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synonyms for by the skin of one's teeth

  • firmly
  • hard
  • intently
  • intimately
  • jointly
  • meticulously
  • scrupulously
  • sharply
  • strictly
  • thoughtfully
  • nearly
  • exactly
  • heedfully
  • in conjunction with
  • mindfully
  • minutely
  • punctiliously
  • searchingly
  • similarly
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How to use by the skin of one's teeth in a sentence

He thrust his tiny tuft of beard between his teeth—a trick he had when perplexed or thoughtful.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
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.
Many of us had been hit by the balls, but a bruise or a graze of the skin was the worst consequence that had ensued.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Jean grinned and dribbled self-consciously, and showed his two little teeth to the proudest father in the world.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
John was baptizing at a large pool called Ænon-by-Saleim,—probably allegorical, meaning “Fountain of Repose.”
SOLOMON AND SOLOMONIC LITERATUREMONCURE DANIEL CONWAY
"So that is Jim Poindexter, the bloody villain," muttered the boy between his set teeth, and nervously fingering his revolver.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
The sewing-machine made a resounding clatter in the room; it was of a ponderous, by-gone make.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
A lurid spot on each cheek showed burning red through the bronze of his skin.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
I saw this girl, eight or nine years old, all benumbed and nothing but skin and bone.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO BY THE SKIN OF ONE'S TEETH

  • by the skin of one's teeth
  • exactly
  • firmly
  • hard
  • heedfully
  • in conjunction with
  • intently
  • intimately
  • jointly
  • meticulously
  • mindfully
  • minutely
  • nearly
  • punctiliously
  • scrupulously
  • searchingly
  • sharply
  • similarly
  • strictly
  • thoughtfully
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.