Endozoa to Enforce

(||En`do*zo"a) n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. 'e`ndon within + zw^,on an animal.] (Zoöl.) See Entozoa.

(En*drudge") v. t. [Pref. en- + drudge.] To make a drudge or slave of. [Obs.] Bp. Hall.

(En*due") v. t. [imp. & p. p. Endued ; p. pr. & vb. n. Enduing.] [L. induere, prob. confused with E. endow. See Indue.] To invest. Latham.

Tarry ye in the city of Jerusalem, until ye be endued with power from on high.
Luke xxiv. 49.

Endue them . . . with heavenly gifts.
Book of Common Prayer.

(En*due"), v. t. An older spelling of Endow. Tillotson.

(En*due"ment) n. Act of enduing; induement.

(En*dur"a*ble) a. [Cf. OF. endurable. See Endure.] Capable of being endured or borne; sufferable. Macaulay.En*dur"a*ble*ness, n.

(En*dur"a*bly), adv. In an endurable manner.

(En*dur"ance) n. [Cf. OF. endurance. See Endure.]

1. A state or quality of lasting or duration; lastingness; continuance.

Slurring with an evasive answer the question concerning the endurance of his own possession.
Sir W. Scott.

2. The act of bearing or suffering; a continuing under pain or distress without resistance, or without being overcome; sufferance; patience.

Their fortitude was most admirable in their patience and endurance of all evils, of pain and of death.
Sir W. Temple.

Syn. — Suffering; patience; fortitude; resignation.

(En*dur"ant) a. Capable of enduring fatigue, pain, hunger, etc.

The ibex is a remarkably endurant animal.
J. G. Wood.

(En*dure") v. i. [imp. & p. p. Endured ; p. pr. & vb. n. Enduring ] [F. endurer; pref. en- (L. in) + durer to last. See Dure, v. i., and cf. Indurate.]

1. To continue in the same state without perishing; to last; to remain.

Their verdure still endure.

He shall hold it [his house] fast, but it shall not endure.
Job viii. 15.

2. To remain firm, as under trial or suffering; to suffer patiently or without yielding; to bear up under adversity; to hold out.

Can thine heart endure, or can thine hands be strong in the days that I shall deal with thee?
Ezek. xxii. 14.

(En*dure"), v. t.

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