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It's much easier to cut child allowances, much more satisfying for Lapid and many of his voters.

The allowances and gifts, which were once a happy bonus of my adventures, were now what was keeping me there.

You can argue that in 2005, those allowances weren't big enough--hell, I think at this point, it's not an argument, but a fact.

Watching the early Bond movies today is an exercise in making allowances.

Making allowances for the movie, it got the general impression right.

They are prepared to make allowances for lack of shell; lack of guns; lack of high explosives.

Old and new measurements, tonnage, time allowances and movable ballast, are all a sealed book to me.

All sorts of allowances are made for the illusions of youth; and none, or almost none, for the disenchantments of age.

The margin of uncertainty which must be met by empirical allowances on the side of safety has been steadily diminished.

The people receive allowances of corn, and the rich support the needy, according to an ancient usage.


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On this page you'll find 16 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to allowances, such as: compensation package, perk, perquisite, additional benefit, benefits, and employee benefit.

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