plural of rack

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1 a place set aside for sleeping
  • the clock struck midnight, signaling that it was time to hit the rack

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2 a state of great suffering of body or mind
  • suffering the rack of a sprained ankle, the climber had to make his way back down the mountain to camp
  • felt the rack of regret after losing her temper with her teenagers

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present tense third-person singular of rack

Synonyms & Antonyms of racks (Entry 2 of 2)

2 to injure by overuse, misuse, or pressure
  • she racked her brain trying to remember where she'd put the money
  • the sails of the boat were racked by the storm's winds

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“Racks.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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