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The form in which something is made or constructed; arrangement:
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  1. The form in which something is made or constructed; arrangement:
  2. Something thrown up, off, or out, as bait on a line, a pair of hawks in falconry, the dirt thrown up by worms, the shed skin of an insect, etc.
  3. A turn of the eye; glance; look
The act or instance of looking:
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  1. The act or instance of looking:
  2. Appearance or aspect:
  3. A distinctive, unified manner of dress or fashion:
A style of printing or writing:
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  1. A style of printing or writing:
  2. A person or animal portrayed with a personality in comics or animation:
  3. The distinguishing nature of something.
A representing or being represented (in various senses); specif., the fact of representing or being represented in a legislative assembly
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  1. A representing or being represented (in various senses); specif., the fact of representing or being represented in a legislative assembly
  2. An account or statement, as of facts, allegations, or arguments.
  3. 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.
The method or manner of jointing.
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  1. The method or manner of jointing.
  2. The act or manner of producing a speech sound.
  3. A speech sound, especially a consonant.
The act of uttering; vocal expression.
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  1. The act of uttering; vocal expression.
  2. The power or style of speaking
  3. That which is uttered; esp., a word or words uttered, whether written or spoken
Choice and arrangement of words; diction
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  1. Choice and arrangement of words; diction
  2. (Uncountable) A choice of words and the style in which they are used in a given context.
(Psychology) The unconscious mental representation of one thing by another
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  1. (Psychology) The unconscious mental representation of one thing by another
  2. The act of symbolizing; the use of symbols to represent things, or the investing of things with a symbolic meaning
Narrated material.
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  1. Narrated material.
  2. A story or account; narrative
  3. The act or process of narrating; the telling of a story or of happenings
An act or example of exposing.
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  1. An act or example of exposing.
  2. A statement or rhetorical discourse intended to give information about or an explanation of difficult material.
  3. A setting forth of facts, ideas, etc.; detailed explanation
  1. (Medicine) A medicinal preparation
  2. The act, process, or result of formulating or reducing to a formula.
The act or process of interpreting.
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  1. The act or process of interpreting.
  2. An explanation or conceptualization by a critic of a work of literature, painting, music, or other art form; an exegesis.
  3. The act or result of interpreting; explanation, meaning, translation, exposition, etc.
A mental fabrication, especially a falsehood.
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  1. A mental fabrication, especially a falsehood.
  2. (Music) A short composition, usually for a keyboard instrument, developing a single short motif in counterpoint; esp., any of a group of these by J. S. Bach
  3. The act or process of inventing:
The fact or state of having been created.
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  1. The fact or state of having been created.
  2. An original product of human invention or artistic imagination:
  3. The divine act by which, according to various religious and philosophical traditions, the world was brought into existence.
A written document governing rights and obligations among property owners, as in declaration of condominium or declaration of covenants and restrictions.
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  1. A written document governing rights and obligations among property owners, as in declaration of condominium or declaration of covenants and restrictions.
  2. A statement made in connection with a case or legal matter, or intended to have a formal status or effect.
  3. (Law) A formal statement initiating a lawsuit by specifying the facts and legal grounds for the relief sought; a complaint or petition.
(Physics) The conversion of energy into mass
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  1. (Physics) The conversion of energy into mass
  2. The conversion of something into a physical form
A historical narrative based on personal experience
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  1. A historical narrative based on personal experience
  2. An expository treatise or series of annotations; an exegesis:
  3. Explanation or interpretation in the form of a series of comments or observations:
(Biology) A brief description of the distinguishing characteristics of an organism, as for taxonomic classification.
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  1. (Biology) A brief description of the distinguishing characteristics of an organism, as for taxonomic classification.
  2. The act or process of discovering or identifying a diseased condition by means of a medical examination, laboratory test, etc.
  3. (Medicine) The act or process of identifying or determining the nature and cause of a disease or injury through evaluation of patient history, examination, and review of laboratory data.
The level of detail in a recording, production, or digital encoding of an image or sound.
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  1. The level of detail in a recording, production, or digital encoding of an image or sound.
  2. The power of a lens to show (an object) in clear, sharp outline
  3. The act or process of stating a precise meaning or significance; formulation of a meaning:
A rendering or result of rendering
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  1. A rendering or result of rendering
  2. The transfer of a prisoner or suspect from one country to another, often to avoid legal restrictions on interrogation or prosecution.
