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For questions which a dictionary cannot answer about the meaning of a single word. It is best to include details about where you found the word, and any definitions that you have found that don't make sense, or don't fully answer your question.

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Cast has many meanings. In this context, cast essentially means throw. OED provides this definition: cast: The simple action: To throw To project (anything) with a force of the nature of a je …
answered Oct 28 '14 by kevinbatchcom
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As verbs, sway and influence are remarkably similar in meaning. In some contexts, they are interchangeable. In other contexts, they are not. For example: The lawyer tried to sway the jury. Th …
answered Oct 7 '14 by kevinbatchcom