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synonyms for clockwork

  • accuracy
  • consistency
  • regularity
  • smoothness
  • perfect timing
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According to this view, the world is like a giant clockwork machine whose parts are governed by set laws of motion.
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Soon after, like clockwork, ramp dishes start showing up on local restaurant menus.
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The adults will be left to decompose on the ground, and newly hatched nymphs will burrow into the soil, their home for the next 17 years until, like clockwork, the cycle begins anew.
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He wrote me letters nearly every day, and I responded like clockwork.
SUCH A PRETTY FACEAUBREY GORDONFEBRUARY 26, 2021VOX
Every spring, like clockwork, I find myself sad and wistful as the days grow longer and warmer.
CAN WE PLEASE STOP CALLING THEM “ASIAN FIT” GOGGLES?BENNY CHENFEBRUARY 22, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
So maybe we shouldn’t be too shocked that it didn’t go like clockwork.
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The poet thought it was reductive, but that was based on the appearance of the solar system, which does resemble clockwork.
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Today most of the clockwork motor talking machines are built upon the principles disclosed in the Macdonald Spring Motor patent.
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When the stop pin has passed the spring, the connection through the magnets T is broken and the clockwork F stops instantly.
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If we can't do that, we shall have to wait till the bally clockwork runs down.
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WORDS RELATED TO CLOCKWORK

  • balance
  • clockwork
  • conformity
  • congruity
  • consistency
  • constancy
  • harmony
  • invariability
  • orderliness
  • periodicity
  • precision
  • predictability
  • proportion
  • punctuality
  • recurrence
  • rhythm
  • rotation
  • routine
  • steadiness
  • symmetry
  • uniformity
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.