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adjective as in purchased

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Myerson herself appears to have bought into that stigma, offering mixed to negative views on the Miss America pageant.

Along the way, Brinsley turned into a drug store, but it is not clear whether he bought anything.

In fact, I wrote 212 pages of a novel called The Discovery of Sex that was bought, and I pulled it.

When a top Mobutu confidant named Colonel Alphonse Bangala purchased the island, Lometcha bought shares.

On Oct. 7, I bought my ticket to Kiev 45 minutes before my flight.

Now and then the boy who had bought Squinty, and who was taking him home, would look around at his pet in the slatted box.

Bob, the boy who had bought Squinty, the comical pig, laughed and clapped his hands.

So after some weeks of speculation, he bought himself a tablet, some pencils and took up the art of writing.

"I bought them boots to wear only when I go into genteel society," said one of the codfish tribe, to a wag, the other day.

Tip wore leaky boots all last winter, but when spring came he bought Mrs. Pulsifer a sewing machine.


On this page you'll find 8 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to bought, such as: acquired, procured, contracted for, and paid for.

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