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verb as in mess with, tinker


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While aroids, lilies, and Sago palms are dangerous for cats and dogs, other popular plants, including ficuses like the fiddle leaf fig and euphorbs like the poinsettia can be irritating, albeit not deadly, too.

Bill had planned to release songs Eva recorded with a fiddle player and that had a western swing feel.

On Wall Street, Bank of America plays a perpetual second fiddle to JPMorgan Chase Co., the only U.S. bank that holds more assets.

"He looked at it and he started to fiddle with the cable," Mrs. Perez told The Telegraph.

Willie Polk played the fiddle and another boy, call him Shoefus, played the guitar, like I did.

His dad, an electrical engineer, was always bringing home technology that the young Sapan would fiddle with.

There the lingua franca is Cajun French, and folks love to fiddle, dance and most of all, eat.

Then he clapped his fiddle under his chin and without more ado struck up "Bobbing Joan."

Their jurisdictions overlapped and the Gascon would play second fiddle to no one save to his great brother-in-law.

A view of the duchess's ball-room, or of the dining-table of the earl, will supersede all occasion for lengthy fiddle-faddle.

Fiddle-cases seem to have been used almost solely for travelling purposes.

Then you'll concide that you are there but you oughtn't to be, and kind of slide out without your hat and forget your fiddle.

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On this page you'll find 39 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to fiddle, such as: fidget, fool, interfere, dabble, doodle, and feel.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.