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(--- Informal) Any display of interest, as from a potential customer or client
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  1. (--- Informal) Any display of interest, as from a potential customer or client
  2. A slight tug on a fishing line, as from a fish sampling the bait
  3. A very small quantity, especially of food; a morsel.
A tasty dish
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  1. A tasty dish
  2. A small piece or amount; bit
  3. One that is delightful and extremely pleasing.
A tricky or previously unsuspected condition or drawback:
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  1. A tricky or previously unsuspected condition or drawback:
  2. A device for fastening something or for checking motion:
  3. A tricky or disadvantageous condition; a catch:
To wear away or diminish bit by bit:
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  1. To wear away or diminish bit by bit:
  2. To take small or hesitant bites:
  3. To eat (food) with quick bites, taking only a small amount at a time, as a mouse does
To take up something suddenly and eagerly; snatch or grasp:
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  1. To take up something suddenly and eagerly; snatch or grasp:
  2. To open, close, or fit together with a click:
  3. With, or as with, a snap
To eat with pleasure.
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  1. To eat with pleasure.
  2. To chew steadily, often with a crunching sound
  3. To chew food audibly or with a steady working of the jaws.
To stop (oneself) from doing an action:
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  1. To stop (oneself) from doing an action:
  2. To go to see (a performance, for example):
  3. To get (something required), usually quickly or for a brief period:
To give way suddenly under strain, as nerves, resistance, etc.
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  1. To give way suddenly under strain, as nerves, resistance, etc.
  2. To grasp or get suddenly with or as with a bite; snatch
  3. To take up something suddenly and eagerly; snatch or grasp:
(Sports) To raise (a weight) in one quick, uninterrupted motion from the floor to a position over the lifter's head.
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  1. (Sports) To raise (a weight) in one quick, uninterrupted motion from the floor to a position over the lifter's head.
  2. To try to grasp or seize a thing suddenly; grab (at)
  3. To take, get, or avail oneself of hastily or while there is a chance
To begin to move:
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  1. To begin to move:
  2. To refuse to continue to work until certain demands are met; go on strike
  3. To engage in a strike against an employer.
To cause to shrivel, wither, or mature imperfectly by blast or blight:
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  1. To cause to shrivel, wither, or mature imperfectly by blast or blight:
  2. To emit a loud, intense sound; blare:
  3. To shoot or destroy by shooting:
To cause (a plant, for example) to undergo blight.
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  1. To cause (a plant, for example) to undergo blight.
  2. Any of numerous plant diseases that cause leaves, stems, fruits, and tissues to wither and die. Rust, mildew, and smut are blights.
  3. To have a deleterious effect on; ruin.
To add an enlivening or altering element to:
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  1. To add an enlivening or altering element to:
  2. To drink hastily. Often used with down :
  3. To splash; bespatter:
To steal (usually something small or petty); pilfer
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  1. To steal (usually something small or petty); pilfer
  2. To take (something, especially something of little value) in a furtive manner; snitch.
To steal (a small amount or item).
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  1. To steal (a small amount or item).
  2. To steal or filch.
To steal, especially in a stealthy way.
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  1. To steal, especially in a stealthy way.
  2. To steal; filch
  3. To take the property of another, often in breach of trust; to appropriate wrongfully; to steal.
To try to grasp or seize a thing suddenly; grab (at)
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  1. To try to grasp or seize a thing suddenly; grab (at)
  2. (Sports) To raise (a weight) in one quick, uninterrupted motion from the floor to a position over the lifter's head.
  3. To get (a small amount of sleep).
To get, take, or give slyly, surreptitiously, or without permission
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  1. To get, take, or give slyly, surreptitiously, or without permission
  2. To move, put, carry, or convey surreptitiously or stealthily (in, into, from, away, etc.)
  3. (Baseball) To gain (a base) safely without the help of a hit, walk, or error, usually by running to it from another base while the pitch is being delivered
(Intransitive): To commit theft.
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  1. (Intransitive): To commit theft.
