instill (into a person) by constant repetition; "he dinned the lessons into his students"
a loud harsh or strident noise
make a resonant sound, like artillery; "His deep voice boomed through the hall"
a noisy fight
cause friction; "my sweater scratches"
wear away by rubbing; "The friction frayed the sleeve"
a noisy riotous fight
an implement used to propel or steer a boat
stir with a paddle
give a spanking to; subject to a spanking
walk unsteadily; "small children toddle"
propel with a paddle; "paddle your own canoe"
a short light oar used without an oarlock to propel a canoe or small boat
swim like a dog in shallow water
an instrument of punishment consisting of a flat board
play in or as if in water, as of small children
a blade of a paddle wheel or water wheel
small wooden bat with a flat surface; used for hitting balls in various games
an angry dispute; "they had a quarrel"; "they had words"
have a disagreement over something; "We quarreled over the question as to who discovered America"; "These two fellows are always scrapping over something"
an arrow that is shot from a crossbow; has a head with four edges
complete and without restriction or qualification; sometimes used informally as intensifiers; "absolute freedom"; "an absolute dimwit"; "a downright lie"; "out-and-out mayhem"; "an out-and-out lie"; "a rank outsider"; "many right-down vices"; "got the job through sheer persistence"; "sheer stupidity"
conspicuously and outrageously bad or reprehensible; "a crying shame"; "an egregious lie"; "flagrant violation of human rights"; "a glaring error"; "gross ineptitude"; "gross injustice"; "rank treachery"
very fertile; producing profuse growth; "rank earth"
very offensive in smell or taste; "a rank cigar"
the ordinary members of an organization (such as the enlisted soldiers of an army); "the strike was supported by the union rank and file"; "he rose from the ranks to become a colonel"
the body of members of an organization or group; "they polled their membership"; "they found dissension in their own ranks"; "he joined the ranks of the unemp
long pinkish sour leafstalks usually eaten cooked and sweetened
plants having long green or reddish acidic leafstalks growing in basal clumps; stems (and only the stems) are edible when cooked; leaves are poisonous
bitter verbal quarrel often involving exchange of insults
expel or eject (saliva or phlegm or sputum) from the mouth; "The father of the victim spat at the alleged murderer"
utter with anger or contempt
a young oyster or other bivalve
drive a skewer through; "skewer the meat for the BBQ"
a cloth covering (a legging) that covers the instep and ankles
clap one's hands together; "The children were clapping to the music"
rain gently; "It has only sprinkled, but the roads are slick"
a quarrel about petty points
spawn; "oysters spat"
engage in a brief and petty quarrel
clap one's hands or shout after performances to indicate approval
strike with a sound like that of falling rain; "Bullets were spatting the leaves"
become permanently attached; "mollusks or oysters spat"
come down like raindrops; "Bullets were spatting down on us"
one of two or more layers one atop another; "tier upon tier of huge casks"; "a three-tier wedding cake"
something that is used for tying; "the sail is fastened to the yard with tiers"
a worker who ties something
any one of two or more competitors who tie one another
a relative position or degree of value in a graded group; "lumber of the highest grade"