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synonyms for dead-on

  • accurate
  • precise
  • absolutely right
  • by the book
  • dead-center
  • definite
  • direct
  • exact
  • on the button
  • on the mark
  • on the money
  • on the nose
  • pinpoint
  • to the point
  • unerring
  • very accurate

antonyms for dead-on

MOST RELEVANT
  • careless
  • false
  • inaccurate
  • questionable
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How to use dead-on in a sentence

A little boy of four was moved to passionate grief at the sight of a dead dog taken from a pond.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
When he plays a sonata it is as if the composition rose from the dead and stood transfigured before you.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
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 is a fearsome thing for a man to be left alone in the dead of night with a young baby.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
If they are Ancients and dead then let them be buried and left to the archæological excavator.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
The landlady had related the tragic history of the dead mother and the invalid aunt.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
He is dead; but his three sons have the estate yet, and I think they would keep their father's promise to the Indians.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
I wouldn't go on if I were you, sir; the luck's dead against you to-night; I wouldn't go on, indeed I wouldn't.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
There was a slight shuddering movement of his whole frame—Bob was dead.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Wasn't the dead man stretched in the shadow convincing proof of their capacity for pure devilishness?
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
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WORDS RELATED TO DEAD-ON

  • accurate
  • bull's-eye
  • correct
  • dead-on
  • on the mark
  • on the money
  • on-target
  • precise
  • right
  • well-aimed
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.