þríste
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adverb
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þríste
adv. Boldly, 1. in a good sense, confidently, without apprehension, fear, hesitation, reserve Hé þríste genéðde on óðre dǽlas, Apstls. Kmbl. 100; Ap. 50. Hé þríste bebeád, ðæt hié his láre, lǽston, Andr. Kmbl. 3303; An. 1654: Elen. Kmbl. 818; El. 409. Ne wæs ǽnig ðæt né þus þríste hrínan dorste, Exon. Th. 273, 4; Jul. 511. Heó ne meahte þríste geþencan, hú ymb ðæt sceolde she could not think with confidence of the event, 378, 6; Deór. 12. Ic mundbyrd on ðé þríste hæfde in te confirmatus sum, Ps. Th. 70, 5. Ic ðín bebod þríste gelýfde, 118, 66. 2. in a bad sense, without sense of shame, presumptuously, audaciously Heó þríste ongan wið Sarran swíðe winnan, Cd. Th. 135, 10; Gen. 2240. Gé him þríste oftugon ye had no misgivings when ye refused them help, Exon. Th. 92, 18; Cri. 1510. 3. in the Psalms þríste seems used several times with an intensive force, much as swíðe is used Þa þearfendan þríste Drihten gehýreþ holdlíce hears attentively and graciously; exaudivit pauperes Dominus, Ps. Th. 68, 34. Hé þearfena bearn þríste hǽleþ completely saves; salvos faciet filios pauperum, 71, 4: 82, 4: 112, 6. Ealle hine þeóda þríste heriaþ greatly praise; magnificabunt, 18. Þríste ongunnon georne slépan ða ðe on horsum wǽron, 75, 5. Ðú míne geðóhtas þríste oncneówe thou didst thoroughly know my thoughts; intellexisti cogitationes meas, 138, 2. Hé þearfendra ðríste éhte he persecuted the poor exceedingly; persecutus est hominem pauperem, 108, 16.
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