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The act of indicating:
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  1. The act of indicating:
  2. Something that serves to indicate; a sign:
  3. Something indicated as necessary or expedient:
(Grammar) A sentence fragment.
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  1. (Grammar) A sentence fragment.
  2. An incomplete or isolated portion; a bit:
  3. The part that exists of a literary or other work left unfinished
A gift or tip offered to get better service
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  1. A gift or tip offered to get better service
  2. In Morse and similar codes, the long sound or signal used in combination with the dot and silent intervals to represent letters or numbers.
  3. A small quantity of something added
(US) A sand dab, a small flatfish of genus Citharichthys.
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  1. (US) A sand dab, a small flatfish of genus Citharichthys.
  2. A light, quick stroke; tap; pat
  3. A small, soft or moist bit of something
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  1. A light shower of rain.
  2. A small number, quantity, or amount, esp. one that is sprinkled, scattered, or thinly distributed
  3. A small amount of (some liquid, powder or other fine substance) that is sprinkled on to something.
A slight added element, property, or influence:
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  1. A slight added element, property, or influence:
  2. A small amount of a color incorporated or added.
  3. A slight trace, flavor, odor, etc.; smack; touch
A tapered point of a pen, designed to be inserted into a penholder or fountain pen.
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  1. A tapered point of a pen, designed to be inserted into a penholder or fountain pen.
  2. Bits of trapped dust or other foreign material that form imperfections in painted or varnished surfaces.
  3. One of the handles projecting from a scythe snath.
A cut made by snicking.
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  1. A cut made by snicking.
  2. A sharp clicking sound
  3. (Cricket) a small deflection of the ball off the side of the bat; often carries to the wicketkeeper for a catch
An amount that can be held between thumb and forefinger:
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  1. An amount that can be held between thumb and forefinger:
  2. An emergency situation:
  3. Difficulty or hardship:
The sense of what is proper, seemly, or least likely to give offense in a given social situation:
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  1. The sense of what is proper, seemly, or least likely to give offense in a given social situation:
  2. That one of the five senses that is stimulated by contact of a substance with the taste buds and is capable of distinguishing basically among sweet, sour, salt, and bitter: the flavor of any specific substance is usually recognized by its combined taste, smell, and texture
  3. This sense in combination with the senses of smell and touch, which together receive a sensation of a substance in the mouth.
Any bit or scrap
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  1. Any bit or scrap
  2. (Slang) A worthless, disgusting, or despicable person
  3. A very small piece broken off something; small particle or bit, esp. of bread, cake, etc.
(Uncountable) Utensils made from this particular kind of pewter.
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  1. (Uncountable) Utensils made from this particular kind of pewter.
  2. A kind of pewter of medium hardness
  3. Something of little value or importance; trivial thing, idea, etc.; paltry matter
A very small piece or amount; fragment; particle
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  1. A very small piece or amount; fragment; particle
  2. A long, narrow strip or piece made by cutting or tearing
A sheer incline, such as the face of a cliff:
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  1. A sheer incline, such as the face of a cliff:
  2. A thing like a drop in shape or size, as a pendent earring or a small piece of candy
  3. Anything that drops or is used for dropping or covering something, as a drop curtain or piece of theater scenery, a drop hammer, or a trapdoor
A very small bit; particle
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  1. A very small bit; particle
  2. A tiny amount; a bit:
Cover or shelter provided by interception by an object of the sun or its rays:
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  1. Cover or shelter provided by interception by an object of the sun or its rays:
  2. Light diminished in intensity as a result of the interception of the rays; partial darkness.
  3. Any of various devices used to reduce or screen light or heat:
A statement conveying information in an indirect fashion; a clue:
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  1. A statement conveying information in an indirect fashion; a clue:
  2. A small, barely detectable amount of.
  3. A slight indication of a fact, wish, etc.; indirect suggestion or piece of advice; intimation; covert allusion
A faint indication; a foreshadowing:
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  1. A faint indication; a foreshadowing:
  2. A dark area or shape made by an object blocking rays of light.
  3. An incipient growth of beard that makes the skin look darker.
A subtle or slight degree of difference, as in meaning, feeling, or tone; a gradation.
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  1. A subtle or slight degree of difference, as in meaning, feeling, or tone; a gradation.
