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Noun
Fine, dry powder consisting of tiny particles of earth or waste matter
“The shuttle drifted overhead again, raising another whirling storm of dust and gravel.”
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Solid ground, as represented by the organic matter that it is made out of
“The ground shook so badly that men were knocked off their feet and rolled in the dust like ninepins.”
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Unwanted or unusable material, substances, or by-products
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“The entire landscape of the league has changed, and we are forced to sift through the dust that is now settling.”
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A substance, such as mud or dust, that soils someone or something
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Fine, dry particles produced by the grinding, crushing, or disintegration of a solid substance
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An act of sweeping or clearing away with a brush or with one's hand
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Any soft downy substance, especially the fur or feathers of a young mammal or bird
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Going-over
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A heated argument or disagreement, typically about a trivial issue and between people who are usually on good term
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A very small or insignificant amount
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The dead body of a person or animal
Verb
To cover lightly with a powdered substance
“Maybe I should just dust myself with a bit of self-raising flour to give myself that home baking look.”
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To clean by removing dust from
“You were supposed to dust my bookshelves, wash the windows, and clean the carpets twice a week.”
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To comprehensively defeat
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To sprinkle something over
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To make smooth, glossy or shiny by rubbing, cleaning, or grinding
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To free from dust
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To crush into fine particles
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To destroy complete or erase from existence
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To sprinkle with fine particles
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To sprinkle with or as if with a shower
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To move or proceed very quickly
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To give new life to, or to restore to a healthy condition
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To deceive or cheat
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Adjective
Of a color as of dark wood or rich soil
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