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synonyms for acquaintances

  • consanguinity
  • family
  • friends and relatives
  • kin
  • kindred
  • kinfolk
  • kinsfolk
  • kinsmen
  • relations
  • relatives
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How to use acquaintances in a sentence

He would go out and secure orders there at home among his friends and acquaintances.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
There was a host of friends and acquaintances around the little home, making merry and admiring the baby.
ALILA, OUR LITTLE PHILIPPINE COUSINMARY HAZELTON WADE
In a dream he crossed the crowded hall, avoiding various acquaintances with unconscious cunning.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
They gardened, they drove out, they rowed and sailed upon the lake, but they declined all acquaintances.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
At first I almost perished with loneliness, but now that I have a few acquaintances here I am enjoying it.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
The flowers were like new acquaintances; she approached them in a familiar spirit, and made herself at home among them.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
He could not recall having made a profound impression upon any of his casual acquaintances; he certainly had created no sensation.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
She did not deem it worth while to go in search of any of the fashionable acquaintances from whom she had withdrawn herself.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
By his friends and intimates he was called Tom, and mere acquaintances even usually spoke of him as Tom Robertson.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
Of all his friends and acquaintances he now only kept up with Apukhtin and Adamov.
THE LIFE & LETTERS OF PETER ILICH TCHAIKOVSKYMODESTE TCHAIKOVSKY
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ACQUAINTANCES

  • acquaintances
  • consanguinity
  • family
  • friends and relatives
  • kin
  • kindred
  • kinfolk
  • kinsfolk
  • kinsmen
  • relations
  • relatives
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.