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[Many of Hume’s words are now relatively unfamiliar, and some have changed in meaning. A fair number also vary in meaning between different occurrences in his text; in such cases, only those senses that are less familiar have been included here (e.g. under ‘affect’, the occurrences of ‘affected’ in the Advertisement and at 10.25 are listed, but not those at 5.2 and 5.18 which use the word in its modern everyday sense). For the sake of brevity, subtle nuances of meaning are ignored, and cognate words (e.g. ‘actuate’, ‘actuated’, ‘actuates’) treated as one; in the case of verbs, the gloss is then usually prefixed by ‘to’ (e.g. ‘to motivate or cause activity of’). References to the text are by section and paragraph number, or, in the case of Hume’s endnotes, endnote letter and paragraph number; passim (i.e. scattered) indicates a word used in too many places for individual listing to be appropriate.

Readers who experience difficulty with Hume’s language in the Enquiry might find it helpful to consult the ‘translation’ into modern English by Jonathan Bennett, available from the website www.earlymoderntexts.com. Reading this in parallel with the original can ease both appreciation and understanding of Hume’s elegant prose, and largely remove the need for repeated reference to a glossary or dictionary.]

&c.
etc. (passim)
à priori
knowable without experience (see Introduction §10; 4.6, 4.7, 4.9, 4.10, 4.11, 4.13, 4.18, 10.8, 12.29, B.1, C.1, E.2, I.1, Q.1)
abate
to diminish (12.24)
abound
to be abundant or plentiful (10.20, 10.24, 11.17)
abstruse
deep and hard to understand (1.3, 1.3, 1.6, 1.12, 1.12, 1.12, 1.17, 4.23, 9.5)
abundance
of many (5.1)
abundantly
plentifully (5.16)
academic
of academic scepticism; (see Glossarial Index; 5.1, 10.29, 12.0, 12.24)
accession
addition (1.10)
acquiesce
to raise no objection (11.10)
actuate
to motivate or cause activity of (1.3, 1.15, 2.2, 5.22, 7.8, 7.11, 7.13, 8.4, 8.34, 12.21)
admonish
to urge or warn (1.6, 11.18)
adulterate
spurious or corrupt (1.12)
adventures,
at at random (3.1, 10.17)
affect
to give the appearance of (Advertisement, 1.14, 7.22, 10.25)
affections
feelings or emotions (1.1, 1.3, 1.3, 2.2, 5.1, 6.3, 8.31, 8.34, 10.18)
afford
to provide (1.12, 1.16, 2.5, 4.16, 4.17, 5.12, 6.2, 8.11, 8.23, 10.4, 11.2, 11.12, 11.13, 12.18, C.1)
agree
to to conform to (7.28, 10.12)
alchimy
alchemy (10.39)
allow
to agree (passim)
alluring
attractive or attracting (1.1, 11.29)
altercation
dispute (10.32)
annex
to to attach to (2.9, 5.10, 5.11, E.2)
antecedent
prior (7.4, 11.20, 12.3)
appellation
name (2.3, 10.12)
p. 213application
diligence (1.5, 1.15)
apprehend
to understand (1.8, 1.13, 7.1, 7.4, 7.30, 11.3)
apprehensive
fearful (9.3, B.4)
apprized
of knowledgeable of (7.24)
approbation
approval (1.2, 1.15, 8.31, 8.35, 8.35)
artifice
devious trick (Advertisement, 10.37, 11.24)
artificer
craftsman (8.12, 8.17)
asseverations
solemn declarations (10.7)
