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pain in the neck
  • n  a bothersome annoying person
  • n  something or someone that causes trouble; a source of unhappiness
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pain threshold
  • n  the lowest intensity of stimulation at which pain is experienced
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paine
  • n  American Revolutionary leader and signer of the Declaration of Independence (1731-1814)
  • n  American Revolutionary leader and pamphleteer (born in England) who supported the American colonist's fight for independence and supported the French Revolution (1737-1809)
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painfulness
  • n  emotional distress; a fundamental feeling that people try to avoid
  • n  the quality of being painful
    she feared the painfulness of childbirth
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pains
  • n  an effortful attempt to attain a goal
  • n  a symptom of some physical hurt or disorder
  • n  emotional distress; a fundamental feeling that people try to avoid
  • n  a somatic sensation of acute discomfort
  • n  a bothersome annoying person
  • n  something or someone that causes trouble; a source of unhappiness
  • v  cause bodily suffering to and make sick or indisposed
  • v  cause emotional anguish or make miserable
    It pains me to see my children not being taught well in school
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paint
  • n  a substance used as a coating to protect or decorate a surface (especially a mixture of pigment suspended in a liquid); dries to form a hard coating
    artists use `paint' and `pigment' interchangeably
  • n  (basketball) a space (including the foul line) in front of the basket at each end of a basketball court; usually painted a different color from the rest of the court
    he dominates play in the paint
  • n  makeup consisting of a pink or red powder applied to the cheeks
  • v  make a painting
    he painted all day in the garden
    He painted a painting of the garden
  • v  apply paint to; coat with paint
    We painted the rooms yellow
  • v  make a painting of
    He painted his mistress many times
  • v  apply a liquid to; e.g., paint the gutters with linseed oil
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paint leaf
  • n  showy poinsettia found from the southern United States to Peru
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paint roller
  • n  a roller that has an absorbent surface used for spreading paint
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paintball
  • n  a capsule filled with water-soluble dye used as a projectile in playing the game of paintball
  • n  a game that simulates military combat; players on one team try to eliminate players on the opposing team by shooting capsules of paint at them
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paintball gun
  • n  an air gun used in the game of paintball; designed to simulate a semiautomatic
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paintbox
  • n  a box containing a collection of cubes or tubes of artists' paint
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painted-leaf begonia
  • n  any of numerous usually rhizomatous hybrid begonias derived from an East Indian plant having rough-textured leaves patterned in silver and bronze and purple and red-brown with inconspicuous flowers
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painted beauty
  • n  American butterfly having dark brown wings with white and golden orange spots
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