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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 grin
he got a chair
saline
     1. adj. Containing salt; salty.
     2. adj. Resembling salt.
           a saline taste
     3. n. Water containing dissolved salt.
     4. n. A salt spring; a place where salt water is collected in the earth.
fluid
     1. n. Any substance which can flow with relative ease, tends to assume the shape of its container, and obeys Bernoulli's principle; a liquid, gas or plasma.
     2. n. (specifically, medicine, colloquial, typically in the plural) Intravenous fluids.
     3. adj. (not comparable) Of or relating to fluid.
     4. adj. In a state of flux; subject to change.
     5. adj. Moving smoothly, or giving the impression of a liquid in motion.
     6. adj. (of an asset) Convertible into cash.
     7. adj. (rare) Genderfluid.
secreted
     1. v. (US) simple past tense and past participle of secret
     2. v. simple past tense and past participle of secrete
     secret
          1. n. Knowledge that is hidden and intended to be kept hidden.
                Can you keep a secret? So can I.
          2. n. The key or principle by which something is made clear; the knack.
                The secret to a long-lasting marriage is compromise.
          3. n. Something not understood or known.
          4. n. (archaic, in the plural) The genital organs.
          5. adj. Being or kept hidden.
                We went down a secret passage.
          6. adj. (obsolete) Withdrawn from general intercourse or notice; in retirement or secrecy; secluded.
          7. adj. (obsolete) Faithful to a secret; not inclined to divulge or betray confidence; secretive, separate, apart.
          8. adj. (obsolete) Separate; distinct.
          9. v. To make or keep secret.
          10. v. To hide secretly.
                He was so scared for his safety he secreted arms around the house.
     secrete
          1. adj. (obsolete, rare) separated
          2. v. (physiology, transitive, of organs, glands, etc.) To extract a substance from blood, sap, or similar to produce and emit waste for excretion or for the fulfilling of a physiological function.
          3. v. figurative uses
          4. v. To conceal.
          5. v. (transitive, with away) to steal.
                The royal jewels were secreted away in the middle of the night, sub rosa.
by
     1. prep. Near or next to.
           The mailbox is by the bus stop.
     2. prep. At some time before (the given time), or before the end of a given time interval.
           Be back by ten o'clock!  We will send it by the first week of July.
     3. prep. Indicates the actor in a clause with its verb in the passive voice: Through the action or presence of.
           The matter was decided by the chairman.  The boat was swamped by the water.  He was protected by his body armour.
     4. prep. Indicates the creator of a work: Existing through the authorship etc. of.
           There are many well-known plays by William Shakespeare
     5. prep. Indicates the cause of a condition or event: Through the action of, caused by, responsibility for; by dint of.
     6. prep. Indicates a means: Involving/using the means of.
           I avoided the guards by moving only when they weren't looking.
     7. prep. Indicates a source of light used as illumination.
           The electricity was cut off, so we had to read by candlelight.
     8. prep. Indicates an authority, rule, or permission followed.
           I sorted the items by category.  By the power vested in me, I now pronounce you man and wife.
     9. prep. Indicates the amount of some progression: With a change of.
           Our stock is up by ten percent.
     10. prep. In the formulae X by X and by Xs, indicates a steady progression, one X after another.
           We went through the book page by page.  We crawled forward by inches.
     11. prep. Indicates a referenced source: According to.
           He cheated by his own admission.
     12. prep. Indicates an oath: With the authority of.
           By Jove! I think she's got it!  By all that is holy, I'll put an end to this.
     13. prep. Used to separate dimensions when describing the size of something.
           It is easy to invert a 2-by-2 matrix.  The room was about 4 foot by 6 foot.  The bricks used to build the wall measured 10 by 20 by 30 cm.
     14. prep. (horse breeding) Designates a horse's male parent (sire); cf. out of.
           She's a lovely little filly, by Big Lad, out of Damsel in Distress.
     15. adv. Along a path which runs by the speaker.
           I watched as it passed by.
     16. adv. In the vicinity, near.
           There was a shepherd close by.
           The shop is hard by the High Street.
     17. adv. To or at a place, as a residence or place of business.
           I'll stop by on my way home from work.
