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Adjective
Changing, especially unpredictably
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Of or pertaining to the near or immediate future
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Normative
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Occurring at intervals
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Out of place or not compatible
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Shaking or swaying as if about to collapse
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Occurring in turn repeatedly
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Erring or straying from the accepted course or standards
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Having an irregular spasmodic movement
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Noun
An act of moving something or someone to another place or position
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A state of constant movement or fluctuation
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A change in temperament or circumstance, especially sudden
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The ability to move from place to place, or the act of doing so
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A commotion
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A departure from one place to another, especially from one's homeland
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The action of evacuating a person or a place
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The act of reforming
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Present participle for move or cause to move from one place to another, especially over a small distance
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“Larry would quickly shift some chairs to form a barricade.”
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Present participle for to exchange something for something else
“We can always shift seats if you get tired of sitting by the aisle.”
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Present participle for to have been moved or displaced, especially inadvertently
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“The crashing waves would rock the boat, causing the cargo to shift in its hold.”
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Present participle for to change one's position, either physically or in terms of one's opinion
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“Once I had actually done my research, I would shift my stance on the matter dramatically.”
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Present participle for to change one's physical position
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“He began to shift nervously during the hard-hitting interview.”
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Present participle for to change the emphasis, direction, or focus of
“After some back and forth, the topic would curiously shift to something else altogether.”
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Present participle for to divert the emphasis, direction, or focus of
“They tried their best to shift the blame on to me.”
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Present participle for to remove, especially a stain
“You may need to give your shirt a good scrub to shift the stain.”
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(idiomatic, shift for oneself) Present participle for to assume responsibility
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“For they arrive immediately at their perfect state, and so are able to shift for themselves.”
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Present participle for to put into a new position
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Present participle for to exert force or pressure on
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Present participle for to go from one place to another
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Present participle for rise and fall irregularly in number or amount
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Present participle for to move from one place to another
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Present participle for to migrate to another country
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Present participle for move or travel very quickly
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Present participle for knock or force out of position
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Present participle for to move aside
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Present participle for to move materials with a shovel
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Present participle for to change, develop, or move in a general direction
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Present participle for conduct a discussion or argument in an evasive way
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Present participle for to quibble over trivial matters
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Persuading people to buy
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Present participle for to consume a liquid
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Present participle for to consume food hungrily or in a gluttonous manner
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Present participle for to transfer goods or provide services in exchange for money
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Present participle for to divert one's mind or attention (to something else)
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Present participle for lift or move with a lever
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Present participle for rise or wake from sleep
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Present participle for to place or transport in one's mind, usually in reference to one's feelings, emotions or insecurities
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Present participle for to change one's views
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Present participle for to omit a sound or a letter from a word
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Present participle for to walk while shuffling or dragging the feet
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Present participle for shuffle
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Present participle for abandon belief
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Present participle for to pledge, give or set aside (resources) to another or for future use
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Present participle for to leave or withdraw from
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Present participle for to physically move (oneself or a thing) slowly and smoothly into a particular place
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Present participle for to rouse or goad into action or feeling something
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Present participle for to be or cause to be in a sloping position
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Present participle for to transfer temporarily to alternative employment
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Present participle for pause in indecision before saying or doing something
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Present participle for change
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Present participle for travel across
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Present participle for make or become lighter in weight, pressure, or severity
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Present participle for to share or be shared out in parts
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Present participle for manage to do something foolish or create an undesirable situation
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Present participle for to evade by cleverness or trickery
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Present participle for to move backwards
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