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     1. n. The name of the Latin script letter A/a.
     2. art. One; any indefinite example of; used to denote a singular item of a group.
           There was a man here looking for you yesterday.
     3. 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.
     4. art. One certain or particular; any single.
           We've received an interesting letter from a Mrs. Miggins of London.
     5. art. The same; one.
           We are of a mind on matters of morals.
     6. art. Any, every; used before a noun which has become modified to limit its scope;
           A man who dies intestate leaves his children troubles and difficulties.
           He fell all that way, and hasn't a bump on his head?
     7. art. Used before plural nouns modified by few, good many, couple, great many, etc.
     8. 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.
     9. prep. (archaic) To do with position or direction; In, on, at, by, towards, onto.
           Stand a tiptoe.
     10. prep. To do with separation; In, into.
           Torn a pieces.
     11. prep. To do with time; Each, per, in, on, by.
           I brush my teeth twice a day.
     12. prep. (obsolete) To do with method; In, with.
     13. prep. (obsolete) To do with role or capacity; In.
           A God’s name.
     14. prep. To do with status; In.
     15. prep. (archaic) To do with process, with a passive verb; In the course of, experiencing.
     16. prep. (archaic) To do with an action, an active verb; Engaged in.
     17. prep. (archaic) To do with an action/movement; To, into.
     18. v. (archaic or slang) Have.
           I'd a come, if you'd a asked.
     19. pron. (obsolete, outside, England, and, Scotland dialects) He.
     20. interj. A meaningless syllable; ah.
     21. prep. (archaic, slang) Of.
           The name of John a Gaunt.
     22. adv. (chiefly Scotland) All.
     23. adj. (chiefly Scotland) All.
with a grin
that was a crime!
     1. n. Something which has been transcribed; a writing or composition consisting of the same words as the original; a written copy.
     2. n. A copy of any kind; an imitation.
     3. n. A written version of what was said orally
           the transcript of a trial.
     4. n. (genetics) A sequence of RNA produced by transcription
     5. n. (education) An inventory of the courses taken and grades earned of a student alleged throughout a course.
     1. prep. Expressing direction.
     2. prep. (now, obsolete or dialectal) From (of distance, direction), off.
     3. prep. (obsolete except in phrases) Since, from (a given time, earlier state etc.).
     4. prep. From, away from (a position, number, distance etc.).
     5. prep. (North America, Scotland, Ireland) Before (the hour); to.
     6. prep. Expressing separation.
     7. prep. Indicating removal, absence or separation, with the action indicated by a transitive verb and the quality or substance by a grammatical object.
     8. prep. Indicating removal, absence or separation, with resulting state indicated by an adjective.
     9. prep. (obsolete) Indicating removal, absence or separation, construed with an intransitive verb.
     10. prep. Expressing origin.
     11. prep. Indicating an ancestral source or origin of descent.
     12. prep. Indicating a (non-physical) source of action or emotion; introducing a cause, instigation; from, out of, as an expression of.
     13. prep. Following an intransitive verb: indicating the source or cause of the verb.
     14. prep. Following an adjective, indicating the subject or cause of the adjective.
     15. prep. Expressing agency.
     16. prep. Following a passive verb to indicate the agent (for most verbs, now usually expressed with (m, en, by)).
     17. prep. Used to introduce the subjective genitive; following a noun to form the head of a postmodifying noun phrase.
     18. prep. Following an adjective, used to indicate the agent of something described by the adjective.
     19. prep. Expressing composition, substance.
     20. prep. After a verb expressing construction, making etc., used to indicate the material or substance used.
     21. prep. Directly following a noun, used to indicate the material from which it is made.
     22. prep. Indicating the composition of a given collective or quantitative noun.
     23. prep. Used to link a given class of things with a specific example of that class.
     24. prep. Linking two nouns in near-apposition, with the first qualifying the second; which is also.
     25. prep. Introducing subject matter.
     26. prep. Linking an intransitive verb, or a transitive verb and its subject (especially verbs to do with thinking, feeling, expressing etc.), with its subject-matter: concerning, with regard to.
     27. prep. Following a noun (now chiefly nouns of knowledge, communication etc.), to introduce its subject matter; about, concerning.
     28. prep. Following an adjective, to introduce its subject matter.
