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part of speech: preposition

Concerned in; somewhere near; all around; over; beside; relating to; as, the story was about animals.

part of speech: adverb

Around: nearly: here and there.

part of speech: adverb

Around; on every side; nearly; near to; in a reversed position; half around; as, about face; intending; as, he was about to go; in rotation; as, turn about is fair play.

part of speech: preposition

Round on the out side: around: here and there in: near to: concerning: engaged in.

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To duplicate in form, color, qualities, conduct, and the like; use as a model or pattern; to take example by; to copy to appear to be like; to resemble in externals. ...

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