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  • v. To inform on; to tattle; to tell someone with authority that someone else has done something wrong; usually somewhat childish.
  • v. To cause strain to somebody or something.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. produce an effect or strain on somebody
  • v. give away information about somebody

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