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Some longtime local acquaintances are struggling to square the man they know with the ugly associations.

I lost contact with friends and acquaintances, irreplaceable photos from mobile uploads, and my faith in social media.

The user selects a username and then adds the usernames of friends, acquaintances, or strangers.

I met her through mutual acquaintances and she offered me a contract on the spot.

We were not even acquaintances in high school...We didn't travel in the same circles in high school.

He would go out and secure orders there at home among his friends and acquaintances.

There was a host of friends and acquaintances around the little home, making merry and admiring the baby.

In a dream he crossed the crowded hall, avoiding various acquaintances with unconscious cunning.

They gardened, they drove out, they rowed and sailed upon the lake, but they declined all acquaintances.

At first I almost perished with loneliness, but now that I have a few acquaintances here I am enjoying it.


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On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to acquaintances, such as: consanguinity, family, friends and relatives, kin, kindred, and kinfolk.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.