Term CategoryDefinitionTags
abortive(n.) That which is born or brought forth prematurely; an abortion....A 
abortive(v.) Produced by abortion; born prematurely; as, an abortive child....A 
abortive(v.) Made from the skin of a still-born animal; as, abortive vellum....A 
abortive(n.) A medicine to which is attributed the property of causing abortion....A 
abortive(v.) Imperfectly formed or developed; rudimentary; sterile; as, an abortive organ, stamen, ovule, etc....A 
abortive(v.) Coming to naught; failing in its effect; miscarrying; fruitless; unsuccessful; as, an abortive attempt....A 
abortively(adv.) In an abortive or untimely manner; immaturely; fruitlessly....A 
abound(v. i.) To be copiously supplied; -- followed by in or with....A 
abound(v. i.) To be in great plenty; to be very prevalent; to be plentiful....A 
about(prep.) Concerning; with regard to; on account of; touching....A 
about(prep.) Near; not far from; -- determining approximately time, size, quantity....A 
about(prep.) In the immediate neighborhood of; in contiguity or proximity to; near, as to place; by or on (one's person)....A 
about(adv.) In circuit; circularly; by a circuitous way; around the outside; as, a mile about, and a third of a mile across....A 
about(prep.) Over or upon different parts of; through or over in various directions; here and there in; to and fro in; throughout....A 
about(adv.) To a reserved position; half round; in the opposite direction; on the opposite tack; as, to face about; to turn one's self about....A 
about(adv.) Nearly; approximately; with close correspondence, in quality, manner, degree, etc.; as, about as cold; about as high; -- also of quantity, number, time....A 
above(adv.) Higher in rank or power; as, he appealed to the court above....A 
above(adv.) Earlier in order; higher in the same page; hence, in a foregoing page....A 
above(adv.) In a higher place; overhead; into or from heaven; as, the clouds above....A 
above(prep.) In or to a higher place; higher than; on or over the upper surface; over; -- opposed to below or beneath....A 

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Gnosis Information

The word gnosis, in English, is commonly used today to refer to spiritual knowledge. The etymology of the word, however, has its roots in Greek where is the word gnosis simply meant knowledge. It is in this original intent of the word that Gnosis finds its motivation.



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