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synonyms for blind alley

  • blank wall
  • cul-de-sac
  • dead end
  • dead-end street
  • impasse
  • tangent
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How to use blind alley in a sentence

On May 13 Polavieja arrived in Barcelona physically broken, half blind, and with evident traces of a disordered liver.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
The blind Samson of labor will seize upon the pillars of society and bring them down in a common destruction.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
Truly it was a most enjoyable season and experience, but there is no joy without its alley here below—not even at the North Pole!
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
I do not wholly like these cold and stately English, yet I think I am not blind to their many sterling qualities.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
And in that day the deaf shall hear the words of the book, and out of darkness and obscurity the eyes of the blind shall see.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
It is a blind act of unconscious absorption, however little be absorbed.
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
He turned into an alley, down which, nautically speaking, he rolled into a shabby little court.
THE GARRET AND THE GARDENR.M. BALLANTYNE
I turned right into a narrow street, went along it about fifty yards, and paused where it was crossed by a still narrower alley.
FEE OF THE FRONTIERHORACE BROWN FYFE
His watchmen are all blind, they are all ignorant: dumb dogs not able to bark, seeing vain things, sleeping and loving dreams.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
From the set of his shoulders, it seemed that he might be just as glad the alley was dim; but he simply trailed along behind.
FEE OF THE FRONTIERHORACE BROWN FYFE
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WORDS RELATED TO BLIND ALLEY

  • blind alley
  • dead end
  • dead-end street
  • impasse
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.