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Tired; worn out
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  1. Tired; worn out
  2. Causing fatigue; tiresome:
  3. Physically or mentally tired.
A blow, shot, etc. that strikes its mark
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  1. A blow, shot, etc. that strikes its mark
  2. A successful or popular venture:
  3. (Baseball) A base hit.
A stroke or blow with or as if with a whip.
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  1. A stroke or blow with or as if with a whip.
  2. A lacerating presence or power:
  3. A stroke with or as with a whip; switch
A sharp insult:
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  1. A sharp insult:
  2. A sharp blow made with the open hand or with a flat object; a smack.
  3. A blow or smack, esp. with something flat, specif. the palm of the hand
(Music) Basically regular recurrence of grouped strong and weak beats, or heavily and lightly accented tones, in alternation; arrangement of successive tones, usually in measures, according to their relative accentuation and duration
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  1. (Music) Basically regular recurrence of grouped strong and weak beats, or heavily and lightly accented tones, in alternation; arrangement of successive tones, usually in measures, according to their relative accentuation and duration
  2. The sense of temporal development created in a work of literature or a film by the arrangement of formal elements such as the length of scenes, the nature and amount of dialogue, or the repetition of motifs.
  3. (Prosody) Basically regular recurrence of grouped stressed and unstressed, long and short, or high-pitched and low-pitched syllables in alternation; arrangement of successive syllables, as in metrical units (feet) or cadences, according to their relative stress, quantity, or pitch
No longer effective, usable, or serviceable due to wear or overuse
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  1. No longer effective, usable, or serviceable due to wear or overuse
  2. Damaged due to hard or continued use or exposure until no longer useful or effective.
  3. Exhausted; tired out
Like or characteristic of a bohemian
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  1. Like or characteristic of a bohemian
  2. Of Bohemia or its people, language, or culture; Czech
A district of Paris on the southern, or left, bank of the Seine River. It has long been noted for its artistic and intellectual life.
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  1. A district of Paris on the southern, or left, bank of the Seine River. It has long been noted for its artistic and intellectual life.
A blow with something heavy and blunt, as with a cudgel
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  1. A blow with something heavy and blunt, as with a cudgel
  2. The dull sound made by such a blow
  3. A muffled sound, as that produced by beating with a blunt object; a thud.
The hole, cut, etc. made with a punch
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  1. The hole, cut, etc. made with a punch
  2. A tool driven against a nail, bolt, etc. that is to be worked in, or against a pin that is to be worked out
  3. (Person, proper) The main character, a hook-nosed and humpbacked figure, of a Punch-and-Judy show
A concerted refusal by employees to go on working, in an attempt to force an employer to grant certain demands, as for higher wages, better working conditions, etc.
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  1. A concerted refusal by employees to go on working, in an attempt to force an employer to grant certain demands, as for higher wages, better working conditions, etc.
  2. A perfectly thrown ball:
  3. The number of coins, medals, etc. struck at one time
The power, or force, behind something swung or thrown; impetus
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  1. The power, or force, behind something swung or thrown; impetus
  2. The act or an instance of swinging; movement back and forth or in one particular direction.
  3. A basic dance step in which a pair link hands and turn round together in a circle.
(Informal) A particular kind of treatment; deal
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  1. (Informal) A particular kind of treatment; deal
  2. (Informal) Uncontrollable trembling, as in a person who is cold, frightened, feverish, or ill. Often used with the:
  3. (Informal) A very short time; moment
The action of pulsating.
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  1. The action of pulsating.
  2. A beat; throb; vibration
  3. A single beat, throb, or vibration.
(Physics) A brief sudden change in a normally constant quantity:
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  1. (Physics) A brief sudden change in a normally constant quantity:
  2. The rhythmic expansion and contraction of the arteries as blood is pumped through them by the heart. The pulse can be felt at several parts of the body, as over the carotid and radial arteries.
  3. The rhythmical throbbing of arteries produced by the regular contractions of the heart, especially as palpated at the wrist or in the neck.
The measure or beat of movement, as in dancing or marching.
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  1. The measure or beat of movement, as in dancing or marching.
  2. Any rhythmic flow of sound
  3. Balanced, rhythmic flow, as of poetry or oratory.
A single complete vibrating motion; a quiver.
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  1. A single complete vibrating motion; a quiver.
  2. (Informal) A distinctive emotional quality or atmosphere that is sensed or experienced by someone. Often used in the plural:
  3. (Physics) Periodic, to-and-fro motion or oscillation of an object, as an elastic body or the particles of a fluid, when it is displaced from the rest position or position of equilibrium, as in transmitting sound
A sound produced by this instrument.
