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Under the one-sixth they appear as slender, highly refractive fibers with double contour and, often, curled or split ends.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
In treble, second and fourth, the first change is a dodge behind; and the second time the treble leads, there's a double Bob.
TINTINNALOGIA, OR, THE ART OF RINGINGRICHARD DUCKWORTH AND FABIAN STEDMAN
And is this a mere fantastic talk, or is this a thing that could be done and that ought to be done?
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
Our talk ranged from the Panhandle to the Canada line, while our horses jogged steadily southward.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Above all, he was amazed to hear me talk of a mercenary standing army in the midst of peace and among a free people.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
To talk German was beyond the sweep of my dizziest ambition, but an Italian runner or porter instantly presented himself.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
He can't talk much, though; 'tain't good fur him; his lungs is out er kilter.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
All things are double, one against another, and he hath made nothing defective.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
The way was under a double row of tall trees, which met at the top and formed a green arch over our heads.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
The wretched young man persistently exercises his right of crying "Banco," and so practically going double or quits each time.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
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WORDS RELATED TO DOUBLE-TALK

  • baited and switched
  • covered up
  • deceived
  • disinformed
  • double-talked
  • doublespeaked
  • lay
  • led astray
  • misdirected
  • misguided
  • misled
  • misstated
  • mousetrapped
  • perverted
  • prevaricated
  • put on
  • put on an act
  • put on false front
  • put up smoke screen
  • signified
  • string along
  • wrong steer
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