Lexicon: ensuing – entire

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ensuing, verbal adj. [see ensue, v.] (webplay: peace).

  1. Next; proximate; following; succeeding; coming after in time.
  2. Resulting; consequent; subsequent; future; later.

entail (-ed), v. [OFr < L. in, into + taleāre, to cut.]

Include; to settle on.

enter (-ed, -s), v. [Fr. < L.]

  1. Join; descend into.
  2. Proceed; advance; go forward.
  3. Register; record; account for.
  4. Strike; pierce; penetrate.

entering, verbal n. [see enter, v.]

  1. Access; [fig.] partaking; participating in.
  2. Passing into; coming in; proceeding forward; being allowed to go in; crossing over into the Promised Land (see Deuteronomy 34:4).

enterprise, n. [OFr entre, between + prendre, to take.]

Work; business; challenging task; difficult operation.

entertain (-s, -ed, -ing), v. [L. inter, among + tenir, to hold.]

  1. Receive; acquire; welcome.
  2. Accommodate; allow; [word play] be overwhelmed by.
  3. Harbor; protect; keep.
  4. Amuse; show hospitality.

enthrall, v. [OE.]

  1. Mesmerize; hold spellbound.
  2. Enslave; bring into bondage.

enthralling, adj. [see enthrall, v.]

Captivating; entrancing; mesmerizing; transfixing; gripping; enchanting; completely engaging; causing dizziness; capturing absolute attention.

entice (-ed), v. [OFr 'to set on fire, to add fuel to'.]

Allure; attract seductively.

entire, adj. [Fr. < L. in, not + *tag-, to touch.]

Whole; having no part left out.