Variation

n.

The act of varying; a partial change in the form, position, state, or qualities of a thing; modification; alternation; mutation; diversity; deviation; as, a variation of color in different lights; a variation in size; variation of language.

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Feracity

n.

The state of being feracious or fruitful.

Noma

n.

See Canker, n., 1.

Hungerer

n.

One who hungers; one who longs.

Gracile

a.

Alt. of Gracillent

Galilee

n.

A porch or waiting room, usually at the west end of an abbey church, where the monks collected on returning from processions, where bodies were laid previous to interment, and where women were allowed to see the monks to whom they were related, or to hear divine service. Also, frequently applied to the porch of a church, as at Ely and Durham cathedrals.

Adventurer

n.

A social pretender on the lookout for advancement.

Uprise

v. i.

To have an upward direction or inclination.

Guernsey lily

A South African plant (Nerine Sarniensis) with handsome lilylike flowers, naturalized on the island of Guernsey.

Fanion

n.

A small flag for marking the stations in surveying.

Forkless

a.

Having no fork.

Hamuli

pl.

of Hamulus

Roboration

n.

The act of strengthening.