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The country is well inhabited, for it contains fifty-one cities, near a hundred walled towns, and a great number of villages.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
We had six field-pieces, but we only took four, harnessed wit twice the usual number of horses.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Now-a-days it is the bankrupt who flouts, and his too confiding creditors who are jeered and laughed at.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
There are a number of bacilli, called acid-fast bacilli, which stain in the same way as the tubercle bacillus.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
Five of the number had studied with Liszt before, and the young men are artists already before the public.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
He felt himself the meanest, vilest thing a-crawl upon this sinful earth, and she—dear God!
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
I do not think the average number of passengers on a corresponding route in our country could be so few as twenty.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
All that scientific bric-a-brac in the cupboard had far better be thrown away.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
The product is then multiplied by the number of cubic centimeters voided in twenty-four hours and divided by 1000.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
A good life hath its number of days: but a good name shall continue for ever.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO DO A NUMBER ON

  • banter
  • chaff
  • contemn
  • detract
  • dis
  • disdain
  • disparage
  • do a number on
  • dump on
  • flout
  • gibe
  • jeer
  • jolly
  • kid
  • knock
  • laugh at
  • lout
  • mock
  • pan
  • pooh-pooh
  • put down
  • quiz
  • rag
  • rally
  • razz
  • rib
  • ridicule
  • roast
  • scoff
  • scorn
  • slam
  • sneer
  • taunt
  • twit
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