Part of speech:
The measure of how thick a thing is, as distinguished from the length or width of any of its surfaces
A folded part or layer
(Printing) A piece of paper used on a press tympan to vary the pressure that produces light and dark tones.
An inclination to move or act in a particular direction or way; constant disposition to some action or state; leaning; bias; propensity; bent
A bias is defined as a line sewn or cut diagonally across fabric.
To utilize is to make use of something or to find a practical purpose for something.
To manage, administer to, or represent:
To exercise (power, influence, etc.)
To discharge (duties, for example).
Pursue is defined as to follow or chase, to continue with or to try to get someone or something.
To make full or complete again, as by furnishing a new supply
Equip is defined as to provide necessary items, training, etc. for a certain purpose.
To provide (what is needed or desired):
The definition of hurt is feeling physical pain, or to cause someone or something to experience physical pain or to cause harm.
To beat (cream or eggs, for example) into a froth or foam.
To produce flame, light, or a spark by friction:
A usually horizontal deposit or expanse; a stratum:
The act of inclining or the state of being inclined; a bend or tilt:
To consume, expend, or exhaust by use
To do or perform (something) repeatedly in order to acquire or polish a skill:
To furnish the means of support
To indicate by beating or drumming.
To incline or tend (to or toward)
(Archaic) To fulfill; to accomplish.
To put to use or effect; put forth:
To annoy; vex.
To manage or control artfully or by shrewd use of influence, often in an unfair or fraudulent way
To assume a certain shape:
To direct or conduct (one's life, the course of events, etc.)
To oversee, direct, or guide
To move or impel to action, effort, or speed; spur.
To pass (time) without doing anything:
use, work at
To graze or wound superficially with a bullet.
(Games) To challenge (an opponent's bid) with a double in bridge.
To lay and press (cloth) in a pleat or series of pleats
To give an order or orders; request that something be done or supplied.
To free from interruptions, difficulties, etc.; make easy
To adjust to a requirement; regulate:
To be the cause of; bring about; make happen; effect, induce, produce, compel, etc.
To make available for use; provide:
To cause to enter; to thrust.
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