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An injury to a plant caused by cutting, scraping, or other external force
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  1. An injury to a plant caused by cutting, scraping, or other external force
  2. An injury to an organism, especially one in which the skin or another external surface is torn, pierced, cut, or otherwise broken.
  3. An injury to the body in which the skin or other tissue is broken, cut, pierced, torn, etc.
A movie at a given stage in its editing:
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  1. A movie at a given stage in its editing:
  2. A part that has been cut from a main body:
  3. A reduction:
A source of pain, irritation, grief, distress, etc.
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  1. A source of pain, irritation, grief, distress, etc.
  2. An open skin lesion, wound, or ulcer.
  3. A sore, usually infected spot on the body, as an ulcer, boil, or blister
An attempt; a try:
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  1. An attempt; a try:
  2. A thrust with a pointed weapon or instrument.
  3. A wound inflicted with or as if with a pointed weapon.
(Informal) An amount cut off or sum deducted
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  1. (Informal) An amount cut off or sum deducted
  2. A skin wound or puncture produced by an animal's teeth or mouthparts:
  3. An amount of food taken into the mouth at one time; a mouthful.
A small, sharp, local pain, such as that made by a needle or bee sting.
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  1. A small, sharp, local pain, such as that made by a needle or bee sting.
  2. A persistent or sharply painful feeling of sorrow or remorse.
  3. (Vulgar Slang) A person considered to be mean or contemptible, especially a man.
A secure grip or hold applied by a tool or machine upon a working surface.
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  1. A secure grip or hold applied by a tool or machine upon a working surface.
  2. The act or an instance of taking bait:
  3. A skin wound or puncture produced by an animal's teeth or mouthparts:
An act, process, or result of burning:
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  1. An act, process, or result of burning:
  2. An injury or damage caused by fire, heat, radiation, wind, caustics, etc.: in medicine, burns are classified as first-degree burn, reddening, second-degree burn, blistering, and third-degree burn, destruction of the skin and the tissues under it
  3. A sensation of intense heat, stinging pain, or irritation:
To stand erect; point upward:
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  1. To stand erect; point upward:
  2. To cause or feel a slight, sharp pain
  3. To have a prickly or stinging sensation; tingle
To cause to feel a tingling sensation
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  1. To cause to feel a tingling sensation
  2. To feel a tingling or pricking sensation:
  3. To tingle
To have a prickling or stinging feeling, as from cold, a sharp slap, excitement, etc.
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  1. To have a prickling or stinging feeling, as from cold, a sharp slap, excitement, etc.
  2. To have a prickling or mildly stinging sensation.
  3. To cause such a sensation:
To cause a burn to a bodily tissue.
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  1. To cause a burn to a bodily tissue.
  2. To be very eager:
  3. To harden or impart a finish to by subjecting to intense heat; fire:
To cause inflammation in (some organ or tissue)
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  1. To cause inflammation in (some organ or tissue)
  2. To produce inflammation in (a tissue or organ).
  3. To cause (the skin) to redden or grow hot, as from strong emotion or stimulants.
To cause someone to feel impatient or angry; annoy:
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  1. To cause someone to feel impatient or angry; annoy:
  2. (Physiol.) To excite (an organ, muscle, etc.) to a characteristic action or function by a stimulus
  3. (Physiology) To cause a physiological response to a stimulus in (a cell, body tissue, or organism).
To grip, cut into, or injure something with or as if with the teeth.
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  1. To grip, cut into, or injure something with or as if with the teeth.
  2. To show interest in, or accept, something offered
  3. To get or keep a tight hold; grip
To be very eager:
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  1. To be very eager:
  2. To cause a strong impression, especially by emotional intensity:
  3. To harden or impart a finish to by subjecting to intense heat; fire:
To be the location of such a pain:
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  1. To be the location of such a pain:
  2. To cause a sharp, usually superficial, stinging pain:
  3. To feel such a pain.
To defraud, cheat, or swindle:
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  1. To defraud, cheat, or swindle:
  2. To do someone out of their due; to deceive or defraud, to cheat (someone).
  3. To get away without paying (a debt, etc.)
To deprive of or destroy the effect of through error or ignorance
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  1. To deprive of or destroy the effect of through error or ignorance
  2. To foil or escape by tricks or by good luck
  3. (Sports) To position oneself closer to a certain area than is normal or expected:
To persuade or induce to do something by cajoling or wheedling.
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  1. To persuade or induce to do something by cajoling or wheedling.
  2. To mislead by means of a petty trick or fraud; deceive.
  3. (Archaic) To cheat; to defraud; to beguile; to deceive, usually by small arts, or in a pitiful way.
To take something from by fraud; swindle:
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  1. To take something from by fraud; swindle:
To cheat or trick; dupe
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  1. To cheat or trick; dupe
To punish by a fine or by depriving of something
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  1. To punish by a fine or by depriving of something
  2. To extract (money, etc.) from (someone), as by fraud or deceit
  3. To take something from (another) by means of unseemly or deceptive methods.
(Obsolete) To squat; to ruck.
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  1. (Obsolete) To squat; to ruck.
  2. To swindle, cheat, defraud, etc.
  3. To swindle; cheat:
To engage in swindling others
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  1. To engage in swindling others
  2. To practice fraud as a means of obtaining money or property.
  3. To get money or property from (another) under false pretenses; cheat; defraud
To make someone a victim or sacrifice.
