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adjective as in nearby

adjective as in adept physically


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The latest information on travel requirements, coronavirus test results and someday perhaps, proof of vaccinations — all available in one handy place.

This handy combo tool often comes with an extended, easy-grip handle that allows you to clear the windshield of compact cars and oversize SUVS equally well.

Our handy guide will give you five points to consider when buying a case for your iPhone 12, so whether you’re focused on functionality, protection from the harshest conditions, or pure style, we’ll help you find the right case.

They also come in handy if you aren’t quite ready to commit to a particular space or to putting in the time to select the perfect piece of furniture.

If—or, as Padnos assures us, when—Islamist terror makes its spectacular return, Blindfold will be a handy reference.

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There was a handy distraction in the Che t-shirt the tourist was wearing while celebrating the death.

Before Cuba was shunned and sanctioned, it was a handy place for the randy.

You should look at our summary of benefits,” she continued, directing me to a handy online chart of “coverage examples.

Again, that pre-communion questionnaire sin litmus test might prove handy.

She also was handy, hammering nails into walls and using a heat gun to chisel glue off the floor.

She was so handy with a needle, and allus ready to cut out calico dingusses that the peon gals could sew up.

Half frantic, I dashed forward, snatching as I did so a rapier from the wall, the only weapon handy.

Anything thats handy, miss; dont put yourself out of the way on our accounts.

He had got so that he felt a little lonely when he didn't have Louis the Goon right handy.

As a preliminary to his courting trip, Bill took a drink from a bottle that he kept handy in his corner.

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On this page you'll find 126 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to handy, such as: accessible, available, close-by, convenient, close, and ready.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.