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CO'NGENER. n. s. (Latin.) A thing of diery, originally in corn, afterward in the same kind or nature.
money. The cherry-tree has been often grafted on the We see on them the emperor and general of laurel, to which it is a congener.
Miller. ficers, standing as they distributed a congiary 10 CONCE'NEROUS. adj. (congener, Latin.]
the soldiers or people. Of the same kind; arising from the T, CONGLA'CIATE. V. n. [conglucida same original.
tus, Lat.] To turn to ice. Those bodies, being of a congenerous nature,
No other doth properly conglaciate but waters do readily receive the impressions of their na
for the determination of quicksilver is properly ture. Brown's Vulgar Errours.
fixation, and that of milk coagulation. Breur. From extreme and lasting colds proceeds a CONGLACIATion. n. s. (from congla. great run of apoplexies, and other congenerous ciate.] The state of being changed, or diseases.
Arbuthnot on Air. act of changing, into ice. ÇONGE'NEROUSNESS. n. s. [from conge If crystal be a stone, it is concreted by a mi
nerous). The quality of being from the neral spirit, and lapiditical principles; for, while same original ; belonging to the same
it remained in a fluid body, it was a subject class.
Brouen. Dict. very unfit for proper congleciatier. CONGENIAL. adj. [con and genius, To CONGLOBATE. v.a. [conglobaru, Lat.) Partaking of the same genius;
Lat.) To gather into a hard frm ball. kindred ; cognate : in Swift it is fol.
The testicle, as is said, is one large conglodited lowed by with.
gland, consisting of soft fibres, all in one cuaro lution,
Grea He sprung, without any help, by a kind of congenial composure, as we may term it, to the
CO'NGLOBATE. adj. (from the verb. likeness of our late sovereign and master.
Movided into a firm ball, of which the
Wotton. fibres are not distinctly visible. You look with pleasure on those things which Fluids are separated froin the blood in the are somewhat congenial, and of a remote kindred liver, and the other conglobate and conglomerate to your own conceptions.
glands. Smit with the love of sister arts we came, CO'NGLOBATELY.adv. [from conglobate.) And met congenial, mingling fame with flame.
In a spherical form.
Dict Pope. He acquires a courage, and stiffness of opi
CONGLOBA'TION.n. s. [from conglobate.) nion, not at all congenial ceith him. Suijt. A round body; collection into a round CONGENIA'LITY. n. s. [from congenial.]
mass. Participation of the same genius ; cog
In this spawn are discerned many specks, nation of mind, or nature.
little conglobations, which in time become black
Breeze CONGE'NTALNESS. n. s. [from congenial.] To CONGLO'BE.v. a. [conglobo, Latin. Cognation.
To gather into a round mass; to conso CONGE'NITE. adj. [congenitus, Latin.]
lidate in a ball. Of the same birth ; born with another; Then he founded, then conglob's connate ; begotten together.
Like things to like. Milton': Paradise Lost Many conclusions of moral and intellectual
For all, their centre found, truths seem, upon this account, to be congenite Hung to the goddess, and coher'd around: with us, connatural to us, and engraven in the Not closer, orb in orb conglet'd, are seen very frame of the soul.
Hale. The buzzing bees about their dusky queen. Pepa. Did we learn an alphabet in our embryo-state? And how comes it to pass, that we are not
TO CONGLO'BE, V. n. To coalesce into :
round mass. aware of any such congenite apprehensions ? Glanville's Scepsis.
Thither they CO'NGER.n.s. [congrus, Lat.) The sea eel.
Hasted with glad precipicance, up-rolled Many fish, whose shape and nature are much
As drops on dust conglobing from the dry. Miles like the eel, frequent both the sea and fresh To CONGLO'MERATE. v. a. *** rivers; as the mighty conger, taken otten in the glomero, Lat.) To gather into a ball, Sevem.
like a ball of thread; to inweave into CONGE'RIES. n. s. (Latin.] A mass of
a round mass. small bodies heaped up together.
