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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 or 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 with.
           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 county attorney
you know the sort of place
identity
     1. n. Sameness, identicalness; the quality or fact of (several specified things) being the same.
     2. n. The difference or character that marks off an individual from the rest of the same kind, selfhood.
     3. n. A name or persona—the mask or appearance one presents to the world—by which one is known.
           This criminal has taken on several identities.
     4. n. Sense of who one is.
           I've been through so many changes, I have no sense of identity.
           This nation has a strong identity.
     5. n. (algebra, computing) Any function which maps all elements of its domain to themselves.
     6. n. (algebra) An element of an algebraic structure which, when applied to another element under an operation in that structure, yields this second element.
     7. n. (Australia, NZ) A well-known or famous person.
of
     1. prep. Expressing direction.
     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.).
     5. prep. (North America, Scotland, Ireland) Before (the hour); to.
     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.
     8. prep. Indicating removal, absence or separation, with resulting state indicated by an adjective.
     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.
     12. prep. Indicating a (non-physical) source of action or emotion; introducing a cause, instigation; from, out of, as an expression of.
     13. prep. Following an intransitive verb: indicating the source or cause of the verb.
     14. prep. Following an adjective, indicating the subject or cause of the adjective.
     15. prep. Expressing agency.
     16. prep. Following a passive verb to indicate the agent (for most verbs, now usually expressed with (m, en, by)).
     17. prep. Used to introduce the subjective genitive; following a noun to form the head of a postmodifying noun phrase.
     18. prep. Following an adjective, used to indicate the agent of something described by the adjective.
     19. prep. Expressing composition, substance.
     20. prep. After a verb expressing construction, making etc., used to indicate the material or substance used.
     21. prep. Directly following a noun, used to indicate the material from which it is made.
     22. prep. Indicating the composition of a given collective or quantitative noun.
     23. prep. Used to link a given class of things with a specific example of that class.
     24. prep. Linking two nouns in near-apposition, with the first qualifying the second; which is also.
     25. prep. Introducing subject matter.
     26. prep. Linking an intransitive verb, or a transitive verb and its subject (especially verbs to do with thinking, feeling, expressing etc.), with its subject-matter: concerning, with regard to.
     27. prep. Following a noun (now chiefly nouns of knowledge, communication etc.), to introduce its subject matter; about, concerning.
     28. prep. Following an adjective, to introduce its subject matter.
     29. prep. Having partitive effect.
     30. prep. Following a number or other quantitive word: introducing the whole for which is indicated only the specified part or segment; from among.
     31. prep. Following a noun indicating 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.
     33. prep. Linking to a genitive noun or possessive pronoun, with partitive effect (though now often merged with possessive senses, below).
     34. prep. Expressing possession.
     35. prep. Belonging to, existing in, or taking place in a given location, place or time. Compare origin senses, above.
     36. prep. Belonging to (a place) through having title, ownership or control over it.
     37. prep. Belonging to (someone or something) as something they possess or have as a characteristic; the possessive genitive. (With abstract nouns, this intersects with the subjective genitive, above under agen
     38. prep. Forming the objective genitive.
     39. prep. Following an agent noun, verbal noun or noun of action.
     40. prep. Expressing qualities or characteristics.
     41. prep. (now, archaic or literary) Linking an adjective with a noun or noun phrase to form a quasi-adverbial qualifier; in respect of, as regards.
     42. prep. Indicating a quality or characteristic; characterized by.
     43. prep. Indicating quantity, age, price etc.
     44. prep. Expressing a point in time.
     45. prep. (chiefly regional) During the course of (a set period of time, day of the week etc.), now specifically with implied repetition or regularity.
     46. prep. (_) For (a given length of time), chiefly in negative constructions.
           I've not tekken her out of a goodly long while.
     47. prep. Used after a noun to indicate duration of a state, activity etc.
     48. prep. Used to link singular indefinite nouns (preceded by the indefinite article) and attributive adjectives modified by certain common adverbs of degree.
           not that good of an idea
     49. v. (usually in modal perfect constructions) (eye dialect of have) or ’ve, chiefly in depictions of colloquial speech.
being afraid of them
matter-of-fact fashion
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 or 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 with.
