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The end of a normal gestation period:
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  1. The end of a normal gestation period:
  2. Language of a certain kind; chosen words:
  3. A point in time at which something ends; termination:
Representation or repute, as opposed to reality:
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  1. Representation or repute, as opposed to reality:
  2. A distinguished reputation:
  3. A reputation:
A putting into words or representing in language
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  1. A putting into words or representing in language
  2. The act of expressing, conveying, or representing in words, art, music, or movement; a manifestation:
  3. A particular word, phrase, or sentence
The act of designating; a marking or pointing out.
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  1. The act of designating; a marking or pointing out.
  2. A pointing out; indication
  3. A distinguishing name, title, etc.
An idea or thought, esp. a generalized idea of a thing or class of things; abstract notion
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  1. An idea or thought, esp. a generalized idea of a thing or class of things; abstract notion
  2. A general idea or understanding of something:
  3. A plan or original idea:
A word or term; esp., a word regarded as a unit of sounds or letters rather than as a unit of meaning
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  1. A word or term; esp., a word regarded as a unit of sounds or letters rather than as a unit of meaning
The act of uttering; vocal expression.
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  1. The act of uttering; vocal expression.
  2. The power or style of speaking
  3. That which is uttered; esp., a word or words uttered, whether written or spoken
Any auditory effect that is distinctive or characteristic of its source; identifiable noise, tone, vocal utterance, etc.
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  1. Any auditory effect that is distinctive or characteristic of its source; identifiable noise, tone, vocal utterance, etc.
  2. The distinctive character of such an articulation:
  3. The strait that separates Zealand (an island of Denmark) from Scania (part of Sweden); also sometimes called by the Danish name, Øresund.
The study of the theory and practice of oral expression and communication
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  1. The study of the theory and practice of oral expression and communication
  2. The act of speaking; expression or communication of thoughts and feelings by spoken words
  3. What is spoken or expressed, as in conversation; uttered or written words:
A particular style of speech; phraseology
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  1. A particular style of speech; phraseology
  2. A particular word, phrase, or expression, especially one that is used by a particular person or group.
  3. A word, phrase, or expression
(Linguistics) A morpheme that can carry meaning on its own, and does not require a prefix, suffix, or infix it give it meaning.
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  1. (Linguistics) A morpheme that can carry meaning on its own, and does not require a prefix, suffix, or infix it give it meaning.
The fundamental unit of the lexicon of a language. Find, finds, found, and finding are forms of the English lexeme find.
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  1. The fundamental unit of the lexicon of a language. Find, finds, found, and finding are forms of the English lexeme find.
  2. (Linguis.) A word or stem that is a meaningful unit in a language and coincides with the abstract unit underlying a given set of inflected forms
A promise or agreement
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  1. A promise or agreement
  2. A solemn binding promise to do, give, or refrain from doing something:
  3. A person who has been accepted for membership in a fraternity or similar organization and has promised to join but has not yet been initiated.
The state of being emotionally or intellectually devoted, as to a belief, a course of action, or another person:
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  1. The state of being emotionally or intellectually devoted, as to a belief, a course of action, or another person:
  2. An order, especially one from a court, directing that a person be taken to and placed in the care or custody of a hospital, mental health facility, prison, or similar institution.
  3. Dedication to a long-term course of action; engagement; involvement
The words or formula of such a declaration or promise.
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  1. The words or formula of such a declaration or promise.
  2. The irreverent or profane use of the name of God or of a sacred thing to express anger or emphasize a statement
  3. A solemn swearing to the truth of statements delivered orally and/or in written form. Making of false statements while under oath may result in prosecution for perjury. An affidavit is a written oath. See also affirmation. A solemn swearing to the truth of statements delivered orally and/or in written form. Making of false statements while under oath may result in prosecution for perjury. An affidavit is a written oath. See also affirmation.
Pledged word; solemn promise; oath
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  1. Pledged word; solemn promise; oath
A statement or account brought in and presented, often for publication
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  1. A statement or account brought in and presented, often for publication
  2. A spoken or written account of an event, usually presented in detail:
  3. A formal account of the proceedings or transactions of a group:
New information about anything; information previously unknown
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  1. New information about anything; information previously unknown
  2. Information about recent events or happenings, especially as reported by means of newspapers, websites, radio, television, and other forms of media.
  3. A presentation of such information, as in a newspaper or on a newscast:
Knowledge acquired in any manner; facts; data; learning; lore
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  1. Knowledge acquired in any manner; facts; data; learning; lore
  2. A person or agency answering questions as a service to others
  3. The act of informing or the condition of being informed; communication of knowledge:
Opinion about what could or should be done about a situation or problem; counsel.
