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far
     1. adj. (obsolete, Scotland, Northern England) Distant.
           A far land.
     2. adj. Remote in space.
           He went to a far country.
     3. adj. Remote in time.
     4. adj. Long.
           It was a far adventure, full of danger.
     5. adj. More remote or longer of two.
           He moved to the far end of the state. She remained at this end.
     6. adj. Extreme.
           We are on the far right on this issue.
     7. adj. Widely different in nature or quality; opposite in character.
     8. adj. (computing, not comparable) Outside the currently selected segment in a segmented memory architecture.
           far heap;  far memory; far pointer
     9. adv. Distant in space, time or degree.
           My house is quite far from the beach.  The plan is good, but it is far from being flawless.
     10. adv. To or from a great distance, time, or degree.
           You have all come far and you will go farther.
     11. adv. (with a comparative) Very much.
           He was far richer than we'd thought.
     12. n. Spelt (a type of wheat, Triticum spelta), especially in the context of Roman use of it.
     13. n. (dialect) A litter of piglets; a farrow.
and we live far apart
as far as money was concerned
more
     1. det. comparative degree of many, : in greater number. (Used for a discrete quantity.)
           More people are arriving.
           There are more ways to do this than I can count.
     2. det. comparative degree of much, : in greater quantity, amount, or proportion. (Used for a continuous quantity.)
           I want more soup;  I need more time
           There's more caffeine in my coffee than in the coffee you get in most places.
     3. adv. To a greater degree or extent.
           He walks more in the morning these days.
     4. adv. (now poetic) In negative constructions: any further, any longer; any more.
     5. adv. Used alone to form the comparative form of adjectives and adverbs.
           You're more beautiful than I ever imagined.
     6. adv. (now dialectal, or humorous) Used in addition to an inflected comparative form. (Standard until the 18thc.)
           I was more better at English than you.
     7. adv. rather
           He is more clever than wise.
     8. n. An extra amount or extent.
     9. n. (obsolete) a carrot; a parsnip.
     10. n. (dialectal) a root; stock.
     11. n. A plant.
     12. v. To root up.
     13. pron. a greater amount of people or things
but nothing more
more to herself than to him
importantly
     1. adv. (sentence adverb) Used to mark a statement as having importance.
     2. adv. In an important manner.
He
     1. pron. honoraltcaps, he
           I love the Lord for He is Great and Holy.
     2. pron. (personal) A male person or animal already known or implied.
     3. pron. (personal, sometimes proscribed, see usage notes) A person whose gender is unknown or irrelevant.
           The rulebook clearly states that "if any student is caught cheating, he will be expelled", and you were caught cheating, were you not, Anna?
     4. pron. (personal) An animal whose gender is unknown.
     5. n. The game of tag, or it, in which the player attempting to catch the others is called "he".
     6. n. (informal) A male.
           Alex totally is a he.
     7. n. The name of the fifth letter of many Semitic alphabets (Phoenician, Aramaic, Hebrew, Syriac, Arabic and others).
has
     1. v. third-person singular present indicative of have
has the bird flown
has anything been moved
     have
                Additional archaic forms are second-person singular present tense hast, third-person singular present tense hath, present participle haveing, and second-person singular past tense hadst.
          1. v. To possess, own, hold.
                I have a house and a car.
                Look what I have here — a frog I found on the street!
          2. v. To be related in some way to (with the object identifying the relationship).
                I have two sisters.
                I have a lot of work to do.
          3. v. To partake of a particular substance (especially a food or drink) or action.
                I have breakfast at six o'clock.
                Can I have a look at that?
                I'm going to have some pizza and a beer right now.
          4. v. To be scheduled to attend or participate in.
                What class do you have right now? I have English.
                Fred won't be able to come to the party; he has a meeting that day.
          5. v. (auxiliary verb, taking a past participle) (Used in forming the perfect aspect and the past perfect aspect.)
                I have already eaten today.
                I had already eaten.
          6. v. (auxiliary verb, taking a to-infinitive) See have to.
                I have to go.
          7. v. To give birth to.
                The couple always wanted to have children.
                My wife is having the baby right now!
                My mother had me when she was 25.
          8. v. To engage in sexual intercourse with.
                He's always bragging about how many women he's had.
          9. v. To accept as a romantic partner.
