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verb
  1. 2
    to describe someone or something as belonging to a particular type

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  2. 4
    mainly literary to make light or a shadow appear in a particular place

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  3. 5
    literary to throw someone or something somewhere

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  4. 6
    to swing a fishing rod forward so that the end of the line falls into the water

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    1. a.
      to throw a fishing net into the water

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  5. 9
    if a snake casts its skin, it slides out of it

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phrases

food rave

a very large party where people eat, sell or share many different types of food, usually held outside or in a large public building

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dead white (European) male

a man … whose achievements may have been overestimated because he belonged to the gender and ethnic group … that was dominant at the time

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