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synonyms for deserves

  • earn
  • gain
  • get
  • justify
  • merit
  • warrant
  • win
  • demand
  • procure
  • rate
  • be given one's due
  • be in line for
  • be worthy of
  • get comeuppance
  • get what is coming to one
  • have it coming
  • have the right to
  • lay claim to
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antonyms for deserves

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  • fail
  • forfeit
  • lose
  • miss
  • pass
  • spend
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How to use deserves in a sentence

This is one of the most striking manifestations of the better side of child-nature and deserves a chapter to itself.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
One other illustration of this keen childish dialectic when face to face with the accuser deserves to be touched on.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
He's a lucky beggar, Reginald, a very lucky beggar, and Warrender's daughter is more than he deserves.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
For Kum Kale and for what he has done, suffered and lost he deserves great Kudos in his country.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
It isn't in the average man to be utterly callous to the suffering of another, even if that other richly deserves his pain.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
"Jack certainly deserves great credit for jumping in after you," said Pepper, warmly.
THE MYSTERY AT PUTNAM HALLARTHUR M. WINFIELD
As all men are what heredity and environment have made them, no man deserves punishment nor reward.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
Mr. Nell, is an excellent man, and deserves the patronage of the public.
THE CONDITION, ELEVATION, EMIGRATION, AND DESTINY OF THE COLORED PEOPLE OF THE UNITED STATESMARTIN R. DELANY
Dr. Bias deserves the more credit for his progress in life, as he is entirely self-made.
THE CONDITION, ELEVATION, EMIGRATION, AND DESTINY OF THE COLORED PEOPLE OF THE UNITED STATESMARTIN R. DELANY
But this pleasantry, excellent as pleasantry, hardly deserves serious refutation.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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