English Etymology

English Etymology

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1872 edition. Excerpt: ...betoken. portent, an ill omen. Pretend, to affect to feel; to make a false appearance. pretence, false show; pretext. Superintend, to have charge of. superintendence, oversight. superintendent, one who superintends. TENEO, to hold; Tentum, held; Tenax, holding firmly; Fr. Tenlr, to hold. Tenable, that may be held. untenable, that cannotbe maintained. Tenacions, holding fast, adhesive. tenacity, quality of being tenacious. Tenant, one who holds property under another. tenantry, the body of tenants on an estate. untenanted, not occupied. Tendril, a slender spiral part of a plant, by which it attaches itself for support. Tenement, a house or houses occupied by tenants. Tenet, a principle or doctrine maintained by one as true. Tennre, the manner in which lands or tenements are held by tenants. Abstain, to refrain from. abstemious, temperate, not given to abstinent, ) indulgence. abstinence, refraining from indulgence. Appertain, to belong to. Contain, to comprise, to comprehend. content, satisfied, pleased. contentment, satisfaction. contents, list of subjects in a book. discontent, dissatisfaction. Continent, o very large portion of land. continental, relating to a continent. Continue, to remain as before; to persevere. continual, without interruption; incessant. continuance, duration; perseverance. continuation, uninterrupted succession. continuity, uninterrupted connection. discontinue, to leave off; to cease. Countenance, S t- encourage ' Vi.jorm of the face. Detain, to keep back. detention, delay; confinement. Entertain, to treat with hospitality; to amuse. entertainment, hospitable treatment; amusement. Lieutenant, a commissioned officer in the army or navy. lieutenancy, the commission of a lieutenant. Maintain, to uphold, to support....show more

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