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to forgo

to forgo

/fɔɹˈɡoʊ/
verb
be earlier in time; go back further
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So how much money can you actually save by forgoing unlimited data plans?

I want to forgo that people who have cancer think that they're off their cancer next week.

Dictatorships often forgo tax paperwork in favor of just taking wealth directly.

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to concede

to concede

/kənˈsid/
verb
to surrender something such as a privilege or right, often reluctantly
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Even Matze concedes that without Amazon, Parler's path forward is dire.

So, many libertarians concede that the physical world itself is deterministic.

We will never give up, we will never concede, it doesn't happen.

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to exert

to exert

/ɪɡˈzɝt/
verb
to put force on something or to use power in order to influence someone or something
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I think it's expected that we're going to stand up and exert whatever leverage and ability we have.

He asks: Why have you exerted yourself?

Gravity exerted a force that moves it to the ground.

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to bevel

to bevel

/ˈbɛvəɫ/
verb
cut a bevel on; shape to a bevel
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So we had to bevel these edges here.

One side's beveled?

Like, are these beveled edges? -

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to ford

to ford

/ˈfɔɹd/
verb
cross a river where it's shallow
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You will have to ford a creek.

Let's hey- let's FORD it.

And I tried fording it

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to promenade

to promenade

/ˌpɹɑməˈneɪd/
verb
take a leisurely walk
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The chain of ownership meant Morgan had his own private suite and promenade deck on the ship.

Now it was all about being with people, enjoying his sandwich and the walk on the promenade.

The promenade is located directly above a double-decker highway.

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to muse

to muse

/ˈmjuz/
verb
reflect deeply on a subject
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He mused in very interesting ways about the nature of politics.

You just muse on it.

And in there, the lead character is musing about two statues he sees.

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to scotch

to scotch

/ˈskɑtʃ/
verb
hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of
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[Ju] But scotch has some serious competitors.

Now, for Foley, briefcase, hats, glass of scotch, tinkle some ice.

- You probably don't even have your desk scotch anymore.

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to smelt

to smelt

/ˈsmɛɫt/
verb
extract (metals) by heating
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He doesn't even have enough gold to smelt.

Gavin: I need to smelt my uhh, what am I doing here?

Gavin: You can smelt ore.

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to defuse

to defuse

/dɪfˈjuz/
verb
remove the triggering device from
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This is supposed to "defuse discoloration and pore minimizing for light to medium skin tones.

We decide to head to a police station to see what the cops are doing to defuse tensions.

He later said he was trying to defuse the situation between both groups.

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to impede

to impede

/ˌɪmˈpid/
verb
block passage through
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Gradually, their contractions become weaker, ultimately impeding the pumping of blood to the heart.

That also impedes his performance.

It may be impeded by destruction of evidence, production of wrong evidence, or distortion of evidence.

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to ingraft

to ingraft

/ɪnɡɹˈæft/
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cause to grow together parts from different plants

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to fawn

to fawn

/ˈfɔn/
verb
try to gain favor by cringing or flattering
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And then, liquid lipsticks started coming out, and everybody was fawning over them on YouTube.

You found the same thing with the women's movement fawned by the Civil Rights movement.

These events, or really their images, instantaneously become history for us to fawn over.

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to gauge

to gauge

/ˈɡeɪdʒ/
verb
a surgical operation performed on the wrong part of the body
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That seems like a useful thing to gauge in potential future leaders.

Instead, sales were a way to gauge market interest.

Her experience begs the obvious question: Can you truly gauge physical chemistry in a virtual setting?

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to exhort

to exhort

/ɪɡˈzɔɹt/
verb
force or impel in an indicated direction
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So there was a temptation, you exhort the parents to come on time.

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to glean

to glean

/ˈɡɫin/
verb
gather, as of natural products
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Turns out, you can potentially glean a lot about personality from Facebook data.

And scientists have found that we can glean a lot just by watching someone dance.

The charts were used to plot and communicate routes, and pass along knowledge gleaned over generations.

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to brine

to brine

/ˈbɹaɪn/
verb
soak in brine
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These guys, they're brining down walls!

We brine it for a couple of weeks in a solution of lye and puer tea.

I think it's just like brining anything else.

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to embroil

to embroil

/ɛmˈbɹɔɪɫ/
verb
to involve someone in an argument, conflict, or complex situation
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When Prester John’s letter appeared, Europe was embroiled in the Crusades.

If and when it reopens, it could be embroiled in mass protests.

And soon, Zatoichi finds himself embroiled in this gang war

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to remit

to remit

/ɹiˈmɪt/
verb
diminish or abate
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"The producers shall remit payment to Dr. Murray in the amount of $150,000 per month."

Gandalf's remit is not birds and beasts, but people.

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