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Noun
Soft material such as foam or cloth used to pad or stuff something
“Each harness is made of wide, heavy-duty nylon webbing to better distribute the work load and thick padding for extra comfort.”
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Superfluous material in a book, speech, etc., introduced in order to make it reach a desired length
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“On the other hand, Miller's concise strategy is preferable to the approach of padding out the running length.”
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A statement or representation in excess of what is reasonable
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Increase in size or effect
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An addition of extra charge on the agreed or stated price
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Heat-proofing
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A rectangular cloth bag stuffed with feathers or other soft materials, used to support the head when lying or sleeping
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The presence of excess fat in a person or animal
Verb
Present participle for to protect with cushioning
“The soft material that used to pad sharp corners has been ripped off and not replaced.”
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Present participle for to describe or express in too exaggerated terms
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“Sometimes, again, the author shows a tendency to pad his story with superfluities.”
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Present participle for to move or proceed on foot
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“As the camels pad along the beach, we do our best to stay on top of them as they roll, sway, and lumber along.”
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Present participle for to walk softly, quietly or steadily, especially without shoes
“The cat would pad up to his master, jump into his lap, and receive the attention it desired.”
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Present participle for to walk barefoot or without shoes
“Walter chuckled and continued to walk, and Edie would pad along with him, wide-eyed in amazement.”
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Present participle for to rapidly grow out of proportion or control
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Present participle for envelop in a protective or comforting way
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Soundproofing or insulating
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Present participle for to walk heavily or noisily
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Present participle for to tangle (something, especially hair) in a thick mass
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Present participle for to fill by crowding something into
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Present participle for disarm; smooth over
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Present participle for charge too much
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Present participle for soften the effect of an impact on
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