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     Lent.  Piers Plowman.  [1913 Webster]
lentena. [From OE. lenten lent. See Lent, n. ].
  •  Of or pertaining to the fast called Lent; used in, or suitable to, Lent; as, the Lenten season.  [1913 Webster]
    "She quenched her fury at the flood,
    And with a Lenten salad cooled her blood.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  Spare; meager; plain; somber; unostentatious; not abundant or showy.  [1913 Webster]
Lenten color, black or violet. F. G. Lee.


lenten, adj. of, in, or appropriate to, Lent.

Lenten fare food without meat.
orig. as noun, = spring, f. OE lencten f. Gmc, rel. to LONG(1), perh. with ref. to lengthening of the day in spring: now regarded as adj. f. LENT + -EN(2)



Apostolic, Encratic, Pythagorean, Rechabite, Shaker, Spartan, Stoic, abstemious, abstinent, ascetic, austere, celibate, chaste, continent, dwarfed, dwarfish, exiguous, fasting, frugal, fruitarian, impoverished, jejune, lean, limited, meager, mean, miserly, narrow, nephalistic, niggardly, on the wagon, paltry, parsimonious, poor, puny, quadragesimal, scant, scanty, scrawny, scrimp, scrimpy, sexually abstinent, skimp, skimpy, slender, slight, slim, small, spare, sparing, starvation, stingy, stinted, straitened, stunted, subsistence, sworn off, teetotal, thin, uneating, unfed, unnourishing, unnutritious, vegetarian, watered, watery




N regularity of recurrence, periodicity, intermittence, beat, oscillation, pulse, pulsation, rhythm, alternation, alternateness, alternativeness, alternity, bout, round, revolution, rotation, turn, say, anniversary, jubilee, centenary, catamenia, courses, menses, menstrual flux, rota, cycle, period, stated time, routine, days of the week, Sunday, Monday, months of the year, January, feast, fast, Christmas, Easter, New Year's day, Allhallows, Allhallowmas, All Saints' Day, All Souls', All Souls' Day, Ash Wednesday, bicentennial, birthday, bissextile, Candlemas, Dewali, groundhog day, Halloween, Hallowmas, Lady day, leap year, Midsummer day, Muharram, woodchuck day, St. Swithin's day, natal day, yearbook, yuletide, punctuality, regularity, steadiness, periodic, periodical, serial, recurrent, cyclical, rhythmical, recurring, intermittent, remittent, alternate, every other, hourly, diurnal, daily, quotidian, tertian, weekly, hebdomadal, hebdomadary, biweekly, fortnightly, bimonthly, catamenial, monthly, menstrual, yearly, annual, biennial, triennial, centennial, secular, paschal, lenten, regular, steady, punctual, regular as clockwork, periodically, at regular intervals, at stated times, at fixed established, at established periods, punctually, de die in diem, from day to day, day by day, by turns, in turn, in rotation, alternately, every other day, off and on, ride and tie, round and round.


N 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, lenten, quadragesimal, unfed, starved, half-starved, fasting, hungry.

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