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Noun
A cause, explanation, or justification for an action or event
“… asked the whys behind the surprising decision.”
Noun
Something hard to understand or explain
Interjection
How surprising, doubtful, or unbelievablewhy, what a strange thing to say!
“… why, what a strange thing to say!”
Interjection
(often doubled or tripled) Used to express surprise
Adverb
For that reason
Adverb
For this or that reason
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