Thesaurus / gross
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Life is represented as struggling to free herself from the gross earthly forms that cling to her.
WOMEN IN THE FINE ARTS, FROM THE SEVENTH CENTURY B.C. TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY A.D.CLARA ERSKINE CLEMENT
Does a friend come and add to the gross character of such a man the unknown trait of disgusting gluttony?
THE PORTSMOUTH ROAD AND ITS TRIBUTARIESCHARLES G. HARPER
All these gross absurdities show, that the real spirit has nothing whatever to do with such absurd doctrines or productions.
SECOND EDITION OF A DISCOVERY CONCERNING GHOSTSGEORGE CRUIKSHANK
When the hern or bitron flies low, the air is gross, and thickening into showers.
To abandon any part of the inheritance of primitive times would be gross heresy, a fatal dereliction of Christian duty.
THE ENGLISH CHURCH IN THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURYCHARLES J. ABBEY AND JOHN H. OVERTON
But that gross way of two comparatives was then ordinary; and, therefore, more pardonable in Jonson.
THE WORKS OF JOHN DRYDEN, VOLUME 4 (OF 18)JOHN DRYDEN
Do not be fond of shewing my letter; the playful effusions of friendship would be construed by strangers as gross vanity.
There was a gross fellow in the next section of red-plush whose snoring drowned the throb of the engines.
JAFFERYWILLIAM J. LOCKE
It provided for a royalty upon the gross receipts, to be paid after the play had earned the expenses of its production.
LOVE'S PILGRIMAGEUPTON SINCLAIR
The comic authors entertained spectators by fantastic and gross displays, by the exhibition of buffoonery and pantomime.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IJOHN LORD
WORDS RELATED TO GROSS
- whale of a
- big picture
- hook line and sinker
- lock stock and barrel
- sum total
- the works
- whole ball of wax
- whole enchilada
- whole nine yards
- whole shebang
- bad news
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