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bee

noun

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a sudden impulsive and apparently unmotivated idea or action
  • she got a sudden bee to quit her job and move to South Carolina

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The first known use of bee was before the 12th century

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“Bee.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/bee. Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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