verb (used with object)
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Origin of carrot
Words nearby carrot
Example sentences from the Web for carrot
Filling ingredients can vary as long as they are sturdy enough to withstand boiling or frying, so a vegetarian option could include a napa cabbage mixture with carrots and shiitake mushrooms, or even chopped clear vermicelli noodles.Homemade dumplings bring me closer to family this Lunar New Year, even from far away|Marian Liu|February 5, 2021|Washington Post
For instance, Sebastian, or “Seb” for short, is a fan of belly rubs and carrot sticks.
Yet China has won influence not by wielding sticks but by deftly distributing carrots.The U.S. and China Are Battling for Influence in Latin America, and the Pandemic Has Raised the Stakes|Charlie Campell/Beijing|February 4, 2021|Time
A great way to begin homemade soup is with mirepoix — a mixture of chopped onion, celery and carrots usually, although other root veggies can go in as well.Hints From Heloise: Before buying a diamond, learn about the four C’s|Heloise Heloise|February 4, 2021|Washington Post
The promise of comprehensive federal privacy law has been dangled like a carrot before consumer watchdogs and privacy advocates for at least a decade.Cheat sheet: What to expect in state and federal privacy regulation in 2021|Kate Kaye|February 1, 2021|Digiday
Assad has been offered safe passage to a third country as a carrot for handing over power.U.S.: Assad’s ‘Machinery of Death’ Worst Since the Nazis|Josh Rogin|July 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His friends were safely known by the Polish versions of Toothy, Hoppy, Conky, Baldy, Whitey, Carrot Top and Chopper.The Week in Death: Irving Milchberg, the Teenage Gunrunner of the Warsaw Ghetto|The Telegraph|March 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Allergies—Mix one part cucumber juice with one part beet root juice and three parts carrot juice.Use These 15 Home Remedies Based On Ayurveda To Cure Menstrual Cramps, Hangovers, and Indigestion|Ari Meisel|January 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Its apple-carrot muffin is a moist and comforting treat that tastes like your grandmother baked it especially for you.
I had never craved a carrot before, or fantasized about raiding an apple tree in a nearby garden.
"I have time before dark to make Benny's cart," observed Henry, biting a crisp, sweet carrot.The Box-Car Children|Gertrude Chandler Warner
Put it into a stewpan with an onion, a carrot, a piece of celery; cover with water and boil slowly for fifty minutes.Dressed Game and Poultry la Mode|Harriet A. de Salis
But while they stopped and waited for him to proceed, Bumper chewed away at his carrot until it was all gone.Bumper, The White Rabbit|George Ethelbert Walsh
Who'd have thought Sam Lacey's carrot-top could be made over into that?The Opened Shutters|Clara Louise Burnham
Marjorie had a horse made of a carrot, which looked like a very frisky steed, indeed.Marjorie's Busy Days|Carolyn Wells
British Dictionary definitions for carrot
- something offered as a lure or incentive
- carrot and stick reward and punishment as methods of persuasion