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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A large dark-red oval organ on the left side of the body between the stomach and the diaphragm; A feeling of resentful anger.

Usage examples (34)
  • He had his spleen removed as a result of the car accident.
  • The feelings manifested by Michal were only an ebullition of spleen from a proud and passionate woman.
  • The liver is long and simple; the spleen is short and round: as is the case in both respects with the saurians.
  • The full review is only available online to subscribers, but you can get a sense of his level of spleen from the opening paragraphs. for more
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