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A description, account, or statement of facts, allegations, or arguments, esp. one intended to influence action, persuade hearers, make protest, etc.
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  1. A description, account, or statement of facts, allegations, or arguments, esp. one intended to influence action, persuade hearers, make protest, etc.
  2. A statement of fact made with the purpose of getting someone to become party to a transaction or contract. See also misrepresentation. A statement of fact made with the purpose of getting someone to become party to a transaction or contract. See also misrepresentation.
  3. An account or statement, as of facts, allegations, or arguments.
Writing or speaking that narrates, as history, biography, or fiction
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  1. Writing or speaking that narrates, as history, biography, or fiction
  2. The act or process of narrating; the telling of a story or of happenings
  3. A story or account; narrative
The telling of a happening or connected series of happenings, whether true or fictitious; account; narration
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  1. The telling of a happening or connected series of happenings, whether true or fictitious; account; narration
  2. The background information regarding something:
  3. An account or report regarding the facts of an event or group of events:
The act or process of portraying someone or something:
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  1. The act or process of portraying someone or something:
  2. A portrait; description; representation
  3. The result of portraying; a representation, description, or portrait.
(Obs.) A drawn, painted, or carved picture of something
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  1. (Obs.) A drawn, painted, or carved picture of something
  2. A dramatic representation of a character:
  3. A verbal representation or description, especially of a person.
A report; description; story
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  1. A report; description; story
  2. Worth, standing, or importance:
  3. A report relating to one's conduct:
A statement or account brought in and presented, often for publication
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  1. A statement or account brought in and presented, often for publication
  2. A spoken or written account of an event, usually presented in detail:
  3. A formal account of the proceedings or transactions of a group:
  1. The act of delineating; depiction
  2. (Art) An image of the outline of an object
  3. A graphic verbal description
A short, light, informal story, description, play, skit, or piece of music
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  1. A short, light, informal story, description, play, skit, or piece of music
  2. A hasty or undetailed drawing or painting often made as a preliminary study.
  3. A brief general account or presentation; an outline.
A single item or article that has been specified.
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  1. A single item or article that has been specified.
  2. An exact written description of an invention by an applicant for a patent.
  3. A detailed, exact statement of particulars, especially a statement prescribing materials, dimensions, and quality of work for something to be built, installed, or manufactured.
The delineation of character or creation of characters in a play, story, etc.
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  1. The delineation of character or creation of characters in a play, story, etc.
  2. A description of qualities or peculiarities:
  3. Representation of a character or characters on the stage or in writing, especially by imitating or describing actions, gestures, or speeches.
(Games) A bid, especially the final bid of a hand in certain card games.
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  1. (Games) A bid, especially the final bid of a hand in certain card games.
  2. An unsworn statement, made out of court, which may be admissible in evidence under certain circumstances
  3. (Law) A formal statement initiating a lawsuit by specifying the facts and legal grounds for the relief sought; a complaint or petition.
Any practice, exercise, or drill; trial
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  1. Any practice, exercise, or drill; trial
  2. A drilling or repeating for practice before future performance
  3. The practicing of something which is to be performed before an audience, usually to test or improve the interaction between several participating people, or to allow technical adjustments with respect to staging to be done
The material so presented.
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  1. The material so presented.
  2. A reciting, as of facts, events, etc.; recital
  3. Oral delivery of prepared lessons by a pupil.
Knowledge or facts learned, especially about a certain subject or event.
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  1. Knowledge or facts learned, especially about a certain subject or event.
  2. A person or agency answering questions as a service to others
  3. The act of informing or the condition of being informed; communication of knowledge:
Formal statement(s) in a written document that sets forth certain facts that form a basis or reason for the agreement or transaction which follows; generally prefaced with the term “whereas,” as in “Whereas, the parties intend by this agreement to set forth their agreement to divide all their marital property in anticipation of divorce.” Formal statement(s) in a written document that sets forth certain facts that form a basis or reason for the agreement or transaction which follows; generally prefaced with the term “whereas,” as in “Whereas, the parties intend by this agreement to set forth their agreement to divide all their marital property in anticipation of divorce.”
