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A fastening made in this way
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  1. A fastening made in this way
  2. A binding of multiple turns of thread or light line around a rope end to keep it from unlaying.
  3. (Naut.) The act of binding or fastening together with cords, small lines, etc.
(Law) An action by a government, especially under the power of eminent domain, that deprives a private owner of real property or of the use and enjoyment of that property.
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  1. (Law) An action by a government, especially under the power of eminent domain, that deprives a private owner of real property or of the use and enjoyment of that property.
  2. The act of one that takes.
  3. Something taken
An act by which something is apprehended.
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  1. An act by which something is apprehended.
(Informal) A period of weather of a particular kind:
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  1. (Informal) A period of weather of a particular kind:
  2. A word, formula, or form of words having some magic power; incantation
  3. A compelling attraction; charm or fascination:
A violent, involuntary contraction or spasm of the muscles
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  1. A violent, involuntary contraction or spasm of the muscles
  2. An intense, paroxysmal, involuntary muscular contraction.
  3. Violent turmoil.
(Electricity) The abrupt failure of an insulator or insulating medium to restrict the flow of current.
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  1. (Electricity) The abrupt failure of an insulator or insulating medium to restrict the flow of current.
  2. A failure to work or function properly
  3. The act or process of failing to function or continue.
A tricky or disadvantageous condition; a catch:
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  1. A tricky or disadvantageous condition; a catch:
  2. A tricky or previously unsuspected condition or drawback:
  3. A device for fastening something or for checking motion:
A woman's small handbag with no handle or strap, held in the hand
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  1. A woman's small handbag with no handle or strap, held in the hand
  2. Control or power:
  3. The complete set of eggs produced or incubated at one time.
Something grabbed
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  1. Something grabbed
  2. A sudden attempt to grasp or hold something:
  3. A sudden, often unscrupulous taking control or ownership of something:
A small amount; a bit or fragment:
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  1. A small amount; a bit or fragment:
  2. A brief period; short time or spell
  3. (Weight Lifting) A lift in which the barbell is raised in one continuous motion from the floor to a position directly overhead with the arms completely extended
Something appropriated, especially public funds set aside for a specific purpose.
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  1. Something appropriated, especially public funds set aside for a specific purpose.
  2. The taking of control or possession of property, especially the government’s taking of private property for a public purpose.
  3. The act by a legislative body to designate or set aside public funds for a government expenditure.
The unjust assumption of rights or privilege.
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  1. The unjust assumption of rights or privilege.
The act of taking possession or asserting a claim:
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  1. The act of taking possession or asserting a claim:
  2. The act of taking for granted:
  3. The act of taking to or upon oneself:
An earlier seizure of some property, real or personal.
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  1. An earlier seizure of some property, real or personal.
  2. (Law) The doctrine that federal law takes precedence over state law.
  3. The action of preempting, as the use of military force in a preemptive attack.
Trespass onto another's property without permission.
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  1. Trespass onto another's property without permission.
  2. The act of usurping, especially the wrongful seizure of royal sovereignty.
  3. The act of usurping; esp., the unlawful or violent seizure of a throne, power, etc.
Fearful or uneasy anticipation of the future; dread.
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  1. Fearful or uneasy anticipation of the future; dread.
  2. An anxious feeling of foreboding; dread
  3. Capture or arrest
A stoppage; an interference with or a checking of the regular course of a disease or symptom.
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  1. A stoppage; an interference with or a checking of the regular course of a disease or symptom.
  2. The inhibition of a developmental process, usually the ultimate stage of development.
  3. The intentional deprivation, whether actual or constructive, of a person’s freedom by legal authorities using forcible restraint, seizure, or otherwise taking the individual into custody, especially in response to a warrant or a suspicion based on probable cause that the person being arrested has committed a crime. The person making the arrest must have the present power to control the person being arrested. Furthermore, the intent to make an arrest must be communicated to the individual who is being detained and that person must understand that the seizure or detention is an intentional arrest. See also privilege and resisting arrest. The intentional deprivation, whether actual or constructive, of a person’s freedom by legal authorities using forcible restraint, seizure, or otherwise taking the individual into custody, especially in response to a warrant or a suspicion based on probable cause that the person being arrested has committed a crime. The person making the arrest must have the present power to control the person being arrested. Furthermore, the intent to make an arrest must be communicated to the individual who is being detained and that person must understand that the seizure or detention is an intentional arrest. See also privilege and resisting arrest.
A piece of sculpture representing the head, shoulders, and upper chest of a human body
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  1. A piece of sculpture representing the head, shoulders, and upper chest of a human body
  2. (Informal) A spree:
  3. An arrest
A cloth band or folded-over piece attached to the neck of a garment
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  1. A cloth band or folded-over piece attached to the neck of a garment
  2. A restraining or identifying band of leather, metal, or plastic put around the neck of an animal.
  3. A band of leather or metal for the neck of a dog, cat, etc.
A small, open truck with low sides, for hauling light loads
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  1. A small, open truck with low sides, for hauling light loads
  2. (--- Slang) A stranger with whom casual acquaintance is made, usually in anticipation of sexual relations.
  3. The act or process of picking up:
An amount that can be held between thumb and forefinger:
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  1. An amount that can be held between thumb and forefinger:
  2. Difficulty or hardship:
  3. An emergency situation:
  1. The act or process of confiscating.
  2. The appropriation of private property without just compensation for the public use or treasury, often as a penalty resulting from a criminal prosecution or when possession of the property is itself a crime. See also condemn. The appropriation of private property without just compensation for the public use or treasury, often as a penalty resulting from a criminal prosecution or when possession of the property is itself a crime. See also condemn.
Of government: the action of forcibly divesting another of a property interest, as by eminent domain. Of government: the action of forcibly divesting another of a property interest, as by eminent domain.
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  1. Of government: the action of forcibly divesting another of a property interest, as by eminent domain. Of government: the action of forcibly divesting another of a property interest, as by eminent domain.
  2. The act of expropriating; the surrender of a claim to private property; the act of depriving of private propriety rights.
The right to enter, approach, or use; admittance
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  1. The right to enter, approach, or use; admittance
  2. The ability or right to approach, enter, exit, communicate with, or make use of:
  3. A means of approaching, entering, exiting, communicating with, or making use of:
Decisiveness and clarity in artistic expression:
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  1. Decisiveness and clarity in artistic expression:
  2. Scoring ability or potential:
  3. The experience or beginning of a feeling, need, or desire:
The condition of fitting or being fitted
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  1. The condition of fitting or being fitted
  2. The state, quality, or way of being fitted:
  3. A sudden, involuntary mental experience:
(Informal) A period or fit of some illness, indisposition, etc.
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  1. (Informal) A period or fit of some illness, indisposition, etc.
  2. One's turn at work.
  3. A turn, period, or fit of something
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