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Navesink Lodge No. 9

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Worshipful Master – Richard C. Joyce, P.M.

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Dictionary of Masonic Related Words

A B C D E F G H I J K L M
N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


A

a-BIDE - to continue in a place; remain; dwell.
AB-sence - the act of not being present; lack; want.
a-BIF (a-BIFF) - Hiram Abif, the widow's son.
a-CA-cia (a-KAY-shia) - symbol of immortality; a tree.
ac-CEPT-ed (ak-CEPT-ed) - approved; admitted.
ac-CES-so-ry (ak-SESS-ory) - accomplice; he who assists the felon.
ac-COM-mo-DATE - to provide for; help.
ac-COM-pa-ny - to go with; attend; escort.
ac-COM-plice (ak-COM-phs) - an associate in wrong or crime.
ac-COM-plish - to make complete; achieve; attain; fulfill; realize.
ac-COM-plish-ing - fulfilling; completing.
ac-CORD - agreement; to render as due.
ac-CORD-ing-ly - in a comfortable manner; therefore.
ac-COST-ed - spoke first; addressed; greeted.
ad-JA-cent - lying near; close at hand; adjoining.
ad-JOIN-ing - border upon; adjacent; lying next to; be in contact.
ad-MIT - to allow; permit to enter; acknowledge the truth.
ad-MIT-tance - the act of admitting.
ad-MON-ish - to advise of a fault; caution; warn.
a-DORN-ed - decorated; furnished with ornaments; beautified.
ad-VANCE - to go, or cause to go forward or upward; proceed.
AF-fa-BIL-i-ty - friendliness; mildness.
af-FEC-tions (.shuns) - tender attachments; love.
af-FIL-i-ate (a-FILL-i-ate) - an adopted one; to join.
af-FIN-i-ty - kin; kind; kindred; any natural drawing or inclination.
af-FIRM-a-tive ( tiv) - confirmitive; positive.
a-GAIN ( GEN) - another time; once more; anew; afresh.
AGE (AJ) - given number of years.
A-HI-man-RE-zon (Ah-HIGH-man-RAY-zon) - The Law of the Prepared Brothers; a book of Masonic laws.
al-LE-giance (al-LEE-juns) - loyalty; fidelity; devotion.
AL-le-GO-ry - concealing lesson; story within a story; legend; parable.
al-LUDE (a-LUD) - to refer; imply.
al-LURE-ment - enticement; a charm; attraction.
al-LU-sion ( LU-zhun) - an alluding; an indirect reference.
A-mi-a-ble - gentle; loving; kind.
AM-mon-I-tish (AM-on-I-tish) - the people of Ammon.
AN-cient (AIN-shunt) - very old.
AN-gle (ANG-gl) - an angle of a square.
AN-no-DOM-i-ni - year of the Lord (abbreviated A.D.).
AN-no-LU-cis - year of light (abbreviated A.L.).
AN-no-TA-tion - the act of annotating; a comment.
an-TIQ-ui-ty ( TIK-wi-ti) - belonging to ancient times.
a-PART-ment - a room or suite of rooms.
ap-PEAR-ance - external show or aspect; that which appears or seems.
ap-PEAR-ed - came forth into view or public notice.
ap-PREN-tice (a-PREN-tis) - a learner.
ap-PRISE (a-PRIZ) - to notify, as of an event; advise; inform.
ap-PROACH - to come or cause to come near or nearer.
A-pron (A-prun) - a covering to protect the front of a person's clothes.
AR-bi-TRA-ri-ly - dictatorially; domineering; imperious; overbearing.
AR-chi-tect (AR-ki-tect) - a designer or builder.
AR-chi-TEC-ture (AR-ki-TEKtur) - a style or system of buildings.
AR-chives (AR-kives) - place for historical records.
a-RIGHT - correctly; proper; without error
a-RISE ( RIZE) - to get up; come up; ascend.
ar-TIF-i-cer (ar-TIF-i-ser) - a skillful designer; an inventor.
as-CEND-ing - mounting; climbing; rising; going upward.
AS-cer-TAIN - find out; make certain; determine.
ASH-lar ( Ier) - block of stone.
as-PIR-ing - longing for; reaching upward; aiming at.
as-SEM-blage (blij) - meeting of the Craft; a gathering.
AS-si-DU-ity (AS-i-DUE-ity) - faithful personal attention; watchfulness.
as-SIS-tance - help; aid; support; relief.
as-SUR-ance - confidence; a promise; undoubting.
A-the-ist - non believer in Deity; a Godless person.
a-TROC-i-ty (a-TROS-i-ti) - cruelty; wickedness; shocking event.
at-TACH-ed - made fast to something; joined; united.
at-TAIN-ed - arrived at (a desired object); came to in space or time.
at-TEMPT-ed - made an effort; tried; endeavored.
at-TEND - to be an attendant; to be present.
at-TEN-tion (shun) - close attending.
at-TEN-tive - giving or showing attention.
AT-tri-BUTE - that which is assigned or ascribed.
AU-di-ence - an assembly of hearers; the act of hearing; attention; an opportunity to speak.
au-GUST (awe-GUST) - grand; kingly; majestic.
a-VOUCH - to affirm positively; assert; proclaim.
a-WAIT - to wait for; expect; to be ready or in store for.
AWE - reverential fear.

