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messing

verb
present participle of mess

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to interest oneself in what is not one's concern
  • please don't mess with me while I'm trying to concentrate

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messiness

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messing around

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“Messing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/messing. Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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