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synonyms for barreling

  • speedy
  • brisk
  • fast
  • flying
  • rapid
  • screaming
  • swift
  • winged
  • agile
  • breakneck
  • expeditious
  • expeditive
  • hasty
  • in nothing flat
  • like greased lightning
  • lively
  • mercurial
  • meteoric
  • nimble
  • nimble-footed
  • on the double
  • speedball
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antonyms for barreling

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  • slow
  • sluggish
  • clumsy
    • stay
    • face
    • land
    • rest
    • remain
    • confront
    • walk
    • delay
    • dally
    • dawdle
    • decelerate
    • wait
    • procrastinate
    • slow
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    How to use barreling in a sentence

    Barnum was there, and bought it all, lock, stock, and barrel.
    WHEN SCIENCE WAS THE BEST SHOW IN AMERICA - ISSUE 93: FORERUNNERSLEE ALAN DUGATKINNOVEMBER 18, 2020NAUTILUS
    With his big, barrel chest and narrow, little hips, Archie looks like two dogs grafted together at the midpoint.
    MORE DOG TALES: WE’RE LEARNING THE QUIRKS OF ARCHIE THE RESCUEJOHN KELLYNOVEMBER 8, 2020WASHINGTON POST
    Most geoscientists, he says, believe that the salt is impermeable, which means there’s no chance for the waste to escape into the surrounding environment even if one of the barrels holding the material were to leak.
    FINDING HOMES FOR THE WASTE THAT WILL (PROBABLY) OUTLIVE HUMANITYKATIE MCLEANOCTOBER 21, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
    Our adversaries have wised up, and now they’re attacking our elections, which is like shooting fish in a barrel.
    ARE WE BETTER OFF THAN WE WERE FOUR YEARS AGO?CLEAF2013OCTOBER 17, 2020FORTUNE
    That makes it responsible for three times more carbon emissions than a barrel of “light crude,” which gushes out of the ground in Saudi Arabia.
    GLOBAL FUEL STANDARDS ARE PUSHING THE DIRTIEST OIL OUT OF THE MARKETMICHAEL J. CORENOCTOBER 12, 2020QUARTZ
    Neandertal babies had chests shaped like short, deep barrels and spines that curved inward more than those of humans, a build that until now was known only for Neandertal adults, researchers say.
    NEANDERTAL BABIES HAD STOCKY CHESTS LIKE THEIR PARENTSBRUCE BOWEROCTOBER 7, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
    That someone like Roger Stone, a longtime adviser to the president, had tweeted in August that it would soon be “Podesta’s time in the barrel” drew new attention to that question.
    FOUR YEARS AGO TODAY, THE U.S. SAW THE WILDEST HOUR IN PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION HISTORYPHILIP BUMPOCTOBER 7, 2020WASHINGTON POST
    Both of these candidates are owned — lock, stock and barrel — by the big money in this country.
    WHAT ARE UNDECIDED VOTERS THINKING?NICK FOURIEZOSOCTOBER 7, 2020OZY
    A district court justice said at the time that Carey was “close to the bottom of the barrel” of lawyers in Maine.
    MAINE HIRES LAWYERS WITH CRIMINAL RECORDS TO DEFEND ITS POOREST RESIDENTSBY SAMANTHA HOGAN, THE MAINE MONITOR, WITH DATA ANALYSIS BY AGNEL PHILIPOCTOBER 6, 2020PROPUBLICA
    If oil stays around $45 per barrel—at the moment, it’s well below that—70% of those jobs will not return before the end of next year, the report predicted.
    THE OIL AND GAS INDUSTRY HAS LOST MORE THAN 100,000 JOBS THIS YEARKDUNN6OCTOBER 5, 2020FORTUNE
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    WORDS RELATED TO BARRELING

    • agile
    • barreling
    • breakneck
    • brisk
    • expeditious
    • expeditive
    • fast
    • flying
    • hasty
    • in nothing flat
    • like greased lightning
    • lively
    • mercurial
    • meteoric
    • nimble
    • nimble-footed
    • on the double
    • rapid
    • screaming
    • speedball
    • speedy
    • swift
    • winged
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