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he
     1. pron. (personal) A male person or animal already known or implied.
     2. 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?
     3. pron. (personal) An animal whose gender is unknown.
     4. n. The game of tag, or it, in which the player attempting to catch the others is called "he".
     5. n. (informal) A male.
           Alex totally is a he.
     6. n. The name of the fifth letter of many Semitic alphabets (Phoenician, Aramaic, Hebrew, Syriac, Arabic and others).
he paused
he imagined
reaches
     1. n. plural of reach
     2. n. (pluralonly) The extreme limits
           If we look to the nether reaches of the list, we find some anomalies.
     3. v. third-person singular present indicative of reach
     reach
          1. v. (intransitive) To extend, stretch, or thrust out (for example a limb or object held in the hand).
                He reached for a weapon that was on the table.
                He reached for his shoe with his legs.
          2. v. To give to someone by stretching out a limb, especially the hand; to give with the hand; to pass to another person; to hand over.
                to reach one a book
          3. v. (intransitive) To stretch out the hand.
          4. v. To attain or obtain by stretching forth the hand; to extend some part of the body, or something held, so as to touch, strike, grasp, etc.
                to reach an object with the hand, or with a spear
                “I can't quite reach the pepper, could you pass it to me?”
                The gun was stored in a small box on a high closet shelf, but the boy managed to reach it by climbing on other boxes.
          5. v. (intransitive) To strike or touch with a missile.
                His bullet reached its intended target.
          6. v. Hence, to extend an action, effort, or influence to; to penetrate to; to pierce, or cut.
          7. v. To extend to; to stretch out as far as; to touch by virtue of extent.
                his hand reaches the river
                When the forest reaches the river, you will be able to rest.
          8. v. To arrive at (a place) by effort of any kind.
                After three years, he reached the position of manager.
                The climbers reached the top of the mountain after a gruelling ten-day hike.
          9. v. (transitive, figurative) To make contact with.
                I tried to reach you all day. -
          10. v. (transitive, figurative) To connect with (someone) on an emotional level, making them receptive of (one); to get through to (someone).
                What will it take for me to reach him?
          11. v. (intransitive, India, Singapore) To arrive at a particular destination.
          12. v. To continue living until, or up to, a certain age.
                You can only access the inheritance money when you reach the age of 25. -
          13. v. (obsolete) To understand; to comprehend.
          14. v. (obsolete) To overreach; to deceive.
          15. v. To strain after something; to make (sometimes futile or pretentious) efforts.
                Reach for your dreams.
                Reach for the stars! -
          16. v. (intransitive) To extend in dimension, time etc.; to stretch out continuously (past, beyond, above, from etc. something).
          17. v. (nautical) To sail on the wind, as from one point of tacking to another, or with the wind nearly abeam.
          18. v. To experience a vomiting reflex; to gag; to retch.
          19. n. The act of stretching or extending; extension.
          20. n. The ability to reach or touch with the person, a limb, or something held or thrown.
                The fruit is beyond my reach.
                to be within reach of cannon shot
          21. n. The power of stretching out or extending action, influence, or the like; power of attainment or management; extent of force or capacity.
          22. n. Extent; stretch; expanse; hence, application; influence; result; scope.
          23. n. (informal) An exaggeration; an extension beyond evidence or normal; a stretch.
                To call George eloquent is certainly a reach.
          24. n. (boxing) The distance a boxer's arm can extend to land a blow.
          25. n. An extended portion of land or water; a stretch; a straight portion of a stream or river, as from one turn to another; a level stretch, as between locks in a canal; an arm of the sea extending up into
          26. n. (nautical) Any point of sail in which the wind comes from the side of a vessel, excluding close-hauled.
          27. n. (obsolete) An article to obtain an advantage.
          28. n. The pole or rod connecting the rear axle with the forward bolster of a wagon.
          29. n. An effort to vomit; a retching.
down
     1. n. (especially southern England) A hill, especially a chalk hill; rolling grassland
           We went for a walk over the downs.
           The North Downs are a ridge of chalk hills in south east England.
     2. n. (usually plural) A field, especially one used for horse racing.
     3. n. (mostly) A tract of poor, sandy, undulating or hilly land near the sea, covered with fine turf which serves chiefly for the grazing of sheep.
     4. n. (American football) Any of the four chances for a team to successfully move the ball for the yards needed to keep possession of the ball.
           first down, second down, etc.
     5. adv. (comparable) From a higher position to a lower one; downwards.
           The cat jumped down from the table.
     6. adv. (comparable) At a lower and/or further along or away place or position along a set path.
           His place is farther down the road.
           The company was well down the path to bankruptcy.
     7. adv. South (as south is at the bottom of typical maps).
           I went down to Miami for a conference.
     8. adv. (Ireland) Away from the city (even if the location is to the North).
           He went down to Cavan.
           down on the farm
           down country
     9. adv. (sport) Towards the opponent's side (in ball-sports).
     10. adv. Into a state of non-operation.
           The computer has been shut down.
           They closed the shop down.
     11. adv. To a subordinate or less prestigious position or rank.
           Smith was sent down to the minors to work on his batting.
           After the incident, Kelly went down to Second Lieutenant.
