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Meaning of arch

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      adj 1: (used of behavior or attitude) characteristic of those
             who treat others with condescension [syn: {arch},
             {condescending}, {patronizing}, {patronising}]
      2: expert in skulduggery; "an arch criminal"
      3: naughtily or annoyingly playful; "teasing and worrying with
         impish laughter"; "a wicked prank" [syn: {arch}, {impish},
         {implike}, {mischievous}, {pixilated}, {prankish}, {puckish},
      n 1: a curved shape in the vertical plane that spans an opening
      2: a curved bony structure supporting or enclosing organs
         (especially the inner sides of the feet)
      3: a passageway under a curved masonry construction; "they built
         a triumphal arch to memorialize their victory" [syn: {arch},
      4: (architecture) a masonry construction (usually curved) for
         spanning an opening and supporting the weight above it
      v 1: form an arch or curve; "her back arches"; "her hips curve
           nicely" [syn: {arch}, {curve}, {arc}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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