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Continuous pressure of one part against another, as of a rafter against a wall
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  1. Continuous pressure of one part against another, as of a rafter against a wall
  2. Any sudden attack
  3. A forceful shove or push:
A hit; sharp or resounding blow; rap, as on a door
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  1. A hit; sharp or resounding blow; rap, as on a door
  2. The sound of a sharp blow on a hard surface.
  3. A pounding or clanking noise made by an engine, often as a result of faulty fuel combustion.
A single uninterrupted movement, especially when repeated or in a back-and-forth motion:
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  1. A single uninterrupted movement, especially when repeated or in a back-and-forth motion:
  2. The manner or rate of executing such a movement:
  3. A sudden occurrence or result:
To aim a stroke or blow:
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  1. To aim a stroke or blow:
  2. To dismantle and pack up for departure:
  3. To engage in a strike against an employer.
To strike a sharp audible blow or series of blows, as on a door.
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  1. To strike a sharp audible blow or series of blows, as on a door.
  2. To cause to be displaced or unengaged; force:
  3. To hit; strike
To affect sharply the senses or feelings of
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  1. To affect sharply the senses or feelings of
  2. To cut or pass through with or as if with a sharp instrument; stab or penetrate.
  3. To pass into or through as a pointed instrument does; penetrate; stab
To depreciate or deflate:
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  1. To depreciate or deflate:
  2. To reduce or put an end to, as if by a puncture
  3. To pierce with a pointed object.
Simple past tense of bear
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  1. Simple past tense of bear
  2. Bear
  3. To bore a hole or passage
To provide with a box
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  1. To provide with a box
  2. To put into a box, etc., as for storage or shipment
  3. To confine in or as if in a box.
To hit with the hand or fist; punch; slap
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  1. To hit with the hand or fist; punch; slap
  2. To force one's way with difficulty:
  3. To cause repeated difficulty or harm to (a person or group):
(Informal) To smash or break, especially forcefully:
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  1. (Informal) To smash or break, especially forcefully:
  2. (Slang) To hit; punch.
  3. To break or tame (a horse).
To put a cuff or cuffs on
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  1. To put a cuff or cuffs on
  2. To form a cuff or cuffs on.
  3. To strike, esp. with the open hand; slap
To put, throw, hit, etc. carelessly or with force
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  1. To put, throw, hit, etc. carelessly or with force
  2. To strike with something flat, specif. the palm of the hand
  3. To impose (a fine, etc.) on a person, business, etc.
To press (the lips) together and part them suddenly so as to make a smack
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  1. To press (the lips) together and part them suddenly so as to make a smack
  2. To press together and open (the lips) quickly and noisily, as in eating or tasting.
  3. To give an indication; be suggestive. Often used with of:
To move along swiftly or smartly
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  1. To move along swiftly or smartly
  2. To move briskly or spiritedly.
  3. To strike with something flat, as the open hand, esp. on the buttocks, as in punishment
To strike or try to strike something with a sharp blow:
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  1. To strike or try to strike something with a sharp blow:
  2. To strike or hit with a sharp blow:
  3. To hit with a quick, sharp blow
To strike or slap with a sharp, resounding blow
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  1. To strike or slap with a sharp, resounding blow
  2. To strike (someone or something) with a sharp blow; slap.
  3. (Slang) To murder (a person), often, specif., for pay
(Informal) To hit or punch with a quick, sharp blow
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  1. (Informal) To hit or punch with a quick, sharp blow
  2. To fasten with or as if with a clip; hold tightly.
  3. To cut off the edge of:
To engage in a brief quarrel.
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  1. To engage in a brief quarrel.
  2. To strike with a light spattering sound; slap.
  3. To strike with a quick, slapping sound
A small structure serving as a shelter:
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  1. A small structure serving as a shelter:
  2. A slap or blow with the hand or fist:
  3. Box stall
A meal at which guests serve themselves from various dishes displayed on a table or sideboard.
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  1. A meal at which guests serve themselves from various dishes displayed on a table or sideboard.
  2. A meal at which guests serve themselves from a buffet or table
  3. A piece of furniture with drawers and cupboards for dishes, table linen, silver, etc.; sideboard
A woman's breasts.
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  1. A woman's breasts.
  2. (Informal) A spree:
  3. A piece of sculpture representing the head, shoulders, and upper chest of a human body
A piece chopped off
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  1. A piece chopped off
  2. A piece that has been chopped off, especially a cut of meat, usually taken from the rib, shoulder, or loin and containing a bone.
  3. A slice of lamb, pork, etc. cut, along with a piece of bone, from the rib, loin, or shoulder
A bracelet consisting of a curved, open-ended band, as of metal or resin, that fits the wrist firmly without a clasp.
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  1. A bracelet consisting of a curved, open-ended band, as of metal or resin, that fits the wrist firmly without a clasp.
  2. The band at the top of a sock.
  3. A band, often having an opening with a button closure, at the bottom of a sleeve.
A sharp insult:
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  1. A sharp insult:
  2. A sharp blow made with the open hand or with a flat object; a smack.
  3. A blow or smack, esp. with something flat, specif. the palm of the hand
A sharp blow with the hand or any flat object; slap
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  1. A sharp blow with the hand or any flat object; slap
  2. A small amount; bit
  3. A fishing boat sailing under various rigs, according to size, and often having a well used to transport the catch to market.
(Slang) A dollar.
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  1. (Slang) A dollar.
  2. (Slang) A loud kiss
  3. A person or thing that smacks
A smack given in spanking
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  1. A smack given in spanking
  2. A slap on the buttocks.
A special unit of a law enforcement agency, trained to deal with violence, riots, terrorism, etc.
