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abstract awayto generalize concepts or their application by using abstraction into a more usable formRate it:

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abstract awayto omit, ignoreRate it:

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abstract ideaUsed other than as an idiom: see abstract, idea.Rate it:

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abstract ideaAn idea separated from a complex object, or from other ideas which naturally accompany it; as the solidity of marble when contemplated apart from its color or figure.Rate it:

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abstract nonsenseDetails which involve diagram chasing.Rate it:

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abstract verbUsed other than as an idiom: see abstract, verb.Rate it:

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abstract verbA verb of motion whose motion is multidirectional (as opposed to unidirectional) or indirect, or whose action is repeated or in a series (iterative), instead of being a single, completed action. Abstract verbs are always imperfective in aspect, even with prefixes that are normally associated with the perfective aspect.Rate it:

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in the abstractWith reference to theoretical, not practical, considerations.Rate it:

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and shitUsed after a noun or list of nouns in place of "etc".Rate it:

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mother of allUsed before a plural noun to form a compound noun having the sense of: the greatest or largest of its kind.Rate it:

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and his motherServes as an intensifier for an inclusive noun or phrase such as everyone, anyone, each someone or all someones.Rate it:

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dormitive virtueA type of tautology in which an item is being explained in terms of the item itself, only put in different (usually more abstract) words.Rate it:

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shit is the swiss army knife of the english languageThe word shit can be used as a noun, a verb, an adjective, an adverb, and an interjection. The word shit is the Swiss Army knife of the English language. It can be used in any context, in any situation, by any person.Rate it:

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stack upTo put a group of abstract things together.Rate it:

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stuffAbstract substance or character.Rate it:

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take awayTo remove something, either material or abstract, so that a person no longer has it.Rate it:

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there isThird-person singular simple present indicative form of there be. Used to indicate the existence of something physical or abstract in a particular place. see also there are.Rate it:

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wrong place at the wrong timeNoun form of in the wrong place at the wrong time.Rate it:

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