EXTRADITION, eks-tra-dish'un, _n._ a delivering up by one government to another of fugitives from justice.--_adj._ EXTRAD[=I]'TABLE.--_v.t._ EX'TRADITE, to hand over to justice. [L. _ex_, from, _traditio_--_trad[)e]re_, _traditum_, to deliver up.]
EXTRADOS, eks-tr[=a]'dos, _n._ the convex surface of an arch or vault.
EXTRANEOUS, eks-tr[=a]n'yus, _adj._ external: foreign: not belonging to or dependent on a thing: not essential.--_n._ EXTRAN[=E]'ITY.--_adv._ EXTRAN'EOUSLY. [L. _extraneus_, external, _ex_, from, _extra_, outside.]
EXTRAORDINARY, eks-tror'di-nar-i, or eks-tra-or'-, _adj._ beyond ordinary: not usual or regular: wonderful: special or supernumerary, as 'physician extraordinary' in a royal household, and 'extraordinary professor' in a German university, both being inferior to the ordinary official.--_n.pl._ EXTRAOR'DINARIES, things that exceed the usual order, kind, or method.--_adv._ EXTRAOR'DINARILY.--_n._ EXTRAOR'DINARINESS. [L. _extra_, outside, _ordo_--_inis_, order.]
EXTRAUGHT, eks-trawt' (_Shak._), _pa.p._ of EXTRACT.
EXTRAVAGANT, eks-trav'a-gant, _adj._ wandering beyond bounds: irregular: unrestrained: excessive: profuse in expenses: wasteful.--_ns._ EXTRAV'AGANCE, excess: lavish expenditure: (_Milt._) digression; EXTRAV'AGANCY (_Shak._), vagrancy: extravagance.--_adv._ EXTRAV'AGANTLY.--_v.i._ EXTRAV'AG[=A]TE, to wander: to exceed proper bounds. [L. _extra_, beyond, _vagans_, _-antis_, pr.p. of _vag[=a]ri_, to wander.]
EXTRAVAGANZA, eks-trav-a-gan'za, _n._ an extravagant or eccentric piece of music or literary production: extravagant conduct or speech. [It.]
EXTRAVASATE, eks-trav'a-s[=a]t, _v.t._ to let out of the proper vessels.--_adj._ let out of its proper vessel: extravasated.--_n._ EXTRAVAS[=A]'TION, act of extravasating: the escape of any of the fluids of the living body from their proper vessels through a rupture in their walls.
[L. _extra_, out of, _vas_, a vessel.]
EXTREAT, eks-tr[=e]t', _n._ (_Spens._) extraction.
EXTREME, eks-tr[=e]m', _adj._ outermost: most remote: last: highest in degree: greatest: excessive: most violent: most urgent: stringent.--_n._ the utmost point or verge: end: utmost or highest limit or degree: great necessity.--_adv._ EXTR[=E]ME'LY.--_ns._ EXTR[=E]'MISM; EXTR[=E]'MIST.--_adj._ EXTREM'ITAL.--_n._ EXTREM'ITY, the utmost limit: the highest degree: greatest necessity or distress: (_pl._) the hands and feet.--EXTREME UNCTION (see UNCTION).--GO TO EXTREMES, to go too far: to use extreme measures.--IN EXTREMIS (L.), at the point of death; IN THE EXTREME, in the last, highest degree: extremely; THE LAST EXTREMITY, the utmost pitch of misfortune: death. [O. Fr. _extreme_--L. _extremus_, superl. of _exter_, on the outside.]
EXTRICATE, eks'tri-k[=a]t, _v.t._ to free from hinderances or perplexities: to disentangle: to set free.--_adj._ EX'TRICABLE.--_n._ EXTRIC[=A]'TION, disentanglement: act of setting free. [L. _extric[=a]re_, _-[=a]tum_--_ex_, out, _tricae_, hinderances.]
EXTRINSIC, -AL, eks-trin'sik, -al, _adj._ external: not contained in or belonging to a body: foreign: not essential--opp. to _Intrinsic_.--_n._ EXTRINSICAL'ITY.--_adv._ EXTRIN'SICALLY. [Fr.,--L. _extrinsecus_--_exter_, outside, _secus_, beside.]
