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groove

noun

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1 an established and often automatic or monotonous series of actions followed when engaging in some activity
  • I can't get into the groove on Monday morning without a cup of coffee

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2 a situation or activity for which a person or thing is best suited
  • after years of bouncing from job to job, she discovered that her natural groove was social work

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groove

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of groove (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to mark with or as if with a line or groove
  • if you groove that piece of wood, we should be able to fit this smaller board into it

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2 to form a pleasing relationship
  • surprisingly, his flighty, artistic sensibility and her no-nonsense practicality groove together rather well

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The first known use of groove was in 1659

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“Groove.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/groove. Accessed 28 May. 2022.

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