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Short for skipper, the master or captain of a ship, or other person in authority.
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  1. Short for skipper, the master or captain of a ship, or other person in authority.
  2. An act of skipping; leap; spring
  3. A leaping or jumping movement, especially a gait in which hops and steps alternate.
The distance covered in a jump
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  1. The distance covered in a jump
  2. An abrupt or precipitous passage, shift, or transition:
  3. The act of leaping; jump; spring
The dried female inflorescences of this plant, containing a bitter aromatic oil. They are used in brewing to inhibit bacterial growth and to add the characteristic bitter taste to beer.
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  1. The dried female inflorescences of this plant, containing a bitter aromatic oil. They are used in brewing to inhibit bacterial growth and to add the characteristic bitter taste to beer.
  2. A light springy jump or leap, especially on one foot or with both feet at the same time.
  3. (Informal) A dance or dance party.
The act of one who, or that which, hops; a jumping, frisking, or dancing.
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  1. The act of one who, or that which, hops; a jumping, frisking, or dancing.
The act of performing a jump.
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  1. The act of performing a jump.
Occasion or opportunity:
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  1. Occasion or opportunity:
  2. (Informal) An angry or irritated reaction:
  3. An origin, beginning, or source:
A surge upward
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  1. A surge upward
  2. A sudden strong rise or flow
  3. A rapid or abrupt rise:
The act of something that rises.
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  1. The act of something that rises.
  2. The action of one that rises.
  3. The act or process of a person or thing that rises; esp., an uprising; revolt; insurrection
A fine powder, such as pulverized charcoal, dusted over a stencil to transfer a design to an underlying surface.
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  1. A fine powder, such as pulverized charcoal, dusted over a stencil to transfer a design to an underlying surface.
  2. A fine powder, as pulverized cuttlefish bone, formerly used to prevent ink from blotting or to prepare the writing surface of parchment
  3. The act of pouncing; swoop, spring, or leap
A sudden thrust with a sword or other weapon
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  1. A sudden thrust with a sword or other weapon
  2. A sudden forward movement or plunge.
  3. A sudden thrust or pass, as with a sword.
The act by which something is skipped or omitted.
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  1. The act by which something is skipped or omitted.
A jump for height made over a horizontal bar in a track-and-field contest.
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  1. A jump for height made over a horizontal bar in a track-and-field contest.
  2. An event in which contestants take turns jumping for height over a horizontal bar set between two upright supports: the bar is gradually raised during the contest until a winner is determined
  3. (Uncountable) An athletics event where a competitor must jump over a bar placed gradually higher and higher.
A room or space, such as a cellar or storeroom, with arched walls and ceiling, especially when underground.
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  1. A room or space, such as a cellar or storeroom, with arched walls and ceiling, especially when underground.
  2. An arched structure, usually of masonry or concrete, serving to cover a space.
  3. A piece of gymnastic equipment with an upholstered body used especially for vaulting.
A sudden bound or upward movement:
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  1. A sudden bound or upward movement:
  2. A temporary increase or rise, as in value or popularity
  3. The capacity to rebound; spring:
Any of a series of framelike barriers over which horses or runners must leap in a special race (the hurdles)
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  1. Any of a series of framelike barriers over which horses or runners must leap in a special race (the hurdles)
  2. A movable frame of wattled twigs, osiers, or withes and stakes, or sometimes of iron, used for enclosing land, for folding sheep and cattle, for gates, etc.; also, in fortification, used as revetments, and for other purposes.
  3. A leaping step made off one foot as means of maximizing spring at the end of an approach, as to a dive.
(Scot.) A lively song or dance
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  1. (Scot.) A lively song or dance
  2. The season of the year between winter and summer, during which the weather becomes warmer and plants revive, extending in the Northern Hemisphere from the vernal equinox to the summer solstice and popularly considered to include the months of March, April, and May. In the Southern Hemisphere austral spring includes September, October, and November.
  3. A usually rapid return to normal shape after removal of stress; recoil:
A springing back from a surface after striking it; bounce
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  1. A springing back from a surface after striking it; bounce
  2. A leap; a jump.
  3. A boundary; a limit:
A leaping, jumping, or dancing
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  1. A leaping, jumping, or dancing
  2. Sudden change, movement, or development, as if by leaping
  3. (Biol.) A sudden, major inherited change in an organism, usually caused by a mutation
A pickled flower bud of this plant, used as a pungent condiment in sauces, relishes, and various other dishes.
