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Brag vs. Drag

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Brag

Say something in a boastful manner
They were bragging about how easy it had been
He bragged that he was sure of victory
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Drag

Pull (someone or something) along forcefully, roughly, or with difficulty
We dragged the boat up the beach
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Brag

A gambling card game which is a simplified form of poker
Games of pontoon, brag, and poker
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Drag

(of time) pass slowly and tediously
The day dragged—eventually it was time for bed
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Brag

A boastful statement
He was not the kind of man to make a brag
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Drag

The action of pulling something forcefully or with difficulty
The drag of the current
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Brag

Excellent; first-rate
That was my brag heifer
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Drag

A boring or tiresome person or thing
Working nine to five can be a drag
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Brag

To talk or write about oneself in a proud or self-impressed way.
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Drag

An act of inhaling smoke from a cigarette
He took a long drag on his cigarette
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Brag

A boast or boasting; bragging; ostentatious pretence or self-glorification.
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Drag

Clothing more conventionally worn by the opposite sex, especially women's clothes worn by a man
A fashion show, complete with men in drag
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Brag

The thing which is boasted of.
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Drag

A street or road
The main drag is wide but there are few vehicles
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Brag

(by ellipsis) The card game three card brag.
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Drag

A thing that is pulled along the ground or through water.
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Brag

(intransitive) To boast; to talk with excessive pride about what one has, is able to do, or has done; often as an attempt to popularize oneself.
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Drag

A strong-smelling lure drawn before hounds as a substitute for a fox.
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Brag

(transitive) To boast of something.
To brag of one's exploits, courage, or money
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Drag

Influence over other people
They had the education but they didn't have the drag
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Brag

Excellent; first-rate.
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Drag

One of the basic patterns (rudiments) of drumming, consisting of a stroke preceded by two grace notes usually played with the other stick.
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Brag

(archaic) Brisk; full of spirits; boasting; pretentious; conceited.
A woundy, brag young fellow
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Drag

Short for drag race
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Brag

(obsolete) proudly; boastfully
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Drag

A private vehicle like a stagecoach, drawn by four horses.
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Brag

To talk about one's self, or things pertaining to one's self, in a manner intended to excite admiration, envy, or wonder; to talk boastfully; to boast; - often followed by of; as, to brag of one's exploits, courage, or money, or of the great things one intends to do.
Conceit, more rich in matter than in words,Brags of his substance, not of ornament.
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Drag

To pull along with difficulty or effort; haul
Dragged the heavy box out of the way.
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Brag

To boast of.
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Drag

To cause to trail along a surface, especially the ground
Don't drag your coat in the mud.
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Brag

A boast or boasting; bragging; ostentatious pretense or self glorification.
Cæsar . . . made not here his bragOf "came," and "saw," and "overcame."
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Drag

To move (a pointing device, such as a mouse) while pressing down on one of its buttons.
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Brag

The thing which is boasted of.
Beauty is Nature's brag.
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Drag

To move (an element of a graphical display) on a computer screen using a pointing device.
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Brag

A game at cards similar to bluff.
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Drag

To cause to move with great effort
Dragged himself into the doctor's office.
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Brag

Brisk; full of spirits; boasting; pretentious; conceited.
A brag young fellow.
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Drag

To take or escort (a person, for example), especially in overcoming resistance or reluctance
Dragged my father to the reception.
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Brag

Proudly; boastfully.
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Drag

To cause to be involved in an unpleasant or difficult situation
Why did you drag me into this mess?.
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Brag

An instance of boastful talk;
His brag is worse than his fight
Whenever he won we were exposed to his gasconade
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Drag

To force or bring out with great effort
Dragged the truth out of the reluctant witness.
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Brag

Show off
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Drag

To mention or introduce (an unpleasant or tedious subject)
Dragged up that embarrassing incident.
Is always dragging his money problems into the conversation.
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Brag

Exceptionally good;
A boss hand at carpentry
His brag cornfield
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Drag

To search or sweep the bottom of (a body of water), as with a grappling hook or dragnet
Dragged the river looking for the suitcase.
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Drag

To bring up or catch by such means.
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Drag

To prolong tediously
Dragged the story out.
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Drag

(Baseball) To hit (a bunt) while taking the first steps toward first base.
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Drag

To break up, rake, or smooth out (land or dirt), especially by pulling a drag or heavy mesh
Dragged the infield between innings.
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Drag

(Informal) To humiliate or shame publicly, especially on social media
“Unknown Actor Gets Dragged by Twitter for Being the World's Worst Date” (Allure).
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Drag

To trail along the ground
The dog's leash dragged on the sidewalk.
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Drag

