Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)
Would this prove that the patient's revalescence had been independent of the medicines given him? Coleridge.
Light was the wound, the prince's care unknown, She might not, would not, yet reveal her own. Waller.
For at dawning to assail ye Here no bugles sound reveille. Sir W. Scott.
This day in mirth and revel to dispend. Chaucer.-- To do reverence, to show reverence or honor; to perform an act of reverence.Some men ruin . . . their bodies by incessant revels. Rambler.
Master of the revels, Revel master. Same as Lord of misrule, under Lord.
Rev"el, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Reveled (?) or Revelled; p. pr. & vb. n. Reveling or Revelling.] [OF. revelerto revolt, rebel, make merry, fr. L. rebellare. See Rebel.]
To feast in a riotous manner; to carouse; to act the bacchanalian; to make merry.Shak.
To move playfully; to indulge without restraint.Where joy most revels." Shak.
Re*vel" (?), v. t. [L. revellere; re-+ vellereto pluck, pull.] To draw back; to retract.[Obs.] Harvey.
Rev"e*late (?), v. t. [L. revelatus, p. p. of revelareto reveal.] To reveal.[Obs.] Frith. Barnes.
Rev`e*la"tion (?), n. [F. révélation, L. revelatio. See Reveal.]
The act of revealing, disclosing, or discovering to others what was before unknown to them.
That which is revealed.
(Theol.) (a) The act of revealing divine truth. (b) That which is revealed by God to man; esp., the Bible.By revelation he made known unto me the mystery, as I wrote afore in few words. Eph. iii. 3.
Specifically, the last book of the sacred canon, containing the prophecies of St. John; the Apocalypse.
Rev"e*la`tor (?), n. [L.] One who makes a revelation; a revealer.[R.]
Rev"el*er (?), n. [Written also reveller.] One who revels.Moonshine revelers." Shak.
Re*vel"lent (?), a. [L. revellens, p. pr. of revellere. See Revel, v. t.] Causing revulsion; revulsive.-- n. (Med.) A revulsive medicine.
Rev"el*ment (?), n. The act of reveling.
Rev"el*ous (?), a. [OF. reveleus.] Fond of festivity; given to merrymaking or reveling.[Obs.]Companionable and revelous was she. Chaucer.
Rev"el-rout` (?), n. [See Rout.]
Tumultuous festivity; revelry.[Obs.] Rowe.
A rabble; a riotous assembly; a mob.[Obs.]
Rev"er*ry (?), n. [See Revel, v. i. & n.] The act of engaging in a revel; noisy festivity; reveling.And pomp and feast and revelry. Milton.
Re*ven"di*cate (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Revendicated (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Revendicating.] [Cf. F. revendiquer. See Revenge.] To reclaim; to demand the restoration of.[R.] Vattel (Trans. ).
Re*ven`di*ca""tion (?), n. [F. revendication.] The act of revendicating.[R.] Vattel (Trans. )
Re*venge" (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Revenged (?), p. pr. & vb. n. Revenging ().] [OF. revengier, F. revancher; pref. re-re- + OF. vengierto avenge, revenge, F. venger, L. vindicare. See Vindicate, Vengerance, and cf. Revindicate.]
To inflict harm in return for, as an injury, insult, etc.; to exact satisfaction for, under a sense of injury; to avenge; -- followed either by the wrong received, or by the person or thing wronged, as the object, or by the reciprocal pronoun as direct object, and a preposition before thewrong done or the wrongdoer.To revenge the death of our fathers. Ld. Berners.The gods are just, and will revenge our cause. Dryden.Come, Antony, and young Octavius, come, Revenge yourselves alone on Cassius. Shak.
To inflict injury for, in a spiteful, wrong, or malignant spirit; to wreak vengeance for maliciously. Syn. -- To avenge; vindicate. See Avenge.
Re*venge", v. i. To take vengeance; -- withupon. [Obs.] A bird that will revenge upon you all." Shak.
The act of revenging; vengeance; retaliation; a returning of evil for evil.Certainly, in taking revenge, a man is even with his enemy; but in passing it over he is superior. Bacon.
The disposition to revenge; a malignant wishing of evil to one who has done us an injury.Revenge now goes To lay a complot to betray thy foes. Shak.The indulgence of revenge tends to make men more savage and cruel. Kames.
Re*venge"a*ble (?), a. Capable of being revenged;Warner. as,. revengeablewrong
Re*venge"ance (?), n. Vengeance; revenge.[Obs.]
Re*venge"ful (?), a. Full of, or prone to, revenge; vindictive; malicious; revenging; wreaking revenge.If thy revengeful heart can not forgive. Shak.May my hands . . . Never brandish more rebvengeful steel. Shak. Syn. -- Vindictive; vengeful; resentful; malicious.-- Re*venge"ful*ly, adv. -- Re*venge"ful*ness, n.
Re*venge"less, a. Unrevenged.[Obs.] Marston.
Re*venge"ment (?), n. Revenge.[Obs.]He 'll breed revengement and a scourge for me. Shak.
Re*ven"ger (?), n. One who revenges.Shak.