           We're right near the lifeguard station. Come by before you leave.
     18. adv. Aside, away.
           The women spent much time after harvest putting jams by for winter and spring.
     19. adj. Out of the way, subsidiary.
     20. n. (card games) A pass
     21. interj. alternative spelling of bye
by the way
by the window
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.
I knocked at the door
the london murderer
sweat
     1. n. Fluid that exits the body through pores in the skin usually due to physical stress and/or high temperature for the purpose of regulating body temperature and removing certain compounds from the circul
     2. n. (UK, slang) A soldier (especially one who is old or experienced).
     3. n. (historical) The sweating sickness.
     4. n. Moisture issuing from any substance.
           the sweat of hay or grain in a mow or stack
     5. n. A short run by a racehorse as a form of exercise.
     6. n. Hard work; toil.
     7. v. (intransitive) To emit sweat.
     8. v. To cause to excrete moisture through skin.
     9. v.          To cause to perspire.
                   His physicians attempted to sweat him by most powerful sudorifics.
     10. v. (intransitive, informal) To work hard.
           I've been sweating over my essay all day.
     11. v. (transitive, informal) To extract money, labour, etc. from, by exaction or oppression.
           to sweat a spendthrift
           to sweat labourers
     12. v. (intransitive, informal) To worry.
     13. v. (transitive, colloquial) To worry about (something).
     14. v. To emit, in the manner of sweat.
           to sweat blood
     15. v. (intransitive) To emit moisture.
           The cheese will start sweating if you don't refrigerate it.
     16. v. (intransitive, plumbing) To solder (a pipe joint) together.
     17. v. (transitive, slang) To stress out.
           Stop sweatin' me!
     18. v. (transitive, intransitive, cooking) To cook slowly at low heat, in shallow oil and without browning, to reduce moisture content.
     19. v. (transitive, archaic) To remove a portion of (a coin), as by shaking it with others in a bag, so that the friction wears off a small quantity of the metal.
glands
     1. n. plural of gland
     gland
          1. n. (zoology) An organ that synthesizes a substance, such as hormones or breast milk, and releases it, often into the bloodstream (endocrine gland) or into cavities inside the body or its outer surface (e
          2. n. (botany) A secretory structure on the surface of an organ.
          3. n. (mechanical) A compressable cylindrical case and its contents around a shaft where it passes through a barrier, intended to prevent the passage of a fluid past the barrier, such as:
          4. n.          A gland used around a ship’s propeller shaft.
          5. n.          A gland used around a tap, valve or faucet.
sweat
     1. n. Fluid that exits the body through pores in the skin usually due to physical stress and/or high temperature for the purpose of regulating body temperature and removing certain compounds from the circul
     2. n. (UK, slang) A soldier (especially one who is old or experienced).
     3. n. (historical) The sweating sickness.
     4. n. Moisture issuing from any substance.
           the sweat of hay or grain in a mow or stack
     5. n. A short run by a racehorse as a form of exercise.
     6. n. Hard work; toil.
     7. v. (intransitive) To emit sweat.
     8. v. To cause to excrete moisture through skin.
     9. v.          To cause to perspire.
                   His physicians attempted to sweat him by most powerful sudorifics.
     10. v. (intransitive, informal) To work hard.
           I've been sweating over my essay all day.
     11. v. (transitive, informal) To extract money, labour, etc. from, by exaction or oppression.
           to sweat a spendthrift
           to sweat labourers
     12. v. (intransitive, informal) To worry.
     13. v. (transitive, colloquial) To worry about (something).
     14. v. To emit, in the manner of sweat.
           to sweat blood
     15. v. (intransitive) To emit moisture.
           The cheese will start sweating if you don't refrigerate it.
     16. v. (intransitive, plumbing) To solder (a pipe joint) together.
     17. v. (transitive, slang) To stress out.
           Stop sweatin' me!
     18. v. (transitive, intransitive, cooking) To cook slowly at low heat, in shallow oil and without browning, to reduce moisture content.
     19. v. (transitive, archaic) To remove a portion of (a coin), as by shaking it with others in a bag, so that the friction wears off a small quantity of the metal.
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