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Because it takes these murderous thieves who did terrible things — like locking women and children in a burning church — and makes them a symbol of freedom and adventure, erasing their wicked deeds from historical memory.

Beyond the money, though, Currey is grateful that his good deed propelled someone else to do good, too.

Their explanation of why someone like Danson would obscure his good deed “is based on the intuition that making a positive signal harder to spot can serve as a signal in itself,” they write.

Water rights were bought and sold through private contracts and government deeds, and public agencies doled out most of the coveted commodity.

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Miss Manners lives in hope that people will learn to care enough about their reputations to curb their offensive words and deeds.

Over the course of the year, Klaus would repeatedly, through word and deed, demonstrate his sympathies with Putin.

Perhaps more telling, state media called the attack on the studio “a righteous deed.”

Then stab her to death and bring me back her lungs and liver as proof of your deed.

But, alas, Philadelphia received the honor and President Gerald Ford did the deed.

The endgame for Hamas, avowedly in both word and deed, is Jewish genocide.

Is it true that whenever we are about to do an ill or unjust deed a shadow of the fruits it will bring comes over us as a warning?

She pressed her hands tighter upon her bosom; her eyes sparkled with an odd approval of that brisk deed.

It is not likely that the inhabitants of Ivrea, who thus commemorate her heroic deed, will ever forget their Mugnaia.

Poor wretches—they were afraid to refuse, yet their gorge rose at the deed, and they fired at the ceiling!

We soon found opportunity for another deed of charity not dissimilar to this, though its result was more auspicious.


On this page you'll find 120 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to deed, such as: accomplishment, act, action, adventure, fact, and feat.

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