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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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