The liver is one great conglomerated gland, The air is nothing but a congeries or heap of composed of innumerable smal glands, each cá small, and for the most part of flexible, parti which consisterh of soft fibres, in a distindo cles, of several sizes, and of all kinds of figures.
separate convolution. Gree's Cesarias T. CONGE'$T. v. a. [congero, conges
1. Gathered into a round ball,
the constituent parts and fibres are CONGE'STIBLE. adj. [from congest.] That
Fluids are separated in the liver, and the other may be heaped up.
. CONGE'STON. n. 's. [congestio, Latin.] 2. Collected; twisted together.
A collection of matter, as in abscesses The beams of light, when they are makissed and tumours.
Quincy. and conglomerate, generate heat. Congestion is then said to be the cause of a CONGLOMERATION. 11. s. (from rett tumour, when the growth of it is slow, and glomerate.] without pain.
. Co'NGIARY. N. s. [congiarium, from con
2. Intertexture ; mixture. gius, a measure of corn, Lat.) A gift The multiplication
and conglomeration of sounde distributed to the Roman people or sole doth generate rarefaction of the air,
so as that
To CONGLU’TINATE. v. ai [conglu
Any multitude of christian men congregated tino, Latin.] To cement; to reunite;
may be termed by the name of a church. Hooker, to heal wounds.
These waters were afterwards congregated, and
called the sea. TO CONGLU'TINATE.V. n. To coalesce;
Tempests themselves, high seas, and howling to unite by the intervention of a callus.
winds, CONGLUTINATION. 1. s. [from congluti
The gutter'd rocks, and congregated sands, nate.) The act of uniting wounded
As having sense of beauty, do omit
Their mortal natures. bodies; reunion; healing.
Sbakspeare's Othello. 4226 The cause is a temperate conglutination ; for
The dry land, earth; and the great receptacle both bodies are clammy and viscous, and do
Of congregated waters, he callid sea :
Miltor. bridle the deflux of humours to the hurts. Bacon,
Heat congregates homogeneal bodies, and seTo this elongation of the fibres is owing the union or conglutination of parts separated by a
parates heterogeneal ones.
Nervion's Opticks. wound. Arbutbnot on Aliments.
Light, congregated by a burning glass, acts dorei CONGLU'TINATIVE. adj. [from conglu
most upon sulphureous bodies, to turn them into fire.
Newtor's Opticks. tinate.] Having the power of uniting To CONGREGATE.v. h. To assemble; wounds.
to meet; to gather together. CHE CONGLUTINA'TOR. N. s. [from congluti
He rails, nate.] That which has the power of
Ev'n there where merchants most do congregati, uniting wounds.
On me, my bargains.
Sbukspeara. The osteocolla is recommended as a congluti
'T is true (as the old proverb doth relate), nator of broken bones. Woodward on Fossils. Equals with equals often congregate. Denbam. (fret CONGRA’TULANT. adj. [from congratu
CO'NGREGATE. adj. [from the verb.] late.] Rejoicing in participation ; ex
Collected ; compact. pressing participation of another's joy.
Where the matter is most congregate, the cold Forth rush din haste the great consulting peers,
is the greater.
Bacon's Natural History. Rais'd from the dark divan, and with like joy
CONGREGATION, n. s. [from congregate ] Congratulant approach'd him. Milton, 1. The act of collecting. ( To CONGRA’TULATE. v. a. [gratu
The means of reduction by the fire, is but by lor, Latin.]
congregation of homogeneal parts. Bacon. 1. To compliment upon any happy event ;
2. A collection ; a mass of various parts
brought together. to express joy for the good of another.
This brave o'erhanging firmament appears no I congratulate our English tongue, that it has been enriched with words from all our neigh
other thing to me, than a foul and pestilent core bours.
Shakspeare. 2. It has sometimes the accusative case of 3. An assembly met to worship God in the cause of joy, and to before the
publick, and hear doctrine.
The words which the minister first properson.'
nounceth, the whole congregation shall repeat An ecclesiastical union within yourselves, I after him.
Hooker. ain rather ready to congratulate to you. Spratt. The practice of those that prefer houses before
The subjects of England may congratulate to churches, and a convencicle before the congrethemselves, that the nature of our government, gation,
South. and the clemency of our king, secure us. Dryd. If those preachers who abound in epiphonemas, T. CONGRA'TULATE. v. n. To rejoice would look about them, they would find part of in participation.
their congregation out of countenance, and the I cannot but congratulate with my country,
Swift. which hath outdone all Europe in advancing CONGREGATIONALi adj: [from congrecouversation.
