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(music) a name given in the 18th century to a type of quick, light movement in a suite


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    a national park in SW South Dakota: rock formations and animal fossils. 380 sq. mi. (985 sq. km).

  • Badly

    in a defective, incorrect, or undesirable way: The car runs badly. in an unsatisfactory, inadequate, or unskilled manner: a vague, badly written letter; He paints badly. unfavorably: His neighbors spoke badly of him. The weather turned out badly for the cruise. in a wicked, evil, or morally or legally wrong way. in a disobedient, naughty, […]

  • Badly behaved

    adjective pertaining to habitually inappropriate or undesirable behavior Examples Every time she drinks alcohol, she is badly behaved. Word Origin 1843 Historical Examples If he were an ordinary man instead of a nobleman, they would call him badly behaved. A Hungarian Nabob Maurus Jkai Angèle is a little vixen, a badly behaved, spoilt child, I […]

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