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authorship
     1. n. The quality or state of being an author; the function or dignity of an author.
     2. n. The source; origin; origination
           We are unaware of the authorship of this book
an
     1. art. Form of a used before a vowel sound
     2. art. (now quite rare) Form of a used before 'h' in an unstressed syllable
     3. art. (nonstandard) Form of a used before 'h' in a stressed syllable
     4. conj. (archaic) If
     5. conj. (archaic) So long as.
           An it harm none, do what ye will.
     6. conj. (archaic) As if; as though.
     7. n. The first letter of the Georgian alphabet, ა (Mkhedruli), Ⴀ (Asomtavruli) or ⴀ (Nuskhuri).
     8. prep. In each; to or for each; per.
           I was only going twenty miles an hour.
asking for an apron
to an impressive suite
opening
     1. v. present participle of open
     2. n. An act or instance of making or becoming open.
           The daily openings of the day lily bloom gives it its name.
           He remembered fondly the Christmas morning opening of presents.
     3. n. Something that is open.
           A salamander darted out of an opening in the rocks.
           He slipped through an opening in the crowd.
     4. n. An act or instance of beginning.
           There have been few factory and store openings in the US lately.
           Their opening of the concert with Brass in Pocket always fires up the crowd.
     5. n. Something that is a beginning.
     6. n.          The first performance of a show or play by a particular troupe.
                    They were disappointed at the turnout for their opening, but hoped that word would spread.
     7. n.          The initial period a show at an art gallery or museum is first opened, especially the first evening.
     8. n.          The first few measures of a musical composition.
     9. n.          (chess) The first few moves in a game of chess.
                    John spends two hours a day studying openings, and another two hours studying endgames.
     10. n. A vacant position, especially in an array.
           Are there likely to be any openings on the Supreme Court in the next four years?
     11. n.          A time available in a schedule.
                    If you'd like to make a booking with us, we have an opening at twelve o'clock.
                    The only two-hour openings for the hockey rink are between 1AM and 5AM.
     12. n.          An unoccupied employment position.
                    We have an opening in our marketing department.
     13. n. An opportunity, as in a competitive activity.
     14. n. (math) In mathematical morphology, the dilation of the erosion of a set.
     15. adj. (cricket) describing the first period of play, usually up to the fall of the first wicket; describing a batsman who opens the innings or a bowler who opens the attack
one day, in opening a crate of bananas
     open
          1. adj. (not comparable) Not closed; accessible; unimpeded.
                Turn left after the second open door.
                It was as if his body had gone to sleep standing up and with his eyes open.
          2. adj. Not drawn together, closed, or contracted; extended; expanded.
                an open hand; an open flower; an open prospect
          3. adj. (not comparable) Actively conducting or prepared to conduct business.
                Banks are not open on bank holidays.
          4. adj. (comparable) Receptive.
                I am open to new ideas.
          5. adj. (not comparable) Public
                He published an open letter to the governor on a full page of the New York Times.
          6. adj. (not comparable) Candid, ingenuous, not subtle in character.
                The man is an open book.
          7. adj. (mathematics, logic, of a formula) Having a free variable.
          8. adj. (mathematics, topology, of a set) Which is part of a predefined collection of subsets ofX, that defines a topological space onX.
          9. adj. (graph theory, of a walk) Whose first and last vertices are different.
          10. adj. (computing, not comparable, of a file, document, etc.) In current use; mapped to part of memory.
                I couldn't save my changes because another user had the same file open.
          11. adj. (business) Not fulfilled.
                I've got open orders for as many containers of red durum as you can get me.
          12. adj. Not settled or adjusted; not decided or determined; not closed or withdrawn from consideration.
                an open question
                to keep an offer or opportunity open
          13. adj. (music, stringed instruments) Without any fingers pressing the string against the fingerboard.
          14. adj. Not of a quality to prevent communication, as by closing waterways, blocking roads, etc.; hence, not frosty or inclement; mild; used of the weather or the climate.
                an open winter
          15. adj. (phonetics) Uttered with a relatively wide opening of the articulating organs; said of vowels.
          16. adj. (phonetics) Uttered, as a consonant, with the oral passage simply narrowed without closure.
          17. adj. (phonetics, of a syllable) That ends in a vowel; not having a coda.
          18. adj. (computing) Made public, usable with a free licence.
