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Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
In the aperture of the window, amid piles of paper, stood a rickety old table, covered with dust.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
It was little better than coal dust, and would not carry a ball fifty paces to kill or wound.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Woe to the man that first did teach the cursed steel to bite in his own flesh, and make way to the living spirit.
PEARLS OF THOUGHTMATURIN M. BALLOU
Never mind the dust; I've turned it on to make believe we're going tremendously fast.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
He laid it upon the floor, and took out a plaster mask, and brushing and blowing off the saw-dust, held it up.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
When the smoke and dust cleared away nothing stirred on the whole of that piece of ground.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
But if people will insist on patting a strange poet, they mustn't be surprised if they get a nasty bite!
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 107, NOVEMBER 3, 1894VARIOUS
You never know when you are going to stumble upon a jewel in the most out-of-the-way corner.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
Tressan smote the table before him a blow that shook some of the dust out of the papers that cumbered it.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
JULY 26, 2021
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docile

WORDS RELATED TO BITE THE DUST

  • bite the dust
  • buy the farm
  • cash in one's chips
  • cease living
  • croak
  • expire
  • go belly up
  • go to the wall
  • go west
  • meet one's maker
  • pass away
  • pass on
  • shove off
  • succumb
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