Part of speech:
someone who cleans soot from chimneys
A path that something or someone moves along.
A powerful or sudden effort by which something is done, produced, or accomplished; also, something done or accomplished by such an effort.
The extent of a given activity or subject that is involved, treated, or relevant:
To paint, or make clean or bright with a brush.
Out of the way; completely away:
To make things clean or orderly:
The progression of events in the development of a literary plot.
The manner of swinging; specif., the manner of striking with a golf club, baseball bat, the arm, etc.
The definition of breadth refers to the width of something or how far something extends.
The space, area, volume, etc., to which something extends.
A piece, often of a standard size, that is normally measured along its greatest dimension:
In a clean manner
To use a mop to wash or dry surfaces:
To bend is defined as to give a curve or angle to something, or to hide or misrepresent.
To sweep as with a broom
To apply, spread, remove, etc. with a stroke or strokes as of a brush
To gain or achieve:
To grade (students, for example) on a curve.
(Intransitive) To start and run with speed; to shoot rapidly along
To extend is defined as to make something longer or wider, to make something last longer or to make an offer.
Fly means to move through the air, often with wings.
To move silently and furtively:
To traverse with or as if with oars or an oar:
To revolve around (a center of attraction):
To clear (an area) by freeing of weeds or other vegetation.
1603, John Florio, translating Michel de Montaigne, Essays, II.35:
To extend across in space or time:
To extend (oneself) when lying down:
Traverse means to move back and forth, cross over or examine carefully.
To clean with a vacuum cleaner
To simulate movement rapidly away from or toward a subject using a zoom lens or other optical device.
Brandish means to shake or wave something in a menacing way, particularly a weapon.
To grow vigorously; succeed; thrive; prosper
To cause to wave, undulate, or sway to and fro
A large, open area or unbroken surface; wide extent; great breadth
The amount, degree, or extent of expansion
(Informal) A belief, action, etc. that is unreasonable or questionable
The region of the universe beyond Earth's atmosphere. &diamf3; The part of this region within the solar system is known as interplanetary space . &diamf3; The part of this region beyond the solar system but within the Milky Way or within another galaxy is known as interstellar space . &diamf3; The part of this region between the Milky Way and other galaxies is known as intergalactic space .
A publicly funded program offering such instruction along with information on agriculture, home economics, and business.
The general scope and coverage of a statute.
A community or territory over which a sovereign rules; a kingdom.
To set forth in words; state:
Any specified area or region
a long oar used in an open boat
A poetry slam.
Alternative form of chimney sweep.
make a big sweeping gesture or movement
To draw into a conflict or fight; involve in trouble
To involve in a complicated situation or in circumstances from which it is difficult to disengage:
Drag is defined as to pull or move a person or thing.
To get into a course of action by forceful means.
To extend or reach across
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