s/he starts a fight, is the instigator of a fight
s/he decides what to do, figures something out
Verbs having to do with acting on something by abrasion, as by sawing or filing something, may contain the vti2 verb final /-bood/ or the vta -final /-booN/; the initial of the verb indicates the manner or direction of the action, or the effect on the object.
file, grind it down; sharpen it (an ax)
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