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Highest, as in rank or office; foremost
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  1. Highest, as in rank or office; foremost
  2. Most important or significant; main; principal
  3. Highest in rank, authority, or office:
Most important; principal.
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  1. Most important; principal.
  2. Chief in size, extent, importance, etc.; principal; leading; specif., designating a large central unit on which subsidiaries or branches depend
  3. (Nautical) Connected to or located near the mainmast:
Highest or among the highest in rank, authority, importance, degree, etc.
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  1. Highest or among the highest in rank, authority, importance, degree, etc.
  2. First or highest in rank or importance.
  3. That is or has to do with principal
Playfully mischievous:
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  1. Playfully mischievous:
  2. Mischievous and playful
  3. Playfully mischievous
Rude; impudent
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  1. Rude; impudent
  2. Impertinent or disrespectful, especially in a playful or lively way:
  3. Attractive or stylish, especially in being sexually alluring:
  1. Troublesome, cheeky, badly behaved.
  2. Inclined to annoy or vex with playful tricks; naughty
  3. Troublesome; irritating:
Like, characteristic of, or befitting a wag; roguishly merry
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  1. Like, characteristic of, or befitting a wag; roguishly merry
  2. Done, said, or made in jest; playful
  3. Mischievous, tricky
(Astronomy) The apparent path of a celestial body as it rises above and falls below the horizon.
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  1. (Astronomy) The apparent path of a celestial body as it rises above and falls below the horizon.
  2. (Elec.) The band of sparks or incandescent light formed when an electric discharge is conducted from one electrode or conducting surface to another, characterized by relatively high current and low potential difference between electrodes
  3. A segment of a circle.
A line or surface that bends in a smooth, continuous way without sharp angles.
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  1. A line or surface that bends in a smooth, continuous way without sharp angles.
  2. A relatively smooth bend in a road or other course.
  3. (Baseball) A curve ball.
An underground cave with a naturally arched roof
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  1. An underground cave with a naturally arched roof
  2. A room or space, such as a cellar or storeroom, with arched walls and ceiling, especially when underground.
  3. An arched structure, usually of masonry or concrete, serving to cover a space.
A geodesic dome.
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  1. A geodesic dome.
  2. A circular or elliptical area of uplifted rock in which the rock dips gently away, in all directions, from a central point.
  3. A roof or vault having a circular, polygonal, or elliptical base and a generally hemispherical or semispherical shape.
A rounded roof or ceiling
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  1. A rounded roof or ceiling
  2. A cylindrical shaft type of blast furnace used for remelting metals, usually iron, before casting.
  3. A small dome set on a circular or polygonal base or resting on pillars.
A similarly shaped nose of a bullet, rocket, or other projectile
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  1. A similarly shaped nose of a bullet, rocket, or other projectile
  2. A pointed arch.
  3. (Statistics) A distribution curve in which the frequencies are cumulative.
The extent or measure of space between two points or extremities, as of a bridge or roof; the breadth.
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  1. The extent or measure of space between two points or extremities, as of a bridge or roof; the breadth.
  2. A unit of linear measure equal to nine inches: originally based on the distance between the tips of a man's extended thumb and little finger
  3. The distance between ends or supports
(Heraldry) A band passing from the upper dexter corner of an escutcheon to the lower sinister corner.
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  1. (Heraldry) A band passing from the upper dexter corner of an escutcheon to the lower sinister corner.
  2. A bending or being bent
  3. A city of central Oregon on the Deschutes River in the eastern foothills of the Cascade Range.
An ornamental molding on the face of an arch
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  1. An ornamental molding on the face of an arch
  2. A decorative molding carried around an arched wall opening.
  3. The inner curve of an arch or the structural parts of this
An interior corner support, as a small arch, corbeling, or lintel, supporting a weight, as of a spire, resting upon it
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  1. An interior corner support, as a small arch, corbeling, or lintel, supporting a weight, as of a spire, resting upon it
  2. A structure, such as a section of vaulting or corbeling, set diagonally across the interior angle between two walls to provide a transition from a square to a polygonal or more nearly circular base on which to construct a dome.
The molding around a doorway, window, etc.
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  1. The molding around a doorway, window, etc.
  2. (Architecture) The mouldings (other elements) framing a door, window or other rectangular opening.
  3. The lowermost part of an entablature in classical architecture that rests directly on top of a column.
(Nautical) hogging, opposed to sagging
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  1. (Nautical) hogging, opposed to sagging
  2. The arched part of a structure.
  3. A series of arches
An arch over an entrance or passageway.
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  1. An arch over an entrance or passageway.
  2. A passageway covered by an arch, particularly one made of masonry.
  3. An arch framing a passage
(Geom.) The rate of deviation of a curve or curved surface from a straight line or plane surface tangent to it
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  1. (Geom.) The rate of deviation of a curve or curved surface from a straight line or plane surface tangent to it
  2. (Mathematics) The ratio of the change in the angle of a tangent that moves over a given arc to the length of the arc.
  3. The reciprocal of the radius of a circle.
A narrow gap or pass between hills or woods.
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  1. A narrow gap or pass between hills or woods.
