ge-dwellan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
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ge-dwellan
Add:I. Trans. To lead astray. 1. in a physical sense (v. ge-dwelian ; II. 1), 2. in a mental or moral sense, a. the object a person Ðæt hé gewundige ðá heortan ðára gehírendra . . ., ðæt is ðæt hé hié gedweleð ne erroris vulnere audientium corda feriantur, Past. 93, 20. Mon ðá heortan and ðæt angiet gedweleð, 95, 20. Gedwæleí (v. ge-dwelian ; II. 2 first passage), Met. 19, 3. Hié hiora hiéremonna mód gedwellað, Past. 369, 18. Hé gedwealde mænigne man. Wlfst. Ii, 2. Hî folc swýðe gedwealdon, 100, 22. Hié eów tó swíðe gedwealdon mid þǽm manigfealdum gebodum (turbaverunt vos verbis, Acts 15, 24), Ll. Th. i. 56, 17. Manna mód syndon áþýstrode and ádysgode and gedwealde þæt hí ǽfre sceolon lǽtan þæt deófol hig gedwellan, Wlfst. 185, 11-14. Gedweald, Bt. 24, 4; F. 84, 33 (v. ge-dwelian; II. 2 at end). Léton gedwealde men swylce hé Godes sylfes sunu wǽre, Wlfst. 99, 7. (a α) with gen. of matter in respect to which there is error Ús se feónd ne gedwelle þæs rihtan geleáfan, Wlfst. 253, 2. Se cwide is on mínum móde swá fæst his mé nán man gedwellan ne mæg (sine ambiguitate cognosco), Bt. 33, 3; F. 126, 18. b. the object a thing, to confuse, obscure, give a wrong idea of Higiað ealle mægene ðæt hié ðæt gedwellen ðæt óðre menn rihtlíce ongieten habbað student summopere ab aliis recte intellecta destruere, Past. 365, 23. Hî forþon tiliað hí gód dón þe hí willað gedwellan þá gife óðera manna weorces (ut gratiam alienae operationis obnubilent), Gr. D. 76, 26. II. intrans. To err -Sé ðe gedweleð qui erraverit, Kent. Gl. 784.
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