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noun
  1. (context, idiom, colloquial, USA), a hidden or secret strength or unrevealed advantage
Our left our opponents stupified; it isn't every day that an NBA star plays street basketball.
across-the-board Tweet Definition of across-the-board Like Definition of across-the-board on Facebook
adjective (infl, en, adjective, head=across-the-board)
  1. wide or comprehensive in scope or applicability.
They recently made across-the-board changes to the benefits package.
ambsace Tweet Definition of ambsace Like Definition of ambsace on Facebook
noun
  1. (archaic) two ones, the lowest throw at dice; a pair of aces
  2. (archaic) bad luck, worthlessness
anagram Tweet Definition of anagram Like Definition of anagram on Facebook
noun
  1. (context, of words) A word that is created by rearrange, rearranging the letters of another word.
The word "silent" is an of "listen".
  1. (context, in a more complex form) A sentence or phrase that is formed by rearranging the letters of another word or phrase.
The phrase "genuine class" is an of the name "Alec Guinness".
''The phrase " Nessiteras rhombopteryx " is an of "Monster hoax by w: Peter Scott
  1. Loch Ness Monster, Sir Peter S"
ante Tweet Definition of ante Like Definition of ante on Facebook
noun
  1. (poker) In poker and other games, the contribution made by all players to the pot before dealing the cards.
verb
  1. To pay the ante in poker. Often used ante up.
  2. To make an investment in money, effort, or time before knowing one's chances.
authors Tweet Definition of authors Like Definition of authors on Facebook
noun
  1. (plural of, author)
verb
  1. (third-person singular of, author)''

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