.

To VE'RIFY. v. «. [verijier, French.] To
; uſtify againſt the charge of fallhood ; to
confirm ; to prove true. Hooker, Swift.

VE'RILY. a. [from -oery.-.
1. In truth ; certainly. Shakʃpeare.
2. With great confidence. Swift.

VERSIMILAR. a. [verſimilis, Lat.] Probable
; likely.

VERISIMI'LITUDE. ʃ. [veriſimilitudo,

VERISIMi'LITY. ʃ. Latin.] Probability ;
likelihood ; reſemblance of truth. Brown, Dryden.

VE'RITABLE. a. [veritable, Yx,'] True ;
agreeable to faſt. Brown.

VE'RITY. ʃ. [veritai, Latin.]
I . Truth ; conſonance to the reality of
things. Hooker, South.
le tenet. Sidney, Davies.
3. Moral truth; zgreement of the words
with the thoughts.

VE'RJUICE. ʃ. [verjus, French.] Acid liquor
expreſlfed from crab-apples. Dryden.

VERMICE'LLI. ʃ. [Italian.] A paſte rolled
and broken in the form of worms. Prior.

VERMI'CULAR. a. [vermiculut, Latin.]
Acting like a worm; continued from one
part to another of the ſame body. Cheyne.

To VERMI'CULATE. v. a. [verrniculatui,
Latin.] To inlay ; to work in chequer
work. Bailey.

VERMICULA'TION. ʃ. [from vermiculate.]
Continuation of motion from one part to
another. Hale.

VE'RMICULE. ʃ. [vcrmiculuSf'vermit, Lat.]
A little grub. Denham.

VERMI'CULOUS. a. [vfrwVa/o/ai, Latin.]
Full of grubs.

VERMIFORM. a. [7Wtt;/trwf, French.]
vtrmii and/ormo, Latin.] Having the ſhape
of a worm.

VE RMIFUGE. ʃ. [from vern-is and fugo,
Latin.] Any medicine that deſtroys or expels

VERMIL. ʃ. [vermeil, verml/on,

VE'RMILION. S French.]
1. The cochineal ; a grub of a particular
2. FacV
2. Factitious or native cinnabar ; fulphur
mixed with mercury. Peecham,
3. Any beautiful red colour. Spenſer.

To VERMILION. v. a. [Irom the noun.]
To die red. CranvlUi.

VE'RMINE. ʃ. [v-'mlm, Fr. vermis, Lat.]
Any noxious animal. Shakʃpeare, Bacon, Taylor.

To VE'RMINATE. -i/, n, [from vermin..
To breed vermin..

VERMINA'TION. ʃ. [from verminate.]
Generation of vermine. Denham.

VE'RMINOUS. a. [from vermtKe.] Tending
to vcrniinc ; diſpoſed to breed vermine.

VERMI'PAROUS. a. [vtrmU and par'io,
Latin.] Producing wcr.Ti?. Brown.

VERNA'CULAR. a. [virnacu^ui, 'Ltm.]
Native ; of one's own country, Addiſon.

VE'RNAL. a. [ycmuiy Latin.] Belonging
to the ſpring. Milton.

VE'RNANT. ʃ. [-lernans, Latin.] Flouril'hing
as in the ſpring. Milton.

VERNI'LITY. ʃ. [verna, Latin.] Servile
carriage. Bailey.

VERSABIXITY. ʃ. lver^ahilu, Latin.]

VE'RSABLENESS. [Aptneſs to be turned
or wound any way,

VE'RSAL. a. [A cant word for uriverjal'\
Total ; whole. Hudibras.

VE'RSATILE. a. [v^rfatilis, Latin.]
1. That may be turned round.
2. Changeable ; variable. GlanV.Ue,
3. Eafily applied to a new taſk.

VE'RSATILENESS. 1 f. [from vi^falilf.]

VERSATI'LITY. i The quality of being

VERSE. ʃ. [vers, Fr. verfus, Latin.]
1. A line confining of a certain fuccfiſhon
of fsiunds, and number of fyiiabies.Shakʃpeare.
1. [verjet, Fr.] A fection or paragraph of
a book. Burnet.
3. Poetry ; lays ; metrical language.
D^rve, Prior.
4. A piece of poetry. Pope. .

To VERSE. nj. a. [from the noun.] Titell
in verſe ; to relate poetically. Shakſp.

To he VE'RSED. v. a. [zerf.r, Latin.] To
be ſkilled in ; to be acquained ^th. Brown. Dryden.

VE'RSEMAN. ʃ. [yer^e and n:an.^ A poof ;
a writer in verſe. Prior.

VE'RSICLE. ʃ. [verficulus, Latin.] A little

VERSIFICATION. ʃ. [v erf.fieat ion, Fr.
from 'vtrfijy.] The art or ptactce of malting
verſes. Dryden. Gram^i.le,

VERSIFICA'TOR. ʃ. Ivcrfiticator, Lat.]

VE'RSIFIER. ʃ. A verliribr ; a major
of verſes with or wiſhca: tli« ſpirit of
poetry, Watts.

To VE'RSIFV. v. n. [T/rr/>ſtr, Lat.] To> make vciffs. Sidney. ^jcham. Dryden.s

To VE'RSIFY. v. a. To relate in verſe.

VE'RSION. ʃ. [t'erſion, Fr. verfio, Latin.]
1. Change; traosfurmation. Bacon.
2. Changs of direction, Bacon.
3. Tranlhlion. Dryden.
4. The act of tranſlating.

VERT. ſ. [t/rr, French ; Every thing that
grows and bears a green leaf within the
f'ireſt. Caiuel.

VE'RTEBRAL. a. [from njertebra, Latin.]
Rehtine to the joints of the ſpuie. Ray.

VE'RTRBRE. ʃ. ['vertchre^ Fr. vertd^ra,
Latin.] A joint of the back. R-y,

VER'TEX. ]. [Latin.] .
1. Zenah' ; the point o?cr head. Creech.
1. A top or a hill. Denham.

VERTICAL. a. [i/^rr-Vfl/, French.]
1. Placed in the zenith. Thomfon.
2. Placed in a direction perpendicular to
the horizon. Cheyne.

VERTICA'LITY. ʃ. [from vertical.] The
ſtate of beine in the zenith. Bacon.

VERTICALLY. ad. [from vertical.] la the
zenith. Brnur.

VERTIALLATE. a. Verticillate plants
are ſuch as have their flowers intermixt
with ſmall leaves growing in a kind of
whirl'. ^i/icy,

VERXrcITY. ʃ. [from vertex.] The power
of turning ; circumvolution; rotation.

VE'RTIGINOUS. a. [verugimjui, Latin.]
1. Turning round ; rotatory. Berkley.
2. Oiridy. Woodward.

VE'RriGO. ʃ. [Latin.] A giddinef. ; aſenſ.-
of turning in the heao. Airbuthnoi,

VE'RVAIN. ʃ. [verbena, Lat.] A plant.

VERVINE. ʃ. Drcyi.-.

VE'RVAIN maVmv. ſ. A olant. Rhiir.

VERVELES. ʃ. [-y^/T/tf./:-, French.] Lab.l'
tied to a hawk.

VE'RY. a. [vrai, French'.]
1. True; real. I S^m. Dryden.
2. Having any qualities, commonly bad, iii
an eminsnt degree. Dav:ii,
3. To note the things emphatically, cr
emineotiv, Shakʃpeare.
4. Sarr.f.' 'i>pt:.r.

VERY. ad. In a. great degree ; in an e,-i> -
nent degree. u^ddtf.

To VESICATE. v. a. [v,fjcJ,Ut] To
blifler. IVtfettrlr.

VESICA'TION. ʃ. [from v-ficatt.] BInrc: -
ing ; Irp^raticwi of the cucick, ff''ijfn:iir,

VESICATORY. ʃ. [vijicatirjiim, technicr^.l
La^n. I A b!ifte; ing medicine.

VE'SICLE. ʃ. [vficu.'j, Latin.] A fr^il
cuticle, filled or inriated. Ray,

VESICL^LAR. a. [from ve/tcuJa, Ut::.]
Hollow ; ſwil of I'mall inlcrSicea. >C«w .


rE'SPER. ʃ. [Latin.] The evening ſtar ;
the evening. Shakʃpeare.

VE'SPERS. ʃ. [without the ſingular, from
veſpeaui, Latin.] The evening ſervice.

VE'SPERTINE. a. [veſpeatirui, Lat.] Happening
or coming in the evening.

VE'SSEL. ʃ. [vaffelk, French.]
1. Any thing in which liquids, or other
things, are put. Burnet.
a.The containing parts of an animal body. Arbuthnot.
3. Any vehicle in which men or goods are
carried on the water. RAeigh,
4. Any capacity ; any thing containing. Milton.

To VE'SSEL. v. a. [from the noun.] To
put into a veſſel ; to barrel. Bacon.

VE'SSETS. ʃ. A kind of cloth commonly
made in Suffolk.

VE'SSICNON. ʃ. [among horſemen.] A
windgall. DiSi.

VEST. ʃ. [vejirii, Latin.] An outer garment. Smith.

To VEST. v. a. [from the noun.]
1. To dreſs ; to deck ; to enrobe. Dryd.
2. To dreſs m a long garment. Milton.
3. To make poſſeſfor of ; to inveſt with. Prior.
4. To place in poflcſſion. Clarend, Locke.

VE'STAL. ʃ. A pure virgin. Pope. .

VE'STAL. a. [yejialisy Latin.] Denoting
pure virginity. Shakʃpeare.

VE'STIBULE. ʃ. [veflibuJum, Latin.] The
porch or firſt entrance of a houſe.

VE'STIGE. ʃ. [vtjligium, Latin.] Foottiep
; mark left behind in paſſing. Harvey.

VE'STMENT. ʃ. ['vejiimentum^ Lat.] Garment
; part of dreſs. (ValUr,

VE'STRY. ʃ. [vejiiarium, Latin.]
1. A room appendant to the church, in
which the facerdotal garments, and conſec
rated things ; re re policed. Dryden.
2. A parochial aſſembly commonly convened
in the veſtry. Clarenden.

VE'STURE. ʃ. [-pejiure, old French.]
1. Garment ; robe. Fairfax. Shakſp),
1. Dreſs ; habit ; external form. Shakſp.

VETCH. ʃ. [licia, Latin.] A plant with a
papilionaceous flower. Dryden.

VE'TCHY. a. [from <(;e/<:£>.] Made of vetches;
abounding in vetches. Spenſer.

VE'TERAN. ʃ. [veteranus, Latin.] An old
ſoldier ; a man long practiſed. Hooker, Addiſon.

VE'TERAN. a. Long pradlifed in war ;
long experienced. Brown.

VETERINA'RIAN. ʃ. [veterinarius, Lat.]
One ikilled in the difeales of cattle. Brown.

To VEX. v. a. [vexo, Latin.]
1. To plague ; to torment ; to harraſs. Prior.
2. To diſturb ; to diſc^uiet,Pope. .

VIC ; 3. 'to trouble with flight provocation^/ -

VEXATION. ʃ. [from vex.]
1. The act of troubling. Shakʃpeare.
2. The ſtate of being troubled ; uneaſineſs ; borrow. Temple.
3. The cauſe of trouble or uneaſineſs. Shakʃpearea
4. An act of harrafling by law. Bacon.
5. A flight teazing trouble.

VEXA'TIOUS. a. [from vexation.]
1. Afflidivc i troubleſome ; cauſing trouble. South, Prior.
2. Full of trouble ; full of uneaſineſs. Digby.
?, Teaz'ng; ſlightly troubleſome.

VEXA'TIOUSLY. ad. [from vexatious.]
Troubleſomely ; uneaſily.

VEXA'TIOUSNESS. ʃ. [from vexatious,;
Troubleſomeneſs ; uneaſineſs.

VE'XER. ʃ. [from vex.] He who vexes.

U'GLILY. ad. [from ugly.] Filthily ; with

U'GLINESS. ʃ. [from ugly.]
1. Deformity ; contrariety to beauty. Dryden.
2. Turpitude ; loathſomeneſs ; moral depravity. South.

U'GLY. a. Deformed; offenſive to the
iight ; contrary to beautiful. Shakʃpeare, Milton.

VI'AL. ʃ. [<fi«>»i.] A ſmall bottle. Shakʃpeare, Wilkins, Addiſon.

To VI'AL. 'J. a. To incloſe in a vial. Milton.

VI'AND. ʃ. [t/M»i., Fr, wx/flw^a, Italian.]
Food ; meat dreſſed. Shakʃpeare

1. Proviſion for a journey,
2. The laſt rites uſed to prepare the pafliog
foul for its departure.

To VI'BRATE. v. <2. [vibro, Latin.]
1. To brandiſh ; to move to and fro with
quick motion. .
2. To make to quiver. Holder.

To Vl'BRATE. v. r.
1. To play up and down, or to and fro. Boyle. Neioton,
2. To quiver. ^Pope.

VIBRATION. ʃ. [from vibro^ Lat.] The
act of moving, or being moved with quick
reciprocations, or returns. South, Newton, Thomfon.

VICAR. ʃ. [vicanus, Latin.]
1. The incumbent of an appropriated or
impropriated benefice. Dryden, Swift.
2. One who performs the functions of another
; a ſubſtitute. ^y^^ff'.

VI'CARAGE. ʃ. [from viVar.] The benefice
of a vicar. Swift.

VICA'RIOUS. a. [vicarius, Latin.] Diſputed; delegated ; acting in the place of
another. Hale, Norris.

VIGARSHIP. ʃ. [from wwr.] Theoflice
of a vicar,

Vice./, [i/inum, Lnm]
1. The courſe of action oppoſite to virtue. Milton, Locke.
2. A fault ; an offence. Milton.
3. The fool, or pumhinello of old rtiows.Shakʃpeare.
4. [yij', Dutch.] A kind of ſmall iron
preſs with ſcrews, uſed by workmen.
5. Gfipcj graſp. Shakʃpeare.
6. It IS uſed in compontion for one who
performs, in his ſtead, the office of a ſuperiour,
or who his the ſecond rank in
command: as, a viceroy, vice chancellor.

To VICE. v.a, [from the noun.] To draw. Shakſpeare.

VICEADMIRAL. ʃ. [vice and admiral.]
1. The ſecond commander of a fleet.
2. A n»TaJ rfficer of the ſecond rank.

Vl'CEADMIRALTY. ʃ. [from vice-admiral.]
The office of a vice admiral. Cariiv,

VICEA'GENT. ʃ. [vice and agent.] One
who acts in the place of another. Hooker.

VI'CED. a. [from vice.] Vitiaus ; corrupt,Shakʃpeare.

VICEGE'RENT. ʃ. [v'cem gerens, Latin.]
A lieutenant ; one who is inruſted with
the power of the ſuperiour. Bacon. Sfratt,

VICEGE'RENT. a. [vicrgercTis, Latin.]
Having a delegated power ; ading by ſubſtitution. Milton.

VICEGE'RENCY. ʃ. [from vicfgerent.]
The office of a vicegerent ; lieutenancy; deputed power. South.

VICECHA'NCELLOR. ʃ. [vicecarceHarius,
Latin.] The ſecond magiſtrate of the univerſities.

VI'CENARY. a. [vic^warw, Latin.] Belonging
to twenty.

VI'CEROY. ʃ. [Wffrcr, French.] He who
governs in place of the king with regal authority. Bacon, Swift.

VI'CEROYALTY. ʃ. [from viceroy.] Dignity
of a viceroy. Addijca,

VICETY. ʃ. Nicety ; exactneſs. Ben. Johnson.

VICI'NITY. ʃ. [ficinus, Latin ]
1. Nearneſs; ſtate 01 being near. Hale.
2. Neighbourhood. Rogers.

VI'CINAGE. ʃ. [viaWfl, Latin ] Neighbouiljuod
; phce adjoining.

VICINAL. v. a. [vidnus, Latin.] Near;

VICI'NE. ʃ. neighbourmtj. Glanvilie,

VI'CIOUS. a. [from «;>«.] Devoted to vice; not .ddi(fled to virtue. Milton.

VICI'SSITUDE. ʃ. [vicipudo, Latin.]
1. Regular change; return of the ſame
things in the ſame ſucceſſion. Newton.
1. Revolution ; change, Attetb, Ciffard,
This was the year that Georgia (1732) was established as a new buffer region between the Carolinas and Spanish Florida. ſ. [viSJima, Latin.]
1. A ſacrifice; ſomething flam for a ſacrifice. Denham, Dryden, Addiſon.
z, S;jneUx!Bg deſtroyed, Prior.

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VI'CTOR. ʃ. [viSir, Latin.] C>TJquerot; vjnqi),ſher ; he that gjini the advantage in
any conteſt. Sidney. ^hak.ff>. Addiſon.

VICTORIOUS. ii, [tnaoneux. French ]
1. Conquering; having obtained contjueft ; ſuperijur to conteſt. Milton.
2. Producing conqueſt. Pope. .
3. B. tokening cooqueſt. Shakʃpeare.

VICTO'RIOUSLY. ad. [from vaorton.]
With conqucrt ; ſucceſsfully ; triumphantly,

VICTO'RIOUSNESS. ʃ. [from 1 i loriout.]
The ſtate or qnatity of being vittoriouo,

VI'CTORY. ʃ. [r/<f7j'/j, Latin.] C-nqueſt; ſucceſs in conteſt ; triumph. Taylor.

Vi'CTRESS. ʃ. [from viaor.] A female that
conquers. Shakʃpeare.

VI'CTUAL. ʃ. [viSiuailles, Fr; wtona-

VI'CTUALS. ʃ. ^/jrj, Italian.] Proviſionof
food ; ſtores for the Tupport of life ; meat. Shakſpeare. Knolles. King Charles.

To VI'CTUAL. v. a. [from the noun.] To
ſtore with proviſion for food. Shakʃpeare.

VICTUALLER. ʃ. [Uonwiauah.] On«
who provides viftuals, Hayward.

VIDE'LICET. ad. [Latin.] To wit ; that is.
Generally written vix.

To VIE. v. a. To ſhow or practiſe in competition.


To VIE. v.n. To conteſt ; to contend. Swift.

To VIEW. v. a. [veu, French.]
1. To furvey; to look on by way of examination. Prior, Pope.
2. To fee ; to perceive by the eye. Milton.

VIEW. ʃ. [from the verb.)
1. Proſpect. TVttton, Dryden.,
2. Sight; power of beholding. Dryden, Locke.
3. Act of feeing. Denham, Locke.
4. Sight ; eye.
5. Survey ; examination by the eye. Dryden.
6. Intellectual furvey. Locke.
7. Space that may be taken in by the eye ; reach of fight. Dryden.
8. Appearance ; ſhow. Wa.ler,
6. Diſplay ; exhibition to the fight or
mind. Locke.
10, Proſpect of intereſt, Locke.
11. Intention; deſign. Arbuthnot.

VI'EWLESS. a. [from vi#w.] Unſeen ; not
diſcernible by the ſight. Pope.

VI'GIL. ʃ. [vigHia, LMin.]
1. Watch ; devotions perfornwd in the
cuſtomary hours of reſt. Pope. .
2. A faſt kept before a holiday. Shakſp.
3. Service uſed on the night before a holiday. Stillingfleet.
4. Watch ; forbearance of flecp. Waller.
5. Forbearance of ſleep.
6 O
2. WatchV
2. Watchfulneſs ; eircumrpcflioij ; inceffant
care. Wotton.
3. Guard ; watch. Milton.

VIGILANT. a. [W^/7j»i, Latin.] Watchful
; drcumſpedl ; diligent} aitintive. Hooker, Clarenden.

VI'GILANTLY. ad. [from vigibnt.]V^nt\ifully
5 attentively ; circumſpectly. Hayw.

VIGOROUS. a. [from t/'^or, Lat.] Forcible
; not weakened ; full of Itrength and
life. Waller, Atterbury.

VIGOROUSLY. ad. [from Vigour.^ Wuh
force ; forcibly ; without weakneſs. Dryden, South.

VI'GOROUSNESS. ʃ. [from vigour.] Force ; ſtrength. Taylar.

VIGOUR. ʃ. ['vigor, Latin.]
1. Force ; ſtrength. Milton.
2. Mental force ; intellectual ability.
3. Energy ; efficacy. Blackmore.

VILE. a. [vil, Fr. vih, Latin.]
1. Baſe ; mean ; worthleſs ; ſordid ; deſpecable. Shakʃpeare. Jbbot. Foirfax.
2. Morally impure ; wicked, Milton.

VI'LED. a. [from ^'J7^, whence «i//7«.] AbuGve
; ſcurrilous. Hayward.

VI'LELY. ad. [from vile.] Bafely ; meanly
; ſhamefully. Shakʃpeare.

VI'LENESS. ʃ. [from vile.]
1. Bafeneſs ; meanneſs ; dsſpicableneſs. Drayton, Creech.
2. Moral or intellectual bafeneſs. Prior.

To VI'LIFY. v. a. [ftcmvile.] To debaſe ;
to defame ; to make contemptible. Drayt.

VILL. ʃ. [villa, Latin.] A village ; a ſmall
collection of houſes. Hale.

VI'LLA. ʃ. [viilay Latin.] A country feat. Pope.

VI'LLAGE. ʃ. [x'/%f, French.] A ſmall
collection of houſes, leſs than a town. Shakʃpeare. Knolles. Pope. .

VILLAGER. f. [hoia, village.] An inhabitant
of a village. Milton, Locke.

Vl'LLAGERY. ʃ. [from village.] Diſtrict
of villages. Shakʃpeare.

VILLAIN. ʃ. [vilain, French.]
1. One who held by a baſe tenure. Davies.
2. A wicked wretch. Shak, Clarend, Pope. .

VI'LLANAGE. ʃ. [from villain.]
1. The ſtate of a villain ; baſe ſervitude. Daniel.
2. Bafeneſs ; infamy. Dryden.

To VI'LLANlZE. v. a. [hovn villain.] To
debaſe ; to degrade. Dryden, Berkley.

VILLANOUS. a. [from villain.]
1. Bife ; vile ; wicked.
2. Sorry. Shakʃpeare.

VI'LLANOUSLY. ad. [from villainous.]
-Wickedly ; bafely. Knolles.

VILLANOUSNESS. ʃ. [from villamui.]
Bafeneſs ; wickedneſs,

VI LLANY. ʃ. [from villain.]

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1. Wickedneſs ; bafeneſs ; depravity.Shakʃpeare.
1. A wicked action ; a crime. Dryden.

VILLA'TICK. ^. [wWar/cui, Latin.] Belonging
to villages. Milton.

f. [Latin.] In anatomy, are the
fame as fibres ; and in botany, fſpall hairs
like the giain of pluſh or fliag. Quincy.

VI'LLOUS. a. [villofus, Latin.] Shaggy ;
roufjh. jiArbuthnot.

VIMI'NEOUS. a. [viWww, Latin.] Made
of twigs. Prior.

VI'NCIBLE. «, [from TiHco, Latin.] Conqnerible
; ſuperable. Norrit,

Vi'NCIBLENESS. ʃ. [from vincible.] Liableneſs
to be overcome.

VI'NCTURE. ʃ. [vinaurayl.zt.] A binding.

VINDE'MIAL. a. [wW«i»w, Latin.] Belonging
to a vintage.

To VINDE'MIATE. v. «. [vindemia, Lat.]
To gather the vintage. Evelyn.

VINDEMIATION. ʃ. [viW^ww, Latin.]

To VINDICATE. v. a. [vindico, Latin.]
1. To juſtify ; to ſupport ; to maintain. Watts.
2. To revenge ; to avenge. Bac, Pear/on.
3. To aflert ; to claim with efficacy. Dryden.
4. To clear ; to protect, Hammond.

VINDICA TION. ʃ. [vindicationy Fr. from
vindtcatt.] Defence ; afTertion] juſtifica.
tion, Broome.

VINDICATIVE. a. [from vindicate.] Revengeful
; given to revenge. Howel. Sprattn

VINDICA'TOR. ʃ. [from vindicate.] One
who vindicates ; an afTertor, Dryden.

VINDICATORY. a. [from vindicator.]
1. Punitory ; performing the office of vengeance.
2. Deſenſory ; juſtificatory.

VINDICTIVE. a. [from vindiSa, Latin.]
Givcfl to revenge ; revengeful. Dryden.

VINE. f.
[vinea, Latin.] The plant that
bears the grape. Pope. .

VINEGAR. ʃ. [vinaigre, French.]
1. Wine grown four. Bacon, Pope. .
2. Any thing really or metaphorically four,Shakʃpeare.

VINNEWED. or r,flwjr. a. Mouldy. Ainſworth.

VINEYARD. ʃ. [pin^earib, Saxon.] A
ground piantea with vines. Shakſp.

VINOUS. a. [from vinum, Latin.] Having
the qualities of wine ; confiſing of wioe.
Boyl<!, Philips.

VINTAGE. ʃ. [vinage, French.] The produce
of the vine for the year ; the time in
which grapes are gathered. Bacon, Waller.

VINTAGER. ʃ. [from vintage.] He who
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VI'NTNER. ʃ. [from vmtſw, Latin.] One VIPER's %/c/i. ſ. [echkm^Ltt] A plant.
who ſellss wine. Havtl.

VINTRY. ʃ. The place where wine is
fold. Ainsworth.

VI'OL. ʃ. [vioile, Fr. viola, Italian.] A
ſtringed inſtrument of muſick. Shakʃpeare, Bacon, Milton.

VI'OL ABLE. a. [from violabilii, Latin.]
Such as may be violated or hurt.

VIOLACEOUS. a. [from v.-o/a, Latin.]
Reſembling violets.

To Vl'OLATE. v. a. [violo, Latin.]
1. To injure ; to hurt. Milton, Pope.
2. To infringe ; to break any thing venerable. Hooker.
3. To injure by irreverence. Brown.
4. To raviſh ; to deflower. Prior.

VIOLATION. ʃ. [violation Latin.]
1. Infringement or injury of Something
facred. Addiſon.
2. Rape ; the act of deflowering. Shakʃpeare.

VIOLA'TOR. ʃ. [violator, Latin.]
1. One who injuies or infringes ſomething
facred. South.
1. A raviſher. Shakʃpeare.

VIOLENCE. ʃ. [violcfitla, Latin.]
1. Force ; Itrength applied to any purpoſe. Shakʃpeare, Milton.
2. An attack; analTaultj a murder.Shakʃpeare.
3. Outrage ; unjuſt force, Milton.
4. Eagerneſs; vehemence, Shakʃpeare.
5. Injury ; infringement. Burnet.
6. Forcible defloration.

VIOLENT. a. [viohntus, Li^Sn.'l
1. Forcible ; ading with ſtrength. Milton.
2. Produced or continued by force, Burnet.
3. Not natural, but brought by force. Milton.
4. Unjuſtiy aflailant; murderous. Shakʃpeare, Milton.
5. Unſeaſonably vehen^nt. Hooker.
6. Extorted ; not voluntary. Milton.