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B

BAR-ba-rous (rus) - cruel; brutal; savage.
BARE - naked; exposed to view.
be-FALL-en - occurred or happened.
be-HELD - seen; looked upon; viewed.
be-HOLD - to look at or upon; view; see; observe something; look.
be-NEF-i-cent - bringing about or doing good.
BEN-e-FITS - advantages; helpful results; favors.
be-NEV-o-lence - act of kindness; charity.
BIND-ing - obligatory (legal or moral obligation).
BLEM-ish - stain; flaw; spot; dishonor.
be-SEECH-ing - asking; pleading; begging.
BLUSH-ing - reddening; becoming red.
BO-AZ - strength; a pillar of the Temple.
BONE - the Hebrew word "boneh"; builder.
BOOK-of-NA-ture - any one of the writings of which the Bible is made up; anything considered (as a record or a setting forth of truth).
BOUN-te-ous (us) - giving freely and largely; generous.
BOUN-ty - liberality in giving or bestowing.
BOURNE (BORN) - bound; goal; that which limits; end.
BRA-zen - brassy; bold.
BREAST (BREST) - the front of the chest.
BRETH-ren - brothers; plural of brother.
BROW - the upper edge of a cliff; upper part of slope.
BUR-y (BER-I) - to put in or under the ground or other covering.

