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To become ignited; flame up:
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  1. To become ignited; flame up:
  2. To bake or dry by heating, as in a kiln:
  3. (--- Informal) To throw or propel with force and speed:
To dismiss or send away by authority; deprive of rights, membership, etc.
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  1. To dismiss or send away by authority; deprive of rights, membership, etc.
  2. To remove from membership.
  3. To force or drive out:
To destroy decisively; wreck:
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  1. To destroy decisively; wreck:
  2. To attack, strike, or sink with a torpedo.
  3. To attack, damage, or destroy with or as with a torpedo
(Golf) To hit (a ball) from a sand trap with an explosion shot
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  1. (Golf) To hit (a ball) from a sand trap with an explosion shot
  2. To release mechanical, chemical, or nuclear energy by the sudden production of gases in a confined space:
  3. To cause to change suddenly and violently from a solid or liquid to a quickly expanding gas
To cause to burn:
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  1. To cause to burn:
  2. To set fire to:
  3. To catch on fire; start burning
To move with great speed or power:
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  1. To move with great speed or power:
  2. To blow up or move with or as with an explosive; explode
  3. To emit a loud, intense sound; blare:
(--- Informal) To gain in abundance. Often used with in :
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  1. (--- Informal) To gain in abundance. Often used with in :
  2. To move over or across swiftly or harshly:
  3. To cover (a fire) with ashes
To move suddenly and rapidly:
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  1. To move suddenly and rapidly:
  2. To move suddenly and fast
  3. To cast (a look or the eyes) suddenly and rapidly in a direction.
To make a brief intense effort or show a sudden increase in activity or speed.
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  1. To make a brief intense effort or show a sudden increase in activity or speed.
  2. To expel suddenly in a stream or gushing flow; squirt; jet
  3. To show a sudden, brief burst of energy, increased activity, etc., as near the end of a race
To move swiftly; hurry:
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  1. To move swiftly; hurry:
  2. To move or go swiftly or impetuously; dash
  3. To do, make, or cause to move, go, or act, with unusual or excessive speed or haste; hurry
To complete, transact, or dispose of promptly:
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  1. To complete, transact, or dispose of promptly:
  2. To send off or out promptly, usually on a specific errand or official business
  3. To put to death summarily.
To kill (another human) in an act of murder.
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  1. To kill (another human) in an act of murder.
  2. To kill (a person) unlawfully and with malice
  3. To commit murder
To perform or carry out what is required by:
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  1. To perform or carry out what is required by:
  2. To follow out or carry out; do; perform; fulfill
  3. To sign a contract, will, or other legal document; to carry out a duty; to recover funds under a judgment; to put a criminal defendant to death. To sign a contract, will, or other legal document; to carry out a duty; to recover funds under a judgment; to put a criminal defendant to death.
To express a wish or desire for; ask for, esp. in a polite or formal way
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  1. To express a wish or desire for; ask for, esp. in a polite or formal way
  2. To express a desire for, especially politely; ask for. Often used with an infinitive or clause:
  3. To ask (a person) to do something
To make solicitation or petition for something desired.
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  1. To make solicitation or petition for something desired.
  2. To ask or seek earnestly or pleadingly; appeal to or for
  3. To approach or accost someone with an offer of sex in exchange for payment.
To expect or demand:
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  1. To expect or demand:
  2. To make a request for. Often used with an infinitive or clause:
  3. To seek an answer to:
(Informal) To shoot (a person) intentionally
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  1. (Informal) To shoot (a person) intentionally
  2. To shoot or hunt with a gun; go shooting or hunting
  3. To hunt with a gun.
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. To cut a plug from (a melon) to test its ripeness
  3. To stop up or fill (a hole, gap, etc.) by inserting a plug
To supply with fuel; tend the fire of
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  1. To supply with fuel; tend the fire of
  2. To bake or dry by heating, as in a kiln:
  3. To start or tend a fire in:
To move with or as if with great speed:
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  1. To move with or as if with great speed:
To set free; unbind
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  1. To set free; unbind
  2. To make less strict; relax:
  3. Loosely; in a loose manner
To send out into space; cast:
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  1. To send out into space; cast:
  2. To cause (an image) to appear on a surface by the controlled direction of light:
  3. To throw forward; hurl:
To push, drive, or impel onward, forward, or ahead
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  1. To push, drive, or impel onward, forward, or ahead
  2. To cause to develop or progress:
To become ignited; flame up:
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  1. To become ignited; flame up:
  2. To bake or dry by heating, as in a kiln:
  3. (--- Informal) To throw or propel with force and speed:
To withdraw support from or abandon (a party, group, etc.)
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  1. To withdraw support from or abandon (a party, group, etc.)
