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A fastening made by looping a piece of string, rope, or something similar on itself and tightening it
“One lace had broken and been tied in a knot.”
A small tightly packed group of people
“Eleonore Riley is sitting in her favourite chair, a small knot of people around her.”
A knob, protuberance, or node in a stem, branch, or root
“It was a large majestic oak tree, and every knot and burl on it had a memory for me.”
Something that requires thought and skill for resolution
“… the situation involved so many legal knots that we decided to get a lawyer.”
“A pretty garden with knots of lavender.”
Fasten with a knot
“I would watch him shave and knot his tie every morning and remember thinking that it was how I wanted to look when I went to work.”
“I felt my stomach knot with apprehension.”
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