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Definition of the adjective adust
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- dried out by heat or excessive exposure to sunlight
- burned brown by the sun
Alternative definition of the adjective adust
- Burnt or having a scorched color.
- Filled with glum.
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Of Obsolete and Uncommon Words, Antiquated Phrases, and Proverbs Illustrative of Early English Literature, Comprising Chiefly Those Not to be Found in Our Ordinary Dictionaries; with Historical Notices of Ancient Customs and Manners by William Toone
Adust (L. adustus), burnt, scorched, heated. Which with torrid heat ...
Dictionary of Symbols (2006)
by J. C. Cirlot
adust«. of fire. Bachelard goes on to suggest that mud, dust and smoke afford images which, ina changed andshadowy form,imply the matter from which they arise¦they are the residueofthefour Elements(2). They correspond to a quasi- aquatic ...
Encyclopædia metropolitana; or, Universal dictionary of knowledge, ed. by E. Smedley, Hugh J. Rose and Henry J. Rose. [With] Plates (1845)
by Edward Smedley
inmff Ambition it like cholor ; if it can move, it makes men active ; if it be stopp'd, it becomes adust, and makes men melancholy. Mvr",_, Bacon's Ornamenta llutionalia. IMsSA. cull □ High in front advane'd, The brandish'd sword of God before ...
by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose
Ambition is like cholor; if it can move, it makes men active; if it be stopp'd, it becomes adust, and makes men melancholy. Bacon's Ornamenta Rationalia. High in front advanc'd, The brandish'd sword of God before them blaz'd, Ficree as a ...
Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose
Ambition is like cholor ; if it can move, it makes men active ; if it be stopp'd, it becomes adust, and makes men melancholy. Bacon's Ornameiita Hationaita. High in front advane'd. The brandish'd sword of God before them blaz'd, Fierce as a ...
Encyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, &c. Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)
ADUST, adj. [adustus, Lat.] 1. Burnt up ; hot as with fire, scorched.— By this means the virtual heat of the water will enter ; and such a heat as will not make the body adust, or fragile. Bacon. — Which with torrid heat, And vapours as the Libyan ...
by Samuel Johnson
adust, Began to parch that temperate clime. Milt. Par. Lost. It is generally now applied, in a medicinal or philosophical sense, ...
The Pronunciation Marked and Modelled, with Important Variations, on the Plan of Walker. Preceded by a Complete Englisyh Grammar Stereo-type Ed
The same adust complexion has impell'd Charles to the convent, Philip to the field. Pope. Adu'sted, a-dus'ted, adj. (see Adust), burnt, scorched, dried with the fire ; hot, as the complexion. Adu'stibi.e, a-dus'te-bl, adj. (see Adust), that which may ...
A Dictionary Of The English Language; In Which The Words Are Deduced From Their Originals; And Illustrated In Their Different Significations, By Examples From The Best Writers: Together With A History of the Language, and an English Grammar (1818)
by Samuel Johnson
By this means, the virtual heat of the water will enter; and such a heat as will not make the body adust, or fragile. Bacon. Which with torrid heat, And vapours as the Libyan air adust, Began to parch that temperate clime. Milton, P. L. 2.
A Dictionary of the English Language; in which the Words are Deduced from Their Originals; and Illustrated in Their Different Significations ... Together with a History of the Language, and an English Grammar. By Samuel Johnson ... Whith Numerous Corrections, and with the Addition of Several Thousand Words ... by the Rev. H.J. Todd ... In Four Volumes. Vol. 1. [-4.] (1818)
By this means, the virtual heat of the water will enter; and such a heat as will not make the body adust, or fragile. Bacon. Which with torrid heat, - And vapours as the Libyan air adust, Began to parch that temperate clime. Milton, P.L. 2.
by William Chambers
Adust, a-dust', Adusted, a-dust'ed, adj. burned up; ...
we meet with advowee para|| Adust. mount for the highest patron; that is, the king. A DVOWSON, or ADvowzEN, in Common Law, signifies a right to present to a vacant benefice. Advowson is so called, because ...
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Video shows what adust means. Describing a bodily humour which is abnormally dark or over-concentrated, associated with various states of discomfort or ...
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Scrabble value of A1D2U1S1T1
The value of this 5-letter word is 6 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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