  3. Translation between languages, or between forms of a language; a translated text or work. [from 17th c.]
A making clear; the act of elucidating or that which elucidates, as an explanation, an exposition, an illustration; as, one example may serve for further elucidation of the subject.
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  1. A making clear; the act of elucidating or that which elucidates, as an explanation, an exposition, an illustration; as, one example may serve for further elucidation of the subject.
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:
An example, story, analogy, etc. used to help explain or make something clear
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  1. An example, story, analogy, etc. used to help explain or make something clear
  2. The act of illustrating or the state of being illustrated:
  3. A picture or image that is used to decorate or clarify a text.
A particular style of speech; phraseology
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  1. A particular style of speech; phraseology
  2. A particular word, phrase, or expression, especially one that is used by a particular person or group.
  3. A word, phrase, or expression
A speech form or an expression of a given language that is peculiar to itself grammatically or cannot be understood from the individual meanings of its elements, as in keep tabs on.
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  1. A speech form or an expression of a given language that is peculiar to itself grammatically or cannot be understood from the individual meanings of its elements, as in keep tabs on.
  2. The specific grammatical, syntactic, and structural character of a given language.
  3. Regional speech or dialect.
A twisting or distortion of the face, as in expressing pain, contempt, disgust, etc., or a wry look as in seeking to amuse
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  1. A twisting or distortion of the face, as in expressing pain, contempt, disgust, etc., or a wry look as in seeking to amuse
  2. A sharp contortion of the face expressive of pain, contempt, or disgust.
A favorable, pleasing, or agreeable appearance
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  1. A favorable, pleasing, or agreeable appearance
  2. The facial expression made in smiling
  3. A facial expression characterized by an upward curving of the corners of the mouth and indicating pleasure, amusement, or derision.
A smile of this kind
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  1. A smile of this kind
  2. An annoying self-satisfied smile.
A mug shot.
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  1. A mug shot.
  2. A grimace
  3. (Slang) The face
A scornful facial expression characterized by a slight raising of one corner of the upper lip.
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  1. A scornful facial expression characterized by a slight raising of one corner of the upper lip.
  2. A scornful tone or statement.
  3. A sneering expression, insinuation, etc.
Any of various freshwater or marine fishes having a large head, especially an eelpout or a bullhead.
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  1. Any of various freshwater or marine fishes having a large head, especially an eelpout or a bullhead.
  2. A fit of petulant sulkiness:
  3. A protrusion of the lips, especially as an expression of sullen discontent.
A silly, self-conscious, often coy smile.
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  1. A silly, self-conscious, often coy smile.
  2. A silly, affected, or self-conscious smile
The act of grinning.
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  1. The act of grinning.
  2. The facial expression produced by grinning.
  3. The act or look of one who grins
The emotions thought to be conveyed or intended by a work of art:
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  1. The emotions thought to be conveyed or intended by a work of art:
  2. The sense of touch:
  3. Appreciative regard or understanding:
A mental state that arises spontaneously rather than through conscious effort and is often accompanied by physiological changes; a feeling:
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  1. A mental state that arises spontaneously rather than through conscious effort and is often accompanied by physiological changes; a feeling:
  2. Any specific feeling; any of various complex reactions with both mental and physical manifestations, as love, hate, fear, anger, etc.
  3. Strong feeling; excitement
(Psychol.) An emotion or feeling attached to an idea, object, etc.
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  1. (Psychol.) An emotion or feeling attached to an idea, object, etc.
  2. Feeling or emotion, especially as manifested by facial expression or body language:
  3. (Obsolete) A disposition, feeling, or tendency.
A speech sound, especially a consonant.
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  1. A speech sound, especially a consonant.
  2. The moving of articulators to produce speech sounds
  3. A spoken sound, esp. a consonant
The thing stated; account, declaration, assertion, etc.
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  1. The thing stated; account, declaration, assertion, etc.
  2. A declaration of fact or an allegation by a witness; a piece of sworn testimony. See also closing statement, evidence, and opening statement. A declaration of fact or an allegation by a witness; a piece of sworn testimony. See also closing statement, evidence, and opening statement.
  3. A formal oral or written declaration, especially with regard to facts or claims:
That which is uttered; esp., a word or words uttered, whether written or spoken
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  1. That which is uttered; esp., a word or words uttered, whether written or spoken
  2. Something uttered or expressed; a statement.
  3. The act of uttering, or expressing by voice
The quality or condition of a person's singing:
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  1. The quality or condition of a person's singing:
  2. The ability to produce such sounds:
  3. A medium or agency of expression:
The condition of being articulate.
