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a
     1. art. One; any indefinite example of; used to denote a singular item of a group.
           There was a man here looking for you yesterday.
     2. 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.
     3. art. One certain or particular; any single.Brown, Lesley, (2003)
           We've received an interesting letter from a Mrs. Miggins of London.
     4. art. The same; one.
           We are of a mind on matters of morals.
     5. art. Any, every; used before a noun which has become modified to limit its scope; also used with a negative to indicate not a single one.Lindberg, Christine A. (2007)
           A man who dies intestate leaves his children troubles and difficulties.
           He fell all that way, and hasn't a bump on his head?
     6. art. Used before plural nouns modified by few, good many, couple, great many, etc.
     7. 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.
     8. prep. (archaic) To do with position or direction; In, on, at, by, towards, onto.
           Stand a tiptoe.
     9. prep. To do with separation; In, into.
           Torn a pieces.
     10. prep. To do with time; Each, per, in, on, by.
           I brush my teeth twice a day.
     11. prep. (obsolete) To do with method; In, with.
     12. prep. (obsolete) To do with role or capacity; In.
           A God’s name.
     13. prep. To do with status; In.
           King James Bible (II Chronicles 2:18)
             To set the people a worke.
     14. prep. (archaic) To do with process, with a passive verb; In the course of, experiencing.
           1964, Bob Dylan, The Times They Are a-Changin’
             The times, they are a-changin'.
     15. prep. (archaic) To do with an action, an active verb; Engaged in.
           1611, King James Bible, Hebrews 11-21
             Jacob, when he was a dying
     16. prep. (archaic) To do with an action/movement; To, into.
     17. v. (archaic, or slang) Have.
           I'd a come, if you'd a asked.
     18. pron. (obsolete, outside, England, and Scotland dialects) He.
     19. interj. A meaningless syllable; ah.
     20. prep. (archaic, slang) Of.
           The name of John a Gaunt.
     21. adv. (chiefly Scotland) All.
     22. adj. (chiefly Scotland) All.
with a stab
killed by a snake
curate
     1. n. an assistant rector or vicar
     2. n. a parish priest
     3. v. To act as a curator for.
           She curated the traveling exhibition.
           They carefully curated the recovered artifacts.
     4. v. To apply selectivity and taste to, as a collection of fashion items or web pages.
     5. v. (intransitive) To work or act as a curator.
           Not only does he curate for the museum, he manages the office and fund-raises.
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?
taking
     1. adj. Alluring; attractive.
     2. adj. (obsolete) Infectious; contagious.
     3. n. The act by which something is taken.
     4. n. A seizure of someone's goods or possessions.
     5. n. A state of mental distress, resulting in excited or erratic behavior.
     6. n. That which has been gained.
           Count the shop's takings.
     7. n. (in the plural) The cash or money received (taken) by a shop or other business; receipts.
           Fred was concerned because the takings from his sweetshop had fallen again for the third week.
     8. v. present participle of take
and he was taking them this morning
our taking up our time with little things
     take
          1. v. To get into one's hands, possession or control, with or without force.
                They took Charlton's gun from his cold, dead hands.
                I'll take that plate off the table.
          2. v.          To seize or capture.
                        take the guards prisoner
                        take prisoners
                        After a bloody battle, they were able to take the city.
          3. v.          To catch or get possession of (fish or game).
                        took ten catfish in one afternoon
          4. v.          (transitive, cricket) To catch the ball; especially as a wicket-keeper and after the batsman has missed or edged it.
          5. v.          To appropriate or transfer into one's own possession, sometimes by physically carrying off.
                        Billy took her pencil.
          6. v.          To exact.
                        take a toll
                        take revenge
          7. v.          To capture or win (a piece or trick) in a game.
                        took the next two tricks
                        took Smith's rook
          8. v. To receive or accept (something) (especially something given or bestowed, awarded, etc).
                took third place
                took bribes
                The camera takes 35mm film.
          9. v.          To receive or accept (something) as payment or compensation.
                        The store doesn't take checks.
                        She wouldn't take any money for her help.
                        Do you take credit?
                        The vending machine only takes bills, it doesn't take coins.
          10. v.          To accept and follow (advice, etc).
                        take my advice
          11. v.          To receive into some relationship.
                        take a wife
                        The school only takes new students in the fall.
                        The therapist wouldn't take him as a client.
          12. v.          (transitive, intransitive, legal) To receive or acquire (property) by law (e.g. as an heir).
          13. v. To remove.
                take two eggs from the carton
          14. v.          To remove or end by death; to kill.
                        The earthquake took many lives.
                        The plague took rich and poor alike.
                        Cancer took her life.
                        He took his life last night.
          15. v.          To subtract.
                        take one from three and you are left with two
          16. v. To have sex with.
          17. v. To defeat (someone or something) in a fight.
                Don't try to take that guy. He's bigger than you.
                The woman guarding us looks like a professional, but I can take her!
          18. v. To grasp or grip.
                He took her hand in his.
          19. v. To select or choose; to pick.
                Take whichever bag you like.
                She took the best men with her and left the rest to garrison the city.
                I'll take the blue plates.
                I'll take two sugars in my coffee, please.
          20. v. To adopt (select) as one's own.
                She took his side in every argument.
                take a stand on the important issues
          21. v. To carry or lead (something or someone).
                She took her sword with her everywhere she went.
                I'll take the plate with me.
          22. v.          (transitive, especially of a vehicle) To transport or carry; to convey to another place.
                        The next bus will take you to Metz.
                        I took him for a ride
                        I took him down to London.
          23. v.          (transitive, of a path, road, etc.) To lead (to a place); to serve as a means of reaching.
                        These stairs take you down to the basement.
                        Stone Street took us right past the store.
          24. v.          To pass (or attempt to pass) through or around.
