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noun as in loading

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“I’m not one to show my hand, but nonetheless, we’re ready,” she said.

Despite not ending up where he hoped on the international stage, Bjerg felt he was ready to move on, announcing his plans to retire as a player.

Add the brandy and bitters, stir it up, and it’ll be ready to serve.

Once harvested, the doll-size cabbages can be sold still attached to their stalks or, more commonly, in bags or cartons, ready for trimming and cooking.

Nearby sits a little flower vase sprouting mint and cilantro, ready to be plucked and tucked inside the meaty wraps.

Two years later, Death Metal Angola is readying for its premiere, and the railway film remains unfinished.

On my way back into town, I walked by the fortress of tents surrounding the harbor, readying for the yacht show.

But the ACE appears to be readying itself for a PR battle rather than a constitutional one.

Also, four percent believe that "lizard people" are readying for an uprising.

Just as Interpol was readying an investigation into the theft, the family moved back to Britain.

Okie, the proprietor, was on duty readying the place for the night shift.

He drew back, readying himself for the spring that would overwhelm this brash youth who had dared dispute him.

I don't know is he fitted to go readying meals for a royal family, and the King so wrathful if they do not please him as he is.

There's a lot to do, readying the evacuation, and you're a big help.

They were readying for something big, but they didn't know what as yet.


On this page you'll find 167 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to readying, such as: exploratory, preparatory, prior, basic, first, and fundamental.

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