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  • 1 Ado — A*do ([.a]*d[=oo] ), (1) v. inf., (2) n. [OE. at do, northern form for to do. Cf. {Affair}.] 1. To do; in doing; as, there is nothing ado. What is here ado? J. Newton. [1913 Webster] 2. Doing; trouble; difficulty; troublesome business; fuss;… …

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  • 2 fuss — I. n. Ado, bustle, fidget, hurry, worry, flurry, stir, excitement, agitation, to do, pucker (colloq.), much ado about trifles or about nothing. II. v. n. 1. Bustle, be in a fidget, make much ado about trifles or about nothing, be in a stew or… …

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  • 3 bustle — I. v. n. Fuss, stir about, busy one s self, be active, be busy, bestir one s self, make a fuss, be in a fidget, be in a pucker (colloq.), be in a stew, make much ado about trifles or about nothing. II. n. 1. Stir, fuss, hurry, flurry, tumult,… …

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  • 4 English literature — Introduction       the body of written works produced in the English language by inhabitants of the British Isles (including Ireland) from the 7th century to the present day. The major literatures written in English outside the British Isles are… …

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  • 5 Unimportance — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Unimportance >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 unimportance unimportance insignificance nothingness immateriality GRP: N 2 Sgm: N 2 triviality triviality levity frivolity Sgm: N 2 paltriness paltriness …

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