Lexicon: fondle – footless

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fondle (-ed), v. [see fond, adj.]

Regard; admire; esteem; stare at; gaze lovingly upon; look intently at; view carefully as if touching.

fondly, adv. [see fond, adj.]

Tenderly; gently; lovingly; with nostalgia.

fondness, n. [see fond, adj.]

  1. Fancy; indulgence; vanity; conceit; pleasure; adornment; light affection.
  2. Affection; tenderness; devotion; true love.

food (-'s), n. [OE.] (webplay: eaten, growth, supplies).

  1. Nourishment; diet; essential nutrients for sustaining life.
  2. Sustenance; aliment; life support; energy from nutriments delivered by respiration and digestion via the blood; [fig.] breath; language; [metaphor] sacrament; physical and spiritual salvation delivered by the atonement via the sacrificial blood of the Lord.

fool, n. [ME.]

  1. One who is lacking in intelligence.
  2. Idiot; one devoid of common understanding.

foolish (-er), adj. [see fool, n.]

  1. Unwise; imprudent; acting without judgment or discretion.
  2. Silly; vain; trifling.

foolish, n. [see fool, n.]

Someone lacking in intelligence.

foot (feet), n. [OE fot, fet.] (webplay: boat, earth, end, fellow, inch, law, march, measure, mountains, music, pace, shod, soldier, stand, step, verse, walk).

  1. Path; journey; course of walking; direction of movement; [metonymy] soul; body; upright self; [phrase “My foot is on the Tide!”] I am walking on water by faith (see Matthew 14:28-31).
  2. Shoe; boot; [fig.] dancer; dance of blessed spirits; [metonymy] meter; metrical unit; numerical measurement in verse; combination of stressed and unstressed syllables in the line of a lyric.
  3. Base; bottom; lower part.
  4. Footing; foundation; condition; state of being.
  5. Lower extremity of a leg; part of the leg that stands or walks on the ground.
  6. Step; pace.
  7. Farther end of a grave; opposite the headstone.
  8. Root; bottom growth; part anchoring a plant in the soil.
  9. Transport; means of walking.
  10. Organ of locomotion; attachment belonging to certain invertebrate animals; that which resembles an animal's foot in shape or function.

footing, n. [see foot, n.]

Ground; terra firma; a solid base; that which sustains; a firm foundation on which to stand.

footless, adj. [see foot, n.]

Disembodied; moving above the ground; [fig.] invisible.