atchieve
to achieve (1.12, 1.15)
atheism
disbelief in God (see p. 203; 10.25, 12.1, L.12, N.1)
attend
to accompany (passim)
attest
to bear witness to (10.8, 10.15, 10.25, 10.27)
auditor
listener (5.17 n. 9, 10.17)
aught
anything (4.16, 11.17, 11.28, Q.1)
ax
axe (8.19)
bane
ruin (4.3)
bar
barrier (7.2)
barely
merely (1.13, 8.21)
batteries
guns (Advertisement)
beget
to produce or give rise to (4.9, 5.14, 6.1, 6.2, 6.3, 6.4, 10.4, 10.19, 12.2)
bent
inclination (1.6)
bereave
to rob (12.16)
beseech
to ask earnestly (4.9, 7.25)
biass
bias (1.6, 5.1)
big with
full of; pregnant with (12.18)
bondage
slavery (10.40)
bottom,
at basically (8.27, B.3)
byasses
biases (H.10)
calumny
malicious slander (11.2)
canvass
to discuss (8.1, 8.2, 10.17)
caprice
whimsical fancy (1.4, 8.15)
careless
carefree, unconcerned (1.12)
catholic
universally applicable (1.12)
cavils
quibbling arguments (12.10)
celestial
heavenly (11.16)
chace
to chase (9.2, 1.11)
check
to restrain (12.24)
chimerical
fanciful (see p. 194; 1.14)
chuse
to choose (5.15, 8.19, 8.23)
chymistry
chemistry (12.31)
circumscribed
confined (7.12, 7.18)
cloaths
clothes (5.18)
cognizance
observation (4.16)
commodities
useful things (8.17)
compass
range (1.14, 1.15, 5.13, 7.2)
compleat
complete (3.3, 3.3, 4.22, 8.17, F.1)
complexion
temperament (F.1)
compounded
complex (2.6, 3.1)
comprehend
to understand (1.5, 1.14, 7.21, 7.25, 7.26, 11.6, D.1, H.2, H.4)
comprehend
to include (3.1, 6.3, 8.17, 8.25, 8.34, 11.25, 11.26, 11.30)
comprehension
understanding (1.5, 1.14, 1.16, 4.16, 4.22, 7.11, 7.14, 7.17, 8.14, 8.25, 10.34)
conceit
imagination (7.2, 11.21)
concession
thing admitted or allowed (7.22, 10.14, 11.11)
concourse
coming together (11.10)
condition
social status (10.19)
confound
to defeat (10.40, 12.23, L.5)
confounded
confused (2.9, 12.18)
confutation
refutation (7.23)
consistence
consistency, texture (4.16, 4.21)
controul
to control (8.35, 12.25, 12.29)
correspondent
corresponding (2.7, 2.8, 2.8, 5.22, 7.4)
cotemporary
contemporary, of the same time (10.25, 10.26, A.1)
couched
expressed (4.21)
counterpoise (-ize)
to counterbalance (10.8, 12.24)
craft
trickery (1.11)
criticism
artistic (e.g. literary) criticism (1.2, 8.18, 12.33)
custom
source of habitual inference (see pp. 191–2; passim)
deceitful
misleading or deceptive (1.12, 12.3, 12.22)
deduct
to subtract (10.4, 10.13)
p. 214deliberate
carefully considered (1.13)
delicacy
sensitivity and propriety (1.5)
delicate
perceptive and precise (1.8, 11.30)
delineate
to portray (draw or describe) (1.8, 1.13, 1.14)
deluge
flood (10.40)
demonstrate
(etc.) to infer deductively (see p. xxxvii; 4.1, 4.2, 4.18, 4.21, 6.0 n. 10, 12.18, 12.27, 12.28, F.1)
denominate
to call or name (2.3, 7.21, 7.8, 9.5, 9.6, 12.15, I.1, K.1)
deportment
demeanour and manners (11.20)
desart
desert (4.4)
despoiled
deprived (10.25)
destroy
to neutralise or eliminate (1.12, 3.3 n. 6, 4.3, 5.2, 10.1, 10.6, 10.7, 10.8, 10.12, 10.13, 10.16, 10.24, 12.9, 12.17, 12.21, 12.22)
devotions
