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  1. lump
    IPA[ləmp]
  2. noun

    verb

    • 1. put in an indiscriminate mass or group; treat as alike without regard for particulars:

      Hong Kong and Bangkok tend to be lumped together in travel brochures he tends to be lumped in with the crowd of controversial businessmen
    • 2. (in taxonomy) classify plants or animals in relatively inclusive groups, disregarding minor variations:

      many arguments are based on one side lumping and the other splitting
    • 3. proceed heavily or awkwardly:

      I came lumping along behind him
  3. Variation

    • v.: verb: lump, 3rd person present: lumps, gerund or present participle: lumping, past tense: lumped, past participle: lumped

    • verb

      accept or tolerate a disagreeable situation whether one likes it or not:
    • noun

      a compact mass of a substance, especially one without a definite or regular shape:

      a swelling under the skin, especially one caused by injury or disease:

    • verb

      put in an indiscriminate mass or group; treat as alike without regard for particulars:

      (in taxonomy) classify plants or animals in relatively inclusive groups, disregarding minor variations:

    • verb

      accept or tolerate a disagreeable situation whether one likes it or not:
    • noun

      a single payment made at a particular time, as opposed to a number of smaller payments or installments:
    • noun

      a single payment made at a particular time, as opposed to a number of smaller payments or instalments:
    • noun

      sugar in the form of small cubes.
    • noun

      a small cube of compacted sugar used especially for sweetening hot drinks.
    • a feeling of tightness or dryness in the throat caused by strong emotion, especially sadness
    • a feeling of tightness or dryness in the throat caused by strong emotion, especially sadness
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