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C

CA-ble-tow (KA-bul-tow) -rope; cable; cord; ritualistically, symbol or method of control of an initiate.
CA-ble tow's LENGTH - at one time, three miles; the scope of a person's reasonable ability; six hundred feet; nautical measure, one hundred fathoms. The length of a cabletow differs with individuals.
ca-LAM-i-ty - a misfortune or disaster.
CAN-di-DATE (date or dit) - a nominee or aspirant for any position or honor.
CAN-o-py - starry decked heavens; overhead cover.
CAR-di-nal - of prime importance; principal.
CAR-nal - pertaining to bodily appetites; sexual; sensual.
CARE - concern; watchfulness.
CAS-u-al-ty (CAZH-yu-ul-ti) - a fatal or serious accident; battle casualty.
CAUSE (CAUSED) - an efficient agent; anything derived from another; a legal action that from which anything first proceeds.
CAT-e-chism (kizm) - taught by word of mouth.
CAV-il-ing - finding fault with; picking flaws.
ce-LES-tial (chul) - heavenly; of the sky.
ce-MENT (se-MENT) - bond of union; to bind together.
CER-e-MO-nies - forms; sacraments.
CHALK - a soft grayish limestone.
CHANG-ing - to exchange or give equivalent for.
CHARGE - to give instructions; directions; admonitions; command.
CHAN-ters - the capitals of pillars or columns.
CHAP-ter - a body of Royal Arch Masonry.
CHAR-ac-ter (KAR) - a form of secret writing.
CHAR-ac-ter-IS-tic - a distinctive feature; trait.
CHAR-coal - a black substance burning without smoke or flame.
CHAR-i-ty - universal love or goodwill; forgiving.
CHAR-ter - an authority; warrant; constitution.
CHER-ish - to care for kindly; hold dear; comfort.
Cl-pher (SI fur) - any numerical character; a number.
cir-cum-AM-bu-LA-tion - the act of walking around the Lodge room; in Texas, clockwise, with squared corners.
CIR-cum-SCRIBE - to confine within bounds; restrict.
CIR-curn-SPEC-tion - watchfulness in all directions against danger or error.
CIR-cum-STANCE (SIR-cum-STANS) - an event; happening; or fact.
clan-DES-tine (klan-DES-tin) - illegal; one made in a clandestine Lodge.
CLAY - earth in general.
CLEAVES - divides along natural lines; sticks fast.
CLEFTS (KLEFTS) - divides partially or completely; fissures in a rock.
CLIME - region; climate.
CLOTHED (CLOTH’D) - covered or provided with clothes; invested.
COL-umn (COL-urn or KOL-urn) - a vertical shaft or pillar.
com-MEM-o-RA-tion (shun) - memorial; keeping in remembrance or action.
com-MENC-ing - beginning; starting.
com-MEN-su-rate (shur-rit) - in proper proportion.
COM-mon GAV-el (COM-mon-GAV-ell) - Mason's mallet, hammer Re on one end and chiselsharp on the other.
com-MIS-er-ate (com-MIZ) - to pity; sympathize.
com-MU-ni-CATE - inform; announce; conveyance of information.
com-MU-ni-CAT-ed (KAT-ed) - made known;_gave a share of.
com-MU-ni-CA-tion - Masonic meeting (stated or special); an exchange of thoughts or information.
com-PAN-ions - ones who or those which accompany; comrades; associates.
COM-pass-es (KUM-puses) - instrument having two branches or legs.
com-PAS-sion (com-PASH-un) - pity for suffering; sympathy.
COM-pe-ten-cy - sufficient ability or authority.
com-PL- tion (shun) - the act of completing.
com-POSE (POZE) - to make up of elements or parts; construct; form.
com-POS-ite (kum-POZ-it) - order of architecture.
con-CEAL - hide; keep from sight or knowledge.
con-CERN-ing (SURN) - in relation to; about.
con-CIL-i-ate - gain; win; to reconcile.
CON-dem-NA-tion (shun) - denounce; censure; convict reprove.
CON-de-SCEN-sion (SEN-shun) - graciousness; courtesy to inferiors.
con-DI-tion (DISH-un) - the state or mode in which a person or thing exists.
con-DUCT - to accompany and show the way.
con-DUC-tor - an escort; guide.
con-FERRED (FURD) - gave a degree to a candidate.
con-FES-sion (FESH-un) - the act of confessing; acknowledgement of an action.
con-FIRM (con-FURM) - to assure by added proof; make certain; ratify.
CON-fla-GRA-tion (shun) - a great or extensive fire.
con-FORM-i-ty - the act of conforming; agreement; harmony.
con-FU-sion (zhun) - the act of confusing or being confused; disorder; distraction.
con-GRAT-u-late (GRAT-yu-late) - to salute approvingly.
con-NEC-tion (shun) - the act or means of connecting or uniting.
CON-science (shuns) - power of self knowledge; right or wrong.
CON-scious (CON-shus) - mindful; cognizant; aware.
CON-se-CRAT-ed - made reverend; set apart as sacred.
CON-se-QUENT (KWENT) - result; cause.
con-SIST - to be composed or constituted.
con-SPIR-a-cy (kon-SPIR-a-si) - plot; scheme; secret combination of persons.
CON-stant-ly - steadily in purpose; unchanging.
CON-sti-TUT-ed - established as by authority; enacted.
CON-sti-TU-tions (shuns) - fundamental laws that govern.
con-SULT - take counsel; confer; deliberate.
CON-tem-PLAT-ing - considering thoughtfully; intending; planning.
con-TEM-PLA-tive - plan; thoughtful; meditative.
con-TIN-u-al-ly (yu-ul) - constantly; unceasing.
con-TIN-u-ance - state of continuing; duration.
con-TRACT-ing - to become affected with (as a disease or habit).
con-TRIB-ute - to give in common with others.
con-TRIVE - to scheme; plot; plan; devise.
con-VERSE - conversation; commune; interchange of thoughts.
con-VERT - to change or become changed to another state; transform.
con-VEY (con-VAY) - carry; transmit.
con-VEY-ed (VAY) - transported from one place to another; carried; transmitted; transport.
Co-RIN-thi-an (Ko-RIN-thi-an) - an order of architecture.
CORN - anciently used to denote any edible grain; rye; barley; wheat.
cor-RECT - to set right or straight; precise.
COR-re-SPON-dence - the act, condition, or state of corresponding; aggreement.
COUN-sel - to advise; in favor of; good judgment.
COUN-te-nance (nuns) - an encouraging aspect; face or feature.
COW-ans (KOW-anz) - intruder; pretender; uninstructed.
COW-ard-ice (COW-ur-dis) - lack of courage; timidity.
cre-AT-ed (cre-A-ted) - caused to come into existence; originated; produced.
Cre-A-tor - God; Maker of the Universe.
cri-TE-ri-on - a model or example; a test; rule or measure.
CU-bit - about 18 inches; length of the forearm; ancient measure.
CUM-brous (brus) - cumbersome; heavy.
CU-ri-OS-i-ty - excitement of interest or inquiry; novel; odd; strange.
CUS-tom - habit; fashion; manner; practice.

