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Entry Word: lump
Function: noun
Text: 1 a small uneven mass <she dumped a lump of clay on the table and started to sculpt>
Synonyms blob, chunk, clod, clump, glob, gob, gobbet, hunk, knob, nub, nubble, nugget, wad
Related Words bead, drop, globule; block, body, bulk; particle, piece, portion; bit, chip, crumb, morsel, scrap
2 a small rounded mass of swollen tissue <I got a good-sized lump on my head from that fall> -- see BUMP 1
3 an abnormal mass of tissue <advised by her doctor to examine her breasts regularly for unusual lumps> -- see GROWTH 1