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Having a foul or offensive smell
“A rank smell wafted its way towards Hailey's nose.”
Growing thickly and vigorously
“He slipped, stumbled, and fell full length into the rank grass.”
Having no exceptions or restrictions
“The point about the market is that it is not only immoral - or rather amoral - it is also capable of rank stupidity.”
Obscene, vulgar
Very noticeable especially for being incorrect or bad
A position within the hierarchy of an organization or society
“Other people are chosen based on their international rank within the sport.”
A single line of soldiers or police officers drawn up abreast
“The clouds seemed to form ranks like soldiers, each line catching a thin strand of orange or pink light on its edge.”
High social position
“The rank and social standing of the subjects of portraiture are also expressed by conventions, which shift with time.”
A category of people, such as those who share an occupation
To arrange or assign according to type
“To qualify for the Games in 2002, competitors had to show they could deliver a score or time which would rank them within the top ten in their event.”
To take or have a certain position within a group arranged in vertical classes
“… my favorite pitcher ranks first in the league for number of consecutive outs.”
Have a specified rank or place within a grading system
“These can rank among the most reliable of sources, when properly evaluated and analyzed.”
Arrange in a row or rows
“The tents were ranked in orderly rows.”
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