Block synonyms

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The definition of a piece is a part of a whole.
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A thick mass or piece:
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A cell in a grid.
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Something which hinders: something that holds back or causes problems with something else.
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An apparatus for lifting heavy or cumbersome objects.
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A perennial woody plant having a main trunk and usually a distinct crown.
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To begin to reduce to shape; to mark out roughly; to lay out.
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To become open
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The definition of cake is a sweet dessert made from flour, eggs, sugar and other ingredients that is round or square and that is baked, or a flat mass of food that is baked or fried.
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The definition of a cube is a three-dimensional square with six equal sides.
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An often wedge-shaped piece cut from a larger, usually circular object:
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(Broadcasting) A part of a broadcast program, devoted to a topic.
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The definition of a loaf is an oblong shaped mass of baked food, such as bread or meat.
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The ground; the earth; a spot of earth or turf.
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A legal obstacle or barrier that prevents or destroys a legal action or claim, especially one that prevents the relitigation of an issue or the formation of a valid contract. See also double jeopardy, estoppel, merger, plea, and res judicata. To prevent, prohibit, or act as a bar to. In bar. As a bar to an action. For example, if a defendant in a criminal action was acquitted earlier of the same charges that he is now accused, he may plead double jeopardy in bar. At bar. Now before the court. For example, an action that is before the court may be referred to as the case at bar. The legal profession in general. A group of attorneys admitted to practice law in a particular jurisdiction or before a particular court or who practice in a common field or area of expertise in the law. The railing in a courtroom that separates the area used by the judge, lawyers, and court personnel to conduct judicial business from the seating provided for observers. See also bench.
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A mass of metal, such as a bar or block, that is cast in a standard shape for convenient storage or shipment.
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Oblong is defined as a shape, like a rectangle or an ellipse, with one longer end.
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An act or instance of cutting.
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An end portion of a roll of carpeting, fabric, or yarn.
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The definition of a hunk is a large piece of something, or an attractive man.
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The area between streets
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Such a public way considered apart from the sidewalks:
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The smallest part of a town enclosed by streets.
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The point or line where two lines or surfaces meet or cross
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The definition of an obstacle is something that gets in the way or that slows or stops progress.
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Expense; cost:
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The act of obstructing a player in order to cause loss of possession of the ball, as in soccer.
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The definition of a check is a sudden stop or a person or thing that restrains or controls.
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(Hockey) The fair block of an opponent who has the puck by bumping with the body, shoulder to hip, from the front or side
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In sports, an obstruction to a move or play
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In sports, an obstruction to a move or play
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In sports, an obstruction to a move or play
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In sports, an obstruction to a move or play
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In sports, an obstruction to a move or play
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(Religion, usually as the Mass) The sacrament of the Eucharist.
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The definition of an impediment is an obstacle or something that prevents action.
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(Geometry) A three-dimensional figure (as opposed to a surface, an area, or a curve).
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A massive object
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An outside piece cut from a log when squaring it for lumber.
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Base is defined as the lowest part of something or the part which supports the rest.
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A wheel having a groove in the rim for a rope to work in, and set in a block, mast, or the like; the wheel of a pulley.
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(Informal, with "the") A steering wheel and its implied control of a vehicle.
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A pulley
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A pulley
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Elevation of spirits or mood
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(By extension) A dangerous predicament or situation.
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A reusable solderless device used to build a (usually temporary) prototype of an electronic circuit and for experimenting with circuit designs.
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A board used for serving cheeses.
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An article of furniture supported by one or more vertical legs and having a flat horizontal surface:
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Designating or of a thick slab made by gluing together strips of hardwood, as maple or oak, used for counter and table tops, etc.
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Chopping board
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Place of execution
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A machine used for the application of capital punishment by decapitation, consisting of a tall upright frame from which is suspended a heavy diagonal-edged blade.
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A temporary wooden or metal framework for supporting workmen and materials during the erecting, repairing, or painting of a building, etc.
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Execution by burning. Used with the:
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Any of various modifications of the cross design, such as a Latin cross or Maltese cross.
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The projecting arm of a crane, from which the load is suspended; the jib.
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To block or stop up (a passage) with obstacles or impediments; dam; clog
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To impede
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To keep (a person or thing) from doing something; impede:
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To seal or block the entrance to a road, an area, or a building so that people cannot enter.
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In sports, to impede a play
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In sports, to impede a play
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To lay stress upon, emphasize
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To arrange, fashion, express, or devise (a plan, answer, etc.) in definite form
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To make into a different shape
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To form (something) out of a fluid or plastic material:
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A molded rectangular block of clay baked by the sun or in a kiln until hard and used as a building and paving material.
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(UK, plural: stone) A unit of mass equal to 14 pounds. Used to measure the weights of people, animals, cheese, wool, etc. 1 stone ≈ 6.3503 kilograms
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Difference or disagreement:
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The definition of a barrier is anything, either natural or manmade, that keeps something from passing through.
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The death sentence by hanging
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To delay action; be a hindrance
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To give shape or visible structure to (a thing or person).
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Affected by a psychological block
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Having an obstructed flow; blocked.
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Of the nature of an impediment; hindering or obstructing.
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That tends to occlude.
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The process of occluding.
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The involuntary rejection from consciousness of painful or disagreeable ideas, memories, feelings, or impulses.
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(Psychiatry) Conscious exclusion of unacceptable desires, thoughts, or memories from the mind.
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To add, affix, or append as an additional or minor part to an already existing item, such as a document, building, or land.
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Barricade means to put up a barrier to shut something in or out.
