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Which means that every seat contains someone who is reclining straight into the lap of their backstairs neighbor.

You ought to employ a few supple Politiques, accustomed to palace backstairs.

Keep a good heart, even if you have to knock in vain at many doors, and kick about the backstairs of the house of letters.

Nevertheless, Comstock neglected no chance to apply his backstairs pressure to the members of both Houses.

The minister was pleased that this man did not try to get in by backstairs influence, but came direct by the front entrance.

The explanation was Madam Hermansen, who had the backstairs entry of every house in Knarreby.


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On this page you'll find 98 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to backstairs, such as: backdoor, camouflaged, clandestine, classified, cloak-and-dagger, and close.

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