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Noun
(anatomy) A blood vessel
“We applied an appropriate standard technique of administering the drug into a vein of the forearm.”
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A streak or stripe of a different color
“It is a Stilton-type cheese with beautiful orange coloring and a blue vein.”
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A distinctive style, mood or quality
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“The video portrays its members in a similar vein to the fictional presidential cabinet in the TV series.”
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A sign or indication of (the existence of) something
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“Sweeney Todd was to be a dark musical relieved by a vein of black comedy, a bloodbath that would be suspended somewhere between melodrama and farce.”
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The style in which words and phrases are used in writing or speech
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“For years, the author has been writing on human affairs using the same critical vein.”
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A fracture in rock containing a deposit of minerals or ore
“At first sight, the most remarkable mineral of the vein is villiaumite.”
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Possession of a similar meaning through paraphrasing
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A particular type or variant something
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An excavation in the earth for extracting minerals
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A way or manner in which something occurs or is experienced, expressed, or done
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An abundant source of something
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The characteristic of being ridiculous
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A meaning of a word or phrase that is suggested or implied, as opposed to a denotation, or literal meaning
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Lustrous chemical element
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Nervure
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A quality or characteristic of a specified kind in the character of someone or something
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The intrinsic nature or quality of something, especially abstract, which determines its character
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Rich source
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A duct or canal holding or conveying blood or other fluid
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A sudden and unaccountable change of mood or behaviour
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A hairlike structure
Adjective
Within a vein
Verb
To mark something with striations
“In a similar vein of unknowingness, we also admit we're not sure what it is about either.”
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