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Unfavorable opinion; condemnation
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  1. Unfavorable opinion; condemnation
  2. Failure or refusal to approve; rejection
  3. The act of disapproving, an expression of condemnation.
A very small quantity, amount, or part
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  1. A very small quantity, amount, or part
  2. A feeling of hesitancy, doubt, or uneasiness arising from difficulty in deciding what is right, proper, ethical, etc.; qualm or misgiving about something one thinks is wrong
  3. An uneasy feeling arising from conscience or principle that tends to hinder action:
The act or an instance of hesitating.
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  1. The act or an instance of hesitating.
  2. Uncertainty; indecision
  3. A hesitating or feeling hesitant
A problem; matter open to discussion or inquiry
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  1. A problem; matter open to discussion or inquiry
  2. A matter of concern or difficulty; a problem:
  3. Uncertainty; doubt:
(Elec.) The resistance offered to magnetic flux by a magnetic circuit, equal to the magnetomotive force divided by the magnetic flux: similar to the resistance in an electric circuit
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  1. (Elec.) The resistance offered to magnetic flux by a magnetic circuit, equal to the magnetomotive force divided by the magnetic flux: similar to the resistance in an electric circuit
  2. Hesitancy in taking some action.
  3. The fact or state of being reluctant; unwillingness
A lack of inclination; a mild aversion or reluctance.
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  1. A lack of inclination; a mild aversion or reluctance.
  2. A dislike or lack of desire; aversion; reluctance
(Astron.) The angular distance of a celestial body north or south from the celestial equator: it is used with right ascension to find an exact position in the sky
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  1. (Astron.) The angular distance of a celestial body north or south from the celestial equator: it is used with right ascension to find an exact position in the sky
  2. An oblique variation from some definite direction
  3. A falling off, especially from prosperity or vigor; a decline.
The property of being unwilling.
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(Sports) a blocked shot
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  1. (Sports) a blocked shot
  2. The state of being rejected.
  3. The act of rejecting.
Something disliked
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  1. Something disliked
  2. A feeling of not liking; distaste; aversion; antipathy
  1. Unhappiness or discontent
  2. The cause of such feelings
  3. The condition or feeling of being displeased or unsatisfied; discontent.
One who is discontented.
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  1. One who is discontented.
  2. A person who is discontented, esp. with social or political norms or conditions
  3. A discontented person. (see also malcontent).
That which displeases; cause of irritation or annoyance; offence; injury.
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  1. That which displeases; cause of irritation or annoyance; offence; injury.
  2. (Archaic) Discomfort, sorrow, trouble, etc.
  3. The fact or feeling of being displeased; dissatisfaction, disapproval, annoyance, etc.
Extreme dislike or distaste; aversion; antipathy
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  1. Extreme dislike or distaste; aversion; antipathy
  2. Contradiction, inconsistency, incompatibility, incongruity; an instance of such.
  3. (Logic) The relationship of contradictory terms; inconsistency.
Lack of esteem; disfavor.
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  1. Lack of esteem; disfavor.
  2. Want of esteem; disregard.
Disapproval
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  1. Disapproval
  2. Moral disapproval; condemnation.
  3. An act or expression of condemnation or disapproval, especially on moral grounds.
The act of one who, or that which, shrinks; act of becoming smaller or moving timidly away.
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  1. The act of one who, or that which, shrinks; act of becoming smaller or moving timidly away.
The act by which something is shunned; avoidance.
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  1. The act by which something is shunned; avoidance.
(Archaic) A withdrawing or turning away from something.
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  1. (Archaic) A withdrawing or turning away from something.
  2. The reduction of superficial inflammation in an affected body part, as by topical agents, in order to decrease inflammation in adjacent structures.
  3. A sudden strong change or reaction in feeling, especially a feeling of violent disgust or loathing.
The act of repudiating or the state of being repudiated.
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  1. The act of repudiating or the state of being repudiated.
  2. The refusal, especially by public authorities, to acknowledge a contract or debt.
  3. Words or actions of a party to a contract that indicate the intention of that person to fail to carry out the contract in the future; a threat to breach a contract. Words or actions of a party to a contract that indicate the intention of that person to fail to carry out the contract in the future; a threat to breach a contract.
