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adjective as in having eight of something

noun as in eight of something

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That man was Xavier Cortada, a gay man who wrote of his frustration that he and his partner of eight years were unable to marry.

I could complain about how, two out of eight episodes in, Agent Carter is in no hurry to introduce its real villain.

The Air Force has about seven pilots for every eight drone pilot slots, in other words.

One of the kids had a ball in his hand, and Cuomo took it and tossed it back and forth to an eight year old.

If you answered nine or more, you may have won a SONY Betamax and an eight-track operating system.

When she arrived she made a regular entry into the city in a coach all gold and glass, drawn by eight superb plumed horses.

After an eight weeks' siege, a breach having been made, the city surrendered, and a month later the fort followed the example.

But what might have been very practicable for eight hundred and sixty men, was impossible for three hundred and sixty.

At six o'clock I felt once more the welcome motion of a Railroad car, and at eight was in Venice.

The card table profitably occupies some six to eight hours daily of these old fellows' attention.


On this page you'll find 8 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to eight, such as: octadic, octagonal, and octennial.

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