Zealot

n.

One who is zealous; one who engages warmly in any cause, and pursues his object with earnestness and ardor; especially, one who is overzealous, or carried away by his zeal; one absorbed in devotion to anything; an enthusiast; a fanatical partisan.

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Ruing

p. pr. & vb. n.

of Rue

Rule

a.

An order regulating the practice of the courts, or an order made between parties to an action or a suit.

Gravigrade

n.

One of the pachyderms.

Albescence

n.

The act of becoming white; whitishness.

Vary

v. t.

To embellish; to change fancifully; to present under new aspects, as of form, key, measure, etc. See Variation, 4.

Heptade

n.

The sum or number of seven.

Reassimilate

v. t. & i.

To assimilate again.

Homogenous

a.

Having a resemblance in structure, due to descent from a common progenitor with subsequent modification; homogenetic; -- applied both to animals and plants. See Homoplastic.

Glanders

n.

A highly contagious and very destructive disease of horses, asses, mules, etc., characterized by a constant discharge of sticky matter from the nose, and an enlargement and induration of the glands beneath and within the lower jaw. It may transmitted to dogs, goats, sheep, and to human beings.

Grow

v. i.

To increase in any way; to become larger and stronger; to be augmented; to advance; to extend; to wax; to accrue.

Keratode

n.

See Keratose.

Madrilenian

a.

Of or pertaining to Madrid in Spain, or to its inhabitants.