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Something, such as a bulge, knob, or swelling, that protrudes.
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  1. Something, such as a bulge, knob, or swelling, that protrudes.
  2. The condition or fact of being protuberant
  3. The condition of being protuberant.
(Slang) A shot of hard liquor, sometimes accompanied by a beer chaser.
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  1. (Slang) A shot of hard liquor, sometimes accompanied by a beer chaser.
  2. A rise or increase, as in prices or enrollment.
  3. A slight swelling or lump.
The state of being swollen.
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  1. The state of being swollen.
  2. Something swollen, especially an abnormally swollen body part or area.
  3. An increasing or being increased in size, volume, etc.
The gist or significance:
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  1. The gist or significance:
  2. A plan, purpose, or goal:
  3. A sense that something can happen; a notion or expectation:
A belief or opinion:
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  1. A belief or opinion:
  2. A mental image; an idea or conception:
  3. A mental image; general idea
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 warning in advance; a forewarning
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  1. A warning in advance; a forewarning
  2. A presentiment of the future; a foreboding.
  3. A feeling that something, esp. something bad, will happen; foreboding; presentiment
Foreshadowing quality
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  1. Foreshadowing quality
  2. A sign or warning of a future event; omen; portent; augury
  3. A feeling or intuition of what is going to occur; a presentiment.
A prediction, as of weather conditions
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  1. A prediction, as of weather conditions
  2. A prediction, as of coming events or conditions:
  3. An estimation of a future condition.
A feeling that something, esp. of an unfortunate or evil nature, is about to take place; foreboding
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  1. A feeling that something, esp. of an unfortunate or evil nature, is about to take place; foreboding
  2. A premonition; a feeling that something, often of undesirable nature, is going to happen.
(Psychoanalysis) A primal psychic force or drive, as fear, love, or anger; specif., in Freudian analysis, either the life instinct (Eros) or the death instinct (Thanatos)
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  1. (Psychoanalysis) A primal psychic force or drive, as fear, love, or anger; specif., in Freudian analysis, either the life instinct (Eros) or the death instinct (Thanatos)
  2. A natural or acquired tendency, aptitude, or talent; bent; knack; gift
  3. (An) inborn tendency to behave in a way characteristic of a species; natural, unlearned, predictable response to stimuli
A thing looked forward to
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  1. A thing looked forward to
  2. Something expected:
  3. A reason or warrant for looking forward to something; prospect for the future, as of advancement or prosperity
The use or assignment of funds, especially from a trust fund, before they are legitimately available for use.
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  1. The use or assignment of funds, especially from a trust fund, before they are legitimately available for use.
  2. Something anticipated or expected
  3. Action taken in order to prevent or counteract something:
Knowledge of something before it happens or exists
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  1. Knowledge of something before it happens or exists
(Parapsychology) Knowledge of an event that is to occur in the future.
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  1. (Parapsychology) Knowledge of an event that is to occur in the future.
  2. (Parapsychology) The perception of an event, condition, etc. before it occurs, esp. by extrasensory powers
  3. Knowledge of something in advance of its occurrence, especially by extrasensory perception; clairvoyance.
Knowledge of actions or events before they occur; foresight.
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  1. Knowledge of actions or events before they occur; foresight.
  2. Apparent knowledge of things before they happen or come into being
Something that leads out of a perplexity; esp., a fact or object that helps to solve a problem or mystery
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  1. Something that leads out of a perplexity; esp., a fact or object that helps to solve a problem or mystery
That which is presaged, or foretold.
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  1. That which is presaged, or foretold.
  2. The act or art of presaging; a foreboding.
A sense of impending evil or misfortune.
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  1. A sense of impending evil or misfortune.
  2. A prediction, portent, or presentiment, esp. of something bad or harmful
  3. An evil omen; a portent.
An omen, a prediction of disaster, a portent.
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  1. An omen, a prediction of disaster, a portent.
  2. An omen; foreboding
  3. An omen or foreboding, especially of evil.
The art, ability, or practice of auguring; divination.
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  1. The art, ability, or practice of auguring; divination.
  2. A sign of something coming; an omen:
  3. An omen; portent; indication
A small, barely detectable amount of.
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  1. A small, barely detectable amount of.
  2. A slight indication of a fact, wish, etc.; indirect suggestion or piece of advice; intimation; covert allusion
  3. A statement conveying information in an indirect fashion; a clue:
Prophetic or threatening significance:
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  1. Prophetic or threatening significance:
  2. An indication of something important or calamitous about to occur; an omen.
  3. Something that portends an event about to occur, especially an unfortunate or evil event; an omen.
Fearful or uneasy anticipation of the future; dread.
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  1. Fearful or uneasy anticipation of the future; dread.
