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ofer-mód
es; n. I. pride, arrogance, over-confidence: — Feala worda gespæc se engel ofermódes, Cd. Th. 18, 12; Gen. 272. Ðá se eorl ongan for his ofermóde álýfan landes tó fela láðere þeóde, Byrht. Th. 134,25; By. 89. [Gif hwa nulle for his ouermoð, oðer for his prude . . . his scrift ihalden, O. E. Homl. i. 9, 30.] II. a high style (?) Ofermód coturnus , Wrt. Voc. i. 19, 5.<
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ofer-mód
adj. Proud, arrogant, presumptuous Ne sceal mon beón ofermód, R. Ben. 17, 15. Cild ácenned ofermód him sylfum gelícigende a child born on the thirteenth day of the moon will be arrogant, pleasing himself , Lchdm. iii. 190, 14. Se ofermóda cyning (Lucifer ), Cd. Th. 22, 9; Gen. 338. On Torcwines dagum ðæs ofermódan cyninges in the days of Tarquin
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ofer-mód
pride. I. AddOfermód witan to feel pride, be proud; altum sapere (Rom. 11, 20), Scint. 8, 29. Dele II., and see next word.
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ofer-mód
adj. AddOfermód coturnus (cf. coturnum, superbum, Corp. Gl. H. 36, 714), Wrt. Voc. i. 19, 5. Wé witon ðæt hé nǽre eáðmód, gif hé underfénge ðone ealdordóm . . . búton ege; and eft hé wǽre ofermód, gif hé wiðcwǽde ðæt hé nǽre underðídd his Scippende, Past. 51, 12. Þæt mannum ofermód ys quod hominibus altum est, Scint. 82, 8. Ofermód willa
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