eges líc
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
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eges líc
def. se eges líca, seó, ðæt eges líce; adj. [eges líc a likeness of fear = ] Fearful, terrible, dreadful, terrific, horrible, awful; terrĭbĭlis, terrĭfĭcus, horrĭbĭlis, horrendus Eorþscræf egeslíc a fearful cavern, Andr. Kmbl. 3174; An. 1590. Egeslíc æled eágsýne wearþ the terrible fire was visible to the eye, 3098; An. 1552: Rood Kmbl. 148; Kr. 74. Eálá hú egeslíc ðeós stów ys quam terrĭbĭlis est locus iste! Gen. 28, 17.He is egeslíc God, ofer ealle godu eorþbúendra Domĭnus terribĭlis est sŭper omnes deos, Ps. Th. 95, 4: 88, 6: Ps. Spl. 46, 2. Wæs ðǽr swíðe egeslíc geatweard there was a very horrible gatekeeper, Bt. 35, 6; Fox 168, 18. Ðæs egeslícan ðæt ðú dó feóndes aídlian awyrgede syrwunga horrendi făcias hostis văcuisse (?)malignas insĭdias, Hymn. Surt. 47, 24. Egeslícne cwide sigora Weard ofer ðæt fǽge folc forþ forlǽteþ the Lord of victories shall send forth a dreadful utterance over the fated folk, Exon. 30a; Th. 92, 30; Cri. 1516. Fá þrówiaþ ealdor-bealu egeslíc the hostile shall suffer terrific vital evil, 31 b; Th. 98, 31; Cri. 1616. Ðæt he monig þing ge egeslíce ge willsumlíce geseah that he saw many things both awful and delightful, Bd. 5, 12; S. 627, 29. Se ðe worhte egeslícu on sǽ ðære reádan qui fēcit terribĭlia in mări rubro, Ps. Lamb. 105, 22. Wæs heora sum ðám óðrum egeslícra one of them was more dreadful than the others, Bd. 5, 13; S. 033, 3. Daga egeslícast most terrible of days, Exon. 23a; Th. 63, 20; Cri. 1022.
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