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Word: beeline

Definition: direct quick route


Sentences Containing 'beeline'

The Bee-Line Bus System provides bus service to Ossining on routes 11, 13, 13B, 14, and 19.

More Vocab Words

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::: privation - lack of the basic necessities or comforts of life; hardship; want; CF. deprive
::: withhold - refuse to give; hold back; Ex. withholding tax
::: miscreant - wretch; wrongdoer; villain; Ex. kindness to the miscreant; CF. believe
::: murky - dark and gloomy; thick with fog; vague; Ex. murky night/fog; N. murk: partial or complete darkness; gloom
::: skeptic - sceptic; doubter; person who suspends judgment until he has examined the evidence supporting a point of view; ADJ. skeptical; N. skepticism; scepticism
::: gorge - narrow canyon; steep rocky cleft; ravine (made by a stream which runs through it)
::: shove - push forward; push roughly; Ex. pushing and shoving to get on the bus; N.
::: opprobrium - infamy; disgrace arising from shameful conduct; vilification(slander); scorn; contempt; Ex. opprobrium hurled against him; ADJ. opprobrious: expressing contempt; shameful or infamous
::: sensuous - giving pleasure to the senses; pertaining to the physical senses; operating through the senses; sensuous feeling of soft velvet on the skin