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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:
The act of taking for granted:
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  1. The act of taking for granted:
  2. The act of taking for or on oneself, especially accepting, or agreeing to take the responsibility for, the obligation of another.
  3. Something taken for granted or accepted as true without proof; a supposition:
A complex combination of feelings and opinions as a basis for action or judgment; general emotionalized attitude
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  1. A complex combination of feelings and opinions as a basis for action or judgment; general emotionalized attitude
  2. The thought or meaning behind something said, done, or given, as distinct from the literal statement, act, etc.
  3. A thought, opinion, judgment, or attitude, usually the result of careful consideration, but often colored with emotion
A plan or original idea:
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  1. A plan or original idea:
  2. A general idea or understanding of something:
  3. An idea or thought, esp. a generalized idea of a thing or class of things; abstract notion
(Uncountable) Mental, sometimes emotional process of comprehension, assimilation of knowledge, which is subjective by its nature.
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  1. (Uncountable) Mental, sometimes emotional process of comprehension, assimilation of knowledge, which is subjective by its nature.
  2. The power or ability to think, learn, judge, etc.; intelligence; sense
  3. (Countable) Reason or intelligence, ability to grasp the full meaning of knowledge, ability to infer.
A slight understanding or vague idea or notion.
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  1. A slight understanding or vague idea or notion.
  2. An indirect suggestion; slight indication; hint
The act of intimating
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  1. The act of intimating
  2. A formal announcement or declaration
  3. A hint; indirect suggestion
The use of such expressions in writing or speaking
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  1. The use of such expressions in writing or speaking
  2. A flight of imagination; fancy
  3. (--- Obsolete) The result of intellectual activity; a thought or an opinion.
A kind of winch or capstan powered by a horse or steam, formerly used in mines to raise ore or water
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  1. A kind of winch or capstan powered by a horse or steam, formerly used in mines to raise ore or water
  2. Arbitrary thought or impulse:
  3. A sudden fancy; idle and passing notion; capricious idea or desire
(Rare) Critical taste or judgment in art, dress, etc.
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  1. (Rare) Critical taste or judgment in art, dress, etc.
  2. The enthusiasts or fans of a sport or pursuit considered as a group.
  3. The mental faculty through which whims, visions, and fantasies are summoned up; imagination, especially of a whimsical or fantastic nature.
A foolish notion; empty fancy
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  1. A foolish notion; empty fancy
  2. The formation of such images:
  3. The ability to form mental images of things that are not present to the senses or not considered to be real:
Insight or knowledge gained by thinking:
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  1. Insight or knowledge gained by thinking:
  2. The act of perceiving or the ability to perceive; mental grasp of objects, qualities, etc. by means of the senses; awareness; comprehension
  3. The understanding, knowledge, etc. gotten by perceiving
The act or process of impressing:
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  1. The act or process of impressing:
  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 ability to see and understand clearly the inner nature of things, esp. by intuition
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  1. The ability to see and understand clearly the inner nature of things, esp. by intuition
  2. A clear understanding of the inner nature of some specific thing
  3. The ability to discern the true nature of a situation, especially by intuition.
Alertness to or concern for a particular issue or situation:
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  1. Alertness to or concern for a particular issue or situation:
  2. Special awareness or sensitivity:
  3. A sense of one's personal or collective identity, including the attitudes, beliefs, and sensitivities held by or considered characteristic of an individual or group:
The extent or degree of incline from a horizontal or vertical position, course, etc.
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  1. The extent or degree of incline from a horizontal or vertical position, course, etc.
