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burn midnight oil

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  • as inlearn
  • as instudy
  • as inburn the midnight oil
  • as inlucubrate
  • as incram

synonyms for burn midnight oil

  • determine
  • enroll
  • gain
  • get
  • grasp
  • master
  • pick up
  • read
  • receive
  • review
  • study
  • apprentice
  • attain
  • con
  • cram
  • grind
  • imbibe
  • lucubrate
  • matriculate
  • memorize
  • peruse
  • prepare
  • be taught
  • be trained
  • become able
  • become versed
  • brush up on
  • commit to memory
  • crack the books
  • drink in
  • get down pat
  • get the hang of
  • get the knack of
  • improve mind
  • major in
  • minor in
  • pore over
  • soak up
  • specialize in
  • take course
  • take in
  • train in
  • wade through
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antonyms for burn midnight oil

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  • ignore
  • lose
  • miss
  • misunderstand
  • neglect
  • pass
  • release
  • spend
  • overlook
  • teach
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    How to use burn midnight oil in a sentence

    Truth is a torch, but one of enormous size; so that we slink past it in rather a blinking fashion for fear it should burn us.
    PEARLS OF THOUGHTMATURIN M. BALLOU
    On the thirteenth of the same month they bound to the stake, in order to burn alive, a man who had two religious in his house.
    THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
    In pursuing his alchemical researches, he discovered Prussian blue, and the animal oil which bears his name.
    THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
    He couldn't sell them; he couldn't burn them; he was even compelled to insure them, to his intense disgust.
    THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
    They used to declare that every unbaptised baby would go to Hell and burn for ever in fire and brimstone.
    GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
    And it shall devour the mountains, and burn the wilderness, and consume all that is green as with fire.
    THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
    Movement to know that she was attired in appropriate costume—short frock, biped continuations and a mannish oil-skin hat.
    GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
    A very small amount may be present after ingestion of large quantities of cod-liver oil or other fats.
    A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
    I thought we were in for an encore performance, but gradually the uproar died away, and by midnight all was quiet.
    GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
    About midnight the combination of sultry heat and banked clouds produced the usual results.
    RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    WORDS RELATED TO BURN MIDNIGHT OIL

    • burn midnight oil
    • heavy booking
    • hit the books
    • megabook
    • mug up
    • read
    • review
    • revise
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