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obsolete
     1. adj. (of words, equipment, etc.) No longer in use; gone into disuse; disused or neglected (often by preference for something newer, which replaces the subject).
           It is speculated that, within a few years, the Internet's speedy delivery of news worldwide will make newspapers obsolete.
     3. adj. (biology) Imperfectly developed; not very distinct.
     4. v. (transitive, US) To cause to become obsolete.
           This software component has been obsoleted.
           We are in the process of obsoleting this product.
vulgar
     1. adj. Debased, uncouth, distasteful, obscene.
     2. adj. (classical sense) Having to do with ordinary, common people.
     3. n. (classicism) A common, ordinary person.
common
     1. adj. Mutual; shared by more than one.
           The two competitors have the common aim of winning the championship.
           Winning the championship is an aim common to the two competitors.
     4. adj. Occurring or happening regularly or frequently; usual.
           It is common to find sharks off this coast.
     6. adj. Found in large numbers or in a large quantity.
           Sharks are common in these waters.
     8. adj. Simple, ordinary or vulgar.
     9. adj. (grammar) In some languages, particularly Germanic languages, of the gender originating from the coalescence of the masculine and feminine categories of nouns.
     10. adj. (grammar) Of or pertaining to common nouns as opposed to proper nouns.
     11. adj. Vernacular, referring to the name of a kind of plant or animal, i.e., common name vs. scientific name.
     12. adj. (obsolete) Profane; polluted.
     13. adj. (obsolete) Given to lewd habits; prostitute.
     14. n. Mutual good, shared by more than one.
     15. n. A tract of land in common ownership; common land.
     16. n. The people; the community.
     17. n. (legal) The right of taking a profit in the land of another, in common either with the owner or with other persons; so called from the community of interest which arises between the claimant of the ri
     18. v. (obsolete) To communicate (something).
     19. v. (obsolete) To converse, talk.
     20. v. (obsolete) To have sex.
     21. v. (obsolete) To participate.
     22. v. (obsolete) To have a joint right with others in common ground.
     23. v. (obsolete) To board together; to eat at a table in common.
typical
     1. adj. Capturing the overall sense of a thing.
     2. adj. Characteristically representing something by form, group, idea or type.
     3. adj. Normal, average; to be expected.
     4. n. Anything that is typical, normal, or standard.
           Antipsychotic drugs can be divided into typicals and atypicals.
           Among the moths, typicals were more common than melanics.
of
     1. prep. Expressing direction.
     2. prep.    (now, obsolete or dialectal) From (of distance, direction), off.
     3. prep.   * (RQ:Mlry MrtDrthr, 15.10, 2, XIII, x):
     4. prep.   *: Sir said Galahad by this shelde ben many merueils fallen / Sir sayd the knyght hit befelle after the passion of our lord Ihesu Crist xxxij yere that Ioseph of Armathye the gentyl knyght
     5. prep.   * (RQ:RBrtn AntmyMlncly), II.5.3.ii:
     6. prep.   *: Against headache, vertigo, vapours which ascend forth of the stomach to molest the head, read Hercules de Saxonia and others.
     7. prep.    (obsolete except in phrases) Since, from (a given time, earlier state etc.).
     8. prep.   * 1526, William Tyndale, trans. Bible, Mark IX:
     9. prep.   *: And he axed his father: howe longe is it agoo, sens this hath happened hym? And he sayde, of a chylde.
     10. prep.   * 1616, William Shakespeare, Two Gentlemen of Verona, IV.4:
     11. prep.   *: one that I brought vp of a puppy(...)I was sent to deliuer him, as a present to Mistris Siluia, from my Master.
     12. prep.   * 2010 July 29, Simon Tisdall, The Guardian:
     13. prep.   *: Obama has been obliged to make nice of late in hope of rescuing the moribund two-state process and preventing resumed West Bank settlement building.
     14. prep.    From, away from (a position, number, distance etc.).
     15. prep.   * 1932 September 30, Time:
     16. prep.   *: Though Washington does not offically recognize Moscow, the Hoover Administration permits a Soviet Russian Information Bureau to flourish in a modest red brick house on Massachusetts Ave
     17. prep.   * 2010 November 7, The Guardian:
     18. prep.   *: There are now upwards of 1.4 million 99ers in America facing a life with no benefits and few prospects for finding a job in a market in which companies are still not hiring.
     19. prep.    (North America, Scotland, Ireland) Before (the hour); to.
     20. prep.   * 1940 June 17, Little Bull Booed, Time:
     21. prep.   *: Fellow Democrats, he began, I left Washington at a quarter of two this morning(nb...)..
     22. prep.   * 1982, TC Boyle, Water Music, Penguin, 2006, page 194:
     23. prep.   *: Quarter of seven. Fifteen minutes to go.
