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Table 1

Main clusters identified by N graph clustering algorithms in the network created from the 825-verb manual clustering data and example member verbs. Cluster labels are given for descriptive purposes.

Cluster labelExample verbsN
movement wander, swing, fly, glide, roam 
communication persuade, command, tell, ask, say 
crime & violence beat, abduct, abuse, shoot, kill 
negative emotions offend, aggravate, enrage, disgust 
positive emotions admire, respect, adore, like, approve 
cognitive processes suppose, assume, realize, know 
cooking cook, slice, grind, stew, boil 
possession belong, accumulate, obtain, acquire 
physiological processes perspire, sweat, vomit, inhale 
perception glance, observe, stare, look 
destruction perish, demolish, decompose 
accomplishment accomplish, succeed, excel 
construction repair, fasten, mend, fit, fix 
sound hoot, roar, crackle, rattle, hum 
rate of change boost, raise, accelerate 
Cluster labelExample verbsN
movement wander, swing, fly, glide, roam 
communication persuade, command, tell, ask, say 
crime & violence beat, abduct, abuse, shoot, kill 
negative emotions offend, aggravate, enrage, disgust 
positive emotions admire, respect, adore, like, approve 
cognitive processes suppose, assume, realize, know 
cooking cook, slice, grind, stew, boil 
possession belong, accumulate, obtain, acquire 
physiological processes perspire, sweat, vomit, inhale 
perception glance, observe, stare, look 
destruction perish, demolish, decompose 
accomplishment accomplish, succeed, excel 
construction repair, fasten, mend, fit, fix 
sound hoot, roar, crackle, rattle, hum 
rate of change boost, raise, accelerate 
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