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Dent synonyms
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(Archaic) A blow
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  1. (Archaic) A blow
  2. Force; exertion
  3. Force or effort; power:
A notch, pit, or depression.
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  1. A notch, pit, or depression.
  2. The act of beginning a line or series of lines at a little distance within the flush line of the column or page, as in the common way of beginning the first line of a paragraph.
  3. A notch, cut, or inlet on a coastline, etc.
(Psychol.) An emotional condition, either neurotic or psychotic, characterized by feelings of hopelessness, inadequacy, etc.
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  1. (Psychol.) An emotional condition, either neurotic or psychotic, characterized by feelings of hopelessness, inadequacy, etc.
  2. (Econ.) A period or condition marked by slackening of business activity, widespread unemployment, falling prices and wages, etc.
  3. (Astronomy) The angular distance of a celestial body below the horizon.
An effect, feeling, or image retained as a consequence of experience:
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  1. An effect, feeling, or image retained as a consequence of experience:
  2. All the copies printed in a single operation from a set of unaltered type or plates
  3. (Dentistry) An imprint of the teeth and surrounding tissues, formed with a plastic material that hardens into a mold for use in making dentures, inlays, or plastic models.
A slight depression or indentation in a surface.
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  1. A slight depression or indentation in a surface.
  2. Any little hollow, as on water
  3. A small, natural hollow on the surface of the body, as on the cheek or chin
(Printing) A groove down the side of a piece of type used to ensure that it is correctly placed.
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  1. (Printing) A groove down the side of a piece of type used to ensure that it is correctly placed.
  2. A small notch or slit; esp., a small cut, indentation or chip made accidentally on the edge or surface of wood, metal, china, etc.
  3. A shallow notch, cut, or indentation on an edge or a surface:
Such a cut used for keeping a record.
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  1. Such a cut used for keeping a record.
  2. A concave or V-shaped cut or indentation in an edge or across a surface
  3. A V-shaped cut.
A hollow or depression.
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  1. A hollow or depression.
  2. A preparation of finely shredded tobacco, usually placed between the lower lip and gum.
  3. (Sports) A gymnastic exercise on the parallel bars in which the body is lowered by bending the elbows until the chin reaches the level of the bars and then is raised by straightening the arms.
A hollow; a hole.
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  1. A hollow; a hole.
  2. A natural hollow place within the body
  3. (Electronics) A space enclosed by metal and with a rodlike projection in the center, used as a resonator, as with a magnetron to produce electromagnetic waves, esp. microwaves
A void; an emptiness:
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  1. A void; an emptiness:
  2. A small, sheltered valley
  3. A cavity, gap, or space:
A movie at a given stage in its editing:
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  1. A movie at a given stage in its editing:
  2. A part that has been cut from a main body:
  3. A reduction:
A cut into a body tissue or organ, especially one made during surgery.
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  1. A cut into a body tissue or organ, especially one made during surgery.
  2. The act or result of incising; cut; gash
  3. The scar resulting from such a cut.
A natural or artificial means of absorbing or removing a substance or a form of energy from a system.
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  1. A natural or artificial means of absorbing or removing a substance or a form of energy from a system.
  2. (Geology) A circular depression on the flank of a volcano, caused by the collapse of a volcanic wall.
  3. (Geol.) An area of slightly sunken land, esp. one in which water collects, often forming a salt lake, or disappears by evaporation or percolation into the ground
A shell of a scallop, or a dish in a similar shape, used for baking and serving seafood.
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  1. A shell of a scallop, or a dish in a similar shape, used for baking and serving seafood.
  2. One, or a dish shaped like one, in which fish or other food is baked and served
  3. Any of a series of curves, circle segments, projections, etc. forming an ornamental edge on cloth, lace, etc.
The section, often below floor level, in front of the stage, where the orchestra sits
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  1. The section, often below floor level, in front of the stage, where the orchestra sits
  2. Parallel Immobilization Technique
  3. The hard, inner layer (the endocarp) of certain drupes that are valued for their flesh, such as peaches, cherries, or olives. Not in scientific use.
A surface or structure configured in such a curve.
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  1. A surface or structure configured in such a curve.
  2. The state of being curved like the inner surface of a sphere.
  3. A concave surface, line, etc.
Any of various similar containers for domestic or industrial use, such as kneading or washing.
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  1. Any of various similar containers for domestic or industrial use, such as kneading or washing.
  2. A narrow, elongated region of relatively low atmospheric pressure occurring at the ground surface or in the upper atmosphere, and often associated with a front.
  3. A long, narrow, open container of wood, stone, etc. for holding water or food for animals
A deep wrinkle in the skin, as on the forehead.
