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noun as in fuel

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Although blood lead levels have fallen dramatically since the United States began phasing out leaded gasoline in 1973 and banned lead in house paint in 1978, the toxic metal persists in the environment.

Supervisor Jim Desmond, the lone no vote, suggested that pot shops were an underlying cause of homelessness and behavioral health problems — “this is like pouring gasoline on the current crisis,” he said.

We’re pouring gasoline where it should be poured and pulling back as needed.

From Digiday

Most countries tax gasoline and diesel, but those earnings are under threat as more and more people shift to electric vehicles.

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FlexControl Essentials promised to let customers first pay off everyday purchases — like gasoline and groceries — which the bank said could lower the monthly bill.

He is perfectly capable of introducing a bill requiring all cars to run on corn stalks instead of gasoline.

The bodies had been piled onto dry branches and logs, doused in gasoline, and set afire.

All Americans really did sacrifice then, accepting strict food and gasoline quotas and doing without a lot of things.

More road closures mean more detours and traffic jams, and more money on gasoline.

This is a lot of biofuel, which is why somebody, in an effort to get rid of the stuff, has been watering our gasoline.

He put all his doctor truck into his gasoline wagon last night and choo-chooed outen town.

"Here are our canteens," he went on excitedly, picking both of the gasoline-cans out of the rumble.

Even the storage of gasoline in suitable tanks set down in the earth is not a nuisance.

Then, for the first time, Matt saw that his reserve supply of gasoline had been removed from the head of the Comet.

The gasoline used also gave off a gas of highly explosive character and one very likely to escape from leaky tanks or joints.


On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to gasoline, such as: diesel fuel, juice, oil, petrol, gasohol, and propellant.

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