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  1. Formal statement(s) in a written document that sets forth certain facts that form a basis or reason for the agreement or transaction which follows; generally prefaced with the term “whereas,” as in “Whereas, the parties intend by this agreement to set forth their agreement to divide all their marital property in anticipation of divorce.” Formal statement(s) in a written document that sets forth certain facts that form a basis or reason for the agreement or transaction which follows; generally prefaced with the term “whereas,” as in “Whereas, the parties intend by this agreement to set forth their agreement to divide all their marital property in anticipation of divorce.”
  2. A very detailed account or report of something; a narration.
  3. What is so told; account, story, or description
An explanation or interpretation of events in accordance with a particular theory, ideology, or point of view:
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  1. An explanation or interpretation of events in accordance with a particular theory, ideology, or point of view:
  2. Any official or standard account or explanation, as of a sequence of related events
  3. A narrated account; a story.
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  1. Gerund of detail
  2. Small, typically decorative, features as in a painting or on a garment, building, or automobile
Anything that is written down and preserved as evidence; account of events
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  1. Anything that is written down and preserved as evidence; account of events
  2. (Law) A transcript or a collection of statements and related information reporting the proceedings of a legislative body, a court, or an executive.
  3. An account, as of information or facts, set down especially in writing as a means of preserving knowledge.
(Historical) A treatise on a single genus, species, etc. of plant or animal
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  1. (Historical) A treatise on a single genus, species, etc. of plant or animal
  2. A book or long article, esp. a scholarly one, on a single subject or a limited aspect of a subject
  3. A scholarly piece of writing of essay or book length on a specific, often limited subject.
(Chiefly Brit.) A set of instructions for the participants in some project, investigation, etc., indicating the scope of their responsibilities
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  1. (Chiefly Brit.) A set of instructions for the participants in some project, investigation, etc., indicating the scope of their responsibilities
  2. (Law) A document concisely stating the legal points being made, including often the citation and explanation of supporting legal authority.
  3. A concise statement of the main points of a law case, usually filed by counsel for the information of the court
A brief statement mentioning the main points of something:
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  1. A brief statement mentioning the main points of something:
  2. A brief statement or account covering the substance or main points; digest; abridgment; compendium
The interpretation, meaning, or sense given in explaining
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  1. The interpretation, meaning, or sense given in explaining
  2. A mutual defining of terms, declaration of motives, etc. to clear up a misunderstanding or settle a dispute
  3. The act or process of explaining:
(Biol.) A major category in the classification of animals, plants, etc., ranking above a family and below a class: it can include one family or many similar families: the Latinized order names are capitalized but not italicized (Ex.: Fabales, legumes)
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  1. (Biol.) A major category in the classification of animals, plants, etc., ranking above a family and below a class: it can include one family or many similar families: the Latinized order names are capitalized but not italicized (Ex.: Fabales, legumes)
  2. (Ecclesiastical) Any of several grades of the Christian ministry:
  3. (Archit.) Any of several classical styles of structure, determined chiefly by the type of column and entablature
The quality or condition of being various or varied; diversity:
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  1. The quality or condition of being various or varied; diversity:
  2. A variety show.
  3. A number or collection of varied things, especially of a particular group; an assortment:
The type specimen, type species, or type genus, which serves as the basis for the name of a species, genus, or family.
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  1. The type specimen, type species, or type genus, which serves as the basis for the name of a species, genus, or family.
  2. A number of people or things having in common traits or characteristics that distinguish them as a group or class:
  3. A size or style of printed or typewritten characters; a typeface:
The act, process, or result of classifying.
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  1. The act, process, or result of classifying.
  2. The act of forming into a class or classes; a distribution into groups, as classes, orders, families, etc., according to some common relations or attributes.
