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present tense third-person singular of score
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as in files
to mark with or as if with a line or groove the glassblower scored the glass rod first so that it would break cleanly

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as in wins
to gain (as points or runs in a game) as credit towards one's total number of points he scored the winning goal in the final minute of play

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noun

plural of score
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as in grudges
a lingering ill will towards a person for a real or imagined wrong a whistle-blower who was more interested in settling a score with his employers than in exposing an injustice

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“Scores.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/scores. Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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