prayers, worship (10.26)
diffident
lacking confidence (7.28, 12.3, 12.18, 12.24)
diffuse
to spread or propagate (1.5, 1.9)
dint
means (7.7)
disabuse
to undeceive or free from error (11.28)
disclaim
to renounce or give up (12.14)
discover
to reveal (4.6, 4.12, 5.8, 5.17, 5.22, 7.8, 7.21, 8.14, 8.15, 8.19, 8.21, 10.5, 11.27)
disinterestedness
lack of bias (8.9)
disquisitions
investigations (7.2, 7.3, 9.6, 11.9, 11.10, 12.30)
dissipate
to disperse or cause to disappear (1.3)
divested
stripped (8.8)
divines
priests or theologians (12.2, L.12)
durst
dared (L.8)
dye
die (as in a game of dice) (6.2, 6.3)
eat
ate (4.16)
edict
authoritative order (L.9)
effaced
erased or wiped away (11.24, 11.25)
effected
brought about (5.21, 7.10, 7.15)
ellipsis
ellipse, oval (7.1)
elude
to escape from (4.12)
encrease
to increase (4.13, 6.2, 10.11, 10.17, 12.18)
endued
clothed or endowed (4.16)
engage
to induce (4.19, 4.23, 5.2, 5.4, 8.17, 9.5, 10.10)
engage
to attract and hold (1.1, 8.35, 10.22)
engage
in to take part in (8.18)
engaging
attractive (1.4, 1.8)
enjoin
to command (10.25)
enow
enough (8.36, 10.21)
entertain
to consider or maintain (1.14, 2.9, 7.30, 8.12, 8.18, 8.21, 8.25, 9.1, 10.7, 12.1, 12.8, 12.21, 12.24)
entertain(ment)
amuse(ment) (1.1, 1.5, 1.6, 5.9, 8.2)
enthusiasm
ardent zeal (see p. 199; 10.17, 11.29, L.5)
enumerate
to specify or itemize (3.2, 3.3, 4.17, 4.22, 7.4)
ere
before (7.14, 7.24)
esteem
to judge (1.10, 1.13, 1.14, 4.10, 4.12, 7.27, 8.28, 10.12, 10.33, B.4, K.1)
exalt
to praise (1.8)
excite
to stimulate or provoke (passim)
exigence
urgent need (1.5)
expedient
resource (4.14)
experiment
observation from experience (passim)
experimental
from experience (4.19, 4.20, 4.21, 8.17, 9.1, 9.6, 12.34)
explication
explanation (4.12, 4.14, 4.16 n. 7, 4.19, 5.9, 5.12, 8.17, 8.25, 9.5, E.1)
exploded
discredited (8.8, 10.23, 10.25, 10.31)
expressly
directly, explicitly (10.24)
extension
spatial extent (see p. xiv; passim)
p. 215extirpate
to destroy, root out (5.1, 10.20)
fabric
constitution (1.8, 4.4, 7.22)
fabulous
legendary (10.40)
facility
ease (4.2, 7.2)
faculties
abilities (see p. 188; passim)
false
counterfeit (1.12, 10.22, F.1)
fancied
imagined (7.24)
fancy
imagination (see p. 188; 4.8, 5.11, 5.16, 7.21, 10.18, O.1)
faster
firmer (5.12)
feign
to imagine, invent (5.10)
fiat
decree (7.20)
fine
subtle, refined (1.9, 1.13, 1.14, 7.1, 10.34)
fly
to flee (1.11)
forbear
to refrain from (3.3)
forborne
refrained from (8.26)
foretel
to foretell, prophesy (7.27, 7.28, 10.41)
fortuitous
random (11.10)
foster
to encourage (5.1)
frame
construction (8.35, 10.20)
furnish
to provide (5.10, 8.7, 11.27)
gaoler
jailer (8.19)
generation
procreation (7.21)
genius
spirit or aptitude (1.5, 1.9, 10.25, 10.26, L.12)
governour
governor (11.20)
graces
divine favours (L.9)
graver
more serious or solemn (12.2)
gross
flagrant, glaring (10.22, 10.23, 10.25, 11.20)
gross
solid or earthy (7.4, 7.11, 7.25, 10.18)
hands,
on all by everyone (4.16, 8.2, 10.1)
harangue
