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See definition of burke on Dictionary.com
  • as inbypass
  • as inhush
  • as inhush up
  • as inskirt
  • as instifle
  • as insuppress
  • as inthrottle

synonyms for burke

  • circumvent
  • ignore
  • neglect
  • omit
  • sidestep
  • skirt
  • circumnavigate
  • detour
  • finesse
  • outflank
  • blink at
  • depart from
  • deviate from
  • get around
  • go around
  • go around the barn
  • let go
  • pass around
  • take back road
  • wink at
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How to use burke in a sentence

Thankfully, Maraniss, who lives with his wife and children in Nashville, transforms Burke’s story from a historical footnote into a vibrantly lived life.
A HIGH-FIVE FOR ‘SINGLED OUT’KATHI WOLFEMARCH 26, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
Maraniss, whose first book “Strong Inside” received the Lillian Smith Book Award for civil rights and the RFK Book Awards’ Special Prize for social justice, makes Burke come alive.
A HIGH-FIVE FOR ‘SINGLED OUT’KATHI WOLFEMARCH 26, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
In lesser hands, Burke’s story could have been a dull history lesson.
A HIGH-FIVE FOR ‘SINGLED OUT’KATHI WOLFEMARCH 26, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
Huxley and Burke didn’t mislead themselves for want of a correct definition of life any more than my girlfriend and I realized our error because we had one.
THE SURPRISINGLY ELUSIVE DEFINITION OF ‘LIFE’JACOB BROGANMARCH 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Productivity, Burke found, peaks at about 55 degrees average temperature and then drops as the climate warms.
THE BIG THAW: HOW RUSSIA COULD DOMINATE A WARMING WORLDBY ABRAHM LUSTGARTEN, PHOTOGRAPHY BY SERGEY PONOMAREVDECEMBER 16, 2020PROPUBLICA
"Dangerfield has a heap of friends through this part of the country," commented Burke.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
Matt's delight must have been reflected in his face, for Burke's interest in him manifestly deepened.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
You see, the smugglers weren't expecting trouble, and Burke took them by surprise.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
If Bascomb is one of Burke's men, he couldn't be coming back with two of the Dangerfield gang.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
"He'll stand trial, along with the six men captured by Burke," replied the sheriff.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO BURKE

  • blink at
  • burke
  • circumnavigate
  • circumvent
  • depart from
  • detour
  • deviate from
  • finesse
  • get around
  • go around
  • go around the barn
  • ignore
  • let go
  • neglect
  • omit
  • outflank
  • pass around
  • sidestep
  • skirt
  • take back road
  • wink at
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.