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  1. Opinion about what could or should be done about a situation or problem; counsel.
  2. Letter of advice
  3. Information or report
A statement made or read before a gathering:
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  1. A statement made or read before a gathering:
  2. The chief idea or theme that a speaker, writer, etc. seeks to communicate
  3. A usually short communication transmitted by words, signals, or other means from one person, station, or group to another:
The ability to acquire, understand, and use knowledge:
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  1. The ability to acquire, understand, and use knowledge:
  2. An agency or organization whose purpose is to gather such information:
  3. News or information
The act of making known publicly.
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  1. The act of making known publicly.
  2. The content which is announced.
  3. A broadcast message, especially a program note or commercial.
A basis or ground:
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  1. A basis or ground:
  2. In business, a particular client or customer. See also joint account.
  3. A report relating to one's conduct:
Empty speech or unnecessary discussion:
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  1. Empty speech or unnecessary discussion:
  2. Something, such as the sounds of animals, felt to resemble human talk:
  3. Hearsay, rumor, or speculation:
(--- Music) A short preliminary passage in a larger movement or work.
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  1. (--- Music) A short preliminary passage in a larger movement or work.
  2. Something spoken, written, or otherwise presented in beginning or introducing something, especially:
  3. Anything introduced, or brought into use, knowledge, or fashion
The thing stated; account, declaration, assertion, etc.
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  1. The thing stated; account, declaration, assertion, etc.
  2. A declaration of fact or an allegation by a witness; a piece of sworn testimony. See also closing statement, evidence, and opening statement. A declaration of fact or an allegation by a witness; a piece of sworn testimony. See also closing statement, evidence, and opening statement.
  3. A formal oral or written declaration, especially with regard to facts or claims:
The writings collected as the Bible.
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  1. The writings collected as the Bible.
  2. A Bible passage
  3. A sacred writing or book.
(Proper) The Bible: among Jews, the Pentateuch, the Prophets, and the Hagiographa; among Christians, the Old and New Testaments
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  1. (Proper) The Bible: among Jews, the Pentateuch, the Prophets, and the Hagiographa; among Christians, the Old and New Testaments
(Philosophy) In pre-Socratic philosophy, the principle governing the cosmos, the source of this principle, or human reasoning about the cosmos.
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  1. (Philosophy) In pre-Socratic philosophy, the principle governing the cosmos, the source of this principle, or human reasoning about the cosmos.
  2. (Christianity) In Saint John's Gospel, especially in the prologue (1:1–14), the creative word of God, which is itself God and incarnate in Jesus.
  3. (Proper) In classical Greek philosophy, reason regarded as constituting the controlling principle of the universe and as being manifested by speech
Doctrines, tenets, or beliefs, collectively
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  1. Doctrines, tenets, or beliefs, collectively
  2. A doctrine or a corpus of doctrines relating to matters such as morality and faith, set forth in an authoritative manner by a religion.
  3. A doctrine; tenet; belief
The act of expressing, conveying, or representing in words, art, music, or movement; a manifestation:
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  1. The act of expressing, conveying, or representing in words, art, music, or movement; a manifestation:
  2. A putting into words or representing in language
  3. A particular word, phrase, or sentence
A particular style of speech; phraseology
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  1. A particular style of speech; phraseology
  2. A particular word, phrase, or expression, especially one that is used by a particular person or group.
  3. A word, phrase, or expression
Language of a certain kind; chosen words:
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  1. Language of a certain kind; chosen words:
  2. A point in time at which something ends; termination:
  3. The end of a normal gestation period:
The act of one who says
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  1. The act of one who says
  2. A proverb or maxim; something often said.
The thing stated; account, declaration, assertion, etc.
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  1. The thing stated; account, declaration, assertion, etc.
  2. A declaration of fact or an allegation by a witness; a piece of sworn testimony. See also closing statement, evidence, and opening statement. A declaration of fact or an allegation by a witness; a piece of sworn testimony. See also closing statement, evidence, and opening statement.
  3. A formal oral or written declaration, especially with regard to facts or claims:
The ability to speak.
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  1. The ability to speak.
  2. That which is uttered; esp., a word or words uttered, whether written or spoken
  3. Something uttered or expressed; a statement.
The technology employed in transmitting messages.
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  1. The technology employed in transmitting messages.