EXTRORSE, eks-trors', _adj._ turned outward.--Also EXTROR'SAL. [L. _extra_, outside, _versus_, turned.]
EXTRUDE, eks-tr[=oo]d', _v.t._ to force or urge out: to expel: to drive off.--_n._ EXTRU'SION, act of extruding, thrusting, or throwing out: expulsion.--_adjs._ EXTRU'SIVE, EXTRU'SORY. [L. _extrud[)e]re_, _extrusum_--_ex_, out, _trud[)e]re_, to thrust.]
EXUBERANT, eks-[=u]'b[.e]r-ant, _adj._ plenteous: overflowing: happy: lavish.--_ns._ EX[=U]'BERANCE, EX[=U]'BERANCY, quality of being exuberant: an overflowing quantity: superfluousness: outburst.--_adv._ EX[=U]'BERANTLY.--_v.i._ EX[=U]'BER[=A]TE, to be exuberant. [L.
_exuberans_, pr.p. of _exuber[=a]re_--_ex_, inten., _uber_, rich.]
EXUDE, eks-[=u]d', _v.t._ to discharge by sweating: to discharge through pores or incisions, as sweat, moisture, &c.--_v.i._ to flow out of a body through the pores.--_n._ EXUD[=A]'TION, act of exuding or discharging through pores: that which is exuded. [L. _exud[=a]re_--_ex_, out, _sud[=a]re_, to sweat.]
EXUL, eks'ul, _n._ (_Spens._) an exile.
EXULCERATE, egz-ul'ser-[=a]t, _v.t._ to exasperate, afflict.--_n._ EXULCER[=A]'TION, ulceration: exasperation. [L. _exculcer[=a]re_, _-[=a]tum_--_ex_, out, _ulcer[=a]re_.]
EXULT, egz-ult', _v.i._ to rejoice exceedingly: to triumph.--_ns._ EXULT'ANCE, EXULT'ANCY, exultation: triumph.--_adj._ EXULT'ANT, exulting: triumphant.--_n._ EXULT[=A]'TION, rapturous delight: transport.--_adv._ EXULT'INGLY. [L. _exsult[=a]re_, _-[=a]tum_, from _exsil[=i]re_--_ex_, out or up, _sal[=i]re_, to leap.]
EXUVIae, eks-[=u]'vi-[=e], _n.pl._ cast-off skins, shells, or other coverings of animals: (_geol._) fossil shells and other remains of animals.--_adj._ EX[=U]'VIAL.--_v.i._ EX[=U]'VI[=A]TE, to lay aside an old covering or condition for a new one.--_n._ EXUVI[=A]'TION, the act of exuviating. [L., from _exu[)e]re_, to draw off.]
EYALET, [=i]'a-let, _n._ a division of the Turkish Empire--_vilayet_.
[Turk.,--Ar. _iy[=a]lah[=a]l_, to govern.]
EYAS, [=i]'as, _n._ an unfledged hawk.--_adj._ (_Spens._) unfledged.--_n._ EY'AS-MUS'KET, an unfledged male hawk: (_Shak._) a child. [_Eyas_, a corr.
of _nyas_--Fr. _niais_--L. _nidus_, nest.]
EYE, [=i], _n._ (_obs._) a brood. [For _nye_, _neye_; _a neye_=an eye. See EYAS.]
