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     1. adv. Frequently, many times.
           I often walk to work when the weather is nice.
           I've been going to the movies more often since a new theatre opened near me.
     2. adj. (archaic) Frequent.
strange as they often were
lewis often wandered along
     1. adj. (grammar) Referring back to the subject, or having an object equal to the subject.
     2. adj. (set theory) Of a relation R on a set S, such that xRx for all members x of S (that is, the relation holds between any element of the set and itself).
           Equals is a reflexive relation.
     3. adj. Of or resulting from a reflex.
           The electric shock elicited an automatic and reflexive response from him.
     4. adj. (figurative) Producing immediate response, spontaneous.
           a reflexive dislike
     5. adj. (synonym of reflective)
     6. n. (grammar) A reflexive pronoun.
     7. n. (grammar) A reflexive verb.
     1. part. (en-part)
     2. part. A particle used for marking the following verb as an infinitive.
           I want to leave.
           He asked me what to do.
           I don’t know how to say it.
           I have places to go and people to see.
     3. part. As above, with the verb implied.
           Did you visit the museum? I wanted to, but it was closed..
           If he hasn't read it yet, he ought to.
     4. part. A particle used to create phrasal or prepositional verbs.
           I have to do laundry today.
           She looks to him for guidance.
     5. prep. Indicating destination: In the direction of, and arriving at.
           We are walking to the shop.
     6. prep. Used to indicate purpose.
           He devoted himself to education.
           They drank to his health.
     7. prep. Indicating a relationship between an adjective and an infinitive.
           The log was heavy to lift.
           I chose to change my mind.
     8. prep. Used to indicate result of action.
           His face was beaten to a pulp.
     9. prep. Used after an adjective to indicate its application.
           similar to ..., relevant to ..., pertinent to ..., I was nice to him, he was cruel to her, I am used to walking.
     10. prep. (obsolete,) As a.
           With God to friend (with God as a friend);   with The Devil to fiend (with the Devil as a foe);   lambs slaughtered to lake (lambs slaughtered as a sacrifice);   t
     11. prep. (arithmetic) Used to indicate ratios; in informal use the ratios are not reduced to smallest terms.
           one to one = 1:1
           ten to one = 10:1.
     12. prep. (arithmetic) Used to indicate that the preceding term is to be raised to the power of the following value; indicates exponentiation.
           Three squared or three to the second power is nine.
           Three to the power of two is nine.
           Three to the second is nine.
     13. prep. Used to indicate the indirect object.
           I gave the book to him.
     14. prep. (time) Preceding.
           ten to ten = 9:50; We're going to leave at ten to (the hour).
     15. prep. (Canada, UK, Newfoundland, West Midlands) At.
           Stay where you're to and I'll come find you, b'y.
     16. adv. Toward a closed, touching or engaging position.
           Please push the door to.
     17. adv. (nautical) Into the wind.
     18. adv. (misspelling of too)
she turned to the stove
more to herself than to him
     1. v. (intransitive) To rest in a horizontal position on a surface.
           The book lies on the table;  the snow lies on the roof;  he lies in his coffin
     2. v. (intransitive) To be placed or situated.
     3. v. To abide; to remain for a longer or shorter time; to be in a certain state or condition.
           to lie waste;  to lie fallow; to lie open;  to lie hidden;  to lie grieving;  to lie under one's displeasure;  to lie at the mercy of the waves
           The paper does not lie smooth on the wall.
     4. v. Used with in: to be or exist; to belong or pertain; to have an abiding place; to consist.
     5. v. Used with with: to have sexual relations with.
           (RQ:King James Version, Genesis, 39, 7, passage=And it came to passe after these things, that his masters wife cast her eyes vpon Ioseph, and shee said, Lie with me.)
     6. v. (archaic) To lodge; to sleep.
     7. v. To be still or quiet, like one lying down to rest.
     8. v. (legal) To be sustainable; to be capable of being maintained.
     9. n. (golf) The terrain and conditions surrounding the ball before it is struck.
     10. n. (medicine) The position of a fetus in the womb.
     11. v. (intransitive) To give false information intentionally with intent to deceive.
           When Pinocchio lies, his nose grows.
           If you are found to have lied in court, you could face a penalty.
