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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Destroy the peace or tranquility of; Tamper with; Change the arrangement or position of; Move deeply; Damage as if by shaking or jarring.

Usage examples (34)
  • Every difficulty slurred over will be a ghost to disturb your repose later on.
  • Don't disturb the patient's wounds by moving him too rapidly!
  • Next came leasing for deer and with long deer seasons, many don't want to "disturb" the deer on their lease by squirrel hunting.
  • It's not only the tourists that "disturb" the peace, however. for more
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