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     1. n. an instance of losing, such as a defeat
           The match ended in their first loss of the season.
     2. n. The result of an alteration in a function or characteristic of the body, or of its previous integrity.
           Loss of an arm ; loss of weight ; loss of cognitive functions ; loss of appetite.
           In other areas, glacier loss creates serious risk of a dry period across the Third Pole, Wang said.
     3. n. the hurtful condition of having lost something or someone, particularly in death.
           We mourn his loss.
     4. n. (in the plural) casualties, especially physically eliminated victims of violent conflict
           The battle was won, but losses were great.
     5. n. (financial) the sum an entity loses on balance
           The sum of expenditures and taxes minus total income is a loss, when this difference is positive.
     6. n. destruction, ruin
           It was a terrible crash: both cars were total losses
     7. n. (engineering) electricity of kinetic power expended without doing useful work
           The inefficiency of many old-fashioned power plants exceeds 60% loss before the subsequent losses during transport over the grid
     8. v. (colloquial) alternative spelling of lost
     1. conj. Connects at least two alternative words, phrases, clauses, sentences, etc. each of which could make a passage true. In English, this is the "inclusive or." The "exclusive or" is formed by "either(...)
           In Ohio, anyone under the age of 18 who wants a tattoo or body piercing needs the consent of a parent or guardian.
           He might get cancer, or be hit by a bus, or God knows what.
     2. conj. (logic) An operator denoting the disjunction of two propositions or truth values. There are two forms, the inclusive or and the exclusive or.
     3. conj. Counts the elements before and after as two possibilities.
     4. conj. Otherwise (a consequence of the condition that the previous is false).
           It's raining! Come inside or you'll catch a cold!
     5. conj. Connects two equivalent names.
           The country Myanmar, or Burma
     6. n. (logic, electronics) alternative form of OR
     7. n. (tincture) The gold or yellow tincture on a coat of arms.
     8. adj. (tincture) Of gold or yellow tincture on a coat of arms.
     9. adv. (obsolete) Early (on).
     10. adv. (obsolete) Earlier, previously.
     11. prep. (now archaic, or dialect) Before; ere.
or to sit down
or sudden feeling
     1. v. To wish for or to desire (something).
           What do you want to eat?  I want you to leave.  I never wanted to go back to live with my mother.  I want to be an astronaut when I'm older.  I don't want him
     2. v. (intransitive, now dated) To be lacking or deficient; not to exist.
           There was something wanting in the play.
     3. v. To lack, not to have (something).
     4. v. (transitive, colloquially with verbal noun as object) To be in need of; to require (something).
           That chair wants fixing.
     5. v. (intransitive, dated) To be in a state of destitution; to be needy; to lack.
     6. n. A desire, wish, longing.
     7. n. (often, followed by of) Lack, absence.
     8. n. Poverty.
     9. n. Something needed or desired; a thing of which the loss is felt.
     10. n. (mining) A depression in coal strata, hollowed out before the subsequent deposition took place.
funny thing to want
I want to go over everything
     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.
     49. v. (usually in modal perfect constructions) (eye dialect of have) or ’ve, chiefly in depictions of colloquial speech.
being afraid of them
a pine chest of drawers
     1. n. What somebody is known for.
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     10. n. , passage=And Balaam (or as the trueth of the hebrewe hath Bileam) doth signifie the people of no reputation / or the vayne people or they that are not counted for people.
the stain on its reputation
and do your best to enhance the reputation of our agency
     1. adj. (obsolete) Evil; wicked (of people).
     2. adj. Indicative of unkind or malevolent intentions; harsh, cruel.
           He suffered from ill treatment.
     3. adj. Unpropitious, unkind, faulty, not up to reasonable standard.
           ill manners; ill will
     4. adj. Unwell in terms of health or physical condition; sick.
           I've been ill with the flu for the past few days.
     5. adj. Having an urge to vomit.
           Seeing those pictures made me ill.
     6. adj. (hip-hop slang) Sublime, with the connotation of being so in a singularly creative way.
     7. adj. (slang) Extremely bad (bad enough to make one ill). Generally used indirectly with to be.
           That band was ill.
     8. adv. Not well; imperfectly, badly; hardly.
     9. n. (often pluralized) Trouble; distress; misfortune; adversity.
           Music won't solve all the world's ills, but it can make them easier to bear.
     10. n. Harm or injury.
           I wouldn't want you to do me ill.
     11. n. Evil; moral wrongfulness.
     12. n. A physical ailment; an illness.
           I am incapacitated by rheumatism and other ills.
     13. n. (US, slang) PCP, phencyclidine.
but obviously ill at ease in the presence of death
     1. n. A being involved in the action of a story.
     2. n. A distinguishing feature; characteristic; trait; phene.
           (genetics) A single locus governing the petal colour character was detected on the linkage group A2.
     3. n. A complex of mental and ethical traits marking a person or a group.
           A study of the suspect's character and his cast iron alibi ruled him out.
     4. n. Strength of mind; resolution; independence; individuality; moral strength.
           He has a great deal of character.
           "You may not like to eat liver," said Calvin's father, "but it builds character.".
     5. n. A unique or extraordinary individual; a person characterized by peculiar or notable traits, especially charisma.
           Julius Caesar is a great historical character.
           That bloke is such a character.
     6. n. A written or printed symbol, or letter.
     7. n. (dated) Style of writing or printing; handwriting; the particular form of letters used by a person or people.
           an inscription in the Runic character
     8. n. (dated) A secret cipher; a way of writing in code.
     9. n. (computing) One of the basic elements making up a text file or string: a code representing a printing character or a control character.
     10. n. (informal) A person or individual, especially one who is unknown or raises suspicions.
           We saw a shady character slinking out of the office with some papers.
     11. n. (mathematics) A complex number representing an element of a finite Abelian group.
     12. n. Quality, position, rank, or capacity; quality or conduct with respect to a certain office or duty.
           in the miserable character of a slave
           in his character as a magistrate
     13. n. (dated) The estimate, individual or general, put upon a person or thing; reputation.
           a man's character for truth and veracity
           Her actions give her a bad character.
     14. n. (dated) A reference given to a servant, attesting to his/her behaviour, competence, etc.
     15. v. (obsolete) To write (using characters); to describe.
he was a student of character
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