           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 rivers' place
you know the sort of place
three
     1. num. (cardinal) A numerical value after two and before four. Represented in Arabic digits as 3; this many dots (•••).
     2. num. (of a set or group) Having three elements.
     3. n. The digit/figure 3.
     4. n. Anything measuring three units, as length.
           Put all the threes in a separate container.
     5. n. A person who is three years old.
           All the threes will go in Mrs. Smith's class, while I'll take the fours and fives.
     6. n. The playing card featuring three pips.
     7. n. (basketball) (abbreviation of three-pointer)
and this time joined the three men
men
     1. n. plural form of man
     2. n. (collective) (The) people, humanity.
followed by the two men
the men talked for a minute
     man
          1. adj. (only used in, man enough)
          2. interj. Used to place emphasis upon something or someone; sometimes, but not always, when actually addressing a man.
                Man, that was a great catch!
          3. v. To supply (something) with staff or crew (of either sex).
                The ship was manned with a small crew.
          4. v. To take up position in order to operate (something).
                Man the machine guns!
          5. v. (reflexive, possibly dated) To brace (oneself), to fortify or steel (oneself) in a manly way. (Compare man up.)
          6. v. (transitive, obsolete) To wait on, attend to or escort.
          7. v. (transitive obsolete chiefly falconry) To accustom (a raptor or other type of bird) to the presence of people.
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.
     6. prep. Pertaining to (that particular thing).
           He has passed in English.
     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 first term.
     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 medium, format, or genre
     20. prep. # Indicates 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.
     21. prep. # Indicates a language, script, tone(,) etc. of writing, speaking, etc.
      #     When you write in cursive, it's illegible.   He spoke in French, but his speech was simultaneously translated into eight languages.
     22. v. (obsolete, transitive) To enclose.
     23. v. (obsolete, transitive) To take in; to harvest.
     24. adv. (not comparable) Located indoors, especially at home or the office, or inside something.
           Is Mr. Smith in?
     25. adv. Moving to the interior of a defined space, such as a building or room.
           Suddenly a strange man walked in.
     26. 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.
     27. adv. (UK) Abbreviation of in aid of.
           What's that in?
     28. adv. After the beginning of something.
     29. n. A position of power or a way to get it.
           His parents got him an in with the company
     30. n. (sport) The state of a batter/batsman who is currently batting – see innings
     31. n. A re-entrant angle; a nook or corner.
     32. adj. In fashion; popular.
           Skirts are in this year.
     33. adj. Incoming.
           the in train
     34. adj. (nautical, of the sails of a vessel) Furled or stowed.
     35. 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
     36. adj. (cricket) Currently batting.
     37. n. Inch.
started in
in a covert way
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 or 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 with.
           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.
at the proper time
the county attorney
picture
     1. n. A representation of anything (as a person, a landscape, a building) upon canvas, paper, or other surface, by drawing, painting, printing, photography, etc.
     2. n. An image; a representation as in the imagination.
     3. n. A painting.
           There was a picture hanging above the fireplace.
     4. n. A photograph.
           I took a picture of the church.
     5. n. (informal) A motion picture.
           Casablanca is my all-time favorite picture.
     6. n. (in the informal) (the pictures) Cinema (as a form of entertainment).
           Let's go to the pictures.
     7. n. A paragon, a perfect example or specimen (of a category).
           She's the very picture of health.
     8. n. An attractive sight.
           The garden is a real picture at this time of year.
     9. n. The art of painting; representation by painting.
     10. n. A figure; a model.
     11. n. Situation.
           The employment picture for the older middle class is not so good.
           You can't just look at the election, you've got to look at the big picture.
     12. v. To represent in or with a picture.
     13. v. To imagine or envision.
     14. v. To depict.
the picture of that girl
it was no new picture of his assistant that she had drawn
preoccupied
     1. adj. Concerned with something else; distracted; giving one's attention elsewhere.
           I was preoccupied with a deadline at work, and I forgot his birthday.
