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  1. 3
    if a feeling runs through a group of people, they all feel it

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  2. 4
    if a quality or idea runs through something, you can find it in many parts of that thing

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  3. 5
    to spend or use a lot of money in a short period of time

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  4. 6
    literary to push a sword through someone's body

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