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dent1

 
 
pronunciation:
dent
parts of speech:
noun, verb
phrases:
make a dent in
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part of speech: noun
definition: a small hollow made in a surface by or as if by pressure or a blow.
There is a small dent in the car where I backed into a shopping cart.
similar words:
chip, defect, dimple, flaw, mark, nick, notch, pit
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part of speech: verb
inflections: dents, denting, dented
definition: to make a dent on or in.
I dropped the hammer and dented the table top.
similar words:
chip, depress, dimple, distress, flaw, mark, nick, notch, pit
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phrase: make a dent in