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Tressan was monstrous ill-at-ease, and his face lost a good deal of its habitual plethora of colour.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
A fellow rudely clad—a hybrid between man-at-arms and lackey—lounged on a musket to confront them in the gateway.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
The cupidity of a man had evidently led him to collect together these odds and ends, and try to turn them to profitable account.
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Meadows began to play inner planet combinations that occasionally paid, though at short odds.
FEE OF THE FRONTIERHORACE BROWN FYFE
We made a good fight I know, the odds were in our favour and success seemed assured.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
A stronger man would have fought against odds like those and won for himself a place that would suffer no denial.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
Thus it was that he himself created the morale which enabled him again and again to conquer against overwhelming odds.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
Our books and maps showed that we would encounter by odds the worst roads of our entire tour.
BRITISH HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS FROM A MOTOR CARTHOMAS D. MURPHY
And the Seneschal, moved by that confident promise of evil, threw himself before the men-at-arms.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
On the first day, a thousand English archers, supported by men-at-arms, attempted to draw the Scots.
KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
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WORDS RELATED TO AT ODDS

  • adversarial
  • adverse
  • against the grain
  • allergic
  • antagonistic
  • anti
  • antipathetic
  • antithetical
  • antonymous
  • at cross-purposes
  • at odds
  • averse
  • battling
  • clashing
  • combating
  • conflicting
  • confronting
  • contrary
  • controverting
  • counter
  • crossing
  • defending
  • defensive
  • denying
  • disagreeing
  • disputed
  • dissentient
  • enemy
  • exposing
  • facing
  • hostile
  • in opposition
  • incompatible
  • inimical
  • irreconcilable
  • objecting
  • obstructive
  • opposed
  • opposite
  • protesting
  • repelling
  • restrictive
  • rival
  • up against
  • warring
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