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aside

Theatre something spoken by an actor, intended to be heard by the audience, but not by the others on stage
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Love is woman's business, and in "business" we all lay aside our natural weaknesses--the shyest man I ever knew was a photographic tout.
When the bird-faced officer addressed a remark to him, he waved him aside with, "Nong comprong.
His companions were not long in comprehending his wishes, and laying aside their firearms, they parted, taking opposite sides of the path, and burying themselves in the thicket, with such cautious movements, that their steps were inaudible.
I have gone aside from my purpose; I was speaking about our being friends.
As he drew the curtain aside, a hideous laugh broke from the painted lips of the woman who had taken his money.
What if I don't move aside on purpose, even if I knock up against him?
Were the veil but cast aside, they might speak freely of it, but not till then.
They all gave a shrug and an Indian grunt of acquiescence, and went off sulkily to their village, to lay aside their weapons for the present.
No, Mary,' said she, 'if Richardson and you have anything to spare, you must lay it aside for your family; and Agnes and I must gather honey for ourselves.
Yet just before she left Patty's Place for Convocation she flung Roy's violets aside and put Gilbert's lilies-of-the-valley in their place.
Before the doctor had come in, she had glanced at it, and had thrown it aside in her impatience to read what Cecilia had written.
At last, having long waited in vain, he laid aside his flute, and casting his net into the sea, made an excellent haul of fish.