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A small, often slightly raised blemish on the skin made dark by a high concentration of melanin
“Melanoma first appears as a mole or skin discoloration.”
A spy who gradually achieves an important position within the security defences of a country
“The police and the Triads plant a young mole in the other's camp, each of which rises to a position of influence over a period of years.”
A small burrowing mammal with dark velvety fur, a long muzzle, and very small eyes, feeding mainly on worms, grubs, and other invertebrates
“After I'd mowed the other day, a mole burrowed just under the surface of the lawn, leaving mounds of dirt and raised tunnel-bumps all over the place.”
A large solid structure on a shore serving as a pier, breakwater, or causeway
“He ordered that a huge mole be built across the harbour at La Rochelle which made any Huguenot attempt to land supplies impossible.”
A person who provides information about another's wrongdoing
One who digs
A stone bulwark forming a haven or harbour
A soldier or other person sent out ahead of a main force so as to gather information about the enemy's position, strength, or movements
A headland or promontory
A small, hard, benign growth on the skin, caused by a virus
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