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A brief amount of time; a moment:
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  1. A brief amount of time; a moment:
  2. (Chiefly British) A small coin:
  3. A matter being considered:
A short form of the female given name Patricia.
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  1. A short form of the female given name Patricia.
  2. A quick, gentle tap, touch, or stroke with the hand or some flat object
  3. The sound made by a light stroke or tap or by light footsteps.
A soft mass or blob, as of some food; lump
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  1. A soft mass or blob, as of some food; lump
  2. A lump, scoop or considerable quantity of something.
  3. A modicum; a bit:
To perform a tap dance
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  1. To perform a tap dance
  2. To pull out the tap or plug from
  3. To furnish with a spigot or tap.
To strike with the beak or a pointed instrument.
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  1. To strike with the beak or a pointed instrument.
  2. To pick up with the beak; get by pecking
  3. To eat in small sparing bits; nibble:
To tap gently with the open hand or with something flat.
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  1. To tap gently with the open hand or with something flat.
  2. Readily or perfectly as a result of memorization or familiarization:
  3. To pat a surface
To apply paint or coloring with crude, unskillful strokes.
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  1. To apply paint or coloring with crude, unskillful strokes.
  2. To cover or smear with a soft adhesive substance such as plaster, grease, or mud.
  3. To apply paint to (a surface) with hasty or crude strokes.
The act of hitting a golf ball in the hole with one's first shot.
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  1. The act of hitting a golf ball in the hole with one's first shot.
  2. (Racket Sports, Handball) A score made by a serve that one's opponent fails to touch
  3. A serve that one's opponent fails to hit.
A highly skilled person; an expert:
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  1. A highly skilled person; an expert:
  2. A person who is highly skilled in some field of knowledge or work; expert
One that is invested with this power, especially a government or body of government officials:
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  1. One that is invested with this power, especially a government or body of government officials:
  2. The power to enforce laws, exact obedience, command, determine, or judge.
  3. An accepted source of expert information or advice:
A person skilled in a particular activity; an expert:
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  1. A person skilled in a particular activity; an expert:
  2. (Brit., Informal) An expert
A person with a high degree of skill in or knowledge of a certain subject.
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  1. A person with a high degree of skill in or knowledge of a certain subject.
  2. A person who is very skillful or highly trained and informed in some special field
  3. An individual of recognized knowledge in a particular topic, typically confirmed by academic standing and publications, who is called upon by one of the parties to testify in court as to his or her opinion of the underlying facts. Also referred to as expert witness. An individual of recognized knowledge in a particular topic, typically confirmed by academic standing and publications, who is called upon by one of the parties to testify in court as to his or her opinion of the underlying facts. Also referred to as expert witness.
Used as a title for a man who serves as the head or presiding officer of certain societies, clubs, orders, or institutions.
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  1. Used as a title for a man who serves as the head or presiding officer of certain societies, clubs, orders, or institutions.
  2. A person, esp. a man, who rules others or has control, authority, or power over something
  3. A special official appointed by a court to assist it, typically by making findings or rulings pertaining to matters specified by the court, typically, a “master” in divorce or custody, or a “master” to render an accounting; sometimes referred to as a “special master”.
(Freemasonry) Someone who has previously been a master at a given lodge.
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  1. (Freemasonry) Someone who has previously been a master at a given lodge.
  2. Alternative form of past master.
  3. A person who formerly held the position of master, as in a lodge or club
A person who engages in some art, sport, etc. for money, esp. as a means of livelihood, rather than as a hobby
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  1. A person who engages in some art, sport, etc. for money, esp. as a means of livelihood, rather than as a hobby
  2. One who earns a living in a given or implied occupation:
  3. A skilled practitioner; an expert.
An expert
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  1. An expert
  2. A person who exhibits such competence; an expert.
A magician; conjurer; sorcerer
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  1. A magician; conjurer; sorcerer
  2. One who practices magic; a sorcerer or magician.
  3. (Informal) A person exceptionally gifted or clever at a specified activity
A whirring or hissing sound, as of an object speeding through air.