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  1. A deep wrinkle in the skin, as on the forehead.
  2. A rut, groove, or narrow depression:
  3. Anything resembling this, as a deep, narrow rut made by a wheel, a deep wrinkle on the face, etc.
A mark or tear made in a surface by something sharp or rough
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  1. A mark or tear made in a surface by something sharp or rough
  2. (Billiards, Pool) A shot that results in a penalty; specif., in pool, a shot in which the cue ball goes into a pocket
  3. A wound, usually superficial, inflicted by nails, claws, or something pointed pulled across the skin, etc.
A mark or pattern of influence produced by someone or something; an impression:
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  1. A mark or pattern of influence produced by someone or something; an impression:
  2. Any mark, imprint, etc. made by pressure; stamp; impression
  3. A distinctive quality or effect produced by some strong influence
To urge or call by shouting; to hollo.
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  1. To urge or call by shouting; to hollo.
  2. To become hollow or empty.
  3. To scoop or form by making concave:
To press down:
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  1. To press down:
  2. To lessen the activity or force of; weaken:
  3. To cause to drop or sink; lower:
To cut toothlike points into (an edge or border); notch; also, to join by mating notches
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  1. To cut toothlike points into (an edge or border); notch; also, to join by mating notches
  2. To sever (a written contract, etc.) along an irregular line, so that the parts may be identified
  3. To place (the first line of a paragraph, an entire paragraph, a column of figures, etc.) some number of spaces away from the regular margin
To cut or scoop out with or as if with a gouge:
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  1. To cut or scoop out with or as if with a gouge:
  2. (Informal) To cheat out of money, etc.; also, to overcharge
  3. To force out the eye of (a person) with one's thumb.
To descend to the bottom of a body of water or other liquid:
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  1. To descend to the bottom of a body of water or other liquid:
  2. To fall or drop to a lower level, especially to go down slowly or in stages:
  3. To go below the surface of water or another liquid:
To force down and into something; thrust:
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  1. To force down and into something; thrust:
  2. To loosen, turn over, or remove earth or other material.
  3. To break and turn up or remove (ground, etc.) with a spade or other tool, or with hands, claws, snout, etc.
To press or apply
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  1. To press or apply
  2. To produce (a mark or pattern) on a surface by pressure.
  3. To cause (a very young animal) to recognize and be attracted to another animal or to an object identified as the parent. Often used with on.
To single out or indicate by or as if by a mark:
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  1. To single out or indicate by or as if by a mark:
  2. To receive a visible impression:
  3. To give attention to; notice:
To make dimples in
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  1. To make dimples in
  2. To produce dimples in.
  3. To show or form dimples
To mark with cavities, depressions, or scars:
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  1. To mark with cavities, depressions, or scars:
  2. The hard, inner layer (the endocarp) of certain drupes that are valued for their flesh, such as peaches, cherries, or olives. Not in scientific use.
  3. To mark with cavities, depressions, or scars.
To cut a notch or notches in; indent with notches
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  1. To cut a notch or notches in; indent with notches
  2. (Informal) To achieve; score:
  3. To record or tally, as by means of notches
To strike out or cancel (a word, for example) by or as if by drawing lines through.
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  1. To strike out or cancel (a word, for example) by or as if by drawing lines through.
  2. To rub or scrape with a grating noise
  3. To mark, break, or cut the surface of slightly with something pointed or sharp
(Slang) To cheat, especially by overcharging.
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  1. (Slang) To cheat, especially by overcharging.
  2. To strike or catch at the exact or proper time; hit, guess, grasp, etc. exactly
  3. To cut into and wound slightly:
To pierce or stamp with rows of holes, as those between postage stamps, to allow easy separation.
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  1. To pierce or stamp with rows of holes, as those between postage stamps, to allow easy separation.
  2. To pierce (a sheet of stamps, etc.) with holes in a row
  3. To pierce, punch, or bore a hole or holes in; penetrate.
A long narrow chain of hills or mountains.
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  1. A long narrow chain of hills or mountains.
  2. To mark with, form into, or provide with a ridge or ridges.
  3. To mark or be marked with a ridge or ridges
To make long, narrow, shallow trenches in; plow.
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  1. To make long, narrow, shallow trenches in; plow.
  2. To become furrowed or wrinkled.
  3. To form grooves or deep wrinkles in.
To turn or be turned from a straight line or from some direction or position
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  1. To turn or be turned from a straight line or from some direction or position
  2. To force (an object) into a curved or crooked form, or (back) to its original form, by turning, pulling, pressing, etc.
  3. To assume a curved, crooked, or angular form or direction:
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