ado

Part of speech: noun

Unnecessary activity; fuss; trouble.

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Usage examples "ado":

  1. She threw her arms around her friend without more ado. - "The Crisis, Volume 4", Winston Churchill.
  2. Ye shall not so, said Sir Uwaine, but ye shall have ado with me. - "Le Morte D'Arthur, Volume I (of II) King Arthur and of his Noble Knights of the Round Table", Thomas Malory.
  3. Without more ado, he took a whip and gave the Donkey a hearty blow across the legs. - "The Adventures of Pinocchio", C. Collodi--Pseudonym of Carlo Lorenzini.