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  • 141 Quail hawk — Quail Quail, n. [OF. quaille, F. caille, LL. quaquila, qualia, qualea, of Dutch or German origin; cf. D. kwakkel, kwartel, OHG. wahtala, G. wachtel.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any gallinaceous bird belonging to {Coturnix} and several allied… …

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  • 142 Quail pipe — Quail Quail, n. [OF. quaille, F. caille, LL. quaquila, qualia, qualea, of Dutch or German origin; cf. D. kwakkel, kwartel, OHG. wahtala, G. wachtel.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any gallinaceous bird belonging to {Coturnix} and several allied… …

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  • 143 Quail snipe — Quail Quail, n. [OF. quaille, F. caille, LL. quaquila, qualia, qualea, of Dutch or German origin; cf. D. kwakkel, kwartel, OHG. wahtala, G. wachtel.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any gallinaceous bird belonging to {Coturnix} and several allied… …

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  • 144 robin snipe — Quail Quail, n. [OF. quaille, F. caille, LL. quaquila, qualia, qualea, of Dutch or German origin; cf. D. kwakkel, kwartel, OHG. wahtala, G. wachtel.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any gallinaceous bird belonging to {Coturnix} and several allied… …

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  • 145 Rose-colored — Rose col ored, a. 1. Having the color of a pink rose; rose pink; of a delicate pink color. [1913 Webster] 2. Uncommonly beautiful; hence, extravagantly fine or pleasing; alluring; as, rose colored anticipations. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 146 Sea quail — Quail Quail, n. [OF. quaille, F. caille, LL. quaquila, qualia, qualea, of Dutch or German origin; cf. D. kwakkel, kwartel, OHG. wahtala, G. wachtel.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any gallinaceous bird belonging to {Coturnix} and several allied… …

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  • 147 Seductive — Se*duc tive, a. Tending to lead astray; apt to mislead by flattering appearances; tempting; alluring; as, a seductive offer. [1913 Webster] This may enable us to understand how seductive is the influence of example. Sir W. Hamilton. [1913… …

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  • 148 Siren — Si ren, a. Of or pertaining to a siren; bewitching, like a siren; fascinating; alluring; as, a siren song. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 149 Sleek — Sleek, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Sleeked};p. pr. & vb. n. {Sleeking}.] To make even and smooth; to render smooth, soft, and glossy; to smooth over. [1913 Webster] Sleeking her soft alluring locks. Milton. [1913 Webster] Gentle, my lord, sleek o er… …

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  • 150 Sleeked — Sleek Sleek, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Sleeked};p. pr. & vb. n. {Sleeking}.] To make even and smooth; to render smooth, soft, and glossy; to smooth over. [1913 Webster] Sleeking her soft alluring locks. Milton. [1913 Webster] Gentle, my lord, sleek o… …

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  • 151 Sleeking — Sleek Sleek, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Sleeked};p. pr. & vb. n. {Sleeking}.] To make even and smooth; to render smooth, soft, and glossy; to smooth over. [1913 Webster] Sleeking her soft alluring locks. Milton. [1913 Webster] Gentle, my lord, sleek o… …

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  • 152 Synoicus australis — Quail Quail, n. [OF. quaille, F. caille, LL. quaquila, qualia, qualea, of Dutch or German origin; cf. D. kwakkel, kwartel, OHG. wahtala, G. wachtel.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any gallinaceous bird belonging to {Coturnix} and several allied… …

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  • 153 Taking — Tak ing, a. 1. Apt to take; alluring; attracting. [1913 Webster] Subtile in making his temptations most taking. Fuller. [1913 Webster] 2. Infectious; contageous. [Obs.] Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster] {Tak ing*ly}, adv. {Tak ing*ness}, n. [1913… …

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  • 154 Takingly — Taking Tak ing, a. 1. Apt to take; alluring; attracting. [1913 Webster] Subtile in making his temptations most taking. Fuller. [1913 Webster] 2. Infectious; contageous. [Obs.] Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster] {Tak ing*ly}, adv. {Tak ing*ness}, n. [1913 …

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  • 155 Takingness — Taking Tak ing, a. 1. Apt to take; alluring; attracting. [1913 Webster] Subtile in making his temptations most taking. Fuller. [1913 Webster] 2. Infectious; contageous. [Obs.] Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster] {Tak ing*ly}, adv. {Tak ing*ness}, n. [1913 …

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  • 156 Tempting — Tempt ing, a. Adapted to entice or allure; attractive; alluring; seductive; enticing; as, tempting pleasures. {Tempt ing*ly}, adv. {Tempt ing*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 157 Temptingly — Tempting Tempt ing, a. Adapted to entice or allure; attractive; alluring; seductive; enticing; as, tempting pleasures. {Tempt ing*ly}, adv. {Tempt ing*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 158 Temptingness — Tempting Tempt ing, a. Adapted to entice or allure; attractive; alluring; seductive; enticing; as, tempting pleasures. {Tempt ing*ly}, adv. {Tempt ing*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 159 Turnix ocellatus — Quail Quail, n. [OF. quaille, F. caille, LL. quaquila, qualia, qualea, of Dutch or German origin; cf. D. kwakkel, kwartel, OHG. wahtala, G. wachtel.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any gallinaceous bird belonging to {Coturnix} and several allied… …

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  • 160 Turnix Sykesii — Quail Quail, n. [OF. quaille, F. caille, LL. quaquila, qualia, qualea, of Dutch or German origin; cf. D. kwakkel, kwartel, OHG. wahtala, G. wachtel.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any gallinaceous bird belonging to {Coturnix} and several allied… …

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