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  1. A pickled flower bud of this plant, used as a pungent condiment in sauces, relishes, and various other dishes.
  2. Any of a genus (Capparis) of trees and shrubs of the caper family, esp. a prickly, trailing Mediterranean bush (C. spinosa) whose tiny, green flower buds are pickled and used to flavor sauces, etc.
  3. (Slang) An illegal plot or enterprise, especially one involving theft.
A series of motions and steps, such as the waltz or tango, usually performed to music.
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  1. A series of motions and steps, such as the waltz or tango, usually performed to music.
  2. A particular kind of dance, as the waltz, tango, etc.
  3. (Zoology) An act of communication by dancing:
A playful skipping or frolicking about.
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  1. A playful skipping or frolicking about.
  2. A jumping and skipping about in play; frolic
The process by which a substance is separated out of a solution as a solid. Precipitation occurs either by the action of gravity or through a chemical reaction that forms an insoluble compound out of two or more soluble compounds.
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  1. The process by which a substance is separated out of a solution as a solid. Precipitation occurs either by the action of gravity or through a chemical reaction that forms an insoluble compound out of two or more soluble compounds.
  2. (Meteorology) Any or all of the forms of water particles, whether liquid or solid, that fall from the atmosphere (e.g., rain, hail, snow or sleet). It is a major class of hydrometeor, but it is distinguished from cloud, fog, dew, rime, frost, etc., in that it must fall. It is distinguished from cloud and virga in that it must reach the ground.
  3. A headlong fall or rush.
(Informal) A heavy, rash investment or speculation
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  1. (Informal) A heavy, rash investment or speculation
  2. Any steep and rapid descent
  3. The act or an instance of plunging:
(Football) A play in which a running back carries the ball while plunging directly into the line a short distance away
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  1. (Football) A play in which a running back carries the ball while plunging directly into the line a short distance away
  2. A sharp descent or sudden drop, as of an airplane
  3. An exaggerated fall, especially by a hockey player, intended to draw a penalty against an opponent.
A very steep dive of an aircraft.
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  1. A very steep dive of an aircraft.
  2. A swift, steep downward plunge of an airplane, with the nose toward the earth
  3. Any sudden, sharp drop, as in profits
  1. Something that weighs down or oppresses; a burden.
  2. A thing that weighs heavily
  1. A drop to a lower status or condition.
  2. A lowering or decline, as in status or level:
  3. A decline; fall
The act of falling; descent:
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  1. The act of falling; descent:
  2. The smallest quantity of liquid heavy enough to fall in a spherical mass.
  3. The act or fact of dropping; a fall, descent, slump, or decrease
A reduction in value, amount, or degree:
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  1. A reduction in value, amount, or degree:
  2. A marked, often sudden, decline in status, rank, or importance:
  3. Something that has fallen:
Alternative spelling of skydiving.
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A movable frame of wattled twigs, osiers, or withes and stakes, or sometimes of iron, used for enclosing land, for folding sheep and cattle, for gates, etc.; also, in fortification, used as revetments, and for other purposes.
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  1. A movable frame of wattled twigs, osiers, or withes and stakes, or sometimes of iron, used for enclosing land, for folding sheep and cattle, for gates, etc.; also, in fortification, used as revetments, and for other purposes.
  2. A leaping step made off one foot as means of maximizing spring at the end of an approach, as to a dive.
  3. Any of a series of framelike barriers over which horses or runners must leap in a special race (the hurdles)
A counter at which alcoholic drinks and sometimes food are served
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  1. A counter at which alcoholic drinks and sometimes food are served
  2. A legal obstacle or barrier that prevents or destroys a legal action or claim, especially one that prevents the relitigation of an issue or the formation of a valid contract. See also double jeopardy, estoppel, merger, plea, and res judicata. A legal obstacle or barrier that prevents or destroys a legal action or claim, especially one that prevents the relitigation of an issue or the formation of a valid contract. See also double jeopardy, estoppel, merger, plea, and res judicata. To prevent, prohibit, or act as a bar to. In bar. As a bar to an action. For example, if a defendant in a criminal action was acquitted earlier of the same charges that he is now accused, he may plead double jeopardy in bar. At bar. Now before the court. For example, an action that is before the court may be referred to as the case at bar. The legal profession in general. A group of attorneys admitted to practice law in a particular jurisdiction or before a particular court or who practice in a common field or area of expertise in the law. The railing in a courtroom that separates the area used by the judge, lawyers, and court personnel to conduct judicial business from the seating provided for observers. See also bench.
