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toyed

Toy \Toy\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. toyed; p. pr. & vb. n. toying.] To dally amorously; to trifle; to play.

To toy, to wanton, dally, smile and jest.
--Shak.

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toyed

vb. (en-past of: toy)

Usage examples of "toyed".

She toyed with a beaker, picking it up and putting it down again without drinking from it.

The painted code above the tap vent had faded completely, so Odis toyed with the idea of getting at least a beaker and a half, as he made his preparations to tap.

He toyed with the idea of enabling the little tractor beam that the shuttles used around space stations, what the engineering chief called the ‘parking brake,’ but realized it wouldn't have much effect on something the mass of that transport.

At one time they had been friends, even toyed with the idea of becoming lovers.

Killashandra, paralyzed by indecision, toyed with the variety of things she ought to do, and was carried past the cross-points that would take her where she ought to go.

Nevertheless, Killashandra toyed with the idea of luring the perfect young man to her side.

Yana toyed with the idea of overpowering her, but curiosity about what Dinah had seen on Petaybee made her decide to wait.

She had even toyed with the challenge of navigating mining ships within the Belts until the Roosevelt Dome had exploded for no apparent reason, killing all but a handful of the ten thousand inhabitants.

Piemur toyed with the notion of several differ ent reactions to the news of his change in status.

B’nik was reassured by his dragon’s calm manner but still toyed with the idea of asking M’tal to have Gaminth guide the Weyr to the Fall.

Anastasia had been a plus, he mused as he toyed with the creamy moonstone.

She moved her shoulders restlessly as he toyed with the pearls at her throat.

Her murmur of approval was low and long as his fingers toyed seductively with the hook of her garter.

Running into Anastasia had been a plus, he mused as he toyed with the creamy moonstone.

Kayla toyed with her Brussels sprouts, hoping a miracle would make them disappear.