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Desk appurtenances (4 letter answer)

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The answer PADS is common and appears about once every 200 puzzles.

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Adds to dishonestly
Bruise preventers
Catcher's equipment
Crash sites?
Falsifies accounts
Fills out
Foot and stamp
Football gear
Footballer's protection
Gear for a Giant
Goalie gear
Goalie protectors
Goalies' gear
Gridiron gear
Hippie apartments
Hippie dwellings
Hippies' haunts
Hippies' homes
Launch sites
Launching sites
Pew parts
Protection for goalies
Protective cushions
Shoulder enhancers
Small notebooks
Stationer's stock
Walks softly
Adrian's shoulder extenders
Apollo starting points
Exaggerates an expense account
Expands with needless matter
Inflates the expense account
Fudges, in a way, as an expense report
Parts of animals' feet
Launch sites ... or crash sites
Where hippies bed down


PAD as a noun:

1. (pad, pad of paper, tablet) = a number of sheets of paper fastened together along one edge
2. the large floating leaf of an aquatic plant (as the water lily)
3. (pad, inkpad, inking pad, stamp pad) = a block of absorbent material saturated with ink; used to transfer ink evenly to a rubber stamp
4. a usually thin flat mass of padding
5. (launching pad, launchpad, launch pad, launch area, pad) = a platform from which rockets or space craft are launched
6. (diggings, digs, domiciliation, lodgings, pad) = temporary living quarters
7. the foot or fleshy cushion-like underside of the toes of an animal

PAD as a verb:

1. (embroider, pad, lard, embellish, aggrandize, aggrandise, blow up, dramatize, dramatise) = add details to
2. (slog, footslog, plod, trudge, pad, tramp) = walk heavily and firmly, as when weary, or through mud; "Mules plodded in a circle around a grindstone"
3. (pad, fill out) = line or stuff with soft material; "pad a bra"
4. (pad, bolster) = add padding to; "pad the seat of the chair"