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beetling

See definition of beetling on Dictionary.com
  • as inhanging
  • as inpensile
  • as inprojecting
  • as inprominent

synonyms for beetling

  • dangling
  • drooping
  • jutting
  • overhanging
  • pendent
  • pendulous
  • projecting
  • suspended
  • swaying
  • swinging
  • fastened to
  • pendulant
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How to use beetling in a sentence

Mr. Royall stood in the middle of the office, his thick eyebrows beetling, his lower jaw trembling a little.
SUMMEREDITH WHARTON
Overhead loomed the beetling walls of the palace from which the prince had led his people in revolt—manned now by the Jivros.
VALLEY OF THE CROENLEE TARBELL
The superciliary ridges often project and give the beetling brow that is sometimes so remarkable.
ESSAYS IN PASTORAL MEDICINEAUSTIN MALLEY
A beetling machine of the kind, with four sets of “fallers,” is shown in Fig. 3.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 10, SLICE 3VARIOUS
They are then damped on a water mangle, and beamed on to the heavy iron bowl of the beetling machine.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 10, SLICE 3VARIOUS
On what a "beetling ledge" the favourite of royalty tracks his uncertain way!
SECRET HISTORY OF THE COURT OF ENGLAND, FROM THE ACCESSION OF GEORGE THE THIRD TO THE DEATH OF GEORGE THE FOURTH, VOLUME II (OF 2)LADY ANNE HAMILTON
To eastward the peak broke away sheer, beetling in a perpetual menace to the valleys and the lower hills.
EARTH'S ENIGMASCHARLES G. D. ROBERTS
He spoke of it as though it were some beetling eminence, resembling at the very least a Snowdon or an Helvellyn.
THE GREAT NORTH ROAD: LONDON TO YORKCHARLES G. HARPER
The whole mountain range seemed an immense red barrier of beetling rock.
TALES OF LONELY TRAILSZANE GREY
The place, walled in by beetling precipice, was beginning to darken into cloister-dim shadows.
A PAGAN OF THE HILLSCHARLES NEVILLE BUCK
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO BEETLING

  • beetling
  • dangling
  • drooping
  • fastened to
  • jutting
  • overhanging
  • pendent
  • pendulant
  • pendulous
  • projecting
  • suspended
  • swaying
  • swinging
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.