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plural of word
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as in terms
a pronounceable series of letters having a distinct meaning especially in a particular field my doctor used all of these medical words that I didn't understand

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as in passwords
a word or phrase that must be spoken by a person in order to pass a guard "What's the word?" demanded the sentry

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verb

present tense third-person singular of word

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“Words.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/words. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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