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synonyms for gruel

  • mush
  • potage
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How to use gruel in a sentence

That’s pretty thin gruel, especially because Youngkin was not involved in the original investment and there is no evidence he played any role in managing it.
FACT-CHECKING THE SECOND MCAULIFFE-YOUNGKIN GUBERNATORIAL DEBATEGLENN KESSLERSEPTEMBER 30, 2021WASHINGTON POST
He laid himself down again, and she reached him the gruel, which proved a great relief to his parched and fevered throat.
SKIPPER WORSEALEXANDER LANGE KIELLAND
Quietly he turned to the stove, red-hot now, and with snow water began the making of gruel from the supplies on the shelf.
THE WHITE DESERTCOURTNEY RYLEY COOPER
As for Halyard, he was unspeakable, bundled up in his snuffy shawls, and making uncouth noises over his gruel.
IN SEARCH OF THE UNKNOWNROBERT W. CHAMBERS
Thin gruel, in teaspoonful doses, once in half an hour, is best.
AN EPITOME OF HOMEOPATHIC HEALING ARTB. L. HILL
Give the “Chinks” time to lick their wounds and swallow their gruel and they would be right as pie.
THE BEACH OF DREAMSH. DE VERE STACPOOLE
There's one hungry man wants his supper, and another man, sick, that thy mother must make gruel for.
THE PIONEERSKATHARINE SUSANNAH PRICHARD
To punish him for his rudeness the goddess threw some of the gruel in his face, and immediately he was changed into a lizard.
STORIES OF OLD GREECE AND ROMEEMILIE KIP BAKER
Epsom salt, in one ounce doses, given either as a gruel or a drench, will be found to answer the purpose well.
A TREATISE ON SHEEP:AMBROSE BLACKLOCK
Administer an ounce of castor oil in gruel, adding twenty drops of Laudanum if there has been straining or evidences of pain.
A TREATISE ON SHEEP:AMBROSE BLACKLOCK
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WORDS RELATED TO GRUEL

  • burgoo
  • crowdie
  • frumenty
  • grits
  • grout
  • gruel
  • loblolly
  • mush
  • oatmeal
  • polenta
  • pottage
  • samp
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