                Despite my protestations of love, she would not have me.
          10. v. (transitive with bare infinitive) To cause to, by a command, request or invitation.
                They had me feed their dog while they were out of town.
          11. v. (transitive with adjective or adjective-phrase complement) To cause to be.
                He had him arrested for trespassing.
                The lecture's ending had the entire audience in tears.
          12. v. (transitive with bare infinitive) To be affected by an occurrence. (Used in supplying a topic that is not a verb argument.)
                The hospital had several patients contract pneumonia last week.
                I've had three people today tell me my hair looks nice.
          13. v. (transitive with adjective or adjective-phrase complement) To depict as being.
                Their stories differed; he said he'd been at work when the incident occurred, but her statement had him at home that entire evening.
          14. v. (Used as interrogative auxiliary verb with a following pronoun to form tag questions. (For further discussion, see "Usage notes" below.))
                We haven't eaten dinner yet, have we?
                Your wife hasn't been reading that nonsense, has she?
                (UK usage) He has some money, hasn't he?
          15. v. (UK, slang) To defeat in a fight; take.
                I could have him!
                I'm gonna have you!
          16. v. (dated) To be able to speak a language.
                I have no German.
          17. v. To feel or be (especially painfully) aware of.
                Dan certainly has arms today, probably from scraping paint off four columns the day before.
          18. v. To be afflicted with, suffer from.
                He had a cold last week.
          19. v. To experience, go through, undergo.
                We had a hard year last year, with the locust swarms and all that.
                He had surgery on his hip yesterday.
                I'm having the time of my life!
          20. v. To trick, to deceive.
                You had me alright! I never would have thought that was just a joke.
          21. v. (transitive, often with present participle) To allow; to tolerate.
                The child screamed incessantly for his mother to buy him a toy, but she wasn't having any of it.
                I asked my dad if I could go to the concert this Thursday, but he wouldn't have it since it's a school night.
          22. v. (transitive, often used in the negative) To believe, buy, be taken in by.
                I made up an excuse as to why I was out so late, but my wife wasn't having any of it.
          23. v. To host someone; to take in as a guest.
                Thank you for having me!
          24. v. To get a reading, measurement, or result from an instrument or calculation.
                What do you have for problem two?
                I have two contacts on my scope.
          25. v. (transitive, of a jury) To consider a court proceeding that has been completed; to begin deliberations on a case.
                We'll schedule closing arguments for Thursday, and the jury will have the case by that afternoon.
          26. n. A wealthy or privileged person.
          27. n. (uncommon) One who has some (contextually specified) thing.
          28. n. (AU, NZ, informal) A fraud or deception; something misleading.
                They advertise it as a great deal, but I think it's a bit of a have.
managed
     1. v. simple past tense and past participle of manage
     manage
          1. v. To direct or be in charge of.
          2. v. To handle or control (a situation, job).
          3. v. To handle with skill, wield (a tool, weapon etc.).
          4. v. (intransitive) To succeed at an attempt.
                He managed to climb the tower.
          5. v. To achieve (something) without fuss, or without outside help.
                It's a tough job, but I'll manage.
          6. v. To train (a horse) in the manège; to exercise in graceful or artful action.
          7. v. (obsolete) To treat with care; to husband.
          8. v. (obsolete) To bring about; to contrive.
          9. n. (now rare) The act of managing or controlling something.
          10. n. (horseriding) Manège.
to
     1. part. A particle used for marking the following verb as an infinitive.
           I want to leave.
           He asked me what to do.
           I don’t know how to say it.
           I have places to go and people to see.
     2. part. As above, with the verb implied.
           "Did you visit the museum?" "I wanted to, but it was closed.".
           If he hasn't read it yet, he ought to.
     3. part. A particle used to create phrasal verbs.
           I have to do laundry today.
     4. prep. Indicating destination: In the direction of, and arriving at.
           We are walking to the shop.
     5. prep. Used to indicate purpose.
           He devoted himself to education.
           They drank to his health.
     6. prep. Used to indicate result of action.
           His face was beaten to a pulp.
     7. prep. Used after an adjective to indicate its application.
           similar to ..., relevant to ..., pertinent to ..., I was nice to him, he was cruel to her, I am used to walking.
     8. prep. (obsolete,) As a.
