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Words in Swedenborg
and Their Meanings in Modern English

by Rev. Frank Rose

(A - D)

A POSTERIORI (L.) = from lower things
***A POSTERIORI REASONING
= reasoning from facts; inductive
***reasoning
A PRIORI
(L.)
= from prior things
***A PRIORI REASONING
= reasoning from principles; deductive reasoning
A QUO (L.) = from which; from something as an origin
ABILITY
= (sometimes used in the sense of sexual potency)
ABROGATE
= abolish; cancel
ABSOLVE = set free from guilt or responsibility
ABSTRACT
(adj.) = apart from any specific example or reality
***ABSTRACTEDLY = apart from; detached from
***ABSTRACTION = something withdrawn from physical things
ABSTRUSE (adj.) = hard to understand 
ACCEDE = approach; agree (opp. of RECEDE)
ACCESSORY
= something added; additional but not essential
ACCESSORY GOOD
= good quality added by man but not essential ACCIDENTAL = 1. incidental; non essential (L. ACCIDENTALIS);
2. accidental (L. FORTUITUS)
ACCLIVITY (n.)
= upward slope (opp. of DECLIVITY = downward slope)
ACERBITY
= bitterness; sharpness
ACTUATE
= activate
ACUITION
= sharpening
ACUMEN
= mental sharpness; keen understanding
ADAMANT
= as hard as a diamond
***HEARTS OF ADAMANT
= hard hearts
***ADAMANTINE
= like a diamond; sparkling
ADDUCE
= bring forward; offer as an example
ADJUDICATION
= judgment; judicial decision
ADJUNCT
= something added
***ADJUNCTION
= attachment; connection
ADMIT
= allow something or someone to enter (not used to mean
"confess" or "own up")
***ADMISSION
= allowing entrance
ADSCITITIOUS
= added externally; additional (also transl. AVENTITIOUS)
ADVERTENCE
awareness; paying attention
***MENTAL ADVERTENCE = mental awareness; consciousness
ADYTUM
(pl. ADYTA) = inmost part of the temple which only the priest could enter; shrine; holiest place
AERIAL ATMOSPHERE
= air
AFFABLE=
pleasant; approachable; friendly
AFFABILITY = pleasantness; friendliness
AFFECT
(v.) = strive after
***AFFECTATION = striving after; putting on manners
AFFECTION
= love; emotion; feeling; motivation; inclination; interest; being affected by something
***BODILY AFFECTION
= physical sensation or feeling
AFFECTION OF
= affection for
***AFFECTION OF DOING GOOD
= love of doing good
***AFFECTION OF GOOD
= affection for good; love of good
***AFFECTION OF KNOWING TRUTH
= love of knowing truth
***AFFECTION OF TRUTH
= affection for truth; love of truth
***AFFECTION OF USES
= love of usefulness; love of useful activities
AFFECTIONS = feelings of enjoyment; loves; desires
***AFFECTION OF MERCY
= feeling of mercy
AFFIANCED
= engaged (also transl. BETROTHED)
AFFINITY
= relationship by marriage or other connection (compare CONSANGUINITY = blood relationship)
AFFLATUS
= breath; breathing or blowing upon
AFFLUX
= flowing to or toward
AGE
= 1. era; period of time; 2. decade; ten years
AGENT
= something that acts (opp. of PATIENT = something that is
acted on; REAGENT = something that reacts)
AGGLUTINATE
= fasten; attach to; glue to
AGONY OF DEATH
= death struggle (the agony of the last moments of physical life)
ALACRITY
= aliveness; eagerness; being quick to respond
ALIGHT=
descend; dismount
ALIMENTS
= foods
ALTITUDE
= level; height (physical or spiritual)
AMATORY
= related to love, or love-making
AMBIT
= halo; surrounding circle
AMBULATORY
= place for walking; path; promenade
AMBROSIA
= food of the gods (NECTAR = drink of the gods)
ANATHEMA
= curse given by a church or religion
***ANATHEMATIZE
= curse; denounce
ANCIENT CHURCH =
religion of the people of ancient times, represented by Noah and his descendants
ANCIENTS
= people who lived in ancient times; ancient Greek philosophers (also translated ANTIQUITIES)
ANGEL
= person in heaven (note: in Swedenborg's Writings all angels are people who have lived in the natural world and entered heaven after death. In the early part of the ARCANA COELESTIA "angels" refer to angels of the highest heaven only. In later works "angels" are inhabitants of any heaven)
ANGELIC SPIRIT
= good person in the World of Spirits, which is between heaven and hell (note: in the early part of the ARCANA COELESTIA an "angelic spirit" refers to an angel of the Second Heaven. Later in the same work it refers to an angel of the First Heaven, and after that to a good person in the World of Spirits)
ANIMAL BODY
= living body (of people or animals)
ANIMAL SPIRIT
= purer kind of blood involving the nervous system; medium through which electrical impulses travel
ANIMALCULE
= tiny animal; insect; etc.
