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  • verb transitive, idiomatic To identify among a group of similar subjects, or in a scene where the subject might not be readily seen or noticed, with a gesture of the body.
  • verb figuratively, idiomatic To tell, remind, indicate.

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  • verb make or write a comment on
  • verb present and urge reasons in opposition
  • verb point out carefully and clearly


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From point and out. Instead of pointing to a particular thing, the term implies pointing to one particular thing out of several similar things, or to a thing in a scene where it might not be readily seen.


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