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Verb
To move quickly and abruptly, especially up and down
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“A can would fall from a post into the creek and would bob in the water until it disappeared behind an old shed and high grass.”
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To move in a single downward vertical motion
“Mr. Woodson must have been bored by the service because I noticed his head bob a few times.”
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To shorten by cutting
“The modern woman of this time wears trousers and short hair, so Marjorie wonders whether Bernice should bob her hair.”
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To strike with a quick, light blow
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“Kushina used the ruler to gently bob him in the head.”
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To make a brief curtsy
“I stand and bob in a curtsy. The Queen seems satisfied. Perhaps she is relenting a little, but my head is too full of Hertford to think of what it might mean.”
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To move along lightly, stepping from one foot to the other with a hop or bounce
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(literally or figuratively) To move or proceed with a given movement or momentum
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Make or become shorter
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Catch or try to catch fish, typically by using a net or hook and line
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To beat or throb in a rhythmic manner
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A small bunch or arrangement of flowers
“She had a bob of roses. And just above her head floated another pink rose with green leaves.”
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A quick movement, especially up and down
“Both of them waited, watching the bob of the approaching light and listening to the cautious footsteps.”
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A single vertical movement, especially downward
“Higgins concurred with what was said with a slight bob of his head that served as a nod.”
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A brief curtsy
“The maid curtsied with an abrupt bob and quickly fled.”
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A haircut where the bangs and back are cut in a straight line, with the back generally off the neck
“She had wind-chapped cheeks and thick hair cut into a bob.”
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The movement of one's body, especially to music
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A baked good consisting of two round, mound-shaped pieces of cake
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Any weight that is suspended
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Trim
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Bobsleigh or bobsled
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A movement from side to side or back and forth
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A forceful jump or quick movement
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Weight on plumb line
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A part of a song which is repeated after each verse
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The state or characteristic of being full of life, exuberance or energy
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