Thesaurus of English Words; So Classified and Arranged as to Facilitate the Expression of Ideas and Assist in Literary Composition

 
9781154988703: Thesaurus of English Words; So Classified and Arranged as to Facilitate the Expression of Ideas and Assist in Literary Composition

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. 1856 edition. Excerpt: ...&c. Adv. Experimentally, &c., at a venture. 678. Undertaking, enterprise, move, first move, the initiative, first step, see Beginning, 66, debut, embarkation. V. To undertake, take in hand, set about, go about, set to, fall to, set to work, engage in, launch into, embark in, plunge into, volunteer. To begin, set on foot, set a-going, take the first step, take the initiative; to break ground, break the ice. Adv. Undertaking, &c. 677. Use, employment, employ, application, appliance, disposal, exercise, agency, see 170. Recourse, resort, avail, service, Tear, conversion to use. F. To use, make use of, employ, 134, apply, dispose of, work, wield, put to use; turn or convert to use; avail one's self of, resort to, have recourse to, recur to. take up with; to betak§ one's self to. To render useful, serviceable, available, &c.; draw, call forth, tax, task, try, exert, exercise, consume, absorb, expend. To practise, put in action, set to work, set in motion, ply, put in practice. To be useful, to serve one's turn, &c., see 644. Adj. Used, employed, &c., applied, exercised, tried, &c. 679. Misuse, misemployment, misapplication, misappropriation abuse, profanation, prostitution, desecration. Waste, wasting, spilling, exhaustion, 638. V. To misuse, misemploy, misapply, misappropriate, desecrate, abuse, profane, prostitute. To waste, spill, fritter away, exhaust. Adj. Misused, &c. Section III. Vo.untaey Action. 1. Simple Voluntary Action. 680. Action, performance, 681.INAOTION) abstinence from 678. Disuse, forbearance, abstinence, dispensation, desuetude, dispensableness. V. To disuse, not to use, to do without, to dispense with, to let alone, not to touch; to spare, wave. To lay by; set, put, or lay aside; to...

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