  2. The ability to apprehend or understand; understanding.
  3. An anxious feeling of foreboding; dread
Doubt, distrust, or apprehension:
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  1. Doubt, distrust, or apprehension:
  2. A disturbed feeling of fear, doubt, apprehension, etc.
  3. A feeling of misgiving:
A twinge of conscience; scruple
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  1. A twinge of conscience; scruple
  2. An uneasy feeling about the propriety or rightness of a course of action:
  3. A sudden disturbing feeling:
The condition of being suspected, especially of wrongdoing:
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  1. The condition of being suspected, especially of wrongdoing:
  2. The state or feeling of having no confidence or certainty about something; distrust:
  3. The act or an instance of suspecting something on little or no evidence:
An indirect suggestion; slight indication; hint
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  1. An indirect suggestion; slight indication; hint
  2. A vague idea or notion; suspicion
  1. A faint light; a dim glow.
  2. A faint manifestation or indication; a trace:
  3. A faint or remote possibility.
To form an arch
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  1. To form an arch
  2. To provide with an arch:
  3. To span as an arch
To crouch or huddle up, as from fear or cold
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  1. To crouch or huddle up, as from fear or cold
  2. To cringe in fear.
  3. To shrink and tremble, as from someone's anger, threats, or blows; cringe
To gather (fabric) into folds.
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  1. To gather (fabric) into folds.
  2. To form a cluster or group:
  3. To form or collect into a bunch or bunches; gather together in a mass
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:
The gist or significance:
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  1. The gist or significance:
  2. A plan, purpose, or goal:
  3. A sense that something can happen; a notion or expectation:
(Printing) All the copies of a publication printed at one time from the same set of type.
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  1. (Printing) All the copies of a publication printed at one time from the same set of type.
  2. (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.
  3. An effect, feeling, or image retained as a consequence of experience:
The direct knowing or learning of something without the conscious use of reasoning; immediate understanding
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  1. The direct knowing or learning of something without the conscious use of reasoning; immediate understanding
  2. Something known or learned in this way
The condition of being suspected, especially of wrongdoing:
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  1. The condition of being suspected, especially of wrongdoing:
  2. The state or feeling of having no confidence or certainty about something; distrust:
  3. The act or an instance of suspecting something on little or no evidence:
A short, thick piece, as of meat or wood
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  1. A short, thick piece, as of meat or wood
  2. A thick mass or piece:
  3. (Informal) A substantial amount:
A dull, stupid person; a dolt.
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  1. A dull, stupid person; a dolt.
  2. A lump or chunk, especially of earth or clay.
  3. A lump, esp. a lump of earth, clay, loam, etc.
A heavy dull sound; a thud.
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  1. A heavy dull sound; a thud.
  2. A clustered mass; a lump:
  3. A lump; mass
(Informal) A large quantity:
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  1. (Informal) A large quantity:
  2. A lump or mass, as of something soft
  3. A small mass or lump.
A small cube or oblong piece
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  1. A small cube or oblong piece
  2. A solid mass of no special shape, esp. one small enough to be taken up in the hand; hunk
  3. An irregularly shaped mass or piece.
Something small, as an item of information, that is regarded as valuable
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  1. Something small, as an item of information, that is regarded as valuable
  2. A small chunk or portion, as of food
  3. A small, solid lump, especially of gold.
(Slang) A large amount, esp. of money
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  1. (Slang) A large amount, esp. of money
  2. A lump or small, compact mass (of something)
  3. A compressed ball, roll, or lump, as of tobacco or chewing gum.
A sexually attractive man, esp. one who is large and well-built
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  1. A sexually attractive man, esp. one who is large and well-built
  2. (Slang) A physically attractive man, usually with a well-developed physique.
  3. A large piece, lump, or slice of bread, meat, etc.; chunk
To stoop or bend low with the limbs drawn close to the body, as an animal ready to spring or cowering in fear
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  1. To stoop or bend low with the limbs drawn close to the body, as an animal ready to spring or cowering in fear
  2. To cringe or bow in a servile manner
  3. To bend (the head or knee, for example) low, as in fear or humility.
To crowd together, as from cold or fear.
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  1. To crowd together, as from cold or fear.
  2. To draw the limbs close to the body, as from cold
  3. To push or thrust in a hurried or disordered manner
To squat close to the ground; crouch. Usually used with down:
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  1. To squat close to the ground; crouch. Usually used with down:
  2. To settle down on one's haunches; squat or crouch
To occupy illegally an empty, abandoned, or condemned house, building, apartment, etc.
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  1. To occupy illegally an empty, abandoned, or condemned house, building, apartment, etc.
  2. To sit in a crouching position with knees bent and the buttocks on or near the heels.
  3. To crouch or cower close to the ground: said of an animal
To provide with an arch:
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  1. To provide with an arch:
  2. To bend backward:
  3. To span as an arch
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 misrepresent; distort:
  3. (Nautical) To fasten:
To bend down one's head or bend one's body in respect, agreement, worship, recognition, etc.
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  1. To bend down one's head or bend one's body in respect, agreement, worship, recognition, etc.
  2. (Dial.) To bend or stoop
  3. To bend into a curve or bow.
(Slang) To hurry.
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  1. (Slang) To hurry.
  2. To carry, especially on the back.
  3. To bend or round into a hump; arch.
To crunch, crush, or crumple
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  1. To crunch, crush, or crumple
  2. To move with or make a crunching sound:
  3. To crumple or squeeze; hunch:
To carry the head and shoulders or the upper part of the body habitually bent forward
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  1. To carry the head and shoulders or the upper part of the body habitually bent forward
  2. To bend (oneself, the head, or the body) forward and down.
  3. To stand or walk, especially habitually, with the head and upper back bent forward.
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