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bucketing

verb
present participle of bucket

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1 to lift out with something that holds liquid
  • bucketing water from the well, we raced to put out the fire

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2 to make a series of small irregular or violent movements
  • getting the troops into the bucketing landing craft proved to be challenging

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“Bucketing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/bucketing. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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