  3. The systematic grouping of organisms according to the structural or evolutionary relationships among them. Organisms are normally classified by observed similarities in their body and cell structure or by evolutionary relationships based on the analysis of sequences of their DNA.
Worth, standing, or importance:
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  1. Worth, standing, or importance:
  2. A report relating to one's conduct:
  3. A report; description; story
An extended account in prose or verse of historical events, sometimes including legendary material, presented in chronological order and without authorial interpretation or comment.
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  1. An extended account in prose or verse of historical events, sometimes including legendary material, presented in chronological order and without authorial interpretation or comment.
  2. A detailed narrative record or report.
  3. A narrative; history
A systematic account of this, usually in chronological order with an analysis and explanation
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  1. A systematic account of this, usually in chronological order with an analysis and explanation
  2. (--- Slang) One that is no longer worth consideration:
  3. A formal written account of related natural phenomena:
The act or process of narrating; the telling of a story or of happenings
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  1. The act or process of narrating; the telling of a story or of happenings
  2. A story or account; narrative
  3. Writing or speaking that narrates, as history, biography, or fiction
An explanation or interpretation of events in accordance with a particular theory, ideology, or point of view:
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  1. An explanation or interpretation of events in accordance with a particular theory, ideology, or point of view:
  2. Any official or standard account or explanation, as of a sequence of related events
  3. A narrated account; a story.
(Law) A formal account or record of a court case, decision, etc.
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  1. (Law) A formal account or record of a court case, decision, etc.
  2. A statement or account brought in and presented, often for publication
  3. A formal account of the proceedings or transactions of a group:
An abstract of a commercial or financial account showing an amount due; a bill.
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  1. An abstract of a commercial or financial account showing an amount due; a bill.
  2. The thing stated; account, declaration, assertion, etc.
  3. A formal oral or written declaration, especially with regard to facts or claims:
The telling of a happening or connected series of happenings, whether true or fictitious; account; narration
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  1. The telling of a happening or connected series of happenings, whether true or fictitious; account; narration
  2. An account or report regarding the facts of an event or group of events:
  3. Romantic legend or history
An account showing one point of view; particular description or report given by one person or group
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  1. An account showing one point of view; particular description or report given by one person or group
  2. A particular form or variation of an earlier or original type:
  3. An adaptation of a work of art or literature into another medium or style:
  1. The act of delineating; depiction
  2. (Art) An image of the outline of an object
  3. A graphic verbal description
A facial aspect or a look that conveys a special feeling:
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  1. A facial aspect or a look that conveys a special feeling:
  2. The act of expressing, conveying, or representing in words, art, music, or movement; a manifestation:
  3. The outward manifestation of a mood or a disposition:
The act or process of portraying someone or something:
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  1. The act or process of portraying someone or something:
  2. The result of portraying; a representation, description, or portrait.
  3. A portrait; description; representation
An account or statement, as of facts, allegations, or arguments.
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  1. An account or statement, as of facts, allegations, or arguments.
  2. A statement of fact made with the purpose of getting someone to become party to a transaction or contract. See also misrepresentation. A statement of fact made with the purpose of getting someone to become party to a transaction or contract. See also misrepresentation.
  3. A representing or being represented (in various senses); specif., the fact of representing or being represented in a legislative assembly
A kind; a sort:
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  1. A kind; a sort:
  2. A kind; sort; type
  3. A group of organisms having common ancestors and certain distinguishable characteristics, especially a group within a species developed by artificial selection and maintained by controlled propagation.
The act of casting; a throw; also, a way of casting or distance thrown
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  1. The act of casting; a throw; also, a way of casting or distance thrown
  2. Outward form or look; appearance:
  3. The form in which something is made or constructed; arrangement:
Kind; sort; class
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  1. Kind; sort; class
  2. The same. Used following a name to indicate that the one named resides in an area bearing the same name:
  3. A type, race or category; a group of entities that have common characteristics such that they may be grouped together.
