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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
'is it?'
was
     1. v. first-person singular past of be.
     2. v. third-person singular past of be.
well, I was surprised
there was something odd
     be
          1. v. (intransitive, now literary) To exist; to have real existence.
          2. v. (with there, or dialectally it, as dummy subject) To exist.
                There is just one woman in town who can help us. (or, dialectally:) It is just one woman in town who can help us.
          3. v. (intransitive) To occupy a place.
                The cup is on the table.
          4. v. (intransitive) To occur, to take place.
                When will the meeting be?
          5. v. (intransitive, in perfect tenses, without predicate) Elliptical form of "be here", "go to and return from" or similar.
                The postman has been today, but my tickets have still not yet come.
                I have been to Spain many times.
                Moscow, huh? I've never been, but it sounds fascinating.
          6. v. (transitive, copulative) Used to indicate that the subject and object are the same.
                Knowledge is bliss.
                Hi, I’m Jim.
          7. v. (transitive, copulative, mathematics) Used to indicate that the values on either side of an equation are the same.
                3 times 5 is fifteen.
          8. v. (transitive, copulative) Used to indicate that the subject plays the role of the predicate nominal.
                François Mitterrand was president of France from 1981 to 1995.
          9. v. (transitive, copulative) Used to connect a noun to an adjective that describes it.
                The sky is blue.
          10. v. (transitive, copulative) Used to indicate that the subject has the qualities described by a noun or noun phrase.
                The sky is a deep blue today.
          11. v. (transitive, auxiliary) Used to form the passive voice.
                The dog was drowned by the boy.
          12. v. (transitive, auxiliary) Used to form the continuous forms of various tenses.
                The woman is walking.
                I shall be writing to you soon.
                We liked to chat while we were eating.
          13. v. (archaic, auxiliary) Used to form the perfect aspect with certain intransitive verbs, most of which indicate motion. Often still used for "to go".
          14. v. (transitive, auxiliary) Used to form future tenses, especially the future periphrastic.
                I am to leave tomorrow.
                I would drive you, were I to obtain a car.
          15. v. (transitive, copulative) Used to link a subject to a measurement.
                This building is three hundred years old.
                I am 75 kilograms.
                He’s about 6 feet tall.
          16. v. (transitive, copulative, with a cardinal numeral) Used to state the age of a subject in years.
                I’m 20. (= I am 20 years old.)
          17. v. (with a dummy subject) it Used to indicate the time of day.
                It is almost eight. (= It is almost eight o’clock.)
                It’s 8:30 read eight-thirty in Tokyo.
                What time is it there? It’s night.
          18. v. (With since) Used to indicate passage of time since the occurrence of an event.
                It has been three years since my grandmother died. (similar to My grandmother died three years ago, but emphasizes the intervening period)
                It had been six days since his departure, when I received a letter from him.
          19. v. (often, impersonal, with it as a dummy subject) Used to indicate weather, air quality, or the like.
                It is hot in Arizona, but it is not usually humid.
                Why is it so dark in here?
          20. v. (dynamic/lexical "be", especially in progressive tenses, conjugated non-suppletively in the present tense, see usage notes) To exist or behave in a certain way.
                "What do we do?" "We be ourselves.".
                Why is he being nice to me?
the
     1. art. Definite grammatical article that implies necessarily that an entity it articulates is presupposed; something already mentioned, or completely specified later in that same sentence, or assumed already
           I’m reading the book. (Compare I’m reading a book.)
           The street in front of your house. (Compare A street in Paris.)
           The men and women watched the man give the birdseed to the bird.
     2. art.          Used before a noun modified by a restrictive relative clause, indicating that the noun refers to a single referent defined by the relative clause.
                    The street that runs through my hometown.
     3. art. Used before an object considered to be unique, or of which there is only one at a time.
           No one knows how many galaxies there are in the universe.
           God save the Queen!
     4. art. Used before a superlative or an ordinal number modifying a noun, to indicate that the noun refers to a single item.