                        She took the steps two or three at a time/
                        He took the curve / corner too fast.
                        The pony took every hedge and fence in its path.
          25. v.          To escort or conduct (a person).
                        He took her to lunch at the new restaurant, took her to the movies, and then took her home.
          26. v.          (reflexive) To go.
          27. v. To use as a means of transportation.
                take the ferry
                I took a plane.
                He took the bus to London, and then took a train to Manchester.
                He's 96 but he still takes the stairs.
          28. v. (obsolete) To visit; to include in a course of travel.
          29. v. To obtain for use by payment or lease.
                She took a condo at the beach for the summer.
                He took a full-page ad in the Times.
          30. v.          To obtain or receive regularly by (paid) subscription.
                        They took two magazines.
                        I used to take The Sunday Times.
          31. v. To consume.
          32. v.          To receive (medicine) into one's body, e.g. by inhalation or swallowing; to ingest.
                        take two of these and call me in the morning
                        take the blue pill
                        I take aspirin every day to thin my blood.
          33. v.          To partake of (food or drink); to consume.
                        The general took dinner at seven o'clock.
          34. v. To experience, undergo, or endure.
          35. v.          To undergo; to put oneself into, to be subjected to.
                        take sun-baths
                        take a shower
                        She made the decision to take chemotherapy.
          36. v.          To experience or feel.
                        She takes pride in her work.
legal
     1. adj. Relating to the law or to lawyers.
           legal profession
     2. adj. Having its basis in the law.
           legal precedent
     3. adj. Being allowed or prescribed by law.
           legal motion
     4. adj. (informal) Above the age of consent or the legal drinking age.
     5. n. (informal) The legal department of a company.
           Legal wants this in writing.
     6. n. (US, Canada) Paper in sheets 8½ in × 14 in (215.9 mm × 355.6 mm).
     7. n. A spy who is attached to, and ostensibly employed by, an embassy, military outpost, etc.
action
     1. n. Something done so as to accomplish a purpose.
     2. n. A way of motion or functioning.
           Knead bread with a rocking action.
     3. n. Fast-paced activity.
           a movie full of exciting action
     4. n. A mechanism; a moving part or assembly.
           a rifle action
     5. n. (music): The mechanism, that is the set of moving mechanical parts, of a keyboard instrument, like a piano, which transfers the motion of the key to the sound-making device.Marshall Cavendish Corporat
     6. n. (slang) sexual intercourse.
           She gave him some action.
     7. n. The distance separating the strings and the fretboard on the guitar.
     8. n. (military) Combat.
           He saw some action in the Korean War.
     9. n. (legal) A charge or other process in a law court (also called lawsuit and actio).
     10. n. (mathematics) A mapping from a pairing of mathematical objects to one of them, respecting their individual structures. The pairing is typically a Cartesian product or a tensor product. The object that
     11. n. (physics) The product of energy and time.
     12. n. The event or connected series of events, either real or imaginary, forming the subject of a play, poem, or other composition; the unfolding of the drama of events.
     13. n. (art, painting and sculpture) The attitude or position of the several parts of the body as expressive of the sentiment or passion depicted.
     14. n. (bowling) spin put on the bowling ball.
     15. n. (business, obsolete, a Gallicism) A share in the capital stock of a joint-stock company, or in the public funds.
     16. interj. Demanding or signifying the start of something, usually an act or scene of a theatric performance.
           The director yelled ‘Action!’ before the camera started rolling.
     17. v. (transitive, management) To act on a request etc, in order to put it into effect.
     18. v. (transitive, chiefly archaic) To initiate a legal action against someone.
another action which seemed significant to his employer
to
     1. 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.
     2. 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.
     3. part. A particle used to create phrasal verbs.
           I have to do laundry today.
     4. prep. Indicating destination: In the direction of, and arriving at.
           We are walking to the shop.
     5. prep. Used to indicate purpose.
           He devoted himself to education.
           They drank to his health.
     6. prep. Used to indicate result of action.
           His face was beaten to a pulp.
     7. 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.
     8. 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
     9. prep. (arithmetic) Used to indicate a ratio or comparison.
           one to one = 1:1
           ten to one = 10:1.
           I have ten dollars to your four.
     10. 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.
     11. prep. Used to indicate the indirect object.
           I gave the book to him.
     12. prep. (time) Preceding.
           ten to ten = 9:50; We're going to leave at ten to (the hour).
     13. prep. Used to describe what something consists of or contains.
           Anyone could do this job; there's nothing to it.
           There's a lot of sense to what he says.
     14. prep. (Canada, UK, Newfoundland, West Midlands) At.
           Stay where you're to and I'll come find you, b'y.
     15. adv. Toward a closed, touching or engaging position.
           Please push the door to.
     16. adv. (nautical) Into the wind.
     17. adv. misspelling of too
to the sink
or to sit down
force
     1. n. Strength or energy of body or mind; active power; vigour; might; capacity of exercising an influence or producing an effect.
           the force of an appeal, an argument, or a contract
     2. n. Power exerted against will or consent; compulsory power; violence; coercion.
     3. n. Anything that is able to make a big change in a person or thing.
     4. n. (physics) A physical quantity that denotes ability to push, pull, twist or accelerate a body which is measured in a unit dimensioned in mass × distance/time² (ML/T²): SI: newton (N); CGS: dyne (dyn)
     5. n. Something or anything that has the power to produce an effect upon something else.
     6. n. A group that aims to attack, control, or constrain.
           police force
     7. n. The ability to attack, control, or constrain.
           show of force
     8. n. A magic trick in which the outcome is known to the magician beforehand, especially one involving the apparent free choice of a card by another person.
     9. n. (legal) Legal validity.
           The law will come into force in January.
     10. n. (legal) Either unlawful violence, as in a "forced entry", or lawful compulsion.
