Walk+affectedly

  • 1 amble — I. v. n. 1. Pace, move, or go at an easy pace. 2. Walk affectedly, dawdle. II. n. Pacing, pace …

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  • 2 mince — verb 1) mince the meat and onions Syn: grind, chop up, cut up, dice, hash, chop fine 2) she minced out of the room Syn: walk affectedly; informal sashay, flounce, strut • …

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  • 3 minc´er — mince «mihns», verb, minced, minc|ing, noun. –v.t. 1. to cut or chop up (meat or other food) into very small pieces; shred: »All vegetables used in this recipe are to be minced very fine. SYNONYM(S): hash. 2. to cut up; subdivide minu …

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  • 4 John Lawrence Toole — Infobox actor bgcolour = name = J. L. Toole imagesize = 220px caption = Toole in the title role in The Don , 1888 birthname = John Lawrence Toole birthdate = birth date|1832|3|12|mf=y location = St Mary Axe, City of London deathdate = death date… …

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  • 5 mince — mincer, n. /mins/, v., minced, mincing, n. v.t. 1. to cut or chop into very small pieces. 2. to soften, moderate, or weaken (one s words), esp. for the sake of decorum or courtesy. 3. to perform or utter with affected elegance. 4. to subdivide… …

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  • 6 Fathers of the Church — • The word Father is used in the New Testament to mean a teacher of spiritual things, by whose means the soul of man is born again into the likeness of Christ: Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Fathers of the Church      …

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  • 7 mince — {{11}}mince (n.) minced meat, 1850; see MINCEMEAT (Cf. mincemeat). {{12}}mince (v.) late 14c., to chop in little pieces, from O.Fr. mincier make into small pieces, from V.L. *minutiare make small, from L.L. minutiæ small bits, from L. minutus… …

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  • 8 mince — [c]/mɪns / (say mins) verb (minced, mincing) –verb (t) 1. to cut or chop into very small pieces. 2. to subdivide minutely, as land, a subject, etc. 3. to soften or moderate (one s words, etc.) to a milder form. 4. to speak of (matters) in polite… …

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  • 9 mincing — [min′siŋ] adj. 1. affectedly elegant or dainty: of a person or a person s speech, manner, etc. 2. characterized by short steps or affected daintiness [a mincing walk] mincingly adv …

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