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  • 1 tossed about in his sleep — turned around restlessly in his sleep, could not get to sleep, could not fall asleep due to a persistent thought …

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  • 2 storm-tossed — adjective pounded or hit repeatedly by storms or adversities • Syn: ↑buffeted, ↑tempest tossed, ↑tempest tost, ↑tempest swept • Similar to: ↑troubled * * * stormˈ tossed adjective …

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  • 3 To roll about — Roll Roll, v. i. 1. To move, as a curved object may, along a surface by rotation without sliding; to revolve upon an axis; to turn over and over; as, a ball or wheel rolls on the earth; a body rolls on an inclined plane. [1913 Webster] And her… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 toss about — phrasal verb toss around or toss about [transitive] Word forms toss around : present tense I/you/we/they toss around he/she/it tosses around present participle tossing around past tense tossed around past participle tossed around British to… …

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  • 5 toss about — ˌtoss a ˈround ˌtoss a ˈbout british [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they toss around he/she/it tosses around present participle …

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  • 6 Must Do Something About It — Song by Wings from the album Wings at the Speed of Sound Released 25 March 1976 Recorded 1976 Genre Rock …

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  • 7 fanny about — verb a) To waste time or fool around; to engage in activity which produces little or no accomplishment. Then he dithered and fannied about. b) To wander about or prowl around. Johnson waited for an age while the barmen tossed bottles back and… …

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  • 8 tempest-tossed — /tem pist tawst , tost /, adj. buffeted about, as by adversities. Also, tempest tost. [1585 95] * * * …

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  • 9 toss — toss1 [tɔs US to:s] v [Date: 1500 1600; Origin: Probably from a Scandinavian language] 1.) [T] to throw something, especially something light, with a quick gentle movement of your hand toss sth into/onto etc sth ▪ She crumpled the letter and… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 10 toss — 01. Paco was [tossing] the ball in the air for his dog to catch in its mouth. 02. The frustrated student crumpled his test paper into a ball, and [tossed] it into the waste basket. 03. The small plane was being [tossed] about in the sky by strong …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 11 toss — 1 verb 1 THROW (T) to throw something, especially something light, with a quick gentle movement of your hand: toss sth into/down/out of etc: Toss that book over here, will you? | toss sth to sb: “Catch!” said Sandra, tossing her bag to him. |… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 Relativism — Compare moral relativism, aesthetic relativism, social constructionism, cultural relativism, and cognitive relativism. Relativism is the idea that some elements or aspects of experience or culture are relative to, i.e., dependent on, other… …

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  • 13 toss — verb 1) he tossed the ball over the fence Syn: throw, hurl, fling, sling, cast, pitch, lob, project; informal heave, chuck 2) he tossed a coin and it landed heads Syn: flip, flick 3 …

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  • 14 toss — verb 1) he tossed his tools into the boot Syn: throw, hurl, fling, sling, pitch, lob, launch; informal heave, chuck, bung 2) he tossed a coin Syn: flip, flick …

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  • 15 ἀμφίπαλτον — ἀμφίπαλτος tossed about masc/fem acc sg ἀμφίπαλτος tossed about neut nom/voc/acc sg …

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  • 16 Jehovah's Witnesses — Jehovah s Witnesses …

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  • 17 football — /foot bawl /, n. 1. a game in which two opposing teams of 11 players each defend goals at opposite ends of a field having goal posts at each end, with points being scored chiefly by carrying the ball across the opponent s goal line and by place… …

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  • 18 Union of Christendom — • Includes the Catholic Church together with the many other religious communions which have either directly or indirectly, separated from it Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Union of Christendom     Union of Christend …

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  • 19 Richard Feynman — Feynman redirects here. For other uses, see Feynman (disambiguation). Richard P. Feynman Richard Feynman at Fermilab Bor …

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  • 20 Corset controversy — The corset controversy is an ensemble of letters and articles concerning the corset that appeared in newspapers and periodicals in the 19th century. Contents 1 Introduction …

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