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  • v. to write down hurriedly; to make a note of

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. write briefly or hurriedly; write a short note of


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  • That’s why the Lifestyle Log has a “Situation/ Emotions” column: You can jot down what you’re feeling or what was happening before and after you ate.

    The Life You Want

  • Make a photocopy of the form on pages 82–83 or obtain an electronic file at, then jot down some of the specific opportunities you have in your daily life to deliver all different types of presentations.

    Life Is a Series of Presentations

  • At this very moment, perhaps, the green lizard-skin diary was being bought by somebody else -- some wholly unsuitable person who merely wanted to get one in a hurry; a rich, earnest woman who would fill it with committee meetings, or a business man who would not even glance at the binding when he opened it to jot down the words "Dine George."

    Mrs. Miniver

  • Paesiello liked the warm bed in which to jot down his musical notions, and we are told that “it was between the sheets that he planned the 'Barber of Seville,' the 'Molinara,' and so many other chefs-d'oeuvre of ease and gracefulness.”

    The Great German Composers


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