Lexicon: joyous – judge

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joyous, adv. [see joy, n.] (webplay: birds).

Merrily; happily; cheerfully; blithely.

joyous, adv. [see joy, n.] (webplay: birds).

Merrily; happily; cheerfully; blithely.

jubilee, n. [Fr. jubilé, to shout for joy < L. < Gk. < Heb.] (webplay: joy).

  1. Exultation; complete bliss.
  2. Joy; celebration; time of rejoicing; [allusion] liberation; emancipation; ceremony in which complete forgiveness and freedom are granted; fiftieth year in the Old Testament calendar, when slaves are granted liberty and debts forgiven (see Leviticus 25).

jubilee, n. [Fr. jubilé, to shout for joy < L. < Gk. < Heb.] (webplay: joy).

  1. Exultation; complete bliss.
  2. Joy; celebration; time of rejoicing; [allusion] liberation; emancipation; ceremony in which complete forgiveness and freedom are granted; fiftieth year in the Old Testament calendar, when slaves are granted liberty and debts forgiven (see Leviticus 25).

Judas, proper n. [L. < Gk < Heb. 'celebrated'; see Iscariot.]

Judas Iscariot; disciple who betrayed Jesus Christ; man who revealed the location and identity of Christ to enemies for thirty pieces of silver; [fig.] traitor; betrayer; apostate; evil informer; (see Matthew 26; see also ED's letters).

Judas, proper n. [L. < Gk < Heb. 'celebrated'; see Iscariot.]

Judas Iscariot; disciple who betrayed Jesus Christ; man who revealed the location and identity of Christ to enemies for thirty pieces of silver; [fig.] traitor; betrayer; apostate; evil informer; (see Matthew 26; see also ED's letters).

Judea, proper n. [L. < Heb. j'hudah, praise.]

Jewish homeland; ancient kingdom named for Jacob's fourth son; territory of the Israelites after they returned from exile in Babylon; province in which Jesus Christ lived, taught, healed, died, and rose again from the dead; (see Luke 1:5); [fig.] place where much great suffering has taken place throughout history.

Judea, proper n. [L. < Heb. j'hudah, praise.]

Jewish homeland; ancient kingdom named for Jacob's fourth son; territory of the Israelites after they returned from exile in Babylon; province in which Jesus Christ lived, taught, healed, died, and rose again from the dead; (see Luke 1:5); [fig.] place where much great suffering has taken place throughout history.

judge, n. [OFr juge < L. jūdicem.] (webplay: hear).

Magistrate; jurist; legal expert; authority figure; determiner of truth; one who presides in a court of justice; [fig.] seer; wise man.

judge, n. [OFr juge < L. jūdicem.] (webplay: hear).

Magistrate; jurist; legal expert; authority figure; determiner of truth; one who presides in a court of justice; [fig.] seer; wise man.