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A faint indication; hint; trace
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  1. A faint indication; hint; trace
  2. A brief, passing odor carried in the air:
  3. A slight wave or gust of odor; faint, momentary smell
To cause to be worthy of recommendation:
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  1. To cause to be worthy of recommendation:
  2. (Archaic) To transmit the kind regards of
  3. To express approval of; praise:
To marvel at something. Often used with at.
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  1. To marvel at something. Often used with at.
  2. (Dial.) To like or wish
  3. To regard with wonder, delight, and pleased approval
(Obs.) To greet; hail
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  1. (Obs.) To greet; hail
  2. (Obs.) To rejoice at; celebrate
  3. To express to (a person) one's pleasure at good fortune or success; felicitate
(Reflexive, archaic) To extend; to stretch out; to spread out.
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  1. (Reflexive, archaic) To extend; to stretch out; to spread out.
  2. To cause to expand, especially from internal pressure; dilate:
  3. To cause to swell.
(Nautical) To get more astern or parallel with the vessel's course; to draw aft; said of the wind.
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  1. (Nautical) To get more astern or parallel with the vessel's course; to draw aft; said of the wind.
  2. To increase the capacity of; to expand; to give free scope or greater scope to; also, to dilate, as with joy, affection, etc.
  3. To become larger; grow or swell.
To cause to increase in size, volume, extent, degree, etc.
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  1. To cause to increase in size, volume, extent, degree, etc.
  2. To become larger at a particular point; curve out; bulge; protrude; specif., to become distended from an abnormal accumulation of fluid in bodily tissue, as from infection or injury
  3. To cause (a tone, chord, etc.) to increase in loudness
To breathe out (air, cigarette smoke, etc.)
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  1. To breathe out (air, cigarette smoke, etc.)
  2. To give off; emit:
  3. To breathe out.
To breathe rapidly and heavily; gasp, as from running fast
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  1. To breathe rapidly and heavily; gasp, as from running fast
  2. To breathe rapidly in short gasps, as after exertion.
  3. To give off loud puffs, especially while moving.
(--- Informal) To miss completely when attempting to hit something, as a golf ball, with a swinging motion
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  1. (--- Informal) To miss completely when attempting to hit something, as a golf ball, with a swinging motion
  2. (Sports) To swing at and miss a ball or puck.
  3. To blow or move in puffs, as in smoking
To draw tobacco smoke into the lungs when smoking
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  1. To draw tobacco smoke into the lungs when smoking
  2. To draw (air or smoke, for example) into the lungs by breathing; inspire.
  3. To draw smoke into the lungs; puff.
To pull in (a dragnet, etc.)
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  1. To pull in (a dragnet, etc.)
  2. To compose or write out in legal format:
  3. To bring about deliberately; provoke:
To pull or draw with force or effort, esp. along the ground; haul
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  1. To pull or draw with force or effort, esp. along the ground; haul
  2. To bring up or catch by such means.
  3. To draw on a cigarette, pipe, or cigar.
To draw apart; rip; tear
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  1. To draw apart; rip; tear
  2. To draw out; pluck out; extract
  3. (Dial.) To draw the entrails from (a fowl)
Something dragged or pulled along the ground
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  1. Something dragged or pulled along the ground
  2. (Slang) A dull or boring person, situation, etc.
  3. A force acting on a moving body, opposite in direction to the movement of the body, caused by the interaction of the body and the medium it moves through. The strength of drag usually depends on the velocity of the body. &diamf3; Drag caused by buildup of pressure in front of the moving body and a decrease in pressure behind the body is called pressure drag . It is an important factor in the design of aerodynamically efficient shapes for cars and airplanes. &diamf3; Drag caused by the viscosity of the medium as the molecules along the body's surface move through it is called skin drag or skin friction . It is an important factor in the design of efficient surface materials for cars, airplanes, boat hulls, skis, and swimsuits.
(Football) A play in which the quarterback moves back to pass and then quickly gives the ball to a running back or quickly reverses direction and runs with the ball
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  1. (Football) A play in which the quarterback moves back to pass and then quickly gives the ball to a running back or quickly reverses direction and runs with the ball
  2. One that attracts interest, customers, or spectators:
  3. (--- Games) A draw shot.
(Informal) The ability to draw or attract; appeal:
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  1. (Informal) The ability to draw or attract; appeal:
  2. (Slang) A means of gaining special advantage; influence:
  3. The act or process of pulling:
A successful or popular venture:
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  1. A successful or popular venture:
  2. A successfully executed shot, blow, thrust, or throw.
  3. (Baseball) base hit
To blossom
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  1. To blossom
  2. To bloom or cause to bloom.
To blow on; fan:
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  1. To blow on; fan:
  2. To blow the chaff from (grain) by wind or a forced current of air
  3. To blow off (chaff) in this manner
To blossom
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  1. To blossom
  2. To bloom or cause to bloom.
To draw in the breath sharply, as from shock.
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  1. To draw in the breath sharply, as from shock.
  2. To say or tell with gasps
  3. To inhale suddenly, as in surprise, or breathe with effort, as in choking
To become angry; take offense
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  1. To become angry; take offense
  2. (Slang) To inhale the fumes of (a volatile chemical, for example) as a means of becoming intoxicated.
  3. To blow; puff
To utter hurriedly and breathlessly; gasp out
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  1. To utter hurriedly and breathlessly; gasp out
  2. To breathe rapidly and heavily; gasp, as from running fast
  3. To give off loud puffs, especially while moving.
  1. To sensationalise or make grand claims.
  2. (Informal) To advertise or promote by sensational methods
To make higher or greater; increase in amount, power, etc.
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  1. To make higher or greater; increase in amount, power, etc.
  2. To increase; raise:
  3. To urge others to support; promote
To make greater, as in cost, value, attractiveness, etc.; heighten; augment
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  1. To make greater, as in cost, value, attractiveness, etc.; heighten; augment
  2. To improve or augment, especially in effectiveness, value, or attractiveness:
  3. To improve electronically the quality or clarity of (a photograph or other image) as by means of a computer
To help establish or organize (a new enterprise), as by securing financial backing:
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  1. To help establish or organize (a new enterprise), as by securing financial backing:
  2. To further the popularity, sales, etc. of, as by publicizing and advertising
  3. To help bring about or further the growth or establishment of
To give publicity to or draw public attention to:
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  1. To give publicity to or draw public attention to:
(Idiomatic, intransitive) To talk louder.
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  1. (Idiomatic, intransitive) To talk louder.
  2. (Intransitive) To speak in a plain and candid way.
  3. (Idiomatic) To talk about (something or someone) to make it seem as good as possible or to draw positive attention to it.
To provide betting tips on horse races
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  1. To provide betting tips on horse races
  2. To spy out or otherwise get information on (racehorses)
  3. To promote or praise energetically; publicize:
To connect with something so as to become attached, to close an electric circuit, etc.
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  1. To connect with something so as to become attached, to close an electric circuit, etc.
  2. (Informal) To move or work doggedly and persistently:
  3. To stop up or fill (a hole, gap, etc.) by inserting a plug
To stimulate or enliven by or as by the injection of a drug
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  1. To stimulate or enliven by or as by the injection of a drug
  2. To promote in a sensational way
  3. To stimulate or excite. Often used with up :
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