     12. adv. (anchor, Adv_rail)(rail transport) In the direction leading away from the principal terminus, away from milepost zero.
     13. adv. (sentence substitute, imperative) Get down.
           Down, boy! (such as to direct a dog to stand on four legs from two, or to sit from standing on four legs.)
     14. adv. (academia) Away from Oxford or Cambridge.
           He's gone back down to Newcastle for Christmas.
     15. adv. From a remoter or higher antiquity.
     16. adv. From a greater to a less bulk, or from a thinner to a thicker consistence.
     17. adv. From less to greater detail.
     18. adv. (intensifier) Used with verbs to add emphasis to the action of the verb.
           They tamped (down) the asphalt to get a better bond.
     19. adv. Used with verbs to indicate that the action of the verb was carried to some state of completion, rather than being of indefinite duration.
           He boiled the mixture./He boiled down the mixture.
           He sat waiting./He sat down and waited.
     20. prep. From the higher end to the lower of.
           The ball rolled down the hill.
     21. prep. From one end to another of.
           The bus went down the street.
           They walked down the beach holding hands.
     22. adj. (informal) sad, unhappy, Depressed, feeling low.
     23. adj. Sick or ill.
           He is down with the flu.
     24. adj. At a lower level than before.
           The stock market is down.
           Prices are down.
     25. adj. Having a lower score than an opponent.
           They are down by 3-0 with just 5 minutes to play.
           He was down by a bishop and a pawn after 15 moves.
           At 5-1 down, she produced a great comeback to win the set on a tiebreak.
     26. adj. (baseball, colloquial, following the noun modified) Out.
           Two down and one to go in the bottom of the ninth.
     27. adj. (colloquial) With "on", negative about, hostile to
           Ever since Nixon, I've been down on Republicans.
     28. adj. (not comparable, North America, slang) Comfortable with, accepting of.
           He's chill enough; he'd probably be totally down with it.
           Are you down to hang out at the mall, Jamal?
           As long as you're down with helping me pick a phone, Tyrone.
     29. adj. (not comparable) Inoperable; out of order; out of service.
           The system is down.
     30. adj. Finished (of a task); defeated or dealt with (of an opponent or obstacle); elapsed (of time). Often coupled with to go (remaining).
           Two down and three to go. (Two tasks completed and three more still to be done.)
           Ten minutes down and nothing's happened yet.
     31. adj. (not comparable military, police slang) Wounded and unable to move normally; killed.
           We have an officer down outside the suspect's house.
           There are three soldiers down and one walking wounded.
     32. adj. (not comparable military, aviation slang) Mechanically failed, collided, shot down, or otherwise suddenly unable to fly.
           We have a chopper down near the river.
     33. adj. Thoroughly practiced, learned or memorised; mastered. (Compare down pat.)
           It's two weeks until opening night and our lines are still not down yet.
     34. adj. (obsolete) Downright; absolute; positive.
     35. v. To drink or swallow, especially without stopping before the vessel containing the liquid is empty.
           He downed an ale and ordered another.
     36. v. To cause to come down; to knock down or subdue.
           The storm downed several old trees along the highway.
     37. v. (transitive, pocket billiards) To put a ball in a pocket; to pot a ball.
           He downed two balls on the break.
     38. v. (transitive, American football) To bring a play to an end by touching the ball to the ground or while it is on the ground.
           He downed it at the seven-yard line.
     39. v. To write off; to make fun of.
     40. v. (obsolete, intransitive) To go down; to descend.
     41. n. A negative aspect; a downer.
           I love almost everything about my job. The only down is that I can't take Saturdays off.
     42. n. (dated) A grudge (on someone).
     43. n. An act of swallowing an entire drink at once.
     44. n. (American football) A single play, from the time the ball is snapped (the start) to the time the whistle is blown (the end) when the ball is down, or is downed.
           I bet after the third down, the kicker will replace the quarterback on the field.
     45. n. (crosswords) A clue whose solution runs vertically in the grid.
           I haven't solved 12 or 13 across, but I've got most of the downs.
     46. n. A downstairs room of a two-story house.
           She lives in a two-up two-down.
     47. n. Down payment.
     48. n. Soft, fluffy immature feathers which grow on young birds. Used as insulating material in duvets, sleeping bags and jackets.
     49. n. (botany) The pubescence of plants; the hairy crown or envelope of the seeds of certain plants, such as the thistle.
     50. n. The soft hair of the face when beginning to appear.
     51. n. That which is made of down, as a bed or pillow; that which affords ease and repose, like a bed of down.
     52. v. To cover, ornament, line, or stuff with down.
or to sit down
and looking down
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 carefully
and, half turned away
takes
     1. v. third-person singular present indicative of take
     2. n. plural of take
     take
          1. v. To get into one's hands, possession or control, with or without force.
                They took Charlton's gun from his cold, dead hands.
                I'll take that plate off the table.
          2. v.          To seize or capture.
                        take the guards prisoner
                        take prisoners
                        After a bloody battle, they were able to take the city.
          3. v.          To catch or get possession of (fish or game).
                        took ten catfish in one afternoon
          4. v.          (transitive, cricket) To catch the ball; especially as a wicket-keeper and after the batsman has missed or edged it.
