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  1. winging

    Winging can refer to two different concepts, depending on the context. 1. In biology and anatomy, winging refers to an abnormality or dysfunction of the shoulder blade (scapula) where it protrudes outward from the back instead of lying flat against the ribcage. This condition can be caused by various factors, such as paralysis or weakness of the muscles that stabilize the shoulder blade. 2. In the context of performance or behavior, winging can describe someone who is improvising or making things up as they go along, typically in a confident or convincing manner. It implies that the individual may not have a well-prepared plan or expertise in the subject matter but is able to navigate through the situation using their spontaneous wit or charm.

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  1. Winging

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of winging in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of winging in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of winging in a Sentence

  1. Douglas Holtz-Eakin:

    There are a lot of people who are really freaked out, douglas Holtz-Eakin seems to be winging it.

  2. Marne L. Kilates:

    “Poet Aberjhani, founder of the unique networking site, Creative Thinkers International, comes back to our pages as the traveler-poet who, winging through the cosmos, finds something we think we already know but often forget.”

  3. Barbara McKirdy:

    It was wonderful, we had no itinerary starting out, we had only two spots planned. We were kind of winging it.

  4. National Intelligence James Clapper:

    What his long term plan is, I don't think he has one, i think he is kind of winging this day to day.

  5. Tim Hodge:

    We're kind of winging it really, thank God all these neighbors have come in. We would have never been able to even do half the stuff we had without them.

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    warn strongly; put on guard
    • A. aberrate
    • B. lucubrate
    • C. knead
    • D. monish

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