          19. adj. (medicine) Resulting from an incision, puncture or any other process by which the skin no longer protects an internal part of the body.
          20. v. To make something accessible or allow for passage by moving from a shut position.
                Turn the doorknob to open the door.
          21. v. To make (an open space, etc.) by clearing away an obstacle or obstacles, in order to allow for passage, access, or visibility.
                He opened a path through the undergrowth.
          22. v. To bring up, broach.
                I don't want to open that subject.
          23. v. To enter upon, begin.
                to open a discussion
                to open fire upon an enemy
                to open trade, or correspondence
                to open a case in court, or a meeting
          24. v. To spread; to expand into an open or loose position.
                to open a closed fist
                to open matted cotton by separating the fibres
                to open a map, book, or scroll
          25. v. To make accessible to customers or clients.
                I will open the shop an hour early tomorrow.
          26. v. To start (a campaign).
                Vermont will open elk hunting season next week.
          27. v. (intransitive) To become open.
                The door opened all by itself.
          28. v. (intransitive) To begin conducting business.
                The shop opens at 9:00.
          29. v. (intransitive, cricket) To begin a side's innings as one of the first two batsmen.
          30. v. (intransitive, poker) To bet before any other player has in a particular betting round in a game of poker.
                After the first two players fold, Julie opens for $5.
          31. v. (transitive, intransitive, poker) To reveal one's hand.
                Jeff opens his hand revealing a straight flush.
          32. v. (computing, transitive, intransitive, of a file, document, etc.) To load into memory for viewing or editing.
          33. v. (obsolete) To disclose; to reveal; to interpret; to explain.
          34. n. A sports event in which anybody can compete; as, the Australian Open.
          35. n. (electronics) A wire that is broken midway.
                The electrician found the open in the circuit after a few minutes of testing.
          36. n. (with the) Open or unobstructed space; an exposed location.
                I can't believe you left the lawnmower out in the open when you knew it was going to rain this afternoon!
                Wary of hunters, the fleeing deer kept well out of the open, dodging instead from thicket to thicket.
          37. n. (with the) Public knowledge or scrutiny; full view.
                We have got to bring this company's corrupt business practices into the open.
section
     1. n. A cutting; a part cut out from the rest of something.
     2. n. A part, piece, subdivision of anything.
     3. n.          (music) A group of instruments in an orchestra.
                   The horn section is the group of symphonic musicians who play the French horn.
     4. n. A part of a document.
     5. n. An act or instance of cutting.
     6. n. A cross-section (image that shows an object as if cut along a plane).
     7. n.          (aviation) A cross-section perpendicular the longitudinal axis of an aircraft in flight.
     8. n. (surgery) An incision or the act of making an incision.
     9. n. (surgery, specifically, colloquial) (short for, Caesarean section)
     10. n. (sciences) A thin slice of material prepared as a specimen for research.
     11. n. (botany) A taxonomic rank below the genus (and subgenus if present), but above the species.
     12. n. (zoology) An informal taxonomic rank below the order ranks and above the family ranks.
     13. n. (military) A group of 10-15 soldiers led by a non-commissioned officer and forming part of a platoon.
     14. n. (category theory) A right inverse.
     15. n. (NZ) A piece of residential land; a plot.
     16. n. (Canadian) A one-mile square area of land, defined by a government survey.
     17. n. (geology) A sequence of rock layers.
     18. v. To cut, divide or separate into pieces.
     19. v. (British) To commit (a person, to a hospital, with or without their consent), as for mental health reasons. So called after various sections of legal acts regarding mental health.
     20. v. (medical) To perform a cesarean section on (someone).
in
     1. prep. Used to indicate location, inclusion, or position within spatial, temporal or other limits.
     2. prep.          Contained by.
                   The dog is in the kennel.
     3. prep.          Within.
     4. prep.          Surrounded by.
                   We are in the enemy camp.   Her plane is in the air.
     5. prep.          Part of; a member of.
                   One in a million.   She's in band and orchestra.
     6. prep.          Pertaining to; with regard to.
                   What grade did he get in English?
                   Military letters should be formal in tone, but not stilted.
     7. prep.          At the end of a period of time.
                   They said they would call us in a week.
     8. prep.          Within a certain elapsed time
                   Are you able to finish this in three hours?   The massacre resulted in over 1000 deaths in three hours.
