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A flight of a combat aircraft on a mission.
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  1. A flight of a combat aircraft on a mission.
  2. The forces making such a raid
  3. An armed attack, especially one made from a place surrounded by enemy forces.
A sudden gushing or shooting forth; jet
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  1. A sudden gushing or shooting forth; jet
  2. A sudden short burst, as of energy, activity, or growth.
  3. A sudden, brief burst of energy, speed, activity, etc.
A sudden movement toward something:
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  1. A sudden movement toward something:
  2. A surge or release of emotion:
  3. A rapid, often noisy flow or passage:
A short, heavy arrow with a thick head, used especially with a crossbow.
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  1. A short, heavy arrow with a thick head, used especially with a crossbow.
  2. A sudden or unexpected event:
  3. A metal bar or rod in the mechanism of a lock that is thrown or withdrawn by turning the key.
(Printing) The width of a square or nearly square piece of type, used as a unit of measure for matter set in that size of type.
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  1. (Printing) The width of a square or nearly square piece of type, used as a unit of measure for matter set in that size of type.
  2. (Printing, former) A unit of measure the width of a capital M in a type font
  3. The letter m.
Alternative spelling of em dash.
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  1. Alternative spelling of em dash.
  2. (Typography) The symbol (—) (used to demarcate a parenthetical thought or to indicate a break, or for emphasis)
  3. (Printing) A dash (—) the width of a capital M in a given type font
Something capable of carrying or moving four people or things, as a chairlift.
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  1. Something capable of carrying or moving four people or things, as a chairlift.
  2. Quod
  3. A piece of type metal lower than the face of the type, used for spacing, to fill blank lines, etc.
  1. Quad
  2. (Ecol.) A sampling plot, usually one square meter, used to study and analyze plant or animal life
  3. (Printing) A piece of type metal lower than the raised typeface, used for filling spaces and blank lines.
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  2. (Printing) A space equal to half the width of an em.
  3. The letter n.
(Printing) A short dash (–), half the length of an em dash
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  1. (Printing) A short dash (–), half the length of an em dash
  2. (Typography) The symbol '–' (used to express ranges).
  3. Alternative spelling of en dash.
(Printing) An em quad.
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  1. (Printing) An em quad.
Not much
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  1. Not much
  2. Something much less than all:
  3. A short distance or time:
An amount that can be held between thumb and forefinger:
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  1. An amount that can be held between thumb and forefinger:
  2. An emergency situation:
  3. Difficulty or hardship:
A statement conveying information in an indirect fashion; a clue:
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  1. A statement conveying information in an indirect fashion; a clue:
  2. A small, barely detectable amount of.
  3. Information in a computer-based font that suggests how the outlines of the font's glyphs should be distorted in order to produce, at specific sizes, a visually appealing pixel-based rendering. Also known as hinting.
A light covering with a sprinkled substance.
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  1. A light covering with a sprinkled substance.
  2. A small amount; a sprinkling.
  3. Tiny pieces of candy, variously flavored and shaped, used for decorating cookies, servings of ice cream, etc.
(Physics) The process by which the direction of motion of radiation or particles is changed randomly when passing through a medium, caused by collisions of the constituents of the radiation with particles in the medium
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  1. (Physics) The process by which the direction of motion of radiation or particles is changed randomly when passing through a medium, caused by collisions of the constituents of the radiation with particles in the medium
  2. (Physics) The process whereby a beam of waves or particles is dispersed by collisions or similar interactions.
  3. Something scattered, especially a small, irregularly occurring amount or quantity:
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  1. A light shower of rain.
  2. A small number, quantity, or amount, esp. one that is sprinkled, scattered, or thinly distributed
  3. A small amount of (some liquid, powder or other fine substance) that is sprinkled on to something.
A coat of burnt soot inside a cooking vessel, which has formed over repeated use, and which renders the surface non sticking.
