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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.
           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.
           1964, Bob Dylan, The Times They Are a-Changin’
             The times, they are a-changin'.
           1611, King James Bible, Hebrews 11-21
             Jacob, when he was a dying
     14. v. (archaic, or slang) Have.
           I'd a come, if you'd a asked.
     15. pron. (obsolete, outside, England, and Scotland dialects) He.
     16. interj. A meaningless syllable; ah.
     17. prep. (archaic, slang) Of.
           The name of John a Gaunt.
     18. adv. (chiefly Scotland) All.
     19. adj. (chiefly Scotland) All.
from a single room
with a rush forward
     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 distance or motion.
     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.).
                    There are no shops within twenty miles of the cottage.
     5. prep.          (North America, Scotland, Ireland) Before (the hour); to.
                    What's the time? / Nearly a quarter of three.
     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.)
                    Finally she was relieved of the burden of caring for her sick husband.
     8. prep.          (Indicating removal, absence or separation, with resulting state indicated by an adjective.)
                    He seemed devoid of human feelings.
     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.)
                    The word is believed to be of Japanese origin.
     12. prep.          (Indicating a (non-physical) source of action or emotion; introducing a cause, instigation); from, out of, as an expression of.
                    The invention was born of necessity.
     13. prep.          (following an intransitive verb) (Indicates the source or cause of the verb.)
                    It is said that she died of a broken heart.
     14. prep.          (following an adjective) (Indicates the subject or cause of the adjective.)
                    I am tired of all this nonsense.
     15. prep. Expressing agency.
     16. prep.          (following a passive verb) (Indicates the agent (for most verbs, now usually expressed with by).)
                    I am not particularly enamoured of this idea.
     17. prep.          (Used to introduce the "subjective genitive"; following a noun to form the head of a postmodifying noun phrase) (see also 'Possession' senses below).
                    The contract can be terminated at any time with the agreement of both parties.
     18. prep.          (following an adjective) (Used to indicate the agent of something described by the adjective.)
                    It was very brave of you to speak out like that.
     19. prep. Expressing composition, substance.
     20. prep.          (after a verb expressing construction, making etc.) (Used to indicate the material or substance used.)
                    Many 'corks' are now actually made of plastic.
     21. prep.          (directly following a noun) (Used to indicate the material of the just-mentioned object.)
                    She wore a dress of silk.
     22. prep.          (Indicating the composition of a given collective or quantitative noun.)
                    What a lot of nonsense!
     23. prep.          (Used to link a given class of things with a specific example of that class.)
                   Welcome to the historic town of Harwich.
     24. prep.          (Links two nouns in near-apposition, with the first qualifying the second); "which is also".
                    I'm not driving this wreck of a car.
     25. prep. Introducing subject matter.
     26. prep.          (Links an intransitive verb, or a transitive verb and its subject (especially verbs to do with thinking, feeling, expressing etc.), with its subject-ma
                    I'm always thinking of you.
     27. prep.          (following a noun (now chiefly nouns of knowledge, communication etc.)) (Introduces its subject matter); about, concerning.
                    He told us the story of his journey to India.
     28. prep.          (following an adjective) (Introduces its subject matter.)
                    This behaviour is typical of teenagers.
     29. prep. Having partitive effect.
     30. prep.          (following a number or other quantitive word) (Introduces the whole for which is indicated only the specified part or segment); "from among".
                    Most of these apples are rotten.
     31. prep.          (following a noun) (Indicates 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.
                    On the whole, they seem to be of the decent sort.
     33. prep.          (Links to a genitive noun or possessive pronoun, with partitive effect (though now often merged with possessive senses, below).)
                    He is a friend of mine.
     34. prep. Expressing possession.
     35. prep.          Belonging to, existing in, or taking place in a given location, place or time. Compare "origin" senses, above.
                    He was perhaps the most famous scientist of the twentieth century.
     36. prep.          Belonging to (a place) through having title, ownership or control over it.
                    The owner of the nightclub was arrested.
     37. prep.          Belonging to (someone or something) as something they possess or have as a characteristic; (the "possessive genitive". (With abstract nouns, this inter
                    Keep the handle of the saucepan away from the flames.
     38. prep. Forming the "objective genitive".
     39. prep.          (Follows an agent noun, verbal noun or noun of action.)
                    She had a profound distrust of the police.
     40. prep. Expressing qualities or characteristics.
     41. prep.          (now archaic, or literary) (Links an adjective with a noun or noun phrase to form a quasi-adverbial qualifier); in respect to, as regards.
                    My companion seemed affable and easy of manner.
     42. prep.          (Indicates a quality or characteristic); "characterized by".
                    Pooh was said to be a bear of very little brain.
     43. prep.          (Indicates quantity, age, price, etc.)
                    We have been paying interest at a rate of 10%.
     44. prep.          (US, informal considered incorrect by some) (Used to link singular indefinite nouns (preceded by the indefinite article) and attributive adjectives mod
                    It's not that big of a deal.
     45. prep. Expressing a point in time.
     46. prep.          (chiefly regional) During the course of (a set period of time, day of the week etc.), now specifically with implied repetition or regularity.
                    Of an evening, we would often go for a stroll along the river.
     47. prep.          (UK dialectal, chiefly in negative constructions) For (a given length of time).
                    I've not tekken her out of a goodly long while.
     48. prep.          (after a noun) (Indicates duration of a state, activity etc.)
                    After a delay of three hours, the plane finally took off.
     49. v. (usually in modal perfect constructions) (eye dialect of have) or ’ve, chiefly in depictions of colloquial speech.
a strip of faded carpet
the picture of that girl
     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.)
           Ahab his mark for Ahab's mark.
           Sejanus his Fall
     5. pron. That which belongs to him; the possessive case of he, used without a following noun.
           The decision was his to live with.
     6. pron. alternative spelling of His
     7. 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. (figurative) Anything unsubstantial.
          6. n. A dark spot on a lighter material or background.
          7. n. A group or swarm, especially suspended above the ground or flying.
                He opened the door and was greeted by a cloud of bats.
          8. 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.
          9. n. (computing, with "the") The Internet, regarded as an abstract amorphous omnipresent space for processing and storage, the focus of cloud computing.
          10. n. (figuratively) A negative or foreboding aspect of something positive: see every cloud has a silver lining or every silver lining has a cloud.
          11. n. (slang) Crystal methamphetamine.
          12. n. A large, loosely-knitted headscarf worn by women.
          13. v. (intransitive) To become foggy or gloomy, or obscured from sight.
                The glass clouds when you breathe on it.
          14. v. To overspread or hide with a cloud or clouds.
                The sky is clouded.
          15. v. To make obscure.
                All this talk about human rights is clouding the real issue.
          16. v. To make less acute or perceptive.
                Your emotions are clouding your judgement.
                The tears began to well up and cloud my vision.
          17. v. To make gloomy or sullen.
          18. v. To blacken; to sully; to stain; to tarnish (reputation or character).
          19. v. To mark with, or darken in, veins or sports; to variegate with colours.
                to cloud yarn
          20. v. (intransitive) To become marked, darkened or variegated in this way.
     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.
asked the policeman
but the snake had gone
     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 or describe vividly.
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 help forward; to assist.
     2. v. To encourage growth; to support progress or growth of something; to promote.
           Further the economy.
           to further the peace process
     3. adj. comparative form of far: more far; of or pertaining to being distant, or of greater distance in degree or of extension in time.
     4. adj. More, additional.
     5. adv. comparative form of far: more 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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