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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.
it read as follows
stood looking at it
enumerates
     1. v. third-person singular present indicative of enumerate
     enumerate
          1. v. To specify each member of a sequence individually in incrementing order.
          2. v. To determine the amount of.
principles
     1. n. plural of principle
     principle
          1. n. A fundamental assumption or guiding belief.
                We need some sort of principles to reason from.
          2. n. A rule used to choose among solutions to a problem.
                The principle of least privilege holds that a process should only receive the permissions it needs.
          3. n. (sometimes pluralized) Moral rule or aspect.
                I don't doubt your principles.
                You are clearly a person of principle.
                It's the principle of the thing; I won't do business with someone I can't trust.
          4. n. (physics) A rule or law of nature, or the basic idea on how the laws of nature are applied.
                Bernoulli's Principle
                The Pauli Exclusion Principle prevents two fermions from occupying the same state.
                The principle of the internal combustion engine
          5. n. A fundamental essence, particularly one producing a given quality.
                Many believe that life is the result of some vital principle.
          6. n. (obsolete) A beginning.
          7. n. A source, or origin; that from which anything proceeds; fundamental substance or energy; primordial substance; ultimate element, or cause.
          8. n. An original faculty or endowment.
          9. v. To equip with principles; to establish, or fix, in certain principles; to impress with any tenet or rule of conduct.
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.
being afraid of them
what did he die of, sir
equality
     1. n. The fact of being equal.
     2. n. (mathematics) The fact of being equal, of having the same value.
     3. n. The equal treatment of people irrespective of social or cultural differences.
solidarity
     1. n. A bond of unity or agreement between individuals, united around a common goal or against a common enemy, such as the unifying principle that defines the labor movement; mutual support within a group.
           A long time union member himself, Phil showed solidarity with the picketing grocery store workers by shopping at a competing, unionized store.
     2. n. Willingness to give psychological and/or material support when another person is in a difficult position or needs affection.
           Only the solidarity provided by her siblings allowed Margaret to cope with her mother's harrowing death.
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 there
Justice
     1. n. The title of a justice of court.
     2. n. The state or characteristic of being just or fair.
           the justice of a description
     3. n. The ideal of fairness, impartiality, etc., especially with regard to the punishment of wrongdoing.
           Justice was served.
     4. n. Judgment and punishment of a party who has allegedly wronged another.
           to demand justice
     5. n. The civil power dealing with law.
           Ministry of Justice
           the justice system
     6. n. A title given to judges of certain courts; capitalized as a title.
           Mr. Justice Krever presides over the appellate court
     7. n. Correctness, conforming to reality or rules.
which
     1. det. (interrogative) What, of those mentioned or implied.
           Which song made the charts?
     2. det. (relative) The one or ones that.
           Show me which one is bigger.
           They couldn't decide which song to play.
     3. det. (relative) The one or ones mentioned.
           He once owned a painting of the house, which painting would later be stolen.
           For several seconds he sat in silence, during which time the tea and sandwiches arrived.
           I'm thinking of getting a new car, in which case I'd get a red one.
     4. pron. (interrogative) What one or ones (of those mentioned or implied).
           Which is bigger?;  Which is which?
     5. pron. (relative) Who; whom; what (of those mentioned or implied).
           He walked by a door with a sign, which read: PRIVATE OFFICE.
           We've met some problems which are very difficult to handle.
           He had to leave, which was very difficult.
           No art can be properly understood apart from the culture of which it is a part.
     6. pron. (relative, archaic) Used of people (now generally who, whom or that).
     7. n. An occurrence of the word which.
which is significant
which I have found valuable
would
     1. v. As a past-tense form of will.:
     2. v.          (obsolete) Wished, desired (something).
     3. v.          (archaic) Wanted to ( + bare infinitive).
     4. v.          Used to; was or were habitually accustomed to ( + bare infinitive); indicating an action in the past that happened repeatedly or commonly.
     5. v.          Used with bare infinitive to form the "anterior future", indicating a futurity relative to a past time.
     6. v.          (archaic) Used with ellipsis of the infinitive verb, or postponement to a relative clause, in various senses.
     7. v.          Was determined to; loosely, could naturally have been expected to (given the tendencies of someone's character etc.).
     8. v. As a modal verb, the subjunctive of will.:
     9. v.          Used to give a conditional or potential "softening" to the present; might, might wish.
     10. v.          Used as the auxiliary of the simple conditional modality (with a bare infinitive); indicating an action or state that is conditional on another.
     11. v.          (chiefly archaic) Might wish ( + verb in past subjunctive); often used in the first person (with or without that) in the sense of "if only".
