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add oilTo make extra effort.Rate it:

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add insult to injuryTo further a loss with mockery or indignity; to worsen an unfavorable situation.Rate it:

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add upTo take a sum.Rate it:

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add up toTo have a particular effect.Rate it:

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add fuel to fireTo inflame a situation, to make a situation worse.Rate it:

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add fuel to the fireTo worsen a conflict between people; to inflame an already tense situation.Rate it:

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Add Fuel to the FireTo boost up one’s anger or trouble more with your deeds or words, when he/she is already facing worst situationRate it:

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add insult to injuryTo further a loss with mockery or indignity.Rate it:

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add onAlternative form of add-onRate it:

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add upTo accumulate; to amount to.Rate it:

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add upTo make sense; to be reasonable or consistent.Rate it:

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add-onsomething that has been or can be added to an existing object or arrangement.Rate it:

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pour oil on troubled watersTo calm something or someone who is tenacious or misbehaving.Rate it:

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crude oilunrefined petroleumRate it:

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burn the midnight oilTo work studiously, especially late into the night.Rate it:

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Burn the Midnight OilTo work overnight, work or study till late nightRate it:

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Lard-OilAn oil from pork-fat-'LARD' whose viscosity was regulated according to environment in which it was utilized. The oil used in Railroad Switchman's signal-lanterns.Rate it:

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oil and waterTwo things which are incapable of mixing or coexisting harmoniously with each other.Rate it:

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oil burnerA device whose operation causes apparent combustion of lubricating oil.Rate it:

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oil burnerA heating device which burns fuel oil; an oil furnace.Rate it:

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oil burnerA machine that uses oil as its fuel.Rate it:

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oil colourpaintingRate it:

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oil paintingworks of artRate it:

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oil trashAn uncultured, rowdy roughneck employed in the petroleum industry, especially a "white trash" person if used negatively.Rate it:

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oil upto lubricate with oil, to cover or smear with oilRate it:

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Pour Oil on Troubled WatersTo calm down the tense situation, to sooth someone in anger or tensionRate it:

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snake oilA fraudulent, ineffective potion or nostrum; panacea.Rate it:

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snake oilA type of 19th century patent medicine sold in the United States that claimed to contain snake fat, supposedly a Native American remedy for various ailments.Rate it:

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snake oilAny product with exaggerated marketing but questionable or unverifiable quality.Rate it:

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snake oilSnake oil is a traditional Chinese medicine used to treat joint pain.Rate it:

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balance the booksTo add up all the debits and credits.Rate it:

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FortnightOilA Specially Refined Lantern-oil for the Switchman's Signal Lanterns used on the Grand Trunk Railroad. 'Topped-Off' Lanterns generally required refilling after a 'fortnight' of duty time. (Conjecture)Rate it:

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gild the lilyadd unnecessary ornamentationRate it:

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why on earthUsed to add emphasis to "why" when beginning a question.Rate it:

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pad outto add something extra to something to make it appear more substantialRate it:

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put onTo record, to add to a record or document.Rate it:

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adscribere alicui salutem (Att. 5. 20. 9)to add to one's letter good wishes to some one.Rate it:

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aggiungere esca al fuocoto add fuel to fireRate it:

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and allUsed to add emphasis.Rate it:

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barrelThe quantity which constitutes a full barrel. This varies for different articles and also in different places for the same article, being regulated by custom or by law. A barrel of wine is 31 1/2 gallons; a barrel of flour is 196 pounds; of beer 31 gallons; of ale 32 gallons; of crude oil 42 gallons.Rate it:

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bblAbbreviation of barrel, notably for oil.Rate it:

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beef upto strengthen or reinforce; to add substance toRate it:

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blend inTo add by mixing or blending.Rate it:

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brown powerThe production of electricity made from conventional sources, such as coal, oil, natural gas and nuclear power.Rate it:

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build into add components to a larger entity without interfering with the purpose or functionality of the larger entityRate it:

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build intoto add components to a larger entity without interfering with the purpose or functionality of the larger entityRate it:

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build onTo add additional elements or components to in order to extend it.Rate it:

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bulk outTo cause to be more substantial; to add substance to.Rate it:

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Cambric TeaPlace one Tsp Sugar, one 1/4 Cup Milk in Mug or Coffee Cup, Add boiling Water to Brim While Stirring: When Temperature of 'Tea' Becomes Drinkable, You 'KIDZ" Drink Your 'Cambric Tea'; B-4 It Gitz KOLD!Rate it:

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carry forwardThis term needs a definition. Please help out and add a definition, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.Rate it:

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