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casting away

See definition of casting away on Dictionary.com
  • as inmaroon
  • as inspend
  • as infritter

synonyms for casting away

  • isolate
  • strand
  • beach
  • desert
  • forsake
  • leave
  • cast ashore
  • cast away
  • leave high and dry

antonyms for casting away

MOST RELEVANT
  • care
  • help
  • maintain
  • rescue
  • save
  • take care
  • build
  • hold
  • keep
  • neglect
  • save
  • shun
  • take
  • take away
  • withhold
  • fill
  • hoard
  • set aside
  • be lazy
  • earn
  • get
  • receive
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How to use casting away in a sentence

It was a decayed house of superb proportions, but of a fashion long passed away.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
She walked away toward another door, which was masked with a curtain that she lifted.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
If you throw away this chance, you will both richly deserve to be hanged, as I sincerely trust you will be.
THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
The bear laughed and joined his companion, and the torpedo thundered away.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
Nevertheless the evening and the night passed away without incident.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Bits of paper blew aimlessly about, wafted by a little, feverish breeze, which rose in spasms and died away.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
Turn away from sin and order thy hands aright, and cleanse thy heart from all offence.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
The pig family did not know when Squinty would be taken away from them, and all they could do was to wait.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
Edna Pontellier, casting her eyes about, had finally kept them at rest upon the sea.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
The young man from far away had not, so far as he knew, either enemies or friends at Monte Carlo.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
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