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either Tweet Definition of either Like Definition of either on Facebook
adverb 
  1. (after a negative) as well
I don't like him and I don't like her .
     
enough Tweet Definition of enough Like Definition of enough on Facebook
adverb 
  1. sufficiently
I cannot run fast to catch up to them.
pronoun 
  1. A sufficient or adequate number, amount, etc
I have enough to keep me going.
     
everyman Tweet Definition of everyman Like Definition of everyman on Facebook
noun 
  1. In fiction, drama, or allegory, the archetypical ordinary individual, frequently the protagonist in a parable of some sort.
     
everything Tweet Definition of everything Like Definition of everything on Facebook
pronoun 
  1. All the things
Everything is good in one way or another.
     
except Tweet Definition of except Like Definition of except on Facebook
verb 
  1. (transitive) To exclude; to specify as being an exception.
    • 2007: But this ban on circumcision must have been a provocation, as the emperor Antoninus Pius later acknowledged by excepting the Jews. " Glen Bowersock, "Provocateur", London Review of Books 29:4, p. 17
      1. (context, intransitive, rare, construed with to or against) To take exception, to object to.
    • 1658: The Athenians might fairly against the practise of Democritus to be buried up in honey; as fearing to embezzle a great commodity of their Countrey " Sir Thomas Browne, Urne-Burial (Penguin 2005, p. 23)
     
excepting Tweet Definition of excepting Like Definition of excepting on Facebook
verb 
  1. (present participle of, except)
     

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