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  1. A coat of burnt soot inside a cooking vessel, which has formed over repeated use, and which renders the surface non sticking.
  2. The act or process by which something is seasoned.
  3. (Cooking) Something used to add taste or flavour to food, such as a condiment, herb or spice.
The outermost part of the rind of an orange, lemon, or other citrus fruit, used as flavoring:
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  1. The outermost part of the rind of an orange, lemon, or other citrus fruit, used as flavoring:
  2. (By extension) Enthusiasm; keen enjoyment; relish; gusto.
  3. The outermost, colored portion of the peel of a citrus fruit used, often in fine shreds, as flavoring
A sensation caused by touching, esp. one that is characteristic of a particular substance or texture; tactile quality; feel
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  1. A sensation caused by touching, esp. one that is characteristic of a particular substance or texture; tactile quality; feel
  2. A characteristic way of doing things:
  3. A sensation experienced in touching something with a characteristic texture:
One skilful or proficient; an expert; an adept.
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  1. One skilful or proficient; an expert; an adept.
  2. (US) A sand dab, a small flatfish of genus Citharichthys.
  3. A small, soft or moist bit of something
A small amount or the smallest amount possible:
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  1. A small amount or the smallest amount possible:
  2. The smallest unit in the system of weights used in the U.S., Great Britain, and Canada, equal to .0648 gram: one pound avoirdupois equals 7,000 grains; one pound troy or apothecaries' weight equals 5,760 grains
  3. A small particle of something, such as salt, pollen, or sand.
Something drawn or traced, as a mark, sketch, etc.
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  1. Something drawn or traced, as a mark, sketch, etc.
  2. Evidence or an indication of the former presence or existence of something; a vestige:
  3. An act of researching or ascertaining the origin or location of something:
A slight added element, property, or influence:
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  1. A slight added element, property, or influence:
  2. A small amount of a color incorporated or added.
  3. A slight trace, flavor, odor, etc.; smack; touch
A minute amount or slight indication; a trace:
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  1. A minute amount or slight indication; a trace:
  2. The state or feeling of having no confidence or certainty about something; distrust:
  3. The act or an instance of suspecting guilt, a wrong, harmfulness, etc. with little or no supporting evidence
A faint hint or indication; small amount; trace
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  1. A faint hint or indication; small amount; trace
  2. Something suggested
  3. A psychological process by which an idea is induced in or adopted by another without argument, command, or coercion.
(Slang) A small or young person.
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  1. (Slang) A small or young person.
  2. (Informal) A small or young person, esp. one who is impudent; whippersnapper
  3. Something used to squirt liquid, as a syringe
The act or sound of splashing:
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  1. The act or sound of splashing:
  2. A small amount, especially of a fluid:
  3. A great though often short-lived impression; a stir:
This sense in combination with the senses of smell and touch, which together receive a sensation of a substance in the mouth.
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  1. This sense in combination with the senses of smell and touch, which together receive a sensation of a substance in the mouth.
  2. A small amount; bit; trace; suggestion; touch
  3. The sense of what is proper, seemly, or least likely to give offense in a given social situation:
(Informal) A small amount; bit
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  1. (Informal) A small amount; bit
  2. A very small quantity or amount.
To break or shatter into pieces with noise or violence
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  1. To break or shatter into pieces with noise or violence
  2. (--- Sports) To hit (a ball, puck, or shuttlecock) in a forceful overhand stroke.
  3. To break suddenly into pieces, as from a violent blow or collision:
(Comput.) To become inoperable because of a malfunction in the equipment or an error in the program
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  1. (Comput.) To become inoperable because of a malfunction in the equipment or an error in the program
  2. (Informal) To join or enter (a party, for example) without invitation.
  3. To break or dash into pieces; smash; shatter
To force one's way with difficulty:
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  1. To force one's way with difficulty:
  2. To cause repeated difficulty or harm to (a person or group):
  3. To hit with the hand or fist; punch; slap
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 beat to a powder or pulp; pulverize or crush:
  3. (Archaic) To confine in a pound
To oppose and defeat the efforts, plans, or ambitions of (someone).
