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palm (something)

1. To conceal something in the palm of one's hand, as when stealing. When we were kids we used to palm penny candies from the corner store all the time.
2. To receive something discreetly or in secret. It turns out that the governor had been palming percentages of profits from companies she'd given preference to. We're supposed to pool our tips and divide them at the end of the night, but it turns out Daniel had been palming his the whole time.
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palm

tv. to conceal something in the hand as in a theft or the performance of a magic trick; to receive and conceal a tip or a bribe. The kid palmed the candy bar and walked right out of the store.
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A palmful of wholegrain fibre (oats, wild rice, wholegrain rice, quinoa, wholegrain/seeded bread) STEP 2: SUPER SNACKS ?
Although healthy fats are equally high in calories, Ian recommends eating oily fish a few times a week to keep skin healthy, and a small palmful of nuts and seeds every day.
The good, the bad and the ugly: Six days per week, be good and eat well by having three balanced meals per day, with a fist-and-a-half of lean protein (fish, chicken, eggs, soya, nuts/seeds, beans), a large portion of colourful vegetables and a palmful of wholegrains (wild rice, wholemeal pasta, quinoa, oats).
Use a palmful of the Sparkle Skin under the shower in massaging strokes and follow with a spritz of Quick Gloss.
Eating - good portion control - a handful of protein, palmful of wholegrains, half a plate of vegetables and fruit and lots of drizzled oil - use the 80/20 rule.
Plates should have an abundance of veg, good portion of meat/fish/ alternative protein, plus a few palmfuls of wholegrains.
Plates should have an abundance of veg, good portion of meat/sh/ alternative protein, plus a few palmfuls of wholegrains.
But weaning can test the resolve of the most disciplined of animals - faced with pieces of flying potato and palmfuls of pureed apple, the dog's behaviour is fast descending into anarchy.
But weaning can test the resolve of the most disciplined of animals ( faced with pieces of flying potato and palmfuls of pureed apple, the dog's behaviour is fast descending into anarchy.
And then King remembered: "I am very carefully wiping palmfuls of blood out of my face with my left hand.