Re*ven"ging (?), a. Executing revenge; revengeful.-- Shak. Re*ven"ging*ly, adv.
Rev"e*nue (?), n. [F. revenu, OF. revenue, fr. revenirto return, L. revenire; pref. re-re- + venireto come. See Come.]
That which returns, or comes back, from an investment; the annual rents, profits, interest, or issues of any species of property, real or personal; income.Do not anticipate your revenues and live upon air till you know what you are worth. Gray.
Hence, return; reward; as, a. revenueof praise
The annual yield of taxes, excise, customs, duties, rents, etc., which a nation, state, or municipality collects and receives into the treasury for public use.Revenue cutter, an armed government vessel employed to enforce revenue laws, prevent smuggling, etc.
Re*verb" (?), v. t. To echo.[Obs.] Shak.
Re*ver"ber*ant (?), a. [L. reverberans, p. pr. : cf. F. réverbérant. See Reverberate.] Having the quality of reverberation; reverberating.
Re*ver"ber*ate (?), a. [L. reverberatus, p. p. of reverberareto strike back, repel; pref. re-re- + verberareto lash, whip, beat, fr. verbera lash, whip, rod.]
Reverberant.[Obs.] The reverberate hills." Shak.
Driven back, as sound; reflected.[Obs.] Drayton.
Re*ver"ber*ate (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Reverberated (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Reverberating.]
To return or send back; to repel or drive back; to echo, as sound; to reflect, as light, as light or heat.Who, like an arch, reverberates The voice again. Shak.
To send or force back; to repel from side to side; as, flame is. reverberatedin a furnace
Hence, to fuse by reverberated heat.[Obs.] Reverberated into glass." Sir T. Browne.
Re*ver"ber*ate, v. i.
To resound; to echo.
To be driven back; to be reflected or repelled, as rays of light; to be echoed, as sound.
Re*ver`ber*a"tion (?), n. [CF. F. réverbération.] The act of reverberating; especially, the act of reflecting light or heat, or reëchoing sound; as, the reverberationof rays from a mirror; the reverberationof rays from a mirror; the reverberationof voices; the reverberationof heat or flame in a furnace.
Re*ver"ber*a*tive (?), a. Of the nature of reverberation; tending to reverberate; reflective.This reverberative influence is that which we have intended above, as the influence of the mass upon its centers. I. Taylor.
Re*ver"ber*a`tor (?), n. One who, or that which, produces reverberation.
Re*ver"ber*a*to*ry (?), a. Producing reverberation; acting by reverberation; reverberative.Reverberatory furnace. See the Note under Furnace.
Re*ver"ber*a*to*ry, n. A reverberatory furnace.
Re*ver"dure (?), v. t. To cover again with verdure.Ld. Berners.
Re*vere" (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Revered (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Revering.] [L. revereri; pref. re-re- + vererito fear, perh. akin to E. wary: cf. F. révérer.] To regard with reverence, or profound respect and affection, mingled with awe or fear; to venerate; to reverence; to honor in estimation.Marcus Aurelius, whom he rather revered as his father than treated as his partner in the empire. Addison. Syn. -- To venerate; adore; reverence.
Rev"er*ence (?), n. [F. révérence, L. reverentia. See Reverent.]
Profound respect and esteem mingled with fear and affection, as for a holy being or place; the disposition to revere; veneration.If thou be poor, farewell thy reverence. Chaucer.Reverence, which is the synthesis of love and fear. Coleridge.When discords, and quarrels, and factions, are carried openly and audaciously, it is a sign the reverence of government islost. Bacon.&hand; Formerly, as in Chaucer, reverence denoted respect" honor", without awe or fear.
The act of revering; a token of respect or veneration; an obeisance.Make twenty reverences upon receiving . . . about twopence. Goldsmith.And each of them doeth all his diligence To do unto the feast reverence. Chaucer.
That which deserves or exacts manifestations of reverence; reverend character; dignity; state.I am forced to lay my reverence by. Shak.
A person entitled to be revered; -- a title applied to priests or other ministers with the pronouns his or your; sometimes poetically to a father.Shak. Save your reverence, Saving your reverence, an apologetical phrase for an unseemly expression made in the presence of a priest or clergyman. -- Sir reverence, a contracted form of Save your reverence.Such a one as a man may not speak of, without he say. Sir reverence." Shak.
Now lies he there, And none so poor to do him reverence. Shak.
Let . . . the wife see that she reverence her husband. Eph. v. 33.
Those that I reverence those I fear, the wise. Shak.
A reverend sire among them came. Milton.
They must give good example and reverend deportment in the face of their children. Jer. Taylor.&hand; This word is commonly given as a title of respect to ecclesiastics. A clergyman is styled the reverend; a dean, the very reverend; a bishop, the right reverend; an archbishop, the most reverend.
When ideas float in our mind without any reflection or regard of the understanding, it is that which the French call revery, our language has scarce a name for it. Locke.
There are infinite reveries and numberless extravagancies pass through both [wise and foolish minds]. Addison.<-- sic. left out a "which"? -->
He found the sea diverse With many a windy storm reverse. Gower.