     11. n. (linguistics, semantics, pragmatics) Ability of an utterance or its element (word, form, prosody, ...) to effect a given meaning.
     12. n. (science fiction) A binding, metaphysical, and ubiquitous power in the fictional Star Wars universe created by George Lucas.
     13. v. To violate (a woman); to rape.
     14. v. (obsolete, reflexive, intransitive) To exert oneself, to do one's utmost.
     15. v. To compel (someone or something) to do something.
     16. v. To constrain by force; to overcome the limitations or resistance of.
     17. v. To drive (something) by force, to propel (generally + prepositional phrase or adverb).
     18. v. To cause to occur (despite inertia, resistance etc.); to produce through force.
           The comedian's jokes weren't funny, but I forced a laugh now and then.
     19. v. To forcibly open (a door, lock etc.).
           To force a lock.
     20. v. To obtain or win by strength; to take by violence or struggle; specifically, to capture by assault; to storm, as a fortress.
     21. v. (transitive, baseball) To create an out by touching a base in advance of a runner who has no base to return to while in possession of a ball which has already touched the ground.
           Jones forced the runner at second by stepping on the bag.
     22. v. (whist) To compel (an adversary or partner) to trump a trick by leading a suit that he/she does not hold.
     23. v. (archaic) To put in force; to cause to be executed; to make binding; to enforce.
     24. v. (archaic) To provide with forces; to reinforce; to strengthen by soldiers; to man; to garrison.
     25. v. (obsolete) To allow the force of; to value; to care for.
     26. n. (Northern England) A waterfall or cascade.
     27. v. To stuff; to lard; to farce.
police
     1. n. A civil force granted the legal authority for law enforcement and maintaining public order.
           Call the police!
           The police operating in New York City operate under the New York City Police Department, several other City agencies and boards, and several public authorities.
     2. n. (regional, chiefly US, Caribbean, Scotland) A police officer.
     3. n. (obsolete) Policy.
     4. n. (obsolete) Communal living; civilization.
     5. n. (now rare, historical) The regulation of a given community or society; administration, law and order etc.
     6. v. To enforce the law and keep order among (a group).
           Extra security was hired to police the crowd at the big game.
     7. v. To patrol or clean up an area.
     8. v. (transitive, figurative) To enforce norms or standards upon.
           to police a person's identity
he was talking to the police on the telephone
to
     1. 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.
     2. 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.
     3. part. A particle used to create phrasal verbs.
           I have to do laundry today.
     4. prep. Indicating destination: In the direction of, and arriving at.
           We are walking to the shop.
     5. prep. Used to indicate purpose.
           He devoted himself to education.
           They drank to his health.
     6. prep. Used to indicate result of action.
           His face was beaten to a pulp.
     7. 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.
     8. 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
     9. prep. (arithmetic) Used to indicate a ratio or comparison.
           one to one = 1:1
           ten to one = 10:1.
           I have ten dollars to your four.
     10. 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.
     11. prep. Used to indicate the indirect object.
           I gave the book to him.
     12. prep. (time) Preceding.
           ten to ten = 9:50; We're going to leave at ten to (the hour).
     13. prep. Used to describe what something consists of or contains.
           Anyone could do this job; there's nothing to it.
           There's a lot of sense to what he says.
     14. prep. (Canada, UK, Newfoundland, West Midlands) At.
           Stay where you're to and I'll come find you, b'y.
     15. adv. Toward a closed, touching or engaging position.
           Please push the door to.
     16. adv. (nautical) Into the wind.
     17. adv. misspelling of too
I had to accept
made it clearer to him
investigate
     1. v. To inquire into or study in order to ascertain facts or information.
           to investigate the causes of natural phenomena
     2. v. To examine, look into, or scrutinize in order to discover something hidden or secret.
           to investigate an unsolved murder
     3. v. (intransitive) To conduct an inquiry or examination.
a
     1. art. One; any indefinite example of; used to denote a singular item of a group.
           There was a man here looking for you yesterday.
     2. 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.
     3. art. One certain or particular; any single.Brown, Lesley, (2003)
           We've received an interesting letter from a Mrs. Miggins of London.
     4. art. The same; one.
           We are of a mind on matters of morals.
     5. art. Any, every; used before a noun which has become modified to limit its scope; also used with a negative to indicate not a single one.Lindberg, Christine A. (2007)
           A man who dies intestate leaves his children troubles and difficulties.
           He fell all that way, and hasn't a bump on his head?
     6. art. Used before plural nouns modified by few, good many, couple, great many, etc.
     7. 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.
     8. prep. (archaic) To do with position or direction; In, on, at, by, towards, onto.
           Stand a tiptoe.
     9. prep. To do with separation; In, into.
           Torn a pieces.
     10. prep. To do with time; Each, per, in, on, by.
           I brush my teeth twice a day.
     11. prep. (obsolete) To do with method; In, with.
     12. prep. (obsolete) To do with role or capacity; In.
           A God’s name.
     13. prep. To do with status; In.
           King James Bible (II Chronicles 2:18)
             To set the people a worke.
     14. prep. (archaic) To do with process, with a passive verb; In the course of, experiencing.
           1964, Bob Dylan, The Times They Are a-Changin’
             The times, they are a-changin'.
     15. prep. (archaic) To do with an action, an active verb; Engaged in.
           1611, King James Bible, Hebrews 11-21
             Jacob, when he was a dying
     16. prep. (archaic) To do with an action/movement; To, into.
     17. v. (archaic, or slang) Have.
           I'd a come, if you'd a asked.
     18. pron. (obsolete, outside, England, and Scotland dialects) He.
     19. interj. A meaningless syllable; ah.
     20. prep. (archaic, slang) Of.
           The name of John a Gaunt.
     21. adv. (chiefly Scotland) All.