ANIMUS
(pl. ANIMI) = lower level of the mind; temperament; personality (also transl. DISPOSITION)
ANTEDILUVIAN
= someone living before the flood of Noah
***ANTEDILUVIAN CHURCH=
religion that existed just before the flood of Noah
ANTE-NUPTIAL
= before the wedding
***ANTE-NUPTIAL LOVE
= love couples have for each other before their wedding
***ANTE-NUPTIAL STIPULATION
= pre-marital contract
ANTERIOR THINGS
= things coming earlier or before (opp. of POSTERIOR
THINGS)
ANTIPATHETIC
= averse to (opp. of SYMPATHETIC)
ANTIPODES
= 1. places on the opposite side of the earth; 2. people who live on the other side of the world
APOSTASY
= falling away from religion
APOTHEOSIS
= being raised to Divine or angelic status
APPERCEIVE
= perceive; understand
***APPERCEPTION
= comprehensive understanding
APPREHEND
= grasp; understand
***APPREHENSION
= understanding; having some grasp of (not used to mean "anxiety")
APPLICATION
= activity; action
APPROBATION
= approval
APPROPRIATE TO ONESELF
= take possession of; own APPURTENANCES = accessories; things added
AQUAEOUS
= made of water; resembling water
***AQUAEOUS ATMOSPHERE
= sea
ARBOREAL
= related to trees; involving trees
ARCANA COELESTIA
(L. also spelled ARCANA CAELESTIA and ARCANA CELESTIA) = heavenly secrets
ARCANE
= secret; hidden
***ARCANIST
= person with a knowledge of secrets (or arcana)
ARCANUM
(L. pl. ARCANA) = secret; something hidden
ARDOR
(also sp. ARDOUR) = warmth; burning heat; burning love
ARIAN
= believer in Arius (who denied the Divinity of Christ)
ARROGATE
= claim; take to oneself without right
ARTIFICE
= trick; craft
***ARTIFICER
= craftsman; skilled workman
AS
OF SELF = as if of oneself; seemingly on one's own
ASSEVERATE
= state positively
ASSIDUITY
= diligence; hard work
ASSUAGE = ease; relieve pain
ASSUME A HUMAN
= take on a human nature
ASSUMPTION
= taking on
ASTROID
= (an unknown precious stone, L. ASTROITES also trans. "star-stone")
ATTEND TO
= pay attention to
ATTENDANT
(adj.) = accompanying
ATTENUATE
= reduce; thin out
ATTESTATION
= declaration of truth
AUGHT
= anything
AURA
= atmosphere; radiance; the highest atmosphere
***MAGNETIC AURA = the atmosphere through which magnetism passes
***(compare: ETHER = the atmosphere through which light passes)
***AURA OF FELICITIES
= atmosphere of happiness
AURELIA
= (a stage in the change from caterpillar to butterfly) 
AUSPICIOUS = favorable; fortunate
AUTOMATON
= robot
AVER
= verify; affirm with confidence
AVIDITY
= eagerness
AZURE
= sky blue
 
BANE
= deadly or annoying person
BASILISK
= legendary reptile like a lizard, dragon or serpent
BEATITUDE
= blessing; happiness
BEHEMOTH
= large land animal (compare LEVIATHAN = large sea animal Job
40:15, 41:1)
BEHEST
= command; order
BEING
(L. ENS, n.) = entity
***THE SUPREME BEING
= God
BEING
(L. ESSE, n.) = being; reality; essential quality
***THE DIVINE BEING
= God
BENEVOLENCE
= good will
BESETMENT
= siege
BESMEAR
= smear over; cover
BESTREW
= spread out; scatter over
BETAKE
(past tense = BETOOK) = make oneself go; progress
BETROTH
= promise in marriage; become engaged (also transl. AFFIANCE)
BETROTHAL
= 1. engagement (a promise to marry); 2. religious ceremony of engagement
BIER
= stretcher for carrying a corpse; coffin
BILE
= bitter fluid secreted by the liver
BILIOUS=
full of bile; like bile
BLAIN
= blister; pimple (also transl. PUSTULE)
BLANDISHMENT
= enticement; charm
BODILY
(see CORPOREAL)
BOOR
= peasant; coarse and unrefined person (also transl. RUSTIC)
BORDER
= 1. border; 2. external covering of the spirit; border between the spiritual and natural (also transl. LIMBUS and CUTANEOUS ENVELOPE)
