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ben

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Synonyms for ben

  • boy
  • child
  • descendant
  • heir
  • relative
  • sibling
  • disciple
  • fils
  • lad
  • male
  • native
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Antonyms for ben

  • daughter
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Ben had drawn off his boots, and was firing them one after the other at the door.

"Nothing, only you locked the door by mistake," said Ben, coolly.

That he had reason for his distrust was proved by Ben Haley's movements.

Just then Ben Haley, looking from the window, saw some chickens in the yard.

Ben Haley meanwhile was rapidly stripping the chicken of its feathers.

"You will find out what I am going to do," said Ben, grimly.

If Robert was surprised, Ben Haley had even more reason for astonishment.

"You'd better not be impudent, young one," said Ben, roughly.

Ben Haley, on his part, had learned something, but not much.

If Ben was morally guilty, he was forced into his guilt by law and general custom.

WORD ORIGIN

"mountain peak" in Celtic place names (especially of roughly pyramidal peaks standing alone), from Gaelic beinn, from Old Irish *benno- "peak, horn, conical point," from PIE root *bend- "projecting point."

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR BEN

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  • ben
  • boy
  • child
  • descendant
  • disciple
  • fils
  • heir
  • lad
  • male
  • native
  • relative
  • sibling
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