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spell3

 
pronunciation:
spel
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a short period of time.
Let's rest a spell.
synonyms:
space, time, while
similar words:
bit, period, stretch
definition 2: a period that stands out because one kind of event or experience keeps happening.
The river was low after the dry spell.Talk to him during one of his happy spells.
similar words:
attack, bout, dose, interval, mood, period, run, stretch, term, time
definition 3: a period of work or other activity; shift.
He did a spell in the factory.
similar words:
hitch, shift, term, turn
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: spells, spelling, spelled
definition: to take the place of for a time.
The children spelled each other during the soccer game.
synonyms:
relieve
similar words:
replace
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