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palm

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

an instance of defeating an enemy or opponent
  • the judges' decision was unanimous: the palm would go to the pianist who had played an early piece by Chopin

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palm

verb

Synonyms of palm (Entry 2 of 2)

to offer (something fake, useless, or inferior) as genuine, useful, or valuable
  • another low-rent company trying to palm cheesy merchandise upon mail-order customers

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

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“Palm.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/palm. Accessed 26 Jul. 2021.

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