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Evolve


EVOLVE, verb transitive evolv'. [Latin evolvo; e and volvo, to roll; Eng. to wallow.]

1. To unfold; to open and expand.

The animal soul sooner evolves itself to its full orb and extent than the human soul.

2. To throw out; to emit.

EVOLVE, verb intransitive To open itself; to disclose itself.