REMOVING AND GETTING RID OF THINGS

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REMOVING AND GETTING RID OF THINGS
1 DITCH
1.1 informal get rid of; give up: it crossed her mind to ditch her shoes and run
2 SHRUG
2.1 (shrug something off) dismiss something as unimportant: the managing director shrugged off the criticism
2.2 raise (one’s shoulders) slightly and momentarily to express doubt, ignorance, or indifference:
3 DISPENSE
3.1 (dispense with) manage without; get rid of: let’s dispense with the formalities, shall we?
3.2 distribute or provide (a service or information) to a number of people:It's their job to dispense information effectively and accurately.
4 FLING
4.1 (fling something on/off) put on or take off clothes carelessly or rapidly.
4.2 utter (words) forcefully: the words were flung at her like an accusation
4.3 go angrily or violently; rush: he flung away to his study, slamming the door behind him
4.4 a short period of enjoyment or wild behavior: one final fling before a tranquil retirement
4.5 move or push (something) suddenly or violently: he flung back the bedclothes [with object]: Jennifer flung open a door
4.6 throw or hurl forcefully: he picked up the debris and flung it away
5 DISMANTLE
5.1 take apart, pull apart, pull to pieces, disassemble, break up, break down, strip (down); knock down, pull down, demolish
5.2 take (a machine or structure) to pieces: the engines were dismantled and the bits piled into a heap
6 EXPUNGE
6.1 erase or remove completely (something unwanted or unpleasant): I’ve kind of expunged that period from my CV
6.2 erase, remove, delete, rub out, wipe out, cross out, strike out, blot out, destroy, scratch, eradicate, eliminate
7 FLAY
7.1 peel the skin off (a corpse or carcass):
7.2 whip or beat (someone) so harshly as to remove their skin: Matthew flayed them viciously with a branch
7.3 criticize severely and brutally: he flayed the government for not moving fast enough
8 FLUSH
8.1 remove or dispose of (an object or substance) by flushing: I flushed the pills down the toilet
8.2 of a person’s skin or face) become red and hot, typically as the result of illness or strong emotion: Mr. Cunningham flushed angrily
9 SHUCK
9.1 informal take off (a garment): she shucked off her nightdress
9.2 ŁUSKAĆ
10 TOSS
10.1 Let's toss a coin.
10.2 throw (something) somewhere lightly, easily, or casually
10.3 jerk (one’s head or hair) sharply backward: Paula pursed her lips and tossed her head
10.4 toss something off 1drink something rapidly or all at once:
11 HURL
11.1 throw (an object) with great force
11.2 push or impel (someone) violently: I seized Nathan and hurled him into the lobby
12 FLICK
12.1 the sudden release of a bent finger or thumb, especially to propel a small object: he sent his cigarette spinning away with a flick of his fingers
12.2 a sudden sharp movement: the flick of a switch a flick of the wrist
13 PLUCK
13.1 take hold of sth and quickly removed it from its place quickly and suddenly remove sb from a dangerus/unpleaant situation spirited and determined courage I can’t pluck up the courage to make the first move. She plucked a blade of grass. He was plucked from the grim foster home. nip of cold, just enough to tint the cheeks pink.

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