           That was the best apple pie ever.
     5. art.          Added to a superlative or an ordinal number to make it into a substantive.
                    That apple pie was the best.
     6. art. Introducing a singular term to be taken generically: preceding a name of something standing for a whole class.
     7. art. Used before an adjective, indicating all things (especially persons) described by that adjective.
           Feed the hungry, clothe the naked, comfort the afflicted, and afflict the comfortable.
     8. art. Used to indicate a certain example of (a noun) which is usually of most concern or most common or familiar.
           No one in the whole country had seen it before.
           I don't think I'll get to it until the morning.
     9. art. Used before a body part (especially of someone previously mentioned), as an alternative to a possessive pronoun.
           A stone hit him on the head. (= “A stone hit him on his head.”)
     10. art. When stressed, indicates that it describes an object which is considered to be best or exclusively worthy of attention.
           That is the hospital to go to for heart surgery.
     11. adv. 1=With a comparative ormore and a verb phrase, establishes a parallel with one or more other such comparatives.
           The hotter the better.
           The more I think about it, the weaker it looks.
           The more money donated, the more books purchased, and the more happy children.
           It looks weaker and weaker, the more I think about it.
     12. adv. 1=With a comparative, and often withfor it, indicates a result more like said comparative. This can be negated withnone.
           It was a difficult time, but I’m the wiser for it.
           It was a difficult time, and I’m none the wiser for it.
           I'm much the wiser for having had a difficult time like that.
said the doctor
on the other hand
Nixon
     1. n. (slang) A low quality, low potency drug passed off as a powerful, pure drug.
administration
     1. n. The act of administering; government of public affairs; the service rendered, or duties assumed, in conducting affairs; the conducting of any office or employment; direction.
     2. n. A body that administers; the executive part of government; the persons collectively who are entrusted with the execution of laws and the superintendence of public affairs; the chief magistrate and his
           Successive US administrations have had similar Middle East policies.
     3. n. The act of administering, or tendering something to another; dispensation.
           the administration of a medicine, of an oath, of justice, or of the sacrament.
           oral administration of insulin
     4. n. (business) Management.
     5. n. (legal, UK) An arrangement whereby an insolvent company can continue trading under supervision.
           The company went into voluntary administration last week.
that
     1. conj. Introducing a clause which is the subject or object of a verb (such as one involving reported speech), or which is a complement to a previous statement.
           He told me that the book is a good read.
           I believe that it is true. — She is convinced that he is British.
     2. conj. Introducing a subordinate clause expressing a reason or cause: because, in that.
           Be glad that you have enough to eat.
     3. conj. (now uncommon) Introducing a subordinate clause that expresses an aim, purpose or goal ("final"), and usually contains the auxiliaries may, might or should: so, so that.
     4. conj. Introducing — especially, but not exclusively, with an antecedent like so or such — a subordinate clause expressing a result, consequence or effect.
           The noise was so loud that she woke up.
           The problem was sufficiently important that it had to be addressed.
     5. conj. (archaic, or poetic) Introducing a premise or supposition for consideration: seeing as; inasmuch as; given that; as would appear from the fact that.
     6. conj. Introducing a subordinate clause modifying an adverb.
           Was John there? — Not that I saw.
           How often did she visit him? — Twice that I saw.
     7. conj. Introducing an exclamation expressing a desire or wish.
     8. conj. Introducing an exclamation expressing a strong emotion such as sadness or surprise.
     9. det. The (thing, person, idea, etc) indicated or understood from context, especially if more remote physically, temporally or mentally than one designated as "this", or if expressing distinction.
           That book is a good read. This one isn't.
           That battle was in 1450.
           That cat of yours is evil.
     10. pron. (demonstrative) The thing, person, idea, quality, event, action or time indicated or understood from context, especially if more remote geographically, temporally or mentally than one designated as "t
           He went home, and after that I never saw him again.
     11. pron. The known (thing); (used to refer to something just said).
           They're getting divorced. What do you think about that?
