1. (a.) Without regular form; shapeless; ugly; deformed.

2. (v. t.) To give form or share to; to give vital organizing power to; to give life to; to imbue and actuate with vitality; to animate; to mold; to figure; to fashion.

3. (v. t.) To communicate knowledge to; to make known to; to acquaint; to advise; to instruct; to tell; to notify; to enlighten; -- usually followed by of.

4. (v. t.) To communicate a knowledge of facts to, by way of accusation; to warn against anybody.

5. (v. t.) To take form; to become visible or manifest; to appear.

6. (v. t.) To give intelligence or information; to tell.

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