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mound

mound

 
 
pronunciation:
maUnd
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a raised pile; heap.
The children shoveled sand into a big mound.
synonyms:
heap, pile
similar words:
bank, drift, stack
definition 2: a slightly raised hill of dirt in the center of a baseball field. The pitcher throws from this mound.
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: mounded, mounding, mounds
definition: to form into a pile or heap.
They mounded the leaves into a huge pile and jumped in.
synonyms:
bank, heap, pile
similar words:
stack
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