           With God to friend (with God as a friend);   with The Devil to fiend (with the Devil as a foe);   lambs slaughtered to lake (lambs slaughtered as a sacrifice);   t
     9. prep. (arithmetic) Used to indicate a ratio or comparison.
           one to one = 1:1
           ten to one = 10:1.
           I have ten dollars to your four.
     10. prep. (arithmetic) Used to indicate that the preceding term is to be raised to the power of the following value; indicates exponentiation.
           Three squared or three to the second power is nine.
           Three to the power of two is nine.
           Three to the second is nine.
     11. prep. Used to indicate the indirect object.
           I gave the book to him.
     12. prep. (time) Preceding.
           ten to ten = 9:50; We're going to leave at ten to (the hour).
     13. prep. Used to describe what something consists of or contains.
           Anyone could do this job; there's nothing to it.
           There's a lot of sense to what he says.
     14. prep. (Canada, UK, Newfoundland, West Midlands) At.
           Stay where you're to and I'll come find you, b'y.
     15. adv. Toward a closed, touching or engaging position.
           Please push the door to.
     16. adv. (nautical) Into the wind.
     17. adv. misspelling of too
he went to the sink
returning to the fold
transform
     1. v. To change greatly the appearance or form of.
           The alchemists sought to transform lead into gold.
     2. v. To change the nature, condition or function of; to change in nature, disposition, heart, character, etc.; to convert.
     3. v. (transitive, mathematics) To subject to a transformation; to change into another form without altering the value.
     4. v. (transitive, electricity) To subject to the action of a transformer.
     5. v. (transitive, genetics) To subject (a cell) to transformation.
     6. v. (intransitive) To undergo a transformation; to change in appearance or character.
     7. n. (mathematics) the result of a transformation
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.
the next moment
the door closed
microcosm
     1. n. Human nature or the human body as representative of the wider universe; man considered as a miniature counterpart of divine or universal nature.
     2. n. (obsolete) The human body; a person.
     3. n. A smaller system which is seen as representative of a larger one.
     4. n. (ecology) A small natural ecosystem; an artificial ecosystem set up as an experimental model.
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 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.
with a motion of his hand
'why, what did he die of?'
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.
said the constable
he went to the sink
small
     1. adj. Not large or big; insignificant; few in number.
           A small serving of ice cream.
           A small group.
           He made us all feel small.
     2. adj. (figuratively) Young, as a child.
           Remember when the children were small?
     3. adj. (writing, incomparable) Minuscule or lowercase, referring to written letters.
     4. adj. Envincing little worth or ability; not large-minded; paltry; mean.
     5. adj. Not prolonged in duration; not extended in time; short.
           a small space of time
     6. adj. topics, en, Size
     7. adv. In a small fashion.
     8. adv. In or into small pieces.
     9. adv. (obsolete) To a small extent.
     10. n. (rare) Any part of something that is smaller or slimmer than the rest, now usually with anatomical reference to the back.
     11. v. (obsolete, transitive) To make little or less.
     12. v. (intransitive) To become small; to dwindle.
it was small
she was small
town
     1. n. A settlement; an area with residential districts, shops and amenities, and its own local government; especially one larger than a village and smaller than a city.
           This town is really dangerous because these youngsters have Beretta handguns.
     2. n. Any more urbanized center than the place of reference.
           I'll be in Yonkers, then I'm driving into town to see the Knicks at the Garden tonight.
     3. n. (historical) A rural settlement in which a market was held at least once a week.
     4. n. The residents (as opposed to gown: the students, faculty, etc.) of a community which is the site of a university.
     5. n. (colloquial) Used to refer to a town or similar entity under discussion.
           Call me when you get to town.
     6. n. (legal) A municipal organization, such as a corporation, defined by the laws of the entity of which it is a part.
     7. n. (obsolete) An enclosure which surrounded the mere homestead or dwelling of the lord of the manor.
     8. n. (obsolete) The whole of the land which constituted the domain.
     9. n. (obsolete) A collection of houses enclosed by fences or walls.
     10. n. (Scotland) A farm or farmstead; also, a court or farmyard.
