ofer-stǽlan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
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ofer-stǽlan
to confute, convince, convict Ic oferstǽle confuto, Wrt. Voc. i. 34, 15. Oberstaelid confutat, ii. 105, 32. Oferstǽleþ, 15, 31. Ic eom geþafa ðæt ic eom swíðe rihte oferstéled, and ic beó ealne weig micle gefegenra ðonne ðú mé myd þillícum ofærstǽlest, ðonne ic ǽfre wéræ ðonne ic óðerne man oferstǽlde I allow that I am very properly confuted, and I am always much more pleased when you confute me with such arguments, than I ever should be when I confuted another man, Shrn. 197, 32-35. Ne beó ðú tó ánwille; forðam ðe is gerisenlícre ðæt ðú sí mid rihte oferstéled, ðonne ðú oferstéle óðerne man mid wóge, Prov. Kmbl. 8. Ðæt hi ðæs deófles leásunge mid Godes sóðfæstnysse oferstǽlan, Homl. Th. ii. 100, 9. Oberstaelende convincens, Wrt. Voc. ii. 104, 37. Oferstǽlende, 14, 60: confutans, 23, 45 : Hpt. Gl. 436, 37. Oberstaeled convicta, Wrt. Voc. ii. 104, 45. Ðonne hé oferstǽled biþ when he is convinced, Past. 6 ; Swt. 46, 16. Hé biþ ðonne oferstǽled ðæt hé Godes feónd is he will then be convicted of being God's foe. Homl. Th. i. 612, 24. Gif hwá mǽne áþ on háligdóme swerige, and hé oferstǽled weorðe if a man commit perjury on a relic, and he be convicted , L. C. S. 36; Th. i. 398, 5 : 37 ; Th. i. 398, 12. Oferstǽlede confutati, superati, convicti, redarguti, Hpt. Gl. 475, 19,
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