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English noun: lard

1. lard (food) soft white semisolid fat obtained by rendering the fatty tissue of the hog


Broader (hypernym)edible fat


Substance meronymgrunter, hog, pig, squealer, Sus scrofa


English verb: lard

1. lard (creation) prepare or cook with lard


SamplesLard meat.


ExamplesThe chefs lard the vegetables


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)cook, fix, make, prepare, ready


Domain categorycookery, cooking, preparation

2. lard (communication) add details to


Synonymsaggrandise, aggrandize, blow up, dramatise, dramatize, embellish, embroider, pad


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something with something


Broader (hypernym)amplify, exaggerate, hyperbolise, hyperbolize, magnify, overdraw, overstate


Narrower (hyponym)glorify









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