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  1. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    to work hard

    "Why not come and chat with me," said the Grasshopper, "instead of toiling and moiling in that way?"

    Submitted by Ali from Pakistan on 22/11/2016
  2. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    to move around in confusion

    The Vogon stared down at him as sluggish thoughts moiled around in the murky depths.

    Submitted by Ali from Pakistan on 22/11/2016


a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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