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tacks

noun
plural of tack

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the means or procedure for doing something
  • this clearly isn't working, so let's take a different tack in trying to solve the problem

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tacks

verb
present tense third-person singular of tack

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“Tacks.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/tacks. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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