speech (11.7, 11.24)
haughtiness
pride (12.24)
head
topic (12.21)
heads
headings (1.13)
hid
hidden (8.13)
hither
here (11.9)
humane
tending to civilize (1.8)
husbandman
farmer (8.9)
hypothenuse
hypotenuse: longest side of a right-angled triangle (4.1, 12.27)
idea
a thought (see p. xxxiii; passim)
illiberal
narrow-minded (1.5)
illustrious
renowned (1.1)
imagination,
the faculty of imagination (see p. 188; passim)
imbibed
absorbed (12.4)
impediment
obstruction (8.13)
impel
to force or push (5.5, D.1)
impertinent
impudent, brazen (10.2)
imports
is important (7.29)
impression
a sensation or feeling (see p. xxxiii; passim)
imprudent
ill-advised (5.1, B.1)
impulse
impact (4.8, 4.10, 4.12, 5.5, 5.11, 6.4, 7.6, 7.21, 7.25, 7.28)
imputation
allegation (10.25)
inculcated
persistently urged (12.3)
incumbent
a duty (2.6, 4.16, 8.21)
incur
to bring on oneself (B.4)
indifference
chance, absence of necessity (8.32, 8.36, F.1)
indifferent
impartial, neutral (11.9)
indolence
laziness (1.12, 5.1)
infinitum,
in to infinity (5.7, 12.18)
inforces
enforces (5.12)
infringement
violation (11.28)
ingenuous
frank (A.3)
insensible
too small or gradual to be perceived (2.8, 5.14)
insinuated
introduced subtly (D.1)
intangling
entangling (1.11)
intercourse
interactions (8.17, 12.9)
interest
benefit, stake (1.9, 1.12, 8.35, 10.7, 11.3, 11.9, 11.27, 11.29)
interposition
intervention (K.1)
interred
buried (10.37)
inundation
flood (11.24)
invent
to make up or devise (4.9, 4.10, 4.11, 12.18)
invested
authorized (L.6)
inveterate
obstinate, bitter (2.7, 11.3)
inviolable
unbreakable (4.13, 10.20)
irresolution
hesitation (N.1)
p. 216isoceles
isosceles (12.15)
issue
conclusion (8.22, 10.32, 11.23)
jealousy
resentment, suspicion (11.2, 11.4, 11.5)
judicature
administration of justice (10.32)
juncture
state of affairs (5.11)
justest
most just or deserved (1.4, 1.11)
justness
reasonableness (11.10, B.5)
landskip
landscape (2.1)
latitude
breadth, scope (11.11, 11.17)
laudable
praiseworthy (8.33)
lend
to grant (10.29, 10.38)
letters,
men of learned authors (L.12)
letters,
polite refined literature (1.5, 1.8)
liberal
generous (10.14)
libertine
freethinking (about religion) (5.1, 10.26)
licence
excessive freedom (11.12, 11.26, 11.27)
lights
perspectives (7.28, 7.29, 7.30, 8.16, 1.1, 1.2, 5.18, 7.2, 7.4, 10.24, 12.18, 12.18)
magnanimous
noble (5.1)
magnifies
praises (10.29)
mart
marketplace (10.23)
mediate
indirect (8.35, 8.36)
medium
middle term or state (4.16, 4.21, 11.22, 12.27)
members
parts of the body (7.13, 7.14, 7.21, 11.25)
mensuration
measurement (E.1)
methodized
reduced to order (12.25)
mitigated
moderated (12.24, 12.25)
modern
in contrast to ancient (see p. 225; 1.9, 4.3, 12.15, D.1, N.1)
moment
force, momentum (4.13)
moral
of human nature (see p. 185; passim)
moral
reasoning factual reasoning (see p. xxxvii; 4.18, 7.2, 10.3, 12.21, 12.29, 12.30)
mortified
deadened, subdued (5.1)
mount
to ascend or climb (8.9, 8.22, 11.14, 11.16, 11.25)
mummeries
ridiculous ceremonies (5.16)