          5. v.          To appropriate or transfer into one's own possession, sometimes by physically carrying off.
                        Billy took her pencil.
          6. v.          To exact.
                        take a toll
                        take revenge
          7. v.          To capture or win (a piece or trick) in a game.
                        took the next two tricks
                        took Smith's rook
          8. v. To receive or accept (something) (especially something given or bestowed, awarded, etc).
                took third place
                took bribes
                The camera takes 35mm film.
          9. v.          To receive or accept (something) as payment or compensation.
                        The store doesn't take checks.
                        She wouldn't take any money for her help.
                        Do you take credit?
                        The vending machine only takes bills, it doesn't take coins.
          10. v.          To accept and follow (advice, etc).
                        take my advice
          11. v.          To receive into some relationship.
                        take a wife
                        The school only takes new students in the fall.
                        The therapist wouldn't take him as a client.
          12. v.          (transitive, intransitive, legal) To receive or acquire (property) by law (e.g. as an heir).
          13. v. To remove.
                take two eggs from the carton
          14. v.          To remove or end by death; to kill.
                        The earthquake took many lives.
                        The plague took rich and poor alike.
                        Cancer took her life.
                        He took his life last night.
          15. v.          To subtract.
                        take one from three and you are left with two
          16. v. To have sex with.
          17. v. To defeat (someone or something) in a fight.
                Don't try to take that guy. He's bigger than you.
                The woman guarding us looks like a professional, but I can take her!
          18. v. To grasp or grip.
                He took her hand in his.
          19. v. To select or choose; to pick.
                Take whichever bag you like.
                She took the best men with her and left the rest to garrison the city.
                I'll take the blue plates.
                I'll take two sugars in my coffee, please.
          20. v. To adopt (select) as one's own.
                She took his side in every argument.
                take a stand on the important issues
          21. v. To carry or lead (something or someone).
                She took her sword with her everywhere she went.
                I'll take the plate with me.
          22. v.          (transitive, especially of a vehicle) To transport or carry; to convey to another place.
                        The next bus will take you to Metz.
                        I took him for a ride
                        I took him down to London.
          23. v.          (transitive, of a path, road, etc.) To lead (to a place); to serve as a means of reaching.
                        These stairs take you down to the basement.
                        Stone Street took us right past the store.
          24. v.          To pass (or attempt to pass) through or around.
                        She took the steps two or three at a time/
                        He took the curve / corner too fast.
                        The pony took every hedge and fence in its path.
          25. v.          To escort or conduct (a person).
                        He took her to lunch at the new restaurant, took her to the movies, and then took her home.
          26. v.          (reflexive) To go.
          27. v. To use as a means of transportation.
                take the ferry
                I took a plane.
                He took the bus to London, and then took a train to Manchester.
                He's 96 but he still takes the stairs.
          28. v. (obsolete) To visit; to include in a course of travel.
          29. v. To obtain for use by payment or lease.
                She took a condo at the beach for the summer.
                He took a full-page ad in the Times.
          30. v.          To obtain or receive regularly by (paid) subscription.
                        They took two magazines.
                        I used to take The Sunday Times.
          31. v. To consume.
          32. v.          To receive (medicine) into one's body, e.g. by inhalation or swallowing; to ingest.
                        take two of these and call me in the morning
                        take the blue pill
                        I take aspirin every day to thin my blood.
          33. v.          To partake of (food or drink); to consume.
                        The general took dinner at seven o'clock.
          34. v. To experience, undergo, or endure.
          35. v.          To undergo; to put oneself into, to be subjected to.
                        take sun-baths
                        take a shower
                        She made the decision to take chemotherapy.
          36. v.          To experience or feel.
                        She takes pride in her work.
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
they turned to the sewing basket
wires
     1. n. plural of wire
     2. v. third-person singular present indicative of wire
     wire
          1. n. Metal formed into a thin, even thread, now usually by being drawn through a hole in a steel die.
          2. n. A piece of such material; a thread or slender rod of metal, a cable.
          3. n. A metal conductor that carries electricity.
          4. n. A fence made of usually barbed wire.
          5. n. (sports) A finish line of a racetrack.
          6. n. (informal) A telecommunication wire or cable
          7. n. (by extension) An electric telegraph; a telegram.
          8. n. (slang) A hidden listening device on the person of an undercover operative for the purposes of obtaining incriminating spoken evidence.
          9. n. (informal) A deadline or critical endpoint.
                This election is going to go right to the wire
          10. n. (billiards) A wire strung with beads and hung horizontally above or near the table which is used to keep score.
          11. n. (usually plural) Any of the system of wires used to operate the puppets in a puppet show; hence, the network of hidden influences controlling the action of a person or organization; strings.
                to pull the wires for office
          12. n. (archaic, thieves' slang) A pickpocket who targets women.
          13. n. (Scotland) A knitting needle.
          14. v. To fasten with wire, especially with reference to wine bottles, corks, or fencing.
                We need to wire that hole in the fence.
          15. v. To string on a wire.
                wire beads
          16. v. To equip with wires for use with electricity.
          17. v. To add something into an electrical system by means of wiring; to incorporate or include something.
                I'll just wire your camera to the computer screen.
          18. v. (informal) To send a message or a money value to another person through a telecommunications system, formerly predominantly by telegraph.