  2. Any action, practice, or thing, toward which one is inclined
  3. A characteristic disposition or tendency to act in a certain way; a propensity:
The act of indicating:
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  1. The act of indicating:
  2. Something that serves to indicate; a sign:
  3. Something indicated as necessary or expedient:
Something known or learned in this way
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  1. Something known or learned in this way
  2. The direct knowing or learning of something without the conscious use of reasoning; immediate understanding
Understanding or knowledge that results from this
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  1. Understanding or knowledge that results from this
  2. Thorough understanding
  3. The capacity for understanding ideas, facts, etc.
The power of discerning; keen perception or judgment; insight; acumen
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  1. The power of discerning; keen perception or judgment; insight; acumen
  2. The condition of understanding.
  3. Keenness of insight and judgment.
Anything believed or accepted as true; esp., a creed, doctrine, or tenet
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  1. Anything believed or accepted as true; esp., a creed, doctrine, or tenet
  2. The mental act, condition, or habit of placing trust or confidence in another:
  3. Something believed or accepted as true, especially a particular tenet or a body of tenets accepted by a group of persons.
(Law) The judgment of a jury or judge that a person is guilty of a crime as charged.
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  1. (Law) The judgment of a jury or judge that a person is guilty of a crime as charged.
  2. The state or appearance of being convinced:
  3. The act or process by which a judge or jury finds someone guilty of an offense. See also judgment.
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:
(Philos.) According to Plato, any of the unchanging, eternal, intelligible models or archetypes of which all material things are only imperfect imitations and from which their existence derives: in modern philosophy, used variously to mean the immediate object of thought, absolute truth, etc.
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  1. (Philos.) According to Plato, any of the unchanging, eternal, intelligible models or archetypes of which all material things are only imperfect imitations and from which their existence derives: in modern philosophy, used variously to mean the immediate object of thought, absolute truth, etc.
  2. A plan, purpose, or goal:
  3. A sense that something can happen; a notion or expectation:
The part or faculty of a person by which one feels, perceives, thinks, remembers, desires, and imagines:
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  1. The part or faculty of a person by which one feels, perceives, thinks, remembers, desires, and imagines:
  2. Focus of thought; attention:
  3. The thought processes characteristic of a person or group; psychological makeup:
The court’s statement of its decision, usually written by a single judge, citing the facts, points of law, rationale, and decision or verdict. See also decision, judgment and verdict. The court’s statement of its decision, usually written by a single judge, citing the facts, points of law, rationale, and decision or verdict. See also decision, judgment and verdict.
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  1. The court’s statement of its decision, usually written by a single judge, citing the facts, points of law, rationale, and decision or verdict. See also decision, judgment and verdict. The court’s statement of its decision, usually written by a single judge, citing the facts, points of law, rationale, and decision or verdict. See also decision, judgment and verdict.
  2. An evaluation, impression, or estimation of the quality or worth of a person or thing
  3. A belief not based on absolute certainty or positive knowledge but on what seems true, valid, or probable to one's own mind; judgment
A strong belief; conviction
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  1. A strong belief; conviction
  2. A party, faction, or group holding to a particular set of ideas or beliefs.
  3. (Informal) Kind, sort, sex, etc.
The manner in which a person or thing is placed or posed, or the manner in which parts are arranged [a dog in a sitting position]; specif., any of various customary postures assumed by an individual [the lotus position] or a couple [the missionary position]
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  1. The manner in which a person or thing is placed or posed, or the manner in which parts are arranged [a dog in a sitting position]; specif., any of various customary postures assumed by an individual [the lotus position] or a couple [the missionary position]
  2. The way in which something is placed:
  3. A point of view or attitude on a certain question:
The thought or meaning behind something said, done, or given, as distinct from the literal statement, act, etc.
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  1. The thought or meaning behind something said, done, or given, as distinct from the literal statement, act, etc.
