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The floorlike covering of the horizontal sections, or compartments, of a ship. Small vessels have only one deck; larger ships have two or three decks.
The upper part or top of a mansard roof or curb roof when made nearly flat.
The roof of a passenger car.
A pack or set of playing cards.
A heap or store.
) Cool, fresh.
Presentation Slides (ie. MS Powerpoint or Apple Keynote)
To cover; to overspread.
To dress, as the person; to clothe; especially, to clothe with more than ordinary elegance; to array; to adorn; to embellish.
To furnish with a deck, as a vessel.
) to knock someone to the floor with a single punch
To disembark from an airplane.
) An angle between two plane surfaces
) The upward slope of an aircraft's wing
) The angle between pairs of chemical bonds separated by a third bond
) Consisting of, relating to or contained between two plane surfaces.
A trench; a long, shallow indentation, as for irrigation or drainage.
has long been considered one of the most arduous forms of manual labor.
ditches, ditching, ditched
To discard or abandon.
Once the sun came out we
our rain-gear and started a campfire.
To deliberately crash-land an airplane on the sea.
When the second engine failed, the pilot was forced to ; their last location was just south of the Azores.
To deliberately not attend classes; to play hookey.
The truant officer caught Louise
with her friends, and her parents were forced to pay a fine.
) A jump or plunge into water.
) A swim under water.
) A decline.
) A seedy bar, nightclub, etc.
) fast, Fast descend with the nose of a craft pointed down.
To swim under water.
To jump into water head-first.
To descend sharply or steeply.
) To undertake with enthusiasm.
right in and started making improvements.
) To deliberately fall down after a challenge, imitating being fouled, in the hope of getting one's opponent penalised
To cause to descend, dunk
A body of water between two piers or wharves.
(of a ship) Being in the harbour area.
The action of joining two items together.
The action of reducing wages.
A burdock plant, or the leaves of that plant.
(slang, also doc) A documentary or docudrama.
Part of a courtroom where accused sits.
a section of a hotel or restaurant, as in
A male given name.
(Scots slang, also doc) the buttocks or anus.
To land at a harbour.
To join two moving items.
To reduce wages; to deduct.
To cut off a section of an animal's tail.
That was a long , but fortunately I didn't break any bones.
The space beyond a boundary into which someone or something could fall.
On one side of the road was a 50-meter .
) A place where items may be left anonymously for others to collect.
I left the plans at the , like you asked.
A small mass of liquid, just large enough to fall away of its own weight.
of oil into the mixture.
A small, round sweet/piece of candy.
) A dropped pass
Yet another for the Tiger tight end.
) Short for drop-back or drop back
The Tiger quarterback took a one-step , expecting his tight end to be open.
drop, p, ing
) To fall.
A single shot was fired and the bird
from the sky.
) To fall in value.
1.5% on the news.
) To lower oneself quickly to the ground.
and give me thirty push-ups, Private!
If your clothes are on fire, stop, and roll.
) To allow to fall.
Don't that plate!
) To get rid of.
10 pounds and an obnoxious fiance.
) To eject, to remove.
from the football team.
) To fail to respond to an argument.
The affirmative team
our arguments about the cost of the plan.
context, transitive, slang
) To ingest a hallucinogen, particularly LSD.
They had never
context, transitive, slang
) To impart.
I knowledge wherever I go.
) To fail to pronounce.
Cockneys their h's.
) To kill.
Make any sudden movements and I will you!
The Living Age
, page 613
with a single shot he
him like a master of the art.
The Beastie Boys,
: The piano player's out, the music stopped / His boy had beef, and he got
Dust on the Wind
, page 164
: With a quick clench of the fist on Joey's throat, Bodie
him. The man crumpled to the ground...
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