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1. (n) English statesman famous for his oratory; pleaded the cause of the American colonists in Parliament and defended the parliamentary system (1729-1797)
2. (v) murder without leaving a trace on the body
3. (n) United States frontierswoman and legendary figure of the Wild West noted for her marksmanship (1852-1903)
4. (v) get rid of, silence, or suppress; "burke an issue"
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