8 letter words ending in ence

Audience (a.) The act of hearing; attention to sounds.

Audience (a.) Admittance to a hearing; a formal interview, esp. with a sovereign or the head of a government, for conference or the transaction of business.

Audience (a.) An auditory; an assembly of hearers. Also applied by authors to their readers.

Clarence (n.) A close four-wheeled carriage, with one seat inside, and a seat for the driver.

Clemence (n.) Clemency.

Commence (v. i.) To have a beginning or origin; to originate; to start; to begin.

Commence (v. i.) To begin to be, or to act as.

Commence (v. i.) To take a degree at a university.

Commence (v. t.) To enter upon; to begin; to perform the first act of.

Credence (n.) Reliance of the mind on evidence of facts derived from other sources than personal knowledge; belief; credit; confidence.

Credence (n.) That which gives a claim to credit, belief, or confidence; as, a letter of credence.

Credence (n.) The small table by the side of the altar or communion table, on which the bread and wine are placed before being consecrated.

Credence (n.) A cupboard, sideboard, or cabinet, particularly one intended for the display of rich vessels or plate, and consisting chiefly of open shelves for that purpose.

Credence (v. t.) To give credence to; to believe.

Dispence (v. i. & n.) See Dispense.

Eminence (n.) That which is eminent or lofty; a high ground or place; a height.

Eminence (n.) An elevated condition among men; a place or station above men in general, either in rank, office, or celebrity; social or moral loftiness; high rank; distinction; preferment.

Eminence (n.) A title of honor, especially applied to a cardinal in the Roman Catholic Church.

Evidence (n.) That which makes evident or manifest; that which furnishes, or tends to furnish, proof; any mode of proof; the ground of belief or judgement; as, the evidence of our senses; evidence of the truth or falsehood of a statement.

Evidence (n.) One who bears witness.

Evidence (n.) That which is legally submitted to competent tribunal, as a means of ascertaining the truth of any alleged matter of fact under investigation before it; means of making proof; -- the latter, strictly speaking, not being synonymous with evidence, but rather the effect of it.

Evidence (v. t.) To render evident or clear; to prove; to evince; as, to evidence a fact, or the guilt of an offender.

Exigence (n.) Exigency.

Fervence (n.) Heat; fervency.

Florence (n.) An ancient gold coin of the time of Edward III., of six shillings sterling value.

Florence (n.) A kind of cloth.

Lenience (n.) Alt. of Leniency

Lingence (n.) A linctus.

Opulence (n.) Wealth; riches; affluence.

Patience (n.) The state or quality of being patient; the power of suffering with fortitude; uncomplaining endurance of evils or wrongs, as toil, pain, poverty, insult, oppression, calamity, etc.

Patience (n.) The act or power of calmly or contentedly waiting for something due or hoped for; forbearance.

Patience (n.) Constancy in labor or application; perseverance.

Patience (n.) Sufferance; permission.

Patience (n.) A kind of dock (Rumex Patientia), less common in America than in Europe; monk's rhubarb.

Patience (n.) Solitaire.

Pendence (n.) Slope; inclination.

Presence (n.) The state of being present, or of being within sight or call, or at hand; -- opposed to absence.

Presence (n.) The place in which one is present; the part of space within one's ken, call, influence, etc.; neighborhood without the intervention of anything that forbids intercourse.

Presence (n.) Specifically, neighborhood to the person of one of superior of exalted rank; also, presence chamber.

Presence (n.) The whole of the personal qualities of an individual; person; personality; especially, the person of a superior, as a sovereign.

Presence (n.) An assembly, especially of person of rank or nobility; noble company.

Presence (n.) Port, mien; air; personal appearence.

Pretence (a.) Alt. of Pretenceless

Pretence (n.) The act of laying claim; the claim laid; assumption; pretension.

Pretence (n.) That which is pretended; false, deceptive, or hypocritical show, argument, or reason; pretext; feint.

Pretence (n.) Intention; design.

Prudence (n.) The quality or state of being prudent; wisdom in the way of caution and provision; discretion; carefulness; hence, also, economy; frugality.

Pungence (n.) Pungency.

Salience (n.) The quality or condition of being salient; a leaping; a springing forward; an assaulting.

Salience (n.) The quality or state of projecting, or being projected; projection; protrusion.

Sapience (n.) The quality of being sapient; wisdom; sageness; knowledge.

Sentence (n.) Sense; meaning; significance.

Sentence (n.) An opinion; a decision; a determination; a judgment, especially one of an unfavorable nature.

Sentence (n.) A philosophical or theological opinion; a dogma; as, Summary of the Sentences; Book of the Sentences.

Sentence (n.) A short saying, usually containing moral instruction; a maxim; an axiom; a saw.

Sentence (n.) A combination of words which is complete as expressing a thought, and in writing is marked at the close by a period, or full point. See Proposition, 4.

Sentence (v. t.) To pass or pronounce judgment upon; to doom; to condemn to punishment; to prescribe the punishment of.

Sentence (v. t.) To decree or announce as a sentence.

Sentence (v. t.) To utter sententiously.

Sequence (n.) The state of being sequent; succession; order of following; arrangement.

Sequence (n.) That which follows or succeeds as an effect; sequel; consequence; result.

Sequence (n.) Simple succession, or the coming after in time, without asserting or implying causative energy; as, the reactions of chemical agents may be conceived as merely invariable sequences.

Sequence (n.) Any succession of chords (or harmonic phrase) rising or falling by the regular diatonic degrees in the same scale; a succession of similar harmonic steps.

Sequence (n.) A melodic phrase or passage successively repeated one tone higher; a rosalia.

Sequence (n.) A hymn introduced in the Mass on certain festival days, and recited or sung immediately before the gospel, and after the gradual or introit, whence the name.

Sequence (n.) Three or more cards of the same suit in immediately consecutive order of value; as, ace, king, and queen; or knave, ten, nine, and eight.

Sequence (n.) All five cards, of a hand, in consecutive order as to value, but not necessarily of the same suit; when of one suit, it is called a sequence flush.

Sithence (adv. & conj.) Alt. of Sithens

Sixpence (n.) An English silver coin of the value of six pennies; half a shilling, or about twelve cents.

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