Emily Dickinson Lexicon
Lexicon: around – arrived
around, prep. [see round, prep.] (webplay: all, brows, encircling, every, round, side, town, travel).
- In orbit with; moving in a circular path in relation to.
- About; close to; near to; next to; in the area of; in the vicinity of.
- Girding; constricting; in contact with by encircling.
- To the side of; not going through but rather on the edge of.
- In a path above; moving over; going from place to place in.
- On the other side of.
- Among; surrounding; enveloping; on all sides of.
- Embracing; enclosing; encompassing; encircling; [fig.] possessing; claiming; containing.
Arragon, proper n. [var. spelling of “Aragon”; < Sp. Arragón < Celtic ar, to flow < *IE ar, water; first applied to Aragon River.]
Region of northeastern Spain; medieval kingdom in the Iberian peninsula; birthplace of Catherine of Aragon, queen of England and first wife of Henry VIII.
arraign (-s), v. [AngFr < OFr < L. ad + ratiōnāre, reason, talk reasonably.]
- [Legal term] indict; charge with fault; accuse of wrong-doing; take account of; take responsibility for; [word play on “reign” or “rein”] lead; direct; control.
- Interrogate; question; examine.
arrange (-ed), v. [OFr à + rangier, rank.] (webplay: hands, made, parts, put, rows).
- Identify astronomically; rank in order from hottest to coldest.
- Plan; settle; prepare; make plans for.
- Organize; put in order; place in a series; line up; set in place.
array (-s), n. [AngFr < OFr. 'make ready', 'put in order'.] (webplay: fine, man, place, see).
- Clothing; attire; apparel; raiment; costume; presentation of fine jewelry.
- Panorama; scene; exhibition; presentation; production; show; impressive display; [fig.] beauty of nature; colorful sunset or sunrise.
- Armada; battleship formation; display of force; arrangement in military lines; exhibition of a navy ready for confrontation; [fig.] dramatically colorful sunset patterns.
- Appearance; [fig.] petals; blossom; bloom; flower; (see Luke 12:27).
- Phrase. “One in the red array”: glorious morning of the resurrection; [fig.] Christ, who will descend in robes of red in the Second Coming; (see Isaiah 63:2); the Lord, as “the bright and morning star”; (see Revelation 22:6).
array (-ed), v. [see array, v.] (webplay: dress, glory, man, right, see).
- Invest; [fig.] renew; revive; restore; resurrect.
- Involve; employ; absorb; engage; immerse; occupy.
- Clothe; prepare; equip; [fig.] adorn; beautify; decorate; glorify; endow.
arrest (arrested), v. [OFr < L. ad to, at + restāre, remain, stop < re, back + stāre, stand.] (webplay: eyes, find, senses, world).
- Notice; discover; remark; capture; apprehend; comprehend; seize; grasp; understand.
- Stop; block; hinder; impede; obstruct; prevent from going.
- Attract; catch the attention of; cause one to stare at.
arrestless, adj. [ED neologism; see arrest, v.]
Incessant; continual; unceasing; unstoppable in sound.
arrive, v. [OFr < L. ad, to + rīpa, shore.]
Come; appear; happen; materialize; unfold.
arrived, verbal n. [see arrive, v.] (webplay: point).
Achiever; winner; person who has reached a specific destination or goal; people that have attained full development; those who have achieved success or distinction.