                Urgent: please wire me another 100 pounds sterling.
          19. v. To make someone tense or psyched up.
                I'm never going to sleep: I'm completely wired from all that coffee.
          20. v. (slang) To install eavesdropping equipment.
                We wired the suspect's house.
          21. v. To snare by means of a wire or wires.
          22. v. (transitive, croquet) To place (a ball) so that the wire of a wicket prevents a successful shot.
pulls
     1. n. plural of pull
     2. v. third-person singular present indicative of pull
     pull
          1. n. An act of pulling (applying force)
                He gave the hair a sharp pull and it came out.
          2. n. An attractive force which causes motion towards the source
                The spaceship came under the pull of the gas giant.
                iron fillings drawn by the pull of a magnet
                She took a pull on her cigarette.
          3. n. Any device meant to be pulled, as a lever, knob, handle, or rope
                a zipper pull
          4. n. (slang) Something in one's favour in a comparison or a contest; an advantage; means of influencing.
                In weights the favourite had the pull.
          5. n. Appeal or attraction (as of a movie star)
          6. n. (Internet) The situation where a client sends out a request for data from a server, as in server pull, pull technology
          7. n. A journey made by rowing
          8. n. (dated) A contest; a struggle.
                a wrestling pull
          9. n. (obsolete, poetic) Loss or violence suffered.
          10. n. (slang) The act of drinking.
                to take a pull at a mug of beer
          11. n. (cricket) A kind of stroke by which a leg ball is sent to the off side, or an off ball to the side.
          12. n. (golf) A mishit shot which travels in a straight line and (for a right-handed player) left of the intended path.
          13. v. (transitive, intransitive) To apply a force to (an object) so that it comes toward the person or thing applying the force.
                When I give the signal, pull the rope.
                You're going to have to pull harder to get that cork out of the bottle.
          14. v. To gather with the hand, or by drawing toward oneself; to pluck.
                to pull fruit from a tree; to pull flax; to pull a finch
          15. v. To attract or net; to pull in.
          16. v. To draw apart; to tear; to rend.
          17. v. (ambitransitive, UK, Ireland, slang) To persuade (someone) to have sex with one.
                I pulled at the club last night.
                He's pulled that bird over there.
          18. v. To remove (something), especially from public circulation or availability.
                Each day, they pulled the old bread and set out fresh loaves.
          19. v. (transitive, informal) To do or perform.
                He regularly pulls 12-hour days, sometimes 14.
                You'll be sent home if you pull another stunt like that.
          20. v. To retrieve or generate for use.
                I'll have to pull a part number for that.
          21. v. To toss a frisbee with the intention of launching the disc across the length of a field.
          22. v. (intransitive) To row.
          23. v. To strain (a muscle, tendon, ligament, etc.).
          24. v. (video games, ambitransitive) To draw (a hostile non-player character) into combat, or toward or away from some location or target.
          25. v. To score a certain amount of points in a sport.
          26. v. (horse-racing) To hold back, and so prevent from winning.
                The favourite was pulled.
          27. v. (printing, dated) To take or make (a proof or impression); so called because hand presses were worked by pulling a lever.
          28. v. (cricket, golf) To strike the ball in a particular manner. (See noun sense.)
          29. v. (UK) To draw beer from a pump, keg, or other source.
                Let's stop at Finnigan's. The barman pulls a good pint.
          30. v. (rail transportation, US, of a railroad car) To pull out from a yard or station; to leave.
          31. interj. (sports) Command used by a target shooter to request that the target be released/launched.
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.
and the one woman
she liked the bird
pack
     1. n. A bundle made up and prepared to be carried; especially, a bundle to be carried on the back, but also a load for an animal, a bale
           The horses carried the packs across the plain.
     2. n. A number or quantity equal to the contents of a pack
     3. n. a multitude.
           a pack of lies
           a pack of complaints
     4. n. A number or quantity of connected or similar things; a collective.
     5. n. A full set of playing cards; also, the assortment used in a particular game
           We were going to play cards, but nobody brought a pack.
     6. n. A number of hounds or dogs, hunting or kept together.
     7. n. A wolfpack: a number of wolves, hunting together.
     8. n. A number of persons associated or leagued in a bad design or practice; a gang.
           a pack of thieves or knaves
     9. n. A group of Cub Scouts.
     10. n. A shook of cask staves.
     11. n. A bundle of sheet-iron plates for rolling simultaneously.
     12. n. A large area of floating pieces of ice driven together more or less closely.
           The ship had to sail round the pack of ice.
     13. n. (medicine) An envelope, or wrapping, of sheets used in hydropathic practice, called dry pack, wet pack, cold pack, etc., according to the method of treatment.
     14. n. (slang): A loose, lewd, or worthless person.
     15. n. (snooker, pool) A tight group of object balls in cue sports. Usually the reds in snooker.
     16. n. (rugby) The team on the field.
     17. v. (physical) To put or bring things together in a limited or confined space, especially for storage or transport.
     18. v.          To make a pack of; to arrange closely and securely in a pack; hence, to place and arrange compactly as in a pack; to press into close orde
                   to pack goods in a box;  to pack fish
     19. v.          To fill in the manner of a pack, that is, compactly and securely, as for transportation; hence, to fill closely or to repletion; to stow a
                   to pack a trunk;  the play, or the audience, packs the theater
     20. v.          To envelop in a wet or dry sheet, within numerous coverings.
