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synonyms for burr

  • accent
  • briar
  • buzz
  • circle
  • cut
  • halo
  • knob
  • notch
  • nut
  • pad
  • rib
  • ring
  • sticker
  • tunnel
  • washer
  • whetstone
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“The tragic high mortality rate in your state’s nursing homes shows more was needed but wasn’t provided,” Burr told Levine.
EXCHANGE BETWEEN GOP SENATOR, TRANSGENDER NOMINEE DRAWS FIRE FROM DEMOCRATSDAN DIAMOND, SAMANTHA SCHMIDTFEBRUARY 25, 2021WASHINGTON POST
“As the country continues to concentrate efforts on battling the challenges presented by covid-19, Senator Burr’s focus will remain on the safety and security of North Carolinians and the United States as a whole,” Fisher said.
JUSTICE DEPT. WILL NOT PURSUE CHARGES AGAINST SEN. RICHARD BURR OVER STOCK SALES AT OUTSET OF PANDEMICMATT ZAPOTOSKY, FELICIA SONMEZJANUARY 20, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Burr was one of a number of senators to come under investigation last year for stock sales they made before the pandemic’s effect on the markets.
JUSTICE DEPT. WILL NOT PURSUE CHARGES AGAINST SEN. RICHARD BURR OVER STOCK SALES AT OUTSET OF PANDEMICMATT ZAPOTOSKY, FELICIA SONMEZJANUARY 20, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Although the Justice Department has closed its investigations into three other senators, the investigation of Burr is still in progress.
SEN. DAVID PERDUE’S SUSPICIOUS STOCK SUCCESS SHOWS WHY MEMBERS OF CONGRESS SHOULDN’T BE ALLOWED TO TRADE INDIVIDUAL STOCKSJAKEMETHDECEMBER 17, 2020FORTUNE
Burr’s office said the lawmaker notified the Senate Ethics Committee before the sale.
SEN. DAVID PERDUE SOLD HIS HOME TO A FINANCE INDUSTRY OFFICIAL WHOSE ORGANIZATION WAS LOBBYING THE SENATEBY ROBERT FATURECHIDECEMBER 10, 2020PROPUBLICA
The old dog stuck to her like a burr, and she had not the heart to take up a stick to enforce obedience.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
Although the trial involved many political entanglements, Burr was finally acquitted.
HALLOWED HERITAGE: THE LIFE OF VIRGINIADOROTHY M. TORPEY
Philip Burr led them into a back street, where his own handsome automobile was placed at their service.
THE DOUBLE FOURE. PHILLIPS OPPENHEIM
Then there came a jar, a burr of wheels and springs, and the tinkle of silver-toned metal striking nine.
A CHARMING FELLOW, VOLUME II (OF 3)FRANCES ELEANOR TROLLOPE
It simply walked straight over it, and when it had passed there was not a burr left on the stalks.
THE RED COW AND HER FRIENDSPETER MCARTHUR
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WORDS RELATED TO BURR

  • brier
  • burr
  • catch weed
  • cleaver
  • furze
  • goose grass
  • gorse
  • hedge
  • nettle
  • prick
  • prickly shrub
  • shrub
  • spray
  • thistle
  • thistle sage
  • thorn
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