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Main Entry: 1sort
Pronunciation: primarystresssodot(schwa)rt
Function: noun
1 a : a group of persons or things that have something in common : CLASS b : PERSON 1, individual <not a bad sort>
2 a archaic : method or manner of acting : WAY, MANNER b : general disposition : NATURE <people of an evil sort>
- all sorts of : many different : all kinds of <knows all sorts of people>
- of sorts or of a sort : of an unimportant or just average kind <a poet of sorts>
- out of sorts
1 : somewhat ill
2 : easily angered : IRRITABLE

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