     9. prep.          During (said of periods of time).
                   in the first week of December;  Easter falls in the fourth lunar month;   The country reached a high level of prosperity in his fi
     10. prep.          (grammar, phonetics, of sounds and letters) Coming at the end of a word.
                   English nouns in -ce form their plurals in -s.
     11. prep. Into.
           Less water gets in your boots this way.
     12. prep. Used to indicate limit, qualification, condition, or circumstance.
           In replacing the faucet washers, he felt he was making his contribution to the environment.
     13. prep.          Indicating an order or arrangement.
                   My fat rolls around in folds.
     14. prep.          Denoting a state of the subject.
                   He stalked away in anger.   John is in a coma.
     15. prep.          Indicates, connotatively, a place-like form of someone's (or something's) personality, as his, her or its psychic and physical characteristics.
                   You've got a friend in me.   He's met his match in her.
     16. prep.          Wearing (an item of clothing).
                    I glanced over at the pretty girl in the red dress.
     17. prep. Used to indicate means, medium, format, genre, or instrumentality.
     18. prep.          (of something offered or given in an exchange) In the form of, in the denomination of.
                   Please pay me in cash — preferably in tens and twenties.
                   The deposit can be in any legal tender, even in gold.
                    Her generosity was rewarded in the success of its recipients.
     19. prep.          Used to indicate a language, script, tone, etc. of a text, speech, etc.
                   Beethoven's "Symphony No. 5" in C minor is among his most popular.
                   His speech was in French, but was simultaneously translated into eight languages.
                   When you write in cursive, it's illegible.
     20. v. (obsolete, transitive) To enclose.
     21. v. (obsolete, transitive) To take in; to harvest.
     22. adv. (not comparable) Located indoors, especially at home or the office, or inside something.
           Is Mr. Smith in?
     23. adv. Moving to the interior of a defined space, such as a building or room.
           Suddenly a strange man walked in.
     24. adv. (sports) Still eligible to play, e.g. able to bat in cricket and baseball.
           He went for the wild toss but wasn't able to stay in.
     25. adv. (UK) Abbreviation of in aid of.
           What's that in?
     26. adv. After the beginning of something.
     27. n. A position of power or a way to get it.
           His parents got him an in with the company
     28. n. (sport) The state of a batter/batsman who is currently batting – see innings
     29. n. A re-entrant angle; a nook or corner.
     30. adj. In fashion; popular.
           Skirts are in this year.
     31. adj. Incoming.
           the in train
     32. adj. (nautical, of the sails of a vessel) Furled or stowed.
     33. adj. (legal) With privilege or possession; used to denote a holding, possession, or seisin.
           in by descent; in by purchase; in of the seisin of her husband
     34. adj. (cricket) Currently batting.
     35. n. Inch.
in other words
in a covert way
fiction
     1. n. Literary type using invented or imaginative writing, instead of real facts, usually written as prose.
           The company’s accounts contained a number of blatant fictions.
           I am a great reader of fiction.
     2. n. A verbal or written account that is not based on actual events (often intended to mislead).
           The butler’s account of the crime was pure fiction.
     3. n. (legal) A legal fiction.
in
     1. prep. Used to indicate location, inclusion, or position within spatial, temporal or other limits.
     2. prep.          Contained by.
                   The dog is in the kennel.
     3. prep.          Within.
     4. prep.          Surrounded by.
                   We are in the enemy camp.   Her plane is in the air.
     5. prep.          Part of; a member of.
                   One in a million.   She's in band and orchestra.
     6. prep.          Pertaining to; with regard to.
                   What grade did he get in English?
                   Military letters should be formal in tone, but not stilted.
     7. prep.          At the end of a period of time.
                   They said they would call us in a week.
     8. prep.          Within a certain elapsed time
                   Are you able to finish this in three hours?   The massacre resulted in over 1000 deaths in three hours.
     9. prep.          During (said of periods of time).
                   in the first week of December;  Easter falls in the fourth lunar month;   The country reached a high level of prosperity in his fi
     10. prep.          (grammar, phonetics, of sounds and letters) Coming at the end of a word.
                   English nouns in -ce form their plurals in -s.
     11. prep. Into.
           Less water gets in your boots this way.
     12. prep. Used to indicate limit, qualification, condition, or circumstance.
           In replacing the faucet washers, he felt he was making his contribution to the environment.
     13. prep.          Indicating an order or arrangement.
                   My fat rolls around in folds.
