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Synonyms for stump

Synonyms for stump

to move heavily

to prevent from accomplishing a purpose

to make incapable of finding something to think, do, or say

Synonyms for stump

the base part of a tree that remains standing after the tree has been felled

the part of a limb or tooth that remains after the rest is removed

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(cricket) any of three upright wooden posts that form the wicket

a platform raised above the surrounding level to give prominence to the person on it

walk heavily

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travel through a district and make political speeches

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remove tree stumps from

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Cherokee wagged the stump of his tail in advertisement that he understood the meaning of the blows, but that he knew he was himself in the right and only doing his duty by keeping his grip.
I planted about two acres and a half of upland; and as it was only about fifteen years since the land was cleared, and I myself had got out two or three cords of stumps, I did not give it any manure; but in the course of the summer it appeared by the arrowheads which I turned up in hoeing, that an extinct nation had anciently dwelt here and planted corn and beans ere white men came to clear the land, and so, to some extent, had exhausted the soil for this very crop.
Animated by this reflection, he stumps faster, and looks a long way before him, as a man with an ambitious project in abeyance often will do.
WHEN these stumps were full, they began to empty the bags into a hole high up a tree, that had belonged to a wood-pecker; the nuts rattled down--down-- down inside.
The weather is now wearing away the softer parts, and in consequence the hard casts of the roots and branches of the trees project above the surface, and, in a singularly deceptive manner, resemble the stumps of a dead thicket.
East and Tom got served at last, and started back for the School-house, just as the locking-up bell began to ring, East on the way recounting the life and adventures of Stumps, who was a character.
So for instance, if someone takes a leg-stump guard, their normal stance as the bowler runs up could take them a foot outside leg stump - giving the bowler (according to rule) a corridor of grace outside leg stump.
In addition to Saxton and Stump, partners include Michael D.
Stump had a solution: "We could go get my mom's Chihuahua.
The most immediate solution is to get a professional in with a stump grinder which will reduce the stump and roots to small bark chippings and you could get digging straight away.
During 2004-2011, we mapped beaver ponds, canals, and cut stumps in eight groundwater-fed wetlands, from at least four separate colonies, in Indianapolis, IN.
The stump challenge was set by sponsors Stowford Press Cider and was hosted by Radio 5 Live presenter Mark Chapman during the interval of England's third and final one-dayer with New Zealand, The Sun reports.
The site of amputation and shape of the stump are also factors that profoundly influence the prescription of a prosthesis, and it is the surgeon's responsibility to select a level that will provide the greatest function restoration that the circulatory state of stump and contralateral extremity will allow and, of course, in terms of available prostheses.
Jim," Mary hollered over the roar of the tractor "the stump isn't moving.
This scan showed a thin appendiceal stump in the right lower quadrant with surgical clips from prior appendectomy (Figure 2).