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Tressan was monstrous ill-at-ease, and his face lost a good deal of its habitual plethora of colour.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
A fellow rudely clad—a hybrid between man-at-arms and lackey—lounged on a musket to confront them in the gateway.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
The man called Shiv was driving Delancy's get-away car at a conservative pace so as not to excite suspicion.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
Ten minutes later, Delancy drove the get-away car out of the service station.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
It was in this room that Delancy's get-away car had changed paint jobs, and in about ten minutes.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
But the exquisite was used to it; he would only have felt badly if they had ignored his new get-up.
THE GIRLS OF CENTRAL HIGH ON THE STAGEGERTRUDE W. MORRISON
There was some sort of a phonograph device under the cowl of that get-away car, and this was hooked up to the radio switch.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
And the Seneschal, moved by that confident promise of evil, threw himself before the men-at-arms.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
On the first day, a thousand English archers, supported by men-at-arms, attempted to draw the Scots.
KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
Belhaven made his escape to his own country, and was there beyond the reach of the Serjeant-at-Arms.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
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WORDS RELATED TO GET AT

  • badgers
  • baits
  • blames
  • bullies
  • carps
  • cavils
  • criticizes
  • finds fault
  • foments
  • gets at
  • gets to
  • goads
  • hectors
  • incites
  • instigates
  • picks at
  • provokes
  • quibbles
  • starts
  • teases
  • torments
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