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stock

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accepted, used, or practiced by most people

  • the conversation became interesting once we got beyond the stock niceties and observations about the weather
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stock

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1 a group of persons who come from the same ancestor

  • the bride comes from good stock
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2 a stupid person

  • just sat there like a stock, staring at me blankly whenever I asked him a question
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dumb cluck

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3 firm belief in the integrity, ability, effectiveness, or genuineness of someone or something

  • don't put any stock in her promises—she'll just tell you what she thinks you want to hear
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4 the line of ancestors from whom a person is descended

  • his family is of mixed northern European stock
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5 the number of individuals or amount of something available at any given time

  • the new study adds to the general stock of knowledge about genetic disorders
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