  2. To take (something) by theft or commit theft.
  3. To commit, or get by, theft
To direct or carry from a lower to a higher position; raise:
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  1. To direct or carry from a lower to a higher position; raise:
  2. To reduce the sagging of (the face, breasts, etc.) by means of cosmetic surgery
  3. To uplift; elate:
(Informal) To hit with a hard, sweeping blow
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  1. (Informal) To hit with a hard, sweeping blow
  2. To pass (a credit card or other magnetically encoded card) across or through an electronic device that reads it
  3. (Slang) To steal; pilfer
To take unlawfully or without permission; steal.
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  1. To take unlawfully or without permission; steal.
  2. To buy (drugs)
  3. To get hold of; gain or win:
(Slang) To rob or steal
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  1. (Slang) To rob or steal
  2. To steal, rob, or hold up (something).
  3. To hold up; rob.
To catch, suspend, or connect with a hook.
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  1. To catch, suspend, or connect with a hook.
  2. To fasten by a hook.
  3. (Basketball) To shoot (a ball) in a hook shot.
To cause pain or discomfort to (a part of the body) by pressing or being too tight:
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  1. To cause pain or discomfort to (a part of the body) by pressing or being too tight:
  2. To move (something) with a pinch bar.
  3. To draw a thumb and a finger together on a touchschreen to cause the image to become smaller.
To be an informer; tattle (on)
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  1. To be an informer; tattle (on)
  2. To act as an informer:
  3. To steal (usually something of little value); pilfer
(Archaic) To shoot (an arrow, etc.)
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  1. (Archaic) To shoot (an arrow, etc.)
  2. To arrange or roll (lengths of cloth, for example) on or in a bolt.
  3. To start suddenly and run away:
(Brit.) To ride (a horse) at a fast pace
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  1. (Brit.) To ride (a horse) at a fast pace
  2. To hold, carry, or put in a bucket:
  3. To move or drive rapidly or recklessly
To hurry busily or with much fuss and bother
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  1. To hurry busily or with much fuss and bother
  2. To move or cause to move energetically and busily.
  3. To move busily and energetically with fussiness (often followed by about).
To shoot (an animal, for example) with a dart, especially to inject a drug.
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  1. To shoot (an animal, for example) with a dart, especially to inject a drug.
  2. To move suddenly and fast
  3. To move suddenly and rapidly:
To throw so as to break; smash
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  1. To throw so as to break; smash
  2. To move swiftly or impetuously; rush
  3. To write hastily. Often used with off :
To hasten.
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  1. To hasten.
  2. To hurry; speed
To appear or occur suddenly:
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  1. To appear or occur suddenly:
  2. To move or proceed rapidly:
  3. (Slang) To think of or remember something suddenly:
(Naut.) To change the position of (a rope, pulley block, etc.)
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  1. (Naut.) To change the position of (a rope, pulley block, etc.)
  2. To move swiftly; flit; fly
  3. To cause (time) to pass quickly.
(Brit., Informal) To leave quickly, as to escape creditors
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  1. (Brit., Informal) To leave quickly, as to escape creditors
  2. (Scot., North Eng.) To move to other quarters, esp. by stealth
  3. To move quickly from one condition or location to another.
To move through the air by using wings, as a bird does
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  1. To move through the air by using wings, as a bird does
  2. To run away from; flee from; avoid
  3. Any of numerous insects of the order Diptera, having one pair of wings and large compound eyes. Flies include the houseflies, horseflies, and mosquitoes.
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  1. (Rare) hasten
  2. To hasten or cause to hasten.
To cause to move or act swiftly:
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  1. To cause to move or act swiftly:
  2. To move in a quick fashion.
  3. To cause to be or come faster; speed up; accelerate
To speed the progress or completion of; expedite:
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  1. To speed the progress or completion of; expedite:
  2. To move or act with haste; move faster than is comfortable or natural
  3. To cause to move or act more rapidly or too rapidly; drive, move, send, force, or carry with haste
To misrepresent one's skill in (a game or activity) in order to deceive someone, especially in gambling:
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  1. To misrepresent one's skill in (a game or activity) in order to deceive someone, especially in gambling:
  2. (Slang) To get, sell, victimize, etc. by aggressive, often dishonest means
  3. To move or act energetically and rapidly:
To strike or assail repeatedly with thrown objects:
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  1. To strike or assail repeatedly with thrown objects:
  2. To throw things at; strike with or as with missiles
  3. To move at a vigorous gait:
To cause (an engine with the gears disengaged, for example) to run swiftly or too swiftly.
