noun a platform from which an auctioneer sells
- they put their paintings on the block
noun a variety of bridge in which tricks made in excess of the contract are scored toward game; now generally superseded by contract bridge
noun a firm that conducts auctions
verb sell at an auction
noun an all-fours game in which the first card led is a trump
noun the public sale of something to the highest bidder
noun a method of selling in which the price is reduced until a buyer is found
- the public offer of property at a price beyond its value, then gradually lowering the price, till some one accepts it as purchaser.
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"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."
-Stephen King on J.K Rowling's excessive use of adverbs.
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