I've seen him in town
one of the town girls
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
with a stab
neglected
     1. v. simple past tense and past participle of neglect
     2. adj. Suffering from neglect.
     neglect
          1. v. To fail to care for or attend to something.
                to neglect duty or business;  to neglect to pay debts
          2. v. To omit to notice; to forbear to treat with attention or respect; to slight.
                to neglect strangers
          3. v. To fail to do or carry out something due to oversight or carelessness.
          4. n. The act of neglecting.
          5. n. The state of being neglected.
          6. n. Habitual lack of care.
and
     1. conj. As a coordinating conjunction; expressing two elements to be taken together or in addition to each other.
     2. conj.          Used simply to connect two noun phrases, adjectives or adverbs.
     3. conj.          Simply connecting two clauses or sentences.
     4. conj.          Introducing a clause or sentence which follows on in time or consequence from the first.
     5. conj.          (obsolete) Yet; but.
     6. conj.          Used to connect certain numbers: connecting units when they precede tens (not dated); connecting tens and units to hundreds, thousands etc. (now often
     7. conj.          (now colloquial, or literary) Used to connect more than two elements together in a chain, sometimes to stress the number of elements.
     8. conj.          Connecting two identical elements, with implications of continued or infinite repetition.
     9. conj.          Introducing a parenthetical or explanatory clause.
     10. conj.          Introducing the continuation of narration from a previous understood point; also used alone as a question: ‘and so what?’.
     11. conj.          (now regional or somewhat colloquial) Used to connect two verbs where the second is dependent on the first: ‘to’. Used especially after come,
     12. conj.          Introducing a qualitative difference between things having the same name; "as well as other".
     13. conj.          Used to combine numbers in addition; plus (with singular or plural verb).
     14. conj. Expressing a condition.:
     15. conj.          (now US dialect) If; provided that.
     16. conj.          (obsolete) As if, as though.
     17. n. (enm, music, often informal) In rhythm, the second half of a divided beat.
     18. n. (UK dialectal) Breath.
     19. n. (UK dialectal) Sea smoke; steam fog.
     20. v. (UK dialectal, intransitive) To breathe; whisper; devise; imagine.
and yet
and string
disparaged
     1. v. simple past tense and past participle of disparage
     disparage
          1. n. (obsolete) Inequality in marriage; marriage with an inferior.
          2. v. To dishonor by a comparison with what is inferior; to lower in rank or estimation by actions or words; to speak slightingly of; to depreciate; to undervalue.
corner
     1. n. The point where two converging lines meet; an angle, either external or internal.
           The corners of the wire mesh were reinforced with little blobs of solder.
     2. n.          The space in the angle between converging lines or walls which meet in a point.
                   The chimney corner was full of cobwebs.
     3. n.          The projection into space of an angle in a solid object.
                   Herbert bruised his shin on the corner of the coffee table.
     4. n.          An intersection of two streets; any of the four outer points off the street at that intersection.
                   The liquor store on the corner also sold lottery tickets.
     5. n. An edge or extremity; the part farthest from the center; hence, any quarter or part, or the direction in which it lies.
           Shining a light in the dark corners of the mind.  I took a trip out to his corner of town.
     6. n. A secret or secluded place; a remote or out of the way place; a nook.
           On weekends, Emily liked to find a quiet corner and curl up with a good book.
     7. n. (business, finance) A sufficient interest in a salable security or commodity to allow the cornering party to influence prices.
           In the 1970s, private investors tried to get a corner on the silver market, but were ultimately unsuccessful.
     8. n. Relating to the playing field.:
     9. n.          (baseball) One of the four vertices of the strike zone.
                   The pitch was just off the corner, low and outside.
     10. n.          (baseball) First base or third base.
                   There are runners on the corners with just one out.
     11. n.          (football) A corner kick.
     12. n.          (American football) A cornerback.
     13. n.          (boxing) The corner of the ring, which is where the boxer rests before and during a fight.
     14. n.          (boxing, by extension) The group of people who assist a boxer during a bout.
     15. n. A place where people meet for a particular purpose.
           Welcome to our English corner.
     16. n. (obsolete) A point scored in a rubber at whist.
     17. v. To drive (someone) into a corner or other confined space.
           The cat had cornered a cricket between the sofa and the television stand.
     18. v. To trap in a position of great difficulty or hopeless embarrassment.
           The reporter cornered the politician by pointing out the hypocrisy of his position on mandatory sentencing, in light of the politician's own actions in court.