     14. prep.          Denoting a state of the subject.
                   He stalked away in anger.   John is in a coma.
     15. prep.          Indicates, connotatively, a place-like form of someone's (or something's) personality, as his, her or its psychic and physical characteristics.
                   You've got a friend in me.   He's met his match in her.
     16. prep.          Wearing (an item of clothing).
                    I glanced over at the pretty girl in the red dress.
     17. prep. Used to indicate means, medium, format, genre, or instrumentality.
     18. prep.          (of something offered or given in an exchange) In the form of, in the denomination of.
                   Please pay me in cash — preferably in tens and twenties.
                   The deposit can be in any legal tender, even in gold.
                    Her generosity was rewarded in the success of its recipients.
     19. prep.          Used to indicate a language, script, tone, etc. of a text, speech, etc.
                   Beethoven's "Symphony No. 5" in C minor is among his most popular.
                   His speech was in French, but was simultaneously translated into eight languages.
                   When you write in cursive, it's illegible.
     20. v. (obsolete, transitive) To enclose.
     21. v. (obsolete, transitive) To take in; to harvest.
     22. adv. (not comparable) Located indoors, especially at home or the office, or inside something.
           Is Mr. Smith in?
     23. adv. Moving to the interior of a defined space, such as a building or room.
           Suddenly a strange man walked in.
     24. adv. (sports) Still eligible to play, e.g. able to bat in cricket and baseball.
           He went for the wild toss but wasn't able to stay in.
     25. adv. (UK) Abbreviation of in aid of.
           What's that in?
     26. adv. After the beginning of something.
     27. n. A position of power or a way to get it.
           His parents got him an in with the company
     28. n. (sport) The state of a batter/batsman who is currently batting – see innings
     29. n. A re-entrant angle; a nook or corner.
     30. adj. In fashion; popular.
           Skirts are in this year.
     31. adj. Incoming.
           the in train
     32. adj. (nautical, of the sails of a vessel) Furled or stowed.
     33. adj. (legal) With privilege or possession; used to denote a holding, possession, or seisin.
           in by descent; in by purchase; in of the seisin of her husband
     34. adj. (cricket) Currently batting.
     35. n. Inch.
started in
in a steady
which
     1. det. (interrogative) What, of those mentioned or implied.
           Which song made the charts?
     2. det. (relative) The one or ones that.
           Show me which one is bigger.
           They couldn't decide which song to play.
     3. det. (relative) The one or ones mentioned.
           He once owned a painting of the house, which painting would later be stolen.
           For several seconds he sat in silence, during which time the tea and sandwiches arrived.
           I'm thinking of getting a new car, in which case I'd get a red one.
     4. pron. (interrogative) What one or ones (of those mentioned or implied).
           Which is bigger?;  Which is which?
     5. pron. (relative) Who; whom; what (of those mentioned or implied).
           He walked by a door with a sign, which read: PRIVATE OFFICE.
           We've met some problems which are very difficult to handle.
           He had to leave, which was very difficult.
           No art can be properly understood apart from the culture of which it is a part.
     6. pron. (relative, archaic) Used of people (now generally who, whom or that).
     7. n. An occurrence of the word which.
which was tormenting her
which I have found valuable
background
     1. adj. Less important in a scene.
           background noise.
     2. n. One's social heritage, or previous life; what one did in the past.
           The lawyer had a background in computer science.
     3. n. A part of the picture that depicts scenery to the rear or behind the main subject; context.
     4. n. Information relevant to the current situation about past events; history.
     5. n. A less important feature of scenery (as opposed to foreground).
           There was tons of noise in the background.
           The photographer let us pick a background for the portrait.
     6. n. (computing) The image or color over which a computer's desktop items are shown (e.g. icons or application windows).
     7. n. (computing) A type of activity on a computer that is not normally visible to the user.
           The antivirus program is running in the background.
     8. v. To put in a position that is not prominent.
     9. v. (journalism) To gather and provide background information (on).
information
     1. n. That which resolves uncertainty; anything that answers the question of "what a given entity is".
     2. n. Things that are or can be known about a given topic; communicable knowledge of something.
           I need some more information about this issue.
     3. n. The act of informing or imparting knowledge; notification.
           For your information, I did this because I wanted to.