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DAN-ger-ous (us) - attended with danger; hazardous; unsafe.
DAUB-ing - smearing or coating with something sticky.
de-BASE - corrupt; impair; degrade.
de-COR-urn - becoming conduct; manner; politeness.
DED-i-CAT-ed (DED-i-CA-ted) - set apart for sacred uses; consecrated; devoted.
DEEM-ing - judging; considering; thinking; regarding; believing.
de-FEN-sive (de-FEN-siv) - an attitude or condition of defense or protection.
de-FRAUD - cheat; swindle; take or withhold something by fraud.
DE-i-ty - a god; goddess or divine person.
de-LIN-e-ATE - to draw in outline; trace out; to portray.
de-LIV-er-ance - rescue; release; liberation.
de-MEAN - to lower in dignity or reputation; debase; to degrade.
de-MEAN - or-behavior; conduct.
de-MIT (See dimit) - resign; to drop.
DEM-on-STRATES - points out; makes clear.
de-NIED - rejected as false; declined; renounced.
de-NOM-i-NAT-ed - gave a name to; named; called.
de-NOM-i-NA-tions (shuns) - that act of naming; call.
de-NOT-ing (de-NOTE-ing) - pointing out; showing.
de-PORT-ment - conduct or behavior; manner.
de-POS-it (POZ it) - to place in a receptacle.
de-ROG-a-TO-ry (de-ROG-a-TOE-re) - lessening in good repute, detracting.
de-SCEND-ing (SEND) - going down; falling.
de-SIGN ZINE) - to map out in the mind; plan; to draw.
DES-ig-NATE (DEZ) - to select or appoint for a specific purpose.
de-SIR-ous (ZIR us) - having desire; wish or craving; eager to obtain.
DES-ti-TUTE - extremely poor; not having; needing.
de-TACH - separate; disunite; disengage.
DE-tes-TA-tion (shun) - extreme dislike; hatred; loathing.
DEV-as-TA-tion (shun) - the act of devastating; waste; destruction.
DE-vi-ate - to turn from a straight course; wander.
de-VOLVED - passed from a possessor to a successor or substitute; transmitted.
de-VO-tions (shuns) - state of being devoted; acts of worship; prayers.
DIC-tates - to declare with authority; command; prescribe; impose; order.
DIF-fi-cult - hard to do or be done; troublesome.
DIF-fi-cul-ty - an obstacle; hinderance; hard to do.
DIG-ni-ty - high rank; high honor.
di-LATE - amplify; to speak fully.
DI-LEM-ma (dih-LEM-ma) - a perplexing predicament.
di-MEN-sions (shuns) - magnitudes; as height, length and breadth.
di-MIT - to withdraw from Lodge; sometimes spelled demit.
di-RECT - to determine the direction of command; order.
dis-CERN ing - quick to discern; penetrating or judging.
dis-COV-er-y - the act of discovering; disclosure.
dis-EASE (di-ZEEZ) - illness; ailment; disorder.
DIS-pen-sa-tion (shun) - a dealing out; distribution; authority given by Grand Master.
dis-PENSED - waived the observance of; relinquished.
dis-PERSED (PURST) - scattered; dissipated; placed near together irregularly.
dis-PLAY - to unfold; expose; bring to the view or mind; exhibit.
dis-POSED - parted with; got rid of.
DIS-po-SI-tion (ZISH-un) - the act of disposing; manner of disposal.
dis-SAT-is-FIED - displeased; disappointed.
dis-SIM-u-LA-tion (shun) - false pretense; hypocrisy; deception.
DIS-so-LU-tion (shun) - death; separation of soul and body.
dis-TINCT - clear to the senses or mind; plain; unmistakable.
dis-TIN-guish (gwish) - to recognize as separate; discriminate.
dis-TIN-guish-ed (dis-TING-gwisht) - conspicuous; eminent; told apart.
dis-TRESS - acute or extreme suffering or its caused pain; trouble.
dis-TURB - to rouse from repose or rest; disquiet.
di-VEST-ed (as in divide) - deprived; stripped; undressed.
di-VIDE - to cut or separate or cause to separate into parts; disunite.
DOR-ic (DOR-ik) - order of architecture.
DOR-mant - a Lodge that has ceased to work; inactive.
DOT-age (DOE-tij) - feebleness of mind due to old age; senility.
DOUB-le (DUB-L) - two fold; twice as much.
DREAD-fuly - awfully; terribly; frightfully.
DUE - regular; proper; owed; lawful.
DUE ex-AM-i-NA-tion - the word "due" refers to the manner.
DUE FORM - in the proper manner.
DUE GUARD (DUE GARD) - mode of recognition.
DUE o-BE-di-ence - according to Grand Lodge requirement.
DU-ly - in accordance with what is due; fitly; in due time or manner.

