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Noun
A remark intended to be witty, wounding, or provoking
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“He directs his shafts against her.”
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A ray of light or bolt of lightning
“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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A long, narrow part or section forming the handle of a tool or club, the body of a spear or arrow, or similar
“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 gives access to a mine, accommodates a lift in a building, or provides ventilation
“With the help of the schematics he had obtained earlier, he managed to shut off the security system and enter through a ventilation shaft - an air duct.”
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An unjust act, treatment or occurrence
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A long weapon with a wooden shaft and a pointed steel head
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A sloping channel or slide for conveying things to a lower level
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The lower shaft of a feather, specifically the region lacking barbs
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A long, sturdy piece of timber or metal set upright in the ground
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A pipe or duct that carries gaseous combustion products away from the point of combustion (such as a furnace)
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A large hole in the ground
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A shaft in a multi-story building enclosing a stairway or staircase
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Penis
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Any object used as a weapon by being thrown or fired through the air, such as stone, arrow or bullet
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An agreement or alliance between two or more countries that forms a centre for an eventual larger grouping of nations
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A rigid bar resting on a pivot, used to move a heavy or firmly fixed load with one end when pressure is applied to the other
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A sudden feeling of fear or excitement
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A rail which can be held, serving as a support or guard
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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
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A statue or structure established to remind people of a person or event
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To engage in amorous relations
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To let someone down, especially with regards to an obligation or duty
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To cheat, deceive or defraud someone for personal gain
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