hunched

  • 1 hunched — adj. having the back and shoulders rounded; not erect; of people. Syn: round backed, round shouldered, stooped, stooping, crooked. [WordNet 1.5] …

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  • 2 hunched — [[t]hʌ̱ntʃt[/t]] ADJ If you are hunched, or hunched up, you are leaning forwards with your shoulders raised and your head down, often because you are cold, ill, or unhappy. A solitary hunched figure emerged from Number Ten... He got a stiff neck… …

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  • 3 Hunched — Hunch Hunch, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Hunched}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Hunching}.] 1. To push or jostle with the elbow; to push or thrust suddenly. [1913 Webster] 2. To thrust out a hump or protuberance; to crook, as the back. Dryden. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 4 hunched — Synonyms and related words: arched, arciform, arclike, arcual, bandy, bowed, bowlike, concave, convex, embowed, gibbose, gibbous, humpbacked, humped, humpy, hunchy, oxbow, vaulted …

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  • 5 hunched — hÊŒntʃ n. hump; protuberance; thick piece; protrusion; push, thrust; feeling, premonition, intuition, gut feeling v. push out or up to create a hump, arch in a convex manner; bend down, crouch, stoop down; shove, push …

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  • 6 hunched — adjective having the back and shoulders rounded; not erect a little oldish misshapen stooping woman • Syn: ↑round backed, ↑round shouldered, ↑stooped, ↑stooping, ↑crooked • Similar to: ↑unere …

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  • 7 hunched red snapper — kuprotasis rifešeris statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Lutjanus gibbus angl. crimson snapper; humpback red snapper; humpback snapper; humped snapper fish; humphead snapper; hunched red snapper; hunched… …

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  • 8 hunched snapper — kuprotasis rifešeris statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Lutjanus gibbus angl. crimson snapper; humpback red snapper; humpback snapper; humped snapper fish; humphead snapper; hunched red snapper; hunched… …

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  • 9 hunch — I UK [hʌntʃ] / US noun [countable, usually singular] Word forms hunch : singular hunch plural hunches a feeling that something is true or will happen, although you do not know any definite facts about it II UK [hʌntʃ] / US verb… …

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  • 10 hunch — [[t]hʌ̱ntʃ[/t]] hunches, hunching, hunched 1) N COUNT If you have a hunch about something, you are sure that it is correct or true, even though you do not have any proof. [INFORMAL] I had a hunch that Susan and I would work well together... Then… …

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  • 11 Sly Stone — Infobox Musical artist Name = Sly Stone Img capt = Background = solo singer Birth name = Sylvester Stewart Born = birth date and age|1943|3|15 Denton, Texas, U.S. Died = Origin = Vallejo, California, U.S. Instrument = Vocals, organ, guitar, bass… …

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  • 12 Gerbil — Taxobox name = Gerbil fossil range = Late Miocene Recent image width = 250px regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Mammalia ordo = Rodentia superfamilia = Muroidea familia = Muridae subfamilia = Gerbillinae subfamilia authority = Gray,… …

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  • 13 Malabar Trogon — Male H. f. malabaricus Conservation status …

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  • 14 Uwe Seeler — Infobox Football biography playername = Uwe Seeler fullname = dateofbirth = 5 November 1936 cityofbirth = Hamburg countryofbirth = Germany dateofdeath = cityofdeath = countryofdeath = height = position = youthyears = youthclubs = years = clubs =… …

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  • 15 The Death of the Ball Turret Gunner — is a five line poem by Randall Jarrell published in 1945. It is about the death of a gunner in a Sperry ball turret on a World War II American bomber aircraft. From my mother s sleep I fell into the State, And I hunched in its belly till my wet… …

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  • 16 The Ascent of Ethiopia — is a painting by Lois Mailou Jones.In 1932 a woman named Lois Mailou Jones created a painting entitled “The Ascent of Ethiopia.” This painting tells the story of a journey of [African Americans00 who, through years of sacrifice, have established… …

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  • 17 howler monkey — n. any of a genus (Alouatta, family Cebidae) of large New World monkeys with a loud, howling cry and a long, prehensile tail: occasionally called howling monkey * * * Any of several species of slow moving tropical American monkeys (genus… …

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  • 18 guinea fowl — any of several African, gallinaceous birds of the subfamily Numidinae, esp. a common species, Numida meleagris, that has a bony casque on the head and dark gray plumage spotted with white and that is now domesticated and raised for its flesh and… …

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  • 19 BlackBerry prayer — n. The head down, slightly hunched position that is characteristic of a person using a BlackBerry or similar device. BlackBerry praying pp. Example Citations: Without a doubt, the biggest workplace changes involve computers and communication.… …

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  • 20 hunch — hunch1 [hʌntʃ] n if you have a hunch that something is true or will happen, you feel that it is true or will happen →↑suspicion have a hunch (that) ▪ I had a hunch that something like this would happen. sb s hunch ▪ My hunch is that she s his… …

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