  3. Something that impedes or prevents action or progress:
(Baseball) The fence, wall, etc. at the back of the outfield: a hit over this is a home run
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  1. (Baseball) The fence, wall, etc. at the back of the outfield: a hit over this is a home run
  2. One who receives and sells stolen goods.
  3. A structure serving as an enclosure, a barrier, or a boundary, usually made of posts or stakes joined together by boards, wire, or rails.
(Acronym) Lightweight Extensible Authentication Protocol
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  1. (Acronym) Lightweight Extensible Authentication Protocol
  2. The distance covered in a jump
  3. An abrupt or precipitous passage, shift, or transition:
(--- Slang) A term of imprisonment:
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  1. (--- Slang) A term of imprisonment:
  2. (Baseball) A series of movements in which a pitcher, standing with the glove side facing home plate, raises both hands to the height of the head and then lowers them to the chest or waist for a short pause before pitching the ball. It is used especially when runners are on base because it gives base runners less time to steal than they have during a full windup.
  3. (Informal) A stretch limousine, airliner, etc.
A secure room, often with individual safe-deposit boxes, for the safekeeping of valuables or money, as in a bank
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  1. A secure room, often with individual safe-deposit boxes, for the safekeeping of valuables or money, as in a bank
  2. A piece of gymnastic equipment with an upholstered body used especially for vaulting.
  3. An arched structure, usually of masonry or concrete, serving to cover a space.
A signal to begin, as in a race
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  1. A signal to begin, as in a race
  2. A position of advantage over others, as in a race or an endeavor; a lead:
  3. An instance of beginning a race:
(Slang) A foolish, rude, or contemptible person.
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  1. (Slang) A foolish, rude, or contemptible person.
  2. (Slang) A person regarded as disagreeable, contemptible, etc., esp. as the result of foolish or mean behavior
  3. A sharp, abrupt movement; quick pull, twist, push, etc.
A sudden pulling; a tug:
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  1. A sudden pulling; a tug:
  2. A quick, slight jerk
  3. A sudden, quick motion, esp. a spasmodic one; tic
The cause of such a feeling:
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  1. The cause of such a feeling:
  2. A shock or surprise
  3. A sudden, strong feeling of surprise or disappointment; a shock.
The act or process of rising or going upward.
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  1. The act or process of rising or going upward.
  2. A going back in time or in line of ancestry
  3. The degree of elevation of an object, or the angle it makes with a horizontal line; inclination; rising grade.
A sudden forcible gush or jet.
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  1. A sudden forcible gush or jet.
  2. A sudden, brief burst of energy, speed, activity, etc.
  3. A sudden short burst, as of energy, activity, or growth.
A persistent increase in the level of consumer prices or a persistent decline in the purchasing power of money.
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  1. A persistent increase in the level of consumer prices or a persistent decline in the purchasing power of money.
  2. Condition resulting from this, characterized by a general increase in price levels, specif. an excessive or persistent increase, leading to a decline in purchasing power
  3. The rate at which this increase occurs, expressed as a percentage over a period of time, usually a year.
A long walk or march.
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  1. A long walk or march.
  2. An often abrupt increase or rise:
To accomplish something suddenly or vigorously:
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  1. To accomplish something suddenly or vigorously:
  2. To jump or leap, especially with the use of the hands or a pole.
  3. To jump, leap, or spring, as over a barrier or from one position to another, esp. with the help of the hands supported on the barrier, etc., or with the aid of a long pole
To propel oneself quickly upward or a long way; spring or jump:
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  1. To propel oneself quickly upward or a long way; spring or jump:
  2. To move oneself suddenly from the ground, etc. by using one's leg muscles; jump; spring
  3. To change quickly or abruptly from one condition or subject to another:
To move as a result of resilience; bounce
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  1. To move as a result of resilience; bounce
  2. (Slang) To buy something or pay an expense:
  3. To come, appear, etc. suddenly and quickly
(Nautical) To slip around a windlass. Used of a rope.