EYE, [=i], _n._ the organ of sight or vision, more correctly the globe or movable part of it: the power of seeing: sight: regard: aim: keenness of perception: anything resembling an eye, as the hole of a needle, loop or ring for a hook, &c.: the seed-bud of a potato: (_pl._) the foremost part of a ship's bows, the hawse-holes.--_v.t._ to look on: to observe narrowly.--_v.i._ (_Shak._) to appear:--_pr.p._ ey'ing or eye'ing; _pa.p._ eyed ([=i]d).--_ns._ EYE'-BALL, the ball, globe, or apple of the eye; EYE'-BEAM, a glance of the eye; EYE'BRIGHT, a beautiful little plant of the genus _Euphrasia_, formerly used as a remedy for diseases of the eye (see EUPHRASY); EYE'BROW, the hairy arch above the eye.--_v.t._ to provide with artificial eyebrows.--_adj._ EYE'BROWLESS, without eyebrows.--_p.adj._ EYED, having eyes: spotted as if with eyes.--_ns._ EYE'-DROP (_Shak._), a tear; EYE'-FLAP, a blinder on a horse's bridle; EYE'-GLANCE, a quick look; EYE'GLASS, a glass to assist the sight, esp. such as stick on the nose by means of a spring: the eye-piece of a telescope and like instrument: (_Shak._) the lens of the eye; EYE'LASH, the line of hairs that edges the eyelid.--_adj._ EYE'LESS, without eyes or sight: deprived of eyes: blind.--_ns._ EYE'LET, EYE'LET-HOLE, a small eye or hole to receive a lace or cord, as in garments, sails, &c.: a small hole for seeing through: a little eye.--_v.i._ to make eyelets.--_ns._ EYE'LIAD, obsolete form of _oeillade_; EYE'LID, the lid or cover of the eye: the portion of movable skin by means of which the eye is opened or closed at pleasure; EYE'-[=O]'PENER, something that opens the eyes literally or figuratively, a startling story: a drink, esp. in the morning; EYE'-PIECE, the lens or combination of lenses at the eye-end of a telescope; EYE'-PIT, the socket of the eye; EYE'-SALVE, salve or ointment for the eyes; EYE'-SERV'ANT, a servant who does his duty only when under the eye of his master; EYE'-SERV'ICE, service performed only under the eye or inspection of an employer: formal worship; EYE'-SHOT, the reach or range of sight of the eye: a glance; EYE'SIGHT, power of seeing: view: observation; EYE'SORE, anything that is offensive to the eye or otherwise; EYE'-SPLICE, a kind of eye or loop formed by splicing the end of a rope into itself; EYE'-SPOT, a spot like an eye.--_adj._ EYE'-SPOT'TED (_Spens._), marked with spots like eyes.--_ns._ EYE'-STONE, a small calcareous body used for removing substances from under the eyelid; EYE'-STRING, the muscle which raises the eyelid; EYE'-TOOTH, one of the two canine teeth of the upper jaw, between the incisors and premolars; EYE'-WA'TER, water flowing from the eye: a lotion for the eyes; EYE'-WINK (_Shak._), a rapid lowering and raising of the eyelid: a glance: the time of a wink; EYE'-WIT'NESS, one who sees a thing done.--EYE FOR EYE, _lex talionis_ (Ex. xxi. 24); EYE OF DAY, the sun.--ALL MY EYE (_slang_) unreal; BE ALL EYES, to give all attention; BE A SHEET IN THE WIND'S EYE, to be intoxicated; CLAP, LAY, SET, EYES ON (_coll._), to see; CRY ONE'S EYES OUT, to weep bitterly; CUT ONE'S EYE-TOOTH, to cease to be a child: to be shrewd; GIVE AN EYE TO, to attend to; GREEN EYE, jealousy; HAVE AN EYE TO, to contemplate: to have regard to; IN EYE, in sight; IN ONE'S MIND'S EYE, in contemplation; IN THE EYES OF, in the estimation, opinion, of; IN THE WIND'S EYE, against the wind; KEEP ONE'S EYE ON, to observe closely: to watch; MAKE A PERSON OPEN HIS EYES, to cause him astonishment; MAKE EYES AT, to look at in an amorous way: to ogle; MIND YOUR EYE (_slang_), take care; MY EYE! a mild asseveration; NAKED EYE (see NAKED); OPEN A PERSON'S EYES, to make him see: to show him something of which he is ignorant; PIPE, or PUT THE FINGER IN, THE EYE, to weep; SEE EYE TO EYE, from Is. lii. 8, but used in the sense of 'to think alike;' SEE WITH HALF AN EYE, to see without difficulty; UNDER THE EYE OF, under the observation of; UP TO THE EYES, deeply engaged. [A.S. _eage_; cf.
