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A desultory conversation on politics, in which neither took the slightest interest, was a safe neutral ground.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
He didn't need to wait—as the birds did—until an angleworm stuck his head above ground.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
The Vine is a universal favorite, and rarely out of view; while it often seems to cover half the ground in sight.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
Entrez donc, 'tis the work of one of your compatriots; and here, though a heretic, you may consider yourself on English ground.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
Then the enemy's howitzers and field guns had it all their own way, forcing attack to yield a lot of ground.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
On a small scale map, in an office, you may make mole-hills of mountains; on the ground there's no escaping from its features.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
Alessandro walked at the horses' heads, his face sunk on his breast, his eyes fixed on the ground.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
This tiny person spent little or none of his time in the tree-tops, but chose to stay near the ground.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
Renounce the good law of the worshippers of Mazda, and thou shalt gain such a boon as the Murderer gained, the ruler of nations.
SOLOMON AND SOLOMONIC LITERATUREMONCURE DANIEL CONWAY
As for him, he much preferred the darkness of his cool, damp galleries under the ground.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
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WORDS RELATED TO GAIN GROUND

  • apprehended
  • booked
  • busted
  • collared
  • detained
  • nabbed
  • pinched
  • pulled in
  • ran in
  • took into custody
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