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Noun
The lowest point, level or part (of something)
Noun
Very bad luck
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Noun
(the deep) The midst or depth of something
Noun
Plural for a large hole in the ground
“Below, the stream tumbles noisily into a large pit broken by an enormous spike of rock.”
Noun
Plural for a (small) indentation in a surface
“Let us take Weismann's own illustration of the small pit in the skin of the ear which was passed on from generation to generation.”
Noun
Plural for the stone of a fruit
“Jab the cherry's indentation with the tip of the chopstick. If you aim it right, the cherry's pit will pop right out through the other end.”
Noun
Plural for a quarry or mine
“The miners often have a cold feeling in their stomach while working in the pit.”
Noun
Plural for the absolute lowest level of something, literally or figuratively
“It seemed the priestess was peering into the dark, filthy pit of his soul.”
Verb
To make a hollow or indentation in the surface of
“Because the vapor bubbles contain high energy, they etch, or pit, the surface of the metal they strike.”
Verb
To set or play off one, or oneself, against another
“They strove to bring him face to face with, and to pit him against, his Freudian incarnation.”
Adjective
Extremely bad or unpleasant
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