     4. n. (legal) A statement of criminal activity brought before a judge or magistrate; in the UK, used to inform a magistrate of an offence and request a warrant; in the US, an accusation brought before a jud
     5. n. (obsolete) The act of informing against someone, passing on incriminating knowledge; accusation.
     6. n. (now rare) The systematic imparting of knowledge; education, training.
     7. n. (now rare) The creation of form; the imparting of a given quality or characteristic; forming, animation.
     8. n. (computing) … the meaning that a human assigns to data by means of the known conventions used in its representation.
     9. n. (Christianity) Divine inspiration.
     10. n. A service provided by telephone which provides listed telephone numbers of a subscriber.
     11. n. (information theory) Any unambiguous abstract data, the smallest possible unit being the (ll, en, bit, id=datum).
     12. n. As contrasted with data, information is processed to extract relevant data.
     13. n. (information technology) Any ordered sequence of symbols (or signals) (that could contain a message).
and the possession of a great deal of special information
that she may have some stray piece of information which will provide the key to the entire mystery
about
     1. prep. In a circle around; all round; on every side of; on the outside of.
     2. prep. Near; not far from; approximately; regarding time, size, quantity.
     3. prep. On the point or verge of.
           the show is about to start;  I am not about to admit to your crime
     4. prep. On one's person; nearby the person.
     5. prep. Over or upon different parts of; through or over in various directions; here and there in; to and fro in; throughout.
     6. prep. Concerned with; engaged in; intent on.
     7. prep. Concerning; with regard to; on account of; on the subject of; to affect.
           He knew more about what was occurring than anyone.
     8. prep. (figurative) In or near, as in mental faculties or (literally) in possession of; in control of; at one's command; in one's makeup.
           He has his wits about him.
     9. prep. In the immediate neighborhood of; in contiguity or proximity to; near, as to place.
     10. adv. Not distant; approximate.
     11. adv.          On all sides; around.
     12. adv.          Here and there; around; in one place and another; up and down.
     13. adv.          Nearly; approximately; with close correspondence, in quality, manner, degree, quantity, or time; almost.
                   about as cold;  about as high
     14. adv.          Near; in the vicinity.
     15. adv. In succession; one after another; in the course of events.
     16. adv. On the move; active; astir.
     17. adv. To a reversed order; half round; facing in the opposite direction; from a contrary point of view.
           to face about;  to turn oneself about
     18. adv.          (nautical) To the opposite tack.
     19. adv. (obsolete) Preparing; planning.
     20. adv. (archaic) In circuit; circularly; by a circuitous way; around the outside; in circumference.
           a mile about, and a third of a mile across
     21. adv. (chiefly North America, colloquial) Going to; on the verge of; intending to.
     22. adj. Moving around; astir.
           out and about;  up and about
           After my bout with Guillan-Barre Syndrome, it took me 6 months to be up and about again.
     23. adj. In existence; being in evidence; apparent
I wish they'd be about it
before we move things about
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.
     2. 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.
                    The street that runs through my hometown.
     3. 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!
     4. 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.
     5. art.          Added to a superlative or an ordinal number to make it into a substantive.
                    That apple pie was the best.
     6. art. Introducing a singular term to be taken generically: preceding a name of something standing for a whole class.
     7. 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.
     8. 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.
     9. 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.”)
     10. 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.
     11. adv. 1=With a comparative ormore 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.
     12. adv. 1=With a comparative, and often withfor it, indicates a result more like said comparative. This can be negated withnone.
           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.
the body was gone
and the one woman
characters
     1. n. plural of character
     character
          1. n. A being involved in the action of a story.
          2. n. A distinguishing feature; characteristic; trait; phene.
                (genetics) A single locus governing the petal colour character was detected on the linkage group A2.
          3. n. A complex of mental and ethical traits marking a person or a group.
                A study of the suspect's character and his cast iron alibi ruled him out.
          4. n. Strength of mind; resolution; independence; individuality; moral strength.
                He has a great deal of character.
                "You may not like to eat liver," said Calvin's father, "but it builds character.".
          5. n. A unique or extraordinary individual; a person characterized by peculiar or notable traits, especially charisma.
                Julius Caesar is a great historical character.
                That bloke is such a character.
          6. n. A written or printed symbol, or letter.
          7. n. (dated) Style of writing or printing; handwriting; the particular form of letters used by a person or people.
                an inscription in the Runic character
          8. n. (dated) A secret cipher; a way of writing in code.