  2. A network of routes for sending messages and transporting troops and supplies.
  3. A message so exchanged, imparted, or transmitted.
The substance of such a communication; the point or points conveyed:
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  1. The substance of such a communication; the point or points conveyed:
  2. A communication passed or sent by speech, in writing, by signals, etc.
  3. An inspired communication, as of a prophet or philosopher
Freedom from doubt; certainty about something:
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  1. Freedom from doubt; certainty about something:
  2. Something said or done to inspire confidence, as a promise, positive statement, etc.; guarantee
  3. A promise or guarantee, an act that inspires confidence.
(Theol.) The promise made by God to humanity and the relationship it established, as described in the Bible
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  1. (Theol.) The promise made by God to humanity and the relationship it established, as described in the Bible
  2. In the Bible, a divine promise establishing or modifying God's relationship to humanity or to a particular group.
  3. An implied promise that is incidental to a contract or deed.
The action of engaging or the state of being engaged:
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  1. The action of engaging or the state of being engaged:
  2. A promise; pledge
  3. The condition of being in gear:
Something that assures a particular outcome or condition:
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  1. Something that assures a particular outcome or condition:
  2. A written declaration that a certain product will be fit for a purpose and work correctly.
  3. A promise or assurance, especially one given in writing, that attests to the quality or durability of a product or service.
A promise to be answerable for the debt or obligation of another in the event of nonpayment or nonperformance.
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  1. A promise to be answerable for the debt or obligation of another in the event of nonpayment or nonperformance.
  2. A guarantee to perform something in a specified way.
  3. A guarantee serving to assure a particular outcome or condition.
A solemn binding promise to do, give, or refrain from doing something:
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  1. A solemn binding promise to do, give, or refrain from doing something:
  2. A person who has been accepted for membership in a fraternity or similar organization and has promised to join but has not yet been initiated.
  3. A promise or agreement
A condition or state of affairs; esp., now, an awkward, sad, or dangerous situation
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  1. A condition or state of affairs; esp., now, an awkward, sad, or dangerous situation
  2. A pledge
  3. A situation, especially a bad or unfortunate one.
A declaration assuring that one will or will not do something; a vow.
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  1. A declaration assuring that one will or will not do something; a vow.
  2. An avowal to do something or to refrain from doing something, conveyed in such a way as to assure another that it will be done, and that can be considered binding. An avowal to do something or to refrain from doing something, conveyed in such a way as to assure another that it will be done, and that can be considered binding.
  3. Indication of something favorable to come; expectation:
A solemn promise or pledge, esp. one made to God or a god, dedicating oneself to an act, service, or way of life
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  1. A solemn promise or pledge, esp. one made to God or a god, dedicating oneself to an act, service, or way of life
  2. An earnest promise to perform a specified act or behave in a certain manner, especially a solemn promise to live and act in accordance with the rules of a religious order:
  3. A solemn promise of love and fidelity
In commercial and property law, a warrant also refers to a guarantee that a property being sold or transferred meets certain specified criteria.
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  1. In commercial and property law, a warrant also refers to a guarantee that a property being sold or transferred meets certain specified criteria.
  2. An option issued by a company granting the holder the right to buy certain securities, generally common stock, at a specified price and usually for a limited time
  3. An option to buy stock at a specified price from an issuing company.
Pledged word; solemn promise; oath
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  1. Pledged word; solemn promise; oath
An authoritative command.
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  1. An authoritative command.
  2. An urgent request:
  3. An order, command, or request
That which one is bidden to do; a command.
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  1. That which one is bidden to do; a command.
  2. Bids considered as a group, as at an auction or in card games:
  3. A command or request
Instruction or command, esp. instruction in points of law given by a judge to a jury
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  1. Instruction or command, esp. instruction in points of law given by a judge to a jury
  2. The command to attack:
  3. An order, command, or injunction.
(Comput.) A request entered by means of a keyboard, mouse, etc. to have a particular function performed
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  1. (Comput.) A request entered by means of a keyboard, mouse, etc. to have a particular function performed
  2. The post where the person in command is stationed
  3. An order; direction; mandate
The act of commanding; exercise of authority.
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  1. The act of commanding; exercise of authority.
  2. Something that must be obeyed; a command or edict.
  3. An authoritative command or order; mandate; precept; specif., any of the Ten Commandments
A guiding principle:
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  1. A guiding principle:
  2. An authoritative command
  3. A guiding principle or requirement
The course along which a person or thing is moving or must move to reach a destination:
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  1. The course along which a person or thing is moving or must move to reach a destination:
  2. The management, supervision, or guidance of a group or operation:
  3. An authoritative order or command
An order or instruction, especially one issued by an authority.
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  1. An order or instruction, especially one issued by an authority.
