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Word: dabble

Definition: work at in a nonserious fashion; splash around; move noisily in a liquid


Sentences Containing 'dabble'

"Kidnapped" (1978), his first feature, took on political terrorism, recasting it in the form of a group improvisation for jaded, aimless bohemian types who dabble in it like the latest fashion craze.
2004 saw the company dabble in football again as they took up sponsorship of AOL's coverage of Euro 2004.
After the release and success of "Fear of Flying", Mýa began to dabble in acting with a supporting role in the 2002 Academy Award-winning musical film, "Chicago", in which she would win a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Ensemble Performance.
At the turn of the century Lakota like all of the other superclubs suffered from a huge drop in trade and over the next few years it seemed to lose its way as it tried to stick to its house roots as well as dabble with new underground music such as garage, reggae and two-step.
I would sort of dabble around five or six years old.
Nintendo at this time saw how successful video games were and began to dabble in them.
While the party chairman had promoted Charles Francis Adams for the nomination, Greeley’s nomination implied Democratic endorsement of a candidate who often had referred to Democrats as “‘slaveholders,’ ‘slave-whippers,’ ‘traitors,’ and ‘Copperheads’ and accused them of thievery, debauchery, corruption, and sin.” Although the election of 1872 prompted Belmont to resign his chairmanship of the Democratic National Committee, he nevertheless continued to dabble in politics as a champion of US Senator Thomas F. Bayard of Delaware for the presidency, as a fierce critic of the process granting Rutherford B. Hayes the presidency in 1877, and as an advocate of “hard money.” Death.

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