  2. A thought, view, or attitude, especially one based mainly on emotion instead of reason:
  3. A thought, opinion, judgment, or attitude, usually the result of careful consideration, but often colored with emotion
A way of showing or seeing something, as from a particular position or angle:
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  1. A way of showing or seeing something, as from a particular position or angle:
  2. An examination using the eyes; a look:
  3. An individual and personal perception, judgment, or interpretation; an opinion:
A plan or original idea:
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  1. A plan or original idea:
  2. A central or unifying idea or theme
  3. An idea or thought, esp. a generalized idea of a thing or class of things; abstract notion
The ability to form or understand mental concepts and abstractions:
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  1. The ability to form or understand mental concepts and abstractions:
  2. Something conceived in the mind or believed by a group of people; a concept, thought, or belief:
  3. An original idea, design, plan, 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 typical example or embodiment:
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  1. A typical example or embodiment:
  2. A person or thing very much like another; copy; counterpart; likeness
  3. A mental picture of something; conception; idea; impression
The process or state of being aware of something:
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  1. The process or state of being aware of something:
  2. The process of perceiving something with the senses:
  3. A specific idea, concept, impression, etc. so formed
The intellectual activity or production of a particular time or group:
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  1. The intellectual activity or production of a particular time or group:
  2. The faculty of thinking or reasoning:
  3. A result of thinking; idea, concept, opinion, etc.
(Soccer) someone connected with Barnet Football Club, as a fan, player, coach etc.
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  1. (Soccer) someone connected with Barnet Football Club, as a fan, player, coach etc.
  2. Any of a large superfamily (Apoidea) of broad-bodied, four-winged, hairy hymenopteran insects that gather pollen and nectar, have biting as well as sucking mouthparts, and often live in organized colonies; esp., the honeybee
  3. A meeting of people to work together or to compete
An inclination to change one's mind impulsively:
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  1. An inclination to change one's mind impulsively:
  2. A sudden, unpredictable action or change:
  3. A sudden, impulsive change in the way one thinks or acts; freakish notion; whim
A fanciful poetic image, especially an elaborate or exaggerated comparison.
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  1. A fanciful poetic image, especially an elaborate or exaggerated comparison.
  2. (--- Archaic) Estimation or opinion of something, especially when favorable.
  3. A flight of imagination; fancy
The enthusiasts or fans of a sport or pursuit considered as a group.
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  1. The enthusiasts or fans of a sport or pursuit considered as a group.
  2. The mental faculty through which whims, visions, and fantasies are summoned up; imagination, especially of a whimsical or fantastic nature.
  3. (Rare) Critical taste or judgment in art, dress, etc.
Any abnormal animal, person, or plant; monstrosity
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  1. Any abnormal animal, person, or plant; monstrosity
  2. A thing or occurrence that is markedly unusual or irregular:
  3. A sudden fancy; odd notion; whim
That which is intended to induce laughter or amusement:
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  1. That which is intended to induce laughter or amusement:
  2. Whim; fancy; caprice
  3. Vitreous humor.
The change of momentum of a body or physical system over a time interval in classical mechanics, equal to the force applied times the length of the time interval over which it is applied.
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  1. The change of momentum of a body or physical system over a time interval in classical mechanics, equal to the force applied times the length of the time interval over which it is applied.
  2. A sudden inclination to act, usually without premeditation
  3. A sudden wish or urge that prompts an unpremeditated act or feeling; an abrupt inclination:
(Rare) Low spirits; the blues
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  1. (Rare) Low spirits; the blues
  2. Depression or unhappiness.
  3. A caprice or fancy.
An odd, eccentric, or unexpected action or bit of conduct
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  1. An odd, eccentric, or unexpected action or bit of conduct
  2. An extravagant or erratic notion or action:
  3. An unpredictable development or change of circumstances:
(Mining) A large capstan or vertical drum turned by horse power or steam power, for raising ore or water, etc., from mines, or for other purposes
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  1. (Mining) A large capstan or vertical drum turned by horse power or steam power, for raising ore or water, etc., from mines, or for other purposes
  2. A kind of winch or capstan powered by a horse or steam, formerly used in mines to raise ore or water
  3. Arbitrary thought or impulse:
(Archaic) An odd or sudden fancy; whim
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  1. (Archaic) An odd or sudden fancy; whim
  2. A quaint and fanciful idea. A whim. Playfully odd behaviour.
  3. Something odd or whimsical, as an art object, piece of writing, etc.
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