BOREAL
= northern
BRAY
= grind; thresh; crush with a mortar and pestle (also transl.
TRITURATE)
BRUCHUS
(L.) = wingless locust (may also be used to mean the locust larva)
BURNING GLASS
= magnifying glass used to start fires (also called SUN GLASS)
BULL
= document; message
***PAPAL BULL
= official document from the Pope

CALLOSITY = hardening of the skin; callous; callousness
CALUMNIATE
= slander; speak maliciously against; verbally attack
***CALUMNIATOR
= slanderer; gossip
CANKERWORM
= (a kind of locust)
CANON
= 1. clergyman; member of a religious order; 2. principle; rule; standard
CAPARISONED
= covered with decorative harness (used of horses) CARBUNCLE = red precious stone
CARTILAGINOUS
= like cartilage
CASTIGATE
= punish; chastise; correct
CASUISTRY
= criticism; scrutiny; picking at every detail
CATECHISM
= book of religious instruction with questions and
answers, based on the Ten Commandments
CAVIL
= trivial objection
CELESTIAL
= 1. supremely heavenly; having a quality of goodness and love (the quality of loving the Lord); 2. having to do with the sky
***CELESTIAL ANGEL
= angel of the highest heaven
***CELESTIAL CHURCH
= 1. Most Ancient Church (the religion represented ***by Adam and Eve); 2. heavenly church
***CELESTIAL GOOD = heavenly goodness
***CELESTIAL HEAVEN = third or highest heaven
***CELESTIAL KINGDOM
= heavenly kingdom (more or less equal to the
***CELESTIAL HEAVEN also used of the CELESTIAL CHURCH)
***CELESTIAL LOVE
= heavenly love; love to the Lord
***CELESTIAL MAN = heavenly person; person whose life is ruled by love to ***the Lord
***CELESTIAL NATURAL
= heavenly natural; heavenly qualities on the ***natural level (also called THE CELESTIAL OF THE NATURAL, THE ***CELESTIAL IN THE NATURAL and NATURAL GOOD)
***CELESTIAL OF THE SPIRITUAL
= 1. heavenly qualities on the spiritual ***level; 2. good qualities that come from living according to true beliefs from ***love
***CELESTIAL RATIONAL
= heavenly rational; heavenly qualities on the ***rational
level (also called THE CELESTIAL OF THE RATIONAL)
***CELESTIAL SENSE
= heavenly sense; the meaning of the Word as
***understood in the highest heaven (also called the INMOST SENSE)
***CELESTIAL SPIRITUAL
= belief and wisdom that come from love
***CELESTIAL TRUTH = heavenly truth; truth as it is with the celestial ***angels; truth made living from love
CERBERUS
= mythological three-headed dog-like monster that guarded the gates of the underworld
CEREBELLUM
= smaller brain at the back of the head
CEREBRUM
= 1. brain; 2. larger brain at the front of the head
CHAPITER
= top of a column; capital
CHAPLET
= garland; wreath of flowers worn on the head
CHARITY
= love of the neighbor
CHARYBDIS
= mythological whirlpool opposite the rock SCYLLA; ***BETWEEN
SCYLLA AND CHARYBDIS = between two dangerous ***alternatives
CHASTE
= having a pure and clean attitude toward sex (whether married or not)
***CHASTITY
= purity of attitude toward sex (applied especially to married ***people, not used to mean "celibacy")
CHIMERA
(also spelled CHIMAERA) = delusion; hallucination (from a mythological, fire-breathing monster) 
***CHIMERICAL = fanciful; imaginary
CHYLE
= digested food in liquid form which passes through the lining of the intestines
CINERITIOUS SUBSTANCES
= gray matter in the brain containing the neurons
CIRCUMGYRATE
= spin
CIRCUMROTATE
= revolve; rotate
CIRCUMSPECTION
= prudence; caution
CIRCUMVOLUTION
= turning around an axis CIRCUS = circular arena; amphitheater
CITRON
= tree in the citrus family like a lemon but larger
