VI. WORDS RELATING TO THE SENTIMENT AND MORAL POWERS

IV. MORAL AFFECTIONS

4. Moral practice

Fasting.

[Antonyms: gluttony.]

[Nouns] fasting; xerophagy; famishment, starvation.

fast, jour maigre; fast day, banyan day; Lent, quadragesima; Ramadan, Ramazan; spare diet, meager diet; lenten diet, lenten entertainment; soupe maigre, short commons, Barmecide feast; short rations.

[Verbs] fast, starve, clem, famish, perish with hunger; dine with Duke Humphrey; make two bites of a cherry.

[Adjectives] lenten, quadragesimal; unfed; starved; half-starved; fasting; hungry [more].

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