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  1. To cause (an engine with the gears disengaged, for example) to run swiftly or too swiftly.
  2. Any of several extensive human populations associated with broadly defined regions of the world and distinguished from one another on the basis of inheritable physical characteristics, traditionally conceived as including such traits as pigmentation, hair texture, and facial features. Because the number of genes responsible for such physical variations is tiny in comparison to the size of the human genome and because genetic variation among members of a traditionally recognized racial group is generally as great as between two such groups, most scientists now consider race to be primarily a social rather than a scientific concept.
  3. To enter or run (a horse, etc.) in a race
To carry by means of a rocket.
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  1. To carry by means of a rocket.
  2. To soar or rise rapidly:
  3. A vehicle or device propelled by one or more rocket engines, especially such a vehicle designed to travel through space.
To cause to function; operate:
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  1. To cause to function; operate:
  2. To sew with a continuous line of stitches:
  3. (Nautical) To sail or steer before the wind or on an indicated course:
(Football) To run toward (a passer or kicker) in order to block or disrupt a play.
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  1. (Football) To run toward (a passer or kicker) in order to block or disrupt a play.
  2. To cause to move rapidly:
  3. (Football) To run with the ball after a direct snap from the center or after a handoff or pitchout
(Informal) To move or proceed quickly
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  1. (Informal) To move or proceed quickly
  2. To throw or otherwise propel (something) in a way that causes it to glide, float, or move steadily through the air
  3. (Nautical) To move across the surface of water, especially by means of a sailing vessel.
To ride on a scooter.
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  1. To ride on a scooter.
  2. To move or slide (something) quickly
  3. To walk fast; to go quickly; to run away hastily.
To clean things by vigorous rubbing and polishing
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  1. To clean things by vigorous rubbing and polishing
  2. To move swiftly; scurry.
  3. To remove as if by cleaning; sweep away; get rid of
(--- Slang) To give, send, or hand quickly:
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  1. (--- Slang) To give, send, or hand quickly:
  2. (--- Informal) To use up or waste (time, money, etc.)
  3. (Games, Sports) To hit, kick, throw, drive, or propel (a ball, marble, etc.) toward the objective
To drive at a speed exceeding a legal limit:
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  1. To drive at a speed exceeding a legal limit:
  2. The ratio of the distance traveled by an object (regardless of its direction) to the time required to travel that distance.
  3. To cause to move or proceed quickly; hasten:
To run or race at full speed, esp. for a short distance
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  1. To run or race at full speed, esp. for a short distance
  2. To move rapidly or at top speed for a brief period, as in running or swimming.
To pull apart or separate into pieces by force; rip or rend (cloth, paper, etc.)
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  1. To pull apart or separate into pieces by force; rip or rend (cloth, paper, etc.)
  2. To become torn:
  3. To move violently or with speed; dash
To cause to move at a trot.
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  1. To cause to move at a trot.
  2. To cause to go at a trot
  3. To move quickly; hurry; run
To move, go, drive, etc. swiftly
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  1. To move, go, drive, etc. swiftly
  2. To move rapidly in a circular manner or as in an orbit; circle swiftly
  3. To move, carry, drive, etc. with a rotating motion
To whip (egg whites, cream, etc.)
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  1. To whip (egg whites, cream, etc.)
  2. To move quickly, nimbly, or briskly
  3. To move, remove, carry, brush (away, off, out, etc.) forcefully and speedily, as with a quick, sweeping motion
To throw or spin rapidly:
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  1. To throw or spin rapidly:
  2. To move or do something quickly:
  3. To move swiftly with or as with a buzzing or hissing sound
To throw or propel (a ball, for example) through the air.
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  1. To throw or propel (a ball, for example) through the air.
  2. One of a pair of specialized parts used for flying, as in birds, bats, or insects.
  3. To say or do (something) without preparation or forethought; improvise:
(Informal) To move or propel something with speed and force
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  1. (Informal) To move or propel something with speed and force
  2. To move or act with a speed that suggests such a sound:
  3. To cause to move with speed and force:
(Computers) To cause text or other graphics in a window or frame to appear larger on the screen.
