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gravel

grav·el

gravel

 
pronunciation:
grae vl
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: a loose mixture of small stones, pebbles, and sometimes sand.
They laid the gravel for the new parking lot.There is a path of gravel between the cabins.
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: graveled, graveling, gravels
definition 1: to cover with gravel, as a path or road.
They came to gravel the driveway today.
definition 2: to puzzle or confuse.
definition 3: (informal) to irritate or frustrate.
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  rock, stone