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bin/dict

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#!/usr/bin/env bash
# Get descriptions for words, basically a shitty curl+jq wrapper
# Please go support https://dictionaryapi.dev/
usage() {
cat << EOF
$ dict [options] WORDS...
Written by skiqqy
EOF
exit "${1:-0}"
}
# Fetch description(s) for a word
# Usage: fetch WORD
fetch()
{
word=${1:-word} # Todo, maybe add a word of the day if no arg given
printf '%s\n' "$word"
while read -r definition
do
printf "\n - %s\n" "${definition//\"/}"
done < <(curl -s "$api$word" | jq '.[].meanings[].definitions[].definition')
printf '\n'
}
main()
{
api='https://api.dictionaryapi.dev/api/v2/entries/en/'
while getopts h opt
do
case "$opt" in
h)
usage
;;
*)
usage 1
;;
esac
done
shift "$((OPTIND-1))"
[ -z "$1" ] && usage
while [ -n "$1" ]
do
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fetch "$1" 2> /dev/null
shift 1
done
}
main "$@"