A person or thing that is loathsome; a detested thing. [Mid 18th century.]
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  1. A person or thing that is loathsome; a detested thing. [Mid 18th century.]
  2. A feeling of repugnance or loathing.
  3. One that is disgusting, loathsome, or repellent.
An instance of hesitating.
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  1. An instance of hesitating.
  2. The state or quality of being hesitant.
  3. Hesitation or indecision; doubt
A lack of acceptance; the condition of not accepting something
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  1. A lack of acceptance; the condition of not accepting something
The act by which something is discarded; a throwing away.
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  1. The act by which something is discarded; a throwing away.
  2. (In the plural) Discarded material.
The state of being dubious.
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The act of protesting
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  1. The act of protesting
  2. A protest; objection
  3. A strong or formal expression of dissent.
The scientific or scholarly investigation of texts or documents to discover their origin, history, or original form
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  1. The scientific or scholarly investigation of texts or documents to discover their origin, history, or original form
  2. The act of criticising; a critical judgment passed or expressed; a critical observation or detailed examination and review; a critique; animadversion; censure.
  3. The act of making judgments; analysis of qualities and evaluation of comparative worth; esp., the critical consideration and judgment of literary or artistic work
The initial pleading of a plaintiff in a civil action that identifies the court’s jurisdiction, the alleged facts that entitle the plaintiff to relief, and the relief sought. See also ad damnum clause, bill, petition, and prayer. The initial pleading of a plaintiff in a civil action that identifies the court’s jurisdiction, the alleged facts that entitle the plaintiff to relief, and the relief sought. See also ad damnum clause, bill, petition, and prayer.
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  1. The initial pleading of a plaintiff in a civil action that identifies the court’s jurisdiction, the alleged facts that entitle the plaintiff to relief, and the relief sought. See also ad damnum clause, bill, petition, and prayer. The initial pleading of a plaintiff in a civil action that identifies the court’s jurisdiction, the alleged facts that entitle the plaintiff to relief, and the relief sought. See also ad damnum clause, bill, petition, and prayer.
  2. (Law) A formal statement initiating a lawsuit by specifying the facts and legal grounds for the relief sought.
  3. (Law) A pleading setting forth the plaintiff's case or cause of action; formal charge or accusation
A fundamental property of the elementary particles of which matter is made that gives rise to attractive and repulsive forces. There are two kinds of charge: color charge and electric charge.
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  1. A fundamental property of the elementary particles of which matter is made that gives rise to attractive and repulsive forces. There are two kinds of charge: color charge and electric charge.
  2. Expense; cost:
  3. The departure from electrical neutrality at a point, or in a region, as by the accumulation, or deficit, of electrical particles: more electrons than normal produce a negative charge; fewer, a positive charge
An informal charge that one has committed an illegal, immoral, or otherwise wrongful act.
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  1. An informal charge that one has committed an illegal, immoral, or otherwise wrongful act.
  2. A formal charge of criminal wrongdoing against a person or corporation. See also indictment, information and presentment.
  3. A charge of wrongdoing that is made against a person or other party.
A document setting forth certain points or listing complaints, grievances, etc.
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  1. A document setting forth certain points or listing complaints, grievances, etc.
  2. A remonstration; disapproval; a formal, usually written, protest or objection.
  3. An expression of protest, complaint, or reproof, especially a formal statement of grievances.
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  1. Denial; denying.
  2. Refusal to accept or believe something.
  3. Opposition, especially in speech.
A severe, formal, or official rebuke or censure.
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  1. A severe, formal, or official rebuke or censure.
  2. A severe, formal or official reproof; reprehension, rebuke, private or public.
  3. A severe or formal rebuke, esp. by a person in authority
One that is excepted, especially a case that does not conform to a rule or generalization.
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  1. One that is excepted, especially a case that does not conform to a rule or generalization.
  2. In litigation, a formal statement made by a party indicating to the court that he or she wishes to preserve an issue for appeal. In litigation, a formal statement made by a party indicating to the court that he or she wishes to preserve an issue for appeal.
