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Noun
A form of exercise in which weights are lifted
Verb
Present participle for raise to a higher position or level
“When the cure was complete, the probe was raised to lift the entire cell wall above the water level.”
Verb
Present participle for to revoke or cancel
“He is also asking the Treasury to cancel the currency fluctuation bands and to lift the restrictions on the issue of short-term debt certificates.”
Verb
Present participle for steal
“The grey sports car was parked on Masonfield Crescent when burglars broke in to lift the keys and make their getaway in the early hours on Saturday.”
Verb
Present participle for promote, improve
“The idea was to lift the neediest children out of the cycle of poverty by helping them and their parents, all too often their lone mothers.”
Verb
Present participle for transport by air
“She was discovered by two men, who moved her on a sofa to higher ground, where she waited for a helicopter to lift her to hospital.”
Verb
“This is powerful, tender, big-hearted and dangerously exciting music that's fit to lift the spirits and raise parties from the dead.”
Verb
Present participle for to disappear or disperse
“The dark and dirge-like clouds lift for a few rays of petrified beauty in melodies or in single, sustaining piano notes, achieving a smooth, even balance.”
Verb
“Farmers can now produce two crops of new potatoes, by re-planting when they lift the first crop.”
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“Before he climbed into the back seat, he turned to the house and lifted his voice to its full volume.”
Verb
“Designers themselves lift for different purposes, depending on the work at hand.”
Noun
Noun
The fraudulent conversion of property from a property owner
Noun
The unlawful taking of personal property as an attempt to deprive the legal owner of it permanently
Noun
Copying of another's written work
Verb
To be triggering enthusiasm or eagerness
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