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absence
     1. n. A state of being away or withdrawn from a place or from companionship; the period of being away.
           Absence makes the heart grow fonder.
     2. n. Failure to be present where one is expected, wanted, or needed; nonattendance; deficiency.
     3. n. Lack; deficiency; nonexistence.
           He had an absence of enthusiasm.
     4. n. Inattention to things present; abstraction (of mind).
           absence of mind
     5. n. (medical) Temporary loss or disruption of consciousness, with sudden onset and recovery, and common in epilepsy.
     6. n. (fencing) Lack of contact between blades.
the absence of motive brings me up against a dead wall
of
     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 (m, en, 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-matter); concerning, with regard to.
           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 intersects with the subjective genitive, above under age
           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 modified by certain common adverbs of degree.)
           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. (_) 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.
above them the footsteps of the men
but surely the evidence of the dead dog
bias
     1. n. (, un) Inclination towards something; predisposition, partiality, prejudice, preference, predilection.
     2. n. (, textiles) The diagonal line between warp and weft in a woven fabric.
     3. n. (, textiles) A wedge-shaped piece of cloth taken out of a garment (such as the waist of a dress) to diminish its circumference.
     4. n. (electronics) A voltage or current applied to an electronic device, such as a transistor electrode, to move its operating point to a desired part of its transfer function.
     5. n. (statistics) The difference between the expectation of the sample estimator and the true population value, which reduces the representativeness of the estimator by systematically distorting it.
     6. n. (sports) In the games of crown green bowls and lawn bowls: a weight added to one side of a bowl so that as it rolls, it will follow a curved rather than a straight path; the oblique line followed by s
     7. n. (fandom slang) A person's favourite member of a K-pop band.
     8. v. To place bias upon; to influence.
           Our prejudices bias our views.
     9. adj. Inclined to one side; swelled on one side.
     10. adj. Cut slanting or diagonally, as cloth.
     11. adv. In a slanting manner; crosswise; obliquely; diagonally.
           to cut cloth bias
impartiality
     1. n. The quality of being impartial; fairness.
objectivity
     1. n. The state of being objective, just, unbiased and not influenced by emotions or personal prejudices
     2. n. The world as it really is; reality
     3. n. That which one understands, often, as intellectually, of all and everything, of what is sensed as felt, thereof
     4. n. That which is perceived to be true to understanding
     5. n. The object of understanding
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