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It separates into three layers upon standing—a brown deposit, a clear fluid, and a frothy layer.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
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
However this be, it is hard to say that these fibs have that clear intention to deceive which constitutes a complete lie.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
Knowing by experience that he would soon be up to it, he used his pole with all his might, hoping to steer clear of it.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
I am pleading for a clear white light of education that shall go like the sun round the whole world.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
Is the Bible revelation so clear and explicit that no difference of opinion as to its meaning is possible?
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
It is clear, therefore, that the reserve reduction contemplated by the act will not be realized in practice.
READINGS IN MONEY AND BANKINGCHESTER ARTHUR PHILLIPS
The storm, however, was over; the moon and stars were shining in a clear sky, and the aurora was dancing merrily.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
The watchword of conduct that will clear up all our difficulties is, the plain truth.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
This fluid is then heated, adding crystals of sodium acetate until it becomes perfectly clear.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
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WORDS RELATED TO CLEAR THE DECKS

  • align
  • array
  • class
  • classify
  • clear the decks
  • dispose
  • file
  • fix up
  • form
  • group
  • line up
  • order
  • organize
  • police
  • police up
  • position
  • put in good shape
  • put in order
  • put to rights
  • range
  • rank
  • regulate
  • sort
  • spruce
  • spruce up
  • systematize
  • systemize
  • tidy
  • whip into shape
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