Definition of Obtests

1. Verb. (third-person singular of obtest) ¹



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Definition of Obtests

1. obtest [v] - See also: obtest

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Obtests

obtempering
obtempers
obtend
obtended
obtending
obtends
obtenebration
obtension
obtention
obtentions
obtest
obtestation
obtestations
obtested
obtesting
obtests (current term)
obtrectation
obtrude
obtrude upon
obtruded
obtruder
obtruders
obtrudes
obtruding
obtruncation
obtrusion
obtrusions
obtrusive
obtrusively
obtrusiveness

Literary usage of Obtests

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1. ... Pope's The Iliad of Homer, Book I, VI, XXII, and XXIV. by Homer (1898)
"Then wept the sage ; He strikes his rev'rend head, now white with age ; He lifts his wither'd arms ; obtests the skies ; He calls his much-lov'd sou with ..."

2. The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the Series by Alexander Chalmers, Samuel Johnson (1810)
"No penitential orisons arise ; Nay, he obtests the justice of the skies. Not for his guilt, for sentenc'd life he moan? ; His chains rough-clanking to ..."

3. The History of the Reformation of the Church of England by Gilbert Burnet, Edward Nares (1843)
"... or any way assist him: and declares all other princes absolved from any confederacies made, or to be made, with him ; and earnestly obtests the emperor ..."

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