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  • (adv. &
  • conj.) Denoting equality or likeness in kind, degree, or manner
  • like
  • similar to
  • in the same manner with or in which
  • in accordance with
  • in proportion to
  • to the extent or degree in which or to which
  • equally
  • no less than
  • as, ye shall be as gods, knowing good and evil
  • you will reap as you sow
  • do as you are bidden.
  • (adv. &
  • conj.) In the idea, character, or condition of, -- limiting the view to certain attributes or relations
  • as, virtue considered as virtue
  • this actor will appear as Hamlet.
  • (adv. &
  • conj.) While
  • during or at the same time that
  • when
  • as, he trembled as he spoke.
  • (adv. &
  • conj.) Because
  • since
  • it being the case that.
  • (adv. &
  • conj.) Expressing concession. (Often approaching though in meaning).
  • (adv. &
  • conj.) That, introducing or expressing a result or consequence, after the correlatives so and such.
  • (adv. &
  • conj.) As if
  • as though.
  • (adv. &
  • conj.) For instance
  • by way of example
  • thus
  • -- used to introduce illustrative phrases, sentences, or citations.
  • (adv. &
  • conj.) Than.
  • (adv. &
  • conj.) Expressing a wish.
  • (n.) An ace.
  • (n.) A Roman weight, answering to the libra or pound, equal to nearly eleven ounces Troy weight. It was divided into twelve ounces.
  • (n.) A Roman copper coin, originally of a pound weight (12 oz.); but reduced, after the first Punic war, to two ounces
  • in the second Punic war, to one ounce
  • and afterwards to half an ounce.
 
asa
  • (n.) An ancient name of a gum.
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asafetida
  • (n.) Alt. of Asafoetida
 
asafoetida
  • (n.) The fetid gum resin or inspissated juice of a large umbelliferous plant (Ferula asafoetida) of Persia and the East Indies. It is used in medicine as an antispasmodic.
 
asaphus
  • (n.) A genus of trilobites found in the Lower Silurian formation. See Illust. in Append.
 
asarabacca
  • (n.) An acrid herbaceous plant (Asarum Europaeum), the leaves and roots of which are emetic and cathartic. It is principally used in cephalic snuffs.

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