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  1. A sound produced by this instrument.
  2. A set of drums and cymbals played by one person in a jazz, rock, or dance band
  3. Something resembling a drum in shape or structure, especially a barrellike metal container or a metal cylinder wound with cable, wire, or heavy rope.
The act of throbbing
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  1. The act of throbbing
  2. A beating, pulsating, or vibration.
  3. A beat or pulsation, esp. a strong one of the heart
A unit of weight in the US Customary System equal to 16 ounces (0.45 kilograms).
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  1. A unit of weight in the US Customary System equal to 16 ounces (0.45 kilograms).
  2. The pound key on a telephone.
  3. The part of a canal between two locks, and therefore at the same water level.
A blow with something heavy and blunt, as with a cudgel
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  1. A blow with something heavy and blunt, as with a cudgel
  2. The dull sound made by such a blow
  3. A muffled sound, as that produced by beating with a blunt object; a thud.
A cloth case or covering that is filled with cotton, feathers, hair, etc. to form a mattress or pillow
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  1. A cloth case or covering that is filled with cotton, feathers, hair, etc. to form a mattress or pillow
  2. A light mark used to check off or call attention to an item.
  3. Any of numerous small, parasitic arachnids of the suborder Ixodida that feed on the blood of animals. Like their close relatives the mites and unlike spiders, ticks have no division between cephalothorax and abdomen. Ticks differ from mites by being generally larger and having a sensory pit at the end of their first pair of legs. Many ticks transmit febrile diseases, such as Rocky Mountain spotted fever and Lyme disease.
(Physics) Repeated variation in the value of some physical quantity, as position or voltage
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  1. (Physics) Repeated variation in the value of some physical quantity, as position or voltage
  2. A single instance or cycle of such a variation
  3. (Mathematics) (of a function) defined for each point in the domain of the function by , and describes the difference (possibly ∞) between the limit superior and limit inferior of the function near that point.
A continuous movement or circulation:
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  1. A continuous movement or circulation:
  2. A residual mass that has stopped flowing:
  3. A continuous output or outpouring:
A coastal rise in water level caused by wind.
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  1. A coastal rise in water level caused by wind.
  2. A movement of or like that of a mass of water; violent rolling, sweeping, or swelling motion
  3. Any sudden, strong increase, as of energy, enthusiasm, etc.
A sound similar to that of undulating water.
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  1. A sound similar to that of undulating water.
  2. A movement, appearance, or formation suggesting this
  3. A style of ice cream in which flavors have been coarsely blended together.
The change of momentum of a body or physical system over a time interval in classical mechanics, equal to the force applied times the length of the time interval over which it is applied.
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  1. The change of momentum of a body or physical system over a time interval in classical mechanics, equal to the force applied times the length of the time interval over which it is applied.
  2. A sudden inclination to act, usually without premeditation
  3. (Physiol.) The progressive wave of excitation over a muscle or nerve fiber, which causes or inhibits activity in the body
(Physics) Wave motion, as of light or sound, or a wave or vibration
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  1. (Physics) Wave motion, as of light or sound, or a wave or vibration
  2. A wavelike form, outline, or appearance.
  3. A regular rising and falling or movement to alternating sides; movement in waves.
A trembling or shaking.
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  1. A trembling or shaking.
  2. Irregular, rapid beating or pulsation of the heart.
(Medicine) Abnormally rapid pulsation, especially of the atria or ventricles of the heart.
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  1. (Medicine) Abnormally rapid pulsation, especially of the atria or ventricles of the heart.
  2. A condition of the heart in which the contractions are very rapid but generally regular
  3. Rapid fluctuation in the pitch of a sound reproduction resulting from variations in the speed of the recording or reproducing equipment.
The sense of temporal development created in a work of literature or a film by the arrangement of formal elements such as the length of scenes, the nature and amount of dialogue, or the repetition of motifs.
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  1. The sense of temporal development created in a work of literature or a film by the arrangement of formal elements such as the length of scenes, the nature and amount of dialogue, or the repetition of motifs.
  2. A specific kind of metrical pattern or flow:
  3. Such recurrence; pattern of flow or movement
A display of military exercises and music offered as evening entertainment.
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  1. A display of military exercises and music offered as evening entertainment.
  2. A tattooed mark or design
  3. A permanent mark or design made on the skin by a process of pricking and ingraining an indelible pigment or by raising scars.
