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  • as inshort
  • as insuccinct
  • as interse
  • as inshorten
  • as indistill

synonyms for cut to the bone

  • abbreviated
  • brief
  • precise
  • short-lived
  • shortened
  • terse
  • abbreviate
  • bare
  • compressed
  • condensed
  • curtailed
  • decreased
  • diminished
  • fleeting
  • lessened
  • little
  • pointed
  • summarized
  • summary
  • aphoristic
  • boiled down
  • breviloquent
  • compendiary
  • compendious
  • concise
  • curtate
  • cut short
  • decurtate
  • epigrammatic
  • in a nutshell
  • laconic
  • momentary
  • not protracted
  • pithy
  • sententious
  • short and sweet
  • short-term
  • succinct
  • undersized
  • unprolonged
  • unsustained
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antonyms for cut to the bone

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  • enduring
  • lasting
  • lengthy
  • long-lived
  • long
  • adequate
  • courteous
  • enough
  • high
  • kind
  • large
  • polite
  • sufficient
  • tall
  • thick
  • unabridged
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How to use cut to the bone 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
Each day she resolved, "To-morrow I will tell Felipe;" and when to-morrow came, she put it off again.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
All the operations of her brain related themselves somehow to to-morrow afternoon.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
"Buy something for your wife that-is-to-be," he said to his grand-nephew, as he handed him the folded paper.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Something remote and ancient stirred in her, something that was not of herself To-day, something half primitive, half barbaric.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
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
To-day I'm more dead than alive, as we had a lesson from him yesterday that lasted four hours.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
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
They held the compound against repeated assaults, and lost several men in hand-to-hand fighting.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
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WORDS RELATED TO CUT TO THE BONE

  • boil down
  • brew
  • clarify
  • concentrate
  • condense
  • cook
  • cut
  • cut down
  • cut to the bone
  • dribble
  • drip
  • drop
  • evaporate
  • express
  • extract
  • ferment
  • get to the meat
  • infuse
  • precipitate
  • press
  • press out
  • purify
  • rarefy
  • rectify
  • refine
  • squeeze out
  • steam
  • sublimate
  • trickle
  • trim
  • vaporize
  • volatilize
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