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Cooking rice on the stovetop can make you feel like a dunce in the kitchen.

This time, Super Duper Loser Kevin Dopart suggested perhaps a dunce cap, or a jester’s hat, with the title “Clowning Achievement.”

But such branding ostracizes that behavior, like the film should be forced to wear a dunce cap and publicly shamed in the corner.

The penalty for a miss is the same as in the sprint (Dunce Lap).

Like the pursuit, there are four stops for shooting, but in lieu of a Dunce Lap each miss adds a full minute to your total time.

If you miss you have to hit the 150m penalty loop, or as I like to call it, the Dunce Lap.

There are two shooting stops, one prone, one standing, Dunce Lap penalty for misses.

Pedantic, unimaginative and presumptuous, Theobald was the logical choice for a Dunce King in 1728.

Tyndale himself, who invented such beautiful words in his translations, was the first to use the word dunce.

I'm afraid from this you'll guess that I must have been a dunce at school myself.

Tutors I could get by shoals, but a fellow-dunce is inestimable.'

He had no mercy on a fool or a dunce, and turned in disgust from those who loved trifles and lies.

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On this page you'll find 86 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to dunce, such as: ass, birdbrain, blockhead, bonehead, buffoon, and clodpoll.

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