loose soil rich in organic matter
cast, mold, mould, stamp(noun)
the distinctive form in which a thing is made
"pottery of this cast was found throughout the region"
plaster cast, seal, form, pestle, postage, legal tender, modeling, revenue stamp, cast, plaster bandage, shape, mold, roll, molding, tender, cast of characters, postage stamp, moulding, mildew, dramatis personae, stamp, hurl, clay sculpture, casting, impression
mildew, mold, mould(noun)
the process of becoming mildewed
a fungus that produces a superficial growth on various kinds of damp or decaying organic matter
a dish or dessert that is formed in or on a mold
"a lobster mold"; "a gelatin dessert made in a mold"
a distinctive nature, character, or type
"a leader in the mold of her predecessors"
mold, mould, molding, moulding, modeling, clay sculpture(noun)
sculpture produced by molding
mold, mould, cast(verb)
container into which liquid is poured to create a given shape when it hardens
model, mold, mould(verb)
form in clay, wax, etc
"model a head with clay"
cast, mold, mould(verb)
form by pouring (e.g., wax or hot metal) into a cast or mold
"cast a bronze sculpture"
influence, mildew, vagabond, barf, work, vomit up, ramble, put, cat, spue, range, be sick, wander, sick, stray, rove, honk, forge, frame, roll, regulate, chuck, puke, throw, disgorge, form, redact, vomit, upchuck, model, purge, regorge, cast, shape, hurtle, mold, cast off, shake off, throw off, swan, throw away, tramp, contrive, drop, draw, spew, hurl, regurgitate, throw up, drift, couch, project, retch, roam, shed, determine
shape, form, work, mold, mould, forge(verb)
make something, usually for a specific function
"She molded the rice balls carefully"; "Form cylinders from the dough"; "shape a figure"; "Work the metal into a sword"
spring, knead, turn, operate, act, shape, bring, model, excogitate, imprint, work out, run, spurt, function, put to work, organize, forge, lick, take form, solve, make, regulate, determine, figure out, cast, form, fake, sour, invent, play, exploit, make for, spirt, go, take shape, fashion, do work, hammer, mold, organise, mildew, puzzle out, act upon, counterfeit, process, crop, work, ferment, influence, work on, constitute, formulate, wreak, cultivate, exercise, contrive, devise
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Our job is like a baker's work -- his rolls are tasty as long as they're fresh; after two days they're stale; after a week, they're covered with mould and fit only to be thrown out.
Did I request thee Maker, from my clay, to mould me Man? Did I solicit thee from darkness, to promote me?
They break the mould of former leaders ... that focused much more on national politics and explicit ideological concerns.
Myths and legends die hard in America. We love them for the extra dimension they provide, the illusion of near-infinite possibility to erase the narrow confines of most men's reality. Weird heroes and mould-breaking champions exist as living proof to those who need it that the tyranny of the rat race is not yet final.
The work of an intellectual is not to mould the political will of others; it is, through the analyses that he does in his own field, to re-examine evidence and assumptions, to shake up habitual ways of working and thinking, to dissipate conventional familiarities, to re-evaluate rules and institutions and to participate in the formation of a political will (where he has his role as citizen to play).
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