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  1. To oppose and defeat the efforts, plans, or ambitions of (someone).
  2. To hinder, obstruct, frustrate, or defeat (a person, plans, etc.)
  3. To prevent the occurrence, realization, or attainment of:
To deaden, restrain, or depress:
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  1. To deaden, restrain, or depress:
  2. To deaden, depress, reduce, or lessen
  3. (Intransitive) To become damp; to deaden.
To make apprehensive or discouraged, as by a problem or troublesome prospect
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  1. To make apprehensive or discouraged, as by a problem or troublesome prospect
  2. To upset or distress:
  3. To cause to lose enthusiasm or resolution; disillusion or discourage:
To blow up or move with or as with an explosive; explode
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  1. To blow up or move with or as with an explosive; explode
  2. To cause to shrivel, wither, or mature imperfectly by blast or blight:
  3. To shoot or destroy by shooting:
To enter or run (a horse, etc.) in a race
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  1. To enter or run (a horse, etc.) in a race
  2. (Sports) To compete in a contest of speed.
  3. (Sports) To compete against in a race.
To increase the speed or rate of; accelerate. Often used with up:
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  1. To increase the speed or rate of; accelerate. Often used with up:
  2. To cause to move or proceed quickly; hasten:
  3. To drive at a speed exceeding a legal limit:
To become filled with tears:
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  1. To become filled with tears:
  2. To become torn:
  3. To move violently or with speed; dash
To move with force or violence; rush
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  1. To move with force or violence; rush
  2. To cause to move with great force or violence:
  3. To cast down; overthrow
To throw (oneself) energetically (into a task)
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  1. To throw (oneself) energetically (into a task)
  2. To cast aside; discard:
  3. To throw, esp. with force or violence; hurl; cast
To give birth to prematurely:
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  1. To give birth to prematurely:
  2. To let fall; drop:
  3. To calculate astrologically:
To strike or land on in a dispersed way:
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  1. To strike or land on in a dispersed way:
  2. To scatter in drops or small blobs
  3. To scatter (a liquid, for example) in drops or small amounts:
To spatter (a surface or object), especially to soil with splashes of liquid.
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  1. To spatter (a surface or object), especially to soil with splashes of liquid.
  2. (Intransitive) To splash; to scatter; to land or strike in an uneven, distributed mess.
  3. To cause (something) to splatter.
To swagger.
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  1. To swagger.
  2. To splash (a liquid), as in a container
  3. To dash, strike, wash, etc. with a splashing sound; splash
To let fall; drop:
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  1. To let fall; drop:
  2. To give birth to prematurely:
  3. To calculate astrologically:
To throw, shoot, or send out suddenly and fast
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  1. To throw, shoot, or send out suddenly and fast
  2. To cast (a look or the eyes) suddenly and rapidly in a direction.
  3. (--- Archaic) To throw or cast (a dart or missile).
To move suddenly and violently; rush; dash
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  1. To move suddenly and violently; rush; dash
  2. To throw (oneself) energetically (into a task)
  3. To throw, esp. with force or violence; hurl; cast
(Naut.) To raise, haul, pull, move, etc. by pulling with a rope or cable
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  1. (Naut.) To raise, haul, pull, move, etc. by pulling with a rope or cable
  2. To push (at a capstan to turn it)
  3. To throw
To cause to move with great force or violence:
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  1. To cause to move with great force or violence:
  2. To move with force or violence; rush
  3. To cast down; overthrow
To move with or as if with great speed:
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  1. To move with or as if with great speed:
To cause (a newly built vessel) to slide from the land into the water; set afloat
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  1. To cause (a newly built vessel) to slide from the land into the water; set afloat
  2. (Nautical) To put (a boat) into the water in readiness for use.