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  1. A whirring or hissing sound, as of an object speeding through air.
  2. A whizzing sound or movement
  3. (--- Informal) A person who is very quick, adroit, or skilled at something; expert
  1. Cracker Jack
  2. (Slang) A person or thing of recognized excellence
To smear; soil.
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  1. To smear; soil.
  2. To ornament showily; overdecorate
  3. To ornament in a vulgar, showy fashion.
To smear over; bedaub; soil
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  1. To smear over; bedaub; soil
  2. To smear.
To apply paint or coloring with crude, unskillful strokes.
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  1. To apply paint or coloring with crude, unskillful strokes.
  2. To cover or smear with a soft adhesive substance such as plaster, grease, or mud.
  3. To smear (plaster, grease, etc.) on
To cover, smear, overlay, etc. with or as with plaster
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  1. To cover, smear, overlay, etc. with or as with plaster
  2. To apply plaster.
  3. To apply a plaster to:
To apply or daub
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  1. To apply or daub
  2. To spread or daub (a surface, for example) with a sticky, greasy, or dirty substance.
  3. To apply (a ) to, so as to leave a coating, mark, etc.
To make dirty or discolor as by smearing or staining with grime
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  1. To make dirty or discolor as by smearing or staining with grime
  2. To soil, stain, or dirty with or as if with a smearing agent:
  3. To sully or dishonor (a reputation, good name, etc.)
To smear or blur (something):
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  1. To smear or blur (something):
  2. To fill (an orchard or an inhabited area) with dense smoke from a smudge pot in order to prevent damage from frost or to repel insects.
  3. To blur or smear
A brief amount of time; a moment:
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  1. A brief amount of time; a moment:
  2. (Informal) A particular kind of action, situation, or behavior:
  3. A small portion, degree, or amount:
(Slang) A worthless, disgusting, or despicable person
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  1. (Slang) A worthless, disgusting, or despicable person
  2. Any bit or scrap
  3. A very small piece broken off something; small particle or bit, esp. of bread, cake, etc.
A gift or tip offered to get better service
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  1. A gift or tip offered to get better service
  2. In Morse and similar codes, the long sound or signal used in combination with the dot and silent intervals to represent letters or numbers.
  3. A small quantity of something added
A point put above or below a note to show that it is staccato
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  1. A point put above or below a note to show that it is staccato
  2. In Morse and similar codes, the short sound or signal used in combination with the dash and silent intervals to represent letters, numbers, or punctuation.
  3. (Music) A point after a note or rest, increasing its time value by one half
A unit of weight in the US Customary System equal to116 of an ounce or 27.34 grains (1.77 grams).
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  1. A unit of weight in the US Customary System equal to116 of an ounce or 27.34 grains (1.77 grams).
  2. A random-access memory chip that must be recharged continually in order for stored data to be retained
  3. A small amount; a bit:
A trace or hint:
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  1. A trace or hint:
  2. Anything that drops or is used for dropping or covering something, as a drop curtain or piece of theater scenery, a drop hammer, or a trapdoor
  3. A thing like a drop in shape or size, as a pendent earring or a small piece of candy
(Grammar) A sentence fragment.
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  1. (Grammar) A sentence fragment.
  2. An incomplete or isolated portion; a bit:
  3. The part that exists of a literary or other work left unfinished
A small, dry, one-seeded fruit of a cereal grass, having the fruit and the seed walls united:
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  1. A small, dry, one-seeded fruit of a cereal grass, having the fruit and the seed walls united:
  2. A small particle of something, such as salt, pollen, or sand.
  3. A tiny bit; slightest amount
The ninth letter of the Greek alphabet (Ι, ι)
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  1. The ninth letter of the Greek alphabet (Ι, ι)
  2. A bank account that earns interest and pays it to a third party, generally a charity; the principal is typically being held in escrow by the accountholder.
