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Noun
A large hole in the ground
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“Below, the stream tumbles noisily into a large pit broken by an enormous spike of rock.”
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A hollow or indentation in a surface
“Blood gushed from a deep pit in his shoulder and several jagged cuts were gouged in his torso, soaking his ceremonial robe to his skin.”
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The stone of a fruit
“I raise my face, even as a peach pit hits my forehead.”
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A coal mine
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Bottom or depths
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A small mark or flaw which spoils the appearance of something
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Ditch, channel dug in earth
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A thing that is irregular in form or nature
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A point far below the surface
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A hole sunk in the ground, usually serving as a source of water or fluids
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Pilot compartment
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A pit or covered cistern used to collect sewage and waste water
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An enclosure where pigs are kept
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Picture house
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A continuing state of great pain, torment or unhappiness
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A place where people meet in secret, typically to engage in an illicit activity
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A brief downward slope followed by an upward one
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Arena for recreation or spectating
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A large room or building for indoor sports
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The cavity beneath the junction of the arm and shoulder
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Commodities market
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A hidden or unsuspected danger or difficulty
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An object for holding or transporting something
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A hole dug in the ground to receive a coffin or dead body
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An artificial underground passage, especially one built through a hill or under a building, road, or river
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(the deep) The midst or depth of something
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Make a hollow or indentation in the surface of
“By pitting metal surfaces, it provides a habitat for scale and bacteria to form.”
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Oppose, play off
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To blemish, scratch, or stain with a mark
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To remove seed or seeds from
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To bring into competition or conflict with
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To cause to fail
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To pierce and make a hole or holes in
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To delve into or hollow out a surface or ground
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Speak or act in opposition to
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