     2. v. simple past tense and past participle of preoccupy
and preoccupied with thoughts of the woman who had done that sewing
he was too preoccupied to notice the change that came in her voice on that last
     preoccupy
          1. v. To distract; to occupy or draw attention elsewhere.
                The father tried to preoccupy the child with his keys.
Him
     1. pron. (honoraltcaps, him)
     2. pron. A masculine pronoun; he as a grammatical object.
     3. pron. With dative effect or as an indirect object.
     4. pron. Following a preposition.
     5. pron. With accusative effect or as a direct object.
     6. pron. (now, rare) Used reflexively: (to) himself.
     7. pron. With nominative effect: he, especially as a predicate after (m, en, be), or following a preposition.
     8. pron. alternative case form of Him
     9. n. (informal) A male person.
           I think this bird is a him, but it may be a her.
so
     1. conj. In order that.
           Eat your broccoli so you can have dessert.
     2. conj. With the result that; for that reason; therefore.
           I was hungry so I asked if there was any more food.
           He ate too much cake, so he fell ill.
           He wanted a book, so he went to the library.
           “I need to go to the bathroom.”―“So go!”
     3. conj. (archaic) Provided that; on condition that, as long as.
     4. adv. To the (explicitly stated) extent that.
           It was so hot outside that all the plants died.  nowrap - He was so good, they hired him on the spot.
     5. adv. (informal) To the (implied) extent.
           I need a piece of cloth long. = this long
     6. adv. (informal) Very (positive clause).
           He is good!
     7. adv. (informal) Very (negative clause).
           It’s not so bad. i.e. it's acceptable
     8. adv. (slang) Very much.
           But I nowrap - not true!
     9. adv. In a particular manner.
           Place the napkin on the table just so. If that's what you mean, then say so; (or do so).
     10. adv. In the same manner or to the same extent as aforementioned; also.
           Just as you have the right to your free speech, so I have the right to mine.  nowrap - Many people say she's the world's greatest athlete, but I don't think so.  nowrap, I can count b
     11. adv. (sense, with as) To such an extent or degree; as.
           so far as;  so long as;  so much as
     12. adj. True, accurate.
           That is so.  nowrap - You are responsible for this, is that not so?
     13. adj. In that state or manner; with that attribute. A proadjective that replaces the aforementioned adjective phrase.
     14. adj. (dated, UK, slang) Homosexual.
           Is he so?
     15. interj. (Used after a pause for thought to introduce a new topic, question or story.)
           So, let's go home.
           So, what'll you have?
           So, there was this squirrel stuck in the chimney...
     16. interj. (Short for) so what.
           You park your car in front of my house every morning. — So?.
     17. interj. (Used to connect previous conversation or events to the following question.)
           So how does this story end?
           So, everyone wants to know - did you win the contest or not?
     18. interj. (archaic) Be as you are; stand still; (used especially to cows; also used by sailors.)
     19. pron. (abbreviation of someone)
     20. n. (music) A syllable used in solfège to represent the fifth note of a major scale.
     21. n. (foods) A type of dairy product made in Japan between the seventh and 10th centuries.
just so
and so I said
much
     1. det. (obsolete) Large, great.
     2. det. A large amount of.
     3. det. (now archaic or nonstandard) A great number of; many (people).
     4. det. (now, Caribbean, African-American) Many ( + plural noun).
     5. adv. To a great extent.
           I don't like fish much.
           He is much fatter than I remember him.
           He left her, much to the satisfaction of her other suitor.
     6. adv. Often; frequently.
           Does he get drunk much?
     7. pron. A large amount or great extent.
           From those to whom much has been given much is expected.
she didn't pay much attention
saying folks talked too much anyway
so much
     1. n. A particular amount, often a large or excessive amount.
           How could you eat so much?
           There is only so much you can remember.
     2. n. A demonstrated amount.
           So much, he replied, sprinkling a small pile of the powder on the table.
     3. adv. To a certain degree or extent
           Identical twins are so much alike, it is difficult to identify them.
     4. adj. Great in quantity, degree etc.
