zoar

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Etymology[edit]

From Zoar, one of five ancient cities in the Jordan valley, mentioned in the Bible in Genesis 19:22, 23, and 30 as the place whither Lot fled with his wife and two daughters to escape death when Yahweh destroyed the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah. From Hebrew Tso`ar meaning insignificance or smallness.

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zoar (plural zoars)

  1. A place of refuge; a sanctuary.

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Verb[edit]

zoar (first-person singular present indicative zoo, past participle zoado)

  1. (transitive, colloquial, with de) to mock (to make an object of laughter or ridicule)
  2. (intransitive, colloquial) to kid; to joke (to say or do something without being serious)
  3. (intransitive, colloquial) to fool around (to engage in frivolous behaviour)

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