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cear-wylm

  • noun [ masculine ]
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cear-wylm, -welm, -wælm, es; m. [wylm heat of mind, emotion]
Sorrowful or anxious emotion, agitation; sollicita perturbatio, agitatio
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  • Ða cearwylmas cólran wurþaþ

    the anxious emotions become cooler,

      Beo. Th. 569; B. 282.
  • Á wæs sæc cnyssed cearwelmum

    the contest was ever tossed with waves of sorrow,

      Elen. Kmbl. 2513; El. 1258.
  • Æfter cear-wælmum

    after anxious emotions,

      Beo. Th. 4138; B. 2066.
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