VIOLENTLY. ad. [from violent.] With
force ; forcibly ; vehemently. Shakʃpeare, Taylor.

VIOLET. ſ. [violette, Fr. viol'j, Latin.] A
flower, Shakʃpeare, Milton, Locke.

VI'OLIN. ʃ. [vioton, Fr. from viel ] A
fiddle ; a ſtringed inſtrument. Sandys.

VI'OLIST. f. [from viol.] A player on the

VIOLONCE'LLO. ʃ. [Italian.] Aſtringed
inſtrument of muflck.

VI'PER. ʃ. [vipera, Latin.]
1. A ſerpent of that ſpecies which brings
ks young alive. Sandys.
2. Any thing nufchievous. Shakʃpeare.

VI'PERINE. a. [viperinus, Latin.] Belonging
to a viper.

VITEROUS. a. [vipereus, Lat, from viper.]
Having the qualities of a Tiper. DanUl,

VIPER's^ra/.. ſ. [fcorxonera, Latin.] A
plant. MitUr.

VIRAGO. ʃ. [Latin.] A female warriour ;
a woman with the qualities of a man.

VI'RELAY. ʃ. [virelay, virelai, French.] A
fore of little anciefit French poem, that
conſiſted only of two rhymes and ihort
verſes. Dryden.

VI'RENT. a. [virens, Latin.] Green ; not
faded. Bronvr.

VI'RGE. ʃ. [virga, Latin.] A dean's mace. Swift.

VI'RGIN. ʃ. [virgo, Latin.]
X- A maid ; a woman unacquainted with
men. Geneſis.
2. A woman not a mother. Milton.
3. Any thing untouched or unmingled. Denham.
4. The ſign of the zodiack in which the
fun is in Auguſt. Milton.

VI'RGIN. a. Cefitting a virgin; ſuitable
to a virgin ; maidenly. Cowley.

To VI'RGIN. v.n, [a cant word.] To
play the virgin. Shakʃpeare.

VIRGINAL. a. [ftam virgin.] Maiden ;
; pertaining to a virgin. Hammond.

To VI'RGINAL. v. ſt. To pat ; to ſtrike
as on the virginal, Shakʃpeare.

VIRGINAL. ʃ. [more ufu ally <i/t>^rB<?/i.]
A mulicW inſtrument ſo Called, becaulc
uſed by young ladies. Bacon.

VIRGI'NITY. ʃ. [virgirieas, Lat.] Maidenhead
; unacquaintance with man. Taylor.

VI'RILE. ʃ. [virilis, Latin.] Belonging to

VIRI'LITY. ʃ. [<i//a7//d5, Latin.]
1. Manhood ; character of a man. Rambler.
2. Power of procreation. Brown.

VIRMI'LION. ʃ. Properly vfrw/7/ow.

VI'RTUAL. a. [from virtue.] Having the
efficacy without the ſenſible part. Bacon, Milton. SStillingfleet.

VI'RTUALITY. ʃ. [from «/rr«d/] Efficacy. Brown.

VIRTUALLY. ad. [from virtual.] In efiec\,
thougfa not fortr.ally, Hammond.

To VI'RTUATE. v. a. [from virtue.] To
make efficacious. Harvey.

VI'RTUE. ʃ. [virtus, Latin.]
1. Moral goodneſs. Pope. .
2. A particular moral excellence. Addiſon.
3. Medicinal quality. Bacon.
4. Medicinal efficacy. Addiſon.
5. Efficacy ; power. Atterimry,
6. Acting power. Mark.
7. Secret agency ; efficacy, Davies.
8. Bravery ; valour» Raleigh.
9. Excellence ; tb^t which gives excellencCt. Ben. Johnson.
10. One of the orders of the celeftial hierarchy.

VI'RTUELESS. a. [from wV?«f .]
1. WafiMng virtue ; deprived ci virtue.
2. Not having efficacy ; without operating
qualifies. Raleigh, Fairfax. Hakenvill,

VIRTUO'SO. ſ. [Italian.] A min ſkaied in
antique or natural curioſities ; a man ſtudiousi
r f painting, flatuary, or architetiure.

VI'RTUOUS. a. [from virtue.]
1. Morally good. Shakʃpeare.
2. Chafte. Shakſpeare.
3. Done in conſequence of moral goodneſs. Dryden.
4. Efficacious ; powerful, Milton.
5. Having wronderful or eminent properties. Spenſer. M'ltoit.
6. Having medicinal qualities Bacon.

VI'RTUOUSLY. ad. [from vtrtuoui.] In a
Virtuous m.anner. Hooker, Denham.

VI'RTUOUSNESS. ʃ. [from inrtuous.] The
ſtate or charadcrof being virtuous. Spenſer.

VIRULENCE. ʃ. [from virulent.] Men.

VI RULENCY. ʃ. tal poiſon ; malignity ; acrimony of temper ; bitterneſs. Milton, Swift.

VI'RULENT. a. [viruhntus, Latin.]
1. Poifonous ; venemous.
2. Poifoned in the mind ; bitter ; malignant.

VIRULENTLY. ad. [from virulent.]Uzlignantly
; with bittemtfs.

VI'SAGE. ʃ. [vifaggio, Italian.] Face; countenance ; look. Shak, Milton. Walier.

To VI'SCERATE. v. a. [vijcera, Lain.]
To embowel ; to exentrate.

VI'SCID. a. [viſcidus, Latin.] Glutinous 3

VISCI DITY. ʃ. [from viſcid.]
1. Glutinouſneſs ; tenacity ; ropineſs. Arbuthnot.
1. Glutinous concretion. Floyer.

VISCO'SITY. ʃ. [«;/»/, FrcBch.- ;
1. Glutinouſneſs
; tenacity, Arbuthnot.
2. A glutinous ſubſtance, Brown.

VI'SCOUNT. ʃ. [vicecomn,Unn,\ Viſcount
ſignifies as much as ſhenff. Ft/count
alſo ſignifies a degree of nobility next to an
earl, which is an old name of office, but
a new one of dignity, never heard of amongſt us till Henry VI. his days. Cowel.

VI'SCOUNTESS. ʃ. The lady of a viſ-

VI'SCOUS. a. [viſcoſus, Latin.] Glutinous
; ſticky
; tenacious. Bacon.

VISIBI'LITY. f. [i;iA^;7,W, French ; from
1. The ſtate or quality of being perceptible
|)irthee|e, Bp^U.
2. State of being apparent, or openly i\U
coverable, SStillingfleet, Rogers.

Vl'SIBLE. ſ. ['viſible,Yr. v{pbnis,la\m.]
1. Perceptible by the eye. Bacon, Dryden.
2. Difcovered to the eye. Shakʃpeare.
3. Apparent ; open ; conſpicuous, Clarend.

VI'SIBLENESS. ʃ. [from vipie.] State or
quality of being viſible.

VISIBLY ad. [from viſible.] In a manner
perceptible by the eyp. Dryden.

VISION. f. [v!fion,Tx. v^fio, L^iw.]
1. Sight ; the faculty of feeing. Newton.
2. The act of feeing. Hammond.
3. A ſupernatural appearance ; a ſpectre ;
a phantom, Milton.
4. A dream ; ſomething ^ewn in a dream. Locke.

VI'SIONARY. a. [-mfionaire, French.]
1. Afierted by ph^r
ceive impreſſions on
Imaginary ; not real ; V
,m% i diſpoſed to reihe
ima^mation. Pope.
ſeen to ; dream. Swift.
[v'Jiwaire, Fr.] One
whoſe imagination is



To Vi'SI^. v. a. [viftter, Fr. viſitOy Lat.]
1. To go to fee. Pope. .
2. To ſend good or evil judicially. Judith. Swift.
3. To ſalute with a prtfent. Judges,
4. To come to a furvey, with judicial authority. Ayliffe.

To vrSIT. v. n. To keep up the iniercourſe
of ceremonial laiutations at the
houſes of each other.

VI'SIT. ʃ. [yiſite, Fr. from the verb.] The
act of going to ſee another. Watts.

VISITABLE. a. [from viſit.] Liable to
be viſited. A^Uffe,

VISITANT. ʃ. [from t/ifit.] One who
goes to ſee another. South, Pope. .

VISITA'TION. ʃ. [viſito, Latin.;!
1. The act of viſiting. Shakʃpeare.
s. Object of viſits, Milton.
3. Judicial viſit or perambulation. Ayliffe.
4. Judicial evil ſent by God. Taylor.
5. Communication of divine love. Hooker.

VISITATOTIIAL. a. [from ^vijitor.] Belonging
to a judicial viſitor. Ayliffe.

VISITER. ʃ. [from ^';>^]
1. One who comes to ſee another. Harvey, Swift.
2. An occaſional judge. Garth.

VISNOMY. ʃ. [corrupted from />-&^/o^womy,
; Face ; countenance. Spenſer.

VISIVE. tf . [viſif Fr.] Formed in the act
of feeing. Brown.

VI'SOR. ʃ. [viſtre, Fr.] A maſk uſed to
disfigure and diſguiſe. Sidney, Broome.

VI'SOKED. a. [from vijor.] Malked.

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VISTA. ʃ. [Italian.] View; proſpect
through an avenue. AcUifon.

VI'SUAL. a. [viſuel, French.] Uſed in
£ght; exetcifiog the power of light. Milton.

VITAL. e. [viVWv», Lu.]
1. Contributing to life ; neceſſary to life. Sidney, Pope. .
2. Relating to life. Shakʃpeare.
3. Containing life, Milton.
4. Being the feat of liſp. Pope.
5. S:^ diſpoſed as to live. Brown.
6. Fflenti .1 ; chiefly neccfi'ary. Co-bet.

VITALITY. ʃ. [Ucm vital] Power of
ſub/iliiDg in life. Raleigh, Ray.

VI'TALLY. ad. [from vital.] In ſuch a
mannei as to give life. Berkley.

VITALS. ʃ. [Without the ſingular.]
eflcntial to life. Philips.

VlTE'LLaRY. ʃ. [from viteL'ut, Latin.]
The place where the yolk of the egg ſwims
in the white.

To VITI ^ TE. v. a. [t/Wo, Latin ] To
deprave ; to ſpoil ; to maJce lef;, p. re. Evelyn. Ga'fb'

VITIATION. ʃ. [from vitiate.] Deprivation
; corruption. Harvy,

To VITILI'TIGATE. v. n. To co .tend
in law.

VITILITIGATION. ʃ. Contention ; ravillatoii. Hudibras.

VITICoITY. ʃ. [from vitlofui, Lat.] Dtpravit ;
; corruption. iiuutb.

VITIOUS. a. [vitiofus, Lat.]
1. Corrupt ; Wicked ; oppoſite to virtuous. Milton, Pope. .
2. Corrupt ; haying phyſical ill qual.ties.
B(0. yobttfon.

VI' nOUSLY. atf, [from vitiout. ; Not
virtuouriy ; corruptiy.

VI'TIOUSNESS. ʃ. [from viticus.] Corruptnefa
; state of being vitious. Shakʃpeare, South.

VITREOUS. a. [vitrsm, Lat.] GlalTy ;
glsfs. Arbuthnot.

VITREOUSNESS. ʃ. [from vitreom.] Reſemblance
of glaſs.

VITRIFICABLE. a. [from litrificate.]
Convertible into glaſs.

To VITRIFICATE. v. a. To change into
glaff. Bacon.

VITRIFICATION. ʃ. [vitrijicatior, ^ Fr.
from vitrificate.] Produ£tion of glaſs ;
a^tof changing, or ſtate of being changed
into glaſs. Bacon.

To VI'TRIFY. v. a. [vitrum and facio,
Lat.] To change into glaſs. Bacon.

To VITRIFY. v. n. To become glaſs. Arbuthnot.

VITRIOL. f. [t-t/Wo/aw, Lat.] Vitriol \i
produced by addition of a metailick matter
with the folTU acid fait. Woodward.

VITRIOLATE. v. a. [vitriohte% Fr.

VITRIOLATED. S from vnrioLm,
; Impregnated with vitriol ; conſiſt.
ing of vit.'iol. Bjyle,

VI I RIO'LICK. v. a. [vitrio!ifue,¥r, from

VITRIO LOUS. ʃ. viiriolum, Lat.] Reſembling
vitriol ; containing vitriol. Brown, Grew. Fleyer»

VITULINE. a. [vitulinut, Lat.] Belonging
to a calf. Bailey.

VITU'PERABLE. a. [vltuſerabilis. Lit ]
Biainſworthy. Ainsworth.

To VITUPERATE. v. a. [vituperer, Ft.
vitupero, Latin.] To blame ; to cealure.

VITUPERATION. ʃ. [vityperatio, Latin.]

BLrne; cinfure.

VIVACIOUS. <? [vivax, Lat.]
1. Long-lived. Berkley.
2. Spritfly ; gay ; active ; lively.

VIVA'ClOUSNESS. ʃ. [vivacite, Fr.

VIVA'CIFY. 3 from vivacious.]
1. Livelineſs; ff,ritelineſs. Boyle.
2. L ngevity
; length of life. Brown.

VI'VARY. ʃ. [vivarium, Lat.] A warren.

VIVE. a. vif, Fr.] Lively ; forcible ; pref-.
fine. Bacon.'

VI VENCY. ʃ. [vivo, Latin.] Manner £
ſupporting or continuing life. Brown.

Vl'VES. ʃ. A diftemper among horſes,
much like the ſtrangles. Farrier^t Dtiim

VI'VID. a. [v.vtdus, Lat.]
1. Lively ; quick ; ſt'.'king. Boyle, Newton, Pope. .
2. Spritely ; active. South, Watts.

VIVIDLY. ai. [from viW^/.] With life i
with quickneſs ; with ſtrength. Boyle, South.

VIVIDNESS. ʃ. [from a//Wi.] Life ; vigour
; quickneſs.

VIVI'CAL. a. [vivicus, Lat.] Giving life.

To VIVi FICATE. «. a. [vivijico, Latin.]
1. To make alive; to inform with life ;

CO animate.
2. To recover from ſuch a change of form
as ſeems to deſtroy the properties.

VIVIFICATION. ʃ. [vivijication, Fr.]
The act of giving life. Bacon.

VlVl'fICK. .. [yivificut, Lat.] Givirg
li^e ; making alive. Ray.

To Vl'VlFY. v. a. [vivm and facio, Lat.]
To make alive ; to animate ; to endue
with life. Bacon, Harvey.

VIVI'PAROUS. a. [vivai mi pario, Lat.]
Bringing the young alive ; oppoſed to oviparous. More. Rayi

VIXEN. ʃ. fixen is the name of a ſhe fox ;
and applied to a woman, whoſe nature is
thereby compared to aihe fox. Shakʃpeare.

VIZ. ad. To wit ; that is. Uudibras.

VI'ZARD. ʃ. [yijitref Fr.] A raalk uſed
for difgmfc. Rojommon,
T ;

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To VI'ZARD. v. a. [from the noun.] To
maſk. Shakʃpeare.

VI'ZIAR. ʃ. The prime minſter of the
Turkift empire, Kttolles.

U'LCER. ʃ. [ulcere, Fr. ulcus, Latin.] A
fore of continuance, not a new wound.
Sjfdys. Milton.

To U'LCERATE. v. a. [ulccrer, Yr.ulero,
Latin.] To difeaſe with lores, Arbuthnot.

ULCERATION. f. \ulceratio, from ulcero,
1. The act of breaking into ulcers.
2. Ulcer ; fore, Arbuthnot.

U'LCEROUS. a» [ukerojm^ Lat.] Affliaed
with fores. Shakʃpeare.

UXCEROUSNESS. ʃ. [from ukerouu] The
ſtate or being ulcerous.

U'LCERED. a. [u!cire, Fr. from ulcer.]
Grown by time from a hurt to an ulcer.

ULI'GINOUS. a. [sltginofus, Utin.] blimy
; muddy, Woodward.

U'LTIMATE. a. [ultimus, Lat.] Intended
in the laſt refort, AMfon. Rogers.

U'LTIMATELY. fli. [from ultimate.] In
the laſt conſequence. Atterbury, Rogers.

ULTI'MITY. ʃ. [uVimui, Latin.] The
laſt ſtdge ; the laſt conſequence. Bacon.

U'LTRAMARINE. ʃ. [ultra and marinm,
Lat.] One of the nobleft blu« colours
uſed in painting, produced by calcination
- from the ſtone called lapis lazuli. Hill.

U'LTRAMARINE. a. [ultra warinus, Lat.]
Being beyond the ſea ; foreign, Ainsworth.

ULTRAMO'NTANE. a. [ultra montanus,
Lat.] Being beyond the mountains,

ULTRAMUNDANE. a. [ultra and mundus,
Latin. 3 Being beyond the world,

ULTRO'NEOUS. a. [a/r/o, Lat.] Spontarieous
; voluntary.

U'MBEL. ʃ. In botany, the extremity of a
ilalk or branch divided into ſeveral pedicles
or rays, beginning from the ſame
point, and opening ſo as to form an inverted
cone. Di6l»

U'MBELLATED. a. In botany, is ſaid of
flowers when many of them grow together
in umbels. Di^.

UMBELLI'FEROUS. a. [umbel and fero,
Lat.] uſed of plants that bear many
flowers, growing upon many footftalks,

1. A colour. Peacham.
2. A fiſh. The vmher and grayling differ
in nothing but their names. Walton.

U'MBERED. m. [from umber or umbra,
Lat.] Shaded ; clotided, Shakʃpeare.

UMBI'LICAL. a. [from umbilicus, Latin.]
Belonging to the navel. Ray.

UMBLES. ʃ. [umbles, Fr. ; A deer's entrails,

UMBO. ʃ. [Latin.] The point, or prominent
part of a buckler. Swift.

U'MBRAGE. ʃ. [ombrage, Fr.]
1. Shade; ſkreen of trees. Philips.
2. Shadow ; appearance. Bramhall, Woodward.
3. Refentment ; offence ; ſuſpicion of injury. Bacon.

UMBRA'GEOUS. a. [mbragieux, Fr. )
Shady ; yielding ſhade, Harvey.

UMBBRA'GEOUSNESS. ʃ. [from umbrage,
out.] Shadineſs. Raleigh.

UMBRA'TILE. a. [umbratilis, Latin.] Being
in the ſhade.

UMBRE'L. ʃ. / [from umbra, Lat.]

UMBRE'LLA. ʃ. A flcrcen uſed in hot
countries to keep off the fun, and in others
to bear off the rain. Gay.

UMBRIE'RE. ʃ. The vifor of the helmet. Spenſer.

UMBRO'SITY. ʃ. [umbrojus, Lat.] Shadineſs
; exclufion of light. Brown.

U'MPIRAGE. ʃ. [from umpire.] Arbitration
; friendly deciſion of a controverſy.

U'MPIRE. ʃ. An arbitrator ; one who, as
a common friend, decides diſputes. Shakʃpeare, Boyle.

UN. A Saxon privative or negative particle
anſwering to in of the Latins, and a of
the Greeks, on, Dutch. It is placed al-
moſt at will before adjectives and adverbs.

UNABA'SHED. a. [from abapedj] Nut
ſhanned ; not confuſed by modefty. Pope. .

UNA'BLE. a. [from able.]
1. Not having ability. Raleigh, Milton, Rogers.
2. Weak ; impotent. Shakʃpeare.

UNABO'LISHED. a. [from aboljhd.]
Not repealed ; remaining in force. Liochr,

UNACCE'PTABLE. a. [from ^icceptMc]
Not pleaſing ; not ſuch as is well received. Addiʃon, Rogers.

UNACCE'PTABLENESS. ʃ. [from unac
ceptable.] State of not pldfing. Collier.

UNACCE'SSIELENESS. ʃ. [from accejtbletieft.]
State of not being to be attained
or approached. Hate,

UNACCO'MODATED. a. [from accommodated.]
Unfurniſhed with excemal convenience. Shakſpeare.

UNACCO'MPANIED. a. [from accompanied.]
Not attended. Hayward.

UNACCO'MPLISPIED. a. [from aicowp.
lijb'd.] Unfiniftied ; incomplete. Dryden.

UNACCO'UNTABLE. a. [from accountable.]
1. Not explicable} not to be folv:d by
reaſon ; not reducible to rule. Granville, L'Eſtrange, Addiʃon, Rogers.
2. Not ſubied ; not controlled.

UNACCO'UNTABLY. ad. Strangely. Addiſoa.


UNA'CCURATE. a. [from accurate.] Not
exact. Boyle.

UNAGCU'STOMED. a. [from accu/iomed.]
1. Not uſed ; rot habituated. Boyle.
2. New ; not uſual. Phillip'.

UNACKNO'WLEDGED. a. [from atknowledge.]
Not owned. Clarenden.

UNACQUA'INTANCE. ʃ. [from acquaint
tarce.] Want of familiarity. South.

UNACQUA'INTED. a. [iram acquainted.]
1. Not known ; unuſual ; not familiarly
known. Spenſer.
2. Not having familiar knowledge. Denham. ffake.

UNA'CTIVE. a. [from afiive.]
1. Not briſk ; not lively. Locke.
2. Having no employment. Milton.
3. Not buſy ; not diligent. South.
4. Having DO efficacy. Milton.

UNADMI'RED. a. Not regarded with honou. Pope. .

UNADO'RED. a. Not worſhipped. Milton.

1. Imprudent ; indiſcreet. Shakʃpeare.
2. Djne without due thought ; rafli. Hayward. Glanville.

1. Real ; not hypocritical. Dryden.
2. Free from aftectati«Mi ; open ; candid; ſin cere. Addiſon.
3. Not formed by tco rigid obſervation of
rules. Milton.
4. Not moved ; not touched,

UNAFFL'CTING. a. Not pathetick ; not
n.oving the paſſions.

UNAI'DED. a. Not aflifled ; not helped. Blackmore.

1. Having no powerful relation.
2. Having no common nature ; not congenial. Collier.

UNA'NIMOUS. a. [unanimty Ft, unanimity
Lat.] Being of one liiind ; agreeing in deſign
cr opinion. Dryden.

1. Not anointed.
2. Not prepared for death by extreme unc
tion. Shakſpeare.

UNA NSWERABLE. a. Not to be refuted. Glanville.

1. Not oppoſed by a reply.
2. Not confuted.
3. Not ſuitably returned. Dryden.

UNAPPA'LLED. a. Not daunted ; not
imprel's'd by fear. Sidney,

UNAPPEA'SABLE. a. Not to be paciheu ; implacable. Raleigh, Milton.

UNAPPREHE'N'SIVE. a. [from atfehend.]
1. Not intelligent ; net reac/ or conception.

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UNAPPROA'CHED. a. Inacceſſible.

UNAPPRO'VED. a. [from approve.] Noc
approved. Milton.

UNA'PT. a. [from apt.]
1. Dull ; not apprehenſive.
2. Not ready ; not propenfe. Shakʃpeare.
3. Unfit ; not qualified. Taylor.
4. Improper ; unfit ; unſuitable,

UNA'PTNESS. ʃ. [from unapt.]
1. Unfitneſs ; unſuitableneſs. Spenſer.
2. Dulneſs ; want of apprehenſion,
3. Unreadineſs; dilquaiification ; want of

UNA'RGUED. a. [from argue.]
1. Not diſputed. Milton.
2. Not cenſured,

UNA'RMED. a. [from unarm.] Having
no armour ; having no weapons,

1. Having no art, or cunning, Dryden.
2. Wanting ſkill. Cheyne.

UNA'SKED. a. Not fought by ſolicitation.

UNASPI'RING. a. Not ambitious. Rcgcn,

UNASSA'ILED. a. Not attacked ; not
afTaulced. Shakʃpeare.

UNASSI'STED. a. Not helped. Rogers.

UNASSISTING. a. Giving no help. Dryden.

1. Not confident, Granville.
2. Not to be tiufted. Spenſer.

UNATTA INABLE. a. Not to be gained
or obtained ; being out of reach. Dryden.

UNATTA'INABLENESS. ʃ. State of being
out of reach.

UNaTTE'MPTED. a. Untried ; not aflayed.Shakʃpeare.

UNATTE'NDED. a. Having no retinue,
or attendants. Dryden.

UNAVA'ILABLE. a. Uſeleſs ; vain with
reſpe<ct to any purpoſe. Hooker.

UNAVA'IUNG. a. [J[tk(s ; vain. Dryden.

1. Inevitable
; not to be ſhuuoed. Rogers.
2. Not to be mJlTed in ratiocination. Tillotſon.

UNAVOI'DED. a. Inevit.ble.

UNAU'THORISED. a. Not ſupported by
authority ; not properly commiſhbned. Dryden.


UNAWA'RES. ʃ. ''.
1. Without thought ; without previous
meditation. Shakſpeare, Pope. .
2. Unexpectedly ; when it is' not thought
of ; ſuddenly. Boyle. If eke,

UNA'WED. a. Unreſtrained by tear or reverence. Clarendon.

1. Not tamed ; not taught to bear the
»Jd«r. Suckling.
. Not countenanced ; not aided. Daniel.

To UNBA'Ri V. a. [from bar.] To open by
removing the bars ; to liobolt. Denham.

UNBA'RBED. a. [barba, Lat.] Not ſhav-
« Shakʃpeare.

UNBA'TTERED. a. Not injured by blows.Shakʃpeare.

UNBEA'T N. tf,
1. Not treated with blows. Corbet.
2. Not trodden. Roſcommon.

UNBECOMING. a. Indecent; unſuitable ;
indecorous. Milton, Dryden.

To UNBE'D. v. a. To raiſe from a bed. Walton.

UNBEFITTING. a. Not becoming ; not
fiii table. Milton.
1. Eternal ; without generation. Stillingfleet.
2. Not yet generated. South.

1. Increduhty, Dryden.
7. Infidelity ; irreligion.

To UNBELIE'VE. ». a.
1. To diſcredit ; not to tnift. Wotton.
«, Not to think real or true. Dryden.

UNBELIE'VER. ʃ. An infidel ; one who
believes not the ſcripture of God. Hooker. Tillotſon»

1. Not fufſcring flexure. Pope. .
2. Devoted to relaxation, Rowe.

UNBENE'VOLENT. a. Nat kind. Rogers.

UNBE'NEFICED. a. Not preferred to a
benefice. Dryden.

UNBENI'GHTED. a. Never viſited by
darkneſs. Milton.

UNBENI'GN. a. Malignant ; malevolent. Milton.

1. Not ſtrained by the ſtring. Dryden.
2. Having the bow unſtrung. ^baheff^eare,
3. Not cruſhed ; not ſubdued, Dryden.
4. Relaxed ; not intent. Denham.

UNBESEE'MING. a. Unbecoming. King Charles.

UNBESO'UGHT. a. Not intreated. Milton.

UNBEWA'ILED. a. Not lamented.Shakʃpeare.

