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Vocabulary Word

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

::: distant - reserved or aloof; cold in manner; Ex. distant greeting; ADV. distantly
::: elegy - poem or song expressing lamentation (for the dead); ADJ. elegiacal, elegiac
::: avert - prevent; avoid; turn away (eyes or thought); Ex. An accident was averted by his quick thinking; Ex. She averted her eyes from the terrible sight.
::: dislodge - remove (forcibly); force out of a position; Ex. dislodge the food caught in his throat; CF. lodge
::: deadlock - standstill resulting from the opposition of two unrelenting forces; stalemate
::: simile - comparison of one thing with another, using the word like or as
::: profane - violate; desecrate (something holy); treat unworthily; be profane for; ADJ: secular; nonreligious; irreverent for holy things
::: whimsy - whim; tendency to behave amusingly strangely; Ex. story full of whimsy
::: enfranchise - admit to the rights of citizenship (especially the right to vote); CF. franchise
::: validate - make valid; confirm; ratify