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 for Hunch
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Hunch \Hunch\, n. [Perh. akin to huckle; cf. hump, hunch, bunch,
     1. A hump; a protuberance.
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     2. A lump; a thick piece; as, a hunch of bread.
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     3. A push or thrust, as with the elbow.
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     4. A strong, intuitive impression that something will happen;
        -- said to be from the gambler's superstition that it
        brings luck to touch the hump of a hunchback. [Colloq. or
        Slang] "Get a hunch, bet a bunch."
     Syn: presentiment, premonition. [Webster 1913 Suppl. +PJC]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Hunch \Hunch\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Hunched; p. pr. & vb. n.
     1. To push or jostle with the elbow; to push or thrust
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     2. To thrust out a hump or protuberance; to crook, as the
        back. --Dryden.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: an impression that something might be the case; "he had an
           intuition that something had gone wrong" [syn: intuition,
           hunch, suspicion]
      2: the act of bending yourself into a humped position
      v 1: round one's back by bending forward and drawing the
           shoulders forward [syn: hunch, hump, hunch forward,
           hunch over]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  134 Moby Thesaurus words for "hunch":
     arch, bend, bend back, bilge, blain, bleb, blind guess, blister,
     blob, bold conjecture, boss, bow, bubble, bulb, bulge, bulla, bump,
     bunch, burl, button, cahot, chine, chunk, clod, clump, condyle,
     conjecture, convex, cower, cringe, crook, crouch, curl, curve,
     decurve, deflect, dome, dowel, ear, embow, feeling, flange, flap,
     flex, foreboding, forefeeling, funny feeling, gall, get down,
     gnarl, gob, grovel, guess, handle, hill, hook, huddle, hump,
     hunch down, hunk, impression, incurvate, incurve, inflect,
     intimation, intuition, intuitive impression, jog, joggle, knob,
     knot, knur, knurl, lip, loop, lump, mole, mountain, nevus, nub,
     nubbin, nubble, nugget, papilloma, peg, perhaps, preapprehension,
     prediction, premonition, presage, presagement, presentiment,
     recurve, reflect, reflex, retroflex, rib, ridge, ring, rough guess,
     round, sag, scrouch down, shot, shoulder, speculation, spine,
     squat, stab, stoop, stud, style, surmise, suspicion, swag, sweep,
     tab, tubercle, tubercule, turn, unverified supposition,
     vague feeling, vague idea, vault, verruca, vesicle, wad, wale,
     wallow, wart, welt, welter, wild guess, wind

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