  3. A case to which a rule, general principle, etc. does not apply
Something that is cursed or loathed.
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  1. Something that is cursed or loathed.
  2. The act of execrating; a cursing, denouncing, etc.
  3. A person or thing cursed or detested
An admonishing, or warning to correct some fault
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  1. An admonishing, or warning to correct some fault
  2. Mild, kind, yet earnest reproof.
  3. A judge’s advice, cautionary statement, direction, reprimand, or warning to a jury, lawyer, party, spectator, or witness regarding any matter that arises during a judicial proceeding. A judge’s advice, cautionary statement, direction, reprimand, or warning to a jury, lawyer, party, spectator, or witness regarding any matter that arises during a judicial proceeding.
Unfavorable opinion; condemnation
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  1. Unfavorable opinion; condemnation
  2. Failure or refusal to approve; rejection
  3. The act of disapproving, an expression of condemnation.
One that stands as a rebuke or blame:
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  1. One that stands as a rebuke or blame:
  2. Shame, disgrace, discredit, or blame, or a source, cause, or occasion of this
  3. (Obs.) An object of blame, censure, scorn, etc.
An angry altercation; a quarrel.
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  1. An angry altercation; a quarrel.
  2. A verbal controversy; a debate.
  3. A disputing; argument; debate
A political party or an organized group opposed to the group, party, or government in power.
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  1. A political party or an organized group opposed to the group, party, or government in power.
  2. An opposed condition; resistance, contradiction, contrast, hostility, etc.
  3. The position of two celestial bodies when their celestial longitude differs by 180°, especially a configuration in which Earth lies on a straight line between the Sun and a superior planet or the Moon. Planets in this position rise as the Sun sets and are visible all night long, reaching their highest point in the sky at midnight; the Moon in this position is full.
(Sports) a blocked shot
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  1. (Sports) a blocked shot
  2. The state of being rejected.
  3. The act of rejecting.
Censure, condemnation, or disapproval expressed especially by public opinion.
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  1. Censure, condemnation, or disapproval expressed especially by public opinion.
  2. An official order forbidding something; prohibition
  3. Strong public disapproval or condemnation intended to prevent something
An attack in return
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  1. An attack in return
  2. An accusation against an opponent in an argument in response to the opponent's accusations.
  3. A charge in opposition to another charge.
An actual or supposed circumstance regarded as just cause for complaint.
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  1. An actual or supposed circumstance regarded as just cause for complaint.
  2. A circumstance thought to be unjust or injurious and ground for complaint or resentment
  3. In labor law, a complaint filed with or by a union to challenge an employer’s treatment of one or more union members. In labor law, a complaint filed with or by a union to challenge an employer’s treatment of one or more union members.
One that contains elements that oppose or conflict with one another:
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  1. One that contains elements that oppose or conflict with one another:
  2. A condition in which things tend to be contrary to each other; inconsistency; discrepancy
  3. A person, thing, or statement having contradictory elements or qualities
The act of contravening or the state of being contravened; a violation, contradiction, or inconsistency.
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  1. The act of contravening or the state of being contravened; a violation, contradiction, or inconsistency.
  2. The act of contravening a rule, regulation, or law, or of not fulfilling an obligation, promise, or agreement.
A denunciatory or abusive expression or discourse:
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  1. A denunciatory or abusive expression or discourse:
  2. Denunciatory or abusive language; vituperation:
  3. A violent verbal attack; strong criticism, insults, curses, etc.; vituperation
An expression of strong disapproval or harsh criticism.
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  1. An expression of strong disapproval or harsh criticism.
  2. A judgment or resolution condemning a person for misconduct; specif., an official expression of disapproval passed by a legislature
  3. An official condemnation, reprimand, or expression of adverse criticism, usually by a legislative or other formal body, of the conduct of one of its members or of someone whose behavior it monitors. An official condemnation, reprimand, or expression of adverse criticism, usually by a legislative or other formal body, of the conduct of one of its members or of someone whose behavior it monitors.