                   The doctor gave Kelly some sulfa pills and packed his arm in hot-water bags.
     21. v.          To render impervious, as by filling or surrounding with suitable material, or to fit or adjust so as to move without giving passage to air
                   to pack a joint;  to pack the piston of a steam engine;  pack someone's arm with ice.
     22. v.          (intransitive) To make up packs, bales, or bundles; to stow articles securely for transportation.
     23. v.          (intransitive) To admit of stowage, or of making up for transportation or storage; to become compressed or to settle together, so as to form a compact
                   the goods pack conveniently;  wet snow packs well
     24. v.          (intransitive) To gather in flocks or schools.
                   the grouse or the perch begin to pack
     25. v.          (transitive, historical) To combine (telegraph messages) in order to send them more cheaply as a single transmission.
     26. v. (social) To cheat, to arrange matters unfairly.
     27. v.          (transitive, card games) To sort and arrange (the cards) in a pack so as to secure the game unfairly.
     28. v.          To bring together or make up unfairly and fraudulently, in order to secure a certain result.
                   to pack a jury
     29. v.          To contrive unfairly or fraudulently; to plot.
     30. v.          (intransitive) To unite in bad measures; to confederate for ill purposes; to join in collusion.
     31. v. To load with a pack; hence, to load; to encumber.
           to pack a horse
     32. v. To move, send or carry.
     33. v.          To cause to go; to send away with baggage or belongings; especially, to send away peremptorily or suddenly; – sometimes with off. See pack
                   to pack a boy off to school
     34. v.          (transitive, US, Western US) To transport in a pack, or in the manner of a pack (i. e., on the backs of men or animals).
     35. v.          (intransitive) To depart in haste; – generally with off or away.
     36. v.          (transitive, slang) To carry weapons, especially firearms, on one's person.
     37. v. (transitive, sports) To block a shot, especially in basketball.
     38. v. (intransitive, LGBT slang) To wear a prosthetic penis inside one’s trousers for better verisimilitude.
out
           See also individual phrasal verbs such as come out, go out, put out, take out, pull out, and so on.
     1. adv. Away from the inside or the centre.
           The magician pulled the rabbit out of the hat.
     2. adv. Away from home or one's usual place.
           Let's eat out tonight
     3. adv. Outside; not indoors.
           Last night we slept out under the stars.
     4. adv. Away from; at a distance.
           Keep out!
     5. adv. Into a state of non-operation; into non-existence.
           Switch the lights out.
           Put the fire out.
     6. adv. To the end; completely.
           I hadn't finished. Hear me out.
     7. adv. Used to intensify or emphasize.
           The place was all decked out for the holidays.
     8. adv. (of the sun, moon, stars, etc.) So as to be visible in the sky, and not covered by clouds, fog, etc.
           The sun came out after the rain, and we saw a rainbow.
     9. adv. (cricket, baseball) Of a player, so as to be disqualified from playing further by some action of a member of the opposing team (such as being stumped in cricket).
           Wilson was bowled out for five runs.
     10. prep. (nonstandard, contraction of out of) Away from the inside.
           He threw it out the door.
     11. prep. (colloquial) Outside.
           It's raining out.
           It's cold out.
     12. n. A means of exit, escape, reprieve, etc.
           They wrote the law to give those organizations an out.
     13. n. (baseball) A state in which a member of the batting team is removed from play due to the application of various rules of the game such as striking out, hitting a fly ball which is caught by the fieldi
     14. n. (cricket) A dismissal; a state in which a member of the batting team finishes his turn at bat, due to the application of various rules of the game, such as the bowler knocking over the batsman's wicke
     15. n. (poker) A card which can make a hand a winner.
     16. n. (dated) A trip out; an outing.
     17. n. (mostly, in plural) One who, or that which, is out; especially, one who is out of office.
     18. n. A place or space outside of something; a nook or corner; an angle projecting outward; an open space.
     19. n. (printing, dated) A word or words omitted by the compositor in setting up copy; an omission.
     20. v. To eject; to expel.
     21. v. To reveal (a person) to be gay, bisexual, or transgender.
     22. v. To reveal (a person or organization) as having a certain secret, such as a being a secret agent or undercover detective.
     23. v. To reveal (a secret).
           A Brazilian company outed the new mobile phone design.
     24. v. (intransitive, archaic) To come or go out; to get out or away; to become public.
     25. v. To become apparent.
     26. adj. Not at home; not at one's office or place of employment.
           I'm sorry, Mr Smith is out at the moment.
     27. adj. Released, available for purchase, download or other use.
           Did you hear? Their newest CD is out!
     28. adj. (in various games; used especially of a batsman or batter in cricket or baseball) Dismissed from play under the rules of the game.
           He bowls, Johnson pokes at it ... and ... Johnson is out! Caught behind by Ponsonby!
     29. adj. Openly acknowledging that one is gay or transgender.
           It's no big deal to be out in the entertainment business.
     30. adj. (of flowers) In bloom.
           The garden looks beautiful now that the roses are out.
