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  • as innarrowly
  • as inhardly

synonyms for by a hair

  • barely
  • carefully
  • almost
  • by a whisker
  • by narrow margin
  • close
  • nearly
  • only just
  • painstakingly
  • scarcely
  • scrutinizingly
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antonyms for by a hair

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  • carelessly
  • very
  • frequently
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How to use by a hair in a sentence

I pictured him as slim and young looking, smooth-faced, with golden curly hair, and big brown eyes.
THE BOARDED-UP HOUSEAUGUSTA HUIELL SEAMAN
All along the highways and by-paths of our literature we encounter much that pertains to this "queen of plants."
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
Now-a-days it is the bankrupt who flouts, and his too confiding creditors who are jeered and laughed at.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
He was tall and of familiar figure, and the firelight was playing in the tossed curls of his short, fair hair.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
His hair was darker—almost brown save at the temples, where age had faded it to an ashen colour.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
He felt himself the meanest, vilest thing a-crawl upon this sinful earth, and she—dear God!
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
All that scientific bric-a-brac in the cupboard had far better be thrown away.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
He frowned, and bent his head, and his long hair fell over his face, while the poor Stuttgardter sat there like a beaten hound.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
John was baptizing at a large pool called Ænon-by-Saleim,—probably allegorical, meaning “Fountain of Repose.”
SOLOMON AND SOLOMONIC LITERATUREMONCURE DANIEL CONWAY
He stood before the glass hung above the wash bench and 369 smoothed his hair.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
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