     19. v. (finance, business, transitive) To get or attempt to get a sufficient command of (a stock, commodity, etc.), so as to be able to manipulate its price.
           The buyers attempted to corner the shares of the railroad stock, so as to facilitate their buyout.
           It's extremely hard to corner the petroleum market because there are so many players.
     20. v. (automotive, transitive) To turn a corner or drive around a curve.
           As the stock car driver cornered the last turn, he lost control and spun out.
     21. v. (automotive, intransitive) To handle while moving around a corner in a road or otherwise turning.
           That BMW corners well, but the suspension is too stiff.
and piled them at one corner of the table
the fame of which had been carried to every corner of the world
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 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.
you know the sort of place
yesterday we found the body of a dog
Irish
     1. n. The Goidelic language indigenous to Ireland, also known as Irish Gaelic.
           Irish is the first official and national language of Ireland.
     2. n. (as plural) The Irish people.
     3. n. (obsolete) A board game of the tables family.
     4. n. (US) Temper; anger, passion.
     5. n. whiskey, or whisky, elaborated in Ireland.
     6. adj. Pertaining to or originating from Ireland or the Irish people.
           Sheep are typical in the Irish landscape.
     7. adj. Pertaining to the Irish language.
     8. adj. (derogatory) nonsensical, daft or complex.
experience
     1. n. Event(s) of which one is cognizant.
           It was an experience he would not soon forget.
     2. n. An activity one has performed.
     3. n. A collection of events and/or activities from which an individual or group may gather knowledge, opinions, and skills.
     4. n. The knowledge thus gathered.
     5. v. To observe certain events; undergo a certain feeling or process; or perform certain actions that may alter one or contribute to one's knowledge, opinions, or skills.
my experience is that five murderers out of ten
he had desired only that his failure would prove a valuable educational experience for him
into
     1. prep. Going inside (of).
           Mary danced into the house.
     2. prep. Going to a geographic region.
           We left the house and walked into the street.
           The plane flew into the open air.
     3. prep. Against, especially with force or violence.
           The car crashed into the tree;  I wasn't careful, and walked into a wall
     4. prep. Producing, becoming; (indicates transition into another form or substance).
           I carved the piece of driftwood into a sculpture of a whale.   Right before our eyes, Jake turned into a wolf!
     5. prep. After the start of.
           About 20 minutes into the flight, the pilot reported a fire on board.
     6. prep. (colloquial) Interested in or attracted to.
           She's really into Shakespeare right now;  I'm so into you!
     7. prep. (mathematics) Taking distinct arguments to distinct values.
           The exponential function maps the set of real numbers into itself.
     8. prep. (UK, archaic, India, mathematics) Expressing the operation of multiplication.(R:OED Online)
           Five into three is fifteen.
     9. prep. (mathematics) Expressing the operation of division, with the denominator given first. Usually with "goes".
           Three into two won't go.
           24 goes into 48 how many times?
     10. prep. Investigating the subject (of).
           Call for research into pesticides blamed for vanishing bees.
she sank into her chair
into that of the possible
an
     1. art. Form of a used before a vowel sound
     2. art. (now quite rare) Form of a used before 'h' in an unstressed syllable
     3. art. (nonstandard) Form of a used before 'h' in a stressed syllable
     4. conj. (archaic) If
     5. conj. (archaic) So long as.
           An it harm none, do what ye will.
     6. conj. (archaic) As if; as though.
     7. n. The first letter of the Georgian alphabet, ა (Mkhedruli), Ⴀ (Asomtavruli) or ⴀ (Nuskhuri).
     8. prep. In each; to or for each; per.
           I was only going twenty miles an hour.
asking for an apron
to an impressive suite
arena
     1. n. An enclosed area, often outdoor, for the presentation of sporting events (sports arena) or other spectacular events; earthen area, often oval, specifically for rodeos (North America) or circular area
           A large crowd filled the seats of the arena.
     2. n. The building housing such an area; specifically, a very large, often round building, often topped with a dome, designated for indoor sporting or other major events, such as concerts.
           The arena is grey with white beams.
     3. n. (historical) The sand-covered centre of an amphitheatre where contests were held in Ancient Rome.
           The gladiators entered the arena.
     4. n. A realm in which important events unfold.
           The company was a player in the maritime insurance arena.
for
     1. conj. (dated) Because.
