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synonyms for gambled

  • adventured
  • attempted
  • dared
  • experimented
  • tested
  • tried
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How to use gambled in a sentence

Among the clergy therein he finds no offenses, save that a few have gambled in public; these are promptly disciplined.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
I gambled for money with which to bury him, and a man died that night and another was hurt.
RIDERS OF THE SILENCESJOHN FREDERICK
They drank and gambled; they said all young fellows did it, and they laughed at me when I objected.
WE TENLYDA FARRINGTON KRAUS
The young man had collected a large sum of money for friends and employers, which he gambled away on the boat.
SOUTH AMERICAN FIGHTS AND FIGHTERSCYRUS TOWNSEND BRADY
He had never committed any excess—never gambled nor incurred debt—nor fallen into the warm errors most common with his sex.
NIGHT AND MORNING, COMPLETEEDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
I gambled the way another man gets drunk—from exasperated craving, knowing the folly of it.
WHERE THE PAVEMENT ENDSJOHN RUSSELL
He had contracted large debts in the name of the firm, and gambled away all the accessible funds.
CONTINENTAL MONTHLY, VOL. I. FEBRUARY, 1862, NO. II.VARIOUS
He had gambled away what little money he had, and it had ended in his going off to Australia—alone.
WHAT TIMMY DIDMARIE ADELAIDE BELLOC LOWNDES
And the next morning he gambled again, and won twice, and he stopped after the second winning, as before.
AW-AW-TAM INDIAN NIGHTSJ. WILLIAM LLOYD
The jewels which were really mine, having been bought by myself, had been gambled away by my husband at Monte Carlo.
THE WOMAN THOU GAVEST MEHALL CAINE
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WORDS RELATED TO GAMBLED

  • adventured
  • attempted
  • dared
  • experimented
  • gambled
  • tested
  • tried
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.