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A deep fissure in the earth; bottomless gulf; chasm
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  1. A deep fissure in the earth; bottomless gulf; chasm
  2. Anything too deep for measurement; profound depth
  3. In the book of Genesis, the primeval Chaos out of which earth and sky were formed.
A natural hollow place within the body
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  1. A natural hollow place within the body
  2. (Electronics) A space enclosed by metal and with a rodlike projection in the center, used as a resonator, as with a magnetron to produce electromagnetic waves, esp. microwaves
  3. A hollow area within the body:
A lowering in amount, degree, or position:
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  1. A lowering in amount, degree, or position:
  2. A mood disorder characterized by persistent sadness or inability to experience pleasure combined with other symptoms including poor concentration, indecisiveness, sleep problems, changes in appetite, and feelings of guilt, helplessness, and hopelessness.
  3. A reduction in physiological vigor or activity:
A low-lying area on the Earth's surface in which thick layers of sediment have accumulated. Some basins are bowl-shaped while others are elongate. Basins form through tectonic processes, especially in fault-bordered intermontane areas or in areas where the Earth's crust has warped downwards. They are often a source of valuable oil.
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  1. A low-lying area on the Earth's surface in which thick layers of sediment have accumulated. Some basins are bowl-shaped while others are elongate. Basins form through tectonic processes, especially in fault-bordered intermontane areas or in areas where the Earth's crust has warped downwards. They are often a source of valuable oil.
  2. An artificially enclosed area of a river or harbor designed so that the water level remains unaffected by tidal changes.
  3. A region drained by a single river system:
The state of being curved like the inner surface of a sphere.
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  1. The state of being curved like the inner surface of a sphere.
  2. A concave surface, line, etc.
  3. A surface or structure configured in such a curve.
A lowering in amount, degree, or position:
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  1. A lowering in amount, degree, or position:
  2. A geographic area, such as a sinkhole or basin, that is lower than its surroundings.
  3. A reduction in physiological vigor or activity:
(Sports) A gymnastic exercise on the parallel bars in which the body is lowered by bending the elbows until the chin reaches the level of the bars and then is raised by straightening the arms.
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  1. (Sports) A gymnastic exercise on the parallel bars in which the body is lowered by bending the elbows until the chin reaches the level of the bars and then is raised by straightening the arms.
  2. A preparation of finely shredded tobacco, usually placed between the lower lip and gum.
  3. A hollow or depression.
A cavity, gap, or space:
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  1. A cavity, gap, or space:
  2. An indented or concave surface or area.
  3. A small valley between hills or mountains.
Alternative form of saag.
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  1. Alternative form of saag.
  2. A sagging or drooping part or area:
  3. A sunken area of land; a depression.
A part of the physical environment, or more generally any physical system, that absorbs some form of matter or energy. For example, a forest acts as a sink for carbon dioxide because it absorbs more of the gas in photosynthesis than it releases in respiration. Coral reefs are a long-lasting sink for carbon, which they sequester in their skeletons in the form of calcium carbonate.
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  1. A part of the physical environment, or more generally any physical system, that absorbs some form of matter or energy. For example, a forest acts as a sink for carbon dioxide because it absorbs more of the gas in photosynthesis than it releases in respiration. Coral reefs are a long-lasting sink for carbon, which they sequester in their skeletons in the form of calcium carbonate.
  2. (Geol.) An area of slightly sunken land, esp. one in which water collects, often forming a salt lake, or disappears by evaporation or percolation into the ground
  3. (Geology) A circular depression on the flank of a volcano, caused by the collapse of a volcanic wall.
  1. Cesspool
  2. A natural depression in a land surface communicating with a subterranean passage, generally occurring in limestone regions and formed by solution or by collapse of a cavern roof.
A pit for garbage, excrement, etc.
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  1. A pit for garbage, excrement, etc.
  2. A pit for refuse or sewage.
  3. A cesspool; a pit or covered cistern used to collect sewage and waste water.
A center of moral corruption
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  1. A center of moral corruption
  2. A filthy, disgusting, or morally corrupt place.
  3. A deep hole or pit in the ground, usually covered, to receive drainage or sewage from the sinks, toilets, etc. of a house
A part of the physical environment, or more generally any physical system, that absorbs some form of matter or energy. For example, a forest acts as a sink for carbon dioxide because it absorbs more of the gas in photosynthesis than it releases in respiration. Coral reefs are a long-lasting sink for carbon, which they sequester in their skeletons in the form of calcium carbonate.
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  1. A part of the physical environment, or more generally any physical system, that absorbs some form of matter or energy. For example, a forest acts as a sink for carbon dioxide because it absorbs more of the gas in photosynthesis than it releases in respiration. Coral reefs are a long-lasting sink for carbon, which they sequester in their skeletons in the form of calcium carbonate.
  2. (Geol.) An area of slightly sunken land, esp. one in which water collects, often forming a salt lake, or disappears by evaporation or percolation into the ground
  3. A water basin fixed to a wall or floor and having a drainpipe and generally a piped supply of water.
Somewhere or something considered foul.
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  1. Somewhere or something considered foul.
  2. (Slang) The most miserable or undesirable place in a particular area.
  3. The cavity beneath the junction of the arm and shoulder.
To say or do (something) in reply, defense, or retaliation
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  1. To say or do (something) in reply, defense, or retaliation
  2. To or toward an opposite or dissimilar course or outcome:
  3. To act, do, move, etc. counter to (a person or thing); oppose or check
To pair (someone) with another in a romantic relationship or marriage:
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  1. To pair (someone) with another in a romantic relationship or marriage:
  2. To find or produce a counterpart to:
  3. To adapt or suit so that a balanced or harmonious result is achieved; cause to correspond:
To set against; place opposite, in balance or contrast
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  1. To set against; place opposite, in balance or contrast
  2. To present in counterbalance or contrast:
  3. To set as an opposite in position:
(Sports) To compete against in a play-off.
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  1. (Sports) To compete against in a play-off.
  2. To pretend to not be embarrassed, upset, impressed, or otherwise affected by something.
The inner, usually edible seed of a nut or fruit stone.
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  1. The inner, usually edible seed of a nut or fruit stone.
  2. A grain or seed, as of corn, wheat, etc.
  3. A grain or seed, as of a cereal grass, enclosed in a husk.
A single rootstock or flower of the lily of the valley, peony, etc.
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  1. A single rootstock or flower of the lily of the valley, peony, etc.
  2. A rootstock of certain flowering plants, especially the lily of the valley.
  3. The small seed of a fruit, as that of an apple or orange.
Seeds considered as a group:
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  1. Seeds considered as a group:
  2. Seeds collectively
  3. The seed-bearing stage of a plant:
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