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Adviser

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Advi'ser. n.s. [from advise.] The person that advises, or gives counsel; a counsellor.

Here, free from court-compliances, he walks,
And with himself, his best adviser, talks.
Waller.

They never fail of their most artful and indefatigable address, to silence this impertinent adviser, whose severity awes their excesses. Rogers's Sermons.

Sources: Rogers, John (38) · Waller, Edmund (63)

Attributes: Noun Substantive (1269)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Adviser." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: May 17, 2014. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=15241.


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