CIVIL MAN
= person who lives by civil laws and customs
CLEAVE
= join together; adhere; stick to COALESCE = reunite; grow together 
COGITATIVE (adj.) = thinking
COGNITION
= concept; knowledge of ideas
COHERE
= hold together; be connected
***COHERENCE
= holding together; sticking together
COHOBATION
= re-distillation
COHORT
= group of soldiers; company
COLDS IN MARRIAGE
= conditions of emotional coldness between married
partners
COLLATERAL GOOD
= goodness that is not genuine but is related to what is genuine
COLLIGATE
= bind together; connect
COMMON PERCEPTION
= common sense
COMMON SENSORY
= the part of the brain where all of the senses
come together and are experienced
COMMUNION
= common sharing; association (also transl. COMMUNITY)
***COMMUNION OF USES
= sharing jobs 
COMPENDIUM
= short summary
COMPLEMENT
= completion; something that fills up or makes complete
COMPLEX (n.)
= whole made up of many connected parts
CONATUS
= striving; endeavor; impulse
CONCERT
= agreement; harmony
CONCORD, CONCORDANCE
= harmony; agreement
***CONCORDANT=
harmonious
CONCUBINAGE
= living with a mistress or concubine
CONCUPISCENCE
= 1. ardent desire (usually evil); any abnormally strong desire; 2. sexual lust
CONFEDERATE (v.)
= unite; join together in a common cause
CONFORMABLE
= similar; having a corresponding form
CONFOUND
= confuse
CONGEAL
= freeze; stick together
***CONGEALED
= frozen; icy; frosty
CONGERY
= collection
CONGLOBATE
= make round like a ball
***CONGLOBATION
= globular mass; ball
CONGLUTINATE
= glue together; clot; coagulate
CONGRUOUS
= in harmony with; agreeing
CONJUGIAL
(n. pronounced "conju'jul") = 1.essential marriage principle; 2.
positive attitude toward marriage; 3. marriage of good and truth
CONJUGIAL
(adj.) = belonging to marriage and the love married partners have for each other; matrimonial
***CONJUGIAL AGE
= marriageable age
***CONJUGIAL BED
= marriage bed
***CONJUGIAL CARESSES
= marital caresses
***CONJUGIAL CHASTITY
= chastity of married partners
***CONJUGIAL COLD
= coldness toward marriage and toward the marriage
***partner
***CONJUGIAL COMMUNION
= marital sharing
***CONJUGIAL CONJUNCTION OF GOOD AND TRUTH
= bond like that of
***marriage between what is true and what is good
***CONJUGIAL COVENANT
= marriage covenant; marriage agreement
***CONJUGIAL DEBT
= 1. marital obligations; 2. sexual obligations in ***marriage
***CONJUGIAL DELIGHT
= sexual pleasure in marriage
***CONJUGIAL FRIENDSHIP
= friendship between married partners
***CONJUGIAL HEAT
= warmth of love in marriage
***CONJUGIAL INCLINATION
= inclination to marry
***CONJUGIAL LIFE
= married life
***CONJUGIAL LOVE
(see below)
***CONJUGIAL LOVE WITH ANIMALS
= mating love of animals
***CONJUGIAL PAIRS
= mates; couples
***CONJUGIAL SIMULATIONS
= putting on the appearance of love in the ***marriage
***CONJUGIAL SPHERE
= sphere proceeding from God inspiring humans to
***
marry, and animals to mate
***CONJUGIAL SPORTS
= love-play
***CONJUGIAL UNITION
= union of partners
***CONJUGIAL STATE
= state of being married
***GENUINE CONJUGIAL LOVE
= genuine marriage love
***LOVE TRULY CONJUGIAL
= true marriage love
***THE CHRISTIAN CONJUGIAL
= the Christian ideal of married love and
***
monogamy
***THE HUMAN CONJUGIAL
= human marriage love
CONJUGIAL LOVE
= 1. love married partners have for each other; 2. love of
marriage (usually used of the spiritual bonds in a monogamous marriage)
CONJUGIALLY
= with a positive attitude to marriage
CONJUNCTION OF GOOD AND TRUTH=
marriage between what is good and what is true
CONJUNCTIVE (n.)
