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Synonyms for butt

Synonyms for butt

an act or instance of using force so as to propel ahead

to be contiguous or next to

one that is fired at, attacked, or abused

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an object of amusement or laughter

a person who is easily deceived or victimized

residual matter

Synonyms for butt

thick end of the handle

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the part of a plant from which the roots spring or the part of a stalk or trunk nearest the roots

a victim of ridicule or pranks

sports equipment consisting of an object set up for a marksman or archer to aim at

a joint made by fastening ends together without overlapping

a large cask (especially one holding a volume equivalent to 2 hogsheads or 126 gallons)

the small unused part of something (especially the end of a cigarette that is left after smoking)

lie adjacent to another or share a boundary

to strike, thrust or shove against

place end to end without overlapping

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I'd heard good things and I'd heard bad things and we could have butted heads," Contactmusic quoted him as telling the Daily Mirror.
Sachs has butted heads with multilateral lending institutions such as the International Monetary Fund in calling for a convergence between the public and the private sectors that he says would save hundreds of thousands of human beings from a lifetime of misery.
They butted heads and engaged each other's gaze, continued their dancing side-by-side, and wound up contemplating an embrace.
At that time, researchers butted heads over whether these bones represented two species of human ancestors that lived at the same time or one species that included males with big, bulky bodies relative to those of females.
Raytheon -- although a spokesman declined to comment, saying the company had yet to made an announcement regarding E-X -- is likely to compete for the program, as it has butted heads with and lost to Boeing in two recent AEW&C competitions of note, in Australia and Turkey (see "Proposals Submitted for RAAFs Prolect Wedgetail," ]ED, February 1999, p.