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dent

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1 a sunken area forming a separate space
  • there was a big dent in the car's hood where something had hit it

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2 the amount by which something is lessened
  • a little belt-tightening would at least make a small dent in our credit-card debt

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dent

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The first known use of dent was in the 14th century

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“Dent.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/dent. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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