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noun as in lampoon

noun as in pleasantry

verb as in lampoon

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“Active” search nodes depend on noise sources that can be as simple as an explosive squib.

A squib or two enforced edicts; a rocket set a constitution squarely on its feet.

He'll go off like a squib: and then he'll smoulder acridly and sceptically even against his own fire.

Rowlandson has taken the idea and fitted it to the purpose of an electioneering squib.

Such love must come to disaster; it is like a damp squib, it is never properly alight and fades out swiftly in noisy splutters.

I told Arthur to leave out the former squib or paragraph and use only the Californian's Story.


On this page you'll find 233 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to squib, such as: announcement, broadcast, commercial, display, endorsement, and exhibit.

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