Goth. _augo_, Ger. _auge_, Dut. _oog_, Ice. _auga_.]
EYNE, [=i]n, _n.pl._ (_arch._) eyes.
EYOT, [=i]'ot, _n._ a little island. [A variant of _ait_.]
EYRE, [=a]r, _n._ a journey or circuit: a court of itinerant justices.--JUSTICES IN EYRE, itinerant judges who went on circuit. [O. Fr.
_eire_, journey, from L. _iter_, a way, a journey--_[=i]re_, _itum_, to go.]
EYRY, EYRIE, old spellings of _aerie_.
F the sixth letter in the English and Latin alphabets--its sound called a labio-dental fricative, and formed by bringing the lower lip into contact with the upper teeth: (_mus._) the fourth note of the natural diatonic scale of C: as a medieval Roman numeral=40; [=F]=40,000.--THE THREE F'S, fair rent, fixity of tenure, and free sale.
FA', fa, _v._ and _n._ a Scotch form of _fall_.
FA'ARD, fard, _adj._ a Scotch form of _favoured_.
FABACEOUS, f[=a]-b[=a]'shi-us, _adj._ bean-like. [L. _faba_, a bean.]
FABIAN, f[=a]'bi-an, _adj._ delaying, avoiding battle, cautious, practising the policy of delay.--_n._ a member of a small group of Socialists in England, called by this name. [From Q. _Fabius_ Maximus, surnamed Cunctator ('delayer'), from the masterly tactics with which he wore out the strength of Hannibal, whom he dared not meet in battle.]
FABLE, f[=a]'bl, _n._ a narrative in which things irrational, and sometimes inanimate, are, for the purpose of moral instruction, feigned to act and speak with human interests and passions: any tale in literary form, not necessarily probable in its incidents, intended to instruct or amuse: the plot or series of events in an epic or dramatic poem: a fiction or myth: a ridiculous story, as in 'old wives' fables,' a falsehood: subject of common talk.--_v.i._ to tell fictitious tales: (_obs._) to tell falsehoods.--_v.t._ to feign: to invent.--_p.adj._ F[=A]'BLED, mythical.--_n._ F[=A]'BLER, a writer or narrator of fictions.--_adj._ FAB'ULAR.--_v.i._ FAB'UL[=I]SE, to write fables, or to speak in fables.--_ns._ FAB'ULIST, one who invents fables; FABULOS'ITY, FAB'ULOUSNESS.--_adj._ FAB'ULOUS, feigned, false: related in fable: immense, amazing.--_adv._ FAB'ULOUSLY. [Fr. _fable_--L. _fabula_, _f[=a]ri_, to speak.]
FABLIAU, fab-li-[=o]', _n._ one of a group of over a hundred metrical tales, usually satirical in quality, produced in France from about the middle of the 12th to the end of the 13th century:--_pl._ FAB'LIAUX. [Fr.]
FABRIC, fab'rik, or f[=a]'brik, _n._ workmanship: texture: anything framed by art and labour: building, esp. the construction and maintenance of a church, &c.: manufactured cloth: any system of connected parts.--_v.t._ (_Milt._) to construct.--_n._ FAB'RICANT, a manufacturer. [Fr.
_fabrique_--L. _fabrica_--_faber_, a worker in hard materials.]
FABRICATE, fab'ri-k[=a]t, _v.t._ to put together by art and labour: to manufacture: to produce: to devise falsely.--_n._ FABRIC[=A]'TION, construction: manufacture: that which is fabricated or invented: a story: a falsehood.--_adj._ FAB'RICATIVE.--_n._ FAB'RICATOR. [L. _fabric[=a]ri_, _-[=a]tus_--_fabrica_, fabric.]
FAcADE, fa-s[=a]d', _n._ the exterior front or face of a building.
[Fr.,--_face_, after It. _facciata_, the front of a building--_faccia_, the face.]
