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his
     1. det. Belonging to him.
     2. det. (dated) Belonging to a person of unspecified gender.
     3. det. (obsolete) Its; belonging to it. (Now only when implying personification.)
     4. 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
     5. pron. That which belongs to him; the possessive case of he, used without a following noun.
           The decision was his to live with.
     6. pron. alternative spelling of His
     7. n. plural of hi
and his heart sound
extended his cigar-case
arguments
     1. n. plural of argument
     2. v. third-person singular present indicative of argument
     argument
          1. n. A fact or statement used to support a proposition;a reason.
          2. n. A verbal dispute; a quarrel.
          3. n. A process of reasoning.
          4. n. (philosophy, logic) A series of propositions organized so that the final proposition is a conclusion which is intended to follow logically from the preceding propositions, which function as premises.
          5. n. (mathematics) The independent variable of a function.
          6. n. (mathematics) The phase of a complex number.
          7. n. (programming) A value, or reference to a value, passed to a function.
                Parameters are like labeled fillable blanks used to define a function whereas arguments are passed to a function when calling it, filling in those blanks.
          8. n. (programming) A parameter in a function definition; an actual parameter, as opposed to a formal parameter.
          9. n. (linguistics) Any of the phrases that bears a syntactic connection to the verb of a clause.
          10. n. (astronomy) The quantity on which another quantity in a table depends.
                The altitude is the argument of the refraction.
          11. n. The subject matter of a discourse, writing, or artistic representation; theme or topic; also, an abstract or summary, as of the contents of a book, chapter, poem.
          12. n. Matter for question; business in hand.
          13. v. To put forward as an argument; to argue.
lacked
     1. v. simple past tense and past participle of lack
     lack
          1. n. (obsolete) A defect or failing; moral or spiritual degeneracy.
          2. n. A deficiency or need (of something desirable or necessary); an absence, want.
          3. v. To be without, to need, to require.
                My life lacks excitement.
          4. v. (intransitive) To be short (of or for something).
                He'll never lack for company while he's got all that money.
          5. v. (intransitive, obsolete) To be in want.
          6. v. (obsolete) To see the deficiency in (someone or something); to find fault with, to malign, reproach.
coherence
     1. n. The quality of cohering, or being coherent; internal consistency.
           His arguments lacked coherence.
     2. n. A logical arrangement of parts.
     3. n. (physics, of waves) The property of having the same wavelength and phase.
     4. n. (linguistics, translation studies) A semantic relationship between different parts of the same text.
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