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To abate a tax
To abate in lands
To abate into a freehold
To abide by
To abound in
To abound with
To accept a bill
To accept service
To accept the person
To account of
To accredit
To act a part
To act as
To act on
To act on the offensive
To act the part of
To act up to
to add insult to injury
To address one's self to
To address the ball
to advantage
To advantage one's self of
To advise one's self
To all intents
to all intents and purposes
To allow of
To amend a bill
To and again
to and fro
To applaud to the echo

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Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Possum Pos"sum, n. [Shortened from opossum.] (Zo["o]l.) An opossum. [Colloq. U. S.] To play possum, To act possum, to feign ignorance, indifference or inattention, with the intent to deceive; to dissemble; -- in allusion to the habit of the opossum, which feigns death when attacked or alarmed.

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