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to awe

to awe

/ˈɑ/, /ˈɔ/
verb
inspire awe in
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After the shock and awe the shark attack, things do appear to calm down.

and I was in awe.

I was left with this sense of awe and wonder.

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to wheedle

to wheedle

/wˈiːdəl/
verb
to influence someone to do something or to get something from them by being superficially nice to them

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to goad

to goad

/ˈɡoʊd/
verb
annoy or provoke, as by constant criticism
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Tiberius’s flunkies would often question the boy about his dead family, goading him to lash out.

Trump is goading us to impeach him.

Goading him on, giving him a little bit of hands.

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to hoard

to hoard

/ˈhɔɹd/
verb
to gather and store a large supply of food, money, etc., usually somewhere secret
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Initially, consumers hoarded items like rice, beans and frozen foods.

Economists feared savers would hoard cash rather than pay the bank to hold it.

And I'm hoarding food and water while you're starving...

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to exalt

to exalt

/ɪɡˈzɔɫt/
verb
praise, glorify, or honor
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A walk through its main Rotunda is to exalt in the story of America.

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to furlough

to furlough

/ˈfɝɫoʊ/
verb
dismiss, usually for economic reasons
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"We're one of the only retailers who did not furlough anyone during the pandemic.

I was furloughed at one point, the government shut down at another point.

And the guy who was supposed to chair my second was furloughed.

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to burgeon

to burgeon

/ˈbɝdʒən/
verb
grow and flourish
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Each Eternal has watched civilizations burgeon and die from their domain of Olympia.

Britain touted its burgeoning piano industry at the Great Exhibition in 1851.

So what could hold this burgeoning vegan economy back?

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to foil

to foil

/ˈfɔɪɫ/
verb
hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of
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I hope I won't be foiled again.

There was a place that foiled, like that the police couldn't get into with their guns.

The burrito is oversized, stuffed with rice and other ingredients, and wrapped in foil.

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to bedaub

to bedaub

/bɪdˈɔːb/
verb
spread or daub (a surface)

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to complement

to complement

/ˈkɑmpɫəmənt/
verb
to make someone or something better or look better by introducing something to them or it
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These were complemented by new fast-food restaurants where travelers could eat a quick meal.

It allows us to complement the capacity that we have with our great carrier partners.

The mitochondrial genome complements the main genome housed in the cell’s nucleus.

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to dare

to dare

/ˈdɛɹ/
verb
to be courageous enough to try or do something
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No one dared to answer, and this made the admiral even angrier.

I was so frightened by this thought that I hardly dared to breathe.

Don't you dare!'

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to fray

to fray

/ˈfɹeɪ/
verb
wear away by rubbing
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The chromosomes fray out back into chromatin.

Their industrial cables frayed during turbulent weather and snapped under the weight of their decks.

It frayed up on you? -

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to pilfer

to pilfer

/ˈpɪɫfɝ/
verb
make off with belongings of others

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to advert

to advert

/ˈædvɝt/
verb
make reference to
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I do adverts.

and I think we need to log some need to chop down I saw an advert reach up in tubs

And... "that Matthew McConaughey Doritos advert is going to haunt my nightmares."

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to slough

to slough

/ˈsɫəf/
verb
cast off hair, skin, horn, or feathers
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And when they do, they basically slough off, leading to early miscarriage.

Then it sloughs off.

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to harangue

to harangue

/hɝˈæŋ/
verb
to speak to people in a lengthy, loud, and angry way
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MICHAEL KIRK - By the way, the Clinton campaign is haranguing these guys, [right]?

For the next few months, Kafka’s father harangued him.

" What is a meringue harangue?

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to extol

to extol

/ɪkˈstoʊɫ/
verb
praise, glorify, or honor

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to bask

to bask

/ˈbæsk/
verb
derive or receive pleasure from; get enjoyment from; take pleasure in
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But basking time at the surface of the water would’ve still been important in cooler weather.

Reptiles and other cold-blooded animals stay warm by basking in the sun.

And unlike many shark species, basking sharks are thought to be downright social.

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