  2. Expression or appreciation of subtle shades of meaning, feeling, or tone:
  3. A slight or delicate variation in tone, color, meaning, etc.; shade of difference
The ninth letter of the Greek alphabet (Ι, ι)
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  1. The ninth letter of the Greek alphabet (Ι, ι)
  2. A bank account that earns interest and pays it to a third party, generally a charity; the principal is typically being held in escrow by the accountholder.
  3. A very small amount; a bit:
A minute amount; an iota or trace.
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  1. A minute amount; an iota or trace.
  2. A spark; a flash.
  3. A particle; the least trace
(Physics) A body whose spatial extent and internal motion and structure, if any, are irrelevant in a specific problem.
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  1. (Physics) A body whose spatial extent and internal motion and structure, if any, are irrelevant in a specific problem.
  2. A very small or the smallest possible amount, trace, or degree:
  3. (Linguistics) An uninflected item that has grammatical function but does not clearly belong to one of the major parts of speech, such as up in He looked up the word or to in English infinitives.
The smallest bit; iota.
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  1. The smallest bit; iota.
  2. A trifling amount; the smallest bit
A faint hint or indication; small amount; trace
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  1. A faint hint or indication; small amount; trace
  2. The process by which an idea is brought to the mind through its connection or association with another idea already in the mind
  3. The sequential process by which one thought or mental image leads to another.
A characteristic way of doing things:
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  1. A characteristic way of doing things:
  2. A suggestion, hint, or tinge:
  3. A prospect for a loan or handout:
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  1. A surname​.
  2. The tiniest bit; an iota.
  3. A dot or other small mark used as a diacritic
The feeling or state of mind of a person who suspects
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  1. The feeling or state of mind of a person who suspects
  2. The state or feeling of having no confidence or certainty about something; distrust:
  3. The act or an instance of suspecting something on little or no evidence:
(Math.) The smallest of a specified set of real numbers
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  1. (Math.) The smallest of a specified set of real numbers
  2. The least possible quantity or degree.
  3. A sum of money set by a nightclub or restaurant as the least amount each patron must spend on food and drink.
(Computing) a textfile containing a relatively small amount of code, useless by itself, along with instructions for inserting that code into a larger codebase
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  1. (Computing) a textfile containing a relatively small amount of code, useless by itself, along with instructions for inserting that code into a larger codebase
  2. A tiny piece or part
  3. A small piece, scrap, or portion, specif. of information from a book, report, etc.
(Informal) A small amount; bit
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  1. (Informal) A small amount; bit
  2. A very small quantity or amount.
A similar sense in other animals, as insects' ability to perceive air-borne molecules with their antennae.
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  1. A similar sense in other animals, as insects' ability to perceive air-borne molecules with their antennae.
  2. A quality of something that is perceived by the sense of smell; an odor:
  3. That one of the five senses of the body by which a substance is perceived through the chemical stimulation of the olfactory nerves in the nasal cavity by particles given off by that substance
(Informal) A spot advertisement or announcement
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  1. (Informal) A spot advertisement or announcement
  2. A small area of different color or texture from the main area of which it is a part; often, a mark made by some foreign matter; stain, blot, speck, patch, etc.
  3. A mark on a surface differing sharply in color from its surroundings.
A thing, a document, or the testimony of a person that bears on the truth or falsity of an assertion made in litigation; the totality of such items introduced in a trial; the legal doctrines pertaining to the admission, use, and evaluation of such items. A thing, a document, or the testimony of a person that bears on the truth or falsity of an assertion made in litigation; the totality of such items introduced in a trial; the legal doctrines pertaining to the admission, use, and evaluation of such items.
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  1. A thing, a document, or the testimony of a person that bears on the truth or falsity of an assertion made in litigation; the totality of such items introduced in a trial; the legal doctrines pertaining to the admission, use, and evaluation of such items. A thing, a document, or the testimony of a person that bears on the truth or falsity of an assertion made in litigation; the totality of such items introduced in a trial; the legal doctrines pertaining to the admission, use, and evaluation of such items.