A series of sharp, quick rapping sounds
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  1. A series of sharp, quick rapping sounds
A series of short sharp sounds, as that made by knocking on a door.
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  1. A series of short sharp sounds, as that made by knocking on a door.
A rapid succession of beats or taps
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  1. A rapid succession of beats or taps
  2. Alternative spelling of pit-a-pat.
  3. A series of quick steps, taps, or beats.
A rapid series of light tapping sounds.
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  1. A rapid series of light tapping sounds.
  2. A soft, percussive sound, as of tiny feet or rain on a rooftop.
A mark used as a superscript to indicate the first derivative of a variable.
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  1. A mark used as a superscript to indicate the first derivative of a variable.
  2. One determined by the phonetic habits of the speaker's native language carried over to his or her use of another language.
  3. A mark used with a number or letter, as in mathematics to indicate a variable (a), or in measurement of length (10′ 5″, ten feet five inches) or of time (3′ 16″, three minutes sixteen seconds)
A single, complete oscillation
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  1. A single, complete oscillation
  2. (Physics) Periodic, to-and-fro motion or oscillation of an object, as an elastic body or the particles of a fluid, when it is displaced from the rest position or position of equilibrium, as in transmitting sound
  3. Emotional qualities or supernatural emanations that are sensed or felt by another person or thing
The physical separation and regrouping of members of a parliament according to their stand on an issue put to vote.
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  1. The physical separation and regrouping of members of a parliament according to their stand on an issue put to vote.
  2. The act or process of dividing.
  3. The act, process, or operation of finding out how many times one number or quantity is contained in another.
The force per unit area applied to an object. Objects subject to stress tend to become distorted or deformed.
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  1. The force per unit area applied to an object. Objects subject to stress tend to become distorted or deformed.
  2. A stimulus or circumstance causing such a condition:
  3. (--- Psychol.) A condition typically characterized by symptoms of mental and physical tension or strain, as depression or hypertension, that can result from a reaction to a situation in which a person feels threatened, pressured, etc.
The act or process of determining extent, dimensions, etc.; measurement
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  1. The act or process of determining extent, dimensions, etc.; measurement
  2. The dimensions, quantity, or capacity of something as ascertained by comparison with a standard:
  3. A procedure; course of action; step
The international standard unit of length, approximately equivalent to 39.37 inches. It was redefined in 1983 as the distance traveled by light in a vacuum in 1/299,792,458 of a second.
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  1. The international standard unit of length, approximately equivalent to 39.37 inches. It was redefined in 1983 as the distance traveled by light in a vacuum in 1/299,792,458 of a second.
  2. (Chiefly US, elsewhere metre) A line above or below a hanging net, to which the net is attached in order to strengthen it.
  3. The basic pattern of beats in successive measures of a piece of music: it is usually indicated in the time signature
A precise instant, second, minute, hour, day, week, month, or year, determined by clock or calendar; specif., the present instant, determined by clock
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  1. A precise instant, second, minute, hour, day, week, month, or year, determined by clock or calendar; specif., the present instant, determined by clock
  2. Indefinite, unlimited duration in which things are considered as happening in the past, present, or future; every moment there has ever been or ever will be
  3. (Music) The meter of a musical pattern:
Rate of activity; pace
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  1. Rate of activity; pace
  2. The speed at which a musical composition is, or is supposed to be, performed: it is indicated by such notations as allegro, andante, etc. or by reference to metronome timing
  3. (Music) The speed at which music is or ought to be played, often indicated on written compositions by a descriptive or metronomic direction to the performer.
Such a beat
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  1. Such a beat
  2. A downward trend; downswing
  3. The downward stroke made by a conductor to indicate the first beat of a measure.
(Music) An unaccented beat, esp. when on the last note of a bar
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  1. (Music) An unaccented beat, esp. when on the last note of a bar
  2. An unaccented beat at the start of a musical phrase.
  3. An unaccented beat or beats that occur before the first beat of a measure.
(Music) Any of the beats of a measure that have weak, or secondary, accents
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  1. (Music) Any of the beats of a measure that have weak, or secondary, accents
  2. An unaccented beat in a measure.
  3. (Slang) An unconventional person, someone who does not follow the beat, who chooses not to conform.
