(Military, intransitive) To arrange in exact continuity of line, as soldiers; commonly to adjust to a straight line and at proper distance; to align. Sometimes an imperative command.
(Informal) Entirely; wholly:
An area in air, water, soil, or rock containing pollutants released from a single source. A plume often spreads in the environment due to the action of wind, currents, or gravity.
To indulge (oneself) in a feeling of pleasure or satisfaction:
To make less crude; polish or refine
To decorate, especially by adding a border or contrasting element:
To dress or groom oneself with elaborate care; preen.
To prepare, as for a specific position or purpose:
To lift one's head, straighten one's posture, etc. jauntily
(Obs.) To rejoice at; celebrate
To feel or show deferential regard for; esteem or admire:
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