  2. A general instruction or order issued authoritatively
A writ or order from a court prohibiting a person or group from carrying out a given action, or ordering a given action to be done
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  1. A writ or order from a court prohibiting a person or group from carrying out a given action, or ordering a given action to be done
  2. (Law) A court order requiring a party to refrain from doing a particular act or to do a particular act.
  3. That which is enjoined; an order; a mandate; a decree; a command; a precept; a direction.
Imparted knowledge:
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  1. Imparted knowledge:
  2. An authoritative direction to be obeyed; an order:
  3. A command or order
An authoritative order or command, esp. a written one
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  1. An authoritative order or command, esp. a written one
  2. A court’s order directing a lower court or judicial officer to perform a particular action.
  3. The wishes of constituents expressed to a representative, legislature, etc., as through an election and regarded as an order
A style of building:
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  1. A style of building:
  2. A command, direction, or instruction, usually backed by authority
  3. A sequence or arrangement of successive things:
Opinion about what could or should be done about a situation or problem; counsel.
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  1. Opinion about what could or should be done about a situation or problem; counsel.
  2. Letter of advice
  3. Information communicated; news:
An agency or organization whose purpose is to gather such information:
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  1. An agency or organization whose purpose is to gather such information:
  2. The ability to learn or understand from experience; ability to acquire and retain knowledge; mental ability
  3. News or information
Any person or thing thought to merit special attention in such reports
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  1. Any person or thing thought to merit special attention in such reports
  2. Information about recent events or happenings, especially as reported by means of newspapers, websites, radio, television, and other forms of media.
  3. A presentation of such information, as in a newspaper or on a newscast:
(Usually in the plural) news; new information
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  1. (Usually in the plural) news; new information
Current, esp. confidential, information
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  1. Current, esp. confidential, information
  2. A thick-handled cuplike utensil for dispensing balls of ice cream or other semisoft food, often having a sweeping band in the cup that is levered by the thumb to free the contents.
  3. Such a news item
Trivial, chatty talk or writing.
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  1. Trivial, chatty talk or writing.
  2. A person who chatters or repeats idle talk and rumors, esp. about the private affairs of others
  3. Rumor or talk of a personal, sensational, or intimate nature.
  1. Idle talk; gossip.
  2. Spiritual relationship or affinity; gossiprede; special intimacy.
  3. Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(Law) evidence: an out-of-court statement offered in court for the truth of the matter asserted; normally inadmissible because not subject to cross-examination, unless the hearsay statement falls under one of the many exceptions
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  1. (Law) evidence: an out-of-court statement offered in court for the truth of the matter asserted; normally inadmissible because not subject to cross-examination, unless the hearsay statement falls under one of the many exceptions
  2. Unverified information heard or received from another; rumor.
  3. (Law) evidence based on the reports of others rather than on personal knowledge; normally inadmissible because not made under oath
A spoken or written account of an event, usually presented in detail:
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  1. A spoken or written account of an event, usually presented in detail:
  2. A formal account of the proceedings or transactions of a group:
  3. An explosive noise:
General talk not based on definite knowledge; mere gossip; hearsay
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  1. General talk not based on definite knowledge; mere gossip; hearsay
  2. A piece of unverified information of uncertain origin usually spread by word of mouth.
  3. An unconfirmed report, story, or statement in general circulation
Spreading gossip or rumor.
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  1. Spreading gossip or rumor.
Petty gossip; trivial talk.
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  1. Petty gossip; trivial talk.
  2. Petty, idle gossip
  3. An idle, trifling talker; a gossip.
A drinking fountain on a ship.
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  1. A drinking fountain on a ship.
  2. (Nautical) A cask on a ship used to hold the day's supply of drinking water.
  3. (Slang) Gossip; rumor.
A summary or short statement of the plot or subject of a literary work.
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  1. A summary or short statement of the plot or subject of a literary work.
  2. (--- Archaic) A reason or matter for dispute or contention:
  3. A discussion in which there is disagreement; dispute; debate
(Archaic) A skirmish or quarrel
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  1. (Archaic) A skirmish or quarrel
  2. An angry quarrel; a squabble.
  3. A small wooden vessel made of staves and hoops, like a tub.
A disagreement or state of opposition:
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  1. A disagreement or state of opposition:
  2. A violent conflict or confrontation.
  3. A loud, harsh noise, such as that made by two metal objects in collision.
A striving to win in competition; rivalry:
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  1. A striving to win in competition; rivalry:
  2. A statement or point that one argues for as true or valid
  3. The act of contending; strife, struggle, controversy, dispute, quarrel, etc.
The act or practice of engaging in such disputes:
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  1. The act or practice of engaging in such disputes:
  2. In constitutional law, an actual, definite, and concrete dispute over legal rights between parties with adverse interests wherein one party is seeking an adjudication of the dispute and specific relief of a conclusive nature. Also called case or controversy requirement. See also adversary proceeding.
