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yea

  
1       convention   Yea is an old-fashioned, poetic, or religious word for `yes'.  
2       convention   Yea is sometimes used to mean `yes' when people are talking about voting for or agreeing to do something.  
The House of Commons can merely say yea or nay to the executive judgment.     
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year, yeah, ye, yearn

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n.
a potential benefit or disadvantage
n.
Arotten apple is a member of a group, or a single element in a set of things, that is bad and likely to corrupt the other people or things in the group
Allusion to the expression "One bad apple spoils the barrel"
v.
explain or bring up
adj.
without nationality or nations
the chambers dictionnary 10th edition.
adj.
rigorously strict or just
Ex.: The judge took the maliciousness of the crime into account and decided upon a rhadamanthine punishment.
adj.
suitable in quantity or quality
v.
to enchant or fascinate someone
[Liter.] US also "ensorcel"
n.
any distracting or deceptive maneuver
exp.
it sounds interesting or attractive
v.
to visit unexpectedly or inconventiently
the whole family descended on us for the weekend
exp.
amongst other things said or stated
At the panel she stated her claims inter-alia
n.
characteristic of awesome people or things
id.
use your common sense or resourcefulness
id.
do or say something exactly right
My bestie put the nail on the head when she figured out why I was worried / Identifying the specific cause of the failure, the technician put the nail on the head
n.
person or tool who creates or translates subtitles
[Fam.]
n.
the greater number or part of something
"the majority of" can only refer to a number of things or people. When talking about an amount, "most of" should be used. Ex.: Most of (not the majority of) the harvest was saved.
n.
a leader in a race or competition
adj.
not able to be mixed or combined
n.
valuable virtual or digital assets in cyberspace
[Tech.]
exp.
home is the best place to be no matter where it is
id.
Used to express one's enthusiasm about a new person, or a new thing such as an idea, plan, invention or innovation
The way she goes on about him!; you'd think he was the greatest thing since sliced bread / Wow! this video game is the best thing since sliced bread!
exp.
get drunk or take drugs; get high
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