  3. A very small amount; a bit:
A trifling amount; the smallest bit
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  1. A trifling amount; the smallest bit
  2. The smallest bit; iota.
The smallest unit of liquid measure, equal to160 fluid dram or about half a drop (0.0616 milliliter): the British and Canadian imperial minim equals160 of an imperial fluid dram or 0.0592 milliliter
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  1. The smallest unit of liquid measure, equal to160 fluid dram or about half a drop (0.0616 milliliter): the British and Canadian imperial minim equals160 of an imperial fluid dram or 0.0592 milliliter
  2. A unit of fluid measure, as:
  3. An insignificantly small portion or thing.
A coin of very small value, especially an obsolete British coin worth half a farthing.
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  1. A coin of very small value, especially an obsolete British coin worth half a farthing.
  2. Any of various very small arachnids of the subclass Acari that often live as parasites on other animals or plants. Like ticks and unlike spiders, mites have no division between the cephalothorax and abdomen.
  3. Bit
A small amount; bit
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  1. A small amount; bit
The smallest particle of a substance that retains the chemical and physical properties of the substance and is composed of two or more atoms; a group of like or different atoms held together by chemical forces.
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  1. The smallest particle of a substance that retains the chemical and physical properties of the substance and is composed of two or more atoms; a group of like or different atoms held together by chemical forces.
  2. A small particle; a tiny bit.
(Now Chiefly Dial.) A scrap or fragment of food left from a meal
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  1. (Now Chiefly Dial.) A scrap or fragment of food left from a meal
  2. A small scrap or leaving of food after a meal is completed.
  3. A scrap; a bit.
Any small amount
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  1. Any small amount
  2. A unit of weight in the US Customary System, an avoirdupois unit equal to 437.5 grains (28.35 grams).
  3. A tiny bit:
(Physics) A body whose spatial extent and internal motion and structure, if any, are irrelevant in a specific problem.
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  1. (Physics) A body whose spatial extent and internal motion and structure, if any, are irrelevant in a specific problem.
  2. (Linguistics) An uninflected item that has grammatical function but does not clearly belong to one of the major parts of speech, such as up in He looked up the word or to in English infinitives.
  3. A very small or the smallest possible amount, trace, or degree:
Discarded waste material, especially metal suitable for reprocessing.
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  1. Discarded waste material, especially metal suitable for reprocessing.
  2. A small piece; bit; fragment; shred
  3. A bit of something written or printed; brief extract
A very small quantity, amount, or part
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  1. A very small quantity, amount, or part
  2. An uneasy feeling arising from conscience or principle that tends to hinder action:
  3. A feeling of hesitancy, doubt, or uneasiness arising from difficulty in deciding what is right, proper, ethical, etc.; qualm or misgiving about something one thinks is wrong
A long, narrow strip or piece made by cutting or tearing
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  1. A long, narrow strip or piece made by cutting or tearing
  2. A very small piece or amount; fragment; particle
A very small quantity or amount.
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  1. A very small quantity or amount.
  2. A very small quantity or portion; a bit or mite:
A very small bit; particle
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  1. A very small bit; particle
  2. A tiny amount; a bit:
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  1. A surname​.
  2. A dot or other small mark used as a diacritic
  3. The tiniest bit; an iota.
A particular kind of pewter.
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  1. A particular kind of pewter.
  2. A small amount or degree; bit
  3. Something of little value or importance; trivial thing, idea, etc.; paltry matter
The least bit; an iota:
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  1. The least bit; an iota:
  2. The least bit; jot; iota
A flaw or defect, as in character or reputation; something blameworthy; fault
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  1. A flaw or defect, as in character or reputation; something blameworthy; fault
  2. A small area of different color or texture from the main area of which it is a part; often, a mark made by some foreign matter; stain, blot, speck, patch, etc.
  3. (Chiefly British) A small amount; a bit:
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