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synonyms for cut and thrust

  • bandy words
  • brawl
  • chop logic
  • contend
  • fight
  • lock horns
  • quarrel
  • spar
  • to fight
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How to use cut and thrust in a sentence

If the "Y" Beach lot press their advantage they may cut off the enemy troops on the toe of the Peninsula.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
He thrust his tiny tuft of beard between his teeth—a trick he had when perplexed or thoughtful.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Great was the surprise of Alf at the honour and labour thus thrust upon him, but he did not shrink from it.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
She also practises etching, pen-and-ink drawing, as well as crayon and water-color sketching.
WOMEN IN THE FINE ARTS, FROM THE SEVENTH CENTURY B.C. TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY A.D.CLARA ERSKINE CLEMENT
He thrust the Cardinal's mantle into it, and stood over the smouldering cloth, till the whole was consumed to ashes.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
At the reserve bank they may borrow as a standing right and not as a favor which may be cut off.
READINGS IN MONEY AND BANKINGCHESTER ARTHUR PHILLIPS
It occurred to him then, for the first time, that a third resource was open—he might cut the rope, and let the kite go free!
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
My thought was to keep pushing in troops from "W" Beach until the enemy had fallen back to save themselves from being cut off.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
I only saw the glitter of a bayonet which a Mexican thrust into his shoulder, at the very moment he was helping me up.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Levison's relations think he will cut up well at his death; Levison's relations are right.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CUT AND THRUST

  • bandy words
  • brawl
  • chop logic
  • contend
  • cut and thrust
  • fight
  • lock horns
  • quarrel
  • spar
  • to fight
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.