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as in skull
the upper or front part of the body that contains the brain, the major sense organs, and the mouth I hit my head as I went through the low doorway

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as in foam
a light mass of fine bubbles formed in or on a liquid the head on the ice cream soda rose a good two inches above the rim of the glass

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as in headwater
the beginning part of a stream Lake Itasca in Minnesota is the head of the Mississippi River

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as in user
a person who regularly uses drugs especially illegally a shop near campus where all the heads used to get their paraphernalia

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as in heading
a word or series of words often in larger letters placed at the beginning of a passage or at the top of a page in order to introduce or categorize rechecked to make sure that all the heads were in boldface

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as in to lead
to be at the front of heading the procession at the dog show was a miniature poodle, followed by dogs seemingly of every breed

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as in to go
to be positioned along a certain course or in a certain direction the road to riches headed north, thought many, as off they went to Alaska to try their luck at panning gold

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as in to aim
to point or turn (something) toward a target or goal after a long day at the beach, we headed the car toward home

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as in to decapitate
to cut off the head of got a job at the slaughterhouse heading cattle

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“Head.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/head. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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