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synonyms for drawing on

  • effect
  • employ
  • exploit
  • extract
  • fall back on
  • have recourse to
  • make use of
  • rely on
  • require
  • take from
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How to use drawing on in a sentence

In the drawing-room things went on much as they always do in country drawing-rooms in the hot weather.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
She began the study of drawing at the age of thirty, and her first attempt in oils was made seven years later.
WOMEN IN THE FINE ARTS, FROM THE SEVENTH CENTURY B.C. TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY A.D.CLARA ERSKINE CLEMENT
She also practises etching, pen-and-ink drawing, as well as crayon and water-color sketching.
WOMEN IN THE FINE ARTS, FROM THE SEVENTH CENTURY B.C. TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY A.D.CLARA ERSKINE CLEMENT
This habit and the fact that she cares more for color than for drawing are the usual criticisms of her pictures.
WOMEN IN THE FINE ARTS, FROM THE SEVENTH CENTURY B.C. TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY A.D.CLARA ERSKINE CLEMENT
When they rose from table and went back into her little drawing-room, she left her daughter alone for awhile with Bernard.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
It was only the engine drawing the train of cars up to the station to take the passengers away.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
She rose comforted, and drawing the baby's cradle out into the veranda, seated herself at her embroidery.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
The sepoys refused to obey, and the sowars, drawing their pistols, shot dead or severely wounded six British officers.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
Haggard and his wife sat in the little drawing-room of their bijou house in May Fair.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
The regulation chairs and tables of the furnished house had been banished from Mrs. Haggard's drawing-room.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
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