Additive to Adumbrate

Additive, a. To be added. See add, 1.

Addle, a.

    1. Addled, spoiled (as eggs), rotten, putrid, corrupt.
    2. Barren, unfruitful, fruitless, abortive, unproductive, unprolific, unfertile, sterile, infecund, addled.

Addle, v. a.

    1. Corrupt, spoil, render barren. See preceding.
    2. Accumulate gradually, earn, lay up, save.

Addled, a. See addle.

Addle-head, n. Simpleton, noodle. See dunce.

Addle-headed, a. Foolish, stupid, dull, muddled, doltish, brainless, shallow, soft, sappy, witless, blockish, weak-headed, muddle-headed, weak-minded, feeble-minded, half-witted, short-witted, shallow-brained, dull-witted, thick-skulled, addle-pated.

Addle-pated, a. See addle-headed.

Address, v. a. Direct (words, etc.), accost, speak to, apply to, invoke, court, pay court to, make suit to, direct (a letter, etc.), indite, consign.

Address, n.

    1. Appeal, invocation, petition, entreaty, request, imploration, application, solicitation, suit.
    2. Discourse, speech, oration, harangue.
    3. Skill, art, adroitness, readiness, dexterity, expertness, cleverness, ingenuity, ability, tact, management.
    4. Superscription, direction.
    5. Manner (in speaking to another).
    6. Place by the post or mail, post-office, place for receiving correspondence.

Addresses, n. pl. Courtship, suit.

Address one’s self to. Direct one’s speech or discourse to, speak to, apply to, give attention to, turn attention to, direct efforts to or upon, set to work upon, endeavor to, set about, go at.

Add to. Increase, augment, enlarge, greaten, make greater, aggrandize.

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