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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Avoid something unpleasant or laborious; Hamper the progress of.

Usage examples (35)
  • short-circuit warm feelings
  • Verb (used with object) : Bad weather short-circuited my vacation plans
  • Because of a short-circuit which started the fire.
  • SHINER: I can short-circuit us and help this judge. for more
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