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It has long since dismissed as too short and simple for its pages, the short and simple annals of the poor.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
He produced a watch and studied it frowningly, then dismissed us and the recital of our troubles with a ponderous gesture.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
If this were true why did n't God come and say so, thought Punch, and dismissed the matter from his mind.
KIPLING STORIES AND POEMS EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOW, BOOK IIRUDYARD KIPLING
Prices such as are indicated here were dismissed by the earlier economist as mere economic curiosities.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
But although he was thus able to refund the money, Bonaparte dismissed him from the command of the Guard.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
Her mother, on the contrary, adopted the new view, and dismissed it from her thoughts accordingly.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
At last she dismissed the pair of them, bidding the captain see that he was washed and more fittingly clothed.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
He dismissed him within some quarter of a mile of Mr. Sikess residence, and performed the short remainder of the distance on foot.
OLIVER TWIST, VOL. II (OF 3)CHARLES DICKENS
She bade Marius call Fortunio, and then dismissed the courier, bidding her captain see to his refreshment.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
On the same day M. Roland received a letter from the king informing him that he was dismissed from office.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO DISMISSED

  • birched
  • chastened
  • chastised
  • confined
  • corrected
  • debarred
  • defrocked
  • dismissed
  • executed
  • exiled
  • expelled
  • flogged
  • grounded
  • imprisoned
  • incarcerated
  • lectured
  • penalized
  • reproved
  • scolded
  • sentenced
  • switched
  • whipped
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