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The coat ripped.
The seam has ripped.
He ripped someone off.
v. to quick hit
n. rap song
she was raped by Isis.
a. mature, fully developed
The apples are ripe
v. to move slower so that you are farther away from someone or something that is in front of you.
She was beginning to lose ground ( to the leaders) in the race.
The political party lost ground in the election.
The company is losing ground to (falling behind not doing as well as) its competitors.
Whenever there is a carcass, there the vultures will gather.
n. formal a cheap person
v. to cause something to sink in wet ground.
The mud bogged down the car.
the story bogs down after the second chapter.
v. to cause someone to be loved or admired by
His generosity has endeared him to the public.
Her bad temper did not endear her to her coworkers.
Good humor is one of your most endearing traits.
n. confidence and skill shown especially in a difficult situation.
He demonstrated great aplomb in dealing with the reporters.
He's handled the reports with great aplomb.
n. They stood in single file.
ad. So many male people have been lining up single file for me.
a. often trying to control the behavior of other people in an annoying or unwanted way.
He had to deal with his overbearing mother.
Her husband's overbearing manner made her miserable.
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