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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of churn.

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Examples

  • Now a Richmond, Virginia lifted warrior faces his many gifted competition to date in churned armed forces humanities veteran Phil Baroni (fighting out of Long Island, N.Y.).

    Archive 2009-11-01

  • When I spoke with Venter, as an early-autumn rain churned up the ponds on his campus, he was already looking beyond ethanol.

    The God of Small Things

  • Mild asthma (like what I've got), epilepsy (as at least one report suggests was a contributory cause in a swine flu death) or is it just a phrase churned out each time to reassure the public.

    Whitehaven News headlines

  • Brokers "churned" clients 'accounts to generate commissions.

    Goldman Sachs’s Questionable Profit Motive

  • The lawsuits alleged the underwriters had conditioned allocation of IPO shares on certain aftermarket purchase agreements; required customers who received those IPO allocations to pay undisclosed compensation, such as inflated brokerage commissions or commissions on "churned" transactions in unrelated securities; and improperly used research analysts by tying analyst compensation to investment banking performance and encouraging analysts to set unrealistic price targets for IPO shares.

    Judge Tentatively Approves IPO Settlement

  • And the winds in the past couple of days it kind of churned up the waters across north Florida.

    CNN Transcript Aug 20, 2008

  • (He jokes that a word often associated with his prolific output is "churned".)

    Archive 2005-03-01

  • These guys are really, really just kind of churned us around in circles because the fundamentals in my judgment portray a lower oil price in the next two years.

    CNN Transcript Apr 23, 2005

  • But on the subconscious level, I was kind of churned up.

    Them: Adventures with Extremists

  • The seventies focus on self-improvement interested him less, in part because he couldn’t take seriously the kind of jargon churned out by most group undertakings, more so because alcohol made him cynical about changing anything, especially himself.

    Raymond Carver

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