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  • as inargument
  • as incontention
  • as indifference
  • as indissent
  • as infriction
  • as ingrudge
  • as inpolemic

synonyms for bone to pick

  • altercation
  • bickering
  • brawl
  • clash
  • controversy
  • debate
  • disagreement
  • dispute
  • exchange
  • feud
  • quarrel
  • squabble
  • beef
  • blowup
  • bone
  • brush
  • crusher
  • dustup
  • face-off
  • finisher
  • flap
  • fuss
  • gin
  • go
  • hassle
  • knockdown
  • out
  • rhubarb
  • romp
  • row
  • ruckus
  • ruction
  • rumpus
  • run-in
  • scene
  • scrap
  • set-to
  • shindy
  • spat
  • static
  • stew
  • tiff
  • words
  • wrangle
  • bone of contention
  • brannigan
  • difference of opinion
  • donnybrook
  • falling-out
  • knock-down-drag-out

antonyms for bone to pick

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  • agreement
  • harmony
  • peace
  • calm
  • accord
  • agreement
  • harmony
  • peace
  • approval
  • authorization
  • compliment
  • concurrence
  • friendship
  • kindness
  • praise
  • ratification
  • truce
  • affection
  • consideration
  • friendliness
  • good will
  • sympathy
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How to use bone to pick in a sentence

Each day she resolved, "To-morrow I will tell Felipe;" and when to-morrow came, she put it off again.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
All the operations of her brain related themselves somehow to to-morrow afternoon.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
"Buy something for your wife that-is-to-be," he said to his grand-nephew, as he handed him the folded paper.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Something remote and ancient stirred in her, something that was not of herself To-day, something half primitive, half barbaric.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
To-day I'm more dead than alive, as we had a lesson from him yesterday that lasted four hours.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
They held the compound against repeated assaults, and lost several men in hand-to-hand fighting.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
I wouldn't go on if I were you, sir; the luck's dead against you to-night; I wouldn't go on, indeed I wouldn't.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Now many people think that we are moving in the direction of world socialism to-day.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
Let your orders for preparation go round tonight, so that your knaves may be ready to set out betimes to-morrow.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
When I went out he accompanied me to the door, took my hand in both of his and said, "To-day you've covered yourself with glory!"
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
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