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  • adj.distant
  • adv.from or at a distance

synonyms for far-off

  • faraway
  • outlying
  • remote
  • at a distance
  • far
  • far-removed
  • removed
  • afar
  • away
  • far away

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    How to use far-off in a sentence

    However, they were not seen to venture far into the surrounding deciduous forest.
    SUMMER BIRDS FROM THE YUCATAN PENINSULAERWIN E. KLAAS
    Suddenly, however, he became aware of a small black spot far ahead in the very middle of the unencumbered track.
    THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
    In the evening, St. Peter's and its accessories were illuminated—by far the most brilliant spectacle I ever saw.
    GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
    Thus far Boston banks have received more benefits from this bank than have the other banks in this district.
    READINGS IN MONEY AND BANKINGCHESTER ARTHUR PHILLIPS
    Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
    THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
    It is only just to say, that the officers exhibited a degree of courage far beyond any thing we had expected from them.
    BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
    We are apt to think of these little ones as doing right only when under compulsion: but this is far from the truth.
    CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
    Many of their cannon balls that fell far short of us, were collected and returned to them with powerful effect.
    BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
    Accordingly, the question "How far does the note issue under the new system seem likely to prove an elastic one?"
    READINGS IN MONEY AND BANKINGCHESTER ARTHUR PHILLIPS
    The young man from far away had not, so far as he knew, either enemies or friends at Monte Carlo.
    ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
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