To move with heavy steps or come down heavily while moving
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  1. To move with heavy steps or come down heavily while moving
  2. To strike repeatedly and forcefully, especially with the hand or a tool:
  3. (Slang) To drink quickly (a beverage, especially an alcoholic one). Often used with back or down :
To strike repeated blows with or as with a hammer
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  1. To strike repeated blows with or as with a hammer
  2. To strike repeatedly with or as with a hammer
  3. To hit, especially repeatedly, with a hammer; pound.
To beat or batter, as with the fists:
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  1. To beat or batter, as with the fists:
  2. To hit or strike heavily and repeatedly.
  3. To beat or hit with repeated blows, esp. with the fist
To beat or strike with blow after blow; pound
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  1. To beat or strike with blow after blow; pound
  2. To subject (a smaller or weaker person) to frequent beatings
  3. To hit heavily and repeatedly with violent blows.
(Slang) To kill deliberately; murder.
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  1. (Slang) To kill deliberately; murder.
  2. To strike or slap with a sharp, resounding blow
  3. (Slang) To murder (a person), often, specif., for pay
To hit sharply, as with a hand, fist, weapon, or implement:
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  1. To hit sharply, as with a hand, fist, weapon, or implement:
  2. To indicate the time by making a percussive or chiming sound:
  3. To hit with the hand or a tool, weapon, etc.; smite
To perform (a shot or maneuver) successfully:
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  1. To perform (a shot or maneuver) successfully:
  2. (Baseball) To execute (a base hit) successfully:
  3. To attack:
Hard, noisily, and suddenly
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  1. Hard, noisily, and suddenly
  2. To hit with a resounding blow; strike hard and noisily
  3. Exactly; precisely:
To assemble by beating a drum
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  1. To assemble by beating a drum
  2. To make known to or force upon (a person) by constant repetition:
  3. To perform (a piece or tune) on or as if on a drum.
To move or cause to strike with a thump or thumps:
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  1. To move or cause to strike with a thump or thumps:
  2. To hit or fall with a thump
  3. To hit or fall in such a way as to produce a thump or thumps:
To affect in a specified way by striking hard:
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  1. To affect in a specified way by striking hard:
  2. In gin rummy, to end a deal by exposing one's hand and showing a surplus of not more than ten points in unmatched cards
  3. To hit; strike
To utter sharply:
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  1. To utter sharply:
  2. To strike quickly and sharply; tap
  3. (Slang) To talk seriously and frankly with another or others, often in an informal setting
To treat harshly or injuriously
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  1. To treat harshly or injuriously
  2. To subject to a penalty for an offense, sin, or fault.
  3. To handle or use roughly; damage or hurt:
To move in a manner similar to a whip; thrash or snap about:
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  1. To move in a manner similar to a whip; thrash or snap about:
  2. To strike with a strap or rod; lash:
  3. To strike, as with a strap or rod; lash; beat
(Informal) To actively promote or deal in
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  1. (Informal) To actively promote or deal in
  2. To beat severely with a whip or rod.
  3. To beat with a strap, stick, whip, etc., esp. as punishment
To punish or rebuke severely.
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  1. To punish or rebuke severely.
  2. To punish or rebuke severely, esp. by harsh public criticism
To defeat soundly in a fight, contest, etc.
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  1. To defeat soundly in a fight, contest, etc.
  2. To thrash with a stick.
  3. To beat as with a stick or club; cudgel; thrash
To strike or beat with a club or similar implement.
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  1. To strike or beat with a club or similar implement.
  2. To use (a firearm) as a club by holding the barrel and hitting with the butt end.
  3. To join or combine for a common purpose; form a club.
To defeat decisively:
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  1. To defeat decisively:
  2. To criticize severely:
  3. To beat; thrash; flog
To move along swiftly or smartly
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  1. To move along swiftly or smartly
  2. To move briskly or spiritedly.
  3. To strike with something flat, as the open hand, esp. on the buttocks, as in punishment
To drive or strike (a weapon, for example) forcefully onto or into something else.
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  1. To drive or strike (a weapon, for example) forcefully onto or into something else.
  2. To inflict a heavy blow on, with or as if with the hand, a tool, or a weapon.
  3. To inspire strong and sudden love or devotion
To punish, chastise, or afflict severely
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  1. To punish, chastise, or afflict severely
  2. To afflict with severe or widespread suffering and devastation; ravage.
  3. To whip or flog
(--- Informal) To produce as if by operating a control. Often used with on :
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  1. (--- Informal) To produce as if by operating a control. Often used with on :
  2. To turn (an electric light or appliance) on or off in this way
  3. To transfer (a railroad train or car) from one set of tracks to another by use of a switch; shunt
To move quickly or violently; switch
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  1. To move quickly or violently; switch
  2. To fasten or tie with a rope, etc.
  3. To swing or move quickly or angrily; switch
To strike with the palm of the hand or a flat object:
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  1. To strike with the palm of the hand or a flat object:
  2. To impose (a fine, etc.) on a person, business, etc.
  3. To strike with something flat, specif. the palm of the hand
To strike sharply and with a loud noise.
