þweor-líc
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
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þweor-líc
þwyr-líc; adj. I. reversed, contrary, opposite Ða word, ðe synd passiva, beóð activa gif se r byþ áweg gedón; ... twá dǽdlíce word synd ðe habbaþ þwyrlíce getácnunge; ðæt ðe geendaþ on o getácnaþ þrowunge, and ðæt ðe geendaþ on or getácnaþ dǽde, Ælfc. Gr. 19; Zup. 122, 17. Bið swíðe þwyrlíc, ðæt ðearfa beó módig it is quite reversing the proper order of things for a needy person to be proud, Homl. Skt. i. 13, 123. II. adverse. v. þweorh, II Antecrist is gereht ðwyrlíc Crist, Homl. Th. i. 4, 22. III. perverse, evil, depraved Hé wǽs ácenned búton synne, and næs nán ðing ðwyrlíces on him, Homl. Th. i. 176, 5. Fram þwyrlíce sprǽce a pravo eloquio, R. Ben. Interl. 21, 9. Gesamnodon gehwylce ðwyrlíce wiðercoran, Homl. Th. i. 468, 5. Ðonne ðwyrlícra manna heortan beóð geemnode, 362, 26. Þwyrlícra pravorum, R. Ben. Interl. 107, 11.
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