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adverser2 (c.1150)

[ FEW: 24,199a adversus; Gdf: 1,521b aversant /1,521c averser; GdfC: 8,254b averser; TL: ; DEAF: ; DMF:  adverser; TLF: ; OED:  adverse v.; MED:  adversen v.; DMLBS: 37a adversari ]


1to attack
( c.1150; MS: c.1300 )  falx expositor, Ki se peinent de depraver Sainte escripture e d’averser  11492
to go against, resist
( c.1150; MS: c.1300 )  En cest secle lor almes heent Ke (=in order that) en pardurable vie agreent. Icels aimet Deus si’n prent cure Ki ci aversent lor nature. Ci funt cretre lor volenté, Si porserrunt le regne Dé  2528
to oppose
( c.1150; MS: c.1300 )  li philosophe paen, Kis (=scriptural mysteries) adversent trop de lor sen, Encontre auctorité divine Opposent lur false doctrine  8684

1one who opposes, resister
( 1396 )  la confusioun des mescreans et adversans a la foy catholique  528
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