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are 'such wherein various, and seem- The only standing test, and discriminative ingly opposite, judgments are made, characteristick, of any metal or mineral, must

be sought for in the constituent matter of it. wliose variety or distinction is noted

Woodward. by the particles but, though, yet, &c. as, 2. That observes distinction. travellers may change their climate, but

Discriminative Providence knew before the not their temper; Job was patient, though nature and course of all things. More. bis grief was great.

Watts. Discri'MINOUS. adj. [from discrimen, 2. (in grammar.] Discretive distinctions Latin.] Dangerous ; hazardous. Not are such as imply opposition : as, not

usual. a man, but a beast.

Any kind of spitting of blood imports a very DISCRIMINALBE. adj. [from discrimi

discriminous state, unless it happens upon the nate.) Distinguishable by outward

gaping of a vein opened by a plethory. Harvey. marks or tokens.

Dia. Discu'BITORY. adj. [discubitorius, Lat.] TO DISCRIMINATE. v. a. [discri

Fitted to the posture of leaning. mnino, Latin.]

After bathing they retired to bed, and re

freshed themselves with a repast; and so that 1. To mark with notes of difference; custom, by degrees, changed their cubiculary

to distinguish by certain tokens from beds into discutitory. Brown's Vulgar Erreurs. another.

Discu'M BENCY: n. s. [discumbens, Lat.] Oysters and cockles and muscles, which move The act of leaning at meat, after the not, have no discriminate sex.

ancient manner. Bacon's Nat. Hist.

The Grecks and Romans used the custom of There are three sorts of it, differing in fine

discumbency at meals, which was upon their lett ness from each other, and discriminated by the

side ; for so their right hand was free and ready natives by three peculiar names. Boyle. for all service. The right hand is discriminated from the left To DISCU’MBER. v. a. [dis and cumber.]

Brown's Vulgar Erreurs. by a natural, necessary, and never to be confounded distinction.

Soutb. To disengage from any troublesome Although the features of his countenance be weight; to disengage from impediment. no reason of obedience, yet they may serve to His limbs discumber of the clinging vest, discriminate him from any other person, whom He binds the sacred cincture round his breast. she is not to obey. Stilling fleet.

Pope's Odyssen: There may be ways of discriminating the To Discu'RE. v. a. [decouvrir, French:) voice; as by acuteness and gravity, the several

To discover ; to reveal. A word perdegrees of rising and falling from one tone or note to another.


haps peculiar to Spenser. 2. To select or separate from others.

I will, if please you it discurt, assay, You owe little less for what you are not, than

To ease you of that ill.

Fairy Queen. for what you are, to that discriminating mercy,

DISCU'RSIVE. adj. [discursif, Fr. from to which alone you owe your exemption from

discurro, Latin.) miseries.

Boyle. 1. Moving here and there ; roving; deDiscRIMINATENESS. n. s. (from discri. sultory.

minate.] Distinctness; inarked dif- Some noises help sleep; as the blowing of the ference.


wind, and the trickling of water : they move a DISCRIMINA’TION. 1. s. [from discri.

gentle attention ; and whatsoever moveth at

tention, without too much labour, stilleth the natio, Latin.]

natural and discursive motion of the spirits. 1. The state of being distinguished from other persons or things.

2. Proceeding by regular gradation from There is a reverence to be shewed them on premises to consequences; argumentathe account of their discrimination from other tive. This is sometimes, perhaps not places, and separation for sacred uses. Stillinfl.

improperly, written discoursive.) 2. The act of distinguishing one from

There is a sanctity of soul and body, of more another; distinction; difference put. efficacy for the receiving of divine truths, than

A satire should expose nothing but what is the greatest pretences to discursive demonstracorrigible ; and make a due discrimination be


More's Divine Dialogues. tween those that are, and those who are not, the

There hath been much dispute touching the proper objects of it.

Addison's Spectator.

knowledge of brutes, whether they have a kind By that prudent discrimination made between of discursive faculty, which some call reason.. the offenders of different degrees, he obliges

Hale's Origin of Mankind. · those whom ke has distinguished as objects of Discu'rŚIVELY. adv. [from discursive.] mercy.

Addison's Frecbolder. By due gradation of argument. 3. The marks of distinction,

We have a principle within, whereby we Take heed of abetting any factions or apply. think, and we know we think; whereby we do ing any publick discriminations in matters of re- discursively, and by way of ratiocination, deduce ligion.