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  1. (Nautical) To slip around a windlass. Used of a rope.
  2. To improve one's performance suddenly, especially in bettering one's standing in a competition.
  3. To move like advancing waves:
(Archaic) To prevent (a person) from getting his fair share of something
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  1. (Archaic) To prevent (a person) from getting his fair share of something
  2. To roll, pitch, or sway suddenly forward or to one side
  3. To roll or pitch suddenly or erratically:
To cause to lunge; thrust with a lunge
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  1. To cause to lunge; thrust with a lunge
  2. To cause (someone) to lunge.
  3. To move with a sudden thrust.
To spring or swoop with intent to seize someone or something:
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  1. To spring or swoop with intent to seize someone or something:
  2. To sprinkle, rub, finish, or prepare with pounce
  3. To turn the attention to and try to take advantage of:
To come up with a "pop" sound.
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  1. To come up with a "pop" sound.
  2. (Idiomatic) To appear without warning.
(Baseball, softball) To be retired after three strikes, including a popouts (pop fly) on the third strike.
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  1. (Baseball, softball) To be retired after three strikes, including a popouts (pop fly) on the third strike.
  2. To leave a room or building with the expectation of returning soon.
To border on another place, state, or country.
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  1. To border on another place, state, or country.
  2. Simple past tense and past participle of bind
  3. To spring back from a surface after striking it, as a ball does; bounce; rebound
To jump on one foot or with both feet at the same time.
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  1. To jump on one foot or with both feet at the same time.
  2. (Informal) To get on (a train) surreptitiously in order to ride without paying a fare:
  3. To take a short, quick trip
(Informal) To leave hurriedly, esp. under questionable circumstances; abscond
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  1. (Informal) To leave hurriedly, esp. under questionable circumstances; abscond
  2. To fail to play back a portion of the recording, esp. as a result of the tonearm striking a surface imperfection
  3. To leap, jump, or spring lightly; specif., to move along by hopping lightly on first one foot and then the other
To receive into a particular relation or association, as into one's care or keeping:
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  1. To receive into a particular relation or association, as into one's care or keeping:
  2. To carry in one's possession:
  3. To expose one's body to (healthful or pleasurable treatment, for example):
To jump over (a barrier), as in a race
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  1. To jump over (a barrier), as in a race
  2. To overcome or deal with successfully; surmount:
  3. To jump over something while running.
(Sports) To hit or stroke (a ball) unintentionally at a point above its center or near its top, giving it a forward spin
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  1. (Sports) To hit or stroke (a ball) unintentionally at a point above its center or near its top, giving it a forward spin
  2. To go over the top of (a rise of ground, etc.)
  3. To take off the top of (a plant, etc.)
To have lively or boisterous fun; romp:
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  1. To have lively or boisterous fun; romp:
  2. (Originally intransitive) To prance, said of mounts
  3. (Intransitive) To move about carelessly, playfully or boisterously.
To leap about playfully; frolic.
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  1. To leap about playfully; frolic.
  2. To jump and skip about in play; frolic
(Slang) To put (an undesirable person) out by force
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  1. (Slang) To put (an undesirable person) out by force
  2. To cause to hit against a surface so as to spring back
  3. To move suddenly; spring; jump
To move or descend from one height or level to another:
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  1. To move or descend from one height or level to another:
  2. To let fall in drops:
  3. To write at one's leisure:
To fall off or decline precipitously
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  1. To fall off or decline precipitously
  2. To fall or drop straight downward
To thrust, throw, or force suddenly (into a liquid, hole, condition, etc.)
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  1. To thrust, throw, or force suddenly (into a liquid, hole, condition, etc.)
  2. To use a plunger to try to unblock (a drain, for example).
  3. To thrust or throw forcefully into a substance or place:
To jump, fall, descend, etc. using such a device.
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  1. To jump, fall, descend, etc. using such a device.
  2. To drop (supplies or troops, for example) by means of a parachute.
  3. To drop or descend by parachute
To secure the release of an arrested person by providing bail money.
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  1. To secure the release of an arrested person by providing bail money.
  2. (Nautical) To remove water from a boat by scooping it out.
  3. (Intransitive, idiomatic, slang, with of) To leave (not attend at all) a place or a situation, especially quickly or when the situation has become undesirable.
