Part of speech:
A fence is defined as a barrier used for protection or to create a boundary.
The definition of a bush is a woody shrub or group of shrubs.
To keep from being curtailed or exposed to risk:
To shy away from a definite commitment or from decisive action
The definition of separate is to pull apart, disconnect or divide.
To step out of the way of.
To place a bet in poker before the cards are dealt that is twice the amount of the big blind when one is immediately to the left of the big blind.
To cause to be enclosed or encircled
To be unable to make a decision; waver:
Meet is defined as to come face to face with, be there when someone or something arrives, or to be introduced.
To acknowledge and accept or deal with:
To subject (a photographic film, for example) to the action of light.
To relieve of care or suffering:
The use of equivocal language.
An equivocal word or expression.
(By extension, music) A rhythm commonly used in blues music. Consists of a series of triplet notes with the middle note missing, so that it sounds like a long note followed by a short note. Sounds like a walker dragging one foot.
The act of abandoning something or someone, of changing sides; desertion; betrayal.
(Pejorative) A word used to qualify a statement so as to make it potentially misleading.
To encircle with or as if with a band.
To beset is to harass or have trouble on an ongoing basis from multiple sources or from all sides.
To form a circle around; encompass; surround
To make a circle around; enclose within a circle; surround
To encircle; surround:
To remove a ring of bark from (a tree) as by cutting or chewing
(Games) To toss a ring over (a peg), as in horseshoes.
To surround with hostile forces:
To enclose is defined as to surround, or to include inside of something.
Envelop is defined as to completely cover, wrap up, conceal or hide.
(Intransitive) To use words of equivocal or doubtful signification; to express one's opinions in terms which admit of different senses, with intent to deceive; to use ambiguous expressions with a view to mislead; as, to equivocate is the work of duplicity.
To speak of or refer to by means of a euphemism.
(Reflexive) To gain something for oneself by clever or devious means.
(Photog.) To lighten an area on (a print) to achieve a shading effect by blocking light in selected areas during an exposure, as in enlargement
To evade a responsibility or obligation. Often used with out:
(Rare) To escape; get away
Skirt is defined as to avoid, or be on the edge of.
(Carpentry) Full extent; distance between extreme limits; especially; the distance between the nearest surfaces of two bodies, or the space between walls.
To become open
To inquire for; request:
The act of one who hedges (in various senses).
To evade (an issue, for example); dodge.
To deflect or ward off (a fencing thrust, for example).
enclose or bound in with or as it with a hedge or hedges
A dense growth of shrubs or underbrush; a copse.
(Chiefly British) A portable framework made of intertwined branches or wattle and used for temporary fencing.
A sheet or stack of material used to protect people or fire from wind
A plant having no permanent woody stem; an herb.
The definition of a maze is a system of paths that is difficult to navigate.
A live slip or cutting, as of hawthorn, planted with others to grow into a hedge
(Botany) A partition that separates the cells of a fruit.
(Countable) One such shrub or tree.
To annul, cancel, make void, or nullify for some legal reason a transaction to which one is a party or owes an obligation. For example, a child who is under the age of capacity may disavow a contract and avoid her obligations under it because she lacks the legal capacity to enter into a contract. See also annul, voidable, and ratify.
(Med.) To prevent the transmission of impulses in (a nerve), esp. by anesthetizing
To be a limit or boundary to
(Figuratively) To restrict someone's movement or creativity.
To confine or keep (poultry, for example) in a coop.
To keep safe from harm; watch over and protect; defend; shield
To obstruct is to block or slow or cut off from view.
To enclose; envelop:
To face or oppose boldly, defiantly, or antagonistically
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