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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To mix by pressing and squeezing with the hands.

Usage examples (36)
  • Her biceps bulged under the strain of kneading the great mass of dough.
  • knead dough
  • Working on a cool, smooth surface, "knead" it a bit with a spatula until it has the thickness and texture of fudge.
  • Although, if you feel the "knead" for a work out, you could certainly prepare the dough by hand. for more
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  • You "need" (must have) a shot of strong whiskey and a good "knead" (massage or squeeze) to ease the pain where you were "kneed" (to hit with ones knees).
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