Swift. 'CONGRATULATION. 1. s. [from congra
gation.) Publick ; pertaining to a con. tulate. )
gregation or assembly. It is a word used of such christians as hold
every 1. The act of professing joy for the hap
congregation to be a separate and indepiness or success of another. 2. The form in which joy for the happi
pendent church. ness of another is professed.
CONGRESS. n. s. [congressus, Latin.] CONGRA’TULATORY. adj. [from con I. A meeting ; a shock; a conflict.
gratulate.] Expressing joy for the Here Pallas urges on, and Lausus there; good fortune of another.
Their congress in the field great Jove withstands,
Both doom'd to fall, but fall by greater hands. To CONGRE'E. V. n. (from grc, French.]
Dryden's Æneid. To agree; to accord; to join ; to From these laws may be deduced the rules of unite. Not in use.
congresses and reflections of two bodies. For government,
Cheyne's Philosophical Principles. Put into parts, doth keep in one concent, 2. An appointed meeting for settlement of Congreeing in a full and natural close. Shaks.
affairs between different nations : as, To CONOR E'Et. v. n. (from con and
the congress of Cambray. greet.] To salute reciprocally. Not in CONGRESSIVE. adj. (from congress.]
Meeting ; encountering ; coming togeMy office hath so far prevailid,
ther. That face to face, and royal eye to eye, You have congreeted.
If it be understood of sexes conjoined, all Shakspeare's Henry v.
plants are female; and if of disjoined and conTo CONGREGATE. v. a. [congrego, gressive generation, there is no male or female Lat.] To collect together ; to assemble ;
Brown's. Vulg. Errours. te bring into one place.
To CONGRU'E. v. n. (from congruo,
Lat.) To agree ; to be consistent withi CO'NICALNESS. n. s. [from conical.] The to suit ; to be agreeable. Not in use. state or quality of being conical.
Our sovereign process imports at full, CONICK Section: n. s. A curve line arising By letters congruing to that effect,
from the section of a cone by a plane. The present death of Hamlet. Shakspeare, CONICK Sections. I n. s. That part of geoCONGRU'ENC E. 1. s. I congruentia, Latin.] CO'NICKS.
I metry which considers Agreement ; suitableness of one thing
the cone, and the curves arising from to another; consistency.
its sections. CONGRL'ENT. adj. [congruens, Latin.] TO CONJE'CT. v. n. [conjectum, Latin.) Agreeing; correspondent. These planes were so separated as to move
To guess; to conjecture. Not in usc. upon a cominon side of the congruent squares, as
I intreat you then,
From one that but imperfectly conjects, an axis. Cheyne's Philosophical Principles.
Your wisdom would not build yourself a trouble
. CONGRU'ITY.n. s. (from congrue.]
Sbahideer. 1. Suitableness; agreeableness.
CONJE'CTOR. n. s. [from conject.] A Congruity of opinions to our natural constitution, is one great incentive to their reception.
guesser ; a conjecturer. Glanville.
For so conjectors would obtrude,
And from thy painted skin conclude. : Szia 2. Fitness; pertinence. A whole sentence may fail of its congruity by
CONTE'CTURABLE.adj. [from conjecter. "Wanting one particle.
Being the object of conjecturc; possible 3. Consequence of argument; reason;
to be guessed. consistency.
CONJE'CTURAL. adj. (from conjecture. With what congruity doth the church of Rome Depending on conjecture; said or dope deny, that her enemies do not at all appertain
by guess. to the church of Christ ?
They'll sit by th' fire, and presume to kose [In geometry.) Figures or lines which
Who thrives and who declines, side factions, and exactly correspond, when laid over one
give out another; are in congruity.
Conjectural marriages. Sbakspeare's Coriolitik CONGRUMENT. n. s. (from congrue.]
Thou speak'st it falsely, as Úlove mine honou,
And mak'st conjectural fears to come into m?. Fitness; adaptation. Not in usc.