           There has been so much snow, I can't open the door.
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
           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.
that was a crime!
he killed that too
He
     1. pron. (honoraltcaps, he)
           I love the Lord for He is Great and Holy.
     2. pron. (personal) A male person or animal already known or implied.
     3. 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?
     4. pron. (personal) An animal whose gender is unknown.
     5. det. (AAVE) (synonym of his)
     6. n. The game of tag, or it, in which the player attempting to catch the others is called he.
     7. n. (informal) A male.
           Alex totally is a he.
     8. n. The name of the fifth letter of many Semitic alphabets (Phoenician, Aramaic, Hebrew, Syriac, Arabic and others).
decided
     1. v. simple past tense and past participle of decide
     2. adj. determined; resolute
I decided that there was no motive
have you decided whether she was going to quilt it or knot it
     decide
          1. v. (ambitransitive) To resolve (a contest, problem, dispute, etc.); to choose, determine, or settle.
                The election will be decided on foreign policies.
                We must decide our next move.
                Her last-minute goal decided the game.
          2. v. (intransitive) To make a judgment, especially after deliberation.
                You must decide between good and evil.
                I have decided that it is healthier to walk to work.
          3. v. To cause someone to come to a decision.
          4. v. (obsolete) To cut off; to separate.
to
     1. part. (en-part)
     2. 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.
     3. 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.
     4. part. A particle used to create phrasal or prepositional verbs.
           I have to do laundry today.
           She looks to him for guidance.
     5. prep. Indicating destination: In the direction of, and arriving at.
           We are walking to the shop.
     6. prep. Used to indicate purpose.
           He devoted himself to education.
           They drank to his health.
     7. prep. Indicating a relationship between an adjective and an infinitive.
           The log was heavy to lift.
           I chose to change my mind.
     8. prep. Used to indicate result of action.
           His face was beaten to a pulp.
     9. 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.
     10. 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
     11. prep. (arithmetic) Used to indicate ratios; in informal use the ratios are not reduced to smallest terms.
           one to one = 1:1
           ten to one = 10:1.
     12. 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.
     13. prep. Used to indicate the indirect object.
           I gave the book to him.
     14. prep. (time) Preceding.
           ten to ten = 9:50; We're going to leave at ten to (the hour).
     15. prep. (Canada, UK, Newfoundland, West Midlands) At.
           Stay where you're to and I'll come find you, b'y.
     16. adv. Toward a closed, touching or engaging position.
           Please push the door to.
     17. adv. (nautical) Into the wind.
     18. adv. (misspelling of too)
said he liked to sleep on
she did not seem able to
put
     1. v. To place something somewhere.
           She put her books on the table.
     2. v. To bring or set into a certain relation, state or condition.
           Put your house in order!
           He is putting all his energy into this one task.
           She tends to put herself in dangerous situations.
     3. v. (finance) To exercise a put option.
           He got out of his Procter and Gamble bet by putting his shares at 80.
     4. v. To express something in a certain manner.
           When you put it that way, I guess I can see your point.
     5. v. (athletics) To throw a heavy iron ball, as a sport. (See shot put. Do not confuse with putt.)
     6. v. To steer; to direct one's course; to go.
     7. v. To play a card or a hand in the game called put.
     8. v. To attach or attribute; to assign.
           to put a wrong construction on an act or expression
     9. v. (obsolete) To lay down; to give up; to surrender.
     10. v. To set before one for judgment, acceptance, or rejection; to bring to the attention.
           to put a question; to put a case
     11. v. (obsolete) To incite; to entice; to urge; to constrain; to oblige.
     12. v. (mining) To convey coal in the mine, as for example from the working to the tramway.
     13. n. (business) A right to sell something at a predetermined price.
     14. n. (finance) A contract to sell a security at a set price on or before a certain date.
           He bought a January '08 put for Procter and Gamble at 80 to hedge his bet.
     15. n. The act of putting; an action; a movement; a thrust; a push.
           the put of a ball
     16. n. An old card game.
     17. n. (obsolete) An idiot; a foolish person; a duffer.