  2. A thing or set of things helpful in forming a conclusion or judgment:
  3. Something indicative; an indication or set of indications:
A path or track made by repeated passage or deliberately blazed
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  1. A path or track made by repeated passage or deliberately blazed
  2. A beamlike part of a gun carriage, which may be lowered to the ground to form a rear brace
  3. The scent of a person or animal:
An area, or its shape, which something affects, occupies, etc., as the space taken up by a computer, the coverage pattern of a communications satellite, etc.
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  1. An area, or its shape, which something affects, occupies, etc., as the space taken up by a computer, the coverage pattern of a communications satellite, etc.
  2. An impression or mark made by a foot or shoe, as in sand
  3. Space required by a piece of equipment. Eg: This computer has a smaller footprint.
(Idiomatic) To hunt for or locate; to search for; to find.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To hunt for or locate; to search for; to find.
To occur or be evident as a consequence; result:
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  1. To occur or be evident as a consequence; result:
  2. To be attentive to; pay close heed to:
  3. To act in agreement or compliance with; obey:
(Archaic) To make certain, definite, and precise.
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  1. (Archaic) To make certain, definite, and precise.
  2. To discover with certainty, as through examination or experimentation.
  3. To find out definitely; to discover or establish.
To decide or settle (a dispute, for example) conclusively and authoritatively.
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  1. To decide or settle (a dispute, for example) conclusively and authoritatively.
  2. To settle (a dispute, question, etc.) conclusively; decide
  3. To decide; resolve
To make a detailed inquiry or systematic examination.
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  1. To make a detailed inquiry or systematic examination.
  2. To observe or inquire into in detail; examine systematically:
  3. To search into so as to learn the facts; inquire into systematically
To make a sketch of; outline.
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  1. To make a sketch of; outline.
  2. To draw quickly or in outline
  3. To give a brief description of; outline
To draw or trace an outline of.
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  1. To draw or trace an outline of.
  2. To give the main features or various aspects of; summarize:
  3. To summarize something.
To follow as a model or pattern; imitate.
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  1. To follow as a model or pattern; imitate.
  2. (Informal) To provide (someone) with a copy of a specified document, text, etc.
  3. To include as an additional recipient of a written communication:
A mark or impression made in or on a surface by pressure:
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  1. A mark or impression made in or on a surface by pressure:
  2. Text, lettering, or other marks produced in ink from type as by a printing press or from digital fonts by an electronic printer:
  3. The pattern itself:
Athletic competition on such a course; track events.
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  1. Athletic competition on such a course; track events.
  2. Athletic sports performed on a track, as running, hurdling, etc.
  3. Track and field.
A path or track made by repeated passage or deliberately blazed
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  1. A path or track made by repeated passage or deliberately blazed
  2. The scent of a person or animal:
  3. A paved or maintained path or track, as for bicycling or hiking
Remaining fragments; surviving parts; ruins
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  1. Remaining fragments; surviving parts; ruins
  2. (Eccles.) The body or a body part of, or some object associated with, a saint, martyr, etc., kept and reverenced as a memorial, as in the Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox churches
  3. A corpse; remains.
The unpublished writings of a deceased author.
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  1. The unpublished writings of a deceased author.
  2. A corpse; specif., the parts or fragments of a dead body remaining after decomposition
  3. Ancient ruins or fossils.
A visible trace, evidence, or sign of something that once existed but exists or appears no more:
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  1. A visible trace, evidence, or sign of something that once existed but exists or appears no more:
  2. (Biol.) A degenerate, atrophied, or rudimentary organ or part, more fully developed or functional in an earlier stage of development of the individual or species
  3. A trace, mark, or sign of something that once existed but has passed away or disappeared
A momentary pause or rest:
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  1. A momentary pause or rest:
  2. Spirit or vitality:
  3. The capacity to breathe, especially in a natural and unlabored manner:
A short, fast run or race
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  1. A short, fast run or race
  2. In Morse and similar codes, the long sound or signal used in combination with the dot and silent intervals to represent letters or numbers.
  3. A spirited quality in action or style; verve.
(Folklore) A dead person's disembodied spirit, esp. when thought of as appearing to the living as a pale, shadowy apparition
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  1. (Folklore) A dead person's disembodied spirit, esp. when thought of as appearing to the living as a pale, shadowy apparition
  2. A faint, unwanted image, as:
  3. The spirit of a dead person, especially one that is believed to appear to the living in bodily form or to haunt specific locations.
