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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. t.) To put in order again; to set right; to revise; as to redress an unfair judgment.

2. (v. t.) To dress again.

3. (v. t.) To set right, as a wrong; to repair, as an injury; to make amends for; to remedy; to relieve from.

4. (v. t.) To make amends or compensation to; to relieve of anything unjust or oppressive; to bestow relief upon.

5. (n.) The act of redressing; a making right; reformation; correction; amendment.

6. (n.) A setting right, as of wrong, injury, or oppression; as, the redress of grievances; hence, relief; remedy; reparation; indemnification.

7. (n.) One who, or that which, gives relief; a redresser.


Article xvi: of Political Order.
... Celsus, and very many others made the objection to Christians that the Gospel would
rend asunder states, because it prohibited legal redress, and taught ...
/.../melanchthon/the apology of the augsburg confession/part 21 article xvi of.htm

To the Rev. A. Brandram
... I have now been in Madrid nearly three weeks, and immediately after my arrival I
demanded redress of the Spanish Government for the various outrages which I ...
/.../borrow/letters of george borrow/to the rev a brandram 65.htm

The Anti-Missionary Agitation.
... Others are under an error equally grievous, that the Chinese Government has given
reasonable redress. It has given no proper redress at all. ...
/.../fagg/forty years in south china/x the anti-missionary agitation.htm

Chivalry. June 21.
... The age of chivalry is never past as long as there is a wrong left unredressed on
earth, and a man or woman left to say, "I will redress that wrong, or spend ...
// thoughts /chivalry june 21.htm

Book xiv. Epistle ii. To vitalis, Guardian (Defensorem) of ...
... of Sardinia have petitioned us that, seeing that they are afflicted by diverse burdens,
thou mightest go to Constantinople for their redress, we grant thee ...
/.../gregory/the epistles of saint gregory the great/book xiv epistle ii to.htm

The Importunate Widow.
... Where the presiding judge is just, a poor injured widow will obtain redress
at once, and her perseverance will never be put to the test. ...
/.../arnot/the parables of our lord/xxviii the importunate widow.htm

Human Government.
... we are commanded not to avenge ourselves, that "Vengeance is mine, and I will repay,
saith the Lord." It is said, that if I may not avenge or redress my own ...
/.../finney/systematic theology/lecture xx human government.htm

Asa's Prayer
... our eyes on the horizon, and on the levels of earth, but look up to see if there
is not there an Ally that we can bring into the field to redress the balance ...
/.../ of holy scripture g/asas prayer.htm

To the Rev. A. Brandram
... than an hour Mr. Williams arrived and I told him my story, at which he wondered,
as he well might, and presently departed in order to demand redress of the ...
/.../borrow/letters of george borrow/to the rev a brandram 64.htm

Faith (Preached Before the Queen at Windsor, December 5, 1865)
... The age of chivalry is never past, as long as there is a wrong left unredressed
on earth, and a man or woman left to say, 'I will redress that wrong, or spend ...
/.../the water of life and other sermons/sermon xiii faith preached before.htm

Redress (4 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (vt) To put in order again; to set right; to revise;
as to redress an unfair judgment. ...Redress (4 Occurrences). ...
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Remedy (6 Occurrences)
... 3. (n.) The legal means to recover a right, or to obtain redress for a wrong.
4. (n.) To apply a remedy to; to relieve; to cure; to ...
/r/remedy.htm - 8k

Bloodguilt (9 Occurrences)
... therefore, my lord, as the LORD liveth, and as thy soul liveth, seeing the LORD
hath withholden thee from bloodguiltiness, and from finding redress for thyself ...
/b/bloodguilt.htm - 9k

Reduce (13 Occurrences)

/r/reduce.htm - 11k

Redounding (1 Occurrence)

/r/redounding.htm - 6k

Relief (32 Occurrences)
... removal, or partial removal, of any evil, or of anything oppressive or burdensome,
by which some ease is obtained; succor; alleviation; comfort; ease; redress. ...
/r/relief.htm - 16k

Distress (169 Occurrences)
... 4. (n.) The act of distraining; the taking of a personal chattel out of the possession
of a wrongdoer, by way of pledge for redress of an injury, or for the ...
/d/distress.htm - 36k

Prosecute (2 Occurrences)
... 3. (vt) To pursue with the intention of punishing; to accuse of some crime or breach
of law, or to pursue for redress or punishment, before a legal tribunal ...
/p/prosecute.htm - 7k

Provocation (20 Occurrences)
... 4. (n.) Such prior insult or injury as may be supposed, under the circumstances,
to create hot blood, and to excuse an assault made in retort or redress. ...
/p/provocation.htm - 15k

Papyrus (4 Occurrences)
... offerings. In 408, the Egyptians had destroyed their temple at Yeb, and
the Jews appealed for redress to the Persian governor. It ...
/p/papyrus.htm - 34k

Redress (4 Occurrences)

1 Samuel 25:26
Now therefore, my lord, as Jehovah liveth, and as thy soul liveth, seeing Jehovah hath withholden thee from bloodguiltiness, and from avenging thyself with thine own hand, now therefore let thine enemies, and them that seek evil to my lord, be as Nabal.
(See JPS)

1 Samuel 25:31
that this shall be no grief unto thee, nor offence of heart unto my lord, either that thou hast shed blood without cause, or that my lord hath avenged himself. And when Jehovah shall have dealt well with my lord, then remember thy handmaid.
(See JPS)

1 Samuel 25:33
and blessed be thy discretion, and blessed be thou, that hast kept me this day from bloodguiltiness, and from avenging myself with mine own hand.
(See JPS)

Ezekiel 22:29
The people of the land have used oppression, and exercised robbery; yes, they have troubled the poor and needy, and have oppressed the foreigner wrongfully.
(See RSV)



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