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compass

kuhm puhs

  • n  navigational instrument for finding directions
  • n  an area in which something acts or operates or has power or control: "the range of a supersonic jet"
    within the compass of this article
  • n  the limit of capability
    within the compass of education
  • n  drafting instrument used for drawing circles
  • v  bring about; accomplish
    This writer attempts more than his talents can compass
  • v  travel around, either by plane or ship
    We compassed the earth
  • v  get the meaning of something
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  • Rosie O Donnell in Forbes
    Left the first wife, had an affair, left the second wife, had an affair. Had kids both times, but he's the moral compass for 20-year-olds in America,O'Donnell said to roars of audience laughter. "Donald, sit and spin, my friend."

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