     2. prep. Towards.
           The astronauts headed for the moon.
     3. prep. Directed at, intended to belong to.
           I have something for you.
     4. prep. In honor of, or directed towards the celebration or event of.
           We're having a birthday party for Janet.
           The cake is for Tom and Helen's anniversary.
           The mayor gave a speech for the charity gala.
     5. prep. Supporting.
           All those for the motion raise your hands.
     6. prep. Because of.
           He wouldn't apologize; and just for that, she refused to help him.
           (UK usage) He looks better for having lost weight.
           She was the worse for drink.
     7. prep. Over a period of time.
           I've lived here for three years.
           They fought for days over a silly pencil.
     8. prep. Throughout an extent of space.
     9. prep. On behalf of.
           I will stand in for him.
     10. prep. Instead of, or in place of.
     11. prep. In order to obtain or acquire.
           I am aiming for completion by the end of business Thursday.
           He's going for his doctorate.
           Do you want to go for coffee?
           People all over Greece looked to Delphi for answers.
           Can you go to the store for some eggs?
           I'm saving up for a car.
           Don't wait for an answer.
           What did he ask you for?
     12. prep. In the direction of: marks a point one is going toward.
           Run for the hills!
           He was headed for the door when he remembered.
     13. prep. By the standards of, usually with the implication of those standards being lower than one might otherwise expect.
           Fair for its day.
           She's spry for an old lady.
     14. prep. Despite, in spite of.
     15. prep. Used to indicate the subject of a to-infinitive.
           For that to happen now is incredibly unlikely. (=It is incredibly unlikely that that will happen now.)
           All I want is for you to be happy. (=All I want is that you be happy.)
     16. prep. (chiefly US) Out of; used to indicate a fraction, a ratio
           In term of base hits, Jones was three for four on the day
     17. prep. (cricket) Used as part of a score to indicate the number of wickets that have fallen.
           At close of play, England were 305 for 3.
     18. prep. To be, or as being.
     19. prep. (obsolete) (Indicating that in prevention of which, or through fear of which, anything is done.)
     20. prep. Used to construe various verbs (see the entries for individual phrasal verbs).
she reached for it
all ready for writing
burlesque
     1. adj. Parodical; parodic
     2. n. A derisive art form that mocks by imitation; a parody.
     3. n. A variety adult entertainment show, usually including titillation such as striptease, most common from the 1880s to the 1930s.
     4. n. A ludicrous imitation; a caricature; a travesty; a gross perversion.
     5. v. To make a burlesque parody of
     6. v. To ridicule, or to make ludicrous by grotesque representation in action or in language.
humour
     1. n. The quality of being amusing, comical, funny.
           She has a great sense of humour, and I always laugh a lot whenever we get together.
           The sensitive subject was treated with humour, but in such way that no one was offended.
     2. n. A mood, especially a bad mood; a temporary state of mind or disposition brought upon by an event; an abrupt illogical inclination or whim.
           He was in a particularly vile humour that afternoon.
     3. n. (archaic or historical) Any of the fluids in an animal body, especially the four "cardinal humours" of blood, yellow bile, black bile and phlegm that were believed to control the health and mood of th
     4. n. (medicine) Either of the two regions of liquid within the eyeball, the aqueous humour and vitreous humour.
     5. n. (obsolete) Moist vapour, moisture.
     6. v. To pacify by indulging.
           I know you don't believe my story, but humour me for a minute and imagine it to be true.
though with a fund of rough humour;
and
     1. conj. As a coordinating conjunction; expressing two elements to be taken together or in addition to each other.
     2. conj.          Used simply to connect two noun phrases, adjectives or adverbs.
     3. conj.          Simply connecting two clauses or sentences.
     4. conj.          Introducing a clause or sentence which follows on in time or consequence from the first.
     5. conj.          (obsolete) Yet; but.
     6. conj.          Used to connect certain numbers: connecting units when they precede tens (not dated); connecting tens and units to hundreds, thousands etc. (now often
     7. conj.          (now colloquial, or literary) Used to connect more than two elements together in a chain, sometimes to stress the number of elements.
     8. conj.          Connecting two identical elements, with implications of continued or infinite repetition.
     9. conj.          Introducing a parenthetical or explanatory clause.
