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gird

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an act or expression showing scorn and usually intended to hurt anotherʼs feelings

  • in her farewell speech, the departing governor got in some retaliatory girds at the media
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gird

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1 to encircle or bind with or as if with a belt

  • for the celebration of the heroes' return, well-wishers girded hundreds of trees with yellow ribbons
  • she girded her waist with a delicate sash
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2 to provide (someone) with what is needed for a task or activity

  • the Spartan warrior girded himself for battle with sword and shield
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3 to form a circle around

  • a tall hedge girds the exclusive estate and shields it from prying eyes
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