     18. n. (obsolete) A prostitute.
but he put me off
she did not put it into words
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.
     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
speculations
     1. n. plural of speculation
     speculation
          1. n. The process of thinking or meditating on a subject.
          2. n. (philosophy) The act or process of reasoning a priori from premises given or assumed.
          3. n. A conclusion to which the mind comes by speculating; mere theory; notion; conjecture.
          4. n. (business, finance) An investment involving higher-than-normal risk in order to obtain a higher-than-normal return.
          5. n. The act or practice of buying land, goods, shares, etc., in expectation of selling at a higher price, or of selling with the expectation of repurchasing at a lower price; a trading on anticipated fluc
          6. n. Examination by the eye; view.
          7. n. (obsolete) Power of sight.
          8. n. A card game in which the players buy from one another trumps or whole hands, upon a chance of getting the highest trump dealt, which entitles the holder to the pool of stakes.
          9. n. (programming) The process of anticipating which branch of code will be chosen and executing it in advance.
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.
     6. prep. Pertaining to (that particular thing).
           He has passed in English.
     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 first term.
     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 medium, format, or genre
     20. prep. # Indicates 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.
     21. prep. # Indicates a language, script, tone(,) etc. of writing, speaking, etc.
      #     When you write in cursive, it's illegible.   He spoke in French, but his speech was simultaneously translated into eight languages.
     22. v. (obsolete, transitive) To enclose.
     23. v. (obsolete, transitive) To take in; to harvest.
     24. adv. (not comparable) Located indoors, especially at home or the office, or inside something.
           Is Mr. Smith in?
     25. adv. Moving to the interior of a defined space, such as a building or room.
           Suddenly a strange man walked in.
     26. 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.
     27. adv. (UK) Abbreviation of in aid of.
           What's that in?
     28. adv. After the beginning of something.
     29. n. A position of power or a way to get it.
           His parents got him an in with the company
     30. n. (sport) The state of a batter/batsman who is currently batting – see innings
     31. n. A re-entrant angle; a nook or corner.
     32. adj. In fashion; popular.
           Skirts are in this year.
     33. adj. Incoming.
           the in train
     34. adj. (nautical, of the sails of a vessel) Furled or stowed.
     35. 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
     36. adj. (cricket) Currently batting.
     37. n. Inch.
my cat got in the room
so nobody could have got in
a
     1. n. The name of the Latin script letter A/a.
     2. art. One; any indefinite example of; used to denote a singular item of a group.
           There was a man here looking for you yesterday.
     3. 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.
     4. art. One certain or particular; any single.
           We've received an interesting letter from a Mrs. Miggins of London.
     5. art. The same; one.
           We are of a mind on matters of morals.
     6. art. Any, every; used before a noun which has become modified to limit its scope;
           A man who dies intestate leaves his children troubles and difficulties.
           He fell all that way, and hasn't a bump on his head?
     7. art. Used before plural nouns modified by few, good many, couple, great many, etc.
     8. 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.
     9. prep. (archaic) To do with position or direction; In, on, at, by, towards, onto.
           Stand a tiptoe.
     10. prep. To do with separation; In, into.
           Torn a pieces.
     11. prep. To do with time; Each, per, in, on, by.
           I brush my teeth twice a day.
     12. prep. (obsolete) To do with method; In, with.
     13. prep. (obsolete) To do with role or capacity; In.
           A God’s name.
     14. prep. To do with status; In.
     15. prep. (archaic) To do with process, with a passive verb; In the course of, experiencing.
     16. prep. (archaic) To do with an action, an active verb; Engaged in.
     17. prep. (archaic) To do with an action/movement; To, into.
     18. v. (archaic or slang) Have.
           I'd a come, if you'd a asked.
     19. pron. (obsolete, outside, England, and, Scotland dialects) He.
     20. interj. A meaningless syllable; ah.
     21. prep. (archaic, slang) Of.
           The name of John a Gaunt.
     22. adv. (chiefly Scotland) All.
