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     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.
     1. pron. An uncertain or unspecified thing; one thing.
           I must have forgotten to pack something, but I can't think what.
           I have something for you in my bag.
           I have a feeling something good is going to happen today.
     2. pron. (colloquial, of someone or something) A quality to a moderate degree.
           The performance was something of a disappointment.
           That child is something of a genius.
     3. pron. (colloquial, of a person) A talent or quality that is difficult to specify.
           She has a certain something.
     4. pron. (colloquial, often with really or quite) Somebody or something who is superlative in some way.
           He's really something! I've never heard such a great voice.
           She's quite something. I can't believe she would do such a mean thing.
     5. adj. Having a characteristic that the speaker cannot specify.
     6. adv. (degree) Somewhat; to a degree.
           The baby looks something like his father.
     7. adv. (degree, colloquial) To a high degree.
     8. v. Applied to an action whose name is forgotten by, unknown or unimportant to the user, e.g. from words of a song.
     9. n. An object whose nature is yet to be defined.
     10. n. An object whose name is forgotten by, unknown or unimportant to the user, e.g., from words of a song. Also used to refer to an object earlier indefinitely referred to as 'something' (pronoun sense).
there was something odd
as if thinking something out
     1. adj. Having a pleasant taste, especially one relating to the basic taste sensation induced by sugar.
           a sweet apple
     2. adj. Having a taste of sugar.
     3. adj. (wine) Retaining a portion of sugar.
           Sweet wines are better dessert wines.
     4. adj. Not having a salty taste.
           sweet butter
     5. adj. Having a pleasant smell.
           a sweet scent.
     6. adj. Not decaying, fermented, rancid, sour, spoiled, or stale.
           sweet milk
     7. adj. Having a pleasant sound.
           a sweet tune
     8. adj. Having a pleasing disposition.
           a sweet child
     9. adj. Having a helpful disposition.
           It was sweet of him to help out.
     10. adj. (mineralogy) Free from excessive unwanted substances like acid or sulphur.
           sweet soil
           sweet crude oil
     11. adj. (informal) Very pleasing; agreeable.
           The new Lexus was a sweet birthday gift.
     12. adj. (anchor, be_sweet_on)(informal, followed by on) Romantically fixated, enamoured with , fond of
           The attraction was mutual and instant; they were sweet on one another from first sight.
     13. adj. (obsolete) Fresh; not salt or brackish.
           sweet water
     14. adj. Pleasing to the eye; beautiful; mild and attractive; fair.
           a sweet face; a sweet colour or complexion
     15. adv. In a sweet manner.
     16. n. The basic taste sensation induced by sugar.
     17. n. (British) A confection made from sugar, or high in sugar content; a candy.
     18. n. (British) A food eaten for dessert.
           Can we see the sweet menu, please?
     19. n. sweetheart; darling.
     20. n. (obsolete) That which is sweet or pleasant in odour; a perfume.
     21. n. (obsolete) Sweetness, delight; something pleasant to the mind or senses.
real sweet and pretty
     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
     1. adj. Worthy to be desired; pleasing; agreeable.
           This applicant has almost all desirable properties.
     2. n. A thing that people want; something that is desirable.
           There are plenty of desirables on display in the window.
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