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synonyms for distancing

  • break
  • disconnection
  • disengagement
  • disjunction
  • disunion
  • division
  • divorce
  • isolation
  • segregation
  • severance

antonyms for distancing

MOST RELEVANT
  • juncture
  • association
  • attachment
  • connection
  • union
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How to use distancing in a sentence

Aware that the Sioux were distancing them, the Pawnee hunters were shouting encouragement to their tribesmen.
THREE SIOUX SCOUTSELMER RUSSELL GREGOR
It sank in Rhoda like the preaching of an end that was promise of a beginning, and girdled a distancing land of trouble.
RHODA FLEMING, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
This very rarely happens, as he is a crack shot, easily distancing the other competitors.
A DAY WITH LORD BYRONMAY CLARISSA GILLINGTON
The heartless master plunged the spurs into his horse's sides, for the dogs were out-distancing him.
THE CAVE BY THE BEECH FORKHENRY S. SPALDING
The moon has far more majesty when but distancing the tree-tops than when rolling apparently at random through an empty sky.
THE GARDEN, YOU, AND IMABEL OSGOOD WRIGHT
As it was, even with sinking to its shoulders at every plunge, the big brute was slowly distancing the boy.
THE YOUNG TREASURE HUNTERFRANK V. WEBSTER
The coachman drove off rapidly down the main avenue, distancing the enthusiasts who would have had the horses out of the shafts.
HALF A HEROANTHONY HOPE
But it was not his speed alone, out-distancing every rival, that made the young Greek stand out from among his fellows that day.
AN IRON WILLORISON SWETT MARDEN
For five miles they kept ahead of us, rushing out at each successive stretch of water, and fairly distancing us in a straight run.
WAYS OF WOOD FOLKWILLIAM J. LONG
In spite of the difficulties to be surmounted, I had hopes that I was once more distancing my pursuers, when my poor steed fell.
WITH AXE AND RIFLEW.H.G. KINGSTON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO DISTANCING

  • break
  • disconnection
  • disengagement
  • disjunction
  • distancing
  • disunion
  • division
  • divorce
  • isolation
  • segregation
  • severance
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.