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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary [2nd 1000 Pages]

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Author: Anonymous
Language: English
Wordcount: -362 / 791 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 56.9
LoC Category: AG
Downloads: 6,420
mnybks.net#: 429
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Reference
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operty at a price beyond its value, then gradually lowering the price, till some one accepts it as purchaser. P. Cyc. Auc¶tion, v. t. To sell by auction. Auc¶tionÏaÏry (?), a. [L. auctionarius.] Of or pertaining to an auction or an auctioneer. [R.] With auctionary hammer in thy hand. Dryden. Auc·tionÏeer¶ (?), n. A person who sells by auction; a person whose business it is to dispose of goods or lands by public sale to the highest or best bidder. Auc·tionÏeer¶, v. t. To sell by auction; to auction. Estates . . . advertised and auctioneered away. Cowper. Au·cuÏpa¶tion (?), n. [L. aucupatio, fr. auceps, contr. for aviceps; avis bird + capere to take.] Birdcatching; fowling. [Obs.] Blount. AuÏda¶cious (?), a. [F. audacieux, as if fr. LL. audaciosus (not found), fr. L. audacia audacity, fr. audax, Ðacis, bold, fr. audere to dare.] 1. Daring; spirited; adventurous. As in a cloudy chair, ascending rides Audacious. Milton. 2. Contem

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Average Rating of 2 from 2 reviews: **
2010.08.09
rik banta
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I think it should be "2nd 100 pages," not "2nd 1000 pages." If it were so, it would be a valuable resource; as is, you might as well download Project Gutenberg's thoroughly unreadable version. At least, it is complete.

2006.04.29
yasaka
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good sharing


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