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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Used to indicate an alternative, usually only before the last term of a series.

Usage examples (6)
  • The inner speech, your thoughts, can cause you to be rich or poor, loved or unloved, happy or unhappy, attractive or unattractive, powerful...
  • 'I used to think I was trying to be interested, or trying to understand, or trying to do, just to please you, —or because you would like me better.
  • … wonder what my life would have been like if I had come out when I was 14 or 17 or 20 or 25 or…
  • To enter the contest, a display using poster board or paper showing and describing the coin or coins should be used. for more
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  • Use an "oar" (paddle) to row the boat "o'er" (over) to shore, "or" (other, introduces alternatives) you may miss the display of objects made from iron "ore" (mineral from which metals can be made).
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