To UNBI'ASS. v. a. To free from any external
motive ; to diſentangle from prejudice. Atterbury, Swift, Pope. .

UNBI'D 7 .

UNBI'DDEN. ʃ. ^.
1. Uninvited, Shakʃpeare.
2. Uncommanded ; ſpontaneous. Milton.

UNBrOOTTED. a. Free from bigotry. Addiʃon.

To UNBEND. w. a. £ from bind, ] To
ioofc ; to untie. Dryden.
tr N B

To UNBI'SHOP. v. a. [from biſhop.] fd
deprive of epifcopal orders, South.

UNBITTED. a. [from A;/.] Unbridled ; unreſtrained. Shakʃpeare.

UNBLA'MABL^. a. Not culp^ible. Dryd.

UNBLE'MISHED. a. Free from turpitude ;
free from reproach. Waller, Dryden, Addiſon.

UNBLEACHED. a. Not dilgraced ; not
injured by any fojl. Milton.

1. Accurſed; excluded from bcnediction. Bacon.
4. Wretched; unhappy. Prior.

UNBLOO'DIED. a. Not ſtained with blood. Shakſp.area

UNBLO'WN. a. Having the bud yet unexpanded.Shakʃpeare.

UNBLU'NTED. a. Not becoming obtuſe. Cowley.

1. Incorporeal ; immaterial. Watts.
2. Freed from the body. Dryden.t

To UNBO'LT. v. a. To ſet open ; to unbar.Shakʃpeare.

UNBO'LTED. a. Coarſe ;
groſs ; not refined.Shakʃpeare.

UNEO'NNETTED. a. Wanting a hat or
bonnet. Shakʃpeare.

'i. Net fludious of books.
2. Not cultivated by I'rudition. Shakʃpeare.

UNBORN. a. Not yet brought into life ; future. Shakʃpeare, Milton, Dryden.

UNBORROWED. a. Genuine ; native
; one's own. Locke.

1. Without bottom ; bottomleſs. Milton.
2. Having no ſolid foundation, Hammond.

To UNBO'SOM. v. a.
1. To reveal in confidence. Milton. Atterb.
2. To open ; to diſcloſe, Milton.

1. Obtained without money, Dryden.
2. Not finding any purchafer. Locke.

1. Looſe ; not tied.
2. Wanting a cov«r. Lecke,
3. Preterite of unbind.

UNBO'UNDED. a. Unlimited ; unreſtrained. Shakʃpeare, Decay of Piety.

UNBOU'NDEDLY. ad. Without bounds; without limits. Government of the Tongue.

UNBOU'NDEDNESS. ʃ. Exemption from
limits. Cheyne.

UNBO'WED. a. Not bent. Shakʃpeare.

To UNBO WEL. v. n. To exenterate ; to
evifecrate. HaAcwHl,

To UNBRA'CE. -. a.
1. To looſe ; to relax. Spenſer, Prior.
2. To m-^ke the clothes looſe. Shakſp.

UNBRE'ATHED. v. «. Not exerciſed.Shakʃpeare.

1. Not inſtructed in civility ; ill educated. Locke. C'n^reT'-,
2. Not r^ughr. Dryden.

UNBREECHED. a. Having no hrreche?.

UNBRISED. a. Not influenced by ''i.oney
or gif>-. Dryden.

UNB'^IDLED. a. Licentious; n t reſtr.'
nrd. Spract.

UNBROKE. ʃ. re t i.

UNBRO'KE>r. I '' Cf'«^^--^-]
1. Not Violated. Ta^'.or,
2. N(^c fu.;daed ; not weakened, Dryden.
3. N.] rimt-d. ^dd ion,

UNBRO'THERLIKE 7 a. lii ſuiting A-ith

UNBROTHERLY. ʃ. the character of a
brother. Decay of Piety.

To UNBU'CKLE. v. a. To looſe tr.cn buckles. Milton, Pope. .

To UNBUI'LD. v. a. To raze ; todeHry.

UNBUI'LT. a. Not vet erca-d. Drj^der.

UNBU'RIED. a. Not interred ; not honoured
with the rites of funeral. Bacon, Pope.


r. Not confa:iied ; not waſted ; not injured
by fire. Dryden.
7. N<: heat-d with fire, iiacon.

UNBU'RNISH. a. Not confuming by heat. Digby.

To UNBU'RTHEN. v. a.
1. To rid of a load. Shakʃpeare.
2. To throw off. Shakʃpeare.
3. To dii'doſe what lies heavy uij the
m-ind. Shakʃpeare.

To UNBUTTON. v. a. To lo.>fe any thing
b'-itt. ned. Ha^vy, Addiʃon.

UNCALCI'NED. a. fret from cakinac.u. .

UNCA'LLED. a. Not lummoned ; nrt
frnr foi ; not dfrnanoc-i. ii:d-:ty. Milton.

To U C'LVJ. v. V. To ^ifurb. Dyd.r.

UNCA'NCELED. a. Not erafed ; nor a
brosa' d. Dryden.

UNCANO'MICAL. a, n. -igreeabiC 10 the

UNCA'PABLE. a. [incapable, Fr. ir.eapax,
Lat.] N' t capabJe ; not ſuſecptible.

UNCARED/zr. a. Not r?g-rded ; not at-
:enoe I ;i'.

UNCA'RNATE. ^. N-tflertiiy. Brown.

To UNCA SE. v. a.
1. To diſengage t;om any covering. Addiʃon.
2. To fliv. Spenſer.

UNCA'UGHT. a. Not yet catched. Shakſpeare. Gay.

UNCA'USED. a. Having no pveccdtttt

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UNCA'UTIOUS. a. NotA.ry; hfedl^rs. Dryden.

UNCE'RTAIN. a. [inartain, F . .certut.
1. Doubtful ; not certainly known. Denham,
2. Doubtful; not having certain kn w-
IcJge. -ft 'lotJon,
3. Not fore in the cor.feTience. Dryden. Gay. Pope. .
4. TTrfettlfd ; tinre^u ar. Hooker.

1. Dubiouſrici's ; want of knowledge,
Dchant Locke.
2. Contingency ; want of certainty. South.
3. Something un'known. L'Eſtrange.

To UNCHA'IN. v. a. To free from th ns. Prior.

UNCHA'NGEABLE. a. Immutoble. Hooker.

1. Not v,lt?red. Taylor.
2. N'<- if' b-e. Dryden, Pope. .

ty Newton.

UNCHA'NGEABLY. ad. Immntabiv ;
w.th- .;c ' h-pg-. South.

UNCHA'NGING. a. Suffering no It .at.
o^. Pope.

To UNCHA'RGE. v. a. To retract an accuistion.Shakʃpeare.

UNCHA'RITABLE. a. Contraiy to chaDty ; contrary (; the unvtrr-l 'ove prefer jbed by
chrii^iaft. y, De^ham. Addiſon.

UNCHARITABLENESS. ʃ. Want of chanty. Atterbury.

UNCHA'RITABLY. ad. I <» manner contrary
to ih rity. Spenſer. S, ran,

UNCHA'RY. a. Not wa y ;
f?> t cauMMi. Shakſpeare.

UNCHASTE. a. Lew'd ; i^ .^ n^us; riot

CODtin^nt. Sidney, Taylor.

UNCHA'STITY. ʃ. Leva .rh ; in.<;nti-
cr\cz. kFyo dward. A:.th.ot,

UNCKEERFULNESS. ʃ. Mvi?ncl>.:!) ; ,i oornineſs of it;(«; f. Addiʃon.

UNCHECKED. a. U rfOra.nrd ; or fluc-
1 t: . ^b kep .1-' . Milton.

UNCHJt^VED. a. Not malic<.-
D y./.

To UNCHI'LD. v. a. To depr/v o J) 1.
(li0. Shakſpeare.

1. Contrary to the laws of chriſtianity.
2. Unconverted ; i tiri'I Hooker.

UNCHRISTIANNE S. ʃ. 0.n'r?ri^ty to
chriftia ity. ^''g C'.^rler,

UNCIRCUMCISED. a. Not circuxn. n d ;
not . J- .

UNCIRCUMCISION. ʃ. Omifilonof Jrcumtifi-
n //a m.n.'t.

UNCIRCUMSCRI'SED. a. U.b.v.d,d ;
WiiIiniU;d, ' ,ii(i('- on,

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UNCI'RCUMSIECr. e. Not cautious ; not
Vif-f.Kir. J4a -iter./.

UNCIRCUM^w.'NTIAr. Vn .< -r^.
t3ti, Brown.

UNCI'VIL. a. ' tr. i: I/, Fr inr-^ilis, L t.]
Uap Ire ; not ag ccable to rulc5 of e'e-
C^n-e, ir com ! f./'cs, Wbtt^'^'ft.

UNCIVILITY. ad. UnpoItely , fit compi
'fa' !y Brown.

1. Not tkcIh med ^rom bi.buity.
1 C.arſe ; .nHecent-.

UNCIVRIFIED. a. No^ purged ; -^orpus:
n.-d Bacon.

To UNCLA'SP. v. a. To .pen wh .t js
ſhur wi-h d^f s Shakʃpeare. To y or.

UNCLA'SSICK. a. No? lafli-k /^o/)e

U'NCLE. ʃ. :.«c/e, Fr.] The father's or
mo.fi' r's f^rother,

1. Fou ; dircy; fifthy. Dryden.
2. Not pur fied by ritual practices,
3. Ft.'ul with fin. Milton, Rogers.
4. Lewd; iinch-fte. Shakʃpeare, Milton.

UNCLEA'NLINESS. ʃ. Want of cleanlineſs. Clarendon.

1. Foul ; filthy ; nafty, Shakʃpeare.
1. Indecent ; unchaſte. Watts.

1. Lewd fieſs ; incontinance. Graunt,
ft. Want of cUanlineſs ; naftineſs. Taylor.
3. -in ; wickedneſs. Ezekiel.
4. W^nc of ritual purity.

UNCLE'ANSED. a. Not cleanſed. Bacon.

To UNCLE'W. v. a. [from cleiv.] To undo.Shakʃpeare.

To UNCLE'NCH. v. a. To open the doſed
hand. Cartb.

UNCLIPPED. a. Whole ; not cut. Luke.

To UNCLO ATH. v. a. To ſtnp ; to make
naked,Raleigh, Atterbury.

To UNCLO'G. v. a.
1. To diſencumber ; to exonerate.Shakʃpeare.
2. To ſet at liberty. Dryden.'

To UNCLOSTER. v. n. To ſet at large.
Nort is.

To UNCLO'SE. v. a. To open. Pope. .

UNCLO'SED. a. Not ſeparated by incloſurcs.

UNCLO'UDED. a. Free from clouds ; clear from obſcurity ; not darkened. Roſcommon.

UNCLOUDEDNESS. f. Openneſs ; freedom
frorji gloom. Boyle.

UNCLO'UDY. a. Free from a cloud. Gay.

To UNCLU'TCH. v. a. To open. Decay of Piety.

To UNCOI'F. v. a. To pull the cap ofi. Arbuthnot.

To UNCOI'L. v. a. [from ail.] To ofen
from being t\ dea or wrapped one part tip-
) > hrr Denham.

UNCOI'NED. a. Not coined. Shakʃpeare, Locke.

UVCOLLE'CTED. a. Not coile(fted ; not
f~'^ \&'-\ Triot,

UNCO'LOURED. a. Not ſtameri with any
C'ioiir, or die. Bacon.

UNCO'MBED. a. Not parted or anjuſted by
thp c mh. Crajhanv, ;

UNCO'MEATABLE. <i. Inacceſſable ; un- .
I inable. 1

UNCO'MELINESS. ʃ. Want of grace ; '
wm at hfaury. Spenſer, Wotton, Locke.

UNCO'MELY. a. Not comeiy; wanting
gnc. Sidney, Clarenden.

1. Affording no comfort; gloomy; diſmal
; miſerable. Hooker, Wake.
2. Receiving no comfort; melancholy.

cheerful neſs. Taylor.

UNCOMFORTABLY. ad. Without cheerfu'neſs.

UNCOMMA'NDED. a. Not commanded. South.

UNCO'MMON. a. Not frequent; not
often found or known. Addiſon.

UNCO'MMONNESS. ʃ. [nfrcqucncy. Addiſon.

UNCOMPA'CT. a. Not compact ; not
cloſeiv coherins. Addiſon.

UNCOMMU'NICATED. a. Not communicated. Hooker. ;

UNCO'MPANIED. a. Having no companion. Fairfax.

UNCOMPE'LLED. a. Free from com pulfinn. Boyle, Pope. .

UNCOMPLE'TE. a. Not perfta ; not
fjniſhed. Pope. .

1. Simple ; not mixed. Newton.
7., Simple ; not intricate, Hammond.

UNCOMPRE'SSED. a. Free from compreſſion. Boyle.

1. Unable to comprehend.
2. In Shakʃpeare. it ſeems to ſignify inconi'

UNCONCEIVABLE. a. Not to be underftcod
; not to be comprehended by the
mind. Locke, Blackmore.

UNCONCE'IVABLENESS. ʃ. [ncomprehenfibility. Locke.]

UNCONCE'IVED. a. Not thought ; not
imagined. Creech. ' ;

UNCONCE'RN. ʃ. Negligence ; want of |
intereſt: ; freedom from anxiety ; freedom
from perturbation, Swift.

1. fhowing no intereſt. Taylor.
2. Not anxious ; not diſturbed ; not affe(
Se<l» Ifenham. Rogers.


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UNCONCE'RNEDLY. ad. Without intereſt
or ?ff'-£>u n. Denhum. Brrttley.

UNCONCERNEDNESS. ʃ. Freedon; from
^-.yiev Mf P' r')'bati',n. 5o///^.

UNCONCE'RNING. a. Not intereſting ; n.-r -ffrftini;. Addiſon.

UNGONCE'RNMENT. ʃ. The ſtate of
^ vini no ſhdrr. South.

UNCONCLU'OFNT. ʃ. J. Not deciſive ;

UNCONCLU'DING. ʃ. inferring no plain
<r rritn ^ontli lion. //j^. Lnckf.

be;ng 'iHonchidinn.

UNCO'UNSELLABLE. a. Not to be ad-
vi/ed Clarendon.

UNCO'UNTABLE. a. Innumerable. Raleigh.

UNCO'UNTERFEIT. a. Genuine; not
ſpuriou«. Spratt.

To UNCO'UPLE. v. a. To looſe dogs from
their couple. Shakʃpeare, Dryden.

UNCO'URTEOUS. a. Uncivil ; unpolite. Sidney.

UNCO'URTLINESS. ʃ. Unſuitableneſs of
rmnners to a c>'urt. Addiſon.

UNCO'URTLY. a. Inelegant of manners; uncivil. Swift.

UNCO'UTH. a. [uacuS, Saxdh.] Odd; ſtrange; unuſual. Fairfax B^ker.

To UNCREATE. v. a. To annniiiate ; to
reduce to nothing ; to deprive of exigence. Milton.7.

1. Not y: created. Milton.
2. [//JC'/i', Fr.] Not prnduccf^ by creation. Blackmore, Locke.

UNCRE'DITABLENESS. ʃ. Want of repur
ti T. Decay of Piety.

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UNHEEDED. a. Not ſignallzed by action.Shakʃpeare.

UNDrTA CEO. a. Not deprived of its'form ;

II r H'sfigrtired Granville,

UND'FE'ASIBLE. a. Nor cie^eaſible ; not
t bf v-'cate<J or .'Ti' ulleJ.

UNU'FI'LED. a. Not polluted ; nor viiiaier!
; tcarrupieJ. Wiid-.m, Milton, Dryd.

UNDEFI'NED. a. Not circumſcribed, or
exij n,-<i by a definition. Locke.

UNDEFINABLE. a. Not to be marked
out, or catumſcribed by a definition. Locke.

UND FORMED. a. Not deformed ; not
disfigured £of'e»

UNDEFI'ED. a. Not ſet at cefianc^ ; not
ch Jlf need.

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UNDERGRO'Ur-D. ſ. [under and grrvnd.] To UNDIRPRA'ISE 1). a.

U'NDERGRO'WTH; / {under ^nA'g-ozvtb.]
Tna^ yvbich ^ ows under the tall .w.-od. Milton.

UNDERHA'ND ad. [under ^nii,k^rtd.]
1. By rnti ^ not apodrcnt ; ſecretly.
» Hooker.
a Clifidc'linely ; with fr-juduleot fecrc y.
Sid'ry. Hudibras, Dryden, Swift. ^ddf.

UNDEKHA'ND. a. Sec-ei; daodcrtinc ; fi, '^ bakei\ tare Addiʃon.

UNDERLABOURER. ʃ. [under and labour.
er A ti; it rdin.t<r workman. lyilkins.

UNDERI'VED. a. [from derived.] N-tbortv'

UNDERLA'V. v. tf. [afJ^T and /a^.]
To If; ' gth?ii hv ſomething l-ad under,

UNDERLE'AF. ʃ. [urd.r -nd leaf.] A ſpec
> nt ao^.lc Mortimer.

To UNDERLI'V'E. v.tf. [under zrA line.]
To mark w: h ii.jes below the words.


U'ND RUNG. ʃ. [from under.] An inferour
agen ; .1 lurry mean fellow.

To UND'^RMI'NE. v. a. [ur.d-.r and mint.]
1. To d g cavitii's unier any thing, ſo that
it mjy Uli or be blown up ; to fap Denham. Pope.
1. To excavate undrr, Aadi^un.
3. To injure by clandeſtine m^^ns.
D yaeri Locke.

UNDERVH'N'ER. ʃ. [from undrmme ]
1. He that f^ps ; he that djgs away the
luppori-5. Bacon.
t A 'Iindeſtine enemy. South.

1. Loweſt in place. Boyle.
2. L'v.'pI^ in (Hteor condition. Atterbury.

UNDERNE'ATH. ad. [Compounded from
under and neth.] In the lower place ; be
low; under ; beneath. Addiʃon.

UNDERNE'ATH. prep. Under. Ben. Johnson. Sjndys,

UNDERO FFICER. ʃ. [urid^r and officer.]
An mfenour officer ; one m ſubordinate
authority. -^y'ff^'

To U'NDERPIN. v. a. [under and //;;.]

T'&lt;p-n; to ſupport. Ihle,

UNDE'ROGATORY. a. Not derogarory.

U'NDERPART. ʃ. [under and part.] Subor..
inate. or unelfr-nri-il put. Dryden.

UNDERPETTICOAT. ʃ. [under and pettucst.]
The petticoat w»;n next the b .Jv.

U'NDER'LOT.' ʃ. [urd^r and plot.]
I A f.- ics of events or cecd.n^ collateraliv
w/ſh the msm rtcry of a play, and
ſubi TV.ent to ir, Dryden.
s. A ciindcftjj.e ſch:ref, Addiſon.
[und,r aci
p'^af.] To praiſe b-low deſert. Dryden.

To UNDERPRI'ZE. v. a. [under and prize;
To value at lef^. thin the worth. Shakſp.

To UNDERPRO'P. v. a. [ur.d r and prop.]
To fuDport ; to fuft^in. Bacon. I'tnton,

ani fropo'Hon.] Having too little proportion.

UNDERPU'LLER. ʃ. [under and /.r.7.Vr.]
In noiir or fabo'-dinate puller, Coliier.

To UNDERRA'TE. v. a. [under imi rate.]
To rare too low.

UNDERRATE. ʃ. [from tix verb.] A
price Ufs thi^n i; uſual. Dryden.

To UNDERRA'Y. -J.n. [under aaa fuy.]
'!<> fay by w-ay of derogation. Spenſer.

UNDERSE'CRETARY. ʃ. [z/c^rr and /r.
cretary ] An iofentur or ſubord.nate ſecretary. Bacon.

To UNDERSE'LL. v. a. [under uni ſells. I
To defeat, by ſelling for leſs ; to ſciJ cheaper
than a. other. Ch.ld,

UNDERSE RVANT. ʃ. [under And jervant.]
A 'e'vant ci the lower cJafa. Grew.

To U'NDERSET. v. a. [under ^.nifet.] To
iM i.
; to ſupport. BacoH»

UNDERSE'TTER. ʃ. [from underfct.]
Pri p ; pedeſtal ; ſupnort. I Ktngs»

/. [from underfct. ;
Lower p'rt ;^ oedelial. Wotton.

UNDERSHE'RIFF. ʃ. [under andjberif.]
Tn- d< puty o f the fn-erifr'. Ccjveland.

UNDER.SHE'RIFFRY. ſ. [from unde'jhertff.]
The buſincls^or oiEcc of an under-
(hfitf. Bacon.

UNDERSHOOT. part. a. [under and
Jhoot.] Moved by water paffing under it.

UNDERSO'NG. ʃ. [under tnd ſong.] Chorus
; burthen of a ſong. Spenſer, Dryden.

To UNDERSTAND. v. a. ^xtm\\.t under,
ſtood. [u b.'pfrintjin, Saxun.
1. To comprehend fully; to have knowledge
of. Dryden.
2. To concpive. Stillingfleet.

1. To have uſe of the mtelJeiJiial faculties ; to be an intelligent or confcious being.
Chronic et,
2. To be informed. Nelemiah. Ben. Johnſon.

UNDERSTA'NDING. ʃ. [from under/iand.]
1. L.telledlnal powers ; faculties of the
mind, eſpecially thoi'e of knowledge and
judgement. Davies.
2. Skill. Swift.
3. Intelligence; terms of communication. Clarendon.

UNDERSTA'NDING. a. Knowing ; ficiif.
l. Add,fur.

UNDERSTA'NDINGLY. ad. [from ur.der-
Jl.TiJ.] W;;h kaowhdge. Milton.


UNDERSTOO'D. pret. and part. palTIve of
u-d ſtand,

U DERSTRA'PPER. ʃ. [under and ſtrap.]
A p^tty ſtUow; an infencur agent.

To UNDERTA'KE. v. a. pretfritt- aWcrlosk
-^ part. pafl. undertaken, [^underfartgen.
3. To at'empt ; to engage in. Roſcomm.
2. To afluirr,e a characfler. Shakʃpeare.
3. To eng?ge with ; to attack. Shakſp.
4. To have the charge of. Shakʃpeare.

To UNDERTAKE. a/, n,
1. To alTume any buſinfifs or province. Milton.
a- To venture; to hazard, Shakʃpeare.
3. To proITjife ; .to ſtand bound to foma
condition, Wo'>d'ward,

UNDERTA'KEN. part, paſſive of under.

UNDERTAKER. ʃ. [from undertake.]
1. One who engages in prejects and affairs. Clarendon.
2. One who engages to build for another at
a certain price. Swift.
1. One who manages funerals,

UNDERTA'KING. ʃ. [from undertake.]
Attempt ; en'.erprize ; engagement. Raleigh, Temple.

UNDERTE'NANT. ʃ. A ſecondary tenant
; one who holds from him that holds
from the owner. Davies.

UNDERTOOK. parf. ^!^ff\vt oſ undertake.

UNDERVALUA'TION. ʃ. [under and -i^alui.]
Rate net equal to the worth. Wotton.

To UNDERVALUE. v. a. [under im value.]
1. To rate low ; to eftcem lightly ; to
treat as of little worth. ^rterbury,
2. To depreſs ; to make low in eſtimation
; to deſpefe. Dryden, Addiſon.

UNDERVA'LUE. ʃ. [from the verb. 1 Low
rate; vile price, Temple.

UNDERVA'LUER. ʃ. [from urderviJue.]
One who eſteems lightly. Walton.

UNDERVs?E'NT. Preterite of undergo.

U'NDERWOOD». ʃ. [under and wood.] The
low trees that grow among the timber. Mortimer.

U'NDERWORK. f. [vnder and iuQrk'\ Subordinate
buſineTs ; petty affairs. Addiſon.

To UNDERWO'RK. 1/.^, preterite ««</dK-
'Worked, or undinvrought ; participle pafl,
vnderworkedy or underwrought.
1. To deſtroy by clandeſtine meaſures.Shakʃpeare.
1. To labour leſs than enough. Dryden.

UNDERWO'RKMAN. ʃ. [undermd workman.]
An inferiour, or iubordinate labourer.

To UNDERWRITE. v. a. [undfr and
'Write,'] To write under ſomething elſe.
Sidney, Sanderſon.

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UNDERWRITER. n. f [from undenvrite,-]
An in;urer ; Co called from wr/trng his name
under the conditi ns,

UNDESCRI'BED. a. Not deſcribed. Hooker, Collier.

UNDESCRI'ED. a. Not ſeen ; unſeen ; un-

1. Not nnerited
; not obtained by merit. Sidney.
2. Not incurred by fault. Addiſon.

UNDESE'RVEDLY. ad. [from undefervJ.]
Without deſert, whether of good or ill. Hooker, Dryden.

UNDESE RVER. ʃ. One of no merit.Shakʃpeare.

1. Not having merit; not having any
worth. Addiſon. Atterbury.
1. Not meriting any particular advantage
or hurt. Sidney, Pope. .

UNDESI'GNED. a. Not inte-ded ; not
purpoſed. South. Blackmore.

1. Not adliog with any ſet purpoſe. Blackmore.
2. Having no artful or fraudulenc ſchemes ; fincere. South.

UNDESI'RABLE. a. Not to be wiſhed ; not pleaſing, Milton.

UNDESI'RED. a. Not wifljed ; not ſolicited. Dryden.

UNDESI'RING. a. Negligent ; not withing. Dryden.

UNDESTRO'YABLE. a. Indeſtructible
; not ſuſceptive of deſiruction, Boyle.

UNDLSTRO'YED. a. Not deſtroyed. Locke.

UNDETE'UMINABLE. a. Im poſſible to
be decidfd. lyotton,

1. Not ſettled ; not decided ; contingent. South.
2. Not fixed. Mere,

^ determinate..
1. Uncertainty; indeciſion. Hale.
2. The ſtate of not being fixed, or invincibly
direi-'lfd. More,

1. Unſettled ; undecided. Locke, Milton.
2. Not limited ; n t regulated. Hale.

UNDEVOTED. ʃ. Notdevoted. Chrendon,

UNDIA'PHANOUS. a. Not pellucid ; not
tranſparent. Boyle.

UNDI'D. The preterite of K«/^(7. Roſcommon.

UNDIGESTED. a. Not conco^ed. Denham.

UNDl'GHT. Preterite put nff. Spenſer.

UNDI'NTED. a. Not impatffed by a blow,Shakʃpeare.

UNDIMI'NISHED. a- Not impaired ; not
iea'cned, King Charles. Addiſon.


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UNDI'PPED. a. [un and dif>.] Not dipped ; UNENJO'YED. a. Not obtained ; not pof not plunged,


UNDISCE'RNED. a. Not obſerved ; oif' vered ; not deſcried. Brown. Dry

UNDISCE'RNEDLY. ad. So as to be un. Dryden.
Not diref^ed. Spenſer. Blackmore.


eo ; .'aſible.


pable of making due diftin^iion
Not to be diſcern-
Ubikff). Rogers.
Inviſibly ; imper-. South.
Injudicinusj incano
fruic on.


row; lontntted.


