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The passing of time

passing

noun

the process by which time passes

go by

if time goes by, it passes

wear on

if time wears on, it passes

tick away

if time ticks away or ticks by, it passes

elapse

verb

if time elapses, it passes

intervene

verb

if time intervenes, it passes before you do something or before something happens

creep by

if time creeps by, it passes very slowly

slip by

if time or an opportunity slips by, it passes and you fail to use it or to gain an advantage from it

time flies

used for saying that time seems to be passing very quickly

the passage of time

the process by which time passes

food rave

a very large party where people eat, sell or share many different types of food, usually held outside or in a large public building

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grungy

dirty and sometimes untidy or smelling bad

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dead white (European) male

a man … whose achievements may have been overestimated because he belonged to the gender and ethnic group … that was dominant at the time

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