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dust

noun

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1 discarded or useless material
  • the piles of dust that future archaeologists will sift through for insights into our civilization

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2 the solid part of our planet's surface as distinguished from the sea and air
  • laid him out in the dust with one blow to the head

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dust

verb

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The first known use of dust was before the 12th century

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“Dust.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/dust. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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