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     1. n. The name of the Latin script letter A/a.
     2. art. One; any indefinite example of; used to denote a singular item of a group.
           There was a man here looking for you yesterday.
     4. art. Used in conjunction with the adjectives score, dozen, hundred, thousand, and million, as a function word.
           I've seen it happen a hundred times.
     6. art. One certain or particular; any single.
           We've received an interesting letter from a Mrs. Miggins of London.
     8. art. The same; one.
           We are of a mind on matters of morals.
     10. art. Any, every; used before a noun which has become modified to limit its scope;
           A man who dies intestate leaves his children troubles and difficulties.
           He fell all that way, and hasn't a bump on his head?
     13. art. Used before plural nouns modified by few, good many, couple, great many, etc.
     14. art. Someone or something like; similar to; Used before a proper noun to create an example out of it.
           The center of the village was becoming a Times Square.
     16. prep. (archaic) To do with position or direction; In, on, at, by, towards, onto.
           Stand a tiptoe.
     18. prep. To do with separation; In, into.
           Torn a pieces.
     20. prep. To do with time; Each, per, in, on, by.
           I brush my teeth twice a day.
     22. prep. (obsolete) To do with method; In, with.
     23. prep. (obsolete) To do with role or capacity; In.
           A God’s name.
     25. prep. To do with status; In.
     26. prep. (archaic) To do with process, with a passive verb; In the course of, experiencing.
     27. prep. (archaic) To do with an action, an active verb; Engaged in.
     28. prep. (archaic) To do with an action/movement; To, into.
     29. v. (archaic or slang) Have.
           I'd a come, if you'd a asked.
     31. pron. (obsolete, outside, England, and, Scotland dialects) He.
     32. interj. A meaningless syllable; ah.
     33. prep. (archaic, slang) Of.
           The name of John a Gaunt.
     35. adv. (chiefly Scotland) All.
     36. adj. (chiefly Scotland) All.
     1. n. Something which has been transcribed; a writing or composition consisting of the same words as the original; a written copy.
     2. n. A copy of any kind; an imitation.
     3. n. A written version of what was said orally
           the transcript of a trial.
     5. n. (genetics) A sequence of RNA produced by transcription
     6. n. (education) An inventory of the courses taken and grades earned of a student alleged throughout a course.
     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:
     1. det. Belonging to him.
     2. det. (dated) Belonging to a person of unspecified gender.
     3. det. (obsolete) Its; belonging to it. (Now only when implying personification.)
     4. det. (archaic) Used as a genitive marker in place of ’s after a noun, especially a masculine noun ending in -s, to express the possessive case.
           Ahab his mark for Ahab's mark.
     6. pron. That which belongs to him; the possessive case of he, used without a following noun.
           The decision was his to live with.
     8. pron. alternative spelling of His
     9. n. plural of hi
     1. n. plural of remark
     2. v. third-person singular present indicative of remark
          1. n. Act of pointing out or attentively noticing; notice or observation.
          2. n. The expression, in speech or writing, of something remarked or noticed; a mention of something worth attention or notice
          3. n. A casual observation, comment, or statement
          4. n. (engraving) (alt form, remarque)
          5. v. (intransitive) To make a remark or remarks; to comment.
          6. v. To mark in a notable manner; to distinguish clearly; to make noticeable or conspicuous; to point out.
          7. v. To take notice of, or to observe, mentally.
          8. v. To express in words or writing, as observed or noticed; to state; to say; -- often with a substantive clause
                He remarked that it was time to go.
          10. n. alternative spelling of re-mark
          11. v. alternative spelling of re-mark
     1. n. plural of cloud
     2. v. third-person singular present indicative of cloud
          1. n. (obsolete) A rock; boulder; a hill.
          2. n. A visible mass of water droplets suspended in the air.
          3. n. Any mass of dust, steam or smoke resembling such a mass.
          4. n. Anything which makes things foggy or gloomy.
          5. n. A group or swarm, especially suspended above the ground or flying.
                He opened the door and was greeted by a cloud of bats.
          7. n. An elliptical shape or symbol whose outline is a series of semicircles, supposed to resemble a cloud.
                The comic-book character's thoughts appeared in a cloud above his head.
          9. n. (computing, with the) The Internet, regarded as an abstract amorphous omnipresent space for processing and storage, the focus of cloud computing.
