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Noun
The action of pulling something forcefully or with difficulty
“A downhill frozen start continued to a long uphill drag through a muddy wooded section before turning into the wind, past the start for a second lap.”
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A passage cleared for public vehicular travel
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“The main drag in town.”
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The portion of a serving of a beverage that is swallowed at one time
“… took a deep drag of tequila before speaking his piece.”
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Clothing chosen as appropriate for a specific situation
“They attended the Renaissance fair in medieval drag.”
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A spell of difficult, tiring work or travelling
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A boring or tiresome person or thing
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“His new album is not musically operatic - his songs are tediously boring, like a drag out of hell.”
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A person who spoils the pleasure of others
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Something that makes movement or progress difficult
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“Unemployment is proving to be a drag on stimulating the economy.”
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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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Something (as a situation or event) that is depressing
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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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To cause to follow by applying steady force on
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“First I was chilled, then hot, then so weak I could barely pull myself out to drag our boat over sand shallows.”
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To move or act slowly
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“Other people might know more than the tender about Meyin, and he planned to ask around, but 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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Fish
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To damage by rubbing against a sharp or rough surface
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To breathe in (air, gas, smoke, etc.)
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To subject (a place, text, etc.) to a thorough search in order to locate something
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Bring out, elicit
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To move a boat by means of oars
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To decrease in number, amount, intensity, or quality
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To engage in activity with a person unwilling or unable to give consent
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To make sad
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To go along with in order to provide assistance, protection, or companionship
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To devote serious and sustained effort
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To make longer, especially a time period
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Chase for killing
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Search determinedly for someone or something
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To lead away from a usual or proper course by offering some pleasure or advantage
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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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Adjective
Boring
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Adjective
Unpleasant or unenjoyable
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