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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Any blood vessel that carries blood back to the heart from some part of the body. Also: A layer of mineral or rock formed in a crack in different rock.

Usage examples (35)
  • Love is a second life; it grows into the soul, warms every vein, and beats in every pulse.
  • He continued in this vein for several minutes
  • All veins except the pulmonary vein carry unaerated blood
  • In another vein is German student Jakob Dubrowski. for more
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  • Other words that sound like vein which is a kind of blood vessel, are vain which means useless or having a high opinion of oneself and vane which is a part of a propeller .
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