          10. n. (figuratively) A negative aspect of something positive: see every cloud has a silver lining or every silver lining has a cloud.
          11. n. (slang) Crystal methamphetamine.
          12. n. A large, loosely-knitted headscarf worn by women.
          13. v. (intransitive) To become foggy or gloomy, to become obscured from sight.
                The glass clouds when you breathe on it.
          15. v. To overspread or hide with a cloud or clouds.
                The sky is clouded.
          17. v. To make obscure.
                All this talk about human rights is clouding the real issue.
          19. v. To make gloomy or sullen.
          20. v. To blacken; to sully; to stain; to tarnish (reputation or character).
          21. v. To mark with, or darken in, veins or sports; to variegate with colours.
                to cloud yarn
     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.
     1. n. A representation of anything (as a person, a landscape, a building) upon canvas, paper, or other surface, by drawing, painting, printing, photography, etc.
     2. n. An image; a representation as in the imagination.
     3. n. A painting.
           There was a picture hanging above the fireplace.
     5. n. A photograph.
           I took a picture of the church.
     7. n. (informal) A motion picture.
           Casablanca is my all-time favorite picture.
     9. n. (in the informal) (the pictures) Cinema (as a form of entertainment).
           Let's go to the pictures.
     11. n. A paragon, a perfect example or specimen (of a category).
           She's the very picture of health.
     13. n. An attractive sight.
           The garden is a real picture at this time of year.
     15. n. The art of painting; representation by painting.
     16. n. A figure; a model.
     17. n. Situation.
           The employment picture for the older middle class is not so good.
           You can't just look at the election, you've got to look at the big picture.
     20. v. To represent in or with a picture.
     21. v. To imagine or envision.
     22. v. To depict.
     1. adj. Not moving; calm.
           Still waters run deep.
     3. adj. Not effervescing; not sparkling.
           still water; still wines
     5. adj. Uttering no sound; silent.
     6. adj. (not comparable) Having the same stated quality continuously from a past time
     7. adj. Comparatively quiet or silent; soft; gentle; low.
     8. adj. (obsolete) Constant; continual.
     9. adv. Without motion.
           They stood still until the guard was out of sight.
     11. adv. (aspect) Up to a time, as in the preceding time.
           Is it still raining?   It was still raining five minutes ago.
           We've seen most of the sights, but we are still to visit the museum.
     14. adv. (degree) To an even greater degree. Used to modify comparative adjectives or adverbs.
           Tom is tall; Dick is taller; Harry is still taller. (still and taller can easily swap places here)
     16. adv. (conjunctive) Nevertheless.
           I’m not hungry, but I’ll still manage to find room for dessert.
           Yeah, but still...
     19. adv. (archaic, poetic) Always; invariably; constantly; continuously.
     20. adv. (extensive) Even, yet.
           Some dogs howl, more yelp, still more bark.
     22. n. A period of calm or silence.
           the still of the night
     24. n. (photography) A photograph, as opposed to movie footage.
     25. n. (slang) A resident of the Falkland Islands.
     26. n. A steep hill or ascent.
     27. n. a device for distilling liquids.
     28. n. (catering) a large water boiler used to make tea and coffee.
     29. n. (catering) the area in a restaurant used to make tea and coffee, separate from the main kitchen.
     30. n. A building where liquors are distilled; a distillery.
     31. v. to calm down, to quiet
           to still the raging sea
     33. v. (obsolete) To trickle, drip.
     34. v. To cause to fall by drops.
     35. v. To expel spirit from by heat, or to evaporate and condense in a refrigeratory; to distill.
     1. v. To encourage growth.
           Further the economy.
     3. v. To support progress or growth of something.
     4. adj. (en-comparative of far); of or pertaining to being distant, or of greater distance in degree or of extension in time.
     5. adj. More, additional.
     6. adv. (en-comparative of far)
     7. adv. (conjunctive) Also; in addition to.
     8. adv. (location) At greater distance in space or time; farther.
           Washington DC is further from Europe than New York.
     10. adv. (conjunctive) Moreover; beyond what is already stated.
           Further, affiant sayeth naught. (A formal statement ending a deposition or affidavit, immediately preceding the affiant's signature.)
     12. adv. (conjunctive, formal) In continuation of what has already been enacted
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