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Make a dent or impression in.  Synonym: batter.
Make dingy.

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"Dinge" Quotes from Famous Books

... same time and at the same place contradictory and inconsistent qualities or elements. For Hegel, on the contrary, contradiction is the very moving principle of the world, the pulse of its life. Alle Dinge sind an sich selbst widersprechend, as he drastically says. The deeper reason why Hegel invests contradiction with a positive value lies in the fact that, since the nature of everything involves the union of discrepant elements, nothing can bear isolation and independence. Terms, ...
— The German Classics of The Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries, Vol. VII. • Various

... her miserable seeking—poor little thing!—expecting, perhaps, to find him there when she reached home. Ashurst bit at his sleeve, to stifle a groan of remorseful longing. He went to dinner glum and silent, and his mood threw a dinge even over the children. It was a melancholy, rather ill tempered evening, for they were all tired; several times he caught Stella looking at him with a hurt, puzzled expression, and this pleased his evil mood. He slept miserably; ...
— Forsyte Saga • John Galsworthy

... hoch ihr koennt euer Ohr, Gar wunderbare Dinge kommen hier vor. Gott Vater identifieirt sich mit der Kreatur, Denn er will anschauen die absolute Natur; Aber zum Bewustseyn kann er nicht gedeihen, Drum muss er ...
— Notes and Queries, Number 197, August 6, 1853 • Various

... Pooh! My dear Walter, the great difference between my time and yours, who will enter life some two or three years hence, is that, now, the dancing women and singing women are ludicrously old, out of time, and out of tune; the paint is so visible, and the dinge and wrinkles of their wretched old cotton stockings, that I am surprised how anybody can like to look at them. And as for laughing at me for falling asleep, I can't understand a man of sense doing otherwise. In my time, a la bonne heure. In the reign of George IV., I give you my honour, all the dancers ...
— Some Roundabout Papers • W. M. Thackeray

Words linked to "Dinge" :   dirtiness, change shape, dinginess, modify, change, dingy, alter, deform, change form, uncleanness, batter

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