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synonyms for golden calf

  • almighty dollar
  • effigy
  • graven image
  • idol
  • mammon
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A small book, bound in full purple calf, lay half hidden in a nest of fine tissue paper on the dressing-table.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
I pictured him as slim and young looking, smooth-faced, with golden curly hair, and big brown eyes.
THE BOARDED-UP HOUSEAUGUSTA HUIELL SEAMAN
Centurus aurifrons dubius (Cabot): Golden-fronted Woodpecker.
SUMMER BIRDS FROM THE YUCATAN PENINSULAERWIN E. KLAAS
No man should regard the subject of religion as decided for him until he has read The Golden Bough.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
He set down as the second the golden rule, “Whatsoever ye would that men should do unto you, do ye even so to them.”
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
And he himself brought her the golden-brown bouillon, in a dainty Sevres cup, with a flaky cracker or two on the saucer.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
I may be tempted to postpone my retirement, and for a while longer to continue to gather the golden harvest that ripens round me.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
To travelers blessed with golden sunshine, the Rhine may wear a grander, nobler aspect, and to such I leave it.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
The calf and the bear shall feed: their young ones shall rest together: and the lion shall eat straw like the ox.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
The order of the bells is first “silver,” second “golden,” third “brazen,” and fourth “iron.”
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO GOLDEN CALF

  • bias
  • craze
  • desire
  • fixation
  • golden calf
  • idée fixe
  • leaning
  • luck
  • mania
  • partiality
  • penchant
  • periapt
  • predilection
  • prejudice
  • preoccupation
  • prepossession
  • proclivity
  • propensity
  • stimulant
  • thing
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