Any of the fine, threadlike outgrowths from the skin of an animal or human being
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  1. Any of the fine, threadlike outgrowths from the skin of an animal or human being
  2. A slender growth resembling a mammalian hair, found on insects and other animals.
  3. A precise or exact degree:
A small, barely detectable amount of.
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  1. A small, barely detectable amount of.
  2. A slight indication of a fact, wish, etc.; indirect suggestion or piece of advice; intimation; covert allusion
  3. A barely perceptible amount:
The act of intimating
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  1. The act of intimating
  2. A formal announcement or declaration
  3. A hint; indirect suggestion
Likeness, similarity; the quality of being similar.
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  1. Likeness, similarity; the quality of being similar.
  2. A likeness, image, or representation
  3. Seeming; appearance; show; figure; form.
Dark shadows gathering at dusk:
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  1. Dark shadows gathering at dusk:
  2. Any of various devices used to reduce or screen light or heat:
  3. Degree of darkness of a color; gradation of a color with reference to its mixture with black
A dark area or shape made by an object blocking rays of light.
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  1. A dark area or shape made by an object blocking rays of light.
  2. The darkness or diminished light caused by the blocking of a light source:
  3. An incipient growth of beard that makes the skin look darker.
A line or long, thin mark; stripe or smear, generally differing in color or texture from the surrounding area
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  1. A line or long, thin mark; stripe or smear, generally differing in color or texture from the surrounding area
  2. A line, mark, smear, or band differentiated by color or texture from its surroundings.
  3. The characteristic color of a mineral after it has been ground into a powder. Because the streak of a mineral is not always the same as its natural color, it is a useful tool in mineral identification.
Something suggested:
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  1. Something suggested:
  2. The process by which an idea is brought to the mind through its connection or association with another idea already in the mind
  3. The sequential process by which one thought or mental image leads to another.
The condition of being suspected, especially of wrongdoing:
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  1. The condition of being suspected, especially of wrongdoing:
  2. The state or feeling of having no confidence or certainty about something; distrust:
  3. The act or an instance of suspecting something on little or no evidence:
An attitude or a style reflecting such ability or preferences on the part of a group of people of a particular time and place
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  1. An attitude or a style reflecting such ability or preferences on the part of a group of people of a particular time and place
  2. This sense in combination with the senses of smell and touch, which together receive a sensation of a substance in the mouth.
  3. The ability to notice, appreciate, and judge what is beautiful, appropriate, or harmonious, or what is excellent in art, music, decoration, clothing, etc.
A slight coloring; tint
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  1. A slight coloring; tint
  2. A small amount of a color incorporated or added.
  3. A slight trace, flavor, odor, etc.; smack; touch
A prospect for a loan or handout:
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  1. A prospect for a loan or handout:
  2. An ability to propel a ball a desired distance; control or accuracy:
  3. A sensation experienced in touching something with a characteristic texture:
A faint indication; hint; trace
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  1. A faint indication; hint; trace
  2. (Informal) A complete miss when attempting to hit something, as a golf ball, with a swinging motion
  3. A light puff or gust of air or wind; breath
A soft, rustling sound like a whisper
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  1. A soft, rustling sound like a whisper
  2. (Internet) A private message to an individual in a chat room.
  3. Soft speech produced without using the full voice.
Any of the long, bristly hairs growing on each side of the upper lip of a cat, rat, etc.; vibrissa
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  1. Any of the long, bristly hairs growing on each side of the upper lip of a cat, rat, etc.; vibrissa
  2. One of the long stiff tactile bristles or hairs that grow near the mouth and elsewhere on the head of most mammals; a vibrissa.
  3. The hair on a man's cheeks and chin.
(Film) To follow (a moving object or person) with a moving camera
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  1. (Film) To follow (a moving object or person) with a moving camera
  2. To run in the same (width) track
  3. To equip with a track.
To allow to drag or stream behind, as along the ground:
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  1. To allow to drag or stream behind, as along the ground:
  2. To move, walk, go along, etc. wearily, heavily, or slowly; crawl; drag
  3. To follow the tracks of; track
To defeat an opponent by a small margin.
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  1. To defeat an opponent by a small margin.
  2. To find something using ones sense of smell.
(Idiomatic) To hunt for or locate; to search for; to find.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To hunt for or locate; to search for; to find.
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