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synonyms for graveyard shift

  • 3rd shift
  • anchor watch
  • dogwatch
  • graveyard watch
  • lobster shift
  • sunrise watch
  • swing shift
  • third shift
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How to use graveyard shift in a sentence

In 1763 the chapel was enlarged, and at the same time a little more land was added to the graveyard.
SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
The question was put rather testily and caused the other to shift uncomfortably before making answer.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
I made a short cut across the graveyard of Saint Francis, or I must have met the escort.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
The night shift had clocked in over an hour ago, and there should be no passing through the gate for at least six hours.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
So that we were compelled to remain all the next day at the anchorage to shift them.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
Then suddenly he would shift shotgun for rifle and come home with a bearskin in the wagon.
SCATTERGOOD BAINESCLARENCE BUDINGTON KELLAND
The iris of the human eye dilates and contracts with every shift of illumination, and the Time Observatory had an iris too.
THE MAN FROM TIMEFRANK BELKNAP LONG
The shift from an agricultural to an industrial economy has resulted in a greater demand for wholesale and retail goods.
HALLOWED HERITAGE: THE LIFE OF VIRGINIADOROTHY M. TORPEY
The solitary footfall amid the silence reminds me of the timid haste of one crossing a graveyard at night.
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
"I guess mother will be gladder than any of us," replied Betty promptly, trying to shift the spotlight from herself.
THE OUTDOOR GIRLS IN THE SADDLELAURA LEE HOPE
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WORDS RELATED TO GRAVEYARD SHIFT

  • anchor watch
  • dogwatch
  • graveyard shift
  • lobster shift
  • swing shift
  • third shift
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.