To pass from point to point, omitting or disregarding what intervenes:
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  1. To pass from point to point, omitting or disregarding what intervenes:
  2. To fail to play back a portion of the recording, esp. as a result of the tonearm striking a surface imperfection
  3. To pass, or direct the attention, from one point to another, omitting what lies between
To channel (piped liquid, for example) through a bypass.
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  1. To channel (piped liquid, for example) through a bypass.
  2. To avoid (an obstacle) by using an alternative channel, passage, or route.
  3. To go around instead of through; use a bypass to avoid
To put a cover or covering on:
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  1. To put a cover or covering on:
  2. To defend (a position or area):
  3. To record or perform a cover of
To carry or conduct across something:
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  1. To carry or conduct across something:
  2. To go or extend across; pass from one side of to the other:
  3. (Sports) To propel (a ball or puck) as a cross, as in soccer.
To move to and fro over; cross and recross:
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  1. To move to and fro over; cross and recross:
  2. To turn (a gun, lathe, etc.) laterally; swivel
  3. To pass, move, or extend over, across, or through; cross
(Scot., North Eng.) To move to other quarters, esp. by stealth
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  1. (Scot., North Eng.) To move to other quarters, esp. by stealth
  2. (Brit., Informal) To leave quickly, as to escape creditors
  3. To move quickly from one condition or location to another.
To change position, direction, form, character, etc.
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  1. To change position, direction, form, character, etc.
  2. To use tricky, evasive, or expedient methods
  3. In typing, to change from small letters, etc. to capitals, etc. by depressing a key (shift key)
To fail to include or mention; leave out:
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  1. To fail to include or mention; leave out:
  2. To fail or neglect to do (something):
  3. To fail to include; leave out
To fail to perceive, experience, or understand:
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  1. To fail to perceive, experience, or understand:
  2. To fail to meet, reach, attain, catch, accomplish, see, hear, perceive, understand, etc.
  3. To fail to attend or perform:
(Now Chiefly Dial.) To cause to start, or move involuntarily; startle
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  1. (Now Chiefly Dial.) To cause to start, or move involuntarily; startle
  2. To found; establish:
  3. To begin a movement, activity, or undertaking:
To draw, pull, or move suddenly and sharply; jerk:
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  1. To draw, pull, or move suddenly and sharply; jerk:
  2. To ache sharply from time to time; twinge.
  3. To move with a quick, slight jerk or jerks or spasmodically
To move or rock lightly up and down or to and fro in an unsteady, jerky manner:
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  1. To move or rock lightly up and down or to and fro in an unsteady, jerky manner:
  2. To shake something gently; to rattle or wiggle.
  3. To move in a succession of quick, slight jerks; rock lightly
To shake, jolt, or bounce, as in riding
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  1. To shake, jolt, or bounce, as in riding
  2. To move or cause to move with bumps and jolts; bounce.
To secure ratlines to (shrouds).
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  1. To secure ratlines to (shrouds).
  2. To provide with ratlines
To tremble, as from cold or strong emotion.
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  1. To tremble, as from cold or strong emotion.
  2. To shake with a slight, rapid, tremulous movement.
  3. (Intransitive) To shake or move with slight and tremulous motion; to tremble; to quake; to shudder; to shiver.
To get away from (a pursuer):
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  1. To get away from (a pursuer):
  2. (Informal) To get away from or rid of
  3. To get rid of or put an end to:
To make bound or spring back
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  1. To make bound or spring back
  2. To bound or spring back from a force.
  3. (Figuratively) To jump up or get back up again.
To fall back; return:
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  1. To fall back; return:
To recoil, as from something unpleasant or difficult; shrink.
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  1. To recoil, as from something unpleasant or difficult; shrink.
  2. To let the foot slip from a ball, when attempting to give a tight croquet.
  3. To start or wince involuntarily, as from surprise or pain.
To shrink or draw back slightly, usually with a grimace, as in pain, embarrassment, alarm, etc.
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  1. To shrink or draw back slightly, usually with a grimace, as in pain, embarrassment, alarm, etc.
  2. To wash (cloth), dip it in dye, etc., with the use of a wince.
  3. To shrink or start involuntarily, as in pain or distress; flinch.
To move rhythmically usually to music, using prescribed or improvised steps and gestures.