     22. adj. (chiefly Scotland) All.
killed by a snake
and moved a little
late
     1. adj. Near the end of a period of time.
           It was late in the evening when we finally arrived.
     2. adj. Specifically, near the end of the day.
           It was getting late and I was tired.
     3. adj. (usually not used comparatively) Associated with the end of a period.
           Late Latin is less fully inflected than classical Latin.
     4. adj. Not arriving until after an expected time.
           Even though we drove as fast as we could, we were still late.
           Panos was so late that he arrived at the meeting after Antonio, who had the excuse of being in hospital for most of the night.
     5. adj. Not having had an expected menstrual period.
           I'm late, honey. Could you buy a test?
     6. adj. (anchor, deceased)(not comparable, euphemistic) Deceased, dead: used particularly when speaking of the dead person's actions while alive. (Often used with "the"; see usage notes.)
           Her late husband had left her well provided for.
           The piece was composed by the late Igor Stravinsky.
     7. adj. Existing or holding some position not long ago, but not now; departed, or gone out of office.
           the late bishop of London
           the late administration
     8. adj. Recent — relative to the noun it modifies.
     9. n. (informal) A shift (scheduled work period) that takes place late in the day or at night.
     10. adv. After a deadline has passed, past a designated time.
           We drove as fast as we could, but we still arrived late.
     11. adv. formerly, especially in the context of service in a military unit.
           Colonel Easterwood, late of the 34th Carbines, was a guest at the dinner party.
           The Hendersons will all be there / Late of Pablo Fanque's Fair / What a scene!        — "Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite!", The Beatles
it was late that night
so long as he didn't play it too late
abortion
     1. n. (medicine) The expulsion from the womb of a foetus or embryo before it is fully developed, with loss of the foetus; either naturally as a spontaneous abortion (now usually called a miscarriage), or de
     2. n. (now rare) An aborted foetus; an abortus.
     3. n. (figuratively) A misshapen person or thing; a monstrosity.
     4. n. (figuratively) Failure or abandonment of a project, promise, goal etc.
     5. n. (biology) Arrest of development of any organ, so that it remains an imperfect formation or is absorbed.
     6. n. The cessation of an illness or disease at a very early stage.
on
     1. adj. In the state of being active, functioning or operating.
     2. adj. Performing according to schedule.
           Are we still on for tonight?
           Is the show still on?
     3. adj. (chiefly UK, informal, usually negative) Acceptable, appropriate.
           You can't do that; it's just not on.
     4. adj. (informal) Destined, normally in the context of a challenge being accepted; involved, doomed.
           "Five bucks says the Cavs win tonight." ―"You're on!".
           Mike just threw coffee onto Paul's lap. It's on now.
     5. adj. (baseball, informal) Having reached a base as a runner and being positioned there, awaiting further action from a subsequent batter.
     6. adj. (euphemistic) Menstruating.
     7. adv. To an operating state.
           turn the television on
     8. adv. Along, forwards (continuing an action).
           drive on, rock on
     9. adv. In continuation, at length.
           and so on.
           He rambled on and on.
     10. adv. (not US) Later.
           Ten years on, nothing had changed in the village.
     11. prep. Positioned at the upper surface of, touching from above.
           on the table;  on the couch
           The parrot was sitting on Jim's shoulder.
     12. prep. At or near; adjacent to.
           Soon we'll pass a statue on the left.
           The fleet is on the American coast.
           Croton-on-Hudson, Rostov-on-Don, Southend-on-Sea
     13. prep. Covering.
           He wore old shoes on his feet.
     14. prep. At the date of.
           Born on the 4th of July.
     15. prep. Some time during the day of.
           I'll see you on Monday.   The bus leaves on Friday.   Can I see you on a different day? On Sunday I'm busy.
     16. prep. Dealing with the subject of, about, or concerning something.
           A book on history.   The World Summit on the Information Society.
     17. prep. Touching; hanging from.
           The fruit ripened on the trees.   The painting hangs on the wall.
     18. prep. (informal) In the possession of.
           I haven't got any money on me.
     19. prep. Because of, or due to.
           To arrest someone on suspicion of bribery.   To contact someone on a hunch.
     20. prep. Upon; at the time of (and often because of).
           On Jack's entry, William got up to leave.
           On the addition of ammonia, a chemical reaction begins.
     21. prep. Paid for by.
           The drinks are on me tonight, boys.   The meal is on the house.   I paid for the airfare and meals for my family, but the hotel room was on the company.
     22. prep. Used to indicate a means or medium.
           I saw it on television.   Can't you see I'm on the phone?
     23. prep. Indicating a means of subsistence.
           They lived on ten dollars a week.   The dog survived three weeks on rainwater.
     24. prep. Away or occupied with (e.g. a scheduled activity).
           He's on his lunch break.   on vacation;  on holiday
     25. prep. Denoting performance or action by contact with the surface, upper part, or outside of anything; hence, by means of; with.
           to play on a violin or piano
           Her words made a lasting impression on my mind.
     26. prep. Regularly taking (a drug).
           You've been on these antidepressants far too long.   He's acting so strangely, I think he must be on something.
     27. prep. Under the influence of (a drug).
           He's acting crazy because he's on crack right now.
     28. prep. (mathematics) Having identical domain and codomain.
           a function on
     29. prep. (mathematics) HavingV^n as domain and V as codomain, for some set V and integer n.
           an operator on
     30. prep. (mathematics) Generated by.
           the free group on four letters
     31. prep. Supported by (the specified part of itself).
           A table can't stand on two legs.   After resting on his elbows, he stood on his toes, then walked on his heels.
     32. prep. At a given time after the start of something; at.
     33. prep. In addition to; besides; indicating multiplication or succession in a series.
           heaps on heaps of food
           mischief on mischief; loss on loss
     34. prep. (obsolete, regional) of
     35. prep. Indicating dependence or reliance; with confidence in.
