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a moment of sudden and great revelation or realization.
(informal) a complaint or grievance (e.g, a _ with public education)
strike (a hard surface) with a series of rapid audible blows, especially in order to attract attention (e.g, _ at the door)
implies technical disputes over minor, marginal issues conducted while more important ones are being overlooked. The word has its origins in Parkinson’s Law of Triviality.
no longer fashionable; out of date.
a deadlock between two equally matched opponents in a dispute or conflict; any situation or disposition of forces that counterbalances or neutralizes (_ with the guards).
a situation, typically one involving opposing parties, in which no progress can be made (nuclear _)
crowd together; nestle closely (e.g, _ together for warmth)
do or handle something clumsily (e.g, she _d with the lock)
(of a bird or other winged creature) fly unsteadily or hover by flapping the wings quickly and lightly (e.g, butterflies _ing in the garden)
make (information) known (e.g, _ knowledge)
an activity involving skill in making things by hand (e.g, _ of cobbling)
the faculty or power of using one's will (e.g, concious _)
not in a straight or level position (hat was slightly _).
bend one's head and body in fear or apprehension or in a servile manner (e.g, _ away from the blow)
diminish gradually in size, amount, or strength (e.g, traffic _d to a trickle)
a strong wind, specifically one of force seven to ten on the Beaufort scale or from 45 to 90 kilometres per hour (e.g, howling _ outside)
(of ground, water, conditions, etc.) presenting hidden or unpredictable dangers. (e.g, _ currents)
(Brit) a regulation made by a local authority or corporation.