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The art, principles, or methods of a critic or critics
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  1. The art, principles, or methods of a critic or critics
  2. A critical comment or judgment.
  3. The investigation of the origin and history of literary documents; textual criticism.
Abusive language; blame; disgrace or cause to be in ill repute; calumny. Obloquy may go to the extent where it constitutes defamation. See also defamation and slander. Abusive language; blame; disgrace or cause to be in ill repute; calumny. Obloquy may go to the extent where it constitutes defamation. See also defamation and slander.
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  1. Abusive language; blame; disgrace or cause to be in ill repute; calumny. Obloquy may go to the extent where it constitutes defamation. See also defamation and slander. Abusive language; blame; disgrace or cause to be in ill repute; calumny. Obloquy may go to the extent where it constitutes defamation. See also defamation and slander.
  2. The condition of disgrace suffered as a result of abuse or vilification; ill repute.
  3. Abusively detractive language or utterance; calumny:
A sharp reprimand
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  1. A sharp reprimand
  2. An expression of strong disapproval.
The quality or degree of being tight
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  1. The quality or degree of being tight
The process in which a person's airway becomes blocked, resulting in asphyxia in cases that are not treated promptly.
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  1. The process in which a person's airway becomes blocked, resulting in asphyxia in cases that are not treated promptly.
  2. The act of coughing when a foreign object (i.e. food, beverages) becomes lodged in a person's airway.
The state of being strangled or strangulated.
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  1. The state of being strangled or strangulated.
  2. The act of strangling or strangulating.
  3. (Medicine) Constriction of a body part so as to cut off the flow of blood or another fluid:
A draft signed by a person (the drawer or maker) that directs a bank (the drawee) to pay, on demand and without conditions, a specific sum of money to another person (the payee). Usually the funds are withdrawn from an account or a deposit that the drawer or maker has with the bank. Also called cheque. A draft signed by a person (the drawer or maker) that directs a bank (the drawee) to pay, on demand and without conditions, a specific sum of money to another person (the payee). Usually the funds are withdrawn from an account or a deposit that the drawer or maker has with the bank. Also called cheque.
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  1. A draft signed by a person (the drawer or maker) that directs a bank (the drawee) to pay, on demand and without conditions, a specific sum of money to another person (the payee). Usually the funds are withdrawn from an account or a deposit that the drawer or maker has with the bank. Also called cheque. A draft signed by a person (the drawer or maker) that directs a bank (the drawee) to pay, on demand and without conditions, a specific sum of money to another person (the payee). Usually the funds are withdrawn from an account or a deposit that the drawer or maker has with the bank. Also called cheque.
(Chiefly in the plural) That which is forced out by pressure; dregs.
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  1. (Chiefly in the plural) That which is forced out by pressure; dregs.
  2. The act of pressing; compression.
That which acts as an astringent, causing contraction of soft tissue to restrict the flow of blood.
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  1. That which acts as an astringent, causing contraction of soft tissue to restrict the flow of blood.
  2. An astringent taste.
The material that holds the pages of a book together, especially the cover:
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  1. The material that holds the pages of a book together, especially the cover:
  2. Something that binds or is used as a binder.
  3. (Sports) The fastening on a ski or board for securing the boot, often releasing automatically to prevent injury.
The act or fact of controlling; power to direct or regulate; ability to use effectively
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  1. The act or fact of controlling; power to direct or regulate; ability to use effectively
  2. A means of controlling; check
  3. Authority or ability to manage or direct:
(Gram.) The shortening of a word or phrase by the omission of one or more sounds or letters
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  1. (Gram.) The shortening of a word or phrase by the omission of one or more sounds or letters
  2. (Econ.) A period of decrease in business activity
  3. A word form resulting from this (Ex.: she's for she is, aren't for are not)
A force that tends to shorten or squeeze something, decreasing its volume.
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  1. A force that tends to shorten or squeeze something, decreasing its volume.
  2. The act or process of compressing.
  3. (Computers) The process by which data is compressed into a form that minimizes the space required to store or transmit it.
