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(Auc"tion*a*ry) a. [L. auctionarius.] Of or pertaining to an auction or an auctioneer. [R.]
With auctionary hammer in thy hand.
(Auc`tion*eer") n. A person who sells by auction; a person whose business it is to dispose of
goods or lands by public sale to the highest or best bidder.
(Auc`tion*eer"), v. t. To sell by auction; to auction.
Estates . . . advertised and auctioneered away.
(Au`cu*pa"tion) n. [L. aucupatio, fr. auceps, contr. for aviceps; avis bird + capere to
take.] Birdcatching; fowling. [Obs.] Blount.
(Au*da"cious) a. [F. audacieux, as if fr. LL. audaciosus fr. L. audacia audacity, fr. audax, -
acis, bold, fr. audere to dare.]
1. Daring; spirited; adventurous.
As in a cloudy chair, ascending rides
2. Contemning the restraints of law, religion, or decorum; bold in wickedness; presumptuous; impudent; insolent.
" Audacious traitor." Shak. " Such audacious neighborhood." Milton.
3. Committed with, or proceedings from, daring effrontery or contempt of law, morality, or decorum. "Audacious
cruelty." "Audacious prate." Shak.
(Au*da"cious*ly), adv. In an audacious manner; with excess of boldness; impudently.
(Au*da"cious*ness), n. The quality of being audacious; impudence; audacity.
1. Daring spirit, resolution, or confidence; venturesomeness.
The freedom and audacity necessary in the commerce of men.
2. Reckless daring; presumptuous impudence; implying a contempt of law or moral restraints.
With the most arrogant audacity.
(Au`di*bil"i*ty) n. The quality of being audible; power of being heard; audible capacity.
(Au"di*ble) a. [LL. audibilis, fr. L. audire, auditum, to hear: cf. Gr. ear, L. auris, and E. ear.]
Capable of being heard; loud enough to be heard; actually heard; as, an audible voice or whisper.
(Au"di*ble), n. That which may be heard. [Obs.]
Visibles are swiftlier carried to the sense than audibles.
(Au"di*ble*ness), n. The quality of being audible.
(Au"di*bly), adv. So as to be heard.
(Au"di*ence) n. [F. audience, L. audientia, fr. audire to hear. See Audible, a.]