a simple past tense and past participle of pay1 .
the past tense and past participle of pay1
(mainly Brit & NZ) put paid to, to end or destroy: breaking his leg put paid to his hopes of running in the Olympics
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verb (used with object) 1. to treat or gratify with extreme or excessive indulgence, kindness, or care: to pamper a child; to pamper one’s stomach. 2. Archaic. to overfeed, especially with very rich food; glut. verb (transitive) 1. to treat with affectionate and usually excessive indulgence; coddle; spoil 2. (archaic) to feed to excess
noun, plural parodies. 1. a humorous or satirical imitation of a serious piece of literature or writing: his hilarious parody of Hamlet’s soliloquy. 2. the genre of literary composition represented by such imitations. 3. a burlesque imitation of a musical composition. 4. any humorous, satirical, or burlesque imitation, as of a person, event, etc. 5. […]
noun 1. the act or faculty of perceiving, or apprehending by means of the senses or of the mind; cognition; understanding. 2. immediate or intuitive recognition or appreciation, as of moral, psychological, or aesthetic qualities; insight; intuition; discernment: an artist of rare perception. 3. the result or product of perceiving, as distinguished from the act […]
verb (used with object) 1. to carry out; execute; do: to perform miracles. 2. to go through or execute in the proper, customary, or established manner: to perform the marriage ceremony. 3. to carry into effect; fulfill: Perform what you promise. 4. to act (a play, part, etc.), as on the stage, in movies, or […]