Improvement
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) The act of improving; advancement or growth; promotion in desirable qualities; progress toward what is better; melioration; as, the improvement of the mind, of land, roads, etc.

2. (n.) The act of making profitable use or application of anything, or the state of being profitably employed; a turning to good account; practical application, as of a doctrine, principle, or theory, stated in a discourse.

3. (n.) The state of being improved; betterment; advance; also, that which is improved; as, the new edition is an improvement on the old.

4. (n.) Increase; growth; progress; advance.

5. (n.) Valuable additions or betterments, as buildings, clearings, drains, fences, etc., on premises.

6. (n.) A useful addition to, or modification of, a machine, manufacture, or composition.

Greek
1357. diorthosis -- a correction, a reform
... a reform. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: diorthosis Phonetic Spelling:
(dee-or'-tho-sis) Short Definition: improvement, reformation Definition ...
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5228. huper -- over, beyond, fig. on behalf of, for the sake of ...
... [5228 () naturally expresses , ie for the sake of "" (improvement, extending benefit).].
Word Origin a prim. preposition Definition over, beyond, fig. ...
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Improvement
... SERMON XVIII. IMPROVEMENT. PSALM xcii.12. "The righteous shall flourish like
the palm-tree: he shall grow like the cedar in Lebanon. ...
/.../kingsley/twenty-five village sermons/sermon xviii improvement.htm

Improvement of the Sabbath.
... INTRODUCTION AND CLOSE OF WORSHIP. 41. " Improvement of the Sabbath.
41. LM Bathurst. Improvement of the Sabbath. 1 This day ...
/.../adams/hymns for christian devotion/41 improvement of the.htm

The True Improvement of Life.
... Hymns. Book 1. Hymn 1:44. [Supplement.] The true improvement of life. 1 And
is this life prolong'd to me? Are days and seasons given? ...
/.../watts/hymns and spiritual songs/hymn 1 44 supplement the true.htm

Letter xii. Improvement of Time. Present Obligation.
... LETTER XII. Improvement of Time. ... For, the common excuse for neglecting the improvement
of the mind, and the cultivation of personal piety, is want of time. ...
/.../letter xii improvement of time.htm

Part 2 the True Improvement of Life. Ps. 90:12:00
... HYMNS AND SPIRITUAL SONGS IN THREE BOOKS. HYMN 44 PART 2 The true improvement
of life. Ps. 90:12. CM The true improvement of life. Ps.90:12. ...
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A Short Essay Toward the Improvement of Psalmody
A Short Essay Toward the Improvement of Psalmody. <. A Short
Essay Toward the Improvement of Psalmody Isaac Watts. E ...
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A Short Essay Toward the Improvement of Psalmody:
A Short Essay Toward the Improvement of Psalmody. <. ... A Short Essay
Toward the Improvement of Psalmody. Or, An Enquiry ...
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Change not Always Improvement.
... Chapter IV."Change Not Always Improvement. Why, now, if the Roman fashion
is (social) salvation to every one, are you nevertheless ...
/.../tertullian/on the pallium/chapter iv change not always improvement.htm

A Short Essay Toward the Improvement of Psalmody
A Short Essay Toward the Improvement of Psalmody. <. ... Title Page.
A Short Essay Toward the Improvement of Psalmody: Or, An ...
/.../watts/a short essay toward the improvement of psalmody/title page.htm

His First School. The School-House. The Teacher. The Order of ...
... Fondness for Study. Improvement in Schools. His First School. ... Fondness for Study.
Improvement in Schools. At the age of about seven I attended my first school. ...
/.../chapter ii his first school.htm

Thesaurus
Improvement (2 Occurrences)
... 1. (n.) The act of improving; advancement or growth; promotion in desirable qualities;
progress toward what is better; melioration; as, the improvement of the ...
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Exercise (35 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) Exertion for the sake of training or improvement whether physical, intellectual,
or moral; practice to acquire skill, knowledge, virtue, perfectness ...
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Kingdom (409 Occurrences)
... palace of Sans Souci at Potsdam. A further improvement in the art of building
took place in this reign. The palace of Ahab, which ...
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Retribution (14 Occurrences)
... It is often claimed that the word kolasis used in Matthew 25:46 carries the meaning
of chastisement for the improvement of the offender, but although Aristotle ...
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Useful (14 Occurrences)
... advancing any purpose; beneficial; profitable; advantageous; as, vessels and
instruments useful in a family; books useful for improvement; useful knowledge ...
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O'clock (16 Occurrences)
... (WEY). John 4:52 So he inquired of them at what hour he had shown improvement.
"Yesterday, about seven o'clock," they replied, "the fever left him." (WEY). ...
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Lachish (22 Occurrences)
... If the theories of experts are correct, the use of the hot-air blast instead of
cold air (an improvement in iron manufacture patented by Neilson in 1828) was ...
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Gnat (1 Occurrence)
... In Isaiah 51:6, the suggestion of the Revised Version, margin, "They that dwell
therein shall die like gnats," seems a decided improvement on the "shall die in ...
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Instinct (3 Occurrences)
... 3. (a.) Specif., the natural, unreasoning, impulse by which an animal is guided
to the performance of any action, without of improvement in the method. ...
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Improvise (1 Occurrence)

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Concordance
Improvement (2 Occurrences)

John 4:52
So he inquired of them at what hour he had shown improvement. "Yesterday, about seven o'clock," they replied, "the fever left him."
(WEY)

2 Corinthians 13:9
For we rejoice when we are weak and you are strong. And this we also pray for, even your perfecting.
(See RSV)

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