     24. prep. Expressing separation.
     25. prep.    Indicating removal, absence or separation, with the action indicated by a transitive verb and the quality or substance by a grammatical object.
     26. prep.   * (RQ:Mlry MrtDrthr, 15.18, 2, XIII, xviij):
     27. prep.   *: And ther with on his handes and on his knees he wente soo nyghe that he touched the holy vessel / and kyste hit / and anone he was hole / and thenne he sayd lord god I thanke the / for
     28. prep.   * (RQ:Flr Mntgn Essays), II.1:
     29. prep.   *: Antigonus took upon him to favour a souldier of his by reason of his vertue and valour, to have great care of him, and see whether they could recover him of a lingering and inward disea
     30. prep.   * 1816 February 20, Jane Austen, Letter:
     31. prep.   *: I am almost entirely cured of my rheumatism—just a little pain in my knee now and then, to make me remember what it was, and keep on flannel.
     32. prep.   * 1951, Time, 3 September:
     33. prep.   *: In Houston, ten minutes after the Lindquist Finance Corp. was robbed of $447, Office Manager Howard Willson got a phone call from the thief who complained: You didn't have enough money
     34. prep.    Indicating removal, absence or separation, with resulting state indicated by an adjective.
     35. prep.   * 1731 August 28, Jonathan Swift, Letter:
     36. prep.   *: But schemes are perfectly accidental: some will appear barren of hints and matter, but prove to be fruitful(nb...).
     37. prep.   * 2010 October 31, Stuart James, The Guardian:
     38. prep.   *: Yet for long spells Villa looked laboured and devoid of ideas.
     39. prep.    (obsolete) Indicating removal, absence or separation, construed with an intransitive verb.
     40. prep.   * 1822, Jacob Bailey Moore, New Hampshire, volume 1, page 5:
     41. prep.   *: He was kindly treated by the people at Saco, and recovered of his wounds.
     42. prep. Expressing origin.
     43. prep.    Indicating an ancestral source or origin of descent.
     44. prep.   * 1526, William Tyndale, trans. Bible, Acts II:
     45. prep.   *: They wondred all, and marveylled sayinge amonge themselves: Loke, are not all these which speake off galile? And howe heare we every man his awne tongue wherein we were boren?
     46. prep.   * 1954, The Rotarian, volume 85:6:
     47. prep.   *: My father was born of a family of weavers in Manchester, England.
     48. prep.   * 2010, The Cost of Repair, The Economist:
     49. prep.   *: Nothing may come of these ideas, yet their potential should not be dismissed.
     50. prep.    Indicating a (non-physical) source of action or emotion; introducing a cause, instigation; from, out of, as an expression of.
     51. prep.   * (RQ:Mlry MrtDrthr, 12.19, 2, X, xix):
     52. prep.   *: Faire knyght said Palomydes me semeth we haue assayed eyther other passyng sore / and yf hit may please the / I requyre the of thy knyghthode telle me thy name / Sir said the knyȝt to P
     53. prep.   * 1803, John Smalley, Sermons:
     54. prep.   *: Undoubtedly it is to be understood, that inflicting deserved punishment on all evil doers, of right, belongs to God.
     55. prep.   * 2008 December 3, Rowenna Davis, The Guardian:
     56. prep.   *: The woman who danced for me said she was there of her own free will, but when I pushed a bit further, I discovered that she owed a man a lot of money, and had to pay it back quickly.
     57. prep.    Following an intransitive verb: indicating the source or cause of the verb.
     58. prep.   * 2006, Joyce Carol Oates, The Female of the Species:
     59. prep.   *: He smelled of beer and cigarette smoke and his own body.
     60. prep.   * 2010 October 5, Rebecca Omonira-Oyekanmi, The Guardian:
     61. prep.   *: Two men, one from Somalia and one from Zimbabwe, died of terminal illnesses shortly after their incarceration ended.
     62. prep.    Following an adjective, indicating the subject or cause of the adjective.
     63. prep.   * 2010 September 23, Bagehot, The Economist:
     64. prep.   *: Lib Dems were appalled by Mr Boles’s offer, however kindly meant: the party is so frightened of losing its independence under Mr Clegg that such a pact would “kill” him, says a senior m
     65. prep.   * 2015, Vincent J. M. DiMaio, Gunshot Wounds:
     66. prep.   *: Thus, one finds individuals dead of a gunshot wound with potentially lethal levels of drugs.
     67. prep. Expressing agency.
     68. prep.    Following a passive verb to indicate the agent (for most verbs, now usually expressed with (m, en, by)).