1. Not ſubdued to regularity and order. Taylor.
ft. Untaupht; uninſtnifted, King Charles.

UNDISCO VERABLE. a. Not to be found
our. Rogers.

UNDISCOVERED. a. Not (een ; not dcſcried, Sidney. Dryden.

UNDISCREE'T. a. Not wife ; imprudent.

UNDISGUISED. a. Open ; arrleſs
; plain. Dryden, Rogers.

UNDISHO'NOURED. a. Not diſhonoured. Shakſpeare.

ſtate of diſquict, Rogers.

1. Painful ; giving diſturbance. Taylor.
2. Difturbed ; not at eaſe. Milton, Rogers.
3. Conſtraining ; cramping. Roſcommon.
4. Not unconſtrained ; not diſengaged. Locke.
5. Peevifti ; difficult t-) pleaſe. Addiſon.
6. Dfficult. Outofuſe, Shakſp, Boyle.

UNEATEN. a. Not devoured. Clarenden.

UNE'ATH. ad. [from eathy ciS, Saxon; eaſy.]
1. Not eaſily. Shakʃpeare, Donne, Clarenden.

diverſe. Dryden.
Not uflng; having Cr.c-cS,
2. Ntt il umin<»red,
Not enlarged ; narf^.
Free ; not enthralled. Addiʃon.

UNENTERTA'INING. a. Giving n. delight
; g ving Dvj cntertainment. Pope. .

UNE'NVIED. a. Exempt from envy. Bacon.
Different from itſelf ; Berkley.

UNE'f^UAL. a. [inaquaVs, Latin.]
1. Not even. Shakʃpeare, Dryden.
2. Not equal ; inferiuur. Milton, Arbuthnot.
3. Partial ; not beſtowing on both the
lame advantages. Denham.
4. Diſproportionate ; ill matched. Milton. Pete,
5. Not regular; not uniform,

UNE'QUALABLE. a. Not to be equalled; not to be parallelled. Boyle.

UNE'QUALLED. a. Unparallelled ; unrivalled
in excellence. Boyle, Roſcommon.
Trouble ; perplexity ; UNE'(.^ALLY. ad. Ii diflferent degrees ;
in diſproporti^n one to the orher.

bein^ unequal,


/, Inequality ; ſtate of
Decay of Piety.
Not equivocal. Brown.
1. I.oca pacify of er-
Decay of Piety,


UNERRING. a. [/«^rrarjr, Latin.]
1. Committing no miſtake. Rogers.
2. Inc?pable of failure ; certain. Dinham,

UNE'RRINGLY. ad. Without mift-^ke. Glanville.
2. It ſeems in 5/>er/fr to ſignify the ſame UNESCHE'WABLE. a. Inevitable; unaas
beneath. voidable ; not to be eſcaped. Carete,

UNE'DIFYING. a. Not improving in good UNESPI'ED. a. Notſeenj undiſcovered
; life. Atterbury.

UNELE'CTED. a. Not chofen. Shakſp.

UNE'LIGIBLE. a. Not worthy to be chofen. Rogers.

1. Not buſy ; at leiſure ; half. Milton, Locke.
ft. Not engaged in any particular work. Dryden.

UNE'MPTIABLE. a. Not to be emptied ;
inexhauftible. Hooker.

UNENDO'WED. a. Not inverted; not
graced. Clarenden.

UNENGA'GED. a. NjI engaged ; not appropriated.
undeſcried. Hooker, Milton.

1. Not being of the laſt importance ; not
conſtituting rflence. Addiſon.
2. Void of real being. Milton.

UNESTA'BLISHED. «. Not eftabliſhed. Brown.

1. Not even ; not level. Shakʃpeare. Knolles.
2. Not ſuiting each other ; not equal. Peacham.

1. Surface not level ; inequality of ſurface. Ray, Newton.
2. TarUgt. Turbulence ; changeable ſtate. ,Hale,
3. Not ſmtotbneſs. Burmt,

UNE'VITABLE. a. ['nevitakiHsyLat.] Inevitable
5 not to be efciped. Sidney.

UNEXA'CTED. a. Not esaaed; not t ken
by foTce. Dryden.

UNEXA'MINED. a. Not enqutred ; not
tried ; not dircufTed. Ben. Johnſon.

UNEXAMPLED. a. Not known by any
precede^'t or fximpie. ' '
Rihigh Boyle. Dsriham. Philips.

UNEXCE'PTIONABLE. a. Not liable to
any objection. Attn bury.

UNEXCO'GITABLE. a. Not to be found
ont. Raleigh.'

UNEXECUTED. a. Not performed ; not
d!re. SShakʃpeare.

UNEXCI'SED. a. Not ſubject to the payment
of exCifs.

UNEXE'MFL5FIED. a. Not made known
by inſti>nce or example. Boyle, South.

UNEXERCISED. a. Not praaiſed ; not
experiericrd. Dryden, Locke.

UNEXE'MPT. a. Not free by peculiar privilege. Milton.

UNEXHAU'STED. a. [imxhaufm, Latin.]
Not ſpent ; not drained to the bottom- Addiſon.

UNEXPA'NDED. a. Not ſpread out. Blackmore.

UNEXPE'CTrlD. a. Not thought on- ſudden
; not provided againſt-. Hooker. M'ltrjfi. Denham, Dryd, Swift.

UNEXPE'CtEDLY. ad. Suddenly ; at a
time untho'joht of. Milton, Wake.

UNEXPE'CTEDNESS. ʃ. Suddenneſs ; un
thought of time or manner, Watts.

UNEXPERIENCED. a. Not verſed; not
acquainted by trial or practice. Milton. Wilkins.

UNEXPE'DIENT. a. Inconvenient; not
fit. Milton.

UNEXPE'RT. a. [i7iexpertus,'Lz\.~^ Wanting
ikUl or knowledge. Prior.

1. Not ſcarched out. Pope. .
2. Not tried ; not known. Dryden.

UNEXPOSED. a. Not laid open to cenſure. Watts.

UNEXPRE SSIBLE. a. Ineffable ; not to
be u'tered. Tillotſon.'

2. Not having the power of uttering or expreſſing.
2. Inexpreſſible ; unutterable ; ineffable,
iyhahffeare. Milton.

UNEXTE'NDED. a. Occupying no aflignabic
ſpac ; hivinp; no dimenſions. Lech.

UNEXTI NGUISHABLE. a^[inextIT)guible,
French.] Unquenchable} not to be put
out. Milton, Berkley.

UNEXTi'NGUISHED. tf, [in{;(tini?us,

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It Not quenched ; not put out. Lyttleton»
1. N^''^ excinguiſhible. Dryden.

UNFA'DED. a. Nt Withered. Dryden.

UNFA'DING. a. Not hable to witht-. Pope.

UNFAILING. a. Certain ; jiot miffing. South.

UNFA'IR. a. Diſingenuoos ; ſubdolouii
; not honeſt. Swift.

1. Perfiaiouſ ; treacherous. Shakʃpeare, Pope. .
2. Impious ; inſidei. Milton.

UNFA'ITHFULLY. ad. Trc.-^chera.ny ; periidio, fly. ' Ba'cM,

UNFA'ITHFULNESS. ʃ. Trea-cheiy ; perfi:
fi^uſneſs. Boyle.

UNFA'LLOWED. a. Not fJJowed.

UNFAMILIAR. a. Unaccuſtorred ; luch
a? is not comITic-. ' HtLker.

UNFA'SHIONABLE. a. N.^t modiſh ; not
according to 'be : tinning cu'tofn, Watts.

from the ipoſte. Lo'cB.

1. Nit mod fied by art. Dryden.
% Having no regular firm. Dryden.

UNFASHIONABLY. ad. Iſtom un/^hionable.-\
1. Not accoroing to the faſhion.
2. Unarirully. Shakʃpeare.

To UNFASTEN. v. a. To looſe ; to unfix.

UNFATHERED. a. Fatherleſs ; having
no father. Shakʃpeare.

1. Not to the founded by a line. Addiſon.
2. That of which the end or estent ian«
net be f<)un<^. Berkley.

UNFATHOMABLY. ad. So as not to be
fo u n d e d. Thomfon.fo n ,

UNFA'THOMEDi a. Not to be founded. Dryden.

UNFATI'GUED. a. Unwearied; uni red.

1. Unkindly; unpropitiouſly.
2. So as not to countenance, or ſupporf. Granville.

1. Not aſtrighted ; intrepid ; not terrified. Ben. Johnson.
2. Not dreaded ; not regarded with terrour.

UNFE'ASIBLE. a. Impracticable.

UNFE'ATHERED. a. Impluonous ; naked
of feathers. Dryden.

UNFE'ATURED. a. Deformed ; wanting
regularity of features. Dryden.

UNFE'D. a. Not ſupplied with food. Roſcommon.

UNFEE'D. a. Unpaid, Shakʃpeare.


UNFEELING. a. [rjftnfibl.; vnidofmen-
Tai Ic: firvi'ity. Shakſpeare. Pope.

UNFEIGNED. a. Not counteFicifed ; net
hypocritical ; real ; fincere. Milton. Spratt.

UNFE'IGNEDLY. aJ. Rraliy ; hncerely ; without hypocnfy. Common Prayer.

UNFELT. a. Not felt ; not peiceivrd. Shakʃpeare, Milton.

1. Nakeo of fortification. Shakʃpeare.r,
2. Nor furroonded by any incloſure.

UNFERMENTED. a. Not» fermented.

UNFE'RTILE. a. Not fiu tful ; not prolinck. Decay of Piety.

To UNFETTEH. v. a. To nchain ; to
free il^.]n ſhackles. Dryden. Ahiif.fi. Thomſon.

UNFI'GURED. a. Repreicnarg no anim.TI
form. Wetton,

UNFILLED. a. Not filled ; not ſupplied. Taylor, Boyle, Addiʃon.

1. W.-ak ; feeble. Shakʃpeare.
a Not ſtable. Dryden.

UNFILIAL. a. UnfaitaMe to a ſon. Shakʃpeare, Boyle.

UNFI'NISHED. a. Incomolere ; not biuughc
to an end ; not brought to periediion ;
imperfect ; wanting the laſt hand. Milton, Swift.

1. Improper ; unſuitable. Hooker.
2. Unqualified. Watts.

To UNFI T. v. a. To di'qnalify.
Government of the Tongue.

UNFI'TTING. a. Not proper. Camden.

UNFITLY. a. Not properly ; not Cuit-
?b]y. Hooker.

1. Want or qualitications. looker,
2. Want of propriety.

To UNFIX. v.a.
1. To looſen ; to make leſs faſt.Shakʃpeare.
2. To make flaid. Dryden.

1. Waadering ; erratick ; incooftant ; vagrant. Dryden.
2. Not determined. Dryden.

UNFLE'DGED. a. That has not yet the
foil furaituie of feathers ; young,Shakʃpeare.

UNFLE'SHED. a. Not fleſhed ; not ſeaſoned
to blood. Coio'ey,

UNFO'ILED. a. Unſubdued; not put to
the wurft. Tenij-le,

To UNFOLD. v. a.
1. To expand ; toſpread ; tonpen. Milton.
2. To teil ; to declare. Shakʃpeare. Roj'com,
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UNFO'LDING. a. D.reaing to unfuld.

To UNFOO'L. v. a. To refloie from f 'lly.Shakʃpeare.

UNFORBI'D. ʃ. cT. Not prohibited.

UNFORBI'DDEN. ʃ. Norrit,

UNFORBIDDENNESS. ʃ. The f^ate of
being unf I bidden. Boyle.

1. Not C'.mpclled; not conſtrainetJ. Dryden.
2; Not impelled. Donne.
3. Not ſc-ig icd. Hayward.
4. Not Violent. Denham.
5. Not contrary to eaſe, Dryden.

UNFO'RCIBLE. a. Wanting ſtreng»h. Hooker.

UNFORBO'DING. a. Giving no omens. Pope.

UNFOREKNO'WN. a. Not foreſeen by
pr-.'^citnce. Milton.

UNFORESKI'NED. a. Circumcif^d. Milton.

UNFORE-EE'i^. a. Not know.n berure ic
happc'ifd. Dryden.

UNFORFEITED. a. Not forfeited. Rogers.

UNFORGOTTEN. a. Not Icfl to memory. Knolles.

UNFORGI'VING. a. Relcntleſs ; implacable. Dryden.

UNFO'RMED. a. Not modified into Regular
ſhape. Spectator.

UNFORSA'KEN. a. Not defer ted. Hammond.

1. Not kcured by walls or bulwarks. Pope.
2. Not llrergthened ; infirm ; weak, ;
feeble. Shakſpeare.
3. Wanting ſecurities. Collier.

UNFORTUNATE. a. Not ſucceſsful ; unpfoſpeious ; wanting luck. Hooker, Raleigh, Taylor.

UNFORTUNATELY. ad. Unhappily ;
without good luck. Sidney. Ty-JJ^ira.

UNFO'RTUNATENESS. ʃ. [from unfo,tunate.]
1)1 luck. Sidney.

UNFO'UGHT. a. [un and fought.] Not
tough t. Knolles.

UNFOU'LED. a. Unpolluted ; uncorrupted ; not foiled. More.

UNFOU ND. a. Not found ; not met with. Dryden.

UNFRA'MABLE. a. Not to be moi.Uerf.

UNFRA'MED. a. Not formed'; not tiahi-
.nrd. Dryden.

UNF'RE'QUENT. a. Uncommon ; not
happen^nii ;>tten. Brown.

To UNFREQUE'NT. v. a. To Je vc ; to
ceac 10 frequent. Philips.

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UNFREQUE'NTED. a. Rarely viſited ;
rarely entered. Roſcommon.

UNFRE'QUENTLY. a. Not commonly.
. Brown.

UNFRIE'NDED. a. Wanting friends ; uncountenanced.Shakʃpeare.

UNFRIE'NDLINESS. ʃ. [from unfnevdly..
Want of kindneſs ; want of favour. Boyle.

UNFRIE'NDLY. a. Not benevolent ; not
kind. Rogers.

UNFRO'ZEN. a. Not congealed to ice. Boyle.

1. Nor proljſick. Pope. .
2. Not frudiſcrous. Waler.
3. Not fertile. Mortimer.
4. Not producing good effects.

UNFULFI'i.LED. fl. Not fulfilled. Milton.

To UNFU'RL. v. a. To expand ; to unfold
; to open. Addiʃon, Prior.

To UNFU'RNISH. v. a.
1. To deprive ; to ſtrip; to diveſt. Shak.
2. To leave naked. Shakʃpeare.

1. Not accommodated with utenfils, or
decorated with ornaments. Locke.
2. Unſuppiied,

UNGA'IN. v. a. [unsenj, Sax.] Awk-

UNGA'INLY. ʃ. ward ; uncouth. Swift.

UNGA'LLED. a. Unhurt ; unwounded.Shakʃpeare.

UNGA'RTERED. a. Being without garters.Shakʃpeare.

UNGATHERED. a. Not cropped' ; not
picked. Dryden.

UNGE'NERATED. a. Unbegotten ; having
no beginrii.f.g. Raleigh.

UNGE'NERATIVE. a. Begetting nothing.Shakʃpeare.

1. Not noble ; not ingerous ; not libera!. Pope.
2. Ignominious. Addiʃon.

VNGE'NIAL. a. Not kind or favourable
to nature, Swift.

UNGE'NTLE. a. Harſh ; rude $ rugged.Shakʃpeare.

UNGE NTLEMANLY. a. Illiberal ; not
becoming a gentleman. Clarenden.

1. Harihneſs ; rudeneſs ; feverity. TeJ/'er.
1. UnUindneſs; inciviiity. Shakſp.

UNGE'NTLY. ud, Harſhly; rudely.Shakʃpeare.

UNGEOME'TRICAL. a. Not agreeable to
the l.!ws of geometry. Cheyne.

UNGI'LDED. a. Notoverlaid with gold.

To UNGIRD. v. a. Taiocfe any thing
be. ufi with a girdle. Gtvfts,

UNGI'RT. a. Loofely dreſſVd. WaUer,

UNGLO'RIFIED. a. Nor honoured ; not
ex<U(ed with j[)rail« and adoratit^D« U^Qhr.

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UNGLO'VED. a. Having the hand naked.- ; Bacon.

UNGI'VING. a. Not bringing gifts.

To UNGLU'E. v. a. To looſe any thing cemented,
; Harvey.

To UNGO'D. -y. a. To diveſt of divinity. Donne.

UNGO'DLILY. ad. Impiouſly ; wickedly, Government of the Tongue.

UNGO'DLINESS. ʃ. [mpiety ; wickedneſs
; neglect of God. Ti/lotfoa,

1. Wicked ; negligent of God and his
laws. Rogers.
2. PolluteJ by wickedneſs. Shakʃpeare.

UNGO'RED. a. Unwounded ; unhurt.Shakʃpeare.

UNGO'RGED. a. Not filled} not lated. Dryden, Smith.

1. Not to be ruled ; not to be reſtrained.
2. Licentious ; wild ; unbridled. Atterbury.

1. Being without government. Shakſp.
2. Not regulated ; unbridled ; licentious. Milton, Dryden.

UNGO'T. a.
1. Not gained ; not acquired.
2. Not begotten, Shakʃpeare. WaUer,

UNGRA'CEFUL. a. Wanting elegance ;
wanting beauty. Locke, Addiſon.

UNGRA'CEFULNESS. ʃ. [nelegance ;
awkwardneſs. Locke.

1. Wicked; odious; hateful. Spenſer.
2. OITenfive ; unplesfing. DrydenP,
3. Unacceptable ; not favoured. Clarendon.

UNGRA'NTED. a. Not given ; not ; ielded
; not be fi owed. Dryden.

1. Making no returns, or making ill returns. South.
2. Making no returns for culture. Dryden.
3.- Unpieaſing. Clarenden, Atterbury.

1. With ingratitude. Granville,
2. Unacceptably ; unpieaſing.

1. Ingratitude ; ill return for good. Sidney.
2. Unacceptableneſs.

UNGRA'VELY. ad. Without feriouſnef?,Shakʃpeare.

UNGROU'NDED. a. Having no foundation. Locke.

UNGRU'DGINGLY. ad. Without ill will
; willingi'y ; heartily ; cheerfully. Donne.

UNGUA'RDED. a. Careleſs ; negligent. Prior.

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1. Ungraceful ; not beautiful
2. Illiberal ; dillngenyous.

UNHA'NDY. a. Awkward ; not dexterous,

UNHA'PPY. a. Wretched ; miſerable ;
unfortunate ; cahmitous ; diſtreſſed. Milton.

UNHA'RMED. a. Unhurt ; not injured. Locke.

UNHA'RMFUL. a. Innoxious ; innocent. Dryden.

1. Not f^mmvtrical ; diſproportionate. Milton.
2. Unmnfical ; ill founding. Swift.

To UNHA'RNESS. v. a.
1. To looſe from the traces. Dryden.
2. To diſarnn ; to divert of armour.

UNHA'ZARDED. a. Not adventured ; nt put in danger. Milton.

1. Not diſcloſed from the eggs.
2. Not brought to Jighr. Shakʃpeare.

UNHEA'LTHFUL. e. Morbid ; unwholeſome.

UNHEA'LTHY. a. Sicldy ; wanting health. Locke.

To UNHEA'RT. v. a. To diſcourage; to
depreſs, Shakʃpeare.

1. Not perceived by the ear. Milton.
2. Not vouchfafed an audience. Dryden.
1. Unknown in celebration. Milton.
4. Unheard of. Obſcure ; not known
by ſame. Granville,
5. Unheard of. Unprecedented. Swift.

UNHEA'TID. a. N~.t made hot. Boyle.

UNHEEDED. 0. Dif.eg.rded ; not thought
ui>rthv (,f notic?. Boyle.

UNHEE'DING. a. Negligent ; careleſs. Dryden.

UNHEE'DY. a. Precipitate ; ſudden. Spenſer.

To UNHE'LE. v. a. To uncover ; to expoſe
to view, Spenſer.

UNHE'LPED. a. Unaflifled ; having no
auxiliary ; unfupoorted. Dryden.

UNHE'LPFUL. a.' Giving no afTiſtance.Shakʃpeare.

UNHE'WN. part. a. Not hewn. Dryden.

UNHI'DEBOUND. a. Lax of maw; capaciou?. Milton.

To UNHl'NGE. v. a.
1. To throw from the hinges.
2. To diſplace by violence. Blackmore.
3. To diſcover ; to confuſe. Waller.

UNHO'LINESS. ʃ. [mpiety ; profaneneſs
; wickedneſs, Rakigb.

1. Profane ; not hallowed. Hooker.
2. Jjnpious; wicked, Utoker,

1. Not regarded wjth veneration ; not celebrated. Dryden.
2. Nrt treated with reſpect. ſcpe.

To UNHOO'P. v. a. To divefloſhoops. Addiſon.

UNHO PED. v. a. N :t expc£>ed
; grcat-

UNHO'PED/or. ; er than hope hd promifed. Dryden.

UNHOPEFUL. a. Such as leaves no «oom
to hope. Shakʃpeare.

To UNHORSE. v. a. To beat from an
fad die. Knolles, Dryden.

UNHOSPITABLE. a. [iVi»o/>.>j'n, Lat.]
Affording no kindneſs or ea-crtainment t»
ſtrangers. Dryden.

UNHO'STILE. a. Not belonging to an enemy. Philips.

To UNHOU'SE. v. a. To drive from the
habitation. Donne.

1. H':meleſs ; wanting a houſe. Shakſpe
2. Having no ſettled habitation. Shakʃpeare, Southern.

UNHOU'SELED. a. Having not the ſacrament.Shakʃpeare.

UNHU'MBLED. a. Not humbled; not
touched with ſhame or confuſion. Milton.

UNHU'RT. a. Free from harm. Bacon.

UNHU'RTFUL. a. Innoxious ; harmleſs ;
doing no harm. Blackmore.

UNHU'RTFULLY. ad. Without harm ;
innoxiouſly, Pof^e,

U'NICORN. ʃ. [unui and amu, Lat.]
1. A beaſt that has only one horn. Shakʃpeare, Sandys.
2. A bird. Grew.

U'NIFORM. a. [unut and forma..
1. Keeping its tenour ; ſimilar to itſelf, Woodward.
2. Conforming to one rule. Hooker.

UNIFO'RIMITY. ʃ. [uniformite, Fr.]
;. Reſemblance to itſelf ; even tenour. Dryden.
2. Conformity to one pattern ; reſemblance
of one to another. Hooker.

U'NIFORMLY. ad. [from uniform,;
1. Without variation ; in an even tenour. Hooker. Neiiton,
2. Without diverſity of one from another.

UNIMA'GINABLE. a. Not to be imagined
by the fancy. Milton. Tulomfon,

UNIMA'GLMABLY. ad. To a degree not
to be imagined. Boyle.

UNI'MITABLE. a. [inimitable, Fr. immi'
tabilttf Lat.] Not to be imitated. Burnet.

UNIMMO'RTAL. a. Not immortal ; mortal. Milton.

UNIMPA'IRABLE. a. Not liable to waſte
or diminution. Hakewell,

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UNIMPO'RTANT. a. Affuming no airs
or Hitcnity. Pope. .

UNIMPORTU'NED. a. Not ſolicited ; not
teaztd to corr.f>liarice. Donne.

UNIMFRO'VABLE. a. Incapable of melioration.

UNIMPRO'VABLENESS. ʃ. [from a«/«-
prouab/e.] Qnaiity of not being improvcahle. Hammond.

1. Nol m dc more knowing. Pope. .
2. Not tiught ; not meliorated by inſtruc-

not interrupted.


Not broken ; Rofoinmor,
ad. Wuhout iu-. Locke.
Not intrenched. Pope.
Not to be ſcarch-. Ray.


UNIN DIFFERENT. < to a ( :dr>.


being fst on fire.

r. Admitting no in-. Boyle.
2. Partial ; leaning. Hooker.
Not diligent ; n ;t
Dueay of Piety.
2. Not capable of. Boyle.
Not ſet OQ fire. Bacon.

1. Untaught; uninſtructed. Pope. .
:». Unan m^^'d ; noi eaiiveriod.

UNINGE'NUOUS. a. liiiberal ; diſme^enu'> us. Decay of Piety.

UNINHA'BITABLE. a. Unfit to be inhabited. Raleigh, Blackmore.

of hetng'iiſhabitecJ. Boyle.

UNINHABITED. a. Having no dwellers. Sandys.

UNI'NJURED. a. Unhurt ; fuftering no
harm. Prrr.

UNINSCRI'BED. a. Having no infciip-
« tion. Pope. .

UNINSPIRED. o. Not having received
any ſupernaiui<2l ioſtruction or illumination.
- Locke.

UNINSTRU'CTID. a. Not taught ; not
helped by inſtru<'tii n

any improvement.

not ſkiUul.

being inrelligU^lc GL

Not ſuch as can be. Locke. Addiuri.
2. Not conferring. Addiʃon.
2. Not knowing ; Blackmore. Bind y.
Quality of not
nuiVe. Bur'-et.
teligibli, Fr.]

not to be nnderſtood.

happening with-^ut defigu.




underſtood. Swift, Rogers.
In a manner. Locke.
Not deſigned ; Boyle.
Not having interert-. Dryden.
Continued ; not. Hale.
Not mingled.

ed out.

UNINVI'TED. a. Not aſked. Philfs,

1. Disjoined; ſeparated. Milton.
2. Having no articulation. Grew.

U'NION. ʃ. [unio, Lat.]
1. The act of joining two or more. Milton.r,
1. Concord ; corjunction of mind or intereſts. Taylor.
3. A pearl. Shakʃpeare. '
4. ! In law.] Union is a combining or conſolidation
of two churches in one, which
is done by the conſent of the biſhop, the
patron, and incumbent. Union in this ſignification
is perſonal, and that is for the
Jife of the incumbent ; or real, that is,
perpetual, whoſoever is incumbent. Cowel.

UNI'PAROUS. a. [wnwf and />ar70.] Bringing
one at a birth. Brown.

UNISON. a. [«»z<i and/o;;«j, Lat.] Sounding
alone. Milton.

1. A firing that has the ſame found with
another. Granville.
2. A ſingle unvaried note. Pope. .

U'NIT. ʃ. [unus, unituf. Lat.] One ; the
leaſt number, or the root of numbers. Bentley. Watts.

To UNI'TE. v. a. [unitus, Lat.]
1. To join two or more into one. Spenſer.
1. To make to agree. Clarendon.
3. To make to adhere. Wiſeman.
4. To join. Dryden.
5. To join in intereſt, Geneſis.

To UNI'TE. t'. n.
1. To join in an aft
; to concur; to act in
concert. Shakʃpeare.
2. To coaleſce ; to be cemented ; to be
3. To gr«w into one.

