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Definitions for: ASPER

asper
(a.) Rough; rugged; harsh; bitter; stern; fierce.
(n.) The rough breathing; a mark (/) placed over an initial vowel sound or over / to show that it is aspirated, that is, pronounced with h before it; thus "ws, pronounced h/s, "rh`twr, pronounced hra"t/r.
(n.) A Turkish money of account (formerly a coin), of little value; the 120th part of a piaster.

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pares
pares
Decrease gradually or bit by bit
Remove the edges from and cut down to the desired size; "pare one's fingernails"; "trim the photograph"; "trim lumber"
Strip the skin off; "pare apples"
Cut small bits or pare shavings from; "whittle a piece of wood"
parse
parse
(n.) To resolve into its elements, as a sentence, pointing out the several parts of speech, and their relation to each other by government or agreement; to analyze and describe grammatically.
rapes
rapes
Destroy and strip of its possession; "The soldiers raped the beautiful country"
Force (someone) to have sex against their will;
The crime of forcing a woman to submit to sexual intercourse against her will
The act of despoiling a country in warfare
Eurasian plant cultivated for its seed and as a forage crop
spare
spare
(a.) To use frugally or stintingly, as that which is scarce or valuable; to retain or keep unused; to save.
(a.) To keep to one's self; to forbear to impart or give.
(a.) To preserve from danger or punishment; to forbear to punish, injure, or harm; to show mercy to.
(a.) To save or gain, as by frugality; to reserve, as from some occupation, use, or duty.
(a.) To deprive one's self of, as by being frugal; to do without; to dispense with; to give up; to part with.
(v. i.) To be frugal; not to be profuse; to live frugally; to be parsimonious.
(v. i.) To refrain from inflicting harm; to use mercy or forbearance.
(v. i.) To desist; to stop; to refrain.
(v. t.) Scanty; not abundant or plentiful; as, a spare diet.
(v. t.) Sparing; frugal; parsimonious; chary.
(v. t.) Being over and above what is necessary, or what must be used or reserved; not wanted, or not used; superfluous; as, I have no spare time.
(v. t.) Held in reserve, to be used in an emergency; as, a spare anchor; a spare bed or room.
(v. t.) Lean; wanting flesh; meager; thin; gaunt.
(v. t.) Slow.
(n.) The act of sparing; moderation; restraint.
(n.) Parsimony; frugal use.
(n.) An opening in a petticoat or gown; a placket.
(n.) That which has not been used or expended.
(n.) The right of bowling again at a full set of pins, after having knocked all the pins down in less than three bowls. If all the pins are knocked down in one bowl it is a double spare; in two bowls, a single spare.
spear
spear
(n.) A long, pointed weapon, used in war and hunting, by thrusting or throwing; a weapon with a long shaft and a sharp head or blade; a lance.
(n.) Fig.: A spearman.
(n.) A sharp-pointed instrument with barbs, used for stabbing fish and other animals.
(n.) A shoot, as of grass; a spire.
(n.) The feather of a horse. See Feather, n., 4.
(n.) The rod to which the bucket, or plunger, of a pump is attached; a pump rod.
(v. t.) To pierce with a spear; to kill with a spear; as, to spear a fish.
(v. i.) To shoot into a long stem, as some plants. See Spire.