     29. prep. Having partitive effect.
     30. prep. Following a number or other quantitive word: introducing the whole for which is indicated only the specified part or segment; from among.
     31. prep. Following a noun indicating a given part.
     32. prep. (now, archaic, literary) With preceding partitive word assumed, or as a predicate after to be: some, an amount of, one of.
     33. prep. Linking to a genitive noun or possessive pronoun, with partitive effect (though now often merged with possessive senses, below).
     34. prep. Expressing possession.
     35. prep. Belonging to, existing in, or taking place in a given location, place or time. Compare origin senses, above.
     36. prep. Belonging to (a place) through having title, ownership or control over it.
     37. prep. Belonging to (someone or something) as something they possess or have as a characteristic; the possessive genitive. (With abstract nouns, this intersects with the subjective genitive, above under agen
     38. prep. Forming the objective genitive.
     39. prep. Following an agent noun, verbal noun or noun of action.
     40. prep. Expressing qualities or characteristics.
     41. prep. (now, archaic or literary) Linking an adjective with a noun or noun phrase to form a quasi-adverbial qualifier; in respect of, as regards.
     42. prep. Indicating a quality or characteristic; characterized by.
     43. prep. Indicating quantity, age, price etc.
     44. prep. Expressing a point in time.
     45. prep. (chiefly regional) During the course of (a set period of time, day of the week etc.), now specifically with implied repetition or regularity.
     46. prep. (_) For (a given length of time), chiefly in negative constructions.
           I've not tekken her out of a goodly long while.
     47. prep. Used after a noun to indicate duration of a state, activity etc.
     48. prep. Used to link singular indefinite nouns (preceded by the indefinite article) and attributive adjectives modified by certain common adverbs of degree.
           not that good of an idea
     49. v. (usually in modal perfect constructions) (eye dialect of have) or ’ve, chiefly in depictions of colloquial speech.
was a crate of bananas
into that of the possible
     1. pron. (honoraltcaps, his)
     2. det. Belonging to him.
     3. det. (dated) Belonging to a person of unspecified gender.
     4. det. (obsolete) Its; belonging to it. (Now only when implying personification.)
     5. det. (archaic) Used as a genitive marker in place of ’s after a noun, especially a masculine noun ending in -s, to express the possessive case.
           Ahab his mark for Ahab's mark.
     6. pron. That which belongs to him; the possessive case of he, used without a following noun.
           The decision was his to live with.
     7. pron. alternative spelling of His
     8. n. plural of hi
     1. n. plural of remark
     2. v. third-person singular present indicative of remark
          1. n. Act of pointing out or attentively noticing; notice or observation.
          2. n. The expression, in speech or writing, of something remarked or noticed; a mention of something worth attention or notice
          3. n. A casual observation, comment, or statement
          4. n. (engraving) (alt form, remarque)
          5. v. (intransitive) To make a remark or remarks; to comment.
          6. v. To mark in a notable manner; to distinguish clearly; to make noticeable or conspicuous; to point out.
          7. v. To take notice of, or to observe, mentally.
          8. v. To express in words or writing, as observed or noticed; to state; to say; -- often with a substantive clause
                He remarked that it was time to go.
          9. n. alternative spelling of re-mark
          10. v. alternative spelling of re-mark
     1. n. plural of cloud
     2. v. third-person singular present indicative of cloud
          1. n. (obsolete) A rock; boulder; a hill.
          2. n. A visible mass of water droplets suspended in the air.
          3. n. Any mass of dust, steam or smoke resembling such a mass.
          4. n. Anything which makes things foggy or gloomy.
          5. n. A group or swarm, especially suspended above the ground or flying.
                He opened the door and was greeted by a cloud of bats.
          6. n. An elliptical shape or symbol whose outline is a series of semicircles, supposed to resemble a cloud.
                The comic-book character's thoughts appeared in a cloud above his head.
          7. n. (computing, with the) The Internet, regarded as an abstract amorphous omnipresent space for processing and storage, the focus of cloud computing.
          8. n. (figuratively) A negative aspect of something positive: see every cloud has a silver lining or every silver lining has a cloud.
          9. n. (slang) Crystal methamphetamine.
          10. n. A large, loosely-knitted headscarf worn by women.