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The quality of being articulate.
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Speech or writing that is vivid, forceful, fluent, graceful, and persuasive
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  1. Speech or writing that is vivid, forceful, fluent, graceful, and persuasive
  2. The skill or power of using such discourse:
  3. Persuasive power
The quality of being eloquent.
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(Uncountable) The quality of being expressive.
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  1. (Uncountable) The quality of being expressive.
  2. (Genetics) The degree to which an expressed gene produces its effects in an organism.
  3. (Genetics) The relative degree to which a trait caused by a gene is manifested in an individual
  1. The act of delineating; depiction
  2. (Art) An image of the outline of an object
  3. A graphic verbal description
A statement or passage that describes
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  1. A statement or passage that describes
  2. The act, process, art, or technique of describing or picturing in words
  3. A statement or an account describing something:
A representation or description:
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  1. A representation or description:
  2. The result of portraying; a representation, description, or portrait.
  3. A portrait; description; representation
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.
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  1. 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.
  2. A representing or being represented (in various senses); specif., the fact of representing or being represented in a legislative assembly
  3. An account or statement, as of facts, allegations, or arguments.
An act or a remark made as a formality or as a sign of intention or attitude:
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  1. An act or a remark made as a formality or as a sign of intention or attitude:
  2. Anything said or done to convey a state of mind, intention, etc.; often, something said or done merely for effect or as a formality
  3. A motion of the limbs or body made to express or help express thought or to emphasize speech.
The act of indicating:
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  1. The act of indicating:
  2. Something indicated as necessary or expedient:
  3. Something that serves to indicate; a sign:
An act or gesture used to convey an idea, a desire, information, or a command:
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  1. An act or gesture used to convey an idea, a desire, information, or a command:
  2. A posted notice bearing a designation, direction, or command:
  3. Sign of the zodiac
A specific instance of a phenomenon or a class of things, as of a linguistic feature in a sample of a person's speech, that can be isolated for study or analysis.
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  1. A specific instance of a phenomenon or a class of things, as of a linguistic feature in a sample of a person's speech, that can be isolated for study or analysis.
  2. A piece of stamped metal, etc. with a face value higher than its real value, issued as a substitute for currency, for use as fare on a transportation line, etc.
  3. A sign, indication, or symbol
A particular style of speech; phraseology
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  1. A particular style of speech; phraseology
  2. A particular word, phrase, or expression, especially one that is used by a particular person or group.
  3. A word, phrase, or expression
Any word or phrase used in a definite or precise sense; expression
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  1. Any word or phrase used in a definite or precise sense; expression
  2. A point in time at which something ends; termination:
  3. The end of a normal gestation period:
A letter or group of letters representing such a unit of language, written or printed usually in solid or hyphenated form
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  1. A letter or group of letters representing such a unit of language, written or printed usually in solid or hyphenated form
  2. A command or direction; an order:
  3. An assurance or promise; sworn intention:
A particular style of speech; phraseology
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  1. A particular style of speech; phraseology
  2. A particular word, phrase, or expression, especially one that is used by a particular person or group.
  3. A word, phrase, or expression
A manner or style of speech or expression; phraseology
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  1. A manner or style of speech or expression; phraseology
  2. (Linguis.) A group of words that functions as a syntactic unit
  3. A brief, apt, and cogent expression:
Any of the possible ways in which an idea, problem, etc. may be regarded
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  1. Any of the possible ways in which an idea, problem, etc. may be regarded
  2. A way in which something can be viewed by the mind:
  3. A particular look or facial expression; mien:
Something formed by this means or in a mold or matrix:
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  1. Something formed by this means or in a mold or matrix:
  2. Something thrown up, off, or out, as bait on a line, a pair of hawks in falconry, the dirt thrown up by worms, the shed skin of an insect, etc.
  3. A turn of the eye; glance; look
The face; facial features; visage
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  1. The face; facial features; visage
  2. (Obs.) The way a thing looks; appearance
  3. A look of approval on the face
Facial cosmetics:
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  1. Facial cosmetics:
  2. A person's countenance:
  3. Value or standing in the eyes of others; prestige:
Appearance or aspect:
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  1. Appearance or aspect:
  2. The act or instance of looking:
  3. A distinctive, unified manner of dress or fashion:
Appearance; aspect
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  1. Appearance; aspect
  2. The face, with reference to the form and proportions of the features or to the expression; countenance
  3. The face or facial expression of a person; countenance.
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