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holes

noun , plural of hole

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1 a place in a surface allowing passage into or through a thing
  • line up the pegs on section A with the holes in section B and press the two together
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3 a difficult, puzzling, or embarrassing situation from which there is no easy escape
  • Bill dug himself into a hole by promising to be in two places at the same time
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4 a dirty or messy place
  • when people see my room, they often ask, "How can you live in this hole?"
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5 an open space in a barrier (as a wall or hedge)
  • found a hole in the chain-link fence big enough to squeeze through
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6 the shelter or resting place of a wild animal
  • watched the snake slither into its hole
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