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synonyms for cam

  • absurd
  • askance
  • askant
  • asymmetrical
  • awry
  • canted
  • crazy
  • crooked
  • cross-eyed
  • lopsided
  • ludicrous
  • nonsensical
  • preposterous
  • squint
  • strabismic
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How to use cam in a sentence

Oh, my puir lamb, you're wet to the skin, an' fair done; for God knows its an' awfu' mess you hae cam' hame in.
THE UNDERWORLDJAMES C. WELSH
Mony's the time I hae ettled to send ye a screed, but there was aye something that cam' i' the gait.
PENELOPE'S EXPERIENCES IN SCOTLANDKATE DOUGLAS WIGGIN
If a person speaks of Cambridge, one's mind immediately flies to the English university city on the banks of the river Cam.
STORIES THAT WORDS TELL USELIZABETH O'NEILL
Your ain cloak was thin enough when ye cam here, though ye have lined it gay and weel.
THE FORTUNES OF NIGELSIR WALTER SCOTT
She didnae stand there lang; she began to move again an' cam' slowly towards Mr. Soulis whaur he stood under the saughs.
MASTERPIECES OF MYSTERY, VOL. 1 (OF 4)VARIOUS
These curved lines embrace a cut-off cam of five-eighths limit, shown complete in Figure 278.
MECHANICAL DRAWING SELF-TAUGHTJOSHUA ROSE
But the Celtic cam in place-names is quite common; it signifies crooked, and we find it in a number of river-names.
THE CORNWALL COASTARTHUR L. SALMON
Lubricate the embossed cams in the cam housing with a thin film of vaseline every fifty hours of actual running.
AVIATION ENGINESVICTOR WILFRED PAG
This relative timing can be easily adjusted by removing the interrupter and shifting the cam in the direction desired.
AVIATION ENGINESVICTOR WILFRED PAG
Two independent cam-shafts are needed, one operating the inlet valves, the other the exhaust members.
AVIATION ENGINESVICTOR WILFRED PAG
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WORDS RELATED TO CAM

  • absurd
  • askance
  • askant
  • asymmetrical
  • awry
  • cam
  • canted
  • crazy
  • crooked
  • cross-eyed
  • lopsided
  • ludicrous
  • nonsensical
  • preposterous
  • squint
  • strabismic
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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