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  • adj. comparative form of base: more base


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  • For with the purple tincture of his blood,
    Which out the furrows of his brows did rain,
    He hath transformed us thorns from baser wood
    To raise our nature and odórant strain,
    That we, who with our thorny sins did wound him,
    Hereafter should with roseal virtues crown him.

    - William Alabaster, 'The earth, which in delicious paradise'.

    July 28, 2009