     31. adj. (of the sun, moon or stars) Visible in the sky; not obscured by clouds.
           The sun is out, and it's a lovely day.
     32. adj. (of lamps, fires etc.) Not shining or burning.
           I called round to the house but all the lights were out and no one was home.
     33. adj. (of ideas, plans, etc.) Discarded; no longer a possibility.
           Right, so that idea's out. Let's move on to the next one.
     34. adj. No longer popular or in fashion.
           Black is out this season. The new black is white.
     35. adj. Without; no longer in possession of; not having more
           Do you have any bread? Sorry, we're out.
     36. adj. (of calculations or measurements) Containing errors or discrepancies; in error by a stated amount.
           Nothing adds up in this report. All these figures are out.
           The measurement was out by three millimetres.
     37. adj. (obsolete) Of a young lady: having entered society and available to be courted.
     38. interj. (procedure word, especially, military) A radio procedure word meaning that the station is finished with its transmission and does not expect a response.
           Destruction. Two T-72s destroyed. Three foot mobiles down. Out.
coming out
and choked out
from
     1. prep. With the source or provenance of or at.
           This wine comes from France.
           I got a letter from my brother.
     2. prep. With the origin, starting point or initial reference of or at.
           He had books piled from floor to ceiling.
           He left yesterday from Chicago.
           Face away from the wall!
     3. prep. (mathematics, now uncommon) Denoting a subtraction operation.
           20 from 31 leaves 11.
     4. prep. With the separation, exclusion or differentiation of.
           An umbrella protects from the sun.
           He knows right from wrong.
she got down from the chair
she would snatch it from him
between
     1. prep. In the position or interval that separates (two things), or intermediate in quantity or degree. (See Usage notes below.)
           John stood between Amy and Mary.  Let's meet between two and three.
           I want to buy one that costs somewhere between forty and fifty dollars.
     2. prep. Done together or reciprocally.
           conversation between friends
     3. prep. Shared in confidence.
           Between you and me, I think the boss is crazy.  Let's keep this between ourselves.
     4. prep. In transit from (one to the other, or connecting places).
           He's between jobs right now.  The shuttle runs between the town and the airport.
     5. prep. Combined (by effort or ownership).
           Between us all, we shall succeed.  We've only got £5 between us.
           Between the leaky taps and the peeling wallpaper, there isn't much about this house to appeal to a buyer.
     6. prep. One of (representing a choice).
           You must choose between him and me.
           Some colour-blind people can't distinguish between red and green.
     7. n. A kind of needle, shorter than a sharp, with a small rounded eye, used for making fine stitches on heavy fabrics.
passed between them;
His
     1. pron. honoraltcaps, his
     2. det. Belonging to him.
     3. det. (dated) Belonging to a person of unspecified gender.
     4. det. (obsolete) Its; belonging to it. (Now only when implying personification.)
     5. det. (archaic) Used as a genitive marker in place of ’s after a noun, especially a masculine noun ending in -s, to express the possessive case.
           Ahab his mark for Ahab's mark.
           Sejanus his Fall
     6. pron. That which belongs to him; the possessive case of he, used without a following noun.
           The decision was his to live with.
     7. pron. alternative spelling of His
     8. n. plural of hi
legs
     1. n. plural of leg
     2. n. (bingo) eleven
     3. n. viscous streaks left on the inside of the glass when certain wines are swirled around before tasting
     4. v. third-person singular present indicative of leg
     leg
          1. n. The lower limb of a human being or animal that extends from the groin to the ankle.
                Dan won't be able to come to the party, since he broke his leg last week and is now on crutches.
          2. n. (anatomy) The portion of the lower appendage of a human that extends from the knee to the ankle.
          3. n. A part of garment, such as a pair of trousers/pants, that covers a leg.
                The left leg of these jeans has a tear.
          4. n. A stage of a journey, race etc.
                After six days, we're finally in the last leg of our cross-country trip.
          5. n. (nautical) A distance that a sailing vessel does without changing the sails from one side to the other.
          6. n. (nautical) One side of a multiple-sided (often triangular) course in a sailing race.
          7. n. (sports) A single game or match played in a tournament or other sporting contest.
          8. n. (geometry) One of the two sides of a right triangle that is not the hypotenuse.
          9. n. (geometry) One of the branches of a hyperbola or other curve which extend outward indefinitely.
          10. n. A rod-like protrusion from an inanimate object, supporting it from underneath.
                the legs of a chair or table
          11. n. (usually used in plural) evidence, the ability for a thing or idea to succeed or persist
          12. n. (slang) A disreputable sporting character; a blackleg.
          13. n. An extension of a steam boiler downward, in the form of a narrow space between vertical plates, sometimes nearly surrounding the furnace and ash pit, and serving to support the boiler; called also wat
          14. n. In a grain elevator, the case containing the lower part of the belt which carries the buckets.
          15. n. (cricket) A fielder whose position is on the outside, a little in rear of the batter.
          16. n. (telephony) A branch or lateral circuit connecting an instrument with the main line.
          17. n. (electrical) A branch circuit; one phase of a polyphase system.
          18. n. (US, slang) An army soldier assigned to a paratrooper unit who has not yet been qualified as a paratrooper.