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  1. To strike sharply and with a loud noise.
  2. To press together and open (the lips) quickly and noisily, as in eating or tasting.
  3. To give an indication; be suggestive. Often used with of:
To hit with a sharp blow of the fist.
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  1. To hit with a sharp blow of the fist.
  2. To depress or push (a push button, a key on a keypad, etc.)
  3. To depress (a key or button, for example) in order to activate a device or perform an operation:
To fight or scuffle
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  1. To fight or scuffle
  2. To form a cuff or cuffs on.
  3. To strike, esp. with the open hand; slap
To change the shape of (a structure, such as a wall) by applying lath and plaster or boarding.
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  1. To change the shape of (a structure, such as a wall) by applying lath and plaster or boarding.
  2. To pack in a box.
  3. (--- Sports) To block (a competitor or opponent) from advancing, especially to hinder an opponent from getting a rebound in basketball by placing oneself between the opponent and the basket:
To beat or batter, as with the fists:
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  1. To beat or batter, as with the fists:
  2. To hit or strike heavily and repeatedly.
  3. To beat or hit with repeated blows, esp. with the fist
To sharpen (a razor, for example).
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  1. To sharpen (a razor, for example).
  2. To fasten or secure with a strap.
  3. To beat with a strap.
To whip with or as if with a birch.
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  1. To whip with or as if with a birch.
  2. To beat with a birch
To flog with a cane
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  1. To flog with a cane
  2. To make, supply, or repair with flexible woody material.
  3. To hit or beat with a rod.
To whip or flog; scourge.
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  1. To whip or flog; scourge.
  2. To subject to flagellation
  3. Any of various protozoans of the subphylum Mastigophora that move by means of one or more flagella. Some flagellates can make food by photosynthesis (such as euglenas and volvox), and are often classified as green algae by botanists. Others are symbiotic or parasitic (such as trypanosomes). Flagellates are related to amoebas.
To flog or lash somebody savagely with a horsewhip.
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  1. To flog or lash somebody savagely with a horsewhip.
  2. To lash or beat with a horsewhip
To beat with a pistol.
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  1. To beat with a pistol.
  2. To beat with a pistol, esp. about the head
To force one's way with difficulty:
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  1. To force one's way with difficulty:
  2. To hit or beat, especially repeatedly.
  3. To cause repeated difficulty or harm to (a person or group):
(Slang) To discuss something freely and at length.
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  1. (Slang) To discuss something freely and at length.
  2. To strike quickly and sharply; tap
  3. (Slang) To talk seriously and frankly with another or others, often in an informal setting
To produce flame, light, or a spark by friction:
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  1. To produce flame, light, or a spark by friction:
  2. To produce (a tone or chord) by hitting a key or keys or touching a string or strings on a musical instrument
  3. To level (a measure of grain, sand mold, etc.) by stroking the top with a straight instrument; strickle
(Baseball) To execute (a base hit) successfully:
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  1. (Baseball) To execute (a base hit) successfully:
  2. To come against, usually with force; strike
  3. To press or push (a key or button, for example):
To hit; strike
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  1. To hit; strike
  2. To cause to be displaced or unengaged; force:
  3. To produce by hitting or striking:
To scold sharply; berate:
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  1. To scold sharply; berate:
  2. (Dated) To give a thrashing to; to beat severely.
  3. To scold, reprimand or criticize harshly.
To move rapidly
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  1. To move rapidly
  2. To cram; stuff:
  3. Short for random access memory. The main memory of a computer, in which data can be stored or retrieved from all locations at the same (usually very high) speed.
To strike repeatedly and forcefully, especially with the hand or a tool:
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  1. To strike repeatedly and forcefully, especially with the hand or a tool:
  2. To produce energetically, as from forceful use of the hands. Often used with out :
  3. (Slang) To drink quickly (a beverage, especially an alcoholic one). Often used with back or down :
To beat or strike with or as if with a cudgel.
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  1. To beat or strike with or as if with a cudgel.
To strike with strong force:
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  1. To strike with strong force:
  2. To overcome, often by intimidation or coercion.
  3. To hit with a heavy club or similar blunt instrument.
To inflict the bastinado on
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  1. To inflict the bastinado on
  2. To subject to a beating; thrash.
(Intransitive) to strike or swipe as though with a bat
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  1. (Intransitive) to strike or swipe as though with a bat
  2. To have a turn at bat.
  3. To use a bat
To thresh using a flail.
