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verb as in dislodge from staid position

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The cost per transistor—which once fell at the same exponential rate that transistor density increased—hasn’t budged for more than three generations of chipmaking.

Several other WallStreetBets believers said they aren’t budging, regardless of the damage.

Temperatures have fallen into the upper 20s to near 30 and may not budge a whole lot overnight.

After months of barely budging, rates rose significantly in early January at their strongest pace since the spring.

McConnell is engaging the negotiators even though he hasn’t budged.

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During his budge speech, Treasurer Joe Hockey proclaimed: “The age of entitlement is over.”

Nothing, it seems, will budge them from their opposition to give-and-take of governance.

The Democratic presidential administration refuses to budge, and the government is shut down.

In this crisis, there were no hands on deck—no one willing to budge one iota from their respective ideological corners.

The administration refused to budge on calling a spade a spade.

Hamilton sprang to his aid and did his utmost to effect his release; but, powerful as he was, he could not budge him.

And before I could budge she throws her arms around my neck and told me to say it again, say it again, say it again!

Budge is lambskin with the wool dressed outwards, worn on the edge of the hoods of bachelors of arts, etc.

"Don't you budge an inch from there till I git back," shouted Shorty, as he drove away.

He could not budge it, nor could the mighty Ling, nor could all of them together.


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On this page you'll find 44 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to budge, such as: bend, change, convince, inch, influence, and locomote.

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