  3. A quarrel or dispute
Deliberation; consideration:
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  1. Deliberation; consideration:
  2. A discussion involving opposing points; an argument.
  3. Discussion or consideration of opposing reasons; argument about or deliberation on a question
A troublesome or embarrassing state of affairs, especially of financial affairs:
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  1. A troublesome or embarrassing state of affairs, especially of financial affairs:
  2. Something not easily done, accomplished, comprehended, or solved:
  3. The condition or quality of being difficult:
A failure or refusal to agree.
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  1. A failure or refusal to agree.
  2. Failure to agree; difference; incongruity; discrepancy
  3. A quarrel or dispute
(Obs.) A fight
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  1. (Obs.) A fight
  2. A disputing; argument; debate
  3. A verbal controversy; a debate.
Any struggle, contest, or quarrel
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  1. Any struggle, contest, or quarrel
  2. A confrontation between opposing groups in which each attempts to harm or gain power over the other, as with bodily force or weapons.
  3. A quarrel or conflict:
A controversial argument, especially one refuting or attacking a specific opinion or doctrine.
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  1. A controversial argument, especially one refuting or attacking a specific opinion or doctrine.
  2. A person engaged in or inclined to controversy, argument, or refutation.
  3. An argument or controversial discussion
A reason for a dispute or argument:
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  1. A reason for a dispute or argument:
  2. A dispute or disagreement, esp. one marked by anger and deep resentment
  3. An angry dispute; an altercation.
(Printing) Matter that is added to a text.
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  1. (Printing) Matter that is added to a text.
  2. A quarrel or argument.
  3. (Informal) A quarrel, fight, etc.
A gaiterlike covering for the instep and ankle, usually of heavy cloth
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  1. A gaiterlike covering for the instep and ankle, usually of heavy cloth
  2. A larva of an oyster or similar bivalve that has settled by attaching to a surface.
  3. (Informal) A brief, petty quarrel or dispute
A noisy quarrel, often about a trivial matter.
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  1. A noisy quarrel, often about a trivial matter.
  2. A noisy, petty quarrel or dispute; wrangle
A petty quarrel.
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  1. A petty quarrel.
  2. A slight quarrel; spat
  3. A little drink of weak liquor or punch
The act of wrangling.
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  1. The act of wrangling.
  2. An angry, noisy argument or dispute.
A troublesome situation
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  1. A troublesome situation
  2. Trouble; bother.
  3. An argument or a fight.
Any of a genus (Rheum) of perennial, large-leaved plants of the buckwheat family; esp., the domestic pieplant (R. rhaponticum), having large, cordate leaf blades borne on long, thick stalks: the stalks are cooked into a sauce or baked in pies, but the blades are poisonous
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  1. Any of a genus (Rheum) of perennial, large-leaved plants of the buckwheat family; esp., the domestic pieplant (R. rhaponticum), having large, cordate leaf blades borne on long, thick stalks: the stalks are cooked into a sauce or baked in pies, but the blades are poisonous
  2. A preparation made from the dried rhizomes and roots of any of several plants of the genus Rheum, especially R. palmatum or R. officinale of East Asia, used as a laxative.
  3. (Informal) A quarrel, fight, or heated discussion.
(Informal) An argument or altercation.
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  1. (Informal) An argument or altercation.
  2. An intertwisted, confused mass of things, as string, branches, etc.; snarl
  3. (Informal) A fight, quarrel, or argument
To put in specific or particular words; phrase; express
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  1. To put in specific or particular words; phrase; express
  2. To lay or put on or as on a couch, as to sleep
  3. (Archaic) To put in a layer
To get by pressure; elicit by force; extort
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  1. To get by pressure; elicit by force; extort
  2. To send by express
  3. To put into words; represent by language; state
To work out or form in one's mind; devise, develop, contrive, etc.
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  1. To work out or form in one's mind; devise, develop, contrive, etc.
  2. To express in systematic terms or concepts.
  3. To reduce to, or express in, a formula; to put in a clear and definite form of statement or expression.
(Music) To divide (a passage) into phrases.
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  1. (Music) To divide (a passage) into phrases.
  2. (Music) To perform a passage with the correct phrasing.
  3. To express in a certain way, as by selecting particular words to make a phrase
To force the purchase of (a stock or commodity) by exercising a put option.
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  1. To force the purchase of (a stock or commodity) by exercising a put option.
  2. To adapt:
  3. (Sports) To hurl with an overhand pushing motion:
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