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1. key (n.)

metal device shaped in such a way that when it is inserted into the appropriate lock the lock's mechanism can be rotated

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2. key (adj.)

serving as an essential component

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3. key (n.)

something crucial for explaining

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4. key (n.)

pitch of the voice

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5. key (n.)

any of 24 major or minor diatonic scales that provide the tonal framework for a piece of music

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6. key (v.)

identify as in botany or biology, for example

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7. skeleton (n.)

the hard structure (bones and cartilages) that provides a frame for the body of an animal

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8. skeleton (n.)

a scandal that is kept secret

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9. skeleton (n.)

the internal supporting structure that gives an artifact its shape

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10. skeleton (n.)

something reduced to its minimal form

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