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if guns blaze or blaze away, they continue firing for a long time
to explode, or to be fired
if a gun misfires, the bullet does not come out
if guns fall silent, they stop firing
the action of deliberately dropping your microphone at the end of a speech or performance to show you think it was so good that nothing better could follow it
a reddish-brown substance made from the leaves of a bush and used for colouring hair or skin
moving with rhythm, together as one
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