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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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Nonetheless, despite all of this, the fact is that after years of experience it really is very easy to sort the wheat from the chaff when it comes to cars.
You have to learn to sort the wheat from the chaff.
Another positive step to sort the wheat from the chaff would be to re-introduce the now defunct old-style committal proceedings when the case for the prosecution could be examined before the magistrates' court to determine its prospects of success.
It then falls to Women''s Institute grande dame May Martin and Savile Row designer Patrick Grant to sort the wheat from the chaff, and send two packing.
A scarecrow competition will sort the wheat from the chaff and organisers will keep the life-sized models a safe distance from the 7pm barbecue.
Messrs Torode and Wallace say that "cooking doesn't get tougher than this" and the tasks in tonight's series opener have obviously been designed to sort the wheat from the chaff.
Imagine you are able to slice through what you are told and sort the wheat from the chaff.
And the only way to move them back within England's grasp is if we sort the wheat from the chaff in the middle order and return to the sort of performance levels we had at Lord's.
Here, I will attempt to sort the wheat from the chaff in terms of Aintree advice.
And in a rare moment of self-congratulation, Keane says the ability to sort the wheat from the chaff in this respect is one of his skills.
Arriving to sort the wheat from the chaff after her London media corp takes over an ailing daily paper, on her first day in the office, still incognito, hard-nosed exec Cara Rossi (Sharon Small) winds up in bed with sports writer Stuart (Iain Glen).
The Association of Personal Injury Lawyers has a ten-point plan to sort the wheat from the chaff and asks the insurance industry to put its money where its mouth is and help tackle the problem without damaging a genuinely injured person's access to fair redress.
After the judges sort the wheat from the chaff, the remaining acts will advance to the live shows and viewers will get the chance to vote for who they think should be crowned the champion.