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To set up a blockade against:
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To protect by shielding; defend
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To hinder; impede
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To chip off unwanted pieces of stone, so as to form a desired shape or improve the quality of mineral ore.
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To build a dam in
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To keep or discourage (a person, group, or nation) from doing something by instilling fear, anxiety, doubt, etc.
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To impede or bar by estoppel.
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To put a person into (an office, position, etc.)
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To foil is defined as to keep something from happening.
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The definition of frustrate is to hinder someone's plans or efforts, or to make someone feel annoyed because you are hindering their efforts or refusing to cooperate.
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To prevent the free movement, action, or progress of:
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To get in the way of; to hinder
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To decrease, limit, or block the action or function of something in the body, as an enzyme or organ.
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To stop, deflect, or interrupt the progress or intended course of:
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To push against gently, especially in order to gain attention or give a signal.
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Occlude is defined as to hide, block or close.
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(Rare) To block or obstruct (the pores, bowels, etc.)
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To set as an opposite in position:
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To summarize something.
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To avoid, deflect, or ward off (an attack, a blow, an argument, etc.).
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To blatantly mention a particular product or service as if advertising it.
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To row against in a race
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To block (a wheel, log, etc.) with a wedge, block, etc. to prevent movement
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(Volleyball) To leap into the air while close to the net and slam (the ball) into the opponents' court
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(Chiefly Brit.) To obstruct a debate, negotiation, etc.; esp., to filibuster
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(Intransitive) To cease moving.
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To stub (a toe or foot).
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To be an obstacle to; prevent the advancement or success of; thwart or stump:
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To prevent; to halt; to cause to fail; to foil; to frustrate.
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To fix in place or tighten with a wedge:
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The act or an instance of becoming open or being made to open:
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To remove or clear an obstruction from:
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(Intransitive, with of and , with object before go) To release from one's grasp; to go from a state of holding on to a state of no longer holding on.
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(Intransitive, of something intense) to lessen
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A system of dividing a railroad track into several sections (blocks) and regulating the trains by automatic signals (block signals) so that there is usually no more than one train in one section
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An obstruction.
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A movable frame of wattled twigs, osiers, or withes and stakes, or sometimes of iron, used for enclosing land, for folding sheep and cattle, for gates, etc.; also, in fortification, used as revetments, and for other purposes.
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An unexpected or hidden obstacle, difficulty, etc.
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A pleading in common law denying an allegation of fact in an adversary’s pleading or contesting that the adversary lacked adequate knowledge to make such an allegation in the first place. See also denial.
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Something resembling a wall in appearance or function, as the side or inside surface of a container or body cavity
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The foremost or leading position:
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(UK, informal) the head; the seat of mental capacity or intellect
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The head, esp. the top of the head
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A report or record of the results of this
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Any of various other plants or their seeds or fruits, especially those suggestive of beans such as the coffee bean or vanilla bean.
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The definition of conk means the nose, head or a hit on the head, or a tree fungus, or a straight and flat hair style worn by some African Americans.
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A circular or elliptical area of uplifted rock in which the rock dips gently away, in all directions, from a central point.
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The definition of a noggin is an informal, slang term for the human head.
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A weak, foolish, or stupid person.
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Nut is a slang term for a crazy or eccentric person or a fan of someone or something.
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The definition of choke is to cut off oxygen, to be unable to breath, to block something, to become unable to perform at a crucial point.
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To grapple; to engage in close combat.
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To become congested
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(Baseball) To modify (a bat) by drilling a hole in the large end and filling it with cork or rubber: this practice is believed to give the batter an unfair advantage and is illegal
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To cut off from sight.
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To put or keep out of sight; secrete; conceal
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To make dim, indistinct, or impossible to see:
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Screen is defined as to show, examine or separate.
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To shroud is to wrap someone in special burial clothing or to conceal something from view.
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To cut off from sight.
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One that helps:
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A mass of matter that is distinct from other masses:
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Show is defined as to bring into view, teach, or display.
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The act by which something is blocked; an obstruction.
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a platform from which an auctioneer sells
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Anything that closes or shuts
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The act of stopping or the condition of being stopped; a halt:
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The definition of a pulley is a small fixed wheel or a group of such wheels with a rope or chain in a grooved rim that is used to lift something up.
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a simple machine consisting of a wheel with a groove in which a rope can run to change the direction or point of application of a force applied to the rope
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(Psychology) Inability to continue a train of thought.
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To freeze is defined as to become frozen, to make something frozen or to stop moving.
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To impede movement or use of:
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Alternative spelling of immobilize.
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(--- Informal) To disregard on purpose. Usually used in the imperative:
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To temporarily lose memory
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(Idiomatic) To be unable to produce a required piece of information.
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(Music) To participate in a jam session.
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Deflect is defined as to cause something to change direction, or to deter someone from his/her intended purpose.
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To close or obstruct.
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To heal a cut or other wound
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(Intransitive) to be completely blocked or obstructed.
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To fill by crowding something into; to cram with something; to load to excess.
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The definition of lug is to carry or drag something heavy.
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(Baseball, intransitive) To hold the bat higher (farther from the knob) than is normal.
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Alternative spelling of stymie.
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To cause to feel self-conscious, confused, and ill at ease; disconcert; fluster
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To stop; pause:
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stop from happening or developing
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(Computing) To decompress (a compressed archive in the StuffIt format).
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A decade or the numbers from 40 to 49:
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A simpleton
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(Finance) An ownership interest in one or more companies' stock.
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A stupid person.
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(Colloquial) A lot; a great deal; tons; loads.
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(Informal) Approximate amount or range:
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