          19. v. To remove the legs from an animal carcass.
          20. v. To build legs onto a platform or stage for support.
          21. v. To put a series of three or more options strikes into the stock market.
          22. v. To apply force using the leg (as in 'to leg a horse').
          23. n. abbreviation of legislature
                One argument made a lot in the leg was that the bill would simplify voting.
          24. adj. abbreviation of legislative
                The party wants to tackle social issues in the next leg term.
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 thin
and string
begins
     1. v. third-person singular present indicative of begin
     begin
          1. v. To start, to initiate or take the first step into something.
                I began playing the piano at the age of five.   Now that everyone is here, we should begin the presentation.
          2. v. (intransitive) To be in the first stage of some situation
                The program begins at 9 o'clock on the dot.    I rushed to get to class on time, but the lesson had already begun. -
          3. v. (intransitive) To come into existence.
          4. n. (nonstandard) Beginning; start.
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
come to think of it
she turned to the stove
swing
     1. v. (intransitive) To rotate about an off-centre fixed point.
           The plant swung in the breeze.
     2. v. (intransitive) To dance.
     3. v. (intransitive) To ride on a swing.
           The children laughed as they swung.
     4. v. (intransitive) To participate in the swinging lifestyle; to participate in wife-swapping.
     5. v. (intransitive) To hang from the gallows.
     6. v. (intransitive, cricket, of a ball) to move sideways in its trajectory.
     7. v. (intransitive) To fluctuate or change.
           It wasn't long before the crowd's mood swung towards restless irritability.
     8. v. To move (an object) backward and forward; to wave.
           He swung his sword as hard as he could.
     9. v. To change (a numerical result); especially to change the outcome of an election.
     10. v. To make (something) work; especially to afford (something) financially.
           If it’s not too expensive, I think we can swing it.
     11. v. (transitive, music) To play notes that are in pairs by making the first of the pair slightly longer than written (augmentation) and the second, resulting in a bouncy, uneven rhythm.
     12. v. (transitive, cricket) (of a bowler) to make the ball move sideways in its trajectory.
     13. v. (transitive, and intransitive, boxing) To move one's arm in a punching motion.
     14. v. In dancing, to turn around in a small circle with one's partner, holding hands or arms.
           "to swing one's partner", or simply "to swing".
     15. v. (transitive, engineering) To admit or turn something for the purpose of shaping it; said of a lathe.
           The lathe can swing a pulley of 12 inches diameter.
     16. v. (transitive, carpentry) To put (a door, gate, etc.) on hinges so that it can swing or turn.
     17. v. (nautical) To turn round by action of wind or tide when at anchor.
           A ship swings with the tide.
     18. v. =====Troponyms=====
     19. v. (to rotate about an off-centre fixed point) pivot, swivel
     20. n. The manner in which something is swung.
           He worked tirelessly to improve his golf swing.
           Door swing indicates direction the door opens.
           the swing of a pendulum
     21. n. A line, cord, or other thing suspended and hanging loose, upon which anything may swing.
     22. n. A hanging seat in a children's playground, for acrobats in a circus, or on a porch for relaxing.
     23. n. A dance style.
     24. n. (music) The genre of music associated with this dance style.
     25. n. The amount of change towards or away from something.
     26. n.          (politics) In an election, the increase or decrease in the number of votes for opposition parties compared with votes for the incumbent party.
                    The polls showed a wide swing to Labour.
     27. n. (cricket) Sideways movement of the ball as it flies through the air.
     28. n. The diameter that a lathe can cut.
     29. n. In a musical theater production, a performer who understudies several roles.
     30. n. A basic dance step in which a pair link hands and turn round together in a circle.
     31. n. Capacity of a turning lathe, as determined by the diameter of the largest object that can be turned in it.
     32. n. (obsolete) Free course; unrestrained liberty.
     33. n. (boxing) A type of hook with the arm more extended.
it
     1. pron. The third-person singular personal pronoun that is normally used to refer to an inanimate object or abstract entity, also often used to refer to animals.
           Put it over there.
           Take each day as it comes.
           I heard the sound of the school bus - it was early today.
     2. pron. A third-person singular personal pronoun used to refer to a child, especially of unknown gender.
           She took the baby and held it in her arms.
     3. pron. Used to refer to someone being identified, often on the phone, but not limited to this situation.
           It's me. John.
           Is it her?
     4. pron. The impersonal pronoun, used without referent as the subject of an impersonal verb or statement. (known as the dummy pronoun or weather it)
           It is nearly 10 o’clock.
           It’s 10:45 read ten-forty-five.
           It’s very cold today.
           It’s lonely without you.
     5. pron. The impersonal pronoun, used without referent in various short idioms.
           stick it out
           live it up
           rough it
     6. pron. The impersonal pronoun, used as a placeholder for a delayed subject, or less commonly, object; known as the dummy pronoun or, more formally in linguistics, a syntactic expletive. The delayed subject i
           It is easy to see how she would think that. (with the infinitive clause headed by to see)
           I find it odd that you would say that. (with the noun clause introduced by that)
           It is hard seeing you so sick. (with the gerund seeing)
           He saw to it that everyone would vote for him. (with the noun clause introduced by that)
           It is not clear if the report was true. (with the noun clause introduced by if)
     7. pron. All or the end; something after which there is no more.
