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Definition

[n] mature male of various mammals (especially deer or antelope)
[n] a framework for holding wood that is being sawed
[n] a gymnastic horse without pommels and with one end elongated; used lengthwise for vaulting
[n] United States author whose novels drew on her experiences as a missionary in China (1892-1973)
[n] (United States) a piece of paper money worth one dollar
[adj] of the lowest rank in a category; "a buck private"
[v] jump vertically, with legs stiff and back arched, as of horses
[v] move quickly and violently; "The car tore down the street"; "He came charging into my office"
[v] resist; "buck the trend"
[v] to strive with determination; "John is bucking for a promotion."


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