A Hand-Book of Engrafted Words of the English Language, Embracing Those of Gothic, Celtic, French, Latin and Greek Origin, on the Basis of the Hand-

A Hand-Book of Engrafted Words of the English Language, Embracing Those of Gothic, Celtic, French, Latin and Greek Origin, on the Basis of the Hand-

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1853 edition. Excerpt: ...Vice, a blot; baf conduct. ioux, iouxly, outness Oarage, S. a spoiling; great injury done to a person. ous, ously Pledge, any thing given in security. GxYely, sprightly mirth. Mannct-, way of handling or doing any thing.--, customs of society. TREACHery, the violation of faith. A/fianoe, a betrothal; promise of marriage. Tocsin, an alarm bell. Placard, a printed paper stuck up in public. Amity, friendship. Rival, one who is in pursuit of the same object as another; a competitor. Proposal, that which is offered; a design..denial, a contradiction. Member, an individual in society. ship Latin. Society, a united number of men. Audience, a hearing; an assembly of hearers. AuDrror, one who hears. y, ship Cwloquy, a discourse between two or more persons. Compliment, that which is complete; praise. AbszscE, a state of being away. A/FECTATion, the act of assuming an appearance; unnatural. Dowr, one who bestows any thing. E x K B c Names or GOTHIC. Queer, twirling; odd.--er, est, ly, ness Spite/w, full of spitting, or ill humor. ly, ness Dapper, nimble, quick. CELTIC. Boast/w, vain, fond of show. ly WARRAntaiZe, that' may be secured. FRENCH. Gay, sprightly. ly, ness TREACHERom, full of deceit. ly, ness CWpliMENTari/, having the nature of perfection or fulness; expressing praise. Auuble, that may be loved; worthy of affection. ly, ness. ComPETreor, one who seeks the same thing as another; a rival. Patroh, one who protects or supports another. age CircumsTxnce, that which stands about; an attendant thing. GREEK. Link, a torch or light. boy. man I s E II. QUALITIES. Petty, small, trifling. Vicious, abounding in vice, corrupt. LiBERa/, belonging to what is free; open and benevolent. ly, 11 LATIN. Socirf, belonging to a companion; friendly in...
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  • Paperback | 94 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 181g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236633067
  • 9781236633064