Rough treatment or use:
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  1. Rough treatment or use:
  2. Improper or excessive use; misuse:
  3. To mistreat or neglect a person, particularly as to one for whom the actor has special responsibility by virtue of a relationship, e.g., spouse, child, elderly parent, or one for whom the actor has undertaken a duty of care, e.g., nurse-patient; To mistreat or neglect a person, particularly as to one for whom the actor has special responsibility by virtue of a relationship, e.g., spouse, child, elderly parent, or one for whom the actor has undertaken a duty of care, e.g., nurse-patient; to use an object in an illegal or unreasonable manner. The mental or physical mistreatment of a person, frequently resulting in serious emotional, mental, physical, and/or sexual injury.
A harsh or sharp reprimand.
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  1. A harsh or sharp reprimand.
  2. A succession of critical remarks, such as those directed by a parent towards a misbehaving child.
That by which anything is denounced; threat of evil; public menace or accusation; arraignment.
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  1. That by which anything is denounced; threat of evil; public menace or accusation; arraignment.
  2. The act or an instance of denouncing, especially a public condemnation or censure.
  3. The reporting of a person to the authorities for possible criminal prosecution.
A lengthy rebuke or scolding
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  1. A lengthy rebuke or scolding
  2. The text of such a talk
  3. An informative talk given as before an audience or class and usually prepared beforehand
Refusal to agree or comply
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  1. Refusal to agree or comply
  2. A conflict or difference of opinion.
  3. Failure to agree; difference; incongruity; discrepancy
Sustained, harshly critical language; invective.
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  1. Sustained, harshly critical language; invective.
  2. The act or an instance of vituperating.
An instance of disparity or unlikeness:
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  1. An instance of disparity or unlikeness:
  2. (Mathematics) The amount by which one quantity is greater or less than another.
  3. A significant effect on or change in a situation
(Uncountable) A feeling of contempt or scorn.
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  1. (Uncountable) A feeling of contempt or scorn.
  2. The feeling, attitude, or expression of disdaining; aloof contempt or scorn
  3. A feeling or show of contempt and aloofness; scorn.
The act, or an expression, of criticism, censure or condemnation; reprimand
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(Old Poet.) Lamentation; lament
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  1. (Old Poet.) Lamentation; lament
  2. An utterance of grief or sorrow; a lamentation.
  3. A complaint or grievance
An instance of severe criticism or rebuke.
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  1. An instance of severe criticism or rebuke.
The quality of being insistent
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  1. The quality of being insistent
  2. The act or an instance of insisting
A cause for condemning
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  1. A cause for condemning
  2. Severe reproof; strong censure.
  3. A reason or occasion for condemning.
(Accounting) An allowance made for a loss in value of property.
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  1. (Accounting) An allowance made for a loss in value of property.
  2. A making seem less important; disparagement
  3. A decline in the value of an asset over time, due to its increasing obsolescence or the wear and tear due to its use; a deduction on an income tax return of part of the asset’s cost, transforming its declining value into a benefit for the taxpayer. A decline in the value of an asset over time, due to its increasing obsolescence or the wear and tear due to its use; a deduction on an income tax return of part of the asset’s cost, transforming its declining value into a benefit for the taxpayer.
(Countable) A criticism, a critical remark.
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  1. (Countable) A criticism, a critical remark.
  2. Strong criticism.
  3. A critical, esp. unfavorable, comment (on or upon something)
A loud, sustained noise
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  1. A loud, sustained noise
  2. A vehement expression of discontent or protest:
  3. A vehement, continued expression of the general feeling or of public opinion; loud demand or complaint
(A) finding fault; calling attention to defects
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  1. (A) finding fault; calling attention to defects
  2. Excessive or petty criticism
The act, an instance, or an expression of reproving; a rebuke.
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  1. The act, an instance, or an expression of reproving; a rebuke.
  2. The act of reproving or something said in reproving; rebuke; censure
The rendering of a minority opinion in the decision of a law case
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  1. The rendering of a minority opinion in the decision of a law case
  2. Difference of opinion or feeling; disagreement.
  3. Of a judicial decision, a non binding opinion by one or more judges who disagree with the majority’s holding; a withholding of consent to a decision or outcome; the exercise of free speech to express disagreement with a government action or policy. Of a judicial decision, a non binding opinion by one or more judges who disagree with the majority’s holding; a withholding of consent to a decision or outcome; the exercise of free speech to express disagreement with a government action or policy.
