passing


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Synonyms for passing

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(American football) a play that involves one player throwing the ball to a teammate

euphemistic expressions for death

the motion of one object relative to another

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the end of something

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a bodily reaction of changing from one place or stage to another

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going by something that is moving in order to get in front of it

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success in satisfying a test or requirement

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lasting a very short time

of advancing the ball by throwing it

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allowing you to pass (e.g., an examination or inspection) satisfactorily

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hasty and without attention to detail

to an extreme degree

References in classic literature ?
The passing clouds I detest--those stealthy cats of prey: they take from thee and me what is common to us--the vast unbounded Yea- and Amen-saying.
These mediators and mixers we detest--the passing clouds: those half-and- half ones, that have neither learned to bless nor to curse from the heart.
Rather will I sit in a tub under a closed heaven, rather will I sit in the abyss without heaven, than see thee, thou luminous heaven, tainted with passing clouds!
For rather will I have noise and thunders and tempest-blasts, than this discreet, doubting cat-repose; and also amongst men do I hate most of all the soft-treaders, and half-and-half ones, and the doubting, hesitating, passing clouds.
For all things are baptized at the font of eternity, and beyond good and evil; good and evil themselves, however, are but fugitive shadows and damp afflictions and passing clouds.
They turned round to the left, a short way past the public-house; and then, taking a right-hand road, walked on for a long time: passing many large gardens and gentlemen's houses on both sides of the way, and stopping for nothing but a little beer, until they reached a town.
In Los Angeles County, the number of students passing math went from 57 percent to 54 percent, and in English from 61 percent to 58 percent.
Until very recently, novels of passing that appeared during the Harlem Renaissance had been viewed as either assimilationist or collaborative with racist ideology.
The innovative Pass-N-Go passing system allows gamers to utilize two different passing techniques -- regular directional passing and lead passing to beat their opponents to the net.
In each of her seven novels and in her sole short story, Toni Morrison invokes the passing myth, sometimes in only one or two paragraphs and often with indirection.
The numbers were lower statewide among students from low-income families, with 48 percent passing English and math.
Being in this specific position-location, the defender has encouraged the dribbler into taking a jump shot or passing the ball to the seemingly open teammate.
In order to understand fully the implications of "passing" for identity-formation, it may be useful to examine the passing figure's confrontation with the mirror from two similar, yet distinct, theoretical vantage points: first, from the point of view of Lacan's identity theory, and then from the more racially aware perspective of Henry Louis Gates's theory of "Signification.
The vast majority of kids are passing it, can pass it and will pass it in this first year,'' school board member David Tokofsky said.
Quick and accurate passing should always be emphasized.