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Word Meanings - CONSTRUCT - Book Publishers vocabulary database

together, to construct; con- + struere to pile up, set in order. See 1. To put together the constituent parts of in their proper place and order; to build; to form; to make; as, to construct an edlifice. 2. To devise; to invent; to set in order;

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together, to construct; con- + struere to pile up, set in order. See 1. To put together the constituent parts of in their proper place and order; to build; to form; to make; as, to construct an edlifice. 2. To devise; to invent; to set in order; to arrange; as, to construct a theory of ethics. Syn. -- To build; erect; form; compile; make; fabricate; originate; invent.

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  • FLOODER
    One who floods anything.
  • PITCHSTONE
    An igneous rock of semiglassy nature, having a luster like pitch.
  • FLUXATION
    The act of fluxing.
  • INVENTIVE
    Able and apt to invent; quick at contrivance; ready at expedients; as, an inventive head or genius. Dryden. -- In*vent"ive*ly, adv. -- In*vent"ive*ness, n.
  • FLUXILITY
    State of being fluxible.
  • FLORESCENT
    Expanding into flowers; blossoming. (more info) blossom, incho. fr. florere to blossom, fr. flos, floris, flower. See
  • FLORA
    The goddess of flowers and spring.
  • FLAUTIST
    A player on the flute; a flutist.
  • FLORENTINE
    Belonging or relating to Florence, in Italy. Florentine mosaic, a mosaic of hard or semiprecious stones, often so chosen and arranged that their natural colors represent leaves, flowers, and the like, inlaid in a background, usually of black or
  • FLOSSIFICATION
    A flowering; florification. Craig.
  • FLAXWEED
    See TOADFLAX
  • FLIPPER
    A broad flat limb used for swimming, as those of seals, sea turtles, whales, etc.
  • FLOTA
    A fleet; especially, a
  • FLOWERY-KIRTLED
    Dressed with garlands of flowers. Milton.
  • FLATTER
    1. One who, or that which, makes flat or flattens. A flat-faced fulling hammer. A drawplate with a narrow, rectangular orifice, for drawing flat strips, as watch springs, etc.
  • DERANGER
    One who deranges.
  • PROJECTION
    The representation of something; delineation; plan; especially, the representation of any object on a perspective plane, or such a delineation as would result were the chief points of the object thrown forward upon the plane, each in the direction
  • FLATTEN
    To lower the pitch of; to cause to sound less sharp; to let fall from the pitch. To flatten a sail , to set it more nearly fore-and-aft of the vessel. -- Flattening oven, in glass making, a heated chamber in which split glass cylinders
  • PITCHERFUL
    The quantity a pitcher will hold.
  • DERANGEMENT
    The act of deranging or putting out of order, or the state of being deranged; disarrangement; disorder; confusion; especially, mental disorder; insanity. Syn. -- Disorder; confusion; embarrassment; irregularity; disturbance; insanity;
  • DEFLOURER
    One who deflours; a ravisher.
  • DISPLANTATION
    The act of displanting; removal; displacement. Sir W. Raleigh.
  • OVERFLOWINGLY
    In great abundance; exuberantly. Boyle.
  • SUPPLANT
    heels, to throw down; sub under + planta the sole of the foot, also, 1. To trip up. "Supplanted, down he fell." Milton. 2. To remove or displace by stratagem; to displace and take the place of; to supersede; as, a rival supplants another in the
  • UNCREATED
    1. Deprived of existence; annihilated. Beau. & Fl. 2. Not yet created; as, misery uncreated. Milton. 3. Not existing by creation; self-existent; eternal; as, God is an uncreated being. Locke.
  • WINDFLOWER
    The anemone; -- so called because formerly supposed to open only when the wind was blowing. See Anemone.
  • DEFLUX
    Downward flow. Bacon.
  • SUPERFLUITY
    1. A greater quantity than is wanted; superabundance; as, a superfluity of water; a superfluity of wealth. A quiet mediocrity is still to be preferred before a troubled superfluity. Suckling. 2. The state or quality of being superfluous; excess.
  • APPRAISER
    One who appraises; esp., a person appointed and sworn to estimate and fix the value of goods or estates.
  • DEFLUOUS
    Flowing down; falling off. Bailey.

 

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