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noun as in hairbreadth

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noun as in whisker

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

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.

He carefully turned an unconnected control knob a hairsbreadth with utmost deliberation and precision.

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


On this page you'll find 18 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to hairsbreadth, such as: bit, fraction, hair, and jot.

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