UMI'TEDLY. ad. With union ; ſo as to
join. Dryden.

UNI'TER. ʃ. The perſon or thing that
unites, Glanville.

UNI'TION. ʃ. [union, Fr.] The act or
power of uniting ; conjunction.

U'MTIVE. ^. ; from »»;rc. ; Having the
power of uniting. Norm,

U'NITY. ʃ. [unitai, Lat.]
1. The ſtate of being one. Hammond, Brown.
2. Concord ; conjunction. Spratt.
3. Agreement; uniformity. Hooker.
4. Principle of dramatick writing, by

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which the tenour of the ſtf'ry, and proprieiy
of repreſentation is preſerved. Dryden.

UNJU'DGED. a. Not judicially determlneo. Prior.

UNIVE'RSAL. a. [umverfalis, Lat.]
1. General ; extending to all. Shakʃpeare, South.
2. To tal ; whole. Dryden.
3. Not particular ; compriſing all particulars. Davies, Arbuthnot.

UNIVE'RSAL. ʃ. The whole ; the general
ſyſtem. Raleigh.

UNIVERSA'LITY. ʃ. [uni^-erfali^ai, ſchool
Lat.] Not particularity
; gentrality ; eittenfii-
n to the whole. South. Woodward.

UNIVE'RSALLY. ad. [from univerſal.]
Throughout the whole ; without exception. Hooker, Dryden.

UNIVERSE. ʃ. [univert, Fr. umverjum,
Lat.] The general ſyſtem of things. South, Prior.

UNIVE'RSITY. ʃ. [uviijnfitas, Lat.] A
fch.'Ol, where all the arts and faculties are
taughi: and ſtudied. Clarend.n,

UNi'VOCAL. a. [unitjocut, Lat.]
1. Having one meaning. Watts.
2. Certain ; regular ; perſuing always one
ten' or. Brown.

UNI'VOCALLY. ad. [from univocal.]
X, In one term ; in one rcJife. l^aU.
2. In one tenour. Ray.

UNJO'YOUS. a. Not gay ; not cheerful.

UNJU'ST. a. [injup, Fr. irjuf.m^ Latin.]
Iniquitous} contrary to equity ; contrary
to juſtice. Shakſpeare.. King Charles.

UNJUSTIFIABLE. a. N.-t to be defended ; nor to be iuftified.
Atterbury, Addiʃon.

ot rot. Ben. Johnſon. Clarenden.

UNJU'STIFIABLY. ad. In a manner not
to be defended.

UNJU STLY. a. In a manner contrary to
n^bt, Denham, Swift.

UNKE'MPT. a. Not combed. Spenſer.

To UNKE'NNEL. v. a.
1. To drive from his hvle. Shakʃpeare, Dryden.
2. To rouſe from its ſecrecy, or retrear. Shakſpeare.

UNKE'NT. a. [un, andken, to kccw.]
Unknown. Obſolete. Spenſer.

1. Not kept} not retained.
2. Unobſerved ; unobeyed. Hooker.

UNKIND. fl. Not favourable ; not benevolent. Shakʃpeare, Locke.

UNKI'NDLY. a. [un and kind.]

UNKI'NDLY. ad. Without kindneſs ; withnut
3ff«-flion. Denham.

UNKINDNESS. ʃ. [from unkind.] Mawant
of artedlion. Clarendon.

To UNKl'NG. v. a. To deprive of royalty. Southern.

UNKl'SSED. a. Not kilfed. Shakʃpeare.

UNKNI'GHTLY. a. Unbecoming a knight. Sidney.

To UNKNIT. v. a.
1. To unweive; to ſeparate. Shakʃpeare.
2. To open. Shakʃpeare.

U'NKLE. ʃ. [oMcle, French.] The brother
of a father or mother. Dryden.

To UNK.NO'W. v. a. To ceaſe to know.

UNKNO'WABLE. a. Not to be known. Watts.

1. Ignorant ; not knowing. Decay of Piety.
2. Not practiſed; not qualified.

UNKNOWINGLY. dJ. Ign.rantly ; without
knowledge. Addiſon.

1. Not known. Shakʃpeare, Roſcommon, Bacon.
1. Unnatural ; contrary to nature,
2. Malignant ; unfavoorabl?.
2. Greater than is imagined
3. Not having cohabitation.
4. Without communication

1. Not produced by labour.
2. Not cultivated by labour.
3. Spontaneous ; voluntary. Shakʃpeare,
Addiʃon, Dryden, Blackmore.
To looſe any thing. Spenſer, Spenſer, Milton.

To UNLA'CE. v a.
faſtened with ſtnrgs

To UNLA'DE. v. a.
1. To remove from the vcird which carries.
- Denham.
2. To exonerate that which carries. Dryden.
5. To put out. AUs,

1. Not placed ; not fixed. Hooker.
2. Not pacified ; not ſt.lled. Milton.

UNLAME'NTED. a. Not deplored. Clarendon.

To UNLATCH. v. a. To open by lifting
up the latch. Dryden.

UNLA'WFUL. a. Contrary to law} not
permitted by the law. Shakʃpeare, South.

1. In a manner contrary to law or right. Taylor.
2. Illegitimately ; not by marriage. Addiʃon.

UNLA'WFULNESS. ʃ. Contrariety to law. Hooker, South.

To UNLE'ARN. v. a. To forget, or difuſe
what has been learned. Holder. Phillips. Atterbury, Rogers.

1. Ignorant ; not informed ; not inſtructed.

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2. Not gained by ſtudy ; not known.
3. Not ſuitable to a learned man.Shakʃpeare.

UNLEARNEDLY. ad. Ignorantly ; groſsly. Brown.

UNLEA'RENED. a. Not fermented ; not
mixed with fermenting matter. Exodus.

UNLE'ISUREDNESS. ʃ. Bufineſs ; want
of time ; want of leiſure. Boyle.

UNLE'SS. conjunB, Except ; if not ; ſuppofing
that not. Hooker, Milton, Dryden, Swift.

UNLE'SSONED. a. Not taught.Shakʃpeare.

UNLE'TTERED. a. Unlearned; untaught. Hooker.

UNLE'VELLED. a. Not cut even. TnkelL

UNLIBI'DINOUS. a. Not luſtrul. Milton.

UNLI'CENSED. a. Having no regular permiſtion. Milton.

UNLI'CKED. a. Shapeleſs ; not formed. Donne.

UNLI'GHTED. a. Not kindled ; not fee on
fire. Prior.

1. Diſſimilar ; having no reſemblance. Hooker, Denham.
2. Improbable ; unlikely; not likely. Bacon.

UNLI'KELIHOOD. ʃ. [from uniiMeiy.]

UNLI'KELINESS. ʃ. Improbability. South.

1. Improbable ; not ſuch as can be reasonably expected. Sidney.
2. Not promiſing any particular event. Denham.

UNLI'KELY. ad. Improbably. Pope. .

UNLI'KENESS. ʃ. Diſſimilitude ; want of
reſemblance. Dryden.

UNLI'MITABLE. a. Admitting no bounds. Locke.

1. Having no bounds ; having no limits.
Bojk. Tillotſon.
1. Undefined ; not bounded by proper exceptions. Hooker.
3. Unconfined ; not reſtrained. Taylor, Rogers.

UNLI'MITEDLY. ad. Boundleſsly ; without
bounds. Decay of Piety.

UNLI'NEAL. a. Not coming in the order of
fucceſſIon. Shakʃpeare.

To UNLI'NK. v. a. To untwiſt ; to open.Shakʃpeare.

UNLI'OyiFIED. a. Unmelted ; uBdifſolved. Addiʃon.

To UNLO'AD. v. a.
1. To diſburden ; to exonerate. Shakʃpeare, Creech.
2. To put off any thing burthenſome. Shakſpeare.

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To UNLOCK. v.tf.
1. To open what is ſhut with a lock. .jiShakʃpeare.
2. To open in general, Milton.

UNLOO'KED. ʃ. a. Unexpefled ; not

UNLOO'KED/or. ; foreſcen. Sidney, Shak.

UNLOO'SABLE. a. [A word rarely uſed.]
Not to be looſed, Boyle.

To UNLOO'SE. v. a. To looſe.Shakʃpeare.

To UNLOO'SE. v. n. To fall in pieces
to W\t all union and connexion. Collier.

UNLO'VED. a. Not loved. Sidney.

UNLO'VELINESS. ʃ. Unamiableneſs ; inability
to create love. Sidney.

UNLO'VELY. a. Thn cannot excite love.

UNLU'CKILY. ad. Unfortunately ; by ill luck. Addiſon.

1. Unfortunate i producing unhapppineſt. Boyle.
2. Unhappy ; miſerable ; ſubject to frequent
misfortunes. Spenſer.
3. Slightly miſchievous ; miſchievouſly
waggiſh. TuJJ'er,
4. Ill-omened; inauſpicious. Dryden.

UNLU'STROUS. a. Wanting ſplendour; wanting lurtre. Shakʃpeare.

To UNLU'TE. v. a. To ſeparice'velfcls
cloſed with chymical cement. Boyle.

1. Not yet formed ; not created. Spenſer.
2. Deprived of former qualities. Woodward.
3. Omitted to be made, Blackmore.

UNMA'IMED. a. Not deprived of any effential
parr. Pope. .

UNMA'KAELE. a. Not poſſible to be
made. Crew,

To UNMA'KE. v. a. To deprive of former
qualities before poſſeſed. Shakʃpeare, Dryden.

To UNMA'N. v. a. '
1. To deprive of the conſtituent qualities
of a human being, asrrection. South.
2. To emafculate.
3. To break inta irrefolucion ; todeject. Dryden.

1. Not managesble ; not caſily g'verned.

Clnvills. Locke.
2. Not eaſily wielded,

I Not broken by horſemaDHiip. Taylor.
2. Not tutored ; not educated, - Felton,


1. Unbecoming a human being. Sidney, Collier.
2. Unſuitableto a man ; effeminate. Sidney, Addiſon.

UNMA'NNERED. a. Rude; brutal; un-
Ciyil, Ben. Johnson.

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UNMA'NNERLINESS. ſ. Breach of civi-
Ifty ; ili behaviour. Locke.

UNMA'NNERLY. a. III bred ; not civil. Shakʃpeare, Swift.

UNMA'NNERLY. ad. Uncwilly.

UNMANU'RED. a. Not cultivated. Spenſer.

UNMA'RKED. a. Not chſerved ; not regarded. Sidney, Pope. .

UNMA'RRIED. a. Having no huſband, or no wife. Bacon.

To UNMASK. or. a.
1. To ſtrip of a malk.
2. To ſtrip of any diſguiſe. Roſcommon.

To UNMA'SK. -». ff. To put off the maſk.Shakʃpeare.

UNMA'SKED. a. Naked ; open to the
view, Dryden.

UNMA'STERABLE. a. Unconquerable; not to be ſubdued, Brown.

1. Net ſubdued.
2. Not conquer;»bIe. Shakʃpeare, Dryden.

UNMA'TCHABLE. a. Unparalelied ; unequalled. Hooker, Shakʃpeare.

UNMATCHED. a. Matchleſs having no
match, or equal. Dryden.

UNME'ANING. a. Expreſſing no meaning. Pope.

UNMEANT. a. Not intended. Dryden.

UNME'ASURABLE. a. Boundleſs ; unbounded. Shakʃpeare.

1. Imnienfc ; infinite. Blackmore.
2. Not nneaſured ; plentiful. Milton.

UNME'DITATED. a. Not formed by ere-
vious thoujiht. Miacn.

UNME'DLED with. a. Not touched ; not
altered. CjrtiiJ,

UNMEET. a. Not fit ; not proper ; not
worthy. Spenſer, Shakʃpeare, Milton.

UNME'LLOWED. a. Not fully ripened.Shakʃpeare.

UNME'LTED. a. UndilT-lved by he'at.

UNME'NTIONED. a. Not t.'ld ; not
named. Clarendon.

UNME'RCHANTABLE. a. Uiifale^ble; not vendible. Carevj.

1. Cruel; ſevere ; inclement. Rogers.
2. Uncofifcionable ; exorbi'ant. Pope. .

UNME'RCIFULLY. ad. Without mercy ; without tenderneſs. Addiʃon.

UNME'RCIFULNESS. ʃ. [nclemency ; cruelty. Taylor.

UNME'RITED. a. Not deſerved ; not cotained
otherwiſe than by favour.
Government of the Tongue.

UNME'RITABLE. a. Having no deſert.Shakʃpeare.


UNME'RITEDNESS. ſ. State of being »-
deſerved. Boyle.

UNMI'LKED. a. Not milked. Pope. .

UNMI'NDED. a. Not heeded ; not regarded. Shakʃpeare, Milton.

UNMI'NDFUL. a. Not heedful ; not regardful
; negligent ; iaattentive. Spenſer, Boyle, Milton, Dryden. S'soift,

To UNMI'NGLE. v. ſ. To ſeparate thingt
mxed, Baconm

UNMI'NGLED. a. Pure ; not vitiated by
any thing mingled.Shakʃpeare.

UNMI'NGLEABLE. a. Not ſuſceptive of
mixture. Not uſed. Boyle.

UNMI'RY. a. Not fouled with dirt. Caj.

UNMITIGATED. a. Not ſoftened.
/ Shakʃpeare.

UNMI'XED. v. a. Not mingled with any

UNMI'XT. i thing ; pure. Bacon. Roſcommtiu

UNMO'ANED. a. Not lamented.Shakʃpeare.

UNMOI'ST. a. Not wet. Philips.

UNMOI'STENED. a. Not made wet. Boyle.

UNMOLE'STED. a. Free from diſtorba nee. Rogers.

To UNMOOR. v. a. To looſe from land.
by taking up the anchors. Pope.

UNMO'RALIZED. a. Untutored by morality.

UNMO'RTGAGED. a. Not mortgaged. Addiʃon.

UNMO'RTIFIED. a. Not ſubdued by for-
^ow and ſeverities. Rogers.

UNMO'VEABLE. e. Such as cannot be removed
or altered. Locke.

1. Not put out of one place into another. May. Lockei
2. Not changed in reſolution. Milton.
3. Not affected ; not touched with any
palFion. Pope.
4. Unaltered by paſſion. Dryden:,

1. Having no motion. Chtyne,
2. Having no power to raiſe the paſſions ;

To UNMO ULD. v. a. To change as to
the form. Milton.

UNMOURNED. a. Not lamented ; not
dcpl'->rt:1. Southern.

To UNMU'ZZLE. v. a. To looſe ir^m a
muzzle. Shakʃpeare.

To UNMU'FFLE. v. a. To put off a covering
from the face. Milton.

UNMU'SICAL. a» Not harmonious ; not
pleaſing by found. Ben. Johnſon.

UNNAMED. a. Not mentioned. MiU^h,

1. CoaUNO

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1. Contrary to the laws of nature ; contrary
to the common iHftinds, L'Eſtrange.
2. Acting without the afi'ettions implanted
by nature. Denham.
3. Forced ; not agreeable to the real ſtate. Dryden, Addiſon.

UNNA'TURALNESS. ʃ. Contrariety to
nature. Sidney.

UNNA'TURALLY. ad. In oppoſition to
nature. I'ilhtjon.

UNNA'VIGABLE. a. Not to be paſſed by
veſſels ; not to be navigated. Cowley.

UNNE'CESSARILY. ad. Without neceſſity
; without need. Hooker, Broome.

UNNE'CESSARINESS. ʃ. Needleiineſs.
Decay of Piety,

UNNE'CESSARY. a. Ncedleſs ; not wanted
; uſeleſs. Hooker, Addiʃon.

UNNEIGHBOURLY. a. Not kind ; not
ſuitable to the duties of a neighbour.

UNNE'IGHBOURLY. ad. In a manner
not ſuitable to a neighbour ; with malevolence.Shakʃpeare.

UNNE'RVATE. a. Weak ; feeble. Broome.

To UNNE'RVE. v. a. To weaken ; to
enfeeble. Addiʃon.

UNNE'RVED. a. Weak ; feeble.Shakʃpeare.

UNNE'TH. ʃ. ad. [This is from un and

UNNE'THES. ʃ. eaS, Saxon. eajy ; and
ought therefore to be written ur.eath..
Scarcely i
hardly ; not without difficulty. Spenſer.

UNNO'BLE. a. Mean ; ignominious ; ignoble.Shakʃpeare.

UNNO'TED. a. Not obſerved ; not regarded. Shakʃpeare, Pope. .

UNNU'MBERED. a. lunuaterable. Shakʃpeare, Raleigh, Prior.

UNOBSE'OUIOUSNESS. ʃ. Incompliance ;
dffobectionce. Brown.

UNOBE'YED. a. Not obeyed. Milter?,

UNOBJECTED. a. Not charged as a t\u\>. Atterbury.

UNOBNO'XIOUS. a. Net liable
poſed to any hurt.


1. Not obſequious.
2. Not attentive.

attended to. Bacon.


not ſtopped. nor ex- Donne.
Not ti} bcobieived. Boyle. Clar.vilie.
Not regarded ; not. Granville, Atterbury.
Inattentive ; not. Dryden.
2. Not hindered ; Blackmore.

UNOBSTRU'CTIVE. a. Not vaiſing any
obſtacle. Blackmore.

UNOBTA'INED. a. Net gained ; not ac -
^uiied, Hto.br,

UNO'BVIOUS. a. Not readily occurring.

UNO'CCUPIED. a. Unpoffeſſcd. Grkv,

UNO'FFERED. a. Not propoſed to acceptance. Clarendon.

1. Harmleſs ; innocent. Dryden.
2. Sitileſs
; pure from fault. Rogers.

To UNO IL. 1/. a. To free from oil.
. Dryden.

UNO'PENING. a. Not opening. Pope. .

UNO'PERATIVE. a. Producing no effects. South.

UNOPPO'SED. a. Not encountered by any
holiil^ty or ohfiruflioii. Dryden.

UNORDERLY. a. Diſordered ; irregular.

UNO'RDINARY. a. Uncommon 3 unuſual. Locke.

UNORGANIZED. a. Having no parts inſtrumental
to the nouri/Iiment of the reſt,

UNORI'GINAL. la. Having no birth;

UNORI'GINATED. ʃ. ungencrated. Stephens.

UNO'RTHODOX. a. Not balding pure
doctrine. Decay of Piety.

UNO'WED. a. Having no owner.Shakʃpeare.

1. Having no owner.
2. Not acknowledged. MiltOtt,

To UNPA'CK. v.a.
1. To diſburden ; to exonerate. Shakſp.
2. To open any thing bound together. Boyle.

UNPA'CKED. a. Not colkaed by unlawful
artifices. Hudibras.

1. Not dilcharged. Milton.
2. Not receiving dues or debts. Collier, Pope. .
3. Unpaid fr. That for which the
price IS not yet g.'ven. Shakſpeare.

UNPA'IN'ED. a. Suffering no p^in. Milton.

UNPA'INFUL. a. Giving no pain. Locke.

UNPA'LATABLE. a. Naufcjus ; diſguſting. Dryden.

UNPA'RAGONED. a. Unequalled ; unmafchcd.Shakʃpeare.

UNPARA'LLELED. a. Not matche'd; not
to be m-Uched ; having no equal. Shakʃpeare, Addiſon.

UNPA'RDONABLE. a. [impardonable, Fr.]
IfitrniITibie. Hooker.

UNPA'RDONABLY. ad. Beyond forgive
neſs, Atterbury.

1. N«t foi given. Rogers.
2. Not diſcharged ; not cancelled by a legal

UNPA'RDONING. <r. Not forgiving. Dryden.

to the uſage or corjllitution of pariiament.

UNPA'RLIAMENTARY. a. Contrary to
the rules of parliament. Swift.

UNPA'RTED. a. Undivided ; not ſeparated. Prior.

UNPA'RTIAL. a. Equal ; honeſt.

UNPA'RTIALLY. ad. Equally ; indifferently. Hooker.

UNPA'SSABLE. a. Admitting no paſſage. Temple, Watts.

UNPA'SSIONATE. v. a. Free from paf-

UNPA'SSIONATED. ʃ. Hon ; calm ; impartial,
ii'^otton. Locke.

UNPA'SSIONATELY. ad. Without paſſion. King Charles.

UNPA'THED. a. Untracked} unmarked
by pa (Tag?. Shakʃpeare.

UNPA W ED. a. Not given to pledge. Pope.

To UNPA'Y. v. a. To undo. Shaie/p.

UNPEA'CEABLE. a. Q^arrelſomei inclined
to diſturb the tranquillity of others.
Hmimotid. Tiltoti'on.

To UNPEG. v. a. To open any thing
cloſed with a peg. Shakʃpeare.

UNPE'NSIONED. a. Not kept in dependance
by a penlion. Pope. .

To UNPE'OPLE. v. a. To depopulate ; to
deprive of inhabitants. Dryden., Addiʃon.

UNPERCE'IVED. a. Not obſerved ; net
heeded] not ſenſiblydiſcovered ; net known. Bacon, Dryden.

UNFERCE'IVEDLY. ad. So as not to be
perceived. Boyle.

UNPERFECT. a. [itrperfait, Fr. itrper.
feBui, Latin.] Incomplete. Peacham.

UNPE'RFECTNESS. ſ. [imperfection ; incrmpierenef>.

UNPERFO'RMED. a. Undone ; not done. Taylor.

UNPE'RISHABLE. a. Lading to perpetuity. Hammond.

UNPE'RJURED. a. Free from perjury. Dryden.

UNPERPLEXED. a. Diſentangled ; not
embarrdfled. lyAke.

UNPERSPI'RABLE. a. Not to be emitted
through the pores of the ſkin. Arbuthndt.

UNPERSUADABLE. a. Inexorable ; not
to be perſuaded. Sidney.

UNPE TRIFIED. a. Not turned to ſtone. Brown.

UNPHILOSO'PHICAL. a. Unſuitable to
the rules of ph;lofophy or right reaſon.

UNPHILOSO'PHICALLY. ad. In a n.anner
contrary to the rules of right reaſon. South.

with philofopby. Nor r is,

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To UNPHILOSO'PHIZE. v. a. To degrade
from the charafter of a philofopher,

UNPIE'RCED. a. Not penetrated ; noC
pierced. Milton, Gay.

UNPI'LLARED. a. Diverted of pillars. Pope.

UNTPI'LLOWED. a. Wanting a pillow.


To UNPI'N. v. a. To open what is ſhut,
or fa/tentd with a pio. Dinne. Herbert.

UNPINKED. a. Not marked with eyelet
holes, Shakʃpeare.

UNPI'TIED. a. Not cotppaſſionated ; not
regarded with ſympathetital ſorrow. Shakʃpeare. Bp. Corbrt. Roſcommon.

UNPITIFULLY. ad. Unmercifully ; without
mercy. Shakʃpeare.

UNPi TYING, a. Having no compalfion,

UNPLA'CED. a. Hning no place of dependance. Pope.

UNPLA'GUED. a. Not tormented.Shakʃpeare.

UNPLA'NTED. a. Not planted ; ſpontaneous.

UNPLA'USIBLE. a. Not plauſible ; not
ſuch as has a fair appearance, Blarenden,

UNPLA'USIVE. a. Not approving.Shakʃpeare.

UNPLEA'SANT. a. Not delighting ; troublefmie
; u-^eaſy. Hooker. tWoodwardm

UNPLEA'SANTLY. ad. Not delightfully ; uneaſily. Pope. .

UNPLEASANTNESS. ʃ. Want of quahties
to give delight. Hooker. Graunt.

UNPLEA'SED. a. Not plea/ed ; not delighted.Shakʃpeare.

UNPLEA'SING. a. Offenſive ; diſguiling- ;
giving no delight. Mil or,

UNPLIANT. .. Not eaſily bent; not
c n'orminp to the will. Wotton.

UNPLO'WED. a. Not plowed. Mortimer.

To UNPLU'ME. v. a. To /ttip of plumes ; to degrade. Glanville.

UNPOE'TICAL. v. a. Not fach as becomes

UNPOETICK. ʃ. a poet. Bp.Corbet,

1. Not ſmoothed; not brightened by attrition. Wotton. Stillingfleet.
2. Not civilized ; not refined. Dryden.

UNPOLlTE. a. [impoii, Fr. impolitus, Lat.]
Not ehgant : not refined ; not civil.

UNPOLLUTED. a. [impellutus, Latin.]
Not corrupted ; not defiled.
ShakſpeO't. Milton.

UNPOPULAR. a. Not fitted to plea fe the
people. Addiſon.

UNPO'RTABLE. a. [un and ponr^ le.]
?Jot to becarrifd. Ralagb.

UNPOSSE'SSED. «, Not had ; rotobuiudd; Shakſpu.',
6 1^ VNPO§r


UNPOSSE'SSING. ^. Having no pofieri on.
UNPRO'FITABLY. a^. Uſeleſsly ; with-. Shakʃpeare. B^n. Johnſon. Addiſon.

UNPRA'CTICABLE. a. Not teaſible. UNPROFI'TED. a. Having no gain. Boyle, Shakʃpeare.

UNPRA'CTISED. a. Not ſkilful by uſe UNPROLI'FICK. a. Barien ; not producand

CKperifnce. Milton, Prior. tive. i/a/f,

praITed. .1


by any exannple.


Not celebrated ; not
(xr.fer, Milton, Dryden.
2. Not dependant oi> Blarkmoret
2. Not juſtifiable. Swift.
1. To retract pre-
Not advanced. Collier.
Not proliſick.Shakʃpeare.
Not prepoffefied. Taylor.
Free from preju-
Unſuitable to a
Not prepared. Milton.


by any Tettled nations.



in the mind beforehand.

1. Not fitted by previous meaſures.

RJilton. Dupfa.
ft. Not made fit for the dreadful iDonient
of departtire. Shakʃpeare.

UNPREPA'REDNESS. ʃ. Srate of being
unprepared. King Charles.

UNPREFOSSE'SSED. a. Not prepcifeſſed ;
not pre-occupied by notion?. South.

1. Not preſſed. Shakʃpeare. TideU.
3. Not inferred. Clarendon.

UNPRETE'NDING. a. Not claiming any
diftin^ſtions. Pope. .

UNPREVA'ILING. a. Being of no force.Shakʃpeare.

1. Not previciifly hindered. Shakʃpeare.
1. Not preceded by any thing. Milton.



nets or cpisions.

ei^!nr)3f i' n.

a publick oeclaration,



UNHRl'ZED. fi. Not
Unſuitable to a prince. King Charles.
Not printed. Pope.
2. Not ſettled in le-

Not valued ; not ofShakʃpeare.
1. Nat notihed by. Milton.
Uſeleſs ; ſerving no. Hooker.
Set free from con-. Donne.
'^lucd. Shakʃpeare.

UNPROFA'NED. a. Not violated. Dryden.

UNPROFITABLENESS. ſ. Uieleſſneſs. Addiſon.
Not uttered; not ſpoken. Milton.

