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figuratively
     1. adv. (manner) In a figurative manner.
     2. adv. (speech act) Used to indicate that what follows is to be taken as a figure of speech, not literally.
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
illusion
     1. n. Anything that seems to be something that it is not.
           We saw what looked like a tiger among the trees, but it was an illusion caused by the shadows of the branches.
           Using artificial additives, scientists can create the illusion of fruit flavours in food.
     2. n. A misapprehension; a belief in something that is in fact not true.
           Jane has this illusion that John is in love with her.
     3. n. A magician’s trick.
     4. n. The state of being deceived or misled.
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