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Noun
A person's emotional, visceral self
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A part of a deceased holy person's body or belongings kept as an object of reverence
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Structure of bones in animate being or supports in an object
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A brief written or spoken account or description, giving only basic details
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A specialist in internal medicine, especially as opposed to a surgeon
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A cube with numbers or symbols on each side and used in games of chance
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The meeting of fists as a social gesture, equivalent to a high-five
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A person's body with reference to its size or build
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Plural for a composite material making up the skeleton of most vertebrates
“Sometime during the 1800s, Calvin Corey found a large bone, believed to be from either a mastodon or a whale, on his farm in the swamp area across the road from the Potts Site.”
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Plural for an affection or proclivity for a person, activity or thing
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“He's not interested in being the boss, being famous, or making a pot of money. There's not a competitive bone in his body.”
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(usually "bones") Plural for a person's emotional, visceral self
“Deep in my bone, I know why this happened.”
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(slang) Plural for a U.S. dollar
“Ben had lost everything. He barely had a bone to his name, and he was desperate.”
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(bone to pick) Plural for a grievance, especially one that has been raised with someone in particular
“All her students are fighters in her army, which meant if someone had a bone to pick with Scathach, they had a bone to pick with you.”
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Plural for the uppermost portion of the foot and lowermost portion of the leg, which contain this skeletal joint
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Plural for the bone of the lower jaw
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(confrontational or angry) Plural for an exchange of diverging or opposite views
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Plural for the holding or expression of opinions at variance with those commonly or officially held
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Plural for the row of bony segments that surround and protect the spinal cord
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To prepare food, especially by removing the bone or bones from
“Skin and bone the salmon, then cut it about seven inches in length.”
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To steal something
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To engage in carnal activity
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To tease, typically in a good-natured way
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Annoy or provoke in an unkind way
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To make smooth, glossy or shiny by rubbing, cleaning, or grinding
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