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shepherd

shep·herd

shepherd

 
pronunciation:
she prd
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a person who herds and watches over sheep.
definition 2: a person who guides and protects.
The minister was the shepherd of his congregation.
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: shepherded, shepherding, shepherds
definition: to guide and protect.
The guard shepherded us through the dark hallways.
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