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Definition 1: the use of an archaic expression - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for archaism in the sense of this definition

(archaism is a kind of ...) the style of expressing yourself

"he suggested a better formulation" "his manner of expression showed how much he cared"

(archaism is the usage domain for ...) in truth; certainly

"I verily think so" "trust in the Lord...and verily thou shalt be fed"

(archaism is the usage domain for ...) (archaic) cut short

"a dog with a curtal tail"

(archaism is the usage domain for ...) illegitimate

(archaism is the usage domain for ...) used of a medicine that is strengthening

(archaism is the usage domain for ...) very cold

"whatever the evenings be--frosty and frore or warm and wet"

(archaism is the usage domain for ...) of persons; feeling cold

"Poor Tom's acold"

(archaism is the usage domain for ...) (archaic) extremely hot, burning, or glowing

"the fervent heat...merely communicated a genial warmth to their half-torpid systems" "set out...when the fervid heat subsides"

(archaism is the usage domain for ...) faithful and true

"leal to the core of her intrepid Scottish heart"

(archaism is the usage domain for ...) exalted emotionally especially with pride

(archaism is the usage domain for ...) lifted up or set high

"their hearts were jocund and sublime"

(archaism is the usage domain for ...) utterly cast down

(archaism is the usage domain for ...) lacking a dowry

(archaism is the usage domain for ...) (used of things) lacking sense or awareness

"fine innocent weather"

(archaism is the usage domain for ...) prolix

"you put me to forget a lady's manners by being so verbal"

(archaism is the usage domain for ...) proportionate

(archaism is the usage domain for ...) slight or limited; especially in degree or intensity or scope

"a series of death struggles with small time in between"

(archaism is the usage domain for ...) powerful

(archaism is the usage domain for ...) retarded in intellectual development

(archaism is the usage domain for ...) through chance

"To sleep, perchance to dream..."

(archaism is the usage domain for ...) (archaic as adverb) in a brotherly manner

(archaism is the usage domain for ...) confidentially or in secret

"told her friend privily that she was planning to be married"

(archaism is the usage domain for ...) from a particular thing or place or position (`forth' is obsolete)

"ran away from the lion" "wanted to get away from there" "sent the children away to boarding school" "the teacher waved the children away from the dead animal" "went off to school" "they drove off" "go forth and preach"

(archaism is the usage domain for ...) from this place

"get thee hence!"

(archaism is the usage domain for ...) relying on medical quackery

"empiric treatment"

(archaism is the usage domain for ...) written or relating to writing

(archaism is the usage domain for ...) addressed to one who is departing

"apopemptic hymns"

(archaism is the usage domain for ...) like or relating to a prostitute

"meretricious relationships"

(archaism is the usage domain for ...) relating to the hours

"the horary cycle"

(archaism is the usage domain for ...) narrow

"strait is the gate"

(archaism is the usage domain for ...) full of cares or anxiety

"Thou art careful and troubled about many things"

(archaism is the usage domain for ...) copied in handwriting

(archaism is the usage domain for ...) devoid of courage or enthusiasm

(archaism is the usage domain for ...) large and roomy (`convenient' is archaic in this sense)

"a commodious harbor" "a commodious building suitable for conventions"

(archaism is the usage domain for ...) dressed or adorned (as for battle)

(archaism is the usage domain for ...) characterized by undue haste and lack of thought or deliberation

"a hotheaded decision" "liable to such impulsive acts as hugging strangers" "an impetuous display of spending and gambling" "madcap escapades"

(archaism is the usage domain for ...) a cowardly and despicable person

(archaism is the usage domain for ...) an offspring of a quadroon and a white parent; a person who is one-eighth black

(archaism is the usage domain for ...) an offspring of a mulatto and a white parent; a person who is one-quarter black

(archaism is the usage domain for ...) an offspring of a black and a white parent

(archaism is the usage domain for ...) (archaic) lame persons collectively

"the poor, and the maimed, and the halt, and the blind"

(archaism is the usage domain for ...) an obsolete term for the study and treatment of mental illness

(archaism is the usage domain for ...) a burden (figuratively in the form of a bundle)

(archaism is the usage domain for ...) greatness of quantity or measure or extent

(archaism is the usage domain for ...) truth or reality

"in sooth"

(archaism is the usage domain for ...) (obsolete) a combination of elements (of dryness and warmth or of the four humors) that was once believed to determine a person's health and temperament

(archaism is the usage domain for ...) an ancient (now obsolete) single-reed woodwind; usually made of bone

(archaism is the usage domain for ...) a stronghold

(archaism is the usage domain for ...) the meeting place of a medieval guild

(archaism is the usage domain for ...) especially a light saddle horse for a woman

(archaism is the usage domain for ...) any herbaceous plant having medicinal properties

(archaism is the usage domain for ...) a fitting reward

(archaism is the usage domain for ...) the chest considered as the place where secret thoughts are kept

"his bosom was bursting with the secret"

(archaism is the usage domain for ...) twisted together; as of filaments spun into a thread

"thrown silk is raw silk that has been twisted and doubled into yarn"

(archaism is the usage domain for ...) naturally having skin of a dark color

"a dark-skinned beauty" "gold earrings gleamed against her dusky cheeks" "a smile on his swarthy face" "`swart' is archaic"

(archaism is the usage domain for ...) burned brown by the sun

"of an adust complexion"

(archaism is the usage domain for ...) dwell

"You can stay with me while you are in town" "stay a bit longer--the day is still young"

(archaism is the usage domain for ...) bring about; accomplish

"This writer attempts more than his talents can compass"

(archaism is the usage domain for ...) (chiefly archaic) extend credit to

"don't trust my ex-wife; I won't pay her debts anymore"

(archaism is the usage domain for ...) make wrinkles or creases on a smooth surface; make a pressed, folded or wrinkled line in; `crisp' is archaic

"The dress got wrinkled" "crease the paper like this to make a crane"

(archaism is the usage domain for ...) verify by using a duplicate register for comparison

"control an account"

(archaism is the usage domain for ...) (archaic) a solvent

(archaism is the usage domain for ...) once thought to be one of four elements composing the universe (Empedocles)

(archaism is the usage domain for ...) the fifth and highest element after air and earth and fire and water; was believed to be the substance composing all heavenly bodies

(archaism is the usage domain for ...) once thought to be one of four elements composing the universe (Empedocles)

(archaism is the usage domain for ...) once thought to be one of four elements composing the universe (Empedocles)

(archaism is the usage domain for ...) once thought to be one of four elements composing the universe (Empedocles)

(archaism is the usage domain for ...) (archaic) roundabout or mysterious ways of action

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