          11. v. (intransitive) To become foggy or gloomy, to become obscured from sight.
                The glass clouds when you breathe on it.
          12. v. To overspread or hide with a cloud or clouds.
                The sky is clouded.
          13. v. To make obscure.
                All this talk about human rights is clouding the real issue.
          14. v. To make gloomy or sullen.
          15. v. To blacken; to sully; to stain; to tarnish (reputation or character).
          16. v. To mark with, or darken in, veins or sports; to variegate with colours.
                to cloud yarn
     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 or 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 with.
           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.
the law is the law
and stood staring at the rocker
     1. n. A representation of anything (as a person, a landscape, a building) upon canvas, paper, or other surface, by drawing, painting, printing, photography, etc.
     2. n. An image; a representation as in the imagination.
     3. n. A painting.
           There was a picture hanging above the fireplace.
     4. n. A photograph.
           I took a picture of the church.
     5. n. (informal) A motion picture.
           Casablanca is my all-time favorite picture.
     6. n. (in the informal) (the pictures) Cinema (as a form of entertainment).
           Let's go to the pictures.
     7. n. A paragon, a perfect example or specimen (of a category).
           She's the very picture of health.
     8. n. An attractive sight.
           The garden is a real picture at this time of year.
     9. n. The art of painting; representation by painting.
     10. n. A figure; a model.
     11. n. Situation.
           The employment picture for the older middle class is not so good.
           You can't just look at the election, you've got to look at the big picture.
     12. v. To represent in or with a picture.
     13. v. To imagine or envision.
     14. v. To depict.
the picture of that girl
it was no new picture of his assistant that she had drawn
     1. adj. Not moving; calm.
           Still waters run deep.
     2. adj. Not effervescing; not sparkling.
           still water; still wines
     3. adj. Uttering no sound; silent.
     4. adj. (not comparable) Having the same stated quality continuously from a past time
     5. adj. Comparatively quiet or silent; soft; gentle; low.
     6. adj. (obsolete) Constant; continual.
     7. adv. Without motion.
           They stood still until the guard was out of sight.
     8. adv. (aspect) Up to a time, as in the preceding time.
           Is it still raining?   It was still raining five minutes ago.
           We've seen most of the sights, but we are still to visit the museum.
     9. adv. (degree) To an even greater degree. Used to modify comparative adjectives or adverbs.
           Tom is tall; Dick is taller; Harry is still taller. (still and taller can easily swap places here)
     10. adv. (conjunctive) Nevertheless.
           I’m not hungry, but I’ll still manage to find room for dessert.
           Yeah, but still...
     11. adv. (archaic, poetic) Always; invariably; constantly; continuously.
     12. adv. (extensive) Even, yet.
           Some dogs howl, more yelp, still more bark.
     13. n. A period of calm or silence.
           the still of the night
     14. n. (photography) A photograph, as opposed to movie footage.
     15. n. (slang) A resident of the Falkland Islands.
     16. n. A steep hill or ascent.
     17. n. a device for distilling liquids.
     18. n. (catering) a large water boiler used to make tea and coffee.
     19. n. (catering) the area in a restaurant used to make tea and coffee, separate from the main kitchen.
     20. n. A building where liquors are distilled; a distillery.
     21. v. to calm down, to quiet
           to still the raging sea
     22. v. (obsolete) To trickle, drip.
     23. v. To cause to fall by drops.
     24. v. To expel spirit from by heat, or to evaporate and condense in a refrigeratory; to distill.
still in that mild
     1. v. To encourage growth.
           Further the economy.
     2. v. To support progress or growth of something.
     3. adj. (en-comparative of far); of or pertaining to being distant, or of greater distance in degree or of extension in time.
     4. adj. More, additional.
     5. adv. (en-comparative of far)
     6. adv. (conjunctive) Also; in addition to.
     7. adv. (location) At greater distance in space or time; farther.
           Washington DC is further from Europe than New York.
     8. adv. (conjunctive) Moreover; beyond what is already stated.
           Further, affiant sayeth naught. (A formal statement ending a deposition or affidavit, immediately preceding the affiant's signature.)
     9. adv. (conjunctive, formal) In continuation of what has already been enacted
he further realized
and he weakened still further
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