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sell

v. to transfer possession and ownership goods or other property for money or something of equivalent value. (See: sale)

sell

verb auction, barter, bring to market, deal in, dispose of for profit, divendere, drive a trade, effect a sale, exchange, furnish, give title to, handle, hawk, make a sale, market, merchandise, offer for sale, peddle, provide, put on sale, put up for sale, trade in, traffic in, transfer for a consideration, vend, vendere
See also: deal, handle, liquidate, persuade, trade, vend
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He gestured that my oversight didn't matter and explained to me, a bit more calmly, that he was a representative of Helco (pronounced hell-co), a multilevel company that was in the business of selling souls.
Komar and Melamid, two emigre artists who launched their American career in 1979 with a project of buying and selling souls, have now taken on the nature of art, democracy ("the people's choice"), and artistic authority.
This is the end, the final straw A collision, a breakdown, an imperfect flaw Closing windows, shutting doors Books unopened, unfinished chores A candle burnt out, a flame blown away An impurity, a weakness, a failing you might say This is the end, the last line in a song A collapsing, a fault, a chapter gone wrong Waving goodbye, turning out lights Misquoted sentences, unsettled fights A misinterpretation, an unanswered question A corruption, a disease, a lying confession This is the end, a downward slope A crushing, a killing, a smashing of hope Changing a tune, filling up holes Sounding the gong, selling souls Ending a poem, leaving a party A smudging, a spoiling, a story unstarted This is the end, I can't explain really Why ending is painful and beginning is scary