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  • Busying

    actively and attentively engaged in work or a pastime: busy with her work. not at leisure; otherwise engaged: He couldn’t see any visitors because he was busy. full of or characterized by activity: a busy life. (of a telephone line) in use by a party or parties and not immediately accessible. officious; meddlesome; prying. ornate, […]

  • Busyness

    the quality or condition of being busy. lively but meaningless activity. Historical Examples Small Gardens Violet Purton Biddle Lore of Proserpine Maurice Hewlett Private letters of Edward Gibbon (1753-1794) Volume 2 (of 2) Edward Gibbon The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson – Swanston Edition Vol. 25 (of 25) Robert Louis Stevenson The Thing from the […]



  • Busywork

    work assigned for the sake of looking or keeping busy. Contemporary Examples America’s Prison System: Not Faring Well Either James Poulos April 4, 2014 How Space Agencies Are Preparing for a Mission to Mars Josh Dzieza February 11, 2011

  • But

    on the contrary; yet: My brother went, but I did not. except; save: She was so overcome with grief she could do nothing but weep. unless; if not; except that (followed by a clause, often with that expressed): Nothing would do but that I should come in. without the circumstance that: It never rains but […]



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