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  1. To thresh using a flail.
  2. To wave or swing vigorously; thrash:
  3. To move (one's arms) about like flails
To hit heavily and repeatedly with violent blows.
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  1. To hit heavily and repeatedly with violent blows.
  2. To subject (a smaller or weaker person) to frequent beatings
  3. To injure or damage by pounding, by hard wear or use, etc.
To handle or treat roughly, causing damage:
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  1. To handle or treat roughly, causing damage:
  2. To split (wood) with a maul and wedge.
  3. To defeat handily:
To treat roughly or unkindly; abuse
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  1. To treat roughly or unkindly; abuse
  2. To treat in a rough or cruel way; abuse.
To attack with blows; hit, beat, or whip.
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  1. To attack with blows; hit, beat, or whip.
  2. To attack with words; scold
  3. To spend too much time and effort on; develop in too great detail
(Informal) To strike, as with the hand
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  1. (Informal) To strike, as with the hand
  2. (Informal) To hit (a ball) hard
  3. To hit, especially with the fist.
To strike with great force
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  1. To strike with great force
  2. To strike violently and repeatedly; batter or maul.
  3. To beat or hit repeatedly; maul
To add or intersperse with something in order to produce a certain effect:
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  1. To add or intersperse with something in order to produce a certain effect:
  2. To trim or decorate with or as if with lace.
  3. To pull or pass through; intertwine:
Hard, noisily, and suddenly
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  1. Hard, noisily, and suddenly
  2. To cut (hair) to form bangs.
  3. Exactly; precisely:
To strike or try to strike something with a sharp blow:
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  1. To strike or try to strike something with a sharp blow:
  2. To hit with a quick, sharp blow
  3. To strike or hit with a sharp blow:
To beat so as to produce a thump or thumps:
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  1. To beat so as to produce a thump or thumps:
  2. To move or cause to strike with a thump or thumps:
  3. To hit or fall in such a way as to produce a thump or thumps:
To hit hard
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  1. To hit hard
  2. To strike heavily, especially with the fist or a bat.
  3. To wait for or obtain a ride to work by standing at a roadside hoping to be picked up by a driver who needs another passenger to use the HOV lanes of a highway.
To turn away
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  1. To turn away
  2. To prevent the disclosure or recognition of; conceal:
  3. To cut off from sight; cover up:
To engage in the work of hunting whales
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  1. To engage in the work of hunting whales
  2. To strike or hit a person or thing repeatedly and forcefully:
  3. To strike or hit repeatedly and forcefully; thrash.
To encircle or mark in the manner of a belt:
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  1. To encircle or mark in the manner of a belt:
  2. To beat with a belt or strap.
  3. To equip, support, or attach with a belt:
To provide with socks.
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  1. To provide with socks.
  2. To hit or strike with force, esp. with the fist
  3. To hit or strike forcefully; punch.
To strike (someone or something) with a sharp blow; slap.
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  1. To strike (someone or something) with a sharp blow; slap.
  2. To strike or slap with a sharp, resounding blow
  3. (Slang) To murder (a person), often, specif., for pay
To cut (something) down to the required size or shape
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  1. To cut (something) down to the required size or shape
  2. To remove (excess or unwanted parts):
  3. To decorate, especially by adding a border or contrasting element:
Alternative form of knock the living daylights out of.
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  1. Alternative form of knock the living daylights out of.
(Informal, Dial.) To whip; flog; beat
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  1. (Informal, Dial.) To whip; flog; beat
To strike with a hard blow:
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  1. To strike with a hard blow:
  2. To move along in a rapid, reckless, awkward way
  3. To move in a heavy or clumsy manner.
To move lightly and quickly, as a flame
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  1. To move lightly and quickly, as a flame
  2. To lap or flicker at like a tongue:
  3. To bring into a certain condition by passing the tongue over
(Slang) To hit; punch
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  1. (Slang) To hit; punch
  2. To cover with pasted material
  3. To cover with something by using paste:
To beat or assault severely:
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  1. To beat or assault severely:
  2. To strike with a heavy, crushing blow:
  3. To attack or abuse, as with blows or with words
To beat or whip with a thong.
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  1. To beat or whip with a thong.
  2. To strike so as to produce a loud, reverberant noise.
  3. (US, slang) To whack or beat.
To sew with long, loose stitches so as to keep the parts together until properly sewn; tack
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  1. To sew with long, loose stitches so as to keep the parts together until properly sewn; tack
  2. To attack with words; abuse
  3. To moisten (meat, for example) periodically with a liquid, such as melted butter or a sauce, especially while cooking.
