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muck

muck

 
pronunciation:
muhk
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
phrases:
muck up
features:
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: organic matter in decomposition; manure.
synonyms:
manure
similar words:
compost, dung, humus, ordure, soil
definition 2: wet soil or mud with a high organic content.
similar words:
gumbo, loam, mire, mud, sludge, soil
definition 3: dirt or filth, esp. if it is moist and sticky, or something that is considered to soil or be dirty.
Newspapers print a lot of muck about celebrities.
synonyms:
dirt
similar words:
filth, goo, sewage, slime, swill
definition 4: useless material excavated in a mining operation.
similar words:
tailings
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: mucked, mucking, mucks
definition 1: to spread muck as fertilizer on.
synonyms:
compost, dung, manure, mulch
similar words:
cover, fertilize, spread, treat
definition 2: to soil with, or as if with, muck.
synonyms:
dirty, foul, muddy, slime, smear, soil
similar words:
slop, smudge
definition 3: to remove muck from (a mine shaft or other place) (often fol. by out).
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phrase: muck up