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furrow

fur·row

furrow

 
pronunciation:
fuh ro
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a narrow trench made in the ground, as for planting seeds.
She moved along the furrow, dropping seeds into it as she went.
definition 2: any narrow depression in a surface.
The old man had deep furrows in his brow.
similar words:
groove, rut
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: furrowed, furrowing, furrows
definition: to make furrows in.
Repeated freezing and thawing furrowed the rock wall.Worry had furrowed his face.
similar words:
knit, pucker, rut
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to make a furrow or become furrowed.
similar words:
knit, pucker, root
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derivations: furrowlike (adj.), furrowy (adj.), furrower (n.)
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