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noun as in large cutting tool

noun as in point around which something revolves

verb as in cut with large blade

verb as in dismiss

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It also features auto-rotation and a non-orthogonal axes design, so you’ll find it easier to take immersive and wide shots.

At Studio Stagetti, I shot a man with more picks and axes than I have ever seen outside an arctic expedition.

He kept a series of lamps, some with medieval design, on the floor and axes and swords around the room.

Egypt is now split along at least four major axes that interrelate in very complex and unstable ways.

Using those two axes, you gain a broad view but also one that has depth.

She axes the terrible contestants while still soothing them, flashing that sweet J.Lo smile, for the sake of our entertainment.

They struck hard blows with their stone axes, which the animals learned to fear.

Those behind pressed forward, only to bite the dust, like their comrades, under the spears and axes of the Scots.

Tom took one of the axes and chopped a small hole in the top of the cave, some distance above the door.

Almost at the same moment two devils leaped from the ground and with their axes struck Granville and his sister from behind.

I encountered no Indians, although axes and knives 347 on the ground showed where they had been stationed before retiring.


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On this page you'll find 50 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to axes, such as: hatchet, chopper, adz, and tomahawk.

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