hairsbreadth

[ hairz-bredth, -bretth, -breth ]SEE DEFINITION OF hairsbreadth

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Not by a hairsbreadth has all that has passed in the interval lowered you in my eyes.

I think, mamma, I never depart a hairsbreadth from your will.

You heard my terms, and nothing that you can urge will move me a hairsbreadth from them.

He was more than once within a hairsbreadth of death but at length he was brought by his master, Kakinathucca, to his home.

It was a fit ending to the first stage of Canadian history—a hopeless venture, a confession of weakness, a hairsbreadth escape.

Not a chink was visible, and the heavy bell would not move one hairsbreadth, notwithstanding all her efforts.

I would take good care not to lean a hairsbreadth towards radicalism.

When old Henry Ford made up his mind on any p'int a cyclone wouldn't turn him a hairsbreadth—no, nor an earthquake neither.

He had a habit of darting them around a wide circle of objects, without turning his head a hairsbreadth.

We catch a word, a touch of flippancy, a suggestion of licence, a covert sneer which goes too far by a hairsbreadth.

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