     12. v.          Used to impart a sense of hesitancy or uncertainty to the present; might be inclined to. Now sometimes colloquially with ironic effect.
     13. v.          Used interrogatively to express a polite request; are (you) willing to …?
                   Would you pass the salt, please?
     14. v.          (chiefly archaic, transitive, or control verb) Might desire; wish (something).
     15. n. Something that would happen, or would be the case, under different circumstances; a potentiality.
how would he be poisoned
he knew what would happen
     will
          1. v. (rare, transitive) To wish, desire (something).
                Do what you will.
          2. v. (rare, intransitive) To wish or desire (that something happen); to intend (that).
          3. v. (auxiliary) To habitually do (a given action).
          4. v. (auxiliary) To choose to (do something), used to express intention but without any temporal connotations (+ bare infinitive).
          5. v. (auxiliary) Used to express the future tense, sometimes with some implication of volition when used in the first person. Compare shall.
          6. v. (auxiliary) To be able to, to have the capacity to.
                Unfortunately, only one of these gloves will actually fit over my hand.
          7. n. One's independent faculty of choice; the ability to be able to exercise one's choice or intention.
                Of course, man's will is often regulated by his reason.
          8. n. One's intention or decision; someone's orders or commands.
                Eventually I submitted to my parents' will.
          9. n. The act of choosing to do something; a person’s conscious intent or volition.
                Most creatures have a will to live.
          10. n. (law) A formal declaration of one's intent concerning the disposal of one's property and holdings after death; the legal document stating such wishes.
          11. n. (archaic) That which is desired; one's wish.
          12. n. (archaic) Desire, longing. (Now generally merged with later senses.)
                He felt a great will to make a pilgrimage to the Holy Land.
          13. v. (archaic) To wish, desire.
          14. v. (transitive, intransitive) To instruct (that something be done) in one's will.
          15. v. To try to make (something) happen by using one's will (intention).
                All the fans were willing their team to win the game.
          16. v. To bequeath (something) to someone in one's will (legal document).
                He willed his stamp collection to the local museum.
threaten
     1. v. To make a threat against someone; to use threats.
           He threatened me with a knife.
     2. v. To menace, or be dangerous.
           The rocks threatened the ship's survival.
     3. v. To portend, or give a warning of.
           The black clouds threatened heavy rain.
     4. v. (figuratively) To be close to equaling or surpassing (a record, etc.)
only
     1. adj. Alone in a category.
           He is the only doctor for miles.
           The only people in the stadium were the fans: no players, coaches, or officials.
           That was the only time I went to Turkey.
     2. adj. Singularly superior; the best.
           He is the only trombonist to recruit.
     3. adj. Without sibling; without a sibling of the same gender.
           He is their only son, in fact, an only child.
     4. adj. (obsolete) Mere.
     5. adv. Without others or anything further; exclusively.
           My heart is hers, and hers only.   The cat sat only on the mat. It kept off the sofa.
     6. adv. No more than; just.
           The cat only sat on the mat. It didn't scratch it.   If there were only one more ticket!
     7. adv. As recently as.
           He left only moments ago.
     8. adv. (obsolete) Above all others; particularly.
     9. conj. Under the condition that; but.
     10. conj. But; except.
           I would enjoy running, only I have this broken leg.
     11. n. An only child.
that we are only human
true, he had only just taken it up
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.
by the way
the manuscript
bigot
     1. n. One who is narrow-mindedly devoted to their own ideas and groups, and intolerant of (people of) differing ideas, races, genders, religions, politics, etc.
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 detective gave in
the women did not speak
thief
     1. n. One who carries out a theft.
     2. n. One who steals another person's property, especially by stealth and without using force or violence.
     3. n. (obsolete) A waster in the snuff of a candle.
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 his eyes
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.
did you see the snake
and wiped off the bottle
tyrant
     1. n. (historic, ancient Greece) A usurper; one who gains power and rules extralegally, distinguished from kings elevated by election or succession.
     2. n. (obsolete) Any monarch or governor.
     3. n. A despot; a ruler who governs unjustly, cruelly, or harshly.
     4. n. (by extension) Any person who abuses the power of position or office to treat others unjustly, cruelly, or harshly.
     5. n. (by extension) A villain; a person or thing who uses strength or violence to treat others unjustly, cruelly, or harshly.
     6. n. The tyrant bird, pl=s, members of the family Tyrannidae, which often fight or drive off other birds which approach their nests.
     7. adj. (uncommon) Tyrannical, tyrannous; like, characteristic of, or in the manner of a tyrant.
     8. v. (intransitive, obsolete) To act like a tyrant; to be tyrannical.
     9. v. (transitive, obsolete) To tyrannize.
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