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Noun:A long deep track made by the repeated passage of the wheels of vehicles.An
annual period of sexual activity in deer and some other mammals, during
which the males fight each other for access to the females.
Verb:Engage in such activity
: "a rutting stag".
Synonyms:groove - furrow - track - routine
Verb:Tread heavily and noisily, typically in order to show anger.
Noun:(in jazz or popular music) A tune or song with a fast tempo and a heavy beat.
Synonyms:stamp - trample
Verb:Walk in a specified way.
Noun:A manner or the sound of someone walking.
Synonyms:verb. step - walk - tramplenoun. step - pace - gait - footstep - walk - footfall
Verb:(with reference to the fingers or hand) Close into a tight ball, esp. when feeling extreme anger
: "she clenched her fists".
Noun:A contraction or tightening of part of the body.
Synonyms:clinch - grip - clasp - constrict
Synonyms:officious - obtrusive - importunate - intrusive
Verb:Squeeze or constrict the neck of (a person or animal), esp. so as to cause death
: "the victim was strangled with a scarf".Sounding as though the speaker's throat is constricted: "a series of strangled gasps".
Synonyms:choke - throttle - suffocate - stifle - smother
Web definitions:a singer of popular ballads.
1. To play (a stringed musical instrument) by stroking or brushing the strings
: strum a banjo.
2. To play (music) on a stringed instrument in this way
: strum chords on a guitar.v.intr.
To play a stringed instrument by strumming.n. The act or sound of strumming.
Synonyms:verb. filch - steal - pilfer - sneak - swipe - denouncenoun. nose - informer - conk - boko
Verb:Slaughter or cut up (an animal) for food
: "the meat will be butchered".
Kill (someone) brutally.
Adjective:(of a sound such as a person's voice or the noise of an engine) Deep and rasping
: "rich, throaty laughter".
Synonyms:guttural - hoarse - husky - raucous
Verb:Have an intense feeling of loss or lack and longing for something.Be filled with compassion or warm feeling.
Synonyms:long - pine - hanker - crave - aspire - desire - languish
Western US a slang word for man
Adjective:Full of or characterized by intense anger.
Synonyms:angry - irate - furious - wroth - ireful
coarse file or similar metal tool with a roughened surface for
scraping, filing, or rubbing down objects of metal, wood, or other
Verb:Scrape (something) with a rasp in order to make it smoother.
Synonyms:noun. file - graterverb. scrape - grate
Verb:Depart quickly or hurriedly; run away.
Noun:A hurried departure or flight.
Adjective:(of a place) Deserted of people and in a state of bleak and dismal emptiness.
Verb:Make (a place) bleakly and depressingly empty or bare.
Synonyms:adjective. forlorn - lonely - solitary - desert - desertedverb. devastate - ravage
Noun:An acquired or natural skill at performing a task
: "she got the knack of it in the end".A tendency to do something.
Synonyms:skill - ability - dexterity - art - cleverness - trick
Noun:The part of the human body between the legs where they join the torso.The part of a garment that passes between the legs.
Synonyms:fork - pitchfork - groin
Adjective:Stretched or pulled tight; not slack
: "the fabric stays taut without adhesive".(esp. of muscles or nerves) Tense; not relaxed.
Synonyms:tight - tense - strained