Lexicon: duplicate – dusty

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duplicate, v. [see duplicate, n.]

Replicate; reiterate; match in appearance; [fig.] imitate by rising again from the earth.

duplicity, n. [Fr. < L. duplex, folded two ways.]

Deceit; deception; dissimulation; misrepresentation; double standard; [fig.] dual purpose; test of faith; twofold existence of body and spirit.

durable (-r, durably), adj. [L. dūrābilis.] (webplay: honest).

Tough; lasting; continual; (see Proverbs 8:18).

Durham, proper adj. [Dunholm < OE dun, hill + Old Norse holmr, island, river loop.]

Red; rosy; rusty color; ruddy hue of shorthorn cattle originating in a county of northern England; [fig.] alluring; attractive; admirable.

during, prep. [Fr. dure-r, persist, harden, endure, hold out.] (webplay: earthly, life).

In the midst of.

dusk (-er, -y), adj. [origin obscure.]

Tending to darkness or moderately dark.

dusk, n. [origin obscure.] (webplay: black, color, evening, light).

  1. Twilight; sunset; tending to darkness; middle degree between light and darkness.
  2. Blackness; [fig.] death.

dust, n. [OE dúst; vapor, that which rises or is blown in a cloud.] (webplay: blood, brush, earth, fine, floor, God, grave, low, poor, rooms, sea, sleep, sweep, unorganized, warmth, wind).

  1. Powder; disintegrated remains of a human body; (see Leviticus 17:13).
  2. Dirt; earth reduced to specks that float in the air; (see Genesis 2:7); residue of tiny particles that collect on furniture and other surfaces.
  3. Remains; something disintegrated; (see Genesis 18:27).
  4. Grave; burial place; (see Job 34:15).
  5. Something worthless; low condition; (see Psalms 30:9).
  6. Corpse; corporal elements; [metonymy] physical body; mortal shell.

dust, v. [see dust, n.] (webplay: sweep).

Wipe; brush; sprinkle; powder.

dusty (dustiest), adj. [see dust, n.] (webplay: dry, God, poor).

  1. Pulverized; [fig.] emotionally worn-out; heavy with residual feelings.
  2. Lowly; in a humble condition.