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Verb
To cause to believe what is untrue
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“… a sleazy schemer who gaffed gullible people into thinking they could get rich with a money-making opportunity.”
Noun
A socially improper or unsuitable act or remark
“You can expect to make some amusing gaffs until you get more familiar with the language.”
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An unintentional departure from truth or accuracy
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“… double-check the new writer's grammar, as it's typically riddled with gaffs.”
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A tall upright post, spar, or other structure on a ship or boat, in sailing vessels generally carrying a sail or sails
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A barbed missile resembling a spear that is attached to a long rope and thrown by hand or fired from a gun, used for catching whales and other large sea creatures
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A place where one lives
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The technical equipment or machinery needed for a particular activity or purpose
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The action of seizing someone and taking them into custody
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