King Charles, one thing from another. Letters arise from the first original discrimi- Discu’RSOR Y. adj. [discursor, Lat.) Arnations of voice, by way of articulation, where

gumental ; rational. by the ear is able to judge and observe the differences of vocal sounds.


DISCUS. n.s. [Latin.] A quoit; a Discri’MINATIVE. adj. [from discrimi

heavy piece of iron thrown in the nate.] 1. That makes the mirk of distinction ;

From Elatreus' strong arm the discus fies, characteristical,

And sings with unmatch'd force along the sk.es.



ancient sports,

Erding test, and duaisitte
of any metal or mineral,
the constituent matter of it

es distinction.

Providence knew before the
e of all things.
s. adj. (trom discrimen

gerous; hazardous, Not


nitting of blood imports a very -, unless it happens upon the pened by a plethors. Hans

. adj. (discubitorius, Lat. Dosture of leaning. ther retired to bed, and to

with a repast; and so that res, changed their cubicunt 3. Brown's Vulgar Erra : 1. s. (discumbens

, Lat. ning at meat, after the I.

Ronians used the con i als, which was upon the hi right hand was free and rezi

Brown's Vulgar Erman V. a. (dis and camer. froin any troublesort ? gage from impedimen -berd of the clinging vest, dcincture round his break

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ou it discuri, assay

TO DISCU'SS. v. a. (discutio, discussum,

There will come a time when three words, Latin)

uttered with charity and meekness, shall receive

a far more blessed reward, than three thousand 1. To examine; to ventilate ; to clear by

volumes, written with disdainful sharpness of disquisition.


Hooker. We are to discuss only those general excep

The queen is obstinate, tions which have been taken.


Stubborn to justice, apt t accuse it,
His usage was to commit the discussing of

Disdainful to be tried by 't.

Sbakspeare causes privately to certain persons learned in the

Seek through this grove ;

Ayliffe's Parergon. A sweet Athenian lady is in love
This knotty point should you and I discuss, With a di:dainful youth: anoint his eyes;
Or cell a tale?

Pope. But do it when the next thing he espies
2. To disperse : commonly applied to a Shall be the lady.

Sbakspeare. humour or swelling.

But those I can accuse, I can forgive : Many arts were used to discuss the beginnings By my disdainful silence let them live. Dryden. of new affection.


The disdainful soul came rushing through the 3. To break to pieces.


Consider the three-fold effect of Jupiter's tri- DISDA'INFULLY, adv. (from disdainful.]
sulk, to burn, discuss, and terebrate. Brown, Contemptuously; with haughty scorn;
Discu'sser. n. š. (from discuss.] He with indignation
that discusses ; an examiner.

Either greet him not
Discu'ssion, n.s. (from discuss.)

Or else disdainfully, which shall shake him more.

Sbakspeare. 1. Disquisition ; examination; ventilation It is not to insult and domineer, to look dise of a question.

dainfully, and revile imperiously, that procures Truth cannot be found without some labour esteem from any one.

South. and intention of the mind, and the thoughts Disda'INFULNESS. n. s. [from disdaindwelling a considerable time upon the survey and discussion of each particular.

ful.] Contempt; contemptuousness;

Various discussions tear our heated brain:

haughty scorn.
Opinions often turn; still doubts remain ;

Can I forget, when they in prison placing her, And who indulges thought, increases pain.

With swelling heart, in spite and due disdaina Prior.

fulness; 2. (In surgery.) Discussion or resolution

She lay for dead, till I help'd with unlacing her.

Sidney. is nothing else but breathing out the humours by insensible transpiration,

A proud disdainfulness of other men. Ascham.

DISEASE. n. s. [dis and ease.) Distem

Discu’ssive. adj. (from discuss.] Having

per; malady ; sickness morbid state.

What's the disease he means? the power to discuss or disperse any

_'Tis callid the evil.


And Asa, in the thirty and ninth year of his Discutient. n. s. (discutiens, Latin.]

reign, was diseased in his feet, and his disease A medicine that has power to repel or

was exceeding great; and in his disease he sought drive back the matter of tumours in the

not the Lord, but to the physicians. Cbron.

It is idle to propose remedies before we are blood. It sometimes means the same

assured of the disease, or to be in pain till we are
convinced of the danger.