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  1. To move rhythmically usually to music, using prescribed or improvised steps and gestures.
  2. To lead (someone) in a dance.
  3. To engage in or perform (a dance).
(Informal) To leave hurriedly, esp. under questionable circumstances; abscond
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  1. (Informal) To leave hurriedly, esp. under questionable circumstances; abscond
  2. To leap, jump, or spring lightly; specif., to move along by hopping lightly on first one foot and then the other
  3. To fail to play back a portion of the recording, esp. as a result of the tonearm striking a surface imperfection
To rebound at least once from a surface.
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  1. To rebound at least once from a surface.
  2. To make a ricochet motion
(Slang) To put (an undesirable person) out by force
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  1. (Slang) To put (an undesirable person) out by force
  2. To cause to hit against a surface so as to spring back
  3. To present or propose for comment or approval. Often used with off:
To fail to play back a portion of the recording, esp. as a result of the tonearm striking a surface imperfection
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  1. To fail to play back a portion of the recording, esp. as a result of the tonearm striking a surface imperfection
  2. To leap or jump lightly over:
  3. (Informal) To leave hurriedly, esp. under questionable circumstances; abscond
To give up by leaving or ceasing to operate or inhabit, especially as a result of danger or other impending threat:
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  1. To give up by leaving or ceasing to operate or inhabit, especially as a result of danger or other impending threat:
  2. To give up (something) completely or forever
  3. To leave, as in danger or out of necessity; forsake; desert
(Idiomatic, intransitive) to leave quickly
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  1. (Idiomatic, intransitive) to leave quickly
  2. (Idiomatic) to completely empty
  3. (Idiomatic) to remove or eject (from), especially forcibly
For the names of actual mountains, see the specific element of the name; for example, McKinley, Mount; Olives, Mount of; Blanc, Mont. Other geographic names beginning with Mount are entered under Mount; for example, Mount Vernon; Mount Desert Island.
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  1. For the names of actual mountains, see the specific element of the name; for example, McKinley, Mount; Olives, Mount of; Blanc, Mont. Other geographic names beginning with Mount are entered under Mount; for example, Mount Vernon; Mount Desert Island.
  2. To set on a horse:
  3. To climb or ascend:
To attack from ambush
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  1. To attack from ambush
  2. To attack from a concealed position.
  3. To hide in ambush
To assault usually with intent to rob
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  1. To assault usually with intent to rob
  2. (Informal) To photograph (a person's face) for police files.
  3. To threaten or assault (a person) with the intent to rob:
To overcome or deal with successfully; surmount:
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  1. To overcome or deal with successfully; surmount:
  2. To leap over (a barrier) in or as if in a race.
  3. To leap over a barrier or other obstacle.
To change quickly or abruptly from one condition or subject to another:
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  1. To change quickly or abruptly from one condition or subject to another:
  2. To propel oneself quickly upward or a long way; spring or jump:
  3. To move oneself suddenly from the ground, etc. by using one's leg muscles; jump; spring
To cause to close or snap shut, as by a spring
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  1. To cause to close or snap shut, as by a spring
  2. To stretch (a spring, etc.) beyond the point where it will spring back fully
  3. To release from a checked or inoperative position:
To build in the form of a vault
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  1. To build in the form of a vault
  2. To jump or leap, especially with the use of the hands or a pole.
  3. To jump, leap, or spring, as over a barrier or from one position to another, esp. with the help of the hands supported on the barrier, etc., or with the aid of a long pole
To present or propose for comment or approval. Often used with off:
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  1. To present or propose for comment or approval. Often used with off:
  2. To cause to hit against a surface so as to spring back
  3. To move suddenly; spring; jump
Simple past tense and past participle of bind
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  1. Simple past tense and past participle of bind
  2. To spring back from a surface after striking it, as a ball does; bounce; rebound
  3. To leap forward or upward; spring.
To change quickly or abruptly from one condition or subject to another:
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  1. To change quickly or abruptly from one condition or subject to another:
  2. To propel oneself quickly upward or a long way; spring or jump:
  3. To move oneself suddenly from the ground, etc. by using one's leg muscles; jump; spring
(Slang) To buy something or pay an expense:
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  1. (Slang) To buy something or pay an expense:
  2. To stretch (a spring, etc.) beyond the point where it will spring back fully
  3. To release from a checked or inoperative position:
To arrange or roll (lengths of cloth, for example) on or in a bolt.
