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To float, or to make something float

float

verb

to rest or move slowly on the surface of a liquid and not sink

ride

verb

to float, or to appear to float, on water or in the air

float

verb

to place something or make it move on the surface of a liquid

be suspended in something

to float without moving in a liquid or gas

buoy

verb

to keep something floating on water

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a type of television programme, magazine article, etc which shows off desirable homes …

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slay

to kill someone in a violent way

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flat design

a type of design used on the web which excludes features which give a three-dimensional effect … and uses simple styles

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