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wn wonder -over
Note: 1) Replace 'wonder' with any word you looking the meaning for in the above example 2) Need to install these packages: wordnet & wordnet-base (latter should be automatically installed because of dependency) 3) Combined size of packages is about 30MB on my old ubuntu system (I find it worth it)
Sample Output
Overview of noun wonder

The noun wonder has 3 senses (first 3 from tagged texts)

1. (5) wonder, wonderment, admiration -- (the feeling aroused by something strange and surprising)
2. (4) wonder, marvel -- (something that causes feelings of wonder; "the wonders of modern science")
3. (4) curiosity, wonder -- (a state in which you want to learn more about something)

Overview of verb wonder

The verb wonder has 3 senses (first 3 from tagged texts)

1. (58) wonder, inquire, enquire -- (have a wish or desire to know something; "He wondered who had built this beautiful church")
2. (41) wonder, question -- (place in doubt or express doubtful speculation; "I wonder whether this was the right thing to do"; "she wondered whether it would snow tonight")
3. (2) wonder, marvel -- (be amazed at; "We marvelled at the child's linguistic abilities")

By: b_t
2010-10-05 13:56:06

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