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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A rapid active commotion. Without delaying or wasting any time.

Usage examples (35)
  • No man thinks there is much ado about nothing when the ado is about himself.
  • Much ado is made of the predicted end of the current Maya era in A.D.
  • So without further 'ado' here's my Future of the Left article from the June issue of
  • Until then, unlike LeBron, much ado about nothing. for more
Tutoring comment
  • Sometimes it is difficult to say "adieu" (goodbye) without making a big "ado" (fuss or bother) after a dinner party "a deux" (intimately for two).
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