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synonyms for give a wide berth

  • despise
  • disdain
  • eschew
  • neglect
  • pass up
  • refuse
  • reject
  • scorn
  • snub
  • bilk
  • cold-shoulder
  • cut
  • decline
  • ditch
  • dodge
  • double
  • duck
  • elude
  • escape
  • evade
  • shake
  • shy
  • stall
  • get around
  • give the runaround
  • have no part of
  • have nothing to do with
  • hide out
  • keep away from
  • keep clear of
  • palm off
  • shake off
  • stand aloof from
  • stay shy of
  • steer clear of
  • turn back on

antonyms for give a wide berth

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  • accept
  • admire
  • allow
  • approve
  • cherish
  • like
  • love
  • sanction
  • confront
  • encounter
  • face
  • meet
  • take on
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How to use give a wide berth in a sentence

In cross-section the burrows varied from round (three inches in diameter) to oval (three inches high and four inches wide).
SUMMER BIRDS FROM THE YUCATAN PENINSULAERWIN E. KLAAS
Her eyes, for a moment, fixed themselves with a horrid conviction of a wide and nameless treachery.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
Now-a-days it is the bankrupt who flouts, and his too confiding creditors who are jeered and laughed at.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
Bacteria, when present in great numbers, give a uniform cloud which cannot be removed by ordinary filtration.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
Give a sweet savour, and a memorial of fine flour, and make a fat offering, and then give place to the physician.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Finally, let me ask the general reader to put aside all prejudice, and give both sides a fair hearing.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
If you have any thoughts of influencing me or my men to join the regular Confederate army, you may as well give up the idea.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
The streets here are rather wide for an Italian city but would be deemed intolerably narrow in America.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
It was he who first said, If thine enemy hunger give him food, if he thirst give him drink.
SOLOMON AND SOLOMONIC LITERATUREMONCURE DANIEL CONWAY
His nose was hooked and rather large, his eyes were blue, bright as steel, and set a trifle wide.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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