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Noun
The steepness of a slope, especially of a roof
“The size of the overhang varies depending on the pitch of the roof and the amount of shade desired.”
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The highness or lowness of a tone or musical note in relation to others
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“A deafening roar surrounded them, growing higher in pitch as the careening ship gathered speed.”
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A form of words used when trying to persuade someone to buy or accept something
“He continued to look about nervously, rehearsing his sales pitch in his mind.”
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An area of ground marked out or used for play in an outdoor team game
“The game was played on a hard pitch and the bumpy ground meant it was never going to be a classic.”
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A level of the intensity of something, especially a high level
“But over the last few months, I've felt my stress level rising to an almost unbearable pitch.”
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A delivery of the ball by the pitcher
“The first pitch was low and over the outside corner.”
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A swaying or oscillation of a vessel (such as a ship, aircraft, or vehicle)
“We were experiencing some pitch and roll but nothing out of the ordinary.”
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An act or instance of diving, especially headlong
“It is a mystery as to what transpired following the pitch of Thelma and Louise's car off the edge of the canyon.”
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A place where a street vendor or performer stations themselves or sets up a stall
“Pitches are in demand, and vendors can lose their pitch if they break certain rules.”
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A sticky resinous black or dark brown substance
“The production of tar and pitch as well as potash and saltpeter is included in the category of proto-industry.”
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A viscous fluid, especially that which circulates in the vascular system of a plant
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The act of advertising or exaggerating the value of something
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Having, showing, or characterized by force or violent energy
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A public lecture or reading, especially delivered at a college or university
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A hit or stroke of the ball in sports
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An act of moving from one point to another while suspended or on an axis
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A hard, brittle, aromatic and transparent resin produced by this tree and used to make varnishes and chewing gum, and as a flavouring
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The top or highest point of an object, structure or landmass
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The distance from the top or surface to the bottom of something
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The absence of incompatibility between two things
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An idea or plan that has been submitted for consideration
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A measure of the loudness of sound
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A speech or talk, typically in which a new product, idea, or piece of work is shown and explained
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Any semisolid substance used to fill gaps, cracks or pores
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A written public announcement of intentions or of the terms of an agreement
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A rolling or heaving motion, especially of a body of water
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To throw roughly or casually
“He decided to pitch the ball, which led to a big run by third-string tailback Eddie Brackens.”
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To raise or fix in (an upright) position
“When we pitch a tent, a couple of these blocks go under each of the main tent poles.”
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To set up in a given location
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“Let's pitch our camp near the stream.”
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To move around or sideways unsteadily
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“Similarly, in adverse weather, the vessel may pitch and roll.”
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To be or cause to be at an angle
“Replace both the galvanized pipe and the short plastic tailpipe with a longer plastic tailpipe, and pitch it on a slight angle.”
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To fall heavily, especially headlong
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“The rucksack became unbalanced from his body's center of gravity and caused him to pitch forward.”
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To promote or provide publicity for
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“You pitch your product, demonstrate its value and virtues, and answer questions about it.”
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To make a (usually commercial) proposition
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“Often, the best approach is to pitch a deal to the homeowners' attorney or the bankruptcy trustee.”
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To discard or throw away
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“Having so much space meant you could just pitch your junk into the basement and forget about it.”
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To strike or hit repeatedly
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To make a speech or contribute to a debate
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Get ready
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To modify a musical instrument so that it produces the correct pitches
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To plunge into, under, or within anything, especially a fluid
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Hold forth
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To place into the ground or soil to grow
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To move or throw swiftly and suddenly
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Behave as though sexually attracted to someone, but playfully rather than with serious intentions
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Press for political action
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To push suddenly or violently in a specified direction
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To protrude or extend outwardly
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Adjective
Dark brown-to-black
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