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synonyms for breaking ball

  • Captain Hook
  • bender
  • bosey
  • curve
  • googly
  • hook ball
  • slurve
  • wrong'un
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How to use breaking ball in a sentence

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
Strive to speak or sing fluently without breaking the quality of tone used.
EXPRESSIVE VOICE CULTUREJESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK
A view of the duchess's ball-room, or of the dining-table of the earl, will supersede all occasion for lengthy fiddle-faddle.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Say that my anger has no bounds—that my heart is breaking—will break and kill me, if he persists in his ingratitude and cruelty.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
He had not the least idea what wadding was, and his notion of a bullet was a dockyard cannon-ball bigger than his own head.
KIPLING STORIES AND POEMS EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOW, BOOK IIRUDYARD KIPLING
On the night of June the 11th a red-hot cannon-ball set fire to one of the barracks which was used as a hospital.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
The gigantic pylon, its shoulders breaking the sky four-square far overhead, seemed the prodigious portal of another world.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
He swam with her upon the summit of the breaking Wave, lifted upon its crest, swept onward irresistibly.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
The red flashes were breaking out like a bunch of firecrackers, and with pretty much the same sound.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
At two o'clock, the general of the Carnival opens the public ball with the Mugnaia.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO BREAKING BALL

  • Captain Hook
  • bender
  • bosey
  • breaking ball
  • curve
  • googly
  • hook ball
  • slurve
  • wrong'un
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.