          9. n. (computing) One of the basic elements making up a text file or string: a code representing a printing character or a control character.
          10. n. (informal) A person or individual, especially one who is unknown or raises suspicions.
                We saw a shady character slinking out of the office with some papers.
          11. n. (mathematics) A complex number representing an element of a finite Abelian group.
          12. n. Quality, position, rank, or capacity; quality or conduct with respect to a certain office or duty.
                in the miserable character of a slave
                in his character as a magistrate
          13. n. (dated) The estimate, individual or general, put upon a person or thing; reputation.
                a man's character for truth and veracity
                Her actions give her a bad character.
          14. n. (dated) A reference given to a servant, attesting to his/her behaviour, competence, etc.
          15. v. (obsolete) To write (using characters); to describe.
events
     1. n. plural of event
     2. v. third-person singular present indicative of event
I believe in the logical sequence of events
the logical sequence of events is proof enough that it was in the room
     event
          1. n. An occurrence; something that happens.
          2. n. A prearranged social activity (function, etc.)
                I went to an event in San Francisco last week.
                Where will the event be held?
          3. n. One of several contests that combine to make up a competition.
          4. n. An end result; an outcome (now chiefly in phrases).
                In the event, he turned out to have what I needed anyway.
          5. n. (physics) A point in spacetime having three spatial coordinates and one temporal coordinate.
          6. n. (computing) A possible action that the user can perform that is monitored by an application or the operating system (event listener). When an event occurs an event handler is called which performs a s
          7. n. (probability theory) A set of some of the possible outcomes; a subset of the sample space.
                IfX is a random variable representing the toss of a six-sided die, then its sample space could be denoted as 1,2,3,4,5,6. Examples of events could be:X = 1,X = 2, X \ge 5, X \not = 4, andX \isi
          8. n. (obsolete) An affair in hand; business; enterprise.
          9. n. (medicine) An episode of severe health conditions.
          10. v. (obsolete) To occur, take place.
          11. v. (obsolete, intransitive) To be emitted or breathed out; to evaporate.
          12. v. (obsolete, transitive) To expose to the air, ventilate.
          13. v. cln, en, basic words
or
     1. conj. Connects at least two alternative words, phrases, clauses, sentences, etc. each of which could make a passage true. In English, this is the "inclusive or." The "exclusive or" is formed by "either(...)
           In Ohio, anyone under the age of 18 who wants a tattoo or body piercing needs the consent of a parent or guardian.
           He might get cancer, or be hit by a bus, or God knows what.
     2. conj. (logic) An operator denoting the disjunction of two propositions or truth values. There are two forms, the inclusive or and the exclusive or.
     3. conj. Counts the elements before and after as two possibilities.
     4. conj. Otherwise (a consequence of the condition that the previous is false).
           It's raining! Come inside or you'll catch a cold!
     5. conj. Connects two equivalent names.
           The country Myanmar, or Burma
     6. n. (logic, electronics) alternative form of OR
     7. n. (tincture) The gold or yellow tincture on a coat of arms.
     8. adj. (tincture) Of gold or yellow tincture on a coat of arms.
     9. adv. (obsolete) Early (on).
     10. adv. (obsolete) Earlier, previously.
     11. prep. (now archaic, or dialect) Before; ere.
or to sit down
or sudden feeling
setting
     1. v. present participle of set
     2. n. The time, place and circumstance in which something (such as a story or picture) is set; context; scenario.
     3. n. The act of setting.
           the setting of the sun
           the setting, or hardening, of moist plaster of Paris
     4. n. A piece of metal in which a precious stone or gem is fixed to form a piece of jewelry.
     5. n. A level or placement that a knob or control is set to.
           the volume setting on a television
     6. n. The act of marking the position of game, as a setter does.
     7. n. Hunting with a setter.
     8. n. Something set in, or inserted.
     9. n. A piece of vocal or choral music composed for particular words (set to music).
     10. n. The mounting of a play, etc., for the stage.
     11. n. The direction of a current of wind.
     12. adj. that disappears below the horizon
           the setting sun
     set
          1. v. To put (something) down, to rest.
                Set the tray there.
          2. v. To attach or affix (something) to something else, or in or upon a certain place.
                I have set my heart on running the marathon.
          3. v. To put in a specified condition or state; to cause to be.
          4. v. (transitive, dated) To cause to stop or stick; to obstruct; to fasten to a spot.
                to set a coach in the mud
          5. v. To determine or settle.
                to set the rent
          6. v. To adjust.
