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entire (stressed “e'ntire” when immediately preceding a monosyllabic sb. or one stressed on the first syll. LLL. II. i. 130, 2H4 II. iv. 357; otherwise “enti're”)
1. unmixed, pure 2H4 II. iv. 357 “pure fear and cowardice,” Lr. I. i. 243* “Aloof from the point.”
2. unfeigned, sincere Shr. IV. ii. 23.
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