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EXPLETIVE

a syllable, word, or phrase inserted to fill a vacancy (as in a sentence or a metrical line) without adding to the sense

The meaning of the word expletive is a syllable, word, or phrase inserted to fill a vacancy (as in a sentence or a metrical line) without adding to the sense.

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WordMeaning
aridexcessively dry
siltloose sedimentary material with rock particles usually ยน/โ‚‚โ‚€ millimeter or less in diameter
bogwet spongy ground
stem_fromarise from; originate from
concomitantaccompanying especially in a subordinate or incidental way
surrogateone appointed to act in place of another : deputy
incurto become liable or subject to : bring down upon oneself
stocka store or supply accumulated or available
lodewaterway
rakean implement equipped with projecting prongs to gather material (such as leaves) or for loosening or smoothing the surface of the ground