                I set the alarm at 6 a.m.
          7. v. To punch (a nail) into wood so that its head is below the surface.
          8. v. To arrange with dishes and cutlery, to set the table.
                Please set the table for our guests.
          9. v. To introduce or describe.
                I’ll tell you what happened, but first let me set the scene.
          10. v. To locate (a play, etc.); to assign a backdrop to.
                He says he will set his next film in France.
          11. v. To compile, to make (a puzzle or challenge).
                This crossword was set by Araucaria.
          12. v. To prepare (a stage or film set).
          13. v. To fit (someone) up in a situation.
          14. v. To arrange (type).
                It was a complex page, but he set it quickly.
          15. v. To devise and assign (work) to.
                The teacher set her students the task of drawing a foot.
          16. v. (transitive, volleyball) To direct (the ball) to a teammate for an attack.
          17. v. (intransitive) To solidify.
                The glue sets in four minutes.
          18. v. To render stiff or solid; especially, to convert into curd; to curdle.
                to set milk for cheese
          19. v. (intransitive) Of a heavenly body, to disappear below the horizon of a planet, etc, as the latter rotates.
                The moon sets at eight o'clock tonight.
          20. v. (transitive, bridge) To defeat a contract.
          21. v. (obsolete, now followed by "out", as in set out) To begin to move; to go forth.
          22. v. (transitive, botany) To produce after pollination.
                to set seed
          23. v. (intransitive, of fruit) To be fixed for growth; to strike root; to begin to germinate or form.
          24. v. (intransitive, Southern US, Midwestern US, dialects) To sit (be in a seated position).
                He sets in that chair all day.
          25. v. To hunt game with the aid of a setter.
          26. v. (hunting, ambitransitive) Of a dog, to indicate the position of game.
                The dog sets the bird.
                Your dog sets well.
          27. v. (obsolete) To apply oneself; to undertake earnestly; to set out.
          28. v. To fit music to words.
          29. v. To place plants or shoots in the ground; to plant.
                to set pear trees in an orchard
          30. v. To become fixed or rigid; to be fastened.
          31. v. To have a certain direction of motion; to flow; to move on; to tend.
                The current sets to the north; the tide sets to the windward.
          32. v. To place or fix in a setting.
                to set a precious stone in a border of metal
                to set glass in a sash
          33. v. To put in order in a particular manner; to prepare.
                to set (that is, to hone) a razor
                to set a saw
          34. v. To extend and bring into position; to spread.
                to set the sails of a ship
          35. v. To give a pitch to, as a tune; to start by fixing the keynote.
                to set a psalm
          36. v. To reduce from a dislocated or fractured state.
                to set a broken bone
          37. v. (masonry) To lower into place and fix solidly, as the blocks of cut stone in a structure.
          38. v. (obsolete) To wager in gambling; to risk.
          39. v. To adorn with something infixed or affixed; to stud; to variegate with objects placed here and there.
          40. v. (obsolete) To value; to rate; used with at.
          41. v. To establish as a rule; to furnish; to prescribe; to assign.
                to set a good example; to set lessons to be learned
          42. v. (Scotland) To suit; to become.
                It sets him ill.
          43. n. A punch for setting nails in wood.
                nail set
          44. n. A device for receiving broadcast radio waves (or, more recently, broadcast data); a radio or television.
                television set
          45. n. (alt form, sett): a hole made and lived in by a badger.
          46. n. (alt form, sett): pattern of threads and yarns.
          47. n. (alt form, sett): piece of quarried stone.
          48. n. (horticulture) A small tuber or bulb used instead of seed, particularly onion sets and potato sets.
          49. n. The amount the teeth of a saw protrude to the side in order to create the kerf.
          50. n. (obsolete, rare) That which is staked; a wager; hence, a gambling game.
          51. n. (engineering) Permanent change of shape caused by excessive strain, as from compression, tension, bending, twisting, etc.
                the set of a spring
          52. n. (piledriving) A piece placed temporarily upon the head of a pile when the latter cannot otherwise be reached by the weight, or hammer.
          53. n. (printing, dated) The width of the body of a type.
          54. n. A young oyster when first attached.
          55. n. Collectively, the crop of young oysters in any locality.