muscovy
principality of Moscow, or Russia (I.1)
narration
narrative, story (8.8)
natural
philosophy natural science (see pp. 226–8; passim)
nay
and more than that, even (3.1, 4.23, 4.23, 10.22)
negligences
slips, careless mistakes (Advertisement)
nice
precise, requiring care (2.2, 11.30, H.8)
nisus
effort, endeavour (C.1, E.2)
nowise
in no way (4.16, 4.20)
nursery
nest, place of rearing young (9.6)
obloquy
abuse (5.1)
obviate
get round, dispose of (8.32, 12.10)
oeconomy
economy: organized system (1.15, 8.1, 8.14, 8.34, 9.6)
office
role (7.13, 7.15, L.6)
office,
good beneficial act (10.23)
omnipotent
all-powerful (7.21)
open
clear (1.3, 6.4)
opulent
wealthy (8.20)
ought
aught, anything (12.29)
outmost
utmost, most extreme (12.27)
overmatch
more than a match (4.13)
own
to admit (7.17, 8.2, 8.21, 8.22, 10.36, 11.16, 11.17, 11.30, A.3)
palpable
evident (10.25, 12.19, L.10)
palsy
paralysis (7.13)
panegyric
eulogy, a speech giving praise (11.27)
partakes
has a portion of a quality (10.8)
partizans
devotees of a party or cause (5.1)
parts
capacities (1.13)
peculiar
distinctive (1.1, 5.10, 5.12, 8.11)
peevish
irritable (8.15)
penetration
insight, discernment (1.11, 1.13, 4.17, 7.27, 8.21, 10.25, L.6)
p. 217perception
impression or idea (see p. xxxiii; passim)
perplexes
bewilders, confuses (12.24)
pertinacious
stubborn (11.3)
phaenomenon
phenomenon, something perceived (passim)
philosophic
philosophical (5.1, 9.5)
philosophy
pursuit of knowledge or wisdom; relevant texts or principles (passim)
physic
medicine (12.31)
polemical
aggressively disputatious (Advertisement)
polite
cultivated, refined (1.5, 1.8, 8.18, 11.6)
politician
political theorist (1.15, 8.7)
pompous
magnificent (5.7)
positive
definite (1.13, 4.22, 8.34, I.1)
posterity
future generations (1.2, 1.4)
pray
please, I urge you to (11.8)
precarious
insecure (4.4)
precedent
previous (2.6, A.2)
precipitately
rashly and hastily (12.24)
prefatory
preliminary, as a preface (L.2)
prepossession
prejudice (12.7)
prerogative
right, privilege (12.3)
prescience
foreknowledge (8.36)
prescribed
laid down (8.4)
presently
soon (11.9)
preservative
defence (12.3)
pretence
pretext, excuse (4.23, 5.1, 8.18, 8.26, 10.38, 11.24)
pretend
to claim (or aspire) (passim)
pretended
claimed (1.6, 4.12, 8.9, 8.21, 8.25, 8.27, 10.24, 10.37, 10.40, 12.10, 12.18, 12.27, C.1)
pretenders
claimants (1.13)
pretension
claim (1.15, 4.14, 5.1, 7.10, 10.17)
pretexts
outward displays (8.9)
principle
fundamental proposition or causal agency (passim)
probable
reasoning factual reasoning (see pp. xxxvii, xli; 4.19, 6.0 n.10)
prodigious
enormous, magnificent (12.18, L.12)
prodigy
strange marvel (7.21, 8.8, 10.2, 10.14, 10.16, 10.20, 10.21, 10.24, 10.26, 10.39, 10.40, I.1)
profane
non-religious, or blasphemous (5.1, 10.2, 10.25)
promptitude
speed (H.9)
proportionable
proportionate (6.2)
prosecute
to pursue (1.15, 2.6, 4.3, P.1)
prospect
view of things (1.10)
prudent
careful, judicious (7.2, B.5)
purposes
intends (1.4)
quickening
