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verb ward pronunciation in British English /wɔː(r)d/
Word Forms
present tense
present participlewarding
past tensewarded
past participlewarded

phrasal verb

ward off

Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theyward off
he/she/itwards off
present participlewarding off
past tensewarded off
past participlewarded off
to do something to prevent someone or something from harming you

Sheila carried a knife to ward off attacks.


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in an online conversation, repeatedly asking a person questions which suggest that you are interested in what they are talking about, but are actually intended to annoy them

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