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To pull or drag along through the application of steady force
“I was so weak that I could barely pull myself out to drag our boat over the sandy shallows.”
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To move or pass at a slow speed, especially of time
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“He knew that the next nine and a half hours would drag by excruciatingly slowly.”
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To move forward on the hands and knees or by dragging the body close to the ground
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Walk doggedly and slowly with heavy steps
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To scrape against a surface, usually noisily
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To use force in order to move, move apart, or open (something)
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Fish
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To search determinedly for someone or something
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To breathe in (air, gas, smoke, etc.)
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To move through the water in a boat using oars or paddles
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To decrease in number, amount, intensity, or quality
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To make emotionally sad or depressed
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To apply great and continuous effort
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To accompany and look after or supervise
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To make longer, especially a time period
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Remove or take out, especially by effort or force
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To attract or lure by temptation
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To operate and control the direction and speed of a motor vehicle
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To take the life of
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To move across or through a given point
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The act or state of pulling, or being pulled by, something forcefully
“The road dipped once over that last hill, and without the drag of the cart, the pony gained speed.”
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A path cleared for passage or travel
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“They drove a little farther through the main drag of town. There wasn't much there besides a bank, a church, and a bar.”
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A single act of imbibing in a liquid, or the single portion that is imbibed
“He took a drag of whiskey, smacking his lips wetly at the end, grimacing only slightly.”
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A single act of inhaling or taking a breath
“Once outside, I loosened my tie and drew a drag of fresh air deep into my lungs.”
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A set of clothes worn together, especially for a particular occasion or purpose
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“The president's handlers decide to dress him in military drag, flight suits, and leather airmen's jackets.”
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Effort expended in accomplishing a task
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“Your child may take the garbage out of the house whenever you ask him to, but it can become a real drag to have to get on his case to do it.”
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A boring, tedious or tiresome thing or person
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“Let's face it, having guests can sometimes be a bit of a drag.”
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Something or someone that encumbers progress or development
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“While she was still with Jagger, she was increasingly perceived as a drag on his career.”
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A person who is anti-fun, or prevents others from having fun
“I'm being a drag. I don't want to be a drag. I just want to have a good time tonight. Let's just have fun, okay?”
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Depressing experience
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A person or thing whose presence or behaviour is likely to put one at a disadvantage
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The grip of a tyre on a road or a wheel on a rail
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The resistance that one surface or object encounters when moving over another
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A person or thing that causes disappointment
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A difficult, unpleasant, or embarrassing situation
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Very bad luck
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False accusation
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The power to affect, control or manipulate (something or someone)
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A feeling of worry, nervousness, or unease about something with an uncertain outcome
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Used to refer to something regarded as oppressive or restrictive
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A fixed amount of a commodity officially allowed to each person during a time of shortage, as in wartime
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Something intended to entice someone to do something
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A powerful surge of feeling or trend of events
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Sources of irritation
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Boring
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