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da buhld

  • v  dip a foot or hand briefly into a liquid
  • v  play in or as if in water, as of small children
  • v  work with in an amateurish manner
  • v  bob forward and under so as to feed off the bottom of a body of water
  • s  covered with bright patches (often used in combination)
    waves dabbled with moonlight

  • Away from the pool, Rice has dabbled in modeling and clearly prefers partying to knitting.
  • This is when her anti-Semitism, homophobia (even though she herself dabbled in bisexuality) and other base inclinations emerged.
  • Before he began experimenting with a vat of oil and oodles of noodles in the 1950s, Ando had dabbled unsuccessfully in business ventures ranging from salt to prefab houses.
News & Articles

  • The Search For Politically Correct Weapons
    Better the devil you know than the scum you don't. France dabbled in Libya, armed the wrong people, and earned Mali as a reward.. There is nothing learned in Paris these days? Are the French to become like the Americans?
    June 17, 2013 - Strategy Page
  • Classic sounds waft from Anaheim
    ANAHEIM John Walker has long fancied himself an avid music fan, having dabbled in singing and conducting a few choral groups.
    June 17, 2013 - Orange County Register
  • Why You Should (Finally) Read Neil Gaiman
    There are few writers working today who can boast of a cult following like that of Neil Gaiman’s. From his Sandman comics to his bestselling novels to his works for children, Gaiman has dabbled in everything from blogging to Twitter to writing for TV, film and radio. And yet, it has been eight years since the publication of his last novel for adults,  Anansi Boys .        
    June 17, 2013 - The Atlantic Wire

  • Theo Epstein in Forbes
    We've had a lot of talks about trades for a closer,Epstein said during a conference call. "We've dabbled in free agency, but haven't gotten anything done yet. Our bullpen will look a lot different on opening day than it does now."
  • Colin Powell in The Miami Herald
    He was someone whose word you could rely on,said Powell, who self-deprecatingly described himself as the former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff who retired and then "dabbled a bit in diplomacy."
  • Sanjay Leela Bhansali in Times of India
    The biggest birthday gift is the opera Padmavati . I came here to Paris expecting to work really hard with a discipline that I had never dabbled in before. But I didn't know that it would be so much fun,Bhansali said.

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