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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Spread over or daub (a surface)..

Usage examples (19)
  • Every year they bedaub themselves with various bright colored paints for the annual festival.
  • Though we smile to ourselves, at least ironically, when parasites bedaub us with false encomiums, as many princes cannot choose but do, Quum tale quid nihil intra se...
  • Such things are “but shadowy pretences with which we bedaub each other and repay our mutual debts; but we cannot repay them, but increase rather, the debt owed to that...
  • Some of the natives had really climbed the baobab, and now they were seen rising on all sides, winding along the boughs like reptiles, and advancing slowly but surely, all the... for more
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