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EAVES-DROP-pers (EEVZ) - those who listen secretly.
EBBS - low tides; to decline.
e-CLIP-tic - circle; pertaining to the eclipses.
E-dicts (EE-dickts) - proclaimed by authority as rules of action.
ED-i-fice (ED-i-fis) - buflding or structure.
ef-FEC-tu-al-ly (ef-FEC-choo-el-e) - to produce a result; with effect; truly.
EM-blem-AT-i-cal - symbolic; pertaining to an emblem.
EM-i-nent - high in station; remarkable; noted; great.
EM-u-LA-tion - act of striving to equal or excel another in quality.
en-A-bled (bld) - made able; supplied with equal power or means.
en-DEAV-or-ed (DEV-ur) - attempted to do or attain something; tried.
en-DUE - to clothe; invest.
en-GRAVE - fashion or copy by carving.
EN-sign (EN-sin) - a badge or symbol of office.
en-SU-ing - following; following as a consequence; resulting.
EN-ter - to go or come from outside to the interior; appear; begin.
EN-ter-ed-Ap-PREN-tice - entered as a learner.
en-TI-tle - to authorize to receive or require.
EN-trance (truns) - the act of entering.
E-PHRA-im-ites (EE-FRA-mites) - tribe of Israel.
E-qual-ly (EE-kwul) - state of being equal; exact agreement; uniformity.
ERE - prior to; in time; earlier or sooner than; rather than; before.
e-RECT - to set up as a building; build; found; form.
ERR (ER as in her) - wander from the truth; mistake; to go astray morally, sin.
es-CAPE (es-KAPE) - to flee; get away safely; elude.
ES-o-TER-ic (ES-o-TER-ik) - not written.
es-PE-cial-ly (es-PESH-ul-ly) - exceptionally; noteworthily.
es-SEN-fial (es-SEN-shul) - indispensable; necessary; absoulutely requisite.
es-TAB-lish - to settle or fix firmly.
es-TEEM - estimate; value; deem; respect.
E-thi-O-pi-a - country in Africa.
EU-clid (YOU-klid) - geometrician who lived about 300 B.C.
EU-nuch (YOU-nuk) - an emasculated man, usually one castrated before puberty.
eu-RE-ka (u-REE-ka) - "I have found it."
e-VA-sion (zhun) - the act, means, or result of evading; avoidance.
e-VA-sion-OF MIND - the act, means, or results of evading; to use words of double meaning, to evade the truth.
EV-i-dence - certainty', proof; testimony.
ex-ACT (egz) - perfectly conformed to a standard; precise.
ex-ALT-ed (egz-AWLT-ed) - elevated, raised in rank, position or dignity!, sublime; glorify.
ex-AM-ine (egz-AM-in) - to inspect or scrutinize with care; analyze.
EX-cel-lent - superior in worth or value; eminent; excelling.
ex-CESS - waste; intemperance; extra; over, plus.
ex-CIT-ed - produced agitation in; aroused; stimulated.
EX-cla-MA-tions (shuns) - clamorous or passionate outcries.
EX-e-CUT-ed (EX-e-CU-ted) - accomplished; performed; put to death (according to law).
ex-EM-pla-ry (eg-ZEM-play-ree) - fitted to serve as an example worthy of imitation.
ex-EM-pli-FY (egz) - Masonic Degree for instruction.
EX-er-CIS-es (SIZES) - performances; practices; use; occupations; exerts.
ex-IS-tence (egz) - being; the state or fact of being or continuing to be.
EX-o-TER-ic (EX-o-TER-ik) - written; opposite of esoteric.
ex-PANSE - a vast continuous area or stretch as the blue expanse of heaven.
ex-PE-di-ent - speedy and beneficial; a desired end.
EX-pla-NA-tion - the act or means of explaining.
ex-TEND-ing - covering a great extent of time or space.
ex-TEN-sive - of or pertaining to extension.
ex-TER-nal (ex-TUR-nul) - being on or relating to the exterior; visible from the outside.
ex-TORT - to obtain from a person by violence; threat; wrest.
ex-TREM-i-ty - desperate distress or need; the greatest degree.
EX-tri-CATE - to liberate from or set free from hinderance.
ex-U-ber-ance (egz-YOO) - superabundance.