     69. prep.   * 1526, William Tyndale, trans. Bible, Acts IX:
     70. prep.   *: After a good while, the iewes toke cousell amonge themselves to kyll him. But their layinges awayte wer knowen of Saul.
     71. prep.   * (RQ:Flr Mntgn Essays), II.1:
     72. prep.   *: she might appeare to be the lively patterne of another Lucrece, yet know I certainly that, both before that time and afterward, she had beene enjoyed of others upon easier composition.
     73. prep.   * 1995, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, :
     74. prep.   *: The family is ordained of God.
     75. prep.   * 2008 March 27, Selling rhythm to the world, The Economist:
     76. prep.   *: Colombia and Venezuela share an elegantly restrained style, with much back-stepping, smaller hand-movements and little use of the elaborate, arm-tangling moves beloved of Cuban dancers.
     77. prep.    Used to introduce the subjective genitive; following a noun to form the head of a postmodifying noun phrase.
     78. prep.   * 1994, Paul Coates, Film at the Intersection of High and Mass Culture, page 136:
     79. prep.   *: In Blood and Sand, meanwhile, Valentino repeatedly solicits the attention of women who have turned away from him.
     80. prep.   * 2009 December 28, Head to head, The Economist:
     81. prep.   *: Somehow Croatia has escaped the opprobrium of the likes of the German Christian Democrats and others that are against any rapid enlargement of the European Union to the include rest of
     82. prep.    Following an adjective, used to indicate the agent of something described by the adjective.
     83. prep.   * 1815, Jane Austen, Emma:
     84. prep.   *: When this was over, Mr. Woodhouse gratefully observed,—It is very kind of you, Mr. Knightley, to come out at this late hour to call upon us..
     85. prep.   * 2007 January 10, Dorian Lynskey, The Guardian:
     86. prep.   *: Morrissey's spokesperson says he is considering the offer. It would perhaps be rude of him to decline.
     87. prep. Expressing composition, substance.
     88. prep.    After a verb expressing construction, making etc., used to indicate the material or substance used.
     89. prep.   * 1846, Herman Melville, Typee:
     90. prep.   *: The mallet is made of a hard heavy wood resembling ebony, is about twelve inches in length, and perhaps two in breadth, with a rounded handle at one end(nb...).
     91. prep.    Directly following a noun, used to indicate the material from which it is made.
     92. prep.   * 2010 January 23, Simon Mawer, The Guardian:
     93. prep.   *: Perhaps symbolically, Van Doesburg was building a house of straw: he died within a few months of completion, not in Meudon but in Davos, of a heart attack following a bout of asthma.
     94. prep.    Indicating the composition of a given collective or quantitative noun.
     95. prep.   * 1853, William Makepeace Thackeray, Barry Lyndon:
     96. prep.   *: His papers at this period contain a mass of very unedifying and uninteresting documents(nb...).
     97. prep.   * 2010 October 31, Polly Vernon, The Guardian:
     98. prep.   *: I'd expected to be confronted by oodles of barely suppressed tension and leather-clad, pouty-mouthed, large-haired sexiness; the visual shorthand of rock gods in general, and Jon Bon Jo
     99. prep.    Used to link a given class of things with a specific example of that class.
     100. prep.   * 1719, Daniel Defoe, Robinson Crusoe:
the
     1. art. Definite grammatical article that implies necessarily that an entity it articulates is presupposed; something already mentioned, or completely specified later in that same sentence, or assumed already
           I’m reading the book. (Compare I’m reading a book.)
           The street in front of your house. (Compare A street in Paris.)
           The men and women watched the man give the birdseed to the bird.
     5. art.    Used before a noun modified by a restrictive relative clause, indicating that the noun refers to a single referent defined by the relative clause.
     6. art.   : The street that runs through my hometown.
     7. art. Used before an object considered to be unique, or of which there is only one at a time.
           No one knows how many galaxies there are in the universe.
           God save the Queen!
     10. art. Used before a superlative or an ordinal number modifying a noun, to indicate that the noun refers to a single item.
           That was the best apple pie ever.
     12. art.    Added to a superlative or an ordinal number to make it into a substantive.
     13. art.   : That apple pie was the best.
     14. art. Introducing a singular term to be taken generically: preceding a name of something standing for a whole class.
     15. art. Used before an adjective, indicating all things (especially persons) described by that adjective.
           Feed the hungry, clothe the naked, comfort the afflicted, and afflict the comfortable.
     17. art. Used to indicate a certain example of (a noun) which is usually of most concern or most common or familiar.
           No one in the whole country had seen it before.
           I don't think I'll get to it until the morning.
     20. art. Used before a body part (especially of someone previously mentioned), as an alternative to a possessive pronoun.
