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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CROSS OUT

Whichever he decided on, he must have forgotten to cross out the other.

One sentence we wish to cross out; the next we wish to underline.

I am sure that you can never have seen so much of the cross out of water.

One should be careful in writing a letter not to cross out a word in it.

Study the list earnestly and cross out anything that is not an actual necessity.

Then have each of the persons to be examined go through one of these sheets and cross out all the wrong letters or figures.

Cross out the maiden name and substitute 'with Mrs. John Touchwood, my former secretary.

They called for his book of accounts and ordered him to cross out all the Indian debts, he having traded much with them.

Then one and another gashed his naked breast, saying in derision: “I cross out my account.”

The requirement is to cross out a particular letter in a connected text.

WORD ORIGIN

"ill-tempered," 1630s, probably from 16c. sense of "contrary, athwart," especially with reference to winds and sailing ships, from cross (n.). Cross-purposes "contradictory intentions" is from 1660s.

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