  3. To throw oneself (into) with vigor; rush; plunge
To throw, usually with careful aim.
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  1. To throw, usually with careful aim.
  2. (Baseball) To throw (the ball) from the mound to the batter.
  3. To throw; cast, fling, or toss
To send forth (a missile or projectile); discharge or fire (a bullet, arrow, etc.)
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  1. To send forth (a missile or projectile); discharge or fire (a bullet, arrow, etc.)
  2. To discharge or fire (a gun, bow, charge of explosive, etc.)
  3. To cast (an anchor, fish net, etc.)
To throw or fling, esp. sideways with a jerk
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  1. To throw or fling, esp. sideways with a jerk
  2. To move suddenly or draw back, as if startled or afraid:
  3. To move suddenly as when startled; jump; start; recoil
To throw (stones, etc.) with a sling
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  1. To throw (stones, etc.) with a sling
  2. To throw or fling:
  3. To throw, cast, fling, or hurl
To cause to fall on or over something; cast:
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  1. To cause to fall on or over something; cast:
  2. To direct, cast, turn, project, etc.
  3. To cast off; shed
To throw in or bandy (ideas, remarks, etc.)
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  1. To throw in or bandy (ideas, remarks, etc.)
  2. To throw or propel to the ground:
  3. To throw or pitch about; fling here and there; buffet
To bake or dry by heating, as in a kiln:
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  1. To bake or dry by heating, as in a kiln:
  2. To become ignited; flame up:
  3. (--- Informal) To throw or propel with force and speed:
(Figuratively) To asperse with calumny or reproach; shend.
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  1. (Figuratively) To asperse with calumny or reproach; shend.
  2. To spatter, as with mud or slander; soil or sully by spattering
  3. To spatter or cover with something; sprinkle with anything liquid, or with any wet or adhesive substance.
To walk or splash through slush or mud
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  1. To walk or splash through slush or mud
  2. To serve unappetizingly or clumsily; dish out:
  3. To spill or splash
To splash or move clumsily through water, mud, etc.
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  1. To splash or move clumsily through water, mud, etc.
  2. To spill or splash (a liquid) copiously or clumsily:
  3. To splash about
To scatter in drops or small blobs
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  1. To scatter in drops or small blobs
  2. To splash, spot, or soil with such drops or blobs
  3. To scatter (a liquid, for example) in drops or small amounts:
To scatter fluid onto (a surface) in flying masses; wet, stain, or soil with flying fluid.
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  1. To scatter fluid onto (a surface) in flying masses; wet, stain, or soil with flying fluid.
  2. To cause (something) to scatter fluid in flying masses:
  3. To apply patches or spots of a contrasting, usually bright, color to:
To spatter (a surface or object), especially to soil with splashes of liquid.
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  1. To spatter (a surface or object), especially to soil with splashes of liquid.
  2. (Intransitive) To splash; to scatter; to land or strike in an uneven, distributed mess.
  3. To cause (something) to splatter.
To apply a spray to (a surface); hit with a spray.
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  1. To apply a spray to (a surface); hit with a spray.
  2. To be shot out as a spray
  3. To shoot out a spray
To swagger.
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  1. To swagger.
  2. To splash (a liquid), as in a container
  3. To dash, strike, wash, etc. with a splashing sound; splash
(Archaic) To shoot (an arrow, etc.)
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  1. (Archaic) To shoot (an arrow, etc.)
  2. To arrange or roll (lengths of cloth, for example) on or in a bolt.
  3. To start suddenly and run away:
(Brit.) To ride (a horse) at a fast pace
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  1. (Brit.) To ride (a horse) at a fast pace
  2. To hold, carry, or put in a bucket:
  3. To move or drive rapidly or recklessly
To hurry busily or with much fuss and bother
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  1. To hurry busily or with much fuss and bother
  2. To move or cause to move energetically and busily.
  3. To move busily and energetically with fussiness (often followed by about).
To shoot (an animal, for example) with a dart, especially to inject a drug.
