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synonyms for bygones

  • days gone by
  • past
  • times past
  • yesterday
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How to use bygones in a sentence

That night, in spite of bygones, the feeling of those three young men for each other was of the kindliest cast.
JULIAN HOMEDEAN FREDERIC W. FARRAR
"We will let bygones be bygones, Terence," he said, as he shook hands with him.
UNDER WELLINGTON'S COMMANDG. A. HENTY
"We'll let bygones be bygones," answered Nat, and then he shook hands with his uncle.
FROM FARM TO FORTUNEHORATIO ALGER JR.
Next morning the sobered firemen graciously agreed to let bygones be bygones, and resumed work.
EASTERN NIGHTS - AND FLIGHTSALAN BOTT
Bygones would never be complete bygones till she was a bygone herself.
TESS OF THE D'URBERVILLESTHOMAS HARDY
Many were very willing to come back on such terms, and let Bourbons be bygones.
THE OUTLINE OF HISTORY: BEING A PLAIN HISTORY OF LIFE AND MANKINDHERBERT GEORGE WELLS
"I want not to rake up bygones if you will let them be," Claude answered with a sulky air, half assumed.
THE LONG NIGHTSTANLEY WEYMAN
But at school and in the street, henceforth there was due respect and a general atmosphere of "let bygones be bygones."
FLAMSTED QUARRIESMARY E. WALLER
"Let bygones be bygones, jolly old Miss Hamilton," begged Bones magnanimously.
THE KEEPERS OF THE KING'S PEACEEDGAR WALLACE
Perhaps he might even be willing to let bygones be bygones, when he saw and understood the new turn things had taken.
THE SILVER POPPYARTHUR STRINGER
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO BYGONES

  • bygones
  • days gone by
  • past
  • times past
  • yesterday
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.