Definition of Lucubrating

1. Verb. (present participle of lucubrate) ¹



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Definition of Lucubrating

1. lucubrate [v] - See also: lucubrate

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lucubrating

lucrative
lucratively
lucrativeness
lucrativenesses
lucre
lucres
lucriferous
lucrific
luctation
luctations
luctiferous
luctual
lucubrate
lucubrated
lucubrates
lucubrating (current term)
lucubration
lucubrations
lucubrator
lucubrators
lucubratory
lucule
luculent
luculently
lucules
lucullan
lucullite
lucullites
lucuma
lucumas

Literary usage of Lucubrating

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1. The Yale Literary Magazine by Yale University, Lyman Hotchkiss Bagg (1850)
"and inexperienced legs by chasing the coy and fickle maiden up the steep and snowcapped hill of science :—or lucubrating, as a Sophomore, ..."

2. The Gentleman's Magazine (1823)
"... eloquent pen of Chateaubriand has, on one occasion, so interestingly described. " I wrapped myself in my cloak,'' says this traveller, while lucubrating ..."

3. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1844)
"His will has grown imbecile ; when he tries to make the mental machine work, it is all work and no spontaniety ; lucubrating oil, animal spirits, ..."

4. The Universal Etymological English Dictionary: Containing an Additional ...by Nathan Bailey by Nathan Bailey (1737)
"... Matter for lucubrating of Ultra. MUCILAGINOUS ew» [¡n Ав»»ту] MU'CID ..."

5. History of California by Theodore Henry Hittell (1898)
"The appointment was unanimously confirmed by the senate; and George, doubtless constrained by his necessities while lucubrating his new ideas on political ..."

6. The Life of Hon. Nathaniel Chipman, LL.D.: Formerly Member of the United by Daniel Chipman (1846)
"Let me endeavor to show in what this necessity consists ; and in doing this I shall not hesitate to repeat some of my former thoughts, when lucubrating upon ..."

7. Lectures on the Nature and Use of Money: Delivered Before the Members of the by John Gray (1848)
"... who had recently been lucubrating on the subject in Edinburgh, and of whom I asserted that it would be but child's play to make mincemeat, I continued:— ..."

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