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To exert or put to use
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“He could ride, swim, dive in deep rivers and the sea, ply the whip, climb trees, scale cliffs without a rope, bring down birds and beasts with arrow and sling.”
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To work at diligently
“Importantly, 1,900 postgraduate research students also ply their trade here, firing up the boiler of Scotland's economic engine.”
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To travel over regularly
“Incidentally, the new boat will ply on the Ernakulam-Vypeen route.”
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To provide someone with (food or drink) in a continuous or insistent way
“That's my game - ply everyone with food and make the world a better place.”
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To direct (numerous questions) at someone
“Then the camera starts to roll and they start to ply me with a string of questions that I seem to remember were on the application.”
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To interweave or cross one with another
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To handle a substance physically with the intent of creating a desired form
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To move over or back and forth over
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To entertain with, or partake in, a feast
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To execute or carry out
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To bend or become bent
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To provide or make available
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To make a living for the benefit of others
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To direct, handle, control, or be in charge of
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A thickness or layer of a folded or laminated material
“They used to joke that I control the ply of the toilet paper on the show.”
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Bias or prejudice in favor of one person or thing
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A fold or pleat
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Board made from glued wood
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Cotton, nylon, or other fibres spun into long, thin strands and used for sewing
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A very thin layer of material
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A thin, flat piece of cloth, paper, metal, etc. that is hinged or attached on one side only and covers an opening or hangs down from something
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