           I depended on them for assistance.
           He will promise on certain conditions.
           Do you ever bet on horses?
     36. prep. Toward; for; indicating the object of an emotion.
           Have pity or compassion on him.
     37. prep. (obsolete) At the peril of, or for the safety of.
     38. prep. In the service of; connected with; of the number of.
           He is on a newspaper; I am on the committee.
     39. prep. By virtue of; with the pledge of.
           He affirmed or promised on his word, or on his honour.
     40. prep. To the account or detriment of; denoting imprecation or invocation, or coming to, falling, or resting upon.
           On us be all the blame.
           A curse on him!
           Please don't tell on her and get her in trouble.
           He turned on her and has been her enemy ever since.
           He went all honest on me, making me listen to his confession.
     41. v. (transitive, Singapore, Philippines) to switch on
           Can you on the light?
     42. prep. (UK dialectal, Scotland) Without.
     43. n. In the Japanese language, a pronunciation, or reading, of a kanji character that was originally based on the character's pronunciation in Chinese, contrasted with kun.
           Most kanji have two kinds of reading, called "on" and "kun".
flat on his back
on the other hand
a
     1. art. One; any indefinite example of; used to denote a singular item of a group.
           There was a man here looking for you yesterday.
     2. 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.
     3. art. One certain or particular; any single.Brown, Lesley, (2003)
           We've received an interesting letter from a Mrs. Miggins of London.
     4. art. The same; one.
           We are of a mind on matters of morals.
     5. art. Any, every; used before a noun which has become modified to limit its scope; also used with a negative to indicate not a single one.Lindberg, Christine A. (2007)
           A man who dies intestate leaves his children troubles and difficulties.
           He fell all that way, and hasn't a bump on his head?
     6. art. Used before plural nouns modified by few, good many, couple, great many, etc.
     7. 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.
     8. prep. (archaic) To do with position or direction; In, on, at, by, towards, onto.
           Stand a tiptoe.
     9. prep. To do with separation; In, into.
           Torn a pieces.
     10. prep. To do with time; Each, per, in, on, by.
           I brush my teeth twice a day.
     11. prep. (obsolete) To do with method; In, with.
     12. prep. (obsolete) To do with role or capacity; In.
           A God’s name.
     13. prep. To do with status; In.
           King James Bible (II Chronicles 2:18)
             To set the people a worke.
     14. prep. (archaic) To do with process, with a passive verb; In the course of, experiencing.
           1964, Bob Dylan, The Times They Are a-Changin’
             The times, they are a-changin'.
     15. prep. (archaic) To do with an action, an active verb; Engaged in.
           1611, King James Bible, Hebrews 11-21
             Jacob, when he was a dying
     16. prep. (archaic) To do with an action/movement; To, into.
     17. v. (archaic, or slang) Have.
           I'd a come, if you'd a asked.
     18. pron. (obsolete, outside, England, and Scotland dialects) He.
     19. interj. A meaningless syllable; ah.
     20. prep. (archaic, slang) Of.
           The name of John a Gaunt.
     21. adv. (chiefly Scotland) All.
     22. adj. (chiefly Scotland) All.
a conceited
in a queer tone
woman
     1. n. An adult female human.
     2. n. (collective) All females collectively; womankind.
     3. n. A wife (or sometimes a fiancée or girlfriend).
     4. n. A female who is extremely fond of or devoted to a specified type of thing. (Used as the last element of a compound.)
     5. n. A female attendant or servant.
     6. v. To staff with female labor.
     7. v. To make effeminate or womanish.
     8. v. To furnish with, or unite to, a woman.
     9. v. To call (a person) "woman" in a disrespectful fashion.
and the one woman
the big farmer woman
Who
     1. pron. honoraltcaps, who
     2. pron. (interrogative) What person or people; which person or people; (asks for the identity of someone). (used in a direct or indirect question)
           Who is that? (direct question)
           I don't know who it is. (indirect question)
     3. pron. (interrogative) What is one's position; (asks whether someone deserves to say or do something).
           I don't like what you did, but who am I to criticize you? I've done worse.
     4. pron. (relative) The person or people that.
           It was a nice man who helped us.
     5. pron. (relative, archaic) Whoever, he who, they who.
     6. n. A person under discussion; a question of which person.
did
     1. v. simple past tense of do
and then she did it
did you see the snake
     do
          1. v. (auxiliary) A syntactic marker
          2. v.          (auxiliary) A syntactic marker in a question whose main verb is not another auxiliary verb or be.
                        Do you go there often?
          3. v.          (auxiliary) A syntactic marker in negations with the indicative and imperative moods.
                        I do not go there often.
                        Do not listen to him.
          4. v.          (auxiliary) A syntactic marker for emphasis with the indicative, imperative, and subjunctive moods.
                        But I do go sometimes.
                        Do tell us.
                        It is important that he do come see me.
          5. v.          (pro-verb) A syntactic marker that refers back to an earlier verb and allows the speaker to avoid repeating the verb; not generally used with auxiliari
                        I play tennis; she does too.
                   #     They don't think it be like it is, but it do.
          6. v. To perform; to execute.
                All you ever do is surf the Internet. What will you do this afternoon?
          7. v. (obsolete) To cause, make (someone) (do something).
          8. v. (intransitive, transitive) To suffice.
                it’s not the best broom, but it will have to do;  this will do me, thanks.
          9. v. (intransitive) To be reasonable or acceptable.
                It simply will not do to have dozens of children running around such a quiet event.
          10. v. To have (as an effect).
                The fresh air did him some good.
          11. v. (intransitive) To fare, perform (well or poorly).
                Our relationship isn't doing very well;  how do you do?
          12. v. (transitive, chiefly in questions) To have as one's job.
