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  • n  an intuitive awareness;
    he has a feel for animals" or "it's easy when you get the feel of it
  • n  the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people
    the feel of the city excited him
  • n  a property perceived by touch
  • n  manual stimulation of the genital area for sexual pleasure
    the girls hated it when he tried to sneak a feel
  • v  undergo an emotional sensation or be in a particular state of mind
  • v  come to believe on the basis of emotion, intuitions, or indefinite grounds
    I feel that he doesn't like me
  • v  perceive by a physical sensation, e.g., coming from the skin or muscles
  • v  be conscious of a physical, mental, or emotional state
    My cold is gone--I feel fine today
  • v  have a feeling or perception about oneself in reaction to someone's behavior or attitude
    You make me feel naked
    I made the students feel different about themselves
  • v  undergo passive experience of:"We felt the effects of inflation"
  • v  be felt or perceived in a certain way
    The ground feels shaky
    The sheets feel soft
  • v  grope or feel in search of something
  • v  examine by touch
  • v  examine (a body part) by palpation
  • v  find by testing or cautious exploration
  • v  produce a certain impression
    It feels nice to be home again
  • v  pass one's hands over the sexual organs of

  • In Urumqi, the regional capital of Xinjiang that exploded with ethnic rioting last week that left 184 dead, the single-most common complaint of Uighur residents is that they feel .
  • The one movie I feel should have definitely made the list (of top 3 movies, let alone 100), is Seven Samurai.
  • Q: Do you feel a strong affinity for current Scottish bands? A: I do in a way.
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  • Philipp Lahm in The Associated Press
    Right now, I really don't feel like playing for third place,captain Philipp Lahm said. "The disappointment is very big. We had a lot as our goal and we didn't succeed."
  • Floyd Landis in True/Slant
    As Landis explained in his confessional: "I don't feel guilty at all about having doped. I did what I did because that's what we [cyclists] did and it was a choice I had to make after 10 years or 12 years of hard work to get there, and that was a...

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