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welter

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What then in love can woman do? If we grow fond they shun us. And when we fly them, they pursue: But leave us when they've won us.
John Gay
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Etymology 1

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Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
welter

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  1. general confusion; disorderly mixture; aimless effort; as, a welter of papers and magazines

Verb

Infinitive
to welter

Third person singular
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Simple past
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Past participle
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Present participle
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to welter (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (intransitive) to roll; to wallow
  2. (intransitive) to be soaked or steeped in; as, to welter in one’s own blood

Etymology 2

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Adjective

welter

  1. Of horsemen, heavyweight; as, a welter race.
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