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  1. To arrange or roll (lengths of cloth, for example) on or in a bolt.
  2. (Archaic) To inspect and separate, as good from bad; examine closely
  3. To start suddenly and run away, as a horse
(Now Chiefly Dial.) To cause to start, or move involuntarily; startle
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  1. (Now Chiefly Dial.) To cause to start, or move involuntarily; startle
  2. To found; establish:
  3. To set into motion, operation, or activity:
(Nautical) To remove water from a boat by scooping it out.
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  1. (Nautical) To remove water from a boat by scooping it out.
  2. (Idiomatic) To rescue, especially financially.
  3. (Intransitive, idiomatic, colloquial, with of) To sell all or part of one's holdings in stocks, real estate, a business, etc.
To throw out forcefully; expel:
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  1. To throw out forcefully; expel:
  2. (Sports) To disqualify or force (a player or coach) to leave the playing area for the remainder of a game.
  3. To be ejected from an aircraft as by means of an ejection seat
To increase; raise:
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  1. To increase; raise:
  2. To raise by or as by a push from behind or below; push up
  3. To raise or lift by pushing up from below.
To pull or raise with a sudden motion; hitch:
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  1. To pull or raise with a sudden motion; hitch:
  2. To increase or raise in amount, especially abruptly:
  3. (Informal) To raise (prices, etc.)
(Slang, baseball) To hit (the ball) hard; especially, to hit (the ball) out of the field, producing a home run.
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  1. (Slang, baseball) To hit (the ball) hard; especially, to hit (the ball) out of the field, producing a home run.
  2. To raise (something) to a higher level, as in cost. Often used with up:
  3. To raise by means of a jack
To voice; utter:
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  1. To voice; utter:
  2. To bring about; provoke:
  3. To stir up; instigate:
To get up; rise.
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  1. To get up; rise.
  2. To raise (a preceding bet or an ante)
  3. (Nautical) To raise:
To serve as an advance person for (a trip to be made by a politician or a dignitary):
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  1. To serve as an advance person for (a trip to be made by a politician or a dignitary):
  2. To raise in rank; promote.
  3. To cause to move forward:
To raise (a person) in rank or position; promote
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  1. To raise (a person) in rank or position; promote
  2. To raise the spirits of; elate; exhilarate
  3. To lift up; raise
To help bring about or further the growth or establishment of
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  1. To help bring about or further the growth or establishment of
  2. To contribute to the progress or growth of; further.
  3. To raise or advance to a higher position or rank
To set in an upright or erect position:
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  1. To set in an upright or erect position:
  2. To stir up; instigate:
  3. To bring about; provoke:
To promote to a more skilled job at higher pay
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  1. To promote to a more skilled job at higher pay
  2. To replace an existing object with something better
  3. To enhance or improve one's condition, status, capabilities, etc.
(Acronym) Lightweight Extensible Authentication Protocol
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  1. (Acronym) Lightweight Extensible Authentication Protocol
  2. An abrupt or precipitous passage, shift, or transition:
  3. The act of leaping; jump; spring
A usually rapid return to normal shape after removal of stress; recoil:
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  1. A usually rapid return to normal shape after removal of stress; recoil:
  2. A source, beginning, or motive:
  3. A bedspring or box spring
An arched structure, usually of masonry or concrete, serving to cover a space.
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  1. An arched structure, usually of masonry or concrete, serving to cover a space.
  2. A burial chamber, especially when underground.
  3. A piece of gymnastic equipment with an upholstered body used especially for vaulting.
A leap or jump
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  1. A leap or jump
  2. A sudden bound or upward movement:
  3. The capacity to rebound; spring:
A springing back from a surface after striking it; bounce
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  1. A springing back from a surface after striking it; bounce
  2. A boundary; a limit:
  3. A leap; a jump.
The distance covered in a jump
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  1. The distance covered in a jump
  2. An abrupt or precipitous passage, shift, or transition:
  3. The act of leaping; jump; spring
A source, beginning, or motive:
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  1. A source, beginning, or motive:
  2. A usually rapid return to normal shape after removal of stress; recoil:
  3. A bedspring or box spring
A sudden or unexpected event:
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  1. A sudden or unexpected event:
  2. A short, heavy arrow with a thick head, used especially with a crossbow.
  3. A fastener consisting of a threaded pin or rod with a head at one end, designed to be inserted through holes in assembled parts and secured by a mated nut that is tightened by applying torque.