enlivening (5.16)
racking
pain intense pain, as of torture (8.34)
ratiocination
sequential reasoning (4.23, 12.17)
reap
to obtain as a result of action (1.10, 10.37)
reared
built (L.12)
recal
to recall or remember (5.19, 7.1)
receive
to accept (1.11, 8.25, 10.17, 10.30, 10.36, 10.40, 12.18)
received
generally accepted (6.4, 8.27, 10.20, B.3)
reckons
relies (8.17)
rectilineal
involving straight lines (12.18)
rectitude
moral propriety (8.34)
redound
contribute (8.29)
refute
to show to be false (2.6, 4.21, 8.26, 10.1, 10.22, 10.27, 11.24, 12.1, 12.5, 12.21, L.12)
relater
narrator, reporter (10.26)
reliques
relics, revered mementoes (5.18)
relish
taste (1.5, 1.6, 2.7, 4.20)
remit
to slacken or interrupt (1.11)
renounce
to give up (5.1, 10.17)
renown
celebrity, fame (1.4)
repining
fretting (5.5)
repose
to place (e.g. trust in something) (10.5, 12.7, B.4)
reproach
disgrace or censure (1.2, 5.1)
p. 218requisite
required, necessary (passim)
resource
resort, expedient (7.4, L.8)
reveries
abstracted musings (3.1, 5.11)
run over
to review in quick succession (3.3, 12.34)
sacerdotal
priestly (11.2)
sagacity wisdom
(1.12, 7.27, 8.15, 9.2)
sage wise
(or wise person) (5.1, 10.22)
sanction
ratification (10.20)
sanguine
confident (1.12)
savours
tastes or smells (11.27)
scalenum
scalene (triangle with unequal sides) (7.1, 12.15)
scarce
scarcely, hardly (8.17)
sceptic
one who doubts or questions (see pp. 220–1; passim)
scepticism
doubt or questioning (see pp. 220–1; passim)
schoolmen, schools
Aristotelian philosophers (see p.220; 8.27, 12.21, 12.34, A.3, F.1)
science
systematic body of knowledge (passim)
scope
purpose (10.24, 12.17)
scruple
to hesitate or doubt (4.16, 7.27, 8.19, 10.29, 12.23, 12.25, B.3)
scrutinous
close and critical (11.10)
season
proper time (10.33)
secret
concealed (passim)
senates
parliaments (B.4)
sensible
apparent to the senses or feeling (passim)
sentiment
inner feeling or emotion (passim)
sentiments
judgements or opinions (passim)
sepulchre
tomb (10.27)
shadow out
to represent or symbolize (5.16)
shew
to show (passim)
shock
collision (7.28, 7.30, 8.4)
signal
conspicuous (10.37)
similitude
similarity (8.5)
singly
alone (8.8)
soever
to any possible extent (1.8)
solicitations
persistent appeals (10.2)
solidity
reliability, firmness (see also p. xvi; 1.14, 5.20, 10.25)
sooths
supports (10.30)
sophism,
sophistry deceitful argument (8.2, 11.20, 11.25, 12.27, 12.34)
soul
mind (5.8, 7.9, 7.11, 7.17, 7.21, 8.22)
sovereign
supremely effective (12.3)
specious
superficially plausible (8.9, 8.34, 10.38)
springs
underlying motives or causes (1.15, 4.12, 8.7, 8.13, F.1)
standish
inkstand (8.20)
station
social status (8.9)
statuary
sculptor of statues (11.13)
stigmatize
to defame (5.1)
stoutest
most resolute (1.11)
subservient
serviceable, of use (1.8, 1.9)
subsist
to continue existing (12.21)
substract
to subtract (10.35)
subtile
subtle (1.4, 10.24)
subtility, subtilty
subtlety (1.9, H.7)
subvert
to overturn or undermine (1.12)
suffers