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  1. To make someone a victim or sacrifice.
  2. To subject to cruel or harmful treatment
  3. To injure or kill.
To get (something) in this way
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  1. To get (something) in this way
  2. To intrude oneself without welcome:
  3. (Informal) To take advantage of by cheating, sponging, etc.
(Informal) To trick, swindle, or cheat
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  1. (Informal) To trick, swindle, or cheat
To start growing; root or germinate:
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  1. To start growing; root or germinate:
  2. To carry in one's possession:
  3. To convey by transportation:
(Nautical) To adjust (the sails and yards) so that they receive the wind properly.
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  1. (Nautical) To adjust (the sails and yards) so that they receive the wind properly.
  2. To defeat soundly:
  3. To change one's opinions or viewpoint so as to satisfy opposing factions, etc.; compromise
(Slang) To play experimentally; toy:
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  1. (Slang) To play experimentally; toy:
  2. (Informal) To move back and forth in a jerky or rapid manner; jiggle
  3. (Slang) To waste time:
To take place; happen:
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  1. To take place; happen:
  2. To take place; go on
  3. (Slang) To take (drugs) illegally:
(Informal) To swindle; cheat
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  1. (Informal) To swindle; cheat
  2. To deprive (another) of something by fraud; cheat or swindle.
To become fixed, blocked, lodged, etc. as by an obstacle
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  1. To become fixed, blocked, lodged, etc. as by an obstacle
  2. To become or remain attached or in close association; cling:
  3. To become stopped or delayed; come to a standstill
A longing or desire.
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  1. A longing or desire.
  2. A painful sorrow.
  3. A dull, steady pain.
An unpleasant feeling occurring as a result of injury or disease, usually localized in some part of the body:
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  1. An unpleasant feeling occurring as a result of injury or disease, usually localized in some part of the body:
  2. (Informal) A source of annoyance; a nuisance:
  3. Bodily suffering characterized by such feelings:
A sudden sharp feeling of emotional distress:
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  1. A sudden sharp feeling of emotional distress:
  2. A sudden, sharp, and brief pain, physical or emotional
  3. A sudden sharp bodily pain:
A small, sharp, local pain, such as that made by a needle or bee sting.
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  1. A small, sharp, local pain, such as that made by a needle or bee sting.
  2. A persistent or sharply painful feeling of sorrow or remorse.
  3. A sharp pain caused by or as if by being pricked
A prickly sensation; stinging or tingling
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  1. A prickly sensation; stinging or tingling
  2. A small hard pointed outgrowth of the epidermis of a plant, in contrast to a modified plant organ such as a spine or thorn.
  3. A tingling sensation of mild discomfort.
(Slang) Intelligence; expertise:
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  1. (Slang) Intelligence; expertise:
  2. Sharp pain or anguish:
  3. A smarting sensation, pain or distress
A wound inflicted with or as if with a pointed weapon.
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  1. A wound inflicted with or as if with a pointed weapon.
  2. An attempt; a try:
  3. A sudden sensation of anguish or pain
(Informal) The least part; a bit:
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  1. (Informal) The least part; a bit:
  2. A sudden, sharp pain in the side or back
  3. A way of arranging the threads in sewing, knitting, crocheting, or suturing:
A condition of extreme difficulty or trouble:
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  1. A condition of extreme difficulty or trouble:
  2. A spasm or pang of pain
  3. A severe pang or spasm of pain, as in childbirth.
A mental or emotional pain:
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  1. A mental or emotional pain:
  2. A sharp, sudden physical pain.
  3. A sudden, brief, darting pain or pang
A condition of great wretchedness or suffering because of pain, sorrow, poverty, etc.; distress
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  1. A condition of great wretchedness or suffering because of pain, sorrow, poverty, etc.; distress
  2. The state of suffering and want as a result of physical circumstances or extreme poverty.
  3. A cause of such suffering; pain, sorrow, poverty, squalor, etc.
The part of a tool or machine that presses against and maintains a firm hold on a working surface.
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  1. The part of a tool or machine that presses against and maintains a firm hold on a working surface.
  2. (Dentistry) The way the upper and lower teeth meet
  3. An edge or surface that grips
Keenness, as of desire or enjoyment; zest:
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  1. Keenness, as of desire or enjoyment; zest:
  2. A margin of superiority; an advantage:
  3. A rim or brink:
(Uncountable) the fineness of the point a pointed object
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  1. (Uncountable) the fineness of the point a pointed object
  2. (Countable) The product or result of being sharp.
  3. (Uncountable) the cutting ability of an edge; keenness
A device or machine for making holes, cuts, etc.
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  1. A device or machine for making holes, cuts, etc.
  2. A tool driven against a nail, bolt, etc. that is to be worked in, or against a pin that is to be worked out
  3. A tool for forcing a pin, bolt, or rivet in or out of a hole.
(Informal, Dial.) A heavy, clumsy movement of the body
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  1. (Informal, Dial.) A heavy, clumsy movement of the body
  2. (Informal) A feeling of pleasurable excitement; thrill
  3. A powerful force:
Fun:
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  1. Fun:
  2. (Slang) Power; force:
  3. One's turn at kicking
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