Conciliator Con·cil"i·a`tor noun [ Latin ] One who conciliates.
Conciliatory Con·cil"i·a·to·ry adjective Tending to conciliate; pacific; mollifying; propitiating.
The only alternative, therefore, was to have recourse to the conciliatory policy.
Concinnate Con·cin"nate transitive verb [ Latin concinnatus , past participle of concinnare to concinnate. See Concinnity .] To place fitly together; to adapt; to clear. [ Obsolete] Holland.
Concinnity Con·cin"ni·ty noun
[ Latin concinnitas
, from concinnus
skillfully put together, beautiful. Of uncertain origin.] Internal harmony or fitness; mutual adaptation of parts; elegance; -- used chiefly of style of discourse.
An exact concinnity and eveness of fancy.
Concinnous Con·cin"nous adjective
[ Latin concinnus
.] Characterized by concinnity; neat; elegant.
The most concinnous and most rotund of proffessors, M. Heyne.
Concionate Con"cio·nate intransitive verb [ Latin concionatus , past participle of concionari to adress.] To preach. [ Obsolete] Lithgow.
Concionator Con"cio·na`tor noun [ Latin ] 1. An haranguer of the people; a preacher. 2. (Old Law) A common councilman. [ Obsolete]
Concionatory Con"cio·na`to·ry adjective Of or pertaining to preaching or public addresses. [ Obsolete] Howell.
Concise Con·cise" adjective
[ Latin concisus
cut off, short, past participle of concidere
to cut to pieces; con-
to cut; perhaps akin to scindere
to cleave, and to English shed
, transitive verb ; confer French concis
.] Expressing much in a few words; condensed; brief and compacted; -- used of style in writing or speaking.
The concise style, which expresseth not enough, but leaves somewhat to be understood.
Where the author is . . . too brief and concise , amplify a little. Syn.
-- Laconic; terse; brief; short; compendious; summary; succinct. See Laconic
, and Terse
Concisely Con·cise"ly adverb In a concise manner; briefly.
Conciseness Con·cise"ness noun The quality of being concise.
Concision Con·ci"sion noun [ Latin concisio : confer French concision . See Concise .] A cutting off; a division; a schism; a faction. South.
Concitation Con`ci·ta"tion noun [ Latin concitatio . See Concite .] The act of stirring up, exciting, or agitating. [ Obsolete] "The concitation of humors." Sir T. Browne.
Concite Con·cite" transitive verb [ Latin concitare ; con- + citare . See Cite.] To excite or stir up. [ Obsolete] Cotgrave.
Conclamation Con`cla·ma"tion noun
[ Latin conclamatio
.] An outcry or shout of many together.
Before his funeral conclamation .
Conclave Con"clave noun
[ French, from Latin conclave
a room that may locked up; con-
key. See Clavicle
.] 1. The set of apartments within which the cardinals of the Roman Catholic Church are continuously secluded while engaged in choosing a pope. 2. The body of cardinals shut up in the conclave for the election of a pope; hence, the body of cardinals.
It was said a cardinal, by reason of his apparent likelihood to step into St. Peter's chair, that in two conclaves he went in pope and came out again cardinal. 3. A private meeting; a close or secret assembly.
The verdicts pronounced by this conclave (Johnson's Club) on new books, were speedily known over all London. To be in conclave
, to be engaged in a secret meeting; -- said of several, or a considerable number of, persons.
Conclavist Con"cla`vist noun [ Confer French conclaviste , Italian conclavista .] One of the two ecclesiastics allowed to attend a cardinal in the conclave.
Conclude Con·clude" transitive verb
[ imperfect & past participle Concluded
; present participle & verbal noun Concluding
.] [ Latin concludere
to shut. See Close
, transitive verb
] 1. To shut up; to inclose.
The very person of Christ [ was] concluded within the grave. 2. To include; to comprehend; to shut up together; to embrace.
For God hath concluded all in unbelief.
Rom. xi. 32.
The Scripture hath concluded all under sin. 3. To reach as an end of reasoning; to infer, as from premises; to close, as an argument, by inferring; -- sometimes followed by a dependent clause.
Gal. iii. 22.
No man can conclude God's love or hatred to any person by anything that befalls him.
Therefore we conclude that a man is justified by faith. 4. To make a final determination or judgment concerning; to judge; to decide.
Rom. iii. 28.
But no frail man, however great or high,
Can be concluded blest before he die.
Is it concluded he shall be protector? 5. To bring to an end; to close; to finish.