     10. conj.          Introducing the continuation of narration from a previous understood point; also used alone as a question: ‘and so what?’.
     11. conj.          (now regional or somewhat colloquial) Used to connect two verbs where the second is dependent on the first: ‘to’. Used especially after come,
     12. conj.          Introducing a qualitative difference between things having the same name; "as well as other".
     13. conj.          Used to combine numbers in addition; plus (with singular or plural verb).
     14. conj. Expressing a condition.:
     15. conj.          (now US dialect) If; provided that.
     16. conj.          (obsolete) As if, as though.
     17. n. (enm, music, often informal) In rhythm, the second half of a divided beat.
     18. n. (UK dialectal) Breath.
     19. n. (UK dialectal) Sea smoke; steam fog.
     20. v. (UK dialectal, intransitive) To breathe; whisper; devise; imagine.
and why was that
and your children
biting
     1. v. present participle of bite
     2. n. An instance of something being bitten.
     3. adj. Causing a stinging sensation.
           a biting wind
     4. adj. Cutting or incisive.
           a biting criticism
     5. adj. Tending to bite.
           a biting insect
     bite
          1. v. To cut off a piece by clamping the teeth.
                As soon as you bite that sandwich, you'll know how good it is.
          2. v. To hold something by clamping one's teeth.
          3. v. (intransitive) To attack with the teeth.
                That dog is about to bite!
          4. v. (intransitive) To behave aggressively; to reject advances.
                If you see me, come and say hello. I don't bite.
          5. v. (intransitive) To take hold; to establish firm contact with.
                I needed snow chains to make the tires bite.
          6. v. (intransitive) To have significant effect, often negative.
                For homeowners with adjustable rate mortgages, rising interest will really bite.
          7. v. (intransitive, of a fish) To bite a baited hook or other lure and thus be caught.
                Are the fish biting today?
          8. v. (intransitive, metaphor) To accept something offered, often secretly or deceptively, to cause some action by the acceptor.
                I've planted the story. Do you think they'll bite?
          9. v. (intransitive, transitive, of an insect) To sting.
                These mosquitoes are really biting today!
          10. v. (intransitive) To cause a smarting sensation; to have a property which causes such a sensation; to be pungent.
                It bites like pepper or mustard.
          11. v. To cause sharp pain, or smarting, to; to hurt or injure, in a literal or a figurative sense.
                Pepper bites the mouth.
          12. v. (intransitive) To cause sharp pain; to produce anguish; to hurt or injure; to have the property of so doing.
          13. v. (intransitive) To take or keep a firm hold.
                The anchor bites.
          14. v. To take hold of; to hold fast; to adhere to.
                The anchor bites the ground.
          15. v. (intransitive, slang) To lack quality; to be worthy of derision; to suck.
                This music really bites.
          16. v. (transitive, informal, vulgar) To perform oral sex on. Used in invective.
                You don't like that I sat on your car? Bite me.
          17. v. (intransitive, AAVE, slang) To plagiarize, to imitate.
                He always be biting my moves.
          18. n. The act of biting.
          19. n. The wound left behind after having been bitten.
                That snake bite really hurts!
          20. n. The swelling of one's skin caused by an insect's mouthparts or sting.
                After just one night in the jungle I was covered with mosquito bites.
          21. n. A piece of food of a size that would be produced by biting; a mouthful.
                There were only a few bites left on the plate.
          22. n. (slang) Something unpleasant.
                That's really a bite!
          23. n. (slang) An act of plagiarism.
                That song is a bite of my song!
          24. n. A small meal or snack.
                I'll have a quick bite to quiet my stomach until dinner.
          25. n. (figuratively) aggression
          26. n. The hold which the short end of a lever has upon the thing to be lifted, or the hold which one part of a machine has upon another.
          27. n. (colloquial, dated) A cheat; a trick; a fraud.
          28. n. (colloquial, dated, slang) A sharper; one who cheats.
          29. n. (printing) A blank on the edge or corner of a page, owing to a portion of the frisket, or something else, intervening between the type and paper.
satire
     1. n. A literary device of writing or art which principally ridicules its subject often as an intended means of provoking or preventing change. Humor, irony, and exaggeration are often used to aid this.
     2. n. A satirical work.
           a stinging satire of American politics.
     3. n. (dated) Severity of remark.
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