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A tool driven against a nail, bolt, etc. that is to be worked in, or against a pin that is to be worked out
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  1. A tool driven against a nail, bolt, etc. that is to be worked in, or against a pin that is to be worked out
  2. A device or machine for making holes, cuts, etc.
  3. The hole, cut, etc. made with a punch
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 thrust with a pointed weapon or instrument.
A push, thrust, or jab.
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  1. A push, thrust, or jab.
  2. A poke bonnet, or its projecting front brim
  3. Money, esp. all that one has
The act or an instance of shoving; a push or thrust
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  1. The act or an instance of shoving; a push or thrust
A powerful force:
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  1. A powerful force:
  2. The power to strike a hard blow
  3. (Informal, Dial.) A heavy, clumsy movement of the body
A sharp blow with the hand or any flat object; slap
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  1. A sharp blow with the hand or any flat object; slap
  2. A sharp noise made by pressing the lips together and parting them suddenly, as in showing enjoyment of a taste
  3. A fishing boat sailing under various rigs, according to size, and often having a well used to transport the catch to market.
(Sports) An act or an instance of digging a ball.
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  1. (Sports) An act or an instance of digging a ball.
  2. (Informal) A thrust, poke, nudge, etc.
  3. A poke or thrust:
(Printing) A groove down the side of a piece of type used to ensure that it is correctly placed.
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  1. (Printing) A groove down the side of a piece of type used to ensure that it is correctly placed.
  2. A small notch or slit; esp., a small cut, indentation or chip made accidentally on the edge or surface of wood, metal, china, etc.
  3. A shallow notch, cut, or indentation on an edge or a surface:
(Now Chiefly Dial.) A piece of cloth or leather for patching
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  1. (Now Chiefly Dial.) A piece of cloth or leather for patching
  2. Any piece of cloth, esp. one for cleaning; rag
  3. A piece of cloth, especially a baby's diaper.
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 piece of jewelry that fastens with a clasp or clip; a brooch.
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  1. A piece of jewelry that fastens with a clasp or clip; a brooch.
  2. (Informal) A quick sharp blow:
  3. (Film, TV) A sequence of film, videotape, etc., as a short selection taken from a longer feature or a brief piece inserted in a newscast
Flight, especially from the law:
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  1. Flight, especially from the law:
  2. Used in the expression on the lam to mean that a person is fleeing law enforcement, possibly in hiding.
  3. Headlong flight, usually to escape punishment for a crime
A forceful, resounding blow.
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  1. A forceful, resounding blow.
  2. The sound of such a blow.
  3. A heavy blow, impact, etc.
The sound of this
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  1. The sound of this
  2. A sharp, swift blow.
  3. The sound made by a sharp, swift blow.
(Linguistics) The part of a syllable that precedes the nucleus. In the word nucleus (no͝o&STRESS;klē-əs), the onset of the first syllable is (n), the onset of the second syllable is (kl), and the last syllable has no onset.
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  1. (Linguistics) The part of a syllable that precedes the nucleus. In the word nucleus (no͝o&STRESS;klē-əs), the onset of the first syllable is (n), the onset of the second syllable is (kl), and the last syllable has no onset.
  2. (Archaic) An attack by military forces; an assault.
  3. An attack; assault
An overwhelming outpouring:
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  1. An overwhelming outpouring:
  2. A violent, intense attack
Opening approaches made to secure acquaintance, favor, or an agreement; overtures.
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  1. Opening approaches made to secure acquaintance, favor, or an agreement; overtures.
  2. Payment of money before due:
  3. A forward move, as toward an objective; a progressive step:
A strong organized effort to accomplish a purpose:
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  1. A strong organized effort to accomplish a purpose:
  2. The means or apparatus for controlling and directing an automobile:
  3. That which is urgent or pressing; pressure
Increased activity in response to a stimulus:
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  1. Increased activity in response to a stimulus:
  2. Anything that stimulates activity; driving force or motive; incentive; impulse
  3. The force with which a body moves against resistance, resulting from its mass and the velocity at which it is set in motion
The impetus of a moving object
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  1. The impetus of a moving object
  2. (Physics) A quantity used to measure the motion of a body, equal to the product of the body's mass and its velocity.
  3. The force or energy exhibited by a moving body:
The act of impelling or the condition of being impelled:
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  1. The act of impelling or the condition of being impelled:
  2. Motion produced by an impelling force; momentum.
  3. Movement or tendency to move resulting from this force; impetus
Something that propels; propelling or driving force
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  1. Something that propels; propelling or driving force
  2. The process of driving or propelling.
  3. A driving or propelling force.
The condition of being subjected to physical, mental, social, or economic distress:
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  1. The condition of being subjected to physical, mental, social, or economic distress:
  2. (--- Sports) Sustained, effective play that puts an opponent at a disadvantage:
  3. (Meteorology) Atmospheric pressure.
