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The act or motion of flouncing.
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  1. The act or motion of flouncing.
  2. A strip of decorative, usually gathered or pleated material attached by one edge, as on a garment or curtain.
  3. A piece of cloth, often gathered or pleated, sewn on by its upper edge to a skirt, sleeve, etc.; wide, ornamental ruffle
A showy, useless decoration or elaboration
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  1. A showy, useless decoration or elaboration
  2. A ruffle or flounce on a garment.
  3. A flounce or ruffle
(Photog.) A wrinkling of the edge of a film, plate, etc.
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  1. (Photog.) A wrinkling of the edge of a film, plate, etc.
  2. A ruffled, gathered, or pleated border or projection, such as a fabric edge used to trim clothing.
  3. A projection as of hair, feathers, bone, or cartilage, about the neck of an animal.
Something that forms, defines or marks the edge.
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  1. Something that forms, defines or marks the edge.
  2. The operation of shaping or dressing the edge of anything, as of a piece of metal.
  3. (Rock climbing) Technique involving the placement of the edge of the climbing shoe on a sharp hold.
To make wrinkled, particularly of fabric.
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  1. To make wrinkled, particularly of fabric.
  2. To wrinkle or form into folds or creases.
  3. To tousle.
To disarrange or rumple; dishevel.
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  1. To disarrange or rumple; dishevel.
  2. To disorder, dishevel, muss, rumple, etc.
  3. To put into disorder; to tumble; to touse; to muss.
To throw into disorder.
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  1. To throw into disorder.
  2. To cause the hair or clothes of (a person) to become thus disarranged
  3. To disarrange the hair or clothing of.
To cause someone to feel impatient or angry; annoy:
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  1. To cause someone to feel impatient or angry; annoy:
  2. (Physiology) To cause a physiological response to a stimulus in (a cell, body tissue, or organism).
  3. To be a cause of impatience or anger.
To cause to be uneasy; vex:
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  1. To cause to be uneasy; vex:
  2. To irritate; vex; annoy; worry
  3. To ornament with a fret
To sting with or as if with a nettle.
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  1. To sting with or as if with a nettle.
  2. To irritate; annoy; vex
To stir up or shake up
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  1. To stir up or shake up
  2. To arouse interest in (a cause, for example) by use of the written or spoken word; discuss or debate.
  3. To stir up interest and support through speeches and writing so as to produce changes
To cause to be irritated, especially by repeated acts; trouble or annoy:
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  1. To cause to be irritated, especially by repeated acts; trouble or annoy:
  2. To take the trouble (to do something); concern oneself with (accomplishing something):
  3. (Intransitive) To do something which is of negligible inconvenience.
(Now Rare) To disturb the order of
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  1. (Now Rare) To disturb the order of
  2. To put into a state of disorder.
  3. To disturb the composure or calm of; perturb.
To make anxious, uneasy, or restless; disturb; fret
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  1. To make anxious, uneasy, or restless; disturb; fret
  2. To deprive of peace or rest; trouble.
To attract (the attention) away from its original focus; divert.
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  1. To attract (the attention) away from its original focus; divert.
  2. To cause to feel worried or uneasy; unsettle:
  3. To cause (someone) to have difficulty paying attention to something:
To break up the settled order or orderly working of
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  1. To break up the settled order or orderly working of
  2. To break up the quiet or serenity of; agitate (what is quiet or still)
  3. To intrude on; inconvenience:
To confuse; agitate
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  1. To confuse; agitate
  2. To move in a quick, flustered way
  3. To move or come down in a flurry.
(Intransitive) To be in a heat or bustle; to be agitated and confused.
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  1. (Intransitive) To be in a heat or bustle; to be agitated and confused.
  2. To make or become nervous or upset.
  3. (By extension) To confuse, befuddle, throw into panic by making overwrought with confusion.
To cause to be alarmed, agitated, or upset; disturb or trouble greatly
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  1. To cause to be alarmed, agitated, or upset; disturb or trouble greatly
  2. To cause (a system) to become altered or imbalanced from a normal state:
  3. (--- Physics & Astronomy) To cause perturbation in (the orbit of a celestial body, for example) by gravitational interaction.
