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  • Imminution — Im mi*nu tion, n. [L. imminutio, fr. imminuere, imminutum, to lessen; pref. im in + minuere.] A lessening; diminution; decrease. [R.] Ray. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • impair — im·pair /im per/ vt 1: to damage or make worse by or as if by diminishing impair ed health 2: to diminish the value of (property or property rights); specif: to diminish the value of (legal contractual obligations) to the point that a party loses …   Law dictionary

  • decrease — I noun abatement, abbreviation, abridgment, alleviation, attenuation, constriction, contraction, curtailment, cut, cutback, deceleration, declension, declination, decline, decline and fall, decrement, decrescence, deduction, deflation, deminutio …   Law dictionary

  • lessen — I verb abate, abbreviate, abridge, abstract, adulterate, allay, alleviate, assuage, attenuate, bate, belittle, boil down, calumniate, censure, check, compress, condense, contract, curb, curtail, cut, cut down, decimate, decline, decrease, decry,… …   Law dictionary

  • reduce — re·duce /ri düs, dyüs/ vt re·duced, re·duc·ing 1: to make smaller 2 a: to convert (a chose in action) into a chose in possession enforcement action sought to reduce to possession her property interest in the...determination of money damages… …   Law dictionary

  • ADRODERE — vox propria τῶ παραχαρακτῶν, potius τῶ παρατρώκτων, quos des Rogneurs de monoyes Galli dicunt. L. 1. Cod. Theodos. de Ponderat. Emptio venditioque solidorum, quos excidunt aut diminuunt aut (ut proprio verbo uter cupiditatis) adrodunt, tamquam… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • AER Balneorum — Graecis dictus est, qui ex aqua remittitur, pro ut est temperata, modo tepidus, modo calidus: ad quem calefaciebant se, quibus domi foci parandi non erat copia. Aristophanes. Εἰς τὸ Βαλανεῖον τζέκε, Ε᾿πεῖτ᾿ Ϛ᾿κεῖ κορυφαῖος ἑςτηζὼς ςθέρου Κᾀγὼ γὰρ …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • FRONS — Genio olim sacra, teste Serv. qui addit Virg. Ecl. 6. v. 22. et 7. v. 27. Aen. l. 5. v. 567. Unde quoties Deum veneramur, frontem tangimus: Plin. sic describitur l. 11. c. 37. Frons et aliis (animantibus) sed homini tantum tristitiae, hilaritatis …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • INHONESTI — actores ludorum, Arnob. adv. Gentes l. 5. Itane istud non est Dearum imminuere digmtatem, dicare et consecrare turpissimas res eis, quas censor animus respuat, et quarum actores. inhonestos esse ius vestrum et inter capita computari iudicavit… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • NIMBUS — I. NIMBUS apud Isidor. fasciola est transversa ex auro assuta inlinteo, quod est in fronte feminarum. Plautus, quo magis eam aspicio, tanto magis nimbata est. Frontem enim minutiorem laudi olim fuisse, supra diximus; unde frontes nimbis imminuere …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

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