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The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.

Idioms for wire

Origin of wire

before 900; Middle English wir(e) (noun), Old English wīr; cognate with Low German wīr,Old Norse vīra- wire, Old High German wiara fine goldwork
why're, wire
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British Dictionary definitions for wire

wire
/ (waɪə) /

noun

verb (mainly tr)

wirelike, adjective
Old English wīr; related to Old High German wiara, Old Norse vīra, Latin viriae bracelet
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Idioms and Phrases with wire

wire

see down to the wire; get one's wires crossed; live wire; pull strings (wires); under the wire.

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