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body and soul

Definition of body and soul

  1. :  with all of your energy and enthusiasm <He devoted himself body and soul to the cause.>

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  the main part of a plant or animal body especially as distinguished from limbs and head :  trunk

    :  the main, central, or principal part: as

    :  the nave of a church

  1. :  to give form or shape to :  embody

    :  represent, symbolize

  1. :  the immaterial essence, animating principle, or actuating cause of an individual life

    :  the spiritual principle embodied in human beings, all rational and spiritual beings, or the universe

    :  god

  1. :  of, relating to, or characteristic of black Americans or their culture

    :  designed for or controlled by blacks

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to permeate or influence as if by dyeing

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