A doubtful or borderline member of a given category:
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  1. A doubtful or borderline member of a given category:
  2. The natural order or course of things; nature.
  3. A type, race or category; a group of entities that have common characteristics such that they may be grouped together.
A piece of land used for a given purpose:
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  1. A piece of land used for a given purpose:
  2. A number of associated people or things:
  3. An individual of a particular kind or type:
The prevailing customs, social conduct, and norms of a specific society, period, or group, especially as the subject of a literary work:
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  1. The prevailing customs, social conduct, and norms of a specific society, period, or group, especially as the subject of a literary work:
  2. Kind; sort:
  3. A way or method in which something is done or happens; mode or fashion of procedure
A pattern, hollow form, or matrix for giving a certain shape to something in a plastic or molten state
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  1. A pattern, hollow form, or matrix for giving a certain shape to something in a plastic or molten state
  2. Distinctive character or type:
  3. Any of various fungi that often form a fuzzy growth (called a mycelium ) on the surface of organic matter. Some molds cause food to spoil, but others are beneficial, such as those used to make certain cheeses and those from which antibiotics like penicillin are developed. The molds do not form a distinct phylogenetic grouping but belong to various phyla including the ascomycetes and the zygomycetes.
A kind or sort:
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  1. A kind or sort:
  2. Inborn character; innate disposition; inherent tendencies of a person
  3. Kind; sort; type
A condition of methodical or prescribed arrangement among component parts such that proper functioning or appearance is achieved:
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  1. A condition of methodical or prescribed arrangement among component parts such that proper functioning or appearance is achieved:
  2. A sequence or arrangement of successive things:
  3. (Biol.) A major category in the classification of animals, plants, etc., ranking above a family and below a class: it can include one family or many similar families: the Latinized order names are capitalized but not italicized (Ex.: Fabales, legumes)
A person; an individual:
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  1. A person; an individual:
  2. (Printing) Any of the kinds of characters in a font of type
  3. A group of persons or things of the same general character; a kind.
(Logic) A class of individuals or objects having certain distinguishing attributes in common, given a common name, and comprised with other similar classes in a more comprehensive grouping called a genus
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  1. (Logic) A class of individuals or objects having certain distinguishing attributes in common, given a common name, and comprised with other similar classes in a more comprehensive grouping called a genus
  2. A group of organisms having many characteristics in common and ranking below a genus. Organisms that reproduce sexually and belong to the same species interbreed and produce fertile offspring. Species names are usually written lower case and in italics, as rex in Tyrannosaurus rex.
  3. A kind, variety, or type:
Characteristic nature or quality:
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  1. Characteristic nature or quality:
  2. A small piece of paper, distinctively imprinted on the face and usually gummed on the back, issued by a government for a specified price and required to be affixed to a letter, parcel, document, commodity subject to duty, etc. as evidence that the prescribed fee, as for carrying mail, has been paid
  3. Character; kind; class; type
A strip of cloth or braid worn on a uniform to indicate rank, awards received, or length of service; a chevron.
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  1. A strip of cloth or braid worn on a uniform to indicate rank, awards received, or length of service; a chevron.
  2. A long narrow band distinguished, as by color or texture, from the surrounding material or surface.
  3. A distinctive type, kind, or sort
A size or style of printed or typewritten characters; a typeface:
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  1. A size or style of printed or typewritten characters; a typeface:
  2. The type specimen, type species, or type genus, which serves as the basis for the name of a species, genus, or family.
  3. A number of people or things having in common traits or characteristics that distinguish them as a group or class:
The quality or condition of being various or varied; diversity:
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  1. The quality or condition of being various or varied; diversity:
  2. Something that is distinguished from others of the same kind by a specific characteristic or set of characteristics:
  3. A number or collection of varied things, especially of a particular group; an assortment:
A body of religious beliefs; a religion:
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  1. A body of religious beliefs; a religion:
  2. A party, faction, or group holding to a particular set of ideas or beliefs.
  3. (Informal) Kind, sort, sex, etc.
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