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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of refill.

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Examples

  • "It kind of refilled the tanks," he says, "gave me the confidence to fight on."

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  • If allowance prices rise too much in any given year, this provision, known as the "strategic allowance reserve pool," would allow polluters to delay their emission reductions by purchasing emission allowances from the reserve pool, which would then be "refilled" over time with additional international forestry offsets.

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  • The money-market account would be used to pay monthly bills, and the account would be "refilled" (periodically) from gains in the investment portfolio.

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  • It's still probably better than a bunch of people getting cabs, but then if most users would have walked it's worse environmentally. does anyone know if stations are getting 'refilled' at night?

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  • This means electric cars can be "refilled" in minutes, rather than taking several hours to charge their batteries.

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  • "It kind of refilled the tanks," he says, "gave me the confidence to fight on."

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  • "It kind of refilled the tanks," he says, "gave me the confidence to fight on."

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  • "refilled" it herself with a mixture of licorice candy and water, which produced a black syrup similar in appearance to the original medicine, but minus the bad taste and the stigma of "patent medicine," a thing which the Winnebagos had promised their Guardian they would not take.

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  • I slipped on my Crocs and refilled my mug after dumping the dishes into the sink.

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  • The budget should be balanced, the Treasury should be refilled, public debt should be reduced, the arrogance of officialdom should be tempered and controlled, and the assistance to foreign lands should be curtailed lest Rome become bankrupt.

    Post office needs to cut deeper

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