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noun 
  1. (obsolete) treasure, Treasure.
  2. (obsolete) The blood-vessel in the yolk of an egg.
  3. (archaic) race, Race; lineage, pedigree.
  4. A particular breed or race of animal, microbe etc.
They say this year's flu virus is a particularly virulent .
  1. hereditary, Hereditary character, quality, or disposition.
There is a of madness in her family.
  1. (rare) A kind or sort (of person etc.).
verb 
  1. To exert or struggle (to do something), especially to stretch too far.
Sitting in back, I strained to hear the speaker.
  1. To apply a force or forces to
  2. To tighten the strings of a musical instrument; to uplift one"s voice
  3. To separate solid from liquid by passing through a strainer or colander

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