I will conclude this part with the speech of a counselor of state. 6. To bring about as a result; to effect; to make; as, to conclude a bargain.
"If we conclude
a peace." Shak. 7. To shut off; to restrain; to limit; to estop; to bar; -- generally in the passive; as, the defendant is concluded by his own plea; a judgment concludes the introduction of further evidence argument.
If therefore they will appeal to revelation for their creation they must be concluded by it. Syn.
Sir M. Hale.
-- To infer; decide; determine; settle; close; finish; terminate; end.
Conclude Con·clude" intransitive verb 1. To come to a termination; to make an end; to close; to end; to terminate.
A train of lies,
That, made in lust, conclude in perjuries.
And, to conclude , 2. To form a final judgment; to reach a decision.
The victory fell on us.
Can we conclude upon Luther's instability?
Conclude and be agreed.
Concludency Con·clud"en·cy noun Deduction from premises; inference; conclusion. [ Obsolete] Sir M. Hale.
Concludent Con·clud"ent adjective
[ Latin concludens
, present participle] Bringing to a close; decisive; conclusive.
Arguments highly consequential and concludent to my purpose.
Sir M. Hale.
Concluder Con·clud"er noun One who concludes.
Concludingly Con·clud"ing·ly adverb Conclusively. [ R.] Digby.
Conclusible Con·clu"si·ble adjective Demonstrable; determinable. [ Obsolete] Hammond.
Conclusion Con·clu"sion noun
[ French, from Latin conclusio
. See Conclude
.] 1. The last part of anything; close; termination; end.
A fluorish of trumpets announced the conclusion of the contest. 2. Final decision; determination; result.
And the conclusion is, she shall be thine. 3. Any inference or result of reasoning. 4. (Logic) The inferred proposition of a syllogism; the necessary consequence of the conditions asserted in two related propositions called premises. See Syllogism .
He granted him both the major and minor, but denied him the conclusion . 5. Drawing of inferences.
Your wife Octavia, with her modest eyes 6. An experiment, or something from which a conclusion may be drawn.
And still conclusion .
We practice likewise all conclusions of grafting and inoculating. 7. (Law) (a) The end or close of a pleading, e.g. , the formal ending of an indictment, "against the peace," etc. (b) An estoppel or bar by which a person is held to a particular position. Wharton. Conclusion to the country (Law)
, the conclusion of a pleading by which a party "puts himself upon the country," i.e. , appeals to the verdict of a jury. Mozley & W.
-- In conclusion
. (a) Finally. (b) In short.
-- To try conclusions
, to make a trial or an experiment.
Like the famous ape, Syn.
To try conclusions , in the basket creep.
-- Inference; deduction; result; consequence; end; decision. See Inference
Conclusive Con·clu"sive adjective
[ Confer French conclusif
.] Belonging to a close or termination; decisive; convincing; putting an end to debate or question; leading to, or involving, a conclusion or decision.
Secret reasons . . . equally conclusive for us as they were for them. Conclusive evidence (Law)
, that of which, from its nature, the law allows no contradiction or explanation.
-- Conclusive presumption (Law)
, an inference which the law makes so peremptorily that it will not allow it to be overthrown by any contrary proof, however strong. Syn.
-- Final; ultimate; unanswerable. See Final
Conclusively Con·clu"sive·ly adverb In the way of conclusion; decisively; positively. Burke.
Conclusiveness Con·clu"sive·ness noun The quality of being conclusive; decisiveness.
Conclusory Con·clu"so·ry adjective Conclusive. [ R.]
Concoct Con·coct" transitive verb
[ imperfect & past participle Concocted
; present participle & verbal noun Concocting
.] [ Latin concoctus
, past participle of concoquere
to cook together, to digest, mature; con-
to cook. See Cook
.] 1. To digest; to convert into nourishment by the organs of nutrition.
Food is concocted , the heart beats, the blood circulates. 2. To purify or refine chemically.
[ Obsolete] Thomson. 3. To prepare from crude materials, as food; to invent or prepare by combining different ingredients; as, to concoct a new dish or beverage. 4. To digest in the mind; to devise; to make up; to contrive; to plan; to plot.
He was a man of a feeble stomach, unable to concoct any great fortune. 5. To mature or perfect; to ripen.
[ Obsolete] Bacon.
Concocter Con·coct"er noun One who concocts.
