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sIl vr
parts of speech:
noun, adjective, transitive verb, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a chemical element that has forty-seven protons in each nucleus and that occurs in pure form as a white, ductile, highly lustrous and reflective metal solid, used esp. in making jewelry, coins, bullion, table utensils, and the like. (symbol: Ag)
definition 2: coins or bullion made of silver, used as a commodity or medium of exchange.
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definition 3: money; cash.
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definition 4: table articles such as flatware, esp. made of or coated with silver; silverware.
definition 5: a grayish white metallic color like that of silver.
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: made of, coated with, containing, or yielding silver.
definition 2: resembling silver in color, luster, value, or the like.
definition 3: pleasant-sounding, eloquent, or persuasive.
silver words
definition 4: indicating the twenty-fifth event of a series.
a silver anniversary
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: silvered, silvering, silvers
definition 1: to coat with silver, a salt of silver, or a silverlike substance.
definition 2: to give a silvery color to.
Age silvered his hair.
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to show or become a silvery color.
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