     23. adj. (chiefly Scotland) All.
a thump
a conceited
novel
     1. adj. new, original, especially in an interesting way
     2. n. (obsolete) A novelty; something new.
     3. n. (now historical) A fable; a short tale, especially one of many making up a larger work.
     4. n. A work of prose fiction, longer than a novella.
     5. n. (classical studies, historical) A new legal constitution in ancient Rome.
a
     1. n. The name of the Latin script letter A/a.
     2. art. One; any indefinite example of; used to denote a singular item of a group.
           There was a man here looking for you yesterday.
     3. 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.
     4. art. One certain or particular; any single.
           We've received an interesting letter from a Mrs. Miggins of London.
     5. art. The same; one.
           We are of a mind on matters of morals.
     6. art. Any, every; used before a noun which has become modified to limit its scope;
           A man who dies intestate leaves his children troubles and difficulties.
           He fell all that way, and hasn't a bump on his head?
     7. art. Used before plural nouns modified by few, good many, couple, great many, etc.
     8. 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.
     9. prep. (archaic) To do with position or direction; In, on, at, by, towards, onto.
           Stand a tiptoe.
     10. prep. To do with separation; In, into.
           Torn a pieces.
     11. prep. To do with time; Each, per, in, on, by.
           I brush my teeth twice a day.
     12. prep. (obsolete) To do with method; In, with.
     13. prep. (obsolete) To do with role or capacity; In.
           A God’s name.
     14. prep. To do with status; In.
     15. prep. (archaic) To do with process, with a passive verb; In the course of, experiencing.
     16. prep. (archaic) To do with an action, an active verb; Engaged in.
     17. prep. (archaic) To do with an action/movement; To, into.
     18. v. (archaic or slang) Have.
           I'd a come, if you'd a asked.
     19. pron. (obsolete, outside, England, and, Scotland dialects) He.
     20. interj. A meaningless syllable; ah.
     21. prep. (archaic, slang) Of.
           The name of John a Gaunt.
     22. adv. (chiefly Scotland) All.
     23. adj. (chiefly Scotland) All.
after a moment
in a queer tone
decision
     1. n. The act of deciding.
     2. n. A choice or judgement.
           It is the decision of the court that movies are protected as free speech.
           It's a tough decision, but I'll take vanilla.
     3. n. Firmness of conviction.
           After agonizing deliberations, they finally proceeded with decision.
     4. n. (chiefly combat sports) A result arrived at by the judges when there is no clear winner at the end of the contest.
           He has won twice by knockout, once by decision.
     5. n. (baseball) A win or a loss awarded to a pitcher.
     6. v. (boxing) To defeat an opponent by a decision of the judges, rather than by a knockout
with decision
I will accept your decision
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
           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.
and why was that
the picture of that girl
attests
     1. v. third-person singular present indicative of attest
     attest
          1. v. To affirm to be correct, true, or genuine.
                When will the appraiser attest the date of the painting?
          2. v. To certify by signature or oath
                You must attest your will in order for it to be valid.
          3. v. To certify in an official capacity.
          4. v. To supply or be evidence of
                Her fine work attested her ability.
          5. v. To put under oath.
          6. v. To call to witness; to invoke.
to
     1. part. (en-part)
     2. 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.
     3. 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.
     4. part. A particle used to create phrasal or prepositional verbs.
           I have to do laundry today.
           She looks to him for guidance.
     5. prep. Indicating destination: In the direction of, and arriving at.
           We are walking to the shop.
     6. prep. Used to indicate purpose.
           He devoted himself to education.
           They drank to his health.
     7. prep. Indicating a relationship between an adjective and an infinitive.
           The log was heavy to lift.
           I chose to change my mind.
     8. prep. Used to indicate result of action.
           His face was beaten to a pulp.
     9. 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.
     10. 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
     11. prep. (arithmetic) Used to indicate ratios; in informal use the ratios are not reduced to smallest terms.
           one to one = 1:1
           ten to one = 10:1.
     12. 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.
     13. prep. Used to indicate the indirect object.
           I gave the book to him.
     14. prep. (time) Preceding.
           ten to ten = 9:50; We're going to leave at ten to (the hour).
