expletive


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expletive

[′ek·spləd·iv]
(engineering)
Any material used as fill, for example, a piece of masonry used to fill a cavity.

expletive

Something used to fill up, as a piece of masonry used to fill a cavity.
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They were simple if not altogether innocent expletives -- imaginative phrases wherewith to round off a sentence.
Some time elapses in the present instance before the old gentleman is sufficiently cool to resume his discourse, and even then he mixes it up with several edifying expletives addressed to the unconscious partner of his bosom, who holds communication with nothing on earth but the trivets.
He had risen to carry his decision into effect when there suddenly broke upon his ear, uttered in loud and menacing tones, a volley of German oaths and expletives among which he heard Englische schweinhunde repeated several times.
Talking about the inclusion of the swear word, in his own chart-topper, Sir Paul admitted: "We were doing a backing vocal and it went horribly wrong and someone said an expletive. It was all finished and only afterwards we noticed."
Father Jack's favourite term of abuse is not a swear word despite its similarity to another well-known expletive.
He would split two-syllable words and insert an expletive in the gaps.
Ritchie was also puzzled by the dismissal and said: "There was an expletive directed at the referee, but it was just one expletive."
"I ain't even going to lie to you, I don't (expletive) with you, bro," Broner told Bernstein in a way Hall-of-Famers are not normally spoken to.
A call for the impeachment of President Donald Trump, uttered by an in-coming Democratic member of the House of Representatives along with an expletive, was dismissed yesterday by party leaders.
Last week, Fast Company posted an interview from the summer in which Zimmern says he was saving the souls of people who dine at "(expletive) restaurants masquerading as Chinese food" in the Midwest.
Summary: The man's brother complained after finding his photo on his brother's Instagram account, captioned with an expletive