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spire1

spire1

 
pronunciation:
spaIr
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a tall, narrow, cone-shaped roof or upward projection on a building or outer wall; steeple; pinnacle.
 
similar words:
pinnacle
definition 2: a similarly shaped natural growth, as in a new shoot of grass.
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: spired, spires, spiring
definition: to rise in or like a spire.
similar words:
peak