Sbalspas The congrument and harmonious fitting of pe
It were a matter of great profit, save thar! riods in a sentence, hath almost the fastening doubt it is too conjectural to venture upea,
and force of knitting and connexion. Ben Jonsor. one could discern what corn, herbs, or free's CO'N GRUOUS. adj. [congruus, Lat.] are likely to be in plenty or scarcity. I. Agreeable to; consistent with.
The two last words are not in Callimachus The existence of God is so many ways mani
and consequently the rest are only conjetura). fest, and the obedience we owe him so congruous
Bruce to the light of reason, that a great part of man
CONJECTUR A’LITY. n. s. [from covje kind give testimony to the law of nature. Lycke. tural.] That which depends upon guess 2. Suitable to; accommodated to; pro They have not recurred unto chronology, a portionate or commensurate.
the records of time, but taken themselves as The faculty is infinite, the object infinite, and
probabilities, and the conjecturality of philos.pt. they infinitely congruous to one another.
Brown's Bavar Erratia Cheyne's Philosophical Principles. CONJE'CTURALLY. ada. [from conje' 3. Rational ; fit.
tural.] By guess; by conjecture. Motives that address themselves to our reason, Whatsoever may be at any time, out of Surip are fittest to be employed upon reasonable crea ture, but probably and conjecturally surmised tures: it is no ways congruous, that God should
Hutt He always frightening men into an acknowledg
Let it be probably, not conjecturally, protest ment of the truth.
Atterbury. CO'NGRUOUSLY, adv. (from congruous.] CONJECTURE. 1. s. [conjectura, Lat. Suitably; pertinently consistently. 1. Guess ; imperfect knowledge; prepote
This conjecture is to be regarded, because, deration of opinion without priof. congruously wito it, one having warmed the blad In the casting of lots, a man canni, upon der, found it then lighter than the opposite any ground of reason, bring the event so many weighii.
Boyle's Spring of the Air. as under conjecture. CO'NICAL. adj. [conicus, Lat.] Having 2. Idea ; notion; conception. Not in CO'NICK. S the form of a cone, or round decreasing:
Now entertain conjecture of a time,
When creeping murmur, and the paring dark, Tow'ring tirs in conick forms arise,
Fills the wide vessel of the universe. Stadgar And with a pointed spear divide the skies. Prior.
A brown fint of a conick figure: the basis is To CONJE'CTURE. v.a. [from the noun] oblong.
Woodward. To guess ; to judge by guess; to enterThey are conical vessels, with their bases
tain an opinion upon bare probability, towards the heart; and, as they pass on, their When we look upon such things as equally diameters grow still less.
may or may not be, human reason can then, at CONICALLY, adv. [from conical.] In the best, but conjecture what will be. form of a cone.
CONJE'CTURER. n. s. (from ronjecture] In a watering pot, shaped conically, or like a A. guesser ; one who forms opinion sugar-lonf, filled with water, no liquor falls without proof. through the holes at the bottom, whilst the If we should believe very grave conjecteren, gardenerkeeps his thumb upon the orifice at the carnivorous animals now were not flesh devouren top
Boyle's Spring of the dir. thed.
I shall lcave conjecturers to their own imagina- 2. To infect. verbs; to decline verbs tions.
through their various terminations. CONI'Perous. adj. [conus and fero, Lat.) CO'NJUGATE. 1. so (conjugatus, Latin.] Such trees or herbs are coniferous as bear a
Agreeing in derivation with another squamose scaly fruit, of a woody substance, and a rigure approaching to i cone, in which are word, and therefore generally resem. many seeds; and when they are ripe, the several bling in signification.' cells in the cone open, and the seeds drop out. His grammatical argument, grounded upon Of this kind are the fir, pine, and beech.Quincy. the derivation of spontaneous from sporte,weighs TO CON JO'BBIE. v. a. (from con, together,
nothing: we have learned in logick, that conjuand jobbernowl, the head.] To concert ;
gates are sometimes in name only, and not in
deed. to settle ; to discuss. A low cant word. CONJUGATE Diometer, or Axis. (In geo
Brambell's Ansteer to Hobbes. What would a body think of a minister that should conjobble matters of state with tumblers,
metry.] A right line bisecting the and confer politicks with tinkers ? L'Estrange.
