n. - One who abducts.
n. - A muscle which serves to draw a part out, or form the median line of the body; as, the abductor oculi, which draws the eye outward.
n. - One who is learning the alphabet; hence, a tyro.
n. - One engaged in teaching the alphabet.
a. - Alt. of Abecedary
adv. - In bed, or on the bed.
adv. - To childbed (in the phrase "brought abed," that is, delivered of a child).
n. - An evergreen shrub (Hibiscus -- formerly Abelmoschus -- moschatus), of the East and West Indies and Northern Africa, whose musky seeds are used in perfumery and to flavor coffee; -- sometimes called musk mallow.
n. - Alt. of Aberrancy
a. - Wandering; straying from the right way.
a. - Deviating from the ordinary or natural type; exceptional; abnormal.
v. t. - To instigate or encourage by aid or countenance; -- used in a bad sense of persons and acts; as, to abet an ill-doer; to abet one in his wicked courses; to abet vice; to abet an insurrection.
v. t. - To support, uphold, or aid; to maintain; -- in a good sense.
v. t. - To contribute, as an assistant or instigator, to the commission of an offense.
n. - Act of abetting; aid.
n. - Expectancy; condition of being undetermined.
n. - Suspension; temporary suppression.
a. - Being in a state of abeyance.
v. t. - To shrink back with shuddering from; to regard with horror or detestation; to feel excessive repugnance toward; to detest to extremity; to loathe.
v. t. - To fill with horror or disgust.
v. t. - To protest against; to reject solemnly.
v. i. - To shrink back with horror, disgust, or dislike; to be contrary or averse; -- with