UNPRO'PER. .7. Not peculiar. Shakſp.

UNPRO'PERLY. ad. Contrarily to propriety; improperly. Shakʃpeare.

UNPROPl'TICUS. a. Not favourable ; inauſpicinus. Pope.

UNPROPO'RTIONED. a. Not ſuited to
ſcrnething eife. Shakʃpeare.

UNPRO'PPED. a. Not ſupported ; not
upheld. Milton, Dryden.

UNPROPO'SED. a. Not propoſed. LUyd^n.

UNPRO'SPEROUS. a. [irvproſper, Lat.]
Unfortunate; nut projperous. Chrendon.

UNPRO'SPEROUSLY. ad. Uhfucceſsfully. Taylor.

UNPROTE'CTED. a. Not proUfied ; not
ſupported. Hooker.

UNPRO'VED. a. Not evinced by arguments. Spenſer, Boyle.

To UNPPROVEDE. ^,0. To diveſt of reſolution
or qualifications. Shakʃpeare, Southern.

1. Not ſecured or qualified by previous
meaſures. Shakʃpeare, Dryden.
2. Not furniſhed. King Charles. Spratt.

UNPROVO'KED. ſ. Not provoked. Dryden.

UNPRU'NED. a. Net cut ; not lopped.Shakʃpeare.

UNPU'NISHED. a. [impunus, Latin.
; Not puniſhed ; fufſcred to continue in impunity.

UNPU'RCHASED-. a. Uobought. Denham.

UNPU'RGED. a. Not purged. Shakſpeare.

UNPU'BLICK. a. Private ; net generally
known, Taylor.

1. Secret ; unknown, Shakʃpeare.
2. Not given to ſhe publick. Pope. .

1. Not freed from recrement.
2. Not cleanſed from .fin. D. of Piety.

UNPURSU'ED. a. Not purſued. Milton.

UNPU'TRIFIED. a. Not corrupted by
rottenneſs. Bacon, Arbuthnot.

UNQUA'LIFIED. a. Not fit. Swift.

To UNQUA'LlFY. v. a. To diſqualify ; to
diVelt of qualinotion. Addiʃon. Atterbttry. Swift.

UNQUA'RRELABLE. a. Such as cannot
be )mpu;>ned. Brown.

To UNQUEE'N. v. a. To diveſt of the
dignity of queer. Shakʃpeare.

UNQUE'NCiJACLE. a. Unextinguiftiable. Milton.

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1. Not extinguished. Bacon.
2. Not extinguiſhable. Arbuthnot.

UNQUENCHABLENESS. ʃ. Unextingtaſhabienpfs. Hakewell.

1. Indubitable ; not to be doubted. ffoKon.
2. Such as cannot bear to be q-jfſtioned
without impatience. Shakſpeare.

UNQUES'TIONABLY. ad. Lioub-tably ;
without doubt. Spratt.

1. N'ot doubted i
pa fled without doubt,
2. In Gilputable ; n )t to be op^nfed. Ben. Johnſon.
3. Not interrogated ; not examined. Dryden.

UNQUI'CK. a. Motionleſs. Daniel.

UNQUI'CKENED. a. Not animated ; net
ripened to vitality. Blackmore.

UNQUIET. a. [inqutet, Fr. in<fuietus,L2it.]
1. Moved with perpetual agitation ; not
calm ; not ſtill. Milton.
2. Difturbed ; full of perturbation ; not
at peace. Shakʃpeare.
3. RePleſs ; unfatiffied. Pope.

UNQUI'ETLY. ad. Without reſt. Shakſp.

1. Want of tranquillity, Denham.
2. Want of peace. Spenſer.
3. ReftlcITneſs ; turbulence. Dryden.
4. Fertuibation ; unealineſs. Shakſpeare, Taylor.

UNRA'CKED. a. Not poured from the
lees. Bacon.

UNRA'KED. a. Not thrown together aod
covered. Shakʃpeare.

UNRA'NSACKED. a. Nt pillaged. Knolles.

To UNRA'VEL. 1; a.
1. To diſentangle ; to extricate ; to clear. Arbttibr.ot.
2. To diſorder ; to throw out of the preſent
conſtitution. L'Eſtr. Dryd. Thomſon.
3. To clear up the incrigiie of a play. Pope.

UNRA'ZORED. a. Unſhaven. Afikor.

UNREACHED. a. Not attained. Dryden.

1. Not read ; not publicity pronounced. Hooker.
2. Untaught; not learned in books. Dryden.

1. Want of leadincf&j want of promptneſs. Hooker.
2. Want of preparation, Taylor.

1. Not prepared ; not fit. Shakʃpeare.
2. Not prompt ; not quick. Bacon.
3. Awkward ; uogain. Bacon.

UNRE'AL. a. Ufiliibftantial, Shakʃpeare.

1. Exorbitant; claiming, or infiflfng dri
more than is for. Dryden.
2. Not agreeuble to reaſon. Hooker.
3. Greater than is Ht ; irr-modetafe.

1. Exorbitance ; execflive demand. King Charles.
2. Inconſiſtency with reaſon. Hammond.

1. In a manner contrary to reaſon.
2. More than enough. Shakʃpeare.

To UNRE'AVE. „. a. To unwind; to dil-

UNREBA'TED. a. Not blnn'ed. Uaktio.

UNREBU KEABLE. a. O.-noxious to no .
ce^^ure. ^ , qimotby,

UNRECE'IVED. «. Not received. Hooker.

1. Not turned. Shakʃpeare.
2. Not reformed. lioiert.

1. Not to bL- appcdied ; impIacaMe. Hammond.
2. Not to be ir.ade Cfnfifient with.Shakʃpeare.

UNRE'CONCILED. a. Not reconciled.Shakʃpeare.

UNRECORDED. a. Not kept in remcmbrance
by pu&lick monurnant-. Milton. Pope.

UNRECO'UNTED. a. NJt tojd ; not re-
JateH. Shakʃpeare.

UNRECRU'ITABLE. a. Incapable of repairmki
the deficiencies of an arnpy. Milton.

UNRECU'RING. a. Irremediable.Shakʃpeare.

UNREDUCED. a. Not reduced. Davies.

UNREFO'RMABLE. a. Not to be pjt into
a new form. Hammond.

1. Not aint-n. J ; not cor'f fled, Davies.
2. Not brought to newneſs of life.
HahinionJ, Milton.

UNREFRA'CTED. a. Notre/rafted. Newton.

UNREFRE'SHED. a. Not cheered ; not
relieved. Arbuthnot.

UNREGA'RDED. a. Not heeded ; n.: re- -
ſpef^ed. Spenſer. Smklirg,

UNREGE'NERATE. a. Not brought to a
new l.fe. Stspbcn,.

UNREMXED. a. Not retrained by the
bridi?. Milur,

UNRELE'NTING. a. Hard ; cruelj feelina
no pity. v Shakʃpeare. Smith.

UNRELIE'VABLE. a. Admitting no fuccour.

1. Not luccnured. Dryden.
2. Not e. fed.

1. Not capable of being obſerved. Digby.
2. Not worthy of notice,

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UNREME'DIABLE. a. Admitting no remedy. Sidney.

UNREME'MBERING. a. Having no memory. Dryden.

UNREME'MBRANCE. ʃ. Forgetful neſs ;
want of vememljrance. Watts.

UNREMO'VEABLE. a. Not to be taken
away, Sidney, Shakʃpeare.

UNREMO'VEABLY. ad. It a manner
that admits no removal. Shakʃpeare.

1. Not taken away. Hammond.
2. Not capable of being removed. Miltonu

UNREPA'ID. a. Not recompenfed} not


penitential f >rrovi^,


Not revoked ; nota-. Dryden, Blackmore.
Not regarded with. Hooker.
2. Not repenting ;
not penitent. Roſcommon.
Not peeviſhly com- Rowe.
Not filled. Boyle.
Not to be reſpe tedShakʃpeare.
Not upbraided
; King Charles.

UNRESO'LVABLE. a. Not to be ſolved ;
infolubie. South.

1. Not determined ; having made no refclution.Shakʃpeare.
2. Not ſolved ; not cleared. Locke.

UNRESO'LVING. a. Not refolving. Dryden.

UNRESPE'CTIVE. a. Inattentive ; taking
little notice. Shakʃpeare.

UNRE'ST. ʃ. Diſquiet ; want of tranquillity
; unquietneſs. Spenſer, Daniel, Wotton.

1. Not reOored. a Not cleared from an attainder. Collier»

1. Not confined; not hindered. Dryden.



from penal death.


UNREPRO'VABLE. a. Not liable to blame.

1. Not cenſured. Sandys.
2. Not liable to cenſure. Milton.

UNREPU'GMANT. a. Not oppoſite. Hooker.
Not creditable. Rogers.
Not aſked. Knolles.
Not to be retaliated. Boyle.
Not regarded .with. Rogers.





1. Not Lmited by any private convenience. Rogers.
2. Open; frank; concealing nothing.

UNRESE'RVEDNESS. ſ. Unlimited neſs
; frankneſs ; largeneſs. Boyle.

1. Without limitations. Boyle.
2. Without concealment ; openly. Pope.

UNRESE'RVEDNESS. ʃ. Openne/s; frankneſs. Pope.

1. Not oppoſed. Berkley.
2. ReCftleſs ; ſuch as cannot be oppoſed. Dryden, Pope. .

UNRESISTING. tf» Not oppofing ; not
waking rcCftance, Berkley.
2. Licentious ; looſe. Shakʃpeare.
3. Not limited. Brown.4

UNRETRA'CTED. a. Not revoked ; not
recalled. Collier.

UNREVE'ALED. a. Not told ; not dif.
covered. Spenſer.

UNREVE'NGED. a. Not revenged. Fairfax.

UNREVEREND. a. Irreverent; diſreſpectful.Shakʃpeare.

UNRE'VERENDLY. ad. Difreſpectfully, Ben. Johnſon.

UNREVE'RSED. a. Not revoked; not
repealed. Shakʃpeare.

UNREVO'KED. a. Not recalled. Milton.

UNREWA'RDED. a. Not rewarded ; net
recompenfed. L'Eſtrange, Pope.

To UNRI'DDLE. v. a. To ſolve an enigma
; to explain a problem. Suckling.

UNRIDI'CULOUS. a. Not ridiculous. Brown.

To UNRFG. v. a. To ſtrip of the tackle. Dryden.

UNRI'GHTEOUS. a. Unjuſtj wicked ; finfui ; bdd. Spenſer.

UNRi'GHTEOUSLY. ad. Unjuſtly; wirt.
kedly; finfully. Collier.

UNRIGHTEOUSNESS. ʃ. Wickedneſs ;
injuſtice. Hall.

UNRI'GHTFUL. a. Not rightful ; not
juſt. Shakʃpeare.

To UNRI'NG. v. a. To deprive of a ring,

To UNRI'P. v. a. To cut open. Taylor.

1. Immature ; not fully concoded. Waller.
2. To o early, Sidney.

UNRI'PENED. a. Not matured. Addiſon.

UNRIPENESS. ʃ. [mmaturity; want of
ripcneſs. Bacon.

1. Having no competitor. Pope. .
1. Having no peer or equai.

To UNRO L. V. fl» To open what is rolled
or convolved, Dryden.

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UNROMA'NTICK. a. Contrary to romance.


To UNROOT. v. a. To ſtrip off the louf
or covering of houſes. Shakʃpeare.

UNROO'ITED. <j. Driven from the rooit.Shakʃpeare.

UNRO'UGH. a. Smooth. Shakſpeare.

To UNROO'T. v. a. To tear from the
roots ; to extirpate. Shakʃpeare.

UNROUNDED. a. Not ſhaped, not' cut to
a roumi, Donnt,

UNROYAL. a. Unprincdy; not royal. Sidney.

To UNRU'FFLE. v. n. To ceaſefrom commorion,
or acitation. Dryden.

UNRU'FFLED. a. Calm ; tranqLal ; not
tumultuous. Addiʃon.

UNRULED. a. Not dirc^ied by any ſupericur
power. Spenſer.

UNRU'UNESS. ʃ. [from unr:^/y.-\ Turbulence
; turDuituouſneſs, South.

UNRU'LY. a. Turbulent; ungovernable ;
licentlouf. Spenſer, Shakſp, Roſcom.

UNSAFE. a. Not (ecu re ; hazardous ;
dangf-rous. Hooker, Dryden.

UNSA'FELY. ad. Not f=curdy ; dangerou.
ly. Dryden.t. CrtZV.

UNSA'iD. <}. Not uttered ; not mentioned. Dryden. Felton.

UNSA'TED. a. Not pickled or ſeaſoned
with faic, Arbuthnot.

UNSA'NCTIFIED. a. Unholy ; nut conſecraicd. Shakſpeare.

UNSATIABLE. a. [inſatiability Latin.]
Nor to be ſatisfied. Raleigh.

giving unſatifaction. Boyle.

UN'SATISFA'CTORY. a. Not giving ſati
»fac\ioD ; not clearing the difficulty. Stillingfleet.

UNSA'TISFIEDNESS. ʃ. [jxQmunjau^fia.-\
The ſtate of being not ſatisfied ; want of
fuiii^'fs. Boyle.

1. Ni-t cr.ctiued ; not pleaſed. Bacon.
Z, Not iſhed ; not gratified to the full. Shakʃpeare, Rogers.

UNSATISFYING. a. Unable to gratify to
the full. Addiſon.

UNSA'VOURINESS. ʃ. [from urja-joury..
1. Bad taſte.
2. Bad ſmell. Brown.

1. Tafteleſs. Job.
2. Having a bad ta(!f. Milton.
3. Having an ill fnri<;Il ; fetid. Bro-iur,
4. Unpleaſing; diſguſting. UwAe'-.

To UNSA'Y. v. a. To rctrad ; to recant. Shakſpeare.

UNSCA'LY. a. Having no ſcales. ' Coy.

UNSCA'RRED. a. Not marked wah
wound. Shakʃpeare.

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UNSCHOLA'STICK. .. liot bred toUte.
riture. Locke.

UNSCHOO'LED. a. Uneducated,- not
learned. Hooker.

UNSCO'RCHED. a. Not touched by fire. Shakʃpeare.

UNSCREE'NED. a. Not covered ; nut protected.

UNSCRl'PTURAL. a. Not deſenſible by
ſcripture. Atterbury.

To UNSE'AL. v. a. To open any thing
fealed. Dryden.

1. Wanting a {ty\. Shakʃpeare.
2. Having the (cal broken.

To UNSE'AM. 'v,a. To rip ; to cut open,Shakʃpeare.

UNSEA'RCHABLE. a. Infctutable; not
to be explored, Milton.

UNSEA'RCHABLENESS. ʃ. [mpombjhty
to be explored. MrambaUt

1. Not ſuit:ble to timeor occaſisn ; unfit; untimely; ill-timed. Clarendon.
2. Not agreeable to the time of the year.Shakʃpeare.
3. Late: as, unſeaſonable //jw^o/n/^ITr.

with time or place. Hale.

UNSE'ASONABLY. a. Net ſeaſonably ;
not agreeably to time or occaſion. Hi^ker,

1. Unſeaſonable ; untimely; ill-timed.
Out of uſe. Shakʃpeare.
2. Unformed ; not qualified by uſe.Shakʃpeare.
3. Irregular ; inordinate, hayward,
4. Not kept till fit for ule.
5. Not filted : as, unſeaſoned meat,

1. Not ſupported.Shakʃpeare.
2. Nor ewmpiified a ſecond time. Brown.

To UNSE'CRET. v. a. To dilk:loſe ; to
divulge. Be<.n.

UNSE'CRET. a. Net cloſe ; not trutty.Shakʃpeare.

UNSECURE. a. Net fafe. Denham.

UNSEDUCED. i?. Not drawn to iil.Shakʃpeare.

UNSEEING. a. Wanting the power of »iſion. Shakſpeare.

To UNSEE'M. v, n. N'jt to ſeem.

UNSEEMLINESS. ʃ. [ndecency ; indecorum
; ancomelioefe. Hooker.

UNSEE MLY. a. Indecent ; uncomely ;
unbecoming, Hn^tr.

UNSEE'MLY. ad. Indecently ; unbccogningly.
I Cor,

1. Not f«n f not d;(iOvered. Bacon. Jiofcsmwiin.
2. InU
2. laviſible; undiſcoverable. Hooker, Milton.
3. Cnlkilled ; unexperienced. Clarenden.

UNSE'LFISH. a. Not addided to private
intereſt. SheStator.

1. Not ſent.
2. Un SENT /or. Not called by letter or
meſſenger. Taylor.

UNSE'PARABLE. a. Not to be parted; not to be divided. Shakʃpeare.

UNSE PARATED. a. No( parted. Pope. .

UNSE'RVICEABLE. a. Uſeleſs ; bringing
no advan'age . Spenſer. Berkley, Rogers.

UNSE'RVICEABLY. a. Without uſe ;
without advantage. Woodward.

UNSE'T. a. Not ſet ; npt placed. Hooker.

To UNSETTLE. v. a.
1. To make uncertain. Arbuthnot.
2. To move from a place. L'Eſtrange.
3. To overthrow.

1. Ncrt fixed in reſolution ; not determined
; not ſteady. South.
2. Unequable ; not regular ; changeable. Berkley.
3. Not eftabliſhed. Dryden.
4. Not fixed in a place of abode. Hooker.

1. Irreſolution ; undetermined ſtate of mind.
2. Uncertainty ; flufluation. Dryden.
3. Want of fixity. South.

UNSE'VERED. a. Not parted ; not divided. Shakſpeare.

To UNSE'XY. a. To make otherways
than the ſex commonly is. Shakʃpeare.

UNSHA'DOWED. a. Not clouded ; not
darkened. Glan'Vile.

UNSHA'KEABLE. a. Not ſubject to concuſſion,Shakʃpeare.

UNSHA'KED. a. Not ſhaken. Shakſp.

1. Not agitated ; not moved, Shak, Boyle.
2. Not ſubject to concuſtion.
3. Not weakened in reſolution ; not moved. Spratt.

To UNSHA'KLE. v. a. To Jooſe from
b«'nds. yjddihn.

UNSHA'MED. a. Not ſhamed. Dryden.

UNSHATEN. a. Milhapen ; deformed.

UNSHA'RED. ad. Not partaken ; not had
in common, Milton.

To UNSHE'ATH. v. a. To dr^uv from the
fcabbard. iShakʃpeare, Denham.

UNSHE'D. a. Not ſpiit.

UNSHE'LTERED. a. Wanting protection. Decay of Piety.

To UNSHI'P. v. a. To take out of a ſhip.

UNSHO'CKED. a. Not dif^ufled ; not of-
fended, ItctU,

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UNSHO D. a. [from wipoed.] Having ns
^oes. Clarenden.

UNSHOO'K. part. a. Not ſhaken. Pope. .

UNSHO'RN. a. Not clipped. Milton.

UNSHO'T. part, a. Not hit by ſhot.

To UNSHO'UT. v. a. To annihilate, or
retraa a ſhout. Shakʃpeare.

UNSHO'WERED. a. Not watered by
ſhowers. Milton.

UNSHRI'NKING. a. Not recoiling.Shakʃpeare.

UNSHU'NNABLE. a. Inevitable.Shakʃpeare.

1. Not parted by a fieve. May.
1. Not tried. Shakʃpeare.

UNSI'GHT. a. Not feeing. Hudibras.

UNSI'GHTED. a. Inviſible ; not fecn. Suckling.

UNSI'GHTLINESS. ʃ. [from unftgbtly.]
Deformity ; diſagreeableneſs to the eye. Wiſeman.

UNSIGHTLY. a. Diſagreeable to the fight. Milton.

UNSINCE'RE. a. [inſtncerus, Latin.]
1. Not hearty ; not faithful.
2. Not genuine ; impure ; adulterated.
3. Not found ; not ſolid, Dryden.

UNSINCE'RITY. a. Adulteration ; cheat. Boyle.

To UNSI'NEW. v. a. To deprive of ſtrength. Denham.

UNSI'NGED. a. Notfcorched; not touched
by fire. Stephens.

UNSI'NKING. a. Not ſinking. Addiſon.

UNSI'NEWED. a. Nerveleſs ; weak.Shakʃpeare.

UNSI'NNING. a. Impeccable. Rogers.

UNSCA'NNED. a. Not meafnred ; not
computed. Shakʃpeare.

UNSKI'LLED. a. Wanting \i\\ ; wanting
knowledge. Dryden. BUchnare,

UNSKI'LFUL. a. Wanting art ; wanting
knowledge. Shakʃpeare.

UNSKI'LFULLY. ad. Without know,
ledge ; without arf.Shakʃpeare.

UNSKI'LFULNESS. ſ. Want of art ; want
of knowledge. Sidney, Taylor.

UNSLA'IN. a. ' Not killed. Sidney.

UNSLA'KED. a. Not quenched. Dryden.

UNSLEE'PING. a. Ever wakeful. Milton.

UNSLI'PPING;. a. Not liable to flip ; faſt.Shakʃpeare.

UNSMI'PvCHED. a. Unpolluted ; not ſtained,Shakʃpeare.

UNSMO'KED. a. Notfmcked. Swift.

UNSO'CIABLE. a. [inſociabiln, Latin.] Not
kmd; not communicative of good. Raleigh.

UNSO'CIASLY. ad. Not kindly. L'Eſtr.


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UNSO'ILED. a. Not polluted ; not tainted ; not ſtained, Ra^f.

UNSO'LD. a. Not exchanged for money.

UNSOLDIERLIKE. a. Unbecoming a
ſoldier. Bioome.

UNSO'LID. a. Flu:d ; not coherent. Luke.

UNSOOT. iQXunhvnt, Spenſer.

UNSOPHl'STICATED. a. Net adulterated.

UNSO'LVED. a. Not exriicated. Watts.

UNSO'RTED. a. Not diſtributed by proper
reparation. Watts.

1. Had without feeking. Milton. Funton,
2. Not ſearched. Shakʃpeare.

1. Sickly ; wanting health. Denham, Arbuthnot.
2. Not free from cracks.
3. Rotten; corrupted.
4. Not orthodox. Hooker.
5. Not honeſt ; not upright. Shakʃpeare.
6. Not true ; nqt certain. Spenſer.
7. Not ſtft ; not ca'm. Daniel.
8. Not cloſe ; not corrtpaft. Mortimer.
9. Not fincere ; not faithful. Oay,
10. Not ſolid; not material. Spenſer.
11. Erroneous; wrong. Fairfjx. Milton.
T2. Net fsft under foot.

UNSO'UNDED. a. Not tried by the plummet.Shakʃpeare.

1. Erroneous of belief; want of orthodoxy. Hooker.
2. Corruptneſs of any kind. Hooker.
3. Want of ſtrength ; want of ſolidity. Addiſon.,

1. Not made fot'.r. Bacon.
2. Not made morofe. Dryden.

UNSO'VvN. a. Not propagated by ſcattering
fed. Bacov.

UNSPA'RED. a. Not ſpared. Milton.

UNSPA'RING. a. Not ſparing ; not parſimonious. Milton.

To UNSPE'AK. v. a. To retract ; to recant.Shakʃpeare.

UNSPE'AKABLE. a. Not to be exprelTcd. Hooker.

UNSPE'AKABLY. ad. Inexpreſſibly ; ineffably.

UNSPE CIFIED. a. Not particuhiJv mentioned. Brown.

UNSPE'CULATIVE. a. Not theoretical.
Government <f the Tongue.

UNSPE'D. a. Not diſpatched ; not performed.

UNSPE NT. a. Not waſted ; not dimin.ſhea
; not weakenfd. Bacon.

To UNSPHE'RE. v. tf. To remove from
its orb, Shakſpeare.

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UNSPI'ED. a. Not diſcovered ; not ſcen.

1. Not ſhed. Denham.
2. Not ſpoiled ; not married. TujJ'er,

To UNSPI'RIT. To a. To diſpirit ; to depreſs
; to dejeA. Temple. Norris.

1. Not plundered ; not pillaged. Spenſer, Dryden.
2. Not married.

1. Not marlaid with any ſtaln. Dryden.
2. Immaculate ; not tainted with guilt. Shakʃpeare. Apccrypba. Rogers.

UNSQUA'RED. a. Not formed ; irregular.Shakʃpeare.

UNSTA'BLE. a; [in/iabi!is,Uua.]
1. Not fixed ; not faſt. Temple.
1. L.conſhnr ; irrefclute. Jamei,

UNSTA'ID. a. Not cool ; not prudent ; not
ſettled into diſcretion ; not ſteady ; mutable. Spenſer, Sandys.

UNSTA'IDNESS. ʃ. [ndiſcretion ; volatile
mind. Sidney.

UNSTA'INED. a. Not /Gained ; not died ; not d'fcoloured. Hooker. Roſcomman,

To UNSTA'TE. v. a. To put out of ſtate.Shakʃpeare.

UNSTATUTABLE. a. Contrary to ſtatute. Swift.

UNSTA'UNCHED. a. Not flopped ; not
ft .1 \ ed.Shakʃpeare.

1. Without any certainty.
2. Inconſtantly ; not conſiſtently. Locke.

UNSTE'ADINESS. ʃ. Wantof conſtancy
; irreſolution ; mutability. Addiſon, Swift.

1. Inconſtant ; irreſolute. Denham. L'Eſ.range. Rowr,
2. Mutable ; variable ; changeable. Locke.
3. Not fixed ; not ſettled.

UNSTE'ADFAST. a. Not fixed; not faſt.Shakʃpeare.

UNSTEE'PED. a. Not ſoaked. Bacon.

To UNSTI'NG. v. a. To diſarm of a ſting. South.

UNSTI'NTED. a. Not limitei^. Skelton.

UNSTI'RRED. a. Not flirted ; not agitated. Boyle.

To UNSTI'TCH. v. a. To open by picking
the liichcs. Collier.

UNSTOO'PING. a. Not bending; not
yiel^inp. Shakʃpeare.

To UNSTO'P. v. a. To free from ſtop or
obſtruttion. B<^U.

UNSTO'PPED. a. Meeting no reſiſtance. Dryden.

UNSTRAINED. a. Eaſy ; not forced. Hakeiiu)!,

T\^ S

UNSTRAITENED. a. Not contra^W. Granville.

UNSTRENGTHENED. a. Not ſupported
; not affiled. Hooker.

To UNSTRl'NG. 'o.a.
1. To relax any thing ſhung ; to deprive
offſprings. Prior, Smith.
1. To Jooſe ; to untie. Dryden.

UNSTRU'CK. a. Not moved ; n»t aff
«£^erf. Philips.

UNSTU'DIED. a. Not premeditated ; not
lab'Hired. Dryden.

UNSTU'FFED. a. UnfiHed ; unfurn.ſhed.Shakʃpeare.

1. Not ſolid ; not palpable. Shakʃpeare, Milton.
2. Not real. Milton.

UNSUCCEE'DED. a. Not ſucceeded. Milton.

