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Synonyms for chaff

Synonyms for chaff

to tease or mock good-humoredly

good-natured teasing

Synonyms for chaff

material consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of stem or leaves that have been separated from the seeds

foil in thin strips

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be silly or tease one another

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Still, it is also necessary to separate the wheat from the chaff, encourage freedoms galore, and allow individuals to create wealth for the good of mankind.
It's always difficult to separate the wheat from the chaff in the Out To Lunch festival - there's rarely any chaff - and, from Pete Molinari to Ghostpoet, this year is no different.
Since the inaugural event the autocross has been growing in popularity and the 2011 version proved so popular that the organisers had to run 500 races in one day (Saturday) just to get through qualifying and separate the wheat from the chaff, the racing spilling into darkness.
Some may argue that it will put off many of the wannabes, but this is a sensible and effective way to separate the wheat from the chaff and it has many other benefits.
This critical lack of experience will make it difficult, if not impossible, for the panel to separate the wheat from the chaff during the anticipated eight regional conferences and one national conference on education they will convene.
With graphics, processors and audio all pushed to the limit, how do you separate the wheat from the chaff? One word - experience.
"The way to separate the wheat from the chaff is to finalize and enforce a vigorous gainful employment rule."
I think appraisers are starting to separate the wheat from the chaff.
In the meantime, here are some tips to keep in mind when reading online reviews to help you separate the wheat from the chaff:
If we want nothing else of educated people, they should be able to separate the wheat from the chaff. Massachusetts, of all places, has just tossed six sacks of chaff onto what we think were strong, proud colleges endeavoring to earn the considerable trust placed in them, and generally succeeding.
Call me right now to separate the wheat from the chaff.
His aim is to separate the wheat from the chaff in the collected information we have about the composer's life and music.
* If you want to add a producer, this gives you a tool to help separate the wheat from the chaff. Someone with an RPLU or CPCU has demonstrated dedication to the industry and their clients.
To separate the wheat from the chaff, I built a box with an opening on one side to slide in a old broiler pan.
The Internet has brought both benefits and challenges to our classroom door as we figure out ways to help our students separate the wheat from the chaff. Because the web is so vast and so complex, our task only continues to get harder.
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