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(Roman Catholic Church) The remission of punishment still due, especially in purgatory, for a sin that has been sacramentally absolved.
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  1. (Roman Catholic Church) The remission of punishment still due, especially in purgatory, for a sin that has been sacramentally absolved.
  2. (R.C.Ch.) A partial or complete remission, under conditions specified by the Church, of divine temporal punishment that may otherwise still be due for sin committed but forgiven
  3. A favor or privilege
A gathering for social entertainment, or the entertainment itself, often of a specific nature
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  1. A gathering for social entertainment, or the entertainment itself, often of a specific nature
  2. A group of people who have gathered to participate in an activity:
  3. A group of soldiers selected for a duty or mission:
A spree or bout of unrestrained imbibing or eating
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  1. A spree or bout of unrestrained imbibing or eating
  2. Any completely unrestrained action
  3. A period of excessive or uncontrolled indulgence, especially in food or drink.
A period of drunkenness
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  1. A period of drunkenness
  2. A carefree, lively outing.
  3. A period of uninhibited activity
To throw or propel upward:
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  1. To throw or propel upward:
  2. To be flung to and fro; be thrown about or pitched about
  3. To throw or pitch about; fling here and there; buffet
To throw, cast, fling, or hurl
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  1. To throw, cast, fling, or hurl
  2. To throw (stones, etc.) with a sling
  3. To throw or fling:
To propel or discharge into the air by any means:
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  1. To propel or discharge into the air by any means:
  2. To form on a potter's wheel:
  3. To put on or off hastily or carelessly:
To get rid of; discard:
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  1. To get rid of; discard:
  2. To get rid of in an abrupt, rough, or careless manner
  3. To throw down or out roughly; empty out or unload as in a heap or mass
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 drink hastily. Often used with down :
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  1. To drink hastily. Often used with down :
  2. To throw, knock, or thrust
  3. To throw so as to break; smash
To push (at a capstan to turn it)
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  1. To push (at a capstan to turn it)
  2. (Naut.) To raise, haul, pull, move, etc. by pulling with a rope or cable
  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 or fling:
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  1. To throw or fling:
  2. To throw (stones, etc.) with a sling
  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:
Outward form or look; appearance:
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  1. Outward form or look; appearance:
  2. Something formed by this means or in a mold or matrix:
  3. Sort; type:
An upward displacement of soil, rocks, etc., usually caused by frost or moisture
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  1. An upward displacement of soil, rocks, etc., usually caused by frost or moisture
  2. An act of hurling; a throw, especially when considered in terms of distance:
  3. A throw
A hurling
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(Nautical) The boat of the largest size and/or of most importance belonging to a ship of war, and often called the "captain's boat" or "captain's launch".
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  1. (Nautical) The boat of the largest size and/or of most importance belonging to a ship of war, and often called the "captain's boat" or "captain's launch".
  2. (Nautical) An open boat of any size powered by steam, naphtha, electricity, or the like. (Compare Spanish lancha.)
  3. The movement of a vessel from land into the water; especially, the sliding on ways from the stocks on which it is built. (Compare: to splash a ship.)
(--- Acoustics) The distinctive quality of a sound, dependent primarily on the frequency of the sound waves produced by its source.
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  1. (--- Acoustics) The distinctive quality of a sound, dependent primarily on the frequency of the sound waves produced by its source.
  2. Any of various thick, dark, sticky substances obtained from the distillation residue of coal tar, wood tar, or petroleum and used for waterproofing, roofing, caulking, and paving.
  3. A throw, fling, toss, etc.
(Informal) An attempt; a try.
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  1. (Informal) An attempt; a try.
  2. An act of shying; start, as of a horse
  3. A quick throw; a fling.
A primitive instrument for throwing stones, etc., consisting of a piece of leather tied to cords that are whirled by hand for releasing the missile
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  1. A primitive instrument for throwing stones, etc., consisting of a piece of leather tied to cords that are whirled by hand for releasing the missile
  2. A looped or hanging band, strap, etc. used in raising and lowering a heavy object or for carrying, supporting, or steadying something
  3. The act of throwing with or as with a sling; cast; throw; fling
(Sports) The act of throwing or a technique used to throw an opponent in wrestling or the martial arts.
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  1. (Sports) The act of throwing or a technique used to throw an opponent in wrestling or the martial arts.
  2. The action of a person who throws; a cast
  3. (Games) A roll or cast of dice.
The act of tossing something:
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  1. The act of tossing something:
  2. A flipping of a coin to decide an issue:
  3. A tossing or being tossed; a throw, fling, pitch, etc.
Any completely unrestrained action
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  1. Any completely unrestrained action
  2. A period of excessive or uncontrolled indulgence, especially in food or drink.
  3. A spree or bout of unrestrained imbibing or eating
In ancient Greece and Rome, feasting and wild celebration in worship of certain gods, esp. Dionysus
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  1. In ancient Greece and Rome, feasting and wild celebration in worship of certain gods, esp. Dionysus
  2. Any wild merrymaking in a group, esp. with sexual activity
  3. A social gathering involving unrestrained indulgence, especially sexual activity and drinking.
An outbreak of violent, raging behavior
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  1. An outbreak of violent, raging behavior
  2. A course of violent, frenzied behavior or action.
A carefree, lively outing.
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  1. A carefree, lively outing.
  2. A sudden indulgence in or outburst of an activity:
  3. A river, about 400 km (250 mi) long, of eastern Germany rising near the Czech border and flowing generally north to the Havel River at Berlin.
(Slang) An intoxicated condition due to liquor or drugs
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  1. (Slang) An intoxicated condition due to liquor or drugs
  2. (Slang) A bout of drinking or drug use.
  3. A drinking spree
A moment; an instant:
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  1. A moment; an instant:
  2. (Slang) Hard, pebblelike pieces of highly purified cocaine prepared for smoking: a highly potent and addictive form of cocaine
  3. A partial split or break; a fissure.
(Cribbage) A call made by a player who cannot play a card because any card in his hand will carry the count above 31
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  1. (Cribbage) A call made by a player who cannot play a card because any card in his hand will carry the count above 31
  2. (Informal) A try; attempt; endeavor
  3. (Informal) Energy; vitality:
A wound inflicted with or as if with a pointed weapon.
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  1. A wound inflicted with or as if with a pointed weapon.
  2. A thrust with a pointed weapon or instrument.
  3. An attempt; a try:
(Sports) In Rugby, an act of advancing the ball past the opponent's goal line and grounding it there for a score of three points.
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  1. (Sports) In Rugby, an act of advancing the ball past the opponent's goal line and grounding it there for a score of three points.
  2. The act or an instance of trying; attempt; effort; trial
  3. (Rugby) A scoring play in which the ball is grounded on or behind the opponent's goal line
Any attempt or try
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  1. Any attempt or try
  2. One who shoots in a particular way:
  3. A chance at odds; something to bet on:
A sharp, swift blow.
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  1. A sharp, swift blow.
  2. The sound of this
  3. The sound made by a sharp, swift blow.
A round of parties, etc., one after another
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  1. A round of parties, etc., one after another
  2. Something, such as a cloud of dust, that whirls or is whirled.
  3. (Informal) A brief or experimental try:
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