                What does Bob do? — He's a plumber.
          13. v. To perform the tasks or actions associated with (something)
                "Don't forget to do your report" means something quite different depending on whether you're a student or a programmer.
          14. v. To cook.
                I'll just do some eggs.
          15. v. To travel in, to tour, to make a circuit of.
                Let’s do New York also.
          16. v. To treat in a certain way.
          17. v. To work for or on, by way of caring for, looking after, preparing, cleaning, keeping in order, etc.
          18. v. (intransitive, obsolete) To act or behave in a certain manner; to conduct oneself.
          19. v. (see also do time) To spend (time) in jail.
                I did five years for armed robbery.
          20. v. To impersonate or depict.
                They really laughed when he did Clinton, with a perfect accent and a leer.
          21. v. (transitive, slang) To kill.
          22. v. (transitive, slang) To deal with for good and all; to finish up; to undo; to ruin; to do for.
          23. v. (informal) To punish for a misdemeanor.
                He got done for speeding.
                Teacher'll do you for that!
          24. v. (transitive, slang) To have sex with. (See also do it)
          25. v. To cheat or swindle.
                That guy just did me out of two hundred bucks!
          26. v. To convert into a certain form; especially, to translate.
                the novel has just been done into English;  I'm going to do this play into a movie
          27. v. (transitive, intransitive) To finish.
                Aren't you done yet?
          28. v. (dated) To work as a domestic servant (with for).
          29. v. (archaic, dialectal, transitive, auxiliary) Used to form the present progressive of verbs.
          30. v. (stock exchange) To cash or to advance money for, as a bill or note.
          31. v. (informal, transitive) To make or provide.
                Do they do haircuts there?
                Could you do me a burger with mayonnaise instead of ketchup?
          32. v. (informal, transitive) To injure (one's own body part).
          33. v. To take drugs.
                I do cocaine.
          34. v. (transitive, in the form be doing somewhere) To exist with a purpose or for a reason.
                What's that car doing in our swimming pool? -
          35. n. (colloquial) A party, celebration, social function.
                We’re having a bit of a do on Saturday to celebrate my birthday.
          36. n. (informal) A hairdo.
                Nice do!
          37. n. Something that can or should be done (usually in the phrase dos and don'ts).
          38. n. (obsolete) A deed; an act.
          39. n. (archaic) Ado; bustle; stir; to-do; A period of confusion or argument.
          40. n. (obsolete, UK, slang) A cheat; a swindler.
          41. n. (obsolete, UK, slang) An act of swindling; a fraud or deception.
          42. n. (music) A syllable used in solfège to represent the first and eighth tonic of a major scale.
          43. adv. (rare) (abbreviation of ditto)
not
     1. adv. Negates the meaning of the modified verb.
           Did you take out the trash? No, I did not.
           Not knowing any better, I went ahead.
     2. adv. To no degree.
           That is not red; it's orange.
     3. conj. And not.
           I wanted a plate of shrimp, not a bucket of chicken.
           He painted the car blue and black, not solid purple.
     4. interj. (slang) Used to indicate that the previous phrase was meant sarcastically or ironically.
           I really like hanging out with my little brother watching Barney... not!
           Sure, you're perfect the way you are... not!
     5. n. Unary logical function NOT, true if input is false, or a gate implementing that negation function.
           You need a not there to conform with the negative logic of the memory chip.
     6. contraction. (obsolete) Contraction of ne wot, wot not; know not; knows not.
not on your life
his head was not strong
want
     1. v. To wish for or to desire (something).
           What do you want to eat?  I want you to leave.  I never wanted to go back to live with my mother.  I want to be an astronaut when I'm older.  I don't want him
     2. v. (intransitive, now dated) To be lacking or deficient; not to exist.
           There was something wanting in the play.
     3. v. To lack, not to have (something).
     4. v. (transitive, colloquially with verbal noun as object) To be in need of; to require (something).
           That chair wants fixing.
     5. v. (intransitive, dated) To be in a state of destitution; to be needy; to lack.
     6. n. A desire, wish, longing.
     7. n. (often, followed by of) Lack, absence.
     8. n. Poverty.
     9. n. Something needed or desired; a thing of which the loss is felt.
     10. n. (mining) A depression in coal strata, hollowed out before the subsequent deposition took place.
funny thing to want
I want to go over everything
to
     1. 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.
     2. 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.
     3. part. A particle used to create phrasal verbs.
           I have to do laundry today.
     4. prep. Indicating destination: In the direction of, and arriving at.
           We are walking to the shop.
     5. prep. Used to indicate purpose.
           He devoted himself to education.
           They drank to his health.
     6. prep. Used to indicate result of action.
           His face was beaten to a pulp.
     7. 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.
     8. 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
     9. prep. (arithmetic) Used to indicate a ratio or comparison.
           one to one = 1:1
           ten to one = 10:1.
           I have ten dollars to your four.
     10. 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.
     11. prep. Used to indicate the indirect object.
           I gave the book to him.
     12. prep. (time) Preceding.
           ten to ten = 9:50; We're going to leave at ten to (the hour).
     13. prep. Used to describe what something consists of or contains.
           Anyone could do this job; there's nothing to it.
           There's a lot of sense to what he says.
     14. prep. (Canada, UK, Newfoundland, West Midlands) At.
           Stay where you're to and I'll come find you, b'y.
     15. adv. Toward a closed, touching or engaging position.
           Please push the door to.
     16. adv. (nautical) Into the wind.
     17. adv. misspelling of too
went to the sink
made it clearer to him
have
           Additional archaic forms are second-person singular present tense hast, third-person singular present tense hath, present participle haveing, and second-person singular past tense hadst.
     1. v. To possess, own, hold.
           I have a house and a car.
           Look what I have here — a frog I found on the street!
