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  • n  a compact mass
  • n  an abnormal protuberance or localized enlargement
  • n  an awkward stupid person
  • n  a large piece of something without definite shape
    a lump of coal
  • v  put together indiscriminately
    lump together all the applicants
  • v  group or chunk together in a certain order or place side by side

  • But Ellen's lump had come on too fast; it felt fleshy and, most significantly, unlike arthritis, it wasn't tender at all.
  • Place's doctor didn't think much of the lump either, but recommended a mammogram nonetheless.
  • She was worried about the lump and worried about the children who were worrying about her.
News & Articles

  • Nationwide Offers Regular Premium Investments Options
    Nationwide is to introduce a regular premium option for new customers alongside its existing lump sum investments.
    June 12, 2013 - Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance
  • Financial help for patients fighting cancer
    There are many resources available to cancer patients to help lower their costs while undergoing treatment. After finding a lump in her breast, Laura Wells had to wait nearly six months before getting a confirmed diagnosis of cancer.
    June 10, 2013 - Los Angeles Times
  • Chavez sues over insurance settlement
    Jockey Jorge Chavez, who has not ridden since going down in a spill on Dec. 4, 2011, at Aqueduct in New York, has filed a lawsuit against the insurance company covering riders at New York racetracks seeking a lump sum payout of nearly $1 million.
    June 10, 2013 - Daily Racing Form

  • Roger Goodell in
    I won't lump all of these incidents into a bowl and deal with it,Goodell said Wednesday. "I'm not trying to send a signal here and make examples of people. We'll do what we need to protect the integrity of the NFL. That's our objective....
  • Andrew Symonds in Melbourne Herald Sun
    Symonds told the hosts: "They're trying to use him (McCullum) as the out because he's a Kiwi. Yep, we love to hate them, but he's the lump of s---, sorry, lump of cow dirt, that people are thinking of. Now to get away from that, the actual topic is...
  • Joe Torre in
    Everybody had a lump in their throat before the game,Yankees manager Joe Torre said. "You couldn't help but choke up."

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