Chambers. TO CONJOYIN. v. a. (conjoindre, Fr. con CONJUGA’TION. 11. s. [conjugatio, Lat.] jungo, Latin.]
I. A couple ; a pair. 1. To unite ; to consolidate into one.
The heart is so far from affording nerves unto Thou wrong'st Pirithous: and not him alone;
other parts, that it receiveth very few itself from But, while I live, two friends conjoin'd in one.
the sixth conjugation or pair of nerves. Brosur,
Dryden. 2. The act of uniting or compiling things 2. To unite in marriage.
together. If either of you know any inward impediment, The general and indefinite contemplations and why you should not be conjoin'd, I charge you notions of the elements, and their conjugations, on your souls to utter it.
Sbakspeare. are to be set aside, being but notional; and 3. To associate ; to connect.
illimited and definite axioms are to be drawn out Common and universal spirits convey the
of measured instances.
Bacon. action of the remedy into the part, and conjoin
All the various mixtures and conjugations of the virtue of bodies far disjoined.
Bentley. Men of differing interests can be reconciled in 3. The form of infecting verbs through one conmunion; at least, the designs of all can their series of terminations. be conjoined in ligatures of the same reverence, Have those who have writ so much about deand piety, and devotion.
Taylor. clensions and conjugations, about concords and Let that which he learns next be nearly con syntaxes, lost their labour, and been learned to joined with what he knows already. Locke,
no purpose ?
Looke. TO CON JO'IN. v. n. To league ; to unite. 4. Union; assemblage. This part of his
The supper of the Lord is the most sacred, Conjoins with my disease, and helps to end me. mysterious, and useful conjugation of secret and
Taylor. CONJO'Int. adj. [conjoint, Fr.] United; CONJU'NCT. adj. [conjunctus, Latin.] connected ; associate.
Conjoined ; concurrent; united.
Not CONJOINT Degrees. [In musick.] Two
notes which immediately follow each It pleas'd the king his master to strike at mel; other in the order of the scale : as, ut When he, conjunet, and Aatt'ring his displeasure,
Tript me behind. Sbaks. King Lear. CONJO'INTL.Y. adv. [from conjoint.). In
Conjunction. n. s. [conjunctio, Lat,] union ; together ; in association ; joint- 1. Union ; association ; league. ly; not apart.
With our small conjunction! We should on, A gross and frequent error, commonly com
To see how fortune is dispos'd to us. Shuksp. mitted in the use of doubtful remedies, conjointly
He will unite the white rose and the red; with those that are of approved virtues. Brown.
Smile heaven upon his fair conjunction; The parts of the body, separately, make
That long hatli frown'd upon their enmity! Shak. known the passions of the soul, or else conjointly
The treaty gare abroad a reputation of a strict one with the other. Dryden.
conjunction and amity between them. CO'NISOR. See COGNISOUR.
Man can effect no great matter by his per
sonal strength, but as he acts in society and conCONJUGAL. adj. [conjugalis, Lat.) Ma
junction with others.
Soutb. trimonial; belonging to marriage ; con An invisible hand from heaven mingles hearts nubial.
and souls by strange, secret, and unaccountable Their conjugal affection still is tied,
South, And still the mournful race is multiplied. Dryd. I could not forbear commending the young
2. The congress of two planets in the woman for her conjugal affection, when I found
same degree of the zodiack, where they that she had left the good man at home. Speit.
are supposed to have great power and He mark*d the conjugal dispute ;
influence. Nell roar'd incessant, Bick sat mute. *Stuift. God, neither by drawing waters from the CO'NJUGALLY. adv. [from conjugal.] deep', nor by any conjunction of the stars, should Matriinonially; connubially.
bury them under a second flood.
Ralcih. To CO'NJUGATE. v. a. [conjugo, Lat.)
Has not a poet more virtues and vices within
his circle? Cannot he observe their influences 1. To join ; to join in marriage; to
in their oppositions and conjunctions, in their unite.
altitudes and depressions? He shall sooner find Those drawing as well marriage as wardship, ink than nature exhausted.
Ryaner. gave him both power and occasion to conjugate at Pompey and Cæsar were two stars of such a pleasure the Norman and the Saxon houses." magnitude, that their conjunction was as fatal as W otton. their opposition.
