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any
     1. adv. To even the slightest extent, at all.
           I will not remain here any longer.
           If you get any taller, you'll start having to duck through doorways!
     2. det. At least one; of at least one kind. One at all.
           do you have any biscuits?;  do you have any food?;  nowrap - I haven't got any money;  nowrap, it won't do you nowrap, any good
     3. det. No matter what kind.
           choose any items you want;  any person may apply
     4. pron. Any thing(s) or person(s).
           Any may apply.
but I never saw any harm
beyond any possibility of doubt
smaller
     1. adj. (en-comparative of small)
     2. adv. (en-comparative of small)
portion
     1. n. An allocated amount.
     2. n. That which is divided off or separated, as a part from a whole; a separated part of anything.
     3. n. One's fate; lot.
     4. n. The part of an estate given or falling to a child or heir; an inheritance.
     5. n. A wife's fortune; a dowry.
     6. v. To divide into amounts, as for allocation to specific purposes.
     7. v. To endow with a portion or inheritance.
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.
kind of sarcastic
by the poison of a snake
a
     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.
           King James Bible (II Chronicles 2:18)
             To set the people a worke.
     15. 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'.
     16. 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
     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.
a thing that sang
killed by a snake
main
     1. adj. Of chief or leading importance; prime, principal.
     2. adj. Chief, most important, or principal in extent, size, or strength; consisting of the largest part.
           (synonyms, en, largest)
           main timbers  main branch of a river  main body of an army
     3. adj. Of force, strength, etc.: full, sheer, undivided.
     4. adj. (dialectal) Big; angry.
     5. adj. (nautical) Belonging to or connected with the principal mast in a vessel.
     6. adj. (obsolete) Great in size or degree; important, powerful, strong, vast.
     7. adv. (Britain, dialectal) Exceedingly, extremely, greatly, mightily, very, very much.
     8. v. (short for, mainline, , to inject (a drug) directly into a vein)
     9. v. (transitive, gaming) To mainly play a specific character, or side, during a game.
           He mains the same character as me in that game.
           What race do you main and what is your favourite race to beat?
     10. v. (obsolete) Of a road: to convert into a main or primary road.
     11. n. That which is chief or principal; the chief or main portion; the bulk, the greater part, gross.
     12. n. (video gaming) The primary character that one plays in a video game in which one can play more than one character.
           (antonyms, en, alt)
           My WoW main has reached level cap and I’m on my way getting my first alt there as well.
     13. n. A large cable or pipe providing utility service to an area or a building, such as a water main or electric main.
     14. n. (informal) (short for, main course, , the principal dish of a meal)
           I had scampi and chips for my main and a slice of cheesecake for dessert.
     15. n. (now, poetic) The high seas.
     16. n. (now, archaic, US dialectal) The mainland.
     17. n. (nautical) (short for, mainsail)
     18. n. (obsolete, except in might and main) Force, power, strength, violent effort.
     19. n. (obsolete, gaming) A hand or match in a game of dice.
     20. n. (obsolete, gaming) The largest throw in a match at dice; in the game of hazard, a number from one to nine called out by a person before the dice are thrown.
     21. n. (obsolete, gaming) A stake played for at dice.
     22. n. (obsolete, gaming, sports) A sporting contest or match, especially a cockfighting match.
     23. n. A banker's shovel for coins.
     24. n. (obsolete, rare) A basket for gathering grapes.
body
     1. n. Physical frame.
     2. n. The physical structure of a human or animal seen as one single organism.
           I saw them walking from a distance, their bodies strangely angular in the dawn light.
     3. n. The fleshly or corporeal nature of a human, as opposed to the spirit or soul.
           The body is driven by desires, but the soul is at peace.
     4. n. A corpse.
           Her body was found at four o'clock, just two hours after the murder.
     5. n. (archaic or informal except in compounds) A person.
           What's a body gotta do to get a drink around here?
     6. n. Main section.
     7. n. The torso, the main structure of a human or animal frame excluding the extremities (limbs, head, tail).
           The boxer took a blow to the body.
     8. n. The largest or most important part of anything, as distinct from its appendages or accessories.
           The bumpers and front tyres were ruined, but the body of the car was in remarkable shape.
     9. n. (archaic) The section of a dress extending from the neck to the waist, excluding the arms.
           Penny was in the scullery, pressing the body of her new dress.
     10. n. The content of a letter, message, or other printed or electronic document, as distinct from signatures, salutations, headers, and so on.
     11. n. (programming) The code of a subroutine, contrasted to its signature and parameters.
           In many programming languages, the method body is enclosed in braces.
     12. n. A group of people having a common purpose or opinion; a mass.
           I was escorted from the building by a body of armed security guards.
     13. n. An organisation, company or other authoritative group.
           The local train operating company is the managing body for this section of track.
     14. n. A unified collection of details, knowledge or information.
           We have now amassed a body of evidence which points to one conclusion.
     15. n. Material entity.
     16. n. Any physical object or material thing.
           All bodies are held together by internal forces.
     17. n. Substance; physical presence.
           We have given body to what was just a vague idea.
     18. n. Comparative viscosity, solidity or substance (in wine, colours etc.).
           The red wine, sadly, lacked body.
     19. n. An agglomeration of some substance, especially one that would be otherwise un.
           The English Channel is a body of water lying between Great Britain and France.
     20. n. (printing) The shank of a type, or the depth of the shank (by which the size is indicated).
           a nonpareil face on an agate body
     21. n. (geometry) A three-dimensional object, such as a cube or cone.
     22. v. To give body or shape to something.
     23. v. To construct the bodywork of a car.
     24. v. To embody.
     25. v. (transitive, slang) To murder someone.
     26. v. (transitive, slang) To utterly defeat someone.
     27. v. (transitive, slang) to hard counter a particular character build or play style. Frequently used in the passive voice form, get bodied by.
the body was gone
like the body of a dog
separately
     1. adv. In a separate manner; not together; apart.
           We've been living separately for three years.
employed
     1. adj. In a job; working.
     2. adj. Used; in use.
     3. v. simple past tense and past participle of employ
     employ
          1. n. The state of being an employee; employment.
                The school district has six thousand teachers in its employ.
          2. v. To hire (somebody for work or a job).
                Yesterday our local garage employed a new mechanic.
          3. v. To use (somebody for a job, or something for a task).
                The burglar employed a jemmy to get in.
          4. v. To make busy.
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