To live or move slowly or lazily; loiter; putter; dawdle
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  1. To live or move slowly or lazily; loiter; putter; dawdle
  2. To stick out; protrude
  3. To push or jab with a stick, finger, etc.; prod
(Baseball, Golf) To hit (the ball) and make it go to the right or, if one is left-handed, to the left
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  1. (Baseball, Golf) To hit (the ball) and make it go to the right or, if one is left-handed, to the left
  2. To move (something) by exerting force against it; thrust or shove:
  3. To move by being pushed
To put (something) roughly in a place:
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  1. To put (something) roughly in a place:
  2. To push quickly, forcefully, or roughly:
  3. To push roughly or hastily
To feel like a knife stabbing
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  1. To feel like a knife stabbing
  2. To plunge (a pointed weapon or instrument) into something.
  3. To go into in a sharp, thrusting way
To force a way into or through; break through
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  1. To force a way into or through; break through
  2. To penetrate into or through something:
  3. To cut or pass through with or as if with a sharp instrument; stab or penetrate.
To throw in between; interrupt with; insert; interpose
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  1. To throw in between; interrupt with; insert; interpose
  2. To assert (oneself) in a situation in which one has not previously been involved.
  3. To say or mention suddenly, often in interrupting the remarks of another:
To kill by piercing:
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  1. To kill by piercing:
  2. To pierce, puncture, or penetrate with a pointed instrument:
  3. To prop (a vine, etc.) with a stick or sticks
To pierce or impale with a pointed weapon or object.
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  1. To pierce or impale with a pointed weapon or object.
  2. To pierce through with or as if with something pointed
  3. To capture or hold the attention of completely; hold spellbound
Short for random access memory. The main memory of a computer, in which data can be stored or retrieved from all locations at the same (usually very high) speed.
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  1. Short for random access memory. The main memory of a computer, in which data can be stored or retrieved from all locations at the same (usually very high) speed.
  2. To stuff or cram (with something)
  3. To move rapidly
To drive (a ball, for example) with the fist.
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  1. To drive (a ball, for example) with the fist.
  2. To depress or push (a push button, a key on a keypad, etc.)
  3. (--- Archaic) To poke or prod with a stick.
To move along in a rapid, reckless, awkward way
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  1. To move along in a rapid, reckless, awkward way
  2. To strike with a hard blow:
  3. To move heavily and clumsily; flounder
To rape.
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  1. To rape.
  2. In criminal and tort law, an act, usually consisting of a threat or attempt to inflict bodily injury upon another person, coupled with the apparent present ability to succeed in carrying out the threat or the attempt if not prevented, that causes the person to have a reasonable fear or apprehension of immediate harmful or offensive contact. No intent to cause battery or the fear or apprehension is required so long as the victim is placed in reasonable apprehension or fear. No actual physical injury is needed to establish an assault, but if there is any physical contact, the act constitutes both an assault and a battery.
  3. To attack verbally; criticize or denounce.
To attack with arguments, questions, doubts, etc.
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  1. To attack with arguments, questions, doubts, etc.
  2. To attack violently, as with blows or military force; assault.
  3. To attack physically and violently; assault
To force to go through or penetrate:
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  1. To force to go through or penetrate:
  2. To drive a blow, ball, missile, etc.
  3. (Basketball) To drive through (the lane)
To cause to move forward or onward.
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  1. To cause to move forward or onward.
  2. To push, drive, or impel onward, forward, or ahead
To move (something) by exerting force against it; thrust or shove:
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  1. To move (something) by exerting force against it; thrust or shove:
  2. To move by being pushed
  3. To thrust, shove, or drive (up, down, in, out, etc.)
To force into place; press or drive down
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  1. To force into place; press or drive down
  2. To strike or drive against with a heavy impact; butt:
  3. To move rapidly
To move forward roughly, often by shoving someone:
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  1. To move forward roughly, often by shoving someone:
  2. To push quickly, forcefully, or roughly:
  3. To push roughly or hastily
To force down and into something; thrust:
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  1. To force down and into something; thrust:
  2. To uncover and get from the ground or another surface in this way
  3. To break up, turn over, or remove (earth or sand, for example), as with a shovel, spade, or snout, or with claws, paws or hands.
