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Weld vt / n
to unite (metallic parts) by heating and allowing the metals to flow together or by hammering or compressing with or without previous heating.
They were welded together in friendship.
to pare or cut off chips from the surface of (wood) with a knife.
She whittled a walking stick from a maple tree branch.
to go or pass with a loud noise.
The children whooped with joy at the sight of all the presents.
to move to and fro with quick jerky or shaking motions .
The puppy wiggled with excitement.
to stand up against.
cookware that can withstand high temperatures.
to make a series of small irregular or violent movements.
The boy was wobbling along on his bicycle.
to act in a way different from that which is normal or expected: as
the two-year-old was acting up in church so much that her dad had to take her outside.
sed to emphasize the preceding idea.
back and forth
backward and forward; also : between two places or persons.
The chair rocked back and forth.
be better off
being in a more advantageous position.
I would be better off taking the train instead of driving.
be done with
finished with someone or something.
Mary is done with Bill. She has found another boyfriend.
be finished with
Mary is finished with Bill. She has found another boyfriend.
be off to
to go somewhere.
While Marianne heads off to work each morning, Keith takes care of the kids.
be supposed to
expected or intended to do something; obliged or allowed to do something.
You're supposed to say "excuse me" when you burp.
- be done wtih
- be finished with
being in a state of exhaustion : exhausted.
Let me sit down. I'm absolutely beat!
He was welcomed by a warm ovation when he came out onto the stage.
a person or thing taking the blame for others.
The CEO was made the scapegoat for the company's failures.
deficient in quantity or number compared with the demand :not plentiful or abundant.
Food was getting scarce during the drought.
The wind scattered the pile of leaves.
to salvage from discarded or refuse material; also : to salvage usable material from
Rats scavenged in the trash.
- the place of an occurrence or action.
- scene of the crime
Police are now at the scene.
a picturesque view or landscape.
The scenery showed a forest.
of or relating to natural scenery <a scenic view>
the scenic beauty of the countryside.
the act of rising or mounting upward : climb
They followed a steep ascent to the top of the hill.
slow to move or act.
a group of quiescent loungers recovering from the Thanksgiving feast.
white, glowing, or luminous with intense heat.
itting in darkness, except for the incandescent coals of our campfire.
bright and glowing as a result of fluorescence .
Their children are now adolescents.
- A) a graphic sketch or outline.
- the color scheme of a room.
- B) a plan or program of action; especially : a crafty or secret one.
- a scheme to improve the economy
- scholarly: academic
this objective is beyond the scope of our project.
how can someone be a conductor if they cna't read the score.
to remove by rubbing hard and washing.
you'll have to scour out those old cooking pots before you use them.
the rustic life is supposed to be atranquil one.
to defend the interests of one's country is ivewed by many as sacred duty.
the saga of a lone man confronting the turbulent occans in a small boat is an exploit we find laudable.
purpose, benefit, favor
the greedy man would do anything for money's sske.
mike has two salient charcteristics, an unusually prominent nose and extremely large ears.
the slightly saline taste of this mineral water is pleasant.
a sanctimonious moralist
- prohibition, penalty
- a formal decree; especially
Their policy has legal sanction.
but, except, apart from
extent, range, measure