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  1. To shoot (an animal, for example) with a dart, especially to inject a drug.
  2. To move suddenly and fast
  3. To move suddenly and rapidly:
To hasten.
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  1. To hasten.
  2. To hurry; speed
To appear or occur suddenly:
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  1. To appear or occur suddenly:
  2. To move or proceed rapidly:
  3. (Slang) To think of or remember something suddenly:
(Naut.) To change the position of (a rope, pulley block, etc.)
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  1. (Naut.) To change the position of (a rope, pulley block, etc.)
  2. To move swiftly; flit; fly
  3. To cause (time) to pass quickly.
(Brit., Informal) To leave quickly, as to escape creditors
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  1. (Brit., Informal) To leave quickly, as to escape creditors
  2. (Scot., North Eng.) To move to other quarters, esp. by stealth
  3. To move quickly from one condition or location to another.
To move through the air by using wings, as a bird does
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  1. To move through the air by using wings, as a bird does
  2. To run away from; flee from; avoid
  3. Any of numerous insects of the order Diptera, having one pair of wings and large compound eyes. Flies include the houseflies, horseflies, and mosquitoes.
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  1. (Rare) hasten
  2. To hasten or cause to hasten.
To cause to move or act swiftly:
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  1. To cause to move or act swiftly:
  2. To move in a quick fashion.
  3. To cause to be or come faster; speed up; accelerate
To speed the progress or completion of; expedite:
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  1. To speed the progress or completion of; expedite:
  2. To move or act with haste; move faster than is comfortable or natural
  3. To cause to move or act more rapidly or too rapidly; drive, move, send, force, or carry with haste
To misrepresent one's skill in (a game or activity) in order to deceive someone, especially in gambling:
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  1. To misrepresent one's skill in (a game or activity) in order to deceive someone, especially in gambling:
  2. (Slang) To get, sell, victimize, etc. by aggressive, often dishonest means
  3. To move or act energetically and rapidly:
To strike or assail repeatedly with thrown objects:
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  1. To strike or assail repeatedly with thrown objects:
  2. To throw things at; strike with or as with missiles
  3. To move at a vigorous gait:
To cause (an engine with the gears disengaged, for example) to run swiftly or too swiftly.
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  1. To cause (an engine with the gears disengaged, for example) to run swiftly or too swiftly.
  2. Any of several extensive human populations associated with broadly defined regions of the world and distinguished from one another on the basis of inheritable physical characteristics, traditionally conceived as including such traits as pigmentation, hair texture, and facial features. Because the number of genes responsible for such physical variations is tiny in comparison to the size of the human genome and because genetic variation among members of a traditionally recognized racial group is generally as great as between two such groups, most scientists now consider race to be primarily a social rather than a scientific concept.
  3. To enter or run (a horse, etc.) in a race
To carry by means of a rocket.
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  1. To carry by means of a rocket.
  2. To soar or rise rapidly:
  3. A vehicle or device propelled by one or more rocket engines, especially such a vehicle designed to travel through space.
To cause to function; operate:
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  1. To cause to function; operate:
  2. To sew with a continuous line of stitches:
  3. (Nautical) To sail or steer before the wind or on an indicated course:
(Football) To run toward (a passer or kicker) in order to block or disrupt a play.
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  1. (Football) To run toward (a passer or kicker) in order to block or disrupt a play.
  2. To cause to move rapidly:
  3. (Football) To run with (the ball) after a direct snap from the center or after a handoff or pitchout
(Informal) To move or proceed quickly
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  1. (Informal) To move or proceed quickly
  2. To throw or otherwise propel (something) in a way that causes it to glide, float, or move steadily through the air
  3. (Nautical) To move across the surface of water, especially by means of a sailing vessel.
To ride on a scooter.