           While a principle-based approach might claim that lying is always morally wrong, the casuist would argue that, depending upon the details of the case, lying might or might not be illegal or une
     12. v. (intransitive) To convey a false image or impression.
           Photographs often lie.
           Hips don't lie.
     13. v. (intransitive) To succeed or excel at lying; lie successfully; show one's expertise or mastery in the art of lying.
           Wow, that boy can really lie!
     14. v. (intransitive, colloquial) To be mistaken or unintentionally spread false information.
           Sorry, I haven't seen your keys anywhere...wait, I lied! They're right there on the coffee table.
     15. n. An intentionally false statement; an intentional falsehood.
           I knew he was telling a lie by his facial expression.
     16. n. A statement intended to deceive, even if literally true; a half-truth
     17. n. Anything that misleads or disappoints.
     1. adj. Having no variations in height.
           The land around here is flat.
     2. adj. (music, voice) Without variations in pitch.
     3. adj. (slang) Describing certain features, usually the breasts and/or buttocks, that are extremely small or not visible at all.
           That girl is completely flat on both sides.
     4. adj. (music, note) Lowered by one semitone.
     5. adj. (music) Of a note or voice, lower in pitch than it should be.
     6. adj. (of a tire or other inflated object) Deflated, especially because of a puncture.
     7. adj. Uninteresting.
           The party was a bit flat.
     8. adj. Of a carbonated drink, with all or most of its carbon dioxide having come out of solution so that the drink no longer fizzes or contains any bubbles.
     9. adj. (wine) Lacking acidity without being sweet.
     10. adj. (of a battery) Unable to emit power; dead.
     11. adj. (juggling, of a throw) Without spin; spinless.
     12. adj. Lacking liveliness of commercial exchange and dealings; depressed; dull.
           The market is flat.
     13. adj. Absolute; downright; peremptory.
           His claim was in flat contradiction to experimental results.
           I'm not going to the party and that's flat.
     14. adj. (phonetics, dated, of a consonant) sonant; vocal, as distinguished from a sharp (non-sonant) consonant
     15. adj. (grammar) Not having an inflectional ending or sign, such as a noun used as an adjective, or an adjective as an adverb, without the addition of a formative suffix; or an infinitive without the sign to
           Many flat adverbs, as in 'run fast', 'buy cheap', etc. are from Old English.
     16. adj. (golf, of a golf club) Having a head at a very obtuse angle to the shaft.
     17. adj. (horticulture, of certain fruits) Flattening at the ends.
     18. adj. (creative writing figuratively, esp. of a character) Lacking in depth, substance, or believability; underdeveloped; one-dimensional.
           The author created the site to flesh out the books' flatter characters, who were actually quite well developed in her own mind.
     19. adv. So as to be flat.
           Spread the tablecloth flat over the table.
     20. adv. Bluntly.
           I asked him if he wanted to marry me and he turned me down flat.
     21. adv. (with units of time, distance, etc) Not exceeding.
           He can run a mile in four minutes flat.
     22. adv. Completely.
           I am flat broke this month.
     23. adv. Directly; flatly.
     24. adv. (finance, slang) Without allowance for accrued interest.
     25. v. (poker slang) To make a flat call; to call without raising.
     26. v. (intransitive) To become flat or flattened; to sink or fall to an even surface.
     27. v. (intransitive, music, colloquial) To fall from the pitch.
     28. v. (transitive, music) To depress in tone, as a musical note; especially, to lower in pitch by half a tone.
     29. v. (transitive, dated) To make flat; to flatten; to level.
     30. v. (transitive, dated) To render dull, insipid, or spiritless; to depress.
     31. n. (chiefly British New England New Zealand and Australian archaic elsewhere) An apartment, usually on one level and usually consisting of more than one room.
flat on his back
     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(...)or.
     2. conj. Logical union of two sets of values. There are two forms, an exclusive or and an inclusive 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.
           1909, The metals are gold and silver, these being termed or and argent. — Arthur Charles Fox-Davies, A Complete Guide to Heraldry
           1889, In engraving, Or is expressed by dots. — Charles Norton Elvin, A Dictionary of Heraldry
     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. adv. (altform, face-down)
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