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hickey

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An idea, to be suggestive, must come to the individual with the force of revelation.
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A hickey on the neck.
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  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A bruise-like mark made during love-making by pressing the mouth to the skin on one’s partner’s body and sucking.
  2. Used by some speakers to refer to an object whose name is unknown or cannot be recalled.
  3. (printing) A printing defect caused by foreign matter on the printing surface resulting in a ring where the ink is missing, appearing as a spot of ink surrounded by a halo.
  4. Local swelling in a tissue area, especially skin, often due to injury.
  5. A tool for making smooth, semicircular bends in conduit and pipe.

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