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verb     ply pronunciation in British English
Word Forms
present tense
present participleplying
past tenseplied
past participleplied
  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] literary to make a regular journey over a particular area or route
  2. 2
    [transitive] old-fashioned to use a tool, or to do something with skill
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to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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