The swellings arising from these require to be

treated, in their beginning, with moderate re-

In meats and drinks, which in the earth shall Wiseman,

bring! To DISDA'IN. v. a. [dedaigner, Fr.)

Diseases dire.


Then wasteful forth
To scorn; to consider as unworthy of

Walks the dire pow'r of pestilent disease.

Thomson's Summer. There is nothing so great, which I will fear To Disea’se. v. a. (from the noun.] to do for you; nor nothing so small, which I

1. To afflict with disease; to torment They do disdain as much beyondour thoughts,

Sidney. with pain or sickness; to make morbid;
to infect.

We are all diseased,
And without surfeiting and wanton hours

Have brought ourselves into a burning fever.
Tell him, Cato

Flatt'rers yet wear silk, drink wine, lie soft,

Hug their diseasd perfumes, and have forgot
That ever Timon was.

Sbakspeare: Let her alone, lady: as she is now, she will but disease our better mirth Sbakspeare.

He was diseased in his feet. 1 kings.

A lazar-house it seem'd, wherein were laid

Number's of all discas'd, all maladies

Of ghastly spasm, or racking torture. Milton. 2. To put to pain ; to pain; to make


Though great light be insufferable to our eyes, yet the highest degree of darkness does not at all disease them.

Locke. Dis EA'SEDNESS.

No s. [from diseased.]


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pellents and discutants.

one's character.

will disdain to do for you.

sleep; as the blowing of the ing of water: they make a ud whatsoever moreth 2

much labour, stilleth the motion of the spirits regular gradation fra equences; arguments ometimes, perhaps Bot ten discoursive.]

of soul and body, of met ing of divine truths

, that es to discursios demunstri

More's Digiat Dislepic much dispute touching in whether they have a dins hich some cal reaso. Hali's Origin of Marliest Lv. [from discursiones of argument. Je within, wherehe 51 e think; whereby we do y of ratiocination, dedit

? [discursor, Lat.) AL

which makes me sweat with wrath. Shakespeare.

What safe and nicely i mnicht well delay
By rule of knighthood, I disdain and spurn.

Diedains a life which he has power to offer.
Dispa’in. n. s. [sdegno, Ital.] Con-
tempt; scorn; contemptuous anger ;
Children being haughty, through disdain and
Want of nurture, do stain the nobility of their

Bar against you, ye Greeks, ye coward train,
Gods! how my soul is mov'd with just disdain !

Pope's Odyssey
Disda'INFUL. adj. [disdain and full.]

Contemptuous ; haughtily scornful ;


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Sickness; morbidness; the state of Muse, stoop thy disenchanted wing to truth.

being diseased.
This is a restoration to some former state:

Haste to thy work; a noble stroke or two
not that state of indigency and diseasedness.

Ends all the charms, and discrcbants the grove.

DISE'dged. adj. [dis and edge.] Blunt To DISENCU'MBER. v. a. [dis and en-
ed; obtunded; dulled.

I grieve myself

1. To discharge from encumbrances; to
To think, when thou shalt be disedgʻd by her - free from clogs and impediments ; to
Whom now thou tir'st on, how thy memory disburden ; to exonerate.
Will then be pang'd by me.

Shakspeare. It will need the actual intention, the particu-
To DISEMBA'rx. v. a. [dis and embark.]

lar stress and application of the whole soul, to
To carry to land.

disencurrber and set it free, to scour off its rust, I must unto the road, to disembark

and remove those hindrances which would other.
Some necessaries.

Shakspeare. wise clog and check the freedom of its opera-


To land; to go on land.

The disencumber'd soul
There disembarking on the green sea-side,

Flew off, and left behind the clouds and starry
We land our cattle, and the spoil divide. Pope.


To DISEMBI'TTER. v. a. [dis and em-

Dreams look like the amusements of the soul,

when she is disencumber'd of her machine; her
To sweeten ; to free from
bitterness; to clear from acrimony:

sports and recreations, when she has laid her
charge asleep.

an unusual word.

2. To free from obstruction of


kind. Encourage such innocent amusements as may Dim night had disencumber'd heav'n.“ Milton. disembitter the minds of men, and make them The church of St. Justina, designed by Palmutually rejoice in the same agreeable satisfac

ladio, is the most handsome, luminous, disen-

Addison's Freebolder. cumbered building in the inside, that I have ever
DISEMBO'DIED. adj. [dis and embodied.]