A signal to begin, as in a race
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  1. A signal to begin, as in a race
  2. A position of advantage over others, as in a race or an endeavor; a lead:
  3. An instance of beginning a race:
A sudden, brief episode of fear.
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  1. A sudden, brief episode of fear.
  2. A sudden, involuntary movement in response to something frightening or unexpected, such as a noise.
  3. A start or shock, as of surprise or fright
A beneficial factor or combination of factors:
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  1. A beneficial factor or combination of factors:
  2. Benefit or profit; gain:
  3. A relatively favorable position; superiority of means:
A superior, as in standing, competence, or intelligence:
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  1. A superior, as in standing, competence, or intelligence:
  2. The thing, condition, circumstance, action, etc. that is more excellent, more suitable, etc.
  3. Advantage
A sudden, usually temporary increase in number or quantity:
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  1. A sudden, usually temporary increase in number or quantity:
  2. (Informal) A sudden increase in size, value, etc.
  3. (Informal) Advantage or margin of advantage
One that attracts interest, customers, or spectators:
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  1. One that attracts interest, customers, or spectators:
  2. (Football) A play in which the quarterback moves back to pass and then quickly gives the ball to a running back or quickly reverses direction and runs with the ball
  3. A special advantage; an edge:
A sheer incline, such as the face of a cliff:
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  1. A sheer incline, such as the face of a cliff:
  2. A thing like a drop in shape or size, as a pendent earring or a small piece of candy
  3. (Slang) A place that is used for the clandestine depositing or holding of secret messages, of something stolen or illegal, etc.
Keenness, as of desire or enjoyment; zest:
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  1. Keenness, as of desire or enjoyment; zest:
  2. (Informal) Advantage
  3. A margin of superiority; an advantage:
An instance of this
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  1. An instance of this
  2. The state of being superior
  3. The state or quality of being superior, or higher, greater, better, etc.
The position of advantage or control
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  1. The position of advantage or control
A place or position affording a good view; a vantage point.
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  1. A place or position affording a good view; a vantage point.
  2. A position, condition, or opportunity that is likely to provide superiority or an advantage.
  3. A superior or more favorable situation or opportunity; gain; profit; advantage.
(Informal) An advantageous position, as in a competition.
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  1. (Informal) An advantageous position, as in a competition.
  2. The inner, shorter way around an oval racetrack
  3. (Informal) A favorable position or advantage
The act of aggrandizing, or the state of being aggrandized or exalted in power, rank, honor, or wealth; exaltation; enlargement.
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  1. The act of aggrandizing, or the state of being aggrandized or exalted in power, rank, honor, or wealth; exaltation; enlargement.
Matter, details, etc. added to amplify a statement, report, etc.
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  1. Matter, details, etc. added to amplify a statement, report, etc.
  2. The result of such a process.
  3. (Physics) The process of increasing the magnitude of a variable quantity, especially the magnitude of voltage, power, or current, without altering any other quality.
(Linguistics) The prefixation of a vowel accompanying a past tense, especially of Greek and Sanskrit verbs.
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  1. (Linguistics) The prefixation of a vowel accompanying a past tense, especially of Greek and Sanskrit verbs.
  2. (Gram.) A prefixed vowel or a lengthening or diphthongization of the initial vowel to show past time in Greek and Sanskrit verbs
  3. (Obs.) An increase
The act or process of augmenting.
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  1. The act or process of augmenting.
  2. (Music) The presentation of a theme in notes of usually double time value.
  3. A thing that augments; addition; increase
A linear map from one reference frame to another in which each coordinate is increased or decreased by an independent constant or linear function. A boost corresponds to a shift of the entire coordinate system without any rotation of its axes.
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  1. A linear map from one reference frame to another in which each coordinate is increased or decreased by an independent constant or linear function. A boost corresponds to a shift of the entire coordinate system without any rotation of its axes.
  2. An increase:
  3. An increase in amount, power, etc.
The result of building up:
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  1. The result of building up:
  2. An accumulation; an increase; a gradual development.
  3. A gradual increase in amount, power, influence, etc.; expansion