Part of speech:
To present; offer:
(Informal) To suffer stress; to worry or be agitated.
(Grammar) To apply a tense to.
To apply by scattering through a sieve:
To remove by passing through a filter:
(Naut.) To sail on a reach
To give a false or misleading account of
Wrench is defined as to twist or jerk suddenly with force.
The definition of tighten is to make something more fixed in place, more constricted, or more snug.
To divide (a thing) into separate parts.
To separate, conceal, shelter, or protect, with or as with a screen
To decorate the entire surface of.
To rid of impurities:
To use precise distinctions and subtlety in thought or speech.
To go or move at a rack.
To wrench or sprain:
To work hard; exert oneself to get or do something; strive
(Archaic) To try to achieve
A group, or stock, of animals or plants descended from common ancestors and having similar characteristics, esp. such a group cultivated by humans
(Music) A sequence of single tones, usually in the same key or mode, to produce a rhythmic whole; often, a tune, air, or song
A succession of musical tones forming a rhythmic, catchy whole; melody; air
The force needed to move a weight, trigger, etc., measured in pounds
A capacity for affecting the mind or behavior; efficacy:
(Electricity) Voltage or potential; electromotive force.
The definition of a bruise is an injured area of a surface that becomes discolored, or to crush with force, or the hurt of a person's feelings.
A sharp, abrupt movement; quick pull, twist, push, etc.
A dull, steady pain.
(Meteorology) Atmospheric pressure.
A state of apprehension and fear resulting from the anticipation of a threatening event or situation. &diamf3; In psychiatry, a patient has an anxiety disorder &diamf3; if normal psychological functioning is disrupted or if anxiety persists without an identifiable cause.
A promissory note.
A blood vessel of any kind; a vein or artery.
A vein or stratum of a mineral
Anything that is variant, as a different spelling of the same word, a different version of a literary passage, etc.
(--- Football) A line of scrimmage.
The general meaning; the purport or drift:
A lyric poem or ballad.
Energetic activity; effort
To pass (time) without doing anything:
To be idle; loaf:
To collect or focus (one's thoughts, efforts, etc.)
(Computers) To encode (data) to minimize the space required for storage or transmittal:
To reduce in intensity; slacken:
To stop from being angry; appease; pacify; mollify
To make or become calm or quiet:
A wish for a person's health and happiness, as in drinking a toast
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