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A far-off volley rumbled over the plain, and a few birds stirred uneasily among the trees.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
The occasion should be seized also to increase the balances of depositors who carry unprofitable accounts.
READINGS IN MONEY AND BANKINGCHESTER ARTHUR PHILLIPS
They will carry out the dictum of Carlyle that the modern university is a university of books.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
It was little better than coal dust, and would not carry a ball fifty paces to kill or wound.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
The text of the amendments designed to carry out these recommendations will be submitted by the Board at an early date.
READINGS IN MONEY AND BANKINGCHESTER ARTHUR PHILLIPS
The Professor, passing benevolently on, was glad he had now enough money to carry out his projects.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
A quite young child will, for example, pretend to do something, as to take an empty cup and carry out the semblance of drinking.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
It is by my order that the Turks are being left a free hand to carry out this pious duty.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
When used by gentlemen it was common to carry a silver basin to spit in.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
Bonaparte made an unsuccessful attempt to carry St. Jean d'Acre by assault.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
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WORDS RELATED TO CARRY OFF

  • abducted
  • captured
  • carried away
  • carried off
  • grabbed
  • held for ransom
  • hijacked
  • pirated
  • ran away with
  • seized
  • skyjacked
  • snatched
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