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Noun
Any long, tall, and typically narrow structure
“The tower comprises a huge shaft rising from the ground topped by a circular six-level head.”
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Any long, tall, and typically narrow object
“Racing wheelchairs, on the other hand, look completely different, with two large rear wheels and one small front wheel connected by a long shaft.”
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A long, tall, and narrow object that spins, or around which objects spin
“Work them as slowly as possible, just so you can feel the blades spinning around the shaft.”
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A long, narrow part or section forming the handle of an object
“He shook the handle, causing the shaft to snap into place, and pulled the lever back until it clicked, and released it.”
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A long, narrow, typically vertical hole that provides passage
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“I walk into the elevator cage that goes down the shaft into the mine.”
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An underground mining or excavation site
“One of those was Clinton Harris, who was working deep in the shaft when the mine flooded.”
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An arrow or any projectile with a shaft
“Her heart soared with the swift flash of the shaft as it flew from the bow.”
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(rare) A long weapon with a sharp or pointed tip
“Michael went to help the woman up when he was suddenly was attacked with a shaft plugging into his side.”
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A ray or bolt, especially of light
“He hurled it into the chest of the monster and the trident transformed itself into a shaft of lightning, exploding into the beast.”
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The main axis of a feather
“When it was cool, Sevinna scratched Timryc's mark onto the surface, then handed it to Wbridda, who stuck the shaft of the feather into the wax.”
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A remark intended to be witty, wounding, or provocative
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“He could receive a witty shaft leveled at him with perfect composure.”
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(figurative) An unjust act, treatment or occurrence
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“He sold everything he owned to take her there, where she became famous and he got the shaft.”
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A hollow place in a solid body or surface
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A jagged white flash, especially of lightning
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The male genitalia
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A rigid bar designed to aid in lifting or forcing things apart
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A deep ravine, chasm, or abyss
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Meat from that part of an animal
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A horizontal bar which can be held, serving as a support or guard
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A sudden feeling of fear or excitement
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A shaft in a multi-story building enclosing a stairway or staircase
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A section or stage of a journey or process
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The main stem of a herbaceous plant
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The trunk apart from the head and the limbs
Verb
To gain an advantage or profit by using unfair or deceitful methods
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Verb
To engage in carnal activity
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