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 for Anent
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Anenst \A*nenst"\, Anent \A*nent"\, prep. [OE. anent, anentis,
     anence, anens, anents, AS. onefen, onemn; an, on, on + efen
     even, equal; hence meaning, on an equality with, even with,
     beside. See Even, a.] [Scot. & Prov. Eng.]
     1. Over against; as, he lives anent the church.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. About; concerning; in respect; as, he said nothing anent
        this particular.
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