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desk

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Happiness is a matter of one's most ordinary everyday mode of consciousness being busy and lively and unconcerned with self. To be damned is for one's ordinary everyday mode of consciousness to be unremitting agonizing preoccupation with self.
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A typewriter on a desk

English

Etymology

From Mediaeval Latin desca, from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] discus.

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
desk

Plural
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  1. A table, frame, or case, usually with sloping top, but often with flat top, for the use writers and readers. It often has a drawer or repository underneath.
  2. A reading table or lectern to support the book from which the liturgical service is read, differing from the pulpit from which the sermon is preached; also (esp. in the United States), a pulpit. Hence, used symbolically for the clerical profession.

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Verb

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to desk

Third person singular
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Simple past
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Past participle
-

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-

to desk (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. To shut up, as in a desk; to treasure.

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