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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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vasevase /vɑːz $ veɪs, veɪz/ ●●○ noun [countable]  vase.jpg DHa container used to put flowers in or for decoration
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vaseIt has a smell to it, that word -- musky and oppressive, like dead flowers in a vase.On the table in front of the sofa was a vase holding four pink roses, the blooms in various stages of uncurled perfection.From about the time of the invention of red-figure some black-figure vases are given a white slip covering the orange clay.It is usually used in conjunction with a garden, vase or prayer-rug design.Tornadoes that spun across the blue sky like vases thrown on some mad potter's wheel.The same sum secured a 15-inch De Morgan Persian-style vase in the recent sale.I lifted the vase between my thumb and forefinger.
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