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The pond was stocked with fish, geese, ducks, cranes, and herons, “all having the appearance of life, for their skins were admirably preserved.”

“We are stuck with a lame duck person, who is no longer representing our interests and cannot represent our interests,” she said.

Moderate Democrats, Ocasio-Cortez told the New York Times, are “sitting ducks.”

To be sure, it’s not impossible a deal could get done in the lame duck, as those like McConnell have even recently said a deal needs to be done “before the end of the year.”

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Generously glaze the duck once more and roast for another 10 minutes.

He instead flew off to Denver for fundraising and a speech some of his fellow Democrats are ducking.

She and her husband crawled on the floor, ducking as “falling glass, chandeliers, plates, food, and drink” fell on top of them.

When ducking into darkness beneath the deck, the savvy pirate would simply switch his eye patch from one eye to the other.

Ducking the beams becomes more and more of an effort, and sometimes you forget to duck.

Ducking debates is impossible now, but preparing for predictable problems, and even easy questions, should be Campaign 101.

Nine identical High-Pocketses—all so tall they had to weave around the neon lights instead of ducking under them.

Stanley was none the worse for his ducking, but poor Billy was unconscious, and had a large cut in his head, which looked serious.

Ducking back through the firedoor, he ran quickly up to the sixteenth floor, up past the fifteenth.

She sought a rock and hurled it up against 68 the boards, ducking as it rebounded back at her.

This ducking stool was intended for the special benefit of vixens and scolding wives.

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On this page you'll find 81 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ducking, such as: dive, plunge, bath, douche, drenching, and immersion.

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