Lexicon: seat – secret

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seat, n. [ON; see sit, v.] (webplay: guests, hills, judgment, time).

  1. Destined place; [metonymy] destiny; future; mansion.
  2. Phrase. “Judgment Seat”: throne; judge's chair; advocate's bar; justice bench; place where all mortals will have an interview on the Day of Judgment (see Romans 14:10).

seat (-ed, -s), v. [see seat, n.] (webplay: chair, tables).

  1. Hold; have space for; provide a place for; allow enough room to accommodate.
  2. Provide a resting place for; [fig.] support; hold.
  3. Rest; settle; take a place for.

secede (-d), v. [L. 'to withdraw, to go'.]

Depart; exit; recede; disappear; withdraw formally from fellowship; [fig.] die; retreat by death.

secession, n. [L. 'action of secede'.]

Departure; withdrawal; act of leaving; [fig.] death.

second, adj. [Fr. < L. 'following'.] (webplay: first, time).

  1. Resurrected; transfigured; glorious.
  2. Another; next in order of.
  3. Lesser; inferior.

second (-s, -'s), n. [Fr. < L. 'next, to follow'.] (webplay: time).

  1. Moment; [metonymy] brief lifetime.
  2. Instant; 1/60th of a minute; [fig.] following one.

secondary, adj. [L. 'of the second class or quality'.]

Alternative; back up; [possible irony or paradox] inferior although divine.

secrecy, n. [see secret, adj.]

Privacy; confidence; trust.

secret, adj. [Fr. < L. 'to separate, to divide off'.] (webplay: place).

Private; solitary; hidden; removed from view.

secret (-s), n. [see secret, adj.]

  1. Concealed matter; private affair; deliberately hidden message.
  2. Mystery; undiscovered thing; unknown fact; unspoken message.
  3. Miracle; [fig.] rebirth; reappearance; renewal.
  4. Special affection; tender feeling of love.