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1) adust. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...3. Archaic Melancholy in appearance or temperament; gloomy. Middle English, from Latin adustus, past participle of adrere, to set fire to : ad-, ad- + rere, to burn....

2) 433. Brown. Mawson, C.O. Sylvester. 1922. Roget s International Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases
...VERB: RENDER BROWN &c. adj.; brown, tan, embrown, imbrown, bronze. ADJECTIVE: BROWN, adust [rare], castaneous, toast-brown, nut-brown, seal-brown, cinnamon, hazel,...

3) Of Ambition. XXXVI. Bacon, Francis. 1909-14. Essays, Civil and Moral. The Harvard Classics
...and stirring, if it be not stopped. But if it be stopped, and cannot have his way, it becometh adust, 2 and thereby malign and venomous. So ambitious men, if they...

4) 340. Dryness. Mawson, C.O. Sylvester. 1922. Roget s International Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases
...[rare], siccate [obs.], aneroid, sear or sere, siccant [rare], siccific, desiccatory; adust, arescent; dried &c. v.; undamped; dephlegmatory; juiceless, sapless;...

5) 54. The Mystery. Paris. Sterne, Laurence. 1917. A Sentimental Journey through France and Italy. Vol. III, Part 1. Harvard Classics Shelf of Fiction
...all kind of reasoning upon him. 1 It was a tall figure of a philosophic, serious, adust look, which pass d and repass d sedately along the street, making a turn of...

6) 384. Calefaction. Mawson, C.O. Sylvester. 1922. Roget s International Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases
...calcination; incineration; carbonization; cupellation. IGNITION, kindling, inflammation, adustion [rare], flagration [obs.], deflagration, conflagration; empyrosis,...

7) Purgatory. Canto XXI. Dante Alighieri. 1909-14. The Divine Comedy. The Harvard Classics
...Thaumantian Iris gleams, That yonder often shifts on each side Heaven. 50 Vapour adust doth never mount above The highest of the trinal stairs, whereon Peter s vicegerent...

8) This Capitolo I Write to Luca Martin Addressing Him in It As Will Appear. Cellini, Benvenuto. 1909-14. Autobiography. The Harvard Classics
...Should you but hanker after surgeon s skill, Twill draw the spoiled blood from your veins adust. Next there is something in itself that will Make you right eloquent,...

9) Paradise Lost: The Twelfth Book. Milton, John. 1909-14. Complete Poems. The Harvard Classics
...before them blazed, Fierce as a comet; which with torrid heat, And vapour at the Libyan air adust, 635 Began to parch that temperate clime; whereat In either hand...

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