FACE, f[=a]s, _n._ the front part of the head, including forehead, eyes, nose, mouth, cheeks, and chin: the outside make or appearance: front or surface of anything: the edge of a cutting-tool, &c.: the part of a coal-seam actually being mined: cast of features, any special appearance or expression of the countenance: look, configuration: boldness, effrontery; presence: (_B._) anger or favour.--_v.t._ to meet in the face or in front: to stand opposite to: to resist: to put an additional face or surface on; to cover in front.--_v.i._ to turn the face, as in military tactics--'right face,' &c.--_ns._ FACE'-ACHE, neuralgia in the nerves of the face; FACE'-CARD, a playing-card bearing a face (king, queen, or knave); FACE'-CLOTH, a cloth laid over the face of a corpse.--_adj._ FACED, having the outer surface dressed, with the front, as of a dress, covered ornamentally with another material.--_n._ FACE'-GUARD, a kind of mask to guard or protect the face.--_adj._ FACE'LESS, without a face.--_ns._ FAC'ER, one who puts on a false show: a bold-faced person: (_slang_) a severe blow on the face, anything that staggers one; FAC'ING, a covering in front for ornament or protection.--FACE DOWN, to abash by stern looks; FACE OUT, to carry off by bold looks; FACE THE MUSIC (_U.S. slang_), to accept the situation at its worst; FACE-TO-FACE, in front of, in actual presence of.--ACCEPT ONE'S FACE, to show him favour or grant his request; FLY IN THE FACE OF, to set one's self directly against; HAVE TWO FACES, or BE TWO-FACED, to be disingenuous; ON THE FACE OF IT, on its own showing: palpably plain; PULL A LONG FACE, to look dismal and unhappy; PUT A GOOD FACE ON, to assume a bold or contented bearing as regards; RIGHT FACE! LEFT FACE! RIGHT ABOUT FACE! words of command, on which the soldiers individually turn to the side specified; RUN ONE'S FACE (_U.S. slang_), to obtain things on credit by sheer impudence; SET ONE'S FACE AGAINST, to oppose strenuously; SHOW ONE'S FACE, to appear, to come in view; SHUT THE DOOR IN HIS FACE, to shut the door before him, refusing him admittance; TO HIS FACE, in his presence, openly. [Fr. _face_--L. ''facies'', form, face; perh. from _fac[)e]re_, to make.]
FACET, fas'et, _n._ a small surface, as of a crystal.--_v.t._ to cut a facet upon, or cover with facets.--_adj._ FAC'ETED, having or formed into facets. [Fr. _facette_, dim. of _face_.]
FACETIOUS, fa-s[=e]'shus, _adj._ witty, humorous, jocose: bawdy--(_obs._ or _arch._) FACETE'.--_n.pl._ FACETIae (fa-s[=e]'shi-[=e]), witty or humorous sayings or writings: a bookseller's term for improper books--of all degrees of indecency.--_adv._ FAC[=E]'TIOUSLY.--_n._ FAC[=E]'TIOUSNESS. [Fr., from L. _fac[=e]tia_--_facetus_, merry, witty.]
FACIAL, f[=a]'shal, _adj._ of or relating to the face.--_adv._ F[=A]'CIALLY.--FACIAL ANGLE, in craniometry, the angle formed by lines drawn to show to what extent the jaws are protruding and the forehead receding.
FACIES, f[=a]'shi-[=e]z, _n._ general aspect of anything: the face, features. [L.]
FACILE, fas'il, _adj._ easily persuaded: affable: yielding: easy of access or accomplishment: courteous: easy.--_n._ FAC'ILENESS.--_v.t._ FACIL'IT[=A]TE, to make easy: to lessen difficulty.--_ns._ FACILIT[=A]'TION; FACIL'ITY, quality of being facile; dexterity: easiness to be persuaded: pliancy: easiness of access: affability: (_Scots law_) a condition of mental weakness short of idiocy, but such as makes a person easily persuaded to do deeds to his own prejudice:--_pl._ FACIL'ITIES, means that render anything easily done. [Fr.,--L. _facilis_, easy--_fac[)e]re_, to do.]