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synonyms for hammer and tongs

  • bec et ongles
  • fiercely
  • with every available resource
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How to use hammer and tongs in a sentence

She also practises etching, pen-and-ink drawing, as well as crayon and water-color sketching.
WOMEN IN THE FINE ARTS, FROM THE SEVENTH CENTURY B.C. TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY A.D.CLARA ERSKINE CLEMENT
The noise of the hammer is always in his ears, and his eye is upon the pattern of the vessel he maketh.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
With a hammer the boy knocked off some of the slats of the small box in which Squinty had made his journey.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
No law of that country must exceed in words the number of letters in their alphabet, which consists only in two-and-twenty.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
Mr. Spurrell came down to see a horse, and we shall be very glad to have the benefit of his opinion by-and-by.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 107, NOVEMBER 3, 1894VARIOUS
They were eaten too quickly, in long gulps of four-and-twenty hours at a time.
KIPLING STORIES AND POEMS EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOW, BOOK IIRUDYARD KIPLING
I suppose the hammer falls back more slowly from the string, and that makes the tone sing longer.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
And one of the seraphims flew to me, and in his hand was a live coal, which he had taken with the tongs off the altar.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
He was ready to drop when he reached it, and his heart beat like a hammer against his ribs.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
He walked over to the table and mixed two tumblers of whiskey-and-soda, wondering why he had not thought of it before.
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WORDS RELATED TO HAMMER AND TONGS

  • bec et ongles
  • fiercely
  • hammer and tongs
  • with every available resource
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