undergoes (12.9)
sufficiency
competence (4.14)
suitable
appropriate (1.6, 8.34, 8.35, 8.36, 10.13, 11.3, 11.14, 11.16)
suitably
comformably (7.29)
supine
lethargic (5.1)
surprize
surprise (8.14, 8.17, 10.16, 10.26, 10.37)
susceptible
capable of having (2.7, 8.31)
suspence
suspense, uncertainty (12.18)
suspends
delays (12.24)
syllogistical
like syllogism, Aristotelian logic (12.27)
synonimous
synonymous, meaning the same (7.17, 8.25, G.1)
tacitly
without being stated (8.27, 11.27)
tangent
straight line touching a curve (12.18)
p. 219taste
faculty of aesthetic discernment (1.1, 1.5, 1.7, 1.8, 11.13, 12.33)
tautology
saying the same thing twice (4.21)
temerity
rashness (7.15, 7.27, 8.36)
temper
temperament (5.1, 8.7, 8.30, 12.24, F.1)
thence
from that source (5.7, 8.11, 8., 8.21, 8.36, 12.21, B.1)
thenceforth
from that time forward (8.22)
timorous
cautious (12.4)
tincture
trace, infusion (4.7, 12.24)
toothake
toothache (8.15)
tract
track, route (3.1)
transgression
violation, contravention (K.1)
transposing
interchanging (2.5)
treasure up
to store in memory (8.9, 9.2)
trite
commonplace, overused (12.6)
topic
theme of argument (1.12, 8.16, 8.26, 8.32, 8.34, 11.6, 11.10, 11.30, 12.6, 12.14, 12.15, 12.21, 12.22, 12.25)
try
to test (8.22, 11.6, F.1)
turpitude
depravity (8.32, 8.33, 8.36)
tye
tie, bond (4.10, 7.26)
tyger
tiger (4.7)
types
symbols (5.16, 5.18)
uncontestable
indisputable (L.12)
uncontrouled
uncontrolled (5.1)
undeceive
to free from deception or error (8.22, 10.33)
understanding, the
faculty of reason (see p. 185; passim)
undertaking
task undertaken or entered upon (1.8, 10.40, 11.20)
undeterminate
indeterminate, imprecise (12.27)
undisputably
indisputably (L.4)
undistinguishable
impossible to distinguish (2.1)
undistinguished
indiscriminate (12.24)
unexceptionable
free from objection (12.18)
unpremeditately
without thinking in advance (8.30)
upbraided
reproached, criticized (5.16)
utility
usefulness (7.29)
vain, in
uselessly (1.8, 1.12, 4.2, 4.11, 4.12, 4.21, 7.26, 10.37, 11.23)
vehemence
passion (1.3, 10.19)
velleïty
slight inclination, insufficient for action (F.1)
verisimilitude
appearance of truth (7.24)
villany
villainy, wickedness (10.5)
violence
force (8.31, 12.24)
violent
forceful, passionate (10.7)
vivacity
liveliness (see p. 188; 2.1, 2.3, 5.17, 5.20)
viz
that is to say, namely (F.1)
votaries
devoted followers (10.22)
vouched
attested, confirmed (10.26)
vouchsafe
to condescend (4.20)
vulgar
common, unsophisticated (people) (7.21, 8.13, 9.5, 10.18, 10.21, 10.34, 11.3, B.4, C.1)
warrant
evidence (10.24)
waxen
made of wax (11.27)
whence
from what source (5.9, 7.25, 8.4, 8.16, 8.32, 8.35, 10.36, 11.21, M.1)
wherein
in what, or in which (5.10, 11.19, L.2)
whimsical
capricious, fanciful (12.23, Q.1)
whit, not a
not at all (7.26, 10.38)
wit, to
that is to say, namely (2.7, 4.1, 7.30, 12.33)
withal
moreover (10.25)
wonted
usual (8.14)
writ
written (L.1)
wrought
worked, performed (10.24, 10.27, 10.27, L.8, L.12)
ye
you (11.9)