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So I started to think about anything in my life that would be worth people giving it any amount of time.

Critics accused Foster of giving Duke a payoff to stay out of the race; that was never proven.

For nearly her entire life Beyoncé has been giving us her blood, sweat, and tears in her career.

The outlets giving these pronouncements the most airtime are Arabic news stations in the Gulf.

For Paul, the thrill of breakfast with the Reverend, may be giving way to the taste of burnt toast.

After relievedly giving the pistol to the nearest soldier, he stumbled quickly over to Brion and took his hand.

Drone: the largest tube of a bag-pipe, giving forth a dull heavy tone.

Each picture bore a label, giving a true description of the once-honoured gem.

Since this is a law of vibration, it is unscientific to speak of giving an overtone, for all tones contain overtones.

He showed his wisdom in giving the Pandemonium card-room a very wide berth for the rest of his days.


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On this page you'll find 43 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to giving, such as: offering, allowing, awarding, bequeathing, null, and conferring.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.