= something that joins, or unites
CONNATE
= born with; inborn; congenital
***CONNATE INCLINATIONS
= hereditary tendencies
***CONNATE SCIENCE
= inborn knowledge
CONNUBIAL
= relating to marriage (usually in a negative sense, or concerning merely external marriages)
***CONNUBIAL CONNECTION OF EVIL AND FALSITY=
unholy linking of ***evil and falsity
***CONNUBIAL TIES
= casual marital connections
CONSANGUINITY
= relationship by blood (compare AFFINITY)
CONSCIENCE MONGERS
= overly conscientious people; hypercritical people
CONSEQUENT
= following as a result; in keeping with; coming after (opp. of
ANTECEDENT
= going before)
CONSOCIATE (v.)
= associate together
CONSUMMATE (v.)
= finish completely; bring to an end CONSUMMATION OF THE AGE = close or end of the age (in the King James Bible = "End of the world")
CONTAGION
= plague; infectious disease
CONTAINANT
= container; receptacle (also transl. CONTINENT)
CONTEXTURE
= fabric; something woven together CONTEXTURED = woven together
CONTIGUITY
= contact; touch
***CONTIGUOUS
= touching but not joined together
CONTINENT
= container; receptacle (also transl. CONTAINANT)
CONTINGENT CAUSES
= extenuating circumstances
CONTINUOUS
= in a connected sequence; in a series
***CONTINUOUS DEGREES
= gradations as from dark to light, cold to warm ***(also called DEGREES OF BREADTH)
***CONTINUOUS TRUTHS
= 1. truths in a connected sequence; 2. truths
***
connected back to their source
***A
CONTINUITY = something continuously connected
CONTRARIETY
= being opposite; contrary (CONTRARIETY = differences that clash; VARIETY = differences that harmonize)
CONTRITE
= anxious and sad because of human sin
CONTRITION
= penitence; anxiety because of human sin
CONTUMACIOUS
= stubbornly disobedient
CONTUMACY
= stubborn disobedience
CONTUMELY
= contempt; disrespect
CONVENIENCES
= points of agreement or harmony
CONVENTICLE
= 1. religious meeting; assembly; 2. Quaker meeting CONVOCATION = assembly
COROLLARY
= deduction; idea that follows as a conclusion
CORONIS
= flourish used by printers to indicate the end of a book or chapter
CORPOREAL
(n.) = bodily part; part of the mind attached to the body
CORPOREAL
(adj.) = bodily; physical (including gestures, actions, looks, words, sensations and physical pleasures)
***CORPOREAL DELIGHT
= physical pleasure
***CORPOREAL LOVE
= 1. love of physical enjoyment; 2. loving things for ***the sake of self and domination
***CORPOREAL MAN
= 1. person who Loves self and bodily pleasure and ***not heavenly things; 2. bodily part of a person
***CORPOREAL MEMORY
= memory of facts, events, etc.
