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Entire (as for the accent, see Appendix I, 1). 1) whole, undivided, unbroken: “divides one thing e. to many objects,” R2 II, 2, 17. “a carbuncle e.” Cor. I, 4, 55. “one e. and perfect chrysolite,” Oth. V, 2, 145.
2) complete, total: “the one half of an e. sum,” LLL II, 131. “the man e.” Caes. I, 3, 155.
3) unalloyed, unqualified, pure: “your e. affection to Bianca,” Shr. IV, 2, 23. “pure fear and e. cowardice,” H4B II, 4, 352.
4) essential, chief: “love's not love when it is mingled with regards that stand aloof from the e. point,” Lr. I, 1, 243.
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