Definition of BUCKLE

to fall down or in as a result of physical pressure <the flimsy bridge buckled under the weight of the caravan of trucks>
Near Antonyms inflate, rise, swell
to occupy (oneself) diligently or with close attention <buckled himself down and finished the assignment in record time>
Near Antonyms dally, dawdle, dillydally, fiddle (around), fool around, idle, mess around, monkey (around), play, potter (around), putter (around), trifle

March 27, 2015
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Tranquilly at rest or causing no trouble
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