To move slowly or with effort
He dragged along behind us.
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Drag

To pass or proceed slowly, tediously, or laboriously
The time dragged as we waited.
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Drag

To search or dredge the bottom of a body of water
Dragging for the sunken craft.
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Drag

To take part in a drag race.
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Drag

To draw on a cigarette, pipe, or cigar.
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Drag

Something, such as a harrow or an implement for spreading manure, that is dragged along the ground.
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Drag

A device, such as a grappling hook, that is used for dragging under water.
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Drag

A heavy sledge or cart for hauling loads.
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Drag

A large four-horse coach with seats inside and on top.
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Drag

Something, such as a sea anchor or a brake on a fishing reel, that retards motion.
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Drag

One that impedes or slows progress; a drawback or burden
The drag of taxation on economic growth.
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Drag

The degree of resistance involved in dragging or hauling.
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Drag

The retarding force exerted on a moving body by a fluid medium such as air or water.
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Drag

The act of dragging, especially a slow, laborious movement.
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Drag

The scent or trail of a fox or another animal.
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Drag

Something that provides an artificial scent.
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Drag

(Slang) One that is obnoxiously tiresome
The evening was a real drag.
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Drag

A puff on a cigarette, pipe, or cigar.
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Drag

(Slang) A street or road
The town's main drag.
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Drag

The clothing characteristic of one sex when worn by a member of the opposite sex
An actor in drag.
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Drag

Of, relating to, or being a person wearing clothing characteristic of the opposite sex
A drag performer.
A drag show.
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Drag

Of a fluid to something moving through it.
When designing cars, manufacturers have to take drag into consideration.
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Drag

(by analogy with above) Any force acting in opposition to the motion of an object.
A high thrust-to-weight ratio helps a rocket to overcome the effects of gravity drag.
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Drag

The bottom part of a sand casting mold.
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Drag

(countable) A device dragged along the bottom of a body of water in search of something, e.g. a dead body, or in fishing.
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Drag

A systematic search for someone over a wide area, especially by the authorities; a dragnet.
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Drag

A double drum-stroke played at twice the speed of the context in which it is placed.
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Drag

A puff on a cigarette or joint.
He got high after just one drag of the joint.
Give me a drag on that roach!
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Drag

Someone or something that is annoying or frustrating, or disappointing; an obstacle to progress or enjoyment.
Travelling to work in the rush hour is a real drag.
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Drag

A long open horse-drawn carriage with transverse or side seats.
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Drag

Street, as in 'main drag'.
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Drag

(countable) The scent-path left by dragging a fox, or some other substance such as aniseed, for training hounds to follow scents.
To run a drag
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Drag

A large amount of backspin on the cue ball, causing the cue ball to slow down.
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Drag

A heavy harrow for breaking up ground.
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Drag

A kind of sledge for conveying heavy objects; also, a kind of low car or handcart.
A stone drag
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Drag

(metallurgy) The bottom part of a flask or mould, the upper part being the cope.
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Drag

(masonry) A steel instrument for completing the dressing of soft stone.
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Drag

(nautical) The difference between the speed of a screw steamer under sail and that of the screw when the ship outruns the screw; or between the propulsive effects of the different floats of a paddle wheel.
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Drag

Anything towed in the water to retard a ship's progress, or to keep her head up to the wind; especially, a canvas bag with a hooped mouth (drag sail), so used.
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Drag

A pulled load.
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Drag

A skid or shoe for retarding the motion of a carriage wheel.
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Drag

Motion affected with slowness and difficulty, as if clogged.
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Drag

Witch house music.
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Drag

The last position in a line of hikers.
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Drag

(billiards) A push somewhat under the centre of the cue ball, causing it to follow the object ball a short way.
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Drag

A device for guiding wood to the saw.
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Drag

(historical) A mailcoach.
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Drag

(slang) A prison sentence of three months.
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Drag

Women's clothing worn by men for the purpose of entertainment.
He performed in drag.
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Drag

Men's clothing worn by women for the purpose of entertainment.
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Drag

A men's party attended in women's clothing.
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Drag

Any type of clothing or costume associated with a particular occupation or subculture.
Corporate drag
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Drag

(transitive) To pull along a surface or through a medium, sometimes with difficulty.
Let's drag this load of wood over to the shed.
The misbehaving child was dragged out of the classroom.
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Drag

To move onward heavily, laboriously, or slowly; to advance with weary effort; to go on lingeringly.
Time seems to drag when you're waiting for a bus.
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Drag

To act or proceed slowly or without enthusiasm; to be reluctant.
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Drag

To draw along (something burdensome); hence, to pass in pain or with difficulty.
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Drag

To serve as a clog or hindrance; to hold back.
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Drag