     2. v. To be related in some way to (with the object identifying the relationship).
           I have two sisters.
           I have a lot of work to do.
     3. v. To partake of a particular substance (especially a food or drink) or action.
           I have breakfast at six o'clock.
           Can I have a look at that?
           I'm going to have some pizza and a beer right now.
     4. v. To be scheduled to attend or participate in.
           What class do you have right now? I have English.
           Fred won't be able to come to the party; he has a meeting that day.
     5. v. (auxiliary verb, taking a past participle) (Used in forming the perfect aspect and the past perfect aspect.)
           I have already eaten today.
           I had already eaten.
     6. v. (auxiliary verb, taking a to-infinitive) See have to.
           I have to go.
     7. v. To give birth to.
           The couple always wanted to have children.
           My wife is having the baby right now!
           My mother had me when she was 25.
     8. v. To engage in sexual intercourse with.
           He's always bragging about how many women he's had.
     9. v. To accept as a romantic partner.
           Despite my protestations of love, she would not have me.
     10. v. (transitive with bare infinitive) To cause to, by a command, request or invitation.
           They had me feed their dog while they were out of town.
     11. v. (transitive with adjective or adjective-phrase complement) To cause to be.
           He had him arrested for trespassing.
           The lecture's ending had the entire audience in tears.
     12. v. (transitive with bare infinitive) To be affected by an occurrence. (Used in supplying a topic that is not a verb argument.)
           The hospital had several patients contract pneumonia last week.
           I've had three people today tell me my hair looks nice.
     13. v. (transitive with adjective or adjective-phrase complement) To depict as being.
           Their stories differed; he said he'd been at work when the incident occurred, but her statement had him at home that entire evening.
     14. v. (Used as interrogative auxiliary verb with a following pronoun to form tag questions. (For further discussion, see "Usage notes" below.))
           We haven't eaten dinner yet, have we?
           Your wife hasn't been reading that nonsense, has she?
           (UK usage) He has some money, hasn't he?
     15. v. (UK, slang) To defeat in a fight; take.
           I could have him!
           I'm gonna have you!
     16. v. (dated) To be able to speak a language.
           I have no German.
     17. v. To feel or be (especially painfully) aware of.
           Dan certainly has arms today, probably from scraping paint off four columns the day before.
     18. v. To be afflicted with, suffer from.
           He had a cold last week.
     19. v. To experience, go through, undergo.
           We had a hard year last year, with the locust swarms and all that.
           He had surgery on his hip yesterday.
           I'm having the time of my life!
     20. v. To trick, to deceive.
           You had me alright! I never would have thought that was just a joke.
     21. v. (transitive, often with present participle) To allow; to tolerate.
           The child screamed incessantly for his mother to buy him a toy, but she wasn't having any of it.
           I asked my dad if I could go to the concert this Thursday, but he wouldn't have it since it's a school night.
     22. v. (transitive, often used in the negative) To believe, buy, be taken in by.
           I made up an excuse as to why I was out so late, but my wife wasn't having any of it.
     23. v. To host someone; to take in as a guest.
           Thank you for having me!
     24. v. To get a reading, measurement, or result from an instrument or calculation.
           What do you have for problem two?
           I have two contacts on my scope.
     25. v. (transitive, of a jury) To consider a court proceeding that has been completed; to begin deliberations on a case.
           We'll schedule closing arguments for Thursday, and the jury will have the case by that afternoon.
     26. n. A wealthy or privileged person.
     27. n. (uncommon) One who has some (contextually specified) thing.
     28. n. (AU, NZ, informal) A fraud or deception; something misleading.
           They advertise it as a great deal, but I think it's a bit of a have.
so there you have it
I have another theory
a
     1. art. One; any indefinite example of; used to denote a singular item of a group.
           There was a man here looking for you yesterday.
     2. 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.
     3. art. One certain or particular; any single.Brown, Lesley, (2003)
           We've received an interesting letter from a Mrs. Miggins of London.
     4. art. The same; one.
           We are of a mind on matters of morals.
     5. art. Any, every; used before a noun which has become modified to limit its scope; also used with a negative to indicate not a single one.Lindberg, Christine A. (2007)
           A man who dies intestate leaves his children troubles and difficulties.
           He fell all that way, and hasn't a bump on his head?
     6. art. Used before plural nouns modified by few, good many, couple, great many, etc.
     7. 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.
     8. prep. (archaic) To do with position or direction; In, on, at, by, towards, onto.
           Stand a tiptoe.
     9. prep. To do with separation; In, into.
           Torn a pieces.
     10. prep. To do with time; Each, per, in, on, by.
           I brush my teeth twice a day.
     11. prep. (obsolete) To do with method; In, with.
     12. prep. (obsolete) To do with role or capacity; In.
           A God’s name.
     13. prep. To do with status; In.
           King James Bible (II Chronicles 2:18)
             To set the people a worke.
     14. prep. (archaic) To do with process, with a passive verb; In the course of, experiencing.
           1964, Bob Dylan, The Times They Are a-Changin’
             The times, they are a-changin'.
     15. prep. (archaic) To do with an action, an active verb; Engaged in.
           1611, King James Bible, Hebrews 11-21
             Jacob, when he was a dying
     16. prep. (archaic) To do with an action/movement; To, into.
     17. v. (archaic, or slang) Have.
           I'd a come, if you'd a asked.
     18. pron. (obsolete, outside, England, and Scotland dialects) He.
     19. interj. A meaningless syllable; ah.
     20. prep. (archaic, slang) Of.
           The name of John a Gaunt.
     21. adv. (chiefly Scotland) All.
     22. adj. (chiefly Scotland) All.
with a sigh
after a glance around
baby
     1. n. A very young human, particularly from birth to a couple of years old or until walking is fully mastered.