Addison on Italy.
Divested of the body.

To DISEMBOʻGUE. v. a. [disemboucher, verb.] Freedom from encumbrance
old French. Skinner.) To pour out at

and obstruction.
the mouth of a river; to vent,

There are many who make a figure below

what their fortune or merit entitles them to, out
In ample oceans disembagu'd, or lost. Dryden.

of mere choice, and an elegant desire of ease Rolling down the steep Timavus raves,

and disencumbrance.

And through nine channels disembogies his To Diseng a'Ge. v.a. [dis and engage.),

Addison. 1. To separate from any thing with which
To DisemBOʻGUE. V. n. To gain a vent; it is in union.
to flow.

Some others, being very light, would float
By eminences placed up and down the globe, up and down a good while, before they could
the rivers make innumerable turnings and wind- wholly disengage themselves and descend.
ings, and at last disembogue in several mouths into

Burnet's Theory.
the sea.

Cbeyne, 2. To disentangle ; to clear from impe.
DISEMBO’WELLED. participial adj. (dis diments or difficulties,
and embowel.] Taken from out the

From civil broils he did us disengage;

Found nobler objects for our martial rage:
So her disembowell'd web

Arachne in a hall or kitchen spreads

In the next paragraph, I found my author
Obvious to vagrant flies.


pretty well disengaged from quotations.
To DISEMBRO'IL. v.a. [debouiller, Fr.] 3. To withdraw, applied to the affection ;

To disentangle; to free from perplexi-
ty ; to reduce from confusion.

to wean ; to abstract the mind.
Then earth from air, and seas from earth were

It is requisite that we should acquaint our

selves with God, that we should frequently dis-
And grosser air sunk from etherial heav'n;

engage our hearts from earthly pursuits.
Thus disembroil'd, they take their proper place. The consideration that should disengage our

The system of his politicks is disembroiled, and

fondness from worldly things, is, that they are
cleared of all those incoherences and indepen-

uncertain in their foundation; fading, transient,

and corruptible in their nature.
dent matters that are woven into this motley 4. To free from any powerful detention.


To Disena'BLE, V. a. [dis and enable. ]

When our mind's eyes are disengag‘d and free,

They clearer, farther, and distinctly see.
To deprive of power ; to disable ; to
sink into weakness; to weaken.

To release from an obligation.
Now age has overtaken me; and want, a more

TO DISENGAGE. v. n. To set one's self
insufferable evil, through the change of the free from ; to withdraw one's affec-
times, has wholly disenabled me.

tions from.
To DISENCHA’NT. v.a. [dis and enchant. ]
To free from the force of an enchant

Providence gives us notice, by sensible declen-
ment; to deliver from the power of

sions, that we may disengage from the world by

Collier on Theugbl.
charms or spells.

DISENGA'GED. participial adj. [from dis-
Alas! let your own brain disencbant you. engage.]

Sidrey. !. Disjoined ; disentangled.


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2. Vacant; at leisure; not fixed down to TO DISESTE'EM. v. a. (from the noun.] any particular object of attention.

To regard slightly; to consider with a 3. Released from obligation.

slight degree of contempt,
DISENGA'GEDNESS. n.s. (from disengage.]

Should Mars sec 't,
The quality of being disengaged ; va-

That horrid hurrier of men, or she that betters

him, cuity of attention; freedom from any

Minerva, never so incens'd, they could not disa pressing business; disjunction.

Сьартал. Disenga'GEMENT. n.s. [from disengage.] But in this sacred gift your disesteem, 1. Release from any engagement, or obli- Then cruel plagues shall fall on Priam's state.

Denbam. gation 2. Freedom of attention; vacancy.

I would not be thought to disesteem or dis. suade the study of nature.

Locke. To DISENTA'NGLE. v. a. [dis and entangle.]

DISESTIMA'TION. n. s. [dis and estimatio, 1. To unfold or loose the parts of

Dict, any

Lat.) Disrespect; disesteem. thing interwoven with one another.

Disfavour. n. s. (dis and favour.] Though in concretions particles so entangle

1. Discountenance; unpropitious regard ; one another, that they cannot in a short time unfavourable aspect ; unfavourable circlear themselves, yet they do incessantly strive cumstance.

disentangle themselves, and get away. Boyle. 2. A state of ungraciousness or unaccept2. To set free from impediments ; to dis

ableness; a state in which one 'is not embroil; to clear from perplexity or favoured.

