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In their shelter, Brion and Ulv crouched low and wondered why the attack didn't come.
SENSE OF OBLIGATIONHENRY MAXWELL DEMPSEY (AKA HARRY HARRISON)
Each day she resolved, "To-morrow I will tell Felipe;" and when to-morrow came, she put it off again.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
The vision—it had been an instantaneous flash after all and nothing more—had left his mind completely for the time.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
We should have to admit that the new law does little or nothing to relieve such a situation.
READINGS IN MONEY AND BANKINGCHESTER ARTHUR PHILLIPS
Babylas raised his pale face; he knew what was coming; it had come so many times before.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Nothing remarkable occurred in our march through this country.
THE LIFE AND MOST SURPRISING ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, OF YORK, MARINER (1801)DANIEL DEFOE
He reached forward and took her hands, and if Mrs. Vivian had come in she would have seen him kneeling at her daughter's feet.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
Vicars' wives had come and gone, but all had submitted, some after a brief struggle, to old Mrs. Wurzel's sway.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
This wasn't at all what he meant to say, and it sounded very ridiculous; but somehow the words wouldn't come straight.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
One of the simplest of these childish tricks is the invention of an excuse for not instantly obeying a command, as "Come here!"
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
SEPTEMBER 18, 2021
Choose the synonym for motivate
apprise

WORDS RELATED TO COME TO NOTHING

  • dangled
  • drooped
  • dropped
  • flagged
  • flapped
  • floundered
  • fluttered
  • hung
  • jerked
  • lopped
  • quivered
  • sagged
  • slumped
  • staggered
  • teetered
  • toppled
  • tossed
  • tottered
  • tumbled
  • waved
  • wiggled
  • abort
  • backfire
  • blunder
  • break down
  • come to nothing
  • explode
  • fall flat
  • fall short
  • fizz out
  • fizzle
  • fizzle out
  • flop
  • flounder
  • go up in smoke
  • go wrong
  • miscarry
  • miss
  • peter out
  • slip
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