  2. To arrange or roll (lengths of cloth, for example) on or in a bolt.
  3. To start suddenly and run away:
(Brit.) To ride (a horse) at a fast pace
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  1. (Brit.) To ride (a horse) at a fast pace
  2. To hold, carry, or put in a bucket:
  3. To move or drive rapidly or recklessly
To hurry busily or with much fuss and bother
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  1. To hurry busily or with much fuss and bother
  2. To move or cause to move energetically and busily.
  3. To move busily and energetically with fussiness (often followed by about).
To shoot (an animal, for example) with a dart, especially to inject a drug.
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  1. To shoot (an animal, for example) with a dart, especially to inject a drug.
  2. To move suddenly and fast
  3. To move suddenly and rapidly:
To throw so as to break; smash
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  1. To throw so as to break; smash
  2. To move swiftly or impetuously; rush
  3. To write hastily. Often used with off :
To hasten.
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  1. To hasten.
  2. To hurry; speed
To appear or occur suddenly:
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  1. To appear or occur suddenly:
  2. (Slang) To think of or remember something suddenly:
  3. To move or proceed rapidly:
(Naut.) To change the position of (a rope, pulley block, etc.)
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  1. (Naut.) To change the position of (a rope, pulley block, etc.)
  2. To move swiftly; flit; fly
  3. To cause (time) to pass quickly.
(Brit., Informal) To leave quickly, as to escape creditors
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  1. (Brit., Informal) To leave quickly, as to escape creditors
  2. (Scot., North Eng.) To move to other quarters, esp. by stealth
  3. To move quickly from one condition or location to another.
To run away from; flee from; avoid
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  1. To run away from; flee from; avoid
  2. To move through the air by using wings, as a bird does
  3. Any of numerous insects of the order Diptera, having one pair of wings and large compound eyes. Flies include the houseflies, horseflies, and mosquitoes.
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  1. (Rare) hasten
  2. To hasten or cause to hasten.
To cause to move or act swiftly:
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  1. To cause to move or act swiftly:
  2. To move in a quick fashion.
  3. To cause to be or come faster; speed up; accelerate
To speed the progress or completion of; expedite:
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  1. To speed the progress or completion of; expedite:
  2. To move or act with haste; move faster than is comfortable or natural
  3. To cause to move or act more rapidly or too rapidly; drive, move, send, force, or carry with haste
To misrepresent one's skill in (a game or activity) in order to deceive someone, especially in gambling:
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  1. To misrepresent one's skill in (a game or activity) in order to deceive someone, especially in gambling:
  2. (Slang) To get, sell, victimize, etc. by aggressive, often dishonest means
  3. To move or act energetically and rapidly:
To strike or assail repeatedly with thrown objects:
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  1. To strike or assail repeatedly with thrown objects:
  2. To throw things at; strike with or as with missiles
  3. To move at a vigorous gait:
To cause (an engine with the gears disengaged, for example) to run swiftly or too swiftly.
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  1. To cause (an engine with the gears disengaged, for example) to run swiftly or too swiftly.
  2. Any of several extensive human populations associated with broadly defined regions of the world and distinguished from one another on the basis of inheritable physical characteristics, traditionally conceived as including such traits as pigmentation, hair texture, and facial features. Because the number of genes responsible for such physical variations is tiny in comparison to the size of the human genome and because genetic variation among members of a traditionally recognized racial group is generally as great as between two such groups, most scientists now consider race to be primarily a social rather than a scientific concept.
  3. To enter or run (a horse, etc.) in a race
To move swiftly and powerfully, as a rocket
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  1. To move swiftly and powerfully, as a rocket
  2. To soar or rise rapidly:
  3. A vehicle or device propelled by one or more rocket engines, especially such a vehicle designed to travel through space.
To cause to function; operate:
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  1. To cause to function; operate:
  2. To sew with a continuous line of stitches:
  3. (Nautical) To sail or steer before the wind or on an indicated course:
(Football) To run toward (a passer or kicker) in order to block or disrupt a play.
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  1. (Football) To run toward (a passer or kicker) in order to block or disrupt a play.
  2. To cause to move rapidly:
  3. (Football) To run with the ball after a direct snap from the center or after a handoff or pitchout
(Informal) To move or proceed quickly
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  1. (Informal) To move or proceed quickly
  2. To throw or otherwise propel (something) in a way that causes it to glide, float, or move steadily through the air
  3. (Nautical) To move across the surface of water, especially by means of a sailing vessel.
To ride on a scooter.
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  1. To ride on a scooter.
  2. To move or slide (something) quickly
  3. To walk fast; to go quickly; to run away hastily.
To clean things by vigorous rubbing and polishing
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  1. To clean things by vigorous rubbing and polishing
  2. To move swiftly; scurry.
  3. To remove as if by cleaning; sweep away; get rid of
The ratio of the distance traveled by an object (regardless of its direction) to the time required to travel that distance.