  2. A trough for concealed light fixtures on a wall near a ceiling
  3. A concave surface forming a junction between a ceiling and a wall.
(Aeron.) The arching curve of an airfoil from the leading edge to the trailing edge
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  1. (Aeron.) The arching curve of an airfoil from the leading edge to the trailing edge
  2. In automotive wheel alignment, a slight tilt given to each of a pair of wheels on an axle: positive camber indicates that the bottoms are closer together than the tops, and negative camber indicates the opposite situation
  3. A slight convex curve of a surface, as of a road, a ship's deck, or a beam
To cause to move at full gallop. Used of a horse.
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  1. To cause to move at full gallop. Used of a horse.
  2. To be or become long, large, or comprehensive:
  3. To give added bulk or body to (a substance) by adding another, usually cheaper or inferior, substance
With revolutions:
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  1. With revolutions:
  2. To become round or curved.
  3. To a specific place or person:
To expand in order to fulfill a larger function:
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  1. To expand in order to fulfill a larger function:
  2. To cause to extend from one place to another or across a given space:
  3. To cause (the body or limbs) to reach out to full length, as in yawning, relaxing, or reclining, or in preparing to exercise
To arch slightly; curve convexly
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  1. To arch slightly; curve convexly
  2. To arch or cause to arch slightly.
The graph of a function on a coordinate plane. In this technical sense, straight lines, circles, and waves are all curves.
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  1. The graph of a function on a coordinate plane. In this technical sense, straight lines, circles, and waves are all curves.
  2. A line or surface that bends in a smooth, continuous way without sharp angles.
  3. To form a curve by bending
To crook or curve the body from a standing position; stoop (over or down)
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  1. To crook or curve the body from a standing position; stoop (over or down)
  2. To force (an object) into a curved or crooked form, or (back) to its original form, by turning, pulling, pressing, etc.
  3. To assume a curved, crooked, or angular form or direction:
To become formed or shaped:
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  1. To become formed or shaped:
  2. To be formed; assume shape
  3. To give form to; shape:
To embody in a definite form:
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  1. To embody in a definite form:
  2. To arrange, fashion, express, or devise (a plan, answer, etc.) in definite form
  3. To give a particular form to (a material):
To move forward jerkily; push; shove
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  1. To move forward jerkily; push; shove
  2. To assume a crouched or cramped posture:
  3. To draw (one's body, etc.) up so as to form a hump; arch into a hump
(Vulgar Slang) To engage in sexual intercourse.
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  1. (Vulgar Slang) To engage in sexual intercourse.
  2. To carry, especially on the back.
  3. To bend or round into a hump; arch.
To fasten by means of a hook or a hook and eye.
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  1. To fasten by means of a hook or a hook and eye.
  2. (Slang) To take strong hold of; captivate:
  3. (Basketball) To shoot (a ball) in a hook shot.
(Sports) To hit (a ball or puck, for example) at an angle.
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  1. (Sports) To hit (a ball or puck, for example) at an angle.
  2. To move or turn (something) at an angle:
  3. To move or bend at an angle or by means of angles
To form an arc.
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  1. To form an arc.
  2. To move in a curved course
  3. To move or seem to move in a curved path:
To assume a curved, crooked, or angular form or direction:
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  1. To assume a curved, crooked, or angular form or direction:
  2. To force (an object) into a curved or crooked form, or (back) to its original form, by turning, pulling, pressing, etc.
  3. To turn or be turned from a straight line or from some direction or position
To indicate (agreement, thanks, etc.) by bowing
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  1. To indicate (agreement, thanks, etc.) by bowing
  2. To bend into a curve or bow.
  3. To bend down one's head or bend one's body in respect, agreement, worship, recognition, etc.
(Slang) To steal
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  1. (Slang) To steal
  2. To make a crook in; bend:
  3. To bend or curve
(Baseball) To pitch (a ball) with a curve.
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  1. (Baseball) To pitch (a ball) with a curve.
  2. A line or surface that bends in a smooth, continuous way without sharp angles.
  3. To move in or take the shape of a curve:
To turn; reverse direction
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  1. To turn; reverse direction
  2. To a specific place or person:
  3. With revolutions:
To change the position of so that the underside becomes the upper side:
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  1. To change the position of so that the underside becomes the upper side:
  2. To present in a specified direction by rotating or pivoting:
  3. To cause to move around in order to achieve a result, such as opening, closing, tightening, or loosening:
To interpret or apply (a rule) in a way calculated to gain a desired end
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  1. To interpret or apply (a rule) in a way calculated to gain a desired end
  2. To misrepresent; distort:
  3. (Nautical) To fasten:
To bend down one's head or bend one's body in respect, agreement, worship, recognition, etc.
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  1. To bend down one's head or bend one's body in respect, agreement, worship, recognition, etc.
  2. (Dial.) To bend or stoop
  3. To bend into a curve or bow.
To hurry
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  1. To hurry
  2. To carry, especially on the back.
  3. To bend or round into a hump; arch.
To move forward jerkily; push; shove
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  1. To move forward jerkily; push; shove
  2. To draw (one's body, etc.) up so as to form a hump; arch into a hump
  3. To bend or draw up into a hump:
To crunch, crush, or crumple
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  1. To crunch, crush, or crumple
  2. To move with or make a crunching sound:
  3. To crumple or squeeze; hunch:
To carry the head and shoulders or the upper part of the body habitually bent forward
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  1. To carry the head and shoulders or the upper part of the body habitually bent forward
  2. To stand or walk, especially habitually, with the head and upper back bent forward.
  3. To bend (oneself, the head, or the body) forward and down.
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