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Noun
A long, thin line or mark of a different substance or color from its surroundings
“A silver streak lined her neatly pinned hair, though age had not yet made it the dominant color.”
Noun
A beam or flash of light, or of something that emits light
“All of a sudden, a white streak of lightning thundered and landed right in front of the Celestial Fairy!”
Noun
A continuous period of a given occurrence, event or activity
“There was general astonishment when he continued his winning streak with so little serious opposition.”
Noun
A quality or characteristic of a specified kind in the character of someone or something
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“His ruthless streak was demonstrated when he dumped Burley after a reported disagreement over team selection.”
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A stain or smear
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“He swiped at the sweat that dribbled into his ears and down his chin, leaving a muddy streak on his arm.”
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A small amount of something
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“The doctor had a failing, a little streak of vanity, and he liked his friends to know that he played an important part in certain cryptic affairs.”
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A red, swollen mark left on flesh by a blow or pressure
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A sequence, streak or group of similar items or events
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A ridge on a textured woven fabric such as corduroy, or the texture itself
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An object that has roughly the long, narrow shape of a finger
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The particular quality of brightness, deepness, or hue of a shade of a color
Verb
To move very fast in a given direction
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“We stayed up all night in the middle of August, watching shooting stars streak through the sky.”
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To make stripes or lines on
“Why did Sarah feel a need to streak her hair with different shades of blond or red?”
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To stain or smear
“I gingerly plucked the offending confection off my shirt, being careful not to streak the fabric with chocolate.”
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Change or cause to change to a different, less attractive colour
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To apply a substance by rubbing
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To brandish one's possessions as a signal of one's status
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To glitter or glimmer with light
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To colour slightly
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