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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Foolishness, stupidity.

Usage examples (3)
  • Repression and mystery, he considered wholesome for girls; and he considered the enlightening of them -- to some extent -- a prudential measure for their defence; and premature...
  • A fire-water to their wild-in-woods understanding; and histrionic innocence is no doubt the bloom on corruption; also the facts of current human life, in the crude of the...
  • Fifth Avenue noodledom just as well. for more
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