UNSUCCE'SSFUL. a. Not having the
wiſheci event. C!eavehnd.

UNSUCCE'SSFULLY. ad. Unfortunately ;
without fuccp.fs. South.

UNSUCCE'SSFULNESS. ʃ. Want of ſucceſs
; event contrary to wiſh, Hammond.

UNSUCCE'.SSIVE. a. Not proceeding by
flux of parts. Brown.

UNSU'CKED. a. Not haviag the breafis
tJrawn. Milton.

UNSU'FFFRABLE. a. Not ſupportable ;
intolersble. Milton.

UNSUFFi'CIENCE. ſ. [irfuffifance, Fr.] .
Inability to anſwer the end propoſed. Hooker.

UNSUFFFCIENT. a. [irfu^^fanf, French.]
Unsbie; inadequate. Locke.

UNSU'GARED. a. Not ſweetsed with ſugar. Bacon.

UNSU'ITABLE. a. Not congruous ; not
equal ; not proportionate. Soak. Tilhtfan.

UNSU'ITABLENES^. ſ. [ncongruity ; unfitneſs. South.

UNSU'ITING. a. Not fitting ; not becoming. Shakʃpeare, Dryden.

UNSU'LLIED. a. Not fouled ; not diferaced
; pure. Shakſp. Sp'-att.

UNSU'NG. a. Not celebrated in verſe ; not
recited in verſe. Milton.

UNSU'NNED. a. Not expoſed to the fun. Milton.

UNSUPE'RFLUOUS. a. Not more tiian
enough. Milton.

1. Net forced, or thrown from under that
which ſupports it. Philips.
a.- Not defeated by ſtrat?geni.

UNSUPPO'RTABLE. a. [wſupportable,
French.] Intolerable ; ſuch as cannot be
endured. Boyle.

1. Not fuſtained ; not held up. Milton.
9.. Not ciilfted, Brown.

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UNSU'RE. M, Not fixed ; not certain. Fairfax.

UNSURMO'UNTABLE. a. [infurmontabk,
French.] Inſuperable; not to be overcome. Locke.

UNSUSCEPTIBLE. a. Incapable; not
liable to admit. Swift.

UNSUSPE'CT. v. a. Not conſidered as

UNSUSPECTED. ʃ. [ikely, to do or mean
ill. Milton, Swift.

UNSUSPE'CTING. a. Not imagirang that
any ill is deſigned, Pope.

UNSUSPI'CIOUS. a. Having no ſuſpicion. Milton, Smith.

UNSUSTA'INED. a. Not ſupported ; nat
held up. Milton.

UNSWA'YABLE. a. Not to be governed
or influenced by another. Shakʃpeare.

UNSWA'YED. a. Not wielded. Shakſp.

To UNSWE'AR. v. n. Not to ſwear ; to
recant any thing ſworn, Spenſer.

To UNSWE'AT. v. a. To eaſe after fatigue. Milton.

UNSWO'RN. a. Not bcund by an oath.Shakʃpeare.

1. Not fullied ; not polluted. Roſcommon.
2. Not charged with any crime. Shakſp.
3. Not corrupted by mixture. Smith.

1. Not taken. TJayward,
1. Untaken up. Not filled. Boyle.

UNTA'LKED of. a. Not mentioned in the
world. Dryden.

UNTA'MEABLE. a. Not to be tamed ;
not to be ſubdued, Wilkins. Grew.

UNTA'MED. a. Not ſubdued ; not ſuppreflect. Spenſer.

To UNTA'NGLE. ʃ. a. To ioofc from intricacy
or convolution. Prior.

UNTA'STED. a. Not taſted ; not tried by
the palate. Waller.

1. Not peceiving any taſte. Smith.
2. Not trying by the palate.

1. Uninſtruded ; uneducated ; ignorant
; unlettered. Dryden. Young.
2. Debarred from in ſtiuction. Luke.
3. Unſkilled ; new ; not having uſe or
practice. Shakʃpeare.

To UNTE'ACH. v. a. To make to quit,
or fu'get what has been inculcated. Brown.

UNTE'MPERED. a. Not tempered. Ezek.

1. Not embarraſſed by temptation, ^ayhr,
2. Not invited by any thing alluring.

1. Not to be held in poſſeſſion.
2. Not capable of defence. Chrendon.

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UNTE'NDED. a. Nat having any attendance. Thomfon.j,

UNTE NDER. a. Wanting ſoftneſs ; wanting
aff;ihon. Shakſp.

UNTE'NDERED. a. Not offered.Shakʃpeare.

To UN'TE N r. v. a. To bring out of a
tent. Shakʃpeare.

UNTE'NTED. a. [from tent.] Hiving no
medicamfnts applied. Shakʃpeare.

UNTERRIFIED. </. Not affrighted ; not
ſtrucic with fear. Milton.

1. Not repaired with acknowledgment of
a kindneſs. Dryden.
7. Not received with thanfulneſs. Dryden.

UNTHA'NKFUL. a. Ungrateful ; returning
no acknowledgment. Luh. Taylor.

UNTHA'NKFULLY. ad. Without thanks. Boyle.

UNTHA'NKFULNESS. ʃ. Negleft or omiſſion
of 4CK.nowledgment for go'^d received.

HIiyward. South.

UNTHA'WED. a. Not diirolved after froſt. Pope.

To UNTHI'NK. v. a. To recal, or dilmiis
a thought. Shakʃpeare.

UNTHINKING. a. Thoughtleſs ; not
given to refiection. Locke.

UNTHO'RNY. a. Not obſtruaed by
plickles. Brown.

UNTHO'UGHT of. a. Not regarded ; not
heeded. Shakſpeare.

To UNTHRE'AD. v. a To looſe. Milton.

UNTHRE'ATENED. a. Not menaced. King Charles.

UNTHRI'FT. ʃ. An extravagant ; a prodig.
il. Shakʃpeare.t.

UNTHRI'FT. a. Profuſe ; waUetul ; prodigal
; extravagant. Shakʃpeare.

UNTHRIFTILY. ad» Without frugality. Collier.

1. Prodigal ; profuſe ; laviſh ; waſteful. Sidney.
2. Not eaſily made to thrive or fatten. Mortimer.

UNTHRI'VING. a. ^t thriving} not
proſpering. Gov. of the Tongue.

To UNTHRO'NE. v. a. To pull down
from a throne. Milton.

To UNTI'E. v. a.
1. To unbind ; to free from bonds,Shakʃpeare.
2. To looſen from convolution or knot.
3. To ſet free from any obſtrudiion. Taylor.
4. To reſolve ; to clear. Denham.

1. Not bound ; not gathered in a knot. Prior.

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2. Not fattened by any binding, or knot.Shakʃpeare.

UNTI'L. ad.
1. To the time that, D^r.ham,
2. To the place that. Dryden.

UNTI'L. prep. To . uſed of time. Upen^er.

UNTILLED. fl. Not cultivated. BI-ckmore,

UNri'MEERED. a. Not furniſhed with
timber ; weak. Shakʃpeare.

UNTIMELY. a. Happening before the
natural time. Dryden, Pope. .

UNTI MELY. fid. Before the natural time.
iip:rj r. H'oiler,

1. Not flained ; not diſcoloured, Boyle.
2. Not infected. Swift.

UNTi'RADLE. a. Indefa'igable ; unwearied.Shakʃpeare.

UNTI'RED. a. Not made weary. Dryden.

UNTI'TLED. a. [an and r/r/f.] Having no
title. Shakſpeare.

UNTO. prep [It was theoJd word for to; now oblolete.] To. Hooker, Brown, Temple.

1. Not related. ffallcr,
z Not revealed. Dryden.

1. Not touched ; not reached, ; epbens,
2. Not moved ; not aft'cfted. Sidney.
3. Not meddled with. Dryden.

1. F'oward; perverſe ; vexatious ; not
eaſily g'jidcd, or taught. Shakʃpeare, Hudibras, South. J'^Woodward.
1. Aokwardj ungraceful. Creech.

UNTO WARDLY. a. Aukward ; perverſe
; frowatd. Locke.

UNTO'WARDLY. ad. Aukwardly ; ungainly
; perverſely. Tdlotſon,

UNTRACEABLE. a. Not to be traced. South.

UNTRA'CED. a^ Not marked by any footilcps. Denham.

UNTRA'CTABLE. a. [intraajhiI,s, Lat.]
1. Not yielding to coaimon mcafures and
management. H-^ytt-'ard,
2. Rough ; difficult. Milton.

UNTRA'CTABLENESS. ʃ. Unwillingneſs,
or unfitneſs to be regulated or managed. Locke.

UNTRA'DING. a. Not engaged in commerce. Locke.

1. Nor educated ; not inſtructed ; not diſcip
lined, Hayward.
2. Irregular; ungovernable. Herbert.

UNTRANSFE'RRABLE. a. Incapable of
being piven from one to another. Howcl,

UNTR'ANSPA'RENT. a. Not diaphanous; opaque. Boy.e,

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t. Never trodden by paſſengers. Brown.
2. H:iving never ſeen foreign countries. Addiʃon.

To UNTRE'AD. v. a. To tread back ; to
go back in the ſame ſteps. Shakʃpeare.

UNTRE'ASURED. a. Not laid u? ; not
repofned. Shakʃpeare.

UNTRE'ATABLE. a. Not trearable'; not
pra(5licable. Decay of Piety.

1. Nov yet dttempted. Milton.
2. Not yet experienced. Atterbury. Colir.
3. Not having puffed trial. Milton.

UNTRIU'MPHABLE. a. Which allows
no triumph.

UNTRO D. ʃ. a.

UNTRO'DDEN. [marked by the toot. Waller.
Not bowled ; not roUDryden.
IneſtinDable ; being. Atterbury.
». Hudibras.
p?.ff:d ', not

ed aJ ng,


above urice.

1. Not prized ; neglected. Shakʃpeare.
1. Ine^ n-,?b!e ; .'bove price, Shakſpeare.

UNVA'NQUISHED. a. Not conquered ; not nvf> come. Shakʃpeare.

UNVA'RIABLE. a. [ir.vanabL', F.er.ch.]
Not rhaj.eeable ; not mirabi;. Norris.

UNVA'RIED. a. Notch;ngedi not diver-'
^ificd. Lock.

1. Not verl^ic with vrn\{h.
2. Not ddorned ; not fieoiated. Shakſpeare.

UNVA'RYING. a. Not liable to ch^n^e.
^ Locke.

To UNVE'IL. v. a. To diſcloi'e ; to ſh w.Shakʃpeare.

UNVE'ILEDLY. ad. Plainly ; Without dif-. Boyle.
1. Not diſturbed by care, ſorrow, or gui't.

UNVE'NTILATED. a. Not fanned by the
wind. Blackmore.

UNVE'RITABLE. ^. Not true. B>iJivn,

UNVE'RSED. a. Uaacquainced ; unſkillcd. Blackmore, Shakʃpeare.
2. Not agitated ; not confuſed. Milton.
3. Not interrupted in the natural courſe. Spenſer.
4. Tranſparent ; clear.

1. Falfe ; contrary to reality. Hooker.
2. Falfe ; not faithful. Suckt'ng.

UNTRU'LY. ad. Falfdy ; not according
-.to truth. Raleigh.

UNTRU'STINESS. ʃ. Unfaithfolneſs. Hayward.

1. F'ifehood ; contrariety to reality.
2. Moral faiſehood ; not veracity. Sandys.
3. Treachery ; want of fidelity.Shakʃpeare.
4. Falfe aff:'rtion, Atterbury.

UNTU'NABLE. a. Unharmonious ; not
muſical. Bacon.

To UNTU'NE. v. a.
1. To make incapable of harmony.Shakʃpeare.
2. To diſorder. Shakʃpeare.

UNTU'RNED. a. Not turned. Woodward.

UNTU'TORED. a. Uninſtruded ; untaught.Shakʃpeare.

To UNTWI'NE. v. a.
1. To open what is held together by mnvclution. Waller.
2. To open what is wrapped on itſelf. Bacon.
3. To ſeparate that which claſps round
any thing. AJcham,

To UNTWIST. v. a. To ſeparate any
things involved in each other, or wrapped
up on themſelves, Taylor.

To UNTY'. v. a. [See Untie.] To
looſe. Shakſpeare.

To UMVA'IL. v. a. To uncover ; vo ſtrip
of a veil. Denham, Bacon.

UNVE'XED. a. Untroubled ; undiliur.ed,Shakʃpeare.

UNVI'OLATED. a. Not. mju;-r; not
broken. C re>:don»

UNVl'RTUOUS. ad. Wanting vi ue. Shakſpeare.

UNVrSITED. a. Not reforted to.'. Milton.

UNU'NIFORM. a. Wanting uniformity. Decay of piety.

UNVO'YAGEABLE. a. Not to be paſſed
over or voyaged, Milton.

UNU'RGED. a. Not incited ; not p.-cfled,Shakʃpeare.

1. Not put to uſe ; unemployed. Sidney.
2. Not accuſtomed. Sidney.

UNU'SEFUL. a. Uſeleſs ; ſerving no purpoſe. Granville. More,

UNU'SUAL. a. Not common ; not frequent ;
rare. Hooker, Roſcommon. Felton,

UNU'SUALNESS. ʃ. Uncommonneſs ; infrequency. Broeme,

UNUTTERABLE. a. Ineffable; inexpreſſihie. Milton, Smith.

UNVU'LNERABLE.fl. Exempt from wound ; not vulnerable.



UNWA'RES. ad. any caution.

Not rouſed from ſleep. Milton.
Having no walls. Knolles.
Unexpectedly ; before. Fairfax.
Without caution ; care-. Digby.

UNWA'RINESS. ʃ. [from mivary,'] Want
of caution ; careicHneſs, Spectator.

UNWA'RLIKE. a. Not fit for war ; not
uſed to war. Dryden.

UNWA'llNED. a. Not cautioned ; not
made wary. Locke.

UNWARRANTABLE. ar Not deſenſible
; net to be juiHtied ; not allowed. South.

UNWA'RRANTABLY. ad. Not joftifiably
; not dff^nf)b!y. Wake.

UNWA'RRANTED. a. Not afecrtained ;
uncertain. Bacon.

1. Wanting caution ; imprudent ; haſty ; prer oitate. Milton.
2. Unexpected. Spenſer.

UNWA'SHED. v. a. Notwaſhed ; not cicanf-

UNWA'SHEN. ʃ. ed by waftiing. Shakſpeare.

UNWA'STED. a. Not conſumed ; not
diminiſhed. Blackmore.

UNWA'STING. a. Not growing Ids. Pope.

UNWA'YED. a. Not uſed to travel. Suckling.

UNWE'AKENED. a. Not weakened. Boyle.

UNWE'APONED. a. Not furniſhed with
offenſive arms. Raleigh.

UNWE'ARIABLE. a. Not to be tired. Hooker.

1. Not 'ired ; not fatigued. Waller.
2. Indefatigable ; continual ; not to be ſpent. Denham.

To UNWE'ARY. v. a. To refreſh after
wearineſs. Temple.

UNWE'D. a. Unmarried, Shakʃpeare.

UNWE'DGEABLE. a. Not to be cloven.Shakʃpeare.

UNWEE'DED. a. Not cleared from weeds.Shakʃpeare.

UNWEE'PED. a. Not lamented. Now
univei-t. Milton.

UNWEE'TING. a. Ignorant; unknowing. Spenſer. Milton.

1. Not examined by the balance, i Kings.
1. Not conſidered ; negligent. Shakʃpeare.

UNWE'IGHING. a. Inconſideratc; ; thought-
Jcfs. Shakſpeare.

UNWE'LCOME. a. Not plcaHng'; not
grateſtl D.nbjm.

UNWE'PT. «. Not lamented ; not bemoaned. Dryden.

UNWE'T. a. Not moiſt. Dryden.

UNWHI'PT. a. Not puniſhed ; n t correſted.Shakʃpeare.

1. I:)i<«lubr«ous ; miſchievous to health. Bacon, South.
2. C'lrru^t ; tainted. Shakʃpeare.

UNWI'ELDILY. ad. Heavily ; with difficult
motion, Dryden.

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UNWI'ELDINESS. ʃ. Hcavinef- ; difficulty
to move, or bt movc<i. Glanville.

UNWI ELDY. a. UnmauigeHble ; not eaſily
moving or moved ; buiity ; weighty ;
prndtTOO'. Clarendon.

UN WI'LLING. a. Loath ; not contented ; not inclined ; not complying by inclination. Hooker, Dryden.

UNWI'LLINGLY. ad. Not with goodwill
; not without loathneſs. Derstam.

UNWl'LLINGNESS. ſ. L»athneſs ; difinclinaMnn. Raleigh.

To UNWl'KD. v. a. pret. and part, paſſive
1. To ſeparate any thing convolved ; to
untwiſt ; to untwine. Sidney.
2. To diftntflngle ; to loofc from entanglement. Hooker.

To UNWIND. v. rj. To admit evolution.

UNWI'PED. a. Not clearfd. Shakʃpeare.

UNWiSE. a. Weakj defective in wildom. Shakʃpeare. Tiltomfon,

UNWISELY. ad. Weakly ; not prudently
; not wiſely. Sidney.

To UNWI'SH. v. a. To wiſh that which
is, not to be. Shakʃpeare.

UNWISHED. a. Not fought ; not deſired. Sidney.

UNWIST. <7. Unthought of ; not known. Spenſer.

To UNWI'T. v. a. To deprive of underſtandinz.Shakʃpeare.

UNWITHDRA WING. a. Continually liberal. Milton.

UNWITHSTOO'D. a. Not oppoſed. Philips.

UNWI'TNESSED. a. Wanting evidence; wanting notice. Hooker.

UNWITTINGLY. ad. Without knowledge
; without conlciouſneſs. Sidney, Berkley.

1. Uncommon ; unuſual ; rare; infrequent.Shakʃpeare.
2. Unaccuſtomed ; unuſed. Afoy,

UNWO'RKING. a. Living without labour. Locke.

UNWO'RSHIPPED. a. Not adored. Milton.

UNWO'RTHILY. ad. Not according to
def;rt. BrjDome.

UNWO'RTHINESS. ʃ. Want of worth; wir i ment. Sidney, Shakʃpeare, Wake.

1. Nrt defr^ing. Hooker.
2. Wanting me: it, Wbitgifte,
3. Mean. Sidney,
4. Not ſuitable ; not adequate. Swift.
5. Unbecoming ; vile. Dryden.

UNWO'UND. part. pair, and pret. of un-
.jir.d^ Untwiſted. Mortimer.
6Sx UN\

UN^b'UNDED. a.
1. Not wounded, Milton.
2. Not hurt. Pope.

To UNWRE'ATH. v. a. To untwine. Soy/?,

UNWRI'TING. a. Not alVuming the character
of an author. Arbuthnot.

UNWRI'TTEN. a. Not conveyed by writing
; oral ; traditional. South, Hale.

UNWRO'UGHT. a. Not laboured ; not
manufatlured. Fairfax.

UMWRU'NG. a. Not pinched. Shakſp.

UNYIE'LDED. a. Not given up. Dryden.

To UNYOKE. v.a,
1. To looſe from the yoke, Shakʃpeare.
2. To part ; to disjoin. Shakʃpeare.

1. Having never worn a yoke. Dryden.
2. Licentious ; unreſtrained. Shakʃpeare.

UNZO'NED. a. Not bound with a girdle. Prior.

VOCA'BULARY. ʃ. [vocabuhrium, Lat.
'vocabulaire, Fr.] A dictionary ; a lexicon
5 a word book. Brown.

VO'CAL. e. [vocal, Fr. vocalit, Lat.]
3. Having a voice. Crajhaio.
2. Uttered or modulated by the voice. Hooker.

VOCA'LITY. ʃ. [komvocal^ Power of

1. Empty ; vacant

[vuide, Fr.]
Geneſis, Shakʃpeare. ; HookIT, Clarendonlt
3. Unſupplied ; unoccupied. Camden.
4. Wanting ; unfurniſhed ; empty. >Wbitgifte,
5. Unſubſtantial ; unreal. Pope. .

VOID. ʃ. [from the adjective.] An empty
ſpace ; vacuum ; vacancy. Pope. .

To VOID. v. a. [from the adjective ; vui'
der, Fr.]
1. To quit; to leave empty. Shakʃpeare.
2. To emit ; to pour out. Wilkins.
3. To emit as excrement. Bacon.
4. To vacate ; to nullify ; to annul. Clarendon.

VO IDABLE. a. [from void.] Such as
may be annulled. Ayliffe.

VOIDER. ʃ. [from void.] A baſket, in
which broken meat is carried from the table. Cleaveland.

VO'IDNESS. ʃ. [from void.]
1. Emptineſs ; vacuity.
2. Nullity ; inefficacy.
3. Want of ſubſtantiaiity. Hakewell.

VO'ITURE. ʃ. [French.] Carriage. Arbuth.notm
utterance ; quality of being utterable by VO'LANT. a. [volant, Lat. volant, Fr.]
the voice. Holder.

To VO'CALIZE. v. a. [from v:cal.] To
form into voice. Holder.

VOCALLY. ad. [from <i/oca/.] In words ;
articulately. Hale.

VOCATION. ʃ. [vccation, Fr. vocatio,
1. Calling by the will of God. Hooker.
2. Summons. Dryden.
3. Trade; employment. Sidney.

VO'CATIVE. ʃ. [vocatif, Fr. vocativui,
Lat.] The grammatical caſe uſed in calling
or ſpeaking to.

VOCIFERATION. ʃ. [vociferatio, vocife-

TO. Lat.] Clamour; outcry, Arbuthnot.

VOCITEROUS. a. [vocifero, Lat.] Ch-
- morous ; noify. Pope. .

[vogue, Fr.] Faſhion ; mode. South, Roſcommon.

VOICE. ʃ. [voix, Fr. vocis, Lat.]
1. Sound emitted by the mouth.
2. Sound of the mouth, as diſtingu'ſhed from that uttered by another mouth, eac.
g. Any found made by breath. Addiſon.
4. Vote; fuftVage ; opinion expreſl'ed. Knolles.

To VOICE. v. a. [from the noun.]
1. To rumour; to report. Bacon.
2. To vote. Shakʃpeare.

To VOICE. v. n. To clamour ; to make
outcries. Obſolete. South.

VO'ICED. a. [from the noun.] Furniſhed
,Vi>t. a voice, Stnhumt
1. Flying ; palling through the air. Wilhnu
2. Nimble ; active. Milton, Philips.

VO'LATILE. a. [volatiltt, Lat.]
1. Flying ; pafTing through the air. Bacon.
2. Having the power to paſsoff by ſpontaneous evaporation. Milton.
3. Lively; ſickle; changeable of mind. l^Fatts. Swift.

VO'LATILE. ʃ. [volatile, Fr.] A winged
animal. Brown.

VO'LATILENESS. ʃ. , , i./^'c i

VOLATI'LITY. f / [-olat.hte, Fr.]
1. The quality of rfying away by evaporation
; not fixity. Bacon, Hale, Newton, Arbuthnot.
2. Mutability of mind.

VOLATILIZATION. ʃ. [from volatilize.]
The i€t of making volatile. Boyle.

To VOLATILIZE. v. a. [volatilifer, Fr.
[from volatile.] To make volatile ; to ſubtilize
to the higheſt degree. Newton.

VOLE. ʃ. [voh, Fr.] A deal at, cards, that
draws the whole tricks. Swift.'

VOLCANO. ʃ. A burning mountain. Brown, Berkley.

VO LERY. ſ. [vd-.rie, Fr.] A flight of
birds. Locke.

VOLITATION. ʃ. [volito, Lat.] The
ail or power of flying. Brown.

VOLITION. ʃ. [volitioy Lat.] The act of
willing ; the power of choice exerted. South, Locke.

VOLITIVE. a. Having the power to wHl. Hale.

VO'LLEY. ʃ. [vj//^, Fr.]
1. A flight of ſhot. Raleigh.
2. A burſt ; an emiſſion of many at once.Shakʃpeare.

To VOXLEy. v. n. To throw out,Shakʃpeare.

VO'LLIED. a. [from W,V)«.] Dil>loded ; diſcharged with a volley, Philips.

VOLT. ʃ. ['voite, Fr.] A round or a circular
tread ; a gait of two treads made by a
horſe gome fidtways round a center,

VOLUBI'LITY. ʃ. [youbilite, Fr. i^olubilitas, Latin.]
1. The act or power of rollng. Watts.
2. Activity of tongue ; fluency of ſpeech. Clarendon.
3. Mutability ; liableneſs to revolut on. L'Eſtrange.

VO'LUBLE. a. [v^lubllis, Lat.]
1. Formed ſo as to roll eaſily ; formed fo as to be eaſily put in motion. Hammond, Boyle.
2. Ralling ; having quick motion. Milton.
3. Nimble; active. Watts.
4. Fluent of words. Shakʃpeare.

VOLUME. ʃ. [xohmen, Lat.]
1. Something rolled, or convolved.
2. As much as ſeems convolved at once. Dryden. Ftnton. Cheyne.
3. A book. Spenſer.

VOLUMINOUS. a. [from volume.]
1. Coniifting of many complications. Milton.
2. Conſiſting in many volumes, or books. Milton.
3. Copious ; diffuſive. Clarenden.

VOLU'MINOUSLY. ad. [froia voluminous.]
In many volumes or books. Glanville.

VOLUNTARILY. ad. [vohntun, Fr.
from voluntary.] Spontaneouſly ; of one's
own accord ; without compullion. Hooker.

VO'LUNTARY. «. [volontairt, Fr. 'uolun.
tariuSy Lat.]
1. A^fling without compulfion ; acting by choice. Hooker.
2. Willing ; acting with willingneſs. Pope.
3. Done without compulfion. Setd.
4. Afting of its own accord. Milton.

VOLUNTARY. ʃ. [from the adjective.]
1. A volunteer ; one who engages in any affair of his own accord. Davies.
2. A piece of muſick play'd at will. Cleaveland.

VOLUNTEE'R. ʃ. [vuuntaire, Fr.] A
ſoldier who enters into the iexvice of his
own accord. Collier.

To VOLUNTfifi'R. v. a. To go for a lol-
^>r. Dryden.

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VOLU'PTUARY. ʃ. [volup'uaire, Fr, tjiuptuanus,
Lat.] A man given up to
pleaſure and luxury, Atterbury.

VOLUPTUOUS. a. [^cl.p'u^fus, L.nn.]
Given to exceſs of plealure ; luxuri us.

S/-erjir, temlry,

VOLU'PTUOUSLY. ad. [from voluptuous.]
; Luxuriouſly ; with indulgence of
exccllivc plc.fure. South.

VOLUPTUOUSNESS. ʃ. [from vauptu.
cui.] Luxuriouſneſs ; acdiftedncls to excels
of plealure. Donne.

