The meaning of free.
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The meaning of free.

Table exploring the word in a selection of its nuances: Definition of “free” Sample sentence a. [chemistry] uncombined, unpaired. New research is finding that free radicals may actually be good for you. a. excluded. Rich in polyphenols, fair trade dark chocolate can be enjoyed guilt-free when eaten in moderation. a. gratis. The child’s meal comes … Continue reading

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Water dragon.

It was ink dark outside when the contractions started but I waited until 5am before waking him. ‘Are you sure?’ he asked. ‘Yes, I’m sure!’ I said. ‘Could it still be prelabour?’ ‘These are no Braxton Hicks. And they’re getting closer together. I’ve been timing.’ He had good reason to ask: my prelabour had gone … Continue reading