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  1. The ratio of the distance traveled by an object (regardless of its direction) to the time required to travel that distance.
  2. To drive at a speed exceeding a legal limit:
  3. To cause to move or proceed quickly; hasten:
To run or race at full speed, esp. for a short distance
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  1. To run or race at full speed, esp. for a short distance
  2. To move rapidly or at top speed for a brief period, as in running or swimming.
To pull apart or separate into pieces by force; rip or rend (cloth, paper, etc.)
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  1. To pull apart or separate into pieces by force; rip or rend (cloth, paper, etc.)
  2. To become torn:
  3. To move violently or with speed; dash
To cause to move at a trot.
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  1. To cause to move at a trot.
  2. To cause to go at a trot
  3. To move quickly; hurry; run
To move, go, drive, etc. swiftly
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  1. To move, go, drive, etc. swiftly
  2. To move rapidly in a circular manner or as in an orbit; circle swiftly
  3. To move, carry, drive, etc. with a rotating motion
To whip (egg whites, cream, etc.)
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  1. To whip (egg whites, cream, etc.)
  2. To move quickly, nimbly, or briskly
  3. To move, remove, carry, brush (away, off, out, etc.) forcefully and speedily, as with a quick, sweeping motion
To throw or spin rapidly:
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  1. To throw or spin rapidly:
  2. To move or do something quickly:
  3. To move swiftly with or as with a buzzing or hissing sound
To throw or propel (a ball, for example) through the air.
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  1. To throw or propel (a ball, for example) through the air.
  2. One of a pair of specialized parts used for flying, as in birds, bats, or insects.
  3. To say or do (something) without preparation or forethought; improvise:
(Informal) To move or propel something with speed and force
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  1. (Informal) To move or propel something with speed and force
  2. To move or act with a speed that suggests such a sound:
  3. To cause to move with speed and force:
(Computers) To cause text or other graphics in a window or frame to appear larger on the screen.
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  1. (Computers) To cause text or other graphics in a window or frame to appear larger on the screen.
  2. To move while making such a sound:
  3. To simulate movement rapidly away from or toward a subject using a zoom lens or other optical device.
(Informal) In great haste
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  1. (Informal) In great haste
  2. (Informal) To hurry; hasten
  3. To go in haste. Often used with it :
A stretch of water in a river, estuary, or tidal channel made rough by waves meeting an opposing current.
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  1. A stretch of water in a river, estuary, or tidal channel made rough by waves meeting an opposing current.
  2. To cut, tear, etc. (stitches) so as to open (a seam, hem, etc.)
  3. (Informal) To move with speed or violence
To put or pack in a barrel or barrels
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  1. To put or pack in a barrel or barrels
  2. (Informal) To go at high speed
  3. To move or progress rapidly:
(Slang) To proceed at great speed
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  1. (Slang) To proceed at great speed
  2. To move ahead at full speed.
To check or cut off the growth or development of:
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  1. To check or cut off the growth or development of:
  2. To take a sip or sips of alcoholic liquor:
  3. To move quickly; dart.
To shoot (an animal, for example) with a dart, especially to inject a drug.
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  1. To shoot (an animal, for example) with a dart, especially to inject a drug.
  2. To move suddenly and rapidly:
  3. To move suddenly and fast
To drift or move slowly or easily on water, in air, etc.
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  1. To drift or move slowly or easily on water, in air, etc.
  2. To put into the water; launch:
  3. To move easily or lightly:
To move through the air by using wings, as a bird does
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  1. To move through the air by using wings, as a bird does
  2. (Baseball) To hit a fly ball.
  3. To cause to fly or float in the air:
(Informal) To move or proceed quickly
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  1. (Informal) To move or proceed quickly
  2. To move along through the air:
  3. (Nautical) To move across the surface of water, especially by means of a sailing vessel.
To move or pass swiftly and lightly over or near a surface; glide.
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  1. To move or pass swiftly and lightly over or near a surface; glide.
  2. To throw so as to cause to bounce or ricochet swiftly and lightly
  3. To move along swiftly and lightly over a surface, through space, etc.; glide; sail
To let fall; drop:
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  1. To let fall; drop:
  2. To give birth to prematurely:
  3. To calculate astrologically:
To throw, shoot, or send out suddenly and fast
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  1. To throw, shoot, or send out suddenly and fast
  2. To cast (a look or the eyes) suddenly and rapidly in a direction.
  3. (--- Archaic) To throw or cast (a dart or missile).