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FAITH-ful-devoted; firm; loyal; true.
FALL-ing - moving downward; descending.
FAR-ther - more distant in space; more advanced.
FAULT - a slight offense; error; wrong; a weakness.
FEAR - be anxious; fright; dread; horror; to doubt.
FELL-ed - caused to fall.
FEL-lows - companions; equals; persons or individuals.
FEL-low CRAFT - the Second Degree of Freemasonry.
FEL-low SHIP - the state of being a companion or fellow.
FER-ven-cy (FUR-ven-sy) - the state of burning with zeal or eagerness; devotion.
FER-vent (FUR) - burning or very hot.
fi-DELi-ty (fi-DEL-i-ti) - faithfulness in discharge of duty or obligation.
FLAT-ter - to praise unduly.
FLOWS (FLOZ) - moves along smoothly; high tides.
for-BID-ding - bidding or commanding against an act; prohibiting.
FORE-head (FOR-ed) - the upper part of the face.
FOR-eign (FOR-in) - not native.
FOR-ests OF LEB-a-non - large tracts of woods on east coast of the Mediterranean; the forest mountains of Syria-north of Palestine; the timbers of King Solomon's Temple were supposed to have been prepared there and conveyed in floats by sea to Joppa.
FORTH - forward in place, time or order.
FOR-ti-TUDE - courage; endurance.
FORTY SEVENTH PROBLEM OF EUCLID - in Operative Masonry, apprentices were taught geometry by means of this problem; also known as the theorem of Pythagoras; the theorem of the three squares are but a few of the many names used to designate the Forty Seventh Problem of Euclid.
fra-TER-ni-ty - brotherly affection.
FRAUGHT (FRAWT) - laden; full.
FREE BORN - not bom in servitude.
FREE MA-son-ry - is an organized society of men symbolically applying the principles of Operative Masonry and architectures to the science and art of character building; before the 18th century, Operative Masons worked in freestone; free of Guild's Laws; free to travel in foreign countries.
FROM - starting at; beginning with; a watch word.
fru-I-tion (fru-ISH-un) - the yielding of expected results; fulfillment.
FUR-ther (thur) - in addition; besides; also.
FUR-ther MORE - besides; moreover.
FU-ture (FYOO-choor) - the time yet to come.

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G

GAIN ed - obtained; achieved.
GEN-er-A-tions (shuns) - steps or degrees in natural descent.
GEN-er-ous (JEN-er-ous) - liberal; free hearted; having noble qualities.
GEN-u-ine (JEN-yu-in) - honest; pure; sincere; authentic.
ge-OM-e-try (ge-OM-e-tre) - a science of magnitudes.
GIL-e-ad - the Syrian Mountains.
GOL-den FLEECE - order of chivalry in Europe established in the 15th Century.
GOV-ern (GUV-ern) - to control or exercise of authority; regulate; influence.
GRIP - grasp; hold fast; token.
GUILT (GILT) - wrong doing; a state of condemnation.
GUT-tur-al - pertaining to the throat.

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HAH - Hebrew meaning 'The'.
HAIL - greet; a call.
HAIL-ed - gave greeting to; saluted; called loudly to.
HALE - hearty and well.
HAR-mo-ny - accord in feelings; agreement in relations.
HAST-en (HAY-SEN) - to drive or urge forward speedily; expedite; be quick; hurry.
HAV-oc - destruction; ruin.
HAZ-ard - exposure to the chance of loss or injury; risk; peril; danger.
HEAL - to make legal.
HEC - tomb (HEK-a-tome) - a hundred oxen.
HEEL - part of the foot.
HELE (HALE) - to cover; conceal; hide.
HES-i-TA-tion (HEZ-i-TA-shun) - the act of being slow, or uncertain in action.
HEWN - dressed with an edged tool.
HID - past tense of hide.
HIDE - conceal.
HIGH TWELVE (HI-TWELVE) - the middle of the day; noon; the central point of the working period.
HI-er-o-GLYPH-i-cal-ly (GLIF-i-cal-ly) - pertaining to the writing of ancient Egypt.
HOLD-en (HOL-dn) - past participle of hold, still in legal use.
HO-lies - holy things or qualities; sanctuaries.
HO-ly - set apart for the service of God; or for sacred uses.
HOM-age (HOM-ij) - to pay respect or reverence.
HOOD winked - blindfolded; covered; concealed.
HOR-i-ZON-tal - parallel to the horizon; on a level.
HOR-rid - fitted to inspire horror; dreadful; outrageous.
HOR-ror - that which excites fear or dread; fright.
HOST - an army; a large body of men.
HUM-ble - meek; unpretending.
hy-POC-ri-sy - sham; deception; pretense.