     15. prep. (Canada, UK, Newfoundland, West Midlands) At.
           Stay where you're to and I'll come find you, b'y.
     16. adv. Toward a closed, touching or engaging position.
           Please push the door to.
     17. adv. (nautical) Into the wind.
     18. adv. (misspelling of too)
not to know him
more to herself than to him
a
     1. n. The name of the Latin script letter A/a.
     2. art. One; any indefinite example of; used to denote a singular item of a group.
           There was a man here looking for you yesterday.
     3. 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.
     4. art. One certain or particular; any single.
           We've received an interesting letter from a Mrs. Miggins of London.
     5. art. The same; one.
           We are of a mind on matters of morals.
     6. art. Any, every; used before a noun which has become modified to limit its scope;
           A man who dies intestate leaves his children troubles and difficulties.
           He fell all that way, and hasn't a bump on his head?
     7. art. Used before plural nouns modified by few, good many, couple, great many, etc.
     8. 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.
     9. prep. (archaic) To do with position or direction; In, on, at, by, towards, onto.
           Stand a tiptoe.
     10. prep. To do with separation; In, into.
           Torn a pieces.
     11. prep. To do with time; Each, per, in, on, by.
           I brush my teeth twice a day.
     12. prep. (obsolete) To do with method; In, with.
     13. prep. (obsolete) To do with role or capacity; In.
           A God’s name.
     14. prep. To do with status; In.
     15. prep. (archaic) To do with process, with a passive verb; In the course of, experiencing.
     16. prep. (archaic) To do with an action, an active verb; Engaged in.
     17. prep. (archaic) To do with an action/movement; To, into.
     18. v. (archaic or slang) Have.
           I'd a come, if you'd a asked.
     19. pron. (obsolete, outside, England, and, Scotland dialects) He.
     20. interj. A meaningless syllable; ah.
     21. prep. (archaic, slang) Of.
           The name of John a Gaunt.
     22. adv. (chiefly Scotland) All.
     23. adj. (chiefly Scotland) All.
in a troubled way
here's a bird-cage
certain
     1. adj. Sure, positive, not doubting.
           I was certain of my decision.
     2. adj. (obsolete) Determined; resolved.
     3. adj. Not to be doubted or denied; established as a fact.
     4. adj. Actually existing; sure to happen; inevitable.
           Bankruptcy is the certain outcome of your constant gambling and lending.
     5. adj. Unfailing; infallible.
     6. adj. Fixed or stated; regular; determinate.
     7. adj. Not specifically named; indeterminate; indefinite; one or some; sometimes used independently as a noun, and meaning certain persons; see also one.
     8. det. Having been determined but not specified. The quality of some particular subject or object which is known by the speaker to have been specifically singled out among similar entities of its class.
           Certain people are good at running.
     9. pron. (with of) Unnamed or undescribed members (of).
           There where serious objections to certain of the proposals.
     10. n. (en-plural noun)
     11. n. (with the) Something certain.
so swiftly that he could not be certain
breezy
     1. adj. With a breeze blowing, with a lively wind, pleasantly windy.
     2. adj. (figuratively) With a cheerful, casual, lively and light-hearted manner.
confidence
     1. n. Passive self-assurance.
     2. n. Expression or feeling of certainty.
     3. n. The quality of trusting.
     4. n. Information held in secret.
beneath
     1. adv. Below or underneath.
     2. prep. Below.
     3. prep. In a position that is lower in rank, dignity, etc.
     4. prep. Covered up or concealed by something.
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 or 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 with.
           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 window
married to the law!
modest
     1. adj. modest (3) Venus statue.
     2. adj. Not bragging or boasting about oneself or one's achievements; unpretentious, humble.
     3. adj. Small, moderate in size.
           He earns a modest amount of money.
           Her latest novel was a modest success.
     4. adj. (especially of behaviour or clothing) Intending to avoid the encouraging of sexual attraction in others.
demeanour
     1. n. alternative spelling of demeanor from=UK from2=AU from3=NZ from4=Canada
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