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  1. 1
    the part of a plant that grows under the ground, through which the plant gets water and food

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  2. 2
    the part of a hair, tooth, or nail that is under your skin

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  3. 4
    a basic cause or idea

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  4. 7
    the note that forms the base of a chord in music

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