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stuff

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1 a skill, an ability, or knowledge that makes a person able to do a particular job

  • a guy who has the stuff it takes to be head of a major corporation
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2 the basic elements from which something can be developed

  • reading, writing, and arithmetic—the stuff of an education
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3 the quality or qualities that make a thing what it is

  • the real stuff of nobility of character isnʼt riches or a title, but honor and integrity
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name of the game

4 transportable items that one owns

  • gather up your stuff so that we can get going
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5 items needed for the performance of a task or activity

  • missed a great photo opportunity because all of my camera stuff was at home
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stuff

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1 to close up so that no empty spaces remain

  • stuffed the box with tissue paper so the contents wouldnʼt rattle around
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2 to fill with food to capacity

  • kids who stuff themselves with junk food after school and then donʼt have any room for supper
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3 to fit (people or things) into a tight space

  • stuffed all the kids into the back of the car
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4 to prevent passage through by filling with something

  • I canʼt smell anything, as my nose is all stuffed
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5 to put into (something) as much as can be held or contained

  • stuffed a whole suitcase with gifts for her relatives in Mexico
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