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lick

1. a block of compressed salt or chemical matter provided for domestic animals to lick for medicinal and nutritional purposes
2. a place to which animals go to lick exposed natural deposits of salt
3. Slang a short musical phrase, usually on one instrument
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The opposition, left to lick wounds following the unexpected turnout at the polling stations despite predictions of a limited number showing up to cast their ballots, has pledged to stage several demonstrations and engage in a series of actions locally and internationally to bring down the parliament and to have fresh elections under the principle of "one voter, four votes.
Wales must lick wounds in time Melbourne next week, in the knowledge that tour triumphs earned from behind Down Under occur about as often as Dame Edna is dressed down her pearls at the MCG.
And there will be little time to lick wounds or wonder 'what if' as the reality of the Championship fixture list stares right at the Bluebirds.