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Noun
A throw or a number thrown at dice
“When they have lost all their money they will play for their houses, their land, and their wives even, whose destiny often depends on a cast of the dice.”
Noun
The character of something
“This leads to a confusion about the philosophical cast of mind of most people who vote Democrat.”
Noun
A mould used to make an object by casting
“It is such a gratifying and easy task to chat about life and times using literary works as a basis, just as it is more gratifying and easier to copy from a plaster cast than to draw a living body.”
Noun
A slight squint
“She was short, with heavy thighs, bad legs, and a cast in one eye.”
Noun
A declaration that something will happen in the future
“… stock market analysts offered an optimistic cast for the coming year.”
Noun
An instance of looking especially briefly
“… a mischievous cast in his eye when we asked what our destination would be.”
Noun
Actors in performance
“The show is very amusing and the cast are excellent.”
Verb
To send through the air especially with a quick forward motion of the arm
“With that, she took the plunge into the Thames and was soon among her fellow athletes, bobbing along like beads cast into the water.”
Verb
To throw or give off
“The emotional meeting cast new light on the islanders' historic role and the impact their brief meeting with Kennedy had on their lives.”
Verb
Calculate
“At the end I asked her if I could cast her horoscope.”
Verb
Select for activity
“Was it scary when you realised you were cast as an actress who was called the most beautiful woman in the world?”
Verb
“The figures cast dancing shadows on the carpet.”
Verb
“Virtually all copper alloys can be cast successfully by the centrifugal casting process.”
Verb
“Fishermen cast their nets into the sea.”
Verb
“Her touch, the hint - no more than that - of her body against mine, and the looks she occasionally cast up at me were all utterly, utterly feminine.”
Verb
“Reaching the age of eighteen was quite significant for me, as it allowed me the opportunity to cast my first parliamentary vote.”
Verb
“Lice seen on chairs, pillows, and hats are dead, sick, or elderly or are cast skins of lice - these cannot infect a person.”
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