The act or process of obtaining such charges.
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  1. The act or process of obtaining such charges.
  2. (Law) A formal written accusation charging one or more persons with the commission of a crime, presented by a grand jury to the court when the jury has found, after examining the evidence presented, that there is a valid case
  3. (Law) A set of written criminal charges issued against a party, where a grand jury, under the guidance of a prosecutor, has found that sufficient evidence exists to justify trying the party for that crime.
The act of imputing or ascribing; attribution.
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  1. The act of imputing or ascribing; attribution.
  2. Something imputed, ascribed, or attributed.
(Law) A response to a pleading that admits the facts alleged but denies that they support a cause of action.
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  1. (Law) A response to a pleading that admits the facts alleged but denies that they support a cause of action.
  2. (Law) A motion by a party to an action, for the immediate or summary judgment of the court on the question, whether, assuming the truth of the matter alleged by the opposite party, it is sufficient in law to sustain the action or defense, and hence whether the party resting is bound to answer or proceed further.
  3. In a litigation, a pleading or motion denying the legal sufficiency of an adversary’s claim. The term is archaic but is still used in a few jurisdictions, where such a denial would either be included in the answer or advanced in a motion to dismiss or preliminary objections. In a litigation, a pleading or motion denying the legal sufficiency of an adversary’s claim. The term is archaic but is still used in a few jurisdictions, where such a denial would either be included in the answer or advanced in a motion to dismiss or preliminary objections.
Something insinuated, especially an artfully indirect, often derogatory suggestion.
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  1. Something insinuated, especially an artfully indirect, often derogatory suggestion.
  2. Action or remark intended to win favor
  3. The act, process, or practice of insinuating.
The act by which someone complaints; a complaint.
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  1. The act by which someone complaints; a complaint.
Any expression of displeasure or disapproval
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  1. Any expression of displeasure or disapproval
  2. A facial expression conveying displeasure, sternness, or concentration, and consisting typically of a contracting of the brows and a lowering of the corners of the mouth
  3. A wrinkling of the brow in thought or displeasure; a scowl.
(Obs.) Blameworthiness; fault
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  1. (Obs.) Blameworthiness; fault
  2. The act of blaming; accusation; condemnation; censure
  3. The state of being responsible for a fault or error; culpability.
A taunting, sneering, cutting, or caustic remark; gibe or jeer, generally ironic
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  1. A taunting, sneering, cutting, or caustic remark; gibe or jeer, generally ironic
  2. A cutting, often ironic remark intended to express contempt or ridicule.
  3. A form of wit characterized by the use of such remarks:
The state or fact of being hated
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  1. The state or fact of being hated
  2. Hatred, esp. of a person or thing regarded as loathsome
  3. A condition of disgrace, usually as the result of some form of vile conduct.
The sound of something that croaks.
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  1. The sound of something that croaks.
(Law) The essential part of a complaint or accusation
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  1. (Law) The essential part of a complaint or accusation
  2. The main claim or most important aspect of a complaint against a defendant.
  3. The substance or core argument of a legal document or position taken. The substance or core argument of a legal document or position taken.
The utterance of a moan.
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The act of wailing
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  1. The act of wailing
  2. A long, loud, high-pitched sound:
  3. A sound like this
A low, mournful sound uttered in pain or grief.
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  1. A low, mournful sound uttered in pain or grief.
  2. A sound made in groaning
(Med.) Any abnormal sound heard by auscultation, esp. of the heart
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  1. (Med.) Any abnormal sound heard by auscultation, esp. of the heart
  2. A low, indistinct, continuous sound:
  3. (Medicine) An abnormal sound, usually emanating from the heart, that sometimes indicates a diseased condition.
An outward expression of sorrow; lamentation; wail
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  1. An outward expression of sorrow; lamentation; wail
  2. A literary or musical composition, as an elegy or dirge, mourning some death or calamity
  3. A feeling or expression of grief; a lamentation.
A courteous expression of regret, especially at having to decline an invitation.
