|a screen or mat covered with a dark material for shielding a camera lens from excess light or glare.|
|a printed punctuation mark (‽), available only in some typefaces, designed to combine the question mark (?) and the exclamation point (!), indicating a mixture of query and interjection, as after a rhetorical question.|
|1.||a. much the comparative of many : more joy than you know; more pork sausages|
|b. (as pronoun; functioning as sing or plural): he has more than she has; even more are dying every day|
|2.||a. additional; further: no more bananas|
|b. (as pronoun; functioning as sing or plural): I can't take any more; more than expected|
|3.||more of to a greater extent or degree: we see more of Sue these days; more of a nuisance than it should be|
|4.||used to form the comparative of some adjectives and adverbs: a more believable story; more quickly|
|5.||the comparative of much : people listen to the radio more now|
|6.||additionally; again: I'll look at it once more|
|7.||more or less|
|a. as an estimate; approximately|
|b. to an unspecified extent or degree: the party was ruined, more or less|
|8.||more so to a greater extent or degree|
|9.||neither more nor less than simply|
|10.||think more of to have a higher opinion of|
|11.||what is more moreover|
|1.||Hannah. 1745--1833, English writer, noted for her religious tracts, esp The Shepherd of Salisbury Plain|
|2.||Sir Thomas. 1478--1535, English statesman, humanist, and Roman Catholic Saint; Lord Chancellor to Henry VIII (1529--32). His opposition to the annulment of Henry's marriage to Catherine of Aragon and his refusal to recognize the Act of Supremacy resulted in his execution on a charge of treason. In Utopia (1516) he set forth his concept of the ideal state. Feast day: June 22 or July 6|
"Take some more tea," the March Hare said to Alice, very earnestly.
"I've had nothing yet," Alice replied in an offended tone, "so I can't take more."
"You mean you can't take less," said the Hatter: "it's very easy to take more than nothing."
The customs and manners of a social group or culture. Mores often serve as moral guidelines for acceptable behavior but are not necessarily religious or ethical.
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more and more
Increasingly, to a steadily growing extent or degree. For example, As night came on, we were getting more and more worried, or More and more I lean toward thinking he is right. [c. 1200]