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English noun: muck

1. muck (substance) any thick, viscous matter


Synonymsgoo, gook, goop, guck, gunk, ooze, slime, sludge


Broader (hypernym)matter


Narrower (hyponym)sapropel

2. muck (substance) fecal matter of animals


Synonymsdroppings, dung


Broader (hypernym)BM, dejection, faecal matter, faeces, fecal matter, feces, ordure, stool


Narrower (hyponym)buffalo chip, chip, coprolite, cow chip, cow dung, cow pie, cowpie, pigeon droppings


English verb: muck

1. muck (change) remove muck, clear away muck, as in a mine


Pattern of useSomebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)remove, take, take away, withdraw

2. muck (motion) spread manure, as for fertilization


Synonymsmanure


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)scatter, spread, spread out

3. muck (contact) soil with mud, muck, or mire


SamplesThe child mucked up his shirt while playing ball in the garden.


Synonymsmire, muck up, mud


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)begrime, bemire, colly, dirty, grime, soil









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