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Definition of handwaves

handwave

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Definitions include: "benchmark".
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Definitions include: something that reveals important plot elements or details from a work of fiction or non-fiction.
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Definitions include: to tentatively add something to one's schedule.
Definitions include: "cheque".
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Definitions include: When cum in dripping out of someone's ass and someone else licks it and swallows it.
Definitions include: used during some kind of competition in which one party reminds the other of the score or the results of their competition.
Definitions include: to steal, monopolize, or hog.
Definitions include: a tattoo that covers all or much of a person's arm.
Definitions include: to solve a task using inaccurate techniques.
Definitions include: a flaccid penis after ejaculation.

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