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  1. A courteous expression of regret, especially at having to decline an invitation.
  2. Sorrow over a person or thing gone, lost, etc.
  3. A feeling of sorrow, disappointment, distress, or remorse about something that one wishes could be different.
A lament.
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  1. A lament.
  2. The act of lamenting; outward expression of grief; esp., a weeping or wailing
The act of slandering or libeling; defaming.
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  1. The act of slandering or libeling; defaming.
  2. A sprinkling, especially with holy water.
  3. A damaging or disparaging remark; slander; innuendo
Meat from such an animal; specif., a whole dressed carcass
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  1. Meat from such an animal; specif., a whole dressed carcass
  2. (Slang) A complaint or grievance
  3. A full-grown steer, bull, ox, or cow, especially one intended for use as meat.
A question proposed for solution or consideration
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  1. A question proposed for solution or consideration
  2. A misgiving, objection, or complaint:
  3. A situation, matter, or person that is hard to deal with or understand:
The pressure or pain of something distressing or afflicting
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  1. The pressure or pain of something distressing or afflicting
  2. (Informal) A complaint.
  3. A firm hold; a grasp.
(Slang) A sudden, striking surprise; a twist.
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  1. (Slang) A sudden, striking surprise; a twist.
  2. (Informal) A stimulating or intoxicating effect, as of alcoholic liquor
  3. One's turn at kicking
A moment; an instant:
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  1. A moment; an instant:
  2. A partial split or break; a fissure.
  3. (Slang) Hard, pebblelike pieces of highly purified cocaine prepared for smoking: a highly potent and addictive form of cocaine
A severe scolding.
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  1. A severe scolding.
  2. (Idiomatic) A reprimand or rarely, a thrashing.
  3. A sound scolding
The sound of a sharp blow on a hard surface.
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  1. The sound of a sharp blow on a hard surface.
  2. (Slang) A cutting, often petty criticism.
  3. A pounding or clanking noise made by an engine, often as a result of faulty fuel combustion.
An act or statement of defiance; a call to confrontation:
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  1. An act or statement of defiance; a call to confrontation:
  2. A call to engage in a contest, fight, or competition:
  3. (Law) A formal objection or exception to a person who has been chosen as a prospective juror
An objection.
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  1. An objection.
  2. An act or instance of demurring
  3. An objection raised or exception taken
In litigation, a formal statement made by a party indicating to the court that he or she wishes to preserve an issue for appeal. In litigation, a formal statement made by a party indicating to the court that he or she wishes to preserve an issue for appeal.
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  1. In litigation, a formal statement made by a party indicating to the court that he or she wishes to preserve an issue for appeal. In litigation, a formal statement made by a party indicating to the court that he or she wishes to preserve an issue for appeal.
  2. A case to which a rule, general principle, etc. does not apply
  3. One that is excepted, especially a case that does not conform to a rule or generalization.
A written declaration by the master of a ship attesting to the fact that damages or losses were sustained from unavoidable natural causes, and rejecting any liability of the officers and crew
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  1. A written declaration by the master of a ship attesting to the fact that damages or losses were sustained from unavoidable natural causes, and rejecting any liability of the officers and crew
  2. (Law) A declaration of objection and reservation of rights, made when action would otherwise imply consent or agreement:
  3. A formal declaration of disapproval or objection issued by a concerned person, group, or organization.
The act of protesting
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  1. The act of protesting
  2. A strong or formal expression of dissent.
  3. A protest; objection
A document setting forth certain points or listing complaints, grievances, etc.
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  1. A document setting forth certain points or listing complaints, grievances, etc.
  2. An expression of protest, complaint, or reproof, especially a formal statement of grievances.
  3. A remonstration; disapproval; a formal, usually written, protest or objection.
The black-crowned night heron
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  1. The black-crowned night heron
  2. A noisy complaint.
  3. (Informal) A loud, raucous complaint or protest
Any of various moves in dance in which the leg is extended from the body.
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  1. Any of various moves in dance in which the leg is extended from the body.
  2. (Slang) A sudden, striking surprise; a twist.
  3. One's turn at kicking
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