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Noun
The basic monetary unit of the UK, equal to 100 pence
“I want to take advantage of the relative values of the pound sterling and the Australian dollar.”
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A place where stray animals, especially dogs, may be officially taken and kept until claimed by their owners
“The municipality will take steps to stop people adopting animals from the pound and then releasing them back on the streets.”
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A hard strike or hit
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Sixteen ounces/.454 kilograms of weight
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The regular throbbing of the heart, an artery etc.
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A building in which people are legally held as a punishment for a crime they have committed or while awaiting trial
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A large farm building used for storing grain, hay, or straw or for housing livestock
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Dog lodging
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Acronym of solitary confinement unit
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A former Middle Eastern and North African unit of dry weight, usually between 1–5 pounds (0.5–2.5 kg)
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The act of vibrating or the condition of being vibrated
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Fists meeting equivalent to a high-five
Verb
Strike or hit heavily and repeatedly
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“She narrowed her eyes and turned to the door, wanting to pound whoever was out there.”
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To crush into fine particles
“Using a mortar and pestle, pound the white peppercorns, cilantro roots and garlic cloves into a thick paste, adding each ingredient one at a time.”
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Walk or run with heavy steps
“I could hear ten pairs of heavy feet pound past me as Julius yanked me up.”
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Beat or throb with a strong regular rhythm
“His heart began to pound loudly in his ears as the woman perused his features blankly.”
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To strike or hit heavily and repeatedly
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To strike or hit heavily and repeatedly
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To come, go, or move somewhere rapidly or in a forceful way
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To walk at a steady speed, especially without a particular destination and as an expression of anxiety or annoyance
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To be, or cause to be, painful
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To keep watch over (an area) by regularly walking or travelling around it
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Make a point strongly
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Enclose or separate an area with a fence
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To sweep or splash in a particular direction
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Grind down
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To form or forge with a hammer
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Mix by pressing
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Dwell on
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To move somewhere in a slow and steady way
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To apply great and continuous effort
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