           Are there more students in this class, or is this it?
           That's it—I'm not going to any more candy stores with you.
     8. pron. (chiefly pejorative, offensive) A third-person singular personal pronoun used to refer to an animate referent who is transgender or is neither female nor male.
     9. pron. (obsolete) (Followed by an omitted and understood relative pronoun): That which; what.
     10. det. (obsolete) its
     11. n. One who is neither a he nor a she; a creature; a dehumanized being.
     12. n. The person who chases and tries to catch the other players in the playground game of tag.
           In the next game, Adam and Tom will be it…
     13. n. (British) The game of tag.
           Let's play it at breaktime.
     14. n. Sex appeal, especially that which goes beyond beauty.
     15. n. (euphemism) Sexual activity.
           caught them doing it
     16. adj. (colloquial) Most fashionable.
knot it
and then she did it
in
     1. prep. Used to indicate location, inclusion, or position within spatial, temporal or other limits.
     2. prep.          Contained by.
                   The dog is in the kennel.
     3. prep.          Within.
     4. prep.          Surrounded by.
                   We are in the enemy camp.   Her plane is in the air.
     5. prep.          Part of; a member of.
                   One in a million.   She's in band and orchestra.
     6. prep.          Pertaining to; with regard to.
                   What grade did he get in English?
                   Military letters should be formal in tone, but not stilted.
     7. prep.          At the end of a period of time.
                   They said they would call us in a week.
     8. prep.          Within a certain elapsed time
                   Are you able to finish this in three hours?   The massacre resulted in over 1000 deaths in three hours.
     9. prep.          During (said of periods of time).
                   in the first week of December;  Easter falls in the fourth lunar month;   The country reached a high level of prosperity in his fi
     10. prep.          (grammar, phonetics, of sounds and letters) Coming at the end of a word.
                   English nouns in -ce form their plurals in -s.
     11. prep. Into.
           Less water gets in your boots this way.
     12. prep. Used to indicate limit, qualification, condition, or circumstance.
           In replacing the faucet washers, he felt he was making his contribution to the environment.
     13. prep.          Indicating an order or arrangement.
                   My fat rolls around in folds.
     14. prep.          Denoting a state of the subject.
                   He stalked away in anger.   John is in a coma.
     15. prep.          Indicates, connotatively, a place-like form of someone's (or something's) personality, as his, her or its psychic and physical characteristics.
                   You've got a friend in me.   He's met his match in her.
     16. prep.          Wearing (an item of clothing).
                    I glanced over at the pretty girl in the red dress.
     17. prep. Used to indicate means, medium, format, genre, or instrumentality.
     18. prep.          (of something offered or given in an exchange) In the form of, in the denomination of.
                   Please pay me in cash — preferably in tens and twenties.
                   The deposit can be in any legal tender, even in gold.
                    Her generosity was rewarded in the success of its recipients.
     19. prep.          Used to indicate a language, script, tone, etc. of a text, speech, etc.
                   Beethoven's "Symphony No. 5" in C minor is among his most popular.
                   His speech was in French, but was simultaneously translated into eight languages.
                   When you write in cursive, it's illegible.
     20. v. (obsolete, transitive) To enclose.
     21. v. (obsolete, transitive) To take in; to harvest.
     22. adv. (not comparable) Located indoors, especially at home or the office, or inside something.
           Is Mr. Smith in?
     23. adv. Moving to the interior of a defined space, such as a building or room.
           Suddenly a strange man walked in.
     24. adv. (sports) Still eligible to play, e.g. able to bat in cricket and baseball.
           He went for the wild toss but wasn't able to stay in.
     25. adv. (UK) Abbreviation of in aid of.
           What's that in?
     26. adv. After the beginning of something.
     27. n. A position of power or a way to get it.
           His parents got him an in with the company
     28. n. (sport) The state of a batter/batsman who is currently batting – see innings
     29. n. A re-entrant angle; a nook or corner.
     30. adj. In fashion; popular.
           Skirts are in this year.
     31. adj. Incoming.
           the in train
     32. adj. (nautical, of the sails of a vessel) Furled or stowed.
     33. adj. (legal) With privilege or possession; used to denote a holding, possession, or seisin.
           in by descent; in by purchase; in of the seisin of her husband
     34. adj. (cricket) Currently batting.
     35. n. Inch.
still in that mild
locking her up in town
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
he was to a dot
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.
fashion
     1. n. A current (constantly changing) trend, favored for frivolous rather than practical, logical, or intellectual reasons.
     2. n. Popular trends.
           Check out the latest in fashion.
     3. n. A style or manner in which something is done.
     4. n. The make or form of anything; the style, shape, appearance, or mode of structure; pattern, model; workmanship; execution.
           the fashion of the ark, of a coat, of a house, of an altar, etc.
     5. n. (dated) Polite, fashionable, or genteel life; social position; good breeding.
           men of fashion
     6. v. To make, build or construct, especially in a crude or improvised way.
     7. v. (dated) To make in a standard manner; to work.
     8. v. (dated) To fit, adapt, or accommodate to.
     9. v. (obsolete) To forge or counterfeit.
matter-of-fact fashion
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