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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A settled and monotonous routine that is hard to escape; A groove or furrow (especially one in soft earth caused by wheels); Applies to nonhuman mammals: a state or period of heightened arousal and activity.

Usage examples (33)
  • They fell into a conversational rut
  • It almost seems like the rut is affecting me more then the bucks.
  • Across much of whitetail range, the rut is a scant few weeks away.
  • On the Eastern Shore of Md, the rut is heating up. for more
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