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Exalt
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EXALTATION OF CHRIST, THE
Exalted
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exam
exam paper
Exametron
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Examination
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examination paper
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EXAMINE; EXAMINATION
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Examen definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

EXA'MEN, n. egza'men. [L. examen, the tongue, needle or beam of a balance. It signifies also a swarm of bees.]
Examination; disquisition; enquiry. [Little used.]

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a detailed inspection of your conscience (as done daily by Jesuits) [syn: examen, examination]
2: a critical study (as of a writer's work)

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: Latin, tongue of a balance, examination, from exigere more at exact Date: 1606 1. examination 2. a critical study

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Examen Ex*a"men, n. [L., the tongue of a balance, examination; for exagmen, fr. exigere to weigh accurately, to treat: cf. F. examen. See Exact, a.] Examination; inquiry. [R.] ``A critical examen of the two pieces.'' --Cowper.



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