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Word: cipher

Definition: nonentity; worthless person or thing; zero; secret code; V.

Sentences Containing 'cipher'

I was a cipher in this August company, and felt subdued, not to say torpid.
The pattern is often exceedingly light and dainty, and airy and graceful with a large cipher or monogram in the center, a delicate cobweb of baffling, intricate forms, wrought in steel.
Benedetto could read, write, and cipher perfectly, for when the fit seized him, he learned more in a day than others in a week.
The duke says: "Leave me alone to cipher out a way so we can run in the daytime if we want to.
So the duke said it WAS kind of hard to have to lay roped all day, and he'd cipher out some way to get around it.
And some certain significance lurks in all things, else all things are little worth, and the round world itself but an empty cipher, except to sell by the cartload, as they do hills about Boston, to fill up some morass in the Milky Way.

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