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verb as in use, work at

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A lesser, more desperate series would be plying her with catchphrases and recalibrating the show around her.

Was I obliged to speak out against the profiteers who were plying them with high-interest credit?

This week Dunn pleaded guilty to giving her 4-year-old a beer and plying her 10-month-old daughter with liquor and cocaine.

After plying the internship director with martinis, they persuaded him to agree.

She was seated, one evening, plying her ever active needle, at the same small window which overlooked the churchyard.

Miss Mathewson descended more deliberately, Chester plying her with eager questions as he assisted her.

Just outside the town a long line of infantrymen were plying pick and shovel in the formation of a system of trenches.

Here many passengers were transferred from the stage lines to the steamboats plying between this point and Pittsburg.

Here they fell to, the men plying a stone jar freely, and passing round a cup.


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On this page you'll find 27 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to plying, such as: function, maneuver, handle, exert, pursue, and dispense.

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