3. A word made use of to connect the What black magician conjures up this fend, clauses of a period together, and to
To stop devoted charitable deeds? Sbelspears
. signify their relation to one another.
What is he, whose griefs
Conjures the wand'ring stars, and makes them
stand I, Closely united. A sense rot in use. Like wonder-wounded hearers! Sbakapean. She's so conjunctive to my life and soul,
I thought their own fears, whose black arts That, as the star moves not but in his sphere,
up those turbulent spirits, would force I could not but by her.
Sbaispears. them to corsjure them down again. King Charle. mo [In grammar.] · The mood of a verb, You have conjured up persons that exist 20 used subsequently to a conjunction.
where else but on old coins, and have made our CONJU'NCTIVELY. adv. [from conjune
passions and virtues visible. Addisus. tive.] In union; not apart.
4. It is to be observed, that when this These are good mediums conjunctively taken,
word is used for summon, or conspire, its that is, not one without the other. Brown.
accent is on the last syllable, conjúre; CONJU'NCTIVENESS. n. s. [from conjune
when for charm, on the first, cónjure. tive.] The quality of joining or unit- To Co'xfur E. V. n. To practise charms ing.
or enchantments; to enchant. CONJU'NCTLY. adv. (from conjunct.]
My invocation is honest and fair; and in his
mistress's name I conjure only but to raise up
Sbakspeare's Romeo and Julie', CONJU'NCTURE. 1. s. [conjoncture, Fr.] Out of my door, you witch! you hag, you 1. Combination of many. circumstances, baggage, you poulcat, you runaway! Out, ornity or causes.
out! I 'll conjure you, I'll fortunetell you! I never met with a more unhappy conjuncture
Sbakspeare's Merry Wives of Winder. of affairs than in the business of that earl. King Cb, CO'NJURER. n. s. [from conjure.]
Every virtue requires time and place, a proper I. An enchanter; one that uscs charms. object, and a fit conjuncture of circumstances. Good doctor Pinch, you are a conjurer;
Establish him in his true sense again. Stakip. 2. Occasion ; critical time.
Figures in the book
Clarendon. Thus has he done you British consorts right; 3. Mode of union; connexion.
Whose husbands, stould they pry like mine za He is quick to perceive the motions of articu
night, lation, and conjunctures of letters in words.
Would never find you your
Tho' they turn'd conjurers to take you tripping,
2. An impostor wbo pretends to secret
King Charles. From the account the loser brings, CONJURATION. n. s. [from conjure.]
The conj'rer knows who stole the things
. Prier. J, The form or act of summoning another
3. By way of irony, a man of shrewd con. in some sacred name.
jecture; a man of sagacity. We charge you, in the name of God, take heed:
Though ants are very knowing, I don't take Under this conjuration speak, my lord. Sbaksp.
them to be conjurers; and therefore they could %. A magical form of words; an incanta
not guess that I had put some corn in that rock tion; an enchantment.
Your conjuration, fair knight, is too strong for CONJU'REMENT. 1. s. [from conjuse.] my poor spirit to disobey.
Serious injunction ; solemn demand.
I should not be induced but by your carnes
I woa his daughter with ? Sbakspeare's Othello. Latin.] 3. A piot; a conspiracy.
Dict. TO CONJU'RE. v. a. [conjuro, Latin.]
1. Common birth; production at the same 1. To suromon in a sacred name ; to en:
time ; community of birth. join with the highest solemnity.
2. Being produced together with another He concluded with sighs and tears to conjure,
being them, that they would no more press him to con
Christians have baptized these geminous births sent to a thing so contrary to his reason. Clarend.
and double connascencies, as containing in them a The church may address her sons in the form
distinction of soul.
Decay of Piety. improperly:
Syniphasis denotes a correscence, or growing
7. СС1. To join
puca T To Co join oth
plates or bubbles, are connal with the rays, and
Addison's Cato. 'CONNA'T E. adj. [from
Born with another; of the same birth.
speculative intellect, do yet admit them in this.
Wisteet con and natus, Lat.)
Many, who deny all connate notions in the
Their dispositions to be reflected, some at a greater and others at a less thickness, of thia