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noun as in dice


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Biden remembered the boy was in a physically vulnerable position: “leaning down on one of those slanted counters.”

Seemingly, we have placed our trust in bean-counters and negotiators, and that is hardly reassuring.

She counters with the argument that his daughters need stability.

Bureaucrats confide that the reason ticket counters at train stations are so chaotic is to encourage bribes.

“I think those who say that, ‘Oh yes, we can rely on innovation’—hope is not a strategy,” counters Wood emphatically.

Mrs. Paula was one of those women that haunted the cheap shops and bargain-counters, and was always in debt.

The counters and sticks seemed to exercise great influence over the congregation, for it was only round them that they gathered.

Among the bones a few galley halfpence, and other coins, were found, as also a considerable number of abbey counters or jettons.

Besides the cowboys there were several Indians leaning against the counters or sitting lazily on boxes and barrels.

Shelves and counters were piled with a colorful miscellany of goods calculated to appeal to primitive tastes.

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On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to counters, such as: bones, craps, ivories, shakers, tombstones, and pair of dice.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.