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verb as in get rid of

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I tell myself not to feel bad because my life expectancy is eighty-six, which means I have nineteen more years of life.

Eighty-six percent of them had been catcalled on the street, and 36 percent said it happened daily.

Eighty-six percent of stocks in the "Sold in the USA" portfolio offer juicy dividends, yielding on average 2.7 percent.

Eighty-six people are dying each day from gun violence including eight children; and 3,000 people since Newtown.

Eighty-six of the escapees were serving federal sentences or were awaiting trial for federal offences.

He was, however, only supported by eleven members, while eighty-six voted for the resolution.

At the same time the resolutions were carried by a majority of eighty-six against fifty-two.

At the same time the clause for twelve hours was rejected by one hundred and eighty-six against one hundred and eighty-three.

The tracery (Decorated) is composed of eighty-six pieces struck from 263 centres.

In 1872 the price of steel was one hundred and eighty-six dollars per gross ton.


On this page you'll find 26 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to eighty-six, such as: 86, cast aside, cast off, chuck, discard, and reject.

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