          56. n. A series or group of something. (Note the similar meaning in Etymology 2, Noun)
          57. n. (colloquial) The manner, state, or quality of setting or fitting; fit.
                the set of a coat
          58. n. The camber of a curved roofing tile.
          59. adj. Fixed in position.
          60. adj. Rigid, solidified.
          61. adj. Ready, prepared.
                on your marks, get set, go!;  on your marks, set, go!
          62. adj. Intent, determined (to do something).
                set on getting to his destination
          63. adj. Prearranged.
                a set menu
          64. adj. Fixed in one’s opinion.
Is
     1. n. plural of I
     2. v. third-person singular present indicative of be
           He is a doctor. He retired some time ago.
           Should he do the task, it is vital that you follow him.
     3. n. plural of i
           remember to dot your is
     be
          1. v. (intransitive, now literary) To exist; to have real existence.
          2. v. (with there, or dialectally it, as dummy subject) To exist.
                There is just one woman in town who can help us. (or, dialectally:) It is just one woman in town who can help us.
          3. v. (intransitive) To occupy a place.
                The cup is on the table.
          4. v. (intransitive) To occur, to take place.
                When will the meeting be?
          5. v. (intransitive, in perfect tenses, without predicate) Elliptical form of "be here", "go to and return from" or similar.
                The postman has been today, but my tickets have still not yet come.
                I have been to Spain many times.
                Moscow, huh? I've never been, but it sounds fascinating.
          6. v. (transitive, copulative) Used to indicate that the subject and object are the same.
                Knowledge is bliss.
                Hi, I’m Jim.
          7. v. (transitive, copulative, mathematics) Used to indicate that the values on either side of an equation are the same.
                3 times 5 is fifteen.
          8. v. (transitive, copulative) Used to indicate that the subject plays the role of the predicate nominal.
                François Mitterrand was president of France from 1981 to 1995.
          9. v. (transitive, copulative) Used to connect a noun to an adjective that describes it.
                The sky is blue.
          10. v. (transitive, copulative) Used to indicate that the subject has the qualities described by a noun or noun phrase.
                The sky is a deep blue today.
          11. v. (transitive, auxiliary) Used to form the passive voice.
                The dog was drowned by the boy.
          12. v. (transitive, auxiliary) Used to form the continuous forms of various tenses.
                The woman is walking.
                I shall be writing to you soon.
                We liked to chat while we were eating.
          13. v. (archaic, auxiliary) Used to form the perfect aspect with certain intransitive verbs, most of which indicate motion. Often still used for "to go".
          14. v. (transitive, auxiliary) Used to form future tenses, especially the future periphrastic.
                I am to leave tomorrow.
                I would drive you, were I to obtain a car.
          15. v. (transitive, copulative) Used to link a subject to a measurement.
                This building is three hundred years old.
                I am 75 kilograms.
                He’s about 6 feet tall.
          16. v. (transitive, copulative, with a cardinal numeral) Used to state the age of a subject in years.
                I’m 20. (= I am 20 years old.)
          17. v. (with a dummy subject) it Used to indicate the time of day.
                It is almost eight. (= It is almost eight o’clock.)
                It’s 8:30 read eight-thirty in Tokyo.
                What time is it there? It’s night.
          18. v. (With since) Used to indicate passage of time since the occurrence of an event.
                It has been three years since my grandmother died. (similar to My grandmother died three years ago, but emphasizes the intervening period)
                It had been six days since his departure, when I received a letter from him.
          19. v. (often, impersonal, with it as a dummy subject) Used to indicate weather, air quality, or the like.
                It is hot in Arizona, but it is not usually humid.
                Why is it so dark in here?
          20. v. (dynamic/lexical "be", especially in progressive tenses, conjugated non-suppletively in the present tense, see usage notes) To exist or behave in a certain way.
                "What do we do?" "We be ourselves.".
                Why is he being nice to me?
conveyed
     1. v. simple past tense and past participle of convey
     convey
          1. v. To move (something) from one place to another.
                Air conveys sound. Water is conveyed through the pipe.
          2. v. (dated) To take or carry (someone) from one place to another.
          3. v. To communicate; to make known; to portray.
                to convey an impression; to convey information
          4. v. (legal) To transfer legal rights (to).
                He conveyed ownership of the company to his daughter.
          5. v. (obsolete) To manage with privacy; to carry out.
          6. v. (obsolete) To carry or take away secretly; to steal; to thieve.
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