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  1. To ride on a scooter.
  2. To move or slide (something) quickly
  3. To walk fast; to go quickly; to run away hastily.
To clean things by vigorous rubbing and polishing
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  1. To clean things by vigorous rubbing and polishing
  2. To move swiftly; scurry.
  3. To remove as if by cleaning; sweep away; get rid of
(--- Slang) To give, send, or hand quickly:
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  1. (--- Slang) To give, send, or hand quickly:
  2. (--- Informal) To use up or waste (time, money, etc.)
  3. (Games, Sports) To hit, kick, throw, drive, or propel (a ball, marble, etc.) toward the objective
The ratio of the distance traveled by an object (regardless of its direction) to the time required to travel that distance.
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  1. The ratio of the distance traveled by an object (regardless of its direction) to the time required to travel that distance.
  2. To drive at a speed exceeding a legal limit:
  3. To cause to move or proceed quickly; hasten:
To run or race at full speed, esp. for a short distance
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  1. To run or race at full speed, esp. for a short distance
  2. To move rapidly or at top speed for a brief period, as in running or swimming.
To pull apart or separate into pieces by force; rip or rend (cloth, paper, etc.)
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  1. To pull apart or separate into pieces by force; rip or rend (cloth, paper, etc.)
  2. To become torn:
  3. To move violently or with speed; dash
To cause to move at a trot.
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  1. To cause to move at a trot.
  2. To cause to go at a trot
  3. To move quickly; hurry; run
To move, go, drive, etc. swiftly
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  1. To move, go, drive, etc. swiftly
  2. To move rapidly in a circular manner or as in an orbit; circle swiftly
  3. To move, carry, drive, etc. with a rotating motion
To whip (egg whites, cream, etc.)
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  1. To whip (egg whites, cream, etc.)
  2. To move quickly, nimbly, or briskly
  3. To move, remove, carry, brush (away, off, out, etc.) forcefully and speedily, as with a quick, sweeping motion
To throw or spin rapidly:
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  1. To throw or spin rapidly:
  2. To move or do something quickly:
  3. To move swiftly with or as with a buzzing or hissing sound
To throw or propel (a ball, for example) through the air.
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  1. To throw or propel (a ball, for example) through the air.
  2. One of a pair of specialized parts used for flying, as in birds, bats, or insects.
  3. To say or do (something) without preparation or forethought; improvise:
(Informal) To move or propel something with speed and force
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  1. (Informal) To move or propel something with speed and force
  2. To move or act with a speed that suggests such a sound:
  3. To cause to move with speed and force:
(Computers) To cause text or other graphics in a window or frame to appear larger on the screen.
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  1. (Computers) To cause text or other graphics in a window or frame to appear larger on the screen.
  2. To move while making such a sound:
  3. To simulate movement rapidly away from or toward a subject using a zoom lens or other optical device.
(Informal) In great haste
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  1. (Informal) In great haste
  2. (Informal) To hurry; hasten
  3. To go in haste. Often used with it :
A stretch of water in a river, estuary, or tidal channel made rough by waves meeting an opposing current.
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  1. A stretch of water in a river, estuary, or tidal channel made rough by waves meeting an opposing current.
  2. To cut, tear, etc. (stitches) so as to open (a seam, hem, etc.)
  3. (Informal) To move with speed or violence
To put or pack in a barrel or barrels
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  1. To put or pack in a barrel or barrels
  2. (Informal) To go at high speed
  3. To move or progress rapidly:
(Slang) To proceed at great speed
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  1. (Slang) To proceed at great speed
  2. To move ahead at full speed.
To check or cut off the growth or development of:
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  1. To check or cut off the growth or development of:
  2. To take a sip or sips of alcoholic liquor:
  3. To move quickly; dart.
To blow up or move with or as with an explosive; explode
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  1. To blow up or move with or as with an explosive; explode
  2. To cause to shrivel, wither, or mature imperfectly by blast or blight:
  3. To shoot or destroy by shooting:
To have a deleterious effect on; ruin.
