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  • as inannul
  • as inextricate
  • as inrescue
  • as insave
  • as inspare

synonyms for get off the hook

  • abolish
  • abrogate
  • cancel
  • declare
  • delete
  • dissolve
  • expunge
  • invalidate
  • nullify
  • quash
  • repeal
  • rescind
  • retract
  • reverse
  • revoke
  • undo
  • vacate
  • abate
  • annihilate
  • countermand
  • discharge
  • efface
  • erase
  • kill
  • negate
  • neutralize
  • nix
  • obliterate
  • recall
  • scrub
  • vitiate
  • blot out
  • call off
  • render null and void
  • wipe out
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antonyms for get off the hook

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  • allow
  • approve
  • continue
  • do
  • enact
  • enforce
  • establish
  • institute
  • legalize
  • pass
  • permit
  • ratify
  • sanction
  • support
  • uphold
  • validate
  • create
  • help
  • revive
  • save
  • schedule
  • set up
  • keep
  • restore
  • retain
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    How to use get off the hook in a sentence

    Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
    THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
    A far-off volley rumbled over the plain, and a few birds stirred uneasily among the trees.
    THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
    You never know when you are going to stumble upon a jewel in the most out-of-the-way corner.
    MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
    Mr. Slocum was not educated in a university, and his life has been in by-paths, and out-of-the-way places.
    THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
    Only then did I own that by hook or by crook—and mostly by crook, I was forced to suspect—they had purposely given me the slip.
    RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
    I drew back from the rim of Writing-On-the-Stone, that set of whispered phrases echoing in my ears.
    RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
    His face was hidden beneath a beard of bristling, bushy red, and he had a sharp hook nose and small, bright eyes.
    THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
    The sailors tried to catch some with a hook and line, and were fortunate enough to succeed.
    A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
    The launch was already under way, and young Cargill trying to avoid it better, thrust with his boat-hook at the side of the lock.
    UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
    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
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