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nip

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1 the quality or state of being stimulating to the mind or senses
  • The barbecue sauce has a nip to it that balances out the sweetness.
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3 an uncomfortable degree of coolness
  • There's a nip in the air today.
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nip

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the portion of a serving of a beverage that is swallowed at one time
  • Gve me just a nip of milk to help me swallow this pill.
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nip

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1 to make (something) shorter or smaller with the use of a cutting instrument
  • I'm just going to nip these hedges, and then I'll be done with the work outside.
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2 to squeeze tightly between two surfaces, edges, or points
  • The puppy nipped her hand while playing.
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3 to take (something) without right and with an intent to keep
  • That guy nipped my wallet from the restaurant table when I turned away.
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make away with, make off with, run off with, walk off with

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4 to proceed or move quickly
  • I'll just nip off to the corner store for some milk.
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beat it, get a move on, make tracks, shake a leg, step on it

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