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lumps

noun , plural of lump

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1 a small uneven mass
  • she dumped a lump of clay on the table and started to sculpt
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2 a small rounded mass of swollen tissue
  • I got a good-sized lump on my head from that fall
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3 an abnormal mass of tissue
  • advised by her doctor to examine her breasts regularly for unusual lumps
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4 failure to win a contest
  • you can't win all the time, so learn to take your lumps in stride
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5 a stupid person
  • gazed disgustedly at the lump her daughter had married
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6 a big clumsy often slow-witted person
  • standing next to those ballet dancers, with their graceful way of moving, I felt like a lump
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