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  • v. Present participle of dummy.

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Examples

  • In 2002, also in the Brazilian league, Coritiba striker Jabá was cautioned for dummying and dribbling; the referee claimed he was provoking opponents.

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  • Its author believes that Border's bankruptcy and massive store shutdown is a result of the dummying down of books and America's ultimate good taste.

    Laura Munson: Books Without Borders

  • Potgeiter was into everything, a typical South African loose forward, while De Jongh, a late replacement for the gated Butch James, played with an assurance that belied the fact he was making his debut, recovering from an early crunching tackle by Jamie Roberts to take his score with aplomb, dummying his way between Stephen Jones and Matthew Rees.

    South Africa again expose Wales' soft centre in their Cardiff backyard

  • Is she dummying photos, dental reports and manipulating his telephone rants in order to make a case for full custody of their child, not to mention pushing the buttons of an already emotionally unstable man?

    Alanna Zabel: The Passion of Mel

  • Our schools will make Huge improvement in education or children & cost decrease as millions of none English speaking students that is costing billions and dummying the education of our children goes away and class size takes a huge drop.

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  • In a sense, we're dummying down riesling while making things more complicated.

    International Riesling Foundation: What's the Point?

  • Is this the result of a dummying down of America or listening to Fox News and right wing talk radio?

    Bennet Kelley: Taking on the GOP's "Fairy Tale Politics"

  • God forbid that, rather than sympathize with widows and bereft parents (after concealing every reality of what killed their husbands and sons from the public eye, prosecuting the war that killed them on the cheap, and dummying up the pretext for the horror that brought this all about), he should have looked past his grandiose, quasi-religious ambitions and Dad-besting fantasies, and not bothered foisting upon us this unnecessary catastrophe in the first place.

    Ellis Weiner: Still Cracked: Kristol

  • But when the federal authorities -- the DEA and the FBI and the U.S. Attorney ` s office -- gets involved, like in this case, it ` s the DEA, then there ` s really going to be some dummying up.

    CNN Transcript Aug 11, 2009

  • She had been charged with two counts of abuse of official capacity, dummying up payments to her son's company for work that was actually performed by employees of her office and jail inmates.

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