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synonyms for bear arms

  • carry arms
  • defend
  • protect
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Many British Ferns evidence a marked tendency to “sport,” and this is a fact which the beginner should always bear in mind.
HOW TO KNOW THE FERNSS. LEONARD BASTIN
The bear laughed and joined his companion, and the torpedo thundered away.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
However, on reaching Spain, the magic of the Emperor's personality soon restored the vigour and prestige of the French arms.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
One would not have wanted her white neck a mite less full or her beautiful arms more slender.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
The two little Pontelliers were with him, and he carried Madame Ratignolle's little girl in his arms.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
He stood, with the air of a hero, both arms extended towards the amazed pair of lovers.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
This may be done by taking the humming tone and bringing to bear upon it a strong pressure of energy.
EXPRESSIVE VOICE CULTUREJESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK
She threw out her arms as if swimming when she walked, beating the tall grass as one strikes out in the water.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
The left heel followed like lightning, and the right paw also slipped, letting the bear again fall heavily on the ice below.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
The bear watched him narrowly with its wicked little eyes, though it did not see fit to cease its paw-licking.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO BEAR ARMS

  • assault
  • attack
  • battle
  • bear arms
  • box
  • brawl
  • challenge
  • clash
  • cross swords
  • dispute
  • do battle
  • duel
  • exchange blows
  • feud
  • fight
  • joust
  • mix it up
  • ply weapons
  • quarrel
  • scrap
  • scuffle
  • skirmish
  • wage war
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.