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body

noun

Definition of BODY

1
the main or greater part of something as distinguished from its subordinate parts <the body of the novel was quite good, even if the beginning was a bit slow>
2
a distinct and separate portion of matter <to the early explorers the Atlantic was a gigantic and forbidding body of water>
Synonyms mass
3
a group of people acting together within a larger group <feared that there was a body of extremists within the labor union>
4
a group of people sharing a common interest and relating together socially <a hangout where, it seems, much of the student body can be found on a Saturday night>
Near Antonyms loner; individualist
5
a member of the human race <the most intelligent body in this entire place>
Near Antonyms animal, beast, beastie, brute, critter
6
a usually small number of persons considered as a unit <a body of security men accompany the president at all times>
Near Antonyms individual, single

March 06, 2015
eolian Hear it
Deposited, produced, or eroded by wind
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