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  • as inbar sinister
  • as inillegitimate child

synonyms for bend sinister

  • bastardy
  • baton sinister
  • illegitimacy
  • out of wedlock
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How to use bend sinister in a sentence

But there was no shadow ahead of him this night; there was no somber thing to bend down the high serenity of his happy heart.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
Nevertheless, this world of mankind to-day seems to me to be a very sinister and dreadful world.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
Malcolm reined up, and soon a British officer appeared round a bend in the road.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
These are obtained easily, whence follow the sinister reports that they give your Majesty, to the harm of the public welfare.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
A chill, sinister feeling crept over me, but I kept my gaze fixed steadily in the same direction.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
Perry Thomas parted from us at the gate, and we stood watching his retreating figure till we lost it at the bend.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
Then he turned suddenly, and Harris saw that his face had turned most oddly and disagreeably sinister.
THREE MORE JOHN SILENCE STORIESALGERNON BLACKWOOD
We heard Aaron Kallaberger's stentorian tones as we clattered around the bend.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
The countenances round him turned sinister, but not idly, negatively sinister: they grew dark with purpose.
THREE MORE JOHN SILENCE STORIESALGERNON BLACKWOOD
Five horses were shot under him, his clothes were riddled with bullets, but he was reserved for a sinister fate.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO BEND SINISTER

  • bastardy
  • baton sinister
  • bend sinister
  • illegitimacy
  • out of wedlock
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.