     12. pron. (demonstrative) The aforementioned quality; used together with a verb and pronoun to emphatically repeat a previous statement.
           The water is so cold! — That it is.
     13. pron. (relative) (plural that) Which, who; (representing a subject, direct object, indirect object, or object of a preposition).
           The CPR course that she took really came in handy.
           The house that he lived in was old and dilapidated.
     14. pron. (colloquial) (Used in place of relative adverbs such as where or when; often omitted.)
           the place that = where or to which I went last year
           the last time that = when I went to Europe
     15. adv. (degree) To a given extent or degree.
           "The ribbon was that thin." "I disagree, I say it was not that thin, it was thicker... or maybe thinner...".
     16. adv. (degree) To a great extent or degree; very, particularly (in negative constructions).
           I'm just not that sick.
           I did the run last year, and it wasn't that difficult.
     17. adv. (obsolete, outside, dialects) To such an extent; so. (in positive constructions).
           Ooh, I was that happy I nearly kissed her.
     18. n. (philosophy) Something being indicated that is there; one of those.
I was told that
in that thin, timid voice
Saw
     1. n. (slang) A Bahamian.
     2. n. A tool with a toothed blade used for cutting hard substances, in particular wood or metal
     3. n. A musical saw.
     4. n. A sawtooth wave.
     5. v. To cut (something) with a saw.
           They were stoned, they were sawn asunder, were tempted, were slain with the sword: they wandered about in sheepskins and goatskins; being destitute, afflicted, tormented;
     6. v. (intransitive) To make a motion back and forth similar to cutting something with a saw.
           The fiddler sawed away at his instrument.
     7. v. (intransitive) To be cut with a saw.
           The timber saws smoothly.
     8. v. To form or produce (something) by cutting with a saw.
           to saw boards or planks (i.e. to saw logs or timber into boards or planks)
           to saw shingles; to saw out a panel
     9. n. (obsolete) Something spoken; speech, discourse.
     10. n. (often old saw) A saying or proverb.
     11. n. (obsolete) Opinion, idea, belief; by thy ~, in your opinion; commune ~, common opinion; common knowledge; on no ~, by no means.
     12. n. (obsolete) Proposal, suggestion; possibility.
     13. n. (obsolete) Dictate; command; decree.
     14. v. simple past tense of see
     15. interj. (slang) what's up (either as a greeting or actual question)
           — Saw, dude?— Not much.
     see
          1. v. (stative) To perceive or detect with the eyes, or as if by sight.
          2. v.          To witness or observe by personal experience.
                        Now I've seen it all!
                        I have been blind since birth and I love to read Braille. When the books arrive in from the library, I can’t wait to see what stories they have s
                        I saw military service in Vietnam.
          3. v. To form a mental picture of.
          4. v.          (figuratively) To understand.
                        Do you see what I mean?
          5. v.          To come to a realization of having been mistaken or misled.
                        They're blind to the damage they do, but someday they'll see.
          6. v. (social) To meet, to visit.
          7. v.          To have an interview with; especially, to make a call upon; to visit.
                        to go to see a friend
          8. v.          To date frequently.
                        I've been seeing her for two months
          9. v. To be the setting or time of.
                The 20th century saw humanity's first space exploration.
          10. v. (by extension) To ensure that something happens, especially while witnessing it.
                I'll see you hang for this!  I saw that they didn't make any more trouble.
          11. v. (gambling) To respond to another player's bet with a bet of equal value.
                I'll see your twenty dollars and raise you ten.
          12. v. (sometimes mystical) To foresee, predict, or prophesy.
                The oracle saw the destruction of the city.
          13. v. To determine by trial or experiment; to find out (if or whether).
                I'll come over later and see if I can fix your computer.
          14. v. (used in the imperative) (Used to emphasise a proposition.)
                You see, Johnny, your Dad isn't your real dad.
          15. v. (used in the imperative) To reference or to study for further details.
                Step 4: In the system, check out the laptop to the student (see: "Logging Resources" in the Tutor Manual).