(Slang) To be thrilling, boisterous, etc.
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  1. (Slang) To be thrilling, boisterous, etc.
  2. (Music) To play or dance to rock music.
  3. To excite or cause strong feeling in, as by playing rock music.
To get away from (a pursuer):
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  1. To get away from (a pursuer):
  2. To cause to tremble, vibrate, or rock:
  3. To get rid of or put an end to:
To get rid of; throw away; discard
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  1. To get rid of; throw away; discard
  2. To move or go impatiently, angrily, or disdainfully, as with a toss of the head
  3. To toss a coin with (someone) for deciding something according to which side will land uppermost
  1. To make upset or uncomfortable
  2. To become unsettled
  3. To change from a settled condition; disrupt:
To become overturned or upset
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  1. To become overturned or upset
  2. To disturb the functioning, order, or course of:
  3. To cause (the stomach) to feel ill.
To provide with ratlines
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  1. To provide with ratlines
  2. To secure ratlines to (shrouds).
To exasperate; annoy; vex
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  1. To exasperate; annoy; vex
  2. To annoy or exasperate:
  3. To make worse or more troublesome:
To harm by repeated attacks; harry; molest
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  1. To harm by repeated attacks; harry; molest
  2. To be annoying
  3. To cause irritation to (another); make somewhat angry.
To take the time and trouble; concern oneself
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  1. To take the time and trouble; concern oneself
  2. To take the trouble (to do something); concern oneself with (accomplishing something):
  3. (Intransitive) To feel care or anxiety; to make or take trouble; to be troublesome.
To equip (a room or telephone circuit, for example) with a concealed electronic listening device.
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  1. To equip (a room or telephone circuit, for example) with a concealed electronic listening device.
  2. To make (the eyes) bulge or grow large.
  3. An insect, spider, or similar organism. Not in scientific use.
To be or become vexed, irritated, or impatient
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  1. To be or become vexed, irritated, or impatient
  2. To rub so as to stimulate or make warm
  3. To wear away or irritate by rubbing or friction:
To break up the quiet or serenity of; agitate (what is quiet or still)
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  1. To break up the quiet or serenity of; agitate (what is quiet or still)
  2. To intrude on; inconvenience:
  3. To break in on; interrupt
To increase the gravity or intensity of:
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  1. To increase the gravity or intensity of:
  2. (Archaic) To intensify (a feeling, disease, etc.); aggravate
  3. To irritate or annoy very much; make angry; vex
To wear away by gnawing, rubbing, corroding, etc.
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  1. To wear away by gnawing, rubbing, corroding, etc.
  2. To move agitatedly.
  3. To make or form by wearing away
To become worn or sore by abrasion.
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  1. To become worn or sore by abrasion.
  2. To irk or exasperate; vex:
  3. To wear away or make sore by abrasion; chafe:
To work for gain or profit; make money:
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  1. To work for gain or profit; make money:
  2. To go and bring
  3. To cause to move or leave:
To be irritating, wearisome, or vexing to.
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  1. To be irritating, wearisome, or vexing to.
  2. To annoy, disgust, irritate, tire out, etc.
(Physiology) To cause a physiological response to a stimulus in (a cell, body tissue, or organism).
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  1. (Physiology) To cause a physiological response to a stimulus in (a cell, body tissue, or organism).
  2. To make sore or inflamed:
  3. To cause someone to feel impatient or angry; annoy:
To sting with or as if with a nettle.
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  1. To sting with or as if with a nettle.
  2. To irritate; annoy; vex
To cause to be annoyed or resentful.
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  1. To cause to be annoyed or resentful.
  2. To make peevish or bad-tempered; annoy
  3. To annoy; vex.
To stir to action or feeling:
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  1. To stir to action or feeling:
  2. To give rise to; bring about:
  3. To bring about deliberately; induce:
  1. Roil
  2. To stir up (liquid); roil.
  3. To anger or irritate.
To cause difficulty or trouble to:
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  1. To cause difficulty or trouble to:
  2. To keep bringing up, going over, or returning to (a matter difficult to solve)
  3. To give trouble to, esp. in a petty or nagging way; disturb, annoy, irritate, etc.
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