To force to go through or penetrate:
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  1. To force to go through or penetrate:
  2. (Basketball) To drive through (the lane)
  3. To drive a blow, ball, missile, etc.
To enter or move headlong through something:
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  1. To enter or move headlong through something:
  2. To fall rapidly:
  3. To use a plunger to try to unblock (a drain, for example).
To force into place; press or drive down
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  1. To force into place; press or drive down
  2. Short for random access memory. The main memory of a computer, in which data can be stored or retrieved from all locations at the same (usually very high) speed.
  3. To move rapidly
To subject oneself or be subjected to:
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  1. To subject oneself or be subjected to:
  2. (--- Informal) To depart; leave:
  3. To do or carry out:
To fall or drop to a lower level, especially to go down slowly or in stages:
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  1. To fall or drop to a lower level, especially to go down slowly or in stages:
  2. To go below the surface of water or another liquid:
  3. To cause to submerge or go beneath the surface
To feel like a knife stabbing
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  1. To feel like a knife stabbing
  2. To inflict a wound with or as if with a pointed weapon.
  3. To go into in a sharp, thrusting way
(Sports) To execute (a landing or dismount) in gymnastics so that the feet do not move after they hit the ground.
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  1. (Sports) To execute (a landing or dismount) in gymnastics so that the feet do not move after they hit the ground.
  2. To prop (a vine, etc.) with a stick or sticks
  3. To pierce, puncture, or penetrate with a pointed instrument:
To live or move slowly or lazily; loiter; putter; dawdle
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  1. To live or move slowly or lazily; loiter; putter; dawdle
  2. To push or jab at, as with a finger or an arm; prod.
  3. To push or jab with a stick, finger, etc.; prod
(--- Slang) To sell (a narcotic) illegally:
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  1. (--- Slang) To sell (a narcotic) illegally:
  2. To move (something) by exerting force against it; thrust or shove:
  3. To move by being pushed
To move forward roughly, often by shoving someone:
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  1. To move forward roughly, often by shoving someone:
  2. To push quickly, forcefully, or roughly:
  3. To push roughly or hastily
A butt hinge.
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  1. A butt hinge.
  2. A mound of earth, bales of straw, etc. behind a target, for receiving fired rounds or shot arrows
  3. A push or blow with the head or horns.
A thing to be pushed so as to work a mechanism
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  1. A thing to be pushed so as to work a mechanism
  2. The act of pressing:
  3. A provocation to action; a stimulus:
The act of shoving; a push.
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  1. The act of shoving; a push.
The degree of accuracy of a weapon or of a person aiming a weapon or propelled object:
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  1. The degree of accuracy of a weapon or of a person aiming a weapon or propelled object:
  2. The object to be attained; intention or purpose
  3. The ability to hit a target or intended point:
A source of great worry or stress; weight:
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  1. A source of great worry or stress; weight:
  2. The weight of the cargo carried by a vessel at one time.
  3. In property law, anything that encumbers or restrict the use or value of land, such as an easement, restrictive covenant, or zoning ordinance. The burden indefinitely binds the current and all future owners until it is extinguished, so it is the land, and the landowner, that is burdened by the encumbrance or restriction. See estate.
A gradual movement or change in some direction or toward some end or purpose; trend; tendency
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  1. A gradual movement or change in some direction or toward some end or purpose; trend; tendency
  2. A gradual deviation from an original course, model, method, or intention.
  3. General meaning or purport; tenor:
(Law) One's mental attitude, including purpose, will, determination, etc., at the time of doing an act
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  1. (Law) One's mental attitude, including purpose, will, determination, etc., at the time of doing an act
  2. A purpose; object; aim
  3. Meaning or import
What is meant; what is intended to be, or in fact is, signified, indicated, referred to, or understood
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  1. What is meant; what is intended to be, or in fact is, signified, indicated, referred to, or understood
  2. A sense of importance or purpose:
  3. Something that is conveyed or intended, especially by language; sense or significance:
Intention; object
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  1. Intention; object
  2. Meaning; tenor; sense; drift
  3. Meaning that is presented, intended, or implied; import.
A material of a particular kind or constitution.
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  1. A material of a particular kind or constitution.
  2. The physical matter of which a thing consists; material
  3. Material possessions; goods; wealth:
A course or apparent course toward some purpose, object, or result; drift
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  1. A course or apparent course toward some purpose, object, or result; drift
  2. An inclination to move or act in a particular direction or way; constant disposition to some action or state; leaning; bias; propensity; bent
  3. Movement or prevailing movement in a given direction:
The general course or character of something:
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  1. The general course or character of something:
  2. The word, phrase, or subject with which the vehicle of a metaphor is identified, as life in
  3. The general meaning; the purport or drift:
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