***CORPOREAL NATURAL
= physical and worldly part of a person
***EXTERNAL CORPOREAL
= pleasures; things of the senses
***INTERNAL CORPOREAL
= affections; knowledges
CORRELATIVE CONJUNCTIONS
= reciprocal connections
CORRESPOND
= match; agree; be analogous to; be equal to (in Swedenborg's Writings this word is used of the relationship between things on two different levels of reality; usually the spiritual and the physical)
***CORRESPONDENT
(n.) = physical equivalent (something on the physical
***
plane that is caused by something spiritual)
CORTICAL
= belonging to the cortex or gray matter of the brain
CORUSCATE
= sparkle
COUNTENANCE
= face; facial expression
COVET
= desire strongly; crave
CULPABLE
= guilty; responsible
CUPIDITY
= strong desire; lust; greed; selfish want CURATE = assistant pastor; one who has the "care" of souls
CUTANEOUS
= related to the skin; like skin
***CUTANEOUS ENVELOPE OF THE SPIRIT
= external covering of the ***spirit; the border between the spiritual and the natural (also transl. ***BORDER and LIMBUS)
CUTICLE
= skin (including the skins covering the internal organs of the body)
***CUTICULAR
= like skin; made of skin
 
DAINTIES
= pleasures; delicious things
DEBAUCH
= take away virginity (also transl. DEFLOWER)
DEBAUCHERY
= seduction; taking away virginity (also
transl. STUPRATION)
DECALOGUE
= Ten Commandments
DECANT
= pour liquid into another container without stirring up
sediment
DECANTATION
= purification by decanting
DECLIVITY
= downward slope (opp. of ACCLIVITY = upward slope)
DECORUM
= suitable and fitting behavior
DECOROUS=
suitable; becoming
DECREMENTS
= subtractions, decreased amounts (opp. of
INCREMENTS)
DEFECATION
= cleansing; purification by eliminating wastes
DEFERENCE
= respect; willingness to serve
DEFERENTIALLY
= 1. respectfully; 2. with a willingness to serve
DEFLOWER
= take away virginity (also transl. DEBAUCH)
DEGREES
= levels; steps; gradations
***DEGREES OF ALTITUDE
= distinct levels, one higher than the other
***
(also called DISCRETE DEGREES and DEGREES OF HEIGHT)
***DEGREES OF BREADTH
= gradations as from dark to light, hot to cold ***(also called CONTINUOUS DEGREES and DEGREES OF LATITUDE)
DEIGN
(v.) = think it worthwhile
DELECTATION
= pleasure; enjoyment
DELIBERATELY
= with careful thought
DELICACIES
= delightful, elegant and splendid things
DELINEATE
= draw; sketch; outline
***DELINEATION
= drawing; outline; description
DELIRIUM
= mental disturbance; raving; false imagination
***DELIRIUMS OF WISDOM
= distortions of wisdom
DEMI-GOD
= lesser god; partly Divine being
DENOMINATE (v.)
= name
***DENOMINATION
= name
DEPRECATE
= pray to have something removed
DEPREDATION
= act of robbery, plundering and preying upon
DETERMINATE
(adj.) = definite
***DETERMINATION
= decision; directed action
DETERMINE
= direct into action; decide; limit
***DETERMINED
= limited; set within clear boundaries
DETRACTOR
= slanderer
DEVIL
= 1. evil person after death; 2. person in the lowest hell (note: in
Swedenborg's Writings all devils are people who have lived in the natural world and entered hell after death)
***THE DEVIL
= hell acting as if it were one person; the personification of evil
DEVOLVE
= hand over to; share; distribute
DEVOTEE
= religious fanatic
DIABOLICAL
= devilish
***DIABOLICAL CREW
= many devils working together to do evil
***DIABOLICAL HELL
= lowest of the three hells
***DIABOLICAL SPIRIT
= evil spirit; devilish spirit
DIADEM
= 1. crown worn by a king or a queen; 2. headband
DIAMETRICALLY OPPOSITE
= absolutely and completely opposite
DICTATE (n.)