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  1. To have a deleterious effect on; ruin.
  2. To cause (a plant, for example) to undergo blight.
  3. Any of numerous plant diseases that cause leaves, stems, fruits, and tissues to wither and die. Rust, mildew, and smut are blights.
To remove or sever by pinching or snipping:
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  1. To remove or sever by pinching or snipping:
  2. To have a painful or injurious effect on because of cold
  3. To bite or sting with the cold; chill.
The preparation of animated cartoons
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  1. The preparation of animated cartoons
  2. The art or process of making movies with drawings, computer graphics, or photographs of static objects, including all techniques other than the continuous filming of live-action images.
  3. An animate condition; life
A sudden bound or upward movement:
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  1. A sudden bound or upward movement:
  2. Capacity for bouncing; resilience
  3. The ability to regain one's spirit or optimism
Vigor; vivacity:
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  1. Vigor; vivacity:
  2. Animation; vivacity; zest
  3. Vigour or vivacity.
Liveliness, or active mind and spirit.
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  1. Liveliness, or active mind and spirit.
  2. Lively intelligence or wit
  3. Spirit, enthusiasm.
The interval of time between birth and death:
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  1. The interval of time between birth and death:
  2. The properties or qualities that distinguish living plants and organisms from dead or inanimate matter, including the capacity to grow, metabolize nutrients, respond to stimuli, reproduce, and adapt to the environment. The definitive beginning and end of human life are complex concepts informed by medical, legal, sociological, and religious considerations.
  3. A particular segment of one's life:
The quality of being lively; animation; energy.
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The quality of being pert; cheekiness, impudence.
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A small spark or gleaming particle.
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  1. A small spark or gleaming particle.
  2. Brilliant animation; vivacity.
  3. A little spark; a scintillation.
The actual though unstated sense or significance of something:
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  1. The actual though unstated sense or significance of something:
  2. A force or principle believed to animate humans and often to endure after departing from the body of a person at death; the soul.
  3. The life principle, esp. in human beings, originally regarded as inherent in the breath or as infused by a deity
  1. Excitement of imagination such as that which animates a poet, artist, or musician, in composing or performing
  2. Exuberant enthusiasm; spirit, dash, etc.
  3. Energy and enthusiasm in the expression of ideas, especially in artistic performance or composition:
The capacity for natural growth and survival, as of plants or animals.
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  1. The capacity for natural growth and survival, as of plants or animals.
  2. Active or healthy growth
  3. Effective legal or binding force; validity
Liveliness or energy; enthusiasm.
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  1. Liveliness or energy; enthusiasm.
The quality or condition of being vivacious; liveliness:
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  1. The quality or condition of being vivacious; liveliness:
  2. The quality or state of being vivacious
  3. Liveliness of spirit
A short, sharp hissing or whizzing sound
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  1. A short, sharp hissing or whizzing sound
  2. (Slang) Nothing; nil; zero:
  3. (US) Any postal code, for any country.
The rhizome, or the spice made from it
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  1. The rhizome, or the spice made from it
  2. (Informal) Spirit and liveliness; vigor.
  3. The rhizome of this plant, used as a spice either fresh or in dried and powdered form.
Energy and high spirits; vim:
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  1. Energy and high spirits; vim:
  2. Energy; vigor; liveliness; spirit
The quality of being peppy.
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Spirited vigor:
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  1. Spirited vigor:
  2. (Slang, old) Sex appeal
  3. Physical or sexual attractiveness.
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.
One skilful or proficient; an expert; an adept.
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  1. One skilful or proficient; an expert; an adept.
  2. (US) A sand dab, a small flatfish of genus Citharichthys.
  3. A small, soft or moist bit of something
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.
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  1. The ninth letter of the Greek alphabet.
  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