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Noun
Those possessing superior or specialized knowledge in a particular field
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“He's a dab at identifying profitable investments.”
Noun
Plural for a small amount of something
“Let me show you how to defy your age and get rid of skin blemishes with just a dab of honey.”
Noun
Plural for a brief application of a piece of absorbent material to a surface
“Just one more quick dab of the brush and he will be finished with his painting.”
Noun
Plural for a strike with a part of the body or an instrument
“A bear could knock a man down with the simple dab of a paw.”
Verb
To touch, stroke or hit lightly
“James spoke softly as he sat on Dana's bed and reached across to dab her on the chin.”
Verb
To pat lightly and quickly to clean or wipe away
“Alex used a paper napkin to dab the perspiration rolling off his nose as he spoke.”
Verb
To apply a (typically creamy or dusty) substance
“You can also dab some foundation on the inside of your wrist and check the colour in daylight.”
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