To manhandle or beat up
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  1. To manhandle or beat up
  2. To make rough, to roughen (especially doing so to wood while raising the grain)
To strike with something flat; whack
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  1. To strike with something flat; whack
  2. To strike or hit with a flat object; whack.
To defeat soundly; thrash.
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  1. To defeat soundly; thrash.
  2. To strike with a heavy blow.
  3. To hit, strike, beat, etc.
To move through water by means of repeated short strokes of the limbs.
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  1. To move through water by means of repeated short strokes of the limbs.
  2. To stir or shape (material) with a paddle.
  3. To walk like a small child; toddle
To cover (a tooth) with an artificial crown
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  1. To cover (a tooth) with an artificial crown
  2. To form the crown, top, or chief ornament of.
  3. (Checkers) To place a piece of the same color on (an opponent's piece that has crossed the board and reached the end row), thus making it a king
To produce lather; foam.
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  1. To produce lather; foam.
  2. (Informal) To give a beating to; whip.
  3. To form, or become covered with, lather
To cover wholly or in part with the dressed or tanned hide of an animal.
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  1. To cover wholly or in part with the dressed or tanned hide of an animal.
  2. (Informal) To beat with a strap made of hide.
  3. To cover or furnish with leather
To produce a tan color in, as by exposure to the sun
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  1. To produce a tan color in, as by exposure to the sun
  2. To convert (an animal hide) into leather by subjecting it to a chemical process that stabilizes the proteins, making it less susceptible to decay.
  3. To change (hide) into leather by soaking in tannin
(Slang) To drink quickly (a beverage, especially an alcoholic one). Often used with back or down :
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  1. (Slang) To drink quickly (a beverage, especially an alcoholic one). Often used with back or down :
  2. To strike repeatedly and forcefully, especially with the hand or a tool:
  3. To confine in, or as in, a pound; to impound.
To move or cause to strike with a thump or thumps:
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  1. To move or cause to strike with a thump or thumps:
  2. To hit or fall in such a way as to produce a thump or thumps:
  3. To strike with a thump or thumps
To begin to move:
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  1. To begin to move:
  2. To hit sharply, as with a hand, fist, weapon, or implement:
  3. To become indicated by a percussive or chiming sound:
To beat, pulsate, vibrate, etc.
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  1. To beat, pulsate, vibrate, etc.
  2. (Intransitive) To pound or beat rapidly or violently
  3. (Intransitive, of a body part) To pulse (often painfully) in time with the circulation of blood.
To beat into a shape with a hammer or similar tool:
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  1. To beat into a shape with a hammer or similar tool:
  2. To strike repeated blows with or as with a hammer
  3. To strike repeatedly with or as with a hammer
To count or record with the sound of ticks:
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  1. To count or record with the sound of ticks:
  2. (Informal) To function characteristically or well; operate; work
  3. Any of numerous small, parasitic arachnids of the suborder Ixodida that feed on the blood of animals. Like their close relatives the mites and unlike spiders, ticks have no division between cephalothorax and abdomen. Ticks differ from mites by being generally larger and having a sensory pit at the end of their first pair of legs. Many ticks transmit febrile diseases, such as Rocky Mountain spotted fever and Lyme disease.
To move like the undulating surface of a body of water; to undulate.
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  1. To move like the undulating surface of a body of water; to undulate.
  2. To form or have little waves or undulating movements on the surface, as water or grass stirred by a breeze
  3. To give a wavy form or appearance to
To flap the wings rapidly, as in short flight or without flying at all
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  1. To flap the wings rapidly, as in short flight or without flying at all
  2. To move with quick vibrations, flaps, etc.
  3. To move or fall in a manner suggestive of tremulous flight:
To move back and forth or up and down as in beating the air, usually with some noise
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  1. To move back and forth or up and down as in beating the air, usually with some noise
  2. To move or sway while fixed at one edge or corner; flutter:
  3. To move (wings or arms, for example) up and down.
To cause to move in a smooth wavelike motion:
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  1. To cause to move in a smooth wavelike motion:
  2. To move in waves or with a smooth, wavelike motion:
  3. To give a wavelike appearance or form to:
To cause to move back and forth rapidly:
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  1. To cause to move back and forth rapidly:
  2. To give off (light or sound) by vibration
  3. To progress in a given direction while moving back and forth rapidly:
To suspend on hinges:
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  1. To suspend on hinges:
  2. To move or wave (a weapon, tool, bat, etc.) with a sweeping motion; flourish; brandish
  3. To move or alternate, often rapidly, between extremes, or from one position or condition to another
To beat with excessive rapidity; throb.
