body and soul

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of body and soul

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

Word by Word Definitions

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

  2. : the main, central, or principal part: such as

  3. : the nave of a church

  1. : to give form or shape to : embody

  2. : represent, symbolize

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

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

  3. : god

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

  2. : designed for or controlled by blacks


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