While free from sacrilege, he was at peace, as Till they could find some expedient to explicate and disentangle themselves out of this laby

it were, with God and man; but after his sacririnth, they made no advance towards supplying

lege he was in disfavour with both. Spelman.

Dict. Clarendon. 3: Want of beauty. The welfare of their souls requires a better To DISFA'vour. v. a. (from the noun.] judgment than their own, either to guide them To discountenance ; to withhold or in their duty, or to disentangle them from a withdraw kindness. temptation


Might not those of higher rank, and nearer ac3. To disengage ; to separate.

cess to her majesty, receive her own commands, Neither can God himself be otherwise under- and be countenanced or disfavoured according as stood by us than as a mind free and disentangled they obey?

Swift. from all corporeal mixtures.

Stilling fleet. DisFA'VOURER. n. s. [from disfavour.]
To Disente'rre. v.a. [dis and enterrer,

Discountenancer ; not a favourer.
French.) To unbury; to take out of

It was verily thought, that had it not been

for four great disfavourers of that voyage, the en'Though the blindness of some fanaticks have

terprize had succeeded.

Bacon. savaged on the bodies of the dead, and have been DISFIGURA’TION, n. s. [from disfigure.] so injurious unto worms as to disenterre the bodies of the deceased, yet had they therein no

1. The act of disfiguring, design upon the soul.

2. The state of being disfigured.

To DisentHRA’L. v.a. [dis and entbral.]

3. Deformity.
To set free; to restore to liberty ; 'to

To Disfi'gúre. v. a. [dis and figure.]

To change any thing to a worse form ; But God my soul shall disenthral;

to deform ; to mangle,
For I upon his name will call. Sandys.

You are but as a form in wax
If religion were false, bad men would see the

By him imprinted, and within his power,
utmost force of their reason on work to discover

To leave the figure, or disfigure it. Sbakspeare. that falsity, and thereby disentbral themselves.

In this the antique and well-noted face

Of plain old form is much disfigured.
To DISENTHRO'NE, w.a. [dis and en-

Abject is their punishment, throne.) To depose from sovereignty ;

Disfiguring not God's likeness, but their own,

Or, if his likeness, by themselves defac'd. Milt.
Either to disenthrone the king of heav'n

Uriel, on the Assyrian mount,
Saw him disfigur'd more than could befal
Spirit of happy sort.


A nose flatter, or a mouth wider, could have consisted, as well as the rest of his figure, with such a soul and such parts as made him, disfigur'd as he was, capable to be a dignitary in the church.

Locke. Hudibras.

Nor would his slaughter'd army now have

lain On Africk's sands, disfigur'd with their wounds, To gorge the wolves and vultures of Numidia.

Addison's Cato, Milton. His long absence, and travels which had disfigur'd him, made him alogecher unknown.

Brome on Epic Poetry, When any one, by miscarriages, falls into dis

Dispí'GUREMENT. n. s. [from disfigure.]

Defacement of beauty ; change of a

better form to a worse. Locker

The disfigurement that travel or sickness has

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Dance igation. To set one's setiap aw one's atel

distinctly see.

We war, if war be best; or to regain
Our own right lost.
Te DỊSENTRANCE, N. a. [dis and en-

trance). To awaken from a trance, or
deep sleep

Ralpho, by this time disentranc'd,
Upon his bum himself advanc'd.
To Disespoʻuse. v.a. [dis and espouse.]
To separate after faith plighted.

Such was the rage
Of Turnus, for Lavinia disespous'd.
Diseste’EM. n. s. (dis and esteem.] Slight

regard ; a disregard more moderate than
esteem, he will fall under neglect and contempt.

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bestowed upon him, is not thought great by the 4. Cause of shame. lady of the isle.

Suckling: And is it not a foul disgrace, And they, so perfect in their misery,

To lose the boltsprit of thy face? Bzynardo Not once perceive their toul disfigurement. And he whose afluence disdain'd a place,

Milton. Brib’d by a title, makes it a disgrace. Brown. To DisFoʻREST. v. a. (dis and forest.] To DISGRA'ce. v.a. (from the noun.]

