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She wasn't quite sure what she had wanted to gain time for, that afternoon.

But in the end she grew resigned and determined to gain time.

Everything he had done or left undone had been to gain time.

This was a crisis in which his only object had been to gain time—I fancy.

He must have been convinced of her death, and fled, using the boat to gain time.

He expanded on this idea as he nailed away, anxious to gain time.

Lenore picked a rose to gain time, and looked into the wings.

To gain time he asked her what she did with herself all day.

I kept on asking these questions, because I wanted to gain time.

To gain time he put on his hat and coat, picked Bobby up, and opened the door.

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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.