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  1. To beat with excessive rapidity; throb.
  2. (Intransitive) To beat strongly or rapidly; said especially of the heart.
  3. To move with a slight tremulous motion; tremble, shake, or quiver.
To vary irregularly, especially in amount:
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  1. To vary irregularly, especially in amount:
  2. To be continually changing or varying in an irregular way
  3. To move back and forth or up and down; rise and fall; undulate, as waves
To cause to move waveringly.
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  1. To cause to move waveringly.
  2. To move waveringly; flutter:
  3. To move with a quick, light, wavering motion
(Physics) To vary regularly between maximum and minimum values, as an electric current
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  1. (Physics) To vary regularly between maximum and minimum values, as an electric current
  2. To swing or move regularly back and forth
  3. (Physics) To vary between alternate extremes, usually within a definable period of time.
The rhythmic expansion and contraction of the arteries as blood is pumped through them by the heart. The pulse can be felt at several parts of the body, as over the carotid and radial arteries.
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  1. The rhythmic expansion and contraction of the arteries as blood is pumped through them by the heart. The pulse can be felt at several parts of the body, as over the carotid and radial arteries.
  2. A dose of a medication or other substance given over a short period of time, usually repetitively.
  3. A brief sudden change in a normally constant quantity, such as an electric current or field.
To cause repeated difficulty or harm to (a person or group):
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  1. To cause repeated difficulty or harm to (a person or group):
  2. To force one's way with difficulty:
  3. To hit with the hand or fist; punch; slap
With rapid and strong beating; throbbingly
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  1. With rapid and strong beating; throbbingly
  2. With a rapid tapping sound.
  3. To move with a series of quick tapping steps.
To get the better of in competition, struggle, etc.; conquer
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  1. To get the better of in competition, struggle, etc.; conquer
  2. To deal with successfully; prevail over; surmount:
  3. To overpower, as with emotion; affect deeply:
To be greater than, as in degree or quality; exceed:
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  1. To be greater than, as in degree or quality; exceed:
  2. To go beyond the limit, capacity, range, etc. of
  3. To be beyond the limit, powers, or capacity of; transcend:
To get possession or control of by or as by winning a war
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  1. To get possession or control of by or as by winning a war
  2. To eliminate or minimize (a difficulty, for example):
  3. To overcome by physical, mental, or moral force; get the better of; defeat
To pass an implement through (a liquid, for example), usually in circular motions, so as to mix or cool the contents:
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  1. To pass an implement through (a liquid, for example), usually in circular motions, so as to mix or cool the contents:
  2. To add or mix in (an ingredient, for example) into a liquid or mixture by moving an implement:
  3. To stir or mix a liquid or mixture:
To beat (cream or eggs, for example) into a froth or foam.
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  1. To beat (cream or eggs, for example) into a froth or foam.
  2. To move, pull, jerk, snatch, throw, etc. suddenly
  3. (Informal) To snatch, pull, or remove in a sudden manner:
To move, remove, carry, brush (away, off, out, etc.) forcefully and speedily, as with a quick, sweeping motion
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  1. To move, remove, carry, brush (away, off, out, etc.) forcefully and speedily, as with a quick, sweeping motion
  2. To move quickly, nimbly, or briskly
  3. To whip (egg whites, cream, etc.)
To baffle or confuse mentally by presenting or being a difficult problem or matter.
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  1. To baffle or confuse mentally by presenting or being a difficult problem or matter.
  2. To ponder over a problem in an effort to solve or understand it.
  3. To clarify or solve (something confusing) by reasoning or study:
To confuse or perplex, especially so as to frustrate or prevent from taking action:
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  1. To confuse or perplex, especially so as to frustrate or prevent from taking action:
  2. To confuse so as to keep from understanding or solving; puzzle; confound
  3. To check the interference of (low-frequency sound waves) in a radio, phonograph, etc. by the use of a baffle
To perplex or confuse (someone)
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  1. To perplex or confuse (someone)
  2. To cause (someone) to be unable to think clearly; confuse:
  3. To stupefy someone, especially with alcohol
To take something from by fraud; swindle:
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  1. To take something from by fraud; swindle:
To deprive of or destroy the effect of through error or ignorance
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  1. To deprive of or destroy the effect of through error or ignorance
  2. To mislead; fool:
  3. (Informal) To be sexually unfaithful: