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... }shall leave conjecturers to their own imaginations. Addison. CoN1/F ERous. adj. [conus and fero, Lat.] Such trees, or herbs are coniferov, as bear a squamose scaly fruit, of a woody substance, and a figure approaching to a cone, in which are many seeds; and when they are ripe, the several cells in the cone open, and the seeds drop out. Of this kind are the fir, pine, and beech. Quincy. To Cos Jo'B B I. E. v.a. from con, together, and jobbernowl, the head..] To concert; to settle ; to discuss. A low cant word. What would a body think of a minister that should caujobble matters of state with tumblers, and confer politicks with tinkers ? I.' E, trange. To CONJO'IN. v. a. Leonjoindre, Fr. conjungo, Latin.] 1. To unite ; to consolidate into one. Thou wrong'st Pirithous: and not him alone; But, while I live, two friends conjoin'd in one. Dryden. 2. To unite in marriage. If either of you know any inward impediment, why you should not be conjoin'd, I charge you on your souls to utter it. Shakspeare. 3. To associate ; to connect. Common and universal spirits convey the action of the remedy into the part, and conjoin the virtue of bodies far disjoined. root 'n'Men of differing interests can be reconciled in one communion; at least, the designs of all can be conjoined in ligatures of the same reverence, and piety, and devotion. Taylor. Let that which he learns next be nearly conjoined with what he knows already. Locke. To Co NJo's N. v. m. To league; to unite. - This part of his Conjoins with my disease, and helps to end me. Shaksprare. CoNJo’i N.T. adj. [conjoint, Fr.] United ; connected ; associate. - [In musick.] Two notes which immediately follow each other in the order of the scale: as, ut and re. CoNJo'1NT I.Y. adv. [from conjoint.] In union ; together ; in association ; jointly ; not apart. A gross and frequent error, commonly committed in the use of doubtful remedies, cojointly with those that are of approved virtues. #. The parts of the body, separately, make known the passions of the soul, or else conjointly one with the other. Dryden. Co’s 1so R. See Co G.N 1sour. CO'NJUGAL. adj. [conjugalis, Lat.] Matrimonial; belonging to marriage; connubial. Their conjugal affection still is tied. And still the mournful race is multiplied. Dryd. I could not forbear commending the young woman for her conjugal affection, when I found that she had left #. good man at home. Spect. He mark'd the conjugal dispute; Nell roard incessant, Dick sit mute. Sorso. Co's Ju G A LI.Y. adv. [from conjugal.] Matrimonially; connubially. To So's jug at E. A. a. [confogo, Lat.] * - To join ; to join in marriage; to unite. - Those drawing as well marriage as wardship, so him both power and occasion to conjugate at Pleasure the Norman and the soon hos. Hoston.

2. To inflect verbs; to decline werbs
through their various terminations.
Co's jug At E. m. s. [conjugatus, Latin.]
Agreeing in derivation with another
word, and therefore generally resem-
bling in signification. - --
His grammatical argument, grounded upon
the derivation of spontaneous from porte, weighs
nothing: we have learned in logick, that conjo-
gates are sometimes in name only, and not in
deed. Bramhell', Ansorer to .*.*5-s.
CoN J U GATE Diameter, or Axis. [In geo-
metry.] A right line bisecting the
transverse diameter. Clambers.
CoN Jug A^r to N. m. s. [conjugatio, Lat.]
1. A couple ; a pair. - -
"The heart is so far from affording nerves unto
* other parts, that it receiveth very few itself from
the sixth conjugation or pair of nerves. Brown.
2. The act of uniting or compiling things
together. -
The general and indefinite contemplations and
notions of the elements, and their conjugations,
are to be set aside, being but notional; and
illimited and definite axioms are to be drawn out
of measured instances. Bacon.
All the various mixtures and conjugations of
atoms do beget nothing. Beatley.
3. The form of inflecting verbs through
their series of terminations. :
Have those who have writ so much about de-
clensions and †. about concords and
syntaxes, lost their labour, and been learned to
no purpose 2 Locke.
4. Union ; assemblage.
The supper of the Lord is the most sacred,
mysterious, and useful conjugation of secret and
holy things and duties. Taylor.
CONJU'NCT. adj. [conjunctus, Latin.]
Conjoined; concurrent; united. Not
in use. -
It pleas'd the king his master to strike at me;
When he, conjunct, and flatt ring his displeasure,
Tript me behind. Slak. King Lear.
CoN JU's crio N. m. s. [conjunctio, Lat, J
1. Union ; association; league.
with our small conjoretion we should on,
To see how fortune is dispos'd to us. Shop.
He will unite the white rose and the red;
Smile heaven upon his fair conjunction, -
‘That longhath frown'd upon their enmity! So!.
The treaty gave abroad a reputation of a strict
conjunction and annity between them. Beven.
Man can effect no great matter by his per-
sonal strength, but as he acts in society and con-
unction with others. . - South.
An invisible hand from heaven mingles hearts
and souls by strange, secret, and unaccountable
vojunctions. "- - Sout!.
2. The congress of two planets in the
same degree of the zodiack, where they
are supposed to have great power and
influence. -
God, neither by drawing waters from the
deep, nor by any conjunction of the stars, should
bury them under a second flood. Aaloo.
Has not a poet more virtues and vices within
his circle : Cannot he observe their influences
in their oppositions and conjunctions, in their
altitudes and depressions? He shall sooner find
ink than nature exhausted. Row, r.
Pompey and Casar were two stars of such a
magnitude, that their conjunction was as fital as
their opposition. Swift,


3. A word made use of to connect the clauses of a period together, and to signify their relation to one another. Clarke. CoNJU'Nctive. adj. [conjunctivus, Lat.] 1. Closely united. A sense not in use. - She's so ecounctive to my life and soul, That, as the star moves not but in his sphere, I could not but by her. S$31 pears. 2. (In grammar.] The mood of a verb, used subsequently to a conjunction. Cox Ju's c 1 i v ELY. adv. [from conjunetive..] In union ; not apart. These are good mediums conjunctively taken, that is, not one without the other. Brown. CoNJU'Nct 1 v EN Ess. n. 4. [from conjuncfive.] The quality of joining or uniting. Conju'Nctly. adv. [from conjunct.] Jointly ; together ; not apart. CoNJu'Nct URE. n. 4. [conjoncture, Fr.] 1. Combination of many circumstances, or causes. I never met with a more unhappy conjuncture of affirsthan in the business of that earl King Ch. Every virtue requires time and place, a proper object, and a fit conjuncture of circumstances. Addison's Spectator. 2. Occasion ; critical time. Such censures always attend such conjuncturer; and find fault for what is not done, as with that which is done. Clarendon. 3. Mode of union; connexion. He is quick to perceive the motions of articulation, and conjunctures of letters in words. Holder's Elements of Speech. 4. Consistency. I was willing to grant to presbytery what with reason it can pretend to, in a “; episcopacy. ing Charles. CoNJURA’rio N. m.s.. [from conjure.] 1. The form or act of summoning another in some sacred name. We charge you, in thename of God, takeheed: Under this conjuration speak, my lord. Shakap. 2. A magical form of words; an incantation ; an enchantment. Your soniuratios. fair knight, is too strong for my poor spirit to disobey. Sidney. What drugs, what charms, What conjuration, and what mighty magick, For such proceeding I am charg’d withal, I won his daughter with ? Shakspeare's Othello. 3. A plot; a conspiracy. Dict. To CONJU’RE. v. a. [conjuro, Latin.] I. To summon in a sacred name ; to enjoin with the highest solemnity. He concluded with sighs and tears to conjure them, that they would no more press him to consent to a thing so contrary to his reason. Clarend. The church may address her sons in the form St. Paul does the Philippians, when he conjures them to unity. Decay of Piety. I conjore you! Let him know, Whate'er was done against him, Cato did it. - Addison's Cato. 2. To bind many by an oath to some common design. This sense is rare. He in proud rebellious arms, Drew after him the third part of heav'n's

Sons, Conjur'd against the Highest. Milton's Par. Lost. 3. To influence by magick; to affect by enchantment; to charm.

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2. An impostor who pretends to ittitt arts; a cunning man. From the account the loser brings, The conj’rer knows who stole the things. Prio, 3. By way of irony, a man of shrewd com’ jecture; a man of sagacity. Though ants are very knowing, I don't to them to be conjurers; and therefore they could not guess that I had put some corn in that to Adão, CoNJu'REMENT. n. x. [from consort] Serious injunction : solemn demand. I should not be induced but by your to: intreaties and serious conjurementi. MoCoN NA’s ce. Nce. n. 3. [con and raio, Latin.] 1. Common birth; production at the same time ; community of birth. 2. Being produced together with anoor being. Christianshave baptized these geminoshio and double connascetities, as containing in tho’ distinction of soul. Brown's 7'-g' Fo 3. The act of uniting or growing togetho improperly. Symphasis denotes a tennairence, co; together. #irror". CoNs are adj.[from con and naturio Born with another; of the same birth. Many, who deny all cannate notions o speculative intellect, do yet admit them of

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CoNNA’tur AL. adj. [con and natural.]
1. United with the being ; connected by
First, in man's mind we find an appetite
To learn and know the truth of every thing;
Which is connatural, and born with it. Davier.
These affections are connatural to us, and as
we grow up so do they. L’Estrange.
2. Participant of the same nature.
is there no way, besides
These painful passages, how we may come
To death, and mix with our connatural dust?
Whatever draws me on,
Or sympathy, or some connatural force,
Pow'rful at greatest distance to unite
With secret amity. Milton's Paradise Lost.
Cos NATu Ra'lit Y. m. s. [from connatu-
ral.] Participation of the same nature;
natural union.
There is a connaturality and congruity between
that knowledge and those habits, and that future
estate of the soul. Hale.
CoNNA’ruf All Y. adv. [from connatu-
ral.] By the act of nature; originally.
Some common notions seem connaturally en-
graven in the soul, antecedently to discussive
ratiocination. Hale.
CoN NA’t U R A LNess. m. s. [from connatu-
ra!..] Participation of the same nature;
natural union. -
Such is the connaturalness of our corruptions,
except we looked for an account hereafter.
Pearson on the Creed.
7% CONNECT. v. a. [connecto, Latin.]
1. To join ; to link ; to unite; to con-
join ; to fasten-together.
The corpuscles that constitute the quicksilver
will be so connected to one another, that, instead
of a fluid body, they will appear in the form of
a red powder. Boyle.
2. To unite by intervention, as a cement.
The natural order of the connecting ideas must
direct the syllogisms; and a man must see the
connection of each intermediate idea with those
that it connects, before he can use it in a syllo-
gism. Locłe.
3. To join in a just series of thought, or
regular construction of language: as,
the authour connects his reasons well.
To CoN N E^ct. v. m. To cohere; to have
just relation to things precedent and
subsequent. This is seldom used but in
CoNN E^ct 1 v ELY. adv.[from connect.] In
conjunction ; in union; jointly; con-
jointly ; conjunctly.
The people's power is great and indisputable,
whenever they can unite connectively, or by de-
putation, to exert it. Swift.

To Co NNE’x. v. a. [connexum, Lat.] To
join or link together; to fasten to each
Those birds who are taught some words or
sentences, cannot connex their words or sentences
in coherence with the matter which they sig-
nify. Hale's Origin of Mankind.
They fly,
By chains connex'd, and with destructive sweep
Behead whole troops at once. Philips.
CoN se’s los. n. 3. Lsrom connex; or con-
nexio, Lat..] .
1. Union ; junction; the act of fastening

together; the state of being fastened together. My heart, which by a secret harmony Still moves with thine, jom'd in connexion sweet. Milton. There must be a future state, where the etermaland inseparable connexion between virtue and happiness shall be manifested. atterbury. 2. Just relation to something precedent or subsequent ; consequence of argumentation; coherence. Contemplation of human nature doth, by a necessary connexion and chain of causes, carry us up to the Leity. H. . Each intermediate idea must be such as, in the whole chain, hath a visible connexion with those two it is placed between ofA conscious, wise, reflecting cause; That can deliberate, means elect, and find Their due connexion with the end design'd. Blackmore's Creation. CoNN e^x 1 v E. adj. [from connex.] Having the force of connexion ; conjunctive. The predicate and subject are joined in a form of words by connexive particles. Watts. Co NN1ct A’ rio N. m. s. [from conneto, Lat.] A winking. Dict. CoN N 1'v AN ce. n.s.. [from connive.] 1. The act of winking. Not in use. 2. Voluntary blindness; pretended ignorance; forbearance. It is better to mitigate usury by declaration, than to suffer it to rage by connivance. Bacon. Disobedience, having gained one degree of liberty, will demand another: every vice interprets a connivance an approbation, South. A tannivance to admit half, will produce ruin. - Swift. To CONNI'VE. v. n. [conniveo, Lat.] 1. To wink. This artist is to teach them how to nod judiciously, to connive with either eye. Spectator. 2. To pretend blindness or ignorance ; to forbear; to pass uncensured. The licentiousness of inferiours, and the remissness of superiours; the one violates, and the other connives. Decay of Picty. With whatever colours he persuades authority to connive at his own vices, he will desire its protection from the effects of other men's. Rogers. He thinks it a scandal to government to conwive at such tracts as reject all revelation. Swift. CONNOISSE’UR. n. ... [Fr. A judge; a critick. It is often used of a pretended critick. Your lesson learnt, you'll be secure To get the name of connoisseur.


To CO'NNOTATE. v. a. [con and neta,

Latin.] To designate something besides itself; to imply ; to infer. God's foreseeing doth not include or remnatate predetermining, any more than I decree with my intellect. - Hammond. Cos Not A’t los. n.s.. [from connotate.] Implication of something besides itself; inference ; illation. By reason of the co-existence of one thing with another, there ariseth a various relation or connetation between them. Hale's Orig. of Mankind. Plato by his ideas means only the divine essence with this connotation, as it is variously imitable or participable by created beings. Norris. To CoN No's E. v. a. Iron and nota, Lat.] To imply ; to betoken; to include.

o C O N &ood, in the general notion of it, eannotes also a certain suitableness of it to some other thing. South. CoN NU'B1A L. adj. I connubialis, Latin.] Matrimonial ; nuptial ; pertaining to marriage; conjugal. Should second love a pleasing flame inspire, And the chaste queen connubial rites require, Pope's Odyssey. CO'NOID. n.s. wou?"..] A figure partaking of a cone; approaching to the form of a cone. The tympanum is not capable of tension as a drum: there remains another way, by drawing it to the centre into a conoid form. Halder. CoN or'pic A. adj. Ifrom conoid..] Approaching to a conick form, to the form of a round decreasing. To CONQUA’SSATE. v. a. [conquaiso, Latin.] To shake; to agitate. Not in usco. Vomits do violently conquairate the lungs. arov.”. CoN Q. Ass A'tion. m. s. [from conquassate.] Agitation ; concussion. To CONQUER. v. a. [conquerir, Fr. con, quirere, Latin.] 1. To gain by conquest; to overrun; to win. They had conquered them, and brought them under tribute. 1 Macc. Welcome, great Stagirite, and teach me now All I was born to know : Thy scholar's victories thou dost outdo; He conquer'd th' earth, the whole world you.

*T was fit,

Who conquer'd nature, should preside o'er wit.
We conquer'd France, but felt our co


Their arts victorious triumph'd o'er our arms.


2.To overcome ; to subdue ; to vanquish.
Both tugging to be victors, breast to breast;
Yet neither conqueror nor conquered. Shaop.
The conquer'd also, and inslav'd by war,
Shall, with their freedom lost, all virtue lose

And fear of God. Milton.
Anna conquers but to save, .
And governs but to bless. Smith.

3. To surmount; to overcome: as, he conquered his reluctance. ‘To Co'Nique R. v. n. To get the victory; to overcome. Put him to choler straight: he hath been us'd Fver to conquer, and to have his word Of contradiction. Shakspeare's Coriolanus. Equal success had set these champions high, And both resolv'd to conquer or to die. Waller. The logick of a conquering sword has no propriety. Decay of Piety. Co’s Q U E R A B I. E. adj. [from conquer.] Possible to be overcome. While the heap is small, and the particulars few, he will find it easy and conquerable. South. Co'Niqu E. Ro R. m. ... [from conquer.] 1. A man that has obtained a victory; a victor. Bound with triumphant garlands will I come, And lead thy daughter to a conqueror's bed. - Shahpeare's Richard III. The gain of civil wars will not allow Bags for the conquerour's crew. Cowley. A critick that attacks authours in reputation,

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2. Justice; the estimate of conscience;

the determination of conscience; ho

nesty. This is sometimes a serious, and

sonetimes a ludicrous sense. This is thank-worthy; if a man, for conscience toward God, endure grief. 1 Peter. Now is Cupid a child of conscience; he makes restitution. Stop. Merry lifives of Windoor. He had against right and conscience, by shameful treachery, intruded himself into another man's kingdom. A no!!er. What you require cannot, in conscience, be deferred beyond this time. AM.'tom. Her majesty is obliged in conscience to endeavour this by her authority, as much as by her practice. Swift. 3. Consciousness; knowledge of our own thoughts or actions. Merit, and good works, is the end of man's motion; and conscience of the same is the accomplishment of man's rest. Bacon. The reason why the simpler sort are moved with authority, is the conscience of their own igIn orance. Hooker. The sweetest cordial we receive at last, is conscience of our virtuous actions past. Denh. Hector was in an absolute certainty of death, and depressed with the conscience of being in an

ill cause. Pope. 4. Real sentiment; veracity; private thoughts.

IXost thou in conscience think, tell me, Emilia, That there be women do abuse their husbands In such gross kind 2 Shakpeare'. Othello. They did in their consciences know, that he was not able to send them any part of it. Clarendon. 5- Scruple; principle of action. We must make a conscience in keeping the just laws of superiours. Taylor's }. Living. Why should not the one make as much conscience of betraying for gold, as the other of doing it for a crust? J.' Extrange. Children are travellers newly arrived in a strange country; we should therefore make conrtience not to mislead them. Locke. 6. In ludicrous language, reason ; reasonableness. . . - Why dost thou weep? Canst thou the conscience lack, To think I shall lack friends? Shuispeare. Half a dozen fools are, in all conscience, as many as you should require. Swift. Co N scI E'Ntious. adj. [from conscience.] Scrupulous; exactly just ; regulated by conscience. Lead a life in so conscientious a probity, as in thought, word, and deed, to make good .. character of an honest man. L'Estrange.

Co N sci F^NT 1 ous L. Y. adv. [from conscientious.] According to the direction of conscience. More stress has been laid upon the strictness of law, than conscientiously did belong to it. L'Estrange. There is the erroneous as well as the rightly informed conscience; and, if the conscience happens to be deluded, sin does not therefore cease to be sin because a man committed it conscientiously. Soutě. Cossco'Norious Ness. n. . [from con•rientious.] Exactness of justice; tendorness of conscience. **ill be a wonderfiosciation in them,

if they will content themselves with less proft than they can make. Lacle. Co'Nscios A BLE. adj. [from conscience.] Reasonable; just ; according to conscience. A knave, very voluble; no further conscionable than in putting on the meer form of civil and humane seeming. Shakspeare. Let my debtors have renscionable satisfaction. otion. Co's scio NABLE N Ess. n.s.. [from conscionable.] Equity; reasonableness. Dict. Co's sci o NAB 1.Y. adv. [from consciouable.] In a manner agreeable to conscience ; reasonably ; justly. A prince must be used causionally, as well as a common person. Taylor'. Holy LivingCo’Nscious. adj. [conscius, Latin.]

1. Endowed with the power of knowing

one's own thoughts and actions. Matter hath no life nor perception, and is not conscioto of its own existence. Bentley. Among substances, some are thinking or conscious beings, or have a power of thought. Watts. 2. Knowing from memory; having the knowledge of any thing without any new information. The damsel then to Tancred sent, Who, conscious of th' occasion, fear'd th' event. Pryden. 3. Admitted to the knowledge of any thing : with to. The rest stood trembling, struck with awe divine ; AFneas only, conscious to the sign, Presag'd th' event. 1)ryden's Aono. Roses or honey cannot be thought to smell or taste their own sweetness, or an organ be conscious to its musick, or gunpowder to its flashing or noise. B. atley's Sermont. 4. Bearing witness by the dictate of conscience to any thing. The queen had been solicitous with the king on his behalf, being conscious to herself that he had been encouraged by her. Clarrendon. Co’Nscious LY. adv. [from conscious.] With knowledge of one's own actions. If these perceptions, with their consciousness, always remained in the mind, the same thinking thing would be always consciously present. Lects. Co's scious N Ess. n. 4. [from conscious.] I. The perception of what passes in a man's own mind. - Lockd. If spirit be without thinking, I have no idea of any thing left: therefore consciousness must be its essential attribute. Matts' Logick. 2. Internal sense of guilt, or innocence. No man doubts of a Supreme Being, until, from the consciousness of his provocations, it become his interest there should be none. Government of the Tongue. Such ideas, no doubt, they would have had, had not their consciousness to themselves, of their ignorance of them, kept them from so idle an attempt. Lock. An honest mind is not in the power of a dishonest: to break its peace, there must be some guilt of consciousness. Po. Co's script. adi. (from consoribo, Lat.] A term uscd in speaking of the Roman senators, who were called Patres conscripti, from their names being written in the register of the senate. CoN scri'ption. n. 4. [conscriptio, Lat.] An enrolling or registering. I}rri,

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