(graphical user interface) To operate a pointing device by moving it with a button held down; to move, copy, etc. (an item) in this way.
Drag the file into the window to open it.
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Drag

(chiefly of a vehicle) To unintentionally rub or scrape on a surface.
The car was so low to the ground that its muffler was dragging on a speed bump.
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Drag

(soccer) To hit or kick off target.
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Drag

To fish with a dragnet.
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Drag

To search for something, as a lost object or body, by dragging something along the bottom of a body of water.
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Drag

To break (land) by drawing a drag or harrow over it; to harrow.
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Drag

(figurative) To search exhaustively, as if with a dragnet.
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Drag

(slang) To roast, say negative things about, or call attention to the flaws of (someone).
You just drag him 'cause he's got more money than you.
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Drag

To play at a slower tempo than one is supposed to or than the other musicians one is playing with, or to inadvertently gradually decrease tempo while one is playing.
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Drag

To perform as a drag queen or drag king.
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Drag

A confection; a comfit; a drug.
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Drag

The act of dragging; anything which is dragged.
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Drag

A net, or an apparatus, to be drawn along the bottom under water, as in fishing, searching for drowned persons, etc.
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Drag

A kind of sledge for conveying heavy bodies; also, a kind of low car or handcart; as, a stone drag.
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Drag

A heavy coach with seats on top; also, a heavy carriage.
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Drag

A heavy harrow, for breaking up ground.
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Drag

Anything towed in the water to retard a ship's progress, or to keep her head up to the wind; esp., a canvas bag with a hooped mouth, so used. See Drag sail (below).
My lectures were only a pleasure to me, and no drag.
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Drag

Motion affected with slowness and difficulty, as if clogged.
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Drag

The bottom part of a flask or mold, the upper part being the cope.
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Drag

A steel instrument for completing the dressing of soft stone.
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Drag

To draw slowly or heavily onward; to pull along the ground by main force; to haul; to trail; - applied to drawing heavy or resisting bodies or those inapt for drawing, with labor, along the ground or other surface; as, to drag stone or timber; to drag a net in fishing.
Dragged by the cords which through his feet were thrust.
The grossness of his nature will have weight to drag thee down.
A needless Alexandrine ends the songThat, like a wounded snake, drags its slow length along.
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Drag

To break, as land, by drawing a drag or harrow over it; to harrow; to draw a drag along the bottom of, as a stream or other water; hence, to search, as by means of a drag.
Then while I dragged my brains for such a song.
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Drag

To draw along, as something burdensome; hence, to pass in pain or with difficulty.
Have dragged a lingering life.
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Drag

To be drawn along, as a rope or dress, on the ground; to trail; to be moved onward along the ground, or along the bottom of the sea, as an anchor that does not hold.
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Drag

To move onward heavily, laboriously, or slowly; to advance with weary effort; to go on lingeringly.
The day drags through, though storms keep out the sun.
Long, open panegyric drags at best.
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Drag

To serve as a clog or hindrance; to hold back.
A propeller is said to drag when the sails urge the vessel faster than the revolutions of the screw can propel her.
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Drag

To fish with a dragnet.
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Drag

The phenomenon of resistance to motion through a fluid
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Drag

Something that slows or delays progress;
Taxation is a drag on the economy
Too many laws are a drag on the use of new land
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Drag

Something tedious and boring;
Peeling potatoes is a drag
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Drag

Clothing that is conventionally worn by the opposite sex (especially women's clothing when worn by a man);
He went to the party dressed in drag
The waitresses looked like missionaries in drag
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Drag

A slow inhalation (as of tobacco smoke);
He took a puff on his pipe
He took a drag on his cigarette and expelled the smoke slowly
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Drag

The act of dragging (pulling with force);
The drag up the hill exhausted him
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Drag

Pull, as against a resistance;
He dragged the big suitcase behind him
These worries were dragging at him
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Drag

Draw slowly or heavily;
Haul stones
Haul nets
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Drag

Force into some kind of situation, condition, or course of action;
They were swept up by the events
Don't drag me into this business
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Drag

Move slowly and as if with great effort
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Drag

To lag or linger behind;
But in so many other areas we still are dragging
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Drag

Suck in or take (air);
Draw a deep breath
Draw on a cigarette
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Drag

Use a computer mouse to move icons on the screen and select commands from a menu;
Drag this icon to the lower right hand corner of the screen
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Drag

Walk without lifting the feet
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Drag

Search (as the bottom of a body of water) for something valuable or lost
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Drag

Persuade to come away from something attractive or interesting;
He dragged me away from the television set
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Drag

Proceed for an extended period of time;
The speech dragged on for two hours
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