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

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We know how unlikely it is that Cassie, who has been depicted as a worn-down nubbin of PTSD through most of the film, would be able to get her revenge from beyond the grave.
He took it to bed with him in the loft and read till his 'nubbin' of candle burned out.
Small nubbin' for all the world, but it stole the hot an' the smell o' the meat.'
Mother Howard hesitated at the brink of the very nubbin of it all, to Robert Fairchild.
THE CROSS-CUTCOURTNEY RYLEY COOPER
Bimeby they wa'n't no stick left—only a nubbin, about four inches long, an' it was Rocky's turn.
Lincoln whispered to his friend, "Did you ever see so small a nubbin that had so much husk on it?"
THE BATTLE OF PRINCIPLESNEWELL DWIGHT HILLIS
It goes through all the forms of vegetation, and yields at last a single nubbin for the pig.
FARM DRAINAGEHENRY FLAGG FRENCH
That pig was too sick to eat or even sniff a nubbin of corn for two whole days, just laid and groaned.
In fact, if you translate the phrase literally enough, it holds the very nubbin of their whole belief.
THE BRENTONSANNA CHAPIN RAY
Any one that had any energy, any spark of ambition, would grow restless or crazy in Nubbin Ridge!
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX

WORDS RELATED TO NUBBIN

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machinateverb (used with or without object) | [mak-uh-neyt ]SEE DEFINITION