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fudge



Pronunciation: (fuj), [key]
n.
a soft candy made of sugar, butter, milk, chocolate, and sometimes nuts.

fudge



Pronunciation: (fuj), [key]
n., v., fudged, fudg•ing.


n.
nonsense or foolishness (often used interjectionally).

v.i.
to talk nonsense.

fudge



Pronunciation: (fuj), [key]
v., fudged, fudg•ing,
n.


v.i.
1. to cheat or welsh (often fol. by on): to fudge on an exam; to fudge on one's campaign promises.
2. to avoid coming to grips with something: to fudge on an issue.
3. to exaggerate a cost, estimate, etc., in order to allow leeway for error.

v.t.
to avoid coming to grips with (a subject, issue, etc.); evade; dodge: to fudge a direct question.

n.
1. a small stereotype or a few lines of specially prepared type, bearing a newspaper bulletin, for replacing a detachable part of a page plate without the need to replate the entire page.
2. the bulletin thus printed, often in color.
3. a machine or attachment for printing such a bulletin.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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