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noun, plural -lies, verb, -lied, -ly·ing

  • a blustering, quarrelsome, overbearing person who habitually badgers and intimidates smaller or weaker people.
  • Archaic . a man hired to do violence.
  • Obsolete . a pimp; procurer.

–verb (used with object)

  • to act the bully toward; intimidate; domineer.

–verb (used without object)

  • to be loudly arrogant and overbearing. : definition


–verb (used with object)

  • to provide support for or relief to; help: to aid the homeless victims of the fire.
  • to promote the progress or accomplishment of; facilitate.

–verb (used without object)

  • to give help or assistance.


  • help or support; assistance.
  • a person or thing that aids or furnishes assistance; helper; auxiliary. : definition


[uhn-der-dawg, -dog]

  • a person who is expected to lose in a contest or conflict.
  • a victim of social or political injustice: The underdogs were beginning to organize their protests. : definition


noun, verb, dreamed or dreamt, dream·ing, adjective

  • a succession of images, thoughts, or emotions passing through the mind during sleep.
  • the sleeping state in which this occurs.
  • an object seen in a dream.
  • an involuntary vision occurring to a person when awake.
  • a vision voluntarily indulged in while awake; daydream; reverie.
  • an aspiration; goal; aim: A trip to europe is his dream.
  • a wild or vain fancy.
  • something of an unreal beauty, charm, or excellence. : definition

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