           A stone hit him on the head. (= “A stone hit him on his head.”)
     22. art. When stressed, indicates that it describes an object which is considered to be best or exclusively worthy of attention.
           That is the hospital to go to for heart surgery.
     24. adv. 1=With a comparative or and a verb phrase, establishes a parallel with one or more other such comparatives.
           The hotter the better.
           The more I think about it, the weaker it looks.
           The more money donated, the more books purchased, and the more happy children.
           It looks weaker and weaker, the more I think about it.
     29. adv. 1=With a comparative, and often with.
           It was a difficult time, but I’m the wiser for it.
           It was a difficult time, and I’m none the wiser for it.
           I'm much the wiser for having had a difficult time like that.
lower
     1. adj. (en-comparative of low)
     2. adj. bottom; more towards the bottom than the middle of an object
     3. adj. (geology, of strata or geological time periods) older
     4. adv. (en-comparative of low)
     5. v. To let descend by its own weight, as something suspended; to let down
           lower a bucket into a well
           to lower a sail of a boat
     8. v. to pull down
           to lower a flag
     10. v. To reduce the height of
           lower a fence or wall
           lower a chimney or turret
     13. v. To depress as to direction
           lower the aim of a gun
     15. v. To make less elevated
           to lower one's ambition, aspirations, or hopes
     17. v. To reduce the degree, intensity, strength, etc., of
           lower the temperature
           lower one's vitality
           lower distilled liquors
     21. v. To bring down; to humble
           lower one's pride
     23. v. (reflexive) (lower oneself) To humble oneself; to do something one considers to be beneath one's dignity.
           I could never lower myself enough to buy second-hand clothes.
     25. v. To reduce (something) in value, amount, etc.
           lower the price of goods
           lower the interest rate
     28. v. (intransitive) To fall; to sink; to grow less; to diminish; to decrease
           The river lowered as rapidly as it rose.
     30. v. (intransitive) To decrease in value, amount, etc.
     31. v. alternative spelling of lour.
orders
     1. n. plural of order
     2. v. third-person singular present indicative of order
     order
          1. n. Arrangement, disposition, or sequence.
          2. n. A position in an arrangement, disposition, or sequence.
          3. n. The state of being well arranged.
                The house is in order; the machinery is out of order.
          5. n. Conformity with law or decorum; freedom from disturbance; general tranquillity; public quiet.
                to preserve order in a community or an assembly
          7. n. A command.
          8. n. A request for some product or service; a commission to purchase, sell, or supply goods.
          9. n. A group of religious adherents, especially monks or nuns, set apart within their religion by adherence to a particular rule or set of principles
                St. Ignatius Loyola founded the Jesuit order in 1537.
          11. n. An association of knights
                the Order of the Garter, the Order of the Bath.
          13. n. any group of people with common interests.
          14. n. A decoration, awarded by a government, a dynastic house, or a religious body to an individual, usually for distinguished service to a nation or to humanity.
          15. n. (, taxonomy) A rank in the classification of organisms, below class and above family; a taxon at that rank.
                Magnolias belong to the order Magnoliales.
          17. n. A number of things or persons arranged in a fixed or suitable place, or relative position; a rank; a row; a grade; especially, a rank or class in society; a distinct character, kind, or sort.
                the higher or lower orders of society
                talent of a high order
          20. n. An ecclesiastical grade or rank, as of deacon, priest, or bishop; the office of the Christian ministry; often used in the plural.
                to take orders, or to take holy orders, that is, to enter some grade of the ministry
          22. n. (architecture) The disposition of a column and its component parts, and of the entablature resting upon it, in classical architecture; hence (as the column and entablature are the characteristic featu
          23. n. (cricket) The sequence in which a side’s batsmen bat; the batting order.
          24. n. (electronics) a power of polynomial function in an electronic circuit’s block, such as a filter, an amplifier, etc.
          25. n. (chemistry) The overall power of the rate law of a chemical reaction, expressed as a polynomial function of concentrations of reactants and products.
          26. n. (mathematics) The cardinality, or number of elements in a set or more complex structure regardable as a set.
          27. n. (graph theory) The number of vertices in a graph.
          28. n. (order theory) A partially ordered set.
          29. n. (order theory) The relation on a partially ordered set that determines that it in fact a partially ordered set.
          30. n. (mathematics) The sum of the exponents on the variables in a monomial, or the highest such among all monomials in a polynomial.
          31. v. To set in some sort of order.
          32. v. To arrange, set in proper order.
          33. v. To issue a command to.
                to order troops to advance
                He ordered me to leave.
          36. v. To request some product or service; to secure by placing an order.
                to order groceries
          38. v. To admit to holy orders; to ordain; to receive into the ranks of the ministry.
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