     2. n. Any very young animal, especially a vertebrate; many species have specific names for their babies, such as kittens for the babies of cats, puppies for the babies of dogs, and chicks for the babies of
     3. n. Unborn young; a fetus.
           When is your baby due?
     4. n. A person who is immature or infantile.
           Stand up for yourself - don't be such a baby!
     5. n. Term of endearment for a girlfriend or boyfriend or spouse.
     6. n. (informal) A form of address to a man or a woman considered to be attractive.
           Hey baby, what are you doing later?
     7. n. A pet project or responsibility.
     8. n. The lastborn of a family.
     9. n. An affectionate term for anything.
           See my new car here? I can't wait to take this baby for a drive.
     10. n. (archaic) A small image of an infant; a doll.
     11. adj. Of a child: very young; of the age when he or she would be termed a baby or infant.
           a baby boy
     12. adj. Of an animal: young.
           a baby elephant
     13. adj. Intended for babies.
           baby clothes
     14. adj. (of vegetables, etc.) Picked when small and immature (as in baby corn, baby potatoes).
     15. v. To coddle; to pamper somebody like an infant.
     16. v. To tend (something) with care; to be overly attentive to (something), fuss over.
with
     1. prep. Against.
           He picked a fight with the class bully.
     2. prep. In the company of; alongside, close to; near to.
           He went with his friends.
     3. prep. In addition to; as an accessory to.
           She owns a motorcycle with a sidecar.
     4. prep. Used to indicate simultaneous happening, or immediate succession or consequence.
     5. prep. In support of.
           We are with you all the way.
     6. prep. (obsolete) To denote the accomplishment of cause, means, instrument, etc; – sometimes equivalent to by.
           slain with robbers
     7. prep. Using as an instrument; by means of.
           cut with a knife
     8. prep. (obsolete) Using as nourishment; more recently replaced by on.
     9. prep. Having, owning.
     10. adv. Along, together with others, in a group, etc.
           Do you want to come with?
     11. adv. -->
     12. n. alternative form of withe
with a sigh
with a grin
a
     1. art. One; any indefinite example of; used to denote a singular item of a group.
           There was a man here looking for you yesterday.
     2. 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.
     3. art. One certain or particular; any single.Brown, Lesley, (2003)
           We've received an interesting letter from a Mrs. Miggins of London.
     4. art. The same; one.
           We are of a mind on matters of morals.
     5. art. Any, every; used before a noun which has become modified to limit its scope; also used with a negative to indicate not a single one.Lindberg, Christine A. (2007)
           A man who dies intestate leaves his children troubles and difficulties.
           He fell all that way, and hasn't a bump on his head?
     6. art. Used before plural nouns modified by few, good many, couple, great many, etc.
     7. 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.
     8. prep. (archaic) To do with position or direction; In, on, at, by, towards, onto.
           Stand a tiptoe.
     9. prep. To do with separation; In, into.
           Torn a pieces.
     10. prep. To do with time; Each, per, in, on, by.
           I brush my teeth twice a day.
     11. prep. (obsolete) To do with method; In, with.
     12. prep. (obsolete) To do with role or capacity; In.
           A God’s name.
     13. prep. To do with status; In.
           King James Bible (II Chronicles 2:18)
             To set the people a worke.
     14. prep. (archaic) To do with process, with a passive verb; In the course of, experiencing.
           1964, Bob Dylan, The Times They Are a-Changin’
             The times, they are a-changin'.
     15. prep. (archaic) To do with an action, an active verb; Engaged in.
           1611, King James Bible, Hebrews 11-21
             Jacob, when he was a dying
     16. prep. (archaic) To do with an action/movement; To, into.
     17. v. (archaic, or slang) Have.
           I'd a come, if you'd a asked.
     18. pron. (obsolete, outside, England, and Scotland dialects) He.
     19. interj. A meaningless syllable; ah.
     20. prep. (archaic, slang) Of.
           The name of John a Gaunt.
     21. adv. (chiefly Scotland) All.
     22. adj. (chiefly Scotland) All.
a thump
with a stab
cleft
     1. n. An opening, fissure, or V-shaped indentation made by or as if by splitting.
     2. n. A piece made by splitting.
           a cleft of wood
     3. n. A disease of horses; a crack on the band of the pastern.
     4. v. (linguistics) To syntactically separate a prominent constituent from the rest of the clause that concerns it, such as threat in "The threat which I saw but which he didn't see, was his downfall.".
     5. v. simple past tense and past participle of cleave
     6. adj. split, divided, or partially divided into two.
     cleave
          1. v. To split or sever something with, or as if with, a sharp instrument.
                The wings cleaved the foggy air.
          2. v. (transitive, mineralogy) To break a single crystal (such as a gemstone or semiconductor wafer) along one of its more symmetrical crystallographic planes (often by impact), forming facets on the result
          3. v. (intransitive) To make or accomplish by or as if by cutting.
                The truck cleaved a path through the ice.
          4. v. (transitive, chemistry) To split (a complex molecule) into simpler molecules.
          5. v. (intransitive) To split.
          6. v. (intransitive, mineralogy) Of a crystal, to split along a natural plane of division.
          7. n. (technology) Flat, smooth surface produced by cleavage, or any similar surface produced by similar techniques, as in glass.
          8. v. (intransitive) To cling, adhere or stick fast to something; used with to or unto.
palate
     1. n. (anatomy) The roof of the mouth; the uraniscus.
     2. n. The sense of taste.
     3. n. (figuratively) relish; taste; liking (from the mistaken notion that the palate is the organ of taste)
     4. n. (figuratively) Mental relish; intellectual taste.
     5. n. (botany) A projection in the throat of such flowers as the snapdragon.
     6. v. (transitive, nonstandard) To relish; to find palatable.
           Synonyms: stomach
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