To drink hastily. Often used with down :
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  1. To drink hastily. Often used with down :
  2. To throw, knock, or thrust
  3. To throw so as to break; smash
To move suddenly and violently; rush; dash
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  1. To move suddenly and violently; rush; dash
  2. To throw (oneself) energetically (into a task)
  3. To throw, esp. with force or violence; hurl; cast
To throw
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  1. To throw
  2. (Naut.) To raise, haul, pull, move, etc. by pulling with a rope or cable
  3. To push (at a capstan to turn it)
To cause to move with great force or violence:
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  1. To cause to move with great force or violence:
  2. To move with force or violence; rush
  3. To cast down; overthrow
To move with or as if with great speed:
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  1. To move with or as if with great speed:
To cause (a newly built vessel) to slide from the land into the water; set afloat
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  1. To cause (a newly built vessel) to slide from the land into the water; set afloat
  2. (Nautical) To put (a boat) into the water in readiness for use.
  3. To throw oneself (into) with vigor; rush; plunge
To throw, usually with careful aim.
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  1. To throw, usually with careful aim.
  2. (Baseball) To throw (the ball) from the mound to the batter.
  3. To throw; cast, fling, or toss
To throw or fling, esp. sideways with a jerk
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  1. To throw or fling, esp. sideways with a jerk
  2. To move suddenly or draw back, as if startled or afraid:
  3. To move suddenly as when startled; jump; start; recoil
To throw (stones, etc.) with a sling
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  1. To throw (stones, etc.) with a sling
  2. To throw or fling:
  3. To throw, cast, fling, or hurl
To cause to fall on or over something; cast:
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  1. To cause to fall on or over something; cast:
  2. To direct, cast, turn, project, etc.
  3. To cast off; shed
To be flung to and fro; be thrown about or pitched about
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  1. To be flung to and fro; be thrown about or pitched about
  2. To throw or propel to the ground:
  3. To throw or pitch about; fling here and there; buffet
To bake or dry by heating, as in a kiln:
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  1. To bake or dry by heating, as in a kiln:
  2. To become ignited; flame up:
  3. (--- Informal) To throw or propel with force and speed:
The flexible twining or climbing stem of certain plants, such as the hop, woodbine, or bindweed.
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  1. The flexible twining or climbing stem of certain plants, such as the hop, woodbine, or bindweed.
  2. (Botany) A climbing plant which climbs by its shoots growing in a helix around a support (distinct from a vine, which climbs using tendrils or suckers).
  3. A plant having such stems
A branch, descendant, or member of a family or social group.
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  1. A branch, descendant, or member of a family or social group.
  2. Something that branches out or derives its existence or origin from a particular source.
  3. Anything that branches off, or derives from, a main source; specif., a shoot or stem growing laterally from the main stem of a plant
One who operates or manages something:
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  1. One who operates or manages something:
  2. (Botany) A twining bean plant, such as the scarlet runner.
  3. A smuggler:
A person as the offspring or scion of a family, institution, class, etc.
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  1. A person as the offspring or scion of a family, institution, class, etc.
  2. A little twig or spray
  3. A small shoot or twig of a plant.
An edible germinated seed.
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  1. An edible germinated seed.
  2. A young growth on a plant, as a stem or branch; shoot
  3. Such a growth from the germinating seed of any of various plants, as alfalfa or mung beans, eaten as a vegetable, as in salads or Asian dishes
A twisting, slender structure by which a plant, such as a grape or cucumber, twines around and often climbs an object or another plant.
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  1. A twisting, slender structure by which a plant, such as a grape or cucumber, twines around and often climbs an object or another plant.
  2. A threadlike part of a climbing plant, often in a spiral form, supporting it by clinging to or coiling around an object
  3. (Botany) A thin, spirally coiling stem that attaches a plant to its support.
A temporary partial paralysis of habitually or excessively used muscles.
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  1. A temporary partial paralysis of habitually or excessively used muscles.
  2. A sudden, painful, involuntary contraction of a muscle or muscles from chill, strain, etc.
  3. An involuntary, spasmodic muscle contraction causing severe pain.
A sudden outburst as of laughter, rage, or sneezing; fit; spasm
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  1. A sudden outburst as of laughter, rage, or sneezing; fit; spasm
  2. A sudden outburst of emotion or action:
  3. A sudden attack, or intensification of the symptoms, of a disease, usually recurring periodically
A sudden, convulsive, involuntary muscular contraction: a tonic spasm is persistent and sustained, and a clonic spasm is one of a series of relatively brief contractions alternating with relaxations
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  1. A sudden, convulsive, involuntary muscular contraction: a tonic spasm is persistent and sustained, and a clonic spasm is one of a series of relatively brief contractions alternating with relaxations
  2. Any sudden, violent, temporary activity, feeling, etc.
  3. A sudden, involuntary contraction of a muscle or group of muscles.
A spasm or pang of pain
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  1. A spasm or pang of pain
  2. A severe pang or spasm of pain, as in childbirth.
  3. A pang, spasm.
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