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Noun excerpt has 1 sense
  1. excerpt, extract, selection - a passage selected from a larger work; "he presented excerpts from William James' philosophical writings"
    --1 is a kind of passage
    --1 has particulars:
     Haftorah, Haftarah, Haphtorah, Haphtarah; analects, analecta; clipping, newspaper clipping, press clipping, cutting, press cutting; cut, track; quotation, quote, citation
    Derived form: verb excerpt1
Verb excerpt has 1 sense
  1. excerpt, extract, take out - take out of a literary work in order to cite or copy
    --1 is one way to choose, take, select, pick out
    Derived form: noun excerpt1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s something PP
excerations excerbate excerbated excercice excercing excercise excercised excerps excerpt excerpt excerptd excerpted excerpts excerpts excersabate excerse excersibate

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