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noun as in string of small, often round, objects


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He wipes beads of sweat from his brow, and extends his hand out towards the crowd.

When I express skepticism that the beads are doing anything, I get pushback that the kids have been healthy since wearing them.

Apparently the succinic acid in the beads has an anti-inflammatory effect.

The beads are also a risk in and of themselves if the strand breaks.

She would periodically show up at the house and stay in the attic, where she hung beads and burned incense.

Beads of perspiration gathered on my forehead as I slowly rose to my feet and faced Giles.

But Madame only set her teeth hard into her under lip, and Edna saw the sweat gather in beads on her white forehead.

His arms were growing heavy with fatigue, his mouth was parched, and great beads of perspiration stood upon his brow.

Little Maude was threading beads; and the two others, much younger, stood looking on—Reginald and Anne.

People were walking about in purple and gold togas; on the house-tops were pigeons whose throats shone like iridescent beads.

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On this page you'll find 10 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to beads, such as: choker, necklace, pendant, rosary, chaplet, and necklet.

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