Concoction Con·coc"tion noun [ Latin concoctio .] 1. A change in food produced by the organs of nutrition; digestion. [ Obsolete] 2. The act of concocting or preparing by combining different ingredients; also, the food or compound thus prepared. 3. The act of digesting in the mind; planning or devising; rumination. Donne. 4. (Medicine) Abatement of a morbid process, as a fever and return to a normal condition. [ Obsolete] 5. The act of perfecting or maturing. [ Obsolete] Bacon.
Concoctive Con·coct"ive adjective Having the power of digesting or ripening; digestive.
Hence the concoctive powers, with various art,
Subdue the cruder aliments to chyle.
Concolor Con"col`or adjective [ Latin concolor ; con- + color color.] Of the same color; of uniform color. [ R.] " Concolor animals." Sir T. Browne.
Concolorous Con"col`or·ous adjective (Zoology) Of the same color throughout.
Concomitance, Concomitancy Con·com"i·tance, Con·com"i·tan·cy noun
[ Confer French concomitance
, from Late Latin concomitantia
.] 1. The state of accompanying; accompaniment.
The secondary action subsisteth not alone, but in concomitancy with the other. 2. (R.C.Ch.) The doctrine of the existence of the entire body of Christ in the eucharist, under each element, so that the body and blood are both received by communicating in one kind only.
Sir T. Browne.
Concomitant Con·com"i·tant adjective
[ French, from Latin con-
to accompany, comes
companion. See Count
a nobleman.] Accompanying; conjoined; attending.
It has pleased our wise Creator to annex to several objects, as also to several of our thoughts, a concomitant pleasure.
Concomitant Con·com"i·tant noun One who, or that which, accompanies, or is collaterally connected with another; a companion; an associate; an accompaniment.
Reproach is a concomitant to greatness.
The other concomitant of ingratitude is hardheartedness.
Concomitantly Con·com"i·tant·ly adverb In company with others; unitedly; concurrently. Bp. pearson.
Concord Con"cord noun
[ French concorde
, Latin concordia
, from concors
of the same mind, agreeing; con-
, heart. See Heart
, and confer Accord
.] 1. A state of agreement; harmony; union.
Love quarrels oft in pleasing concord end. 2. Agreement by stipulation; compact; covenant; treaty or league.
The concord made between Henry and Roderick. 3. (Gram.) Agreement of words with one another, in gender, number, person, or case. 4. (Old Law) An agreement between the parties to a fine of land in reference to the manner in which it should pass, being an acknowledgment that the land in question belonged to the complainant. See Fine . Burril. 5.
[ Prob. influenced by chord
.] (Mus.) An agreeable combination of tones simultaneously heard; a consonant chord; consonance; harmony.
Concord Con"cord noun A variety of American grape, with large dark blue (almost black) grapes in compact clusters.
Concord Con·cord" intransitive verb [ French concorder , Latin concordare .] To agree; to act together. [ Obsolete] Clarendon.
Concord buggy Con"cord bug"gy (kŏ&nsl;"kẽrd). [ From Concord , New Hampshire, where first made.] A kind of buggy having a body with low sides, and side springs.
Concordable Con·cord"a·ble adjective [ Latin concordabilis .] Capable of according; agreeing; harmonious.
Concordance Con·cord"ance noun
[ French, from Late Latin concordantia
.] 1. Agreement; accordance.
Contrasts, and yet concordances . 2. (Gram.) Concord; agreement.
[ Obsolete] Aschlam. 3. An alphabetical verbal index showing the places in the text of a book where each principal word may be found, with its immediate context in each place.
His knowledge of the Bible was such, that he might have been called a living concordance . 4. A topical index or orderly analysis of the contents of a book.
Concordancy Con·cord"an·cy noun Agreement. W. Montagu.
Concordant Con·cord"ant adjective
[ Latin concordans
, present participle of concordare
: confer French concordant
. See Concord
.] Agreeing; correspondent; harmonious; consonant.
Were every one employed in points concordant to their natures, professions, and arts, commonwealths would rise up of themselves.
Sir T. Browne
Concordantly Con·cord"ant·ly adverb In a concordant manner.
Concordat Con·cor"dat noun [ French concordat , Latin concordato , propast participle p. of concordare . See Concord .] 1. A compact, covenant, or agreement concerning anything. 2. An agreement made between the pope and a sovereign or government for the regulation of ecclesiastical matters with which both are concerned; as, the concordat between Pope Pius VII and Bonaparte in 1801. Hook.
Concordist Con·cord"ist noun The compiler of a concordance.
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