VOLU'TE. ʃ. [-^/oluſe, Fr.] A member of
a c ;lumn. That part of the capita, 3 of the
lonick, Corinth. an, and C mi;olit: orders,
which is foppoſed to repreſent the baik of
of trees twilied and turned into ſpiral lines,
or, according toothers, tie head dieiies of
virgins in their long hair. Theſe v:- a.Vj are
more ef].cciaily remarkable in the lonick
capital, repreſ'enting a pJlow or cushion
laid between the abacus and ecninus. Harris.

FOMICA. ʃ. [Latin.] An encyfted humour
in the lun^s. Arbuthnot.

VO'MICK NUT. ſ. The nucleus of a fruit
of an Eaſt-Indian tree, the wood of which
is the lignum colubrinum, or ſnakewood of .
the ſhops. It is certain poiſon ; and in
ſmall dofes, it diſturbs the whole human
frame, and brings on convulfions. Hill,

To VO.MIT. v. n. [yomOy Latin.] To caſt
up the contents of the rtomach, Man,

To VOMIT. v. a. [vomir, Fr.]
1. To throw up from the ſtomach. Jonah. Arbuthnot.
2. To throw up with violence from any hollow.

VOMIT. ʃ. [from the verb.]
1. The matter thrown up from the ſtomach, Sur.dyt.
2. An emetick medicine ; a medicine th»t
cauCes vomit. Arkuibr.ct.

VOMI'TION. ʃ. [from vomo, Latin.] The
act or power of vomiting. Grew.

VO'MITIVE. a. [vcmitif, Fr.] Em.tick ;
caiiſing vomits. Brown.

VOMITORY. a. [fomitolre, Fr. vomito.
riuif Lat.] Procuring vomits ; emetick.

VORA'CIOUS. a. [yorJce, Fr, lorax, Lat.]
Greedy to eat ; ravenous ^ edacious. Government of the Tongue.

VORA'CIOUSLY. ad. [from xoractous.]
Greedily ; ravenouſly,

VORA'CIOUSNESS. ʃ. f. [voraciie. Fr.]

VORACITY. ʃ. Greedineſs; ravenouſneſs.'. Sandys.

VO'RTEX. ſ. [In the plural vnias. [Ln.]
Anv thing whirled round. N^tvt. B.-n:lcy.

VO RTICAL. a. [from vortex.] Having
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VO'TARTST. ʃ. [devotus, Lu.] One davoted
to any perſon or thing. Shakʃpeare, Milton.

VOTARY. ʃ. One devoted. as by a vow,
to any particular ſervice, worſhip, ſtudy,
or ſtate of life. Oafiavj. Rogers.

VOTARY. a. Conſequent to a vow.

VOTARESS. ʃ. [female of vctary.] A
womm devoted to any worſhip or (late.

Clcveland. Pope. .

VOTE. ʃ. [v'jtum, Lat.] Suffrage ; voice
given atid numbered. Roſcommon.

To VOTE. v. a.
1. To chuſe by ſuffrage ; to determine by
fiifTfage. Bacon.
7. To give by vote. Swi.fc.

VOTER. ʃ. [from vcte.] One who has
the right of giving his voice or ſuffrage.

VOTIVE. a. ['voli'vus, Lat.] Given by
vow. Prior.

To VOUCH. t'. a. ['voucher, Norman Fr.]
1. To cail to witneſs; to obteſt. Dryden.
2. To atteſt ; to warrant; toniaintain. Locke. Att(rbury,

To VOUCH. 11. ſt. To bear witneſs ; to appear
as a witneſs. Swift.

VOUCH. ʃ. [from the verb.] Warrant ;
atteſti:io:i. Shakʃpeare.

VO'UCHc.R. ſ. [from vouch.] One who
gives witO'sfs to any thing. Pope.

To VOUCHSA'FE. v. a. [vouch an^fafe.]
1. To permit any thing to be done without danger.
2. To condeſcend ^o grant. Shakʃpeare.

To VOUCHSA FE. v. a. To deign ; to
condeſcend; to yield. Sidney. Dydetr.

VOUCHSA'FEMENT. ſ. [fivm-L'Cucffafc]
Grant ; ri-:ndefcer.(ion. isoy'V.

VOW. ʃ. ['vc^u, Fr. jo-um, Lat.]
1. Any promife made to a divin power; an act of devotion. Hammond.
2. A ſilennn promife, commonly uſeci fur
a pr^ mife of love or marrinri' ny. Dryden.

To VOW. v. a. [vouer, Fr. voveo, Latin.]
To conſecrate by a fK-mn drdica'ion ^ to
give to a divine power. tio'.kr Spelm>n.

To VOW. v. n. To make vows or f<jlemn
pr. mif^s, Slick'ting,

VO'WEL. ʃ. [t/oj'p/'V, Fr. T/ofc'V.c, L.] A
letter which can be ufteted by itſelf. Hooker.

VOWFE'LLOW. ʃ. \:o'7v <tnd//ow.
i One
bo\:nd by xhc i.mt ^v\\, Shakʃpeare.

VO'YAGE. ʃ. [Toyage, Fr.]
1. A travel ſcy .ea.
2. Courſe; attempt; undertake
'1. The prs^ice of ti- vf llins;.

To VO'YAGE. v. n. lvoyigir.
travel b.y lea.Shakʃpeare, Bacon.
Fr.] To. Pope.

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To VO'YAGE. v. a. To travel ; to pa{C
over. Milton.

VO'YAGER. ʃ. [from -poy^^?.] One who
travels by fea. Donne, Pope. .

UP. ad. [up, Saxon; e/-, Dutch and Dan.]
1. Aloft ; on high ; not down. Knolles.
2. Out of bed ; in the ſtate of being rifeix from reſt. fyoaon,
3. Iq the ſtate of being rifen from a feat. Mdifoh,
4. From a ſtate of decumbiture or concealment. Dryden.
5. Ii> a ſtate of being built. Shakʃpeare.
6. Above the horizon. Judgei,
7. To a ſtate of advancement, Atterbury.
8. In a ſtate of exaltation. Spenſer.
9. In a ſtate of climblng.

JO. In a ſtate of infurre<ition, Shakʃpeare.br /> 11. In a ſtate of being mere-fed, or raiſed. Dryden.
12. From a remoter place, coming to any
pcifon or place. L'Eʃtrange.
13. From younger to elder years, Pſalms.
14. [J7 unddown, Diſperſtdly ; here and
there. Addiſon.
15. Up and detvtt. Backward and forwaKJ.
16. Up to. To an equal height with. Addiʃon.
17. Up to. Adequately to. Atterbury- Rogers.
18. Up tvith, A phraſe that ſignifies the
act of raifijig any thing to g'Ve a blow. Sidney.

UP. interject.
1. A word exhorting to riſe from bed. Pope.
2. A word of exhortation, exciting or
roufing to action. Spenſer.

UP. prſp. From a lower to a higher part ; nut duwn. Bacon.

To UPBE'AR. t'. a. prefer, upbore ; part.
p;iir. u[bsrn. [^up and bear.]
1. To ſuſtain aloft ; to ſupport in elevation. Milton.
2. To raiſe aloft. Pope. .
3. To ſupport from falling. Spenſer.

To UPBRA'ID. v. a. [upsebjiceb^n, upjebjlc'oan,
I To» charge contemptuouſly with arty
thing riifgraceful. Sandys, Blackmore.
2. To objed 25 matter of reproach. Bacon. Spratr,
3. To urge with reproach. Decay of Piety.
4. To ' rr|-.'oach on account of a benefit rec.
ivedfrom the reproacher.
5. 'in bring reproach upon ; to ſhow faults
by being in a fidle of con^parifJn. Sidney.
6. To treat with contempt. Spenſer.

UPBRA'IDINGLY. By way of repvoach.

To UPl^RA'Y. v. a.
ad. Ben. Johnſon.
To ſhame. St uſer,

P o

UPBRO'UGHT. part. f^a. of uf>l>ri'ng. T.h\.
cated ; nurtured. Spenſ:r.

UPHA'N'D. a. [ufundbaaJ.] Lifted by
rhf hand. Mcxjn.

U'PCASr. Thrown upwards. Dryden.

U'PCAST. ʃ. Atterm of bowling ; a throw ; a caſt. Shakʃpeare.

To UPGATHER. v. a. [up ^n<l gatler.]
To concrad^. Spenſer.

UPHE'LP. prer. and part. pa/T. of ufybnd.

M'.fitamed; riirtained. Milton.

UPHI'LL. a. f^pand bil!.] Difficult, 1 ke
the 1 hur of climbing ai) hi!l. Clanjj'.

To UPHO'ARD. a/, a!' [up .D) board.] To
^- treai'ure ; to ſtore ; to accumulate m private
Dlaces. SfCnjC.

To UPHO'LD. v. a. prater. :pheld ; and
part. pair, ufield, and uphoid.n, [up and told.]
1. To Jiff en high. Dryden.
2. To ſupport ; to Tuſtain ; to keep from
fdl!i-g. Shakʃpeare.
3. To k.ep fr im declenſion. Bacon.
4. To ſupport in any ſtate of life. Raleigh.
5. To continue ; to keep from defeat. Hooker.
6. To keep from being loft. Shakʃpeare.
7. To continue without failing. H'Aaer.
8. To conrinue in being. Hakewell

UPHo'LDER. ſ. [ix~Tn'upbo!d.-\
1. A lu. p.rier. Swift.
2. A luft-iincr n being. Hale.
3. An undertaker ; one wko provides for
tu er h. Gay.

UPHOLSTERER. ʃ. One who fum ſhes
houſe? ; one who fits up apartments with
beds and furniture. ^iv ſt. Pope. .

U'PLAND. ʃ. [up and land, ;
Higher ground. Burnet.

U'PLAND. a. Higher in ſituation. Cirenv.

UPLA'NDISH. a. [from upland.] Mountair.
ous ; inhabiting mountains, Chapman.

To UPLA'Y. v. a. [up and lay.] To hoa-d ; to lay UD. Donru.

To UPLI'FT. v. a. [up and lift.] To raiſe
aloft. Shakʃpeare, Addiſon.

UTMOST. a. [an irregular ſuperiative formed
from «/>.] Higheſt ; topmoſt. Dryden.

UPO N. ^rep. [up and on.)
1. Not under ; noting being on the top or cutſide. Shakʃpeare.
2. Thrown over the body, as clothes.Shakʃpeare.
3. By way of imprecation or infliction.Shakʃpeare.
4. It expreſſes obteſtation, or proteltation.Shakʃpeare.
5. It is uſed to expreſs any hardſhip or mifcfaief. Burnet.
6. In conſequence of. Bacon, Hayward, Clarendon.
7. In immediate conſecquence of. Thlctjon.

8. In a ſtate of view. Shakʃpeare, Temple.
9. Suppofir.n; a thi-p granted. B-irnet.
10. Relating f ^ ful jeſt. Temple,
11. With relpea 10. Dryden.
12. In conſi'ieiation of. Pope. .
13. In noting a particular day. /]ddtj«rt,
14. Noting reliance or frnft, Shakʃpeare.
15. Nearloj noting ſituation. Clarenden.
16. On pain of. Sidney.
17. At the time of i on occaQon of. Swift.
18. By inference from. Locke.
19. Nofing attention. Locke.
20. Noting particular pace, Dryden.
21. Efactly ; according to. Shakʃpeare.
22. By ; noting the means of ſupport. Woodward.

U'PPER. a. [a cnmp'.rative french.]
1. Siiperiour in phcc ; higher. Peacham.
2. Higher in power. Hooker.

U'PPERMOST. a. [ſuperiative from «//)rr ]
1. High. ſt in plajrc. Dryden.
2. Higheſt in power or authority. Glawilli,
3. Predominant ; moſt powerful. Dryden.

U'PPISrl. a. [from up] Pioud ; arrogant.

To UPllA'ISE. v :. [up and raiſe, ] Ta
raiſe up ; to exalt, Milton.

To UPRE'AR. v. a. [up and rear.] To
rear on high. Gay.

1. Straight up ; perpendicularly erect. Jeremiah, Bacon.
2. E'.efted ; pricked up. Spenſer.
3. Honell; not deciining from the right. Milton.

UPRIGHTLY. ad. [frow upright.]
1. Pcipeodicularly ;o the hc;rizon.
2. Ho jeſtly ; without deviation from the riehr, Taylor.

U'PRIGHTNESS. ʃ. [from i^prigbt.]
1. Perpendicular erection, Waller.
2. HouCfly ; integrity. Atterbury.

To UPRAI'SE. 1. r.'[up and ri^e.]
1. To rile from d-cumbiture. Pſalms.
2. To rile from below the horizon. Cowley.
3. To riſe with acclivity. Shakʃpeare.

UPRI'SE. ſ. Appearance above the horizon.Shakʃpeare.

U'PROAR. ʃ. [oprocr, Dutch.] Tumult ;
buftle ; diſturbioce; confuſion. Raleigh. Philtps.

To U'PROAR. v. a. [from the noun.] To
throw in a confuſion. Shakʃpeare.

To UPROOT. v. a. [up and root.] To
tear up by the root.

To UPROUSE. i>. a. [up and rouſe.] To
waken from ſleep ; to excite to action,Shakʃpeare.

U'PSHOT. ʃ. [i'pzn6ffnt.] Con<:iufion ;
end ; laſt am unt ; final event,Shakʃpeare. u'psiui:

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U'PSIDE DOWN. [in adverbial form of ſpeech.]
With total revcifement ; incomplete dif-

O''^- Raleigh, South.

U'PSPRING. ʃ. A man ſuddenly excited.Shakʃpeare.

To UPSTAND. v. ;?. [://>and>W.] To
be tredted. May.

To UPSTA'Y. v. a. [I//. and/^j».] To
fuftaid ; to fjDDort. Milton.

To U'PSTAR r! '^. ». lul> and JIart.] To
ſpring up ſuddenly. Dryden.

U'PSTART. ʃ. [upsnd/fa-t.] One ſuddenly
rai/ied to wealth, power, or honour. Bacon, Milton.

To UPSWA'RM. v. a. [:./> and /z^tfrw.] To raiſe in a ſwarm, Shakʃpeare.

To UPTA'KE. ^. a. [»/. and M/ie. ; To
take into the hands. Spenſer.

To UPTRA'IN. v. a. [up and train.] To
bring up ; to educate. Spenſer.

To UPTU'RN. v. a. [up and turr.
; To throw up ; to furrow. Milton.

U'PWARD. a. [w/» and peaptj, Saxon.] Dirrtled
to a Jiigher pari. Dryden.

UPWARD. ʃ. The too. Shakʃpeare.

U'PWARD. 1 , / ,

UPWARDS. I [«/' and pcap't.]
1. To wards a higher place. Dryden.
2. To wards heaven and God. Hooker.
3. With reſpect to the higher part. Milton.
4. More than ; with tendency to a higher
or greater number. Hooker.
5. To wards the iburce. Pope. .

To UPWI'ND. v. a. pret. and paff. upluound.
[up and W7«i.JTo convolve. 6penf.

URBA'NITY. ʃ. [urbanite, Fr. urbanitas,
Lat.] Civility ; elegance; politeneſs; merriment ; facetiouſneſs. Dryden.

1. A hedge-hog, Shakʃpeare.
s. A name of (light anger to a child. Prior.

URE. ʃ. Praif)ace ; uſe. Hooker.

U'RETER. ʃ. [uretere, Fr.] Ureters are two
Jong and ſmall canals from the bafon of the
kidnics, one on each ſide. Their uſe is to
carry the urine from the Icjdnies to the
bladder. Wiſeman.

URETHRA. ʃ. [uretre, Fr.] The pafl'.
age of the urine. Wiſeman.

To URGE. v. a. [urgiOy Lat.]
1. To incite ; to puſh. Shakʃpeare, Milton.
2. To provoke ; to exaſperate.Shakʃpeare.
3. To follow cloſe, ſo as to impell. Pope.
4. To labour vehemently.
5. To preſs ; to enforce. Dryden.
6. To preſs as an argument. Shakʃpeare.
7. To wiportune ; eo ſolicit, S/'cnfer,

8. To preſs in oppoſition, by way of objection. Milton.

To URGE. v. ſt. To preſs forward, Donne.

URGENCY. f. [from ar^Mf. ; Preſſureof
difficulty. Swift.

URGENT. a. [urgent, ¥r, wgenSfL^U]
1. Cogertt ; preſſing ; violent.

JHookir. Raleigh.
2. Importunate ; vehement in felicitation, Exodus.

U'RGENTLY. ad. [from urgent.] Cogently
; violently ; vehemently ; importunately.

U'RGER. ſ. [from urge.] One who preſſes,

U'RGEWONDER. ſ. A ſort of grain. Mortimer.

U'RINAL. ʃ. [urinal, Fr.] A bottle, in
which water is kept for inſpection.Shakʃpeare.

U'RINARY. a. [from urine.] Relating to
the urine. Brown.

URINATIVE. a. Working by urine ; provoking
urine. Bacon.

URINA'TOR. ʃ. [urinateury Fr. vrn-Uory
Lat.] A diver. Wilkins. Ray.

U'RINE. ʃ. [urine, le X. urina, Lat.] Animal
water, Brown.

To U'RINE. v. n. [uriner^ Fr.] To make
water. Brown.

URINOUS. a. [from urine. 1 Partaking of
urine. Arbuthnot.

URN. [urne, Fr. uma, Lat.]
1. Any veſſel, of which the mouth is narrower than the body. Dryden.
2. A water pot. Creech.
3. The veſſel in which the remains of burnt bodies were put. i^ilkins,

URO'SCOPE. ſ. [5^ov and fl-xBTrla;.] Inſpection
of urine. Brown.

U'RRY. ʃ. A mineral. A blue or black
clay^ that lies near the coal, which is an
unripe coal,

US. The oblique caſe oiive,

U'SAGE. ʃ. [uſage, Fr.]
1. Treatment. Dryden.
2. Cuſtom ; practice long continued. Hooker.
3. Manners ; behaviour. Spenſer.

U'SAGER. ʃ. [uſager, Fr, fromvfage.] One
who has the uſe of any thing in truſt for
another. Daniel.

U'SANCE. ʃ. [ufance, Fr.]
1. Uſe ; proper employment. Spenſer.
2. Uſury ; intereſt paid for money.Shakʃpeare.

USE. ʃ. [ufus, Lat.]
1. The act of employing any thing to any
purpoſe. Locke.
2. Qualities that make a thing proper for
any purpoſe. Temple.
3. Need of ; occaſien on which a thing
can be employed. Philips.
4. Advantage received; power of rerbivlng
advantage, Dryden.
5. Convenience; help, Locke.
6. Uſage ; cuſtomary adl. Locke.
7. Practice; habit. Waller.
8. Cuſtom ; common occurrence. Shakʃpeare,
9. Intereſt ; money paid for the uſe of mo-
rey. Taylor, South.

To USE. v. a. [vjr,?r. ufus, L>tin.]
1. To employ ti> any purpyfc. 1 Chron.
2. To accuſtom ; to habituate. Roſcomm.
3. To treat. Knolles, Addiſon.
4. To practice. Peter.
5. To behave, Shakʃpeare.

To USE. v. n.
1. To be accuſtomed; to practiſe cuſtomarily. Spenſer.
2. To be cuſtomarily in any manner ; to be wont. Bacon. Mjy,
3. To frequent. Milton.

U'SEFUL. a. [ufc2n6/ulj.] Convenient
; profitable to any end ; conducive or helpful
to any purpoſe. More, Locke, Swift.

U'SEFULLY. ad. [from uſeful] In ſuch
a manner as to help forward ſome end. Berkley.

U'SEFULNESS. ʃ. Conducivcneſs or helpfulneſs
to ſome end. Addiſon.

U'SELESSLY. ad. [from uſeUfs.] Without
the quality of anſwering any purpoſe. Locke.

U'SELESSNESS. ʃ. [from uſehfs.] Unfitneſs
to any end. L'Eſtrange.

U'SELESS. a- [from «/<;.] Anſwering no
purpoſe ; having no end. Vk^alUr, Boyle.

U SER. ʃ. [from t^V.] One who uſes. Sidney, Wotton.

USHER. ʃ. [buiffier, French.]
1. One whoſe buſineſs is to introduce
ſtrangers, or walk before a perſon of high
r?nk. Shakʃpeare, Swift.
2. An under-teacher. Dryden.

To U'SHER. v. a. [from the noun.] To
introduce as a forerunner or harbinger ; to
forerun. Milton, Pope. .

USQUEBA'UGH. ʃ. [An Iriſh and Erſe word,
which ſignifies the water of life.] A compounded
diſhlled ſpirit, being drawn on
aromaticks. The Highland fort, by corruption,
they call wHJfuy.

U'STION. ʃ. ['.Jiioriy Fr. ujlui, Latin.] The
act of burning ; the ſtate of being burned.

USTO'RIOUS. a. [vftum, Latin.] Having
the quality of burning. Watts.

U'SUAL. a. [ufuel, French ] Common ;
frequent ; cuſtomary. Hooker.

U'SUALLY. ad. [from uſual.] Commonly; frequently ; cuſtomariiy. South, Swift.

USUALNESS. ʃ. [from uſual.] Commonneſs ; frequency.

USUCA'PTION. ʃ. [vfus and cc^pio, Latin.]
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thing, by poſſeſſion thereof a rerUiO term
of years. Z);t7.

USUFRUCT. ʃ. The temporary uſe ; enjoymer.
t of the profit?, without power to
alienate. Ayliffe.

USUFRU'CTUARY. ʃ. [u^uf,uauafiusy
Lat.] One that has the uſe and temporary
profit, not the property of athing. Ayliffe.

To U'SURE. v. n. [ujurt, Lat ] To priſtice
ufury ; to take intereſt for mi ney. Shal:,

USURER. ʃ. [y^ura, Latin.] One who puts
money out at intereſt, Shakſpeare.

USU'RIOUS. a. Given to the practice of
uftiry ; exorbitantly greedy of piofit, Dome.

To USURP. v. a. [ufurpo, Latin.] To
poſſeſs by f< rce or in'ruficn ; to ſeize, or
poſſeſs without right. Hooker, Ben. Johnſon.

USURPA'TION. ʃ. [from ujurp.] Forcible,
unjuſt, illegal ſeizure or poireſſion. King Charles. Dryierr,

USU'RPER. ʃ. [from ^//r/.] One who
feizes or poſſeſſes that to which he has no
right. Spenſer, Dryden.

USU'RPINGLY. ad. [from uſurp.] Without
juſt claim, Shakſpeare.

U'SURY. ʃ. [uſure, Fr. uſura, Latin.]
1. Money paid for the uſe of money; intereſt. Spenſer. Wolton,
2. The practice of taking intereſt. Bacon.

UTENSIL. ʃ. [utenfiie, low Latin.] An inſtrument
for any uſe, ſuch as the veſſels
of the kitchen, or tools of a trade. South.

U'TERINE. a. [uterinu!, Latin.] Belonging
to the worr.b. Rav.

[Latin.] The womh.

UTI'LITY. ʃ. [utilitas, Latin.] Uſefulneſs; profit ; convenienc ; advantageouſneſs.]ff<7.

UTMOST. a. [utn-art, Saxon ; from
1. Extreme; placed at the extremity. Milton.
2. Being in the higheſt degree. <bake p.

U'TMOST. ſ. The m-ft that can be; the
grcateſt power. Shakʃpeare, South.

UTTER. a. [utten, Saxon]
1. State in the outſide, or remote from
the center. Milton.
2. PUced without any compaſs ; out of any place. Tililton,
3. Extreme ; exc-flive ; utmcfl. Milton.
4. Complete; irrevocable. Clarenden.

To UTTER. v. a.
1. To ſpeak ; to pronounce; to expreſs. Addiſon.
2. To diſdoſe ; to diſcover ; to publi^. Dryden.
3. To ſells ; to vend. Abbot. C^niv,
4. To diſperſe ; to emit at large, Sicufc.

U'TTERABLE. a. [from uttir.] Expreſſible
; ſuch as may be uttered.

UTTERANCE. ʃ. [from utter.]
1. Pronunciation 3 manner of ſpeaking. Spenſer.
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2. Extremity ; terms of extreme hoſtility.Shakʃpeare.
3. Vocal expreiEonj emiſſion from the
mouth. Holder.

U TTERER. ʃ. [from utter.]
1. One who pronounces.
2. A divulger ; a diſcloſerj Dryden.
3. A ſeller ; a vender,

U'TTERLY. ad. [from utter.] Fully;
completely ; perfectly. Hooker, Clarend.

UTTERMOST. a. [from utter.]
1. Extreme ; being in the higheſt degree. Milton.
2. Moſt remote. Abbot.

U'TTERMOST. ʃ. The greateſt degree. Hooker.

UVE'OUS. a. [from uva, Latin.] The
wveoui coat, or iris of the eye, hath a
mufculous power, and can dilate and contrail
that round hole in it, called the pupil. Ray.

VOLCAINO. ſ. [Italian.] A burning mountain
; volcano. Arbuthnot.

VU'LGAR. a. [vulgaris, Latin.]
1. Plebeian ; ſuiting to the comm.on people
; practiſedamong the common people.
2. Mean ; low ; being of the common rate. South. B'oome.
3. Publick ; commonly bruited. Shakſp.

VU'LGAR. ʃ. [vulgaire, French.] Th.
common people. King Charles, Swift.

VULGA'RITY. ſ. [from vulgar.]

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1. Meanneſs ; ſtate of the loweſt people, £rciv7jf
2. Particular inſtance or ſpecimen of mean .
neſs. Dryden.

VU'LGARLY. ad. [from irlgar.] Commonly
; in the ordinary manner ; among
the common people. Hammond, Brown.

VU'LNERABLE. a. [vulner^i bills, Latin.]
Suſceptive of wounds ; liable to external
injuries. Shakʃpeare.

VU'LNERARY. a. [vuheranus, Latin.]
Uleful in the cure of wounds. Wiſeman.

To VU'LNERATE. v. a. [vulnero, hn.]
To wound ; to hurt. Granville.

VU'LPINE. a. [vulpinui, Latin.] Belonging
to a fox,

VU'LTURE. ʃ. [ftf/^ar, Latin.] A large
bird of prey remarkable for voracity.Shakʃpeare.

VU'LTURINE. a. [vuliurinus, Latin.] Belonging
to a vulture.

UVU'LA. ʃ. [uvula, Latin.] In anatomy,
a round ſoft ſpongeous body, ſuſpended from
the palate near the foramina of the noſtrils
over the glottis, Wiſeman.

UXO'RIOUS. a. [uxo ius,U6n.^ Submiffively
fend of a wife ; infected with connubial
dotage. Bacon, Milton.

UXO'RIOUSLY. ad. [from t/xor/o«J.] With
fond ſubmiſſion to a wife. Dryden.

UXO'RIOUSNESS. ʃ. [from uxorious.] Con.
nubiai dotage ; fond ſubmiſſion to a wife.