Part of speech:
Power of understanding; comprehension
(Slang) To seize or detain.
(Nautical) A short turn in a rope. Nip and tuck, a phrase signifying equality in a contest. [Low, U.S.]
Financial pressure caused by shortages or narrowing economic margins.
The degree to which a substance has decreased in size (in volume, length, or some other dimension) after being or while being subject to stress.
The act of one who grasps or covets.
Pressure is an application of force by pressing, or an urgent demand or force which can cause stress.
The definition of a limitation is a restriction or a defect, or the act of imposing restrictions.
Something that hurts; a pain, injury, or wound.
To have a hampering or obstructive effect on:
(Intransitive, US, slang) To exhibit extreme nervousness, evasiveness when confronted by law enforcement or other authority (e.g., customs agents, border patrol, teacher, etc.), mimicking methamphetamine abuse symptoms.
Compress means to press together, or to make something more compact.
To steal (usually something small or petty); pilfer
(Obs.) To seize
To detain is defined as to keep someone somewhere or cause someone to be unable to proceed.
To undergo cardiac arrest.
The definition of juncture is a specific point in time or a place where two things meet.
(Logic) One of the basic states or classifications described by Aristotle into which all things can be placed; a category.
A position of difficulty, perplexity, distress, or need:
A sharp, sudden physical pain.
A condition of constant change or alternation, as a natural process; mutability
To hold in; limit; restrict
To bring on; to incur; to acquire.
To get possession of by unscrupulous methods
To oppress or afflict.
To encroach on or limit something, such as a right:
To keep down by the cruel or unjust use of power or authority; rule harshly; tyrannize over
To cut or clip with short, quick strokes.
To bring into difficulties; cause to be in distress or want
To cause to twitch.
Used adverbially to mean “to a great degree or extent” or “frequently”:
To set free from confinement or bondage:
Free means to release or let go.
To offer as entertainment:
To greet, welcome, or be visited by:
To collect or gather slowly and with difficulty
To be very frugal and sparing.
To give or allow too little; be stingy
(Archaic) To stop or desist.
To uplift; elate:
To hold up; rob.
(Field hockey, ice hockey) To engage in the illegal maneuver of hooking (i.e., using the hockey stick to trip or block another player)
To rip off is to cheat or steal from someone.
To inform on.
(--- Historical) To put in legal possession of a feudal holding
To seize suddenly; snatch or steal
To point out (a person's behaviour, habits, or actions) in a critical manner.
To take into custody as a prisoner
The act or an instance of seizing or the condition of being seized.
A pickup is defined as a small, open truck used for carrying light loads, or the act of lifting something up, or increasing in speed.
To take (another's property) without permission
(Informal, Dial.) To take legal action (against)
the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal)
A facility; a knack:
The definition of a hint is a suggestion or small amount of something, or revealing just a bit of information.
A slight coloring; tint
The definition of a jot is a tiny amount of something.
A tiny amount; a bit:
A tiny amount; bit
To put or place on the top of
To utter a weak chirping sound.
(Intransitive) To form a head like that of the cabbage.
To sneak is defined as to move around or do something in a quiet or cowardly way.
To win (a person) over.
A short prayer said before or after a meal; grace.
To present as an act of worship:
To try to grasp or seize a thing suddenly; grab (at)
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