                This article is about the insect. For the English rock band, see.
                For a complete proof of the Poincaré conjecture, see Appendix C.
          16. interj. Directing the audience to pay attention to the following
                See here, fellas, there's no need for all this rucus!
          17. interj. Introducing an explanation
                See, in order to win the full prize we would have to come up with a scheme to land a rover on the Moon.
          18. n. A diocese, archdiocese; a region of a church, generally headed by a bishop, especially an archbishop.
          19. n. The office of a bishop or archbishop; bishopric or archbishopric
          20. n. A seat; a site; a place where sovereign power is exercised.
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 walls
was the answer
rapprochement
     1. n. The reestablishment of cordial relations, particularly between two countries; a reconciliation.
           It was the Nixon administration that saw the rapprochement between the United States and China.
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;
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.
married to the law!
finishing the last sheet
united
     1. v. simple past tense and past participle of unite
     2. adj. Joined into a single entity.
     3. adj. Involving the joint activity of multiple agents.
     unite
          1. v. To bring together as one.
                The new government will try to unite the various factions.
                I hope this song can unite people from all different cultures.
          2. v. (reciprocal) To come together as one.
                If we want to win, we will need to unite.
          3. n. (historical) A British gold coin worth 20 shillings, first produced during the reign of King James I, and bearing a legend indicating the king's intention of uniting the kingdoms of England and Scotla
States
     1. n. plural of State
     2. n. plural of state
     3. v. third-person singular present indicative of state
     state
          1. n. A condition; a set of circumstances applying at any given time.
                a state of being;   a state of emergency
          2. n.          (physics) A complete description of a system, consisting of parameters that determine all properties of the system.
          3. n.          (computing) The stable condition of a processor during a particular clock cycle.
                        In the fetch state, the address of the next instruction is placed on the address bus.
          4. n.          (computing) The set of all parameters relevant to a computation.
                        The state here includes a set containing all names seen so far.
          5. n.          (computing) The values of all parameters at some point in a computation.
                        A debugger can show the state of a program at any breakpoint.
          6. n.          (sciences) The physical property of matter as solid, liquid, gas or plasma.
          7. n.          (obsolete) Highest and stationary condition, as that of maturity between growth and decline, or as that of crisis between the increase and the abating
          8. n. High social standing or circumstance.
          9. n.          Pomp, ceremony, or dignity.
                        The President's body will lie in state at the Capitol.
          10. n.          Rank; condition; quality.
          11. n.          Condition of prosperity or grandeur; wealthy or prosperous circumstances; social importance.
          12. n.          A chair with a canopy above it, often standing on a dais; a seat of dignity; also, the canopy itself.
          13. n.          (obsolete) A great person, a dignitary; a lord or prince.
          14. n.          (obsolete) Estate, possession.
          15. n. A polity.
          16. n.          Any sovereign polity; a national or city-state government.
          17. n.          A political division of a federation retaining a notable degree of autonomy, as in the United States or Germany; (by extension, informal, US) any provi
          18. n.          (obsolete) A form of government other than a monarchy.
          19. n.          (anthropology) A society larger than a tribe. A society large enough to form a state in the sense of a government.
          20. n. (mathematics, stochastic processes) An element of the range of the random variables that define a random process.
          21. v. To declare to be a fact.
                He stated that he was willing to help.
          22. v. To make known.
                State your intentions.
          23. adj. (obsolete) stately
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 partly as a pose
china
     1. n. The root of a climbing plant, Smilax china L., once believed to have important medicinal properties.
     2. n. Ceramic or porcelain.
     3. n. Tableware made from china.
     4. n. (music) A cymbal, flattened at the perimeter, about 16 to 20 inches (40 to 50 centimetres) across, that is ridden or crashed to produce a distinctive "trashy" sound.
     5. n. A glazed china marble in children's games.
     6. n. (Cockney rhyming slang) Mate (i.e., friend).
           All right, me old china?
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