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To throw or launch something in a given direction
“He told himself that he was Gobernator of the depths, of the waves that dig up the mud of humanity to cast it into the heavens.”
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To diffuse, radiate or give off
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“The light of the sun would cast light on the wings of the golden cherubim on the mercy seat.”
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To select or designate for a role or activity
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“Was it intimidating when they decided to cast you as an actress who was called the most beautiful woman in the world?”
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To shape (metal or other material) by pouring it into a mold while molten
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“The system uses electric channel-induction induction heating with rammed ceramic lined furnaces to melt, hold and cast the copper.”
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To create or prepare methodically
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“It's more likely that we'll fly into a panic than calmly assess the situation and cast a plan to deal with the problem.”
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To lay or spread out
“We met in the gloom of the dining room where he gently cast the blanket over my shoulders with all the concern of a loving father.”
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To direct a particular kind of look or facial expression
“Helga would cast a look of revulsion at Don after having her dreams shattered.”
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To register (a vote)
“Reaching the age of eighteen allowed me the opportunity to cast my first vote.”
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To shed (skin or horns) in the process of growth
“When about to cast its skin, it ceases to eat, raises the forepart of the body slightly, and remains in perfect repose.”
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To calculate and record the details of
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“It contains the blank forms, charts, and instructions on how to cast your own natal chart.”
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Catch or try to catch fish, typically by using a net or hook and line
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Put on a public performance
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To make contact or communication with
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To view or represent someone or something in a conventional, formulaic and oversimplified manner
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To focus on, usually of one's vision or thoughts
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To view intently
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To begin a voyage
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To arrange for something to belong to, or be officially controlled by, somebody else
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To slap with the hand in a jovial manner
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(arithmetic) To round (a number) to the smallest integer that is not less than it
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To refuse or be unwilling to accept or do something
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To throw away (something unwanted or useless)
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Voluntarily cease to keep or claim; give up
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To unload or discharge, typically cargo
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(of light or an image) To bend back or mirror
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Seek something desired by indirectly prompting someone to offer it
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To impress a pattern or mark on (a surface, object, or document) using an engraved or inked block or die
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(informal) To have gotten rid off
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To illuminate
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To have produced or brought about
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An act or instance of throwing something
“His cast of the first stone was frowned upon as he was far from without sin.”
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The character of something
“This leads to confusion in regards to the philosophical cast of mind of those who vote for the radical candidate.”
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The visible shape or configuration of something
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“He was enamored by the lovely cast of her dainty features.”
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One's facial expression or features
“A sad cast filled Glinyeu's face that appeared to weigh him down.”
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A mold used to make an object by casting
“It is more gratifying and easier to copy from a plaster cast than to draw a living body.”
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A (usually physical) copy or representation of something
“His most famous work was a cast of The Apotheosis of Prince Eugene of Savoy.”
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A slight squint
“She was short, with heavy thighs, bad legs, and a cast in one eye.”
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A quick or furtive look
“With someone as gorgeous a Rachael walking by, the temptation to throw a cast in her direction would clearly be too big to resist!”
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Actors in performance
“The show is very amusing, and the cast is excellent.”
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A method of foretelling the future
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The mental and moral qualities distinctive to an individual or group
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A trace of a colour
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The quality or nature of something
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The social, non-verbal behaviors that are characteristic of a person
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A group of musicians, actors, or dancers who perform together
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Team list
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Organic remains of a previous time
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Casting or artefact
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A container designed to hold or protect something
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All the people employed by a particular organization
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A three-dimensional work of art, usually created by sculpting, carving, molding, or casting
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A group of people or things brought together for a particular purpose, especially the members of a sports team or a group of musicians or other entertainers
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A close look at, or over, someone or something to make a judgment
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The process or manifestation of objectifying (something)
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One who performs for, or entertains, an audience
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A coincidental occurrence
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Hard, ferrous metal
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A light coating or quick application of something, especially paint
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A strip of woven material used to bind up a wound or to protect an injured part of the body
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A mark impressed on a surface
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Scattered
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Cast previously in another location
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Superficially attractive yet artificial or false