To reduce land from the privileges of 1. To bring a reproach upon ; to dis

a forest to the state of common land. honour, as an agent. TO DISFRA'NCHISE. V. a. [dis and fran- We may not so in any one special kind ad

chise.). To deprive of privileges or im- mire her, that we disgrace her in any other; but munities.

let all her ways be according unto their place DISFRA'NCHISEMENT. n. s. (from dis

and degree adored.


Men's passions will carry them far in misrefranchise.] The act of depriving of

presenting an opinion which they have a mind privileges. Dict. to disgrace.

Burnet. To DisfU'RNISH. v. a. [dis and furnish.] 2. To bring to shame, as a cause : as, his

To deprive; to unfurnish; to strip. ignorance disgraced bim.
My riches are these poor habiliments,

3. To put out of favour: as, the minister Of which, if you should here disfurnish me, was disgraced. You take the sum and substance that I have.


DISGRACEFUL. adj. Edisgrace and full.] He durst not disfurnish that country either of

Shameful; ignominious; reproachful ; so great a commander, or of the wonted garrisons. procuring shame.

Knolles' History:

Masters must correct their servants with genTo DiSGA'RNISH. v. a. [dis and garnish.] tleness, prudence, and mercy; not with up, 1. To strip of ornaments.

Dict. braiding and disgraceful language, but with such 2. To take guns from a fortress.

only as may express and reprove the fault, and

amend the person. To DiscloʻRIFY. v.a. [dis and glorify.]

Taylor's Holy Living.

To retire behind their chariots, was as little To deprive of glory; to treat with disgraceful then, as it is now to alight from one's indignity.

horse in a battle.

Pope So Dagon shall be magnified, and God, Disgra’CEFULLY. adv. [from disgraceBesides whom is no god, compar'd with idols,

ful.]. In disgrace ; with indignity ; igDisglorified, blasphem'd, and had in scorn.


nominiously. To Disgo'rge. v.a. [degorger, Fr. from

The senate have cast you forth

Disgracefully, to be the common tale gorge, the throat.]

Of the whole city.

Ben Jonsona 1. To discharge by the mouth; to spew Disgra’CEFULNESS. n.s. [from disgraceout; to vomit.

ful.] Ignominy So, so, thou common dog, didst thou disgorge Disgracer, n. s. [from disgrace.] One Thy glutton bosom of the royal Richard ? And now thou wouldst eat thy dead vomit up. that exposes to shame; one that causes


ignominy. From the distant shore they loudly laught, I have given good advice to those infamous To see his heaving breast disgorge the briny disgracers of the sex and calling.

Swift. draught.

Dryden. Disgracious. adj. [dis and gracious.] 2. To pour out with violence.

All th' embossed sores and headed evils,
That thou with licence of free foot hast caught,

I do suspect I have done some offence,
Wouldst thou disgorge into the general world?

That seems disgracious in the city's eye. Shaksp;

To Disguise. v.a. [deguiser, Fr. dis and

Sbakspeare. The deep-drawing barks do there disgorge

guise.] Their warlike fraughtage. Sbakspeare.

1. To conceal by an unusual dress. They move along the banks Of four infernal rivers, that disgorge

How might we disguise him?

-Alas! I know not: there is no woman's Into the burning lake their baletul streams. gown big enough for him.

Sbaksp. Milton.

Disguis'd he came; but those his children Countries much annoyed with earthquakes,

dear have volcanoes; and these are constantly all in Their parent soon discern'd through his disguise. fames whenever any earthquake happens; they

Milton. disgorging that fire which was the cause of the 2. To bide by a counterfeit appearance; disaster.


to cloak by a false show : as, he disDisGRA'CE. 9. s. [disgrace, Fr.]

guised his

anger. 1. State of being out of favour.

3. To disfigure; to change the form. 2. State of ignominy; dishonour; state of

They saw the faces, which too well they shame.

knew, Like a dull actor, now

Though then disguis'd in death, and smear'd all I have forgot my part, and I am out Even to a full disgrace.

Sbaksp. With filth obscene, and dropping putrid gores Poetry, howsoever censured, is not fallen from the higliest stage of honour to the lowest


More duteous at her call, stair of disgrace.

Peacham, Than at Circean call the herd disguis’d. Miltum. 3. Act of unkindness. Obsolete.

Ulysses wakes, not knowing the place where To such bondage he was for so many courses he was; because Minerva made all things aptied by her, whose disgraces to him were graced pear in a disguised view.

Popes by her excellence.

Šidney. 4. To deform by liquor ; a low term.


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