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pad 1

noun

  • 1 a pad over the eye
    padding, piece of cotton, dressing, pack, wadding, wad
  • 2 a seat pad
    cushion, pillow
  • 3 making notes on a pad
    notebook, notepad, writing pad, memo pad, sketch pad, steno pad, sketchbook, scratch pad
  • verb

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  • 1 a quilted jacket padded with goose down
    stuff, fill, pack, wad
  • Phrases

    pad out

    1
    don't pad out your answer to make it seem impressive
    expand unnecessarily, fill out, amplify, increase, flesh out, lengthen, spin out, overdo, elaborate

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    pad 2

    verb

  • 1 he padded along toward the bedroom
    walk quietly, tread warily, creep, tiptoe, steal, pussyfoot
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