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i-DEN-ti-FY - to ascertain or determine.
ig-NIT-ed - set on fire; caught fire.
il-LE-gal - contrary to law.
il-LU-mi-NATE - to supply with light.
IL-lus-STRAT-ed (TRAY-ted) - explained by means of figures; examples.
im-ME-di-ate - without delay; instant; close; next.
IM-me-MO-ri-al (IM-mi) - beyond memorial.
IM-mi-nent - about to happen; impending; said especially of danger; near at hand.
im-MOR-al - violating the moral law.
IM-mor-RAL-i-ty - vice; wickedness; the quality of being bad or corrupt.
im-MOR-tal - having unending existence; deathless; everlasting; eternal.
IM-mor-TAL-i-ty - exemption from death or oblivion; eternal life or fame; unending.
im-MOR-tal-IZED - caused to be forever remembered; make eternally great.
im-MOV-a-ble (im-MOOV-a-ble) - that which cannot be moved; steadfast.
im-PART - to make known; give; to communicate.
IM-per-CEP-ti-bly - that which cannot be perceived.
im-PRES-sion (im-PRESH-un) - an effect produced on the senses, the mind, the feelings or the conscience; idea; mark.
IM-pi-ous - ungodly; wicked; lacking reverence.
IM-ple-ment - a thing used in work; tool; instrument.
im-PLORE - called to or for; urgently; asked; pleaded; prayed.
IM-pre-CA-tions (IM-pr-KAY-shuns) - the acts of invoking as a judgment; curses.
im-PROVE (im-PROOV) - to make or become better; increase the value; to use to good purposes; turn to advantage.
IN-cense - the odor or fumes of spices burned as an act of worship.
in-CENSED - angered; chafed; enraged; irritated; incited to anger; provoked.
in-CLEM-en-cies - unmild weather.
in-CON-se-quence - not according to sequence; contrary to reasonable influence.
in-cor-RUPT-i-ble - incapable of corruption; above the power of bribes; pure.
in-CUL-CATE - teach; impress; admonition.
in-CUM-bent - resting; leaning.
in-DENT-ed TESS-el - in architecture; notched or serrated; formed into several angles; laid with or adorned with checkered mosaic tile or pavement; border of King Solomon's Temple.
IN-di-gent (Jent) - poor; without property; needy.
IN-dis-CRIM-i-nate-ly (IN-dis-CRIM-i-nit-ly) - showing no discrimination; without distinction.
IN-dis-POSED - ill; unwell; disinclined; ailing.
IN-dis-SOL-u-ble - that which cannot be dissolved; immortal.
in-DITE - to put into words or writing; expression; composition; to compose.
in-DUCED - influenced to an act; prevailed on; persuaded.
in-EF-fa-ble - too lofty or sacred for expression.
in-ES-ti-ma-ble - above price; very valuable.
in-FAT-u-A-tion (in-FAT-yoo-A-shun) - the state of being deprived of judgment.
IN-fi-nite (nit) - unbounded; unlimited; absolute.
in-FLEX-i-ble - unyielding; firm; rigid; not to be turned from a purpose.
in-for-MA-tion (shun) - knowledge acquired or derived.
in-FRINGE (FRINJ) - to break or violate as an oath.
in-JUNC-tions (in-JUNK-shuns) - admonitions or orders given with authority.
IN-ju ry - a wrong or damage done to another; hurt.
IN-no-cence - the condition of being ignorant of evil, of being blameless; pure.
IN-no-VA-tion (IN-no-VA-shun) - something made new or changed.
IN-stance - a case offered as an exemplification.
IN-spir-RA-tion (shun) - influence; enthusiasm; encouragement.
in-STRUC-ted - informed; taught.
in-STRUC-tion (shun) - specific direction or command.
in-STRUC-tions - specific directions or commands.
in-STRUC-tive - fitted to instruct; conveying knowledge.
IN-stru-ment - means by which work is done; tool.
in-TEG-ri-ty - uprightness of character; probity; honesty; justice; worth.
in-TEL-li gence (jens) - knowledge; intellect.
in-TEL-Ii-gi-ble (ji-bl) - capable of being understood; plain; clear.
in-TEM-per-ance - lack of moderation; excess.
IN-ter COURSE - mutual exchange; innermost.
IN-ter-est-ing (tres-ting) - holding the attention; exciting.
in-TER-nal - pertaining to the inner self or the mind; opposed to external.
IN-ti-mate (met) - close; innermost; familar.
in-TRIN-sic - real; true.
IN-tro-DUCE (DUSE) - to bring into the presence of and make known.
IN-un-DA-tion (DAY-shun) - flood; or submerged.
in-VA-ri-a-ble - permanent; continual; always uniform.
in-VEST - to endow, as with office; invest with official jewel; to clothe.
in-VI-o-la-ble - that which must not or cannot be violated.
in-VOK-ing - to call on for aid or protection; address, as in prayer; to invoke a blessing.
in-VOL-un-TA-ri-ly - contrary to one's will or wish; spontaneously.
I-ON-ic (ik) - order of architecture.
ir-REG-u-LAR-i-ty - the condition of being disorderly or abnormal.
IS-ra-el (Mri-el) - called God's chosen people; the Jews.
IS-ra-el-IT-ish (Is-ra-el-l-tish) - pertaining to Israel.