The act of one who, or that which, shrinks; act of becoming smaller or moving timidly away.
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  1. The act of one who, or that which, shrinks; act of becoming smaller or moving timidly away.
A draft signed by a person (the drawer or maker) that directs a bank (the drawee) to pay, on demand and without conditions, a specific sum of money to another person (the payee). Usually the funds are withdrawn from an account or a deposit that the drawer or maker has with the bank. Also called cheque. A draft signed by a person (the drawer or maker) that directs a bank (the drawee) to pay, on demand and without conditions, a specific sum of money to another person (the payee). Usually the funds are withdrawn from an account or a deposit that the drawer or maker has with the bank. Also called cheque.
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  1. A draft signed by a person (the drawer or maker) that directs a bank (the drawee) to pay, on demand and without conditions, a specific sum of money to another person (the payee). Usually the funds are withdrawn from an account or a deposit that the drawer or maker has with the bank. Also called cheque. A draft signed by a person (the drawer or maker) that directs a bank (the drawee) to pay, on demand and without conditions, a specific sum of money to another person (the payee). Usually the funds are withdrawn from an account or a deposit that the drawer or maker has with the bank. Also called cheque.
A limitation or restriction
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  1. A limitation or restriction
  2. An inscription, as around a coin or medal
  3. A circumscribed space or area
(Mathematics) A condition that a solution to an optimization problem must satisfy.
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  1. (Mathematics) A condition that a solution to an optimization problem must satisfy.
  2. One that restricts, limits, or regulates; a check:
  3. The threat or use of force to prevent, restrict, or dictate the action or thought of others.
A metal bar bent to form a right angle at each end, for holding together blocks of stone, timbers, etc.
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  1. A metal bar bent to form a right angle at each end, for holding together blocks of stone, timbers, etc.
  2. Spasmodic contractions of the uterus, such as those occurring during menstruation or labor, usually causing pain in the abdomen that may radiate to the lower back and thighs.
  3. Partial local paralysis, as from excessive use of muscles
A raised margin along an edge used to confine or strengthen.
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  1. A raised margin along an edge used to confine or strengthen.
  2. A market dealing in stocks and bonds not listed on the stock exchange
  3. A type of bit having such a chain or strap
Something that restrains, blocks, or suppresses.
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  1. Something that restrains, blocks, or suppresses.
  2. Anything that inhibits, esp., a mental or psychological process that restrains or suppresses an action, emotion, or thought
  3. (--- Biology) The condition in which or the process by which an enzyme, for example, is inhibited.
  1. Legal limit
  2. Something that restricts or restrains; a restraint:
  3. The point, edge, or line beyond which something ends, may not go, or is not allowed:
(Law) A period of time, fixed by statute, during which legal action can be brought, as for settling a claim
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  1. (Law) A period of time, fixed by statute, during which legal action can be brought, as for settling a claim
  2. A shortcoming or defect:
  3. Something that limits, as some factor in makeup which restricts the scope of a person's activity or accomplishment; qualification
Limitation or confinement as in constraint on free assembly; forbearance; a holding back or prohibiting from doing something. Limitation or confinement as in constraint on free assembly; forbearance; a holding back or prohibiting from doing something.
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  1. Limitation or confinement as in constraint on free assembly; forbearance; a holding back or prohibiting from doing something. Limitation or confinement as in constraint on free assembly; forbearance; a holding back or prohibiting from doing something.
  2. (Uncountable) control or caution; reserve
  3. (Countable) something that restrains, ties, fastens or secures
A restricting or being restricted
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  1. A restricting or being restricted
  2. The action of restricting or the state of being restricted:
  3. Something that restricts; a regulation or limitation:
A shackle used to teach a horse to amble.
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  1. A shackle used to teach a horse to amble.
  2. Something that restricts activity, expression, or progress; a restraint.
  3. An arrangement of links and a hook in a fireplace for raising and lowering a kettle.
The condition or result of being constricted.
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  1. The condition or result of being constricted.
  2. A feeling of tightness or pressure:
  3. A feeling of tightness or pressure, as in the chest
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