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  1. A special unit of a law enforcement agency, trained to deal with violence, riots, terrorism, etc.
  2. A sharp blow or hit.
  3. A quick, sharp blow, as with a bat or swatter
The sound of this
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  1. The sound of this
  2. A sharp, swift blow.
  3. The sound made by a sharp, swift blow.
Any of various devices that clip or fasten things together, grip or hold something, etc.
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  1. Any of various devices that clip or fasten things together, grip or hold something, etc.
  2. (Informal) A quick sharp blow:
  3. A piece of jewelry that fastens with a clasp or clip; a brooch.
A larva of an oyster or similar bivalve that has settled by attaching to a surface.
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  1. A larva of an oyster or similar bivalve that has settled by attaching to a surface.
  2. A quick, slapping sound
  3. A gaiterlike covering for the instep and ankle, usually of heavy cloth
In Morse and similar codes, the long sound or signal used in combination with the dot and silent intervals to represent letters or numbers.
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  1. In Morse and similar codes, the long sound or signal used in combination with the dot and silent intervals to represent letters or numbers.
  2. Dietary approaches to stop hypertension; a diet for lowering high blood pressure, emphasizing the consumption of foods low in saturated fats, trans fats, and sodium and high in fiber and protein, especially fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and low-fat dairy products.
  3. A small quantity of something added
Any of various substances, such as natural starch, used to stiffen cloth, as in laundering.
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  1. Any of various substances, such as natural starch, used to stiffen cloth, as in laundering.
  2. A carbohydrate that is the chief form of stored energy in plants, especially wheat, corn, rice, and potatoes. Starch is a mixture of two different polysaccharides built out of glucose units, and forms a white, tasteless powder when purified. It is an important source of nutrition and is also used to make adhesives, paper, and textiles.
  3. A naturally abundant nutrient carbohydrate, (C6 H10 O5 )n , found chiefly in the seeds, fruits, tubers, roots, and stem pith of plants, notably in corn, potatoes, wheat, and rice, and varying widely in appearance according to source but commonly prepared as a white amorphous tasteless powder.
Exuberant enthusiasm; spirit, dash, etc.
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  1. Exuberant enthusiasm; spirit, dash, etc.
  2. Vitality; liveliness.
  3. Energy and enthusiasm in the expression of ideas, especially in artistic performance or composition:
The capacity for natural growth and survival, as of plants or animals.
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  1. The capacity for natural growth and survival, as of plants or animals.
  2. Effective legal or binding force; validity
  3. Active or healthy growth
The quality of being vigorous.
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Liveliness or energy; enthusiasm.
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  1. Liveliness or energy; enthusiasm.
Power to live or go on living
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  1. Power to live or go on living
  2. The characteristic, principle, or force that distinguishes living things from nonliving things.
  3. The capacity to live, grow, or develop:
A thin, crisp, usually circular cookie:
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  1. A thin, crisp, usually circular cookie:
  2. The sound produced by rapid movement of a finger from the thumb tip to the base of the thumb.
  3. A snap bean.
Energy, push, or aggressiveness:
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  1. Energy, push, or aggressiveness:
  2. A strong organized effort to accomplish a purpose:
  3. The means or apparatus for controlling and directing an automobile:
An undertaking; project
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  1. An undertaking; project
  2. An undertaking, especially one of some scope, complication, and risk.
  3. Industrious, systematic activity, especially when directed toward profit:
(Slang) An illicit or unethical way of doing business or obtaining money; a fraud or deceit:
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  1. (Slang) An illicit or unethical way of doing business or obtaining money; a fraud or deceit:
  2. (Informal) Energetic action or effort; drive
  3. Energetic activity; drive.
The characteristic of originating new ideas or methods; ability to think and act without being urged; enterprise
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  1. The characteristic of originating new ideas or methods; ability to think and act without being urged; enterprise
  2. The power or ability to begin or to follow through energetically with a plan or task; enterprise and determination.
  3. The right of a group of citizens to introduce a matter for legislation either to the legislature or directly to the voters
Initiation of action motivated by energy and ambition.
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  1. Initiation of action motivated by energy and ambition.
  2. Enthusiastic and energetic drive or ambition
Guts; spunk.
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  1. Guts; spunk.
  2. (Obs.) Shrewdness in practical matters; common sense
  3. Boldness of enterprise; initiative or aggressiveness.
A thing to be pushed so as to work a mechanism
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  1. A thing to be pushed so as to work a mechanism
  2. A provocation to action; a stimulus:
  3. (Informal) Aggressiveness; enterprise; drive
A pain or wound resulting from or as from stinging
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  1. A pain or wound resulting from or as from stinging
  2. (Slang) A confidence game, especially one implemented by undercover agents to apprehend criminals.
  3. A keen stimulus or incitement; a goad or spur:
The power to strike a hard blow
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  1. The power to strike a hard blow
  2. (Informal, Dial.) A heavy, clumsy movement of the body
  3. (Informal) A feeling of pleasurable excitement; thrill
Fun:
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  1. Fun:
  2. (Slang) Power; force:
  3. One's turn at kicking
A striking together; violent contact; collision
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  1. A striking together; violent contact; collision
  2. The effect or impression of one person or thing on another:
  3. The power of an event, idea, etc. to produce changes, move the feelings, etc.
The power to strike a hard blow
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  1. The power to strike a hard blow
  2. (Informal, Dial.) A heavy, clumsy movement of the body
  3. A powerful effect:
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