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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of embase.

Etymologies

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embase +‎ -eth

Examples

  • Nuptial love maketh mankind; friendly love perfecteth it; but wanton love corrupteth, and embaseth it.

    The Essays

  • To pass from theological and philosophical truth to the truth of civil business; it will be acknowledged even by those that practise it not, that clear and round dealing is the honor of man’s nature; and that mixture of falsehood is like alloy in coin of gold and silver, which may make the metal work the better, but it embaseth it.

    I. Of Truth

  • Nuptial love maketh mankind; friendly love perfecteth it; but wanton love corrupteth and embaseth it.

    X. Of Love

  • To pass from theological and philosophical truth to the truth of civil business: it will be acknowledged even by those that practice it not, that clear and round dealing is the honor of man's nature, and that mixture of falsehood is like alloy in coin of gold and silver, which may make the metal work the better, but it embaseth it.

    Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern — Volume 3

  • Round dealing is the honor of man's nature; and a mixture of falsehood is like alloy in gold and silver, which may make the metal work the better, but it embaseth it.

    Pearls of Thought

  • IN that proud port, which her so goodly graceth, whiles her faire face she reares vp to the skie: and to the ground her eie lids low embaseth, most goodly temperature ye may descry,

    Amoretti and Epithalamion

  • To pass from theological, and philosophical truth, to the truth of civil business; it will be acknowledged, even by those that practise it not, that clear, and round dealing, is the honor of man’s nature; and that mixture of falsehoods, is like alloy in coin of gold and silver, which may make the metal work the better, but it embaseth it.

    The Essays

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