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noun
  1. 4
    a person or place that is very unusual, messy, or unpleasant to look at

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  2. 5
    the part of a gun or other piece of equipment that you look through in order to aim it

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    1. a.

      sights

      an intention to have or to achieve something

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dark pool

a method of financial trading in which share prices are hidden and not openly available to the public

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spinnaker

an extra sail sometimes fitted on the front of a boat used for racing

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subtweet

to post a tweet, usually a negative one, that mentions a person without using the @ sign, so that they will not see the message on their Twitter feed …

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