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It is hovering on the borders of a region containing this planet we are to land on—a region operating on other basics.
UNTHINKABLEROGER PHILLIPS GRAHAM
In some way both sets of basics operate in either conflict or compromise.
UNTHINKABLEROGER PHILLIPS GRAHAM
With the new basics it does just that—except that it is still just one car, and yet never was just one car and never will be.
UNTHINKABLEROGER PHILLIPS GRAHAM
This Nation will not go back to the days of simply shuffling children along from grade to grade without them learning the basics.
STATE OF THE UNION ADDRESSES OF GEORGE W. BUSHGEORGE W. BUSH
That was one of the basics they had lost, years ago—their belief that life would arise on any planet capable of supporting it.
AN EMPTY BOTTLEMARI WOLF
He acted them without thinking; they were prime basics in that which made Conway Costigan what he was.
TRIPLANETARYEDWARD ELMER SMITH
But you have to get the logical basics straight first, before you can set up your equations.
SENTIMENT, INC.POUL WILLIAM ANDERSON
Parents have a right to know whether their children are mastering the basics.
COMPLETE STATE OF THE UNION ADDRESSES FROM 1790 TO 2006VARIOUS
Great back-to-the-land classic explains basics of self-sufficient farming.
LIFE HISTORIES OF NORTH AMERICAN WOOD WARBLERS PART ONE AND PART TWOARTHUR BENT
One of the elementary basics of science is that laboratory conditions may be varied to meet the necessities of the experiment.
SENSE FROM THOUGHT DIVIDEMARK IRVIN CLIFTON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
JULY 31, 2021
Choose the synonym for belief
admonition

WORDS RELATED TO BASICS

  • basic details
  • basics
  • brass tacks
  • essentials
  • fundamentals
  • innards
  • inner workings
  • mechanics
  • nitty-gritties
  • no frills
  • no nonsenses
  • practical details
  • practicalities
  • workings
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