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  1. (Computers) To cause text or other graphics in a window or frame to appear larger on the screen.
  2. To move while making such a sound:
  3. To simulate movement rapidly away from or toward a subject using a zoom lens or other optical device.
(Informal) In great haste
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  1. (Informal) In great haste
  2. (Informal) To hurry; hasten
  3. To go in haste. Often used with it :
A stretch of water in a river, estuary, or tidal channel made rough by waves meeting an opposing current.
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  1. A stretch of water in a river, estuary, or tidal channel made rough by waves meeting an opposing current.
  2. To cut, tear, etc. (stitches) so as to open (a seam, hem, etc.)
  3. (Informal) To move with speed or violence
To put or pack in a barrel or barrels
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  1. To put or pack in a barrel or barrels
  2. (Informal) To go at high speed
  3. To move or progress rapidly:
(Slang) To proceed at great speed
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  1. (Slang) To proceed at great speed
  2. To move ahead at full speed.
A unit of weight in the US Customary System equal to116 of an ounce or 27.34 grains (1.77 grams).
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  1. A unit of weight in the US Customary System equal to116 of an ounce or 27.34 grains (1.77 grams).
  2. A small amount of anything
  3. A random-access memory chip that must be recharged continually in order for stored data to be retained
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. The act of falling; descent:
  3. A trace or hint:
A small cup or glass used to measure liquor, containing usually 112 fluid ounces
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  1. A small cup or glass used to measure liquor, containing usually 112 fluid ounces
  2. A person who jigs or operates a jig.
  3. Any device or contraption whose name does not occur to one; gadget
A chance at odds; something to bet on:
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  1. A chance at odds; something to bet on:
  2. A sharply hit or driven ball or puck.
  3. A small amount given or applied at one time:
The act of sipping
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  1. The act of sipping
  2. A small quantity of liquid sipped.
  3. A small quantity sipped at one time
A young child
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  1. A young child
  2. A small child.
A person, vehicle, etc. that moves sluggishly
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  1. A person, vehicle, etc. that moves sluggishly
  2. A line of type made in one piece or strip, as by a linotype machine
  3. (Informal) A shot of liquor.
A rough, noisy sound made by breathing forcefully through the nostrils, as a horse or pig does.
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  1. A rough, noisy sound made by breathing forcefully through the nostrils, as a horse or pig does.
  2. (Slang) A quick drink of straight liquor
  3. Cocaine or heroin, especially a small amount sniffed at one time.
To drink alcoholic liquor, sometimes specif. as a matter of habit or to excess
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  1. To drink alcoholic liquor, sometimes specif. as a matter of habit or to excess
  2. To take in or soak up; absorb:
  3. To imbibe alcoholic liquors:
To drink, especially alcoholic beverages, greedily or habitually.
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  1. To drink, especially alcoholic beverages, greedily or habitually.
  2. To drink (or, rarely, eat) greedily or immoderately
  3. To drink greedily or habitually:
To absorb (moisture)
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  1. To absorb (moisture)
  2. To take in with the senses; drink in
  3. To drink.
To drink (alcoholic liquor) or engage in such drinking, especially habitually or to excess.
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  1. To drink (alcoholic liquor) or engage in such drinking, especially habitually or to excess.
  2. To drink (alcoholic liquor) habitually
To stay immersed in water or other liquid for wetting, softening, etc.
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  1. To stay immersed in water or other liquid for wetting, softening, etc.
  2. (Informal) To drink (alcoholic liquor), especially to excess.
  3. (Slang) To drink to excess.
(Informal) To drink too much alcoholic liquor
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  1. (Informal) To drink too much alcoholic liquor
  2. To drink alcoholic beverages excessively or chronically.
To cause to get drunk.
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  1. To cause to get drunk.
  2. (Slang) To drink (liquor)
To intoxicate (especially, with alcohol)
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  1. To intoxicate (especially, with alcohol)
  2. (US, Canada) To fill up (a tank in a vehicle with gas, petrol etc.).
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