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JA-chin (JAH-kin) - God will establish; pillar of temple; Jah and iachin-Hebrew words.
JEPH-thah (JEF-thuh) - a judge in Israel.
Je-RU-sa-lem - city and capital of Judea.
JEW-els - anything of rare excellence or special value.
JOP-pa - a Biblical seaport.
JOR-dan (dun) - a river in Palestine.
Jo-SE-phus (SEE-fus) - Jewish historian.
JOUR-ney (JUR) - trip; travel; transit.
JU-dah (JOO duh) - the lion of the tribe of Judah.
ju-DI-cious (dish-us) - wise; prudent; well calculated.
JU-ris-DIC-tion (JOOR-is-DICK-shun) - power of those in authority; control.
JUS-tice (tis) - uprightness; fairness.

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KNEEL (NEEL) - support the body on the bent knee or knees.
KNOW-ledge (NOL-ej) - a clear perception of that which exists.

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LAID - past tense and past participle of lay.
LAN-guish-ing (LANG-gwish-ing) - weak; listless.
LAN-tern - a transparent case of portable character for inclosing light.
LAUD-a-ble (LAWD-a-ble) - worthy of approval; praiseworthy; commendable.
LAW-ful - permitted; or not forbidden by law; just; right.
LEC-tures (LEK-churs) - instructs by lecturing.
LE-gal-ly - according to law; lawful.
LE-gal MASONIC INFORMATION - pertaining to or according to Masonic Law; in
conformity with Masonic Law.
LEG-end (LEJ-end) - a story; partly true.
LEG-i-ble (LEJ) - that which may be read or decipherable.
LE-ni-ent - gentle; mild; merciful.
LEV-el - having a flat and even surface; a device to prove a horizontal.
LEV-i ty - lightness; want of seriousness or earnestness; frivolity.
LIB-er-ably - abundantly; generous.
li-CEN-tious (lie-SEN-shus) - careless of rule and accuracy; lewd.
LILLY WORK - symbol of peace and unity to Egyptians and Jews during the captivity, just as palms are symbols of peace to Christians.
LINE - in mathematics that which is conceived to have length without breadth or thickness; a mark drawn by an instrument; any slender mark or streak; a string or cord; mode or fashion of life and conduct; boundary.
LION OF THE TRIBE OF JUDAH - refers in its original interpretation to Christ; Him who "brought life and immortality to light"; also describes the Messiah of the Jewish Mason, or the mediator of some of the ancient religions of the East whose worshippers are Masons; also one of the titles of King Solomon.
LODGE (LOJ) - a meeting place.
LOG-ic (LOJ-ic) - the science or art of reasoning.
LOW TWELVE - midnight; Masonically, low twelve is a symbol of death.

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MAG-ni-TUDES - largeness; vastness.
MAH - Hebrew meaning "what".
main-TAIN - to hold; to keep; to defend; to carry on or continue.
MAN-gled - disfigured; mutilated; bruising; cutting.
MAN-i-fold - of great variety; numerous.
MAN-u-al - done, made, or used by the hand.
MAST - upright pole in a sailing vessel to sustain the sails.
ma-TE-ri-al - pertaining to matter having a corporeal existence.
MAX-ims - the greatest rules, opinions, or authorities.
MEANS - money or property as a procuring medium.
MED-i-TAT-ing (TA-ting) - deliberating; contemplating.
me-MO-ri-al - in memory of a person or an event.
MEM-o-ry (MEM-o-ree) - recollection; that which reminds.
MEN-tal-ly - affected by or due to the mind; especially without written symbols.
MEN-tal RES-er-VA-tion (shun) - pertaining to the mind.
me-RID-i-an - noontime; midday.
me-TAL-lic - pertaining to a metal.
MIN-er-als - any inorganic substance.
mi-NU-test - most exact, fine, precise.
mi-RAC-u-lous (yu-lus) - affected by direct supernatural driving agency.
MIS-er-ies - extreme distress or suffering.
MON-u-ment - something erected to perpetuate the memory of a person or an event.
MOR-al - conforming to right conduct; good; virtuous.
mor-RAL-i-ty - the doctrine of man's moral conduct; duties; ethics; virtue.
Mo-RI-ah - a hill in Jerusalem; site of Solomon's Temple.
mo-SA-ic (mo-ZAY-ic) - inlaid work of stone; forming a pattern.
MUR-der-ous - pertaining to murder; destructive; given to murder.
MYS-ter-ies - things unknown; unexplained; a secret mystic.

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