= inner conviction; conscience
DISCERNMENT
= understanding; the ability to understand (usually transl. THE UNDERSTANDING)
DISCERPTION
= tearing; mutilation; rending
DISCERPTOR
= one who tears things apart
DISCRETE DEGREES
= distinct levels, one higher than the other (also called DEGREES OF ALTITUDE and DEGREES OF HEIGHT)
DISCRIMINATE
(v.) = make distinctions; distinguish
***DISCRIMINATION=
making distinctions (as opposed to "prejudice")
***DISCRIMINATIONS
= differences; distinctions
DISINTERESTEDLY
= unselfishly; without thought of self
DISJOIN
= separate; disconnect
DISJUNCTION
= separation; being -disconnected
DISPARAGEMENT
= discounting; lowering of value
DISPORTING
= playing; having a game (also transl. SPORTING)
DISPOSE
= arrange
DISPOSITION
(L. DISPOSITIO) = arrangement; setting in order
DISPOSITION
(L. ANIMUS) = 1. temperament; personality; 2. the lower level of the mind (also transl. ANIMUS)
DISSEMBLE
= pretend; put on a false appearance
DISSEMBLER
= fake; person who pretends and counterfeits
DISSENTIENT
= different; disagreeing
DISSENTIENT DISPOSITIONS
= minds that disagree
DISSIMILITUDE
= difference; incompatibility
DISSIMULATION
= pretense; lie
DISSIPATE
= scatter; disperse
DISSOLUTE
= without moral standards
DISTINCTION
= 1. fame; honor; 2. differentiation
DISTINCTLY
= clearly set apart; able to be thought of separately; distinguishably
DISTINGUISH
= make distinct; separate; divide
DIURNAL
= daily
DIVEST
= put off; lay aside
DIVINATION
= prophecy
DIVINE
(v.) = foretell; prophesy
DIVINE
(n.) = 1. God; the Divinity; 2. having Godlike qualities
***THE DIVINE
= God
***THE DIVINE A QUO
= The Divine Being from which all things exist
DIVINE
(adj.) = Godlike; belonging to God
***DIVINE CELESTIAL
= heavenly quality of God; God's love flowing into the
***
celestial heaven
***DIVINE ESSENCE
= essential qualities of God
***DIVINE GOOD
= God's goodness
***DIVINE HUMAN
= Jesus as God in human form; the human nature of ***Jesus glorified, or made Divine; Divine Humanity
***DIVINE ITSELF
= God as He is in Himself
***DIVINE LOVE
= God's love
***DIVINE MAN
= 1. God in the human form; 2. heaven in the human form as ***the body of God (also called the GRAND MAN)
***DIVINE NATURAL
= natural or lowest level of the mind of Jesus glorified ***or made Divine
***DIVINE OPERATION
= the way God operates and acts
***DIVINE PROCEEDING
= qualities of God proceeding from Him
***DIVINE PROVIDENCE
= the way God governs the universe
***DIVINE RATIONAL
= rational level of the mind of Jesus glorified or made ***Divine
***DIVINE SPIRITUAL
= truth of God; truth as received in the spiritual ***heaven
***DIVINE TRUTH
= God's truth as it is in Him, and as it flows from Him into ***angels and into people
***DIVINE WISDOM
= God's wisdom
DIVINER
= prophet; seer
DOCTRINALS
= teachings; particular points of doctrine; doctrinal tenets
DOCTRINE
= religious teaching; religious principle or point of view (for the. most part used in the singular)
***DOCTRINE OF GENUINE TRUTH
= true perspective on the teachings of
***
Scripture; correct point of view
DOMESTIC
(adj.) = 1. belonging to a household, home or relationship in the home; 2. personal
***DOMESTIC GOOD
= good qualities a person is born with (also called ***DOMESTIC NATURAL GOOD and NATURAL GOOD)
DOMESTICS
= servants
DOMINION
= rule; domination
***LOVE OF DOMINION
= love of ruling or dominating
DORSAL EJECTIONS
= excrement
DRAGONIST
= evil spirit associated with the Dragon (Rev. 12:3), symbol of the doctrine of salvation by faith alone (also called DRACONIC SPIRIT)
DROSS
= waste removed as scum from liquid or molten metal
DURA MATER
= tough membrane protecting the brain

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