7 letter words ending in ence

Absence (n.) A state of being absent or withdrawn from a place or from companionship; -- opposed to presence.

Absence (n.) Want; destitution; withdrawal.

Absence (n.) Inattention to things present; abstraction (of mind); as, absence of mind.

Cadence (n.) The act or state of declining or sinking.

Cadence (n.) A fall of the voice in reading or speaking, especially at the end of a sentence.

Cadence (n.) A rhythmical modulation of the voice or of any sound; as, music of bells in cadence sweet.

Cadence (n.) Rhythmical flow of language, in prose or verse.

Cadence (n.) See Cadency.

Cadence (n.) Harmony and proportion in motions, as of a well-managed horse.

Cadence (n.) A uniform time and place in marching.

Cadence (n.) The close or fall of a strain; the point of rest, commonly reached by the immediate succession of the tonic to the dominant chord.

Cadence (n.) A cadenza, or closing embellishment; a pause before the end of a strain, which the performer may fill with a flight of fancy.

Cadence (v. t.) To regulate by musical measure.

Decence (n.) Decency.

Defence (n. & v. t.) See Defense.

Defence (n.) The act of defending, or the state of being defended; protection, as from violence or danger.

Defence (n.) That which defends or protects; anything employed to oppose attack, ward off violence or danger, or maintain security; a guard; a protection.

Defence (n.) Protecting plea; vindication; justification.

Defence (n.) The defendant's answer or plea; an opposing or denial of the truth or validity of the plaintiff's or prosecutor's case; the method of proceeding adopted by the defendant to protect himself against the plaintiff's action.

Defence (n.) Act or skill in making defense; defensive plan or policy; practice in self defense, as in fencing, boxing, etc.

Defence (n.) Prohibition; a prohibitory ordinance.

Essence (n.) The constituent elementary notions which constitute a complex notion, and must be enumerated to define it; sometimes called the nominal essence.

Essence (n.) Constituent substance.

Essence (n.) A being; esp., a purely spiritual being.

Essence (n.) The predominant qualities or virtues of a plant or drug, extracted and refined from grosser matter; or, more strictly, the solution in spirits of wine of a volatile or essential oil; as, the essence of mint, and the like.

Essence (n.) Perfume; odor; scent; or the volatile matter constituting perfume.

Essence (v. t.) To perfume; to scent.

Faience (n.) Glazed earthenware; esp., that which is decorated in color.

Fayence (n.) See Fa/ence.

Fluence (n.) Fluency.

Latence (n.) Latency.

Offence (n.) See Offense.

Offence (n.) The act of offending in any sense; esp., a crime or a sin, an affront or an injury.

Offence (n.) The state of being offended or displeased; anger; displeasure.

Offence (n.) A cause or occasion of stumbling or of sin.

Potence (n.) Potency; capacity.

Regence (n.) Rule.

Science (n.) Knowledge; knowledge of principles and causes; ascertained truth of facts.

Science (n.) Especially, such knowledge when it relates to the physical world and its phenomena, the nature, constitution, and forces of matter, the qualities and functions of living tissues, etc.; -- called also natural science, and physical science.

Science (n.) Any branch or department of systematized knowledge considered as a distinct field of investigation or object of study; as, the science of astronomy, of chemistry, or of mind.

Science (n.) Art, skill, or expertness, regarded as the result of knowledge of laws and principles.

Science (v. t.) To cause to become versed in science; to make skilled; to instruct.

Silence (n.) The state of being silent; entire absence of sound or noise; absolute stillness.

Silence (n.) Forbearance from, or absence of, speech; taciturnity; muteness.

Silence (n.) Secrecy; as, these things were transacted in silence.

Silence (n.) The cessation of rage, agitation, or tumilt; calmness; quiest; as, the elements were reduced to silence.

Silence (n.) Absence of mention; oblivion.

Silence (interj.) Be silent; -- used elliptically for let there be silence, or keep silence.

Silence (v. t.) To compel to silence; to cause to be still; to still; to hush.

Silence (v. t.) To put to rest; to quiet.

Silence (v. t.) To restrain from the exercise of any function, privilege of instruction, or the like, especially from the act of preaching; as, to silence a minister of the gospel.

Silence (v. t.) To cause to cease firing, as by a vigorous cannonade; as, to silence the batteries of an enemy.

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Mark McCracken

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