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Dagger meaning

dagger meaning

Noun: dagger Pronunciation: (da-gu(r)) Dagger meaning: A short knife with a pointed blade used for piercing or stabbing. Synonyms: knife, sticker Quotations: Chinese Proverbs – Have a mouth as sharp as a dagger, but a heart as soft …

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Casino meaning

casino meaning

Noun: Casino Pronunciation: (ku’see-now) Casino meaning: A very big building or room that has games for gambling or used for social amusements. A card game in which cards face up on the table are taken with …

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Casement meaning

casement meaning

Noun: Casement Pronunciation: (keys-munt) Casement meaning: A window sash that is hinged or a window that opens on hinges like a door. Synonyms: window sash  Quotations: Sri Sathya Sai Baba – His mind must become …

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Caress meaning

caress meaning

Verb: caress Pronunciation: Caress meaning: To touch someone or something in a gentle way. To treat with tokens of fondness, affection or kindness. To touch lightly in a loving or endearing manner. Synonyms: fondle, gentle, love, …

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Capitulate meaning

capitulate meaning

Verb: capitulate Pronunciation: (ku’pi-chu,leyt) Capitulate meaning: To stop fighting an enemy or opponent. To admit that an enemy or opponent has won or surrender under agreed conditions. To cease resisting. Synonyms: blink, bow, budge, concede, give up, …

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Canyon meaning

canyon meaning

Noun: canyon Pronunciation: (kan-yun) Canyon meaning: A deep valley with steep rock sides and often a stream or river flowing through it. A ravine formed by a river in an area with little rainfall. Synonyms: …

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Canopy meaning

aircraft canopy meaning

Noun: canopy Pronunciation: (ka-nu-pee) Canopy meaning: A covering which is usually of cloth that serves as a roof to shelter an area from the weather. The umbrella like part of a parachute that fills with …

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Caricature meaning

caricature meaning

Noun: caricature Pronunciation: (‘ka-ri-ku,tyur) Caricature meaning: A drawing that makes someone look funny or foolish because some part of the person’s appearance is exaggerated;A representation of a person that is exaggerated for comic effect. Someone or …

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Castigate meaning

castigate meaning

Verb: castigate Pronunciation: (‘kas-tu,geyt) Castigate meaning: To criticize someone harshly. Subject to severe punishment, reproof, or criticism.Inflict severe punishment on. Censure severely. Synonyms: chastise, penalize, punish Quotations: Jimmy Carter – I have been reluctant to publicly castigate …

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Cat-o’-nine-tails meaning

catoninetails meaning

Noun: cat-o’-nine-tails Pronunciation: (,ka-tu’nIn,teylz) Cat-o’-nine-tails meaning: A whip made of usually nine knotted cords fastened to a handle. Origin: From the resemblance of its scars to the scratches of a cat. Sample sentences: I have …

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