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(Sports) To arrange (the start of a race) with the starting point in the outside lanes progressively closer to the finish line so as to neutralize the advantage of competing in the shorter inside lanes.
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  1. (Sports) To arrange (the start of a race) with the starting point in the outside lanes progressively closer to the finish line so as to neutralize the advantage of competing in the shorter inside lanes.
  2. To arrange (the wings of a biplane) so that the leading edge of one wing is either ahead of or behind the leading edge of the other wing.
  3. To move unsteadily, as though about to collapse; totter, sway, or reel, as from a blow, fatigue, drunkenness, etc.
To twist or interlace (something) into, through, or among
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  1. To twist or interlace (something) into, through, or among
  2. To interweave or combine (elements) into a complex whole:
  3. To form (threads) into a fabric
To incline or bend to one side; veer:
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  1. To incline or bend to one side; veer:
  2. (Old Poet.) To rule; reign; hold sway
  3. (Nautical) To hoist (a mast or yard) into position.
To become weak, ineffective, or unsteady, especially in performance:
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  1. To become weak, ineffective, or unsteady, especially in performance:
  2. To move uncertainly or unsteadily; totter; stumble
  3. To act hesitantly; show uncertainty; waver; flinch
To feel dizzy; have a sensation of spinning or whirling
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  1. To feel dizzy; have a sensation of spinning or whirling
  2. To be thrown off balance or fall back:
  3. To feel dizzy:
To arrange (periods of activity, duties, etc.) so as to avoid crowding, provide for continuity of expertise, etc.
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  1. To arrange (periods of activity, duties, etc.) so as to avoid crowding, provide for continuity of expertise, etc.
  2. To arrange (the wings of a biplane) so that the leading edge of one wing is either ahead of or behind the leading edge of the other wing.
  3. (Sports) To arrange (the start of a race) with the starting point in the outside lanes progressively closer to the finish line so as to neutralize the advantage of competing in the shorter inside lanes.
To come by chance; happen
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  1. To come by chance; happen
  2. (Intransitive) To trip or fall; to walk clumsily.
  3. To strike or happen (upon a person or thing) without design; to fall or light by chance; with on, upon, or against.
To alternate, as between opposing attitudes or positions; vacillate.
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  1. To alternate, as between opposing attitudes or positions; vacillate.
  2. To move or sway unsteadily or unsurely; totter.
  3. To totter, wobble, waver, etc.
To be on the point of failure or collapse
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  1. To be on the point of failure or collapse
  2. To proceed with feeble, unsure steps
  3. To rock or shake as if about to fall; be unsteady
To twist or interlace (something) into, through, or among
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  1. To twist or interlace (something) into, through, or among
  2. To interlace (threads, for example) into cloth.
  3. To construct by interlacing or interweaving strips or strands of material:
To tremble or quaver:
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  1. To tremble or quaver:
  2. To waver or vacillate in one's opinions or feelings.
  3. To waver in one's opinions, etc.; vacillate
To assign as pitcher:
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  1. To assign as pitcher:
  2. To assign (a player) to pitch
  3. To erect or establish; set up:
To spread, compress, or flatten by applying pressure with a roller:
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  1. To spread, compress, or flatten by applying pressure with a roller:
  2. To envelop or enfold in a covering:
  3. To cause to begin moving or operating:
To cause to move backward and forward in seesaw fashion.
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  1. To cause to move backward and forward in seesaw fashion.
  2. To move on or as on a seesaw
  3. To change back and forth from one condition or situation to another:
(Nautical) To swerve off course momentarily or temporarily:
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  1. (Nautical) To swerve off course momentarily or temporarily:
  2. To move unsteadily; weave.
  3. (Intransitive, nautical) To steer badly, zigzagging back and forth across the intended course of a boat; to go out of the line of course.
To give a sudden quick thrust, push, pull, or twist to.
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  1. To give a sudden quick thrust, push, pull, or twist to.
  2. To pull, twist, push, thrust, or throw with a sudden, sharp movement
  3. To move with a jerk or in jerks
To open, close, or fit together with a click:
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  1. To open, close, or fit together with a click:
  2. To pull apart or break with a snapping sound.
  3. With, or as with, a snap
To ache with a sudden, sharp pain
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  1. To ache with a sudden, sharp pain
  2. To draw, pull, or move suddenly and sharply; jerk:
  3. To move with a quick, slight jerk or jerks or spasmodically
To turn using a wrench:
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  1. To turn using a wrench:
  2. To give a twist, turn, or pull:
  3. To twist, pull, or jerk suddenly and violently
To pull with a quick, strong movement; jerk:
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  1. To pull with a quick, strong movement; jerk:
  2. To pull on something suddenly.
  3. To jerk
(Slang) A foolish, rude, or contemptible person.
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  1. (Slang) A foolish, rude, or contemptible person.
  2. (Weight Lifting) A lift in which the barbell is raised upward from shoulder level with the arms completely extended
  3. A sharp, abrupt movement; quick pull, twist, push, etc.
A clasp, catch, or other fastening device that operates with a snapping sound.
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  1. A clasp, catch, or other fastening device that operates with a snapping sound.
  2. A thin, crisp, usually circular cookie:
  3. A snap bean.
A contest; a struggle:
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  1. A contest; a struggle:
  2. A land, air, or space vehicle that moves or tows other vehicles:
  3. An act or instance of tugging; hard pull
A sudden, sharp pain; twinge
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  1. A sudden, sharp pain; twinge
  2. A sudden, quick motion, esp. a spasmodic one; tic
  3. A quick, slight jerk
A distortion in the original form or meaning of something written or spoken; a twisted interpretation.
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  1. A distortion in the original form or meaning of something written or spoken; a twisted interpretation.
  2. Any of various hand or power tools, often having fixed or adjustable jaws, used for gripping, turning, or twisting objects such as nuts, bolts, or pipes, typically at an angle perpendicular to the object's axis.
  3. A sudden, sharp twist or pull
(Slang) A Yankee; esp., a U.S. soldier in World Wars I and II
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  1. (Slang) A Yankee; esp., a U.S. soldier in World Wars I and II
  2. A sudden, strong pull; jerk
  3. A sudden vigorous pull; a jerk.
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